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  • United Methodist Church to respond to rumors that it is about to split over gay equality

    05/17/2016 9:40:18 AM PDT · by xzins · 162 replies
    Washington Post ^ | May 17, 2016 | Michelle Boorstein
    The United Methodist Church is considering splitting over the full acceptance of gay members, according to reports by top clergy and advocacy groups. Church officials say the president of the Council of Bishops will address the rumor Tuesday in Portland, Ore., where the denomination is holding a major convention. The rumors about the United States’ third-largest faith group began spreading on social media Monday night, when some prominent pastors reportedly told crowds in Portland that a plan is in the works. Details about what the plan entails and who was on board with it were unconfirmed. United Methodist Church spokeswoman...
  • Understanding Biblical Judgment Language

    04/10/2016 6:00:17 PM PDT · by grumpa · 18 replies
    Prophecy Questions Blog ^ | April 2, 1016 | Charles S. Meek
    BIBLIANO and AMIGO: Discussions on Eschatology (Lesson #7, Understanding Biblical Judgment Language) AMIGO: I know we covered the New Heaven and New earth in previous lessons, but I just can’t get past 2 Peter 3. Aren’t you terrified of a coming destruction of the universe? BIBLIANO: As we discussed in detail, my friend, contrary to popular opinion, 2 Peter 3 is not at all about the destruction of the planet or the universe. AMIGO: Wow. Yes, you convinced me the New Heaven and New Earth is about the change of the covenants. But 2 Peter 3 just SOUNDS so much...
  • Gospel by o7jimmy

    01/04/2016 7:25:13 AM PST · by Revski · 8 replies
    Revski (o7jimmy) Youtube Ministy ^ | 1/4/2016 | Revski (o7jimmy)
    Animated with a happy pig resting in dirt, who does not want a bath. Also a, Merlin Falcon in flight, also none as a pigeon hawk in North America, quoting biblical scriptures and a South American, Colombian Parakeet (Perija) that is listed as critically endangered, threatened species, quoting biblical scriptures. I sing A-Capella the hymn, Are You Washed In The Blood, written by; Elisha A, Hoffman.
  • Are You Washed In The Blood ?

    12/16/2015 2:52:23 AM PST · by Revski
    Revski (o7jimmy) Youtube Ministy ^ | 12/16/2015 | Revski (o7jimmy)
    This video is animated with a happy pig resting in dirt or mud, who does not want a bath. Also a, Merlin Falcon in flight, is a small species of falcon from the Northern Hemisphere. A bird of prey once known colloquially as a pigeon hawk in North America, quoting biblical scriptures. Also a Bengal tiger, also called the Royal Bengal tiger, is the most numerous tiger subspecies. It is the national animal of both India and Bangladesh. A South American, Colombian Parakeet (Perija) that is listed as critically endangered and is a threatened species, quoting biblical scriptures. The hymn,...
  • Animals & The Gospel

    12/07/2015 8:41:55 AM PST · by Revski · 2 replies
    Revski (o7jimmy) Youtube Ministy ^ | 12/07/2015 | Revski (o7jimmy)
    This is an animation of a Bengal tiger, also called the Royal Bengal tiger, is the most numerous tiger subspecies. It is the national animal of both India and Bangladesh. Merlin Falcon in flight, is a small species of falcon from the Northern Hemisphere. A bird of prey once known colloquially as a pigeon hawk in North America. A South American, Colombian Parakeet (Perija) that is listed as critically endangered and is a threatened species is quoting biblical scriptures. With a few of my pet animals, I put together this inspiring animated video. I sing A-Capella the song, Are Your...
  • Eternal Life in Christ Jesus

    11/25/2015 8:35:19 PM PST · by Revski
    Revski (o7jimmy) Youtube Ministy ^ | 11/25/2015 | Revski (o7jimmy)
    On my bike exercising in the morning in North Florida, at the grave site of a little girl, about 7 years old that was murdered and tossed into a trash receptacle and found in a landfill. http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/02/03/suspect-in-murder-florida-girl-somer-thompson-may-avoid-trial-with-plea-deal/
  • Lamb of God Died for Us

