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|Re: As Christians, How Should We Relate With Unbelievers? by Bnladan(m): 6:19pm On Nov 22|
Juliusmalema:I repeat it again "I know God better than u" or any lost soul who has 3 Gods or more.
|Re: As Christians, How Should We Relate With Unbelievers? by Kobojunkie: 6:36pm On Nov 22|
Akube1z:How did Jesus Christ relate to the sinners and unbelievers in His time and day?
|Re: As Christians, How Should We Relate With Unbelievers? by kareemkamil(m): 8:55pm On Nov 22|
Who told you Christian's are believer. Christian's know how to condone there self's. Hell are waiting you people remain adamant to serve God
|Re: As Christians, How Should We Relate With Unbelievers? by Starkizito(m): 9:11pm On Nov 22|
You only picked the bad part this GREAT GOD also came down and humbled himself to die for you and me...
Why did HE no just kill all of us?He allowed humans to kill HIM so HE could set you free...
What more proof do you want GOD IS LOVE HE'S GREAT AND MERCIFUL...
Ask And beg GOD to interpret HIS powerful words to you so the devil won't mislead you...
When you do bad HE detests it because HE loves us so HE disciplines you/us...
I don't mean to be harsh please no hard feelings don't misunderstand me:
Your father and mother when you disobey at home they ought to discipline you with LOVE,
If they don't then its clear they don't care about you and they don't love you...
You get the point...?
THE GREAT GOD,KING of kings
GOD bless you/us....
Have a good day now..
|Re: As Christians, How Should We Relate With Unbelievers? by KefeeBRIGHT91(m): 10:04pm On Nov 22|
That people practice other religions doesn't make them unbelievers. It makes them "non-what you believe", in this case non-christians. They're believers in their own rights. It's funny how humans would be more concerned about religious segregation & discrimination as against Morality & being human, forgetting that we all are HUMAN first before anything else.
|Re: As Christians, How Should We Relate With Unbelievers? by Kobojunkiee: 10:36pm On Nov 22|
paxonel:Christians who are not born again are still believers, as they still possess the gift of Salvation which is eternal life.
|Re: As Christians, How Should We Relate With Unbelievers? by Kobojunkiee: 10:37pm On Nov 22|
Akube1z:Jesus Christ never cut ties with unbelievers, and He certainly never told your or anyone to do any such. He is recorded to have spent a lot of His time among the sinners... He did not shove His beliefs at them. neither did He condemn them for their choices in life either.
|Re: As Christians, How Should We Relate With Unbelievers? by Teknoteableblog: 10:39pm On Nov 22|
toye440:oya proove! U can't decieve me am also a christian. Just read that book. Asimov is a christian and wrote hundreds of christian book. Also read science faces GOD in the book of Genesis
|Re: As Christians, How Should We Relate With Unbelievers? by Kobojunkiee: 10:42pm On Nov 22|
Juliusmalema:The verse actually goes, "Do not be UNEQUALLY yoked with an unbeliever" and what it really means is that in every one of your dealings with those who don't believe in God, make sure you are on EQUAL Terms ... 50/50 in your every agreement with them.
|Re: As Christians, How Should We Relate With Unbelievers? by Kobojunkiee: 10:52pm On Nov 22|
Ihedinobi3:How exactly does one put his/herself in spiritual or physical danger from "them"? Are unbelievers not among the neighbours that Jesus Christ commanded that we love as we love our own selves? Are unbelievers not the neighbours we are to "do unto others as we would like for them to do to us"?
Ihedinobi3:You believe the wolves He spoke of were unbelievers?
The "wolves" that eventually came after His sheep were not unbelievers, not according to History. They were the Pharisees, Sadducees, Teachers of the law... the Jews of the time and they were most definitely not unbelievers.
|Re: As Christians, How Should We Relate With Unbelievers? by Kobojunkiee: 10:57pm On Nov 22|
sonnie10:"Do not be unequally yoked with the world," when translated, means, "Do be equally yoked with the world."
When you consider the double negative in the first instance, which cancels themselves out, you are left with the second as its meaning and I believe this is what Paul meant when he wrote what he did in that verse, which is famously quoted by those who seek to sow division among God's creation.
|Re: As Christians, How Should We Relate With Unbelievers? by Kobojunkiee: 11:00pm On Nov 22|
dreality:Why feel insulted when one calls you an "unbeliever"? I don't believe in the Muslim God so when a Muslim calls me an "unbeliever" why exactly should I feel insulted by that?
It's the truth, isn't it? What is wrong with that?
|Re: As Christians, How Should We Relate With Unbelievers? by Kobojunkiee: 11:03pm On Nov 22|
COLATUNDE:Instead look to Jesus Christ for what to do, not the words of Paul which are not entirely the truth of Jesus Christ.
