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The Spirits of God

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Stephen, what is the point of this thread you've started?  ???
To do the will of God.
So what does the posting of verses from Revelation have to do with doing the will of God?  ???
The Spirit of the Lord instructed me to do so.
OK. Allow me to repeat to you that this is a forum for the purpose of discussing the Orthodox Christian faith. Please note the word in bold.
I passed your message on to God.  he is aware of it.
Slight problem, Stephen. I don't think God is a member of this forum.
Say on, tell me more.
You still haven't answered my earlier questions like you promised. "Because the Lord told me to" is no answer.
Says who?
 

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Stephen Levi said:
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Stephen, what is the point of this thread you've started?  ???
To do the will of God.
So what does the posting of verses from Revelation have to do with doing the will of God?  ???
The Spirit of the Lord instructed me to do so.
OK. Allow me to repeat to you that this is a forum for the purpose of discussing the Orthodox Christian faith. Please note the word in bold.
I passed your message on to God.  he is aware of it.
Slight problem, Stephen. I don't think God is a member of this forum.
Say on, tell me more.
You still haven't answered my earlier questions like you promised. "Because the Lord told me to" is no answer.
Says who?
I do. Simply posting scripture verses is not a discussion, it is a monologue.
 

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Stephen, what is the point of this thread you've started?  ???
To do the will of God.
So what does the posting of verses from Revelation have to do with doing the will of God?  ???
The Spirit of the Lord instructed me to do so.
OK. Allow me to repeat to you that this is a forum for the purpose of discussing the Orthodox Christian faith. Please note the word in bold.
I passed your message on to God.  he is aware of it.
Slight problem, Stephen. I don't think God is a member of this forum.
Say on, tell me more.
You still haven't answered my earlier questions like you promised. "Because the Lord told me to" is no answer.
Says who?
I do. Simply posting scripture verses is not a discussion, it is a monologue.
I'm not done posting on the thread now am I?
 

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Do you have anything to actually discuss about the Christian faith, Stephen? Because that is the purpose of this forum.

 

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Do you have anything to actually discuss about the Christian faith, Stephen? Because that is the purpose of this forum.
You will just have to wait till the thread has run it's course then you can rightfully judge that for your own self. Not for the others that read it.
 

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If I thought what you though about what is posted on this thread.

I would not read it.

So why are you reading what I have to say if what you say about what I have to say is what you have said?

 

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Stephen Levi said:
If I thought what you though about what is posted on this thread.

I would not read it.
So you can read my mind, can you? Only God can do that.
 

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If I thought what you though about what is posted on this thread.

I would not read it.
So you can read my mind, can you? Only God can do that.
He also can tell me what you you are thinking in your mind.
 

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Revelation, Chapter 1, 4: John to the seven churches which are in Asia: Grace be unto you, and peace, from him which is, and which was, and which is to come; and from the seven Spirits which are before his throne;

Revelation, Chapter 3, 1: And unto the angel of the church in Sardis write; These things saith he that hath the seven Spirits of God, and the seven stars; I know thy works, that thou hast a name that thou livest, and art dead.

Revelation, Chapter 4, 5: And out of the throne proceeded lightnings and thunderings and voices: and there were seven lamps of fire burning before the throne, which are the seven Spirits of God.

Revelation, Chapter 5, 6: And I beheld, and, lo, in the midst of the throne and of the four beasts, and in the midst of the elders, stood a Lamb as it had been slain, having seven horns and seven eyes, which are the seven Spirits of God sent forth into all the earth.
To sum up the will of God in the book of Revelation, do this:  "Love the LORD your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength, and with all your mind.  And love your neighbor as yourself."
 

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Stephen Levi said:
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If I thought what you though about what is posted on this thread.

I would not read it.
So you can read my mind, can you? Only God can do that.
He also can tell me what you you are thinking in your mind.
:laugh: :laugh: :laugh:
 

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Stephen Levi said:
If I thought what you though about what is posted on this thread.

I would not read it.

So why are you reading what I have to say if what you say about what I have to say is what you have said?
What does this incoherent post of yours have to do with the verses from Revelation on the seven spirits which is your OP?
 

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LBK said:
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If I thought what you though about what is posted on this thread.

I would not read it.
So you can read my mind, can you? Only God can do that.
He also can tell me what you you are thinking in your mind.
:laugh: :laugh: :laugh:
How come you do not believe that God
can tell me, what you are thinking in your mind?
 

