Donations for the month of September


We have received a total of $0 in donations towards our goal of $175.


Don't want to use PayPal? Go HERE


Search

Member Spotlight
Tom
Tom
Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
Posts: 3,527
Joined: April 2001
Show All Member Profiles 
Forum Statistics
Forums30
Topics6,686
Posts51,433
Members928
Most Online373
Mar 5th, 2017
Top Posters(All Time)
Pilgrim 13,513
Tom 3,526
chestnutmare 2,920
J_Edwards 2,615
Wes 1,856
John_C 1,769
RJ_ 1,582
MarieP 1,578
gotribe 1,060
Top Posters(30 Days)
Pilgrim 17
Tom 17
Meta4 2
Johan 2
John_C 1
Recent Posts
Guilt or Innocence Does it Matter?
by Pilgrim. Wed Sep 26, 2018 7:10 AM
Compromise in our own denominations
by Tom. Wed Sep 26, 2018 1:40 AM
Big Thank You!
by Tom. Fri Sep 21, 2018 1:19 PM
Same Sex Atraction
by Pilgrim. Fri Sep 21, 2018 6:33 AM
What will it like to live in Heaven
by Pilgrim. Tue Sep 18, 2018 5:32 PM
Bill 89 taking children from Christian homes
by Tom. Mon Sep 17, 2018 1:10 PM
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate Thread
Hop To
How do we provoke unto love and good works? #51776
Mon Dec 21, 2015 7:03 AM
Mon Dec 21, 2015 7:03 AM
Joined: Sep 2003
Posts: 2,920
NH
chestnutmare Offline OP
Annie Oakley
chestnutmare  Offline OP
Annie Oakley
Joined: Sep 2003
Posts: 2,920
NH
I have a question that I woke up thinking about. Maybe you will have some thoughts on it to help me as I think through this. I will quote the larger passage for context and then ask about the specific portion that I am wondering about.

Hebrews 10:1925 [ASV] "19 Having therefore, brethren, boldness to enter into the holy place by the blood of Jesus, 20 by the way which he dedicated for us, a new and living way, through the veil, that is to say, his flesh; 21 and having a great priest over the house of God; 22 let us draw near with a true heart in fulness of faith, having our hearts sprinkled from an evil conscience: and having our body washed with pure water, 23 let us hold fast the confession of our hope that it waver not; for he is faithful that promised: 24 and let us consider one another to provoke unto love and good works; 25 not forsaking our own assembling together, as the custom of some is, but exhorting one another; and so much the more, as ye see the day drawing nigh."


My question is about how we are to effectively accomplish this? "let us consider one another to provoke unto love and good works;"


The Chestnut Mare
All that is gold does not glitter,
Not all those who wander are lost
The old that is strong does not wither,
Deep roots are not reached by frost.
- - - -JRR Tolkien "Lord of the Rings"
Re: How do we provoke unto love and good works? [Re: chestnutmare] #51781
Tue Dec 22, 2015 2:36 PM
Tue Dec 22, 2015 2:36 PM
Joined: Dec 2002
Posts: 421
South Dakota
li0scc0 Offline
Addict
li0scc0  Offline
Addict
Joined: Dec 2002
Posts: 421
South Dakota
The preterist in me dares to ask if the original intent hinges on 'as ye see the day drawing nigh'?
But disregarding that, your question remains an excellent one. How ARE we to do so?
It seems the following verse (v25) answers this to some extent...by making sure we assemble together. Isn't that one of the shames of the modern Christian, how so many have taken such a PERSONAL view of faith? "It is about me and my relationship with Jesus". No, dear friend, it isn't! We are to assemble TOGETHER! And if we do so, we fulfill that command.
There is also the command to exhort one another. Let's discuss this part further!


Grace is not common.

Who's Online Now
0 registered members (), 26 guests, and 95 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
reformedbygrace, ReformedDisciple, Micki Bowman, Nigel J, wischnotes
928 Registered Users
Shout Box
September
S M T W T F S
1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30
Today's Birthdays
No Birthdays
Popular Topics(Views)
812,374 Gospel truth
Page Time: 0.049s Queries: 15 (0.002s) Memory: 2.8159 MB (Peak: 3.0795 MB) Zlib enabled. Server Time: 2018-09-26 15:22:40 UTC