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Oil Flowed From Hands

Oil flowed from my hands last night as I ministered to people.

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\\Then why are you not following all 613 since Paul writes they are established by faith. \\

Because Jesus fulfilled them all, and thus they have passed away. Otherwise, we are still in our sins.

The real question, Samuel, is why the SDA picks and chooses which of God's commandments they keep. You all even pick and choose which of God's Sabbaths you observe.

Glory to Jesus Christ!
---Cluny on 8/13/15


If your understanding is correct Cluny. Then why are you not following all 613 since Paul writes they are established by faith.

Or perhaps your understanding is incorrect?

Good point Rita. The boys the ladies taught should not be senior to their mothers and older ladies.

Have you read 2 John?

Agape
---Samuelbb7 on 8/11/15


\\Many here are opposed to the law until it comes to these verses then they want the law. \\

The Bible uses the term "the Law" to refer to OT laws--all 613 of them.

Glory to Jesus Christ!
---Cluny on 8/11/15


Many here are opposed to the law until it comes to these verses then they want the law.

1Co 14:34,35
Let your women keep silence in the churches: for it is not permitted unto them to speak, but they are commanded to be under obedience, as also saith the law.
And if they will learn any thing, let them ask their husbands at home: for it is a shame for women to speak in the church.

Was the problem women teaching or asking questions during church service?

1Cor. 13:11 is about women praying in church.

Explain 2 john.

Agape
---Samuelbb7 on 7/31/15


Cluny "Why do you find obeying the Bible confusing and hypocritical?"

If you had read ALL of my contribution instead of just one line you would not have needed to ask what you are just asking. Please read ALL that I said.
---Rita_H on 7/28/15




\\I find the attitude of some churches - regarding women keeping silent in church - to be very confusing and sometimes hypocritical.\\

Why do you find obeying the Bible confusing and hypocritical?

Glory to Jesus Christ!
---Cluny on 7/27/15


I find the attitude of some churches - regarding women keeping silent in church - to be very confusing and sometimes hypocritical. For 7 years I attended a church where this was the situation each week except when they decided to call forward a woman to give her testimony or do the bible reading or sing a solo (minister in song they called it). Impossible to do in silence of course.

The remainder of the time they were happy for them to listen in silence and then, at the end of the service, go to the kitchen to make the tea and return on Tuesday to polish the pews. They were happy for them to teach Sunday School until boys were 18 and suddenly those boys became senior to the women who had taught them.
---Rita_H on 7/27/15


\\ I do disagree about women not preaching and don't believe for a moment God told you to say that. \\

That means you are disagreeing with the Bible where it says that women are to keep silence in Church.

Glory to Jesus Christ!
---Cluny on 7/25/15


Jed thank you how very kind of you to say you apologize and I accept but I felt no ill toward you because we didn't agree. I did more study too and although one may hold a position that makes one great such as the Bible says John the Baptist is the greatest but goes on that the greatest will be least and the least the greatest. God always has His way of showing no matter who we are and what we do for Him and the Kingdom's sake we are never to think of ourselves more highly than we should. The important thing for us to remember we do nothing for ourselves but for God's Kingdom's sake. We must humble ourselves before God and man knowing we are only a vessel to God's Glory and for HIs use. God Bless Glory.
---Darlene_1 on 3/2/15


Darlene1, I owe you an apology. After reading on through chapter 14, it is apparent that Paul believed that some gifts are indeed greater than others. Specifically, prophecy and other gifts over tongues. It seems that tongues is the least of the gifts for reason that it edifies one's self rather than the church.
---Jed on 3/2/15




Cluny ha ha 'ole slow me I finally got what you meant by oilers. I think that would come under a miracle if it happened or if it wasn't then a do-it-yourself project. God Bless
---Darlene_1 on 2/28/15


Darlene1, I do not believe in changing what the Bible says either. That's why I'm pointing out that it merely says 'first' not 'greatest'. You are the one assigning a meaning other than what the Bible says. In no way does the word 'first' mean greatest or most important. If you are against changing what the Bible says, then let it simply remain as 'first' and quite putting in your own meaning. Quit trying to substitute 'first' with 'greatest', ey are not the same thing. And the point of my last post went right over your head.
---Jed on 2/28/15


Jed I did some research and found the numbers used that why can be what we both said, then I thought why would Apostle be above the other things listed. The main job of Christ's Apostles and any who are called apostles is to go and tell. Spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ which is first in importance because without the Word of God brought to people to show them how to be saved through Jesus none of the rest on that list would happen. In order to minister in Spiritual Gifts one must know the Word and have the Holy Spirit to empower them. If the Word isn't brought first there is no knowledge of Christ as Savior and no way for people to be saved. God Bless
---Darlene_1 on 2/28/15


Jed I'm sorry I understand what you are saying but I don't believe in changing the meaning of what the Bible says if its says first then first is what God meant for it to say. Cluny I'm sorry I don't know what you mean oilers. God Bless
---Darlene_1 on 2/28/15


If I were to tell you the different belts in Taekwondo, I would say this:

"First is the white belt, Second is the yellow belt, then there is the green belt, blue belt, red belt, and last is the black belt."

