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I believe it will be informative, can you clarify why some parts are underlined or not

Rewrite of the above reply:
Thanks for the question. It was for emphasis of the key words. But I don't have a proofreader. Today I noticed a number of the key words were not underlined. So I changed my collection appropriately: Interesting Spiritual Acronyms-- Version 2 -- https://app.box.com/s/6jcb9abykts7o4imkmoig9hd4btj5fey

You can use any of them for ministering to others. They say so much in such small spaces. I have used the above ones many times in e-mails and Facebook. God bless you.
 

blue_ladybug

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i need help! i am fighting an uphill battle with people who will say anything but the truth. i discovered gods hidden layer of reality. i then worked at it until this man appears with his arm already hugging me. no joke! he told me i will get a mark that will enable me to truly see the world. and check this out folks, i can photograph the things i can see. i can see the most amazing things that has existed literally right over our heads, and i have been shown the real sun and moon. they are not what you are told. and aliens are a fake distraction to hide god. science is all about hiding god by brainwashing everyone in school by replacing god with what they call mother nature., folks i have been given a huge gift and at first i was terrified because i was not used to being able to see god and his angels cleaning the air with fog vapors big enough to cover half the city and beyond if they want, but it is so thick it's hard to breathe. so god showed me how the same thing is also trapped in old black and white movies. once i understood these are normal things that happen early am. like 4am. i have been given the keys to heaven and folks i got to see heaven! i spent a whole year being educated about the real reality of god and his angels. i follow god literally and not just for an hour a week, and not just by doing things i believe deserve rewards for. and i also know who the true believers are and who fake it. now a persons reaction to my pictures also help show me who's who!. if somebody is actually a non believer they believe in nasa instead. they work hard to convince people science is in but god is out. god is real and a lot closer to you than you know.

If you know God so well, how come you never capitalize His name? :/
 

Deade

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Dear behindthevale, get an education before you start posting things. And change your user-name to behindtheveil to express what you mean. ;)(y):cool:
 

theanointedwinner

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Please @Deade, can you initiate a pm for me? I am unable to initiate any pm due to cc.com limitations
 
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***About Abba Father-- https://www.box.com/s/6d64cf7a92cb45cc9b7c

Heaven-- ETRSF (37 pgs.)-- https://app.box.com/s/ygancqe7unedx4kbjnm6e95o3986mwzy

Kingdom of God and Kingdom of Heaven Bible Study-- https://app.box.com/s/ehz7uva001hyo13l6g1jtwo58zxn0i6a

About Electing By God The Father—ETRSF (14 pgs.)-- https://app.box.com/s/lcm0gzsiwtugdsvu11jrk4qdb3be9jsx

Abnormal True Children of God Scriptures-- in ETRSF (19 pgs.)--

https://app.box.com/s/qjhelfpshxs1f2moi999yvtthjp4xlzo

Rich and Poor-- ETRS (34 pgs.)-- https://app.box.com/s/7xe6703a4x3p1c05jxbeuc31fg3n809u

***About Jesus Christ-- https://www.box.com/s/1acfc3e39f1affcb74cc

Prophecies fulfilled by Jesus Christ-- https://app.box.com/s/0pv2owduz7dkq0yh5ida

Truth-- ETRSF (27 pgs.)-- https://app.box.com/s/3h8nvx63ppfzy4kpsr6mhasy1jgxa359

Light in ETRSF (17 pgs.)-- https://app.box.com/s/yfyjwbnmwgsr1r8cvb1gxrjiq4eaj9jg


Note: The "1--" and "2--" items are what I considered the best.
 

theanointedwinner

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"Amen"...............and, there shall be no doubt, whenever the Holy spirit comes upon a life...it shall
be known.".....:)
'Praise God'
Figuratively speaking, if I'm a hired hitman against doubt, then this testimony would be the assassin's choice against doubt

