2nd Cor. 3 2Corinthians 3:3 Forasmuch as ye are manifestly declared to be the epistle of Christ ministered by us, written not with ink, but with the Spirit of the living God; not in tables of stone, but in fleshy tables of the heart. 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He calls this letter ‘The epistle of CHRIST’.Hmm? As readers of the New Testament, we would think that a letter from Christ himself would obviously be the most important of them all. Yet- many of us are not familiar with this letter.Over the years I have taught on some of the earlier writings of the 1st few centuries, some that never made it into our bibles. Some of these letters were considered out and out frauds- but others were ‘real’ but the early church fathers deemed them not to meet the criteria of Canon. Actually- I recently had to make a note on one of my videos to clarify this https://www.bitchute.com/video/kcMmN5wULmti/http://ccoutreach87.webstarts.com/blog/post/shepherd-of-hermes-noteSo- how is it possible that many believers are not familiar with the epistle of Christ himself?OK- I’m obviously speaking about the 3rd chapter of 2nd Corinthians where Paul refers to the believers as the epistle of Christ-2Corinthians 3:3 Forasmuch as ye are manifestly declared to be the epistle of Christ ministered by us, written not with ink, but with the Spirit of the living God; not in tables of stone, but in fleshy tables of the heart.It’s interesting that he contrasts the 1st covenant [Law- 10 commandments] with the New Covenant- written upon our hearts.2Corinthians 3:7 But if the ministration of death, written and engraven in stones, was glorious, so that the children of Israel could not stedfastly behold the face of Moses for the glory of his countenance; which glory was to be done away:2Corinthians 3:8 How shall not the ministration of the spirit be rather glorious?He shows us that when Moses received the 10 commandments that his face ‘shined’ as he came down from the mount.The people were afraid and Moses would put a veil over his face when he spoke with the people.Exodus 34:29 And it came to pass, when Moses came down from mount Sinai with the two tables of testimony in Moses' hand, when he came down from the mount, that Moses wist not that the skin of his face shone while he talked with him.Exodus 34:30 And when Aaron and all the children of Israel saw Moses, behold, the skin of his face shone; and they were afraid to come nigh him.Exodus 34:31 And Moses called unto them; and Aaron and all the rulers of the congregation returned unto him: and Moses talked with them.Exodus 34:32 And afterward all the children of Israel came nigh: and he gave them in commandment all that the LORD had spoken with him in mount Sinai.Exodus 34:33 And till Moses had done speaking with them, he put a vail on his face.Exodus 34:34 But when Moses went in before the LORD to speak with him, he took the vail off, until he came out. And he came out, and spake unto the children of Israel that which he was commanded. In this chapter [2nd Cor. 3] he tells us that the glory of this New Covenant far exceeds the glory of the Old one. If the glory [shining on Moses face] was so strong the first time around- a covenant that would be done away in Christ-Then how much more glorious is it to have the law of God written upon our hearts. Yes- the apostle shows us a true mystery- the mystery of ‘Christ in you- the hope of Glory’.Most bible students should be familiar with the story of the giving of the law. Moses is often referred to as the Law Giver [though he actually was the ‘law receiver’]. But the experience the apostle is speaking about was not the ‘first time’ Moses received the law. Huh? In Exodus 32 we read of the account of Moses going up on Mount Sinai and getting the 10 commandments.As he was coming down from the mount there was a noise in the camp- not a noise of war- but of reveling and sin.
Exodus 32:2 And Aaron said unto them, Break off the golden earrings, which are in the ears of your wives, of your sons, and of your daughters, and bring them unto me.Exodus 32:3 And all the people brake off the golden earrings which were in their ears, and brought them unto Aaron.Exodus 32:4 And he received them at their hand, and fashioned it with a graving tool, after he had made it a molten calf: and they said, These be thy gods, O Israel, which brought thee up out of the land of Egypt.Exodus 32:5 And when Aaron saw it, he built an altar before it; and Aaron made proclamation, and said, To morrow is a feast to the LORD.Exodus 32:6 And they rose up early on the morrow, and offered burnt offerings, and brought peace offerings; and the people sat down to eat and to drink, and rose up to play.Yes- the people had already broken the commandments- before they received them!In anger Moses smashes the actual tablets of stone that the commandments were written on.And God judges the people for their sin.Exodus 32:15 And Moses turned, and went down from the mount, and the two tables of the testimony were in his hand: the tables were written on both their sides; on the one side and on the other were they written.Exodus 32:16 And the tables were the work of God, and the writing was the writing of God, graven upon the tables.Exodus 32:17 And when Joshua heard the noise of the people as they shouted, he said unto Moses, There is a noise of war in the camp.Exodus 32:18 And he said, It is not the voice of them that shout for mastery, neither is it the voice of them that cry for being overcome: but the noise of them that sing do I hear.Exodus 32:19 And it came to pass, as soon as he came nigh unto the camp, that he saw the calf, and the dancing: and Moses' anger waxed hot, and he cast the tables out of his hands, and brake them beneath the mount.And in exodus 33 Moses seeks God- and the Lord promises he will go with them on their journey to inherit the Promised Land.Ok- then in exodus 34- God tells Moses to take 2 MORE TABLETS of stone- come back up the mountain- and God will give Moses the 2nd set of 10 commandments.
Exodus 34:2 And be ready in the morning, and come up in the morning unto mount Sinai, and present thyself there to me in the top of the mount.Exodus 34:3 And no man shall come up with thee, neither let any man be seen throughout all the mount; neither let the flocks nor herds feed before that mount.Exodus 34:4 And he hewed two tables of stone like unto the first; and Moses rose up early in the morning, and went up unto mount Sinai, as the LORD had commanded him, and took in his hand the two tables of stone.Now it is this account- this 2nd ‘giving of the covenant that the apostle speaks of.It is THIS time that Moses face ‘shone’.Exodus 34:28 And he was there with the LORD forty days and forty nights; he did neither eat bread, nor drink water. And he wrote upon the tables the words of the covenant, the ten commandments.Exodus 34:29 And it came to pass, when Moses came down from mount Sinai with the two tables of testimony in Moses' hand, when he came down from the mount, that Moses wist not that the skin of his face shone while he talked with him.Exodus 34:30 And when Aaron and all the children of Israel saw