Grace Changers Distort ‘Repentance’: TRUE REPENTANCE involves turning from evil and self and walking towards God and light. The OTHER IDEA of repentance is TO THINK that because of what Jesus did for us on the cross WE MUST STOP THINKING it is necessary to turn from darkness to light — so it is a kind of “change of mind” that we are FREE TO GO ON SINNING WITHOUT BEING CONDEMNED by God

The grace changers are teaching the people to repent from the idea that we need to repent. They’re teaching a different gospel, which appeals to the flesh. As a result, today, most ‘Christians’ aren’t really following Christ — and are currently, not real, going-to-heaven Christians. They need to repent.

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“There seems to be two alternative definitions for the word “repentance” in church circles today. One involves turning from evil and self and walking towards God and light. The other idea of repentance is to think that because of what Jesus did for us on the cross we must stop thinking it is necessary to turn from darkness to light — so it is a kind of “change of mind” on that issue towards a belief that we are free to go on sinning without being condemned by God.”

– Michael Fackerell

From his Facebook page

Related:

Who-Goes-To-Heaven Scriptures — Narrow is the Way | Who are the Children of God? — “There is therefore now *no condemnation* to those who are IN CHRIST Jesus, who don’t WALK according to the flesh, but ACCORDING TO THE SPIRIT”

The meaning of “Grace” (χαρις) in the Bible: It’s not what you think?

How Many Will Be in Heaven? How Many Find the WAY? Only 1 in 40 — 2.5%!?!!

You hear these doctrines like “a Christian cannot have a demon” and “a Christian cannot stop sinning” and “you can’t out-sin the grace of God” and that “one moment of believing confers eternal life irrevocably.” Read the Bible and tell me where this all comes from

Four doctrines of demons/21st century heresies shipwrecking the church from victory and life in Christ Jesus, where we can be ‘ONE,” that the world will know:

You hear these doctrines like “a Christian cannot have a demon” and “a Christian cannot stop sinning” and “you can’t out-sin the grace of God” and that “one moment of believing confers eternal life irrevocably.” Read the Bible and tell me where this all comes from.

– Michael Fackerell

From his Facebook page

Related:

Can a Christian Have a Demon? Absolutely! Most Have Many!

(video) Dan Corner: True Grace Vs False Grace — Charles Stanley’s security in sin: “You cannot out-sin the grace of God” Vs Jesus: “He who endures to the end will be saved”

Who-Goes-To-Heaven Scriptures — Narrow is the Way | Who are the Children of God? — “There is therefore now *no condemnation* to those who are IN CHRIST Jesus, who don’t WALK according to the flesh, but ACCORDING TO THE SPIRIT”

“If you sow hypocrisy you will reap spiritual blindness. You might fool others about who you really are but you’ll end up being FOOLED by Satan and incapable of seeing your true condition”

“If you sow hypocrisy you will reap spiritual blindness. You might fool others about who you really are but you’ll end up being fooled by Satan and incapable of seeing your true condition.”

– Michael Fackerell

Posted 6/7/14 on his Facebook page

Infant Baptism in the Early Fathers

From: gracecentered.com

Infant Baptism in the Early Fathers

Lee Freeman

I don’t believe the practice for infant baptism goes any farther back than the mid to late 2nd century. … As I understand it, children have no sin, hence no need of having sins taken away. Children can’t believe, adults can. …

Believer’s baptism is commanded, while a complete baptismal theology is not. In nearly ever case in Acts, as soon as a person came to faith in Christ, they were baptized \”immediately,\” apparently without a lengthy period of instruction, Bible correspondence course, Jewel Miller filmstrip (now on VHS and DVD) or a catechism class first. Infant baptism is neither commanded nor do we have examples of it. A person doesn’t have to have a through understanding of baptismal theology in order for it to be valid…. Baptismal candidates do have to be old enough to come to a personal decision to follow Christ: \”whoever believes and is baptized will be saved\”. . . An infant cannot make a mental assention to follow Christ. Basically, an infant cannot believe.

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This thread was inspired by a comment in another thread that the baptism question could be settled if everyone would simply follow the historic teaching of the Church regarding infant baptism. So I looked up some references in the Fathers to infant baptism.

