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Issue No: 662     Published: 23 Jun 2014

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WHOSE CHURCH IS IT ANYWAY?

THE POST APOSTOLIC CHURCH

Again I acknowledge that much of the material that follows is drawn from the excellent publication by Eddie L. Hyatt, 2000 Years of Charismatic Christianity. For specific references to the writings quoted, please refer to that publication.

We now proceed to the 20th century which, as we all know, was noted for outpourings of the Holy Spirit. Surely all would now be transformed by the Spirit and the bride church produced. Of course, we now know the reality, where there has been greater splits and divisions than ever before. God weeps!

20th CENTURY DEVELOPMENTS

The Day of the Lord

28 “And afterward, I will pour out my Spirit on all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy, your old men will dream dreams, your young men will see visions. 29 Even on my servants, both men and women, I will pour out my Spirit in those days. (Joel 2:28-9)


THE CHARISMATIC MOVEMENT

The April 1960 edition of 'Time' magazine in the USA, carried the story od Dennis Bennett, rector of St Marks Episcopal (Anglican) Church, having been baptised by the Holy Spirit and speaking in tongues when praying at home in November 1959. Other news agencies picked up the story, and it was widely distributed. While others in traditional churches had experienced speaking in tongues earlier, this event generally marks the beginning of the Charismatic Renewal.

DENNIS BENNETT(1917-1992)(pictured) AND THE PROTESTANT RENEWAL

Although Bennett had considerable support in his parish, a small number vehemently opposed his 'Pentecostal activity'. He resigned under pressure and was reassigned St Luke's Episcopal Church in Seattle, Washington. It was on the brink of extinction, having been shut down twice already. But to many's amazement, the church arose from the dead and flourished, becoming one of the strongest churches in the entire Northwest USA. It became a centre of Charismatic Renewal for many denominations, as the church hosted and helped visiting clergy and lay people of all hues.

The new Pentecost spread like wildfire, throughout most Protestant denominations in the US and around the world. Informal prayer groups sprung up where the participants sang praise songs, prayed spontaneously, spoke in tongues and sang in the Spirit.

Unlike the early Pentecostals, many found acceptance within their churches, where they were encouraged to remain, for the movements leaders saw it as a way renewing existing denominations spiritually. Hence the use of the less threatening word 'renewal', rather than 'revival', being used to describe the experience.

THE CATHOLIC CHARISMATIC MOVEMENT

The foundation of the Roman Catholic Church's charismatic movement, was laid in the Vatican II Council(1962-5) Pope John XIII, in calling the Council, desired a new Pentecost as the hope of our yearning. He directed the churches for the Holy Spirit renew His wonders in this our day as by a new Pentecost.

Vatican II's careful acceptance of outsiders provided new opportunities for interaction with other Christians. Non Catholics, instead of being regarded as heretics were now described as separated brethren. It also declared Christians of other denominations are joined with us in the Holy Spirit, for to them also He gives His gifts and graces. Many Roman Catholics were now able to be brought into Holy Spirit baptism by those outside their faith.

Of equal importance was the Council's final acceptance of spiritual gifts. Cardinal Ruffini expressed the traditional view that spiritual gifts today are extremely rare and altogether exceptional., while Cardinal Suemens argued that these gifts are no peripheral or accidental phenomenon in the life of the Church. Cardinal Suemens argument prevailed and declared the spiritual gifts should be recognized and esteemed in the Church of today."

With this foundation now in place, Vincent Synan writes, It was almost inevitable that Pentecostalism would break out in the Roman Catholic Church. Hyatt writes.....

It began with a retreat attended by about twenty professors and graduate students from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on the weekend of February 17-19, 1967. In preparation for the retreat, the participants were asked to read the Book of Acts and David Wilkerson's The Cross and the Switchblade. When the group gathered in the chapel on Saturday evening, they experienced a mighty outpouring of the Holy Spirit, and some began speaking in tongues. Synan says:

"As these Catholic seekers prayed through to Pentecost, many things familiar to classical Pentecostals began to take place. Some laughed uncontrollably "in the Spirit," while one young man rolled across the floor in ecstasy. Shouting praises to the Lord, weeping and speaking in tongues characterized this beginning of the movement in the Catholic Church."


