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  • (Vanity, Long) A Campaign of Biblical Proportions, or, A Journey Through 1 Kings Part I

    08/20/2012 10:51:42 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 11 replies
    The velveted paws of the typing tabby ^ | 08-21-2012 | grey_whiskers
    Note 1: I make reference to some Biblical passages in this article. While I am indeed Christian, I disclaim any resemblance to prophecy or interpretation thereof in this essay. Still less am I interested at this point in raising any issues of the mostly Protestant GOP base vs. the Mormon faith of Romney, or the putative crypto-Muslim faith of Obama. The passage given merely provides a convenient literary/historical comparison, and a lead-in of sorts to Part II. Note 2: Dates are approimate; any pedants who want to quibble are missing the point. Besides, it's past my bedtime. It has been...
  • Breakthrough: Electronic Circuits That Are Integrated With Your Skin

    08/19/2012 2:02:39 PM PDT · by GiovannaNicoletta · 19 replies ^ | August 19, 2012 | Robert Gonzalez
    A team of engineers today announced a discovery that could change the world of electronics forever. Called an "epidermal electronic system" (EES), it's basically an electronic circuit mounted on your skin, designed to stretch, flex, and twist — and to take input from the movements of your body. EES is a leap forward for wearable technologies, and has potential applications ranging from medical diagnostics to video game control and accelerated wound-healing. Engineers John Rogers and Todd Coleman, who worked on the discovery, tell io9 it's a huge step towards erasing the divide that separates machine and human. Coleman and Rogers...
  • The Price of Liberty, Part 2: A Declaration of Dependence

    08/19/2012 9:00:05 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies ^ | August 19, 2012 | Michael Youssef
    Last week, I introduced a new series, titled: The Price of Liberty. In this series, I address the troubling changes occurring in our country, why they are happening, and what to do about them. America, in her generosity and kindness, has always opened her doors to immigrants like me. I am most thankful and appreciative for that. I also want to assure you that many modern-day immigrants want the America envisioned by her Founding Fathers. We want the America of which George Washington said, “It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.” We want...
  • The Eucharist -- John 6

    08/18/2012 9:13:06 PM PDT · by Salvation · 219 replies ^ | 2009 | CatholicThinker
    The EucharistAll Christians know what "the Eucharist" is - virtually all celebrate it in some form.  Yet the teachings regarding it, and consequently the emphasis put upon it, by the Catholic Church (and the Orthodox, who share the same theology and same apostolic priesthood), is probably the single most important differentiation between Catholicism and Protestantism.In this document I will demonstrate that the early Christian Church believed in the Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist, centered their faith lives on this (the Mass), that Scripture completely and fully supports the Catholic teachings, and that virtually every Church Father of...
  • Genuine Prayer we can all say for President Obama

    08/15/2012 12:53:01 PM PDT · by JOHN ADAMS · 15 replies
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    PRAY FOR YOUR PRESIDENT ! My wife and I were in slow-moving traffic the other day and We were stopped behind a car that had an unusual Obama Bumper sticker on it. It read: "Pray for Obama. Psalm 109:8". When we got home my wife got out the Bible and opened it Up to the scripture. She started laughing & laughing. Then she Read it to me. I couldn't believe what it said. I had a good Laugh, too. Psalm 109:8 ~ "Let his days be few and brief; And let others step forward to replace him." At last --...
  • Why Did the Jews Reject Christianity?

