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2023.05.29 00:56 UnDead_Ted Everyday Spurgeon Boost Sunday, May 28th 2023

Everyday Spurgeon Boost Sunday, May 28th 2023

05/28/2023

Everyday Verse

Isaiah 40:31
ESV
  • But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.
KJV
  • But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.
NLT
  • But those who trust in the Lord will find new strength. They will soar high on wings like eagles. They will run and not grow weary. They will walk and not faint.

Thoughts on Today's Verse...

1) What is your strength? Is it your youth? ...your conditioning? ...your wisdom? ...your friends? ...your experience? None of us can depend upon our human ability. Health, wisdom, and wealth are all vulnerabe to the fragility of life and circumstance. Only the LORD can ensure that we can survive the unthinkable, thrive in the mundane, and soar in good times. Let's call upon, let's wait upon, let's depend upon the LORD!
2) It is easy for us to live victoriously for the Lord when we soar on the wings of eagles. It can be exciting when we run and don't grow weary in the work of the Lord, buoyed by his power and presence. But it often takes heroes to keep walking and not faint when trying times come. Keep on walking brother and sister. The Lord is there when you most fear he has forgotten you!

My Prayer...

Majestic God, whose voice holds together our universe*, give those who can barely walk the strength to continue as they face the stress and assault of the evil one. I specifically want to pray for those I know personally who are facing trying times. Please, dear LORD, give them strength and meet their most pressings needs. Through Jesus, who conquered Satan, sin and death, and in the power of his holy .*
O LORD, thank you for sustaining me through the hard times in my life. Thank you for helping me soar, doing things for you that I never dreamed I could accomplish. Father, thank you for blessing me during the everyday comings and goings of life. I depend upon you for help and strength. For every good thing in my life I praise you and thank you. In Jesus' name I pray. Amen.

Today's Quote

Arthur Pink
"The measure of our love for others, can largely be determined by the frequency and earnestness of our prayers for them."

Spurgeon's Daily Help

It has been asserted that God cannot be known. Those who say this declare that they themselves know nothing but phenomena.
He who made the world was certainly an intelligent being, in fact the highest form of intelligence; for in myriads of ways his works display the presence of profound thought and knowledge. Lord Bacon said, "I had rather believe all the fables of the Talmud and the Koran than that this universal frame is without a mind." This being so, we do in that very fact know God in a measure; ay, and in such a measure that we are prepared to trust him. He who made all things is more truly an object of confidence than all things he has made.

The Spurgeon Birthday Book

Surrounded by a wealth of many-colored flowers which dazzled and delighted us, we were told of a fellow-traveler who had no sense of color, and could not detect even the boldest differences of hue. How we pitied him! Yet, reader, he is far more to be grieved over who cannot perceive the charms of true religion, the perfections of the Lord Jesus. He is stone-blind who does not admire the Rose of Sharon, the Lily of the valleys.

Everyday Spurgeon

Charles H. Spurgeon
"If we complained less, and praised more, we would be happier, and God would be more glorified."
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2023.05.28 23:56 UnDead_Ted Family Prayers Sunday, May 28th 2023

Family Prayers Sunday, May 28th 2023

05/28/2023

Everyday Verse

Matthew 21:22

ESV

  • And whatever you ask in prayer, you will receive, if you have faith.”
KJV
  • And all things, whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive.
NLV
  • All things you ask for in prayer, you will receive if you have faith.”

What does Matthew 21:22 mean?

Jesus' statement to the disciples is a powerful promise, and it fits with what He has often said when healing the sick and afflicted and casting out demons (Matthew 9:22; 15:28). God cares deeply that His people trust Him and Him alone to do what they ask. God's power, of course, is limitless. Anything is possible for Him (Luke 1:37). Jesus has made it clear, though, that those who want God to use His power in a specific way must have deep confidence of His ability to do what they ask.
Jesus said something similar to the twelve earlier in Matthew, making it clear that this power was available to them only in and through Jesus Himself: "If two of you agree on earth about anything they ask, it will be done for them by my Father in heaven. For where two or three are gathered in my name, there am I among them" (Matthew 18:19–20).
It's important to recognize that this promise from Jesus to the disciples can be misunderstood or misused. He is not saying to them or to the believers to follow in the coming generations that we can demand whatever we want from God in whatever form or fashion we want it and He is required to give it to us. He is still God, and we remain His creatures and children through faith in Jesus.
Christ specifically tells the disciples they will receive anything they ask—but only if they have faith. This means trust in God and His power to do what He wants to do. It also means an alignment with the will of God—it does not mean using the Creator as a vending machine. It's noteworthy that these men, who heard Jesus make these promises (John 14:13–14), did not attempt grandiose, unnecessary miracles as part of their future ministry.
Part of asking "in faith" is trusting God to do what is most fitting with His purpose for us and the world. We can always be confident of God's power as well as His goodness to do what is best. The promise and the condition both need to be understood, and both still stand. Receiving powerful things from God starts with believing He is able, making the request, and being convinced that His response will be both capable and loving.

Quote of Prayer

Andrew Murray
"Beware in your prayers, above everything else, of limiting God, not only by unbelief, but by fancying that you know what He can do. Expect unexpected things above all that we ask or think."
Let's Pray:
We come back this evening, our Father, to continue our prayer for the coming of Your kingdom. The day is past and the work of Your servants is done. Thousands of ministers have preached Your word, tens of thousands of teachers have taught the children, and in millions of Christian homes there have been supplications and prayers. Let not all this work be lost. May Your Spirit gather up all that has been done for You, and give it Your divine blessing, without which nothing can result from it.
Revive Your work in this land and in the world, through this Sunday's ministrations. May many of Your children carry new earnestness and zeal into their living and their work tomorrow. May the seeds sown in the furrows, take root and grow. Let not the birds gather up and devour what has been sown. Let not the thorns spring up and choke it. Let not the heat of trial waste the tender growths. May the good seed grow wherever it has been sown, and may abundant harvests wave on thousands of fields. Prosper You Your own work on the earth.
May Your peace rest upon our home tonight. May the gentle Dove descend and spread his white wings over us, sheltering us while we sleep. May holy influences rest upon us from Sunday, and may its teachings and impressions abide upon us all the week. May each one of us be kept from the world's unhallowed power. Hold us all near Your heart, in the warmth of Your love, in the strong security of Your grace. May the beauty of the Lord our God be upon us. May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, the love of God our Father, and the comfort of the Holy Spirit be upon us forever. In Jesus name I pray, amen.
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2023.05.28 22:39 Asatyaholic THE SCIENCE OF THE SERPENT

I have, since 2019, [url=https://www.reddit.com/conspiracy/comments/jq79fl/comment/gbkvka0/?utm_source=share&utm_medium=web2x&context=3]been quite vocal [/url], regarding the fact that we are in the first Bowl of God's Wrath and the final phases of the apocalypse are underway. Numerous prophetical texts from several religious systems, most notably the Book of Enoch and Revelation, support this notion. Long story short 2012 was a major sign post on the apocalyptic highway. For you, dear reader, the most relevant verse concerning the immediate future - and the subject of this post is:
" And I heard a great voice out of the temple saying to the seven angels, Go your ways, and pour out the vials of the wrath upon the earth. And the first went, and poured out his vial upon the earth; and there fell a noisome and grievous sore upon the men which had the mark of the beast, and upon them which worshipped his image."
If you're ready then, let's explore...

The Mark of the Beast and How it Relates to Skin Disease!

To begin with we must DEFINE the mechanisms through which skin eruptions are made manifest. We are focusing on the most violent skin eruptions known to man - which will characterize the coming epidemic. To do so You MUST become literate in toxicology - the scientific study of poison - the art of the Serpent."
Let's figure out just what the serpents art is:
Numbers 21:
5 Why have you brought us up out of Egypt to die in the wilderness? There is no bread! There is no water!”
6 Then the Lord sent venomous snakes among them; they bit the people and many Israelites died.
8 The Lord said to Moses, “Make a snake and put it up on a pole; anyone who is bitten can look at it and live.”
"Hezekiah broke into pieces the bronze snake known as Nehushtan Moses had made, for up to that time the Israelites had worshipped it through burnt offerings " 2King 18:4
Moses had originally told the Israelites to worshp Nehushtan to prevent death due to the flying "burning serpents" that infested the great and terrible place of the desert wilderness (Num.21:4-9; Deut.8:15). The Hebrew word for "poisonous" "Burning" as in the defining sensation of a snakebite, a feeling to which is compared God's wrath (Numbers 11:1). Isaiah indicates that these saraphs are comparable to vipers, worse than ordinary serpents and agents of the divine will (Isaiah 14:29).
"Interestingly, in Biblical Hebrew there is a fascinating strong etymological connection between the ‘Nachash’ and forbidden magics. The Biblical Hebrew word for ‘sorcery’ or ‘witchcraft’ is the SAME root as the word for ‘SERPENT’ – i.e. Nachash’! {נחש}
In Modern Hebrew, the old verb ‘Le-Nachesh’ {לנחש} – which meant ‘to make a witchcraft’ has shifted from it's original meaning to intend divination and guesswork. The word witchcraft called in the New Testament (pharmakeia) preserves the meaning of "applied toxicology" as it means to drug or poison - particularly as a tool of human sacrifice. This connection is revealed in the etymologically associated festivals of " Pharmakos -(Wikipedia)" - which was a ritual in which the undesirables of a community would be sacrificed as a cleansing and healing rite. In the Judaic tradition this is recalled on the day of atonement (Yom Kippur) where Azazel (Associated with Lucifer, the Serpent, the Morning Star) is symbolically sacrificed as a Sin Offering. The symbol of Nahushtan - the image of the snake on a pole - is utilized as the symbol of Pharmacy and Medicine to this very day with all the same meaning it held millenia ago.
This knowledge is the KEY to the LITERAL script which governs all human activities past present and future -, which has been revealed through various "Scriptures".
For example it describes how Satan the great deciever conquers all human structures of governance, and his methods of enslaving mankind.
Nahum 3:4 the mistress of witchcrafts, that selleth nations through her whoredoms, and families through her witchcrafts.
2Peter 2:3 Many shall follow the cunning deceits of the false prophets who scheme to promote suicidal fallacies; by reason of whom the way of truth shall be evil spoken of. Driven by their lust for power they shall with feigned words make merchandise of you...
Rev 18:23 for thy merchants were the great men of the earth; for by thy pharmakaia were all nations deceived.