Evidence which seems to be against it:

HERMAS (fl. 140/155)

Those who believed are such as these: They are like innocent infants, in whose heart no wickedness enters and who do not know what is evil but always remain in innocence. Such as these will undoubtedly live in the kingdom of God because in no way did they defile the commandments of God but innocently remained in the same frame of mind all the days of their life. As many of you then who will continue and be as infants, with no wickedness, will be more honored than all others, for all infants are honored before God and are in the first rank before him. Blessed are all of you, therefore, who remove evil from yourselves and put on guiltlessness. (Similitudes IX. xxix. 1-3)

BARNABAS (late first, early second centuries)

Since he renewed us in the forgiveness of sins, he made us into another image, so as to have the soul of children, as if he were indeed refashioning us. (6:11)

ARISTIDES (c. 140s)

And when a child has been born to one of them [Christians], they give thanks to God; and if it should die as an infant, they give thanks the more, because it has departed life sinless. (Apology 15:11)

ATHENAGORAS OF ATHENS (c. 177)

Although all human beings who die are resurrected, not all those resurrected are judged. If justice in the judgment were the only cause of the resurrection, it would follow, of course, that those who have not sinned nor done good, namely quite young children, would not be resurrected. (On the Resurrection 14)

IRENAEUS OF LYON (ca. 135-c. 202)

Who were those who were saved and received the inheritance? Those, obviously, who believed in God and kept their love for him, such as Caleb son of Jephunneh and Joshua son of Nun, and innocent children, who have no sense of evil. Who are those now who are saved and receive eternal life? Is it not those who love God and believe his promises and \”in malice have become little children\”? (Against Heresies IV.xxviii.3)

Evidence which supports it:

IRENAEUS OF LYON (c. 135-c. 202)

For he came to save all by means of himself-all, I say, who by him are born again to God-infants, children, adoloescents, young men, and old men (Against Heresies II.xxii.4)

TERTULLIAN of CARTHAGE (c. 155-c. 250)

According to the circumstances and nature, and also age, of each person, the delay of baptism is more suitable, especially in the case of small children. What is the necessity, if there is no such necessity, for the sponsors as well to be brought into danger, since they may fail to keep their promises by reason of death or be deceived by an evil disposition which grows up in the child? The Lord indeed says, \”Do not forbid them to come unto me.\” Let them \”come\” then while they are growing up, while they are learning, while they are instructed why they are coming. Let them become Christians when they are able to know Christ. In what sense does the innocent period of life hasten to the remission of sins? Should we act more cautiously in worldly matters, so that divine things are given to those to whom earthly property is not given? Let them learn to ask for salvation so that you may be seen to have given \”to him who asks.\” (On Baptism 18) NOTE: Tertullian here is arguing against the practice of infant baptism.

HIPPOLYTUS OF ROME (d. 235)

And they shall baptise the little children first. And if they can answer for themselves, let them answer. But if they cannot, let their parents answer or someone from their family.  And next they shall baptise the grown men; and last the women. (Apostolic Tradition xxi.3-5)

ORIGEN OF ALEXANDRIA (b.185-fl. c. 200-254)

I take this occasion to discuss something which our brothers often inquire about. Infants are baptized for the remission of sins. Of what kinds? Or when did they sin? But since \”No one is exempt from stain,\” one removes stain by the mystery of baptism. For this reason infants also are baptized. For \”Unless one is born of water and the Spirit he cannot enter the kingdom of heaven.’ (Homily on Luke XIV:5)

CYPRIAN OF CARTHAGE (fl. 248-258)

If, when they afterwards come to believe, forgiveness of sins is granted even to the worst transgressors and to those who have previously sinned much against God, and if no one is held back from baptism and grace; how much less ought an infant to be held back, who having been born recently has not sinned, except in that being born physically according to Adam, he has contracted the contagion of the ancient death by his first birth. He approaches that much more easily to the reception of the forgiveness of sins because the sins remitted to him are not his own, biut those of another. (Epistle 58 [64])

Entire Article Here

(audio) David Pawson: Will Christians Escape by Secret Rapture? — “Let’s get ready for trouble, realizing that when it comes, it’s only for a short while, and then He’s coming back”

David shows how dispensationalism birthed this false doctrine that has put so many to sleep, spiritually, given them false hope.

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“Let’s get ready for trouble, realizing that when it comes, it’s only for a short while, and then He’s coming back.”

– David Pawson

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From: davidpawson.org/resources/resource/361

(video) Mark Dice: Christians Demand Devil’s Peak Mountain Be Renamed — 3 U.S. sports teams named “Devils” — that’s okay — cheering on the Devils — in America??

Three U.S. sports teams are named “Devils” — so that’s okay — cheering on the Devils??

“Go, Devils?!!”

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Christians Demand Devil’s Peak Mountain Be Renamed


Mark Dice 

Published on Jun 14, 2014

People find COMFORT being on the wide road, TOGETHER — but deep down in their heart, they know BETTER.

I’ve been thinking:

People find COMFORT being on the wide road, TOGETHER —

but deep down in their heart, they know BETTER.

—ToBeFree, FOREVER!

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Let’s overcome:

‘ONE’ with each other in Him! Then we’ll feel right because we are right.

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No Condemnation now so No Condemnation when we meet Jesus face to Face — Hearts pure, smiling so big!!! FREEeeeeeeee———–DOM!!!!!!!