The way I see it

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Matthew 18:3 And said, Verily I say unto you, Except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven.

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Mark 10:15 Verily I say unto you, Whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God as a little child, he shall not enter therein.

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Hebrews 3:11 So I sware in my wrath, They shall not enter into my rest.)

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1 Corinthians 6:9 Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind, 10 Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God.

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 There are some biblical discussions by so called experts even misleading too often and done by lazy persons who do not give a  full honest presentation, these biblical discussions are clearly absurd, ridiculous, where there here are many different, conflicting even points of view now from them.. even on subjects such as such as did Jesus drink wine? Can a Christian drink wine, Smoke? Was Jesus a Rabbi? Did Jesus really have long hair? Should a women’s hair be covered when she prays or men for that matter? Can a women be a preacher? And why are many of the conclusions now so absurd is cause many of the experts , people use their own human logic, personal reasoning, have hidden agendas, and mostly they really are not being led by the Holy Spirit in the matters. Some experts too often like to quote especially the support of the supposedly existing cultural, traditions existing from the time of Christ, but such an approach is generally false since there are almost now very few existing old writings, historical documents, 2000 years old manuscripts even. It is better to stay directly with what the New Testament says itself generally now.. .

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1 Corinthians 11: 1 Be ye followers of me, even as I also am of Christ. 2 Now I praise you, brethren, that ye remember me in all things, and keep the ordinances, as I delivered them to you. 3 But I would have you know, that the head of every man is Christ; and the head of the woman is the man; and the head of Christ is God. 4 Every man praying or prophesying, having his head covered, dishonoureth his head. 5 But every woman that prayeth or prophesieth with her head uncovered dishonoureth her head: for that is even all one as if she were shaven. 6 For if the woman be not covered, let her also be shorn: but if it be a shame for a woman to be shorn or shaven, let her be covered. 7 For a man indeed ought not to cover his head, forasmuch as he is the image and glory of God: but the woman is the glory of the man. 8 For the man is not of the woman; but the woman of the man. 9 Neither was the man created for the woman; but the woman for the man. 10 For this cause ought the woman to have power on her head because of the angels. 11 Nevertheless neither is the man without the woman, neither the woman without the man, in the Lord. 12 For as the woman is of the man, even so is the man also by the woman; but all things of God. 13 Judge in yourselves: is it comely that a woman pray unto God uncovered? 14 Doth not even nature itself teach you, that, if a man have long hair, it is a shame unto him? 15 But if a woman have long hair, it is a glory to her: for her hair is given her for a covering. 16 But if any man seem to be contentious, we have no such custom, neither the churches of God

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Paul clearly was explaining why the women in the church, in his days, the women were told to have a covering of long hair, not a veil over their hair, especially in public places when they prayed or prophesied, as a show of of humility, submission and to even distinguish themselves from prostitutes who tended to wear short hair. Note while a woman’s hair is her “covering” it can only be considered a covering if it is long enough to do this and she is also in true subjection to her husband, and too often that truth is debatable too. . I Corinthians 11:2-16, Paul is primarily explaining the issue of hair lengths for women. He describes four different lengths: Covered (long hair); not covered (short hair); shorn (very short hair); and shaved (bald). “But every woman that prays or prophesies with her head uncovered dishonors her head: for that is even all one as if she were shaven. For if the woman be not covered, let her also be shorn: but if it be a shame for a woman to be shorn or shaven, let her be covered.” Paul is saying that if a woman’s hair is not long enough to cover her head, it is the same as if her hair was cut very short or if she was shaved bald! Here now there is no difference between uncovered, shorn and shaven! I also do specifically know of a wife who was planning falsely a divorce and the first thing she did was not to visit a lawyer, but she cut her hair short without even telling him too, a clear sign of rebellion, unsubmissiveness to her husband.

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There is also another reason a woman’s hair should be long: “For a man indeed ought not to cover his head [have long hair], forasmuch as he is the image and glory of God: but the woman is the glory of the man. For the man is not of the woman; but the woman of the man. Neither was the man created for the woman; but the woman for the man. For this cause ought the woman to have power [long hair showing she is under authority] on her head because of the angels” (I Cor. 11:7-10).

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When a woman has long hair, it also does shows that she is under authority and in submission to her husband. The phrase “because of the angels” shows that when a woman “uncovers” her head, she loses angelic protection. That is serious! Then comes verse 15: “But if a woman have long hair, it is a glory to her: for her hair is given her for a covering.”

