(A Balanced Faith)
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September&October Edition, 2021 www.biblecounsel.net or www.biblecounsel.homestead.com Scriptural Newsletter
INDEX Of Subjects
Meditate On All F Series
For Special Studies
(a Bible study method - WOTS)
WELCOME HERE FRIENDS! It is hoped you will find this site to be very helpful, and will see the INDEX for many papers on Bible truths to help. Ask about any special interests, and one might have a reference!
All questions and comments are welcome and held confidential. This web site is non-sectarian ministry to encourage the reading of God's Word, and for serious seeking after truth. It values God's work of revival in the early 1800's, with which it is associated, and urges readers to learn about it (see Church Truth page and Feature pages above). It is always the desire and hope here to obey and honor our Lord, and encourage and seek the spiritual welfare of all people. WE NEED TO SERVE AS "ONE BODY" IN CHRIST in the world (note 1 Cor. 12:25)! No thought here is to condemn personal faith, for each one must look to God in their personal life, but this speaks to the ESSENCE of biblical Christianity, which is BIBLE ONLY ---apart from man's reasonings and innovations; and addresses Redemption Way; Church Truth; Spiritual Life; and Bible overview to maintain the balance in the faith. It is what God has intended for His collective testimony in this world. We need "all the counsel of God" as God enjoins us, and we need to encourage all souls to embrace all these things. Inquire further at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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NOTE: Papers and comments here are changed periodically, and are personal convictions. Serious seekers after CHURCH testimony might well see Christian Assembly pages: F4 & F5 here. There are many pages for help and encouragement --- SEE INDEX ABOVE FOR A BIBLE STUDY --F8. The manager may not have answers for all questions, but is glad to share what he has and be of some help. He is not perfect and revisions and updates seem needed at times to clarify thoughts, so one might note the revision date on any papers they wish to copy. Any copies made should not be altered or taken out of context. Any questions are welcome, and we can only share what we feel led to send forth for consideration --may God help us!
DOES THIS TRUTH DESCRIBE YOU?
"A true and faithful believer in the Lord Jesus Christ, will walk with Him in trust and devotion; and talk with Him daily, until that day when one can see Him and be with Him forever, in the Father's house in Heaven." ----RLD
AM IMPORTANT MESSAGE
The Lord Jesus said: "search the Scriptures; for in them ye think ye have eternal life; and they are that which testify of Me" (John 5:39) --- note His further statements as a caution, and our hope -- See John 3; John 14; John 17; Romans 8; etc.
A WONDERFUL WORLD
As God Has Created
God's intent in created beauty and purpose is in fact a wonderful and wondrous thing, as even acclaimed somewhat as the famous song: "What A Wonderful World"; by Bob Thiele and George Weiss in 1967: "I see trees of green; red roses too; I see them bloom for me and you; and I think to myself: what a wonderful world!" ---a lovely song, but quite different as time moves on in the hands of man. We consider the animals God loves; the people He made; and all the beauty of the various landscapes. It should be a 'paradise', but alas man has not always taken care of it and mars what God has made.
The world in general as a wondrous dwelling place for man is corrupted now more than ever, and spoiled in man's pursuit of pleasures and greed, much indulgence, thievery, violence; and seeking new innovations for their own ideas and purposes regardless of the impact on God's 'wonderful World', etc. What God has given, man has corrupted --even a loving and blessed life here below, and opportunity and blessings, which sadly many souls do not seem to want (note Romans 12:2)! Man in general seems to prefer Satan's ways now and his values to exalt self; and much disregard for others. Over the many years we have seen much corruption by man, and presently it seems extreme!
From the time of man's creation and fall from Grace: Genesis 2 & 3 in our given Holy Bible, he has mostly rebelled against His Creator-God and Heavenly Father; and has ignored and still often rejects God's gift of recovery to eternal life and love in His "beloved Son": the Lord Jesus Christ (i.e, 'Savior anointed of God'). Much of mankind asserts self for pleasures and self-pleasing schemes; though occasionally acknowledging some kind of a god above when he hopes for miracles along his ways! The ONLY hope and salvation for mankind is as shown in God's holy Word (note John 3; John 14: Romans 8; Galations 3; etc.). That seems to be now much ignored in these latter days by the general populous.
The political world today is the object for many souls to find the man of their choice here, to rule them who they hope gives them all they desire, without regard to the end results for God's world; and our enemy: Satan, is more the result. Yet, our Creator-God still rules, and He loves mankind; though allowing man liberty to make choices; and He will in fact cleanse this world yet to come, as He declares in a day to soon come. When our God calls His redeemed souls ("born again" saints as John 3 shows us) up to Himself in Heaven, He will cleanse His wonderful world of the corruption and sinful mankind, and make it then the paradise He intends.
Does the reader want to be in that new eternal place with the Lord forever; which is with our God in paradise? If not, the ONLY other place our Creator- God has prepared for man now is forever in an ever-burning fire, when cast down below in the earth's depths of eternal suffering with Satan --their god. God says: "now in the day of salvation".
--RLD: Sd; 06/2021.
When a soul turns from the Bible or changes it to suit self, he/she forms a personal religion;
When one forms a personal religion he/she changes God's ways to man's ways;
When one changes God's ways he/she serves self and pleases Satan;
When one serves self and pleases Satan he/she falls into a trap;
Don't fall into Satan's trap ---hold to the Bible and learn God's ways. - RLD