We are on the winning side
 
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F -- fear not

A -- assurance from God's Word

I -- in God's love

T -- trust in God and the Bible

H -- holiness with Holy Spirit and Bible help







P -- power from Heaven

R -- ruled/guided by the agapè love of God and His Word

A -- attentive to the Holy Spirit

Y -- yearning for God's truths and repentance to righteousness by many

E -- earnest to be righteous and compassionate

R -- ready for the return of the Messiah and His deliverance for believers




C -- Christ, confession

H -- Holy Spirit help

A -- attitudes and actions

N -- needs

G -- good works (Ephesians 2:10)

E -- everywhere for eternity




C -- commitment to God's truth

O -- obedience to the Holy Spirit

U -- understanding God's desires

R -- revival spiritually

A -- attentiveness for opportunities to minister

G -- gratefulness to God, especially for His protection

E -- enduring in faith of God
 

theanointedwinner

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Somehow my "inner persona" softened and become "child-like", I saw myself as if I'm a little child "wishing upon a star" or "feeling excited to receive a Christmas gift" as if expecting to see something
special, and I prayed with an inner child, "I want you in my life"
I believe this is what it's like to have pure love for God

And this is also my favorite part
 
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Always Have a Dream

(by Amanda Bradley)


Forget about the days when it's been cloudy,

but don't forget your hours in the sun.

Forget about the times you've been defeated,

but don't forget the victories you've won.


Forget about mistakes that you can't change now,

but don't forget the lessons that you learned.

Forget about misfortunes you've encountered,

but don't forget the times your luck has turned.


Forget about the days when you're been lonely,

but don't forget the friendly smiles you've seen.

Forget about the plans that didn't seem to work out right,

but don't forget to always have a dream.



Give Me a New Dream

(by Catherine Marshall)


Father,

Once I had such big dreams,

so much anticipation of the future.

Now no shimmering horizon beckons me;

my days are lack-luster.

I see so little of lasting value in the daily round.

Where is Your plan for my life?


You have told us that without vision, we perish.

So, Father in Heaven, knowing that I can ask in confidence

for what is Your expressed will to give me,

I ask you to deposit in my mind and heart that particular dream,

the special vision You have for my life.


And along with the dream,

will You give me whatever graces, patience, and stamina

takes to see the dream through to fruition?

I sense this may involve adventures I have not bargained for,

but I want to trust You enough

to follow even if You lead along new paths.


I admit to liking some of my ruts,

but I know that habit patterns,

that seem like cozy nests from the inside,

from Your vantage point may be prison cells.



Lord, if you want to break down any prisons of mine

before I can see the stars and catch the vision,

then, Lord, begin the process now.

In joyous expectation. Amen.

Hope-- split-up version-- ETRSF (20 pgs.)-- https://app.box.com/s/c6otjib9q2ubf43mvco94ntgseg4fz4i

Waiting For and On God-- ETRSF (7 pgs.) -- https://app.box.com/s/q26lmvpdw529b6e1zzjp3c53zv5nmyp8

WFOG suggested answers (2 pgs.)-- https://app.box.com/s/b1t5oaqvaim7dj1k58jolj10j2qh1iiz

Against anxiety and worrying:
Let and Permit—ETRSF (8 pgs.)-- https://app.box.com/s/74ca482x0jzakahzfusq2ux88g99wlav

True friendship A-Z list and Hebrews 10 challenges.doc-- https://app.box.com/s/it1i9muknowr38x7patrsxtxfxgtb0sh
 

Dillon93

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Hey! I hope you are all doing well. Jesus does indeed draw us to the Father through the Spirit. I was led to God this was, God drew me in and convicted my heart - without that I would have never admitted to being a sinner and wanted salvation. It's more than that though!
Once you are saved, you should spiritually CRAVE righteousness and SEEK your Lord with all your heart - by loving God and seeking Jesus, little by little, studying the word, praying, never ceasing, you will slowly change, slowly love, walls in your heart will fall, you will become in love with our God in a way that's so indescribable. It truly is amazing. I'm a little over 6 years into being saved and I can testify that I am a completely different creation. I can't wait to meet Him.
 