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You're on a direct line to God? As. We. Speak?

Could you ask him how old the earth is? We were arguing about that over in another thread -- might as well go straight to the head man, himself!



Stephen Levi said:
LBK said:
Stephen Levi said:
If I thought what you though about what is posted on this thread.

I would not read it.
So you can read my mind, can you? Only God can do that.
He also can tell me what you you are thinking in your mind.
 

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LBK said:
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If I thought what you though about what is posted on this thread.

I would not read it.

So why are you reading what I have to say if what you say about what I have to say is what you have said?
What does this incoherent post of yours have to do with the verses from Revelation on the seven spirits which is your OP?
What do you mean what does it have to do with it?
 

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Stephen Levi said:
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If I thought what you though about what is posted on this thread.

I would not read it.
So you can read my mind, can you? Only God can do that.
He also can tell me what you you are thinking in your mind.
:laugh: :laugh: :laugh:
How come you do not believe that God
can tell me, what you are thinking in your mind?
God can indeed do that, but you'll first need to convince us here that you're actually talking to God.
 

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Stephen Levi said:
LBK said:
Stephen Levi said:
If I thought what you though about what is posted on this thread.

I would not read it.

So why are you reading what I have to say if what you say about what I have to say is what you have said?
What does this incoherent post of yours have to do with the verses from Revelation on the seven spirits which is your OP?
What do you mean what does it have to do with it?
I do write in plain English, Stephen. OP means opening post in a forum thread.
 

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LBK said:
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LBK said:
Stephen Levi said:
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Stephen Levi said:
If I thought what you though about what is posted on this thread.

I would not read it.
So you can read my mind, can you? Only God can do that.
He also can tell me what you you are thinking in your mind.
:laugh: :laugh: :laugh:
How come you do not believe that God
can tell me, what you are thinking in your mind?
God can indeed do that, but you'll first need to convince us here that you're actually talking to God.
No I do not.  God does not require that from me.
 

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LBK said:
Stephen Levi said:
LBK said:
Stephen Levi said:
If I thought what you though about what is posted on this thread.

I would not read it.

So why are you reading what I have to say if what you say about what I have to say is what you have said?
What does this incoherent post of yours have to do with the verses from Revelation on the seven spirits which is your OP?
What do you mean what does it have to do with it?
I do write in plain English, Stephen. OP means opening post in a forum thread.
You are a stubborn soul, I know that about you.
 

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That's pretty cool.

So, I see that you're going around to a bunch of other forums and posting the same thing.

I also saw that you're from San Antonio!
Which is awesome. So, who do you have winning the Western Conference finals? Without Ibaka, the Thunder's going to have a hard time beating the Spurs.

What does God think? I bet he's a Popovitch fan.  

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I am direct connected to God by the Holy Ghost at all times.
 

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Stubbornness will cause you to miss out on many good things in life and with God.
 

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Rambam said:
That's pretty cool.

So, I see that you're going around to a bunch of other forums and posting the same thing.

I also saw that you're from San Antonio!
Which is awesome. So, who do you have winning the Western Conference finals? Without Ibaka, the Thunder's going to have a hard time beating the Spurs.

What does God think? I bet he's a Popovitch fan.  

Stephen Levi said:
I am direct connected to God by the Holy Ghost at all times.
I do not have anything to do with any of that. I do not watch or keep up with any of that.
 

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I am not from San Antonio.  God has me there right now at this point in time.
 

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Stephen Levi said:
Rambam said:
That's pretty cool.

So, I see that you're going around to a bunch of other forums and posting the same thing.

I also saw that you're from San Antonio!
Which is awesome. So, who do you have winning the Western Conference finals? Without Ibaka, the Thunder's going to have a hard time beating the Spurs.

What does God think? I bet he's a Popovitch fan.  

Stephen Levi said:
I am direct connected to God by the Holy Ghost at all times.
I do not have anything to do with any of that. I do not watch or keep up with any of that.
Well, your God would definitely know. Ask him, seeing as you're directly connected to him.  
 

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San Antonio's an awesome town. Used to have a friend that worked at the Express-News, so I got to visit a bunch. Really like Esquire Bar in downtown, too -- great hamburgers.





Stephen Levi said:
Rambam said:
That's pretty cool.

