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  • Who's responsible when America chooses death?

    02/16/2019 7:56:38 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 9 replies
    WND ^ | February 15, 2019 | Craige McMillan
    Many of us like to blame God for our difficulties. The reason is that it absolves us of responsibility for our bad choices. It also ensures we won’t recover. Nations are groups of individuals clumped together, primarily by geography. In a democratic nation, if a majority of the voting population chooses wisely, the entire nation will benefit from those choices (even those who oppose the choices). In a democratic republic, such as the United States, we are one step removed from our responsibility. We don’t choose the policy directly; we choose the people who in turn choose the policies and...
  • How to Live the Bible — Life and Prayer

    02/15/2019 11:04:52 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 4 replies
    Bible Gateway Blog ^ | February 13, 2019 | Mel Lawrenz
    In a teaching as clear and fresh as the blue Sea of Galilee, Jesus said this is how you should pray:“Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us today our daily bread. Forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one” (Matthew 6:9–13). This prayer is a clear, straightforward pattern for developing a God-filled life. Jesus did not say, “Pray this.” He said, “This is how you should pray.”...
  • Arizona Democrats Trying To Drop “In God We Trust” License Plates

    02/12/2019 1:08:28 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    Hotair ^ | 02/12/2019 | Jazz Shaw
    If you live in Arizona and register your vehicle there, you have the option of ordering a special vanity plate with the words “In God We Trust” on it. Or at least you have that option for now. Democratic state Sen. Juan Mendez has introduced a bill that would stop the sale of these particular vanity plates, claiming that a portion of the money raised in this fashion is going to “a hate group.” The group in question is the Alliance Defending Freedom, who we’ve written about here before. They provide legal defense work in cases aligned with conservative...
  • Is There Only One Way to God?

    02/10/2019 10:07:32 PM PST · by Freedom'sWorthIt · 79 replies
    Dr. David Jeremiah's ministry ^ | 2/10/2019 | Dr. Jeremiaih
    One of 10 questions Christians are asking.....Dr. Jeremiah in his ministry Turning Point - covers in this series.... (Please forgive the "advertisement" sections of this video). Some good music. Some of the text of the message: "Tolerance has replaced TRUTH in our culture."
  • Christian group can bar gay student from leadership role, judge rules

    02/07/2019 1:15:17 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 36 replies
    NBC "News" ^ | February 7, 2019 | by AP
    IOWA CITY, Iowa - A federal judge has ruled that the University of Iowa was wrong to strip a Christian student group of its registered status after the organization barred a gay student from a leadership position. U.S. District Judge Stephanie M. Rose on Wednesday granted a permanent injunction banning the university from rejecting the status of the group, Business Leaders in Christ, The Des Moines Register reported. Rose found that the university had unevenly applied its human rights policy by allowing other groups to limit membership based on religious views, race, sex and other protected characteristics. "Particularly when free...
  • What’s Driving Rapid-Onset Gender Dysphoria

    02/04/2019 8:23:19 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 54 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | February 4, 2019 | Tony Perkins
    Parents used to worry about “peer pressure” encouraging their kids to experiment with alcohol or drugs, or to have sex. Now, they have to worry that it may encourage their kids (especially daughters) to change sex altogether. If you are a parent of a child or teenager, you owe it to yourself to read World magazine’s latest cover story, which addresses the relatively new but expanding phenomenon of “rapid-onset gender dysphoria,” abbreviated “ROGD.” Advocates for the LGBT movement have long argued that you can diagnose “gender dysphoria” in children who are “consistent, insistent, and persistent” in expressing a discomfort with...
  • Was Eve created from Adam’s penis? Cal PhD is seriously arguing just that

