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But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites!

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posted on Apr, 14 2020 @ 07:02 PM
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I am becoming more and more entrenched into my Christian anarchist mindset, as I see more and more lies and hypocritical actions from those who obtain political power. Anyone care to try and change my mind? I don't see that happening, but you never know - perhaps someone could show me something that will convince me that I have it all wrong?

As far as I can tell:

Democracy is tyranny.
Nationalism is short sighted, brutal, and collectivistic, which is pathetic.
Globalism is really one world nationalism, which suffers from all the problems with nationalism, and is a neoliberal's heaven.
Republicanism ignores individuals whose choices matter in profound ways by delegating too much power in the hands of a few "representatives".
Federalism fails to deal with critical problems in intelligent/dignified manners, or to secure an ethical existence for humanity, at the federal, state, and local levels, in all three branches of government in each of those jurisdictions.
Totalitarianism is schizo-with-a-gun level crazy.
Socialism is a philosophy of blind materialistic greed demanding sacrifice of freethinkers diligent enough to produce something worthwhile enough to cause envy in the materialists hearts.
Statism is just a bunch of morons playing God... It produces people like Stone and Klayman, and Trump, and Alex Jones, and Jeffrey Epstein, and Martha Stewart, and Hillary Clinton, and Bill Clinton, and the Bushes, and Comey and Clapper and Lynch. To name a FEW people I find morally repugnant. I've said it before and I'll say it again - there could be NO greater president than Trump if you are an anarchist. It's SO good to watch the statists and their lackeys fall on their own swords. It is WONDERFUL honestly. I love it. I really do. But you know what really gets my goat? The fact that the American people put up with it. It shows me the level of depravity to which we have fallen as human beings. Most people I know are fully disengaged, and actually are offended when I treat them as I wish to be treated - as an informed being who cares about the truth.

OUR GOVERNMENT COMPLETELY FAILS IN ITS SOLE PURPOSE, which is to defend "LIFE, LIBERTY, AND THE PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS", ALL SIMULTANEOUSLY, MIND YOU! AMERICA AND ITS LIES HAVE MADE the people who piss so many folks off so often, who mismanage such important issues such as healthcare and the economy... And although I didn't mention to name others who openly suck, I should make a list of people I loathe with a burning passion who claim to rule me, as if I were their slave. Just to get it off my chest.

I already have a master. He is the CREATOR of the Universe, and I'd rather die than forsake Him, especially in the name of keeping people here on earth from being offended.

James 4:4
You adulterous people! Do you not know that friendship with the world is enmity with God? Therefore whoever wishes to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God.



posted on Apr, 14 2020 @ 07:03 PM
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Matthew 23
English Standard Version
Seven Woes to the Scribes and Pharisees

23 Then Jesus said to the crowds and to his disciples, 2 “The scribes and the Pharisees sit on Moses' seat, 3 so do and observe whatever they tell you, but not the works they do. For they preach, but do not practice. 4 They tie up heavy burdens, hard to bear,[a] and lay them on people's shoulders, but they themselves are not willing to move them with their finger. 5 They do all their deeds to be seen by others. For they make their phylacteries broad and their fringes long, 6 and they love the place of honor at feasts and the best seats in the synagogues 7 and greetings in the marketplaces and being called rabbi by others. 8 But you are not to be called rabbi, for you have one teacher, and you are all brothers.[c] 9 And call no man your father on earth, for you have one Father, who is in heaven. 10 Neither be called instructors, for you have one instructor, the Christ. 11 The greatest among you shall be your servant. 12 Whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted.

13 “But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you shut the kingdom of heaven in people's faces. For you neither enter yourselves nor allow those who would enter to go in.[d] 15 Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you travel across sea and land to make a single proselyte, and when he becomes a proselyte, you make him twice as much a child of hell[e] as yourselves.

16 “Woe to you, blind guides, who say, ‘If anyone swears by the temple, it is nothing, but if anyone swears by the gold of the temple, he is bound by his oath.’ 17 You blind fools! For which is greater, the gold or the temple that has made the gold sacred? 18 And you say, ‘If anyone swears by the altar, it is nothing, but if anyone swears by the gift that is on the altar, he is bound by his oath.’ 19 You blind men! For which is greater, the gift or the altar that makes the gift sacred? 20 So whoever swears by the altar swears by it and by everything on it. 21 And whoever swears by the temple swears by it and by him who dwells in it. 22 And whoever swears by heaven swears by the throne of God and by him who sits upon it.

