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  • Accumulating Wrath...Romans 2

    07/29/2010 8:41:18 PM PDT · by pastorbillrandles · 15 replies · 2+ views
    Accumulating Wrath…Romans 2 Posted on July 30, 2010 by billrandles But after thy hardness and impenitent heart treasurest up unto thyself wrath against the day of wrath and revelation of the righteous judgment of God; Who will render to every man according to his deeds:(Romans 2;5-6) Romans opens with the warning of Judgment, first against those who “suppress the truth ” that they know about God, the godless. Holy wrath is already being revealed against them, in that they are being given over to moral confusion, degrading lusts, and reprobation. But wrath is also being revealed against moralistic man. He...
  • As in the Days of Noah

    07/09/2010 2:32:54 PM PDT · by pastorbillrandles · 5 replies
    As in the Days of Noah And just as it happened in the days of Noah, so shall it be in the days of the coming of the Son of Man:were eating, they were drinking, they were marrying and giving in marriage,until the day Noah entered the Ark and the flood came and destroyed them all.It was the same as happened in the days of Lot...( luke 17) Jesus warned us that the end of days would be just as it was in the time leading up to the flood and also as in the last days of Sodom and...
  • All Is Not One...

    05/30/2010 10:48:27 PM PDT · by pastorbillrandles · 18 replies · 282+ views
    5/30/10 | Bill Randles
    All is Not One… Posted on May 31, 2010 by billrandles In Genesis One, God does the work of creating and seperating. He seperates Light from darkness,day from night, earth from water, beast from fish, male from female , etc. Creation itself is seperate from God, the creator, they are not one and the same. He is a God of the particulars, therefore he seperates and makes distinctions. Knowing reality is about recognising distinctions as well. We have experienced an upheaval, a real revolution of thought and philosophy in the west over the last hundred years. Much of it is...
  • breaking the everlasting covenant

    05/29/2010 6:23:27 PM PDT · by pastorbillrandles · 12 replies · 296+ views
    5/29/05 | Bill Randles
    They have broken the everlasting covenant…Posted on May 30, 2010 by billrandles The earth is also polluted by its inhabitants, for they transgressed laws, violated statutes, broke the everlasting covenant. Therefore, a curse devours the earth, and those who live in it are held guilty Therefore, the inhabitants of the earth are burned, and few men are left.(Isaiah 24:5-6) Isaiah has a section called the “Little Apocalypse”, from chapter 24-27 in which he describes the end of the world in terms of the breakdown of human society. In the verse above he gives us the reasons for this judgment, the...
  • Capture of the Ark pt 3 future history of the Gentiles

    05/21/2010 8:19:32 AM PDT · by pastorbillrandles · 14 replies · 353+ views
    5/21/10 | Bill Randles
    The Capture of the Ark pt 3 I Samuel 5 The Future History of the Gentiles Bill Randles The story of the capture of the Ark of God, contains not only history, as we have seen, but also Gospel, and Eschatology. We pointed out in our last article that the future history of Israel was outlined in the double defeats by the Philistines, and the loss of the Ark. The first defeat, in which 4000 Israelites were killed in battle, corresponds to the Babylonian captivity and the destruction of Solomon’s temple. It was devastating, but Israel did return from captivity...
  • Why the heathen rage pt 2

    05/18/2010 9:12:26 AM PDT · by pastorbillrandles · 143+ views
    Believersingrace.com | Sept 2009 | Bill Randles
    Why the heathen rage part 2 bill randles ...The Nations may well be in a roiling turmoil of competing interests, but there is one thing they are increasingly finding themselves in agreement on, and that is that Israel is a problem that needs to be solved. Because of their desperate need for oil, there is much international deference to Arabs. It is constantly insisted by the so called ‘Quartet”(the UN, the EU and the USA and Russia) that Israel, must go back to the pre 1967 borders, Israel must quit humiliating Palestinians, Israel must grant right of return to full...
  • A Call to Prayer from Dutch Sheets

