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  • 'Arab unrest signals Messiah's coming' (Prominent rabbis explanations for Mideast uprisings)

    02/25/2011 9:52:23 AM PST · by TaraP · 24 replies
    Ynet News ^ | Feb 23rd, 2011
    Prominent rabbis from the Lithuanian ultra-Orthodox sector have offered their own curious interpretations for the upheaval that is spreading through the Middle East, stating that the events are a clear proof that a higher power is at work. Orthodox Lithuanian sector in Bnei Brak, as blaming the instability in the region on contemptuous attitudes towards Torah study. "Recently it appears that there is a powerful effort to destroy and agitate the world of the Torah, through various attempts to prosecute kollels and yeshiva students," Steinman said. "When you try to agitate the world of the Torah, God agitates the world."...
  • Obama's Prayer Breakfast Knuckleball

    02/07/2011 2:34:41 AM PST · by Scanian · 112 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | February 07, 2011 | Jack Cashill
    At the National Prayer Breakfast on February 3, President Obama threw a knuckleball down the middle, and the media whiffed. Most simply took Obama at his word that as a young man in Chicago, he "came to know Jesus Christ for myself and embrace him as my lord and savior" and that as president, he asks "the Lord" every day to make him "an instrument of his will." In a moment, I will address the sheer gamesmanship of this theological flutter to the center, but first, a word on the most revealing part of the sermonette. This revelation was missed...
  • Feast of THE BAPTISM OF THE LORD [Catholic Caucus]

    01/08/2011 11:31:29 PM PST · by Salvation · 4 replies
    ChristusRex.org ^ | 1995-2011 | Father Cusick
    YEAR AFeast of THE BAPTISM OF THE LORD Isaiah 42:1-4.6-7; Psalm 29; Acts 10:34-38; Matthew 3: 13-17 MERRY CHRISTMASTIDE. Throughout the ages, Christians have celebrated Christmas as a season, including the twelve days between Christmas and the Epiphany as one long Christmas "day".  The season of Christmas ends with our celebration of the Lord's baptism.   Jesus' public life begins with his baptism by John in the Jordan . (Lk 3:23; Acts 1:22). "The Baptist hesitates, but Jesus insists and receives baptism. Then the Holy Spirit, in the form of a dove, comes upon Jesus and a voice from heaven proclaims,...
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 01-09-11, Feast, Baptism of the Lord

    01/08/2011 11:11:36 PM PST · by Salvation · 59 replies
    USCCB.org/New American Bible ^ | 01-09-11 | New American Bible
    January 9, 2011The Feast of the Baptism of the Lord  Reading 1Responsorial PsalmReading 2Gospel Reading 1Is 42:1-4, 6-7Thus says the LORD:Here is my servant whom I uphold,my chosen one with whom I am pleased,upon whom I have put my spirit;he shall bring forth justice to the nations,not crying out, not shouting,not making his voice heard in the street.a bruised reed he shall not break,and a smoldering wick he shall not quench,until he establishes justice on the earth;the coastlands will wait for his teaching.I, the LORD, have called you for the victory of justice,I have grasped you by the hand;I formed...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-03-11, Opt. Mem. Most Holy Name of Jesus

    01/02/2011 8:55:56 PM PST · by Salvation · 39 replies
    USCCB.org/New American Bible ^ | 01-03-11 | New American Bible
    January 3, 2011Monday After Ephiphany Reading 1Responsorial PsalmGospel Reading 11 Jn 3:22–4:6Beloved:We receive from him whatever we ask,because we keep his commandments and do what pleases him.And his commandment is this:we should believe in the name of his Son, Jesus Christ,and love one another just as he commanded us.Those who keep his commandments remain in him, and he in them,and the way we know that he remains in usis from the Spirit whom he gave us.Beloved, do not trust every spiritbut test the spirits to see whether they belong to God,because many false prophets have gone out into the world.This is...
  • Feast of the Holy Name of Jesus

    01/02/2011 8:39:37 PM PST · by Salvation · 5 replies
    Fisheaters.com ^ | not given | Fisheaters.com
    Feast of the Holy Name of Jesus    This Feast is associated with the Feast of the Circumcision, for it is when a child was circumcized that he received a name and was accepted as a son of Abraham and a full member of his family (the Feast of the Holy Family will come soon, after the Feast of the Epiphany on the 6th). So honored is His Holy Name that devout Catholics bow their heads (men removing their hats) at the sound of "Jesus" (or "Iesus" in Latin), both inside and outside of the liturgy. To protect the sacredness...
  • Who He Is (Who is this Jesus whose birthday the world celebrates)

