The Catholic Church at the Beginning of an Age.
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Love it. God bless the sidewalk counselor.
You should mention the Abolish Human Abortion organization. They (and the father) save one (beautiful) child.
Unapologetically, I stopped watching when I head the words, " God hates you." This isn't Westbrook baptist nutjobs...is it? I simply cannot stomach those words. While on earth, I know we sin, and we all separate ourselves from God...or don't immerse ourselves in enough grace often enough (with so many chances to do so), but dang, the man should know better than using those words. But you know what. Even though he said it, God loves him...even though he must be a Protestant.
Protestants understand and use God's Word effectively, as Todd demonstrates in this video. Other religions pick and choose what they like of Scripture - even adding to it though God warns of curses on those who do. Catholics beware!
I love this video of the guy talking to the side walk counselor. I am so happy that he was inspired to save his child. Look sometimes guys just need the hard facts, no bs, just facts and that's what has to be said to save his child so be it. God Bless them all.
@Sharon: You mean like Luke 22:19-20?
@ Sophia 1 Corinthians 2:14The natural person does not accept the things of the Spirit of God, for they are folly to him, and he is not able to understand them because they are spiritually discerned. ESV
Ah. So you "spiritually discerned" that when Jesus said "is", he meant "symbolizes"? Because you read his mind?Come to think of it, the word rendered here (questionably, I feel) as "natural", is ψυχικὸς, which is the etymology of "psychic". Are you claiming to be this "natural" (psychic?) person, and offering that as an excuse for why you don't understand Luke 22:19-20?
Yes, exactly, to your first question.1 Corinthians 2:16“For who has understood the mind of the Lord so as to instruct him?” But we have the mind of Christ.As to your second question: No. Natural here refers to the unregenerate. Not such a difficult passage to discern, really.
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Funny. So you believe that for the first 1500 years of the Church, the entire body of the faithful got it wrong, until Martin Luther and John Calvin came along, and discerned the true meaning all Christians had theretofore missed. I'm pretty sure the Gates of Hell are not supposed to prevail against the Church, but apparently we're supposed to, again, psychically interpolate the qualifier "for longer than 16 centuries, until a German monk and a French lawyer come along to reform it".Sorry, but the Orthodox in Greece, Lebanon, Egypt, and Mesopotamia are older than the earliest records of your ancestors—and they all interpret "is" as "is". Those first guys ought to know, since they speak the language the Gospels are in, and all, while you have to translate it into a degenerate German creole.Also? John 6:39-65. He doesn't reinterpret it when the literal interpretation offends his audience.PS. The Greek text of Corinthians does not simply say natural man, but the psychical man—there are three levels in Pauline thought (as in most first-century mysticism), psychical contrasting with both physical (purely carnal in this context) and "pneumatic", the word we put into Latin (and thence into English) as "spiritual". Psychical here means, in essence, the one who relies on his own interpretation, rather than that of the Church—Paul had no trust in private spiritual power, the early church associated that with people like Simon Magus.