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  • Pray for our American Heroes

    09/02/2012 12:30:06 PM PDT · by Kitty Mittens · 13 replies
    9-2-12 | Kitty Mittens
    Jeremiah 17:7,8 Blessed is the Man that Trusteth in the LORD, And whose Hope the LORD is. For he shall be as a Tree that is Planted by the Water, Which Spreadeth Out her Roots by the River, And shall not Feel when the Heat Cometh, But her Leaf shall be Green, And shall not Care for the Year of Drought, Neither shall Cease from Yielding Fruit.
  • Pray for our American Heroes

    08/27/2012 2:40:58 PM PDT · by Kitty Mittens · 14 replies
    8-27-12 | Kitty Mittens
  • Atheist Richard Dawkins: We Are ‘Apes,‘ Evidence for Jesus’ Existence ‘Is Surprisingly Shaky’

    08/27/2012 2:13:45 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 54 replies
    The Blaze ^ | August 26, 2012 | Billy Hallowell
    Famed atheist Richard Dawkins sat down with Playboy Magazine to discuss “the simple beauty of evolution, the improbability of God and why the pope should be arrested,” among other subjects. As usual, Dawkins took a provocative approach in the interview — one that people of faith will surely find offensive. These contentious anti-religious views appear in the September issue of Playboy. (VIDEO AT LINK) Toward the beginning of the interview, Dawkins was asked to weigh in and explain why, in the past, he has called himself a “tooth faith” agnostic. His explanation essentially frames his overarching views on God’s existence....
  • “The-Not-So-Social-Gospel” (Barfable blog from Tikkun)

    08/27/2012 1:40:34 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 3 replies
    Tikkun Daily Blog ^ | 08/27/2012 | by: Rabbi Michael Lerner
    This was sent to Tikkun on email from Cath News and a column called “The Not-So-Social-Gospel.” It is a powerful reminder both of how far sections of the Christian world have strayed from the teachings of Jesus, and also a reminder of the tens of millions of Catholics who are deeply dedicated to social justice, peace, generosity and love (even though unfortunately they are stuck in a church whose leadership is more interested in demonizing gays and abortions and attacking American Nuns who take Jesus’ teachings seriously than in carrying on the progressive elements in Jesus’ gospel). It saddens us...
  • Pray for our American Heroes

    08/26/2012 1:11:44 PM PDT · by Kitty Mittens · 10 replies
    8-26-12 | Kitty Mittens
    Psalm 33:22 Let Thy Mercy, O LORD, be upon us, According as we Hope in Thee.
  • The Division Card...(Race in America)

    These six things doth the Lord hate: yea, seven are an abomination unto him: A proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood, An heart that deviseth wicked imaginations, feet that be swift in running to mischief, A false witness that speaketh lies, and he that soweth discord among brethren.(Proverbs 6:16-19)I have a friend, he is a christian, and a really decent person in every respect except one. He constantly makes insulting and unfair references to race. For example every Columbus day one can expect a comment like, “maybe we should break into someone’s house, give them...
  • Bitter Fruit Of The Arab Spring...Crucifixion

    They shall put you out of the synagogues: yea, the time cometh, that whosoever killeth you will think that he doeth God service. And these things will they do unto you, because they have not known the Father, nor me.(John 16:2-3)In December 2010, Mohammed Bouazizi, an impoverished fruit dealer in Tunisia, long harrssed and stolen from by a female police officer, set himself on fire out of frustrated despair. He just couldn’t take the daily humiliation any more. Evidently Bouazizi’s frustration with the corruption and daily humiliation was shared by many of his countrymen, for the demonstrations which followed led...
  • Pray for our American Heroes

    08/19/2012 12:59:39 PM PDT · by Kitty Mittens · 16 replies
    8-19-12 | Kitty Mittens
    Deuteronomy 33:26,27 There is None like unto the God of Jeshurun, Who Rideth upon the Heaven in thy Help, And in His Excellency on the Sky. The Eternal God is thy Refuge, and Underneath are the Everlasting Arms: And He shall Thrust Out the Enemy from before thee; and shall Say, Destroy them.
  • This Is Their Hour And The Power Of Darkness

    Then Jesus said unto the chief priests, and captains of the temple, and the elders, which were come to him, Be ye come out, as against a thief, with swords and staves? When I was daily with you in the temple, ye stretched forth no hands against me: but this is your hour, and the power of darkness.(Luke 22:53)The ordeal of our Saviour in his trial and crucifixion are recapitulated in last days of this present evil age.It seemed as though evil had triumphed and with impunity was boasting in the defeat of all goodness.Where was God when corrupt high...
  • Is It True Jesus Never Addressed Same Sex Marriage?

