No way! She didn't even care about the pain. 28)? John 16:4: "But I have told you these things so that when the time comes, you may remember that I said them to you. The next day again John was standing with two of his disciples, and … There are going to be people saying, 'We did this, Lord; we did a work for You, Lord.' By this means we know that we are in Him. John 4:23 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] John 4:23, NIV: "Yet a time is coming and has now come when the true worshipers will worship the Father in the Spirit and in truth, for they are the kind of worshipers the Father seeks." So, part of the destruction of Jerusalem came because of the killing of James. You get up before any group of 'religious' people and tell them that, you would be condemned for intolerance. Rom. That is the greatest work! Then some of His disciples said to one another, 'What is this that He is saying to us, "A little while, and you shall not see Me; and again a little while, and you shall see Me," and, "because I am going to the Father"?' Verse 20: "Truly, truly I tell you, you shall weep and lament, but the world shall rejoice; and you shall be grieved, but your grief shall be turned into joy." But the wrath has come upon them to the uttermost" (vs 10-16). I think that the focus on preaching the Gospel has got to come more in Who and What Jesus was and is than the fact that God is going to set up a government on this earth. But that doesn't mean you know God! Let's look at this way: I hire you to work for me and you come in, and I say I'll pay you $10/hr. Everything that the Father has is Mine; for this reason, I said that it shall receive from Me and shall disclose these things to you" (vs 12-15). That's why God is not causing all kinds of miracles, yet. God or No God? That's what it really means to believe into Jesus Christ. He is "the voice" of Isaiah 40:3, from the Greek word phone.Jesus, on the other hand, is "The Word," from the Greek word logos (John 1:1). Ask, and you shall receive, that your joy may be full" (vs 23-24). [⇑ See verse text ⇑] John the Baptist makes one crystal-clear claim to fulfill Old Testament prophecy. Therefore, they said to Him, 'What shall we do, in order that we ourselves may do the works of God?' Is any man going to create 'religious' things that makes a better religion than God can provide? Jesus answered and said to them…" (vs 27-29), go build buildings, schools, hospitals, seminaries, churches, feed the poor, print magazines, booklets. In other words, God owes it to you. 'You come over here and join this church and we're going to march arm in arm to bring the Kingdom of God.' I think we're right on the verge of really beginning to really understand and grasp what it means to believe to the depths of your being! No! General Secretariat Government Relations Human Resources International Justice and Peace Justice, Peace & Human Development Laity, Marriage, Family Life & … $20? A seventeen page study says that sex and cults are two divisives, to be defined simply and clearly. Verse 6: "Even as David also declares the blessedness of the man to whom God imputes righteousness separate from works: 'Blessed are those whose transgressions are forgiven, and whose sins are covered'" (vs 6-7). I think we're beginning to receive some of that joy that comes from God in understanding these things. The one who does not love does not know God because God is love" (vs 7-8). We have two things that John[transcriber's correction] is excluding: Jesus said of the Pharisees, 'I know you that you do not have the love of God in you.' We're going to find that is one of the greatest sins that can be. Romans 10:1: "Brethren, the earnest desire of my heart and my supplication to God for Israel is for salvation. It's coming! This is the 12th Benediction and it's called 'Birat ha-Minim': That's referring to Christians; they were called apostates. That's not to say that the Scripture is not so, but you look back and at Hannah—Samuel's mother—and she had joy when Samuel was born. When I first read that I couldn't understand that. I think that if we really let these things soak in deeply what God did through Jesus Christ I think it will be more meaningful to us that the great God Who created the vastness of the universe would do this for all of humankind. But He said, 'If you believe and have faith…' Maybe that missing ingredient of really believing on Christ the way it should have been is what has really been missing. John 6:27: "'Do not labor for the food that perishes, but for the food that endures unto eternal life, which the Son of man shall give to you; for Him has God the Father sealed.' ★1 John 2:23 (NKJV)★ Whoever denies the Son does not have the Father either; he who acknowledges the Son has the Father also. That is defining one kind of sin. Even then they didn't comprehend it, even after Jesus was resurrected. Matthew 24:14: "And this Gospel of the Kingdom shall be proclaimed in all the world for a witness to all nations; and then shall the end come. He is coming as the Conquering King of the whole world, and yes, if you fight Christ you will die! That's a tremendously powerful statement. They do it on an organized basis. But be courageous! Then it was in His name that they were