    11/25/2015 10:11:19 AM PST · by Revski
    Revski (o7jimmy) Youtube Ministy ^ | 11/25/2015 | Revski (o7jimmy)
    On my bike exercising in the morning in North Florida, at the grave site of a little girl, abut 6 years old that was murdered and tossed into a trash receptacle, made this video. After singing a short verse of the hymn, Blessed Assurance, I tell how to come to the Lord and make peace with Him from our sin.
  • Come to Jesus Make Peace

    11/24/2015 7:16:11 AM PST · by Revski · 5 replies
    Revski (o7jimmy) Youtube Ministy ^ | 11/24/2015 | Revski (o7jimmy)
    While on my bike exercising in the morning in North Florida, I made this short video of me singing one verse of the song, “Blessed Assurance” and tell how to come to the Lord and make peace with Him from our sin. Sorry for back ground noise, this video was done near a busy highway.
  • Bengal Tiger & Jungle Friends

    11/22/2015 4:44:45 PM PST · by Revski · 2 replies
    Revski (o7jimmy) Youtube Ministy ^ | 11/22/2015 | Revski (o7jimmy)
    I wish all a very happy and blessed Thanks Giving and upcoming Holidays. This is an animation of a Bengal tiger, also called the Royal Bengal tiger, is the most numerous tiger subspecies. It is the national animal of both India and Bangladesh. By 2011, the total population was estimated at fewer than 2,500 individuals with a decreasing trend. Merlin Falcon in flight, is a small species of falcon from the Northern Hemisphere. A bird of prey once known colloquially as a pigeon hawk in North America. A South American, Colombian Parakeet (Perija) that is listed as critically endangered and...
  • Biblical Text from 500 A.D. Deciphered from Charred Scroll

    07/21/2015 8:17:21 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 29 replies
    Discovery ^ | Jul 20, 2015 06:06 PM ET // by | Rossella Lorenzi
    Virtual unwrapping software has revealed verses from the Book of Leviticus in a charred parchment scroll, making it the oldest biblical text after the Dead Sea Scrolls, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) announced on Monday. Found 45 years ago inside the Holy Ark of the synagogue at Ein Gedi, on the western shore of the Dead Sea, the 2.7-inch scroll was dated by C14 analysis to about 500 AD. “This is the first time in any archaeological excavation that a Torah scroll was found in a synagogue, particularly inside a Holy Ark,” the IAA said in a statement. ... To...
  • It Happened, but It Wasn’t Holy or Helpful – Biblical Teaching Against Polygamy

    07/14/2015 7:54:41 AM PDT · by Salvation · 24 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 07-13-15 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    It Happened, but It Wasn’t Holy or Helpful – Biblical Teaching Against Polygamy Msgr. Charles Pope • July 13, 2015 Given cultural trends and recent court decisions to redefine marriage, the move to accept and legalize polygamy and polyandry has intensified. For example, an essay at Politico declares, “It’s time to legalize polygamy.” Another article at Slate Magazine is entitled “Legalize polygamy.”Some are already coining the term “trouple” or “throuple” to describe “marriages” of three people (of any combination of sexes).Such moves are not unexpected and are sure to beginning coming through the courts and legislatures soon. Clearly, the Catholic...
  • Have archaeologists discovered where Jesus was sentenced to death?

    01/05/2015 9:04:31 AM PST · by CorporateStepsister · 10 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 5 January 2015 | Sarah Griffiths for MailOnline
    The exact spot upon which Jesus stood as he was sentenced to death, may have been pinpointed by archaeologists in Jerusalem. Discovered around 15 years ago, the remains of Herod the Great’s palace have been carefully examined and a place between a gate and uneven stone pavement has been identified as fitting the description of the event in the Gospel of John. Pilgrims and tourists will be able to visit the Biblical site, because tours are being offered by the Tower of David Museum, which is located nearby.
  • Biblical Illiteracy in U.S. at Crisis Point, Says Bible Expert

