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The Profit of a Prophet: 5 Ways of Discerning a Prophet in 2015

Peter Paul Rubens- Daniel in the Lion’s Den, circa 1615

“What Manner of Man is a Prophet?”

Brilliant question posed by Abraham J. Heschler. He was a Polish born Jew, and a professor at Jewish Theological Seminary in New York.

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Cultural Reflections

Listeners of God Can Help Us With Peace

by Linda C. Redman

This and other posts in this blog seek to report on and encourage things that may lead us towards local, national and global peace. 954 more words

Peace & Wellness

(05/27/2015) Divine Use of Deception?

The righteousness of GOD when using deception through chosen ones and false prophets is considered, today.  Like those generations who proclaimed covenant through Moses and Joshua, individuals chosen and appointed as servants to Deity will demonstrate and be held accountable both for blessings and curses.  Divinity does not use deceit, lies, and trickery to attack, disrupt, draw away, manipulate and ruin those in the earth as does the Adversary.  Delusion and lies appear in the Scriptures as divine instruments in judgment used to admonish, clarify possibilities, condemn, correct, and seal.  Consider again 2nd Thessalonians 2:  7-12, King James Version (KJV):  7 For the mystery of iniquity doth already work:  only he who now letteth… 1,061 more words


(05/08/2015) Endowed With Spirit?

Today, examples are cited throughout the holy writings where an indwelling Spirit of GOD is bestowed.  Many assume that teachings on the Holy Spirit (also called the Comforter, the Holy Ghost, the Spirit of the Lord, the Spirit of Prophecy, the Spirit of Truth, the Spirit of Wisdom) only appear in the life and ministry of Jesus Christ, and are not recorded at all in the Old Testament.  Many in disbelief can not escape error because they hold false ideas from occult belief, shamanism, superstition and witchcraft such as reincarnation, and the material existence of apparitions, ghosts, phantoms, specters, and zombies.  Only the Gospel of Jesus Christ provides systematic teachings on atonement for sin, sacrificial death, rebirth, repentance and resurrection along with transformation of mankind to be immortal and incorruptible (we say, to have eternal life as companion to Deity).  Also, it should not be surprising that, over the course of centuries and millennia, the language for speaking of divinity and spirit substance (we also say, breath, essence, soul, utterance, word) have been  naturally altered and changed.  A fighter at “Yahoo! 979 more words

The Holy Spirit