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Posted: Friday, September 12, 2008 10:00 pm | Updated: 9:49 am, Tue Aug 27, 2013.

II Peter 2:1-22 speaks to false teachers who preach doctrinal and moral apostasy, and who exploit and manipulate Christ Jesus' words for personal gain.

Through reading and dialogue, I've learned that most "liberal" and/or "new-age" pastors are much more tolerant, accommodating and accepting of false religionists, atheism, evolution, abortion and homosexuality than they are of fundamentalist Christians with a literal Biblical perspective.

Ms. Mary Sanders, pastor of Galt's Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, like her counterpart, Steven Newman of Lodi First Baptist Church, feels put off with some Christians who see God's warning and judgment in His natural phenomena like wildfires, earthquakes, tsunamis, etc.

She calls this an absurd notion, but what is really absurd is that an alleged Christian pastor would teach that homosexual marriage is the newest "civil rights equality" when the Bible teaches that homosexuality is an abomination in God's eyes.

When you stop and think about it, Christ Jesus is our example, and He is judgmental, intolerant, narrow-minded and rigid about sin. By the way, Jesus' harsh words weren't just for the self-righteous religious leaders. He wasn't very happy with the money changers in the temple whom He drove from the temple and overthrew their tables and money onto the floor.

Jesus told them, "Make not my Father's house a house of merchandise (John 2:14-17)," and II Peter 2:3 warns us, "And through covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise of you: whose judgments now of a long time lingers not and their damnation slumbers not."

These words aren't stones that shatter glass houses, but truth that heals and builds. Like Micah 6:8 tells us that God requires: do justice, love kindness and walk humbly with God … justice, kindness and humility all require right knowledge, understanding, wisdom and discernment without which we cannot grasp truth.

Faith comes from the hearing of the Word of God … not the words of man.

My prayer is that we will hear God's truth and repent of our sin and be saved. Maybe that should be your prayer, too.

William Van Amber Fields

Morada

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19 comments:

  • posted at 12:36 am on Fri, Sep 19, 2008.

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    Telling me he exists isn't proof.You claimed before that he tells you secrets - actual secrets.Does he answer your prayers?

     
  • posted at 6:27 pm on Thu, Sep 18, 2008.

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    the proof? if you insist...in this life, freddie mercury.in the next life, you will be hearing my words to you in your head (if you don't repent).in this life AND the next life, the historical physical resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, backed up by archaeology outside the bible that you refused to refute. extra points, only God can raise himself from the dead.this is where you dismiss un-arguable HISTORY.game over billy.

     
  • posted at 7:49 am on Thu, Sep 18, 2008.

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    Prove it.

     
  • posted at 6:25 am on Thu, Sep 18, 2008.

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    which there IS

     
  • posted at 6:25 am on Thu, Sep 18, 2008.

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    ("Billy Rubin wrote on Sep 17, 2008 11:14 PM: " Hey, Reverend - I know it's fun for you and all, but you DO know, don't you, that when you point a chopstick at me and yell, "CRUCIO!" that nothing happens to me, don't you? ").not yet, but it will if you continue on your current bullet train into the conclusion of heinous.freddie mercury thought the same thing. they all do. "nothing will ever happen to me. i'm bullet proof". freddie lied about his metal jacket right up until the day before he died. false bravado isn't a singing designation billy, it's a destination. too bad freddie can't send you a postcard. i would like to think THAT would make a difference.then WAMMO, heinous catches you and overtakes you. then you can't lie anymore to yourself (and others) that it won't.enjoy your spin around the block billy. reckoning comes at you much faster than you anticipate.no one escapes billy, if there is a God

     
  • posted at 6:14 pm on Wed, Sep 17, 2008.

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    Hey, Reverend - I know it's fun for you and all, but you DO know, don't you, that when you point a chopstick at me and yell, "CRUCIO!" that nothing happens to me, don't you?

     
  • posted at 4:55 pm on Wed, Sep 17, 2008.

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    not to worry billy. you won't ever witness me imitating you. i was turning your untrue statement into a true statement. well, i do have to give you some props. you are partially right, "religion" does cause aspects of insanity. anyone that thinks they can be right before God thru religion IS spiritually insane (sort to speak).only a relationship with Jesus Christ can cure what ails you (and all of "us"). there are no drugs or "dr phils" for what spews from you.it is now an accurate statement.....perversion causes insanity

     
  • posted at 7:46 am on Wed, Sep 17, 2008.

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    Immitation is the most sincere form of flattery.

     
  • posted at 6:43 am on Wed, Sep 17, 2008.

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    perversion causes insanity

     
  • posted at 6:42 am on Wed, Sep 17, 2008.

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    what a loon.billy, if you ever did tell the truth about what i DID say, i think i would be speeechless. is that incentive enough for you to at least attempt to tell the truth? partial truth maybe?you must be the most misreable of human existence. with the way you present yourself, what do you even have to live for? your daily existence involves nothing more than lying about others, yourself and history. you should be so proud of your accomplishments billy.what i said (and what you lied about that i vasilated on it) was that it is possible that God can allow these kinds of judgements. "could have" is exactly what i said, and despite you LYING about it, i have never said anything otherwise.anyone that has to lie consistently every day to your level, has no life.pathetic doesn't even come close to this description of where you have taken yourself. i will do some research and come up with a stronger term to describe your heinous flushsince you "rinse and repeat" everyday, your not a "victim" (as in freddie mercury ville)

     
  • posted at 1:39 am on Wed, Sep 17, 2008.

