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Corrupt Men Agreeing Doesn’t Equal Truth

From: Kevin
To: The Path of Truth
Sent: Sunday, May 29, 2016 1:13 PM
Subject: Should the church teach tithing? Book.

Just a quick email

I just wanted to say that I have read the book 2 times and did a complete study with 6 other men on this book 10 pages at a time and the scriptures referenced in this book.

It has taken more that 30 weeks to go through it and we find it to very inline with scripture and history.

I would have to suggest that since you have not read or did such a study you should before you Read more

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You Don’t “Feel” the Holy Spirit

From: Du
To: The Path of Truth
Sent: Saturday, February 27, 2016 6:17 PM
Subject: Questions

I’m gonna make this brief so what I want to ask is if one can feel the Holy Spirit? Or is it entirely different, like it goes a lot deeper than just feeling? I read some of what your website states and I really believe it. Another question is since eternal torment is a diabolical doctrine according to the truth, does that make Catholic purgatory true?

From: Paul Read more

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Marva Dawn and Her Evil Fruit

From: Paul Cohen
To: Marva Dawn
Sent: Sunday, September 28, 2008 8:39 AM
Subject: Urgent Matter for Ms. Dawn

Ms. Dawn, 

One of your charges, Brad, has been in touch with us regarding my request for removal of a vile pornographic manual on homosexual sex from the Helena, MT Library (see Notice Board).

Brad wrote to me after the second hearing taking testimony on the decision to keep the book on the shelf: “How is it you can call yourself a Christian, yet you judge Read more

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A Brutish Vegan Condemns the Human Species

From: Chanelle
To: Harvest Haven
Sent: Tuesday, October 11, 2016 6:17 PM
Subject: Veganism

I read your article about veganism being based on lies and your pathetic arguments agains Anita. Now I want you to read this. I won’t ever right you back. It’s up to your open mind to read this article or not. You have to click on the Ethic, laws and tradition link. http://www.adaptt.org/veganism/ethics.html

From: Victor Hafichuk
To: Chanelle
Cc: Harvest Read more

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Wives Submitting to Husbands

From: Deniese
To: The Path of Truth
Sent: Saturday, January 09, 2016 5:09 PM
Subject: Funerals

Hi,

I have been reading your website.  I am on the Journey of obedience to Jesus Christ.  I have a question.  Should a follower of Jesus attend funerals of loved ones who are not saved or people people in the so called “church”?  My husband , children and I stopped going to church a few months ago.  We are studying the scriptures and for the 1st time walking Read more

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Religious Cartoons for Kids Are Evil, Too

Religious Cartoons Are Evil for Kids, Too

From: Sara
To: The Path of Truth
Sent: Saturday, October 08, 2016 12:27 PM
Subject: Question on 2nd Commandment

Hi Paul and Victor,

I have been perusing your site- I found it while on a search to confirm what I was feeling about nativities and thank you for confirming that :).

I have been thinking about all of this a lot. Having been raised Catholic but converting to Protestant when I was sixteen I Read more

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Misplaced Confidence in Men

From: “Data 625”
To: The Path of Truth
Sent: Wednesday, March 16, 2016 4:41 AM
Subject: REALLY

I DO NOT BELIEVE YOU RAISED YOUR SON UP FROM THE DEAD WITHOUT A REAL M.D. REPORT. MY FRIEND BELIEVED MORE THAN ANYONE I KNOW ABOUT GOD. SO MUCH SO SHE DIED OF BREAST CANCER BECAUSE SHE BELIEVE HE WOULD HEAL HER THAT IS HOW MUCH FAITH SHE HAD. BY THE TIME SHE REACHED FOR MEDICAL TREATMENT SHE HAD STAGE 3 CANCER AND DIED A YEAR LATER. SHE Read more

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We Need More than the Law to Have God

From: Zettie
To: The Path of Truth
Sent: Wednesday, June 22, 2016 7:42 PM
Subject: In order to have the gift of the Spirit one has to have the Holy Spirit.

..In order to have the Holy Spirit you have to have a love for God’s Ten Commandments.  John14:16  I find with most churches there two commandments that have been replaced.  The 1st commandment and the fourth commandment.   1st commandment , we shouldn’t make a man-made god, we have (the guy on portraits around Read more

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為上帝聖經之外啟示的辯護

English – Chinese – Spanish

將上帝限制在一個有限的聖經

耶穌所行的事還有許多,若是一一地都寫出來,我想,所寫的書就是世界也容不下了。阿門。(約翰福音 21:25)

需要誠實、內省的答案的重要問題:

1) 誰確定了聖經正典 (包含我們所知的聖經的書籍)?誰決定不應添加它?是上帝還是人?

2) 聖經的構成和已確立的積累的書卷是關於什麼的?

