OPEN YOUR HEART & MIND

Pro 7:1 My son, keep my words, And treasure my commands within you. Pro 7:2 Keep my commands and live, And my law as the apple of your eye. Pro 7:3 Bind them on your fingers; Write them on the tablet of your heart. Pro 7:4 Say to wisdom, "You are my sister," And call understanding your nearest kin, 

1Pe 3:12  For the eyes of the LORD are on the righteous, And His ears are open to their prayers; But the face of the LORD is against those who do evil." 

Spiritual Interpretation versus Carnal face value interpretation. "The Carnal mind is at enmity (enemies) with YaHuWaH." 

"Walk in the spirit, and you will  not fulfill the lusts of the flesh."

Gal 3:27 For as many of you as were baptized into Christ have put on Christ. 

Gal 3:28  There is neither Jew nor Greek,(race) there is neither slave nor free, (economic stratification)there is neither male nor female; (gender identification) for you are all one in Yahuwsha. 

Gal 3:29  And if you are Christ's, then you are Abraham's seed, and heirs according to the promise. 

"There is neither Jew nor Greek, male nor female, slave nor free,"

Our Current Studies in Progress

Is There Safety in Religious Institutions? No.

My questions focused on the pastor using "the authority invested in him" as a servant delivering God's justice on the earth when it comes to enforcing the truth and exacting mandated, church discipline to one who is proven by his actions to be unruly in behavior, harming others in the church with disobedience of YaHuWaH's commandments of loving Him and loving people. Not the pretense of "Loving Yahuwah and loving people."

What is love? Is it emotion and manipulative control of "niceness" placating to gain an advantage ? Or is love obeying the commands to not harm/trespass against another and falsely judge/misjudging another in error? 

Proper communication and observance of the truth by being in the truth in one's own character is needed. "In the multitude of counselors there is safety." 

Yet, Many can be deceived and not understand the truth. The "majority" does not always mean that they are correct about a matter. "For many go astray, All have sinned, each has gone their own way." And, "Many are called but few are chosen." 

Careful examination and empirical observation will show forth the truth in erroneous application of biblical meaning of interpretation of YaHuWaH's word.

 Thesis:

If pastors/leaders who have taken on the role as shepherd in their individual churches enacted proper "discipling" (mentoring of the true disciples) according to biblical principles, justice would be served and correction would keep many safe from harm.

This study would show weak areas in the individual interviewee's faulty reasoning and lack of truth. The target questions would show if there exists;

1. Experience, Maturity

2. Accountability to a higher entity other than just "themselves"

3. Proper interpretation of the bible based on obedience or man's philosophy

4. Following biblical procedures of The Early Church Fathers discipline model which would

5. give them the guidelines for their mission statement and keep their actions on the straight and narrow biblical path of the first disciples.

6. Transparency, evaluation of character, consideration of deficits and a show of empathy and compassion with action not just speech, for others who have no voice.

7. Serve as a refresher, reminder, help to teach them as they are made aware of their spiritual capacity as a leader entrusted with the ministry of discipling "in spirit and in truth".

8. Teaching others to be disciplined followers obedient to Christ causing a safe environment that is a place to grow up in maturity/Perfection, not a place to be harmed and abused.

1Pe 3:12  For the eyes of the LORD are on the righteous, And His ears are open to their prayers; But the face of the LORD is against those who do evil."

The dogma in most modern churches is that (God loves all and that you cannot do any good nor any bad to make Him love you more or less.) This is false. Do all go to heaven? Why would anyone need to repent if there is no standard and if there is no punishment?

1Co 6:1  Dare any of you, having a matter against another, go to law before the unrighteous, and not before the saints? 

1Co 6:2  Do you not know that the saints will judge the world? And if the world will be judged by you, are you unworthy to judge the smallest matters? 

1Co 6:3  Do you not know that we shall judge angels? How much more, things that pertain to this life? 

1Co 6:4  If then you have judgments concerning things pertaining to this life, do you appoint those who are least esteemed by the church to judge? 

1Co 6:5  I say this to your shame. Is it so, that there is not a wise man among you, not even one, who will be able to judge between his brethren? 

1Co 6:6  But brother goes to law against brother, and that before unbelievers! 

1Co 6:7  Now therefore, it is already an utter failure for you that you go to law against one another. Why do you not rather accept wrong? Why do you not rather let yourselves be cheated

1Co 6:8  No, you yourselves do wrong and cheat, and you do these things to your brethren! 

1Co 6:9  Do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived. Neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor homosexuals, nor sodomites, 

1Co 6:10  nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners will inherit the kingdom of God. 

1Co 6:11  And such were some of you. But you were washed, but you were sanctified, but you were justified (this pertains to those who WERE set apart, not just anyone ,if there is not repentance and if you continue in sin are not included in this) in the name of Yahuwsha and by the Spirit of YaHuWaH. 

1Co 6:12  All things are lawful for me,(NOT TO SIN) but all things are not helpful. All things are lawful for me, but I will not be brought under the power of any. 

1Co 6:13  Foods (NOT NON FOODS) for the stomach and the stomach for foods, but God will destroy both it and them. Now the body is not for sexual immorality but for the Lord, and the Lord for the body. 

1Co 6:14 And YaHuWaH both raised up the Lord and will also raise us up by His power. 

1Co 6:15  Do you not know that your bodies are members of Christ? Shall I then take the members of Christ and make them members of a harlot? Certainly not! 

1Co 6:16  Or do you not know that he who is joined to a harlot is one body with her? For "the two," He says, "shall become one flesh."

1Co 6:17  But he who is joined to the Lord is one spirit with Him.

1Co 6:18  Flee sexual immorality. Every sin that a man does is outside the body, but he who commits sexual immorality sins against his own body. 

1Co 6:19

Or do you not know that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God, and you are not your own?

1Co 6:20

For you were bought at a price; therefore glorify God in your body and in your spirit, which are God's.