    06/17/2014 12:34:55 PM PDT · by upbeat5 · 23 replies
    Chirstian Post U.S. ^ | June 16, 2014 | Lillian Kwon
    For the past 15 years that Kenneth Berding has been teaching the New Testament, he admits that his students have always had little knowledge about the Bible. But today, he says, biblical illiteracy has reached a crisis point. "All the research indicates that biblical literacy in America is at an all-time low," Berding, professor of New Testament at Biola's Talbot School of Theology, told The Christian Post. "My own experience teaching a class of new college freshman every year for the past 15 years suggests to me that although students 15 years ago knew little about the Bible upon entering...
  • WAY OF THE CROSS AT THE COLOSSEUM LED BY POPE FRANCIS: GOOD FRIDAY [Catholic/Orthodox Caucus]

    04/15/2014 8:27:27 PM PDT · by Salvation · 8 replies
    Vatican.va ^ | 04-16-14 | Msgr. Giancarlo Maria Bregantini, Archbishop of Campobasso-Boiano
    WAY OF THE CROSSAT THE COLOSSEUMLED BY THE HOLY FATHERPOPE FRANCISGOOD FRIDAY Rome, 18 April 2014 “The Face of Christ,the Face of Man”MEDITATIONS by H.E. Msgr. Giancarlo Maria Bregantini,Archbishop of Campobasso-Boiano  INTRODUCTIONHe who saw this has testified so that you also may believe. His testimony is true, and he knows that he tells the truth. These things occurred so that the Scripture might be fulfilled: “None of his bones shall be broken”. And again another passage of Scripture says: “They will look on the one whom they have pierced” (Jn 19:35-37).Loving Jesus, you went up to Golgotha without hesitation, in...
  • Reza Aslan: Biblical story of Noah “barely four verses long”

    03/20/2014 3:18:11 PM PDT · by Nachum · 13 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 3/20/14 | Robert Spencer
    In today’s politically correct culture, the mainstream media lionizes people not because of their particular acumen, ability, talents or intelligence, but because they parrot the establishment line that the media wants the public to adopt: contempt for America, hatred for Israel, and endless justification for Islamic supremacists and jihadists.A prime example of this is the Islamic supremacist Reza Aslan, a Board member of a lobbying group for the bloodthirsty and genocidally antisemitic Iranian regime.  Reza Aslan is such a intellectually formidable scholar that he writes “than” for “then” and apparently thinks the Latin word “et” is an abbreviation. He writes...
  • Biblical Archeology Filmmaker Blasts Jesus Book Author Reza Aslan for Suggesting Jesus Called

    08/13/2013 10:52:38 AM PDT · by Nachum · 29 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 8/13/13 | Sharona Schwartz
    Simcha Jacobovici is a Canadian-Israeli adjunct religion professor and filmmaker known for his biblical archaeology History Channel series “The Naked Archaeologist.” In an op-ed in the Times of Israel, Jacobovici takes Reza Aslan, author of “Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth” to task for referring to the land of Jesus as “Palestine,” when a review of historical sources shows the place was known as “Judea,” a word that in Hebrew is synonymous with the word “Jew.” Jacobovici writes (emphasis added throughout), “in all his interviews, Aslan goes out of his way to refer to Jesus’ Judea i.e.,...
  • Biblical Bucket List for Believers: 50 Things to Fortify and Finalize According to Scripture

    04/05/2013 11:53:05 AM PDT · by NYer · 6 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | April 4, 2013 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    In the last few years the phrase “Bucket List” has come into the American lexicon. A bucket list is a list of things to accomplish before you die. There is some sort of TV show related to this that I have never seen, but from the few snips I have seen, it is mostly about frivolous, even unpleasant stuff.But for the Christian the Scriptures announce a number of things that we well ought to have either done or have up and running long before we die. Our goal is to die in an act of loving God, to die in...
  • Biblical Christians Will Never Fit into Polite Society!