    02/03/2019 3:16:08 AM PST · by vannrox · 149 replies
    SF Gate ^ | December 28, 2015 at 4:11 PM | Beth Spotswood
    A biblical scholar has suggested that due to an unfortunate mistranslation in the Bible, God did not create Eve from Adam’s rib but rather from his penis. Needless to say, several historical purists are up in – arms. Professor Ziony Zevit from the American Jewish University in Maryland has proposed his theory in a new book, “What Really Happened in the Garden of Eden.” According to Zevit, the Hebrew word ‘tsela’ in the Old Testament does not translate as ‘rib.’ Rather, Zevit believes that ‘tsela’ means a limb sticking out sideways from an upright human body, and contextually translates this...
  • Godly Living in an Ungodly Age

    01/31/2019 2:56:34 PM PST · by OddLane · 7 replies
    Our Founding Fathers created a governing framework heavily influenced by biblical principles. Slowly, we have changed from “one nation under God” to a group of people who no longer want Him to be involved. Our nation has become ungodly in several ways: Many are driven by materialism and power; immorality and rebellion are prevalent; empty philosophy and false doctrine are widely accepted. Underlying it all is the push to keep God out of the nation’s affairs. Yet even in an unbelieving society, people can, follow Jesus as individuals. But the world will continually disseminate faulty teachings, so believers must be...
  • Does God Change His Mind?

    01/31/2019 2:19:25 PM PST · by CondoleezzaProtege · 20 replies
    Monergism ^ | R.C. Sproul
    Does God Change His Mind? If God is immutable, if He does not change at all, does that mean He never changes His mind either? This is a very thorny problem. The Bible appears to say at times that God changed His mind. Consider, for example, the following episode that took place in the time of Moses: Then Moses pleaded with the LORD his God, and said: “LORD, why does Your wrath burn hot against Your people whom You have brought out of the land of Egypt with great power and with a mighty hand? Why should the Egyptians speak,...
  • Police: Kentucky Hindu temple vandalized in hate crime

    01/31/2019 2:13:57 PM PST · by Jyotishi · 61 replies
    The Seattle Times ^ | Thursday, January 31, 2019 | The Associated Press
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Police in Kentucky say a Hindu temple in Louisville has been vandalized in a hate crime, its windows broken and walls covered in hateful messages. Louisville Metro Police Chief Steve Conrad tells The Courier Journal that “repugnant messages of hate” were spray-painted on its walls during a break-in this week. He says xenophobic and sexist messages were scrawled along with images of crosses and phrases such as “Jesus Is The Only God.” Someone spray-painted the eyes of a Hindu religious figure, with black paint dripping down the image’s face. Swaminarayan Temple officials say there is no...
  • Dems on House Committee Move to Strike 'God' Reference in Oath

    01/30/2019 10:46:51 AM PST · by Kaslin · 72 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 30, 2019 | Leah Barkoukis
    The Democrat-controlled House Committee on Natural Resources may soon strike the reference to God in the oath given to witnesses testifying before the panel, according to a draft, Fox News reports. Rather than including “so help you God,” at the end of the oath, it would instead read: "Do you solemnly swear or affirm, under penalty of law, that the testimony that you are about to give is the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth?"> The rules proposal places the words "so help you God" in red brackets, indicating they are slated to be cut. The words...
  • Swearing ‘So Help Me God’ Oath, Democrat Style

    01/30/2019 7:52:09 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/30/19 | Judi McLeod
    The anti-American, Fundamental Transformation of America believing Democrats are against all things American, So Help us, God Giddy in the high-handed state of their Midterm return to power, silly Democrats in the often useless House Committee on Natural Resources, are gung-ho to eliminate the phrase “So help me God” from future committee witness swear-ins. That it would take less than the blink of an eye for witnesses being sworn in for testimony to silently say to themselves:“So help me God” seems to have gone right over the Democrats’ bedevilled heads. Just like the phrase “In God We Trust”, the phrase...
  • Dems to strike 'so help me God' from oath taken in front of key House committee, draft shows

