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  • Zero Apologies: Dropping A-Bomb on Hiroshima Was NOT a Mistake…

    05/27/2016 12:13:22 PM PDT · 5 of 85
    SubMareener to russbart

    Obama just told all of our enemies that they can nuc us with impunity!

  • FASTER THAN A SPEEDING BULLET (A First Look at America’s Supergun)

    05/27/2016 11:41:02 AM PDT · 51 of 85
    SubMareener to sukhoi-30mki

    So now we know what the mysterious J Department was doing for all those years.

  • Trump's Decision To Debate Sanders In California Is His Most Genius Move Yet

    05/27/2016 6:51:26 AM PDT · 59 of 168
    SubMareener to faucetman

    You probably believe Sarah Palin said she could see Russia from her house. Since when has “her... wherever” meant what the MSM suggested it meant? All that incident did was identify a continued media bias against Donald Trump and increased his poll numbers. A couple of more “gaffs” like that one and he is the President! ;-)

  • Inevitable: “Serious scholars” now argue Jesus is transgender

    05/25/2016 8:37:40 PM PDT · 30 of 35
    SubMareener to publius911

    If you want to ignore the signs, then it is on your head, not mine.

  • Inevitable: “Serious scholars” now argue Jesus is transgender

    05/25/2016 7:47:03 PM PDT · 26 of 35
    SubMareener to BlatherNaut

    If you want to ignore the signs, the remember when they tell you that you have to take this mark on you right hand or on your forehead in order to buy or sell anything, DO NOT TAKE IT!

    Revelation Chapter 12:
    1 Now a great sign appeared in heaven: a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet, and on her head a garland of twelve stars.
    2 Then being with child, she cried out in labor and in pain to give birth.

    Nelson, Thomas (2009-02-18). Holy Bible, New King James Version (NKJV) (p. 1193). Thomas Nelson. Kindle Edition.

    Previous Bible commentators have taken this as a symbolic vision about Israel (Mary) giving birth to Jesus, and marking the start of the 3 1/2 year Great Tribulation.
    However, since “knowledge had increased”, we can use star charting programs such as Stellarium to see that this could be a literal “great sign” in heaven.

    The constellation “Virgo”, the Virgin, has always been identified with Mary the Mother of Jesus. The nine stars of Leo, the Lion (of Judah), form a “garland” above her head.
    Jupiter has always been identified as the “King” star. It is striped (by His stripes we are healed) and has a large, red spot (they pierced His side).

    Here is the sequence of events regarding the Sun, Moon, Jupiter, Virgo, Leo, Mercury, Mars and Venus

    Mon, 21 November 2016 = 20th of Cheshvan, 5777
    Jupiter enters Virgo crossing line from Spica to Porrima

    Sat, 28 January 2017 = 1st of Sh’vat, 5777
    Jupiter retrograde motion begins inside Virgo. “Gestation” begins??

    Sat, 10 June 2017 = 16th of Sivan, 5777
    Jupiter prograde motion resumes inside Virgo

    Thu, 17 August 2017 = 25th of Av, 5777
    Total Solar eclipse across America (from Portland to Charleston)

    Sun, 10 September 2017 = 19th of Elul, 5777
    Jupiter crosses Heze — Spica line. Virgin gives birth? Conjunction Regulus and Mercury

    Wed, 20 September 2017 = 29th of Elul, 5777
    New Moon, Venus — Regulus conjunction

    Sun, 24 September 2017 = 4th of Tishrei, 5778
    Sun at Virgo’s shoulders (clothed), the Moon is at her feet, Mercury, Mars, Venus are added to Leo’s nine stars as Virgo’s 12-star ‘garland’

    The great sign in the heaven is complete. This formation has not happened in the past 6000 years and won’t happen again for at least another 2000 years.

    Luke 21
    25 “And there will be signs in the sun, in the moon, and in the stars; and on the earth distress of nations, with perplexity, the sea and the waves roaring;
    26 “men’s hearts failing them from fear and the expectation of those things which are coming on the earth, for the powers of the heavens will be shaken.
    27 “Then they will see the Son of Man coming in a cloud with power and great glory.
    28 “Now when these things begin to happen, look up and lift up your heads, because your redemption draws near.”

    Nelson, Thomas (2009-02-18). Holy Bible, New King James Version (NKJV) (p. 1023). Thomas Nelson. Kindle Edition.