Now back to the skin sores; which are mentioned throughout the Bible. Think of the ten plagues that the Egyptians are hit with or the afflictions that strike the Phillistines after they steal the Ark - Deut 28:27 states simply regarding the transgressors against the LORD: "Yahweh will smite you with the Egyptian boils, with hemorrhoids, scars and itch from which you will never be healed - you will be stricken with permanent madness, blindness and confusion of mind. "
So, let's get back to how black magic involving DRUGGING/POISONING is involved in SKIN SORES.
"Cutaneous adverse drug reactions are unpredictable and include various diferent skin conditions of varying degrees of severity. The most concerning and dangerous are referred to as Drug Reactions with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS), severe cutaneous adverse reactions (SCARs), drug-induced hypersensitivity syndrome, and Stevens–Johnson syndrome (SJS) and toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN). "
-From Mechanisms of Severe Cutaneous Adverse Reactions: Recent Advances
Did you catch that? Yes, the worst skin diseases in existence, typified by everything from whole body blisters to skin detachment, blindness, and permanent brain damage.... are due to drug reactions. Basically think of combining mentos and diet coke in a bottle - it's a fairly powerful little chemical reaction - only your body is the bottle and the candy and soda are a variety of different chemical poisons reacting together in your blood, which are forced out of your blood violently as pustules, nasty rashes, and sores. Basically all of these eruptions emerge due to a failure of the filtration organs, which normally prevent the mentos diet coke reaction from occuring. Once things combine that shouldn't the energy the reaction produces encourages more of the same sorts of reactions. Next thing you know, KABLAM - violent skin reaction!
Although not well understood, it is thought that inefficient drug detoxification leading to the accumulation of drug reactive metabolites causes autoimmune responses in skin and some internal organs.
So that's the 101 study of violent skin disease. You got your mentos, you got your coke, they combine in your blood. Now more on the ancient nature of this simple scientific truth:
Numerous examples exist of organized men working to together to harness the powers of "applied toxicology"... whether in regards to largescale warfare or assassination - or the preservation of food or human lives via medicine.. it's no stretch to say that toxicology and those who masterfully applied it are the single greatest maintainers and destroyers of human life- period.
The Spartans dammed whole rivers during sieges, filled the resulting lake with toxic poisons such as hellbore, and then reconnected the thirsty city to the water supply - the scheme resulted in the successful capture of the city... and one can assume that such tactics did not fall into disuse despite their relative rarity in the preserved history of the species.
Or the history of medical experimentation on the pooslaves (as Catherine de Medici was notorious for). Urban pollution falls also under this umbrella... powerful men for whome "owning mines and factories" is an ancient tradition... have been releasing tons of poisons into the ecosystems of human populations and observing the effects for some time (withholding, of course, their "trade secrets" from the toxified populace).
The ancient Egyptian priesthood would distill cyanide from peaches to assassinate dissidents and other threats to their hierarchy.
Or how about the venetian council of ten and their plot to saturate trade goods with arsenic and "the fluids distilled from the spleens of plague victims" in order to indiscriminately poison the turkish populations...
All of these arts are examples of black magic. And classically this was called witchcraft.
Skin eruptions and plagues generally are afflictions of mankind which David refers to as "the sword of the Lord" - AND ABSOLUTELY Yes, as the book of Exodus suggest, the capacity to generate plagues is a defining characteristic of the Biblical deity - and wherever we find humans transgressing against the will of "Jehova" or his prophets, we find a variety of disease afflicting them. Deuteronomy goes into great detail concerning the nature of this "curse" against his enemies.
SOLUBLE FAS LIGAND AND GRANULYSIN ______________________________ https://eprints.lib.hokudai.ac.jp/dspace/bitstream/2115/56172/2/Nao_Saito_review.pdf Here we find some evidence of the ability of this disease to be transferred cross species through humoral inoculation.
Something like "soluble factors conjunctiva"

Low N‐acetylating capacity in patients with Stevens‐Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis

. Our data suggest that causative drug exposure induces annexin A1 secretion induces FPR1 expression in keratinocytes, resulting in cell death

Analysis of skin-resident memory T cells following drug hypersensitivity reactions

EOSINOPHILIC SKINNERS T cells become TRM cells upon offending drug challenge post disease.
FROM . A major breakthrough arose from the discovery that specific HLA alleles predispose and, in most cases, appear necessary but not sufficient for the development of SJS/TEN and other SCAR upon exposure to particular drugss- which drugs interact with particular HLA/peptide/T-cell receptor (TCR) complexes on keratinocytes to trigger the adaptive immune response and adverse reactions
severe cutaneous adverse reaction (SCAR). It may have overlapping features with Stevens–Johnson syndrome / toxic epidermal necrolysis (SJS/TEN) and acute generalised exanthematous pustulosis (AGEP).

Proprotein convertase FURIN regulates T cell receptor …

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/25926688
WebCollectively, our work confirms the hypothesis that the TCR-regulated protease FURIN plays an important role in T cell activation and that it can specifically modulate TCR-activated
Thus, our results indicate that furin is indispensable in maintaining peripheral tolerance, which is due, at least in part, to its non-redundant, essential function in regulating TGF-β1 production. Targeting furin has emerged as a strategy in malignant and infectious disease5,6. Our results suggest that inhibiting furin might activate immune responses, but may result in a breakdown in peripheral tolerance.
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2023.05.28 15:42 RealPhotonic Every Towers in TDS that have been mentioned in the Holy Bible

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2023.05.28 15:41 TonyChanYT The LORD will take DELIGHT in bringing ruin upon you and destroying you

u/cjsleme, u/rbibleuser
Deuteronomy 28:
63 And as the LORD took delight in doing you good and multiplying you, so the LORD will take delight in bringing ruin upon you and destroying you. And you shall be plucked off the land that you are entering to take possession of it.
The Lord takes delight in justice. This judicial vengeance is not the end. Two chapters later, the negative fortune reveres in Deuteronomy 30:
9 The LORD your God will make you abundantly prosperous in all the work of your hand, in the fruit of your womb and in the fruit of your cattle and in the fruit of your ground. For the LORD will again take delight in prospering you, as he took delight in your fathers.
God delights in glorifying his sense of perfect justice. He is not a one-sided man.
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2023.05.28 11:23 ImportantDig1191 28.05.23: Strength Endurance (28kg) 12 Swings, 12 Long Cycle, 12 Snatches, 12 Z-Press X5 - 240 total reps ➕ (2x24kg) 5 Swings, 5 Cleans, 6 Racked Lunges, 6 Alternating Press, 1 Press X6 EOMOM - 138 total reps ➕ 1.5 Ring Rows - 32 total reps ➕ 100 2 Pump Burpees

