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  • Warning All Churches [Homosexual infiltration]

    11/21/2013 1:41:36 PM PST · by fwdude · 89 replies
    Worldview Weekend ^ | October 27, 2013 | Ken Ham
    Over this year, there have been a number of news reports on another movement in the church advocating for the acceptance of homosexual behavior and same-sex relationships. Matthew Vines, an openly homosexual 23-year-old student at Harvard University, posted a video on YouTube of a speech he gave on homosexuality and the Bible. In the talk, he claims repeatedly that God’s Word does not condemn monogamous same-sex relationships. Now, a recent report from the Christian Post highlighted the amount of compromise happening within the church on this issue. The headline of the article explains, " 50 ‘Hand-Picked’ Christians Trained To Convince...
  • SCREWTAPE PROPOSES AN EPISCOPAL TOAST... TO JOHN SHELBY SPONG With apologies to C.S. Lewis

    10/20/2013 2:42:48 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 11 replies
    Virtue Online ^ | 10-14-13 | David W. Virtue
    With apologies to C.S. Lewis My dear Wormwood, The Screwtape Letters It's hard to fathom, even by our standards of non-compliance with the Other Side, what a marvelous catch this John Shelby Spong fellow has turned out to be. I doubt we could have created a more perfect model of apostasy and heresy all wrapped up in one man. For more than four decades, he has steadfastly aided and abetted our cause of disbelief. Atheists and skeptics are obvious sinners, but they are not a patch on a man who wears the cloth of his religion while defaming and declaiming...
  • A doomsday date for your diary! World 'will end on Friday' says preacher

    10/16/2011 4:35:21 PM PDT · by traumer · 60 replies
    Doomsday preacher Harold Camping was left a laughing stock when his prediction that the world would end on May 21 failed to materialise. But the 90-year-old Californian may well have the last laugh after revealing that date was in fact Judgment Day - a spiritual moment when the righteous would be chosen - and simply a warm-up for the Rapture which happens exactly five months later. This means that Friday, October 21, will mark the start of the Apocalypse - when believers will be whisked away into heaven and hell will be unleashed on earth. And cynics should be warned,...
  • Today's Word with Joel Osteen - August 18, 2010 [Devotional]

    08/18/2010 4:47:58 AM PDT · by Vision · 5 replies
    Email ^ | 8/18/10 | Joel Osteen
    Renew Your Mind Daily Today's Scripture "We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ" (2 Corinthians 10:5, NIV). Today's Word from Joel and Victoria So many people today are not really enjoying their lives because of the condition of their minds. They constantly dwell on negative, destructive, harmful thoughts. They don't realize it, but the root cause of many of their problems is simply the fact that their thought life is out of control. They just dwell on any thought...
  • Today's Word with Joel Osteen - August 16, 2010 [Devotional]

    08/16/2010 4:36:53 AM PDT · by Vision · 4 replies · 2+ views
    Email ^ | 1935/1992 | Joel Osteen
    Grace for Today Today's Scripture "Give us this day our daily bread…" (Matthew 6:11, NKJ). Today's Word from Joel and Victoria God has grace in store for you every single day. Grace is His supernatural empowerment, His unmerited favor on your life. All throughout scripture, we see God giving daily grace, empowerment and provision to His people. For example, when the people of Israel were in the wilderness headed toward the Promised Land, God gave them manna each morning to eat. It would just appear on the ground. But, He specifically instructed them to gather up only enough for...
  • Today's Word with Joel Osteen - April 26, 2010 [Devotional]

    04/26/2010 4:28:48 AM PDT · by Vision · 2 replies · 244+ views
    Email ^ | 4/26/10 | Joel Osteen
    He's Working in You Today's Scripture "…He who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus" (Philippians 1:6, NIV). Today's Word from Joel and Victoria Sometimes when God is doing a work in our lives, things can get a little uncomfortable. We may encounter people who are hard to get along with or have circumstances that seem beyond our control. When this happens, instead of complaining, getting sour, or trying to change everything around you, why don't you look deep inside and say, "Lord, thank You for doing a...
  • Today's Word with Joel Osteen - March 10, 2010 [Devotional]

