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Post by jruegg » Thu Apr 05, 2012 9:54 pm

gaining_age wrote:Love the verb tenses here!

Hebrews 10:14 For by one sacrifice he has made perfect forever those who are being made holy.

Has made perfect forever.... Past tense extending into future ever after-- that's us!

Are being made hole-- we live here now and are in process.

We get both.

I'll think on that for a while.

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There’s a lot of greek verbs that do that. It’s an actual tense in Greek: An action that continues.
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Post by ChildOfGod » Fri Apr 06, 2012 8:20 am

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Bigwill wrote:Holy Thursday.

I consider this to be my anniversary as a Christian.

This is the day that Christ reached out to me, exactly where I was, and said 'sorry, but you're mine.'

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Post by ChildOfGod » Fri Apr 06, 2012 8:31 am

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In his Gospel account, chapter Luke 23:26-43, Luke wrote:
And as they led him away, they seized one Simon of Cyrene, who was coming in from the country, and laid on him the cross, to carry it behind Jesus. And there followed him a great multitude of the people and of women who were mourning and lamenting for him. But turning to them Jesus said, “Daughters of Jerusalem, do not weep for me, but weep for yourselves and for your children. For behold, the days are coming when they will say, ‘Blessed are the barren and the wombs that never bore and the breasts that never nursed!’ Then they will begin to say to the mountains, ‘Fall on us,’ and to the hills, ‘Cover us.’ For if they do these things when the wood is green, what will happen when it is dry?”

Two others, who were criminals, were led away to be put to death with him. And when they came to the place that is called The Skull, there they crucified him, and the criminals, one on his right and one on his left. And Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.” And they cast lots to divide his garments. And the people stood by, watching, but the rulers scoffed at him, saying, “He saved others; let him save himself, if he is the Christ of God, his Chosen One!” The soldiers also mocked him, coming up and offering him sour wine and saying, “If you are the King of the Jews, save yourself!” There was also an inscription over him, “This is the King of the Jews.”

One of the criminals who were hanged railed at him, saying, “Are you not the Christ? Save yourself and us!” But the other rebuked him, saying, “Do you not fear God, since you are under the same sentence of condemnation? And we indeed justly, for we are receiving the due reward of our deeds; but this man has done nothing wrong.” And he said, “Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom.” And he said to him, “Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise.”

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Post by ChildOfGod » Mon Apr 09, 2012 7:29 am

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In his Gospel account, chapter Luke 24:1-12, Luke wrote:
But on the first day of the week, at early dawn, they went to the tomb, taking the spices they had prepared. And they found the stone rolled away from the tomb, but when they went in they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus. While they were perplexed about this, behold, two men stood by them in dazzling apparel. And as they were frightened and bowed their faces to the ground, the men said to them, “Why do you seek the living among the dead? He is not here, but has risen. Remember how he told you, while he was still in Galilee, that the Son of Man must be delivered into the hands of sinful men and be crucified and on the third day rise.” And they remembered his words, and returning from the tomb they told all these things to the eleven and to all the rest. Now it was Mary Magdalene and Joanna and Mary the mother of James and the other women with them who told these things to the apostles, but these words seemed to them an idle tale, and they did not believe them. But Peter rose and ran to the tomb; stooping and looking in, he saw the linen cloths by themselves; and he went home marveling at what had happened.

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Post by ChildOfGod » Mon Apr 09, 2012 11:06 am

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In his Gospel account, chapter Luke 24:36-53, Luke wrote:
As they were talking about these things, Jesus himself stood among them, and said to them, “Peace to you!” But they were startled and frightened and thought they saw a spirit. And he said to them, “Why are you troubled, and why do doubts arise in your hearts? See my hands and my feet, that it is I myself. Touch me, and see. For a spirit does not have flesh and bones as you see that I have.” And when he had said this, he showed them his hands and his feet. And while they still disbelieved for joy and were marveling, he said to them, “Have you anything here to eat?” They gave him a piece of broiled fish, and he took it and ate before them.