28.05.23: Strength Practice
5 ROUNDS. NO REST BETWEEN EXERCISE. 120s BETWEEN ROUNDS.
Total Training Time: 52:50
Single Arm KB Complex ⬇️ +28kg Kettlebell
12 Single Arm KB Swings
12 Single Arm KB Long Cycle
12 Single Arm KB Snatches
12 Single Arm KB Z-Press
X5 - 240 total reps
Finisher: ⬇️ +2x24kg Kettlebells
5 Double KB Swings
5 Double KB Cleans
6 Double KB Racked Lunges
6 Double KB Alternating Press
1 Double KB Press
X6 EOMOM - 138 total reps - Actually was X5 and the last round I doubled the reps ☠️😁
2 Pump Burpees - Bodyweight
100 Burpees, 200 Pushups
1.5 Ring Incline Rows - Bodyweight
32 total reps
Jump Rope - 1 pound rope - High Intensity
6:03 minutes total
Verses for today:
I marvel that ye are so soon removed from him that called you into the grace of Christ unto another gospel: which is not another; but there be some that trouble you, and would pervert the gospel of Christ. But though we, or an angel from heaven, preach any other gospel unto you than that which we have preached unto you, let him be accursed. As we said before, so say I now again, If any man preach any other gospel unto you than that ye have received, let him be accursed. For do I now persuade men, or God? or do I seek to please men? for if I yet pleased men, I should not be the servant of Christ. But I certify you, brethren, that the gospel which was preached of me is not after man. For I neither received it of man, neither was I taught it, but by the revelation of Jesus Christ. For ye have heard of my conversation in time past in the Jews' religion, how that beyond measure I persecuted the church of God, and wasted it: and profited in the Jews' religion above many my equals in mine own nation, being more exceedingly zealous of the traditions of my fathers. But when it pleased God, who separated me from my mother's womb, and called me by his grace, to reveal his Son in me, that I might preach him among the heathen; immediately I conferred not with flesh and blood: neither went I up to Jerusalem to them which were apostles before me; but I went into Arabia, and returned again unto Damascus. Then after three years I went up to Jerusalem to see Peter, and abode with him fifteen days. But other of the apostles saw I none, save James the Lord's brother. Now the things which I write unto you, behold, before God, I lie not. Afterwards I came into the regions of Syria and Cilicia; and was unknown by face unto the churches of Judæa which were in Christ: but they had heard only, That he which persecuted us in times past now preacheth the faith which once he destroyed. And they glorified God in me.
Galatians 1:6‭-‬24 KJV
The Lord's Prayer
Our Father, who art in heaven. Hallowed be thy name. Thy Kingdom come, Thy Will be done, on earth as it is in Heaven. Give us this day, our daily bread, and forgive us our trespasses. As we forgive those who trespass against us. And lead us, not into temptation. But deliver us from evil. For Thine is the Kingdom, the Power and the Glory. Forever and ever. In Jesus Christ's Holy name I pray.
Amen.
Father, help me put on the Full Armor of God & protect me & my family from the wiles of the evil one.
Halleluyah!
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2023.05.28 07:33 Chilton86 verse for the day

Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: Matthew 28:19 KJV
https://bible.com/bible/1/mat.28.19.KJV
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2023.05.28 06:10 cjsleme I’m trying to wrap my mind around this concept in Deuteronomy 28:63

“Just as it pleased the LORD to make you prosper and increase in number, so it will please him to ruin and destroy you. You will be uprooted from the land you are entering to possess.” I have been listening to Deuteronomy and it’s talked about “cursed is the person that does this sin or that sin” and the consequences. The part that is strange to me is the satisfaction God gets with cursing or ruining someone’s life or well-being in the Old Testament. I imagined it more hurting and being painful to him as a necessity since he can’t be in the presence of it. I listen to the Torah knowing the whole point is no one could uphold the law and humankind is forgiven through sacrifice, but I don’t see how it is pleasing or gratifying if the ones I care about were to be destroyed for the inability to uphold the law and being lost without accepting forgiveness.
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2023.05.27 23:53 daishi55 "law of Moses for the Jew, law of conscience for the Gentile"?

On my first read of the Bible. Read the Gospels, Acts, currently in Romans. In both Acts and Romans, I've come across passages that seem to imply that Gentile converts to Christianity are not bound by Mosaic/"Old Testament" law.
In Acts, regarding the question of whether those not "circumcised according to the custom of Moses" can be saved, Paul and the Apostles decide that the Gentiles have "no greater burden" than to "abstain from what has been sacrificed to idols and from blood and from what is strangled and from unchastity" (Acts 15:28-29).
Then in Romans, chapter 2 verses 12-16, "For it is not the hearers of the law who are righteous before God, but the doers of the law will be justified. When Gentiles who have not the law do by nature what the law requires, they are a law unto themselves...what the law requires is written on their hearts, while their conscience also bears witness and their conflicting thoughts accuse or perhaps excuse them on that day..." And much later, "...real circumcision is a matter of the heart, spiritual and not literal" (verse 29). My Oxford Annotated Bible summarizes this passage as "law of Moses for the Jew, law of conscience for the Gentile".
So, my question is, do these passages imply that Mosaic law doesn't apply to Gentile Christians? And if so, why are so many hot-button social issues debated by Christians with reference to Leviticus and Deuteronomy?
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2023.05.27 21:47 DoYouS3eWhatEyeC Rain or not...? Deuteronomy 28:23-24 vs Matthew 5:45

"And thy heaven that is over thy head shall be brass, and the earth that is under thee shall be iron.
The Lord shall make the rain of thy land powder and dust: from heaven shall it come down upon thee, until thou be destroyed."

"That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for He maketh His sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust."
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2023.05.27 20:23 ZacInStl Psalm 89, Saturday, May 27, 2023

Psalms 89 (KJV)
Maschil of Ethan the Ezrahite.
Psalms 89:1 I will sing of the mercies of the LORD for ever: with my mouth will I make known thy faithfulness to all generations. 2 For I have said, Mercy shall be built up for ever: thy faithfulness shalt thou establish in the very heavens. 3 I have made a covenant with my chosen, I have sworn unto David my servant, 4 Thy seed will I establish for ever, and build up thy throne to all generations. Selah.
Psalms 89:5 And the heavens shall praise thy wonders, O LORD: thy faithfulness also in the congregation of the saints. 6 For who in the heaven can be compared unto the LORD? who among the sons of the mighty can be likened unto the LORD? 7 God is greatly to be feared in the assembly of the saints, and to be had in reverence of all them that are about him. 8 O LORD God of hosts, who is a strong LORD like unto thee? or to thy faithfulness round about thee? 9 Thou rulest the raging of the sea: when the waves thereof arise, thou stillest them. 10 Thou hast broken Rahab in pieces, as one that is slain; thou hast scattered thine enemies with thy strong arm. 11 The heavens are thine, the earth also is thine: as for the world and the fulness thereof, thou hast founded them. 12 The north and the south thou hast created them: Tabor and Hermon shall rejoice in thy name. 13 Thou hast a mighty arm: strong is thy hand, and high is thy right hand. 14 Justice and judgment are the habitation of thy throne: mercy and truth shall go before thy face.
Psalms 89:15 Blessed is the people that know the joyful sound: they shall walk, O LORD, in the light of thy countenance. 16 In thy name shall they rejoice all the day: and in thy righteousness shall they be exalted. 17 For thou art the glory of their strength: and in thy favour our horn shall be exalted. 18 For the LORD is our defence; and the Holy One of Israel is our king.
Psalms 89:19 Then thou spakest in vision to thy holy one, and saidst, I have laid help upon one that ismighty; I have exalted one chosen out of the people. 20 I have found David my servant; with my holy oil have I anointed him: 21 With whom my hand shall be established: mine arm also shall strengthen him. 22 The enemy shall not exact upon him; nor the son of wickedness afflict him. 23 And I will beat down his foes before his face, and plague them that hate him. 24 But my faithfulness and my mercy shall bewith him: and in my name shall his horn be exalted. 25 I will set his hand also in the sea, and his right hand in the rivers. 26 He shall cry unto me, Thou art my father, my God, and the rock of my salvation. 27 Also I will make him my firstborn, higher than the kings of the earth. 28 My mercy will I keep for him for evermore, and my covenant shall stand fast with him. 29 His seed also will I make to endure for ever, and his throne as the days of heaven. 30 If his children forsake my law, and walk not in my judgments; 31 If they break my statutes, and keep not my commandments; 32 Then will I visit their transgression with the rod, and their iniquity with stripes. 33 Nevertheless my lovingkindness will I not utterly take from him, nor suffer my faithfulness to fail. 34 My covenant will I not break, nor alter the thing that is gone out of my lips. 35 Once have I sworn by my holiness that I will not lie unto David. 36His seed shall endure for ever, and his throne as the sun before me. 37 It shall be established for ever as the moon, and as a faithful witness in heaven. Selah.
Psalms 89:38 But thou hast cast off and abhorred, thou hast been wroth with thine anointed. 39Thou hast made void the covenant of thy servant: thou hast profaned his crown by casting it to the ground. 40 Thou hast broken down all his hedges; thou hast brought his strong holds to ruin. 41 All that pass by the way spoil him: he is a reproach to his neighbours. 42 Thou hast set up the right hand of his adversaries; thou hast made all his enemies to rejoice. 43 Thou hast also turned the edge of his sword, and hast not made him to stand in the battle. 44 Thou hast made his glory to cease, and cast his throne down to the ground. 45 The days of his youth hast thou shortened: thou hast covered him with shame. Selah. 46 How long, LORD? wilt thou hide thyself for ever? shall thy wrath burn like fire? 47 Remember how short my time is: wherefore hast thou made all men in vain? 48 What man is he thatliveth, and shall not see death? shall he deliver his soul from the hand of the grave? Selah. 49 Lord, where are thy former lovingkindnesses, which thou swarest unto David in thy truth? 50 Remember, Lord, the reproach of thy servants; how I do bear in my bosom the reproach of all the mighty people; 51Wherewith thine enemies have reproached, O LORD; wherewith they have reproached the footsteps of thine anointed. 52 Blessed be the LORD for evermore. Amen, and Amen.
Before we get into this psalm, we should first introduce ourselves to Ethan. His name means “enduring”, as in permanently lasting. He is mentioned as being wise (just not as wise as Solomon) in 1 Kings 4:31, and I’ll include the previous verses for context. So it seems he lived during the end of David’s reign, into Solomon’s.
1Kings 4:29 And God gave Solomon wisdom and understanding exceeding much, and largeness of heart, even as the sand that is on the sea shore. 30 And Solomon’s wisdom excelled the wisdom of all the children of the east country, and all the wisdom of Egypt. 31 For he was wiser than all men; than Ethan the Ezrahite, and Heman, and Chalcol, and Darda, the sons of Mahol: and his fame was in all nations round about. [emphasis mine]
The context of Ethan’s life is important enough that God saw fit to include it in the scriptures. And from this timeline, I am of the opinion that this was written about the timeframe that David had to abandon his own throne as he hid from his son Absalom. Because this Psalm is “Maschil”, it is meant to be instructive in nature. It draws parallels between the lives of David and the Lord Jesus Christ, so parts of this psalm are prophetic and give a foreshadowing of Jesus as the Messiah, who will one day rule from Jerusalem on the Throne of David.
V 1-4: God makes it clear that his covenant with David is part of his mercy to all the world. And it certainly is!
V 5-14: Who can compare to the power of God? V8 calls him “O LORD God of Hosts (Jehovah Elohim Tsabah), which literally translates as “The SELF-EXISTENT ONE, who’s is the Strong One above all, who leads the armies of heaven (as in the ranks of angels).
V 15-18: Erza rejoiced in the protection of God.
V 19-37: Ezra sings of God keeping his covenant with David
V 38-52: Ezra now comes to the point where he presents God with his admission of his incomplete understanding of the situation. He knows God made a covenant, and keeps his promises, but he struggled to grasp why God allowed it to happen this way.
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2023.05.27 18:29 Intelligent-Ad3047 I'd like to share a message about Down voting in Christian communities, While it is permissible, I do not believe it is beneficial for the individuals faith and salvation, in which we should be encouraging, through Love a disipline...

