Is this cool, or what?
When you’re told that name-calling and hurling an insult or two are bad, first ask,”Why are you so opposed to the use of English grammar’s adjectives?”
If they are Christians, you then should call them “lukewarm believers.” Because not only do they have some strange, misplaced hatred of adjectives, they don’t know the Bible.
Coming out of the woodwork already are those lukewarm believers who talk about the compassion and patience showed by some people in Scripture including Jesus.
Well, yes. You use discernment Mr/Ms Lukewarmer. You don’t be extra bold when someone is hurting or beginning to get a heart change towards the truth of God’s Word and begins to get concerned about where they’ll spend eternity.
Of course I don’t mean you should call everybody names! (You idiot!)
But in your faux biblical worldview (that Satan just loves), you would show gentleness towards everybody in every situation. And to quote God, it just makes me want to vomit.
Names and strong rebuke are more often called for than not. See, that’s where you’re so willfully ignorant of God’s Word. It’s much easier for you to love someone straight to hell than to confront them. Or, Heaven don’t forbid, call them names to get their attention and to show them how immediately in danger they are eternally.
Yes, right, the way I describe here isn’t for everybody every time. (It does seem appropriate for you right now, however. Fool.) But the way I describe here should be in every legitimate Christian’s armory. Because there is so much of this witnessing approach demonstrated in Scripture.
Once in a while, it’s nice to see some of the names and an insult or two that Godly men – and even God! – called people in Scripture.
Below are some instances. Jesus clocks in as the winner with the most personal insults. Go, thou, and be like Him.
What many call The Old Testament, some call “The Hebrew Bible.” This isn’t because it’s written solely for Israel; it was written for all. “The Hebrew Bible” is simply more a accurate description in that the language of the original and inspired words were written down in Hebrew.
Likewise, “The New Testament” is more accurately described as, “The Greek Bible” for the same reason. (Yes, a sliver of it was in Aramaic.) Referring to them by their native languages is not an attempt to separate them in any way other than by language. “The Greek Bible” does, however, separate that part of the canon from the topic known as The New Covenant. People who attempt to rightly divide the Word – scholars far more Godly and wise than I’ll ever be – do not see The New Covenant as having anything to do with the Body of Christ today. To say that it does brings unnecessary problems into our theology.
Was God mean in the Hebrew Bible? Some lukewarm Christians act as though they’re embarrassed for him and think that He was mean. Why? What evidence is there of that? Perhaps the fact that far more billions of people go to hell in the Greek Bible (“The New Testament”) is a good reason not to make such a vapid remark ever again that “God was mean in the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament).”
Note: He wasn’t mean in the Greek Bible either.
But if the Hebrew Bible was in Hebrew, then maybe it’s not something we should concern ourselves with today.
Yeah, well, perhaps but no, not perhaps. Here are ten extremely good reasons why The Hebrew Bible should be a major part of your constant study to know more about God at the link below:
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