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The following program is recorded content created by the Truth Network questions we've got answers. Let's do it. Phone lines are open like time for the line of fire with your host scholar and cultural commentator Dr. Michael Brown your voice for more sanity and spiritual clarity. Call 866-34-TRUTH to get on the line of fire and now there's your host Dr. Michael Brown why the fire yes we are live.

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Of course with those devastated Florida and outside of the United States as well because grace be with them in the midst of the storm looks like will be able to broadcast fine today.

Hopefully we won't suddenly be cut off, but I am wearing the sweatshirt that I wore on the way in just in solidarity with those that are going through now I hear somebody call 866-34-TRUTH any question of any kind on any subject that relates in any way to anything we talk about him a lot of fire anything I write about. If you heard a rumor you will find out. Is this really true, do we believe this or that. Give me a call or, again, you want to take issue with something feel free to do as also is appropriate for Christian radio phone lines are openly earlier in the broadcast to call the better chance we have of getting back to 86634878840. Let us start with Josh in Durham, North Carolina as whether you are Josh call it good that good are yes you question please give her barbecue for taking my call at your ministry but you what I've learned so much from your videos or articles and books and I still have a lot of work. Thank you for all that you do.

That being said, you do ask people to going to differ with you and I I've heard several people calling for asking about the Sabbath and offered to Connie to throw out your plush Julie don't judge anything really the question to whether your forget the Sabbath is not the point. I don't I don't.

The question referring to the day of rest Sabbath and clutched him I have several point select opportunities. Get your gesture. Please officers of the first thing is just that the context you know we had talked very heavy on the DD right that head of all rule and authority goes on to say that them, God canceled the record that it against the legal man nailing it to the cross. Therefore let don't pass judgment on your question food or drink, or the moon or Sabbath be tied directly to the sacrifice Christ offered the second point is just that idea of these things are a shadow of the things become. We only see three times in the New Testament were anything is called a shadow of something else. The other two times the current Hebrews and both times, it's referring to the sacrificial system. The duties of free the temple and so just just with those two points. There II don't see Tabitha referring to the day of respite. More specifically as a group with to drink the as just being stuck.okay but it wasn't the first thank you for the kind words. I appreciate that and I appreciate your questions very much your very argument though turn against itself. In other words, for those who say that Sabbath observance is mandatory. You must do it and Paul the same. Don't let anyone put you under pressure that this is part of it of an old system that is especially not binding on you is Gentile Christians and that the substance that the Sabbath is the shadow of the substance is found in the size of the rest we find this is in him just as the sacrificial system pointed to the Messiah and we no longer need to offer blood sacrifices so also the this sabbaths.

The new moons the dietary laws don't let anyone put you under pressures. If you have to keep those things.

Those were shadows. Only the substances found in the Messiah.

So this is very argument support my point that Paul was saying don't let someone put you under pressure here. I was the summons free to keep the seventh day Sabbath, a Gentile Christian or not they're free to do it. But Paul's argument is saying because of the new order that we are in now in the fulfillment coming in Messiah. Don't let anyone judge you by whether or not you observe these things. I agree that all possibly may have believed that you sent out don't need to keep the Sabbath.

I don't think of the case here for or against it coming because he does going to fail and don't qualify you for thing on that if the worship of angels. Many people believe that he is referring to not guarantee that angels would intercede with man, but he saying here in Colossians 22 that Christ is the intercessor between God and man. And so I don't think you know I think Sabbath isn't satisfied, hereby felt combined with festivals and new moons and food and drink as a group referring to sacrifice general that really referring to anything else. I think it's specifically talking about just sacrifices in this passage so the point right agrees. Yes, there is another heresy being dealt with here and many scholars would slick it is kind of a proto-Gnostic obviously hyper aesthetic as well as Jewish or Judaizing heresy that there was a mixture and that's that's how I would read it as well, but I just don't see how you can relegate this to sacrifices when when he is is very specific what you know it it in the list food or drink.

That's a sacrifice that's dietary laws or with regard to a festival or a new moon or a Sabbath. These were shadow of the things to come, but the substance belongs to Christ that heat.

The one thing he doesn't mention the sacrifices here because that was not something that they were doing anyway hey Josh, I appreciate the dialogue and the interaction. Thank you. All right God bless 8663 for 87884. Let's go to John in Ohio. Welcome to the line of fire by Victor Brown wonder where you broadcast that here in the path of the hurricane, so are our studio where where I'm sitting with my team right now we are in Harrisburg, North Carolina not far from the Charlotte motor Speedway. We connect directly to the truth.