    See the image at: http://i.ytimg.com/vi/_1y_hLqVXf4/maxresdefault.jpg

    Graphic says 23 September 2017, as it depends on where you say Virgo’s feet are. Besides, no one knows the day or the hour.

    I don’t know for sure if Daniel’s 70th week has started. Sir Issac Newton’s calculation, which required Israel to be back in the land with control of Jerusalem (June 1967) worked out to September 2015. We don’t know if the Anti-Christ confirmed a seven year treaty back then, but it is possible. The colors of the Four Horsemen are White, Red, Black, and, while it is translated as “Pale”, the Greek can be translated as “Green”. These are the colors of the Islamic Nations that are going up against Israel.

    The Revelation 12:1-2 Great Sign in the Heavens if September 23-24, 2017, so that would be two years into the Seventieth Week. The Revelation 12:3-4 sign is no where to be seen. However, there are reports of perturbations in the Cassini spacecraft orbit around Saturn, so the “great, fiery red dragon, may be out there as a brown dwarf, which would explain why the Vatican is operating an infrared telescope, called Project Lucifer, here in Arizona.

    While there are folks who think that the “called out ones”, usually called the Church, will escape the entire Seventh Week, as I read it we are only offered escape from the final 3 1/2 years if we are counted as worthy, or just before the Anit-Christ is finally revealed, which ever comes first.

    So we could very well be in the first half of the Tribulation, or Time of Jacobs Trouble. The thing with Bible Prophecy is that you only really know, for sure, after the event has happened.

    So read your Bible and Pray! Do what the Holy Spirit leads you to do in this world, but don’t be too attached to it! Maranatha!

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    Revelation 12
    3 And another sign appeared in heaven: behold, a great, fiery red dragon having seven heads and ten horns, and seven diadems on his heads.
    4 His tail drew a third of the stars of heaven and threw them to the earth. And the dragon stood before the woman who was ready to give birth, to devour her Child as soon as it was born.

    Nelson, Thomas (2009-02-18). Holy Bible, New King James Version (NKJV) (p. 1193). Thomas Nelson. Kindle Edition.

  • Inevitable: “Serious scholars” now argue Jesus is transgender

    05/25/2016 6:02:19 PM PDT · 18 of 35
    SubMareener to ebb tide; Salvation

    This is all part of the Great Apostasy! We are so close to the End! Hold fast! He is coming with clouds! Maranatha! Lord Jesus come quickly!

  • Woo hoo!! Coming within sight of the YELLOW!! Way to go, FReepers!! [FReepathon thread LV]

    05/25/2016 3:55:14 PM PDT · 55 of 137
    SubMareener to onyx

    Come on gang! Join the 300 Club! Your don’t have to fight Persians, just send money every month!

  • Big-name donors join Trump fundraising team

    05/24/2016 3:46:41 PM PDT · 5 of 12
    SubMareener to 2ndDivisionVet

    Interesting article! So they decided to get involved after all. This time their money will go to a winner instead of the usual losers.

  • Why Does Jesus Call the Father Greater If We Teach That the Members of the Trinity Are Equal?

    05/24/2016 9:16:54 AM PDT · 29 of 208
    SubMareener to JAKraig; teppe

    Please don’t be so dense. I was responding to teppe’s post that appeared to deny the Crucifixion. I personally believe that many times when Jesus referred to the Father he was referring to the Ain Sof, the True and the Living God outside of the Creation.

  • Why Does Jesus Call the Father Greater If We Teach That the Members of the Trinity Are Equal?

    05/24/2016 8:21:55 AM PDT · 19 of 208
    SubMareener to teppe; Salvation

    Any doctrine that was established by capital punishment/murder, and the continued threat of such was NOT established from/by Jesus Christ.
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    So you do not believe that Jesus Christ was crucified, dead and buried, and that the Father raised Him from the dead? How does that square with Isaiah 53, just for starters?

    The Truth is that the True and the Living God, Creator of the Heavens and the Earth, is one, and that He manifests inside his creation as a Trinity of Persons. Based on what we can deduce from the creation that testifies to Him, the Universe was created as three concentric spheres, or books of accounting. It is an accounting system, and your name is either in the Lamb’s Book of Life, or it is not.

