(NOTE: This is not a group for the bashing, belittling, or debunking of other people's beliefs).
Peace be with you.
After a discussion between MattmanDude, CrazyOldTeenager, and myself, a short (but to the point) series of rules will now be coming into effect for this...
Basileus Basileon Basileuon Basileuonton. Translated as "king of kings, ruling over rulers"
Just a message from an old wanderer passing through.
Lot of information for new recruits packed into a mere article. Also has three medal of honor soundtracks to listen too while reading if you want. Enjoy.
Your new order of business now that you are a member of the Grand Army of the Lord Jesus Christ.
Which church do you think is God's remnant church?
That would be everybody who truly believes and has faith in Him, not a single "church". We are the body of Messiah, and through Him we are grafted into the vine of Israel just as it is written.
Thanks for answering, because I am trying to find the right path, and I pray I do not take the wrong one.
The right path is simply by following the words of Christ to the letter. The trouble? We all wonder off from time to time. I'm just glad that God is merciful and forgiving.
Luke 15:10 "In the same way, I tell you, there is rejoicing in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner who repents."
yes how true, what a wonderful God we serve
'The words "cross" and "crucify" are mistranslations, a "later rendering," of the Greek words stauros and stauroo. According to Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words, STAUROS denotes, primarily, an upright pole or stake. The shape of the two-beamed cross had its origin in ancient Chaldea and was used as the symbol of the god Tammuz. In the third century A.D., pagans were received into the apostate ecclesiastical system and were permitted largely to retain their pagan signs and symbols.
According to The Companion Bible, crosses were used as symbols of the Babylonian Sun-god. The evidence is complete; the Lord was put to death upon an upright stake, not on two pieces of timber placed at an angle.
According to Encyclopaedia Britannica, in the Egyptian churches the cross was a pagan symbol of life borrowed by the Christians and interpreted in the pagan manner.
According to Greek dictionaries and lexicons, the primary meaning of stauros is an upright pale, pole, or stake. The secondary meaning of "cross" is admitted to be a "later" rendering. In spite of the evidence, almost all common versions of the Scriptures persist with the Latin Vulgate's crux (meaning cross) as the rendering of the Greek stauros.
The most accepted reason for the "cross" being brought into Messianic worship is Constantine's famous vision of "the cross superimposed on the sun" in A.D. 312. What he saw is nowhere to be found in Scripture. Even after his so-called "conversion," his coins showed an even-armed cross as a symbol for the Sun-god. Many scholars have doubted the "conversion" of Constantine because of the wicked deeds that he did afterwards...'
Tertullian mentions the sign of the cross in 200 AD. Constantine couldn't have possibly created the idea of the cross.
I have seen this passage in an image, is this true?
Yes, it is true. Constantine faked his "conversion" and infiltrated the body of Messiah and spread his ideas like cancer. The best way to get the whole picture and truly understand God's Word is to read it in it's ORIGINAL language. Not everybody can read Hebrew though so one can either learn it, talk to someone who does understand it, or get a Bible that is translated DIRECTLY from Hebrew to circumvent the Greek influences. That translation is not perfect either but it is as close as we can get to the original in English nowadays. It also helps to learn about ancient Hebrew culture because it will help one to understand the context in which things were written. Unfortunately, a lot of paganism has infiltrated the body of Messiah thanks in no small part to the Catholic Church. One has to learn to discern what is Biblical and what is not.
The bible refers the catholic church to Babylon from revelation and it will fall.
Happy late Easter to all.
Just out of curiosity I would like to ask everyone what type of Bible they read from. I have an NKJV, KJV, Life Application Bible (NIV), and Complete Jewish Bible (this one is directly translated from Hebrew into Engish so it has minimal/no Greek contamination).
AHA, SO THERE ACTUALLY IS A JEWBIBLE! I was right :3
I read KJV
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