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  • 00:31

    Tithing: The Government & Taxes

    in Christianity

    Government Taxes Replace Theocratic Tithes (Romans 13:1-7) Paul is speaking specifically about governmental authorities, directing that taxes be paid to the state. In this case, Rome had replaced the theocracy in the governing of Israel. Though the Law of Moses was respected as tradition by the Romans, and the Israelites were allowed to follow the commandments, Israel was no longer a theocracy, and was not free to worship God the way God had commanded them to.


    Summary of Tithing Under Grace Throughout the New Testament, Paul's vocabulary and teaching suggest that giving is voluntary and that there is no set percentage. In fact, nowhere in the New Testament are believers told to tithe by anyone! Or even how much to give, when or to whom. They are only encouraged to provide for those who are in need, their ministers, and for the stranger.


    WHERE ARE WE NOW?


    Under Law? Under the Law, relationship with God is defined by how well you fulfill His commandments. Anyone can attempt do this; you don't have to know God to tithe. Tithing doesn't bring anyone into a closer relationship with God or with others, and it doesn't contribute to a relationship that already exists.


    Grace Full Relationship! We still find it so hard to comprehend that the God of the universe loves us so much that there is nothing He requires of us but to accept His love. He provides for us because He loves us.


    CONSEQUENCES (Why Is This So Important?)


    Matter of Control How much, when and to whom we give of our resources, our time and our money, is often one of the ways we gain or maintain control.


    Believers Not Learning How to Hear the Lord


    Social Infrastructure Based on Money


     
    Not Giving God's Way is Contrary to Our New Nature



  • 01:01

    Origins and Counterfeits Part 2 of 2 - Host Dr Ernest Maddox

    in Christianity

    Origins and Counterfeits Part 2 of 2 - Host Dr Ernest Maddox


    Reviewing  the concept of Demons, Trans Humanism, Deliverance and Evil Spirits.


    This Is A Two Part Message That Exposes Misinformation About The Church and Religion. Points Out The Deference Between Theocracy And Theology. Gen. 3:13And the LORD God said unto the woman, What is this that thou hast done? And the woman said, The serpent beguiled me, and I did eat. Gen 3:14 And the LORD God said unto the serpent, Because thou hast done this, thou art cursed above all cattle, and above every beast of the field; upon thy belly shalt thou go, and dust shalt thou eat all the days of thy life:  Gen 3:15 And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel. 


    This Message Caused A Great Attack To Come Upon Me From Satan, Not From The People In General, But From Two Individuals With Suspicious Agendas. Outline The Attack In Appendix A Of My Book "Apostolic Manifesto". This Message Is A Serious Call To Order Relative To The Word Of God. Book Store http://www.dremaddox.org. Video GodTube and YouTube.

  • 00:31

    Tithing: Caring, Grace & Giving

    in Christianity

    "So Let Each One Give as He Purposes in His Heart" (2 Corinthians 9:1-15)


    Paul not only exhorts the Corinthians to live up to their promise, but it is also a reminder that what they are giving was received through God's liberality. It is because they have a generous God that they can give generously. In contrast to the Law, we can give because God has already provided for all of our needs.


    "You Surely Did Care, But You Lacked Opportunity" (Philippians 4:10-20)


    Paul here exhorts that giving should not only be a condition of the heart, but a concerted effort as well. That acknowledging the desire to care for others is not enough, it must be acted upon with joy.


    Government Taxes Replace Theocratic Tithes (Romans 13:1-7)


    Paul is speaking specifically about governmental authorities, directing that taxes be paid to the state. In this case, Rome had replaced the theocracy in the governing of Israel. Though the Law of Moses was respected as tradition by the Romans, and the Israelites were allowed to follow the commandments, Israel was no longer a theocracy, and was not free to worship God the way God had commanded them to.


    Summary of Tithing Under Grace


    Throughout the New Testament, Paul's vocabulary and teaching suggest that giving is voluntary and that there is no set percentage. In fact, nowhere in the New Testament are believers told to tithe by anyone! Or even how much to give, when or to whom. They are only encouraged to provide for those who are in need, their ministers, and for the stranger. Giving in the New Testament is a reflection of the believers' new nature; the nature of God is to give. So even if we don't feel like it, we are now giving, liberal people. (There does seem, however, to be a need for training in this area.) "For God so loved, He gave..."

  • 00:30

    Episode 2: Cruz/Theocracy

    in Politics

    The latest machinations in DC.