  • Report: Gingrich Lobbying To Be Trump’s Running Mate

    05/23/2016 3:29:48 PM PDT · 52 of 145
    SubMareener to biff

    Wouldn’t want someone like King David or his son King Solomon! No sirree! Or Ronald Reagan for that matter. Need someone like Jimmy Carter!

  • Report: Gingrich Lobbying To Be Trump’s Running Mate

    05/23/2016 3:14:53 PM PDT · 42 of 145
    SubMareener to biff

    Wouldn’t want someone like King David or his son King Solomon! No sirree! Or Ronald Reagan for that matter. Need someone like Jimmy Carter!

  • One and One and One Are One - A Homily for Trinity Sunday

    05/22/2016 8:07:27 AM PDT · 5 of 9
    SubMareener to Salvation

    Once again Charles Pope shows us that Elohim will never leave us without a true Pope! IIRC the Apostles chose Mathias to replace Judas, but Jesus chose Paul!

  • It was 1979 (not 2003) that Unleashed Political Islam

    05/20/2016 8:07:04 AM PDT · 5 of 37
    SubMareener to rktman; nickcarraway

    The nation that has killed 60 million babies is under judgement from YHWH. He is done with the United States of America.

    We have been under judgement ever since the 1962 School Prayer ruling. The first official Muslim Brotherhood front organization founded in the U.S. was the Muslim Students Association (MSA), established on the Urbana-Champaign campus of the University of Illinois in 1964. The Muslim Brotherhood is a type of the Assyrian that YHWH used to bring judgement on the 10 tribes that made up Israel. Al Qaeda is an off-shoot of the Muslim Brotherhood. Their 9/11 attack was a perfect fulfillment of Isaiah 9:8-13.

    Since the 1973 Roe v. Wade things have really gotten worse. Since then we have never won a war, before then we never lost one. With Obama we finally got Isaiah 3:4-5 “I will give children to be their princes, and babes shall rule over them. The people will be oppressed, everyone by another and every one by his neighbor; The child will be insolent toward the elder and the base to the honorable.”

    All this moral decay was codified by Judges, just as the moral decay in Sodom and Gomorrah was, according to the Jewish sages, was codified by Judges. That puts us as “in the days of Lot” (Luke 17:28-37). The “great sign in the heavens” from Revelation 12:1-2 actually occurs on September 23-24, 2017. See the image at: http://i.ytimg.com/vi/_1y_hLqVXf4/maxresdefault.jpg

    So Ted Cruz is “in this race to show this country the face of the God that we serve”, as his wife has stated, which is part of the Dominion Heresy (see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dominion_Theology), that believes that Conservative Christians need to take control of the secular government and rule over the non-Christians, for the good of all, of course.

    Now if you believe that anything that we, as humans, can do will change the judgement to come, then you are not paying attention. But you are paying attention, so now you know why it is not a good idea to support Ted Cruz.

    As for Donald Trump, I view him as a type of Samson, whom YHWH raised up to bring down the Temple of Dagon on the Philistines. Read Judges 13-16 and then look at the characteristics Donald Trump shares with Samson: Doesn’t drink, ever; has really wild hair; is really harsh if you treat him badly or unfairly; ran around with a lot of foreign women.

    Now look at Donald Trump’s slogan: “Make America Great Again”. Alexis de Tocqueville said: “America is great because she is good. If America ceases to be good, America will cease to be great.” Donald Trump knows that in a country overrun with Philistines one can not campaign on “Make America Good Again”. However, if you look at what he says he will do, how offended he is by people lying about him, how offended he is with dirty tricks, how he hates the corruption in American government, etc. you know that he is trying to do is make America good again. So Donald Trump is bringing people out of the shadows, so to speak, and giving them hope that things can be better. This puts them out in the world where the Holy Spirit can bring believers into contact with those who are to be saved. So that is the spiritual aspect of the Trump campaign.

    On the Bible Prophecy side, how is YHWH going to convince the Iranians that 2017 would be about the last time they, with their allies, can wipe out the United States and attack Israel to wipe it off the map?

    How about we elect Donald Trump and he starts to make the American Military so strong that no one will want to mess with us? How about if he starts to root out the Muslim Brotherhood infiltration of the Government? In fact, the threat of having Donald Trump in the Whitehouse may well trigger the attack that is described in Ezekiel 38:10-13, which YHWH does not stop, so that the attack in Ezekiel 38:14-23, which YHWH will stop can take place. Then the End will come.