    03/02/2013 7:16:33 PM PST · by John Leland 1789 · 37 replies
    CSTNEWS ^ | March 2, 2013 | Don Boys, Ph.D.
    Evangelicals are usually very sensitive as to what people say and think about them whereas the driving force for Fundamentalists generally is not their perception by others, but their faithfulness to Scripture. Many years ago Evangelicals sold their souls for respectability. However, genuine Christians will always be persecuted and scorned as Paul wrote in I Cor. 4:13, “We are made as the filth of the world, and are the offscouring of all things unto this day.” Evangelicals will polish all the liberal apples and “make a deal with the devil” to gain the favor and acceptance of polite society, seeking...
  • Obama campaign releases ad citing moral, Biblical background for administration policies

    11/04/2012 1:47:36 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 34 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 3, 2012 | Kimberly Schwandt
    The Obama campaign on Saturday quietly released a web video featuring President Obama talking about his faith. The video includes various faith leaders describing how there is moral, even Biblical, backing for his policies on issues ranging from higher taxes for top earners to health care to the auto bailout. The video opens with the president at the National Prayer Breakfast where he says, “In my moments of prayer, I’m reminded that faith and values play an enormous role in motivating us to solve some of our most urgent problems.” Woven throughout the video are statements by persons of faith...
  • Romney Takes Lead in First-Ever Biblical Promise Election

    10/10/2012 1:14:05 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 15 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 10/10/12 | Gil Ronen
    For the first time in the presidential race, an average of four major polls gives Republican Mitt Romney a two-point lead over incumbent Democratic President Barack Obama. The Real Clear Politics website, which offers an average of polls by major polling firms and is often consulted by experts, shows IBD/TIPP, Rasmussen, Pew and Gallup polls taken after the first presidential debate averaging out to a two percentage point lead for Romney among likely voters. While the first debate centered on the economy, the next debate between the candidates will feature both domestic and foreign policy issues, and the last debate...
  • Fire tornado video

    09/19/2012 3:38:08 AM PDT · by Lonesome in Massachussets · 8 replies
    WPTV Website ^ | 9/17/2012 | WPTV Web Team
    An Australian man has nabbed the world's attention after he captured what he calls a 'fire tornado' on video. According to Seven News in Australia, Chris Tangey of Alice Springs Film and Television was scouting locations near Curtin Springs in Australia when he saw the fiery phenomenon. A small fire was burning in nearby bushland, so Tangey decided to start filming, according to the report. But as he was filming, a small twister touched down on the fire, causing it to build into a spinning flame. Read more: http://www.wptv.com/dpp/news/local_news/water_cooler/fire-tornado-video-today-show-spotlights-australian-man-chris-tangeys-video-of-a-fiery-phenomenon#ixzz26uW2ySEk
  • Michelle Compares Obama to Biblical Figures

    07/01/2012 7:26:04 PM PDT · by Nachum · 114 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 7/1/12 | staff
    Michelle Obama speaks at AME Church conference in Nashville
  • 3,000-year-old artifacts fuel Biblical archaeology debate

    05/08/2012 1:00:23 PM PDT · by Pharmboy · 37 replies
    The Times of Israel ^ | May 8, 2012 | MATTI FRIEDMAN
    New finds presented Tuesday from an intriguing site in the Judean Hills are part of a scholarly argument about the accuracy of the Bible The excavation at Hirbet Qeiyafa is currently one of the most important in the world of Biblical archaeology (Courtesy of Hebrew University of Jerusalem)Two rare 3,000-year-old models of ancient shrines were among artifacts presented by an Israeli archaeologist on Tuesday as finds he said offered new support for the historical veracity of the Bible. The archaeologist, Yosef Garfinkel of Hebrew University, is excavating a site known as Hirbet Qeiyafa, located in the Judean hills not far...
  • The Forgery Trial of the Century Ends

    03/15/2012 12:04:58 PM PDT · by STD · 4 replies
    Bib Arch ^ | • 03/15/2012 | Hershel Shanks
    Oded Golan Speaks Out on Forgery Trial Verdict Asserts purchasers of looted antiquities preserve valuable information Hershel Shanks • 03/15/2012 After being acquitted of all forgery charges, Oded Golan responded by noting the important role that licensed collectors play by keeping artifacts documented and in Israel.
  • Lutheranism and Private Confession (Is Lutheranism Biblical?)