    03/10/2010 4:06:28 AM PST · by Vision · 1 replies · 296+ views
    Email ^ | 3/10/10 | Joel Osteen
    Make Way for Victory Today's Scripture "But thanks be to God, Who gives us the victory [making us conquerors] through our Lord Jesus Christ (I Corinthians 15:57, AMP). Today's Word from Joel and Victoria God desires that you live in victory in every area of your life. The scripture says He always causes us to triumph through Christ Jesus! No matter what you may be facing today, God wants to make you more than a conqueror. Are you battling sickness? God wants to give you healing. Are you struggling with a broken relationship? God wants to give you restoration...
  • Mary Glasspool, active homosexual, elected bishop of LA

    12/05/2009 2:56:43 PM PST · by qwertyz · 20 replies · 1,367+ views
    Stand Firm ^ | 12/05/09
    BREAKING: Diocese of Los Angeles Elects Non-Celibate Lesbian As Suffragan Bishop
  • Today's Word with Joel Osteen - October 8, 2009 [Devotional]

    10/08/2009 4:48:39 AM PDT · by Vision · 2 replies · 428+ views
    Email ^ | 10/8/09 | Joel Osteen
    Hold On to Your Dream Today's Scripture "Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful" (Hebrews 10:23, NIV) Today's Word from Joel and Victoria At some point in life we all face hardships. It may be something physically or emotionally challenging. Or it may be a dream or an opportunity that we missed out on. Whatever your difficulty is, don't let it discourage you from believing in God's best. The enemy wants to keep you focused on everything negative that's happened, but don't let him steal the dreams God has given you....
  • Today's Word with Joel Osteen - September 30, 2009 [Devotional]

    09/30/2009 4:38:37 AM PDT · by Vision · 2 replies · 694+ views
    Email ^ | 9/30/09 | Joel Osteen
    Trust over Fear Today's Scripture "Fear of man will prove to be a snare, but whoever trusts in the Lord is kept safe" (Proverbs 29:25, NIV) Today's Word from Joel and Victoria Fear is one of the enemy's favorite tools to keep us from going forward in our lives. As soon as we make a decision to step out in faith and do what God is telling us to do, immediately the enemy will bring fear. He'll put thoughts in your mind like, "What if I fail? What will others think? Maybe I don't have what it takes." He'll...
  • Today's Word with Joel Osteen - September 21, 2009 [Devotional]

    09/21/2009 4:35:20 AM PDT · by Vision · 3 replies · 645+ views
    Email ^ | 9/21/09 | Joel Osteen
    Get into Position Today's Scripture "Sing, O childless woman, you who have never given birth…" (Isaiah 54:1, NLT) Today's Word from Joel and Victoria Sometimes, when we don't see our dreams and desires coming to pass, we can feel empty and barren like a woman who is unable to have children. But look at what this verse is saying: if you've got unborn promises, don't just sit around in defeat. Don't just give up and say, "Too bad for me." No, God says when you're barren, the first thing you need to do is sing a song of praise....
  • Today's Word with Joel Osteen - August 14, 2009 [Devotional]

    08/14/2009 5:56:26 AM PDT · by Vision · 1 replies · 458+ views
    Email ^ | 8/14/09 | Joel Osteen
    Overcoming Disappointments Today's Scripture "Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past" (Isaiah 43:18, NIV) Today's Word from Joel and Victoria Every person, no matter how much faith they have or how good a person they are will face disappointments. It may be something simple like not getting that promotion you really hoped for, or not closing that big deal you worked so hard on. Maybe you didn't qualify for a house you really wanted. Or, it may be something more serious like a relationship not working out, the death of a loved one, or some kind...
  • Today's Word with Joel Osteen - June 30, 2009 [Devotional]