    12/26/2010 8:09:58 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies · 1+ views
    American Thinker ^ | 12/25/2010 | Vasko Kohlmayer
    Some two thousand years ago, the man whose birthday we celebrate during this season was walking with his disciples through a region which is today known as the Golan Heights.  As they were making their way through those hilly parts, Jesus turned to his companions and asked, "Who do people say that I am?" The disciples told him that many ideas circulated as to his identity: "Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and still others, Jeremiah or one of the prophets." Things have not changed much in the intervening two millennia.  Today, as then, people hold many notions...
  • Yes, Jenny, There Was A Saint Nicholas

    12/25/2010 8:46:36 AM PST · by joeclarke · 7 replies · 1+ views
    JoeClarke.Net ^ | 12/25/2010 | JoeClarke.Net
    Yes, Jenny, There Was A Saint Nicholas In 1897, a cute little girl, Virginia O'Hanlon - age eight - wrote to the New York Sun, a now defunct newspaper owned by two men who were sons of a Baptist minister. Needless to say, newspaper publishers made more of a religious impact back then than the NY Times - the Atheists Bible - does today. Virginia simply asked the NY Sun's editors to tell her if there was, "Really a Santa Claus?" The Sun's answer is not bad, but mine, I think, is better: Dear Jenny, I know that you have...
  • "The God In The Cave" | From The Everlasting Man (G. K. Chesterton) Part 1

    12/19/2010 7:05:49 PM PST · by Salvation · 27 replies · 1+ views
    IgnatiusInsight.com ^ | 1925 | G. K. Chesterton
    "The God In The Cave" | From The Everlasting ManThis sketch of the human story began in a cave; the cave which popular science associates with the cave-man and in which practical discovery has really found archaic drawings of animals. The second half of human history, which was like a new creation of the world, also begins in a cave. There is even a shadow of such a fancy in the fact that animals were again present; for it was a cave used as a stable by the mountaineers of the uplands about Bethlehem; who still drive their cattle...
  • Man with no limbs brings thousands to Jesus Christ

    11/19/2010 5:30:31 AM PST · by sukhoi-30mki · 15 replies · 1+ views
    The Underground ^ | 11 November 2010
    Man with no limbs brings thousands to Jesus Christ Posted on 11 November 2010 At a recently-held event in Seattle, a man who was born with no arms and legs led more than 1,692 people to accept Jesus Christ into their lives. The man is Nick Vujicic, author of Life Without Limits. He can surf, swim, fish, play soccer and golf. He has degrees in accounting and finance. And, he heads the nonprofit organization Life Without Limbs, Pasadena Star-News reported. But last Sunday the Christian motivational speaker told the Seattle Harvest crowd of 15,000 people (plus some 93,000 viewers online),...
  • Union Official Says That Christ Could Not Do A Better Job Than Obama Has

    10/25/2010 7:29:07 PM PDT · by Korah · 23 replies
    ChicoER ^ | 10/25/10 | Chuck Wolk
    Many liberal pundits and their friends in the MSM, have consistently accused us on the right of making false accusations about the way the left looks to Obama as if he were the Messiah. Unfortunately for them, out in Kansas City Mo. there are Union Officials who are telling Reporters that Jesus Christ himself could not have done a better job thaqn Obama......... (Excerpt) read more at ChicoEr...
  • Radio Replies Second Volume - Christ

    10/23/2010 11:04:24 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 2 replies
    Celledoor.com ^ | 1940 | Fathers Rumble & Carty
    Christ 622. Is it Catholic dogma that, in order to accomplish mankind's redemption, God became man for thirty-three years? It is Catholic dogma that God the Son, the Second Person of the Holy Trinity, became man in order to redeem us; and from the moment of His Incarnation, He retains both His Divinity and His assumed humanity for all eternity. His death meant the separation temporarily of His human soul from His earthly body, but not the separation of either His soul or His body from its union with His Divinity. In the resurrection, His human soul and body were...
  • The Divine Office: St Polycarp's letter to the Philippians

    09/28/2010 5:11:03 AM PDT · by Catholic Examiner
    The Examiner ^ | 9/28/10 | Joe Speranzella SFO
    From today's Office of Readings.
  • Catholic Word of the Day: SAVIOR, 08-09-10

