You have turned the other cheek in the past and that's good. A minister should do that.<quoted text>Look, I ahve tried my best to be nice to you and also friendly. but when all is said and done, the Truth must be spoken.
If you are so naive to thing that Serving God is going to a"so called church" and eating some piece of grain and then going home until next week and doing it again, is cooperating with His Grace.
you are going to be very surprised when you shut your eyes in death,and open them in aplace that you in your wildest imagination, could never vision.
and you aint gonna like it.
there is never an "assumption" to the person that gets saved, and that was what chuck was telling Dan all day earlier.when a person gets Saved, they Know it! and it wont take long for other people to "Know" it too. the Newborn Christian cant keep quiet, and it shows all over their countenance. when i first got saved, I walked into teh local VA service offic e and teh clerk look at me and said there was a glow about me. PEOPLE KNOW. a woman that I worked with had started going to church(I didnt know that in fact). and one Monday morning she walked in and I noticed something right off the bat, so i went over to her and she was Bubbling, she told me that she had got Saved and was Baptised Yesterday.
WE KNOW THAT WE ARE SAVED AND WE CAN TELL WHEN OTHERS ARE TOO, IT IS BECAUSE THE SPIRIT BEARS WITNESS AND FLOWS FROM BREAST TO BREAST
I don't know where I offended you....
I think you been saying Catholics are not 'saved'. Right?
That would mean we are going to Hell. Right?
How do you expect me to respond to that?
You're basically telling me I'm going to hell with my wife and kids (because none of us plan on leaving the CC and doing a born again alter call)
I too testify to 'glowing' more than a few times. Its the Holy Spirit. Its a similar experience every time I receive the Eucharist.
Nothing quite compares to the first time we remember the 'glowing' though.
The difference is we don't assume we are an authority on Sacred Scripture now.