The Overalls of Lamb’s Harbinger

After 4+ years of blogging, a summary of Lamb’s Harbinger’s most basic and practical Christian discipleship is in order. These are the overalls—how LH is sure knowing God works in the real world: THE BIBLE — Context is King — The Bible is NOT Subjective Testimony — Recommended Study Bibles and Translations PRAYER — “REMEMBER” | The Bible’s Most Powerful Prayer — “A Guide …

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Binding and Loosing

Matthew 16:18-19 (ESV) 18 And I tell you, you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it. 19 I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven, and whatever you bind on earth shall be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven. I maintain that …

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The Groaning Ghost of Romans 8

“But he that searches the hearts knows what is the mind of the Spirit, because he makes intercession for the saints according to the will of God.” (Rom 8:27, NASB) Re-stated w/ cross-reference proofs: “Christ knows the mind of the Spirit (groaning in us – v.26), because Christ (the Heart Searcher, Rev. 2:23) makes intercession …

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Are We Saved or Traumatized by American Christianity? – KAITLIN B. CURTICE

    When I was seven years old, I prayed the “sinner’s prayer,” asking Jesus to “come into my heart” to save me from sin and death. If you grew up in a conservative Christian household, maybe you did the same. From that point on, my spiritual life was shaped by this duality: saved or… …

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C. S. Lewis’ Emeth: An Illustration of Inclusive Salvation

*Aslan’s words to Emeth, in which he ratifies the good deeds the latter did even under the name of Tash, are the subject of some controversy. I take to me the services which thou hast done to Tash [the false god]… if any man swear by him and keep his oath for the oath’s sake, …

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Authentic Christianity is NOT a Religion; Jesus Abolished the 7 Pillars of Institutional Religion

Institutional clergy hate the fact that Jesus abolished institutional religion. They will fume and fight to defend the legitimacy of their institutional “position.” They often point to observances within traditional Churchianity, in an attempt to prove Christianity is indeed a religion. While genuine Christianity is a Way, following and participating in the life of Christ, …

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Woman sues former SBC leader Paige Patterson, accusing him of threatening her for reporting rape – HoustonChronicle.com

Paige Patterson, the former Southern Baptist Convention president who was recently removed as a seminary head for his handling of sex abuse claims, is being sued by a woman who says he threatened, intimidated and humiliated her after she reported multiple rapes to him. The woman, a former student of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary who …

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A Brief History of Fundamentalist Christianity in the USA

When we talk about the history of Fundamentalism & rightwing Politics, we have to go all the way back to the mid-to-late 1800s, when both Darwin’s theory of evolution AND the field of archaeology’s discoveries led to a controversy over the reliability of the Bible to give Western societies a proper account of humanity’s origins. …

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Bruce Wilson & Prof André Gagné on “Spiritual Mapping”

Back in ‘010 & ‘011 when I was studying this is detail, “spiritual mapping” was already widespread. But it’s even more common now (see: https://t.co/TkQvvGbGZn ) SM’s “prayer warriors” will tell you it’s all about mapping demonic influence but (BUT)… — Our democracy has no more “guardrails” (@brucewilson) June 8, 2019 …SPECIFIC PEOPLE. So it …

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Bruce Wilson & Prof André Gagné on “Spiritual Mapping”

Back in '010 & '011 when I was studying this is detail, "spiritual mapping" was already widespread. But it's even more common now (see: https://t.co/TkQvvGbGZn ) SM's "prayer warriors" will tell you it's all about mapping demonic influence but (BUT)… — Our democracy has no more "guardrails" (@brucewilson) June 8, 2019 …SPECIFIC PEOPLE. So it …

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