    08/09/2010 8:48:23 AM PDT · by Salvation · 2 replies
    CatholicReference.net ^ | 08-09-10 | Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary
    Featured Term (selected at random):SAVIOR A title of Jesus Christ, arising from his sacrifice of his life for the salvation of the human race, and thus he won for sinful humanity the graces necessary to reach heaven. It is only because of his satisfaction and the invocatin of his name that anyone can be saved (Acts 4:12). (Etym. Latin salvator, from salvare, to save.) All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.
  • A Man of Sorrows with joy beyond his companions

    07/11/2010 6:53:59 AM PDT · by Patriot1259 · 3 replies
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 07/11/2010 | Bev Holmes-Brown
    In the naivety of my early walk I constantly prayed "God let my heart feel as yours feels, let my eyes see as yours see, let my ears hear what yours hear." One day He spoke to my heart and told me that such knowledge would destroy me. I realized I was not made to be able to bear the burdens of humanity, that task is reserved for God alone. I believe that God is a God of strategy and He positions His people in every dark place in the earth and also that it is imperative that we, the...
  • John Wooden's last maxim: Love God and Love Others

    07/11/2010 6:53:39 AM PDT · by Patriot1259 · 3 replies
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 07/11/2010 | Steven Lawson
    Current UCLA men's basketball coach Ben Howland described Wooden as a humble man. "His basic nature was love," Howland said. Wooden's pastor, Dudley Rutherford, assured the crowd of 4,000 gathered at Pauley Pavilion on the UCLA campus, of his parishioner's eternal destination. "Coach made it," Rutherford declared. "He is there [in heaven] not because he was a good teacher . . . or won basketball games. He is in heaven because he put his faith and trust in Jesus Christ." Rutherford gestured to the record 10 NCAA national championship banners won by Wooden's teams that hang in Pauley Pavilion [more...
  • God Bless America

    07/04/2010 12:11:08 PM PDT · by Patriot1259 · 1 replies
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 07/04/2010 | Carol Penhorwood
    God bless America, This country built by grace, Restore the faith that made her great That she might seek Your face. Forgive the self-reliance, Rejection of Your Word, And grant us the desire To let Your voice be heard. No longer do we stand with pride To bear Your holy name, For "Christian" now's so widely used It doesn't mean the same. Forgive us, Lord, we've wandered far, Restore us by Your grace, For You, Lord, first established us, Redeem this fallen race. Restore to us Your conscience, Desire to follow You, Renew our land that we again Your principles...
  • The freedom to be okay

    06/25/2010 11:05:25 AM PDT · by Patriot1259 · 1 replies
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 06/25/2010 | Carol Round
    “How do you become okay with yourself?” How would you answer this question? A young woman who is going through a difficult time posed this question to me recently. Before I set my eyes upon Jesus, I could not have answered her. Growing up during the 60s, I never felt I was okay, at least by society’s standards. According to the dictionary, the word okay has the following meanings: all right, satisfactory, acceptable and adequate. Even as an adult, I had a hard time accepting myself, faults and all. Things changed in my late 40s when I began searching for...
  • Cancer vs Jesus

    06/18/2010 6:59:20 PM PDT · by Patriot1259 · 107 replies · 428+ views
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 06/18/2010 | Wesley Wilson, Age 12
    By Wesley Wilson, Age 12 Let's face it. We all hate cancer. But when you read John 14:6, "I am the way, the truth and the life," that gives us something to think about. Jesus' way is the only way. You won't be misled. Jesus' truth is the only truth you can always depend on in good times and bad. And the most important, The Life is the only thing we live for. Some people say there's no cure for cancer. Jesus is the only cure for cancer. And that's the truth. Editor's Note: Wesley is my son, and he's...
  • You've got 86,400 seconds

    06/18/2010 6:59:19 PM PDT · by Patriot1259 · 1 replies · 173+ views
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 06/18/2010 | Carol Round
    “But your hearts must be fully committed to the Lord our God, to live by his decrees and obey his commands, as at this time.” 1 Kings 8:61 (NIV) I am in the latter half of my fifth decade. Recently, I told a friend that even if I had several hundred years to live, I would never be able to reach all of the goals that I have set for myself. I realize, however, that my goals may not be the same as God’s plans for my life, and I’m okay with that. The following poem, often recited by Dr....
  • Fathers are important