Then he said to them, “These are my words that I spoke to you while I was still with you, that everything written about me in the Law of Moses and the Prophets and the Psalms must be fulfilled.” Then he opened their minds to understand the Scriptures, and said to them, “Thus it is written, that the Christ should suffer and on the third day rise from the dead, and that repentance and forgiveness of sins should be proclaimed in his name to all nations, beginning from Jerusalem. You are witnesses of these things. And behold, I am sending the promise of my Father upon you. But stay in the city until you are clothed with power from on high.”

Then he led them out as far as Bethany, and lifting up his hands he blessed them. While he blessed them, he parted from them and was carried up into heaven. And they worshiped him and returned to Jerusalem with great joy, and were continually in the temple blessing God.

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Post by gaining_age » Thu Apr 19, 2012 8:03 am

Psalm 133:1

Behold, how good and pleasant it is
when brothers dwell in unity!
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Post by gaining_age » Fri Apr 27, 2012 8:09 am

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F0s2ybzP6QM
Please hear me, draw near me,
Where's the joy I carried so long ago?
I'm lonely; I only wear your name to cover my empty soul.

It's not worth the agony,
No one's born to live alone,
Transform this tragedy,
Let white flags fly, for I surrender all.

All, all to Jesus,
I must surrender all,
All, all to Jesus,
I must surrender all.

Please hear me, draw near me,
Touch my heart and shatter my selfish pride,
Forgive me, live in me,
Honesties are nothing that I should hide.

The one who cried for all the world so very long ago,
Let the banners be unfurled,
Let white flags fly, for I surrender all.

All, all to Jesus,
I must surrender all,
All, all to Jesus,
I must surrender all.

It's not worth the agony,
No one's born to live alone,
Transform this tragedy,
Let white flags fly, for I surrender all.

All, all to Jesus,
I must surrender all,
All, all to Jesus,
I must surrender all,
All, all to Jesus,
I must surrender all,
All, all to Jesus,
I must surrender all.
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Post by gaining_age » Fri Apr 27, 2012 8:13 am

By faith I believe it, By faith I receive it
By faith I can have it, By faith I can share it
I believe just what he said
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Post by gaining_age » Fri Apr 27, 2012 8:20 am

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DJLCq3hfr3Q
All my friends been wondering
Where my future lies
Since I took my stand for Christ
And gave Him my life
You see they're wondering just what's in store
Since I've quote, you know, found the way
That's when the Lord stirs up my soul
And I quite clearly say...

I'm growing up to be born again, blood washed, spirit filled
Testifying child of the King
I'm going to praise Him in the morning, through the afternoon, 'til night.
And then I'll dream about witnessing.
I'm gonna walk and talk and act like Jesus
Though I may get feathered and tarred
The world may try and stop my mission, but I'll grow with opposition
Cause I'm an overcomin' Child of God.

The expressions on their faces change
Every single time
You know the looks they give are priceless
But so's this Holy Ghost look on mine.
You see now God wants us to share the Lord, right?
Isn't that our Christian task?


So when someone says,
"Hey what's happening, man?"
I say, "Brother, I Never thought you'd ask."
Well I'm proud to be living for Jesus
Proud to be a Bible thumpin', pew jumpin',
Jesus lovin', devil shovin',
Blood bought, red hot, soul redeemin', shoutin', screamin' and...

I'm growing up to be born again, blood washed, spirit filled
Testifying child of the King.
I'm going to praise Him in the morning, through the afternoon, 'til night.
And then I'll dream about witnessing.
I'm gonna walk and talk and act like Jesus
Though I may get feathered and tarred
The world may try and stop my mission, but I'll grow with opposition
Cause I'm an overcomin' Child of God.

The world may try and stop my mission, but I'll grow with opposition
Cause I'm a Bible totin', scripture quotin', sin defacin', devel chasin', Chorus hummin', guitar strummin', gospel preachin', soul reachin',
Overcomin' Child of God.
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Post by gaining_age » Fri Apr 27, 2012 8:29 am

1 Peter 4
1 Therefore, since Christ suffered in his body, arm yourselves also with the same attitude, because whoever suffers in the body is done with sin. 2 As a result, they do not live the rest of their earthly lives for evil human desires, but rather for the will of God.
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Post by dasmokeryaget » Fri Apr 27, 2012 8:52 am

Jer 29:11 For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.


