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Paul Arenas

I have been thinking about you lately, and wanted to share something with you. Moreover, I wanted to explain what people refer to as “The Gospel” or “Good News”. In this explanation, I will discuss God’s grace, which unfortunately so many people do not understand or have never been clearly explained. Then I plan to link “The Gospel” with God’s grace.

Unfortunately, many people attend a Christian church regularly (or attended one in the past) but have never been clearly taught what the Bible stresses as the most important decision that one could ever make. It is only in making this decision that one actually becomes one of God’s children and is “saved” from His eternal judgment. This decision deals with what is referred to as “The Gospel”. If you have never heard “The Gospel” before, here it is. Around 33 AD, Jesus Christ, who is God incarnate, paid the price for every single person’s sin in history by dying the death of crucifixion at the hands of the Romans. He willingly died for every person’s sin that has ever lived and every will live. That includes both you and me. He willing died a death that we deserve for our moral failures in life. Jesus was brutally beaten, whipped, mocked, spit upon, nailed to a wooden cross, and then died. Three days later, He rose from the dead, as He foretold His disciples (group of followers). Jesus then ascended into heaven forty days later. He currently lives with God, His father, in heaven today. During Old Testament times (times prior to the birth of Jesus Christ – B.C.), people had a keen awareness of their moral guilt, as any honest person still does today. I know that I have wronged many people and have felt a deep-seated guilt within many areas of my life. Many people during Old Testament times sacrificed animals to God as a form of limited atonement for their immoral actions. God often accepted these sacrifices, but only in a temporary and limited way. Over time, God changed this extremely limited form of atonement, as He had planned from the very beginning of time. Moreover, God sent His one and only son Jesus Christ down to the Earth. Since Jesus was both sinless and blameless, He willingly died on the cross as an unlimited atonement. It was in God’s will for His son to die in this way. This unlimited atonement is available to any person who whole-heartedly repents of their sins (moral failures) and then asks God to personally apply Jesus’ undeserved death and resurrection as a payment for their sins. It is imperative here that one believes the crucifixion of Jesus Christ was ultimately an act of God’s grace. God did not have to offer an escape from our moral guilt and eternal punishment. However, God is gracious. He has a compassion and love for people that is indescribable. God wants to “wipe the slate” clean for us, in regards to our moral failures. Through this action, we could then enter a personal relationship with His son Jesus Christ and escape his eternal judgment.

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Jack Grainger

Does Warren Buffett own shares of Dendrion DNDN?

August 31 2011 at 2:34 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
stolidman99

This may be the wrong site but I can at least find it.

Does any body know anything about a investment adviser/fund /broker called ZPR also ZPRIM. Their promotional literature is enticing and if true, the answer to an investor's hopes. Anybody out there with some experience or knowledge of this firm?

Stolidman99@aol.com

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July 28 2011 at 5:44 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Wally

Political GARBAGE .... We Americans Deserve Better ..... Flip A Coin Would Be Better Than What We Have. Both Parties "SUCK"

July 26 2011 at 10:44 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Wally

I Like It

July 26 2011 at 10:41 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
jber541239

Hey All-
I'm not running for office but have run several mid-large businesses in my career. I've retired to the promised land of FL., where on the first of every month, people go to their banks to 1) make sure they are open, and 2) to make sure their balances match and are covered. They live on SS and those left free of the Madoff scandal, investment check out the ROI of their T-Bills. We need 2 businessman/women to run this country, you can NOT borrow yourself out of debt!. Extend the debt ceiling to a point after the 2012 elections, then we elect Steve Jobs, whose name and despite Cancer, is the key to our economic recovery. Companies now realize that a pay roll of half, 1/5th inventory on the shelves is the secret they sought to make their books look HOT! Running a small business of 1500 employees, I'm not hiring sales people. I hire people to service my clients and collect my cash, period! If this country re-elects Obama, we are destined to have an economy laden with a huge defense budget, and ZERO opportunity for the young brilliant grads of the class of 2012 and 2013. Insanity is continuing to do the same things over and over, expecting different results! The US is insane, 800 million dollars of our medicare budget is paid towards tests, already done, but repeated because of inaccesibilty to the results. Electronic medical records is that answer. Minorities not having mammography, colonoscopy, pap smears saves 50 billion if done as a screening tool. Too frustrated to continue, need to see how the pro footballers are going to divide 9 Billion in revenue! This is way more important than spending 150k on saving a premie!

July 26 2011 at 9:01 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Dereck

People should know this involving "Unsecured" Debts like Credit, Loan, or Finance "Account Balances"
concerning the "21st Century Act: Final Amendments to Regulation CC"
Rules and Regulations for the Federal Reserve (Banking) System

Found @: http://www.federalreserve.gov/boarddocs/press/bcreg/2004/20040726/attachment.pdf

Only "Non-bank Consumers" can suffer loss and File for Re-credit, Re-claims, and Expedited Re-claims under these Rules and any Corporation, Organization, or Representative utilizing Bank Contracts and/or Agreements seeking Claims will be considered to be that Bank under the Rules also, as stated on page 85.
The "Expanded Definition" also includes Credit Cards and Home Equity Lines of Credit, as stated on page 86.

This means that Creditors such as: Banks, Debt Collection Companies, and their Law Firms have no "Legal Right" to claim debts due in a Court of Law.

Accusations should be made of "Racketeering" of your Personal Credit Report based upon:
(1) A "False Claim of Debts due" and
(2) The "diminishing of your Detrimental Financial Ability to support yourself".

"Extortion" accusations can also be claimed for the second reason.

Accusations of: "Telephone Harassment" and "Federal Mail Fraud" should also be brought if your are
receiving Calls and Mail from Creditors and/or their Law Firms.

The biggest and best accusation is "Threatening of the U.S.
Financial Infrastructure" based upon "Continued Loss of Revenue and Financing due to Violation of the 21st Century Act", which is a "Capital Crime"!

All this is due to the fact that Banks do not own the Accounts or the Money Non-bank Consumers utilize in the Credit, Loan, and Finance Process, it is owned Privately Worldwide by the World Fortune, with "Court Ruled Legal Precedent".

Once stated in Court, the Judge, bound by the 21st Century Act, which was signed into "Federal Law" on January 1, 2006 should "Award the Judgment to the Defendant" and "Dismiss with Prejudice".

The Judge should also "Enter the Judgment in Favor of the Plaintiff", but don't be alarmed this is only because the Plaintiff or Attorney for Plaintiff filled-out and filed the "Affidavit to Secure Judgment" which is the "Application for Trial". I have used this Precedent 4 times.

The Banks disregard for these Rules and Regulations are a "Major Part" of the problems our World is suffering from Economically and this is a great way to force them to comply because the White House and it's Cabinet have not even tried to force "Compliance", but they will Cut your Financial Aid Programs and Spend your Social Security Funds to pay the Nations Debts!

July 26 2011 at 8:16 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
JIM BAIN

How do you go about rebuilding your credit after bankrutpcy?

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regina

Great question.
We'll take this on & would love to get the question from you on video if doable.
Feel free to send me further specifics and/ or video clip. Email: ReginaLewis@aol.com
Either way, watch for reply within the week & thanks for asking.
- Regina

August 01 2011 at 4:16 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
BULLMAN

Whatever you do, do not shop at B of A.

July 24 2011 at 7:19 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply