Anyone can read the Bible but sometimes it helps to have someone assist with the understanding (Acts 8:26-40). Truth comes from God through his holy spirit of truth (Jn. 16:13, 1Cor. 2:12), which is available to anyone who believes, repents and seeks God fervently and wholeheartedly, with humility, faith and persistence (Mat. 7:7, Deu. 4:29, Isa. 66:2, Jas. 4:1-10, Phil. 2:12). Truth is not limited to, or by, manís religious organizations, church traditions, popular beliefs or personal opinions (Jn. 8:32, 14:6). We will try to help anyone who is trying to understand scripture or Christian living. [Please do not submit homework questions as they will be rejected.]
Over 50 years of personal study of the entire Bible (Deu. 8:3, Mat. 4:4, 2Tim. 3:16, Deu. 4:12, Rev. 22:18). B.A. in Theology with continuing studies in religious history and education (2Tim 2:15, 1Ths. 5:21). Years of informal counseling of young adults, teens, couples, and prisoners, based on scripture and on actual life experience in the world outside of classrooms and church buildings and including a long and happy marriage. After years of experience with organized religion, we are non-denominational. Publications: http://thechurchofgodinamerica.com/index.htm; http://www.reocities.com/Athens/Forum/1611/books on God's Holy Days, Lying, the Sacred Names Doctrine; articles on Terrorism and Islam, the Gospel of Christ, Preparing Yourself for Life in the Kingdom of Christ; What Happens After Death
Organizations are of men, not God. While God may use some of them to facilitate his plan, organizations train their people to follow, not to lead. God was able to create the whole Creation, as we see it, in only six days, because he did not use a committee. Ten years after 9/11, the only thing approved for construction at the New York site was a mosque.
"If a man would teach others, he must first teach himself." - Source Unknown. B.A. in Theology, over 50 years of personal study, the last sixteen of which have been full time study and research resulting in publication of several books and many articles.
For all of us, our relationship with God now will affect what we shall be doing for all eternity. (Lk. 19:11-27).
To help others, as we all seek more truth and greater understanding (Mat. 10:8b).
There are over 33,830 "christian" denominations. All claim to worship the same God while contradicting or condemning each other. Some say, "There are many roads to Christ." but Christ said, The gate is narrow, and the road as tight as a grape press, and only a "few" ever find it.(Mat. 7:13-14).
Why are people divided over the Bible? Christ and the disciples warned about false Christs, false prophets, false teachers, false doctrines and false brethren, any or all of which equals false churches. Scriptures show how to recognize them. (Mat. 24:24, 2Pet. 2:1, 1Cor. 11:19, 2Cor. 11:26, Gal. 2:4, Rev. 17:15, Mat. 15:6, Mat. 7:15-27, Gal. 5:19-26).
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