The Glory of God is his Goodness and mercy he Shows sinners.
18Moses said, “Please show me your glory.” 19And he said, “I will make all my goodness pass before you and will proclaim before you my name ‘The LORD.’ And I will be gracious to whom I will be gracious, and will show mercy on whom I will show mercy.
Romans 3:23for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,
Yes we all fall short of the Goodness of God, to show mercy and compassion to others..
For God has consigned all to disobedience that he might show mercy to all.
Romans 11:32 For God has consigned all to disobedience, that he may have mercy on all.
So the perfection as Christians should be to have mercy on all...
Even those who are against us and God, for there was a time when we were against God.
Now do I believe what I'm saying, yeah right now, but not that often.. its why I'm speaking about this topic, I struggle with showing his complete mercy, because I often am Grieved by those who do not accept his mercies, and I view them as lost causes, which is out of my own human nature, and not the nature of Gods Glory which I fall short of...
Psalms 143:2 2 Do not bring your servant into judgment, for no one living is righteous before you.
If God Doesn't put his servant into Judgement who am I too?
While I am not against the Trinity doctrine I express it much more deeply surrounding the Son of God.
I have a hard time not condemning those who raise their tongue against me in Judgement, of speaking the Prophetic name of Israel, who is the Son of God the Christ, who is Christ Jesus...
Moses surely Wrote about the Christ, just not in the name of Christ Jesus...
he surely spoke of Christ in the name of the offspring.
22Then you shall say to Pharaoh, ‘Thus says the LORD, Israel is my firstborn son, 23and I say to you, “Let my son go that he may serve me.” If you refuse to let him go, behold, I will kill your firstborn son.’”
Now this is a call for wisdom and understanding in the prophetic word, through the spirit of Truth.
Isaiah 41:8 But you, Israel, my servant, Jacob, whom I have chosen, the offspring of Abraham, my friend;
Galatians 3:16 Now the promises were made to Abraham and to his offspring. It does not say, “And to offsprings,” referring to many, but referring to one, “And to your offspring,” who is Christ.
I won't Engauge in disagreement about the Prophetic word of Christ Scripture reinforces what I have seen and heard and I use scripture to express the authenticity of what I have seen and heard , because I know flesh and blood has not revealed this to me, therefore I believe I have the prophetic word more fully confirmed. not written with ink, but written on the tablet of human hearts the ministry of reconciliation to God
Matthew 2
14He arose and took the young child and his mother by night and departed into Egypt, 15and was there until the death of Herod, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the Lord through the prophet, saying, “Out of Egypt I called my son.”
Hosea 11 ► World English Bible [Par] Out of Egypt I called my Son (Matthew 2:13-15) 1“When Israel was a child, then I loved him, and called my son out of Egypt.
Hosea 12 ► World English Bible [Par
2Yahweh also has a controversy with Judah, and will punish Jacob according to his ways; according to his deeds he will repay him. 3In the womb he took his brother by the heel, and in his manhood he contended with God. 4Indeed, he struggled with the angel, and prevailed; he wept, and made supplication to him. He found him at Bethel, and there he spoke with us— 5even Yahweh, the God of Armies. Yahweh is his name of renown! 6Therefore turn to your God. Keep kindness and justice, and wait continually for your God.
Galatians 6
15For in Christ Jesus neither is circumcision anything, nor uncircumcision, but a new creation.
Benediction
16As many as walk by this rule, peace and mercy be on them, and on God’s Israel.
17From now on, let no one cause me any trouble, for I bear the marks of the Lord Jesus branded on my body.
18The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit, brothers. Amen.
Now if anyone want's to disagree with me that Christ is Gods Israel, and that Zion is a Person.
Again Hosea 12 is referencing Genesis 32:24-32
24And Jacob was left alone. And a man wrestled with him until the breaking of the day. 25When the man saw that he did not prevail against Jacob, he touched his hip socket, and Jacob’s hip was put out of joint as he wrestled with him. 26Then he said, “Let me go, for the day has broken.” But Jacob said, “I will not let you go unless you bless me.” 27And he said to him, “What is your name?” And he said, “Jacob.” 28Then he said, “Your name shall no longer be called Jacob, but Israel, for you have striven with God and with men, and have prevailed.” 29Then Jacob asked him, “Please tell me your name.” But he said, “Why is it that you ask my name?” And there he blessed him. 30So Jacob called the name of the place Peniel, saying, “For I have seen God face to face, and yet my life has been delivered.”
Now if we compare this with John 6:46 we can draw the conclusion that Christ is the return of the Chosen servant of God spoken of in the old testament...
Isaiah 42 1-9 are in agreement with Matthew 12:15-21
So to say Christ Isn't the promised servant is not believing Moses who Wrote of him...
So if you do not understand how Jacob has left manhood and entered into godhood being at the Fathers side always because of a Command to bless him, thus he was given the name Israel, walking in a new creation in the light of God and for this he is the First born...
We know Moses Wrote of Christ.
John 5:46For if you believed Moses, you would believe me; for he wrote of me.
now these Christ is speaking to Do not believe Moses when he Wrote of him, they believed the promise was to many, and not one... they thought they were the offspring of Abraham and not him, yet through belief in the offspring of Abraham who is the Christ we are made offspring as the spirit of Christ the offspring is by who we are blessed and receive the promised spirit of the Offspring, as that offspring is multiplied in us as the stars of heaven...
Yet what has Moses Wrote of him, well one is that Israel is the First born Son of God.
Jacob's Ladder
10Jacob went out from Beersheba, and went toward Haran. 11He came to a certain place, and stayed there all night, because the sun had set. He took one of the stones of the place, and put it under his head, and lay down in that place to sleep. 12He dreamed and saw a stairway set upon the earth, and its top reached to heaven. Behold, the angels of God were ascending and descending on it. 13Behold, Yahweh stood above it, and said, “I am Yahweh, the God of Abraham your father, and the God of Isaac. I will give the land you lie on to you and to your offspring. 14Your offspring will be as the dust of the earth, and you will spread abroad to the west, and to the east, and to the north, and to the south. In you and in your offspring, all the families of the earth will be blessed. 15Behold, I am with you, and will keep you, wherever you go, and will bring you again into this land. For I will not leave you until I have done that which I have spoken of to you.” 16Jacob awakened out of his sleep, and he said, “Surely Yahweh is in this place, and I didn’t know it.” 17He was afraid, and said, “How awesome this place is! This is none other than God’s house, and this is the gate of heaven.”
Now we seen in verse 13 of Genesis 28 that Moses Writes of Jacob as the Son of Abraham and not Isaac? why because he is the promised offspring who shall return and bring salvation, as he comes in the name of YHWH.
Blessed is he who comes in the name of YHWH!
Psalms 118:26 In-Context
26 Blessed is he who comes in the name of the LORD. From the house of the LORD we bless you. 27 The LORD is God, and he has made his light shine on us. With boughs in hand, join in the festal procession up to the horns of the altar.
Now we know Moses Wrote of the Christ in Numbers 23 as well...
Numbers 23
19God is not a man, that he should lie, nor a son of man, that he should repent. Has he said, and he won’t do it? Or has he spoken, and he won’t make it good?
20Behold, I have received a command to bless. He has blessed, and I can’t reverse it.
21He has not seen iniquity in Jacob. Neither has he seen perverseness in Israel. Yahweh his God is with him. The shout of a king is among them.
22God brings them out of Egypt. He has as it were the strength of the wild ox.
23Surely there is no enchantment with Jacob; neither is there any divination with Israel. Now it shall be said of Jacob and of Israel, ‘What has God done!’
Now if you understand that which I speak you will understand why Peter says...
2 Peter 1:19 And we have the prophetic word more fully confirmed, to which you will do well to pay attention as to a lamp shining in a dark place, until the day dawns and the morning star rises in your hearts,
1 Peter 1:11 inquiring what person or time the Spirit of Christ in them was indicating when he predicted the sufferings of Christ and the subsequent glories.
now if you don't understand the Prophetic return of Jacob and Israel allow me to Pray for you, and do not strive against the understanding of Jacob/ISrael as the Son of man/Son of God.
Isaiah 49 ►
English Standard Version Par ▾
The Servant of the LORD
1Listen to me, O coastlands,
and give attention, you peoples from afar.
The LORD called me from the womb,
from the body of my mother he named my name.
2He made my mouth like a sharp sword;
in the shadow of his hand he hid me;
he made me a polished arrow;
in his quiver he hid me away.
3And he said to me, “You are my servant,
Israel, in whom I will be glorified.”
4But I said, “I have labored in vain;
I have spent my strength for nothing and vanity;
yet surely my right is with the LORD,
and my recompense with my God.”
5And now the LORD says,
he who formed me from the womb to be his servant,
to bring Jacob back to him;
and that Israel might be gathered to him—
for I am honored in the eyes of the LORD,
and my God has become my strength—
6he says:
“It is too light a thing that you should be my servant
to raise up the tribes of Jacob
and to bring back the preserved of Israel;
I will make you as a light for the nations,
that my salvation may reach to the end of the earth.”
7Thus says the LORD,
the Redeemer of Israel and his Holy One,
to one deeply despised, abhorred by the nation,
the servant of rulers:
“Kings shall see and arise;
princes, and they shall prostrate themselves;
because of the LORD, who is faithful,
the Holy One of Israel, who has chosen you.”
Now we see plainly that Jacob has a literal prophecy to return to and fulfill..
I believe Christ Jesus fulfills his Return...
Jeremiah 30 ►
World English Bible [Par]
Restoration of Israel and Judah
1The word that came to Jeremiah from Yahweh, saying, 2“Yahweh, the God of Israel, says, ‘Write all the words that I have spoken to you in a book. 3For, behold, the days come,’ says Yahweh, ‘that I will reverse the captivity of my people Israel and Judah,’ says Yahweh. ‘I will cause them to return to the land that I gave to their fathers, and they will possess it.’”
4These are the words that Yahweh spoke concerning Israel and concerning Judah.
5For Yahweh says: “We have heard a voice of trembling; a voice of fear, and not of peace.
6Ask now, and see whether a man travails with child. Why do I see every man with his hands on his waist, as a woman in travail, and all faces are turned pale?
7Alas, for that day is great, so that none is like it! It is even the time of Jacob’s trouble; but he will be saved out of it.
8It will come to pass in that day, says Yahweh of Armies, that I will break his yoke from off your neck, and will burst your bonds. Strangers will no more make them their bondservants; 9but they will serve Yahweh their God, and David their king, whom I will raise up to them.
10Therefore don’t be afraid, O Jacob my servant, says Yahweh. Don’t be dismayed, Israel. For, behold, I will save you from afar, and save your offspring from the land of their captivity. Jacob will return, and will be quiet and at ease. No one will make him afraid.
11For I am with you, says Yahweh, to save you; for I will make a full end of all the nations where I have scattered you, but I will not make a full end of you; but I will correct you in measure, and will in no way leave you unpunished.”
12For Yahweh says, “Your hurt is incurable. Your wound is grievous.
13There is no one to plead your cause, that you may be bound up. You have no healing medicines.
14All your lovers have forgotten you. They don’t seek you. For I have wounded you with the wound of an enemy, with the chastisement of a cruel one, for the greatness of your iniquity, because your sins were increased.
15Why do you cry over your injury? Your pain is incurable. For the greatness of your iniquity, because your sins have increased, I have done these things to you.
16Therefore all those who devour you will be devoured. All your adversaries, everyone of them, will go into captivity. Those who plunder you will be plunder. I will make all who prey on you become prey.
17For I will restore health to you, and I will heal you of your wounds,” says Yahweh, “because they have called you an outcast, saying, ‘It is Zion, whom no man seeks after.’”
To the Jewish according to the Flesh, I am a Christian and am not Jewish, but to many Christians who do not accept and receive the circumcision of the heart to be inwardly Jewish, I am not a Christians but a Jew who believes in a False messiah and they spurn my spirit as evil.
Yet where does this hostility come from when Christ has made the two one, through fulfilling the prophecy of Isaiah 49?
6and raised us up with him, and made us to sit with him in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus, 7that in the ages to come he might show the exceeding riches of his grace in kindness toward us in Christ Jesus; 8for by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God, 9not of works, that no one would boast. 10For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared before that we would walk in them.
Ephesians 2
One in Christ
11Therefore remember that once you, the Gentiles in the flesh, who are called “uncircumcision” by that which is called “circumcision” (in the flesh, made by hands), 12that you were at that time separate from Christ, alienated from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of the promise, having no hope and without God in the world. 13But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far off are made near in the blood of Christ. 14For he is our peace, who made both one, and broke down the middle wall of separation, 15having abolished in his flesh the hostility, the law of commandments contained in ordinances, that he might create in himself one new man of the two, making peace, 16and might reconcile them both in one body to God through the cross, having killed the hostility through it. 17He came and preached peace to you who were far off and to those who were near. 18For through him we both have our access in one Spirit to the Father.
A Temple in the Lord
19So then you are no longer strangers and foreigners, but you are fellow citizens with the saints and of the household of God, 20being built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus himself being the chief cornerstone; 21in whom the whole building, fitted together, grows into a holy temple in the Lord; 22in whom you also are built together for a habitation of God in the Spirit.
Isaiah 43 28Therefore I will profane the princes of the sanctuary; and I will make Jacob a curse, and Israel an insult.”
Galatians 3:13
Christ redeemed us from the curse of the law by becoming a curse for us—for it is written, “Cursed is everyone who is hanged on a tree”—
Deuteronomy 21:23
you must not leave the body on the tree overnight, but you must be sure to bury him that day, because anyone who is hung on a tree is under God's curse. You must not defile the land that the LORD your God is giving you as an inheritance.
Acts 5:30
The God of our fathers raised up Jesus, whom you had killed by hanging Him on a tree.
2 Corinthians 5:21
God made Him who knew no sin to be sin on our behalf, so that in Him we might become the righteousness of God.
Galatians 4:5
to redeem those under the law, that we might receive our adoption as sons.
Isaiah 22
22I will lay the key of David’s house on his shoulder. He will open, and no one will shut. He will shut, and no one will open.
23I will fasten him like a nail in a sure place. He will be for a throne of glory to his father’s house.
24They will hang on him all the glory of his father’s house, the offspring and the issue, every small vessel, from the cups even to all the pitchers. 25“In that day,” says Yahweh of Armies, “the nail that was fastened in a sure place will give way. It will be cut down and fall. The burden that was on it will be cut off, for Yahweh has spoken it.”
Colossians 2 . 11In him also you were circumcised with a circumcision made without hands, by putting off the body of the flesh, by the circumcision of Christ, 12having been buried with him in baptism, in which you were also raised with him through faith in the powerful working of God, who raised him from the dead. 13And you, who were dead in your trespasses and the uncircumcision of your flesh, God made alive together with him, having forgiven us all our trespasses, 14by canceling the record of debt that stood against us with its legal demands. This he set aside, nailing it to the cross. 15He disarmed the rulers and authorities and put them to open shame, by triumphing over them in him.
1 Corinthians 15:10 But by the grace of God I am what I am, and his grace toward me was not in vain. On the contrary, I worked harder than any of them, though it was not I, but the grace of God that is with me.
1 Corinthians 15:32 What do I gain if, humanly speaking, I fought with beasts at Ephesus? If the dead are not raised, “Let us eat and drink, for tomorrow we die.”
I find it hard to believe The apostle speak differently then what I am speaking through the Grace of God with me...
Isaiah 22
10You counted the houses of Jerusalem, and you broke down the houses to fortify the wall.
11You also made a reservoir between the two walls for the water of the old pool. But you didn’t look to him who had done this, neither did you have respect for him who planned it long ago.
12In that day, the Lord, Yahweh of Armies, called to weeping, to mourning, to baldness, and to dressing in sackcloth;
13and behold, there is joy and gladness, killing cattle and killing sheep, eating meat and drinking wine: “Let’s eat and drink, for tomorrow we will die.”
14Yahweh of Armies revealed himself in my ears, “Surely this iniquity will not be forgiven you until you die,” says the Lord, Yahweh of Armies.
Paul is deeply expressing Isaiah 22 Verse 11 in the passage of one in Christ Ephesians 2
14For he is our peace, who made both one, and broke down the middle wall of separation, 15having abolished in his flesh the hostility, the law of commandments contained in ordinances, that he might create in himself one new man of the two, making peace,
So I think we should very much look to Him who had done this, and have respect for him who planned it long ago... YHWH the only True God who Sent us Christ Jesus!!! as Vs 11 of Isaiah 22 says... For we are to inherit the desolate heritage by his covenant expressed in Isaiah 49
8Yahweh says, “I have answered you in an acceptable time. I have helped you in a day of salvation. I will preserve you and give you for a covenant of the people, to raise up the land, to make them inherit the desolate heritage,
this YHWH speaks of Christ... We receive Christ who is preserved by God To make us inherit the desolate heritage...
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2023.05.27 03:27 FreedomNinja1776 Did Jesus sin or violate Sabbath by plucking grain on the Sabbath?

