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John 3:16 KJV: For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

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Questions that don't deserve their own thread.
You know the drill. Questions that deserve their own thread go in their own threads. Questions that don't go here.
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There's a reason why 'the spirit of the law' is a concept. 
When Christ said that if you look at a woman with lust in your heart it is as the sin of adultery, I don't think He meant that it was only under those specific circumstances that it would be a sin.
Obviously, if you listened to a woman with lust in your heart it would likewise be a sin, because the root problem is lust itself.
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What man hasn't raised his hand against his father at one time or another? Seems like a waste of hair and electricity just to shout extra loudly at yours.

Anon, ardent persecutors, cold murderers, and even the most depraved deviants were pulled out of the muck to become saints. Moses of Ethiopia and Mary of Egypt are fine examples of those last two, and Paul was the first of them. Do what you can, and God will do the rest.

We are all God's prodigal sons, anons. That has always been true. It doesn't matter if you're a San Francisco bug-chaser or a gulag commandant, he wants us all back, if we but choose to return.
>just because a book written by jews 2k years ago says I should?
"2 Behold, I Paul say unto you, that if ye be circumcised, Christ shall profit you nothing.
3 For I testify again to every man that is circumcised, that he is a debtor to do the whole law.
4 Christ is become of no effect unto you, whosoever of you are justified by the law; ye are fallen from grace." Galatians 5:2-4 KJV
What's the best edition of the BIble?
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A catholic one of course. I think the best edition is The Jerusalem Bible from Brouwer.

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I decided for this Lent to avoid browsing imageboards.
What did you for this Lent?
I also wish you a Happy Easter.
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>What did you for this Lent?
Quit booze.
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God watch over you friend, it is a tough fight
I cut alcohol and soda which wasnt too hard. There were multiple gatherings where either one would've been nice, so it wasn't like I went through it without a thought.
My friend abstained from masturbation so I tried that as well. I made it pretty far at the beginjng but fell short towards the end. No fap is tough but I think I'm making improvements.
This was my first Lent where I actually sacrificed something. Maybe next year I'll make a concerted effort to pray more often during it or even try fasting. I think "giving up" image boards is a good Lenten sacrifice, as it's practialy garunteed you'll be exposed to things that can lead to sin.

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Hello Brothers and Sisters in Christ.
Like many of you I myself am struggling with pornography addiction and have been trying to beat this illness for the better part of 3 years now. I'm dedicating this thread to all my other brothers in arms out there who are fighting the good fight against the wiles of the devil, Lucifer, and his legion of degeneracy he throws our way.

I'll be using this thread as both a catalogue of my own experiences, so that they may be used by others for their own benefit, and as a place to store, discuss, and share data, tips, and motivation so as to help us addicts overcome our desire so that we may enjoy life as God intended with clarity of mind and spirit.
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Glad to hear this anon, and youre off to a really great start. Dont be too hard on yourself but continue pursuing God and the righteous lifestyle. Hopefully this board can help you on your journey, any questions of thoughts you have let us know. :)
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So happy to hear that, anon.

 Remember that is Christ who saves you: you deserve nothing, you achieve nothing by your own strength. After I converted I was renewed too, radically so, but I slowly became arrogant, I thought I was "good". I didn't explicitly say it, of course, but deep down I had this belief of "I'm good now, I do all this God-things, I put in so much effort".

 Grace, anon, be always open to God's grace and love. This is not an anti-cath speech, "all grace, no works". I'm Catholic myself. Works are both the fruits of God's grace and the way you open your heart for more of His love to pour in. Surrendering yourself to His love is the most important work you can do -it is probably the only important work you can do-. All other "virtuous" things you may do are just a product of God's grace. Give Him thanks for all you good actions, for they are not truly yours.

Enjoy your new-found faith. Please, pray for us, anon, now that you're fully basking in His light. Rejoice in being in love with Love itself.

I'm truly happy for you. It's obvious you're genuine and it's always an immense pleasure to find someone who you share a love with.

 Oh! and if you haven't, try to find a real-life group to life your faith with. As you point out, Internet faith is not fully-realized faith.

God bless you, anon, God bless you.
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Yes, i've been coming here for since the original 8chan was populated. I won't be hard on myself. Thank you.

Yes, it's all God, i tried to leave porn by myself and could only do it for a few days. Without God i am dead. I do have a real life Christian group, i'm slowly losing the need for image boards. I will pray for all of you, God bless you.

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And you think all that ball of snarling and cultural daddy issues deserves anything more than contempt and pity?