This fire soon spread to the nearby Notre Dame University, the theological centre of Catholicism in the US> Many professors and students received Holy Spirit baptism and spoke in tongues. Catholic Charismatic prayer groups spread rapidly through out the world. My mother, a Baptist, was prayed for by a group in our city here, far away in New Zealand, and she was cured of Multiple Sclerosis in her late 40's and lived until she was 90! PTL!

In 1970 a Catholic Charismatic Conference at Notre Dame attracted 30,000 priests, nuns and lay people who sang, prayed in tongues, prophesied and rejoiced in what God was doing.

So we can continue to say.....

THE TRUE FOLLOWERS OF JESUS ARE ONES WHO ARE OBEDIENT TO THE LEADING OF THE HOLY SPIRIT IN THEIR LIVES.

(This section continues next week)

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FROM THE WORD

THE WORDS OF JESUS continued

The Lord has asked me to compile a publication of the words Jesus spoke, as recorded in the New Testament in chronological order.

Of course, it is not a Bible substitute! I Hope you find it helpful too, in your walk with Jesus.

The Rich Young Ruler (Matthew 19:16-30, Mark 10:17-31, Luke 18:18-30)
Asked Jesus what is good to obtain eternal life.
“Why do you ask me what is good?” “There’s only one who is good. But if you want to have eternal life, then keep the commandments.”
“Don’t murder, don’t commit adultery, don’t steal, don’t give false testimony, honor you father and mother, and love your neighbor as yourself,”

These he had done.

“If you want to be perfect, then go and sell your possessions, give the money to the poor, and you’ll have treasure in heaven. Then come and follow me.”

This was too hard to accept.

“I tell you the truth,” “rich people find it hard to enter the kingdom of heaven. I also tell you this: It’s easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich person to enter the kingdom of God.”

The astonished disciples asked, “Who then, can be saved?”

“From a human point of view it’s impossible, but all things are possible with God.”

The disciples asked about their reward.

“I tell you the truth: when everything is remade and the Son of man sits on his glorious throne you who’ve followed me will also sit on twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel. All those who because of me have left their homes, brothers, sisters, father, mother, children, and fields, will receive back a hundred times more, and will receive eternal life. For many who are first will be last, and many who are last will be first.

The First Shall be Last Discourse (Matthew 20:1-16)
A parable of workers in a vineyard.

“For the kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out early in the morning to hire workers for his vineyard. He agreed to pay the workers one denarius for the day, and sent them to work in his vineyard. Around 9 a.m. he went out and saw others without work standing in the marketplace.
“‘Go and work in the vineyard too, and I’ll pay you what’s right,’ he told them. So they went to work. Around noon and 3 p.m. he went out and did the same thing. At 5 p.m. he went out and found others standing there. ‘Why are you standing around all day doing nothing?’ he asked them. ‘Because nobody’s hired us,’ they replied. ‘Go and work in the vineyard too,’ he told them.
“When evening came, the owner of the vineyard told his manager, ‘Call the workers in, and pay them their wages. Begin with the workers hired last and then on to those hired first.’ When those who were hired at 5 p.m. came in, they each received one denarius. So when those who were hired first came in, they thought they would get more, but they also received one denarius. When they received their pay, they complained about the owner. ‘Those who were hired last only worked for an hour, and you’ve paid them the same as us who worked the whole day in the burning heat,’ they grumbled.
“The owner answered one of them, ‘My friend, I haven’t treated you unfairly. Didn’t you agree with me to work for one denarius? Take your pay and go. I want to pay those who were hired last the same as I paid you. Can’t I choose to do what I want with my own money? Why should you give me evil looks because I want to do good?’ In this way the last shall be first and the first shall be last.”