Jer 29:12 Then shall ye call upon me, and ye shall go and pray unto me, and I will hearken unto you.

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Post by gaining_age » Sat Apr 28, 2012 8:14 am

Be thou my vision:

Phil Keaggy style: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FcAMV2vQhn4

Be Thou my vision, O Lord of my heart
Nought be all else to me, save that Thy art;
Thou my best thought, by day and night-
Waking or sleeping, Thy presence my light.

Be Thou my wisdom, be Thou my true word-
I ever with Thee and Thou with me, Lord;
Thou my great Father, I Thy true son-
Thou in me dwelling, and I with Thee one.

Be Thou my breastplate, my sword for the fight
Be Thou my armour and be Thou my might
Thou my soul's shelter, and Thy my high tower
Raise Thou me heavenwards, O power of my power

Riches I need not, nor man's empty praise-
Thou mine inheritance, through all of my days;
Thou and Thou only, the first in my heart-
High king of heaven, my treasure Thou art.

O High king of heaven, when is battle is done,
Grant heaven's joy to me, bright heaven's Sun!
Christ of my own heart, whatever befall,
Still be my vision, O Ruler of all.
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Post by dasmokeryaget » Sat Apr 28, 2012 8:38 am

"Be Still, My Soul"
by Catharina von Schlegel, 1697-?
Translated by Jane Borthwick, 1813-1897

1. Be still, my soul; the Lord is on thy side;
Bear patiently the cross of grief or pain;
Leave to thy God to order and provide;
In every change He faithful will remain.
Be still, my soul; thy best, thy heavenly, Friend
Through thorny ways leads to a joyful end.

2. Be still, my soul; thy God doth undertake
To guide the future as He has the past.
Thy hope, thy confidence, let nothing shake;
All now mysterious shall be bright at last.
Be still, my soul; the waves and winds still know
His voice who ruled them while He dwelt below.

3. Be still, my soul, though dearest friends depart
And all is darkened in the vale of tears;
Then shalt thou better know His love, His heart,
Who comes to soothe thy sorrows and thy fears.
Be still, my soul; thy Jesus can repay
From His own fulness all He takes away.

4. Be still, my soul; the hour is hastening on
When we shall be forever with the Lord,
When disappointment, grief, and fear are gone,
Sorrow forgot, love's purest joys restored.
Be still, my soul; when change and tears are past,
All safe and blessed we shall meet at last.

Hymn #651
The Lutheran Hymnal
Text: Psalm 46:10
Author: Catharine Amalia Dorothea von Schlegel, 1752, cento
Translated by: Jane Borthwick, 1855
Titled: "Stille, mein Wille"
Composer: Jean Sibelius, b. 1865, arr.
Tune: "Finlandia"

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Post by gaining_age » Mon Apr 30, 2012 7:14 am

Words & Music: Ro­bert Low­ry, in Gos­pel Mu­sic, by Will­iam Doane and Ro­bert Low­ry (New York: Big­low & Main, 1876) (MI­DI, score).
What can wash away my sin?
Nothing but the blood of Jesus;
What can make me whole again?
Nothing but the blood of Jesus.

Oh! precious is the flow
That makes me white as snow;
No other fount I know,
Nothing but the blood of Jesus.

For my pardon, this I see,
Nothing but the blood of Jesus;
For my cleansing this my plea,
Nothing but the blood of Jesus.

Oh! precious is the flow
That makes me white as snow;
No other fount I know,
Nothing but the blood of Jesus.

Nothing can for sin atone,
Nothing but the blood of Jesus;
Naught of good that I have done,
Nothing but the blood of Jesus.

Oh! precious is the flow
That makes me white as snow;
No other fount I know,
Nothing but the blood of Jesus.

This is all my hope and peace,
Nothing but the blood of Jesus;
This is all my righteousness,
Nothing but the blood of Jesus.

Oh! precious is the flow
That makes me white as snow;
No other fount I know,
Nothing but the blood of Jesus.