    When the world gets to these critical points, there isn’t anything one can do to change the course set by YHWH for the world. It is much easier if you focus on that narrow way YHWH has for you to do as your part in His magnificent Word.

  • Former Miss Universe: Trump called me 'Miss Piggy' (the MSM thinks they finally caught Trump alert)

    05/19/2016 11:00:06 PM PDT · 3 of 93
    SubMareener to Zakeet
    Oh Noes! TID! Trump is done!
  • Trump Campaign Announces Expanded Role For Paul Manafort

    05/19/2016 5:25:09 PM PDT · 40 of 51
    SubMareener to HomerBohn

    I am only worth $1 Million, so I will let the guy who is worth $10,000 Million, and who has withstood over 60,000 negative adds to win pick his own team.

  • Trump Campaign Announces Expanded Role For Paul Manafort

    05/19/2016 1:53:29 PM PDT · 5 of 51
    SubMareener to HomerBohn

    OK, so in your successful run for the Republican Nomination you used Pat Buchanan and Greg Gutfeld, and that worked out how?

  • Discovery of Roman fort built after Boudican revolt

    05/18/2016 1:49:56 PM PDT · 8 of 42
    SubMareener to SunkenCiv

    Queen Bodicea of the Iceni Tribe was my 50th great-grandmother on my father’s side.

  • Bernie is showing The Donald where to beat Hillary

    05/18/2016 9:11:00 AM PDT · 22 of 22
    SubMareener to 2ndDivisionVet

    Sorry to hear that. I have been praying for you.

  • Bernie is showing The Donald where to beat Hillary

    05/18/2016 1:09:46 AM PDT · 13 of 22
    SubMareener to 2ndDivisionVet

    Did you see that Donsld Trump has even hired Rick Perry’s pollster? How is your foot?

  • Pope Francis Just Compared the Great Commission to Jihad

    05/17/2016 8:48:46 PM PDT · 43 of 63
    SubMareener to Bridesheadfan

    There appears to be a new Reality Show called, “Who Wants to be the False Prophet!”. Pope Francis seems to be a contestant. ;-)

  • Ted Cruz Says Fight Not Over with GOP Convention Nearing (Wants to CANCEL Open Primaries )

    05/17/2016 4:54:27 PM PDT · 95 of 367
    SubMareener to Beautiful_Gracious_Skies
    Senator Ted Cruz as "The Snake"

  • Reince Priebus, fool

    05/17/2016 7:24:38 AM PDT · 37 of 49
    SubMareener to grania; detective

    Mrs. Submareener and I agree. Reince sounded like a man who had correctly analyzed the situation and decided to get on the Trump Train. I think he likes being the RNC Chairman, and now knows that he is under new management.

  • Trump Just Tweeted:

    05/16/2016 7:23:56 PM PDT · 5 of 29
    SubMareener to RayofHope

    When Donald Trump starts to get Intelligence briefings and finds out what is really going on, watch out!

  • Trump's Former Girlfriend Disputes NY Times Article

    05/16/2016 11:37:49 AM PDT · 5 of 15
    SubMareener to Jess Kitting
    This thread is worthless without pics!
  • Megyn Kelly Denies Pursult Of Fame: "Not My Goal" To Take Down Trump

    05/16/2016 8:48:45 AM PDT · 13 of 96
    SubMareener to Biggirl; sparklite2

    Mrs. Submareener and I saw the “interview” that Howard Kurtz did with MyGYN and we thought that statement was totally inconsistent with her, “someone is going down tonight” tweet the day of the first debate.

    She tried to kill the Prince, and missed. Luckily for her the Prince is actually quite a Prince of a Man and he let her live. ;-)

  • Donald Trump Hits Back at David Cameron and London Mayor Sadiq Khan

    05/16/2016 8:22:54 AM PDT · 4 of 145
    SubMareener to Mr. Mojo

    POPCORN! We need more POPCORN! ;-)

  • Dear FRiends, We need your continuing support to keep FR going strong. [FReepathon XLVI]

    05/16/2016 8:15:59 AM PDT · 16 of 114
    SubMareener to Jim Robinson

    Come on gang! Let’s get this done! All that money you used to give to the Republicans and their PACs can now go to the FreeRepublic.com where you actually know what it does for you!

