Dick Benjamin: “Beware of Winds of Doctrines”

“Beware of every wind of doctrine!”

– Dick Benjamin,

founder of Abbott Loop Christian Center

Ephesians 4:11-16

He gave some to be apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, shepherds and teachers; for the perfecting of the saints, to the work of serving, to the building up of the body of Christ; until we all attain to the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to a full grown man, to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ; that we may no longer be children, tossed back and forth and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the trickery of men, in craftiness, after the wiles of error; but speaking truth in love, we may grow up in all things into him, who is the head, Christ; from whom all the body, being fitted and knit together through that which every joint supplies, according to the working in measure of each individual part, makes the body increase to the building up of itself in love.

Related:

Kevin Conner on the Believer’s CONDITIONAL Security: “OBEDIENCE IS the very law of SECURITY for all created beings. There can be NO SUCH THING as UNCONDITIONAL security.” — WARNINGS against backsliding SHOW that the security of the believer is conditional upon obedience and faith • What God has provided in Christ man must receive and apply • Divine SOVEREIGNTY *and* human RESPONSIBILITY meet together in the great redemptive plan • Christ is “the author of eternal salvation unto all them that OBEY him”(Hebrews 5:9) • Upon HEARING and FOLLOWING the Shepherd they receive eternal life and will never perish • AS HE OBEYS the Word of the Lord his SECURITY against backsliding and apostacy is FULLY GUARANTEED

Women’s Ministry: A Critique of Jack Hayford’s “A Woman’s Place in Christ” by Jeff Fenske — How deception passes as truth

Kevin Conner: Doctrine Determines the Health of the Church

(photo) Abbott Loop CC Cross: We MUST Die In Order To Live!!!

Update: I’ve been told that this cross did not survive the March-2012 roof collapse.

It had been moved from front and center to the west wall, which took the biggest hit.

Someone should resurrect this theme.

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Jesus:

Most certainly I tell you,
unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies,
it remains by itself alone.
But if it dies, it bears much fruit.

12/2/09

On Abbott Loop Community Church’s west wall

It used to be front and center
“What happened?”

ALCC’s cross and wheat logo

The idea comes from what Jesus said in John 12:

24 Most certainly I tell you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains by itself alone. But if it dies, it bears much fruit. 25 He who loves his life will lose it. He who hates his life in this world will keep it to eternal life. 26 If anyone serves me, let him follow me. Where I am, there will my servant also be. If anyone serves me, the Father will honor him.

Paul taught (and Frank taught in Bible school) Jesus is The Pattern in Php 2:

1 If there is therefore any exhortation in Christ, if any consolation of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any tender mercies and compassion, 2 make my joy full, by being like-minded, having the same love, being of one accord, of one mind; 3 doing nothing through rivalry or through conceit, but in humility, each counting others better than himself; 4 each of you not just looking to his own things, but each of you also to the things of others. 5 Have this in your mind, which was also in Christ Jesus, 6 who, existing in the form of God, didn’t consider equality with God a thing to be grasped, 7 but emptied himself, taking the form of a servant, being made in the likeness of men. 8 And being found in human form, he humbled himself, becoming obedient to death, yes, the death of the cross. 9 Therefore God also highly exalted him….

(video) Adrian Rogers on MEN and WOMEN: Celebrate the Difference — “God made us DIFFERENT that He might make us ONE.” It’s time to stop trying to be the be the same or resenting each other because of our differences

First posted APRIL 7, 2011

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Adrian Rogers

(1931-2005)

A man is infinitely superior to a woman at being a man, and a woman is infinitely superior to a man at being a woman. Men and women are different — by design. Neither is superior to the other, but they are very, very different.

• Men and women process information differently. A man’s brain works more like a computer while a woman’s is more like a radar.

• A woman uses language to express emotion while a man uses language primarily to dispense facts.

• God told man to dress the garden and keep it, but He gave women a nurturing instinct.

These differencesshouldn’t divide us. They should unite us. God made us different that He might make us one.

It’s time to stop trying to be the be the same or resenting each other because of our differences. It’s time to start celebrating the difference!

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From: oneplace.com…

Celebrate the Difference

Adrian Rogers

A hammer and a screwdriver are different tools designed for different jobs. Is the hammer better than the screwdriver? No. Is a screwdriver better than a hammer? Of course not! Can you use a screwdriver as a hammer? Maybe, but it won’t work as well.