    08/12/2012 9:20:00 PM PDT · by Phinneous · 304 replies
    The ^ | 8/1/2010 | Rabbi Joseph Isaac Jacobson
    A Jewish class on why Jews do not accept Christianity. I post for Jews to self-educate and for Christians to understand the Jewish point of view--not that it matters (that they do.)
  • Israel Assured U.S. will Join War on Its Side – Report

    08/13/2012 12:28:07 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 40 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 13/8/12 | Gil Ronen
    Israel has received assurances from the administration of Barack Obama, as well as the camp of Republican presumptive nominee, Mitt Romney, that the United States will join a war against Iran on Israel's side, if such a war breaks out. The daily newspaper Maariv reported Monday that the assurances were delivered in secret messages to senior officials in the bureau of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, from officials close to Obama and from Romney political advisors as well as Republicans who served in senior roles in former administrations and are expected to serve in important roles again if Romney is elected....
  • Israel texts to warn of missile strikes

    08/13/2012 1:31:31 AM PDT · by bruinbirdman · 11 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 8/12/2012
    A nationwide SMS system for warning the public of an imminent missile attack was being tested in Israel on Sunday as new intelligence on a possible strike on Iran was leaked. With front page stories in two papers suggesting Tehran had made progress towards the manufacture and assembly of a nuclear warhead, Israel's Home Front Command began final tests of a public warning system which is expected to be operational by September. "The Home Front Command will today start conducting nationwide testing of the 'Personal Message' alert system, which will end on Thursday," said a statement indicating that SMS texts...
  • The Al Smith dinner: the cardinal and the tax collector

    08/12/2012 4:09:04 PM PDT · by Salvation · 47 replies ^ | August 09, 2012 | Phil Lawler
    The Al Smith dinner: the cardinal and the tax collector By Phil Lawler (bio - articles - send a comment) | August 09, 2012 9:36 AM Jesus ate with tax collectors. And Cardinal Dolan plans to eat with President Obama—who, Chief Justice Roberts tells us, has imposed a “tax” on employers who refuse to subsidize contraception. But there’s a difference.When Jesus sat with tax collectors, the dinners were private. They were not “photo ops” for political candidates. The Lord could speak directly to the hearts of his dining companions, and convert them. Remember, St. Matthew left the tax-collecting business to...
  • Is It True Jesus Never Addressed Same Sex Marriage?

    08/12/2012 1:27:48 PM PDT · by CHRISTIAN DIARIST · 51 replies
    Between the Times ^ | August 8, 2012 | Daniel Akin
    Today it is popular among those promoting same sex marriage to say that Jesus never addressed the issue, that He was silent on the subject. Those who affirm the historical and traditional understanding of marriage between a man and woman often are admonished to go and read more carefully the Bible. If we do so we are told we will see that Jesus never addressed the issue. So, the question that I want to raise is, “Is this assertion correct?” Is it indeed the fact that Jesus never addresses the issue of same sex marriage? When one goes to the...
  • Jesus on Marriage: Matthew 19:4-9: "Between male and female" [only]

    08/10/2012 12:37:53 AM PDT · by topher · 17 replies
    Bible: King James Version and NIV Version + plus vanity | August 10, 2012
    Matthew 19:4-9 King James Version: 4 And he answered and said unto them, Have ye not read, that he which made them at the beginning made them male and female, 5 And said, For this cause shall a man leave father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife: and they twain shall be one flesh? 6 Wherefore they are no more twain, but one flesh. What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder. 7 They say unto him, Why did Moses then command to give a writing of divorcement, and to put her away? 8 He...
  • ZOT> Luther lovingly corrects the radical Chick-fil-A dominionists

    08/02/2012 9:09:44 AM PDT · by Downyoceanhon · 17 replies
    You Tube ^ | August 2, 2012 | downyoceanhon
  • Ahmadinejad: World forces must annihilate Israel

    08/02/2012 12:41:41 PM PDT · by yoe · 29 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | August 2, 2012 | JOANNA PARASZCZUK
    n a speech published on his website Thursday, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said the ultimate goal of world forces must be the annihilation of Israel. Speaking to ambassadors from Islamic countries ahead of 'Qods Day' ('Jerusalem Day'), an annual Iranian anti-Zionist event established in 1979 by Ayatollah Khomeini and which falls this year on August 17, Ahmadinejad said that a "horrible Zionist current" had been managing world affairs for "about 400 years." Repeating traditional anti-Semitic slurs, the Iranian president accused "Zionists" of controlling the world's media and financial systems. It was Zionists, he said, who were “behind the scene of...
  • Catholic Word of the Day: CANON, 07-30-12