    06/05/2010 7:51:46 AM PDT · by Patriot1259 · 17 replies · 223+ views
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 06/05/2010 | David Edmisten
    Fathers have the most important role in the life of their children. The blessing of being a father is a great joy and with it comes great responsibility. No single individual will have a bigger impact on his children's life, for good or bad, than the father. God places great importance on fathers; in fact, He refers to himself as our heavenly Father. God has given fathers several crucial responsibilities in the lives of their children. Foremost, fathers are given the responsibility to teach their children about God: “These commandments that I give you today are to be upon your...
  • Comedy Central developing show mocking Jesus Christ

    06/01/2010 5:59:27 AM PDT · by Patriot1259 · 361+ views
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 06/01/2010 | John G. Winder
    The 2012 Draft Sarah Committee has produced three videos titled “Summoned” calling for Gov. Palin to run for President in 2012. The videos produced by Randy Highsmith, Chairman 2012 Draft Sarah Committee, and Ron Devito, Publisher, US for Palin, come in 30- and 60-second TV ad spots and 2:51 version
  • Jesus Christ and the Rapture

    Someday soon Jesus Christ is going to return for His bride – the church. To clarify the church represents all believers who are otherwise called Christians. Imagine how dark this world is going to be when all the lights of the world leave. It’s a scary thought, so we need to focus on sharing the love of Jesus before time runs out. We are not given the exact date of God’s return, but many places are found in the Bible that give us signs indicating that it is imminent. Directly after Jesus Christ returns for His church...
  • What's The Best Advice

    05/13/2010 5:10:01 PM PDT · by Patriot1259 · 2 replies · 184+ views
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 05/12/2010 | Carol Round
    “Listen to advice and accept instruction, and in the end you will be wise.” Proverbs 19:20 (NIV) “You’ll shoot your eye out.” If you’ve ever watched the classic movie “A Christmas Story,” you might be able to relate to Ralphie who was trying to convince his parents to buy him a Red Ryder BB gun as a gift. In the 1940s, the Red Ryder was a popular boy’s toy. We can all remember similar advice from our parents like “wash behind your ears,” “do unto others,” “bundle up or you’ll catch a cold,” and the list could go on. Our...
  • Syncretism

    05/04/2010 2:42:22 PM PDT · by Patriot1259 · 1 replies · 186+ views
    The Cypress Times ^ | 5/4/10 | Thomas Tabback
    Ever stop and consider how powerful the Truth really is? Does the Truth stop being the Truth, if no one believes in it? If everyone accepts a lie, will that change the Truth, or does the Truth endure?
  • God's Greatest Creation

    05/02/2010 5:57:30 AM PDT · by Patriot1259 · 51 replies · 617+ views
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 05/02/2010 | Rev. James L. Snyder
    I am one of those who believe God created everything. I take the book of Genesis by faith, and rest on the character of God. I simply believe the Bible and have never found it to be wrong on anything significant. I will allow that some things in the Bible I do not understand, but I trust God. Something as important as the creation of the world would carry enormous weight and significance. The Bible simply assumes that God is the Creator — and so do I. Some people, however, do not believe in the biblical account of creation. They...
  • Pastor wants to take the message of Christ to the Taliban

    05/02/2010 5:44:52 AM PDT · by Patriot1259 · 2 replies · 160+ views
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 05/02/2010 | Dan Wooding
    Pastor Anwar Fazal Masih, founder of Eternal Life Ministries International and Isaac TV ministries has a remarkable aim -- he wants to take the message of Christ to the Taliban in war-torn Afghanistan. And he told ANS that he believes this can be achieved if his Pakistan-based Isaac TV can transmitted via satellite by August 2010.
  • International Day of Prayer to proclaim Jesus Christ is Lord to the Arab World

    05/01/2010 5:57:25 AM PDT · by Patriot1259 · 121+ views
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 05/01/2010 | Dan Wooding
    The Lebanon Prayer Group, a California-based Christian ministry, has told to ANS that its 21st International Day of Prayer for the Arab World and the United States will be held on Saturday, May 1, 2010 at 2:30 p.m. at the Calvary Chapel at Biola University, La Mirada, California. "This is an opportunity for the community of born again Christian believers to unite in worship of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and for prayer on behalf of the Arab world and the United States," said Dr. Ray Sleiman, pastor of Grace and Truth Gospel Church in Long Beach and founder...
  • Truth Is Love