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

    A Hymn and a Psalm for Sunday Posted on August 12, 2012 Happy Sunday everyone, Jesus is Lord ! Love Lifted Me James Rowe 1912 I was sinking deep in sin, far from the peaceful shore, Very deeply stained within, sinking to rise no more, But the Master of the sea, heard my despairing cry, From the waters lifted me, now safe am I. Love lifted me! Love lifted me! When nothing else could help Love lifted me! All my heart to Him I give, ever to Him I’ll cling In His blessčd presence live, ever His praises sing, Love...
  • Jesus on Marriage: Matthew 19:4-9: "Between male and female" [only]

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

    08/09/2012 10:03:00 AM PDT · by Leigh Patrick Sullivan · 32 replies
    The Moderate Separatist ^ | August 9, 2012 | Leigh Patrick Sullivan
    It began innocently enough: a little unscientific sociological experiment born out of a coffee chat with a friend. How are Christians viewed in today’s ‘modern’ society? The question was stored in the back of my mind for quite a while, waiting for the right moment to be revealed. Social media presented the opportunity to get the ball rolling, and roll it did. A Twitter re-tweet from an atheist telling a person of faith “…your God isn’t real.” The arrogance of the statement was obvious. A mortal human believed she possessed the knowledge to single-handedly discount the possibility of a ‘higher...
  • Iran's Demon Possession...Islam in Prophecy pt 15

    And said, O man greatly beloved, fear not: peace be unto thee, be strong, yea, be strong. And when he had spoken unto me, I was strengthened, and said, Let my lord speak; for thou hast strengthened me. Then said he, Knowest thou wherefore I come unto thee? and now will I return to fight with the prince of Persia: and when I am gone forth, lo, the prince of Grecia shall come. But I will shew thee that which is noted in the scripture of truth: and there is none that holdeth with me in these things, but Michael...
  • Pray for our American Heroes and Nation

    08/05/2012 8:27:15 PM PDT · by Kitty Mittens · 15 replies
    8-5-12 | Kitty Mittens
  • Turkey's Fate...Islam In Prophecy pt 15

    The modern nation of Turkey is an important player in the events leading to the Day of the Lord. Though it is a Muslim nation at present, in the earliest centuries of the new testament church, it was in the Turkish region that the gospel first flourished beyond the borders of Judea and Samaria. The apostles took the gospel to what then was refered to as the Roman province of Asia, within decades of the resurrection of Jesus. Paul taught there for two years as recorded in Acts 19.The original letters of the Apocalypse were addressed to churches in Ephesus,...
  • Why the Chick-fil-A Boycott is Really about Jesus

    08/01/2012 6:15:58 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 13 replies
    The Gospel Coalition ^ | 8-1-12 | Trevin Wax
    If you’re like me, you’re weary of the excessive politicization of nearly everything in American culture. Can’t we just enjoy Oreo cookies without making a statement about gay rights? Or savor a chicken sandwich without fear of being labeled a hater or homophobe? Though I’m weary of our culture’s tendency to politicize everything, I believe this Chick-fil-A boycott has revealed some fault lines in our culture that will lead to increasing pressure upon Christians who uphold the sexual ethic described in the New Testament. Furthermore, in listening to the mayors of Boston, Chicago, and San Francisco, it’s clear to me...
  • Where They Draw The Line...Black Pastors

    I heartily commend a group called The Coalition of African-American Pastors, for the public stand it is taking against President Obama’s support for “homosexual marriage”, and for marriage as defined biblically. The Rev. William Owens, Jr., head of the “Mandate for Marriage” initiative and son of the Rev. William Owens, Sr., the founder and president of the Coalition of African-American Pastors (CAAP), told The Christian Post about the growing importance of the issue at an event on Tuesday.“It’s only going to increase because the very core of America is founded upon Judeo-Christian beliefs. That’s debatable to some people but you...
  • Pray for our American Heroes and Nation

    07/29/2012 2:59:09 PM PDT · by Kitty Mittens · 12 replies
    7-29-12 | Kitty Mittens
  • Wisdom Cries Out; The Olympic Opening