Radio studios in Winston-Salem North Carolina. So the weather setting us. It seems little bit before Winston-Salem, then from satellite we connect there around the country and by Internet around the world and the soul in real time, but physically right now I'm in Harrisburg, North Carolina slightly north of carport. Yeah okay well I was a question is also I added.

Right. Amanda K lost spiritually. So I was wondering what you think about today. The Russian government said that there that basically outfitted Russian Federation is now larger because they said there were referendum without and basically their related lessons are saying that Russia has expanded and the job noticing that there many countries are saying no, that's not true.

I disses a very serious problem in fearing Russia has 6000 new if there tell them that notice is not the Russian Federation, even though there saying that this is not a Russian Federation is you let lights a week.

We have to use wisdom of prudent does not seem to be rational these days. I mean, there's a recon report that you hear. But, as best as I can see he's not acting rationally, the wars terribly unpopular at home when I was in in Poland. One of the leaders was talking to me about the fact that many of the soldiers that have been involved thus far have been from some of the more Asiatic reasons of Russia. It's not quite the mainstream. It's not that the Muscovites and things like that and so there dying on the field and its terrible, but when he called up 300+ thousand reservists from all over Russia. Now we come to his home across the country as those people start getting killed and wounded. It is going to send shockwaves more to the nation just like Russia had a pull out of Afghanistan and that the body count was just too high so I I look at it that that the wars bound to fail. That is going to collapse inward on on prudent out of the with the implications are going to be, but we really need to be pray. I look at everything happening is completely unjust as an illegitimate landgrab as of the annexation.

Now the alleged vote is completely bogus. So I agree with all those who say this is absolutely wrong. There is no legal basis for what they're doing. But the question is how aggressively do we push back if we if we push the wrong button to set up provoked prudent to do something crazy or can we allow him to hold us hostage because his nuclear arms. I think I think we need to be praying urgently for God's intervention less. There is some kind of horrific a nuclear war that breaks out really be pray for God's intervention don't just take it for granted that it could never happen and then pray for wisdom for world leaders. I think what has to happen is a gradual war of attrition that Russia keeps losing slowly and finally has to pull out rather than like an all-out alternation stated he had with Ukraine to attack Russia because put my do something crazy. So it's a time for primitive type of wisdom it's really it's really volatile.

John for sure. Yet you are you are very welcome 866-34-TRUTH I I am not an alarmist, and it takes a lot for me to think that there could be certain extreme danger normally expect to feel it in in my gut as well.

As an praying about these things, but just common sense tells you you've got someone that is not acting rationally, acting wisely, acting in the best interests of this country right now and what could happen so the troposphere and anyone but it's it's a good it's a good time to pray.

God restrain evil restrain evil. 866-34-TRUTH.

Let us go over to Jonathan and North Carolina.

Welcome to the line of fire paid out around a couple of question with the easier one.

I think easier for us in Luke chapter 2 talks about Anna and the temple.

I had a lady talking she was defending women pastors and added cellular way but she said well, and I was there to temple in Luke 236 and 38 unethical look.

It says in acts three that Peter and John were in the temple, but they were really in Solomon's porch. They were inside the temple, and she said what about us that she was in the temple.

She was in the temple. The first question what is number one this is nothing to do with wounding pastors whatsoever it's it's unrelated to the question a thousand percent. That being said there there was the women's court in the temple a a Jewish woman, a Gentile can only go so far. You have the Gentile court right and and they had a clear inscription only goes any chance of those pastor dies they had Jewish women. Jewish women can only go so far and that was it so that she was there's only 1 Possible Pl. that she could be in terms of how far she could go. She could not be in the inner courts of the temple is a clean Jewish man could be associate with the beam in the women's court.

If you just get online and and look for Herod's Temple limits court will see it diagram that's far she could've gone into courts of whatever argument some astronomy from that breaks down completely displace them with their Bible right back with your request to the line of fire with your host Dr. Michael Brown on the line of fire by calling 866-34-TRUTH here again is Dr. Michael Brown friends are completely brand-new website. I was on the today was just so pleased to see how it's been redone by our team, they spent months with her media team and others to soaking. How can we help those going there. The most seekers. Those with questions. Those looking for information and you can you can break down by subject matter and we keep populating the site so that with so many thousands and thousands and thousands of articles and videos that it's taking time to populate. We were populating for many many weeks before we lost it so go there. Ask Dr. Brad Askey dear Be sure to sign up for emails to that first.