    07/30/2012 8:25:41 AM PDT · by Salvation · 2 replies ^ | 07-30-12 | Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary
    Featured Term (selected at random):CANON An established rule for guidance, a standard, or a list of such rules: 1. in biblical usage the catalogue of inspired writings known as the Old and New Testaments, identified as such by the Church; 2. in ecclesiastical usage, a short definition of some dogmatic truth, with attached anathema, made as a rule by general councils; 3. the Eucharistic Prayer, which is the essential part of the Sacrifice of the Mass. In religious life, certain orders of men with specific duties often attached to a particular church, shrine, or ecclesiastical function; 4. in music a...
  • White House can’t name Israel’s capital

    US White House spokesman Jay Carney refused to state the US position on the location of Israel’s capital during a press briefing, Thursday, despite several requests for clarification from a pair of reporters. The exchange, caught on video and uploaded to YouTube, quickly made the cyberspace rounds as the latest example of world bodies’ refusal to name Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. In the video, a female reporter asks about the administration’s position on the capital of Israel, as several other reporters lightly chuckle. “I haven’t gotten that question in a while,” Carney responds. “Our position has not changed.”...
  • Sackcloth&Ashes: Obama CONFIRMS COVENANT on TISHA B'Av The 9th of Av A day of CALAMITY!

    07/27/2012 9:21:52 PM PDT · by TaraP · 39 replies
    Youtube ^ | July 27th, 2012
    Please watch this video! HAS ISRAEL ENTERED INTO A COVENANT WITH DEATH ON JULY 27, 2012 THE 9TH OF AV??? H.R. 4133: United States-Israel Enhanced Security Cooperation Act of 2012 Because ye have said, We have made a covenant with death, and with hell are we at agreement; when the overflowing scourge shall pass through, it shall not come unto us: for we have made lies our refuge, and under falsehood have we hid ourselves: Isa 28:15 BREAKING NEWS 7/27 Obama SIGNS bill to STRENGTHEN SECURITY cooperation with Israel H.R. 4133, the United States-Israel Enhanced Security Cooperation Act of...

    07/27/2012 2:27:56 PM PDT · by wmfights · 67 replies
    Baptist Bible Believer's Website ^ | 1926 | W. H. Griffith Thomas
    CHAPTER ONE STRUCTURE AND HISTORY OF THE BIBLE OUR English version, and probably most of the translations of the Bible, consists of sixty-six Books, thirty-nine in the Old Testament and twenty-seven in the New, and is regarded with special consideration by all Christians because it is held to be the record of the divine religion of Redemption. The Old Testament shows how this religion was prepared through many centuries; the New tells how it was at length provided and proclaimed. The keynote of the former is, therefore, Preparation, and this is twofold: - The preparation of the Redeemer for the...
  • Fifty Shades Of Business

    07/25/2012 10:24:59 AM PDT · by Robwin · 2 replies
    Forbes ^ | 7/25/2012 | Steve Cooper
    ...the Damson Dene Hotel [London], a 40-bedroom retreat that has made the bold decision to replace the Gideon Bible in each room with the smash hit “Fifty Shades of Grey” by E. L. James. On his blog Innkeeper Jonathan Denby explained the decision noting the world is a more secular place, no one reads the bible (some even dislike that it’s in their room), and that “Fifty Shades of Grey” is something everyone seems to want to read at the moment.
  • Origins of Messianic Expectation

    07/23/2012 10:07:12 PM PDT · by Jandy on Genesis · 17 replies
    Just Genesis ^ | Jan. 15, 2011 | Alice C. Linsley
    The Horite caste of rulers controlled the trade routes from the Sahara to India at a time when the Sahara, Arabia and Mesopotamia were wetter. Commerce moved along the rivers which were interconnected in the late Holocene. The Horites served as shrine and temple attendants. They interceded for others and offered sacrifice. Job offered sacrifice daily for the sins of his own family. At the end of the book, Job prays for his kinsmen Eliphaz, Zophar and Bildad. This is reminiscent of Abraham praying for Abimelech and his household (Gen. 20:17,18). Purity was an essential trait of the Horite priest....
  • Israeli Parlaiment Member Rips Up New Testament