    11/28/2011 3:27:18 PM PST · by rzman21 · 65 replies
    On Private Confession and Absolution Confession has not been abolished in our churches. For it is not customary to administer the body of Christ except to those who have been previously examined and absolved. The people are also most diligently taught concerning faith in the word of absolution, about which there was a great silence before now….Nevertheless, confession is retained among us both because of the great benefits of absolution and because of other advantages for consciences. (Augsburg Confession XXV [Kolb/Wengert 73:1-2; 75:13]) As a consequence of the vows I took to uphold the Scriptures and the proper interpretation of...
  • The Birth & Death of Biblical Minimalism

    05/09/2011 7:18:22 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 33 replies
    Biblical Archaeology Review ^ | BAR 37:03, May/Jun 2011 | Yosef Garfinkel
    Hardly had the minimalist argument been developed than it was profoundly undermined by an archaeological discovery. In 1993 and 1994, several fragments of an Aramaic stela were found at the long-running excavation of Tel Dan led by Avraham Biran of Hebrew Union College in Jerusalem. The historical references in the inscription and the paleography of the writing make it clear that it dates to the ninth century B.C.E. Moreover, the text specifically mentions a king of Israel and a king of the "House of David" (Hebrew, bytdwd ), that is, a king of the dynasty of David. This discovery led...
  • New USCCB Document Highlights Biblical Quotations in the Mass (Needs Improving?) [Catholic Caucus]

    02/06/2011 6:30:06 PM PST · by Salvation · 11 replies
    TheSacredPage.com ^ | Monday, January 31, 2011 | Michael Barber
    Monday, January 31, 2011 New USCCB Document Highlights Biblical Quotations in the Mass The Catholic Mass draws heavily from Scripture--in every prayer you hear quotations and allusions to biblical texts. In fact, last year I did a series presentations now available through Saint Joseph Communications here (shameless plug!) exploring the biblical backdrop for the prayers of the Mass.   Now the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has put out a footnoted version of the prayers of the new translation of the liturgy, alerting you to the Biblical background of each of the prayers.  Some examples: The response: "The Lord be...
  • Blessed

    01/06/2011 7:06:21 AM PST · by Revski · 1 replies
    Revski-o7jimmy Youtube ^ | 1-6-2011 | Revski
    This is animated to bring health,peace and love in our everyday life!
  • Biblical Archaeological Discoveries

    06/02/2010 9:47:30 PM PDT · by restornu · 23 replies · 494+ views
    Archaeologists and Expeditions Timeline of Significant Dates of Archaeological Expeditions and Discoveries 1879 - Rassam Excavates Many Tablets in Babylon Ruins with a Possible Location of the Hanging Gardens 1878 - Campaigns of Sennacherib, Annals of Ashurbanipal and Many Tablets are Excavated by Rassam 1877 - Archaeology of Ancient Sumer is Awakened by Louvre Treasures 1877 - Victory Stele of Eannatum is Discovered by Frenchman Ernest de Sarzec at Lagash Site 1873 - George Smith Identifies Wreckless Looting By Layard and Ruthless Quarrying By Mosul Bridge Builders 1873 - British Museum Sends George Smith to Further Excavate at Nimrud and...
  • Umm Umm

    05/30/2010 3:34:49 PM PDT · by Revski · 15 replies · 461+ views
    o7jimmy Youtubes ^ | 5/30/2010 | Revski
    Inspiring animation!
  • A Concurring (Biblical) Opinion For Secession

    04/26/2010 8:27:11 AM PDT · by justme346 · 10 replies · 254+ views
    The Right News ^ | 4/26/2010 | Chuck Baldwin
    Christians rightly square everything with the principles and precepts of the Holy Scriptures. So, is there Biblical approbation and authority for State secession? Before answering the Biblical question, let me briefly touch upon the Christian reaction to State secession both here in America and overseas. First, overseas. I doubt that there are many Christian pastors and churchmen who would be willing to denounce, denigrate, or declare as illegitimate the nation-state of Norway today. What Christian would advocate cutting off trade or diplomatic relations with Norway? Where is the Christian denomination or Church that would not recognize the right of Norway...
  • When Ideology Trumps Theology (instead of liberal/conservative,ask yourself -- is it biblical?)