Moses, behold, the skin of his face shone; and they were afraid to come nigh him.Exodus 34:31 And Moses called unto them; and Aaron and all the rulers of the congregation returned unto him: and Moses talked with them.Exodus 34:32 And afterward all the children of Israel came nigh: and he gave them in commandment all that the LORD had spoken with him in mount Sinai.Exodus 34:33 And till Moses had done speaking with them, he put a vail on his face.Exodus 34:34 But when Moses went in before the LORD to speak with him, he took the vail off, until he came out. And he came out, and spake unto the children of Israel that which he was commanded.Exodus 34:35 And the children of Israel saw the face of Moses, that the skin of Moses' face shone: and Moses put the vail upon his face again, until he went in to speak with him.Why is this significant? I always saw these events as a type- symbol of the New Testament itself.Jesus- with his own Blood- Establishes the New Covenant [ a SECOND one- if you will]. The covenant that is written upon our hearts. The fact that the entire Old Testament economy was actually under a 2nd set of tablets- speaks to the reality that perfection would come- some day- in and thru a 2nd- or New Testament. See? And we today have the law of God written upon fleshly tables of the heart, not on tablets made of stone.A day that the prophets said would eventually come-Jeremiah 31:31 Behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel, and with the house of Judah:Jeremiah 31:32 Not according to the covenant that I made with their fathers in the day that I took them by the hand to bring them out of the land of Egypt; which my covenant they brake, although I was an husband unto them, saith the LORD:Jeremiah 31:33 But this shall be the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel; After those days, saith the LORD, I will put my law in their inward parts, and write it in their hearts; and will be their God, and they shall be my people.Ezekiel 11:19 And I will give them one heart, and I will put a new spirit within you; and I will take the stony heart out of their flesh, and will give them an heart of flesh:Ezekiel 11:20 That they may walk in my statutes, and keep mine ordinances, and do them: and they shall be my people, and I will be their God.Ezekiel 36:24 For I will take you from among the heathen, and gather you out of all countries, and will bring you into your own land.Ezekiel 36:25 Then will I sprinkle clean water upon you, and ye shall be clean: from all your filthiness, and from all your idols, will I cleanse you.Ezekiel 36:26 A new heart also will I give you, and a new spirit will I put within you: and I will take away the stony heart out of your flesh, and I will give you an heart of flesh.Ezekiel 36:27 And I will put my spirit within you, and cause you to walk in my statutes, and ye shall keep my judgments, and do them.Ezekiel 36:28 And ye shall dwell in the land that I gave to your fathers; and ye shall be my people, and I will be your God.Yes- the apostle shows us a glorious truth- that we are in this new age of Grace.The law itself could never change the heart of sinful man- but by the Blood of Christ, a Lamb without spot or blemish- could. The law would now be written upon the hearts of God’s people. So now you see- the greatest letter of the New Testament is not written with ink or pen.No, the greatest letter is written by the Spirit of God on the hearts and minds of his people. You are indeed the Epistle of Christ. PAST POSTS [These are links and parts of my past teachings that relate in some way to today’s post- verses and other videos at the bottom of this post] https://ccoutreach87.com/corinthians-links-4-2019/https://ccoutreach87.com/galatians-links/https://ccoutreach87.com/romans-links-1-2019/https://ccoutreach87.com/overview-of-philosophy/https://ccoutreach87.com/john-complete-links-added/http://ccoutreach87.webstarts.com/blog/post/shepherd-of-hermes-noteThe past few weeks I had a few friends ask me about the Dead Sea Scrolls- and a few other questions about the ‘lost books of the bible’ and some other common- and mistaken ideas [like the original sin being Eve had sex with the serpent].So- I figured I would cover a little Jewish history- which would help in this study of Hebrews-And also hit on a few of these subjects.As we read Hebrews- it helps to also understand some of the history that we don’t have in our bibles [though the Catholic bibles do have some of it in the Apocrypha].Ok- the ruling empire at the time of Christ was Rome- just prior to the appearance of Jesus- the Roman Emperor- Caesar Augustus- consolidated the Roman Empire under his rule-Rome was ruled by a senate- some famous names from history were in it- Cicero being one.Caesar Augustus was the nephew of Julius Caesar- his real name was Octavian [Octavius].After the death of Julius Caesar- there were some power struggles that took place- between some other famous people.Marc Antony being one of them [Cleopatra too- he was in love with the girl for sure].Now- we read about Augustus in the New Testament- and we read in the book of Revelation about the Mark of the Beast- and that those who don't worship- give homage to the Beast- they will be killed.So- Many Christians would be killed because they would refuse to give homage to Caesar Augustus [meaning son of the Divine].‘Wow- how did he get a name like that’ [there was more than one Caesar by the way- as well as more than one Herod- who did play a part in these power struggles- it can get confusing- even to me].When Octavian defeated Marc Antony at Actium [32 BC].Herod [The Great] had a problem- he had previously sided with Antony and found himself on the losing side.Yet he was smart- did some ‘brown nosing’ as we say-and patched things up.Herod had 3 sons- who would eventually take positions of authority in the Roman government at the time of Christ.Herod Antipas was over the region that we read about in the New Testament where Jesus did most of his ministry- Galilee.Ok- Octavian claimed deity because of a heavenly sign associated with his rise to power- and this is how he became called ‘Caesar Augustus’.He sort of saw himself as a ‘re-incarnate’- of his great uncle Julius Caesar.