But here, let's boil >>26519 down further:
Our. Culturally, even JoS is a Christian, just an angry, disaffected Protestant. Like all other Western atheists and satanists he is guided by the reductive instinct, to "return to the roots," embodied by the Protestant reformers. His logic is simply the extreme of "I don't need X to be saved!" He has no worthy point, he's not a standout, I don't need to debate him, and I pray he gets through being used by his anger.
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No, I'm asking for JoS per se, not a vain attempt of seeing a big picture that doesn't exist.
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Oy Gewalt! You just can't take halfwit JoS goypoop seriously, mate

Good Lord...

>Culturally, even JoS is a Christian, just an angry, disaffected Protestant. Like all other Western atheists and satanists he is guided by the reductive instinct, to "return to the roots," embodied by the Protestant reformers. His logic is simply the extreme of "I don't need X to be saved!" He has no worthy point, he's not a standout, I don't need to debate him, and I pray he gets through being used by his anger.
Based and breadpilled.
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And what exalted capability makes you the judge of a universal negative? That is what I think you are saying. To say that all the beauty and order in the world just happens to be a roll of the dice. A hand rolls the dice. That the humble amoeba can just happen to evolve into a Mozart. Who inspires his composition. That so many of your forebears were wrong, but you and this angry man demanding the world's attention with a clickbaity title are right Why his title attracts attention at all. Go on. It begs the question. Or is it too much text for you to make yourself clear on what you really want?

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Happy Easter!
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Indeed. He is risen!
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>And in the end of the sabbath, when it began to dawn towards the first day of the week, came Mary Magdalen and the other Mary, to see the sepulchre. And behold there was a great earthquake. For an angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and coming, rolled back the stone, and sat upon it. And his countenance was as lightning, and his raiment as snow. And for fear of him, the guards were struck with terror, and became as dead men. And the angel answering, said to the women: Fear not you; for I know that you seek Jesus who was crucified.
>He is not here, for he is risen, as he said. Come, and see the place where the Lord was laid. And going quickly, tell ye his disciples that he is risen: and behold he will go before you into Galilee; there you shall see him. Lo, I have foretold it to you. And they went out quickly from the sepulchre with fear and great joy, running to tell his disciples. And behold Jesus met them, saying: All hail. But they came up and took hold of his feet, and adored him. Then Jesus said to them: Fear not. Go, tell my brethren that they go into Galilee, there they shall see me.

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Hey anons. After a long while in the desert outside of Christianity and God I've decided to climb my way out and begin reading The Bible and attempting to study theology and spirituality again. One of the art forms that's given me a sense of meaning throughout my life has been film. I've heard of some classic cinema that's Christian themed, but the only director who's discussed the faith has been Ingmar Bergman with Seventh Seal. 

I really enjoy getting personal recommendations from people but I also love the charts people make for  different subjects so I'm curious to see if there are any /christian/ film charts as well. So yeah, any recommendations for stuff to watch while I'm embarking on my spiritual journey would be incredibly appreciated! Thanks for the consideration, guys.
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Anon, listen to the Bible in a year podcast by Fr. Mike for understanding the Bible. Though I do not know any movie you are wanting for. However if I were to recommend a movie, then watch the our Lady of Fatima movie (the old film, not the newer one that was released).
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>the old film, not the newer one that was released
Is there something wrong with the new film or is it just not as good as the classic version?
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Tarkovsky's films, of course. His entire catalog. All very russian orthodox.
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And all made under the sinister eyes of Soviet censorship. Amazingly, Stalker can be said to be about both the wonder of Creation and the danger of false gods.
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It's Holy Week (in the Western church) brothers. Four days until the Passion of our Lord. Are we doing anything to commemorate it?
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>O My people, what have I done to you? How have I offended you?
>Answer me.
>I scourged Egypt for your sake with its first-born sons and you scourged me and handed me over.
>I led you out of Egypt as Pharaoh lay sunk in the Red Sea and you handed me over to the chief priests.
>I opened up the sea before you and you opened my side with a lance.
>I went before you in a pillar of cloud and you led me into Pilate's palace.
>I fed you with manna in the desert and on me you rained blows and lashes.
>I gave you saving water from the rock to drink and for drink you gave me gall and vinegar.
>I struck down for you the kings of the Canaanites and you struck my head with a reed.
>I put in your hand a royal sceptre and you put on my head a crown of thorns.
>I exalted you with great power and you hung me on the scaffold of the cross.
>O My people, what have I done to you? How have I offended you?
>Answer me.
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Rejoice, heavenly powers! Sing choirs of angels!
Exult, all creation around God's throne! Jesus Christ, our King, is risen! Sound the trumpet of salvation!
Rejoice, O earth, in shining splendour, radiant in the brightness of your King! Christ has conquered! Glory fills you! Darkness vanishes forever!
Rejoice, O Mother Church! Exult in glory!
The risen Saviour shines upon you! Let this place resound with joy, echoing the mighty song of all God's people!