    06/30/2009 4:36:39 AM PDT · by Vision · 2 replies · 468+ views
    Email ^ | 6/30/09 | Joel Osteen
    Be Faithful with Little Today's Scripture "He who is faithful in a very little [thing] is faithful also in much, and he who is dishonest and unjust in a very little [thing] is dishonest and unjust also in much" (Luke 16:10, AMP) Today's Word from Joel and Victoria Many people today are not experiencing God’s favor like they should simply because they’re not passing what I call, the small test. We have to be faithful with the little things in our lives before God will entrust us with bigger things. For example, being excellent in the workplace for you...
  • Today's Word with Joel Osteen - June 12, 2009 [Devotional]

    06/12/2009 4:30:47 AM PDT · by Vision · 1 replies · 386+ views
    Email ^ | 6/13/09 | Joel Osteen
    A Mark of Honor Today's Scripture "Avoiding a fight is a mark of honor; only fools insist on quarreling" (Proverbs 20:3, NLT) Today's Word from Joel and Victoria I’ve found that for most people, it can be easy to start a fight but hard to end one. It’s easy to get offended and say things that we know we shouldn’t, but once you get started, it’s difficult to stop. It’s hard to let it go. That’s why the scripture tells us that it’s much better not to ever even start a quarrel. If you want God to honor you,...
  • Gay bishop rejoices in NH's gay marriage vote

    06/05/2009 1:48:03 PM PDT · by NYer · 29 replies · 1,082+ views
    Google ^ | June 4, 2009 | DAVID TIRRELL-WYSOCKI
    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) It was tough enough to get New Hampshire's lawmakers and governor to approve gay marriage, but Episcopal Bishop V. Gene Robinson says there's an even tougher job ahead: getting churches to fully embrace gay marriage and gay people."What we have to work against is countless centuries of tradition which has judged homosexual people to be an abomination before God," said Robinson, the Episcopal church's only openly gay bishop.Robinson sat in the front row of the gallery in the House of Representatives on Wednesday, hands clasped at times, praying for lawmakers to push a little green button that...
  • Today's Word with Joel Osteen - June 4, 2009 [Devotional]

    06/04/2009 4:43:34 AM PDT · by Vision · 3 replies · 477+ views
    Email ^ | 6/4/09 | Joel Osteen
    Be Determined Today's Scripture "“[We pray] that you may be invigorated and strengthened with all power according to the might of His glory, [to exercise] every kind of endurance and patience (perseverance and forbearance) with joy," (Colossians 1:11, AMP). Today's Word from Joel and Victoria Do you know what causes God to act on your behalf? Do you know what gets His attention? God is not moved by our needs. He’s not moved by whining or complaining. He’s not moved by a “poor me” mentality. No, God is moved by our faith in Him. We have to be determined...
  • Full gay rights! The argument is over (Does your pastor feel the same way?)

    05/08/2009 11:01:20 AM PDT · by AlaskaErik · 60 replies · 1,854+ views
    Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman ^ | May 7, 2009 | Howard Bess
    Two issues continue to cloud the American political scene. Gay rights and the protection of life. These two issues are seen as so important that many Americans are willing to ignore all other issues such as poverty, housing, foreign policy and health care to vote according to a candidate’s position on homosexuality and abortion. The right to life, abortion, freedom of choice issue is much the tougher issue and a healthy debate should continue until some sort of understanding is reached and codified into laws that are firmly upheld by our courts. I suspect the most workable solution is not...
  • MIA On Gay Marriage

    05/08/2009 4:28:43 AM PDT · by steve-b · 52 replies · 1,344+ views
    The Washington Post | 5/8/09 | Eugene Robinson
    Believe it or not, often I can see the other side of an argument. I know that tough gun control laws save lives and make our communities safer, for example, but I also see clarity in the Second Amendment. I support affirmative action, but I realize that providing opportunity to some worthy individuals can mean denying opportunity to others. Thinking about some issues involves discerning among subtly graded shades of gray. On some issues, though, I really don't see anything but black and white. Among them is the "question" of granting full equal rights to gay and lesbian Americans, which...
  • Today's Word with Joel Osteen - April 20, 2009 [Devotional]

