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Can we speed up the Second Coming of Christ?

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Zhiguli

Belgrade, Serbia

#1 Jan 23, 2014
Jesus said the Gospel will spread all allover the world and THEN the end shall come so can we spread the Good World wherever we can in order to hasten his Coming, also accompanied by the prayer?

There is just too much suffering and evil in the world and WW3 is brewing up behind the closed doors so in order to prevent the slaughter I thought about this.
Zhiguli

Belgrade, Serbia

#2 Jan 23, 2014
^ Good Word, sorry, silly me
Zhiguli

Belgrade, Serbia

#4 Jan 23, 2014
here's what Darell Myatt says



the answer's YES

“Taste great in milk!”

Since: Aug 08

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#5 Jan 23, 2014
I had a nipple pierced over 2 decades ago to speed his arrival.

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#6 Jan 23, 2014
JESUS: Luke 19:27, "But those enemies of mine who did not want me to be king over them, bring them here and kill them in front of me."

JESUS: Luke 14:26, "If anyone comes to me and does not hate his father and mother, his wife and children, his brothers and sisters yes, even his own life he cannot be my disciple."

JESUS: Matt. 10:34, NIV "Do not suppose that I have come to bring peace to the earth. I did not come to bring peace, but a sword."

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#7 Jan 23, 2014
Doctor REALITY wrote:
It would be REAL nice.
What would be real nice is if you actually obeyed the Bible:

1 Peter 4:15 KJV, "But let none of you suffer as a murderer, or as a thief, or as an evildoer, or as a busybody in other men's matters."

And remember not to use the post judgeits!

Matt 7:1-2, "Judge not, that ye be not judged. 2For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged: and with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again.”

Real Christians do not use the judgeits.
Zhiguli

Belgrade, Serbia

#8 Jan 23, 2014
"Reverend" you misinterpreted those verses. Jesus did bring the division with his arrival. because there were and always will be fools who refuse to obey God's laws even if the proof is thrown in front of them. That's why there will always be conflicts between believers and atheists, Christians and Muslims. That's the sword he was talking about. Not about brininging a sword to kill every human being

Also about being a disciple Luke 14-26: do you think you can love your brother and sister if some of them is bloodthirsty satanist, you support them and you still think you can be close to Jesus? Well hell no. Jesus doesn't like those who side with evil

And Luke 19-27 why didn't you post the whole text, instead you just put out alone 19-27. If you posted Luke 19 from the beggining maybe then you would know what's the story about

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#10 Jan 23, 2014
Doctor REALITY wrote:
Allen....you are a child of Satan.
And you're a death fetishist...
andet1987

Chicago, IL

#11 Jan 23, 2014
Doctor REALITY wrote:
It would be REAL nice.
Christ is a man. why are you waiting for a man ? you are gay ?

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#12 Jan 24, 2014
Zhiguli: Reverend" you misinterpreted those verses.

ALAN: Prove it.

Zhiguli: Jesus did bring the division with his arrival.

ALAN: You can't even prove Jesus ever existed.

Zhiguli:...because there were and always will be fools who refuse to obey God's laws

ALAN: You don't obey them.

Zhiguli: even if the proof is thrown in front of them.

ALAN: You want some proof? OK!

For hundreds of years biblicists have been lecturing people on the importance of adhering to the Bible's teachings on ethics, manners, and morality. They quote Jesus and Paul profusely, with a liberal sprinkling of Old Testament moralisms. The problem with their approach lies not only in an oft-noted failure to practice what they preach, but an equally pronounced tendency to ignore what the Bible itself, preaches. Biblicists practice what can only be described as "selective morality". What they like, they expound; what they don't like, they ignore, even though the validity or strength of one is no less than that of the other. That which is palatable and acceptable is supposedly applicable to all; while that which is obnoxious, inconvenient, or self-denying is only applicable to those addresed 2,000 years ago. They enjoy quoting the Ten Commandments, the Sermon on the Mount, and some of Paul's preachings, for example, but don't pretend to heed other, equally valid, maxims. The following examples show the selectivity of apologetic morality.

First, a true follower of Jesus would have to be extremely poor--as poor as the proverbial church mouse. The Bible makes this quite clear:

"...none of you can be my disciple unless he gives up everything he has" Luke 14:33
"If you want to be perfect, go and sell all you have and give the money to the poor and you will have riches in heaven" Matt. 19:21
"Sell your possessions and give alms" Luke 12:33
"But give what is in your cups and plates to the poor, and everything will be clean for you" Luke 11:41
"Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt,.... But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven.... for where your treasure is, there will your heart be also" Matt. 6:19-21
"How hardly shall they that have riches enter to the kingdom of God" Mark 10:23
"Truly, I say to you, it will be hard for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven. Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God" Matt. 19:23-24
A certain ruler told Jesus that he had obeyed all the commandments from his youth up. But, Jesus said, "Yet lackest thou one thing: sell all that thou hast, and distribute unto the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come, follow me" Luke 18:22, Mark 10:21

Paul said, "For his sake I have suffered the loss of all things and count them as refuse, in order that I may gain Christ" (Phil. 3:8 RSV)

John 14:15 KJV, "If ye love me, keep my commandments."

