Bible Discussion Thread

  • NICK HANLEY on Luke 17
    Is it true that God continues to use the deeds of the wicked to fulfill His plan and purpose as He did in the book of Daniel?
  • Connie - in Reply on Luke 17
    Nick. Great question. As a surviving adult of child trafficking I can answer from my own personal experience. Yes! I have been here for about a week . I hoped to share my experiences about how my love for God is unique to my own life. I have witnessed and survived the most unGodly cruelties of mankind upon children that continues at this very moment. So yes if I had not been enslaved I would not have my own understanding of God's involvement in our lives on a personal basis. But i have been told that i am not saved because i am not a follower of Christian traditions. But I will never forget and I will never be moved from my love of God. The terrifying and wonderful love and fear .
  • Chris - in Reply on Luke 17
    Connie, you would certainly have a vibrant, up-to-date testimony of God's intervention in your marred life & his Gift of New Life to you, through His Son. And even God using what seemed as a vile & abhorrent mistreatment by others, turned out to your favour & salvation. You have much to praise God for. And true, following Christian traditions won't save you or anyone else, but obedience to what the Bible teaches for our salvation & hope of eternity, will. For its only in God's Word that we can find the Words of Life & not from the words of men or even from our own thoughts. May God help you & bless you as you look to Him & learn from Him.
  • Connie - in Reply on Luke 17
    Chris thank you for understanding my personal testimony of how God is very much involved in people's life on a personal level. I hoped to help here but my views are very misunderstood here. I don't think the world is ready for my testimony. I have not found much kindness here on the subject of my love for God.
  • Sacha - in Reply on Luke 17
    I know that however much i love God and Jesus it really isnt enough ,my heart would literally burst i think if i loved Them as much as i should ,my love is like one drop of water in the ocean ,my heart is cold and hard and i am totally reliant on Gods mercy which He shows me in a million different ways every day . I am literally lost without Him .
  • Connie - in Reply on Luke 17
    Sacha that is such a wonderful testimony!.

    That kind of fellowship is exactly what I believe I was searching for here.

    When i read the scriptures and see how it tells of how the people think and act I find myself being the one who needs corrected.

    I have never seen a scripture that I could say described how right i am thinking nor how wrong anyone else is thinking.

    I am not ashamed to admit that I don't know how God , or Jesus is working with other people.

    i see in my eyes, the one drop of love you described , is bigger than any ocean i have seen.

    Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts. It melted my own cold heart a bit..
  • Mild Bill - in Reply on Luke 17
    Why not, he's the same God, right? I suspect your real question is,"how" can he do that. One attribute of God is omnipotence. Look it up and marvel.


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