‘John- what in the heck does this have to do with the Dead Sea Scrolls’.Ok- good question.The Jews had various responses to the empires that ruled over them during various times.Alexander the Great instituted Hellenization- a sort of cultural compromise over the people he conquered.They could keep their religious/cultural roots- but would be subservient to Alexander and Greek rule.Some Jewish people rejected any compromise- we call them the Essenes- they moved out of town- so to speak, and lived in what we refer to as the Qumran community.This was a few centuries before the time of Christ- and this was where the Dead Seas Scrolls were found in the 20th century.A Bedouin boy was looking for his goats- threw a rock in a cave right off the Dead Sea- and that’s how we found the scrolls.The scrolls might have been hidden there by the Essenes-Now- when my friends asked me about them- I told them that it’s been a while since I read up on any of this- but to the best of my memory the thing that made them significant was the fact that they were very old manuscripts- from the bible- and they backed up what we had had all along.I did read up this week- and basically had it right.The earliest Hebrew manuscripts of the Old Testament we had previously dated back to around 900- 1000 A.D.These manuscripts went back about 1000 years earlier- and they contained portions from almost every book of the Old testament- and some complete books.The only book missing was Esther.So- this was indeed a very significant find for scholars.But the Scrolls also contain some of the writings from the Essenes themselves- things we never had before- so this too was significant.There were Jews at the time of the first century who tried to ‘get along’ with Rome- and with the person in charge of their region [one of the sons of Herod the Great at the time of Christ].These are referred to as Herodian’s in the bible.Some wanted a revolution to rid Rome from Jerusalem- these were the Zealots [one of Jesus disciples was in this group].Some thought if they returned to a legalistic obeisance of the law- that this would bring in a deliverer- like the stories we read about in the Old testament- these were the Pharisees.And some took more of a political compromise- these were the Sadducees.Eventually a war with Rome would be fought [By the way- Josephus- the famous 1st century historian- fought on the side of the Jews in the war- and after Jerusalem was sacked in A.D. 70- he went to Rome and wrote his great works- thinking he would make a case for the Jewish people with the Romans. This is why we have his works today- which are very valuable to scholars].NOTE- In time I’ll try and cover how we ‘got our bibles’ [called the Canon- meaning Rule/ Measurement].Frankly- there is a lot of confusion in the general public about conspiracies [like the Catholic Church had some type of plot to keep certain books out].Or stories about how the Church taught Mary Magdalene was a prostitute so they could discredit her.Actually- we read in the gospels that Jesus cast out ‘spirits’ from a woman who was probably living this type of life-And Jesus had a ministry to the down and out- it is indeed possible that Mary was one of these women-And if true- it would not demean her in any way-That’s how this tradition more than likely developed- But- we don’t know for sure.So a few years back the Church officially said ‘we don’t know’.Ok- Plot?No- just being careful.So there are other misguided beliefs like this- that sincere people have- and over time I hope to get to them.I’ll do one more in keeping with this post.I mentioned above that Caesar Augustus did indeed take the title of ‘son of God’.And some critics of the Church say ‘see- there were all types of religions that had Sons of God’.I watched one show a few years back- and it stated that these religions had ’12 disciples- a leader named Lord and Savior- and he healed and claimed to be God’s Son- and rose from the dead’.Ok- that show was ‘fibbing’ to put it lightly- they went too far [historically speaking] in trying to diminish the Christians claim of Christ by doing this.Now- is there some truth to this at all?Yes- like I just mentioned above- Octavian did indeed claim deity- a ‘son of god’.So- how do we explain this?In the book of Galatians the bible says ‘in the FULLNESS of times God sent forth his Son’.Jesus came at a set time in history- in fulfilment of the Jewish Prophets- to be who he was- and to do what he did.Now- this is not special pleading here- but I find it a masterpiece that God’s Son came at a time when the Roman Empire had one sitting on the throne- who too claimed deity.Yet Jesus was in a region of the lower class- his men were not highly educated- and his followers were people under oppression.Augustus lived in the wealthy and influential capital of ‘the world’- he had all you could ever ask for- he was worshiped as a god.Yet in 3 short centuries- one of the heirs of the empire- Constantine- would have an experience – not with a former Caesar- but with a vison of a Cross-He would convert to Christianity- and declare Christianity to be the religion of the realm.[parts]Okay-lets at least try and start a little end times stuff. Matthews 24 begins with Jesus and the disciples walking away from the Temple and Jesus says ‘see all these buildings- truly I tell you that there will not be left one stone on top of another’. The disciples then ask Jesus ‘when will this happen- and what will be the sign of the end of the age/world, and the sign of your coming’. Now- this sets the stage for the entire scope of the answer. Jesus told them one thing ‘the temples coming down some day’ and they ask a few things. Some scholars believe that the entire answer Jesus gives- about the end of the world and the coming tribulation- some teach that all these things did happen by A.D. 70- that’s when the Roman general Titus [future emperor] attacked the city of Jerusalem and destroyed the temple. Jesus prediction about ‘one stone not being left on another’ was fulfilled to the tee because the temple stones were overlaid with Gold and the looters burned the stones to melt the gold and in the process they literally laid every stone out. In the Matthew discourse Jesus also warned the disciples that ‘when you see these things beginning to happen- let those in the city flee to the mountains’. As Titus made his way towards Jerusalem some early communities took his words literally and did use the mountains as a place for protection. The community at Qumran hid their writings in ‘the mountains’ that overlooked the Dead Sea- some 2 thousand years later these writings [scrolls] would be discovered- those are the Dead Sea Scrolls of today- one of the greatest archaeological finds of history. And there were Jewish believers at Jerusalem who did indeed flee to the mountains and they escaped the slaughter. So there certainly were things that Jesus spoke about in his 'end times’ teaching that were fulfilled in the 1st century. But what about the other famous portions? As various media persons were quoting a few famous parts of this discourse [this is the 4th famous discourse known as the Olivet discourse in Matthew- 5 famous long sections of Jesus’ teaching] it would help us to know the entire context of the discourse [which includes chapter 25 by the way]. One of the famous verses is ‘when you see the fig tree putting forth leaves- you know that summer is near- so when you see these signs you know the end is near’. In American evangelicalism this verse has been made popular by men like Hal Lindsay who teach that the fig tree is ALWAYS a symbol for the nation of Israel and therefore Jesus was saying that when Israel becomes a nation again [which happened in 1948] that within ‘a generation’ the end will happen. This view uses a few other verses to come to this conclusion. Jesus famous ‘this generation will not pass away until all these things happen’ and a few other scriptures. Simply reading the chapter in context does not seem to be saying this at all. The parallel passage in Luke says ‘and all the trees’. It seems like Jesus is simply saying ‘just like when you see a tree blossom- so when you see these signs know that the time is near’. There really is nothing in the actual text to indicate that this is speaking about 1948. But because of these verses having been used like this many preachers have tried to date the coming of Christ within ‘the generation’ from1948. Lindsey put out a book saying that 1988 was a ‘special time’ why 88? 