    03/20/2010 8:14:47 PM PDT · by truthandlife · 7 replies · 718+ views
    Elijah List ^ | 3/17/10 | Dutch Sheets
    Dear Steve, It is 5:00 a.m. I have been up all night praying and agonizing over the condition of America. While praying for the nation in general, and also concerning a gathering this summer to cry out for awakening in America, I felt drawn to the book of Joel. While reading it, this word began to stir in me for our nation. I know it is lengthy, but please read it prayerfully. Not since October of 2000 have I been so burdened for America. At that time I issued a call to prayer, which, due to the favor and anointing...
  • Haiti-Judging, God's Judgments & Christian Love

    01/15/2010 9:44:27 PM PST · by Quix · 67 replies · 1,136+ views
    The Curious Space Between Quix's ears Plus the New Testament | JAN 15 2010 | Quix
    HAITI-JUDGING, GOD'S JUDGMENTS & CHRISTIAN LOVE And yet, we have no right to claim that we know why a disaster like the earthquake in Haiti happened at just that place and at just that moment That depends. This exhortation from Scripture should give all of us pause about glib, surface, carnal, fleshy judgments of others: Luke 19:22 (Amplified Bible) 22He said to the servant, I will judge and condemn you out of your own mouth, you wicked slave! You knew [did you] that I was a stern (hard, severe) man, picking up what I did not lay down, and reaping...
  • OBAMA MENTALLY ILL

    12/29/2009 9:31:25 AM PST · by freedomyes · 156 replies · 4,842+ views
    Allvoices ^ | Dec 29 | J. Grant Swank, Jr.
    Marxist Muslim Barack Hussein ObamaHussein ObamaHussein ObamaHussein Obama is mentally ill and getting worse. The angst will continue as long as he persists in Islam World Rule rather than America with Christian heritage intact.
  • (Audio) Share this powerful funeral sermon with your parish priest

    12/15/2009 8:05:11 AM PST · by Patrick Madrid · 10 replies · 608+ views
    Patrick Madrid ^ | 12-14-09 | Patrick Madrid
    "Because too many people are not [ready to meet God]. They're just goofing off, laughing their way through life, like everything's a big joke. They don't pray, they don't trust God, they're not in Church on Sunday, they're in serious mortal sin, and they think they're going to be ready to meet God, and it does not work that way." . . .
  • GOD NIXES MORTALS’ PLANS

    12/07/2009 1:10:29 PM PST · by freedomyes · 4 replies · 377+ views
    TownHall ^ | J. Grant Swank, Jr.
    A lot of devilment goes on on this spiritually fallen planet; but lastly every human will meet up with the Judge Christ. He is the Word. He is also the Last Word. That why the Bible pronounces Christ as the “Alpha and Omega”—the start and the finish.
  • The Testimony of Gloria Polo

    11/27/2009 7:38:52 AM PST · by JosephJames · 12 replies · 1,138+ views
    The Testimony of Gloria Polo ^ | 2009 | Rev. Joseph Dwight
    Gloria Polo died after being terribly burned by a lightning bolt on May 5, 1995 in Bogotá, Colombia; she was judged, and then came back to life. … There is already translated into English a short testimony that Gloria Polo gave to Radio Maria in Colombia. The following testimony, instead, was given on May 5, 2005 in Caracas, Venezuela. It is much more complete and so one is able to enter into and to understand better this special experience of Gloria Polo, which I believe is a true gift from God for so many people today who, like Gloria Polo...
  • Something for Christians to think about

    10/12/2009 11:19:43 AM PDT · by hiram569 · 41 replies · 1,538+ views
    self | 10/12/09 | hiram569
    By hiram569 at 2009-10-12 Something for Christians to think about Many people in the world have already declared Barack Hussein Obama to be their messiah. Obama has never refuted such claims and has made fun of the Bible and of Jesus Christ. Many people blindly follow Obama to wherever his teleprompter leads them. I am not a theologian, nor do I pretend to be anything but a simple man. Jesus however, plainly warned us that many would come along and say that they were Christ and what would occur because of that. Here is an example from the Bible, located...
  • After Denmark, Can Obama Be Trusted as Commander-in-Chief?

    10/04/2009 9:09:42 AM PDT · by libstripper · 34 replies · 1,543+ views
    CAnada Free Press ^ | October 3, 2009 | John Lillpop
    Now that President Barack Obama has added the “Agony of Defeat” to the American experience after his humiliating performance in Copenhagen, the American people need to determine if this man has the judgment and ability to handle responsibilities more substantive than giving flowery speeches. He may look and sound terrific on television, but is Obama the one who should be deciding the fate of 300 million Americans and all of the free world? Can Barack Obama, having shown that he cannot handle a simple matter like the Olympics, be trusted to serve as Commander-in-chief of the world’s lone super power?
  • Are You In The Right Relationship With Jesus?