3) 為什麼在名義上的基督徒之間,甚至在受人尊敬的著名基督教領袖之間,對於哪些書應該被納入正典存在分歧?以次經——最初包含在詹姆士王聖經,現在被排除在詹姆士王聖經和其它新教聖經之外,但仍包含在天主教聖經。

你知道嗎,著名的、受人尊敬的改革家馬丁·路德拒絕了至少四本書的新約聖經——希伯來書、雅各書、猶大書和啟示錄,認為不是上帝的默示?他把它們當作「自相矛盾或有爭議的」放在他聖經的後面——正如維基百科所說,新約書籍「雖然有時在教堂公開閱讀,但在相當長的一段時間內並未被認為是真實的,或被納入聖經正典」

(維基百科:聖經正典)

4) 上帝對在公認的正典中發現新約的幾個部分的判決是什麼,尤其是在福音書中,許多人公開和合理地質疑和辯論(閱讀我們何以看待和使用經文)?

5) 所謂的「教會之父」是否有資格決定哪些書籍應不應該包括在正典中 (閱讀參考「教父」)?如果是這樣,並且他們選擇保留次經,為什麼大多數新教翻譯中沒有包括次經?奧古斯丁,一位最傑出的「教會之父」,宣稱次經是受啟發的,值得包括在內。

天主教會,其中大多數主流教派在那裡開始,批准了現在存在的新約,在公元 397 年的迦太基會議上。直到那個時候和之後,大多數的名義上的東教與西教基督徒團體都同意新約。

6) 如果「教會之父」在次經的這一重要觀點上錯了,他們還有什麼錯誤的?

7) 任何真正的信徒會拒絕在新約加上耶穌在祂地上肉身的日子說過或做過的其它事情,或者耶穌從那時起可能說過的任何事情嗎?如果是,為什麼?如果不,為什麼不?

8) 是否有其它受啟示的書信和著作可以或應該包含在正典中,無論是舊約還是新約?

在舊約,我們有參考缺失的書籍和上帝啟發的話語,但可能合理被包含的:

  •  所羅門記 (列王紀上 11:41)
  •  耶和華的戰記 (民數記 21:14)
  •  迦得先見的書 (歷代志上 29:29)
  •  拿單先知的書 (歷代志上 29:29; 歷代志下 9:29)
  •  雅煞珥書 (約書亞記 10:13;撒母耳記下 1:18)
  •  示羅人亞希雅的預言書 (歷代志下 9:29)
  •  先見易多論尼八兒子耶羅波安的默示書 (歷代志下 9:29)
  •  先知示瑪雅和先見易多的史記 (歷代志下 12:15)
  •  瑪代和波斯王的史記 (以斯帖記 10:2)

在新約,我們有一段引用以諾的話,並且我們看到了所謂的《以諾書》的副本。雖然它可能是原著,但那本書真的起源於以諾嗎?如果不是,猶大引用以諾所說的是否都具有啟發的價值性嗎?創世記不是記載以諾活了365歲,與神同行,並被轉化嗎?當然,他所說的大部分內容都具有巨大的靈意價值,甚至比我們現在擁有的一些內容更有價值或精神振奮,例如:

“這樣,他量殿,長一百肘。又量空地和那房子並牆,共長一百肘。殿的前面和兩旁的空地,寬一百肘” (以西結書 41:13-14)。

“從平安祭中,將火祭獻給耶和華,其中的脂油和整肥尾巴都要在靠近脊骨處取下,並要把蓋臟的脂油和臟上所有的脂油,兩個腰子和腰子上的脂油,就是靠腰兩旁的脂油,並肝上的網子和腰子,一概取下” (利未記 3:9-10)。

“以掃眾子的名字如下:以掃的妻子亞大生以利法,以掃的妻子巴實抹生流珥。以利法的兒子是提幔、阿抹、洗玻、迦坦、基納斯。亭納是以掃兒子以利法的妾,她給以利法生了亞瑪力。這是以掃的妻子亞大的子孫” (創世記 36:10-12)。

這些章節是如何令人振奮和靈性上的啟發?有幾多人把它們背下來,傳講過它們,或者將它們作為音樂的歌詞?

或者舊約中逐字重複的章節或經文呢?例如:列王紀下 18:13-20:11/以賽亞書 36:1-38:8 — 大部分;箴言 18:8/26:22;14:12/16:25;19:25/21:11;以賽亞書 2:2-4/彌迦書 4:1-5;約珥書 3:16/阿摩司書 1:2;詩篇 14:1-7/詩篇 53:1-6;詩篇 40:13-17/70:1-5;詩篇 108:1-13/57:7-11。這些重複的章節對屬靈的旅居者來說是否比比爾·布里頓的異象:主的輓具 (我發現它在靈性方面上有啟發,並榮耀主)更重要或更有幫助嗎?還是荷莉·穆迪的異象,劍、斧、和橄欖葉?有很多例子。

那《多馬福音》中某些受啟發的部分,或未包含在正典中的死海古卷的某些部分,或歷史上至今無數聖徒的幾項預言、異象和異夢又如何呢?