First the relevant verses from Matthew and Mark.
At that time Jesus went through the grainfields on the Sabbath. His disciples were hungry, and they began to pluck heads of grain and to eat. But when the Pharisees saw it, they said to him, “Look, your disciples are doing what is not lawful to do on the Sabbath.” He said to them, “Have you not read what David did when he was hungry, and those who were with him: how he entered the house of God and ate the bread of the Presence, which it was not lawful for him to eat nor for those who were with him, but only for the priests? Or have you not read in the Law how on the Sabbath the priests in the temple profane the Sabbath and are guiltless? I tell you, something greater than the temple is here. And if you had known what this means, ‘I desire mercy, and not sacrifice,’ you would not have condemned the guiltless. For the Son of Man is Lord of the Sabbath.” \ Matthew 12:1‭-‬8 ESV
One Sabbath he was going through the grainfields, and as they made their way, his disciples began to pluck heads of grain. And the Pharisees were saying to him, “Look, why are they doing what is not lawful on the Sabbath?” And he said to them, “Have you never read what David did, when he was in need and was hungry, he and those who were with him: how he entered the house of God, in the time of Abiathar the high priest, and ate the bread of the Presence, which it is not lawful for any but the priests to eat, and also gave it to those who were with him?” And he said to them, “The Sabbath was made for man, not man for the Sabbath. So the Son of Man is Lord even of the Sabbath.” \ Mark 2:23‭-‬28 ESV
So, did Jesus sin here? No. Did Jesus violate Sabbath? No. Why not?
“If you go into your neighbor’s vineyard, you may eat your fill of grapes, as many as you wish, but you shall not put any in your bag. If you go into your neighbor’s standing grain, you may pluck the ears with your hand, but you shall not put a sickle to your neighbor’s standing grain. \ Deuteronomy 23:24‭-‬25 ESV
Because it wasn't a sin to pick grain to eat. What Jesus and the disciples violated was the pharasee Halacha. The pharasee Halacha is what we would call doctrine in English today. They also referred to halacha as "the oral law".
Today, this would amount to a Baptist walking into a holiness pentecostal church wearing shorts and a t-shirt. They would scoff at you and tell you to put some clothes on because they have a different interpretation and standard about modest dress. They are enforcing their interpretation of the Bible.
A different example would be a Methodist being shocked that baptists don't accept infant baptism.
The pharasee had wrongly decided that rubbing grain together in your hands on the Shabbat amounted to work. Their interpretation of the Torah is what was violated, not the actual Torah. They were so strict about it that they had determined exactly how many steps a person could take on Sabbath day. That's where the term "Sabbath's day journey" comes from in the new testament.
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/39_Melakhot
Jesus and the disciples actions would fall under their definition of gathering, threshing, and winnowing.
Pekuach Nefesh: https://bje.org.au/knowledge-centre/studies-of-religion-sopekuach-nefesh/
Jesus' reply to the pharasee is interesting though because he appeals to Pekuach Nefesh. That is a principle that preserving human life is more important than blindly following the the letter of law. Jesus and the disciples must have been VERY hungry for him to answer this way. It's known they did not take supplies as they traveled, but rather relied on the provisions from YHWH.
These twelve Jesus sent out, instructing them, “Go nowhere among the Gentiles and enter no town of the Samaritans, but go rather to the lost sheep of the house of Israel. And proclaim as you go, saying, ‘The kingdom of heaven is at hand.’ Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse lepers, cast out demons. You received without paying; give without pay. Acquire no gold or silver or copper for your belts, no bag for your journey, or two tunics or sandals or a staff, for the laborer deserves his food. And whatever town or village you enter, find out who is worthy in it and stay there until you depart. And if the house is worthy, let your peace come upon it, but if it is not worthy, let your peace return to you. And if anyone will not receive you or listen to your words, shake off the dust from your feet when you leave that house or town. Truly, I say to you, it will be more bearable on the day of judgment for the land of Sodom and Gomorrah than for that town. \ Matthew 10:5‭-‬11‭, ‬13‭-‬15 ESV
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2023.05.26 22:03 UnDead_Ted Family Prayer Friday, May 26th 2023