    04/02/2010 7:39:22 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 36 replies · 382+ views
    Leadership ^ | 04/02/2010 | Tracey Bianchi
    I’m a glutton for punishment. I could have decided to slouch along the sidelines of ministry and watch the many controversies within the church zip past. Perhaps peeking over the pew on occasion and catching a slight breeze off the mini-tornadoes of debate that exist under the umbrella that is American Evangelicalism. Public prayer, the roles of women, the role of the Holy Spirit, capital punishment, responses to poverty, HIV/AIDS, divorce, adult or infant baptism, health or wealth . . . . . . But you see I’m optimistic to a fault so I have decided to throw myself into...
  • CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE THE NEW HEALTHCARE LAW and 666-legal and Biblical perspective

    03/29/2010 8:34:14 AM PDT · by MsLady · 32 replies · 1,279+ views
    Jamal Jivanjee facebook ^ | March 26, 2010 | Jamal Jivanjee
    Dear Church, The passage of the recent health care bill by the U.S. federal government was a significant piece of legislation that will go down in history as a tipping point in the life of this nation. This bill was almost 50 years in the making, and the process of getting it passed was no small feat. I feel compelled to share with you some of my thoughts about what has occurred, and some possible ways that the church of Jesus Christ in America may be able to respond to this legislation. I am convinced that the church needs to...
  • Dr. Earle Fox to lead seminar on Biblical Government on America's Summit tonight! [9:00 pm Eastern]

    03/20/2010 2:41:15 PM PDT · by EternalVigilance · 2 replies · 297+ views
    AIPNews.com ^ | march 20, 2010
    America's Summit presents: A Special Saturday Seminar on Biblical Government, presented by Dr. Earle Fox!  Starting this evening, and running through April, the Saturday night America's Summit call will be devoted to a seminar on Biblical government. Steve Schulin will host, and the sessions should run about an hour and a half. Our friend Dr. Earle Fox will be leading the discussions. Earle Fox, an Anglican priest, earned his BA in philosophy from Trinity College in Hartford, Ct., an M. Div. in theology from the Episcopal General Theological Seminary in NYC, completed a year of Clinical Pastoral Education in two...
  • Couple to read biblical story of Christmas at Pistol Creek Station in Maryville (permit granted)

    12/14/2009 8:45:54 PM PST · by Libloather · 8 replies · 529+ views
    The Daily Times ^ | 12/11/09 | Melanie Tucker
    Couple to read biblical story of Christmas at Pistol Creek Station in MaryvilleBy Melanie Tucker Last modified: December 11. 2009 10:04PM A Blount County couple has obtained a demonstration permit to read the biblical Christmas story in a Maryville park Monday night. Several Blount County churches, including New Hope Independent Baptist Church in Maryville, are expected to join the demonstration. The reading amounts to a protest of the Maryville mayor's decision to cancel the reading of the Christmas story at its annual tree lighting ceremony, which was held Monday night. James Raucci and his wife Heather will read from the...
  • Sweeter Than Honey

    12/08/2009 6:55:17 AM PST · by Revski · 282+ views
    o7jimmy Youtube Classic ^ | 12/8/09 | Revski
    Inspirational animation!
  • HILLARY & OBAMA = SPIRIT OF ANTICHRIST