    10/04/2009 6:05:01 AM PDT · by Patriot1259 · 14 replies · 657+ views
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 10/04/2009 | Douglas Archambault
    We seem to be in an era when it seems God's wrath is about to increase upon this world because the world has turned to man instead of God to correct it's mistakes. There is not one person in the whole world that is not a sinner. However, those of us who have a right relationship with God, and receive His forgiveness, and walk in His ways are described as righteous (Gen.6: 9) and blameless (Job 1:1); (Ps 18:20-24). This is not because we are free from sin, but because the true direction of our lives is to serve and...
  • 20 FOLD, 20 FOLD, JUDGMENT IS UPON AMERICA

    06/11/2009 4:49:33 PM PDT · by JesusBmyGod · 119 replies · 3,561+ views
    Prayers for the people ^ | 06/10/2009 | Charmaine Eggers
    20 FOLD, 20 FOLD, JUDGMENT IS UPON AMERICA On June 08, 2009, I saw the following photo at www.drudgereport.com. (photo of the $20 over the White House) Underneath the picture was this caption: CHINA AIRS FEARS ON DOLLAR, DEBT. I IMMEDIATELY heard these words: 20-fold, 20-FOLD, again I say, 20-FOLD is come upon this White House and upon this land." Stunned, I asked the Lord, the Great God of Heaven and Earth, "What does this mean?" This prophetic word has taken two days to come forth for me. The following is the interpretation of the photo and the matter. DESCRIPTION...
  • Importance of being judgmental - ALAN KEYES

    04/24/2009 1:18:50 PM PDT · by EternalVigilance · 17 replies · 644+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | April 24, 2009 | Alan Keyes
    Another question asks about God's forgiveness of sin. God's reply: "I do not forgive anyone because there is nothing to forgive. There is no such thing as right or wrong and that is what I have been trying to tell everyone, do not judge people. People have chosen to judge one another and this is wrong, because the rule is 'judge not lest ye be judged.'" I received this report of the contents of books in the Neale Walsch series "Conversations with God" from one of my e-mail correspondents. (Reportedly, Walsch's work is one of Oprah Winfrey's particular favorites.)...
  • Abraham Lincoln's Word to the United States Today

    04/19/2009 6:35:40 AM PDT · by Star Traveler · 18 replies · 613+ views
    God's Word of Judgment ^ | April 12, 2009 | Abraham Lincoln
    A Proclamation. Whereas, the Senate of the United States, devoutly recognizing the Supreme Authority and just Government of Almighty God, in all the affairs of men and of nations, has, by a resolution, requested the President to designate and set apart a day for National prayer and humiliation. And whereas it is the duty of nations as well as of men, to own their dependence upon the overruling power of God, to confess their sins and transgressions, in humble sorrow, yet with assured hope that genuine repentance will lead to mercy and pardon; and to recognize the sublime truth, announced...
  • The Sheep and the Goats [Jesus' Final Didactic in Matthew]

    03/11/2009 6:11:54 PM PDT · by Recovering_Democrat · 13 replies · 386+ views
    Bible Gateway ^ | circa 60 A.D. | St. Matthew
    "When he finally arrives, blazing in beauty and all his angels with him, the Son of Man will take his place on his glorious throne. Then all the nations will be arranged before him and he will sort the people out, much as a shepherd sorts out sheep and goats, putting sheep to his right and goats to his left. "Then the King will say to those on his right, 'Enter, you who are blessed by my Father! Take what's coming to you in this kingdom. It's been ready for you since the world's foundation. And here's why: I was...
  • Here Comes The Judge [Devotional from Habakkuk]