Jesus Christ never told His disciples to "comport" themselves when in the presence of unbelievers, and He certainly did not tell them to change their character in any form when in the presence of those who do not believe.
|Re: As Christians, How Should We Relate With Unbelievers? by paxonel(m): 11:57pm On Nov 22|
|Re: As Christians, How Should We Relate With Unbelievers? by Judybash93(m): 12:56am On Nov 23|
:-D:-D:-D:-D Wait... You're joking right
|Re: As Christians, How Should We Relate With Unbelievers? by Judybash93(m): 12:59am On Nov 23|
Prove it... By the way, how sure are you that your version of God is the right one? At least we have more than 3000 thousand dieties, why should he believe in yours?
|Re: As Christians, How Should We Relate With Unbelievers? by Thelife: 6:48am On Nov 23|
smile, what you are doing in borno is not chaos but festival, what you are doing in south Kaduna is a peaceful celebration, hopeless troll, smile, you forget that your religion itself is built on bad mouthing Christianity and Jew, or you need me to educate you on how useless your religion is, smile, you idiot you leave narialand and see how your useless moslom are been disgrace after creating Facebook account claiming to be Christian, smile even your dummy imam don't have work but to castrate Christian so not surprise, they are just as foolish as your gigolo fake prophet momohamed
|Re: As Christians, How Should We Relate With Unbelievers? by Kingzeez10: 7:25am On Nov 23|
Thelife:You're still a fool kid. Is it only Borno and Southern Kaduna we have Christians? Why Muslims are not causing chaos at other parts of the country.
|Re: As Christians, How Should We Relate With Unbelievers? by Thelife: 7:57am On Nov 23|
your father is still a fool, so borno and southern kaduna is exempted from the country? the idiot ask me to show in where muslom are causing chaos in the street. I did and here he's asking me if the place is the only place in Nigeria
so foolish like your gigolo fake prophet
|Re: As Christians, How Should We Relate With Unbelievers? by Josywhyte: 8:47am On Nov 23|
Every christian in this world is a SINNER,even your pastors and GOs. Some unbelievers are more better than most christians. Christians tend to condemn 'unbelievers' thinking they are better than them. Whereas the bible says even 'your righteousness is a filty rag before the Lord'. Love your neighbour as yourself. Christians wey no get orientation na christian be that?
|Re: As Christians, How Should We Relate With Unbelievers? by Ihedinobi3: 9:38am On Nov 23|
Perhaps because you're always hunting for debates and quarrels to get embroiled in, you didn't notice that you and I have discussed before and have a fundamental disagreement about Jesus Christ. I think we have established that you and I cannot agree on almost anything that the Bible teaches - I don't even believe that you are a fellow believer, so it is quite curious that you are attempting to debate a biblical matter with me again. What, I wonder, do you hope to achieve by this?
As for your questions, for the benefit of any readers who want to know the truth...
1. The Lord Jesus taught us to not be too forward with the Truth, so that we would not offend those who don't care for it.
6 “Do not give what is holy to the dogs; nor cast your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet, and turn and tear you in pieces.
Matthew 7:6 (NKJV)
Avoiding giving this offence when it is unnecessary to is godly therefore. If we are not prudent to avoid causing offence unnecessarily, as the Lord Himself says here, we will find ourselves in danger from those that we offend.
Doing our best not to offend others by pushing our beliefs on them when they don't want them can hardly be considered unloving. And I don't see how anyone would think that it is one of those things that you shouldn't do to others if you don't want them to do it to you.
Avoiding offending unbelievers with our biblical beliefs is one thing. The other is that we are to avoid being corrupted morally by them.
33 Do not be misled: “Bad company corrupts good character.”
1 Corinthians 15:33 (NIV)
The above does not mean that we are to not interact at all with unbelievers, no.
9 I wrote to you in my letter not to associate with sexually immoral people— 10 not at all meaning the people of this world who are immoral, or the greedy and swindlers, or idolaters. In that case you would have to leave this world.
1 Corinthians 5:9-10 (NIV)
We are in the world. This is where our witness for Christ is given. So, trying to avoid all interaction with unbelievers is not only fruitless but also antibiblical. But we are to be careful to avoid being tainted by this world.
27 Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world.
James 1:27 (NIV)
So, in addition to not pushing our beliefs on unbelievers to avoid provoking them to physical violence against us, we are also to maintain a spiritual separation from them by not allowing a moral influence on us from them so that we will not be destroyed spiritually by them.
In short, if we are being decent human beings, compassionate and responsible, just as we should ordinarily be, we are fulfilling our duty to unbelievers. But we don't need to be too embracing or intrusive, because either approach will put us in spiritual or physical danger from them.