(Continued next week)

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DAVID'S DOODLINGS

TO BE or TO DO

701. Man expects 'to do' in order 'to be', but God requires us 'to be' in order 'to do'.

702. In God's dictionary, 'doing' follows 'being'.

703. 'To do' is simply living out our 'to be'.

704. If 'to do' does not follow out of our 'to be', then our 'to be' is 'not to be'!

705. 'To be' a witness is 'to do' God's will.

706. We are first called 'to be', then 'to do'.

707. Too often we try 'to do' when God is simply calling us 'to be'.

708. 'To do' good, it is best 'to be' good!

709. To best know what 'to do', we must first learn how 'to be'.

710. If 'what to do' is your question, look to 'what to be' to find your answer.

711. When 'to be or not to be' is the question, 'to be and to do' is the answer.

712. True 'being' results in 'doing'.

713. 'Being' without 'doing' is like a motor without a car. Makes plenty of noise but takes you nowhere!

714. 'To be' is the salt, 'to do' the light. We are called to be both.

1220. Our walk with Jesus is to start off with applying the 'don'ts' of the Law and to end up doing the 'do's' of His will.

1221. The sign of maturity in Jesus is when we live not only the 'dont's of the Law' but live the 'do's of righteousness, submission and obedience to God's will' in our lives.

1222. The 'don'ts of the Law' form firm foundations, but walls and roofs of a godly house are built of submission to God's will.



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TUESDAY TEACHINGS

THIS WEEK: A REVELATION OF... DIVIDING THE WATERS continues

12 LESSONS TO BE LEARNED FROM ‘DIVIDING THE WATERS’ continued

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LAUGHING AT OURSELVES

***Blessed are those who can laugh at themselves for they shall never cease to be amused***

*** Those who can't laugh at themselves leave the job to others. ***


52. THE LATEST TRANSLATION
Nine year old Joey, was asked by his mother what he had learned in Sunday school.

"Well, Mom, our teacher told us how God sent Moses behind enemy lines on a rescue mission to lead the Israelites out of Egypt. When he got to the Red Sea, he had his engineers build a pontoon bridge and all the people walked across safely. Then he used his walkie-talkie to radio headquarters for reinforcements. They sent bombers to blow up the bridge and all the Israelites were saved."

"Now, Joey, is that really what your teacher taught you?" his mother asked.

"Well, no, Mom. But if I told it the way the teacher did, you'd never believe it!"


51. 'FOOL'
A minister was opening his mail one morning. Drawing a single sheet of paper from an envelope he found written on it only one word: 'FOOL'.

The next Sunday he announced, "I have known many people who have written letters and forgot to sign their name.

"But this week I received a letter from someone who signed his name but forgot to write a letter."

50. COULD THIS BE TRUE?
A British clergyman struggled along with a small congregation in a small neighbourhood. A commercial firm offered to supply free hymn books, provided they could insert a bit of discreet advertising into the hymnals. The pastor was reluctant but finally agreed. When the hymnals arrived, he eagerly examined them and was delighted to find no brash advertisements on or inside the covers.

The next Sunday, his flock began to sing from the hymnals. All went well until the third song, in which the congregation lifted their voices in unison to the melodious notes of:

Hark the herald angels sing,
Hanson's pills are just the thing;
Peace on earth and mercy mild,
Two for men and one for child.

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FACTS FOR FUN

LAST WEEKS QUESTION: Does your skin shrink in water?

ANSWER: If you spend time in water, you'll notice that the skin on your hands and feet appears to shrivel. But that's not because the skin is shrinking, rather that the skin is expanding from the absorption of water. The skin on our hands and feet is thicker, so when these areas of thicker skin become saturated, they expand. Because of their denseness, wrinkles appear and the skin becomes whiter with the increased water content. The thinner skin elsewhere in our body has more room to absorb water, so wrinkles take longer to appear. Surprisingly, skin does not wrinkle from seawater, seawater being so similar to the fluids in our body. (If we dry out can we get rid of ageing lines too?)

THIS WEEK'S QUESTION: What literary sisters used male names when they published their novels?

Answer Next Week.