This will you be the first of because of a few more really exciting announcements with some free resources coming your way, so be sure to sign for the emails Esther to Brown dog org all right let us go back to Jonathan you're still on the line of fire. Go ahead yes or the other question I will talk about what this woman is in first Corinthians chapter 3 verses 10 to 15 talks about the works, but each one's work later foundation letting 20 works become manifest for the day that the day of judgment will disclose it, because it far nothing. Work is done. Verse 15 it says if anyone's work is burned up, he will suffer loss, though he himself will be saved, but only a few far and she she was trying to say all this means are going to go to hell act advised think it means they're gonna make it to heaven, but their works are going to be burned up because they think it works with your with no your your hundred percent right. I don't know any interpreter that says that the agreement go to hell. Catholics would say this. Speaking of purgatory, but even they would say that it's ultimate salvation know that that the language is clear they will be saved, yet as to the fire. It's an idiom from the Old Testament like a brand plucked from the fire so it's 100% that it's either talking about church workers because post about will be on the foundation letter will be careful how they build right in the which you build. This can be tested by fire so let's say I built this mega church and it was built on my own pride and ego, and now it gets tested well as a reward for it. It's all in all, goes up because I built it on a proud, prideful, self-centered foundation, I'm still saved. Just as one going through the fire, so your interpretation is completely right and there is little support for it in the Greek there's no support for her position and in any translation just doesn't work's not there not I thought I was right on both of she wanted argue with that but anyway thank you Dr. Brown appreciate your ministry sure think yet that whether women should be pastors, not as a totally separate question obviously but these responses pretty easy on both of these all right 866-34-TRUTH let's go over to Andrew in Minneapolis.

Welcome to the line of fire. They think Dr. Brown and my question is about, the mob and punishment, especially in regard to be that we have any instant in the Bible where someone repented of their The death I was again about David how he committed adultery, and he repented of his sin, and you can get Wonder if there's any sort of connection with prepending.helping people not to be the right. So first undertone law itself. There is no for repentance listening, a death penalty. It was there's no legislation that says okay this couple is caught in the act of adultery.

They both married to the people he committed adultery with her.

They repent there. So sorry that they'll never do it again. So instead they get whipped instead of death penalty notice there's no indication for that or Deuteronomy 13 you you lead people to follow other gods, they can be stoned to death. I am so sorry.

I really look who wouldn't be sorry. After and who wouldn't pledge to never do it again right so it you expect everyone to react in that way. But no, there's no evidence of that whatsoever. Now when comes to David as King. He was above man's law, there is no on the skin of put him to death for the sins that he committed even though he was worthy of death, but of course the child that they conceived us die there is judgment that falls and then a lot of subsequent judgment falls on David as you as you read in second Samuel 12 chapter as a result of what he did so he still is getaway with the sin.

God forgives him right right there. Nathan tells him you're not gonna die when Nathan tells me not to die. I don't believe he means that I can be put to death by people I believe means because I can put you to death. Now, but the child is going to die and then there are other things that are going to happen as a result of your sin.

But no, there is to give it a can for example in in Joshua so he see sins by taking some of the.

The the consecrated thunder that was to be devoted to destruction. Given over to the Lord in Joshua seven, he gets singled out for his deeds and and Joshua says okay, confess, give glory to God.

Confess your sin, and he does and is put to death his family with him, which the rabbis deduced from that that they all knew what he did and no one reported it or anything like that.

So you have his public confession, but he still put to death. So far as we can see that's the way this went when Jesus extends the mercy with the way he does in the New Testament. He does it because he is the son of God able to do that, make, everything you do.

You are very welcome 86634 we go to John Meyer in New Jersey. Welcome to the line of fire. Dr. Brown will allow sure about regarding when the boys that I will put enmity between you and the woman right I will fight back. Okay, that bird dog about Jesus, yes. So the question is, is Genesis 315. A messianic prophecy.