    03/10/2009 4:04:32 AM PDT · by tenger · 1 replies · 178+ views
    Devotions ChopChop ^ | March 10, 2009 | Dave Miller (tenger)
    Indeed, wine betrays him; he is arrogant and never at rest. Because he is as greedy as the grave and like death is never satisfied, he gathers to himself all the nations and takes captive all the peoples. "Will not all of them taunt him with ridicule and scorn, saying, 'Woe to him who piles up stolen goods and makes himself wealthy by extortion! How long must this go on?' Will not your debtors suddenly arise? Will they not wake up and make you tremble? Then you will become their victim. Because you have plundered many nations, the peoples who...
  • Sarah Palin's Problem

    02/23/2009 9:42:53 AM PST · by EveningStar · 174 replies · 4,976+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | February 23, 2009 | Carol Platt Liebau
    I like Sarah Palin... Recently, however, my confidence in Governor Palin’s judgment has begun to ebb – most dramatically, this week...
  • Obama's Blago Ties

    12/09/2008 8:47:44 PM PST · by Scott Martin · 17 replies · 957+ views
    Conservatism Today ^ | 12-9-08 | Scott Martin
    First, most of America yawned when it learned that Barack Obama began his political career in the living room of a terrorist. I expect a similar response to the the fact that Barack Obama gained his first experience in a statewide political campaign working on behalf of the Blagojevich. How ironic that the student would become the President, while Blago would become the auctioneer of Barack Obama's Senate seat. This New Yorker piece probably deserves a fresh new look: That year, he gained his first high-level experience in a statewide campaign when he advised the victorious gubernatorial candidate Rod Blagojevich,...
  • AMERICA-The Right Way! (Oct.6-10,2008)Remember the WTC,Pentagon and Flight 93!

    10/05/2008 7:22:34 PM PDT · by Molly Pitcher · 428 replies · 4,000+ views
    All of Us | Oct. 5, 2008 | Various news sources and Free Republic Members
    Hello, and welcome to the new week's thread.The campaign turns into its final month as McCain and Obama prepare for their second debate Tues. night.Locally McCain and Palin will hold an event Wed in the Cleveland area!
  • Deas Wrong Democrats

    08/27/2008 3:28:43 AM PDT · by Slehn · 5 replies · 139+ views
    fmpolitics.com ^ | August 25, 2008 | Jeff Lehner
    "I am not persuaded that 20,000 additional troops in Iraq is going to solve the sectarian violence there. In fact, I think it will do the reverse." - Barack Obama, January 2007
  • “CHANGE! NOW! PLEASE?!?!?!?”

    08/10/2008 6:43:20 PM PDT · by GaryWiram · 2 replies · 80+ views
    A Few Days With Figgins ^ | Sunday, August 10, 2008 | Gary Wiram
    Sound familiar? Before you jump to conclusion about the quotation … this is what a gnat might say, finding itself nearing windshield impact. Yes, the brainpower of a gnat is sufficient to know, when things aren’t going well, “Change” is a good idea. Why, then, has the “Change” mantra generated so much excitement over Obama? If good “Judgment” accompanied “Change” … with the aim being better, not just different … “Judgment” that, metaphorically, can keep us from going splat … I could understand. Sadly, many who are excited about Obama and “Change” remain so in the face of indications of...
  • Vetting Obama

    06/12/2008 6:10:06 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 27 replies · 52+ views
    IBD ^ | June 12, 2008
    Election '08: If Barack Obama has such difficulty picking friends, mentors and advisers, should voters entrust him with the responsibility for picking a Cabinet and Supreme Court justices?Sen. Obama was going to ride into Washington aboard a white horse and clean out the stables, except his high horse keeps coming up lame. With the resignation of Washington insider James Johnson from Obama's vice presidential search team, we see the now-typical Obama pattern — surround yourself with either questionable characters or those who don't live up to the standards you yourself set, tap dance awhile, accuse your accusers of political motives,...
  • Obama's the Perfect Candidate for the Sally Field Party

    05/20/2008 10:11:31 AM PDT · by thinkingIsPresuppositional · 12 replies · 61+ views
    Modern Conservative ^ | May 20, 2008 | Seth Swirsky
    Obama's the Perfect Candidate for the Sally Field Party by Seth Swirsky Actress Sally Field won an Oscar in 1979 for playing a union organizer in “Norma Rae.” Six years later, she won the same prized-award for her role in “Places in the Heart,” her acceptance speech earning its own special place in sound-bite history: “…I've wanted more than anything to have your respect. The first time I didn't feel it, but this time I feel it, and I can't deny the fact that you like me, right now, you like me!" That about sums up what the Democratic party...
  • White Light owner must pay for ripped-off (Kentucky) Derby Pie