    01/29/2019 9:42:29 AM PST · by revivaljoe · 41 replies
    fox news ^ | 1/29/19 | greg re
    A key committee in the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives is moving to eliminate the words "so help you God" from the oath administered to witnesses testifying before the panel, as part of a new rules package expected to be approved this week, according to a draft obtained exclusively by Fox News. The draft shows that the House Committee on Natural Resources would ask witnesses to recite only: "Do you solemnly swear or affirm, under penalty of law, that the testimony that you are about to give is the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth?" The rules proposal...
  • Ayn Rand on the 'Good'

    01/19/2019 1:59:31 PM PST · by huckfillary · 63 replies
    The Daily Dose of Reason ^ | January 19, 2019 | Ayn Rand
    “For centuries, the battle of morality was fought between those who claimed that your life belongs to God and those who claimed that it belongs to your neighbors—between those who preached that the good is self-sacrifice for the sake of ghosts in heaven and those who preached that the good is self-sacrifice for the sake of incompetents on earth. And no one came to say that your life belongs to you and that the good is to live it.” — Ayn Rand
  • Former Atheist Anthony Hopkins Reveals Encounter That Led Him to God

    01/19/2019 12:36:02 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 72 replies
    CBN ^ | 8/4/2018 | Tré Goins-Phillips
    As each of us gets older, questions about God, purpose and the afterlife become more pronounced. That’s certainly been the case for famed actor Anthony Hopkins. During an appearance last week at the 11th annual LEAP Conference, Hopkins explained a major turning point in his life — a moment when he abandoned his previous embrace of atheism in exchange for a belief in a higher power.
  • CLEMSON PLAYERS SING ‘GOD BLESS THE USA’ BEFORE TRUMP APPEARANCE

    01/16/2019 6:17:12 PM PST · by Libloather · 20 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 1/14/19 | Scott Morefield
    A group of Clemson football players burst into a rendition of “God Bless the USA” minutes before President Donald Trump came out to greet them during their White House visit. The players, staff members, and other attendees had been waiting several minutes for the president’s appearance, and at times amused themselves by chanting the school’s fight song. At one point, right before President Trump appeared, a group began singing Lee Greenwood’s patriotic classic.
  • A Prayer for Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    01/09/2019 8:42:03 AM PST · by marktwain · 62 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 9 January, 2019 | Dean Weingarten
    <p>Jesus has told us to love our enemies.</p> <p>Ruth Bader Ginburg has done a great deal to destroy the Constitution as written, and thus destroy the rule of law in the United States. She follows a 70 year tradition of Progressive dominance of the Court, ignoring the clear text of the Constitution, and substituting Progressive preferences.</p>
  • Does God still audibly speak to people? Southern Baptist head weighs in

    01/05/2019 1:38:54 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 53 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 01/05/2019 | Michael Gryboski
    Southern Baptist Convention President J.D. Greear has recently tackled the question of whether God still speaks to people audibly as described in the Bible. In a video posted by The Gospel Coalition, Greear discussed the question by noting that he has “never been comfortable putting God in a lot of boxes that He doesn’t put himself in.” “I don’t know of anywhere in the Bible that says, ‘no, He will absolutely never speak audibly again to man on the earth,’” explained Greear. “I will say that the Bible does indicate that the way that His Spirit speaks is obviously through...
  • Man finds a stethoscope with unusual powers.

    01/03/2019 11:59:27 AM PST · by navysealdad · 23 replies
    Man finds a stethoscope with unusual powers. An interesting advertisement. Watch it until the end! See if you can guess what is being advertised before you get to the end. You WILL be SURPRISED!!!
  • How He’s Beating Homelessness Without Government Help

    12/24/2018 4:58:46 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 20 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | December 23, 2018 | Kelsey Harkness
    George Opudo used to drive for Uber. Picking up and dropping off customers at Union Station in Washington, just steps away from the U.S. Capitol, he’d look at homeless people and think: “That’d never be me.” But in September 2017, Opudo lost his car, his job, and all of his worldly possessions. With no place to go and no food to eat, Opudo was homeless. “I was so hungry, I didn’t know what to do,” Opudo told The Daily Signal. Walking around Union Station, he asked a woman where he could find some food. “She said, ‘Go down to the...