Empaths and Christianity

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empath is not one of the gifts of the Holy Spirit

look it up

as has been said, empathy is one thing, that is a verb

empath, is being used as a noun, whole other thing
 

Just_Jo

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We can't seem to project even the FRUIT of the Spirit.
How then can we be used by God through the gifts of the Holy Ghost?

There are visible and invisible things surrounding us.

The devil tries to imitate every thing about God.

I cannot say if a psychic is born again or not but I do know that we have restricted God in what He CAN do through us.

He gifts and calls people to different services and ministiries.
 

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Theres a difference between an empath and empathy.
Same difference between Doer and Doing. Not a big difference. One is a noun and the other is the present participle of the same meaning.

We don't have to subscribe to unchristian meanings of words nor give power to them for unbelievers. God is our reference not dictionaries. To me, empath is just someone who empathizes with people a lot, and is not that useful of a word given that all Christians empathize with people a lot.

Same with the word "gay". It just means lighthearted and carefree to a Christian. It has no other meaning as I don't care to empower unchristian meanings for the word. In fact, true gaiety only comes from faith in the Lord and truely gay people are those who have surrendered themselves to Christ. There is no other type of "gaiety" and no other meaning to "gay". And no, it most certainly doesn't involve the ugly sin of homosexuality that is declared an abomination in the Bible.
 

Just_Jo

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Please look @1 Samuel ch.28
Saul sought someone with a familiar to seek council of the prophet Samuel.
Deu. teaches thou shalt not suffer a witch to live.
What is a familiar spirit? Is it of the devil?
Yet God allowed Samuel to appear to Saul and give him prophecy of his end.
 

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Same difference between Doer and Doing. Not a big difference. One is a noun and the other is the present participle of the same meaning.

We don't have to subscribe to unchristian meanings of words nor give power to them for unbelievers. God is our reference not dictionaries. To me, empath is just someone who empathizes with people a lot, and is not that useful of a word given that all Christians empathize with people a lot.

Same with the word "gay". It just means lighthearted and carefree to a Christian. It has no other meaning as I don't care to empower unchristian meanings for the word. In fact, true gaiety only comes from faith in the Lord and truely gay people are those who have surrendered themselves to Christ. There is no other type of "gaiety" and no other meaning to "gay". And no, it most certainly doesn't involve the ugly sin of homosexuality that is declared an abomination in the Bible.
No... a empath channels familliar spirits and stuff. Empathy is a trait anyone can have. I care about wording. Makes sure you dont get inro misunderstandinga
 

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No... a empath channels familliar spirits and stuff. Empathy is a trait anyone can have. I care about wording. Makes sure you dont get inro misunderstandinga
I don't socialize with occult people. As such, I don't care about misunderstandings with them as I am not interested in anything they believe in.
 

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I don't socialize with occult people. As such, I don't care about misunderstandings with them as I am not interested in anything they believe in.
When theres Christians who just spin terms around they can get into misunderstandings. I see your just here to fight or debate. I am not.
 

AndyMaleh

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No... a empath channels familliar spirits and stuff. Empathy is a trait anyone can have. I care about wording. Makes sure you dont get inro misunderstandinga
Besides, you are clearly very young and inexperienced with English words. Otherwise, you would have agreed with us already.

Misunderstandings start with the heart, not with words.
 

Demi777

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Besides, you are clearly very young and inexperienced with English words. Otherwise, you would have agreed with us already.

Misunderstandings start with the heart, not with words.
There another try to provoke.
Who is us? You dont even know me yet you are judging. I will block you now. I dont have time for this
 

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Uhuh if you say so. Can you leave me alone now?
You're very young.
You'll learn that you don't know it all child.
I'll be happy to leave you alone. Can you stop starting threads? This way when people who know more than you do respond, you can avoid looking foolish and unteachable when you make ridiculous juvenile comments like the one above.
 

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No... a empath channels familliar spirits and stuff. Empathy is a trait anyone can have. I care about wording. Makes sure you dont get inro misunderstandinga
Just for the record for those capable of learning here. The above is false! People who channel spirits are called Channelers! JZ Knight is one of the more famous ones, or I should say was, until her ex-husband outted her as a fraud channeling an ancient spirit she called, Ramtha. He said he walked in on her one day when she was practicing the voice she used in claiming she was channeling Ramtha, when her own voice changed. But she made millions frauding people gullible enough to buy her books, CD's and attend her seminars.

Our member Demi doesn't know what Empathy is, nor that those who feel Empathy are often called Empaths. The Bible even refers to Empathy. And amazingly enough this is her thread from the looks of her taking over as she has.
https://www.openbible.info/topics/empathy
It appears she's not keen on learning the truth but rather ignoring that in order to levy sarcastic unkind graceless remarks toward people who care to respond.
Young. She's very young. (praying)
 
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You're very young.
You'll learn that you don't know it all child.
I'll be happy to leave you alone. Can you stop starting threads? This way when people who know more than you do respond, you can avoid looking foolish and unteachable when you make ridiculous juvenile comments like the one above.