    07/21/2012 3:08:36 PM PDT · by NYer · 85 replies
    NC Register ^ | July 19, 2012 | Patrick Archbold
    Remember a while back when some Florida pastor with a bad mustache and worse manners threatened and then ultimately burned a Koran? I am sure you do. It had plenty of two things, media coverage and body count. There is another story that is likely to have neither of those things, mercifully. The Bible Society in Israel sent some copies of the New Testament to members of the Israeli Knesset with a note that said "We hope the book will help you and illuminate your way.” MK Michael Ben Ari, with better facial hair than the aforementioned Florida Pastor but...
  • Two-Year-Old Bible Study for Homeless at McDonald's No Longer Welcomed

    07/16/2012 10:42:04 AM PDT · by Houmatt · 111 replies ^ | 7-15-12 | Alex Murashko
    Christian ministry leader Dawn Martinez was told she could no longer hold the twice-a-week Bible studies she has taught for homeless people for the last two years inside a McDonald's in Camden, N.J. A night manager at the fast food restaurant told her last week that a customer had filed a complaint. Martinez wonders if it could have been because of the topic briefly discussed at one point last Monday – the Muslim faith. The 33-year-old, who began the ministry to transients and drug addicts two years ago, describes the Bible study group's last meeting on Monday. "It was a...
  • Chick-fil-A president: Gay marriage is ‘inviting God’s judgment on our nation’

    07/18/2012 12:42:50 PM PDT · by Former Fetus · 85 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 7/18/2012
    Dan Cathy, the president and chief operating officer of popular fast food chain Chick-fil-A, said in a radio interview this week that legalizing same-sex marriage is “inviting God’s judgment on our nation.” Appearing on “The Ken Coleman Show,” Cathy spoke of his company’s pride in its socially conservative character, but then offered an assessment of same-sex marriage that might lose the chain a few customers. “I think we are inviting God’s judgment on our nation when we shake our fist at Him and say, ‘We know better than you as to what constitutes a marriage,’” said Cathy.
  • What is Biblical Prophecy? What Biblical Prophecy is NOT, and What It Really IS

    07/14/2012 10:36:38 AM PDT · by Salvation · 37 replies ^ | February 12, 2012. | Felix Just, S.J., Ph.D.
    What is Biblical Prophecy?by Felix Just, S.J., Ph.D.  Introduction: What Biblical Prophecy is NOT, and What It Really IS:Contrary to what many fundamentalist preachers or late-night radio hosts would have you believe, biblical prophecy is not primarily about "predicting the future" or finding clues in the Bible that correspond to people or events in our own day and age! The prophets of Ancient Israel did not look into some kind of crystal ball and see events happening thousands of years after their own lifetimes. The books they wrote do not contain hidden coded messages for people living in the 20th...
  • Fifty shades of grey forcing Bible to take a back seat:

    07/13/2012 11:34:14 AM PDT · by Morgana · 41 replies
    Mail online ^ | 7.31.2012 | Bianca London
    FULL TITLE: Fifty shades of grey forcing Bible to take a back seat: Enterprising hotel manager replaces Gideons bible with copies of the racy novel It is the erotic thriller that has had blushing women rushing to the book store for their fix of 'mummy porn.' With sales totting up to 1m books and ebooks per week and the author herself netting approximately Ł862,069 per week for the 20 million copies sold worldwide, it seems that Fifty Shades of Grey is the novel of the year. One hotel manager certainly thinks so and he is swopping the Gideon bible, famed...
  • Israel is on its own in war against terrorism