    05/13/2008 3:20:54 PM PDT · by Shermy · 8 replies · 278+ views
    The State-Journal ^ | May 13, 2008 | Charlie Pearl
    Rick Paul, owner of Rick's White Light Diner, was found in contempt of court Monday and must pay $1,000 to a charity of his choice, for again infringing on the Derby-Pie trademark. Before U.S. District Judge Joseph Hood in a Lexington courtroom, Paul was found in contempt of court for violating a 1997 permanent injunction signed by Hood, ordering Paul not to infringe on Kern's Kitchen Inc.'s trademark Derby-Pie. Paul also must pay Kern's Kitchen's attorney fees and costs. "I am disappointed with the judge's ruling and I accept it," Paul said today. "Our proof was considerably different than Derby...
  • What is God's View of a Woman as the Head of a Nation?

    02/01/2008 7:52:05 AM PST · by Jonathan · 199 replies · 170+ views
    Must Remain Anonymous Due to Islam | January 31, 2008 | Bible Teacher in Egypt
    A Question to Ponder It may too late in the process, but I thought we should ask this question: What is God’s view of a woman as the head of a nation? How we answer that question will, of course, betray our system of Bible interpretation; so, let’s ask the text. In the midst of his pronouncement of awful judgment, Isaiah states as part of that judgment, “As for my people, children are their oppressors, and women rule over them. O my people, they which lead thee cause thee to err, and destroy the way of thy paths.” If this...
  • Dem presidential candidates respond to Bhutto assassination

    12/27/2007 12:24:57 PM PST · by 3AngelaD · 37 replies · 203+ views
    CBS news ^ | Dec 27, 2007
    Compare and contrast. Whose judgment do you trust? CLINTON: "Today the world once again is reminded of the dangers facing those who pursue democracy and free elections, in Pakistan and elsewhere in areas that are rife with conflict and violence and extremism and anti-democratic forces at work," Clinton said..."I have known Benazir Bhutto for a dozen years and I knew her as a leader. I knew her as someone willing to take risks." "I hope that if there is any opportunity for the government and people of Pakistan to respond to this tragedy appropriately, it would be to move more...
  • Fairfax Slaying Victim Identified {woman 80 murdered because of judicial incompetence)

    10/20/2007 11:05:15 AM PDT · by 3AngelaD · 14 replies · 345+ views
    Washington Post ^ | October 20, 2007 | Tom Jackman
    An 80-year-old Fairfax County woman...was identified yesterday as the victim of Wednesday's fatal shooting in a popular park, allegedly by a teenager who did not know her. Joan M. Gillinson, married for 60 years and the mother of four..liked to take leisurely walks and read in Huntley Meadows Park. About 2:40 p.m. Wednesday, Gillinson was shot to death in the park...A man with blood on his clothes ran from the park, climbed on a bus and held police at bay for nearly four hours... Kevin C. Kline, 18...was charged with murder in Gillinson's slaying. Police said Kline did not know...
  • Floods are judgment on society, say (Anglican) bishops

    07/01/2007 3:53:13 PM PDT · by NYer · 30 replies · 394+ views
    Telegraph ^ | July 1, 2007 | Jonathan Wynne-Jones
    The floods that have devastated swathes of the country are God's judgment on the immorality and greed of modern society, according to senior Church of England bishops.   The Bishop said pro-gay laws were to blame for the floods One diocesan bishop has even claimed that laws that have undermined marriage, including the introduction of pro-gay legislation, have provoked God to act by sending the storms that have left thousands of people homeless. While those who have been affected by the storms are innocent victims, the bishops argue controversially that the flooding is a result of Western civilisation's decision to...
  • Giuliani Acknowledges Mistake Over Kerik