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But how long does a woman’s hair need to be in order for it to be a “covering”? The word cover provides the answer. A woman’s hair must cover her ears and neck to be considered a covering.”  (However, this is not to say that it cannot be worn up in a way that does not always cover her ears and neck.) This is because these are the first two features of the head to be covered as hair grows significantly longer. Most hair lengths are appropriate if long enough to be a covering and if the way one’s hair grows is taken into consideration. Most styles are acceptable as long as they are clean-looking, in good taste, modest and feminine-looking for as true Christians we should never appear strange or outlandish in actions, attire or the way we wear our hair. Instead, our whole attitude should be one of modesty, humility, submission and service to God.

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In the Hebrew Bible, a Nazirite or Nazarite, (in Hebrew: נזיר, nazir), refers to one who voluntarily took a vow described in Numbers 6:1–21. The proper noun “Nazarite” comes from the Hebrew word nazir meaning “consecrated” or “separated”.[1] This vow required the man or woman to:Abstain from wine, wine vinegar, grapes, raisins, intoxicating liquors[2] and vinegar distilled from such substances.[3]*Refrain from eating or drinking any substance that contains any trace of grapes.[4]Refrain from cutting the hair on one’s head; but to allow the locks of the head’s hair to grow.[5] Not to become impure by corpses or graves, even those of family members[6]; Now Jesus Christ being from Nazareth makes him a Nazarene and not a a Nazarite like his cousin John the Baptist.

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Taking a Nazarite vow makes one a true Nazarite. A Nazarite should also abstain from strong drink (wine containing alcohol). It is possible for Jesus to have been a Nazarite, due to the fact that he did abstain from drinking strong drink (wine containing alcohol). , which he would have to do in order to keep an Nazarite vow and he also would be not to put a razor to his head. Do Jesus would have long hair. then Elizabeth, John the Baptist’s mother was cautioned by an angel, as was Samson’s mother told to abstain from certain dietary no-no’s namely strong fermented grape juice and unclean meats.

, During the Jewish wedding, He Jesus had turned water into wine (pure grape juice-without fermentation).  

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1 Corinthians 3:16 Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you? 17 If any man defile the temple of God, him shall God destroy; for the temple of God is holy, which temple ye  are.  

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Ephesians 5:18 And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit;

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 Yes we can be assured the Jesus still never ever consumed any alcohol even if Jesus did make the best wine in those days but it was a pure fresh grape juice , non alcoholic, it was unfermented,. It must first be said that men having short hair and c lean shaven as being the supposed norm in the time of Jesus Christ is pure speculation.. as no historical wrings do really confirm this.. Most artistic statues from that period do show men with short hear.. so what? It does not prove anything. God still does not consider it a shame for men to have long hair. As the Nazarites had long hair. If God, really hated long hair on men, then he had also hated long hair on Samson. But the fact is Samson he only lost God’s favor when he cut his hair contrary to God’s instructions not to do so. God is more interested in the state of our hearts than our physical appearance. There are some believers who today do still believe it is a shame for a man to have long hair despite the hypocritical fact that even these days most married women in the church do not even cover their heads and/or tend to have long hair.

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By the way why do artists like to show Jesus with long hair, they like to portray him as undeniably always submissive to God, the long hair portrays this.

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. But why do many women even today like to wear short hair, undeniably they like to be equal with men, to compete with them.. The way I see it here too as per Proverbs 21:19 It is better to dwell in the wilderness, than with a contentious and an angry woman.

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And I find more bitter than death the woman, whose heart is snares and nets, and her hands as bands: whoso pleaseth God shall escape from her; but the sinner shall be taken by her. Ecclesiastes 7:26

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Psalms 34:18 The LORD is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart; and saveth such as be of a contrite spirit.

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 Psalms 51:17 The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit: a broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise.

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 What is the secret of the virtuous person? How can one achieve all of the positive traits? One fears the Lord and one is filled with the Holy Spirit.. Funny how so many preachers leave this out still and why? they are not holy Spirit filled themselves likely ! All of the righteousness, all of the wonderful positive character traits spring from the full, right relationship with God. Fearing God involves more than respecting Him. It includes acknowledging Him as Lord, God, recognizing and confessing your sin, and accepting Jesus Christ as both personal Savior and Lord and also obeying his commandments to love one another and to be filled with the Holy Spirit. Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new. (II Corinthians 5:17)

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 Ecclesiastes 12: 1 Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth, while the evil days come not, nor the years draw nigh, when thou shalt say, I have no pleasure in them; 2 While the sun, or the light, or the moon, or the stars, be not darkened, nor the clouds return after the rain:

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James 2: 1 My brethren, have not the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Lord of glory, with respect of persons. 2 For if there come unto your assembly a man with a gold ring, in goodly apparel, and there come in also a poor man in vile raiment; 3 And ye have respect to him that weareth the gay clothing, and say unto him, Sit thou here in a good place; and say to the poor, Stand thou there, or sit here under my footstool: 4 Are ye not then partial in yourselves, …and are become judges of evil thoughts? 5 Hearken, my beloved brethren, Hath not God chosen the poor of this world rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom which he hath promised to them that love him? 6 But ye have despised the poor. Do not rich men oppress you, and draw you before the judgment seats? 7 Do not they blaspheme that worthy name by the which ye are called? 8 If ye fulfil the royal law according to the scripture, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself, ye do well: 9 But if ye have respect to persons, ye commit sin, and are convinced of the law as transgressors.

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1 Peter 3: 1 Likewise, ye wives, be in subjection to your own husbands; that, if any obey not the word, they also may without the word be won by the conversation of the wives; 2 While they behold your chaste conversation coupled with fear. 3 Whose adorning let it not be that outward adorning of plaiting the hair, and of wearing of gold, or of putting on of apparel; 4 But let it be the hidden man of the heart, in that which is not corruptible, even the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God of great price. 5 For after this manner in the old time the holy women also, who trusted in God, adorned themselves, being in subjection unto their own husbands: 6 Even as Sarah obeyed Abraham, calling him lord: whose daughters ye are, as long as ye do well, and are not afraid with any amazement.

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Now I have been in too many churches where they falsely demand that you always dress on Sunday your best clothes and most of these churches were spiritually dead.. and the most spiritual churches I have been in my life, people came mostly in jeans, dressed casually, dressed in their ordinary every day clothes.Not as Sunday religious Hypocrites rather.. Now one day I bought a nice new coat to wear to church and I thought this would please Jesus.. I had even asked him as to what he thought of my new coat. and he replied” I do not look at the man’s appearances but as his heart. In fact I had taking for years with many members of my church the train to work, and I noticed that the people who worse their Sunday clothes that differed great from what they wore to work where in actual fact the biggest hypocrites in my church. Now I have also gone to work on a bus, dressed causally and no one said hello to me, but when I wore a suit many ladies said hello.. but I saw them as immoral persons who judge me on outward appearances. I had been to a new church dress causally for a whole month and no one there said hello to me, so I prayed to God and asked him why. God said to me they were prostitutes and whores, they judge a person on outward appearances.. so next week to prove this I went to church dressed nicely and the ladies next had talk to me. They were prostitutes after all.. By the way I do not even own a suit and have not done so the last 30 years too.

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In the book of Hebrews, Jesus is called a High Priest (Hebrews 2:17; 4:14). Surely our griefs He himself bore, and our sorrows He carried; yet we ourselves esteemed Him stricken, smitten of God and afflicted. (Isaiah 53:4). Since then we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our confession. (Hebrews 4:14). . Within the past old religion of the Jews,Judaism, there was no more exalted position that could be held among men than that of the high priest. Now He was a;so the head of the Sanhedrin, the supreme court of Israel But the most important task of the high priest took place on Yom Kippur — the Day of Atonement. It was on this day that the high priest would enter into the innermost part of the temple and make a yearly sacrifice for the sins of the nation.

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“What does it mean that Jesus is our High Priest?” as Jesus never officially functioned in the temples,. synagogues even if some Messianic Jew falsely would try to lie to us and say he did . “If the Mosaic Law was in effect until the very moment of his death, Jesus could not be a biblically legitimate priest. Until the actual end of the Mosaic Law the sole legitimate biblical priesthood would be none other than the Aaronic priesthood (Exodus 29:9). A significant corollary to Jesus’ statement in Matthew 5:17-18 concerning his fulfillment of the Law is that the Aaronic priesthood could not be nullified or superseded prior to the moment of Jesus’ death, the Mosaic Law being in effect until that time. In addition, Matthew 1:3 and Luke 3:33 claim that Jesus was a descendant of Judah and, consequently, a member of the tribe of Judah. If Jesus was a member of the tribe of Judah he lacked the Aaronic lineage of the biblically legitimate priesthood. During his lifetime Jesus could not officiate as a high priest and still be obedient to the tribal lineage requirements of the Mosaic Law. Any claim that Jesus was a high priest would have to refer to the supposed post-Mosaic Law period following his death. “

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In the Letter to the Hebrews, the author affirms that Jesus’ high priesthood is according to the order of Melchizedek, which means that it is more ancient and superior to the Levitical high priesthood, founded on Aaron, the brother of Moses.;.