1988 was 40 years [biblical generation] from 1948. Then some changed the biblical generation to 70 years- which makes this decade real important. The problem with all these dates is there based on a faulty premise- that Jesus was saying that within a generation of the ‘fig tree blooming’ the 2nd coming will take place- he never said that. As far as I can tell 1948 plays no significant role. Of course Israel becoming a nation again at that time was a great thing- but as a date to begin setting off some type of spiritual clock- that’s not in the bible. Okay- maybe I’ll do a few more of these over the next few days. Try and read these chapters the next few days and get a feel for the overall meaning [the context] when we become familiar with the overall meaning of the passage- it keeps us from getting lost in the Fig Tree ones.[parts] BARNABUS- This last week I have been doing some reading in the non canonical book of the epistle of Barnabus; the early church debated over a few books, whether some should be in the bible and others out. The few that some thought should be in were the epistle Barnabus, Shepherd of Hermes [vision, dream type thing] and the Didache. Those that made it and were debated were letters like 2nd Peter, Jude, Hebrews and Revelation. As a believer I do accept what the church finally settled on, but it’s good to be aware of the other writings that never made it. Now, the Dan Brown books go way overboard in the idea that the Gnostic writings were also included in this debate- that’s not true. The early church unanimously rejected those works. But for today let me share a few things that I felt the Lord speak to me thru the letter of Barnabus. The letter quotes freely from the old testament- in chapter 12 I read ‘there are 2 nations in thy womb, and 2 people shall come from thee- the greater shall serve the lesser’ and ‘the Lord hath not deprived me of seeing thy face; bring me thy sons that I may bless them’. This last month or so has unexpectedly brought in a lot of old friends from New Jersey; they are now ‘sitting at the table’ so to speak. These friends are from an original group that I have prayed for, for 30 years! Though I have spent many years working with another ‘nation’ [Texas] yet these friends were there from the beginning, people I always wanted to be able to speak to, share with them things about the kingdom and stuff like that. I also had a few dream experiences where some of the ‘Texas crowd’ [lesser nation- in the sense that all of the guys I have worked with over the years are not in the same ‘upper class’ as many of my old friends] appeared to me, friends who have died- and I felt like I needed to post their stories on the blog/facebook site. What I did not realize was happening was in a sense God was using the ‘lesser nation’ as a witness to the greater one. God finally allowed me to re-connect with many old friends and thru the testimonies of my Texas friends the ‘greater has served the lesser’. [parts]AX HEADS THAT FLOAT!- 2ND KINGS 6:1-7 The prophets tell Elisha that their current ‘dwelling place’ is too small, they request permission to go to the Jordan and build a new dwelling. Jordan in scripture represents more than just a river that John baptized people in. In the history of Israel Jordan has been a type of crossing over from a previous identity and becoming mature and responsible as Gods people. It was a cutting off from the old land and economy and things they trusted, and coming into a new kingdom, one ruled by God. This also played a role in Johns baptism, Israel knew what Jordan meant; John was telling them to leave their old world mindsets and step into a new kingdom. So the prophets go and build a new place by the Jordan. One of the brothers dropped an ax head into the water and panics ‘Oh no, I lost the ax head, it was borrowed’. Elisha brakes off a stick and throws it into the water and the head floats, King James say ‘it swam’. So the brother got the ax head back. How do we relate stories like this and make them applicable to our day? I know, let’s say you were working at a building site and dropped the power saw in the water, and… Well not really. The bible has lots of ‘unorthodox’ stuff in it. I mean Paul sent handkerchiefs to sick people and they were healed. Jesus turns water into wine. Ax heads float. Our Christian experience very much entails supernatural stuff. The other side of the coin is ‘the fake stuff’. Recently the author Dan Brown released another book on supernatural stuff, he wrote the previous best seller ‘The DaVinci code’. These books appeal to mans natural desire for supernatural stuff. The problem with Dan brown is he mixes all types of fairy tale stories in with some valid points. The average reader can’t really tell the difference. I have a book here in my study titled ‘the lost books of the bible’. I bought it years ago for a few dollars at half price books. It really is a treasure; I mean it does have great books from antiquity in it, to get it for a few dollars was a great deal. Now, some of the books were legitimate contenders to have possibly made it into the bible. The epistle of Barnabus, the Didache, possibly the Shepherd of Hermes. There were a few books that the early church debated about including in the canon. But you also had a plethora of obviously fake stuff. The Gnostic writings were well known as cheap imitations of the real thing. These writings are from the late 2nd, 3rd centuries. No legitimate argument was ever made about these writings; all Christians rejected them as being authoritative. But the Dan Brown stories have people thinking that these writings were at one time up for possible inclusion into the canon, that’s just not so. How do we tell the difference between stuff that’s historically reliable and stuff that isn’t? In the field of historiography [looking at ancient writings and weighing their legitimacy] you have scholars who have spent years doing this sort of thing. You look at the actual recording of the events, were they written down fairly closely to the event? Did the authors know the people they were writing about, were they eyewitnesses? How many manuscripts are left? Were they widely accepted? There are real ways to determine stuff like this, the bible stands head and shoulders above all other ancient writings. The Greek New Testament has over 5 thousand original manuscripts. The only other work that comes close is Homer’s Iliad, it has a little over 6oo. Most others have around 10-20. If you include the Latin versions [and other languages besides Greek] you have around 25 thousand copies. The evidence is overwhelming. Now this does not speak to the inspiration of scripture, but it shows us that the bible itself