    07/13/2012 7:57:41 AM PDT · by Former Fetus · 26 replies
    Jewish World Review ^ | 7/13/2012 | Diana West
    The Washington Free Beacon reported this week on the continuing omission of Israel from a U.S.-sponsored organization called the Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF). At a recent forum meeting in Spain, Maria Otero, U.S. undersecretary of state for civilian security, democracy and human rights, delivered a speech titled "Victims of Terrorism," but, in her roll call of victims, she didn't mention Israel. The conference at which she spoke was described as a "high-level conference on the victims of terrorism," but Israel wasn't a participant. It bears repeating because it is so fantastic: At an international conference devoted to victims of terrorism,...
  • 'Everything is happening according to this biblical template'

    07/12/2012 8:57:26 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 45 replies
    WND ^ | July 12, 2012 | Unknown
    Author of 'Isaiah 9:10 Judgment' interviewed on American Family Radio It may be scary and it may be eerie, but events in America today are following a biblical pattern of warnings of a coming judgment, according to the author of “The Harbinger,” which has been No. 1 among Christian books since it was released last winter. In its film form, the message has been No. 1 among all Christian videos since it debuted as “The Isaiah 9:10 Judgment” in March. Author Jonathan Cahn, in an interview with American Family Radio, explained that the template was created when God issued a...
  • Proverbs 12

    07/12/2012 6:45:24 AM PDT · by OneVike · 5 replies
    Bible ^ | God via Solomon
    The House of the Righteous Shall Stand         1 Whoever loves instruction loves knowledge,         But he who hates correction is stupid.         2 A good man obtains favor from the LORD,         But a man of wicked intentions He will condemn.         3 A man is not established by wickedness,         But the root of the righteous cannot be moved.         4 An excellent[1] wife is the crown of her husband,         But she who causes shame is like rottenness in his bones.         5 The thoughts of the righteous are right,         But the counsels of the...
  • Atheist Calls Out Pastor on Gays Can Go to Heaven Comments

    07/10/2012 9:21:34 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 38 replies
    The Christian Post ^ | 7-11-2012 | Lillian Kwon
    An atheist has called out a Christian pastor for ignoring Bible passages condemning homosexuality to argue that gays can go to heaven. "If Christians support that (putting LGBT individuals on equal footing), that's great, but it's going to happen in spite of what the Bible says, not because of it," said Hemant Mehta, also known as the Friendly Atheist, in a recent blog post. Mehta was referring to commentary written by Pastor Craig Gross, founder of Gross suggested that there will be gays in heaven just as there will be fat people and other sinners. "Why do they (religious...
  • Islamist Group Vows To “Wipe Christianity From The Face Of The Earth"

    07/08/2012 3:06:09 PM PDT · by CaptainKrunch · 91 replies
    Weasel Zippers ^ | July 8, 2012 | Zip
    A Muslim group has released its plan to “wipe Christianity from the face of the earth,” Islamize the West and establish an Islamic system of world government – placing those who resist “under a police state.”The 23-page booklet, “The Global Islamic Civilization: The Power of a Nation Revived,” is the brainchild of the United Muslim Nations International, a group led by Sheik Farook al-Mohammedi. The document outlines a plan for Muslim world domination and the re-establishment of the Caliphate.Al-Mohammedi leaves no doubt about his view of Christianity.“Christianity should be destroyed and wiped from the face of the earth,” al-Mohammedi said....
  • Ambassadorship

    07/08/2012 9:05:44 AM PDT · by Bigtigermike
    The Basics ^ | Sunday July 8, 2012 | Gene Cunningham
    Therefore from now on we recognize no man according to the flesh; even though we have known Christ according to the flesh, yet now we know Him thus no longer. Therefore, if any man is in Christ, he is a new creature; the old things passed away; behold, new things have come. Now all these things are from God, who reconciled us to Himself through Christ, and gave us the ministry of reconciliation, namely that God was in Christ reconciling the world to Himself, not counting their trespasses against them, and He has committed to us the word of reconciliation....
  • Man Facing Jail For Hosting Home Bible Study