23 “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you tithe mint and dill and cumin, and have neglected the weightier matters of the law: justice and mercy and faithfulness. These you ought to have done, without neglecting the others. 24 You blind guides, straining out a gnat and swallowing a camel!

25 “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you clean the outside of the cup and the plate, but inside they are full of greed and self-indulgence. 26 You blind Pharisee! First clean the inside of the cup and the plate, that the outside also may be clean.

27 “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you are like whitewashed tombs, which outwardly appear beautiful, but within are full of dead people's bones and all uncleanness. 28 So you also outwardly appear righteous to others, but within you are full of hypocrisy and lawlessness.

29 “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you build the tombs of the prophets and decorate the monuments of the righteous, 30 saying, ‘If we had lived in the days of our fathers, we would not have taken part with them in shedding the blood of the prophets.’ 31 Thus you witness against yourselves that you are sons of those who murdered the prophets. 32 Fill up, then, the measure of your fathers. 33 You serpents, you brood of vipers, how are you to escape being sentenced to hell? 34 Therefore I send you prophets and wise men and scribes, some of whom you will kill and crucify, and some you will flog in your synagogues and persecute from town to town, 35 so that on you may come all the righteous blood shed on earth, from the blood of righteous Abel to the blood of Zechariah the son of Barachiah,[f] whom you murdered between the sanctuary and the altar. 36 Truly, I say to you, all these things will come upon this generation.
Lament over Jerusalem

37 “O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the city that kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to it! How often would I have gathered your children together as a hen gathers her brood under her wings, and you were not willing! 38 See, your house is left to you desolate. 39 For I tell you, you will not see me again, until you say, ‘Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord.’”



posted on Apr, 14 2020 @ 07:09 PM
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a reply to: JimERustler

What do you propose then? An extremist Christian dictatorship by the sound of it....



posted on Apr, 14 2020 @ 07:22 PM
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originally posted by: IAMALLYETALLIAM
a reply to: JimERustler

What do you propose then? An extremist Christian dictatorship by the sound of it....


LOL what? I told you - anarchy.



posted on Apr, 14 2020 @ 07:34 PM
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a reply to: JimERustler

Ok sorry, Christian extremism then as anarchy is extremism.



posted on Apr, 14 2020 @ 07:40 PM
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originally posted by: JimERustler

originally posted by: IAMALLYETALLIAM
a reply to: JimERustler

What do you propose then? An extremist Christian dictatorship by the sound of it....

LOL what? I told you - anarchy.

Order rises out of Chaos. Positive Creation Instinct. There must always be disorder trapped to then be coaxed into "a becoming of" a more advanced ordered state.
edit on 14-4-2020 by vethumanbeing because: (no reason given)



posted on Apr, 14 2020 @ 07:52 PM
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a reply to: IAMALLYETALLIAM

yes. EXTREME extremism. NO COMPROMISE. FULL LIFE, FULL LIBERTY, FULL PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS.



posted on Apr, 14 2020 @ 07:55 PM
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a reply to: JimERustler

You religious nuts are all the same. Change your faith and you sound like an ISIS member



posted on Apr, 14 2020 @ 08:01 PM
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originally posted by: JimERustler
a reply to: IAMALLYETALLIAM

yes. EXTREME extremism. NO COMPROMISE. FULL LIFE, FULL LIBERTY, FULL PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS.

Jesus (as an Essene) would have fit nicely in the 'Libertarian' mindset.



posted on Apr, 14 2020 @ 08:34 PM
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originally posted by: vethumanbeing

originally posted by: JimERustler
a reply to: IAMALLYETALLIAM

yes. EXTREME extremism. NO COMPROMISE. FULL LIFE, FULL LIBERTY, FULL PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS.

Jesus (as an Essene) would have fit nicely in the 'Libertarian' mindset.


Jesus was is my favorite religious figure as an agnostic. Live and let live, you do you, I do me.

He led by example and lived a life in his mind would be attractive for others to follow. Evangelism is supposed to mirror that. Walk in a way that others will be intrigued to find your "truths". Sadly many (not all) have perverted it to fit their agendas.