  • 02:01

    Many Churches

    in Politics

    8 Behold, mine house is a house of order, saith the Lord God, and not a house of confusion.
    9 Will I accept of an offering, saith the Lord, that is not made in my name?
    Or will I receive at your hands that which I have not appointed? (Doctrine and Covenants 132:8–10)


    19 I was answered that I must join none of them, for they were all wrong; and the Personage who addressed me said that all their creeds were an abomination in his sight; that those professors were all corrupt; that: “they draw near to me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me, they teach for doctrines the commandments of men, having a form of godliness, but they deny the power thereof.” (Joseph Smith—History 1:19)


    20 And the Gentiles are lifted up in the pride of their eyes, and have stumbled, because of the greatness of their stumbling block, that they have built up many churches; nevertheless, they put down the power and miracles of God, and preach up unto themselves their own wisdom and their own learning, that they may get gain and grind upon the face of the poor.
    21 And there are many churches built up which cause envyings, and strifes, and malice.
    (2 Nephi 26:20–21)


    27 And it came to pass that when two hundred and ten years had passed away--after visitation to American Continent by Jesus! My Jesus!--there were many churches in the land; yea, there were many churches which professed to know the Christ, and yet they did deny the more parts of his gospel, insomuch that they did receive all manner of wickedness, and did administer that which was sacred unto him to whom it had been forbidden because of unworthiness. (4 Nephi 1:27)

  • 00:45

    The A.D. God Wants You To Have Sex And Kill Some People Then Laugh

    in Religion

    No inscrutable fictional God existed prior to A.D. 1 or A.D. 325. And  the world did not become overpopulated under the B.C. population but the wold swiftly populated since Christianity was inaugurated. Why since God and Jesus come into society people started to have more sex, and overpopulate earth. Why since the holy spirit came there are more mentally ill people, unable to use words correctly, people began to kill each other senselessly  far more than anquity. In recent civilizations, such at the time of Sargon, Hammurabi I have not read of any their society killing itselt. And the Sumerians of Mesopotamia then believed that the Gods ruled the cities, which made it a theocracy, a government  by divine authority. But eventually, however ruling power passed into the hands of worldly figures or kings.  The Godessess and God no longer rule and no more paganism/polytheism but--monotheism under a spirit God, and the people's energy change and they turn unnatural and foolish and started to kill others and that was what God wanted.

  • 00:31

    Shoftim-The Beginning of Social Justice and Theocracy

    in Spirituality

    Perhaps one of the most expansive Torah portions, Moses begins to address issues of societal life and how God wants Israel to perserve and protect their convenant relationship with Hashem


    Join Rabbi Hilbrant as he expands on this very interesting section of our studies




    Read more: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/restoring-grace/2014/08/29/torah-treasures-shoftim-the-beginning-of-the-constitution#ixzz3C6LnqVkT

  • 01:02

    Civil Chat with Lee looks at what's trending on this Saturday Night?

    in Politics Progressive

    Civil Chat with Lee looks at What's Trending with Iran, Boehner's love fest visit to Israel, the American Horror Freak Show Congress, the hypocrisy of our theocracy,  and whatever you want to talk about. 

  • 02:23

    The Helios Biblios (the book of the sun) Hour / OCCULT THEOCRASY

    in Current Events

    In offering this book to the public, I have endeavoured to expose some of the means and methods used by a secret world, one might almost say an underworld, to penetrate, dominate and destroy not only the so-called upper classes, but also the better portion of all classes. The word temple is derived from the Latin word tempus, time ; and, therefore, the ancient structures called temples were in reality intended to be records of time and archives of human knowledge. Such institutions would have been a great benefit to mankind but the veil of superstition was thrown over them; it was deemed politic or profitable to the few to deceive the many.the mahabone The Complete God. The Hermaphrodite (Man is completed by the degree of Master, 3rd degree). In the secret society-occult jargon this means " the Christ force " or Sex force — not Jesus Christ. the Widow Means the Synagogue, also Isis. The Egyptian Fable of Isis. Typhon, having killed Osiris, shut him up in a coffin, then, having cut his body into pieces, threw it in the Nile.Hebrew. —The initiated Candidate who had passed through all the degrees of the mystery. Teleios. — The adept, or perfected. Israelite. — God-seer, purified from all guile. Jew .— The God himself, or the mysterious perfection and deification of the human character.The Sirius being The Dogon peoples of Sudan, Africa believe that they received their vast  knowledge of the stars from visitors to Earth, called Nommos - who are amphibian beings sent to Earth from Sirius for the benefit of humanity. The Sumerians depicted their gods as half human/fish and claimed these gods fell from the sky. Sirius reptillian This is an aquatic reptilian species supposedly from our neighboring Dog Star Sirius. They have been described as bipedal, average in height with webbed hands and feet with gills, and others believe they are associated with the half human, half fish .

  • 00:07

    The Geopolitics of the Middle East

    in Politics

    Darrell Castle talks about Geopolitics in the Middle East: the relationship between Iran, Saudi Arabia and the United States.

  • 00:29

    The Philosophy of Us

    in Spirituality

    We are closing this series of shows with a hopeful theme.  Americans have an opportunity to rewrite our cultural story and spiritually it is even more important that we get on board to eliminate the plagues of our century: racism, inequality between men and women, violence against women who have been treated as property, and the growing alarm many of us feel that government we are approaching a police state, instead of a free state guaranteed us in our National Constitution and Bill of Rights.  One of the first things we can do is to stop the trend toward a developing "theocracy" in its tracks.  Then we can build an environment where the color of our skin does not trigger a fearful response in another.  The rest is built upon mutual respect.  There is an approach that is working in the metaphysical community, which may well help others to see the interconnectedness between us all, and I hope this last show in this series inspires you to contemplate the message.


    Namaste, Rev. Cassandra