I know Demi (I've actually been here longer that it looks like cause this is not my first profile)

I totally agree with her and she knows what she talking about. an empath is not a sensitive Christian

I also know what I am talking about and I am not as young as she is

she is not the one looking foolish and it's sad you would say the things you did
 
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Just for the record for those capable of learning here. The above is false! People who channel spirits are called Channelers! JZ Knight is one of the more famous ones, or I should say was, until her ex-husband outted her as a fraud channeling an ancient spirit she called, Ramtha. He said he walked in on her one day when she was practicing the voice she used in claiming she was channeling Ramtha, when her own voice changed. But she made millions frauding people gullible enough to buy her books, CD's and attend her seminars.

Our member Demi doesn't know what Empathy is, nor that those who feel Empathy are often called Empaths. The Bible even refers to Empathy. And amazingly enough this is her thread from the looks of her taking over as she has.
https://www.openbible.info/topics/empathy
It appears she's not keen on learning the truth but rather ignoring that in order to levy sarcastic unkind graceless remarks toward people who care to respond.
Young. She's very young. (praying)

at the risk of boring people, an empath is not a person who has empathy

you know soggy, you go out of your way to harass sometimes

it is actually yourself and a few others who have trouble with the meaning of words even though the explanation is very simple

empathy is what we can have for another, as in you feel sad that your friend just lost her dog or cat or house

an empath is someone who supposedly actually TAKES ON THE FEELINGS OF YOUR SAD FRIEND which is not a Christian practice

It appears she's not keen on learning the truth but rather ignoring that in order to levy sarcastic unkind graceless remarks toward people who care to respond.
that is uncalled for and not true


Demi is well known here and you are becoming well known for the type of comments you leave to put people down

people like Demi and trust her. maybe learn something yourself. I am not going to respond further to you in this thread and I am careful of how I might say something to you in other threads because you seem to lean towards conspiracies with no proof

I honestly hope a few of you in this thread would do a little research instead of blasting people who know more than you and been polite while you create ad hominim attacks
 

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Just for the record for those capable of learning here. The above is false! People who channel spirits are called Channelers! JZ Knight is one of the more famous ones, or I should say was, until her ex-husband outted her as a fraud channeling an ancient spirit she called, Ramtha. He said he walked in on her one day when she was practicing the voice she used in claiming she was channeling Ramtha, when her own voice changed. But she made millions frauding people gullible enough to buy her books, CD's and attend her seminars.

Our member Demi doesn't know what Empathy is, nor that those who feel Empathy are often called Empaths. The Bible even refers to Empathy. And amazingly enough this is her thread from the looks of her taking over as she has.
https://www.openbible.info/topics/empathy
It appears she's not keen on learning the truth but rather ignoring that in order to levy sarcastic unkind graceless remarks toward people who care to respond.
Young. She's very young. (praying)
As always people take something more complicated and try to simplify down to mean only one thing.
An "empath" can simply mean someone who is very empathetic.
Social workers are trained in what it means to be empathetic, and those that do well in it are often called empaths. I do see it as skill.

Of course the is always the dark side of anything where empaths are also part of new age mystic experience.
Occult in its true, narrow sense means "hidden" so ... "new age" is the revealing of the occult so it is not really occult anymore.
 

soggykitten

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As always people take something more complicated and try to simplify down to mean only one thing.
An "empath" can simply mean someone who is very empathetic.
Social workers are trained in what it means to be empathetic, and those that do well in it are often called empaths. I do see it as skill.

Of course the is always the dark side of anything where empaths are also part of new age mystic experience.
Occult in its true, narrow sense means "hidden" so ... "new age" is the revealing of the occult so it is not really occult anymore.
True, no longer hidden. And true, dark sided people are able to corrupt most anything they wish. Exploiting what is a positive natural God given sense for their own gain. Frauds like JZ Knight, Mediums, and the like.

I think what is troubling with regard to that which fosters condemnation and a malevolent spirit or meaning to Empathy and what it means to be Empathic, is not just the lack of understanding of what Empathy is, and the clear refusal to learn the truth about it, but the effort undertaken to make it appear as if those who are Empathetic, or Empathic, and hold Empathy, are of the Devil. Which would mean to imply, they're not actually Christians.

Sordid agendas of that nature are dark in themselves. Though it may also indicate that lack of Empathy is the issue. And making something sordid and of the adversary then makes them feel blessed, rather than in deficit of a sense that allows us to be more in tune with that God given sense, and as such relate to community as well as the state of the world in its sin.

Empathy is all through scripture and presented in a positive God affirming way. Condemn that at ones own peril.

1 Peter 3:8 Finally, all of you, have unity of mind, sympathy, brotherly love, a tender heart, and a humble mind.

https://teachinghumblehearts.com/en/sharing-gods-great-gift-empathy/
 

Demi777

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I know Demi (I've actually been here longer that it looks like cause this is not my first profile)

I totally agree with her and she knows what she talking about. an empath is not a sensitive Christian

I also know what I am talking about and I am not as young as she is

she is not the one looking foolish and it's sad you would say the things you did
The funny thing is that they dont even know how old I am nor how old this picture is.
Ive given up dealing with unteachable people around here. Even less those who condemn young ones (already unbiblical), calling me a child is an insult in itself so thats that too, then looking down on people who aren't saved.
CC has gone down the drain long ago. Enough reason for me to only come by every once in a while.
Thanks for standing up xx
 

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