is a highly reliable document when measured by historical standards. What about the Gnostic wrings? They do not stand the test of time in this way. The point being Dan Brown might have piqued the interest of many novice readers of history, and that’s not necessarily a bad thing. It’s just Christians should be able to give a defense of their faith and appeal to a broad range of actual proofs that defend their position. Hey, if you want interesting stories, come ‘back to the bible’ it has ax heads that can swim for heaven’s sake! [parts]ON VIDEO- [other videos below].Ascension Sunday.Cathedral city.We are the 2nd book- Bishop Mulvey.Dead words versus life in the Spirit [manifested thru us- the Logos made flesh once again].Tertullian ‘Have we chased God into a book’?https://www.britannica.com/biography/Tertullian .Gnostic writing in the first few centuries.Pseudepigraphy https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pseudepigraphy .Life in community.Logos.Watch Tower.Theresa of Avila http://www.catholic.org/saints/saint.php?saint_id=208 .Catholic Mystics.Contemplative prayer.Hebrews- James- context.Paul and James.Faith and worksCorrection- On the video I mentioned a quote/book from Theresa of Avila- the book was called ‘The Interior Castle’ written in 1588 - the quote I used was ‘Cathedral of the mind’. [parts]So anyway mark seems to have borrowed from Matthew [some scholars think the familiarity between the gospels should be attributed to another unknown common source- referred to as Q- I prefer to simply see it as the writers being familiar with what the other writers were writing- and in the 1st century you did not have Plagiarism as we do today- where it would be illegal to copy something verbatim from another writer- that’s why Mark- who also probably penned 2nd Peter- not as a Plagiarist who used Pseudepigraphy- writings by authors who pretended to be someone else- but as a scribe who was familiar with the other source documents of the time. 2nd Peter has come under scrutiny because chapter 2 seems to have borrowed heavily from the letter of Jude. At some spots it looks like a direct copy. But as Peter’s scribe- it would not have been out of the ordinary to have included- verbatim- a passage from Jude and to have attributed the entire letter to Peter. Or Peter might have simply been familiar with Jude's letter and it would not have been wrong according to 1st century writing standards to have done this. But skeptics in our day try to use this to say the bible is a forgery- so that’s why it’s important to be familiar with the debate and to have a good response.][parts]JOHN LOCKE-Locke taught that each man has individual rights- and he empowers government- an elected designated body- to have rule-Yet- that government exists solely for the benefit of the people- and when/if that government ‘forgets’ this- the people have a right/duty to revolt.Locke’s ideas were formed at a time when his own government experienced a sort of revolution [1600’s- England].The people revolted against monarchy- and replaced it with a sort of Democratic Parliament-Referred to as the bloodless revolution or the glorious revolution.The king [or today- queen] would still play a role- like a figurehead- but the power was in the people- willingly given over to a Parliament.The political ideas of Locke influenced our founding fathers- and our Declaration of Independence and Constitution are in parts almost word for word taken from the writings of Locke.Locke believed in natural law- that morality was indeed a universal reality [some scholars/thinkers will say that Locke does not fully embrace the Christian concept of natural/moral law].He taught that knowledge comes from man’s experience- the things he interacts with thru the 5 senses.That man is not born with innate ideas [like the early Greek thinkers said] but his mind is a Tabula Rasa- or blank slate at birth.This is an Empirical understanding of knowledge. [overblog- see here- https://ccoutreach87.com/2017/11/07/texas-shooting/ ]Locke also believed in the concept of the separation of church and state- this idea was not unique to our founding fathers- no- they got it right out of the writings of Locke [his parents were Puritans- and they obviously influenced their son].Locke’s political views were-Individualistic-Egalitarian-Contractual [social compact]-These ideas differed from the early Greek thinkers [especially Aristotle] who held to a naturalistic view- meaning that nature itself ‘intended’ for certain individuals to have rule over others [the smarter should have rule over the ‘less smart’- and of course Aristotle saw himself in the more nobler crowd!]Locke also believed in religious toleration- a view held by most in the Western world today.He saw the Right to private property- as a natural right.He believed that denial of the existence of God would lead to anarchy in the long run.He believed that the cosmological argument for the existence of God was valid [called teleology].DIOGENES-I think I mentioned him on today’s video [I am writing this before I review the video and add the bullet points].In the study of philosophy- he is not known for deep thought- or new ideas.He lived in the 5th century B.C. - died in the 4th in the biblical city of Corinth.Diogenes believed in ‘living with less’- he was known to have slept in a ceramic pot- he lived and ate on the streets- and was basically like many of my homeless friends.Yet- he felt in doing this he was a sort of ‘prophetic’ sign to the world around him.He is believed to be the first to refer to himself as a ‘cosmopolitan’- meaning a man of the world- and not identifying with any one city.He was born at Sinope- [Modern day Turkey] traveled to Athens- the main center of wisdom/philosophy.Attended the lectures of Plato- and interrupted themHe disputed Plato’s interpretation of his teacher- Socrates.And had a memorable encounter with Alexander the Great.The story goes [there are a few versions of it- maybe more along the line of myth] that Alexander wanted to meet with Diogenes- and he heard he was in town [Corinth] so Alexander went to meet him.Upon arriving at the spot- he greeted Alexander and told him he would fulfill any request that the Cynic asked.Diogenes replied ‘Move over- you’re standing in my sun light’.It is said that as Alexander left- and made the statement ‘If I were not Alexander- I would be Diogenes’.How true- well we will never know for sure.He did live at a time- and in a place- where the famous philosophers would come from.He believed rejecting wealth- and the comforts of life- were a statement against the society of his day.He purposefully challenged the ‘normal’ way of life- by being different- and at times- vulgar.It is said that he carried a cup- for drinking.And he saw a young boy one day- drinking from the brook with his hands.He then threw away the cup- realizing that ‘the god’s’ had given to men the basic things to survive- and he really did not need all the material things of life.Like I said at the top - he is not known for his great thinking ability- but he was respected by the stoics-[parts] 2ND CORINTHIANS 3- Paul defends his