So, I see that you're going around to a bunch of other forums and posting the same thing.

I also saw that you're from San Antonio!
Which is awesome. So, who do you have winning the Western Conference finals? Without Ibaka, the Thunder's going to have a hard time beating the Spurs.

What does God think? I bet he's a Popovitch fan.  

Stephen Levi said:
I am direct connected to God by the Holy Ghost at all times.
I do not have anything to do with any of that. I do not watch or keep up with any of that.
 

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Welcome to OC.net, Stephen.
Just a couple of things here; if you want people to take you seriously, please don't be tedious, and please do be polite.
  We all are trying to do the Will of God - it is, after all a matter of theosis - but to say that 'the Spirit of the Lord (told me...) implies that you have a direct line to Heaven.
  Now if you trying to find out what are the Seven Spirits of God referred to in Revelation, you would do well to get a commentary on the Book of Revelation. Start by doing a 'google search.'
Your parish priest could very well have one he'd lend you.

One thing that never works is to 'cherry-pick' proof-texts - This Book/chap.verse says -- without looking at the entire context of the text.

I look forward to a reasoned discussion with you in the future.
 

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You just made him seem more important. Now I feel there could be wisdom I am missing outside the church. You did not reply to him gently and be quick to listen as the apostles taught. Nicodemus said does our law judge a man before it hears him?

First one must hear him and then one must not feed the troll if he is rude. You proved all the church is incompetent to hear others
 

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I do not appreciate you referring to me as a troll.  It is written... do unto others as you would have them do unto you.  This is a commandment of Jesus Christ, to which you will tell me is your Lord and Savior.

I know you would not appreciate me referring to you as a troll.

True or false?
 

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methodius said:
Welcome to OC.net, Stephen.
Just a couple of things here; if you want people to take you seriously, please don't be tedious, and please do be polite.
   We all are trying to do the Will of God - it is, after all a matter of theosis - but to say that 'the Spirit of the Lord (told me...) implies that you have a direct line to Heaven.
   Now if you trying to find out what are the Seven Spirits of God referred to in Revelation, you would do well to get a commentary on the Book of Revelation. Start by doing a 'google search.'
Your parish priest could very well have one he'd lend you.

One thing that never works is to 'cherry-pick' proof-texts - This Book/chap.verse says -- without looking at the entire context of the text.

I look forward to a reasoned discussion with you in the future.
Thank you for your unsolicited advice.  I will take it with a grain of salt.
 

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mikeforjesus said:
You just made him seem more important. Now I feel there could be wisdom I am missing outside the church. You did not reply to him gently and be quick to listen as the apostles taught. Nicodemus said does our law judge a man before it hears him?

First one must hear him and then one must not feed the troll if he is rude. You proved all the church is incompetent to hear others
Even, if I am a troll...in fact no matter what I am.

If Jesus Christ is your Lord and Savior
you are to treat me as you would want me to treat you.

True or false?
 

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I perceive in my Spirit that 1 reason the Spirit of the Lord sent me here to you all is to be an example to you to show you how to treat(behave towards) others. Even when they make themselves your adversary with out a cause.
 

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Stephen Levi said:
I perceive in my Spirit that 1 reason the Spirit of the Lord sent me here to you all is to be an example to you to show you how to treat(behave towards) others. Even when they make themselves your adversary with out a cause.
Adversaries? Because we won't play your games? Your martyr complex is fooling no-one.

If you're here to try to convert us to whatever religion you subscribe to, you've picked the wrong place to do so.
 

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Stephen Levi said:
I perceive in my Spirit that 1 reason the Spirit of the Lord sent me here to you all is to be an example to you to show you how to treat(behave towards) others. Even when they make themselves your adversary with out a cause.
I'm thinking of a number between 1 and 667...which one is it?
 

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Am quite dismal that this thread isnt about a new liqueur.
 

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Mor Ephrem said:
Stephen Levi said:
I perceive in my Spirit that 1 reason the Spirit of the Lord sent me here to you all is to be an example to you to show you how to treat(behave towards) others. Even when they make themselves your adversary with out a cause.
I'm thinking of a number between 1 and 667...which one is it?
The Neighbour? The Reciprocal? The Tax Rate?
 

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DeniseDenise said:
Am quite dismal that this thread isnt about a new liqueur.
Easily the most sensible and relevant post in this thread so far.  :-*
 
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