  • Germany is trying to teach refugees the right way to have sex

    05/15/2016 4:00:09 PM PDT · 3 of 60
    SubMareener to Titus-Maximus

    Daniel’s interpretation of Nebuchadnezzar’s dream is becoming more clear every day. The Iron part of the fourth kingdom (Roman Empire) split into two legs (Catholic and Orthodox). Then the desert clay (Islam) mixed in and is now invading the feet and toes. The stone cut from the mountain without hands it coming. Look up, your redemption draws neigh!

    Daniel 2:40 “And the fourth kingdom shall be as strong as iron, inasmuch as iron breaks in pieces and shatters everything; and like iron that crushes, that kingdom will break in pieces and crush all the others.
    41 “Whereas you saw the feet and toes, partly of potter’s clay and partly of iron, the kingdom shall be divided; yet the strength of the iron shall be in it, just as you saw the iron mixed with ceramic clay.
    42 “And as the toes of the feet were partly of iron and partly of clay, so the kingdom shall be partly strong and partly fragile.
    43 “As you saw iron mixed with ceramic clay, they will mingle with the seed of men; but they will not adhere to one another, just as iron does not mix with clay.
    44 “And in the days of these kings the God of heaven will set up a kingdom which shall never be destroyed; and the kingdom shall not be left to other people; it shall break in pieces and consume all these kingdoms, and it shall stand forever.
    45 “Inasmuch as you saw that the stone was cut out of the mountain without hands, and that it broke in pieces the iron, the bronze, the clay, the silver, and the gold—the great God has made known to the king what will come to pass after this. The dream is certain, and its interpretation is sure.”

    Nelson, Thomas (2009-02-18). Holy Bible, New King James Version (NKJV) (pp. 860-861). Thomas Nelson. Kindle Edition.

  • Obama Admin Rule Forces Hospitals, Doctors Accepting Federal Funds to Provide Gender Transition

    05/15/2016 3:03:44 AM PDT · 4 of 24
    SubMareener to detective

    When they found out the could ban the Confederate Battle Flag the knew the country would let them do anything.

  • Fury at racist cartoon comparing 'butch' Michelle Obama to pageant-ready Melania Trump

    05/15/2016 3:00:49 AM PDT · 3 of 163
    SubMareener to Mount Athos

    Go Ben! ICYMI Ben drew the Great Wall of Trump cartoon.

  • Pfizer’s Lethal Injection Drug Ban Raises Fears of Alternative Execution Methods in US

    05/15/2016 1:22:58 AM PDT · 8 of 48
    SubMareener to Rastus

    Remember: it is about absolute, lawless control, not reason or logic.

  • Equality of the Trinity

    05/14/2016 11:52:02 AM PDT · 17 of 109
    SubMareener to papertyger; Ezekiel; teppe

    Now when “the truth” is Special Revelation which by definition can not be discovers by natural means.
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    As it turns out, there is a recent Universal Quantum Field Theory, that the Infinite, Timeless Creator of the Universe, Ein Sof to the Kabalists, created the Universe as three books or concentric spheres, a long, long time ago. The Heavens and the Earth, as it were.

    All that is required to deduce this is to assume that all dimensions are quantized in pairs. Interestingly enough one gets a seventh degree algebraic equation for the initial state that has three real solutions. Thus we have the number seven, and the number three identified as important though general revelation, i.e. things we can deduce from observing the Universe and reasoning about how it works.

    Since the trinity of spheres figures significantly in the observed structure of sub-atomic particles, it is not unreasonable to accept that it figures significantly in the way the external, infinite Creator manifests Himself in His creation.

    If you want to argue with the Creator, then please re-read the Book of Job and find out how that works out.

    Remember: He is the Potter, we are the clay!

  • More Than 100 United Methodist Clergy Come Out As LGBT

    05/14/2016 1:01:39 AM PDT · 119 of 175
    SubMareener to SkyPilot

    Nice try.

  • More Than 100 United Methodist Clergy Come Out As LGBT

    05/13/2016 8:34:10 PM PDT · 111 of 175
    SubMareener to nopardons

    Who are YOU to assume that you are correct and I am not?
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    Because you haven’t written anything that is actually based on the Bible, King James or otherwise. However, I have done my part, you have been warned. Your blood is now on your hands, and your hands alone.