SOME FUN FACTS

685. GENERATIONAL
General Douglas MacArthur was fired by Harry Truman in a dispute over the handling of the Korean War in 1951. His father had earlier been fired by President Taft for insubordination. One of his grandfathers had defied orders in the Battle of Missionary Ridge in the Civil War. (A feisty family!)

686. DELAYED BIRTH
Armadillos apparently can delay the due date of their delivery. Some female armadillos captured for research have given birth to babies up to almost two years after being captured, without male contact during that period. Normal gestation is much shorter but the female can delay implantation of the fertilised egg during times of stress. (But the inevitable does finally happen.)

687. APRIL FOOL - AGAIN!
In Scotland, April Fools' Day is called "Taily Day" and lasts two days, during which time pranks involving the posterior are played. (‘Behind’ the times!)


A WORD PUZZLE FOR YOU

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HOTELMAN

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PETS RULE

74. CAUTION
One of my dogs is a Chow. Chows are very prone to seizures and typically take phenobarb for their entire lives to keep this under control. When I recently picked up his prescription, which is made out to "Virgil Caine (Dog)", it had a sticker on it warning him that it "May cause drowsiness, Alcohol may intensify this effect, Use care when operating a car or dangerous machinery."

Needless to say, we no longer let him drive his dump truck. You can also bet there is no beer for him!

75. THE SECOND OPINION
A man runs into the vet's office carrying his dog, screaming for help. The vet rushes him back to an examination room and has him put his dog down on the examination table. The vet examines the still, limp body and after a few moments tells the man that his dog, regrettably, is dead. The man, clearly agitated and not willing to accept this, demands a second opinion.

The vet goes into the back room and comes out with a cat and puts the cat down next to the dog's body. The cat sniffs the body, walks from head to tail poking and sniffing the dog's body and finally looks at the vet and meows. The vet looks at the man and says, "I'm sorry, but the cat thinks that your dog is dead too."

The man is still unwilling to accept that his dog is dead.

The vet brings in a black Labrador. The lab sniffs the body, walks from head to tail, and finally looks at the vet and barks. The vet looks at the man and says, "I'm sorry, but the lab thinks your dog is dead too."

The man, finally resigned to the diagnosis, thanks the vet and asks how much he owes. The vet answers, "$650."

"$650 to tell me my dog is dead?" exclaimed the man....

"Well," the vet replies, "I would only have charged you $50 for my initial diagnosis. The additional $600 was for the cat scan and lab test."

76. FELINE FUN
What happened when the cat swallowed a silver dollar?
There was money in the kitty

What do you call a cat that travels by train to catch mice?
A com-mew-ter

What did the cat rest its head on when it went to sleep?
A Cat-er-pillow

What do you call a cat that likes to eat lemons?
A sour-puss

Sam: I wish I had enough money to buy one of those
pedigreed hairless Sphynx cats.
Bill: Why do you want one of those?
Sam: I don't - I just wish I had that much money.

77. ANIMAL ALPHABET
There's a little known animal that begins with the letter X. It's actually a Greek swordfish, spelled X-I-P-H-I-I-D-A-E, and it's pronounced ZIFF-EYE-IH-DEE. As Paul Harvey might say, "Now for the REST of the story." I'd like to present an ABC primer on animal puns.

AARDVARK a million miles to put 26 animal puns in alphabetical order. I'd BADGER you and I'd keep CARPing on the subject, until I have no i-DEERs left. I'd have no EGRETs, however, as I FERRET out more animal puns. If necessary, I'd even GOPHER broke. Some may say it's a HARE-brained attempt; but, IGUANA tell you, I'm no JACKASS -- and I KID you not. I'm not doing this for a LARK (although maybe just a MITE). So don't NAG me. In fact, you OTTER try to PARROT me. But don't QUAIL from the challenge. After all, you don't have to be a RACCOONteur. So just SALMON up some courage, before you take a TERN for the worse. Don't be afraid of people saying to you, "UNICORNiest person I know." Stop crying and VIPER nose. Then say, "WALLABY a son-of-a-gun," and start singing, "Zip-a-dee doo-dah, XIPHIIDAE ay." Soon you'll be a YAK-of-all-trades, and can put all of these animal puns in a book called "Who's ZOO."

