Tuesday, September 4, 2012

How to learn God's Word.

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Thank you, Tod,  [Please contact/ see:  SafeGuardYour Soul.com]  --- for making this good council possible for us today!!  I learned how to memorize when I was a little boy, and my father encouraged me to do just that -- and Latin too, French, German, and some Vietnamese, academically and other wise.  Sure, God gave me a good body and mind, but I had to develop it. What good is a lazy, fat dog on the farm, and since every man  and animal has to 'earn his keep' -- ought we not learn good things to share and help ourselves and others??

And the most important counter for people who 'claim' they just cannot remember bible verses is:  Those same people can memorize sports, TV, celebrities. goof balls, and trash all the time, that will make one's head spin !!  Hello!  Wake up and smell the coffee, and the roses. 

I used the well worn expressions, have you ever HAD TO LEARN NEW THINGS TO SURVIVE or pass a test, or get thru Basic Training in the Army??  And some of us Vets can tell you that all that info most likely saved our bacon in combat!   And since most of the Bible is written on a 5th Grade Reading level...what flimsy excuse do we have now?   Hey!  I am lazy too, too old, too disabled, too stupid, and lost too many brain cells from acting like a food for too many years....Ha!  Believe me, what ever I print and post -- I take to heart personally too.  How many DAYS we have left on earth in unknown to simple old Tom Schuckman, but I promise to get more into the Scriptures now, more than ever. 

Did you all know that I got sucked into the Jehovah's Witnesses cult of the poison mind after I got home from Vietnam in 1970-- and that horror story lasted for 22 years of intense indoctrination and MEMORIZATION.. until I 'exited' that controlling cult!  That means that when the Lord really found me and opened my heart or hearts -- I had to learn the Bible all over again, using the most pure rendition of the King James version Bible!  It was like 'learning a new language' for me, but then I did discover the super fine 'tool' called the DEFINED KJV Bible, that really broke things down for me and helped me understand the real Bible quickly....  See:  biblefortoday.org

I hope this post helps you as it did me.

Tom Schuckman  -- and Terri M. Schuckman

How to Learn God’s Word

bible study dynamics, learning to study God's Word, best bible study methods
"Blessed is He that Readeth." Revelation 1:3

Retaining God’s Word

“Let thine heart retain my words: keep (live out, obey) my commandments, and live.” Proverbs 4:4
It is very advantageous for us to retain and capture the knowledge of God’s Word while studying the Bible. O How many times have we read/studied something in the Bible and couldn’t recall where it was when we needed it?!! Ouch that hurts! Can you relate? Isn’t that frustrating?! Also, does this (our lack of resourcefulness) not limit our usefulness to the Master? Obviously. Are you ready to begin retaining Holy Writ?
Have you ever heard another Christian say something like this: “I just can’t seem to memorize Scriptures”? This is an excuse for sure. You and I know that that same person has several other things in life memorized, like sports players, TV or movie celebrities, professional information…….
Is it not true that we memorize and learn what interests us? Of the words of God, the Bible says:
“Bind them continually upon thine heart, and tie them about thy neck. When thou goest, it shall lead thee; when thou sleepest, it shall keep thee; and when thou awakest, it shall talk with thee. For the commandment is a lamp; and the law is light; and reproofs of instruction are the way of life.” Proverbs 6:21-23
Have you ever heard or said this? (“I can’t memorize the Bible.”) Isn’t it interesting that these same people use the intelligence God gave them to retain knowledge of numerous other things, all much less important than God’s Word. The bottom line is this: If we place value on something, we will learn and know it proficiently. The reason why people can memorize the names of the players on their favorite football team, all the actors names on ungodly sit-coms and soap operas, and not Bible verses, is that this is clearly what they value. What do you value? Look at what Jeremiah valued:
“Thy words were found, and I did eat them; and thy word was unto me the joy and rejoicing of mine heart: for I am called by thy name, O LORD God of hosts.” Jeremiah 15:16
Here is the importance Job placed on the words of the LORD:
“Neither have I gone back from the commandment of his lips; I have esteemed the words of his mouth more than my necessary food.“ Job 23:12
If we value God’s Word, we will embark upon becoming Bible students in the school of the Holy Spirit, and learn and retain His Words.
Keep in mind that we all learn by repetition and association.
Cross reference in your Bible, all of the Scriptures you learn about on a specific topic – be resourceful. This way you are building a wealth of knowledge in your own heart and mind as well as on paper in your Bible. By doing this, you are making your Bible more useful by building upon your knowledge of God’s’ Word and making those truths (found in verses) accessible. Establishing resourcefulness is the key in this endeavor. For example, pencil in each topically similar verse into the margin next to the corresponding verses on the same subject.
Memorizing Scripture: In order to be able to learn and retain these truths in God’s own wording, write out verses with references on index cards. Make it a priority to carry and post these memorization cards where you will study and meditate upon them daily (bathroom mirror, car, desk, etc.). These measures will lead to the building of a wealth of truth inside of you on the great and all-important topics of Holy Scripture. This will also help you to retain and become resourceful in the things of God – ready to be used of Him and able to meditate upon His oracles (Josh. 1:8; 2 Tim. 3:15-16; 4:2). Let’s stop wasting our efforts in Bible study and begin to capture the knowledge that we are learning. Don’t let the living truth get away from you. Capitalize on your efforts by incorporating these simple methods into your life. This is preparation in earnest and the spoils go to those who will consider the LORD important enough to aggrandize and memorize His words.
Are you preparing yourself to be used of God?
“Study to show thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.” 2 Timothy 2:15
“All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: That the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works.” 2 Timothy 3:16-17
Here’s how we can personally possess the divine treasures/resources for God to access: Jesus told us that the Holy Spirit will access and utilize what He has already taught us:
“But the Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you (personally taught you).” John 14:26
Perhaps the best way to begin to “retain” God’s words of life in our lives is by memorizing them so that they are available to meditate upon.
Let thine heart retain my words: keep (live out, obey) my commandments, and live.” Proverbs 4:4
In your daily Bible study time, you will be running into verses or parts of verses which will inevitably stand out to you. Perhaps those are the ones the Holy Spirit is pointing out to you to learn for your own life and in order to help others.
“But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear:” 1 Peter 3:15
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Obama's Worst Executive Orders.