That does not mean the white belt is greater because it is first. Or that the black belt is least because it is last. You are assuming Paul is listing the gifts in descending order. For all we know, Paul could have been listing them in ascending order, or in no order at all. There is nothing in the scripture that tells us either way. That's why chapter context is important. The rest of the chapter leading up to verse 28 stresses unity and equality among all the members of the body and the gifts.
---Jed on 2/28/15


\\First does not mean greatest\\

Do you really think the gifts of God can be ranked from greatest to least?

Glory to Jesus Christ!
---Cluny on 2/28/15


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Yes Darlene1, I read it. First does not mean greatest. We don't know that he was listing them in descending order, rather than ascending order. If you called a gym and asked them what kinds of memberships they have, they might respond "First there is the standard membership, then we have the gold membership, then we have the platinum membership". See what I mean? Paul could have very well been starting with the most elementary level first, then building up to the more advanced levels, rather than the other way around as you assume. There simply is nothing in that verse that tells us either way. But given the rest of the chapter, perhaps he wasn't listing them in any order of importance at all.
---Jed on 2/27/15


\\Jed 1 Corinthians 12:28 God has appointed in the church first Apostles,second Prophets\\

Where are oilers (for lack of a better word) mentioned, Darlene?

Glory to Jesus Christ!
---Cluny on 2/28/15


Jed 1 Corinthians 12:28 God has appointed in the church first Apostles,second Prophets: and it goes on with several others,that is why I said that because it is in the Bible. Perhaps the translation you read didn't say it that way but two different ones I checked did. I think it was Cluny that spoke against women preachers,if I remember correctly. God Bless
---Darlene_1 on 2/27/15


Darlene1, 1 Corinthians 12 is a great chapter. But I'm afraid you may be reading more into verse 28 than actually exists. I see nothing in that verse which indicates the list goes from greatest to least. For all we know, Paul may have been listing them from least to greatest. But what I get from reading the entire Chapter is that all the members of the body and all the gifts are equally important.

Secondly, no one suggested that women are not called to preach because they are less important.
---Jed on 2/27/15


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No a Prophet and a Preacher aren't the same because a Prophet is higher on the list than a Preacher 1 Corinthians 12:28. Since God put Deborah as a Prophet it shows He has confidence in her obedience and love for God. It is not a stretch to say God makes women preachers too after all He trusts those women in the Bible to be Judges,and Prophets and no doubt there are women just as committed to God and His will in their lives as those in the Bible. Besides why would God waste the Gifts of the Spirit on women if He wasn't going to use them. God Bless
---Darlene_1 on 2/27/15


Leon thank you for all the information and your view. I'm not one to tell you,you are wrong,I don't know. What I do know from personal experience how God can and does move through an obedient vessel. My cousin and I prayed for a man who had put all his affairs in order and was waiting to die from cancer. We put hands on him and prayed and long,long after he was to be dead with cancer he was living and didn't die from cancer. I've seen and had more experiences of God's Supernatural power and how He moves than I can remember or count. That is why I won't say it wasn't oil on my Aunt's hands. God is Spirit and no laws of Nature or anything else can limit God's move through His people. God Bless Brother
---Darlene_1 on 2/26/15


Darlene: If your Aunt lived in an area where the climate is hot & humid, this could've been one of the causes of her oily skin. The more we sweat certainly contributes to the oiliness of our skin.

Also, overactive hormones, or hormonal changes throughout our lives, have a direct impact on the condition of our skin. When you have an increase in hormonal activity within your body, it can certainly become one of the big contributing factors in the causes of oily skin. ijs :)
---Leon on 2/25/15


Leon I've never seen it happen but I would think they would know the difference in sweat and oil. My Aunt said oil and since she had no reason to lie to me knowing I wouldn't judge what she said,I have to accept that it was. Believe me I've wondered about it too but who am I to say it wasn't. God Bless
---Darlene_1 on 2/25/15


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Mike_T & Darlene: I'm wondering, was that so-called oil really oil or just body sweat? Palmar Hyperhidrosis is a "medical condition" that causes excessive sweating of the hands, etc. Over the years, I've occasionally shaken hands with people who had sweaty palms.
---Leon on 2/25/15


You don't actually think that propnecying is the same as preaching, do you Samuel?
---Cluny on 2/23/15

You beat me to saying that.