So right. This is a major discussion in Jewish and Christian apologetics and polemics. It's not a direct prophecy. We read and see all that's obvious to tell you what Jesus immortalized with the seed of the woman. The woman doesn't have a biological see, but it just means offspring right so on the one hand it is talk about the hatred between the human race and snakes and it is talk about that in the state bites the heel but crushed its head.

But there's obviously more going on here because of the fact that it's Satan behind the snake bringing about the fall of man and now ultimately it's going to be offspring. The seed that's gonna crush the snake which Paul quotes Romans 16 that the God of peace will soon crush Satan under your feet shortly will soon crush Satan under your feet so that all Paul ultimately sees a messianic application here that it's referring to the final defeat of the serpent of the snake of Satan by the seed of the woman, now the other thing that's important is that Sarah C is very very big throughout Genesis and beyond that Genesis 12 the three that through Abraham's seed or Abram see the whole world will be blessed and then the promised seed throughout the Old Testament so it you could say, in seed form. It's a messianic prophecy. It finds its ultimate fulfillment in Jesus the Messiah. So I don't I don't think that when Adam and Eve heard this, that they were conscious of the. The largeness of what was happening right it with that read too much into it but in God's intent.

Yes, it is a C of the final victory of the Messiah over the power of Satan.ground out on the like. A lot of open about what had now why don't pop a lock that right out yet so I happen to happen to mention it on the radio because my friend Jonathan Feldstein, Orthodox Jew in Israel had posted about it was very excited that a Christian of farm breeders in America had shipped over five red heifers over the Israel and even when they were when they were marking them. They didn't they didn't put some through their ears and identify them as they normally would consider it. They want them to be without blemish. So I said normally I paid zero attention to these things, but because it is gotten the attention of religious Jews rabbis in Israel. It's of interest to be so check out numbers 19 right numbers 19.

That's the law of the red heifer the red cow and what Israel had to do when they were in the wilderness and then this is part of that the tabernacle and temple is the have a red cow without blemish that is never been worked in the field or anything like that.

It was to pick sees me. It was to be slaughtered sees me, and its ashes within to be used for the water of cleansing. So if you are richly impure, yet some severe skin disease you actually tested body.

So you would wash and then you had to have this the ashes sprinkled on you so with the destruction of the temple, and no more ashes of a red heifer then in that sense, the entire Jewish world would be ritually impure. So if you're going to ever rebuild the temple, then you have to have a red heifer today and it has to be without blemish.

So as it grows, gets older so as to be without blemish or defect. And then you can kill that animal and then makes its ashes with the water and that you have purification water so the religious Jews interested in the rebuilding of the temple you think the Messiah is going to come and do it or really doing preparation of the Messiah. They been waiting for the red heifer and when they finally get one that's without blemish. Oh, so now we have the potential of having the ashes for impurity means were one step closer potentially to rebuilding the temple which would be very exciting to the religious Jewish world, especially belief that the Messiah will come and build so that's why there's excited about. Like us, and I either pay attention to these things, but because it's of interest to the religious community and is really some of it is of interest to me. I thank you call the line of fire with your host Dr. Michael Brown get on the line of fire by calling 866-34-TRUTH here again is Dr. Michael Brown bag, my profound joy to be with you one of my favorite things to do. Take your calls, answer your questions, call 866-348-7884 we have all I know, but I just looked up he got one line open.

Let us go over to Tracy and High Point, North Carolina. Welcome to the line of fire. Dr. Brown brought she did earlier in the week you are talking about your trip to Poland and had grabbing 1/3 there where you are thinking from the pulpit and when you turned around that the pastor I think it was at the church had, now the chair on his face under the power the Holy Spirit and I am going to get the topic right but I think that you are asking our churches afraid of the moving of the holy.

And I was thinking that the Pentecostal yeah I've been late what happened in: I have haven't seen it quite like that that I and I'm comfortable with them familiar with that that there are entire nomination and church in United mainline Protestant churches where you would never do anything like that and it should give services. There orders predictable from week to week eco-man. There is little thinking and preaching get up and go home.

Sometimes it can be a little on the belt. I had wondering how do you know that the holy. It's in the church and and and they're not just going on their own power their own right. Drink, I know they don't want it had how you if you're now looking for the supernatural aha moment like you find Poland and like Pentecostal charismatic would be familiar with how do you know some of these calm her mainline Protestant churches that that sort of manifestation is just not part of their culture. How can you tell where the Holy Spirit it on the continuum of out in the circuit right and then conversely, some of those folks would say to us were Pentecostals and charismatics. How do you know it's not just the flesh emotionalism power of thought why you don't demon this time. Right. Right. So excellent/dissolute, let me say a few things here.