    04/29/2010 5:07:57 AM PDT · by Patriot1259 · 3 replies · 132+ views
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 04/29/2010 | Jeffrey Snell
    I have a concern. Well, more than one, really; but for this article I'm focused on an alarming trend I've noticed in the Body of Christ. I suppose I could apologize in advance for those who will undoubtedly be offended by my assertions, but that seems to assume the worst, doesn't it? After all, we are called to emulate Christ, the perfect embodiment of truth and love, who gives staggering grace to all. I believe Christ fully embodied all of these without neglecting any. So, instead of apologizing, I will tell you I am continually seeking Christ's humility in my...
  • Deceptive "Rapture" Doctrine Dupes Millions

    04/26/2010 9:21:55 AM PDT · by Patriot1259 · 91 replies · 1,735+ views
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 04/26/2010 | Steve Wohlberg
    Millions of Christians contemplating "Earth's final days" firmly expect to "vanish with a poof" in a mysterious event called "The Rapture" before things get too crazy and Antichrist shows up. "We'll disappear before the Seven-Year Tribulation hits!" they confidently assert. "No, they won't," warns TV producer, radio host and bestselling author of 24 books Steve Wohlberg in his latest work, The Rapture Delusions: Exposing Dangerous Errors about the End of the World...
  • Was America created to be a Christian nation?

    04/24/2010 9:26:19 AM PDT · by Patriot1259 · 22 replies · 431+ views
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 04/24/2010 | Bill Ellis
    One of the lead stories on ABC-TV evening news, April 20, 2010, raised questions about our early leader's plan for America to be a Christian nation. We can debate this issue endlessly. My suggestion is to look at the record. There was no attempt in the separation of church and state question to ever remove religion from its rightful place. That whole debate was to make sure that the state had no authority over the church. There is every indication that our leaders expected Christianity to be the leading religion of this new nation. Harvard University, founded in 1636, was...
  • COMEDY CENTRAL ALLOWS MOCKERY OF CHRISTIANITY ON SOUTH PARK BUT BLEEPS THE NAME PROPHET MUHAMMAD

    04/24/2010 4:53:31 AM PDT · by Patriot1259 · 11 replies · 433+ views
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 04/24/2010 | Staff
    It is bigotry and discrimination at its worst to protect one faith tradition, Islam, and allow others to be mocked and ridiculed. South Park has a long history of mocking Christianity and its values which Comedy Central has repeatedly aired. By bowing to the pressure of radical Islamic extremists, Comedy Central shows their utter contempt for free speech, their cowardice and their distain for religious tolerance and equality.
  • Why do you hate church?

    04/12/2010 11:11:31 AM PDT · by Patriot1259 · 21 replies · 667+ views
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 04/12/2010 | John G. Winder
    New video contest on YouTube. A Detroit area pastor is taking a different approach in trying to get more people to show up for church services. “If you look at Jesus, he hung out with tax collectors, prostitutes, drunks, people who hated religion, and heard their stories.We figured we should do the same,” says Chris Lambert, Pastor of Ekklisia Church.
  • Be kind to illegal aliens

    04/06/2010 5:14:09 AM PDT · by Patriot1259 · 21 replies · 557+ views
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 04/06/2010 | Aaron D. Taylor
    Every once in a while I get an "aha" moment and I can't turn my mind off, thus preventing me from a good night's sleep. A recent such "aha" moment came as I was reflecting on the issue of comprehensive immigration reform. Faith leaders who advocate a compassionate approach to illegal immigrants often appeal to the numerous "be kind to strangers" texts in the Hebrew Scriptures. That elicits the response, "Yes, but those were legal immigrants. I'm talking about illegal immigrants. Since illegal immigrants are lawbreakers, they shouldn't have any rights." Some further conclude that any person who thinks illegals...
  • Resurrection Day-- A day of Opportunity for Healing and a New Life

    04/04/2010 7:16:42 PM PDT · by Making_Sense [Rob W. Case] · 6 replies · 229+ views
    MSMB ^ | April 4, 2010 | Rob W. Case
    In 33 A.D. the most significant event took place that would forever change human history. This event was the resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth. The resurrection of Jesus Christ was significant in that it had multiple purposes. For one, it was the end result of a strategy that would reveal itself as the ultimate and most selfless act of love. Jesus died for us, so that we could be presented as righteous to God the father on the Day of Judgment. One day we will become like Jesus (1 John 3:2) and share in the Kingdom he is preparing for...
  • What The First Easter Sunrise Service May Have Looked Like