Imagine Billy Graham, Oral Roberts, Jerry Falwell, Jimmy Swaggart, Rex Humbard, Robert Schuller, Herbert W. Armstrong and thousands of other wealthy religious leaders heeding such pronoucements!

It's much easier, and far less painful, to rationalize away clear-cut statements than surrender great wealth because of Biblical injunctions. Paul said, "And having food and raiment let us be therewith content" (1 Tim. 6:8).

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#13 Jan 24, 2014
The lavish personal wealth of many Christians bears witness to their avoidance of these biblical teachings, Luke 3:11, which says, "who has two coats, let him share with him who has none; and he who has food, let him do like-wise." One can only speculate as to the number of coats Christians have in their closets. Jesus said, "Give to him who asketh thee, and from him that would borrow of thee turn not thou away" (Matt. 5:42). Asking any modern Christian individual of any Christian denomination for a sizable portion of his or its wealth would be an exercise in futility. How many biblicists attempt to obey the biblical precept which says, "and from him who takes away your coat do not withhold even your shirt. Give to every one who begs from you; and of him who takes away your goods do not ask them again" (Luke 6:29-30 RSV)? They avoid Matt. 5:40, which says, "And if any man will sue thee at the law, and take away thy coat, let him also have thy cloak." Apologists don't mind quoting the prior verse (Matt. 5:39) about turning the other cheek, because it concerns attitudes and is not concrete; no direct physical denial is involved. Turning one's cheek is far less painful and tangible than turning in dollars. The former is more nebulous and subject to interpretation. Jesus commissioned his twelve disciples to, "provide neither gold nor silver, nor brass in your purses, nor scrip for your journey, neither two coats, neither shoes, not yet staves, for the workman is worthy of his meat" (Matt. 10:9-10). If these were the morally right procedures for the disciples of Christ 2,000 years ago, then they should have some relevance to his disciples of today. But the entourage and wealth accompanying any well-known evangelist on his periodic journeys highlights the inconsistency involved.

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#14 Jan 24, 2014
Doctor REALITY wrote:
Allen....you are a child of Satan.
.

And you hate Jesus as much as Jesus hates you.

John 14:15 KJV, "If ye love me, keep my commandments."

Why do you give Jesus the finger and refuse to do the following?:

"...none of you can be my disciple unless he gives up everything he has" Luke 14:33
"If you want to be perfect, go and sell all you have and give the money to the poor and you will have riches in heaven" Matt. 19:21
"Sell your possessions and give alms" Luke 12:33
"But give what is in your cups and plates to the poor, and everything will be clean for you" Luke 11:41
"Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt,.... But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven.... for where your treasure is, there will your heart be also" Matt. 6:19-21
"How hardly shall they that have riches enter to the kingdom of God" Mark 10:23
"Truly, I say to you, it will be hard for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven. Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God" Matt. 19:23-24
A certain ruler told Jesus that he had obeyed all the commandments from his youth up. But, Jesus said, "Yet lackest thou one thing: sell all that thou hast, and distribute unto the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come, follow me" Luke 18:22, Mark 10:21

You are no more a Christian than I am.

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#15 Jan 24, 2014
Why do you give Jesus the finger and refuse to follow his commandments? If you love him you will follow them, if you don't follow him you do not love him.

"...none of you can be my disciple unless he gives up everything he has" Luke 14:33
"If you want to be perfect, go and sell all you have and give the money to the poor and you will have riches in heaven" Matt. 19:21
"Sell your possessions and give alms" Luke 12:33
"But give what is in your cups and plates to the poor, and everything will be clean for you" Luke 11:41
"Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt,.... But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven.... for where your treasure is, there will your heart be also" Matt. 6:19-21
"How hardly shall they that have riches enter to the kingdom of God" Mark 10:23
"Truly, I say to you, it will be hard for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven. Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God" Matt. 19:23-24
A certain ruler told Jesus that he had obeyed all the commandments from his youth up. But, Jesus said, "Yet lackest thou one thing: sell all that thou hast, and distribute unto the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come, follow me" Luke 18:22, Mark 10:21

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#16 Jan 24, 2014
andet1987 wrote:
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Christ is a man. why are you waiting for a man ? you are gay ?
Nothing wrong with being gay, Jesus was gay and so was God's favorite person!

