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EQUALITY IN HEAVEN?

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by R. E. Harlow (1908-2003)  The philosophers of our culture predicate that in the ideal society all people will have equal rights, In the millennium righteousness will reign from sea to sea and pole to pole, with the first and only entirely righteous Ruler on the throne. In the new earth, righteousness will dwell, 2 Peter 3:13Assuredly there will be nothing unrighteous in heaven. the God of heaven is the quintessence of righteousness. Only those He has justified or made righteous will enter His eternal resting place. They are all there on the same basis, the shed blood and the finished work of Christ. God shows no respect of persons or partiality, Colossians 3:25; 1 Peter 1:17.
     There are royal blessings for all God’s children in the city four-square with a gold street. Will all be equally happy? Happy, yes, praise shall be to each from God, 1 Corinthians 4:5. Perhaps no one will be found to have built only wood, hay, stubble. Everyone will have at least a little gold…

Christ Can Change Our Attitudes

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Introduction: Romans 12:2 “And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God” (NKJV). Do not be conformed to this age, fashioned after its external and superficial customs. But be transformed (changed) by the renewal of your mind – by its new ideals and its new attitude .. .. (Amplified Bible)
The Christian has a new way of thinking about everything, because he judges himself, and has God, Christ, the Holy Spirit and the  brethren in his thoughts. He thinks altogether differently from the natural man. (C.A. Coates) The attitude of the world and the attitude of the Christian are very different. Here are a few examples:

1. The World Says: Have A High Self-Esteem. Romans 12:3 “For I say, through the grace given to me, to everyone who is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think, but to think soberly, as God has dealt to each one a me…

MISSIONS & PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTING

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by Martin & Deidre Bobganextracted from their July-August 2002 newsletter
Mission agencies continue to use professional mental health counselors to evaluate candidates through personal interviews and psychological tests and to provide licensed psychiatrists and psychotherapists to therapize any missionaries in need of help. The Missions & PsychoHeresy book is currently available as a pdf ebook on our website to read online or download and print. [Missions & PsychoHeresy ebook, https://pamweb.org.]Missions & PsychoHeresy Revisited    Mental health professionals* wield a great deal of power and authority in numerous sectors of society, including business, industry, schools and colleges, and lamentably also in churches, Bible colleges, seminaries, and Christian schools. Psychoexperts have infiltrated and occupied many areas of life. Their power is tremendous even though what they do lacks scientific support.* Mental health profes…

Three Enemies of Truth

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1. Appeasement    To conciliate or pacify by making a sacrifice of a moral or spiritual principle.

    * The world made this mistake with Hitler, then with Communist Russia, and so on.  Appeasement in the churches only allows the leaven of evil or rebellion the time it needs to put down roots, and spread and affect more people, making more difficult and painful the work of cleansing, discipline and correction that must inevitably be done anyway. Nothing is gained by appeasement, and in the long run more is lost.

2. Compromise     To come to an agreement by concession or consensus; yielding; or conceding.

    * This includes such ideas as democracy, the will of the majority,  the principle of give and take, and respecting other people's moral preferences. Israel has not achieved peace with Arab nations by making concessions to them – land for peace. Compromise is not set forth in the Bible as a Scriptural pattern to follow. Laodicea (Rev. 3:14-22) was a democratic church. However, amo…

Southern Baptists & the Occult

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Numerous "Christian" marriage and family books and articles are loaded with psychoheresy. A pastor who reads PsychoHeresy Awareness Letter sent us a blatant example of occult visualization being promoted by who else but a "Christian marriage and family counselor." The article "A Visit with The Father" appeared in the January 1995 issue of ParentLife, an official publication of the Sunday School Board of the Southern Baptist Convention [SBC].The author, Dr. Pam Highfill, instructs the reader to find a "quiet place (your sanctuary) for this exercise." To begin with, the person must block out his thoughts to be ready to focus on the visualization process. Then begins her instructions for visualization:See yourself approaching the great gates that are lined with pearls. . . . Walk straight ahead until you see two great big doors.Sh…

REALLY STUPID THINGS

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by Dr. Paul Cameron Modern psychiatry and clinical psychology came out of "treatment" of those who were obviously "nuts." That is, people who heard strange noises, bothered their neighbors with no account disturbances, or who were unreasonably depressed (e.g., suffering from schizophrenia, bipolar, or dysthymic [long-term depression] disorders).The professions of psychiatry and psychology claim great things (e.g., we understand how people tick) and demand great things (e.g., psychologists should be included in all health-care insurance and should be permitted to write prescriptions—after all, mental health is as important as physical health). Attempts have been made to include mental health practitioners in Federal insurance plans. And rather than being made up of witch-doctors—as some allege—the "mental health care" profession claims to rely upon "scientific findings" …

Victimizing Christians

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reblogged from http://pamweb.org
by | Jun 1, 2008 | Biblical View of Self Psychological counseling theories and therapies have given Americans a new way of thinking and have turned our country into a therapeutic culture of the self—where the self and how it feels about itself are at the center of meaning. People from coast to coast have embraced a psychological mindset that puts emotional deprivation and woundedness as the root cause of nearly every personal and social problem. This mindset has the potential to make everyone into a victim needing the services of the ever-expanding mental-health system. Fifteen years ago Charles Sykes wrote a book titled A Nation of VictimsThe Decay of the American Character, in which he says:The ethos of victimization has an endless capacity not only for exculpating one’s self from blame, washing away responsibility in a torrent of explanation—racism, sexism, rotten parents, addiction, and illness—but also for proj…