In the book of Acts,
a story is told about Simon the sorcerer who wanted to pay The Apostles money
so that he could receive the power to give the gift of God's Holy Spirit to
people. Peter told him that his heart was not right with God, and for Simon's
money to perish with him.
What is the difference between Simon's story and those who pay money to
someone at a ('Religious Marketplace')
seminary or a bible college to get a degree written on a piece of paper that
makes them eligible to give the gift of God to people. Doesn't it seem to be
the same thing, only in different clothing? Isn't that where the organized,
religious, institutional priest-hood comes from?
Do you wonder what would
have happened to the Apostles if they would have accepted the money?
I also have to wonder .....What if the apostles would
have decided, on their own, that it would be a real good idea
to set up a school where they could charge people
learn how to give God's gift to others.
Our Father ( Himself ) Said :
Behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that I will make a
new covenant with the house of Israel, and with the house of Judah: Not
according to the covenant that I made with their fathers in the day that I took
them by the hand to bring them out of the land of Egypt;
law (my rules), (my own understanding) : ( it's the same law that ' He' gave to Moses ,
except it's the 'Spirit of the Law version ' instead of the ' Letter of the
law version' )
in their inward parts,
and write it in their hearts; and will be
their God, and
they shall be my people.
they shall teach no more
every man his neighbor, and every man his brother, saying, Know the LORD: for
shall all know me,
from the least of
them to the
them, said the LORD: for I will forgive
sins no more.
( This is what the new covenant is all about ! Yahshua
is the Messiah that 'implemented' this new covenant and made
it so that 'you' are no longer bridled to what some
ecclesiastical mortals Teach about what they think God meant
by something that is written on paper ! )
Think of it more like it's " A Gentleman's
Word of Honor style of Agreement" with
instead of a bible lecture liability kind of relationship.
Why is it 'greater' to perceive it more like a 'Gentleman's
Word of Honor style of
Agreement with God' ?
Because that is what turns it into a warm and 'heart-felt' promise; A promise
that is sealed by mutual 'respect' and 'trust'. . . unlike a paper contract
is frankly 'cold-hearted'; made dependable only because of the possibility of
'mistrust' regardless of 'respect', or 'dignity', and always carry's a
'whiff' of 'disdain' and contemptuous 'uncertainty'.
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