    04/04/2010 3:43:45 AM PDT · by joeclarke · 1 replies · 424+ views
    JoeClarke.Net ^ | 04/04/2010 | JoeClarke.Net
  • His Hands and His Side

    04/02/2010 11:17:51 AM PDT · by Patriot1259 · 1 replies · 122+ views
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 04/02/2010 | Chrissy Siggee
    John 20:18-20 Mary Magdalene came and told the disciples that she had seen the LORD, and that he had spoken these things unto her. Then the same day at evening, being the first day of the week, when the doors were shut where the disciples were assembled for fear of the Jews, came Jesus and stood in the midst, and saith unto them, Peace be unto you. And when he had so said, he showed unto them his hands and his side. Then were the disciples glad, when they saw the LORD. Jesus never hid his scars from His disciples,...
  • Happy Good Friday

    04/02/2010 8:41:56 AM PDT · by Patriot1259 · 9 replies · 249+ views
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 04/02/2010 | Jeffrey Snell
    I tried to wish someone a "Happy Good Friday" today, but it just didn't sit right with me. Despite understanding His death (and resurrection) accomplished my justification, it's always struck me as a bit awkward to use the word "happy" when we commemorate the day because of Jesus' dying on the cross. Then I realized (making it even harder), Good Friday isn't just about Jesus dying on the cross; it's about His excruciating agony through the early morning. Hours of abuse, verbal and physical, pummeled him from all sides, from those He created and loved and longed to rescue. As...
  • Resurrection Weekend - 2010 - Good Friday - Easter Thread

    04/01/2010 6:27:16 PM PDT · by DollyCali · 95 replies · 1,018+ views
    YouTube ^ | 1 April 2010 | Dolly Howard (DollyCali)
    Good Friday through Resurrection Sunday An Easter Thread of Friendship HE IS RISEN HE IS RISEN INDEED Matthew 27:50-53 And when Jesus had cried out again in a loud voice, he gave up his spirit. At that moment the curtain of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom. The earth shook and the rocks split. The tombs broke open and the bodies of many holy people who had died were raised to life. They came out of the tombs, and after Jesus' resurrection they went into the holy city and appeared to many people.(NIV) "Why do...
  • And Now, Here’s Your Host… Jesus Christ?

    03/30/2010 11:58:30 AM PDT · by Stoutcat · 13 replies · 681+ views
    Grand Rants ^ | 03-30-10 | Gerry Ashley
    ...a few months back, when a friend of mine told me about a Sunday morning syndicated radio program called “The Jesus Christ Show,” the creative juices kicked in immediately. Having been raised a Christian myself, the word blasphemous immediately came to mind. The first thing I thought was “What kind of cojones must you have to go on the radio claiming to be Jesus Christ?” I don’t like jumping to conclusions, but the idea for such a show was ripe for mockery, and I intended to do just that.
  • The Great Concern

    03/29/2010 3:39:16 AM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 2 replies · 160+ views
    Grace Gems ^ | (1804-1859) | James Alexander
    My dear brother, There are many things to which it is right for you to attend—but there is one thing which is important above all others. It is the salvation of your soul... What can be more foolish than to give away eternal joy—to gain a few years of pleasure? This is what many worldly-wise men are doing. The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom. A child who is taught of God, knows more about eternal truths than all the philosophers. I am afraid, my dear brother, that you do not think of this as much as...
  • The Person of Christ

    03/28/2010 7:06:57 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 153+ views
    In this age, in which secular philosophy oscillates between materialism and pantheism, when advanced thinkers disdain all the old questions of theology, natural or revealed, even the most inveterate sceptics acknowledge the necessity of presenting some solution of that miracle of all ages, the Person of Jesus of Nazareth. It is impossible to explain that unique phenomenon which emerged on the hills and valleys of Judea eighteen hundred years ago, whose life, character, and works are truly inexplicable unless we accept the account of his nature and his origin which is given to us in the Word of God. The...
  • History of The Scriptural Rosary [Ecumenical]