Family Prayer Friday, May 26th 2023

05/26/2023

Everyday Prayer

Luke 6:27-28

NIV

  • 27) But to you who are listening I say: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, 28) bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you
KJV
  • 27) But I say unto you which hear, Love your enemies, do good to them which hate you 28) Bless them that curse you, and pray for them which despitefully use you
NLT
  • 27) "But to you who are willing to listen, I say, love your enemies! Do good to those who hate you. 28 Bless those who curse you. Pray for those who hurt you.

What does this mean?

This is one of the most difficult and counter-cultural commands in the Bible. Understanding the various terms in context is helpful. An "enemy" is someone who does not like you and wants to harm you. "Love" is from agape and means to seek someone else's welfare, even if to do so requires a sacrifice. Likewise, "good" means to act for the advantage of another. "Good" is from the same root word as "well" in Luke 6:26. Sinful people will speak for the benefit of other sinful people who provide them with worldly advantage. Jesus-followers will act for the benefit of others, even those who mean harm (Luke 6:22).
It makes no human sense to work toward the best for someone who actively wants to cause hardship. This is only possible, in an emotionally healthy way, if our focus is not on our enemy but on our God and His promises. It is Jesus who died for the world while we were His enemies (Romans 5:10). Because of Jesus' sacrifice, God promises if we do love our enemies He will give us great reward, not least of which is being called His children (Luke 6:35).
Context is important, however. This passage comes after an explanation that God will bless those who suffer because they follow Christ. He will judge those who are praised by the world because they say what the world wants to hear (Luke 6:22, 26). The enemies, here, are those who hate those who love Christ. Likewise, the context of this command is in seeking the other person's good—not enabling, endorsing, or cooperating in their abuse or evil.

Quote of Prayer

John Bunyan
"You can do more than pray after you have prayed, but you cannot do more than pray until you have prayed. Pray often, for prayer is a shield to the soul, a sacrifice to God, and a scourge to Satan."
Let's Pray:
O God, You are our Rock, our Fortress, our Deliverer, the horn of our salvation and our Redeemer. You are a tried Savior, and we know we can trust in You. We have put our confidence in You in the past, and You have never once failed us.
We render You hearty thanks this morning, for all the blessings of the night. We thank You most of all for the revelation of Yourself to us in Jesus Christ our Savior, in whom we see the express image of Your person. We thank You that in Him we have learned of Your fatherhood and of Your grace and mercy. May the Holy Spirit teach us more and more of the blessedness and preciousness of this divine revealing — opening our eyes to see it, and our hearts to receive it.
We beseech You, O God, to draw us near to You this morning, and to hold us close to You all the day. We would run the race that is set before us without faltering. May we be enabled to lay aside every weight that would hinder us, and every sin that would easily beset us, and looking to Jesus as the goal — run with patience and alertness. We desire to live as Christians should live. Let us not be drawn away by the world's fascinations.
Help us to do our daily business righteously. Teach us how to do the commonest duties for the sake of Jesus, for the eye of Jesus. Help us to be honest and truthful . . .in our business,in our social life,in our conversation,in all our life.
May the fruits of the Spirit abound in our lives. May we abound also in good works. Send us all the help we need for the day's demands. Bless our beloved ones, whatever their circumstances, and all for whom our prayers should be made to You. We ask all in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.
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2023.05.26 12:56 KingofSpain0 Deuteronomy 23