    04/20/2009 4:43:30 AM PDT · by Vision · 2 replies · 514+ views
    Email ^ | 4/20/98 | Joel Osteen
    He Anoints Your Head with Oil Today's Scripture “…You anoint my head with oil" (Psalm 23:5, NKJ) Today's Word from Joel and Victoria TODAY'S WORD from Joel and Victoria In the Bible, oil is symbolic of the anointing of God. Do you know what oil does? It makes things flow. Whenever there is friction or something gets stuck, putting oil on it makes it become more fluid. That’s what God wants to do for you. He wants to anoint your head with oil. When he does that, notice what David says in Psalm 23, “Because God anoints me, because...
  • [Rick] Warren waver on Prop 8 stuns leaders [lukewarm]

    04/10/2009 8:09:04 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 74 replies · 2,230+ views
    Stance about-face at issue. BY JULIA DUIN Evangelical leaders say they are bewildered and stunned by the Rev. Rick Warren's apparent turnaround on gay marriage after the famous California pastor said earlier this week that he was not a proponent of California's Proposition 8. Mr. Warren told CNN's Larry King on Monday that he "never once even gave an endorsement" of the proposition, which said marriage in the state could only involve one man and one woman. The measure won at the polls last November by a close margin, in effect negating an earlier California Supreme Court ruling allowing gay...
  • Today's Word with Joel Osteen - March 30, 2009 [Devotional]

    03/30/2009 4:44:34 AM PDT · by Vision · 4 replies · 538+ views
    Email ^ | 3/30/09 | Joel Osteen
    Redeem the Time Today's Scripture “So be careful how you live. Don’t live like fools, but like those who are wise. Make the most of every opportunity in these evil days” (Ephesians 5:15-16, NLT). Today's Word from Joel and Victoria Time is the most valuable commodity in life that we have. It’s more valuable than money. You can make more money, but you can’t make more time. When you woke up this morning, God gave you a present called “today.” And with that gift comes a responsibility. The Scripture tells us to redeem the time, to make the most...
  • Today's Word with Joel Osteen - March 26, 2009 [Devotional]

    03/26/2009 4:41:07 AM PDT · by Vision · 3 replies · 448+ views
    Email ^ | 3/26/09 | Joel Osteen
    Free From Bondage Today's Scripture “…I will free you from their bondage and I will rescue you with an outstretched arm…” (Exodus 6:6, AMP). Today's Word from Joel and Victoria No matter what’s going on in your life, no matter how somebody is treating you, God has a plan to free you from everything that would try to hold you back. He wants to rescue you and show you His mighty hand of favor and blessing. One translation says “with special and vigorous action.” What does that mean? That means, if you will stay in faith even in the...
  • Eye of the storm [Gay Bishop Alert]

    08/14/2008 5:39:17 PM PDT · by kaehurowing · 11 replies · 301+ views
    SX News (Australia) ^ | August 13, 2008 | None Given
    Eye of the storm Wednesday, 13 August 2008 By his very existence, the Reverend Gene Robinson – the openly gay Anglican bishop of New Hampshire – is an agent for change in his church, and society at large. He spoke with Peter Hackney. He is friendly, mild-mannered and avuncular. He doesn’t seem like someone who’d tear an entire church apart. Yet Gene Robinson, the first openly gay bishop in the history of the Anglican Church, has been accused of doing just that. So controversial is he that at the recent Lambeth Conference, the decennial conference of Anglican bishops from across...
  • The King of kings, and Lord of lords has arrived in America

    10/17/2006 7:04:21 PM PDT · by tang-soo · 129 replies · 2,077+ views
    growing in grace ^ | 10/12/2006 | Jose Luis de Jesus Miranda
    a friend from my Bible Study found this web site the other day. It is a must read for Christians. The following claims are made ... The Man Christ Jesus, Dr Jose Luis de Jesus Miranda, is coming to the USA! The King of kings and Lord of lords has arrived in America! He is turning ignorance into wisdom by revealing the mysteries of the world. He is teaching the world that sin no longer exists, as we are dead unto sin. He is proving there is no Devil, as it was destroyed 2000 years ago. He is transforming the...
  • Crazy Kim Jong II of North Korea and Rick Warren Working Together For What Purpose?