apostleship, he states he needs no letters of approval for them or from them. They are his ‘letter of proof’ written on their hearts. Paul puts more weight on the work of the Spirit in them as a church, than on written letters. I find this interesting; the historic church has been divided over the issue of how much weight should be placed on tradition versus scripture. There is some confusion on the matter; lets clear it up. First, the Catholic Church does not teach that there are 2 words from God, sort of like tradition is one word and the bible is the other. They believe Gods word comes to us in two forms/ways- both scripture and tradition. The Protestant reformers did not totally reject tradition, they are creedal churches! They simply taught that Gods word was the final arbiter in issues of faith and morals. I do find it interesting that Paul put more weight on the ‘fleshly letters’ [the church] than written ones. He also contrasts the Law of Moses [10 commandments] with the New Covenant in Jesus Blood. He says if the glory of the old law, which was fading away, was so strong that Moses had to put a veil on his face. Then how much more glorious is the New Law in Christ! Some feel that Paul was saying that Moses veil was covering up the glory on his face that was fading away. When Moses went to get the law, on his return from the mountain his face shown, some feel this glory/shining was beginning to fade and Moses put the veil on so the people wouldn’t see it fading. In context I don’t think this is what Paul was saying. The thing that was fading [passing away] was the law itself [see Hebrews]. Moses was not a vain man; I don’t think he was hiding the fact that the glory was leaving his face. All in all Paul says this New Covenant of Gods grace is much greater than the Old Covenant of condemnation. That in this New Covenant we behold Gods face openly, by the ministry of the Spirit. No more veil, we are changed by the Spirit of God and the work of Jesus. Paul says these two covenants are like comparing apples and oranges; they are in a whole different class. VERSES [These are the verses I either quoted or taught from on today’s post- other videos below]2Corinthians 3:1 Do we begin again to commend ourselves? or need we, as some others, epistles of commendation to you, or letters of commendation from you?2Corinthians 3:2 Ye are our epistle written in our hearts, known and read of all men:2Corinthians 3:3 Forasmuch as ye are manifestly declared to be the epistle of Christ ministered by us, written not with ink, but with the Spirit of the living God; not in tables of stone, but in fleshy tables of the heart.2Corinthians 3:4 And such trust have we through Christ to God-ward:2Corinthians 3:5 Not that we are sufficient of ourselves to think any thing as of ourselves; but our sufficiency is of God;2Corinthians 3:6 Who also hath made us able ministers of the new testament; not of the letter, but of the spirit: for the letter killeth, but the spirit giveth life.2Corinthians 3:7 But if the ministration of death, written and engraven in stones, was glorious, so that the children of Israel could not stedfastly behold the face of Moses for the glory of his countenance; which glory was to be done away:2Corinthians 3:8 How shall not the ministration of the spirit be rather glorious?2Corinthians 3:9 For if the ministration of condemnation be glory, much more doth the ministration of righteousness exceed in glory.2Corinthians 3:10 For even that which was made glorious had no glory in this respect, by reason of the glory that excelleth.2Corinthians 3:11 For if that which is done away was glorious, much more that which remaineth is glorious.2Corinthians 3:12 Seeing then that we have such hope, we use great plainness of speech:2Corinthians 3:13 And not as Moses, which put a vail over his face, that the children of Israel could not stedfastly look to the end of that which is abolished:2Corinthians 3:14 But their minds were blinded: for until this day remaineth the same vail untaken away in the reading of the old testament; which vail is done away in Christ.2Corinthians 3:15 But even unto this day, when Moses is read, the vail is upon their heart.2Corinthians 3:16 Nevertheless when it shall turn to the Lord, the vail shall be taken away.2Corinthians 3:17 Now the Lord is that Spirit: and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty.2Corinthians 3:18 But we all, with open face beholding as in a glass the glory of the Lord, are changed into the same image from glory to glory, even as by the Spirit of the Lord.
Exodus 32:2 And Aaron said unto them, Break off the golden earrings, which are in the ears of your wives, of your sons, and of your daughters, and bring them unto me.Exodus 32:3 And all the people brake off the golden earrings which were in their ears, and brought them unto Aaron.Exodus 32:4 And he received them at their hand, and fashioned it with a graving tool, after he had made it a molten calf: and they said, These be thy gods, O Israel, which brought thee up out of the land of Egypt.Exodus 32:5 And when Aaron saw it, he built an altar before it; and Aaron made proclamation, and said, To morrow is a feast to the LORD.Exodus 32:6 And they rose up early on the morrow, and offered burnt offerings, and brought peace offerings; and the people sat down to eat and to drink, and rose up to play.Exodus 32:7 And the LORD said unto Moses, Go, get thee down; for thy people, which thou broughtest out of the land of Egypt, have corrupted themselves:Exodus 32:8 They have turned aside quickly out of the way which I commanded them: they have made them a molten calf, and have worshipped it, and have sacrificed thereunto, and said, These be thy gods, O Israel, which have brought thee up out of the land of Egypt.Exodus 32:9 And the LORD said unto Moses, I have seen this people, and, behold, it is a stiffnecked people:Exodus 32:10 Now therefore let me alone, that my wrath may wax hot against them, and that I may consume them: and I will make of thee a great nation.Exodus 32:11 And Moses besought the LORD his God, and said, LORD, why doth thy wrath wax hot against thy people, which thou hast brought forth out of the land of Egypt with great power, and with a mighty hand?Exodus 32:12 Wherefore should the Egyptians speak, and say, For mischief did he bring them out, to slay them in the mountains, and to consume them from the face of the earth? Turn from thy fierce wrath, and repent of this evil against thy people.Exodus 32:13 Remember Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, thy servants, to whom thou swarest by thine own self, and saidst unto them, I will multiply your seed as the stars of heaven, and all this land that I have spoken of will I give unto your seed, and they shall inherit it for ever.Exodus 32:14 And the LORD repented of the evil which he thought to do unto his people.Exodus 32:15 And Moses turned, and went down from the mount, and the two tables of the testimony were in his hand: the tables were written on both their sides; on the one side and on the other were they written.Exodus 32:16 And the tables were the work of God, and the writing was the writing