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ralph:
James 3:1
3 My brethren, let not many of you become teachers, knowing that we shall receive a stricter judgment.

1 Peter 5:6-7
6 Therefore humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you in due time, 7 casting all your care upon Him, for He cares for you.

Anjel Uriel:
Hi Dennis, thanks for the videos, Iíve already seen them but Iíll rewatch them to hear again what Ray said. The thing was that I know Christ existed before His human birth but Iíve wrestled to know if He is uncreated or created by The Father. I know that at just 21 I still have years ahead of me to grow and learn. However, I am happy that God saw fit to show me these things last year at the beginning of my 20s so that I can spend the rest of my life learning about Him.


--- Quote from: Dennis Vogel on December 24, 2022, 10:47:09 AM ---It's good you believe you don't have enough wisdom to teach. At 21 years old you have a long ways to go.

1Pe 3:15  But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear:

So don't teach unless you are asked.

Here are some videos that should answer your questions about Jesus:

https://youtu.be/p4xcPE_DZC8

https://youtu.be/6UCf3U1_Vz4

https://youtu.be/qOde-0-pLYU

https://youtu.be/wQH2TYXftK4

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Anjel Uriel:
Hi arion, thanks for the advice, Iíll take it to heart. I actually am not trying to help God in anything, already spent the last year falling on my face continually trying that. Like I said, I have the desire to teach and spread the Truth and I truly believe it has been from God. However, that doesnít mean He is telling me to go do it now. If Jesus Christ Himself waited until He was 30 years old to start His ministry and He was God, how much more must I be patient and wait on The Lord, me being just a man. What Iím doing right now is following Godís admonition through Paul:

2 Timothy 2:15
Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.

However, Iím doing primarily for my own good. I want to know more about The God and The Lord I serve and when I learn more about Them, my peace and my love grows because it makes me trust Them more and have little bit of more faith. So Iím waiting on Godís timing and in the meantime, learning and growing stronger so I can become a better child and worship Him, yet all this is a gift, not a result of my own effort.


--- Quote from: arion on December 24, 2022, 01:54:01 PM ---Just let God work on you and donít bother with it.  If God raises you up to teach at some point that is up to him.  To Ďtryí to help God in this or to find a way to make it work will lead you to frustration and down a rabbit hole.  Iím over 60 years old now and if I could do one thing over it would be not wasting time and effort trying (in my flesh) to help God along in what I thought he wanted me to do.

If God had given me what I was sure he wanted me to have around your age it would of brought tragedy to others and I probably would of ended up in prison.  If God placeís roadblocks in your way sometimes itís wisdom not to try to find a way around them.

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Anjel Uriel:
Hi Bob, you are so right. Two years ago I didnít know anything. I was blind as a bat and would believe anything the church told me because I didnít read The Scriptures myself and obviously because God decided that at the moment, it wasnít the time to know.

Itís funny that you used the time period of 10 years because thatís actually what I originally planned, I said ďIíll wait for 10 years then Iíll start to teachĒ but as time passed I realized that itís not up to me. Itís up to God to decide, not me. It could be earlier, which I doubt but donít discard as a possibility because who am I to limit God? Or, what I think is the most probable, it could be then in a decade but when Iím in my 40s and 50s.

And it can also be that God has another plan for me and my calling is not to teach but to let His Light shine by living a life thatís honorable, pleasant to Him and in accordance with His Will and if thatís the case then I should be content and not despise that. We donít know how God will use us to impact others. I heard a statement and I believe itís true: ďWe think of God as only working in the extraordinary and while itís true that He does that, the reality is He mostly does things in the ordinary and unseenĒ.

And another one was: ďOne day, God planted a beautiful rose in the middle of a dark and desolate forest. He would look at the flower and rejoice in what He made. The angels one day asked Him: ďhow do you get glory from that? Nobody sees it and itís completely unknown. God responded: Because even if nobody sees it and no men recognize and admire it, I see it when nobody else does and it pleases MeĒ. 

Everyday God uses people that have what others would consider plain lives, to advance His Kingdom. So Iím gonna sit still, trust that He is God and worship my Creator. (Sorry for the sappy words)



--- Quote from: indianabob on December 24, 2022, 02:46:08 PM ---Good advice Arion,
Two years ago Anjel knew only little of what he now believes and is beginning to understand.
The difference from then to now is a great deal of information and some degree of true understanding.
However, the difference from today until ten years from now will be so much greater as to not even be worth comparing.
Patience, patience and more of the same.
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The task of a young person is to study and learn, there is time enough to become qualified to teach after a person has lived long enough to have made a life time of mistakes. We are here on this earth to make mistakes and to regret them and thereby to gain wisdom.
God gave Solomon wisdom as a miraculous gift in order that Solomon could serve God in a greater way. Please note that Solomon was also given the gift of humility which served him well for a time.

Humility teaches us that everyone around us will learn what God desires for them to learn all in God's good time. We should not presume to give our friends a head start on God's time table, that would be false pride and not helpful.

Isn't that what the world's churches do and teach? That we must join them without delay before it is too late?
With God it is never too late.  :)

Bob

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Musterseed:
Last night I listened to the audio Does All Mean All and at the very end Ray made a statement.
Itís the first time I have heard it and it makes me feel very good. I want the whole
world to know about our amazing Lord and Saviour Jesus and our Almighty Father and the
plan for humanity. Itís hard to keep it in, I yearn and long for the Day of the Lord, as we all
do. I always feel pressure to speak about Him and His plan but this statement takes that pressure
off , brings to mind, Be still and know that I am God .

Hereís the statement from Ray.

ď From DOES ALL MEAN ALLĒ

ď Bottom LineĒ

ď It is not necessary; we are not obligated; it is not incumbent upon us; we do not NEED to prove
our faith to the satisfaction of those who despise the word of God. If we know it in our heart and
minds we are not obligated to prove it to these people who despise the word of God,
weíre not obligated.
But I teach this of course for our benefit.Ē

Notice how he wrote ď those who despise the word of God ď twice.

This morning I am reading YOU FOOLS, YOU HYPOCRITES, YOU SNAKES as I see on my TV
fools, hypocrites and snakes loving the world with all its adoration for them, they love the worldly
pleasures , yes and they despise the word of God.

Hallelujah, we praise our Lord Jesus and worship God while still learning to agape love the fools
hypocrites and snakes of the world knowing that God will save ALL.  REJOICE IN LOVE.

GOD BLESS YOU ALL.




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