performing miracles and announcing salvation. But Israel… [referring here to the Jews] …although they followed after a law of righteousness, did not attain to a law of righteousness. However, when that one has come, even the Spirit of the Truth, it will lead you into all Truth because it shall not speak from itself, but whatever it shall hear, it shall speak. To view & Hear Reviews. A recent newspaper headline: Vatican Takes Stand Against Religious Cult. As you sow, so shall you reap! From Vatican City: The Vatican…exhorted Roman Catholic priests worldwide to work against the proliferation of religious sects and cults that win converts through brainwashing, sexual enticement and separation from family and society. Every time something went wrong they added another law. What if you are able to keep the commandments of God in the letter perfectly? (vs 43-44). Until this day, you have asked nothing in My name. It wasn't the fact that we didn't have God's Spirit—we do! We're having, again, a revival. Verse 24: "And the one who keeps His commandments is dwelling in Him, and He in him…", 1-John 2:3 "By this standard we know that we know Him: if we keep His commandments.". Let's look at Acts 20 in the light of the tremendous sacrifice of Jesus Christ, and the tremendous meaning of the grace of God. So, if you really believe, then you're going to know. The reason that I'm asking all of these questions is because in the past we thought the Gospel was only the preaching of the Kingdom of God. John 4:23 - 4:24. And because I speak the Truth, you do not believe Me. For this reason you do not hear, because you are not of God" (vs 44-47). Thank you for watching! There were 37 things about Christ and God that we need to know that are related to us in the book of 1-John. Why is that such a sin? If you do the job well I'm going to give you a bonus. ", With this statement, our understanding in the past, and somehow it got out that the government of God was coming on the earth, that's all that was needed to be told to people. They shall cast you out of the synagogues; furthermore, the time is coming that everyone who kills you will think that he is rendering service to God" (vs 1-2). That's why when you try and earn salvation it can never happen. That is the greatest sin! That the Gentiles, who did not follow after righteousness, have attained righteousness, even the righteousness that is by faith. It was Jesus Christ, and there is salvation to believing that! "…'This is the work of God: that you believe in Him Whom He has sent.'" Let the noerim and the minim be destroyed in a moment. Festus was dead and Albinus was but upon the road, so he assembled the Sanhedrin of judges and brought before them the brother of Jesus, who was called Christ, James and some others, and when they had formed an accusation against them, as breakers of the law, he delivered them to be stoned. Our latest booklet, written by Duncan Macleod, thoughtfully examines the science behind Atheist beliefs. Even if you did it in the letter perfectly, because that is only the outside. "…truly in this one the love of God is being perfected. Context is king when interpreting scripture, and this is no exception.Let's take a look. 'Those are heathen worshiping idols, we know who they are, we can put up with them. The result of that was the Protestant Reformation. The one who is of God hears the words of God. Sounds like a good cause. Truly, truly I tell you, whatever you shall ask the Father in My name, He will give you. It works everywhere you sign in, even with the mobile app! Otherwise, it becomes too much like a political movement. Then you know that they have a least some kind of relationship with God. It's what's in the inside; we understand about the law of sin and death. My Father will love him - The more any man loves and obeys, the more God will love him. Verse 23: "And in that day you shall ask Me nothing. Frankly, as we see this coming, I'm kind of glad we're not out here in a glass house for everyone to see what we're doing. So, my question is that if the Gospel of the Kingdom is going to be preached as a witness before the end, maybe we've not been looking at the full aspect of the Gospel that needs to be preached. Vatican Takes Stand Against Religious Cult. If you get down to the lowest point you've ever been in your life and you think that no one wants you, no one cares for you, everyone hates you, you're rejected of everybody, turn to: Verse 27: "'For the Father Himself loves you, because you have loved Me, and have believed that I came forth from God. In this case let's use the Jews. That's why it's so tough on the Jews. They make their own determination. We know that eventually that's going to happen. The words that I speak to you, I do not speak from My own self; but the Father Himself, Who dwells in Me, does the works. That one shall glorify Me because it shall disclose to you the things that it receives from Me. "We are not condemning anyone…. These things I have spoken to you, so that in Me you may have peace. You're not seeking salvation by works. Then His disciples said to Him, 'Behold, now You are speaking plainly and are not speaking in an allegory. 'S a whole lot more to believe? 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