For those who missed the show I was talking about what happened Sunday morning was. It was a very intense message that God wants to share his heart with us, the, the pain of a dying world. The pain of the often sick church. The pain is a lost sheep of the house of Israel isn't just one reveal himself to us in his power to us. He wants to share his heart were we intercede with with weeping with tears and it was at one point in the messages I was speaking the translator just started crying.

She she she was so burdened and overcome by the subject. She began to weep and then continue to translate and I said something and it was it was a sacred moment I could feel something was being transacted at that moment I saw to my right. The translator just can't stagger to the photogrammetry stagger and then I heard a thud and I looked to my left and the pastor had fallen out of the seat flat on his face simply touched them. We pray for. Nobody said a word about any such thing, and God did something very significant.

He told me in very sober terms afterwards that the deep burden that God gave them in, and something very personal God did in his life. He told me about was real sobriety and enough people so where is that the Bible will people fall like dead people in front of angels in front of the presence of God that that happens in the Bible you know Ezekiel falls like some of that Daniel falls like someone dead. John falls like someone did in Revelation 1 in other passages of Ezekiel 2 and three in Daniel 10 you see things like that this people falling on their faces because the presence of God and because of something he's doing so it is certainly scriptural. It's often happen through church history is gobs moving course will look for that I don't I don't expect that that kind of thing happening in that intense way is actually where but here's what I would say let's talk about everybody Pentecostal on Pentecostal everybody. If you are seeking to honor the Lord. If you are praying for his blessing on what you do if you're doing your best to be faithful to Scripture and to preach Jesus without compromise.

Then you can expect that the Holy Spirit is with you in doing that, because the Holy Spirit wants to solve Jesus. The Holy Spirit is always in harmony with Scripture. And if your desire is to honor God to build up the church to reach the lost, even if it's a predictable service, even if you know once you start one skin and even if there's no one healed her no spiritual manifestation of people growing in the Lord.

That's by the spirit if the loss getting saved. That's by the spirit. If faith is being built. That's by the spirit now. Conversely, are there things God wants to do beyond that in terms of setting captives free. Sure some people free from addictions, healing the sick, glorify Jesus and other ways absolutely so where never looking for just a response. The display if if I pray for thousand people and nobody falls in the body shakes all of them are deeply touched by God that's wonderful.

If I pray for thousand people and they all fall to the ground shaking and nobody's changed. That's miserable. So that's what we always want to see the lasting fruit of a transform life and that's how we can tell if the Holy Spirit is at work or people being conformed to the image of Jesus was being set free from bondage is the loss being saved or God's people becoming more and more like Jesus.

Those would be the signs of the working of the Spirit, but it's a fair question. Just because we have big meetings just because we have good singing good teaching. Just because we have a lot of excitement or emotion. Whatever the thing is you may have. Speaking in tongues are shaking. Where's the evidence that Jesus has risen from the dead, and is working in our midst by the spirit that's what I'm asking everybody Pentecostal on Pentecostal.

Whatever the background show me the evidence of change lives, to the glory of God and God working supernaturally in people's hearts and minds and I will rejoice with the liturgical service, whether it's a predictable service with her Pentecostal jumping and shouting service. Show me the long term, lasting fruit that is worth the spread.

Hey, thank you very much for the question.

I really do appreciate it. 866-34-TRUTH.

Let's go over to Sarah in Tennessee walking to the line of fire. Hey now you about a particular issue and not hear out the lien. You know, being free and struggling with, and try it yourself. And the Lord and getting a longer break and died, and I believe talking about how their editing and. In fact it and 90 day.

How would you know what that looks like and if you're looking for that thing.

Would it be a work day foundation and Academy know exactly.

So Sarah first. Be assured that his people read through Romans six, seven and eight that many are confused by Romans seven because Paul is talking about their the things I hate I do the things I want to do. I don't do and who's going to deliver you from this body of death and thank God for Jesus. And so, with my mind. I said I serve the Lord with my flesh. I serve Sammy with his saying and then 81.