2. As far as the Bible is concerned, the Pharisees, Sadducees, teachers of the law, and the Jews of the time were all unbelievers, just as much as Gentiles like Pilate were too.
37 Even after Jesus had performed so many signs in their presence, they still would not believe in him.
John 12:37 (NIV)
38 Then some of the Pharisees and teachers of the law said to him, “Teacher, we want to see a sign from you.” 39 He answered, “A wicked and adulterous generation asks for a sign! But none will be given it except the sign of the prophet Jonah.
Matthew 12:38-39 (NIV)
46 If you believed Moses, you would believe me, for he wrote about me. 47 But since you do not believe what he wrote, how are you going to believe what I say?”
John 5:46-47 (NIV)
In this last passage, the Lord was speaking to the Jewish leaders that came to Him and eventually wanted to murder Him for making Himself equal with God the Father.
|Re: As Christians, How Should We Relate With Unbelievers? by LLMG: 10:18am On Nov 23|
Learn to comprehend first before reacting or responding. There are people who attend church regularly, the fact that they attend church regularly those not make them Christians if their way of life falls short of Jesus Christ standard.
|Re: As Christians, How Should We Relate With Unbelievers? by kingsmaila(m): 10:35am On Nov 23|
The Christians believe the Muslims and others are unbelievers and vice versal. We will know the true believers in the here after but think deeply and compare the religion you were born in with others before you call them unbelievers.
|Re: As Christians, How Should We Relate With Unbelievers? by paxonel(m): 1:08pm On Nov 23|
LLMG:do you have any scripture to support this notion of yours?
Contrary to your statement, the bible teaches in
John 3:16 ...whosever believeth should not perish but have everlasting life
What if the person going to church has believed have you ever thought of that?
Because as far as the bible is concern unbelievers are those who do not believe in Christ, example Muslims.
That's why i asked the question have you ever seen a Muslim in church before?
|Re: As Christians, How Should We Relate With Unbelievers? by Kingzeez10: 1:28pm On Nov 23|
Thelife:You're still a fool kiddo. I asked you to show me where Muslims are causing chaos and you showed me 2 states as if that's the only states we have Muslims. I'm very sure you have Muslims in your state or even street why don't you mention it since you're foolish not to know the difference between terrorism and religion. Don't you think that if terrorism is a muslim thing, Muslims should also be terrorising your state to get reward from God too.
|Re: As Christians, How Should We Relate With Unbelievers? by LLMG: 1:29pm On Nov 23|
Matthew 7 vs 21 - 23
|Re: As Christians, How Should We Relate With Unbelievers? by orunto27: 4:58pm On Nov 23|
Is that why you scored me D D D D while I was expecting A A A A. You are a poor Teacher.
|Re: As Christians, How Should We Relate With Unbelievers? by paxonel(m): 5:16am On Nov 24|
LLMG:Matthew 7:21 Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven.
Matthew 7:22 Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful works?
Matthew 7:23 And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity.
Guy you neglect the purpose which this scripture was written and start thinking it is referring to Christians.
You also neglect the fact that at the time Jesus made this statement there was no Christianity, how then was he referring to Christians?
Some of you, you are making Christianity to be ridiculed by the way you misinterprete bible
|Re: As Christians, How Should We Relate With Unbelievers? by Kobojunkiee: 7:19am On Nov 24|
LLMG:According to Jesus Christ, all one needs to do is believe to be saved. So long as a person believes that a person is saved and has gained Eternal Life, free and clear -- no revoking of that gift forever.
paxonel:However, not all of those who believe(are saved/have Salvation and are gifted with eternal life) will enter the Kingdom of Heaven.
|Re: As Christians, How Should We Relate With Unbelievers? by paxonel(m): 8:33am On Nov 24|
Kobojunkiee:on the contrary
John 1:12 But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name:
How will you explain that?
|Re: As Christians, How Should We Relate With Unbelievers? by Kobojunkiee: 4:53pm On Nov 24|
paxonel:As John the apostle tries to explain even there in Chapter 1 for you to understand, everyone who believes has the power to become sons of God, but the same John goes on to explain in later chapters that not everyone who believes will eventually become a son of God. This is the message explained in Chapter after Chapter of the Gospel of John to you and all those who will listen and hear the truth of Jesus Christ.
Each of the Gospels is meant to be read in its entirety, not in pieces with conclusions drawn from partial readings, so one can have a better grasp of the message intended by the writer.
|Re: As Christians, How Should We Relate With Unbelievers? by paxonel(m): 5:38pm On Nov 24|
In it entirety, show me where John explains that not everyone who believe will eventually become the son's of God
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