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    Well, Reverend Fruitcake, you have actually found yourself agreeing with the writer, saying (again) that your god sent the fires to California to purge it of the gays.Earlier you said you didn't think that. Now you do think that. Later today? Who knows...I do not wonder why you resist answering questions - the resultant... uhhh, shall we say, contradictions, are so incriminating for you.

     
  • posted at 7:45 pm on Tue, Sep 16, 2008.

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    perversion does regurgitate itself, as your continual lie that i didn't already explain your perversion of Gods word. shoot, two others did as well.what's funny is watching you chase your tail, because you don't have anything left in the bag.be that as it may, we will play the game YOUR way. in chronological blog order, you never answered my question to you first. you asked me a question about the archaelogical proof of Jesus Christ. i answered it, and challenged you to answer my question. you never did, and even after i noted it in my last blog, you showed your true "integrity" by not addressing it. before you ever started your integrity flushing barrage, i asked you first.what will be poignant to watch now, is your next lie about not handling your business as a man, and blaiming me for your refusal to do so. blaiming everyone BUT yourself. it's what you do. lying doesn't equal strength billy. it demonstrates your supreme weakness.lie away billy. (your not a "victim") " "

     
  • posted at 5:19 pm on Tue, Sep 16, 2008.

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    " Billy Rubin wrote on Sep 15, 2008 12:45 PM:" What the Honorable Right Reverend Dr. Fruit Cake should do to defend the holy and divine word of Almighty God is tell us all which of the biblical commands are no longer valid. He had studiously avoided doing this.There is much confusion among those of us with a... uhh... well, shall we say "less elastic" view of reality. New Christians can learn from the Reverend which of his god's laws are real and which are fake. The fake ones can, obviously, be ignored. I'm sure at the next printing, the bible will be edited and the worthless passages will be discarded.So.Which ones can the newly-minted God-Lover rip out of his bible, Reverend??? Is all of Voter's list trash now? It seems like only yesterday you said it was all still biblical law. Ooops, wait, I think that was actually TODAY - not yesterday! " "

     
  • posted at 9:06 am on Tue, Sep 16, 2008.

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    Or are you avoiding the question again?Tell me, Reverend; do you EVER answer a biblical question? Do you avoid answering them because you look so stupid when you always get the answers wrong?

     
  • posted at 9:04 am on Tue, Sep 16, 2008.

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    So, what you, speaking as god's personal spokesmodel, is that ALL of the laws are still in effect? Wow!And god told you this when? Today? Last night?

     
  • posted at 8:52 am on Tue, Sep 16, 2008.

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    the two that pertain to you have always been the no no list as far as living outside Gods standards. moral laws, not ceremonial laws. h5 billymocking God and homosexuality.great accomplishments you have going for you billy. the two arenas in life you count the most precious, are the two that God takes his creation to task for. from the start of history, straight thru to the end, YOUR positions put you in direct opposition to God.i know you count yourself all brave and such when you shake your fist at God. but when you stand before HIM, you will be one terrified "victim".and you won't be able to blame me :)

     
  • posted at 7:53 am on Tue, Sep 16, 2008.

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    Boy, Reverend! Now HERE'S a letter you could get your teeth into!Look at your god's bounty laid before you! False prophets! Moral apostasy! Liberals! New-age pastors!What the Honorable Right Reverend Dr. Fruit Cake should do to defend the holy and divine word of Almighty God is tell us all which of the biblical commands are no longer valid. He had studiously avoided doing this.New Christians can learn from the Reverend which of his god's laws are real and which are fake. The fake ones can, obviously, be ignored. I'm sure at the next printing, the bible will be edited and the worthless passages will be discarded.So.According to you, Reverend, which of the items on Voter's list can be ripped out of the bible and thrown in the trash now? You have alternately said (copying a post by Leonard) that none of the old laws apply; but you have also made the claim that ALL of the old laws still apply.

     
  • posted at 4:35 am on Tue, Sep 16, 2008.

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    billy, you forgot that mr. fields removed the opinion of the whole human race when he accurately stated that God is against sin.doesn't matter who is on what side of sin or tolerance "fence". the fact remains is that God says that homosexuality is an abomination.this is where i remind you that in the ENTIRETY of the human race, homosexuality has never been acceptable, and has ALWAYS been viewed as abnormal.it ALWAYS will be, because OF Gods view on it.

     
  • posted at 4:53 am on Sat, Sep 13, 2008.

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    Don't worry Amber; Newman and Sanders and the other tolerent Anti-Cristians are in the minority - the smart men of god know that the money waits for them in stoking the furnaces of hate in their congregations' hearts. Nothing sells like paranoia and bigotry.There will always be plenty of successful fundamentalist hate vendors peddling their wares in the God Game.

     

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