Deuteronomy 23:1-29
You are the children of the Lord your God. Do not cut yourselves or shave the front of your heads for the dead, 2 for you are a people holy to the Lord your God. Out of all the peoples on the face of the earth, the Lord has chosen you to be his treasured possession.
3 Do not eat any detestable thing. 4 These are the animals you may eat: the ox, the sheep, the goat, 5 the deer, the gazelle, the roe deer, the wild goat, the ibex, the antelope and the mountain sheep. 6 You may eat any animal that has a divided hoof and that chews the cud. 7 However, of those that chew the cud or that have a divided hoof you may not eat the camel, the rabbit or the hyrax. Although they chew the cud, they do not have a divided hoof; they are ceremonially unclean for you. 8 The pig is also unclean; although it has a divided hoof, it does not chew the cud. You are not to eat their meat or touch their carcasses.
9 Of all the creatures living in the water, you may eat any that has fins and scales. 10 But anything that does not have fins and scales you may not eat; for you it is unclean.
11 You may eat any clean bird. 12 But these you may not eat: the eagle, the vulture, the black vulture, 13 the red kite, the black kite, any kind of falcon, 14 any kind of raven, 15 the horned owl, the screech owl, the gull, any kind of hawk, 16 the little owl, the great owl, the white owl, 17 the desert owl, the osprey, the cormorant, 18 the stork, any kind of heron, the hoopoe and the bat.
19 All flying insects are unclean to you; do not eat them. 20 But any winged creature that is clean you may eat.
21 Do not eat anything you find already dead. You may give it to the foreigner residing in any of your towns, and they may eat it, or you may sell it to any other foreigner. But you are a people holy to the Lord your God.
Do not cook a young goat in its mother’s milk.
22 Be sure to set aside a tenth of all that your fields produce each year. 23 Eat the tithe of your grain, new wine and olive oil, and the firstborn of your herds and flocks in the presence of the Lord your God at the place he will choose as a dwelling for his Name, so that you may learn to revere the Lord your God always. 24 But if that place is too distant and you have been blessed by the Lord your God and cannot carry your tithe (because the place where the Lord will choose to put his Name is so far away), 25 then exchange your tithe for silver, and take the silver with you and go to the place the Lord your God will choose. 26 Use the silver to buy whatever you like: cattle, sheep, wine or other fermented drink, or anything you wish. Then you and your household shall eat there in the presence of the Lord your God and rejoice. 27 And do not neglect the Levites living in your towns, for they have no allotment or inheritance of their own.
28 At the end of every three years, bring all the tithes of that year’s produce and store it in your towns, 29 so that the Levites (who have no allotment or inheritance of their own) and the foreigners, the fatherless and the widows who live in your towns may come and eat and be satisfied, and so that the Lord your God may bless you in all the work of your hands.
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2023.05.26 07:50 ImportantDig1191 26.05.23: Endurance & Work Capacity (24kg) 20 Snatches, 10 Swings, 20 Strict Press, 10 Goblet Squats X5 - 300 total reps ➕ (40kg) 10 SA Swings, 10 SA Snatches, 10 SA Strict Press, 10 SA OH Split Squats X2 - 80 total reps ➕ Ring Pullups - 28 total reps ➕ 100 2 Pump Burpees

26.05.23: Endurance/Work Capacity Training
5 ROUNDS. NO REST BETWEEN EXERCISE. 60s BETWEEN ROUNDS.
Total Training Time: 45:03
Single Arm KB Complex ⬇️ +24kg Kettlebell
20 Single Arm KB Snatches
10 Single Arm KB Swings
20 Single Arm KB Strict Press
10 Goblet Squats
X5 - 300 total reps
Finisher: ⬇️ +40kg Kettlebell
10 Single Arm KB Swings
10 Single Arm KB Snatches
10 Single Arm KB Push Press
10 Single Arm KB Overhead Split Squats
X2 - 80 total reps - 2 minutes rest between sets
2 Pump Burpees - Bodyweight
100 Burpees, 200 Pushups
Ring Pullups - Bodyweight
28 total reps
Jump Rope - 1 pound rope - High Intensity
6:12 minutes total
Verses for today:
Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might. Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places. Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand. Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness; and your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace; above all, taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked. And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God: praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints; and for me, that utterance may be given unto me, that I may open my mouth boldly, to make known the mystery of the gospel, for which I am an ambassador in bonds: that therein I may speak boldly, as I ought to speak.
Ephesians 6:10‭-‬20 KJV
The Lord's Prayer
Our Father, who art in heaven. Hallowed be thy name. Thy Kingdom come, Thy Will be done, on earth as it is in Heaven. Give us this day, our daily bread, and forgive us our trespasses. As we forgive those who trespass against us. And lead us, not into temptation. But deliver us from evil. For Thine is the Kingdom, the Power and the Glory. Forever and ever. In Jesus Christ's Holy name I pray.
Amen.
Father, help me put on the Full Armor of God & protect me & my family from the wiles of the evil one.
Halleluyah!
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2023.05.26 03:54 lezo17 You probably don't know me, but I know you perfectly well

You probably don't know me, but I know you perfectly well... Psalms 139.1
I know when you sit down and when you get up... Psalms 139.2
All your ways are known to me... Psalms 139.3
Well even your hairs are all numbered... Matthew 10.29-31
Because you were created in my image... Genesis 1.27 In me you live, move and are... Acts 17.28
Because you are my lineage... Acts 17.28
Before I formed you in the womb, I knew you... Jeremiah 1.4-5 You were predestined according to my purpose... Ephesians 1.11-12
You were not a mistake... Psalm 139.15
Your days were written in my book... Psalms 139.16 I determined the exact moment of your birth and where you would live... Acts 17.26
Your creation was wonderful... Psalms 139.14
I made you in your mother's womb... Psalms 139.13
I took you out of your mother's bowels... Psalms 71.6
I have been misrepresented by those who do not know me... John 8.41-44
I am not angry or distant from you; I am the perfect manifestation of love... 1 John 4.16
And I want to pour out my love on you... 1 John 3.1
Simply because you are my son and I am your father... 1 John 3.1
I offer you much more than your earthly father could give you... Matthew 7.11
Because I am the perfect Father... Matthew 5.48
Every good gift you receive comes from me... James 1.17
Because I am your provider who meets your needs... Matthew 6.31-33
My plan for your future is full of hope... Jeremiah 29.11
Because I love you with an eternal love... Jeremiah 31.3
My thoughts about you multiply more than the sand on the seashore... Psalms 139.17-18
And I rejoice over you with songs... Zephaniah 3.17
I will never turn back from doing you good... Jeremiah 32.40
You are my special treasure... Exodus 19.5
I wish to affirm you with all my heart and with all my soul... Jeremiah 32.41
And I want to teach you great and hidden things that you do not know... Jeremiah 33.3
You will find me, if you seek me with all your heart... Deuteronomy 4.29
Delight yourself in me and I will grant you the desires of your heart... Psalm 37.4
Because I inspire your desires... Philippians 2.13
I can do all things much more abundantly than you ask or understand... Ephesians 3.30
Because I am the one who encourages you the most... 2 Thessalonians 2.16-17
I am also the Father who comforts you in all your problems... 2 Corinthians 1.3-4
When your heart is broken, I am close to you... Psalms 34.18 As the shepherd carries a lamb in his arms, I carry you close to my heart... Isaiah 40.11
One day I will wipe away every tear from your eyes... Ap of 23
And I will take away all the pain you have suffered on this earth... Revelation 21.3-4
Because I have made my love known to you in Jesus... John 17.26
He is the very image of my substance...Hebrews 1.3
He came to show that I am for you and not against you... Romans 8.31
I have always been and will always be your Father... Ephesians 3.14-15
My question is... Do you want to be my son? John 1.12-13
With love, your Father
God Almighty
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2023.05.26 00:02 UnDead_Ted Faith's Checkbook Thursday, May 25th 2023

Faith's Checkbook Thursday, May 25th 2023
05/25/2023

God's Treasury

The Lord shall open unto thee his good treasure. — Deut 28:12
This refers first to the rain. The Lord will give this in its season. Rain is the emblem of all those celestial refreshings which the Lord is ready to bestow upon His people. Oh, for a copious shower to refresh the Lord’s heritage!
We seem to think that God’s treasury can only be opened by a great prophet like Elijah, but it is not so, for this promise is to all the faithful in Israel, and, indeed, to each one of them. O believing friend, “the Lord shall open unto thee his good treasure.” Thou, too, mayest see heaven opened and thrust in thy hand and take out thy portion, yea, and a portion for all thy brethren round about thee. Ask what thou wilt, and thou shalt not be denied if thou abidest in Christ and His words abide in thee.
As yet thou has not known all thy Lord’s treasures, but He shall open them up to thine understanding. Certainly thou hast not yet enjoyed the fullness of His covenant riches, but He will direct thine heart into His love and reveal Jesus in thee. Only the Lord Himself can do this for thee; but here is His promise, and if thou wilt hearken diligently unto His voice and obey His will, His riches in glory by Christ Jesus shall be thine.
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2023.05.25 19:03 UnDead_Ted Everyday Spurgeon Boost Thursday, May 25th 2023


Everyday Verse

Galatians 5:22-23

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Thoughts on Today's Verse...

  1. When the Holy Spirit is alive in our hearts, the character of God comes to life in us, the Spirit conforms us, with increasing transformation, to become like Christ (2 Corinthians 3:17-18). This transformation to Jesus occurs as we place our focus on Jesus and pursue knowing him. This transformation is the goal of our lives as Jesus' disciples (Colossians 1:28-29; Luke 6:40). As we become more and more like Jesus, we then display his character, these nine qualities that are the fruit of the Spirit
  2. Where the Holy Spirit lives, human character is changed and spiritual fruit can be seen. Certainly this maturity isn't found overnight! It is, however, noticeable over the long haul of life. What fruit is the Spirit bearing in your life? In what ways have you matured? In what areas do you want the Spirit to exercise greater control? Why not take a moment and consciously yield those areas in which you struggle to him now, as you pray?
  3. A lot of different religious groups will give you all sorts of ways to know whether or not you have the Holy Spirit. Jesus has one simple answer: "by their fruit you will know them." Paul gives us the definition of holy fruit — LOVE, JOY, PEACE, PATIENCE, KINDNESS, GOODNESS, FAITHFULNESS, GENTLENESS, SELF-CONTROL. Now why not repeat them out loud and ask the Lord to make this fruit yours in full measure?

My Prayer...