Who is better, men or women? The answer to that question is “Yes!” A man is infinitely superior to a woman at being a man, and a woman is infinitely superior to a man at being a woman. Men and women are different-by design. Neither is superior to the other, but they are very, very different.

I want to address the wonderful differences between men and women. These differences aren’t true in every single case, but they are generally true.

The Beauty and the Beast

Men are generally stronger than women. First Peter 3:7 tells men to give “honor unto the wife as unto the weaker vessel.”

God made Adam stronger because he was to be the provider and the protector. He had a physical frame that could protect Eve and muscles to dig and work in the garden.

The word Eve means “life giver.” God made her to be the nurturer. Because she was weaker than Adam, doesn’t mean she was inferior. Silk is weaker than canvas and porcelain weaker than steel, but they are certainly not inferior.

The Tortoise and the Hare

Generally, men have more energy, but women have more durability. Remember the race between the tortoise and the hare? Men, you are like the hare, and your wife is like the tortoise. Remember who won that race?

Men have a larger lung capacity, but women have a better immune system. A man can out work a woman, but he ought not to criticize her for that. She can last longer.

The Romantic and the Mechanic

Because of man’s job, he has a hard outer shell. He will never have the romantic heart that a woman wants him to have. He’s just not wired that way.

Look at what women read. Their magazines have articles like “Five Ways to Achieve Intimacy” while men read “How to Remodel Your Garage.” Go to a high school and watch how the students carry their books. Girls carry them like they’re carrying a baby. Boys hang theirs down to their sides. Give a little boy a doll; he’ll use it for a hammer. Some people try to tell us that these differences are learned, but they’re not; they are encoded.

The Radar and the Computer

Men and women process information differently. A man’s brain works more like a computer while a woman’s is more like a radar. She has a great big reception disk, and it sweeps-taking in everything. She can see things and feel things that men don’t see and feel.

That’s because a woman uses both sides of her brain. This makes it easier for her to express emotions, but it may also be harder to separate emotion from reason. Using primarily the left side of the brain, a man tends to think more logically, analytically, and factually. Even as a woman is thinking logically, she is mixing in emotion.

The Code Speaker and the Reporter

A woman uses language to express emotion while a man uses language primarily to dispense facts. Women share, but men report.

Don’t listen to what a woman says, listen to what she means. If you sense, for example, that she is upset, but she says nothing is wrong; that means everything is wrong. Women speak in code. Men, on the other hand, just report the facts.

The Lover and the Achiever

God told man to dress the garden and keep it, but He gave women a nurturing instinct. And God equipped each mentally and emotionally to do their jobs; man is primarily an achiever while woman is a lover.

In Ephesians 5:33, God tells the man to love his wife, but He tells the wife to reverence or respect her husband. That’s because God knows our deepest needs.

United, not Divided!

These differences, believe it or not, shouldn’t divide us. They should unite us. God made us different that He might make us one. These are more than mere psychological proclivities; they are there by divine design. Aren’t you glad that God made us different? It’s time to stop trying to be the be the same or resenting each other because of our differences. It’s time to start celebrating the difference!

Related:

Scientists: WOMEN better at MULTI-TASKING, MEN better at CONCENTRATING on SINGLE Complex TASKS; Women have better connections between the LEFT & RIGHT sides of the brain • Men have better connections between the FRONT & BACK — ‘COMPLEMENTARY’ PROVEN!

Study: The hardwired ‘stark’ difference between male and female brains explains why women are more intuitive — “It’s quite striking how COMPLEMENTARY the brains of women and men really are.” | God knew what He was doing : )

(video) David Pawson: “Leadership is Male” (in the home and in the church) — “The demand for IDENTITY between the sexes has caused so many problems. …  I’ve found that every woman, deep down in their heart, want to see their men-folk taking responsible leadership”

God ordained men to be in positions of leadership, authority and covering, both in the home and in the local church. Who are we to change that? – Len Hummel

Satanists used “sexual liberation,” to undermine humanity: “we corrupt in order to conquer” — For a woman, sex is an act of self-sacrifice and surrender. By definition, it requires trust, i.e. love and devotion to one man. When she has casual sex, inevitably she is disappointed and feels used. She starts to hate men and falls victim to feminism and lesbianism

How The Rockefellers Re-Engineered Women — The hidden goal of feminism is to destroy the family, which interferes with state brainwashing of the young

(video) Feminism Was Created To Destabilize Society, Tax Women and Set Up the NWO – Aaron Russo