我並不是說以上引述的以西結書、利未記和創世記的部分對我們來說沒有目的或沒有靈意價值。我也並不在說重複沒有價值。我所質疑的是相對的靈意價值。我在質疑為什麼我們就這樣尊重聖經,好像它的每一部分都具有內在的靈意價值,即使是受上帝啟發的其它著作也沒有的或永遠不會有的。

顯示《多馬福音》屬靈價值的例子:

37. 祂的門徒說:「祢在什麼時候對我們現身?我們什麼時候會看到祢?」耶穌說:「當你們赤身裸體不會害羞,而且能脫掉你們的衣服丟到腳下,像小孩一樣踩在衣服上,你們就能見到那永生者之子,而不會害怕。」

  1. 耶穌說:「以前有許多次,你們想聽我現在對你們說的這些話,這些話從別人那裡聽不到。你們將會有想要找我,而找不到的日子。」
  2. 耶穌說:「法利賽人與學者們已經拿走了知識的鑰匙,並且隱藏起來。他們並沒有進去,也不讓想進去的人能進去。至於你們,則要像蛇一樣機警,像鴿子一樣單純。」

9關於聖經時代以來的著作,我們是否應該相信上帝已經停止啟發人出版有價值的著作,如果是這樣,我們根據什麼或憑什麼權威得出這樣的結論?權威的聖經正典絕對不支持這種觀念。恰恰相反,聖經的本質和內容強硬地宣布了相反的情況。

10) 許多人承認舊約沒有像新約那樣的啟示。如果是這樣,上帝豈不可在新約之後帶來更多的默示著作和啟示嗎?

11) 有任何人可以正確地說,上帝選擇向人說話和啟示的一切已完全在現在的聖經裡嗎?許多人提出這樣的主張——荷蘭改革派、門諾派、浸信會和其它福音派教會。他們憑什麼權威這樣做?根據維基百科:

許多現代新教徒指出以下四個「正典標準」來證明揀選新約書籍的合理性:

1.使徒起源——歸屬於並基於第一代使徒 (或他們的密切同伴) 的講道/教導。
2.普遍認同——古代世界所有主要基督教社區 (到第四世紀末) 都被承認,並被猶太當局所認同的 (對於舊約)。
3.禮儀用途——當早期基督教社區聚集在一起參加聖餐 (他們每週做的禮拜) 時,公開閱讀。
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Laughing at Sinlessness, Salvation, Even God

From: Eddie
To: The Path of Truth
Sent: Tuesday, March 01, 2016 7:00 PM
Subject: False Teachers.

I am always amused by someone who compiles a list of “False teachers” as long as one’s arm, while teaching something themselves which is false such as “you have to keep the Sabbath,” or “100% sinlessness,” or “King-James-Only.”  In your case, you teach a works-based salvation which has no visible means of biblical support.  And your list of false teachers has a lot of names on it.  Except, Read more

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One Drunk on False Love Stumbles Over the Truth

From: Peggy
To: The Path of Truth
Sent: Monday, April 25, 2016 1:23 PM
Subject: Chan

I read what you wrote about Chan… I usually check your site and agree with most of your sayings but I disagree completely with your writings on Chan.  According to your writing you would even say Paul was a false teacher!!! 

Paul states in Phillipians 4:9 for them to follow HIS example what he does they should do… also just do a check how many times Read more

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Church: Dull, Boring, and Full of Harlotry

From: Sheila
To: The Path of Truth
Sent: Sunday, June 19, 2016 5:52 PM
Subject: Thank you! 

Dear Bro. Hafichuk:

I just wanted to say “thank you so much!!” for your article “The case for coming out”. Over the past year, I have been spending much time in praying in the Spirit and reading the word. A few months ago, I told the Lord (bc I tell Him everything) that I really have no desire to go to church anymore bc I already Read more

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Deluded to Believe Hell Is Never Ending

From: Dan
To: The Path of Truth
Sent: Wednesday, May 18, 2016 8:55 AM
Subject: Mary Baxter

Well I do have to say you have no idea about what the bible really says.

You should really look up the judgements of God and you will then know that judgement is forever in hell. Why do you think it says death and hell are thrown into the lake of fire? What does fire do but burns continually, and it’s not fire but actually Read more

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The Feigned Love and Belief of a Snake

From: Julie
To: The Path of Truth
Sent: Wednesday, April 27, 2016 12:46 AM
Subject: Your view of C3

Hello, 

To who ever wrote this article , you need to pray for wisdom and ask God to forgive you from such harsh and ignorant judgement on this church. Who ever you are you are the ones that are blinded. The biblical word that you so surly stated has been taken out not to describe what they practice and preach , but to Read more

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Despising God in Religious Pretense

From: Bette Jo
To: The Path of Truth
Sent: Tuesday, January 05, 2016 7:41 PM
Subject: letter on your website

I do not know who anybody is in connection with this letter, but just reading it made me very sad.  What happened to the law of love?  Such attacks and accusations!  Unbelievable coming from anybody, let alone Christians.  We can have differences, but it doesn’t ever give us the freedom in Christ to attack and judge one another!

Love the name of Read more

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