July 09, 2019 10:34 AM PDT
The Work of the Spirit
“I did not tell you these things at the beginning, because I was with you. 5 But now I am going to Him who sent Me, and none of you asks Me, ‘Where are You going?’ 6 Rather, sorrow has filled your heart because I have told you these things. 7 Nevertheless I tell you the truth: It is expedient for you that I go away. For if I do not go away, the Counselor will not come to you. But if I go, I will send Him to you. 8 When He comes, He will convict the world of sin and of righteousness and of judgment: 9 of sin, because they do not believe in Me; 10 of righteousness, because I am going to My Father, and you will see Me no more; 11 and of judgment, because the ruler of this world stands condemned.
12 “I have yet many things to tell you, but you cannot bear them now. 13 But when the Spirit of truth comes, He will guide you into all truth. For He will not speak on His own authority. But He will speak whatever He hears, and He will tell you things that are to come. 14 He will glorify Me, for He will receive from Me and will declare it to you. 15 All that the Father has is Mine. Therefore I said that He will take what is Mine and will declare it to you. JOHN 16
July 03, 2019 02:39 PM PDT
June 28, 2019 02:41 PM PDT
He who covers his sins will not prosper,
but whoever confesses and forsakes them will have mercy. Pr 28
2010 Pennsylvania Code
Title 18 - CRIMES AND OFFENSES
Chapter 31 - Sexual Offenses
3121 - Rape.
DEFINITION OF OFFENSES
(a) Offense defined.--A person commits a felony of the first
degree when the person engages in sexual intercourse with a
(1) By forcible compulsion.
(2) By threat of forcible compulsion that would prevent
resistance by a person of reasonable resolution.
(3) Who is unconscious or where the person knows that
the complainant is unaware that the sexual intercourse is
(4) Where the person has substantially impaired the
complainant's power to appraise or control his or her conduct
by administering or employing, without the knowledge of the
complainant, drugs, intoxicants or other means for the
purpose of preventing resistance.
(5) Who suffers from a mental disability which renders
the complainant incapable of consent.
(6) (Deleted by amendment).
(b) Additional penalties.--In addition to the penalty
provided for by subsection (a), a person may be sentenced to an
additional term not to exceed ten years' confinement and an
additional amount not to exceed $100,000 where the person
engages in sexual intercourse with a complainant and has
substantially impaired the complainant's power to appraise or
control his or her conduct by administering or employing,
without the knowledge of the complainant, any substance for the
purpose of preventing resistance through the inducement of
euphoria, memory loss and any other effect of this substance.
(c) Rape of a child.--A person commits the offense of rape
of a child, a felony of the first degree, when the person
engages in sexual intercourse with a complainant who is less
than 13 years of age.
(d) Rape of a child with serious bodily injury.--A person
commits the offense of rape of a child resulting in serious
bodily injury, a felony of the first degree, when the person
violates this section and the complainant is under 13 years of
age and suffers serious bodily injury in the course of the
(e) Sentences.--Notwithstanding the provisions of section
1103 (relating to sentence of imprisonment for felony), a person
convicted of an offense under:
(1) Subsection (c) shall be sentenced to a term of
imprisonment which shall be fixed by the court at not more
than 40 years.
June 27, 2019 02:41 PM PDT
11 Dearly beloved, I implore you as aliens and refugees, abstain from fleshly lusts, which wage war against the soul. 12 Live your lives honorably among the Gentiles, so that though they speak against you as evildoers, they shall see your good works and thereby glorify God in the day of visitation.
13 Submit yourselves to every human authority for the Lord’s sake, whether it be to the king, as supreme, 14 or to governors, as sent by him for the punishment of evildoers and to praise those who do right. 15 For it is the will of God that by doing right you may put to silence the ignorance of foolish men. 16 As free people, do not use your liberty as a covering for evil, but live as servants of God. 17 Honor all people. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the king. 1 Peter 2
June 26, 2019 02:36 PM PDT
Life in the Spirit
8 There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus, who walk not according to the flesh, but according to the Spirit. 2 For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has set me free from the law of sin and death. 3 For what the law could not do, in that it was weak through the flesh, God did by sending His own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh, and concerning sin, He condemned sin in the flesh, 4 in order that the righteous requirement of the law might be fulfilled in us, who walk not according to the flesh but according to the Spirit.
5 For those who live according to the flesh set their minds on the things of the flesh, but those who live according to the Spirit, the things of the Spirit. 6 To be carnally minded is death, but to be spiritually minded is life and peace, 7 for the carnal mind is hostile toward God, for it is not subject to the law of God, nor indeed can it be, 8 and those who are in the flesh cannot please God.
9 You, however, are not in the flesh but in the Spirit, if indeed the Spirit of God lives in you. Now if any man does not have the Spirit of Christ, he does not belong to Him. 10 And if Christ is in you, though the body is dead because of sin, the Spirit is alive because of righteousness. 11 But if the Spirit of Him who raised Jesus from the dead lives in you, He who raised Christ from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies through His Spirit that lives in you.
12 Therefore, brothers, we are debtors not to the flesh, to live according to the flesh. 13 For if you live according to the flesh, you will die, but if through the Spirit you put to death the deeds of the body, you will live.