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Hey! I hope you are all doing well. Jesus does indeed draw us to the Father through the Spirit. I was led to God this was, God drew me in and convicted my heart - without that I would have never admitted to being a sinner and wanted salvation. It's more than that though!
Once you are saved, you should spiritually CRAVE righteousness and SEEK your Lord with all your heart - by loving God and seeking Jesus, little by little, studying the word, praying, never ceasing, you will slowly change, slowly love, walls in your heart will fall, you will become in love with our God in a way that's so indescribable. It truly is amazing. I'm a little over 6 years into being saved and I can testify that I am a completely different creation. I can't wait to meet Him.
I read this yesterday:
Eternal Security


(by Wil Pounds)





Can the Christian know with assurance that he has eternal life? The Scriptures promise that whoever believes on Jesus Christ as their savior shall have everlasting life. This great Biblical doctrine does not rely upon a few proof texts, but is the broad teaching of the whole Bible.





The Bible consistently teaches that no one whom God has brought to a saving knowledge of Jesus Christ will ever go to hell or be lost again. This is the Biblical doctrine of perseverance of the saints. God never starts a project that He does not finish. He is persevering. If God has started something in your life, He will finish it. If you have been born again, justified by grace alone through faith alone in Jesus Christ alone you need never fear that you will be spiritually lost again. You were dead in your trespasses and sins until the Holy Spirit regenerated you spiritually. God never begins a project that He does not finish. Moreover, when He does it, God does it perfectly!





Yes, legalism teaches just the opposite. Legalists do not want the believer to have the security of God's sovereign grace and redeeming love. Spiritual insecurity and immaturity keeps people depending upon these religious leaders and their system rather than confidence and trust in God alone. It is the revealed will of God that each regenerate person should have assurance that he or she is a new creature in Jesus Christ (2 Corinthians 5:17; 1 John 5:13). May the Holy Spirit enlighten our minds and our hearts to these wondrous truths.





The Bible consistently teaches us that when a sinner believes in Christ as Savior at one moment in time, God keeps the believer secure forever. He does not have to keep on being "born again" over and over again. However, He does when necessary discipline an erring Christian as a beloved child. Salvation once possessed cannot be lost. This belief in God's merciful and secure salvation is not a license to careless living, but on the contrary is a powerful incentive for godly living (John 10:27-30; Romans 8:38-39; 12:1-2; 1 Corinthians 1:4-9; 12:12; Hebrews 10:14; 12:6-13; 1 Peter 1:3-5).





In Philippians 1:6 the apostle Paul teaches us, "For I am confident of this very thing, that He who began a good work in you will perfect it until the day of Christ Jesus." Has God begun the good work of salvation in you? Have you been born again? Has He put His life in you? Have you confessed your sins to Him and put your faith in Jesus Christ as your savior?





God began a good work of salvation when you believed on Christ and He will consummate it when Jesus returns. "Being confident" is in the perfect tense in Greek indicating the apostle Paul had come to a settled conviction earlier about their salvation and he still is confident that it was true. Salvation is the good work of God (Ephesians 2:8-10).





First John 5:13 reads, "These things I have written to you who believe in the name of the Son of God, in order that you may know that you have eternal life." "These are written that you may know," no just know, but "to know with a settled intuitive knowledge." You can have eternal life by believing in Jesus Christ (John 20:31), and know that you have it. Despite anything Satan and the antichrist suggests believers do indeed possess eternal life now. The assurance of one's salvation always rests essentially and satisfactorily on the direct promises that God makes to the believer in His Word.





We know that we have eternal life! There the witness of the Spirit within the believer and there is the witness of the Scriptures. "To know" often rendered "to be sure," "to be assured," "to have no doubt." "I write you this so that you may know that you have eternal life" (TEV).





We do not earn eternal life; it is a gift from God (Ephesians 2:8-10). Jesus Christ is the gift. We receive Him. "He who has the Son has life" (1 John 5:12). Do you have the Son? We receive the gift of eternal life by faith. Not to believe is to make God out a liar.