    07/07/2006 12:59:52 PM PDT · by The Lumster · 244 replies · 3,418+ views
    Christian Worldview Network ^ | 7-04-2006 | Ingrid Schlueter
    While North Korea was gearing up to launch a long range missile and five rockets into the Sea of Japan this week, sending a grim message to the entire world, out at Saddleback Church Rick Warren was announcing that he will soon be bringing his message of purpose to North Korea where he reportedly will be addressing an audience of 15,000. “God is using Rick Warren to be a messenger of peace!” gushed one Saddleback member. There is great hope in Lake Forest that Rick Warren's message in that stadium will cause Kim Jong II to drop his nuclear purposes...
  • SBC, evangelical leaders remember Adrian Rogers

    11/15/2005 8:07:02 PM PST · by truthandlife · 14 replies · 715+ views
    BP Press ^ | 11-15-05
    Adrian Rogers' death Nov. 15 prompted Southern Baptist and evangelical leaders nationwide to release statements memorializing the longtime Bellevue Baptist Church pastor and former SBC president. Among them: -- Bobby Welch, president, Southern Baptist Convention: "The flags of Christianity in general, and of Southern Baptists in particular, should be at half mast upon this occasion because few and very, very few like Dr. Adrian P. Rogers -– friend, pastor, warrior, statesman, soul winner and inspiration -- seldom arise in one generation." -- Morris H. Chapman, president, Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee: "Adrian Rogers was a model preacher, pastor, evangelist, husband...
  • February 24-ST. MATTHIAS, APOSTLE (Lutheran & Episcopal Calendars)

    02/24/2005 6:22:04 AM PST · by lightman · 3 replies · 205+ views
    February 24, A.D. 2005
    PRAYER OF THE DAY: Almighty God, you chose your faithful servant Mattias to be numbered among the twelve. Grant that your Church, being delivered from false apostles, may always be taught and guided by faithful and true pastors; through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. FIRST LESSON • Isaiah 66:1-2 Thus says the LORD: Heaven is my throne and the earth is my footstool what is the house that you would build for me; and what is my resting place? All these things my hand...
  • MISSOURI: Gay marriage ban approved by voters, nixed by Episcopal bishop

    08/06/2004 7:01:39 PM PDT · by ahadams2 · 22 replies · 527+ views
    Virtuosity ^ | 4 August 2004 | David Virtue
    MISSOURI: Gay marriage ban approved by voters, nixed by Episcopal bishop News Analysis By David W. Virtue Voters in Missouri have given a resounding thumbs up to an amendment (2) to the state constitution banning gay marriage. By doing so they served notice that similar proposed bans in other states could be difficult to defeat. The Missouri Constitution will now state that "to be valid and recognized in this state a marriage shall exist only between a man and a woman." The vote was over 70% in favor. The Christian voters turned out in record numbers, said a Virtuosity subscriber....
  • Priest's benediction touches on abortion and gay rights

    07/30/2004 5:23:08 PM PDT · by narses · 23 replies · 650+ views
    Boston Globe ^ | July 30, 2004 | Michael Paulson
    As the Democratic Party nominated a Catholic for president for the first time since 1960, the Catholic priest who gave the final words at the convention alluded to the church's concern with the Democratic Party's support for abortion rights by calling on God to ''guide every citizen of our United States to cherish all life." The Rev. John B. Ardis spoke at the close of the convention, around 11:15, to a packed FleetCenter crowd that just seconds earlier had been dancing and shouting to celebrate Kerry's nomination. As the priest talked, his arms outstretched and palms facing upward, the nominees,...