Truly a beautiful religion though, and some still show when followed correctly it can be a nice compliment to humanity.



posted on Apr, 14 2020 @ 09:13 PM
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Well..................................... at least you got a Goat. their good eating.



posted on Apr, 14 2020 @ 10:01 PM
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a reply to: JimERustler

a reply to: JimERustler

I usually avoid being preachy here, but here goes ...

I know people who consider themselves Christians but reject the doctrine of the total depravity of man. This, my friend, is proof of it. No system of government will ever be perfect or sustain itself indefinitely in a good equilibrium, because the heart of man is corrupt.

The renewing work of the Holy Spirit is the only thing that will bring the kind of equilibrium that society needs, but the arrogance of man too often reject the only thing with would succor. (See Romans 1.)

There will be a consummation. I am neither a fan of "southern gospel," but this is a good message that it behooves you to remember.



And keep your eyes on Romans 8:18-25 -


For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us. For the creation waits with eager longing for the revealing of the sons of God. For the creation was subjected to futility, not willingly, but because of him who subjected it, in hope that the creation itself will be set free from its bondage to corruption and obtain the freedom of the glory of the children of God. For we know that the whole creation has been groaning together in the pains of childbirth until now. And not only the creation, but we ourselves, who have the firstfruits of the Spirit, groan inwardly as we wait eagerly for adoption as sons, the redemption of our bodies. For in this hope we were saved. Now hope that is seen is not hope. For who hopes for what he sees? But if we hope for what we do not see, we wait for it with patience.



posted on Apr, 14 2020 @ 10:26 PM
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a reply to: incoserv

Society can never achieve anything like equilibrium, majority peaceful cohesion etc. until each individual takes it upon themselves to begin the great work of transforming themselves in to a better version that they were yesterday. Regardless of religious denomination all true religions speak of freeing the divine spark and seeking reunion with the divine. This I believe to be the way.

The problem with this is it requires honest, deep reflection on oneself which frightens most.



posted on Apr, 15 2020 @ 05:12 PM
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originally posted by: CriticalStinker

originally posted by: vethumanbeing

originally posted by: JimERustler
a reply to: IAMALLYETALLIAM

yes. EXTREME extremism. NO COMPROMISE. FULL LIFE, FULL LIBERTY, FULL PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS.

Jesus (as an Essene) would have fit nicely in the 'Libertarian' mindset.


Jesus was is my favorite religious figure as an agnostic. Live and let live, you do you, I do me.

He led by example and lived a life in his mind would be attractive for others to follow. Evangelism is supposed to mirror that. Walk in a way that others will be intrigued to find your "truths". Sadly many (not all) have perverted it to fit their agendas.

Truly a beautiful religion though, and some still show when followed correctly it can be a nice compliment to humanity.


Yes. Religion nowadays is mindless repetition for repetition's sake... But the bible tells us

James 1:25-27
English Standard Version

25 But the one who looks into the perfect law, the law of liberty, and perseveres, being no hearer who forgets but a doer who acts, he will be blessed in his doing.

26 If anyone thinks he is religious and does not bridle his tongue but deceives his heart, this person's religion is worthless. 27 Religion that is pure and undefiled before God the Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world.



posted on Apr, 15 2020 @ 05:15 PM
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And keep your eyes on Romans 8:18-25 -


For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us. For the creation waits with eager longing for the revealing of the sons of God. For the creation was subjected to futility, not willingly, but because of him who subjected it, in hope that the creation itself will be set free from its bondage to corruption and obtain the freedom of the glory of the children of God. For we know that the whole creation has been groaning together in the pains of childbirth until now. And not only the creation, but we ourselves, who have the firstfruits of the Spirit, groan inwardly as we wait eagerly for adoption as sons, the redemption of our bodies. For in this hope we were saved. Now hope that is seen is not hope. For who hopes for what he sees? But if we hope for what we do not see, we wait for it with patience.



I just quoted that at my buddies GMA's funeral. Because they were wavering in their faith. They really liked it. Were honestly amazed, as they rightly should be.



posted on Apr, 16 2020 @ 09:39 PM
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originally posted by: JimERustler
a reply to: IAMALLYETALLIAM
26 If anyone thinks he is religious and does not bridle his tongue but deceives his heart, this person's religion is worthless. 27 Religion that is pure and undefiled before God the Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world.

