Theological in nature
"Hearing and Doing: True Religion"
James 1:19My dear friends, you should be quick to listen and slow to speak or to get angry.
The man who persevers will learn to listen first, and not let his temper get the best of him. Naaman in the Old Testament got angry when told to go wash himself in the Jordan:
2 Kings 5:11But Naaman stormed off, grumbling, "Why couldn't he come out and talk to me? I thought for sure he would stand in front of me and pray to
"Abraham to Moses: With a Stop Inbetween”
We started this with the point of being able articulate, or at least picture what was meant by Paul's point in 1 Timothy 2:5
5For there is one God and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus...
The idea of ‘mediator’ is used in several places in the Scripture. While this will help to point out what this means with Christ, there are some differences, too. We have looked at Blastus, in Acts
Jesus has explained several things about the Kingdom of God that are apropos to our lives as saints:
18 So He was saying, “What is the kingdom of God like, and to what shall I compare it?
19 “It is like a mustard seed, which a man took and threw into his own garden; and it grew and became a tree, and THE BIRDS OF THE AIR NESTED IN ITS BRANCHES.”
20 And again He said, “To what shall I compare the kingdom of God?
21 “It is like leaven
I think this is the first blog I've posted on this subject.
I've done research on Scientology for years now. I now strongly suspect that L. Ron Hubbard didn't himself believe in Scientology. I think he may have believed in SOME PARTS of what it teaches, but I seriously doubt he believed in the ENTIRE religion.
I'm not advocating harassing or persecuting Scientologists.
There are claims that L. Ron Hubbard was a Thelemite (a practioner of Thelema, which
Updated Dec 13th 2010 at 07:03 PM by gringo300
It seems to be useful to identify an assumption about the temple vision of Ezekiel 40-48.
Indeed, there seems to be an assumption by many that Ezekiel says that a new temple will be rebuilt.
The assumption goes something like this: since those 8 chapters of Ezekiel 40-48 are there (and a temple is mentioned in those chapters) then that temple has to be built.
(Otherwise, why is it in the Bible to start with?)