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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.
Justice: Leads to Order
Service: Leads to Loyalty
Knowledge: Leads to Wisdom
Positivity: Leads to Tranquility
Courage: Leads to Heroism
Freedom: Leads to Happiness
Belief: Leads to Trust
Hope: Leads to Victory
Faith: Leads to Honor
Love: Leads to Peace
So, what's your view on prostitution? Let's say there's a fairly lustful nymphomaniac that does 'it' in certain places for cash and pleasure. In addition, she uses web-cam to earn extra cash in some way; nudity and even gaming. What would Jesus say about it? I merely want to hear your opinion on this issue for some reason.
There were a few women Christ met in His day that were either unfaithful or prostitutes. He never hated them for what they did, nor approved of it either.
His stance was fairly simple on the matter. "Go and sin no more".
Lust is a major issue in today's world. Back when societies were more conservative such things were far less common. Partly because it was shunned and suppressed. Nowadays, anything goes.
Such desires can be overcome though.
You just need to believe the Message of the Cross.
Here's a follow-up to my previous comment. She clearly craves attention and she's quite intelligent when it comes to manipulation and exploitation. Moreover, she's a bit insane for some reason.
So, let's summarize it; there's a partly insane nymphomaniac that uses her brain(at least what's left of it) to earn money in various ways(moral and immoral). She's quite intelligent and sometimes even considerate and compassionate, but she craves attention and uses men in various ways nevertheless.
Jesus' message is crystal-clear, but I honestly think it would be hard to follow his advice in this case. What is your personal, refined advice?
From a Biblical standpoint, sin is a form of insanity. And since we all do it one time or another, we are all technically insane. Part of the reason Chirst did what he did for us, was so that we could have life after this cured from that insanity. But he also did it so that we could live our lives now, not dominated by it.
Point and case, it is not God's will for anyone to live a life like that. My personal advice for her, believe in the Cross (get saved), have a Book of Act's Chapter 2 (get filled with the Holy Spirit), and finally come to know the victory she deserves to have.
Run the course, finish the race. Do not be tripped up by such obstacles.
SW Episode VII parody - Youtube.com ^_^
Apparently, love is merely a commendable addiction - Blogs.discovermagazine.com
Neuroscience vs love - Twitter.com
So, what's your view on this matter? And what does the Bible say about it? And, as a Christian, what is love to you?
1 Corinthians 13:1-13
"If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. And if I have prophetic powers, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing. If I give away all I have, and if I deliver up my body to be burned, but have not love, I gain nothing. Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful."
Love is timeless to me. There's nothing that can stand against it, not even the most terrible of weapons. In fact, it's the one thing that can make entire armies through down their weapons and just sing praises to God. And God is love.
Love is transcendent - Youtube.com
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