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Jesus replied, "You are in error because you do not know the Scriptures or the power of God."
- Matthew 22:29

Isaiah 55:11
So shall My word be that goes forth from My mouth; It shall not return to Me void, But it shall accomplish what I please, And it shall prosper in the thing for which I sent it
Gen 1:3
Then God said, “Let there be light”; and there was light
Matthew 26:26
And as they were eating, Jesus took bread, blessed and broke it, and gave it to the disciples and said, “Take, eat; this is My body."
Malachi 1:11
My name will be great among the nations, from the rising to the setting of the sun. In every place incense and pure offerings will be brought to my name, because my name will be great among the nations," says the LORD Almighty.
John 20:23
If you forgive the sins of any, they are forgiven them; if you retain the sins of any, they are retained.
James 5:16
Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous man is powerful and effective.
James 2:14
What doth it profit, my brethren, though a man say he hath faith, and have not works? can faith save him?
Luke 20:38
For He is not the God of the dead but of the living, for all live to Him.
Rev 21:27
Nothing impure will ever enter it, nor will anyone who does what is shameful or deceitful, but only those whose names are written in the Lamb's book of life.
1 Cor 3:15
If any man's work shall be burned, he shall suffer loss: but he himself shall be saved; yet so as by fire.
Psalm 51:5
Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity, and in sin my mother conceived me.
John 3:5
Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.
Titus 3:5
Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Ghost;
1 Timothy 3:15
but if I am delayed, I write so that you may know how you ought to conduct yourself in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and ground of the truth.
Acts 22:16
And now why tarriest thou? arise, and be baptized, and wash away thy sins, calling on the name of the Lord.

Lifeway Christian Stores Pull Gospel Today Magazine

Gospel Today Fox News is reporting that over 100 Lifeway Christian stores have pulled the current edition of Gospel Today magazine from their shelves and are now selling the magazine "under the counter". Lifeway stores are Southern Baptist bookstores and Southern Baptists are the largest block of Reformation Christians in America. Gospel Today is the largest Christian magazine. So, we have the largest group of Protestants hiding the largest Protestant magazine.

The controversial edition features five female Baptist pastors and an article on the growing trend of Baptist congregations ordaining women as pastors. Previous editions of Gospel Today featuring T.D. Jakes, a Oneness Pentacostal minister, were displayed and sold. Oneness Pentacostalism denies the Trinity. Lifeway either didn't have a problem with Jakes' denial of the Trinity or were unaware of his beliefs. But a feature on female Baptist ministers is beyond Lifeways' threshhold.

According to Fox News, Chris Turner, a spokesman for Lifeway Resources, said the cover was not the reason the magazine was pulled from Lifeway's shelves.

"The buyers said the statements that were in it took positions that were contrary to what we would say," Turner said. "It wasn't so much that there were women on the cover."

In the words of Fox's Bill O'Reilly, "what say you?"


Wade Burleson, who has spent the last twenty five years pastoring Baptist in Oklahoma, has a really good post entitled "The Southern Baptist Convention Is Not a Cult: We Just Sometimes Act Like We Are". Recommend reading Wade's article and the 185 comments on it.

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Source: Magazine Featuring Female Pastors Pulled From Shelves, 'Treated Like Pornography'

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

another "sign" of the times? women are trying for equal status and many are refusing the women's offerings. called by the Spirit is not something we are in control of but should be prayerfully attentive toward. time tells.

2:31 AM  

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