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“The office of High Priest is only one of the many titles applied to Jesus: Messiah, Savior, Son of God, Son of Man, Friend of Sinners, etc. Each one focuses on a particular aspect of who He is and what that actually now means for us.; Luke 2”11 For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord. Note Jesus is both to be a savior and Lord of your life now too and not eventually.. . The word “priest” carries a couple of various meanings. First, it means one who participates in religious prayer services. It also means one who is specially set apart to perform those services, including ,making the needed sacrifices. Now the Levites were also clearly identified as the servants of the Tabernacle;with the family of Aaron becoming the priests. The priests were responsible for making intercession to God for the people by offering the many sacrifices that the law required. Among the priests;one was selected as the High Priest;and he entered into the Most Holy Place once a year on the Day of Atonement to place the blood of the sacrifice on the Ark of the Covenant (Hebrews 9:7) . By these daily and yearly sacrifices;the sins of the people were temporarily covered until the Messiah came to take away their sins.; Amd every priest is appointed from among men, Jesus, though God from eternity, himself now became a man in order to suffer death and serve as our High Priest (Hebrews 2:9). As a man, He was subject to all the weaknesses and temptations that we are, so that He could personally relate to us in our struggles (Hebrews 4:15). . Jesus is also greater than any other priest, so He thus is called our “Great High Priest” in Hebrews 4:14, and that gives us the boldness to come “unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need” (Hebrews 4:16 KJV).;”Christ the high priest did not have to make a yearly sacrifice for the sins of the nation, He did it once and all the sins were paid forever. Mark 1538 And the veil of the temple was rent in twain from the top to the bottom. Hebrews 10:20 By a new and living way, which he hath consecrated for us, through the veil, that is to say, his flesh; Luke 22: 69 Hereafter shall the Son of man sit on the right hand of the power of God. Hebrews 1:3 Who being the brightness of his glory, and the express image of his person, and upholding all things by the word of his power, when he had by himself purged our sins, sat down on the right hand of the Majesty on high; Hebrews 8:1 Now of the things which we have spoken this is the sum: We have such an high priest, who is set on the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in the heavens; Hebrews 10:12 But this man, after he had offered one sacrifice for sins for ever, sat down on the right hand of God; 1 Peter 3:22 Who is gone into heaven, and is on the right hand of God; angels and authorities and powers being made subject unto him. Colossians 3:1 If ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God.; Also the New Testament also teaches that the Mosaic Law. the Law, was in effect until the very moment of Jesus’ death. , “For Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to everyone who believes” (Romans 10:4). The “end of the law” occurred at the moment of Jesus’ death: “[Jesus] has taken it out of the way, having nailed it to the cross” (Colossians 2:14). .

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Was Jesus Really a Rabbi?; Clearly no, contrary to what even any Messianic Jews would lie and try to tell you, as he Jesus was not directly ordained as such by the local Synagogues .The term Rabbi was employed after the fall of the temple in 70 ad as there now were no longer any Levitical priests. It is also interesting that the term rhabbi also does not occur in other Christian writings even for the last 2000 years. But some would disagree playing on words” We know from the gospels that Jesus was sometimes called “Rabbi” by His followers (the term literally means, “My teacher, my master”), just as John the Immerser (John the Baptist) was called “rabbi” by his followers (for the latter, see John 3:26). , ; He is also addressed as rabbi in Matthew 26:25, 49; Mark 9:5; 14:45; John 1:38, 49; 3:2; 4:31). although it was only after 70 A.D. that רַבִּי (raBI, my master, my teacher) became a formal title for a teacher, and therefore it is anachronistic to speak of Jesus as a “rabbi,” this term may be more helpful than any other in conveying a correct image of Jesus to the average Christian reader. Jesus was recognized as a teacher in his day and as such was addressed “raBI,” the polite form of address to a teacher. “ “ In the New Testament rhabbi occurs only in the Gospels.

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Matthew 23:5-7 censures the scribes for desiring the title. The Baptist is called rhabbi in John 3:26. Jesus is called rhabbi by Peter in Mark 9:5 and Judas in Mark 14:45. The term didaskalos in Mark 4:38; Mark 9:17, etc. has the same force. John explains the use in John 1:38. Jesus is addressed as rhabbi in John 1:49; John 3:2; John 4:31; John 6:25; John 9:2; John 11:8. rhabbouni in Mark 10:51 and John 20:16 is an alternative form. The use of rhabbi shows that Jesus is viewed as a teacher by his disciples and the people. He differs from an ordinary scribe in that he chooses his own disciples and teaches authoritatively. Since the disciples never become rabbis as Jesus is, he also has a unique status as their kyrios (Mathew 8:25-27; Matthew 20:32-34). “.

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