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The Will of God in Christ Jesus Concerning You!

Good morning Friends of Liberty. I am addressing Believers, so as not to offend anyone. But you, if you are not a Believer, are welcomed to take a look and comment as well if you like. Peace.

In everything give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you! I Thessalonians 5:18

What a rich chapter 1 Thessalonians 5 is!

Look what else it says:

verse 15:

See that non render evil for evil unto any man; but ever follow that which is good, both among yourselves, and to all men.

It is not just our Christian brothers and sisters to whom goodness is due. We are to do good among ourselves and ALSO TO ALL!

Chapter 5 starts with these words:

But of the times and the seasons, brethren, ye have no need that I write unto you. For yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so cometh as a thief in the night. For when they shall say, Peace and safety; then sudden destruction cometh upon them, as travail upon a woman with childe; and they shall not escape. But ye, brethren, are not in darkness, that day should overtake you as a thief. Ye are all the children of light, and the children of the day: we are not of the night, nor of darkness.

continue reading: http://www.biblestudytools.com/kjv/1-thessalonians/5.html

or listen: http://www.biblestudytools.com/kjv/1-thessalonians/5-audio.html

I was just overwhelmed at the words this morning while preparing to teach that I wanted to share with my Friends of Liberty here at the Daily Paul.

I leave you with vs. 14: Now we exhort you, brethren, warn them that are unruly, comfort the feebleminded, support the weak, be patient toward all men. See that none render evil for evil unto any man; but ever follow that which is good, both among yourselves, and to all men. (I couldn't help but add vs. 15 again.)

Those sound like marching orders to me. What a wonderful Lord we serve. We are bound but by 2 laws. The first to love God and the 2nd to love people. (read about it in Matt 22:35-40) What is so hard about that? It is pretty simple language isn't it.

What if all Christians -those who have placed their trust in the death, burial and resurrection of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of sin- had forgotten everything else and just followed those 2 rules? What would the world be like today?

What if we started now?



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That is your opinion but I do not share it.

I am a Believer in the Lord Jesus Christ and the Bible is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.

You are free to have your thoughts and your opinions.

I do hope you will one day

I do hope you will one day come around and realize that the religions of history and the scientific method both provide answers to those seeking answers, but it is only science and reason that is allowed to change based on evidence.

"Science and reason change based on evidence," you say?

Yes, things will change, please note the change in evidence that is promised:

2 Peter 3:10 But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in the which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat, the earth also and the works that are therein shall be burned up. 11 Seeing then that all these things shall be dissolved, what manner of persons ought ye to be in all holy conversation and godliness, 12 Looking for and hasting unto the coming of the day of God, wherein the heavens being on fire shall be dissolved, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat? 13 Nevertheless we, according to his promise, look for new heavens and a new earth, where in dwelleth righteousness.

All the evidence belongs to God! He made it! So when I am looking for answers, I am looking to the source.

The purpose of evidence is to point you to the source:

Romans 1:19 Because that which may be known of God is manifest in them; for God hath shewed it unto them. 20 For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse:

Don't you see? Everything you see is to point you to God!

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Those passages are not

Those passages are not evidence, bear. Honestly.

True, that is their opinion

"Most of it is inaccurate"

People make claims like that, then they won't lift a finger to prove it. Then we prove the accuracy of the bible(over and over again), they ignore it, and keep repeating the same old nonsense.

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Hear, O Israel: YHUH our God YHUH one. And thou shalt love YHUH thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might.

I would be...

...very interested to hear anyone of any faith share the things that inspire them to Love, and therefore to uphold Liberty for others. Would be pretty bland if everyone had to sanitize their comments of any mention of such things in order to appease some. Why not share how your own faith or philosophy has led you to do good unto others, to Love?

PROTECTION

First I LOVE GOD WITH ALL MY HART to show that I love God that I don't see, I must LOVE MY FAMILY FIRST to give them protection in ALL CAUSE, that means to word to the people who hates freedom, because they will in slave my family, Adam and Eve were truly free God left them alone to make their own decisions, Eve sin and Adam fallow because he LOVE HER AND HE GAVE HIS ETERNAL LIFE FOR HIS WIFE, THAT IS CALL LOVE . PROTECT no matter the cause of lost of life.

Cacama

Proverbs 21:31 KJVThe horse

Proverbs 21:31 KJV
The horse is prepared against the day of battle: but safety is of the LORD.

You don't know that your gun will fire when need be. You don't know that your garden will have rain and sun or a sudden freeze. You don't know that your silver will be stolen, or that which you trade it for will be taken or will be poison. You don't know that a drone won't wipe out everything as you sleep. And I don't know these things either.

I am not saying don't prepaare, I am saying that there is much more to prepare for. I am not saying these things in a mean way. I am just saying them because if I didn't I wouldn't feel right. If I care about you as my fellow human, it is necessary that I say such.

Matthew 4:4 KJV
But he [Jesus] answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God.

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fair enough...

but i pray during my alone time and keep religion out of my public life. My Father always said faith and religion is a personal issue.

Peace

Jesus spoke to thousands just like Ron Paul does!

People say not to talk about religion or politics. It seems to me that both of those topics when not talked about leave a void that is filled. That is just what I think though. I am glad to hear that you pray and that you are prepared too!

Jesus did say to enter into the closet and pray in secret and that the Heavenly Father would reward you openly! That was in regard the hypocrites who where making a public show of the outward religion.

I hope that is not what I am doing. I am truly concerned with sharing the message of good news! I think loving is the message of Christianity just like Liberty is the message of Ron Paul.

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Love

was not the message. It is much more than just love.

Without Love there would have been no message.

All that God has provided thru His Son, the Lord Jesus, is provided because of love. What would the world look like without love? God is love, so would there even be a world?

WE WERE HOPELESS.

Ephesians 2:12 KJV
That at that time ye were without Christ, being aliens from the common wealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world

BUT

For God so LOVED the world that He gave his only begotten Son that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. John 3:16

AND

John 15:9 As the Father hath LOVED me, so have I LOVED you: continue ye in my LOVE. 10 If ye keep my commandments, ye shall abide in my LOVE; even as I have kept my Father's commandments, and abide in his LOVE. 11 These things have I spoken unto you, that my joy might remain in you, and that your joy might be full. 12 This is my commandment, That ye LOVE one another, as I have LOVED you. 13 Greater LOVE hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. 14 Ye are my friends, if ye do whatsoever I command you. 15 Hence forth I call you not servants; for the servant knoweth not what his lord doeth: but I have called you friends; for all things that I have heard of my Father I have made known unto you.

SO

1 John 4:19 KJV
We LOVE him, because he first LOVED us.

AND NOW

Matthew 22:37 Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt LOVE the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. 38 This is the first and great commandment. 39 And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt LOVE thy neighbour as thyself. 40 On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets.

BECAUSE

John 13:35 KJV
By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have LOVE one to another

IN ORDER TO

Matthew 5:16 KJV
Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.

MOTIVATED BY

1 Corinthians 13:1 KJV
Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not charity [LOVE], I am become as sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal.

THRU

Romans 5:5 KJV
And hope maketh not ashamed ; because the LOVE of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost which is given unto us.

IIF LOVE IS ABSENT

1 John 4:8 KJV
He that LOVETH not knoweth not God; for God is LOVE.

WE ARE LIARS

1 John 4:20 KJV
If a man say, I love God, and hateth his brother, he is a liar: for he that loveth not his brother whom he hath seen, how can he love God whom he hath not seen ?

I think the message of LOVE has been lost as we reach out to a world without hope. I am not saying God is only LOVE. But I am saying that what should be seen by others in Believers is LOVE. That is what I was getting at.

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Well said, bear!

Thank you, sister patriot!

A Constitutional, Christian conservative who voted for Ron and stands with Rand

I'm sure you mean well, bear, but, you ARE

"making a public show of the outward religion" by evangelizing here at every opportunity.... and when an opportunity doesn't present itself, you create one. You are doing more harm to the Body of Christ, than good at this point.

“It is the food which you furnish to your mind that determines the whole character of your life.”
―Emmet Fox

If those of faith kept silent

there would not be a Body of Christ.

And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature.

It would seem that Jesus disagrees with you.

πολλα γαρ πταιομεν απαντες ει τις εν λογω ου πταιει ουτος τελειος ανηρ δυνατος χαλιναγωγησαι και ολον το σωμα

I do mean well Nonna.

and I seek to do what I mean. If anything I found a piranha frenzy this morning which was quite a shock to me and causes me a lot of concern. It is strange to talk about being kind and loving and find people so opposed to that idea just because the words came out of a 2,000 year old letter to a group of people in Thessalonica, Greece.

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you keep doing what feels right!it would be stupid doing ...

something you don't like. i promote Liberty since that makes my conscience feel good. If Jesus is what makes you get out of bed than you are doing the right thing.

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Thanks!

I appreciate your words :)

Have you watched this yet, bear?

It's David Suchet's 'In the Footsteps of St Paul'
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rPhXtz_70k4

I really enjoyed it, just watched it yesterday and find it very interesting that you refer to St Paul's letters today.

If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy.
James Madison

Thanks! Getting ready now to start part 2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?NR=1&v=JQA25sfWljw&feature=fvwp

Very interesting! Thank you for sharing.

(I am home this morning from church with a sick child. One of those last minute things that one does not expect. So, I am enjoying some free time in Jerusalem.)

I'm really hoping

that Suchet does a movie about St Paul. I think he would play St Paul very well since he's done so much research.

Hope your baby gets well soon!

If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy.
James Madison