    07/06/2012 8:17:04 PM PDT · by Penn4God · 75 replies
    FoxNews Radio ^ | 7/6/2012 | Todd Starnes
    A Phoenix man has been sentenced to 60 days in jail after he refused to stop hosting Bible studies in the privacy of his home – in violation of the city’s building code laws.
  • Woman accused of hitting pastor in the head with a Bible

    07/06/2012 6:04:44 PM PDT · by Gamecock · 68 replies
    WLOX ^ | Jul 04, 2012 | Janice Broach
    A woman is accused of using God's word as a weapon against her pastor in their Mid-South church. A 63-year-old church member used a Bible to hit the pastor in the head after he told her and other members to leave or he would call the Sheriff. "He's got the demon in him," Ina Garrett said. Ina Garrett, a life-long member of Mount Zion Baptist Church in Selmer, decided to knock that demon out of pastor Leon Taylor. "One of the older church members came up and struck the pastor with a Bible," McNairy County Sheriff Guy Buck said. "I...
  • Following-Truth:5 Facts That Must Be Ignored BeforeAccusing CatholicsOf “Mary Worship”[Cath & Open]

    07/03/2012 4:52:59 PM PDT · by Salvation · 133 replies
    Following the ^ | Jun 19th, 2012 | Gary Zimak
    5 Facts That Must Be Ignored Before Accusing Catholics Of “Mary Worship”! Jun 19th, 2012by Gary Zimak. I love the Blessed Mother! There…I said it and I’m glad I did! As a Catholic, I’m so blessed to be a member of the Church that truly honors and respects the Mother of my Lord and Savior. I must admit that, even though I’m a cradle Catholic, I didn’t always feel this way. In fact, for most of my life I didn’t understand Mary’s role or care about her too much. What a mistake! Now, after several recent accusations of “Mary worship”...
  • Rock Hill woman must read Bible as part of her sentence

    07/02/2012 5:44:51 PM PDT · by gitmo · 22 replies
    Charlotte Observer ^ | Jun. 30, 2012 | Shawn Cetrone
    After Cassandra Belle Tolley pleaded guilty to driving drunk and crashing into a car, seriously injuring two people, a South Carolina judge sentenced her to eight years in jail followed by five years of probation and substance abuse counseling. Circuit Court Judge Michael Nettles also included another order in the sentence, one that’s much less common. Tolley of Rock Hill must read the Old Testament book of Job and write a summary. It’s a rare ruling, according to legal experts. Similar sentences have raised constitutional concerns, but Tolley’s case is special. “Under normal circumstances, the judge wouldn’t have the authority...
  • Maliki: Iraq welcomes ties with all nations except Israel

    07/01/2012 12:18:22 PM PDT · by bayouranger · 17 replies ^ | 01JUL12 | Robert Specer
    This is what our troops fought and died for. This is what we expended billions for: a Jew-hating, rapidly Islamizing client state of Iran. "Baghdad welcomes all relations but rejects ties with Israel: Iraqi PM," from Al Arabiya, July 1 (thanks to Kenneth): Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki said on Saturday that Baghdad does not discriminate against countries but said he rejected forming any ties with Israel. Maliki was giving a speech on Political Prisoner Day in Baghdad, when he said that other countries should respect his government and political process. “Our non-partisan approach with other countries in the world...
  • Birth Control and Baptists

    07/01/2012 1:18:00 AM PDT · by stpio · 195 replies
    R. Albert Mohler, Jr., President of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary isn't sure if Birth Control is a sin. Watch this Vortex. The problem with Protestantism, you get to decide.
  • Putin praises Palestinians’ ‘responsible’ stance in peace negotiations

    06/26/2012 5:42:59 AM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 9 replies
    AP ^ | June 26, 2012
    Visiting Russian President Vladimir Putin praised his Palestinian counterpart Tuesday for what he said was a “responsible” position in negotiations with Israel, frozen for nearly four years, and said Russia has no problem recognizing a Palestinian state. Mr. Putin also offered veiled criticism of Israel, saying unilateral actions — an apparent reference to continued Israeli settlement expansion on war-won land — is not constructive. Mr. Putin spoke at the end of a visit to the biblical West Bank town of Bethlehem, with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas by his side. Mr. Putin inaugurated a Russian cultural and language centre in Bethlehem...
  • Does Obama Mock the Bible ? (video)