This is the night when you first saved our Fathers: you freed the people of Israel from their slavery and led them dry-shod through the sea.
This is the night when the pillar of fire destroyed the darkness of sin!
This is the night when Christians everywhere, washed clean of sin and freed from all defilement, are restored to grace and grow together in holiness.
This is the night when Jesus Christ broke the chains of death and rose triumphant from the grave.
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O Death, where is your victory?
O Death, where is your sting?
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Post palms from Palm Sunday.
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Do you think the word 'love' has gotten skewed into something else entirely in recent times?
If you truly love your children you don't let them do whatever they want and agree with everything they say. You are disciplinary if needed because you don't want to see them go a self-destructive path.
Ever since the hippy 60s movement I feel like people assume love means blind worship and acceptance.
I think love is motherly kindness and fatherly righteousness. 
Love your enemy doesn't mean to let evil have its way but rather to show them light and use force if needed.

vid unrelated.
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And given that this is a christian board, for example, God knew christ was going to die in the cross, and let him to die and suffer, not because he hated him, but because he loved him. This is paternal love.
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>Do you think the word 'love' has gotten skewed into something else entirely in recent times?
When people say "love" to-day, they're almost always referring to either erotic love or a passive live-and-let-live attitude towards other people. Both are distinct from Christian love. I've always had a bit of an aversion to English-speaking people casually using the word agape to refer to Christian love (probably as a result of growing up around Episcopalians who would do the same with Hebrew words), but it is correct to do so and could be helpful.
I love you too, anon~.
In fact, the concept of amor fati is not christian, is from the greek stoic philosophy and in modernity comes from atheists, like camus or nietzsche, i was just using that biblical tale as an example, and is not like he truly died, because was a fucking immortal god.
This concept is somewhat different of the christian concept of love, but both are superior to the modern liquid love (which is a jewish anti-capitalist concept btw, but has some degree of truth)
yeah there's a lot of people who love themselves, so they try to be inoffensive so that no one will dislike them and try to spin their altruism as selfless love, but truthfully loving someone or something is to want what's best, even if it hurts him or her, or yourself.

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ITT: post resources and advice for refuting the Jewish religion and demonstrating that the Christian religion is the religion of the Tanakh. 

Real Messiah youtube channel (Rev. Dr. Michael Brown answers Jewish objections to Jesus): https://youtube.com/c/RealMessiah/videos

Particularly good vid from the above, "Psalm 22 does not speak of death by crucifixion" https://youtu.be/5QdbLUKhVcE

One For Israel youtube channel (Israeli Christians make arguments and counter-arguments against Judaism, also many testimonies from Jewish converts to Christianity) https://youtube.com/c/ONEFORISRAEL

Some personal tips for evangelizing Jews from my own experience: firstly recognize that the Jews come in a few categories. Jewish atheists are not relevant to this thread, they should be dealt with as any other atheist. Some Jews will view Jesus as a wise rabbi, most who oppose you will view Him as a sorcerer (this should not surprise you as we see much the same division between the unbelieving Jews in the gospels). Some Jews will be more or less informed about their religion and ours, but the ones to watch out for are those (typically orthodox but probably at least conse
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>In the 2nd Century BC there was a mystical movement among some populations of Near Eastern Jews called Essene Judaism.  It was an attempt to reboot their dour and hateful creed and center it on the concepts of mercy and forgiveness for fellow members of the tribe. They also really hated race-mixing and mixed marriages.
I thought that was the Maccabeeans
>Still with ((( us )))?
Depends, Judah
>Christianity is mediocre fanfiction of Essene Judaism
Aaaaand you lost me. Jesus fulfilled all 400+ prophesies about the Messiah, prove each of those prophecies weren't about Him, then I'll fall for your bait, JIDF :3
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BASED Eitan Bar
>The Talmud
It's amazing that in the same book that has heinous and ridiculously childish play-ground insult-level attacks against Jesus, have some actual truth, shows that God's light shines in even the darkest places.
>tl;dr: talmud says God quit accepting Jewish animal sacrifices once Jesus died and rose again.
Pretty much
Also, according to my knowledge, Jesus may have been born in 3 BC, so that would explain it (in my opinion)
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reposting from /sp/ of all places the proper meaning of judeo-christian
i'm sure it was one of you that wrote this anyhow
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>reposting from /sp/ of all places the proper meaning of judeo-christian
Source thread?

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Post Christian video clips. Hymns, sermons, memes, or anything else you find is allowed as long as it's /christian/-appropriate.
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Here's a song with some heavy Christian themes.
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A lot of his music from his post-Shooter-era is at least implicitly Christian.
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I like this one.
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A short talk from the Holy Mountain.

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