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Jesus’ Advice for Addressing Sin

Submitted by Thinking CAP on Tue, Mar 16, 2010 - 2:04 am

If your brother sins against you, go and show him his fault, just between the two of you. If he listens to you, you have won your brother over. But if he will not listen, take one or two others along, so that ‘every matter may be established by the testimony of two or three witnesses.’

If he refuses to listen to them, tell it to the church; and if he refuses to listen even to the church, treat him as you would a pagan or a tax collector.

Attributed to: 
Jesus (NIV)

What Makes You Great, or Not

Submitted by Thinking CAP on Tue, Feb 16, 2010 - 5:06 pm

Jesus called them together and said, "You know that those who are regarded as rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their high officials exercise authority over them. Not so with you. Instead, whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant, and whoever wants to be first must be slave of all. For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many."

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Jesus (NIV)

Paul on Food, Thanksgiving, and Latter Times

Submitted by Thinking CAP on Wed, Nov 18, 2009 - 1:27 pm

The Spirit clearly says that in later times some will abandon the faith and follow deceiving spirits and things taught by demons. Such teachings come through hypocritical liars, whose consciences have been seared as with a hot iron.

They forbid people to marry and order them to abstain from certain foods, which God created to be received with thanksgiving by those who believe and who know the truth.

For everything God created is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving, because it is consecrated by the word of God and prayer.

If you point these things out to the brothers, you will be a good minister of Christ Jesus, brought up in the truths of the faith and of the good teaching that you have followed.

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Paul (NIV)

Fooling People

Submitted by Thinking CAP on Wed, Nov 18, 2009 - 11:57 am

You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you can not fool all of the people all of the time.

Attributed to: 
Abraham Lincoln

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