Therefore, there is no condemnation to those who are in the side Jesus for the law of the spirit of love set me free from the law of sin and death with those powerless to do that was weak through the flesh, God did sending his son so he was all of the Latin when I was tell people is listen with your post about his past life, or the struggle he has as a believer or what he's talking about life under the law. As a believer what's indisputably clear is Romans six that we have victory over sin that we we have died to sin that we should consider ourselves dead to sin, that sin will not rain over our mortal bodies, and Romans H that we live in the spirit and by the spirit so here's here's my simple answer to the question we must take hold of the spiritual realities to walk this out that even though we will be tempted and even though we can have ups and downs.

We must Romans six consider ourselves dead to sin and alive to God. We must take hold of the fact that we are empowered by grace and therefore not under the law, meaning under the laws a system of righteousness or under the laws condemnation were under the laws a tutor to bring us to the Messiah that we are under grace doesn't mean we can do whatever we want, but it means that we are now empowered by God use okay is that works righteousness no works righteousness is if I work harder if I pray more. If I live holier.

I can be right with God if if I can just get to this level if I can quit dealing with corridor dealing with a bad attitude or dealing with lying or dealing with with the gluttony and if I can just master those things and gobble except me. That's works righteousness. Grace says accepted by God because of what Jesus did and now I am empowered to live differently. Let me take hold of that and if I'm not taking hold of it from back and forth back and forth.

Then I know that there is more that there is a life beyond that that should not be continually tormented continually beaten down continually defeated. So look at it as a divine invitation and a divine exhortation consider yourselves dead to sin.

Get it in your heart. Getting your mind get the realities of Romans eight life in the spirit. Is that so dominate your thinking that now you live differently.

And sin is the exception to the rule, so I don't go right where it deliberately after it.

And right and my personal walk with the Lord you now you can go through like really bad thing. I like David and David knew not the gate at belt confusing me because I've had people say that email that you had a child foundation and you have blank when an act so here's the question you take a break and come back on the other side of the break want to think about this when you were doing that we struggling we sing. I hate when doing God a messed up. Why am I doing this. This is so wrong I'm so weak or you say I care about God's right of all you will want to do. Let me know come back to celebrate the line of fire with your host Dr. Michael Brown on the line of fire by calling 866-34-TRUTH here again is Dr. Michael Brown so Sarah just back to you. How would you answer my question. When you have had these periods of your life as a believer of struggle and going up and down.

Have you said I will rebel and do what I want I will care if there's a God or not, or have you been struggling and hating yourself in the process. I am fine. I know that at one point in my life that year and half ago I felt like I didn't care no and revealing up without me and the spirit as Holy Spirit is not very I don't know paddling where I live.

I get back on now. I don't know what that looked like know any I had that while it died real. You know he'll stop me from doing okay.

I have no power to stop doing he have to be the power within me.anything because only go to you being freed on that lot and that I get confused and think that mean the three friends a lot and that an identity and I you be sanctified to make their in degree or that or is there a lot right. The law of sin and death is, is the destructive power similar laws that brings with it spiritual death and then ultimately physical death.

Here's what I'd encourage you to do. Sarah, if I were in your shoes I would say this I need to know God more deeply. I cannot live with this. Up and down in and out uncertainty.

I need to know God more deeply. I would go back to how I came to faith how if you just raised in the church always assume certain things then you can really generally need to be born again because you just can't go along with the flow, but assuming that that there was a point time we recognize your sin, you call out to the Lord to save you. You confess Jesus is Lord.

The roots need to go down deeper and you just have to determine okay I am going to spend quality time crying out to God, I am going to pray like I've never prayed because there is a place where you live differently. No we will not be perfect.

We will never be perfect in this world ever, but we can live overcoming lives we can live lives that are different when we are not slaves to sin. I'd encourage you to check out a little book I wrote called the grace controversy the grace controversy find it really easy to read this get translated into a Polish.

That's one reason I was in Poland.

The fact but you find it really easy to read very clear addressing the questions about forgiveness, about sin, I think it will help you to renew your mind to being forgiven to being accepted to being loved, and yet to being empowered. It's up to you to say no to sin, because I can say for you, but he has given you the power to resist, so check out the book the grace controversy and then just make a determination I'm going to get to know God in such a way that my life is evidently different that I can see it and others can see it smooth. May the Lord guide you on your journey sir, thank you so much for calling appreciated right 866-34-TRUTH, let's go to Chrissy and Raleigh walking to the line of fire background though. What exactly is black and want bankcard community are they held down so blasphemy. Generally speaking, is to speak against God. The same word is used for slander or for blasphemy. So when you speak falsely against a person, right you say your next-door neighbor actually is been stealing from the government.

