"I do agree that it is the Lord who does the work. However, he has instructed us to use his name. We are to pray in his name, baptize in his name, worship and praise in his name, work in his name, etc. So, while it is the Lord that does the work and…"
"I agreed with you, Bro Mike, until you said "calling on the name of the LORD" is just a fancy way of saying "calling on the LORD". Name means "authority." To leave that part out would be to lose access to the Lord…"
"There are some of us that are that way, Mike. I am not one of them. I'm not resistant at all to Yeshua. It's just I'm more familiar with the English, Jesus. Some of us, however, have been scarred by some of the sacred name groups…"
"My name is Michael. In Spanish, it is Migel. In Russian, it is Mikhael. And on and on. In whatever language, it is still my name.
Jesus is Jesus in English, Je'sus' in Spanish, Iesous in Greek, and Yeshua in Hebrew. It is STILL…"
"I believe you should follow the leading of the spirit of God. In short, if he tells you to do it, then do it. Maybe I'm wrong, but I've never seen in scripture where it is a command for us to do it. I don't believe it's wrong to…"
"Mark 16 says that "these signs shall follow them that believe." One of those signs is speaking in tongues. Yet, 1 Corinthians says that there are differing gifts of the spirit, of which tongues is one of the nine listed there. How do we…"
"Not too vague at all, bro. In fact, it says there will be a sound that accompanies everyone born of the spirit. Then, in Mark 16, tongues is one of the signs that follow "them that believe", not SOME of them that believe. Finally, in Acts…"