The Holy Spirit inspired the apostle John to write the Gospel "that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing, you may have life in His name" (John 20:31). Have you put your faith in Jesus Christ? Do you have His life in you? He went on write his epistle to give assurance to those who have believed on Christ. "These things I have written to you who have believed in the name of the Son of God, in order that you may know that you have eternal life" (1 John 5:13). Do you have this assurance of eternal life? You can know with absolute knowledge that you are having eternal life. "You have" is in the present tense, indicating that you already have eternal life; it is not a future promise, but a present reality.





John 10:27-30 teaches us "eternal life" is the gift Jesus gives His sheep now (Jn. 6:27, 40; 1 John 2:25; 5:11). "No one shall snatch them out of My hand," Jesus said (Jn. 10:28). "No wolf, no thief, no bandit, no hireling, no demon, not even the devil can pluck the sheep out of My hand" (A. T. Robertson). From the man’s outlook we become one of His sheep by believing on Jesus Christ, and from the divine view we believe because we are His sheep. Colossians 3:3 says, "Your life is hid together with Christ in God." Moreover, verse twenty-nine tells us the greatness of the Father is the ground of the safety of the flock. "No one is able to snatch them out of the Father's hand." "I and the Father are one" (Jn. 10:30). "Shall never perish" is a strong double negative affirmation in the Greek like, "they will indeed not ever perish." The security of the sheep is found in the ability of the Shepherd to defend and preserve His flock. Thank God, the security of the believer does not depend on the ability of the believer, but our great sovereign God and Savior Jesus Christ. No one is strong enough to snatch the believer from the Father's hand. It is double security because Jesus holds us in His hands and the Father has His hands around Jesus! Jesus and the Father have the closest possible unity of purpose (Jn. 10:30). Jesus and he Father are One in will and goal of salvation for all who believe on Christ.





"Eternal life" here is characterized as a gift from God, not something earned, which will "never perish," and "no one can snatch them out of my hand," and "no one can snatch them out of My Father's hand." Our salvation can never be stolen or taken away. This is true eternal security; we are safe in the Father's arms. Who can separate us from the love of God? None! (Romans 8:38-39).
 
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The sheep have an intimacy with Jesus Christ, listen to His voice, understand the message of salvation and follow Him. This passage is one of the clearest statements that the believer in Jesus Christ for salvation will never be lost. Jesus is the Good Shepherd and He has never lost one of His flock. "You do not believe because you are not one of My sheep" is very clear.


Will the Lord Jesus Christ lose the purchase of His blood? Definitely not is the answer the apostle Paul gives in Romans 8:29-39. God's ultimate goal is to make us like Jesus and He will not fail. The realization of the goal is certain (Rom. 8:28-30).


Based on God's Word we can know that we have eternal life. It has nothing to do with our feelings, and everything to do with the integrity of God. In God's mind, once a son, always a son (Rom. 8:15-17; Galatians 4:4-7). God chose to adopt us, and that is a permanent relationship with Him. Once you are a child of God, you are always a child of God. Once you are in God's family, you are there forever.





How can God not freely give us all things? Since God is for us, who then can possibly stand against us? Most people ask, but is God really for me? He answered that question once and for all at Calvary (John 3:16; Romans 5:6, 8). "He did not spare His own Son, but delivered Him up for us all, how will He not also with Him freely give us all things?" (Rom. 8:32). Since God is for us, He is always for us. Christ died as my substitute on the cross. How much does God love you and me? Jesus died for our sins while we were His enemy. God spared not His own Son to save us. Since God has taken care of the greatest possible gifts in the giving of His Son, surely we can depend upon Him to take care of the lesser gifts.





God saved us by His grace and He continues to sustain us by His grace. Everything needed in securing our glorification will be freely and completely bestowed in God's sovereign saving grace. How could God possibly fail to glorify the believer who has been justified by faith when He has already given His unspeakable and incomparable gift of His only Son?