of God, graven upon the tables.Exodus 32:17 And when Joshua heard the noise of the people as they shouted, he said unto Moses, There is a noise of war in the camp.Exodus 32:18 And he said, It is not the voice of them that shout for mastery, neither is it the voice of them that cry for being overcome: but the noise of them that sing do I hear.Exodus 32:19 And it came to pass, as soon as he came nigh unto the camp, that he saw the calf, and the dancing: and Moses' anger waxed hot, and he cast the tables out of his hands, and brake them beneath the mount.Exodus 32:20 And he took the calf which they had made, and burnt it in the fire, and ground it to powder, and strawed it upon the water, and made the children of Israel drink of it.Exodus 32:21 And Moses said unto Aaron, What did this people unto thee, that thou hast brought so great a sin upon them?Exodus 32:22 And Aaron said, Let not the anger of my lord wax hot: thou knowest the people, that they are set on mischief.Exodus 32:23 For they said unto me, Make us gods, which shall go before us: for as for this Moses, the man that brought us up out of the land of Egypt, we wot not what is become of him.Exodus 32:24 And I said unto them, Whosoever hath any gold, let them break it off. So they gave it me: then I cast it into the fire, and there came out this calf.Exodus 32:25 And when Moses saw that the people were naked; (for Aaron had made them naked unto their shame among their enemies:)Exodus 32:26 Then Moses stood in the gate of the camp, and said, Who is on the LORD's side? let him come unto me. And all the sons of Levi gathered themselves together unto him.Exodus 32:27 And he said unto them, Thus saith the LORD God of Israel, Put every man his sword by his side, and go in and out from gate to gate throughout the camp, and slay every man his brother, and every man his companion, and every man his neighbour.Exodus 32:28 And the children of Levi did according to the word of Moses: and there fell of the people that day about three thousand men.Exodus 32:29 For Moses had said, Consecrate yourselves today to the LORD, even every man upon his son, and upon his brother; that he may bestow upon you a blessing this day.Exodus 32:30 And it came to pass on the morrow, that Moses said unto the people, Ye have sinned a great sin: and now I will go up unto the LORD; peradventure I shall make an atonement for your sin.Exodus 32:31 And Moses returned unto the LORD, and said, Oh, this people have sinned a great sin, and have made them gods of gold.Exodus 32:32 Yet now, if thou wilt forgive their sin--; and if not, blot me, I pray thee, out of thy book which thou hast written.Exodus 32:33 And the LORD said unto Moses, Whosoever hath sinned against me, him will I blot out of my book.Exodus 32:34 Therefore now go, lead the people unto the place of which I have spoken unto thee: behold, mine Angel shall go before thee: nevertheless in the day when I visit I will visit their sin upon them.Exodus 32:35 And the LORD plagued the people, because they made the calf, which Aaron made.
Exodus 34:2 And be ready in the morning, and come up in the morning unto mount Sinai, and present thyself there to me in the top of the mount.Exodus 34:3 And no man shall come up with thee, neither let any man be seen throughout all the mount; neither let the flocks nor herds feed before that mount.Exodus 34:4 And he hewed two tables of stone like unto the first; and Moses rose up early in the morning, and went up unto mount Sinai, as the LORD had commanded him, and took in his hand the two tables of stone.Exodus 34:5 And the LORD descended in the cloud, and stood with him there, and proclaimed the name of the LORD.Exodus 34:6 And the LORD passed by before him, and proclaimed, The LORD, The LORD God, merciful and gracious, longsuffering, and abundant in goodness and truth,Exodus 34:7 Keeping mercy for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, and that will by no means clear the guilty; visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children, and upon the children's children, unto the third and to the fourth generation.Exodus 34:8 And Moses made haste, and bowed his head toward the earth, and worshipped.Exodus 34:9 And he said, If now I have found grace in thy sight, O LORD, let my LORD, I pray thee, go among us; for it is a stiffnecked people; and pardon our iniquity and our sin, and take us for thine inheritance.Exodus 34:10 And he said, Behold, I make a covenant: before all thy people I will do marvels, such as have not been done in all the earth, nor in any nation: and all the people among which thou art shall see the work of the LORD: for it is a terrible thing that I will do with thee.Exodus 34:11 Observe thou that which I command thee this day: behold, I drive out before thee the Amorite, and the Canaanite, and the Hittite, and the Perizzite, and the Hivite, and the Jebusite.Exodus 34:12 Take heed to thyself, lest thou make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land whither thou goest, lest it be for a snare in the midst of thee:Exodus 34:13 But ye shall destroy their altars, break their images, and cut down their groves:Exodus 34:14 For thou shalt worship no other god: for the LORD, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God:Exodus 34:15 Lest thou make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land, and they go a whoring after their gods, and do sacrifice unto their gods, and one call thee, and thou eat of his sacrifice;Exodus 34:16 And thou take of their daughters unto thy sons, and their daughters go a whoring after their gods, and make thy sons go a whoring after their gods.Exodus 34:17 Thou shalt make thee no molten gods.Exodus 34:18 The feast of unleavened bread shalt thou keep. Seven days thou shalt eat unleavened bread, as I commanded thee, in the time of the month Abib: for in the month Abib thou camest out from Egypt.Exodus 34:19 All that openeth the matrix is mine; and every firstling among thy cattle, whether ox or sheep, that is male.Exodus 34:20 But the firstling of an ass thou shalt redeem with a lamb: and if thou redeem him not, then shalt thou break his neck. All the firstborn of thy sons thou shalt redeem. And none shall appear before me empty.Exodus 34:21 Six days thou shalt work, but on the seventh day thou shalt rest: in earing time and in harvest thou shalt rest.Exodus 34:22 And thou shalt observe the feast of weeks, of the firstfruits of wheat harvest, and the feast of ingathering at the year's end.Exodus 34:23 Thrice in the year shall all your menchildren appear before the LORD God, the God of Israel.Exodus 34:24 For I will cast out the nations before thee, and enlarge thy borders: neither shall any man desire thy land, when thou shalt go up to appear before the LORD thy God thrice in the year.Exodus 34:25 Thou shalt not offer the blood of my sacrifice with leaven; neither shall the sacrifice of the feast of the passover be left unto the morning.Exodus 34:26 The first of the firstfruits of thy land thou shalt bring unto the house of the LORD thy God. Thou shalt not seethe a kid in his mother's milk.Exodus 34:27 And the LORD said unto Moses, Write thou these words: for after the tenor of these words I have made a covenant with thee and with Israel.Exodus 34:28 And he was there with the LORD forty days and forty nights; he did neither eat bread, nor drink water. And he wrote upon the tables the words of the covenant, the ten commandments.Exodus 34:29 And it came to pass, when Moses came down from mount Sinai with the two tables of testimony in Moses' hand, when he came down from the mount, that Moses wist not that the skin of his face shone while he talked with him.Exodus 34:30 And when Aaron and all the children of Israel saw Moses, behold, the skin of his face shone; and they were afraid to come nigh him.Exodus 34:31 And Moses called unto them; and Aaron and all the rulers of the congregation returned unto him: and Moses talked with them.Exodus 34:32 And afterward all the children of Israel came nigh: and he gave them in commandment all that the LORD had spoken with him in mount Sinai.Exodus 34:33 And till Moses had done speaking with them, he put a vail on his face.Exodus 34:34 But when Moses went in before the LORD to speak with him, he took the vail off, until he came out. And he came out, and spake unto the children of Israel that which he was commanded.Exodus 34:35 And the children of Israel saw the face of Moses, that the skin of Moses' face shone: and Moses put the vail upon his face again, until he went in to speak with him.Jeremiah 31:31 Behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel, and with the house of Judah:Jeremiah 31:32 Not according to the covenant that I made with their fathers in the day that I took them by the hand to bring them out of the land of Egypt; which my covenant they brake, although I was an husband unto them, saith the LORD:Jeremiah 31:33 But this shall be the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel; After those days, saith the LORD, I will put my law in their inward parts, and write it in their hearts; and will be their God, and they shall be my people.Ezekiel 11:19 And I will give them one heart, and I will put a new spirit within you; and I will take the stony heart out of their flesh, and will give them an heart of flesh:Ezekiel 11:20 That they may walk in my statutes, and keep mine ordinances, and do them: and they shall be my people, and I will be their God.Ezekiel 36:24 For I will take you from among the heathen, and gather you out of all countries, and will bring you into your own land.Ezekiel 36:25 Then will I sprinkle clean water upon you, and ye shall be clean: from all your filthiness, and from all your idols, will I cleanse you.Ezekiel 36:26 A new heart also will I give you, and a new spirit will I put within you: and I will take away the stony heart out of your flesh, and I will give you an heart of flesh.Ezekiel 36:27 And I will put my spirit within you, and cause you to walk in my statutes, and ye shall keep my judgments, and do them.Ezekiel 36:28 And ye shall dwell in the land that I gave to your fathers; and ye shall be my people, and I will be your God.19 Now we know that what things soever the law saith, it saith to them who are under the law: that every mouth may be stopped, and all the world may become guilty before God.20 Therefore by the deeds of the law there shall no flesh be justified in his sight: for by the law is the knowledge of sin.21 But now the righteousness of God without the law is manifested, being witnessed by the law and the prophets;22 Even the righteousness of God which is by faith of Jesus Christ unto all and upon all them that believe: for there is no difference:Rom. 317 For the law was given by Moses, but grace and truth came by Jesus Christ.John 11 Corinthians 10:4And did all drink the same spiritual drink: for they drank of that spiritual Rock that followed them: and that RockwasChrist.In Context | Full Chapter | Other Translations OTHER VIDEOS [These are the videos I post nightly to my various sites- links to all my sites below]Grace https://1drv.ms/v/s!Aocp2PkNEAGMhEc-ZZGhyOdePecTHomeless friends https://youtu.be/nbgSB2uxDCoEastern star https://www.dropbox.com/s/wrhfh9qflj0350h/11-18-16%20Eastern%20star%20%5Bprophetic%20dream%5D.mp4?dl=0 John 1-4 https://youtu.be/I3mtxAetUfM Samuel 20 https://dai.ly/x7n1ctp Jersey City https://flic.kr/p/2j2dKcw 7-7-19 Sunday sermon https://1drv.ms/v/s!Aocp2PkNEAGMi2rzQ7QEGdsER0x_ 5-27-18 Sunday sermon- 1 https://www.dropbox.com/s/fl3ofe5i7kpnkyg/5-27-18%20%5B1%5D%20Sunday%20sermon%20%5Breal%20time%5D.mp4?dl=0 History of everything- 2 https://youtu.be/NiQdGyM6mjkDallas https://1drv.ms/v/s!Aocp2PkNEAGMg1ZOTaQug8m3KSTA Friends https://youtu.be/Sob_wJtxzg0 Teaching at NeWay https://www.dropbox.com/s/9ayor9g37p69xcr/11-18-14%20Me%20teaching%20at%20NeWay.mp4?dl=0 Fear n Trembling https://ok.ru/video/1613245123127 Timons- Zahn- CCPD https://youtu.be/B__Od8xniJ810-23-16 Sunday sermon https://www.facebook.com/john.chiarello.5/videos/10202732701956878/ Homeless friends https://1drv.ms/v/s!Aocp2PkNEAGMixDNu8W-_LWBLywi 3-25-18 Sunday sermon https://www.dropbox.com/s/0cznwj4hi5onhe3/3-25-18%20Palm%20Sunday%20%5BC.C.%20Cathedral%5D.mp4?dl=0 Homeless friends- Teaching https://youtu.be/eRU9gW2wDNMhttps://www.facebook.com/john.chiarello.5/videos/10207322327894658/ Unicorn horns https://youtu.be/Ow4walfSLlYMatt. 11 https://1drv.ms/v/s!Aocp2PkNEAGMhEJngp7W3biagxL2 Homeless friends https://youtu.be/wjQevu_7UJg Jonah 4 https://www.dropbox.com/s/eawadsxvlf77aj4/11-17-16%20Jonah%204.mp4?dl=0 Fear n Trembling https://www.facebook.com/john.chiarello.5/videos/10203655040854774/ 6-23-19 Sunday sermon https://1drv.ms/v/s!Aocp2PkNEAGMi1yb7TlnaYdVtCrr 5-28-17 Sunday sermon https://www.dropbox.com/s/4asl25xh1vychr3/5-28-17%20C.U.-%20Mass.mp4?dl=0 10-2-16 Sunday sermon https://ok.ru/video/1610788899383 History of everything https://youtu.be/uwDi82SICXoOn whom the tower fell https://1drv.ms/v/s!Aocp2PkNEAGMhEHkW3guD2U74BTe Homeless friends https://youtu.be/ffi8bKDkiSY 2nd Samuel 6-7 https://www.dropbox.com/s/akkowwr43zfeig3/1-1-17%202nd%20Samuel%206-7%20%5BC.U.%5D.mp4?dl=0 9-2-18 Sunday sermon https://dai.ly/x72ck2e Jesus n Tolstoy https://flic.kr/p/2j1zJaq Friends n Cops https://1drv.ms/v/s!Aocp2PkNEAGMiw8rV5N7nH2L9SMt The unknown God https://www.dropbox.com/s/ffcdd9k7n8jtfrc/11-17-15%20The%20unknown%20God.mp4?dl=0 Mark 11 https://youtu.be/hCXepEiSF-gCandle stick https://1drv.ms/v/s!Aocp2PkNEAGMhEPoiEXdalj9Qv_P Homeless friend NYC https://youtu.be/keW7X8-nwxM The door- sheep- starfish https://www.dropbox.com/s/ynd0bvvgtej1bsy/11-15-18%20The%20Door-%20the%20sheep-%20and%20the%20starfish.mp4?dl=0 Father Abraham https://youtu.be/z1E0henAZOA 10-21-18 Sunday sermon https://www.facebook.com/john.chiarello.5/videos/10204930750946729/ Homeless friends https://www.bitchute.com/video/lFbNxy8JxTwq/ 2nd Kings 1-3 https://1drv.ms/v/s!Aocp2PkNEAGMiw6l4eqdds95bcAC Acts 2 https://1drv.ms/v/s!Aocp2PkNEAGMe74Uzp8M7zlLwek 8-28-16 Sunday sermon https://www.dropbox.com/s/vst8eqmqn69ce9g/8-28-16%20Mountauns%20%5BC.U.-%20Mass%5D.mp4?dl=0 Crow https://youtu.be/dR52AqcWbCI Acts 28 https://www.dropbox.com/s/fko3v9h49u9gnm3/11-14-17%20Acts%2028%20%5BConcl.%5D.mp4?dl=0 Revelation 11
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