  • More Than 100 United Methodist Clergy Come Out As LGBT

    05/13/2016 7:47:57 PM PDT · 107 of 175
    SubMareener to nopardons

    Ezekiel 3
    16 Now it came to pass at the end of seven days that the word of the LORD came to me, saying,
    17 “Son of man, I have made you a watchman for the house of Israel; therefore hear a word from My mouth,
    and give them warning from Me:
    18 “When I say to the wicked, ‘You shall surely die,’ and you give him no warning,
    nor speak to warn the wicked from his wicked way, to save his life,
    that same wicked man shall die in his iniquity; but his blood I will require at your hand.
    19 “Yet, if you warn the wicked, and he does not turn from his wickedness, nor from his wicked way,
    he shall die in his iniquity; but you have delivered your soul.
    20 “Again, when a righteous man turns from his righteousness and commits iniquity,
    and I lay a stumbling block before him, he shall die;
    because you did not give him warning, he shall die in his sin,
    and his righteousness which he has done shall not be remembered;
    but his blood I will require at your hand.
    21 “Nevertheless if you warn the righteous man that the righteous should not sin,
    and he does not sin, he shall surely live because he took warning;
    also you will have delivered your soul.”

    Nelson, Thomas (2009-02-18). Holy Bible, New King James Version (NKJV) (p. 806). Thomas Nelson. Kindle Edition.

  • More Than 100 United Methodist Clergy Come Out As LGBT

    05/13/2016 7:43:25 PM PDT · 105 of 175
    SubMareener to nopardons

    How long can you tread water?

  • I am Hearing Same Drum Beat Tune in My Head When Reading/Watching Donald Trump Stories

    05/13/2016 5:50:05 PM PDT · 41 of 75
    SubMareener to PJ-Comix

    I think that you are getting in tune with the rhythm of the times. However, drums are one thing, but I would pay more attention to the Trumpets! We are waiting for that Last Trumpet! Maranatha!

  • More Than 100 United Methodist Clergy Come Out As LGBT

    05/13/2016 5:45:15 PM PDT · 100 of 175
    SubMareener to nopardons; Lera; SkyPilot; SaveFerris

    I think I can safely speak for the various Bible Prophecy Caucai on FreeRepublic.com when I say that we are not talking about “religion”, i.e., a set of beliefs and practices that men use to get their god to do things for them. We are talking about Truth and Reality.

    As a Physicist, Mathematician, and Computer Programmer, I know for a fact that without the revealed Word of the True and the Living God, we can not understand in any sense what is Real and what is not. When the United States Supreme Court ruled that the Bible could not be used in Public Schools, they banned the only source of revealed truth about the real world. Now the fact that the Bible says this will happen in the End Times just confirms its validity as the source of Truth.

    The fact that you refer to the Book of the Revelation of Jesus Christ given to John the Apostle as “Revelations” is a sign that you have been listening to the “doctrines of men” and not the Word of the True and the living God, whose name is YHWH. That is why you believe that “nobody has been taken up to Heaven, ALIVE”. Since you only like the King James Version, I’ll just give you references so you can read them youself:

    1. Enoch (Genesis 5:21-24) is the first person who “walked with God” and didn’t die. This was before the Flood at the time of Noah, so many of us take this as a “type” or “kind” or “pattern”, or “object class” of the Rapture of the Church before the Tribulation.

    2. Elijah (2 Kings 2:1-12) is taken into Heaven in a whirlwind that looks like a chariot of fire. Elijah comes back with Moses at the Transfiguration of Jesus (Matthew 17:1; Mark 9:1-13; Luke 9:27-36; 2 Peter 1:16-18). Most folks think Elijah will be one of the Two Witnesses who will prophesy one thousand two hundred an sixty days during the Tribulation Period (Revelation 11:1-14) before they are killed, resurrected, and ascend to heaven in a cloud.

    3. Jesus Christ, after he was resurrected from the dead, ascends into Heaven in a cloud. (Acts 1:9-11; Mark 16:19-20; Luke 25:50-53)

    Various people made visits and returned, the Apostle John (Revelation 4:1) and a man the Apostle Paul knew (2 Corinthians 12:1-4). So the model or pattern for the Rapture of the Church is in there.

    As to your complaint that it is taking too long, the Apostle Peter addresses this directly and completely in 2 Peter 3:1-18). Hosea 6:1-2 explains that after the final dispersion of the Jews from the land YHWH will revive them up after two days (i.e. 2000 year) and the third day He will raise them up (i.e. the Millennial Kingdom).

