Scripture Qwicksters!


It's God's joy to know His children walk in Truth! III John 1:4 

You have been empowered to complete your calling that you may accomplish it! Philippians 4:13

God has made us as righteous as He is! II Corinthians 5:21

When you are doing God's Will He will take care of your every need! Philippians 4:19

Jesus Christ is not ashamed to call us brethren and he is the captain of our salvation! 
Hebrews 2:10-15

God does NOT gives us "pay-back" because we screw up! He doesn't look on us according to our sins! Psalm 103:10-14

Getting born again is the easy part. The challenge is putting on the "new man", that gift of holy spirit and be renewed in "the spirit of the mind." Ephesians 4:17-32

We study the Word of God given to us for our time, rightly dividing it so that we have in fact The Word of Truth! II Timothy 2:15

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The four useages of "I would not have you ignorant" in the KJV. God does not want us ignorant concerning...
  • Our fellowshipping one with another, seeing each other to maturity. - Romans 1:13
  • Spiritual matters. The things of the spiritual realm. - I Corinthians 12:1 (The Word "Gifts" is a mistranslation")
  • That our stand on God's Word will be challenged. - II Corinthians 1:8
  • What happens after death. - I Thessalonians 4:13 
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All those born again have been chosen by God before He laid the foundation of the physical realm! - Ephesians 1:4

Very few recognized by and well known in the world are called. - 1 Corinthians 1:26

God makes available wisdom, righteousness, sanctification and redemption! - I Corinthians 1:30-31

God's only genetic son came into this world to destroy the one that has the authority over death, that is, the devil! - Hebrews 2:14

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Jesus through God's Word tells us what to watch for concerning counterfeit instructors! - Matthew 7:15-17

The healing we all so need is accomplished as far as God is concerned. So much so that God looks at it in the past tense! - I Peter 2:24

Eternal life cannot be earned. It is in fact a gift. By God's grace! You do not and cannot earn it! - Ephesians 2:8-9

God is not the one tempting you! James 1:12-16
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An affirmation for a child of God when things get tough.
Hey! It works for me!
Three things to remember...
1.  God is still on the throne
2.  You are still baptized in the blood of the lamb and  3.
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Philippians 3:7-14 (KJV)
(* indicates my additions offered for explanation)
7 But what things were *gain (*= profitable) to me, those I counted loss for Christ.

8 Yea doubtless, and I count all things (*previous context - worldly goals) but loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord: for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, (* the things of the world that are precious to us) and do count them but *dung (*= shit), that I may *win (* the opposite would be to lose) Christ,
9 And be found in *him, (* Christ) not having mine own righteousness, which is of the law, (* Old Testament) but that which is through the faith of Christ, (*New Testament) the righteousness which is of God by *faith: (*= believing)
10 That (* purpose) I may *know (*= by experience) him, (*Christ) and the power of his resurrection, (* the potential power to overcome the world) and the fellowship of his sufferings, (* by living in this world) being made conformable unto his death; (* we are in the flesh as he was)

11 If by any means I might attain unto the resurrection of the dead. (* This isn't referring to the actual event but the enlightenment that will come with such an awakening.) (* Side note: Those born again have already experienced a resurrection from among the dead.)
12 Not as though I had already *attained, (*= arrived) either were already perfect: (* Complete enlightenment isn't available yet) but I *follow (*= pursue in order to find) after, if that I may *apprehend (*= seize upon) that for which also I am *apprehended (*= seized upon) of Christ Jesus.
13 *Brethren, (* Philippians is addressed to the spiritually mature. Disciples) I count not myself to have apprehended: (* I know I don't know it all) but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, (* natural desires) and reaching forth unto those things which are before, (* spiritual knowledge)
14 I press toward the mark for the *prize (* Context. Enlightenment) of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus (* the New Testament).

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Figures Of Speech: Idiom
I'd guess every language that advanced has used idioms. It's a peculiar usage of words that are not to be taken literally but the meaning known by those native to that language. It's important to know and recognize how the words of the two languages used in the Bible (Hebrew and Greek) were used by those using them at the time they were written. Much truth is losted and twisted because of ignorance of this.
Websters 1913 Dictionary
Id´i`om Pronunciation: ĭd´ĭ`ŭm
n. 1. The syntactical or structural form peculiar to any language; the genius or cast of a language.
Idiom may be employed loosely and figuratively as a synonym of language or dialect, but in its proper sense it signifies the totality of the general rules of construction which characterize the syntax of a particular language and distinguish it from other tongues. - G. P. Marsh.
By idiom is meant the use of words which is peculiar to a particular language.
2. An expression conforming or appropriate to the peculiar structural form of a language.
Some that with care true eloquence shall teach,
And to just idioms fix our doubtful speech. - Prior.
3. A combination of words having a meaning peculiar to itself and not predictable as a combination of the meanings of the individual words, but sanctioned by usage; as, an idiomatic expression; less commonly, a single word used in a peculiar sense.
Examples we use today would be...
"Turn the page" To imply moving on.
"Croaked" to imply died.
"Salty" to imply experienced.
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