    03/21/2010 8:29:02 PM PDT · by Salvation · 12 replies · 329+ views
    Rosarycreations.com ^ | not given | Rosarycreations.com
    History of The Scriptural RosaryThe Scriptural Rosary is a modern version of the way the Rosary was once prayed throughout Western Christendom in the late Middle Ages.  In those times - about 1425 to 1525 A.D. - people recited a different little thought, or meditation as they prayed each Hail Mary of the Rosary.  These thoughts for each Hail Mary bead described some event or incident in the lives of Jesus and Mary.  The new Scriptural Rosary presented here follows this old medieval custom of assigning a different little thought to each Hail Mary bead.   The thoughts have been arranged...
  • The Great Separation

    03/21/2010 8:00:57 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 8 replies · 288+ views
    Grace Gems ^ | J.C. Ryle
    Let this thought be engraved deeply in the mind of every reader of this paper, whatever else he forgets. Remember there are only two kinds of people in the world. There are wheat, and there are chaff. I know full well that the world dislikes this way of dividing professing Christians. The world tries hard to convince us that there are three classes of people and not two. The first class of people are the very good and the very strict; however, this does not suit the world: they cannot and will not be saints. Yet, the third class, which...
  • Gone For Keeps

    03/15/2010 12:21:02 PM PDT · by Patriot1259 · 5 replies · 256+ views
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 03/15/2010 | Brian Thetford
    Isaiah 65: 17 "Behold, I will create new heavens and a new earth. The former things will not be remembered, nor will they come to mind." The Lord delights in healing us. He saves us from ourselves, and He saves our families as well. Notice when the Lord intervenes, when the Lord takes an interest, When He makes a change….it is permanent, it is for keeps. Isaiah reads that the former will not be remembered, nor will they come to mind. When Christ, the man who knew no sin, became sin so that all might be saved, it marked a...
  • The Path of Life

    03/14/2010 3:39:25 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 99+ views
    Grace Gems ^ | 19th Century | J.R. Miller
    "I guide you in the way of wisdom and lead you along straight paths. When you walk, your steps will not be hampered; when you run, you will not stumble." ~ Proverbs 4:11-12 God never teaches unwisely; He teaches in the way of wisdom. There is not a word in the Bible which, if followed, would lead one in any wrong or foolish way. The best human friends may err in judgment, and may advise us wrongly. Human wisdom is short-sighted...But God never errs. Sin's paths seem broad at first, and those who enter them boast of liberty. They walk...
  • Jesus Christ appears in students frying pan

    03/11/2010 5:22:56 PM PST · by JoeProBono · 15 replies · 646+ views
    metro ^ | 11th March, 2010 | Amy Duncan -
    Toby Elles says he was frying some bacon after a boozy night but fell asleep with the hob on. If it wasn’t for holy smoke filling the room, the slumbering bank worker might never have woken up. He quickly turned the heat off and lifted the food – to find a slightly crispy Christ staring back at him, complete with distinctive flowing locks, beard and gentle gaze. There is also a crown of thorns but we think that may have been added with a few deft strokes of a spatula. ‘My housemates and I had a few beers earlier in...
  • What Does He See In Me

    03/11/2010 6:11:57 AM PST · by Patriot1259 · 3 replies · 195+ views
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 03/11/2010 | Carol Penhorwood
    When God looks down from heav'n above, What does He see in me? Does He discern this child yearns To sit upon His knee? He sees the need for love I feel, The hunger to belong, And sees the struggle that I face In choosing right o'er wrong.
  • You Have The Words Of Eternal Life

    03/09/2010 5:20:02 PM PST · by CondoleezzaProtege · 4 replies · 225+ views
    Many of his disciples turned back and no longer followed him. "You do not want to leave too, do you?" Jesus asked the Twelve. Simon Peter answered him, "Lord, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life." "We believe and know that you are the Holy One of God." ~ John 6: 66-69
  • Evidence for the Resurrection

    02/28/2010 2:11:37 PM PST · by CondoleezzaProtege · 21 replies · 879+ views
    LeadershipU ^ | Josh McDowell
    For centuries many of the world's distinguished philosophers have assaulted Christianity as being irrational, superstitious and absurd. Many have chosen simply to ignore the central issue of the resurrection. Others have tried to explain it away through various theories. But the historical evidence just can't be discounted. A student at the University of Uruguay said to me. "Professor McDowell, why can't you refute Christianity?" "For a very simple reason," I answered. "I am not able to explain away an event in history--the resurrection of Jesus Christ." After more than 700 hours of studying this subject, I have come to the...