    Wisdom crieth without; she uttereth her voice in the streets:(Proverbs 1:20)What a privilege and opportunity for any nation to be able to host an Olympics. The opening ceremony is a unique opportunity to display the glories of the host country. But that would presuppose that the presenters actually believe in the validity of their own national story. IÂ’ve been told that an unprecedented one billion people around the world witnessed this yearÂ’s London opening ceremony. I also was eager to see how the narrative of the nation of Shakespeare, Donne, Churchill, the Puritans, Wilberforce and countless other of the remarkable...
  • Tish B'Av;Israel's Day of Sorrow

    How hath the LORD covered the daughter of Zion with a cloud in his anger, and cast down from heaven unto the earth the beauty of Israel, and remembered not his footstool in the day of his anger!The LORD hath swallowed up all the habitations of Jacob, and hath not pitied: he hath thrown down in his wrath the strong holds of the daughter of Judah; he hath brought them down to the ground: he hath polluted the kingdom and the princes thereof.He hath cut off in his fierce anger all the horn of Israel: he hath drawn back his...
  • Believers in GOD, knowing the Jesus is the son of GOD, and listen to the Holy Spirit.

    07/24/2012 11:48:30 AM PDT · by jesus4life · 9 replies
    Faith | GOD-inspired
    A Message!
  • What Will Happen To Israel's Neighbors...Islam in prophecy pt 14

    “And there shall be no more a pricking brier unto the house of Israel, nor any grieving thorn of all that are round about them, that despised them; and they shall know that I am the Lord God.”(Ezekiel 28:24)In view of this series on the Arab nations in Bible prophecy, we must look at Psalm 83. This is a Psalm that is a prayer of Israel, in fact a desperate prayer to God for help in view of an overwhelming attack by a confederation of Israel’s near neighbors who vow to erase Israel from the map. Keep not thou silence,...
  • Pray for our American Heroes and Nation

    07/22/2012 4:32:29 PM PDT · by Kitty Mittens · 12 replies
    7-22-12 | Kitty Mittens
    Psalm 112:1-4 Blessed is the Man that Feareth the Lord, and Delighteth Greatly in His Commandments. His Seed shall be Mighty upon Earth: the Generation of the Righteous shall be Blessed. Riches and Treasures shall be in his House, and his Righteousness Endureth Forever. Unto the Righteous Ariseth Light in Darkness: he is Merciful and Full of Compassion and Righteous.
  • The West Bank; Judea and Samaria...Islam in Prophecy

    Also, thou son of man, prophesy unto the mountains of Israel, and say, Ye mountains of Israel, hear the word of the LORD: Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because the enemy hath said against you, Aha, even the ancient high places are ours in possession: (Ezekiel 36:1-2)There is a growing controversy between the leaders of the world, and the God of the Bible, over a particular piece of real estate. The property in dispute is called by the world, the West Bank, or at times “the occupied Territory” , or the Palestinian Authority. *They claim the ancient High places as...
  • The Islamized "christian" Arab 'unle-tom' of Islamic Apartheid of "Palestine"

    07/21/2012 11:19:17 PM PDT · by Milagros · 4 replies
    Islamo-"Christian" anti-Jewish "Palestinian" Hannan Ashrawi, racist-Arab, ugly liar #OpPalestine @FoxNews what is this nonsense by Geraldo & Ashrawi that the #Palestinians have 1000 year history? They formed in 1964! -, "Palestinians" were formed as a "distinct" group, no earlier than in the early 1960s. And as author warned in 1964 as the "Palestine entity" was stil forming... Noted 1940's Jurist: "the Arabic-speaking inhabitants of Palestine... are not the descendants of the conquerors." Ernst Frankenstein in "Justice for my people," (Dial Press, 1944), p. 88 Even most anti-Israel sect, the Islamic Arab Hamas, admits: "Half of the Palestinians...
  • Gaza; The Natin Undesired...Islam In Prophecy pt 12

    Gather yourselves together, yea, gather together, O nation not desired; Before the decree bring forth, before the day pass as the chaff, before the fierce anger of the LORD come upon you, before the day of the LORD’s anger come upon you. Seek ye the LORD, all ye meek of the earth, which have wrought his judgment; seek righteousness, seek meekness: it may be ye shall be hid in the day of the LORD’s anger. For Gaza shall be forsaken, and Ashkelon a desolation: they shall drive out Ashdod at the noon day, and Ekron shall be rooted up. Woe...
  • Knights of Columbus Joins Legal Defense of 10th Mountain Div. War Memorial(Includes Statue of Jesus)

