heartstrings

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  1. heartstrings added a post in a topic In God We Trust   

    In some places, for the time being.
  2. heartstrings added a topic in The Lounge   

    In God We Trust
    I didn't see the "Hobby" forum listed anymore so I'm posting here.
    I needed a hydraulic press to install the bearings in the CNC foam cutter project I'm working on. I could have taken them to a machine shop and paid to have them installed but Harbor Freight had the presses on sale and it was an excuse to buy a new toy. Unfortunately,  while browsing YouTube to learn how to use the thing, I found folks were using them to make rings out of silver coins and I needed about three more tools to do it.  I had to try it. The first attempt was a 1959 silver quarter which I ruined. The second is this 1921 Morgan Silver Dollar. It's a little bulky and I may have curved the surface a tad too much but, after stretching it to a size 15, it fits pretty good. I decided to make it with the "One Dollar", "United States of America" and "in God We trust" on the outside. Got it done just in time for the 4th too.  BTW, it is legal to do this with this particular coin and a number of others; I checked.

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  3. heartstrings added a post in a topic What Does Repentence Mean?   

    Exactly. And I've  also heard it put like this: "to take God's side against your own self"
  4. heartstrings added a post in a topic The Stars and Bars   

    I think they may be testing the waters, in preparation for bigger things. If propaganda and fake shootings don't work, the totalitarians will eventually try to confiscate America's guns...by force if necessary.
  5. heartstrings added a post in a topic Divorce   

    Praying that you forgive each other, God heals the hurt, resolve your differences, get back together, and remarry each other.
  6. heartstrings added a post in a topic Has God cast aside Israel?   

    Good.
  7. heartstrings added a post in a topic Ye Chosen Seed of Israel's Race........   

    Yes, the redeemed of all nations, including those from among the Jews, are "ransomed from the fall" and "saved by grace"/
  8. heartstrings added a post in a topic What Does Repentence Mean?   

    Mat 12:41
    The men of Nineveh shall rise in judgment with this generation, and shall condemn it: because they repented at the preaching of Jonas; and, behold, a greater than Jonas is here."Repentance" means the same thing it always has. The Ninevites "repented" in the hearts when they believed the preaching, BEFORE they ever did any "works", otherwise they would have ignored Jonah, kept on doing what they were doing, and suffered the destruction.. Repentance is a heart thing, not a work. Likewise, today, salvation and repentance are inseparable. The devils "believe" in God but they have never repented.
  9. heartstrings added a post in a topic Ye Chosen Seed of Israel's Race........   

    It's worded differently here, in this version...
    Ye seed of Israel’s chosen race, ye ransomed from the fall,
    Hail Him Who saves you by His grace, and crown Him Lord of all.
    Hail Him Who saves you by His grace, and crown Him Lord of all.
     
    Biblically, the only "seed" of "Abraham" or "Israel's chosen race" are those who are "ransomed from the fall" and "saved by grace", whether they be Jew or Gentile....See (Romans 9:6-8) so, I would say that the second verse of the song is scriptural. However; That does not negate the fact that the physical nation of Israel, namely the Jews, are still God's chosen nation and he has not cast them away. America, or anyone else, had better be friends to the Jews. Anyway, I will have to ask my pastor why we didn't sing the verse.
     
  10. heartstrings added a topic in Biblical Issues   

    Ye Chosen Seed of Israel's Race........
     
    At our SBC, we normally sing all the verses of every song. But of the 4 listed in our songbook, our song leader skipped verse 2 Sunday morning...
    What say you?
    All hail the power of Jesus' name!
    Let angels prostrate fall;
    bring forth the royal diadem,
    and crown Him Lord of all.
    Bring forth the royal diadem,
    and crown Him Lord of all.

    Ye chosen seed of Israel's race,
    ye ransomed from the Fall,
    hail Him who saves you by His grace,
    and crown Him Lord of all.
    Hail Him who saves you by His grace,
    and crown Him Lord of all.

    Let every kindred, every tribe
    on this terrestrial ball,
    to Him all majesty ascribe,
    and crown Him Lord of all.
    To Him all majesty ascribe,
    and crown Him Lord of all.

    O that with yonder sacred throng
    we at His feet may fall!
    We'll join the everlasting song,
    and crown Him Lord of all.
    We'll join the everlasting song,
    and crown Him Lord of all.
     
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  11. heartstrings added a post in a topic What Does Repentence Mean?   

    One thing "repentance" is not
    Repentence is not being remorseful or "sorry", but "sorryness" does work repentance. Judas Iscariot was "sorry" and remorseful, but he never repented.
    2 Corinthians 7:10 For, when we were come into Macedonia, our flesh had no rest, but we were troubled on every side; without were fightings, within were fears. 6Nevertheless God, that comforteth those that are cast down, comforted us by the coming of Titus; 7And not by his coming only, but by the consolation wherewith he was comforted in you, when he told us your earnest desire, your mourning, your fervent mind toward me; so that I rejoiced the more. 8For though I made you sorry with a letter, I do not repent, though I did repent: for I perceive that the same epistle hath made you sorry, though it were but for a season. 9Now I rejoice, not that ye were made sorry, but that ye sorrowed to repentance: for ye were made sorry after a godly manner, that ye might receive damage by us in nothing. 10For godly sorrow worketh repentance to salvation not to be repented of: but the sorrow of the world worketh death.
    Even God "repents", the Bible says. But He's never been "sorry" for anything He ever did. The Bible records God as having changed His course of direction, turned against, turned away from, or "changed His mind" from certain things. He "repented" of the evil He was going to do to Nineveh, for instance. Why? because Nineveh "repented" first by turning away from their wickedness IN FAITH. They met God's conditions and God changed His very intentions and "turned away" from destroying them.
    If you look at the context, every instance of the word "repent" means the same. And when a human being "repents" toward God he turns away from sin toward God in faith. Repentance toward God is not a work: it is pure faith. That's what the Ninevites Did. The believed the Word of God, spoken by Jonah.
    http://www.blueletterbible.org/search/search.cfm?Criteria=repent&t=KJV&ss=1#s=s_primary_0_1
     
  12. heartstrings added a post in a topic What Does Repentence Mean?   

    Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost. Acts 2:38
     
    That verse sounds like they were to be baptized for salvation, but I hope everyone here agrees that this was not the case. The way it was explained to me in Bible college, was that the word "for" sometimes means "suiting the purposes of" "because of" or "on account of" . If that be the case, then the verse  should be understood to say "Be baptized "on account of" the remission of sins.. or "be baptized because of the remission of sins...." Likewise, the meaning of the phrase "bring fruits meet for repentance" could mean 'because of' or 'suiting the purposes of' repentance". At any rate, we know that repentance in faith must come first before any 'fruit' is produced.
  13. heartstrings added a post in a topic R. C. Sproul Jr.   

    I will also answer.
    First of all. the sacrifices in the OT saved no one, ever. What they were for was to point people to the coming Christ. People in the OT were only saved by grace through faith.
  14. heartstrings added a post in a topic Moohamadans get their just punishment!   

    I'm not a moderator but,
    Worldly, or profane language has no business on this forum. How abont, instead of mocking and scorning, just calling the Muslims what they are: lost sinners on their way to Hell?
     
  15. heartstrings added a post in a topic The Stars and Bars   

    One more thing;
    About the flag for the flag's sake, I could take it or leave it.  But if all the push to remove Confederate flags is really about taking away our freedoms, then I'm totally against that.