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Yes, I do trust in my Lord, Jesus Christ, in His Salvation, heaven and hell, the Rapture, and all 66 books of the inspired Bible.  But having fought in Vietnam: 68-70, against Communist aggression, and horrible atrocities, torture and murder, I KNOW that it's better to be FREE than live under Socialism and big time poverty.

Thomas G. Schuckman

Subject: Executive Orders (note # 11921, esp.)
All destroy Freedom !! CS

Really frightening isn't it. Nov. 6, 2012 is coming up real quick. Let's have a good old "House Cleaning".
Just a reminder that one morning you could wake up to find that King Obama has taken over the country, stopped all elections and dissolved all parties. Sounds impossible? Not so. The questions are, what would our military do, would armed insurrection be the case, would our comatose population sit back and take a wait and see attitude? I'm not saying that it will happen, that I want it to happen or that I condone it at all. It's a lot like being prepared and having a mindset before the other shoe falls. Especially so before the election. Get this out for all to read with an open mind. It's just another thing to think about. This is an email that brings in things not normally seen anywhere else. If it happened, what would you do? Think about it. The biggest complainers about this email will be those who are socialists or far left wing democrats.
informational only.
After today's announcement by our President to give illegal aliens quasi citizenship by fiat, I looked into the executive orders he has issued in the last three and a half years. I found this article in Western Journalism that scares the hell out of me and should frighten all of us. Get out the vote in November folks!!! This guy is dangerous...

A Comprehensive List Of Obama's Worst Executive Orders

There have been over 900 Executive Orders put forth from Obama, and he is not even through his first term yet. He is creating a martial law 'Disney Land' of control covering everything imaginable. Some of the executive orders he has signed recently have been exposed thanks to 'Friends of Conservative Action Alerts.' They have compiled a choice list of 'Emergency Powers, Martial law executive orders': Get your headache medication out while you still can without a prescription.

* Executive Order 10990 allows the Government to take over all modes of transportation and control of highways and seaports.
* Executive Order 10995 allows the government to seize and control the communication media.
* Executive Order 10997 allows the government to take over all electrical power, gas, petroleum, fuels, and minerals.
* Executive Order 11000 allows the government to mobilize civilians into work brigades under government supervision.
* Executive Order 11001 allows the government to take over all health education and welfare functions.
* Executive Order 11002 designates the Postmaster General to operate a national registration of all persons.
* Executive Order 11003 allows the government to take over all airports and aircraft, including commercial aircraft.
* Executive Order 11004 allows the Housing and Finance Authority to relocate and establish new locations for populations.
* Executive Order 11005 allows the government to take over railroads, inland waterways, and public storage facilities.
* Executive Order 11049 assigns emergency preparedness function to federal departments and agencies, consolidating 21 operative Executive Orders issues over a fifteen-year period.
* Executive Order 11051 specifies the responsibility of the Office of Emergency Planning and gives authorization to put all Executive Orders into effect in times of increased international tensions and economic or financial crisis.
* Executive Order 11310 grants authority to the Department of Justice to enforce the plans set out in Executive Orders, to institute Industrial support, to establish judicial and legislative liaison, to control all aliens, to operate penal and correctional institutions, and to advise and assist the President.
* Executive Order 11921 allows the Federal Emergency Preparedness Agency to develop plans to establish control over the mechanisms of production and distribution of energy sources, wages, salaries, credit, and the flow of money in U.S. financial institutions in any undefined national emergency. It also provides that when the president declares a state of emergency, Congress cannot review the action for six months.

It is more than clear that Obama is planning for the total control and takeover of America via Martial Law. Food, energy, transportation, work, banking, and health. he has it covered.

While Obama is busy pulling executive orders out of the sky to control everything inside our country, he has been issuing executive orders to force us to submit to international regulations instead of our Constitution.

Sher Zieve exposed this in one of her recent articles. Damn the U.S. Constitution, damn the American people and damn U.S. sovereignty.

We must send faxes, emails, and make calls to all congressman and demand they stop Obama's perverted, extreme, and Unconstitutional abuse of Executive Orders. It is time to demand our elected leaders start protecting America, our sovereignty, and our Constitution. So far, they seem to be protecting the Obama - Marxist takeover plans peppered with a little U.N. and Islam.

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