    07/19/2012 11:46:10 PM PDT · by Coleus · 7 replies
    Knights of Columbus Joins Legal Defense of 10th Mountain Division War Memorial - Montana memorial on Forest Service land includes statue of Jesus It’s a war memorial that has commemorated the valor and sacrifice of the U.S. Army’s 10th Mountain Division for more than 50 years. The Knights of Columbus — represented by the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty — has asked to intervene in a pending lawsuit to defend the memorial’s right to exist on public land in Montana.The war memorial near Whitefish, Mont., includes a large statue of Jesus. It was erected by Montana members of the Knights...
  • Libya's Destiny ...Islam in Prophecy

    07/19/2012 3:11:28 PM PDT · by pastorbillrandles · 2 replies | 07-19-12 | Bill Randles
    And say, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I am against thee, O Gog, the chief prince of Meshech and Tubal: And I will turn thee back, and put hooks into thy jaws, and I will bring thee forth, and all thine army, horses and horsemen, all of them clothed with all sorts of armour, even a great company with bucklers and shields, all of them handling swords: Persia, Ethiopia, and Libya with them; all of them with shield and helmet:Gomer, and all his bands; the house of Togarmah of the north quarters, and all his bands: and many people...
  • Keep the commandments of GOD and the faith of Jesus Christ.

    07/17/2012 3:46:56 AM PDT · by jesus4life · 2 replies
    Faith | GOD-inspired
    Love and patience.
  • The Future of Iraq...Islam in prophecy pt 10

    The modern nation called Iraq is said to lie in the very cradle of civilization. Mesopotamia, “the land between two rivers”, the Tigris and Euphrates features prominently in the prophetic record. Biblically it is reffered to as Assyria, Shinar, and Babylon. Assyria, which is Northern Iraq and Eastern Syria has a bright future, for eventually Egypt, Northern Iraq and Israel will be bound together by a common faith, (Christianity) and by a highway for trade! God is good! In that day shall there be a highway out of Egypt to Assyria, and the Assyrian shall come into Egypt, and the...
  • For grace we are saved through faith and that not of ourselves; it is the gift of GOD.

    07/16/2012 8:38:10 AM PDT · by jesus4life · 6 replies
    faith | God-inspired
    Glory to GOD
  • Pray for our American Heroes

    07/15/2012 9:26:48 PM PDT · by Kitty Mittens · 12 replies
    7-15-12 | Kitty Mittens
    Psalm 69:16 O Jehovah, Answer my Prayers, for Your Lovingkindness is Wonderful; Your Mercy is So Plentiful, So Tender and So Kind.

    07/15/2012 4:03:53 AM PDT · by jesus4life · 29 replies
    Faith | GOD-inspired
    Remember the LORD in all things.
  • Peace with all men. Prayer. GOD first.

    07/14/2012 5:31:43 PM PDT · by jesus4life · 7 replies
    faith | GOD-inpsired
    Let us have grace, whereby we may serve GOD acceptably with reverance and godly fear. For our GOD is a consuming fire.
  • Who Is Edom? Why Is He Doomed?...Islam in Prophecy pt 8

    Who is this that cometh from Edom, with dyed garments from Bozrah ? this that is glorious in his apparel, travelling in the greatness of his strength? I that speak in righteousness, mighty to save. Wherefore art thou red in thine apparel, and thy garments like him that treadeth in the winefat? I have trodden the winepress alone; and of the people there was none with me: for I will tread them in mine anger, and trample them in my fury; and their blood shall be sprinkled upon my garments, and I will stain all my raiment.For the day of...
  • New life.

    07/13/2012 8:47:41 AM PDT · by jesus4life
    faith | GOD-inspired
    Dead to sin.
  • The New Amalekites...Islam in Prophecy pt 7

    And the LORD said unto Moses, Write this for a memorial in a book, and rehearse it in the ears of Joshua: for I will utterly put out the remembrance of Amalek from under heaven.And Moses built an altar, and called the name of it Jehovahnissi:For he said, Because the LORD hath sworn that the LORD will have war with Amalek from generation to generation.(Exodus 17:14-16)Do you remember the Amalekites? These descendants of Esau were the terrorists of the book of Exodus. Rather than waging a frontal assault on the children of Israel, Amalekites staged raids on the weak, sick,...
  • Tyre And Sidon are Southern Lebanon...Islam in Prophecy pt 6