    06/24/2012 4:03:36 PM PDT · by djone · 5 replies
    Moonbattery ^ | 6.24.2012 | DAVE BLOUNT
    "Pundits identify themselves as card-carrying members of the establishment when they dutifully argue that Obama is a Christian. But black liberation theology — race hatred blended with Marxism under a thin veneer of mysticism — is hardly Christianity. Does this guy sound like a Christian?"
  • The South is Right!

    06/23/2012 7:52:50 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 157 replies
    Nolan Chart ^ | May 25, 2012 | Mark Voge
    150 years after the great divide in America, reality seems to be proving that the South was right on everything but slavery, lets look! The Kennedy brothers, Donnie and Ron shook book stores across the land when their book The South Was Right boldly proclaimed a view which asserts that the original founders of America were right, and Lincoln and the progressives were wrong! The Kennedy twins are intelligent, educated, successful southerners who focused their intellects on researching the politics and economics of the ante bellum era and found considerable evidence that the South was right. It's a terrific book...
  • How To Tell A Liberal From The Rest Of America...

    06/22/2012 3:43:32 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 6 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 6-22-12 | The Looking Spoon
    Not to say this is the only way, but it's a good one.
  • Course on Grace: Grace Considered Extensively, Grace in the Old Testament [Catholic and Open]

    06/16/2012 1:46:24 PM PDT · by Salvation · 3 replies ^ | 1998 | Fr. John A. Hardon, S.J
    Course on Grace by Fr. John A. Hardon, S.J.CONTENTS INTRODUCTION PART ONE: GRACE CONSIDERED EXTENSIVELY I.  Why Grace? II.  What Is Grace? III.  Grace to the Angels IV.  Grace to Adam V.  Grace in the Old Testament VI.  Grace to Christ VII.  Justification in the New Testament Chapter V. Grace in the Old Testament Justification in the Old Testament. Justification may be described simply as the acquisition of sanctifying grace (or of infused justice). If a man is in the state of sin (original or mortal) justification will mean for him a transition from the state of sin and...
  • Jerusalem to become Egypt’s capital under (Muslim Brotherhood) Mursi’s rule, says Muslim cleric

    06/09/2012 12:41:13 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 18 replies
    Al-Arabiya ^ | Thursday, 07 June 2012 | Abeer Tayel
    If Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohammed Mursi became president, Egypt’s new capital will no more be Cairo, but the new capital will be Jerusalem, a prominent Egyptian cleric said at a presidential campaign rally, which was aired by an Egyptian private TV channel. “Our capital shall not be Cairo, Mecca or Medina. It shall be Jerusalem with God’s will. Our chants shall be: ‘millions of martyrs will march towards Jerusalem’,” prominent cleric Safwat Hagazy said, according to the video aired by Egypt’s religious Annas TV on Tuesday. The video went viral after being posted on YouTube—accompanied by English subtitles by Memri...
  • Chariots in Red Sea: 'Irrefutable evidence'

    06/07/2012 6:56:12 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 80 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | June 7th, 2012 | Joe Kovacs
    A news report that stunned the world nine years ago about the discovery of possible ancient chariot wheels at the bottom of the Red Sea is suddenly gaining fresh attention with new video claiming “irrefutable evidence” that corroborates the find. In June 2003, WND interviewed Bible enthusiasts who dove the waters of the Red Sea, alleging they found and photographed parts of chariots that may be the actual remains of the catastrophe brought upon the Egyptian army which pursued the Israelites, according to the Book of Exodus in the Bible. “I am 99.9 percent sure I picked up a chariot...
  • Obama worried PA not interested in peace