Samuel, you allow and promote changing GOD's order. Changing GOD's order. Think about that. You think in this changing you will be blessed? Pleasing? Honored? Rewarded?
By not being the head, the leader, watchman, Ram, Shepherd...you effeminately give your birthright away.
Disgusting.
And the nation is amazed that we are becoming a more confused society every passing year.
1Ti_2:13 For Adam was first formed, then Eve.
Be the man...wake your church up or run.
---Trav on 2/24/15


You don't actually think that propnecying is the same as preaching, do you Samuel?

Glory to Jesus Christ!
---Cluny on 2/23/15


Being silent in the congregation does not mean a women cannot preach. In fact they will and have.


Act 2:17

And it shall come to pass in the last days, saith God, I will pour out of my Spirit upon all flesh: and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams:

Act 21:9

And the same man had four daughters, virgins, which did prophesy.


Judges 4:4

And Deborah, a prophetess, the wife of Lapidoth, she judged Israel at that time.


Exo 15:20

And Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron...


2Ki 22:14

So Hilkiah the priest...went unto Huldah the prophetess,
---Samuelbb7 on 2/23/15


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Cluny with respect to your view about sincerity I will agree. I do disagree about women not preaching and don't believe for a moment God told you to say that. You speak out of false teaching which men have clung to because it was taught from the pulpit. That doesn't mean that those who preached it are right. The verse that tells women to be silent in church and then ask your husbands at home. It is only speaking about the wives causing confusion because they ask questions at church and so were told do it at home. Men took that and twisted it to be all women and all men who have control over them and that just isn't true. Only a husband has headship over a wife. God Bless
---Darlene_1 on 2/23/15


Yea, I got oil on my hands one day while working on my car.
---Elder on 2/22/15


\\my Aunt was a preacher and very sincere \\

Sincerity doesn't preserve from error. One can be sincerely wrong.

Besides, women aren't supposed to preach.

\\until God makes me know about it I will hold my peace.\\

God DID make me know about it, and I'm simply saying what He told me to say.

Glory to Jesus Christ!
---Cluny on 2/22/15


Cluny I just want to share my experience with you,not that I ever had oil on my hands except what I put there myself,but my Aunt was a preacher and very sincere and she claimed to get oil on her hands when she prayed for people. I never saw it nor did I make a judgement about it but left it up to God to judge. I still don't know why that would happen if it did but as I've said before God has all power and if He has a reason for oil appearing on peoples hands He could make it happen. I'm not down on anyone who believes that but until God makes me know about it I will hold my peace. God Bless
---Darlene_1 on 2/22/15


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Hmm! Since 'mike' neither bothered to give us more information initially, nor responded when asked to do so... Perhaps, this is Troll mike, the oil is under the bridge slime, and ministering means - bothering people on the christianet bridge.
Please consider sticking around next time, you may get some good information on the Lord. Proverbs 18:10, Isaiah 1:16-20, Romans 12:17-18.
---Glenn on 2/16/15


\\Perhaps it was a physical manifestation of the His anointing in your life. Intended as a sign to those that do not/did not believe.\\

Or perhaps it was a dangerous delusion.

I've never heard of the "gift of oil" in either the Bible or Church history.

Glory to Jesus Christ!
---Cluny on 2/15/15


"Oil flowed from my hands last night as I ministered to people." Very unique experience Mike. Perhaps it was a physical manifestation of the His anointing in your life. Intended as a sign to those that do not/did not believe.
---josef on 2/15/15


\\Are you a Christian? If so, what is the purpose of this phenomenon? In what way is Jesus glorified (it would never be by exalting a preacher)?\\

As I always ask, what is the DOCTRINE that comes with this or that unusual sign?

There was one man "ministering in prophecy" who denied the physical bodily Resurrection of our Lord. I called him down on it.

Glory to Jesus Christ!
---Cluny on 2/10/15


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Are you a Christian? If so, what is the purpose of this phenomenon? In what way is Jesus glorified (it would never be by exalting a preacher)? What genuine miracle(s) occurred (euphoria, fits, and hot flashes don't count)?
If this is similar to stigmata: ...Fugue state - you misinterpret and misremember putting oil on your hands / a false memory of an event that never happened / a false miracle / a parlor trick / you confuse sweat for oil. Exodus 7:11-12, 22, 8:7, Matthew 7:21-23, 24:24, 2 Thessalonians 2:8-12, Revelations 13:11-17, 16:13-14, 19:20.
---Glenn on 2/9/15


Are you boasting or complaining?

In any case, this does not sound like a question.

Glory to Jesus Christ!
---Cluny on 2/9/15


Was it olive oil ? Or 10w 30?
---1stcliff on 2/9/15


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