Differences in Physical Ability in Men & Women — Measurable sex differences in strength, speed, resilience and endurance as well as in motor control, precision and complexity can largely explain male dominance in occupational settings which rely on these traits

“The greatest thing a man can do to a woman is to lead her closer to God than to himself”

The Purpose of Feminism articles at ToBeFree

(video) John Kaminski: Why Can’t Religion Stop American Terror? — “Americans are the criminals. We’re allowing our government to murder at will. WHERE ARE THE CHURCH LEADERS in all of this?” • “There’s no morality in this country; it’s all fake” • “The business model becomes more important than the spiritual mission” • “The dominant philosophers are [warmongers] John McCain and Joe Lieberman”

Here are two not-yet-Christians disgusted by what they see in the American ‘church.’

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John Kaminski, transcribed by Jeff Fenske:

3:00 “Americans are the criminals. And we’re allowing our government to murder at will and at random, and for strategic financial reasons. And we look the other way. And where are the church leaders in all of this?”

7:40 “I’m greatly disturbed that there’s no morality in this country, but it’s all fake. All of the preachers… commit the fatal flaw… to make the survival of your own discipline your #1 priority.”

11:20 “The business model becomes more important than the spiritual mission that you say that you’re on.”

12:00 “The dominant philosophers at this point are John McCain and Joe Lieberman.”

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Why Cant Religion Stop American Terror?

(image) NEO-FEMINISM IS AN ACT OF WAR – Neo Feminism is a program of Social Engineering (Mind Control) which specifically targets women to incite war between the sexes in a divide-and-conquer strategy. The long-term goal of this manipulated Gender War is to weaken both genders to such an extent that it becomes much easier for the entrenched ruling class to subjugate both men and women under their world-wide system of totalitarian control.

NEO-FEMINISM IS AN ACT OF WAR

Neo Feminism is a program of Social Engineering (Mind Control) which is specifically targeted at women in order to incite a war between the sexes in a divide-and-conquer strategy.

The long-term goal of this manipulated Gender War is to weaken both genders to such an extent that it becomes much easier for the entrenched ruling class to subjugate both men and women under their world-wide system of totalitarian control.

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From: (video) Mark Passio: Unholy Feminine & Satanic Epi-Eugenics Agenda — NEO-FEMINISM EQUATES GENDERS IN ALL ASPECTS (not just rights), matriarchy (WOMEN RULE), additional rights for women over men • The socially-engineered woman is being culturally conditioned to reject the qualities of the Authentic Man • Neo-Feminism is a Social Engineering (Mind Control) program which specifically targets women to incite a war between the sexes in a divide-and-conquer strategy • The long-term goal of this manipulated Gender War is to subjugate both men and women under their world-wide system of totalitarian control – Free Your Mind Conference 2016

(image) CLASSICAL FEMINISM vs. NEO-FEMINISM — Male Decapitation!

The goal of feminism is to destroy God ordained, male authority in the home and in the church, creating chaos so Satan can have his way.

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Feminism_ClassicalVsNeo

From: (video) Mark Passio: Unholy Feminine & Satanic Epi-Eugenics Agenda — NEO-FEMINISM EQUATES GENDERS IN ALL ASPECTS (not just rights), matriarchy (WOMEN RULE), additional rights for women over men • The socially-engineered woman is being culturally conditioned to reject the qualities of the Authentic Man • Neo-Feminism is a Social Engineering (Mind Control) program which specifically targets women to incite a war between the sexes in a divide-and-conquer strategy • The long-term goal of this manipulated Gender War is to subjugate both men and women under their world-wide system of totalitarian control – Free Your Mind Conference 2016

(image) NEO-FEMINISM: Equate genders in all aspects, not just Rights • Matriarchy should replace Patriarchy • Additional Rights for Women over Men

NEO-FEMINISM

Additional “Rights” for Women over Men

Attempts to equate genders in all aspects, not just Rights

Matriarchy should replace the current “Patriarchy”

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From: (video) Mark Passio: Unholy Feminine & Satanic Epi-Eugenics Agenda — NEO-FEMINISM EQUATES GENDERS IN ALL ASPECTS (not just rights), matriarchy (WOMEN RULE), additional rights for women over men • The socially-engineered woman is being culturally conditioned to reject the qualities of the Authentic Man • Neo-Feminism is a Social Engineering (Mind Control) program which specifically targets women to incite a war between the sexes in a divide-and-conquer strategy • The long-term goal of this manipulated Gender War is to subjugate both men and women under their world-wide system of totalitarian control – Free Your Mind Conference 2016