Repentance – Tashuvah, Metanoia, knocking on the door – https://www.trulyworthy.com/2017/06/repentance-tashuvah-metanoia-knocking-door/

 

Is Ray Comfort committing heresy?   Is he teaching a Salvation by works message?  Absolutely not!  He is teaching what most of the Church refuses to teach these days, the TRUTH!

To those who claim he is committing heresy, show me where the “Prayer of Salvation” is at in the Bible. I will be waiting a long time because it isn’t in there. That prayer is man made construct, a “works of salvation” no different than the works of the Pharisees if that is all you think it takes to “be saved”. One 30 second repetitive prayer does not open up heaven to anyone for any reason. Something else must happen first before the kingdom of heaven will acknowledge you.

I prayed that prayer once, in what I would call a “peer pressure salvation” at the age of 13. At the age of 15, I renounced G-d the Father, G-d the Son and G-d the Holy Spirit and began explaining to everyone in the Christian school I attended how utterly insane it was to believe in a god of any kind. I also trashed my Bible by writing mockery in it and renaming it the unholy Bible. I had become a Gnostic Atheist, evolutionist and anti-supernaturalist. And I continued on this path for nine years, relentlessly going back and forth with anyone who would dare question me or attempt to witness to me about anything to do with G-d. I had all the answers and everyone else just needed greater “scientific” understanding.

Repentance, the Greek Metanoia, and the Hebrew Teshuvah all point to a turning away and having a changed/renewed mind. The Hebrew actually means not only to turn away but to return from that to which you came, which would be that through which all was created, Christ Jesus.

We saw this type of repentance on Calvary. The one thief that Jesus said would be with Him in Paradise, recognized Jesus for who He was, truly recognized Him and mourned having not recognized Him previously. The thief then admitted that he deserved the same fate as the other thief who was not going with Jesus. It was Jesus who pronounced him saved, not himself.

We do not find Jesus. Jesus finds us. It is us who are lost….not the other way around. It is us who need turning around, not the other way around.

Repent, or be deceived.

Now, after salvation, there are works. Not to be saved, but as the fruit of your salvation. One of the very first works, is the Mikvah, the baptismal, the ceremonial cleansing pool commanded to both believing Jew and Gentile. Is this absolutely required for salvation? No, it wasn’t required of the thief on the cross! How could the thief perform the Mikvah? He couldn’t. But if he had a second to do it, you could bet the farm that he would and would have fulfilled the public announcement, like a wedding ceremony, that he was born again, a new person having been made complete in Jesus.

Once saved, you have the rest of your natural life on this Earth, for ever how long that lasts, to continue repenting of your sins daily. Do a Google for the unrepenting repenter for all the examples of false repentance.

They are:

1. You may reform in the actions without repenting in the heart.

2. You may experience the emotion of repentance without the effect of it.

3. You may confess the words of a true repenter and never repent.

4. You may repent for the fear of reprisal alone and not for the hatred of sin.

5. You may talk against sin in public like a true repenter but never repent in private.

6. You may repent primarily for temporal gains rather than the glory of God.

7. You may repent of lesser sins for the purpose of avoiding the greater sins.

8. You may repent so generally that you never repent of any specific sin at all.

9. You may repent for the love of friends and religious leaders and not repent for the love of God.

10. You may confess the finished action of sin and not repent from the continuing habit of sin.

11. You may attempt repentance of your sin while consciously leaving open the door of its opportunity.

12. You may make an effort to repent of some sins without repenting of all the sin you know.

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ISIS v2.0 – the LGBT False Doctrine Agenda – https://www.trulyworthy.com/2017/06/isis-v2-0-lgbt-false-doctrine-agenda/

So, they don’t see both the irony and the stupidity in this? Not trying to equate the LGBT with the civil rights movement for black Americans or Women, because they are so not anything close to those things, but, if you truly want civil liberties, which isn’t what the LGBT want, you legislate it. You garner support from the very people with whom it is being oppressed, aka the general population. That’s how women were allowed to vote and that is how black Americans obtained the rights that they should never have had to fight for, but did through the legislative process….in which a majority of both sides of Congress elect their rights into place. Not through strong arming, or media manipulation to convince future generations that it is normal. No one has ever had to manipulate children into believing heterosexual behavior is normal, because it is natural and homosexuality is not natural but the byproduct of psychological issues.

Instead, the LGBT has bullied their way through the judicial branch, not the.legislative, not by winning intellectually or rationally, but by force and bribery at the judicial level and not for increased civil rights. If that’s what they wanted they would have legislated for additional provisions of a Civil Union. No, they want to force acceptance onto everyone of their lifestyle choices. Something no one else has ever attempted to do.

I, for one, sure as hell would not want a cake baker making a cake for my wedding if that person was a Muslim, because I am a Messianic Christian. Our religious views are completely incompatible and the only way that there could not be animosity there is if one of both of us was lying about what we are. It would be wreckless and irrational of me to think otherwise.

Yet we see LGBT attempting to force Evangelical Christians to endorse their lifestyle, which is in direct opposition to the very fiber and core of the Word of G-d and G-d’s own heart. Rebellion is not compatible with obedience to Christ. The only way it would be compatible is if someone is lying about what they are.

https://c-fam.org/friday_fax/embattled-lgbt-czar-calls-hate-speech-laws-web-censorship/