Some times I don't hear what God's will is in my life. So I asked that He HIT me with it and speak very LOUD, hahahaha!
Originally Posted by Slug1
Originally Posted by keck553
Only if one uses inductive exegesis. Then they can make Scripture say anything.
Hmmmm, I think inductive exegesis is what makes scripture mean what it's true meaning is. Inductive exegesis is taking the whole book into account and also divide it with all other portions of the whole Bible that are relevant... if I understand inductive exegesis properly. It can also include the inclusion of history, culture, even religious setting, etc in the process of understanding of the scripture.
On March 17th, I was led to post this online and since then, have been finding more discussions dealing with the topic of forgiveness, not just here on this Bibleforums.org. So I'm going to post the original ministering I was led to write, then follow this with posts since then:
Posted on Facebook on 17 March:
Many pray to God for help in being Christlike... but they are unwilling to forgive others, which means they can't love or help others.
Pray for God
Tuesday's Thought: Conviction
I've listened to many Christians say that the Holy Spirit does not "speak" to mankind anymore. Since we have the Bible, God does all speaking through the words we read. While this is true, to say the Holy Spirit does not speak to ALL in the world... is wrong.
Does anyone understand what "conviction" is all about? Conviction is when the Holy Spirit SPEAKS to you... when He tells you... to STOP doing what you are about to do because it will
My final comments in an Apologetics class I'm presently taking:
This course provided for me exactly what I expected but the way I received the knowledge I expected, was surprising. Earlier in the course I learned a very valuable lesson that I will take with me… when in discussion with anyone that does not believe in God, I feel the best course of action is to allow them to present all that has caused them to not believe, and then refute their facts. Many approach unbelievers
Updated Mar 3rd 2014 at 03:30 AM by Slug1
A comment I’ve heard by a teacher, one who truly was concerned with their students learning was this, “what lesson did you receive from what you learned?” As the student and also much younger I never “got it” back then what the teacher was implying. It wasn’t about what was taught, it wasn’t all about what I was actually learning, it was all about the lesson FROM the learning.
When I finally got it, I realized that the “lesson” from the learning was what I’d take with me, what