christian quotes, quotes
November 8, 2016 at 12:09
The verse you used sounds like what I wrote about Saul kicking the goad. Saul persecuting believers who knew the truth.
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November 8, 2016 at 14:06
Good point. You know, our response to the non believing world, or even those in error, is very important.
November 8, 2016 at 14:33
It sure is
November 8, 2016 at 12:35
Wise words, wally. That gentle part is always so hard. Also, we’re not just talking about non believers here 🙂
November 8, 2016 at 14:07
No, sometimes we kill our own wounded don’t we IB?
November 8, 2016 at 12:59
“Blessed are you when others revile you and persecute you and utter all kinds of evil against you falsely on my account. Rejoice and be glad, for your reward is great in heaven, for so they persecuted the prophets who were before you. Matt 5:11- 12
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November 8, 2016 at 14:05
The key there is..on my account. If we encounter trouble just because we are jerks, then too bad so sad for us.
November 8, 2016 at 13:00
The correct response, is to rejoice.
November 8, 2016 at 14:04
True that! I have more thought coming on the other comment!
November 8, 2016 at 14:11
Always reminded to rejoice….
a grin and bear it every time!
Those of us who tend to be knee jerk in our responses need such constant reminding…Paul’s words and not Peter’s as I tend to be a bit (maybe a lot)
more headstrong like Peter—
he finally came around and I’m still working on it 🙂
Thank you Wally
November 8, 2016 at 14:12
Thank you Julie…and just remember…my thoughts often flow from my own prior conviction on the matter at hand.
Those knee jerk reactions are usually wrong everytime.
November 8, 2016 at 14:24
I know all too well—you ought to see these bruised knees of mine 🙂
November 8, 2016 at 14:58
Amen, I definitely need prayer and patience in this area! We have to be careful to not offend them even if they might persecute and say what they think about “Christianity”
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November 8, 2016 at 15:01
Thanks for visiting!
November 8, 2016 at 15:09
November 8, 2016 at 16:03
Perhaps in those moments, it might be wise to consider whether our response is about to be in the spirit, or in the flesh.
November 8, 2016 at 18:00
Very much so, very much so
November 8, 2016 at 17:32
Reblogged this on Talmidimblogging.
November 8, 2016 at 17:59
Thanks brother Vincent
November 9, 2016 at 15:03
You’re very welcome Brother Wally
November 9, 2016 at 05:38
Amen brother! Our job is not to convert people but to usher them lovingly to Jesus. God bless you!
November 9, 2016 at 23:08
Amen. I try very hard to make sure its not my own sinfulness that makes them offended, let it be if they are offended it is God and not our own sinfulness!
November 10, 2016 at 04:16
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