2 SAM. 1:26, "David said, "I am distressed for thee, my brother Jonathan: very pleasant hast thou been unto me: thy love to me was wonderful, passing the love of women"
Zhiguli

Novi Sad, Serbia

#17 Jan 24, 2014
Reverend Alan wrote:
Why do you give Jesus the finger and refuse to follow his commandments? If you love him you will follow them, if you don't follow him you do not love him.
"...none of you can be my disciple unless he gives up everything he has" Luke 14:33
"If you want to be perfect, go and sell all you have and give the money to the poor and you will have riches in heaven" Matt. 19:21
"Sell your possessions and give alms" Luke 12:33
"But give what is in your cups and plates to the poor, and everything will be clean for you" Luke 11:41
"Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt,.... But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven.... for where your treasure is, there will your heart be also" Matt. 6:19-21
"How hardly shall they that have riches enter to the kingdom of God" Mark 10:23
"Truly, I say to you, it will be hard for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven. Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God" Matt. 19:23-24
A certain ruler told Jesus that he had obeyed all the commandments from his youth up. But, Jesus said, "Yet lackest thou one thing: sell all that thou hast, and distribute unto the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come, follow me" Luke 18:22, Mark 10:21
Well I am already poor, I have nothing else to give. So does the Kingdom of God await me then? That's why my faith is my treasure, I don't need anything else. I never loved money anyway, for me it's a piece of toilet paper it will be worthless in the near future
Zhiguli

Novi Sad, Serbia

#18 Jan 24, 2014
Reverend Alan wrote:
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Nothing wrong with being gay, Jesus was gay and so was God's favorite person!
2 SAM. 1:26, "David said, "I am distressed for thee, my brother Jonathan: very pleasant hast thou been unto me: thy love to me was wonderful, passing the love of women"
Again a misinterpretation. David wanted to say how much he liked Jonathan as a brother, as a friend, not in a gay way. So when I say to my friend I like you I am a gay right? because it's the first thing that comes to mind to folks like you. God clearly said gayness is abomination, He would've buried both David and Jonathan if he found them doing something naughty

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#19 Jan 24, 2014
Zhiguli wrote:
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Well I am already poor, I have nothing else to give. So does the Kingdom of God await me then? That's why my faith is my treasure, I don't need anything else. I never loved money anyway, for me it's a piece of toilet paper it will be worthless in the near future
The word "everything" doesn't mean everything to you does it. You still have your computer to sell if you love Jesus. If you hate him keep posting in Topix.

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#20 Jan 24, 2014
Zhiguli wrote:
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Again a misinterpretation. David wanted to say how much he liked Jonathan as a brother, as a friend, not in a gay way. So when I say to my friend I like you I am a gay right? because it's the first thing that comes to mind to folks like you. God clearly said gayness is abomination, He would've buried both David and Jonathan if he found them doing something naughty
God clearly told your dumb ass to sell your computer and give the money to the poor. You gave God the finger so don't think I am going to listen to you tell me anything about what is an abomination. You are the abomination as is Christ-insanity: a crime against humanity.

You do not know what David "wanted" to say, you just made that up. So why is God too stupid to make clear his alleged message to mankind? And why does he select retards like yourself to tell us what he really meant? Your God isn't any smarter than you are.

1 SAM. 13:1

("Saul was .?. years old when he began to reign"--RSV, NAB, NWT, MT)
versus
("50 years old"--NEB)
versus
("40 years old"--ASV, NAS)
versus
("30 years old"--NIV).

Again, 1 SAM. 13:1

("...and for 2 years he reigned over Israel"--NWT, MT, NAB)
versus
("and he reigned over Israel for 22 years" --NEB)
versus
("he reigned 32 years"--NAS)
versus
("he reigned over Israel 42 years"--NIV)
versus
("one or two years"--LV).

KJ = King James Version, RS = Revised Standard Version, ML = Modern Language, AS = American Standard Version, NEB = New English Bible, NAB = New American Bible, NI = New International Version, NAS = New American Standard, TEV = Today's English Version, BBE = Bible in Basic English, NWT = New World Translation, JB = Jerusalem Bible, LV = Lamsa's Version, MT = Masoretic Text, LB = Living Bible].
Sybian Princess

Portland, OR

#21 Jan 24, 2014
Can we speeded up? No – nor can we predict when it will happen. Nor should we waste time trying! No one on earth knows what it's going to happen, so just do like the Good Book says, and live your life in such a manner that you're ready to go in the twinkling of an eye. I personally believe that "twinkling of an eye" is going to be the millisecond of a thermonuclear blast, because that's going to be the vehicle by which God brings about His will. He's always been known for using earthly methods, in the past it's usually been natural disaster type events, to bring about what he wants to happen. But as they say; only time will tell!

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#22 Jan 24, 2014
Sybian Princess wrote:
, so just do like the Good Book says,!
The good book says:

"And ye shall eat the flesh of your sons, and the flesh of your daughters shall ye eat" (Lev. 26:29) and
"I will cause them to eat the flesh of their sons and the flesh of their daughters, and they shall eat every one the flesh of his friend...." (Jer. 19:9) and
"I will make your oppressors eat their own flesh, and they shall be drunk with their own blood as with wine" (Isa. 49:26 RSV) and
"Therefore fathers shall eat their sons in the midst of you, and sons shall eat their fathers...." (Ezek. 5:10).

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