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Cameron tells MPs: Christianity can make politicians good

David Cameron becomes first prime minister since Margaret Thatcher to join US-style prayer breakfast in Parliament

By John Bingham, Religious Affairs Editor, The Telegraph, London.

11:56AM BST 17 Jun 2014

David Cameron has insisted that being a Christian helps make him a better politician.

His comments came as he became the first prime minister since Margaret Thatcher to attend Britain’s national parliamentary “prayer breakfast”.

It follows a debate over Mr Cameron’s remarks earlier this year that Britain is still a “Christian country” and that followers of the faith should be unashamedly “evangelical” about their beliefs.

Ed Miliband, the Labour leader, who is an atheist, also attended alongside 80 MPs, 20 peers and almost 600 churchgoers, campaigners and lobbyists for the early morning gathering in the medieval Westminster Hall.

It is understood that the Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, was also invited but was unable to attend the event at which the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Rev Justin Welby, spoke about global Christianity.

The Attorney General, Dominic Grieve, read a lesson from the book of Isaiah and Conservative, Labour and Liberal Democrat MPs led prayers.

Mr Cameron, who sat at a table with Archbishop Welby, wrote a personal foreword to the programme for the event, saying that he believed Christianity could inspire politicians to “get out there and make a difference to people’s lives”.

He said the National Parliamentary Prayer Breakfast – modelled on an annual gathering in Washington DC which has been attended by every US president since Eisenhower – was a “special moment in the parliamentary calendar”.

“I believe very deeply that we should be confident in Britain about our status as a Christian country,” he said.

“So I think it is absolutely right that our Parliament should express this confidence through this annual prayer breakfast.

“Greater confidence in our Christianity can also inspire a stronger belief in our work as politicians to get out there and make a difference to people’s lives – and it should inspire our support for churches and faith organisations in the vital work they do in our society and around the world.

“Whatever our political parties and whatever our disagreements these are values we share.”

Mr Cameron’s remarks, in an article in Church Times earlier this year, that Britain is still a Christian country triggered a national debate about the status of religion.

Dozens of writers, scientists, philosophers and politicians responded with a letter to The Telegraph accusing Mr Cameron of sowing sectarianism and division by emphasising Christianity.

Keith Porteous Wood, of the National Secular Society, said: "Politicians are as entitled to their personal faith, or not to have a faith, as everyone else.

"When a PM agrees to attend a religious event of this kind, other political leaders even if not religious, will feel beholden to go too, which seems an imposition on them.

"No doubt the churches will consider this a coup, but it could backfire for the PM. The British public have never liked politicians wearing their religion on their sleeve, seen to be implying that they or their religion is better than others.

"As the proportion of non-Christians and non-believers rises, messages stressing cohesion would be far more appropriate."

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WAXING LYRICAL

As did King David and the other psalmists, we all go through ups and downs in life. This explains one of my harder downs, having been rejected by friends, followed by an up!

A PSALM

Of David
(Tait)

A cry of despair, trust and victory, during a time of difficulty in life.

Peering through the gloom,
All one can see is doom.
Mind in a place now, that can only see the worst,
No more, through the clouds, does the sun burst.
O Lord, my Lord, how did I miss your will!
Where are you Lord, my void to fill?
My God, My God, you seem so far away,
I so need you Lord, in my life today.

Together we did map out the road ahead,
Started on the journey, as I was led.
Travelled nicely along, until coming to a sharp bend,
Around the corner - suddenly - the road came to an end.
I screeched to a halt!
Hit by a thunderbolt!
My God, My God, this wasn't in the plan,
Is my way of you, or simply, my own man?

Those wise after the event say,
"We knew it would never work."
You should have said so yesterday!
Not stab me now, with my dirk!
Where can I hide?
Lost in my pride!
Hate being wrong!
It's not my song!
With back so sore, I'm hurt and dejected,
Did it helping those, who me rejected!
Life's a misery, that much I know,
To whom can I turn, where can I go!