    Yea, and what have ye to do with me, O Tyre, and Zidon, and all the coasts of Palestine? will ye render me a recompence? and if ye recompense me, swiftly and speedily will I return your recompence upon your own head;(Joel 3:4) As we stated earlier, an interesting exercise for Bible readers is to take the geographical predictions of the Hebrew prophets and transpose the ancient place names with modern place names, For example, Amman, would be Jordan, so would Moab and Edom, Elam would be Iran, Persia also is Iran, Assyria would be part of Iran and part...
  • The High Calling of GOD

    07/10/2012 7:36:07 PM PDT · by jesus4life · 6 replies
    Faith | God-inspired
  • Jordan;Ammon,Moab,Edom...Islam in Prophecy pt 3

    “‘No longer will the people of Israel have malicious neighbors who are painful briers and sharp thorns. Then they will know that I am the Sovereign LORD.(Ezekiel 28:24)The Bible makes no reference to a national entity by the name of Jordan, because the modern nation called Jordan is a relatively recent creation. The British and French victors of the first World War divided the middle east as the spoils of the Ottoman empire, which had sided with the Germans. By writing lines on maps, British and French diplomats created the ‘nations’ of Jordan, Iraq, Syria, Lebanon and others. The victors...
  • The righteous judge.

    07/10/2012 1:00:31 AM PDT · by jesus4life · 4 replies
    faith | GOD-inspired
  • Damascus And Syria...Islam in Prophecy pt 6

    The burden of Damascus. Behold, Damascus is taken away from being a city, and it shall be a ruinous heap. The cities of Aroer are forsaken: they shall be for flocks, which shall lie down, and none shall make them afraid.(Isaiah 17:2)Damascus is known as the oldest continuously occupied city in the world. The prophets Elijah and Elisha went there to minister to Assyrian Kings. The blinded Saul of Tarsus was led by the hand to a home on DamascusÂ’s Straight street, where he found his Christ, and recovered his sight. That very street still exists in Damascus. This Ancient...
  • Love the LORD with all your heart, love your enemies, and love thy neighbor.

    07/08/2012 11:11:07 PM PDT · by jesus4life · 4 replies
    Faith | GOD-inspired
  • Pray for our American Heroes and Nation

    07/08/2012 2:03:58 PM PDT · by Kitty Mittens · 12 replies
    7-8-12 | Kitty Mittens
    John 10:27-29 My Sheep hear My Voice, and I Know them, and they Follow Me: And I Give unto them Eternal Life; and they shall Never Perish, Neither shall Any Man Pluck them out of My Hand. My Father, Which Gave them Me, is Greater than All; And No Man is Able to Pluck them out of My Father's Hand.
  • Tha Names of The Arab Nations...Islam in Prophecy pt 4

    We have been looking at the considerable attention the Word of God gives to the origin and fate of the Arab people. Genesis, the foundational book of the Holy Bible, contains history and prophecies of both Ishmael and of Esau, their character and descendantÂ’s fate to the end days. In the rest of scripture, there is also great interest in the Arabs, and their progeny. These children of Abraham are major players in the drama that is the end of the world. The Hebrew prophets speak almost as much about the fate of the Arab nations as they do the...
  • GOD's people.

    07/08/2012 12:02:16 AM PDT · by jesus4life
    Faith | God-inspired
    Grace and works.
  • In The Character Of Esau...Islam in Prophecy pt 3

    Obviously Islam isnÂ’t mentioned by name in Bible prophecy, for it emerged in the 7th century, long after the Biblical canon was completed. But the Bible prophets are by no means silent about the followers of the monotheistic religion which has presented itself as the chief rival and alternative to the Judeo Christian world. From the beginning of the Word of God, in Genesis we see the origins of the Isaac /Ishmael, and Jacob/Esau conflict, which is currently being played out on the world stage. IslamÂ’s character and fate is foretold in the biblical record, in the stories of Ishmael...
  • 'Jesus is REAL superstar doesn’t matter how he looked'

    07/07/2012 7:14:32 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 32 replies
    UK Sun ^ | July 7, 2012 | Dr JOHN SENTAMU, Archbishop of York
    NEW ITV1 talent show Superstar is pitting 100 singers from around the country in a battle to win the lead role in a new stage version of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s hit musical Jesus Christ Superstar.
  • Praise the LORD in all HIS splendor.

    07/06/2012 9:40:26 PM PDT · by jesus4life · 6 replies
    Faith | GOD-inspired