"Who can bring any charge against those whom God has chosen?" (Rom. 8:33). Since God has justified us, no charge can be brought against those whom God has chosen (Rom. 8:33-34). God not only imputes our sins to His Son, but He takes the perfect righteousness of Jesus and imputes it to the believer. You and I stand clothed with the perfect robes of the righteousness of Jesus Christ before a righteous and holy God. No one can lay any charge against me because I am arrayed in the righteousness of Jesus Christ. "No condemnation" is the verdict of God (Romans 8:1).





What shall separate us from the love of God? (Rom. 8:35) Nothing. We are secure in the love of God in Christ. "The Lord is for me; I will not fear, what can man do to me?" (Psalm 118:6). God really does love us and nothing, nothing, nothing can separate us from His love.





Our great God and Savior Jesus Christ guarantees our sanctification and glorification. Our salvation from beginning in regeneration to its completion in glorification is ultimately God's work, which we believers appropriate by faith.





What is the worst thing man can do to me? Kill me? Even that will only usher me into the very presence of God the Father in heaven (Acts 7:56-60). Who can stand against the LORD God? Nobody. Nothing. The LORD God will protect His investment. Next to His only begotten Son, we are His most precious possessions He has because He purchased us with His own blood. Nobody and nothing can harm the redeemed people of God.





1 John 3:2 tells us we are even now God's children! Yet, the greater glory is to come because we are now the children of God. Our destiny and glory is to be like Jesus (Romans 8:29). "We shall see Him as He is." Our destiny is to be conformed to the image of God in Christ (1 Corinthians 15:52-54; Philippians 3:21). The transformation will result from seeing "Him as He is." Everyone who has Christ "purifies Himself, just as He is pure."





The open vision of the coming Lord will bring us face to face with Him, and "what we shall be" will be in the likeness of Him because "we shall see Him as He is." Through the sanctifying work of the Holy Spirit we are being conformed more and more to His spiritual likeness, but there is a day coming when this body of our humiliation will be changed to an outward expression like His body of glory.





When a person uses the promise of eternal security as a license to sin it only proves the deceitfulness of his own heart and proves he has never been born again. It proves he does not understand grace and has never experienced the radical change of the spiritual birth.





When sheep hear the voice of the Good Shepherd, they are obedient. Do you hear His voice? Are you following Him? Are you obedient to His voice? Have you been born again? These are evidences that Christ by His Spirit dwells in you (Romans 8:16). The Holy Spirit gives origin to the grace of full assurance to the believer (1 John 2:20, 27; 2 Corinthians 1:22; 5:5; Ephesians 1:13-14; 4:30).





Our salvation does not depend upon our obedience to the law, church membership, or our baptism by immersion. Salvation is by grace alone through faith in Jesus Christ. Have you put your faith in Jesus Christ alone to save you?





A. A. Hodge wrote, "True assurance begets unfeigned humility; false assurance begets spiritual pride (1 Corinthians 15:10; Galatians 6:14)." True assurance "leads to increased diligence in the practice of holiness; the false leads to sloth and self-indulgence (Psalm 51:12, 13, 14)." True Biblical assurance "leads to candid self-examination and to a desire to be searched and corrected by God; the false leads to a disposition to be satisfied with appearance and to avoid accurate investigation (Psalm 139:23, 24)." True assurance of eternal life "leads to constant aspirations after more intimate fellowship with God (1 John 3:2, 3)" (Commentary on the Westminster Confession).
 

theanointedwinner

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During our spiritual discussion, God was speaking through Professor in such a way that the Holy Spirit resonate the words in my heart, with maximum possible effectiveness toward the gospel. The questions I ask to Professor somehow help smoothen the process of the gospel, because God was guiding us. I became strongly convicted of my awareness of sin
This conviction is evidence that God works backstage (ie: to create and increase willingness for God), don't worry about how God operates, just trust him

This happens especially at the final point of us "desiring too see what it's like" and God can use that to draw us

For example: I want to see if it is possible for me to repent, or I want to see what is it like to change my perspective

All in all, the ultimate wisdom is found in the testimony of one's salvation, and the ultimate wisdom is not our doing but God working backstage, working in our hearts for Him