Almighty and ever-present Father, thank you for empowering positive changes in my life as I seek to be more like Jesus. Please bring to full maturity the fruit the Holy Spirit is growing in my life. You know very well that I continue to struggle with __ in my life. I intentionally turn over that part of my life to your Spirit to redeem and fully sanctify. Abba Father, through the Spirit I call upon you. Please fulfill in me the character you possess. I want to exhibit the qualities of your child, Jesus Thank you, dear Father, for your Spirit within me. I consciously yield my will and heart to your Spirit's transforming control in my life. Please produce in me the fruit that pleases you and brings you glory. In Jesus' name I pray. Amen.

Today's Quote

George Whitefield
"Be humble, talk little, think and pray much."

Spurgeon's Daily Help

"Meadows may be occasionally flooded, but the marshes are drowned by the tide at every return thereof."
There is all the difference between the sins of the righteous and those of the ungodly. Surprised by temptation, true saints are flooded with a passing outburst of sins; but the wicked delight in transgression and live in it as in their element. The saint in his errors is a star under a cloud, but the sinner is darkness itself. The gracious may fall into iniquity, but the graceless run into it, wallow in it, and again and again return to it.

The Spurgeon Birthday Book

Dream not that a long period intervenes between the instant of death and the eternity of glory. When the eyes close on earth they open in Heaven. The horses of fire are not an instant on the road. Then, O child of God, what is there for you to fear in death, seeing that through the death of your Lord its curse and sting are destroyed? And now it is but a Jacob's ladder, whose foot is in the dark grave, but whose topmost round reaches to glory everlasting.

Daily Spurgeon Quote

Charles H. Spurgeon
"Thank God you have got a Father that can be angry, but that loves you as much when He is angry as when he smiles upon you."
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2023.05.25 13:22 turnerpike20 Which denomination might believe that hell is not eternal?

Like I was able to find at least one Christian who goes on the mindset that hell is not eternal and that you will be punished for a while and be faced with nothing. But it would be impossible to face nothingness while having been aware of life. And there is actually a verse in the Bible that promotes this idea as well.

Deuteronomy 29:20

The LORD will not spare him, but then the anger of the LORD and his jealousy shall smoke against that man, and all the curses that are written in this book shall lie upon him, and the LORD shall blot out his name from under heaven.

Psalm 1:4-6

The ungodly [are] not so: but [are] like the chaff which the wind driveth away.
Therefore the ungodly shall not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous.
For the LORD knoweth the way of the righteous: but the way of the ungodly shall perish.

Psalm 34:16

The face of the LORD [is] against them that do evil, to cut off the remembrance of them from the earth.

Psalm 37:1-2

Fret not thyself because of evildoers, neither be thou envious against the workers of iniquity.
For they shall soon be cut down like the grass, and wither as the green herb.

Psalm 37:20

But the wicked shall perish, and the enemies of the LORD [shall be] as the fat of lambs: they shall consume; into smoke shall they consume away.

Psalm 69:28

Let them be blotted out of the book of the living, and not be written with the righteous.

Proverbs 10:25

As the whirlwind passeth, so [is] the wicked no [more]: but the righteous [is] an everlasting foundation.

Proverbs 24:20

For there shall be no reward to the evil [man]; the candle of the wicked shall be put out.

Obadiah 1:16

For as ye have drunk upon my holy mountain, [so] shall all the heathen drink continually, yea, they shall drink, and they shall swallow down, and they shall be as though they had not been.

Romans 6:21

What fruit had ye then in those things whereof ye are now ashamed? for the end of those things [is] death.

Romans 6:23

For the wages of sin [is] death; but the gift of God [is] eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

1 Corinthians 3:17

If any man defile the temple of God, him shall God destroy; for the temple of God is holy, which [temple] ye are.

2 Corinthians 2:15

For we are unto God a sweet savour of Christ, in them that are saved, and in them that perish:

Galatians 6:8

For he that soweth to his flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption; but he that soweth to the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap life everlasting.

Philippians 3:18-19

(For many walk, of whom I have told you often, and now tell you even weeping, [that they are] the enemies of the cross of Christ:
Whose end [is] destruction, whose God [is their] belly, and [whose] glory [is] in their shame, who mind earthly things.)

James 1:15

Then when lust hath conceived, it bringeth forth sin: and sin, when it is finished, bringeth forth death.

James 4:12

There is one lawgiver, who is able to save and to destroy: who art thou that judgest another?

James 5:20

Let him know, that he which converteth the sinner from the error of his way shall save a soul from death, and shall hide a multitude of sins.
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2023.05.25 12:37 KingofSpain0 Deuteronomy 22

Deuteronomy 22:1-30
If you see your fellow Israelite’s ox or sheep straying, do not ignore it but be sure to take it back to its owner. 2 If they do not live near you or if you do not know who owns it, take it home with you and keep it until they come looking for it. Then give it back. 3 Do the same if you find their donkey or cloak or anything else they have lost. Do not ignore it.
4 If you see your fellow Israelite’s donkey or ox fallen on the road, do not ignore it. Help the owner get it to its feet.
5 A woman must not wear men’s clothing, nor a man wear women’s clothing, for the Lord your God detests anyone who does this.
6 If you come across a bird’s nest beside the road, either in a tree or on the ground, and the mother is sitting on the young or on the eggs, do not take the mother with the young. 7 You may take the young, but be sure to let the mother go, so that it may go well with you and you may have a long life.
8 When you build a new house, make a parapet around your roof so that you may not bring the guilt of bloodshed on your house if someone falls from the roof.
9 Do not plant two kinds of seed in your vineyard; if you do, not only the crops you plant but also the fruit of the vineyard will be defiled.
10 Do not plow with an ox and a donkey yoked together.
11 Do not wear clothes of wool and linen woven together.
12 Make tassels on the four corners of the cloak you wear.

13 If a man takes a wife and, after sleeping with her, dislikes her 14 and slanders her and gives her a bad name, saying, “I married this woman, but when I approached her, I did not find proof of her virginity,” 15 then the young woman’s father and mother shall bring to the town elders at the gate proof that she was a virgin. 16 Her father will say to the elders, “I gave my daughter in marriage to this man, but he dislikes her. 17 Now he has slandered her and said, ‘I did not find your daughter to be a virgin.’ But here is the proof of my daughter’s virginity.” Then her parents shall display the cloth before the elders of the town, 18 and the elders shall take the man and punish him. 19 They shall fine him a hundred shekels of silver and give them to the young woman’s father, because this man has given an Israelite virgin a bad name. She shall continue to be his wife; he must not divorce her as long as he lives.
20 If, however, the charge is true and no proof of the young woman’s virginity can be found, 21 she shall be brought to the door of her father’s house and there the men of her town shall stone her to death. She has done an outrageous thing in Israel by being promiscuous while still in her father’s house. You must purge the evil from among you.
22 If a man is found sleeping with another man’s wife, both the man who slept with her and the woman must die. You must purge the evil from Israel.
23 If a man happens to meet in a town a virgin pledged to be married and he sleeps with her, 24 you shall take both of them to the gate of that town and stone them to death—the young woman because she was in a town and did not scream for help, and the man because he violated another man’s wife. You must purge the evil from among you.
25 But if out in the country a man happens to meet a young woman pledged to be married and rapes her, only the man who has done this shall die. 26 Do nothing to the woman; she has committed no sin deserving death. This case is like that of someone who attacks and murders a neighbor, 27 for the man found the young woman out in the country, and though the betrothed woman screamed, there was no one to rescue her.
28 If a man happens to meet a virgin who is not pledged to be married and rapes her and they are discovered, 29 he shall pay her father fifty shekels of silver. He must marry the young woman, for he has violated her. He can never divorce her as long as he lives.
30 A man is not to marry his father’s wife; he must not dishonor his father’s bed.
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2023.05.25 11:13 TypicalHaikuResponse Luke 14:12-14 “When you give a dinner or a banquet, do not invite your friends or your brothers(...), lest they also invite you in return and you be repaid. But when you give a feast, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind, and you will be blessed, because they cannot repay you

I've heard someone say when something is really important in the bible it's repeated.
Proverbs 19:17
Whoever is generous to the poor lends to the Lord, and He will repay him for his deed.
Proverbs 14:31
Whoever oppresses a poor man insults his Maker, but he who is generous to the needy honors Him.
Proverbs 22:9
Whoever has a bountiful eye will be blessed, for he shares his bread with the poor.
Proverbs 28:27
Whoever gives to the poor will not want, but he who hides his eyes will get many a curse.
Proverbs 29:7
A righteous man knows the rights of the poor; a wicked man does not understand such knowledge.
Proverbs 14:21
Whoever despises his neighbor is a sinner, but blessed is he who is generous to the poor.
Deuteronomy 15:11
For there will never cease to be poor in the land. Therefore I command you, ‘You shall open wide your hand to your brother, to the needy and to the poor, in your land.’
Luke 12:33-34
Sell your possessions, and give to the needy. Provide yourselves with moneybags that do not grow old, with a treasure in the heavens that does not fail, where no thief approaches and no moth destroys. For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.
Proverbs 21:13
Whoever closes his ear to the cry of the poor will himself call out and not be answered.
Give to the poor. It doesn't say poor you think will spend the money correctly. It doesn't say charities who will take care of the poor. The only quantifier is being poor. We should be very careful in doing so because it's repeated throughout the bible.
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