Now by this I’ll overcome—
Nothing but the blood of Jesus,
Now by this I’ll reach my home—
Nothing but the blood of Jesus.

Oh! precious is the flow
That makes me white as snow;
No other fount I know,
Nothing but the blood of Jesus.

Glory! Glory! This I sing—
Nothing but the blood of Jesus,
All my praise for this I bring—
Nothing but the blood of Jesus.

Oh! precious is the flow
That makes me white as snow;
No other fount I know,
Nothing but the blood of Jesus.
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Post by Gabriel » Mon Apr 30, 2012 7:29 am

dasmokeryaget wrote:"Be Still, My Soul"
by Catharina von Schlegel, 1697-?
Translated by Jane Borthwick, 1813-1897

1. Be still, my soul; the Lord is on thy side;
Bear patiently the cross of grief or pain;
Leave to thy God to order and provide;
In every change He faithful will remain.
Be still, my soul; thy best, thy heavenly, Friend
Through thorny ways leads to a joyful end.

2. Be still, my soul; thy God doth undertake
To guide the future as He has the past.
Thy hope, thy confidence, let nothing shake;
All now mysterious shall be bright at last.
Be still, my soul; the waves and winds still know
His voice who ruled them while He dwelt below.

3. Be still, my soul, though dearest friends depart
And all is darkened in the vale of tears;
Then shalt thou better know His love, His heart,
Who comes to soothe thy sorrows and thy fears.
Be still, my soul; thy Jesus can repay
From His own fulness all He takes away.

4. Be still, my soul; the hour is hastening on
When we shall be forever with the Lord,
When disappointment, grief, and fear are gone,
Sorrow forgot, love's purest joys restored.
Be still, my soul; when change and tears are past,
All safe and blessed we shall meet at last.

Hymn #651
The Lutheran Hymnal
Text: Psalm 46:10
Author: Catharine Amalia Dorothea von Schlegel, 1752, cento
Translated by: Jane Borthwick, 1855
Titled: "Stille, mein Wille"
Composer: Jean Sibelius, b. 1865, arr.
Tune: "Finlandia"
I had forgotten I know this hymn. Thanks, Das.
Sola Deo Gloria

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Post by gaining_age » Sun May 13, 2012 7:49 am

1. Joyful, joyful, we adore thee,
God of glory, Lord of love;
hearts unfold like flowers before thee,
opening to the sun above.
Melt the clouds of sin and sadness;
drive the dark of doubt away.
Giver of immortal gladness,
fill us with the light of day!

2. All thy works with joy surround thee,
earth and heaven reflect thy rays,
stars and angels sing around thee,
center of unbroken praise.
Field and forest, vale and mountain,
flowery meadow, flashing sea,
chanting bird and flowing fountain,
call us to rejoice in thee.

3. Thou art giving and forgiving,
ever blessing, ever blest,
well-spring of the joy of living,
ocean depth of happy rest!
Thou our Father, Christ our brother,
all who live in love are thine;
teach us how to love each other,
lift us to the joy divine.


4. Mortals, join the mighty chorus
which the morning stars began;
love divine is reigning o'er us,
binding all within its span.
Ever singing, march we onward,
victors in the midst of strife;
joyful music leads us sunward,
in the triumph song of life.
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Post by gaining_age » Sun May 13, 2012 7:53 am

The rolling notes like an ocean crash across like the deep deep love... the music and the lyrics go so well together...

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Post by gaining_age » Mon May 14, 2012 8:27 am

1 Cor 1

8 He will also strengthen you to the end, so that you will be blameless in the day of our Lord Jesus Christ. 9 God is faithful; you were called by Him into fellowship with His Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.
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Post by gaining_age » Tue May 15, 2012 8:35 am

1 Cor 1:
18 For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but it is God’s power to us who are being saved.
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Post by gaining_age » Fri May 18, 2012 9:15 am

1 Cor 1

30 But it is from Him that you are in Christ Jesus, who became God-given wisdom for us—our righteousness, sanctification, and redemption, 31 in order that, as it is written: The one who boasts must boast in the Lord.

Psalm 44:8
In God we make our boast all day long, and we will praise your name forever
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