But in you Lord, I put all my trust,
Without you, I am nothing but dust.
For Lord, You've always proved faithful to me,
Again, show me Your way Lord, help me to see.

The phone rings, once, twice, thrice,
An encouragement? That would be nice!
The voice on the phone settles my ruction,
By giving to me, a brand new introduction.
Back on the road, I see a mighty big change,
Where the road did end, is now an exchange,
A super-highway has been put into place,
I am back again, now running my race.

Your vision Lord, is much greater than mine,
Not surprising really, for You are divine!
As the Good Book says, Your ways are not my ways,
May I follow your path, through all my days.
For you Lord, know the road ahead,
Without you, I'm as good as dead.
I trust you with my life, my Master,
For you deliver me from disaster.
Forevermore I place my hands in Yours,
Lead me Lord, to fulfil your cause.

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A DAVID MUSING

I have a pastor friend in Nigeria, whom I haven't seen for round 10 years now, by the name of John. However my most memorable memory of him, is his habit of saying "sorry" in every second sentence - even though he has done nothing wrong. I call him Mr Sorry!

What reminded me of this is, as I write this PGIM later than normal today, I have had to say sorry a few times this morning/afternoon, in order to get my writing done for I have not been able to accept Skype calls, in order to get my work done. Also, in replying to a business email from someone whom we don't know, accusing us of sending something to her Facebook page. In reality, it was probably one of her friends sharing our Facebook post with her. Now I have just said sorry to my son, who has been with me doing some photography for our website. Now someone has just requested money to build a church in India. Sorry - again!

Either I am having a 'bad air day' (ie. lots of mistakes), or I have been saying sorry, when I haven't really been sorry at all! Just like my Nigerian friend 'Mr Sorry'.

Saying sorry, when we do something wrong, follows the teaching of Jesus. And part of the teaching is not to do the same thing again! The true meaning of repentance.

But we often say sorry when we are not really sorry at all. Just to be polite. But with some, such as my friend in Nigeria, saying sorry becomes a religious way of life, leading to, or caused by, a false sense of humility or an inferiority complex.

So, talking to myself today, let us say sorry when we genuinely are and truly desire to make amends, but not get in the habit of using it all the time, so that it becomes just a habit, ingrained within.

Hear endeth the lesson! Sorry! LOL!

So until next week.....

MAY GOD BLESS YOU AND YOU BLESS GOD

His servant and yours

David Tait

Today's 'Word Puzzle' Answer: METHANOL

TODAY'S 'BIBLE QUESTION' b. Jesus (Matthew 20:16)

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WALKING WITH JESUS MINISTRIES is a non-profit, non-denominational, Bible based ministry located in Hastings, New Zealand. A ministry dedicated to developing discipleship, fostering unity amongst God’s people to achieve the Great Commission, and in doing so, preparing for Christ’s return. It is securely based upon the foundational principles of the Apostles Creed while recognising the wide and rich diversity of beliefs amongst Christians in other areas. In accordance with the Lord’s direction, materials produced by the ministry are available, free of charge, to genuine enquirers upon request. The ministry is solely funded by donations, as the Lord provides. A list of materials available (plus some fun!) is obtainable and freely downloadable from our website
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Walking With Jesus Ministries
7 Bull Street
Ahuriri
Napier
New Zealand

Phone: (06) 835 0567 International (+64) 6 835 0567

Email: enquiries@wwj.org.nz
Web: wwj.org.nz

Our role is to bless and encourage those in ministry while promoting co-operation and unity of direction amongst the body of Christ, as emphasised 3 times by Jesus in His longest prayer, immediately prior to His arrest and crucifixion. "… so that they may be one as we are one." (John 17:12, 21, 23-4) Our website is currently being developed to encourage your participation one with another, to share resources, and to enable you to promote events and items of interest to the body as a whole – and have a smile while doing it!

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