    06/06/2012 5:20:31 AM PDT · by SJackson · 27 replies
    JTA ^ | 06/06/2012
    US President tells meeting of Orthodox Jewish leadership that his support falls with Israel when it comes to peace. WASHINGTON -- US President Barack Obama is worried that Palestinian leadership was no longer as interested in advancing toward peace, he said in a conversation with Orthodox Jewish leaders on Tuesday. During the conversation, an Orthodox Union (OU) official asked Obama what lessons he had learned about promoting Israeli-Palestinian peace, considering how his first two years in office had been marked by tensions with Israel. When it came to Israel, Obama asked the group not to doubt his "fidelity" to their...
  • Putin to meet Iran's Ahmadinejad in China: Kremlin

    06/04/2012 5:25:58 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 13 replies
    Yahoo ^ | June 2, 2012 | AFP
    Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet his Iranian counterpart Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on the sidelines of a summit in Beijing next week as tensions rise over Tehran's nuclear drive, a Kremlin official said. "Meeting Ahmadinejad will let Putin personally feel the tension around the Iranian issue and how it is perceived in Tehran," Kremlin foreign policy aide Yury Ushakov told reporters last week in comments that were embargoed for release until Sunday. Putin and Ahmadinejad agreed to meet over the phone and the initiative came "from both sides," Ushakov said. The meeting will come as Russia prepares to host the latest...
  • The 17 Most Misused Verses in the Bible

    06/03/2012 2:40:11 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 32 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 06/02/2012 | Trevin Wax
    The 17 Most Misused Verses in the Bible By Trevin Wax Last weekend, I read a helpful book by Eric Bargerhuff titled The Most Misused Verses in the Bible: Surprising Ways God’s Word Is Misunderstood (Bethany House, 2012). Eric takes the reader through 17 often misquoted verses and helps us see their proper meaning and application.Since some of these misinterpretations are more damaging than others, Eric doesn’t recommend we run to correct people who innocently mis-apply the passages. He does recommend, however, that pastors and teachers take special care to avoid the common mistakes that lead to misuse.I should note that...
  • Poll: Almost half in U.S. creationist

    06/02/2012 9:30:25 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 39 replies
    PRINCETON, N.J., June 2 (UPI) -- The percentage of U.S. residents who believe God created human beings less than 10,000 years ago has changed little in the past 30 years, a Gallup poll says. In a report Friday, the Gallup organization said 46 percent held that view in the most recent poll. In 1982, when Gallup first asked the question, the percentage was 44 percent and the average over the years has been 45 percent. The poll was conducted for USA Today. Almost one-third, 32 percent, said humans have evolved over millions of years with divine guidance, down from an...
  • The problem with snake-handling: it's not in the Bible

    06/01/2012 1:01:23 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 81 replies
    Renew America ^ | 1June2012 | Bryan Fischer
    Two days ago, the Washington Post published a lengthy story on snake-handling pastor Mack Wolford, who died Sunday night from, well, a snakebite he got in church. Wolford cited Mark 16:17-18 as the source for his practice of handling rattlesnakes, water moccasins, copperheads and other venomous snakes. And Mark 16:18 does seem clear: "they will pick up serpents with their hands; and if they drink any deadly poison, it will not hurt them." There's only one problem: Mark 16:18 is not in the Bible. The last 12 verses of Mark's gospel were added sometime after the original gospel began to...
  • Soldiers Deck of Cards

    05/28/2012 7:47:04 AM PDT · by Mechanicos · 3 replies
    You Tube ^ | Jan 7, 2012 | Justin Flom
  • Morality Counts in a Candidate

    05/27/2012 8:18:50 AM PDT · by Guido2012 · 7 replies
    Set Our Children Free ^ | 5/26/2012 | Tony Caruso
    You can always judge the merits of a cause by the means used to advance that cause. If lying and deceit are part and parcel of making the case, then the cause is unworthy. On the other hand, the truth needs no defense, nor does it need false advertising. It will eventually prevail – and it will prevail to the extent that we are willing to pledge our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honor to it. Keep this in mind as the presidential campaign heats up.