Well, that doesn't work practically. To be 'unstained' by/from the world would suggest one stays sequestered (like a Monk) and not venture out into population.
edit on 16-4-2020 by vethumanbeing because: (no reason given)



posted on Apr, 16 2020 @ 11:06 PM
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originally posted by: vethumanbeing

originally posted by: JimERustler
a reply to: IAMALLYETALLIAM
26 If anyone thinks he is religious and does not bridle his tongue but deceives his heart, this person's religion is worthless. 27 Religion that is pure and undefiled before God the Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world.

Well, that doesn't work practically. To be 'unstained' by/from the world would suggest one stays sequestered (like a Monk) and not venture out into population.


what it means is that you do not conform to the evil patterns of this world, and instead constantly renew your mind by maintaining faith in God.

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posted on Apr, 16 2020 @ 11:32 PM
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originally posted by: JimERustler

originally posted by: vethumanbeing

originally posted by: JimERustler
a reply to: IAMALLYETALLIAM
26 If anyone thinks he is religious and does not bridle his tongue but deceives his heart, this person's religion is worthless. 27 Religion that is pure and undefiled before God the Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world.

Well, that doesn't work practically. To be 'unstained' by/from the world would suggest one stays sequestered (like a Monk) and not venture out into population.


what it means is that you do not conform to the evil patterns of this world, and instead constantly renew your mind by maintaining faith in God.

What? I am creator. I allow all patterns to exist because I wish to know myself. I created matter then I animated it to describe Myself to Myself. The good vs evil paradox is central to my growth as it creates tension/duality=polarity resulting in change. Some men (PAUL) created a false idea form of God that they/it could use to control others. No one needs to know God; as everyone IS GOD (ALL except Paul).
edit on 16-4-2020 by vethumanbeing because: (no reason given)



posted on Apr, 17 2020 @ 10:07 PM
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originally posted by: vethumanbeing

originally posted by: JimERustler

originally posted by: vethumanbeing

originally posted by: JimERustler
a reply to: IAMALLYETALLIAM
26 If anyone thinks he is religious and does not bridle his tongue but deceives his heart, this person's religion is worthless. 27 Religion that is pure and undefiled before God the Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world.

Well, that doesn't work practically. To be 'unstained' by/from the world would suggest one stays sequestered (like a Monk) and not venture out into population.


what it means is that you do not conform to the evil patterns of this world, and instead constantly renew your mind by maintaining faith in God.

What? I am creator. I allow all patterns to exist because I wish to know myself. I created matter then I animated it to describe Myself to Myself. The good vs evil paradox is central to my growth as it creates tension/duality=polarity resulting in change. Some men (PAUL) created a false idea form of God that they/it could use to control others. No one needs to know God; as everyone IS GOD (ALL except Paul).


www.youtube.com...

Solipsism is so contrived. If you are God, spawn me a golden ingot into my room to prove it.

You "created matter" right? So create some more. That event happening is part of one of the infinite patterns. But if you claim sovereignty, then prove it. End evil and death.
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posted on Apr, 17 2020 @ 10:25 PM
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originally posted by: JimERustler

originally posted by: vethumanbeing

originally posted by: JimERustler

originally posted by: vethumanbeing

originally posted by: JimERustler
a reply to: IAMALLYETALLIAM
26 If anyone thinks he is religious and does not bridle his tongue but deceives his heart, this person's religion is worthless. 27 Religion that is pure and undefiled before God the Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world.

Well, that doesn't work practically. To be 'unstained' by/from the world would suggest one stays sequestered (like a Monk) and not venture out into population.


what it means is that you do not conform to the evil patterns of this world, and instead constantly renew your mind by maintaining faith in God.

What? I am creator. I allow all patterns to exist because I wish to know myself. I created matter then I animated it to describe Myself to Myself. The good vs evil paradox is central to my growth as it creates tension/duality=polarity resulting in change. Some men (PAUL) created a false idea form of God that they/it could use to control others. No one needs to know God; as everyone IS GOD (ALL except Paul).


www.youtube.com...
Solipsism is so contrived. If you are God, spawn me a golden ingot into my room to prove it.
You "created matter" right? So create some more. That event happening is part of one of the infinite patterns. But if you claim sovereignty, then prove it. End evil and death.

Why end that which harbors or necessitates change? It is a process that has been working since matter animated. The 'self' is one perspective; it is not all that exists. Why would you specifically chose gold as your defining point? Evil must exist to define good. Death is highly overrated; the 'fear' of it is not.




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