    11/28/2009 5:52:09 AM PST · by freedomyes · 17 replies · 1,115+ views
    American Conservative Daily ^ | J. Grant Swank, Jr.
    Past influences present. Check it out in this post. To hear Obama, one would think him to be the Billy Graham running for the Oval Office. He invokes the name of Jesus. He quotes Scripture. He pitches his voice in cadence as an old-time evangelist. He poses as a preacher inviting his hearers to the mourners’ bench.
  • Sermon

    10/18/2009 10:54:09 AM PDT · by Revski · 167+ views
    o7jimmy's Video ^ | 10/18/09 | Revski
    Preaching and short cut of the hymn, There Is A Fountain.
  • Short Sermon

    10/17/2009 4:05:18 PM PDT · by Revski · 190+ views
    o7jimmy's Short Video ^ | 10-17-09 | Revski
    Short sermon is given by o7jimmy - Revski Cut song name is; There Is A Fountain 2-17 sec..
  • Shushan, Iranian Biblical City of Purim Drama, a Garbage Dump

    03/09/2009 5:20:42 PM PDT · by Nachum · 8 replies · 466+ views
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 3/9/09 | Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu
    (IsraelNN.com) Iranians have turned a huge excavation site in the city of Shush, site of "Susa," the ancient city of Shushan -- center of the events in the Purim story -- into a garbage dump. Culture heritage backers put a stop to construction of a hotel on the site, according to the Tehran News, which added that residents of the Shush municipality are now filling the huge, gaping 300-foot by 300-foot hole with rubbish.
  • Biblical Era Royal Seals Found in Jerusalem Hills

    02/23/2009 3:07:41 PM PST · by Nachum · 17 replies · 805+ views
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 2/23/09 | Maayana Miskin
    (IsraelNN.com) The Israel Antiquities Authority has announced the discovery of royal seal impressions from the times of the First and Second Temples. The finds were made at a site in the southern Jerusalem hills. The seal impressions are believed to date back to the time of King Hezekiah, who ruled over Judea in the late eighth century BCE. Four “LMLK”-type seals were found, as were seals from high-ranking administrators Ahimelech ben Amadyahu and Yehokhil ben Shahar. One seal impression combined the LMLK-type seal and the seal of Yehokhil, an occurrence that archaeologists confirmed is highly unusual. A later inscription, estimated...
  • Obama promises Palestinians he'll protect 'biblical heartland' (Big time backlash for zer0)

    02/16/2009 6:21:41 PM PST · by Evil Slayer · 12 replies · 1,144+ views
    wnd ^ | 2/16/09 | Aaron Klein
    President pledges to protest Jewish housing developments JERUSALEM – The Obama administration has pledged to the Palestinian Authority it will closely monitor Jewish construction in the West Bank and will protest any new housing developments in the biblical territory, a top PA negotiator told WND. "They told us the White House will watch for any Jewish construction," said the PA negotiator, speaking on condition of anonymity. "Obama knows that if [Likud Chairman Benjamin] Netanyahu is the next prime minister, he will try to expand the settlements. They pledged to us this will be strongly protested," the negotiator said. Although Foreign...
  • US worried over prospect of right-wing gov't

    02/12/2009 3:05:01 AM PST · by SkyPilot · 8 replies · 717+ views
    THE JERUSALEM POST ^ | Feb 121, 2009 | HILARY LEILA KRIEGER
    US officials are publicly taking a wait-and-see approach to the formation of a new Israeli government, but privately many have expressed concern that Likud leader Binyamin Netanyahu might preside over a right-wing coalition. There would be great unease" at the prospect of such a government, said one Capitol Hill source. He predicted that a governing coalition of parties from the Right could embolden the left flank of the Democratic party and turn up pressure, particularly in the US Congress, to pass measures that made clear demands on Israel.
  • A pathetic case for an old earth

    02/05/2009 5:00:13 PM PST · by GodGunsGuts · 182 replies · 2,730+ views
    CMI ^ | Lita Cosner
    Books claiming that science disproves ‘young-earth’ creationism are very common, and books that claim the Bible itself does not mandate a literal interpretation of the first few chapters of Genesis are not in short supply either. David Snoke’s book A Biblical Case for an Old Earth ostensibly falls in the latter group, though his main reason for rejecting biblical creation is really uniformitarian ‘science’. Books like these generally don’t pose a threat to informed creationists, and this one is no exception. In fact, Snoke could have saved himself a lot of trouble if he had actually taken the time to...
  • Hezekiah 3:16