14 For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, these are the sons of God. 15 For you have not received the spirit of slavery again to fear. But you have received the Spirit of adoption, by whom we cry, “Abba, Father.” 16 The Spirit Himself bears witness with our spirits that we are the children of God, 17 and if children, then heirs: heirs of God and joint-heirs with Christ, if indeed we suffer with Him, that we may also be glorified with Him. Romans 8
June 24, 2019 02:31 PM PDT
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June 20, 2019 02:37 PM PDT
SPIRITUAL WARFARE VOL 3
HOW POWER ENCOUNTERS
ARE MAJOR ACTS
OF THE KINGDOM OF GOD
22 And the Lord showed great and devastating signs and wonders upon Egypt, upon Pharaoh, and upon all his household before our eyes. Exodus 6
2 You shall speak all that I command you, and Aaron your brother shall tell Pharaoh to send the children of Israel out of his land. 3 But I will harden Pharaoh’s heart and multiply My signs and My wonders in the land of Egypt. Exodus 7
8 And the Lord brought us forth out of Egypt with a mighty hand and with an outstretched arm and with great terror, and with signs and wonders.
2 I thought it good to declare the signs and wonders that the Most High God has done for me. 3 How great are His signs,
and how mighty are His wonders!
His kingdom is an everlasting kingdom,
and His dominion is from generation to generation. Daniel 4
30 by stretching out Your hand to heal and that signs and wonders may be performed in the name of Your holy Son Jesus.” Acts 4
God is not silent and the work of the kingdom of God is not a matter of talk is it…20 For the kingdom of God is not in word, but in power. 1 Corinthians 4.
God is not silent but calls on us at times to be silent in His presence.
God wants us to know Him and the salvation He brings did not come silently but with the activity of angles, prophets, incarnation and declarations of the Holy Spirit. God moved in sign and wonder in Christ and continues to show His kingdom has come in powers and wonders.
In all the Miracles of the Bible Herbert Lockyer says….
“An important aspect of Bible miracles is the fact that they are proper proofs of a divine revelation. It is questionable whether there can be an authentic revelation without miracles. They are not only proofs of a revelation but form a revelation in themselves. Of course, miracles guarantee the authenticity of a revelation. Bible miracles form an integral part of Holy Writ and testify to its divine inspiration and veracity. Apart from these miracles we have no other evidence of the supernatural working on man’s behalf in time of crises. Miracles, as an integral part of the Bible, provide evidence that it is God’s divinely inspired Word. Without its miraculous content we could not accept it as a supernatural Book. No miracles–no striking proof of its divine authorship. Among other aspects of the design or purpose of the inclusion of so many miracles is the manifestation of the glory of God. How eloquently they speak of His sovereignty in every realm! He is Lord in and of all (John 11:4). Miracles are “both the official and authoritative seal of God.” Miracles are also the insignia of Christ’s deity–“a constitutive element of the revelation of God in Christ”–and Messiahship (John 2:11; 11:4; Matthew 11:4-6; Acts 2:20; 10:38). In these displays of His inherent power, we have the exercise of His creative, punitive, and healing authority. And all of His miracles were in “accord with His miraculous origin, sinless nature and moral perfection.” They provided God with a method of authenticating Christ’s divine mission. He Himself regarded His miracles as evidence that He was from God–and was God (John 14:24). Later on, as we come to the study of New Testament miracles, we shall see how many of His miracles were the natural expression of His sympathy for a suffering humanity, as well as the confirmations
Lockyer, Herbert. All the Miracles of the Bible (p. 14). Zondervan Academic. Kindle Edition.”
June 19, 2019 02:36 PM PDT
13 For such are false apostles and deceitful workers, disguising themselves as apostles of Christ. 14 And no wonder! For even Satan disguises himself as an angel of light. 15 Therefore it is no great thing if his ministers also disguise themselves as ministers of righteousness, whose end will be according to their works. 2COR. 11
5 Do you not remember that when I was still with you, I told you these things? 6 Now you know what restrains him that he might be revealed in his time. 7 For the mystery of lawlessness is already working. Only He who is now restraining him will do so until He is taken out of the way. 8 Then the lawless one will be revealed, whom the Lord will consume with the breath of His mouth, and destroy with the brightness of His presence, 9 even him, whose coming is in accordance with the working of Satan with all power and signs and false wonders, 10 and with all deception of unrighteousness among those who perish, because they did not receive the love for the truth that they might be saved. 11 Therefore God will send them a strong delusion, that they should believe the lie: 12 that they all might be condemned who did not believe the truth but had pleasure in unrighteousness. 2THESS 2
June 18, 2019 02:16 PM PDT
5 Do you not remember that when I was still with you, I told you these things? 6 Now you know what restrains him that he might be revealed in his time. 7 For the mystery of lawlessness is already working. Only He who is now restraining him will do so until He is taken out of the way. 8 Then the lawless one will be revealed, whom the Lord will consume with the breath of His mouth, and destroy with the brightness of His presence, 9 even him, whose coming is in accordance with the working of Satan with all power and signs and false wonders, 10 and with all deception of unrighteousness among those who perish, because they did not receive the love for the truth that they might be saved. 2 Thess. 2
June 14, 2019 02:36 PM PDT
6 When they had gone through the whole island to Paphos, they found a certain sorcerer, a Jewish false prophet, whose name was Bar-Jesus, 7 who was with the proconsul, Sergius Paulus, an intelligent man. This man called for Barnabas and Saul and sought to hear the word of God. 8 But Elymas the sorcerer (which is his name by interpretation) opposed them, trying to divert the proconsul from the faith. 9 Then Saul, who also is called Paul, filled with the Holy Spirit, stared at him and said, 10 “You son of the devil, enemy of all righteousness, full of deceit and of all fraud, will you not cease perverting the right ways of the Lord? 11 Now, look! The hand of the Lord is against you, and you shall be blind, not seeing the sun for a time.”
Immediately mist and darkness fell on him, and he went about seeking someone to lead him by the hand. 12 When the proconsul saw what had happened, he believed and was astonished at the doctrine of the Lord.