He's a terrorist figure lying about that person speaking falsely or defaming them blasphemy is to do that about God to speak evil things.

False things about him so so we could do that and repent. God forgives blasphemy of the spirit is when someone knowingly takes attributes the things of the spirit and attribute them to demons where it they know that this is the working of the Spirit and with full knowledge. They attribute that to the power demons that they obviously cross the line where they knock you want forgiveness and and their deductible and I want God so blessed in general. One thing blessed me in the spirit is specifically something else okay there are really felt like there was a generational curse on me and I acted in pray by knowing your back you not how anybody fell for three days and I kept it to myself. But afterward I talked to my kids about, you know, I feel like a generational care that happened in Prato.

Hopefully our life will be thanked for the better folk after the fact and anything like felt that when you talk about it before the revelation calm does that negate okay first-person guilt, don't worry that like God is watching and it's like this system if you don't get it perfectly right, it doesn't work okay. Take the pressure off when Jesus tells us about talk about fasting St. don't don't do it for people to see the results fast and then you come alike to work was having a bad day will focus on fast air. So that's what is Teixeira to tell your kids afterwards. That's perfectly fine and and you did it by faith. But here's the thing you don't know for a fact there was a generational curse you if you sense that you believe that there for you fasted and prayed right on right I the only time I look for generational curse type stuff is when there is evidence that something is just going wrong all the time in the most bizarre unexpected ways and it's it's almost like bad luck follows there. I either friend.

I lets it look to the Lord in high school and then he always it was an accident. The bizarre things would happened, so he decided one day that he was again to take his car to school to go someone else so that nothing would happen to his car and what was parked there in front of his house. The lamp on the light stand fell off and crashed through the windshield of the skull is to allow snake bit you know then you wonder there is something going on here you know in its periodic transfer through the family, but if it's clear that things continue to have that feel like just over and over and over wrong wrong wrong attack on you sick this just hits you financial things just hit spiritual tech hit back and never get work. God, you know my parent out here.

You know not the Lord wanted like I want to think for me I want to prosper you know by right knee. So Chrissy will if that was me and I did what you did and I fasted and prayed, the thing wasn't broken that I would get with with the this seasons man or woman of God in the church is this serious leaders with spiritual insight I share with them what's going on and if they felt together okay. There is some demonic attack of there is something that's that's trying to hang over you some attack from the enemy. Let's break this together. Sometimes it just comes coming into agreement. If it forget it does seem like you just snake bit. We obviously can go through hard times.

We have ups and downs. We understand that this is suffering in this world, but like I said, there are those patterns just like I don't understand it the same thing to the same family over and over it and it's the parents it's the kids and it's a grandpas like what is going on here and then these things can be broken.

In Jesus name and and sometimes like a said it takes getting someone else to do with him in the Lord's grace be there for you and your family all right. I get time for another call quickly Jenny in New York. Sorry have to rush but let's go right to your question. Thank you. Part of our project everything I wanted the fair debt but I'm learning because kinda what working with morning and thinking about the clarity and basically said you know I think I got not defaming or death that I didn't clearly say Mormon or the Christian Christian denomination. Then recently came out again and said I want to clarify, there are Mormons that cannot pay Mormon dark and the concern I haven't it if the belt on enough off outside of right anything.

I think Eric and more manual, more imperative think in between Christianity and yes it should Jenny go to see ARM see ARM great apologetics website and look up Mormonism. Yes you are absolutely right. Mormonism is distinct from Christianity. Now there are Mormons who are ignorant of Mormon teaching there would been exposed to the true gospel on the way who may be saved and not aware of the depth of error in Mormonism, but that that is by accident. That is, despite Mormonism so Mormonism is a cult is not true Christianity.

Yes, it is weakened in certain ways and there are more people that get exposed to true gospel through other means. But if you're truly Mormonism you will not be true to the Bible, and true to the Jesus of the Bible for sure that I would work with Mormons for pro-life issues.

I would work performance is helping hurricane victims. I dislike of work with many others, but to join side-by-side spiritually normal for God conducted all right be blessed friends have an awesome weekend visit us and ask Dr. Brown.

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