    11/03/2008 10:37:38 AM PST · by biscuit jane · 10 replies · 1,737+ views
    Claude Mariottini.com ^ | 01/10/07 | Dr. Claude Mariottini
    Hezekiah 3:16 The book of Hezekiah is one of the most significant books of the Old Testament. This book is often quoted in the press, cited by bloggers, and many people refer to it in daily conversation. One of the most significant passages in the book of Hezekiah is Hezekiah 3:10-16 where the author speaks about the Antichrist and the Beast. Hezekiah 3:16 reveals that the number of the Beast is 666. Anyone who knows the Bible and reads the paragraph above will know that what is written above is a bunch of nonsense. Hezekiah does not mention the number...
  • Book Review: Believer’s Guide to Legal Issues “Highly Recommended” by Pulpit Helps Mag

    07/25/2008 12:36:20 PM PDT · by LikeLight · 11 replies · 171+ views
    IsThereALawyerInTheChurch.com ^ | July 25, 2008 | Stephen Bloom
    The Believer's Guide to Legal Issues is favorably reviewed in the August, 2008, issue of Pulpit Helps Magazine. "The author gives practical advice on a number of issues," notes reviewer Glen H. Jones, writing in the Pastors' Library literary section. "[Author Stephen Bloom's] legal calling is geared toward Christians who must often face conflicts between the law and their Christian profession," he continues. Jones rates the book "highly recommended" for all readers. Pulpit Helps has provided help and resources for pastors and Bible teachers for 30 years.
  • Father’s Business

    07/07/2008 6:06:51 PM PDT · by Revski · 65+ views
    YouTube ^ | 7/7/08 | Revski
    This animated video, with a flowery and busy hummingbird scene has been created to inspire others to get busy for the Lord Jesus and what His will is for their lives. The Scriptures given are taken from the King James Version of the New Testament and the verses are Hebrews 11:6, Luke 2:49 and Romans 12:2. The music is an instrumental of the hymn, “I Need Thee Every Hour”.
  • Biblical Text-Writing May Have Poisoned Monks

    06/27/2008 3:48:57 PM PDT · by blam · 41 replies · 844+ views
    Discovery News ^ | 6-27-2008 | Jennifer Viegas
    Biblical Text-Writing May Have Poisoned Monks Jennifer Viegas, Discovery News Damaged Skull June 27, 2008 -- Medieval bones from six different Danish cemeteries reveal that monks who wrote Biblical texts and other religious materials may have been exposed to toxic mercury, which was used to formulate just one of their ink colors: red. The study, which will be published in the August issue of the Journal of Archaeological Science, also describes a previously undocumented disease, called FOS, which was like leprosy and caused skull lesions. Additionally, the researchers found that mercury-containing medicine had been administered to 79 percent of the...
  • Prayer Garden

    06/15/2008 12:52:42 AM PDT · by FARS · 22 replies · 35+ views
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    You do not have to be religious to appreciate the beauty of this interactive Flash slide show but pay attention as you have to see the clues to enter the Garden and also to move from section to section.
  • Biblical Names Again Dominate List of Most Popular Baby Boy Names

    05/13/2008 5:08:55 PM PDT · by PROCON · 35 replies · 257+ views
    The Christian Post ^ | May 13, 2008 | AP
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Emily again topped the list of most popular baby girl names last year, registering as No. 1 for the 12th straight time. Jacob led among names for boys for the ninth year in a row. New parents didn't stray far from past habits in 2007 when naming their babies. Only one name — Elizabeth — is new to the top-10 list, returning after a two-year absence. Samantha, which previously ranked 10th, dropped to No. 12, according to the latest list released Saturday by the Social Security Administration. Biblical names continued to dominate the boys' list. Besides Jacob,...