    So you are correct, we have been in the End Times since Jesus left. The signs that He is coming really, really soon are many: Israel is back in the Land, Every nation hates them, it has been 2000 years since Jesus ascended, there is a great Apostasy underway in the Church, public morality is rapidly achieving the levels of Sodom and Gomorrah, men messing around with human-animal chimera plus general wickedness are reaching the levels of the Days of Noah, and the Great Sign in the Heavens from Revelation 12:1-2 will actually happen on September 23-24, 2017.

    Given the severe consequences of missing the Way, the Truth, and the Life, I think that all of this belongs in “News”, and Good News at that. Maranatha!

  • Trump apology tour -- 'Who's Sorry now?'

    05/13/2016 8:01:51 AM PDT · 23 of 27
    SubMareener to patriot08

    Donald should apologize for nothing.

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    Foreign leaders seeking to apologize to President Trump should line up at the Visitors Center at the southeast corner of the White House on Jan. 20, 2017. Visiting hours are from 7.30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please do not climb the fence. Good luck.

    Read more: http://www.lowellsun.com/peterlucas/ci_29887560/peter-lucas-trump-apology-tour-whos-sorry-now#ixzz48Y44AdCR

    Read, Think, Post.....

  • Donald Trump masqueraded as a spokesman to brag about himself

    05/13/2016 7:55:27 AM PDT · 41 of 69
    SubMareener to JBW1949
    TID Kitty thought his work was done, but ...
    Oh Noes! TID! Trump is done!
  • More Than 100 United Methodist Clergy Come Out As LGBT

    05/13/2016 3:25:00 AM PDT · 78 of 175
    SubMareener to nopardons; SkyPilot; SaveFerris

    But you believe in THE RAPTURE; I don’t; Methodists don’t.
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    OK, so that is your problem. Well, No Pardons, you are exactly correct. If you don’t believe in the RAPTURE, God is not going to take you in the RAPTURE, you are going to have to get to Heaven the old fashion way: You have to die, first. You may die in your sleep, or you may die when they cut your head off for being a Christian and not taking the Mark of the Beast. Please, don’t take that mark, so we can meet again on the Glassy Sea.

  • Ted Cruz Blames Fox News For Donald Trump’s Rise

    05/12/2016 10:53:59 PM PDT · 29 of 195
    SubMareener to catnipman

    The Huffington Post Editor’s note: Donald Trump regularly incites political violence and is a serial liar, rampant xenophobe, racist, misogynist and birther who has repeatedly pledged to ban all Muslims — 1.6 billion members of an entire religion — from entering the U.S.

    Well, at least the HP isn’t covering Trump on its entertainment pages any more. ;-)

  • More Than 100 United Methodist Clergy Come Out As LGBT

    05/12/2016 10:01:09 PM PDT · 65 of 175
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    This is what I believe:

    I believe in God, the Father almighty,
    creator of heaven and earth.

    I believe in Jesus Christ, God’s only Son, our Lord,
    who was conceived by the Holy Spirit,
    born of the Virgin Mary,
    suffered under Pontius Pilate,
    was crucified, died, and was buried;
    he descended into hell.
    On the third day he rose again; he ascended into heaven,
    he is seated at the right hand of the Father,
    and he will come to judge the living and the dead.

    I believe in the Holy Spirit,
    the holy catholic and apostolic Church,
    the communion of saints,
    the forgiveness of sins,
    the resurrection of the body,
    and the life everlasting. Amen.

    Maranatha deals with the "he will come to judge the living and the dead" part.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maranatha

    Maranatha (either מרנא תא: maranâ thâ' or מרן אתא: maran 'athâ' ) is a two-word Aramaic formula occurring only once in the New Testament (see Aramaic of Jesus) and also in the Didache, which is part of the Apostolic Fathers' collection. It is transliterated into Greek letters rather than translated and, given the nature of early manuscripts, the lexical difficulty lies in determining just which two Aramaic words constitute the single Greek expression, found at the end of Paul's First Epistle to the Corinthians (1Cor 16:22 ).

    If one chooses to split the two words as מרנא תא (maranâ thâ), a vocative concept with an imperative verb, then it can be translated as a command to the Lord to come. On the other hand, if one decides that the two words מרן אתא (maran 'athâ), a possessive "Our Lord" and a perfect/preterite verb "has come," are actually more warranted, then it would be seen as a credal expression. This interpretation, "Our Lord has come," is supported by what appears to be an equivalent of this in the early credal acclamation found in the biblical books of Romans 10:9 and 1 Corinthians 12:3, "Jesus is Lord."

    In general, the recent interpretation has been to select the command option ("Come, Lord!"), changing older decisions to follow the preterite option ("Our Lord has come") as found in the ancient Aramaic Peshitta, in the Latin Clementine Vulgate, in the Greek Byzantine texts, Textus Receptus, critical Greek texts like Westcott and Hort, Tischendorf, Cambridge, etc., and in the English translations like the King James Version, the Finnish Raamattu, etc.

    The NRSV of 1 Cor 16:22 translates the expression as: "Our Lord, come!" but notes that it could also be translated as: "Our Lord has come"; the NIV translates: "Come, O Lord"; the Message version puts it differently as: "Make room for the Master!" [1]; the NAB notes:

    As understood here ("O Lord, come!"), it is a prayer for the early return of Christ. If the Aramaic words are divided differently (Maran atha, "Our Lord has come"), it becomes a credal declaration. The former interpretation is supported by what appears to be a Greek equivalent of this acclamation in Book of Revelation 22:20 "Amen. Come, Lord Jesus!"

    The 1985 New Jerusalem Bible translates 1 Cor 16:22, "If there is anyone who does not love the Lord, a curse on such a one. Maran atha." In the context of 1 Corinthians, understanding the Greek "maranatha" as Aramaic "Maran atha" in the preterite sense would provide substantiation for the preceding anathema. That is, one who does not love the Lord is accursed because our Lord has ascended and come unto his throne (e.g., Dan 7:13) and wields power to implement such a curse. It would also substantiate the following prayer for grace from the ascended Lord Jesus, who has come to his throne and then sends the Holy Spirit.

  • More Than 100 United Methodist Clergy Come Out As LGBT

    05/12/2016 9:35:42 PM PDT · 54 of 175
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    It is written that a lot of folks get saved after we are gone. Maranatha!

  • More Than 100 United Methodist Clergy Come Out As LGBT

    05/12/2016 9:34:24 PM PDT · 52 of 175
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    Proverbs 3
    5 Trust in the LORD with all your heart, And lean not on your own understanding;
    6 In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He shall direct your paths.

    Nelson, Thomas (2009-02-18). Holy Bible, New King James Version (NKJV) (pp. 617-618). Thomas Nelson. Kindle Edition.

    Last year Mrs. Submariner were going through a trial with her daughter. Living in a 17 foot travel trailer in Virginia during the winter. There was a Bass Pro Shop across from the RV Park and we took time to go to lunch one day at their restaurant. The waitress wrote: Proverbs 3:5-6 on our check. It really helped. As Mrs. Submareener says: “Prayer, it is the most practical thing you can do!”

  • More Than 100 United Methodist Clergy Come Out As LGBT

    05/12/2016 7:58:28 PM PDT · 14 of 175
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    Next the Rapture of the Chosen! Then the left behind get the Anti-Christ! Maranatha!

  • Jug appraised at $50G actually from 1970s high school art class

    05/12/2016 4:02:14 PM PDT · 17 of 23
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    About twelve years ago I ran an office of SAIC in Quantico VA that was in a small strip mall. There was a Thrift store in the mall and one of my guys bought three “paint-by-numbers” pictures and put the up against the far wall of the office. When I came back from the Base and saw them, I asked him how he got my childhood paintings. Sure enough my stylized initials were on the paintings. He let me buy two but kept one for himself.

    The world is full of strange connections! ;-)

  • Durbin: Trump's positions create a challenge for GOP candidates

    05/12/2016 3:49:10 PM PDT · 2 of 26
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    I love it when Democrats give advice on how Republicans can win elections.

  • Trump: Jeb Bush 'not a man of honor' for refusing to back me

    05/12/2016 11:51:19 AM PDT · 16 of 95
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    Yes. The Bushes have had nothing but good things to say about Donald Trump!! They welcomed him into the Republican Party as valued donor who was a welcome addition to the excellent field of candidates. They never ran a single negative ad against Donald Trump. It is simply inexplicable why Donald Trump has been so mean to the Bushes.