    03/30/2007 8:10:09 AM PDT · by pissant · 28 replies · 250+ views
    Wash Post ^ | 3/30/07 | staff
    NEW YORK -- Republican presidential hopeful Rudy Giuliani acknowledged again Friday that he made a mistake when he recommended Bernard Kerik to be the nation's homeland security chief. The acknowledgment followed a report in The New York Times that the former New York City mayor was warned about Kerik's relationship with a company with suspected ties to organized crime even before Giuliani appointed Kerik as New York City police commissioner. Giuliani told a Bronx grand jury last year that his former chief investigator recalled briefing him on Kerik's relationship with the company, Interstate Industrial Corp., before Kerik's appointment. But Giuliani,...
  • Poll gives Congress mixed grades (Worse Than POTUS)

    01/19/2007 4:28:07 AM PST · by shrinkermd · 2 replies · 445+ views
    LA Times ^ | 19 January 2007 | Janet Hook
    Approval of Congress has increased since the midterm elections ousted Republicans from their House and Senate majorities, and Democrats are viewed in a more positive light after two weeks in power, according to the survey. But only 25% of those surveyed believed Democrats have formulated a clear direction for the country; 58% said they had failed to. Those results amount to a mixed report card on the much-ballyhooed "100-hour" agenda House Democrats set for themselves as they took power. ...But the survey underscores that Democrats still have much to prove to voters as the Senate debates these bills and lawmakers...
  • Rewards and Judgment for Believers

    08/22/2006 6:24:59 AM PDT · by visually_augmented · 13 replies · 345+ views
    acts413.com ^ | Ray Kane
    What The Bible Teaches About Rewards For & Judgment Of Believers "After these things the word of the LORD came unto Abram in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram: I am thy shield, and thy exceeding great reward." [Genesis 15:1] Introduction So, just what exactly does the Bible teach about rewards for believers in heaven? There are two major schools of thought on this subject. One teaches that believers will receive some kind of physical rewards (literal crowns) in heaven based on their works done as Christians. The second school of thought teaches that the heavenly reward of believers is...
  • 3,000 dead and missing after N Korea floods(roads railways detroyed)

    07/29/2006 2:52:18 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 30 replies · 1,162+ views
    AFP ^ | 07/26/06
    3,000 dead and missing after N Korea floods Published: Thursday, 27 July, 2006, 01:16 PM Doha Time SEOUL: Nearly 3,000 North Koreans were believed dead or missing in floods and landslides after torrential rains hit the impoverished country, a respected South Korean human rights group said yesterday. Monsoon downpours caused much more damage than the secretive North’s state media have claimed, said Good Friends, an independent rights group that in the past has provided accurate information about the isolated communist country. “North Korea has suffered really severe damage from recent rains, with nearly 3,000 people known to have been recorded...
  • God warns of coastal storms, possible tsunami, Robertson says

    05/17/2006 4:05:08 PM PDT · by WestVirginiaRebel · 263 replies · 4,566+ views
    PilotOnline.com ^ | 05-17-06 | WestVirginiaRebel
    VIRGINIA BEACH-Religious broadcaster Pat Robertson is warning that, according to God, storms and possibly a tidal wave will pound America's coastline this year.
  • The Way of the Cross, with Prayerful Meditations authored by Saint Francis of Assisi

    03/19/2006 5:47:22 AM PST · by Robert Drobot · 4 replies · 1,621+ views
    Robert Drobot | 19 March A.D.2006 | The Most Trinity
    <p>In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.</p> <p>O most merciful Jesus, with a contrite heart and penitent spirit, I bow down in profound humility before Thy divine majesty. I adore Thee as my supreme Lord and Master; I believe in Thee, I hope in Thee, I love Thee above all things. I am heartily sorry for having offended Thee, my Supreme and Only Good. I resolve to amend my life, and although I am unworthy to obtain mercy, yet the sight of Thy holy cross, on which Thou didst die, inspires me with hope and consolation. I will, therefore, meditate on Thy sufferings, and visit the stations of Thy Passion in company with Thy sorrowful Mother and my guardian angel, with the intention of promoting Thy honor and saving my soul.</p>
  • Reality Check for 'Roe'

    02/26/2006 10:44:34 AM PST · by madprof98 · 54 replies · 1,184+ views
    Newsweek ^ | 3/6/06 | Martha Brant and Evan Thomas
    With the hard right hoping for reversal, the black-and-white war over abortion finds itself immersed in shades of gray.March 6, 2006 issue - At first glance, it appeared that the forces of the pro-life movement were on the march last week. The question of abortion is much more ambiguous than the louder voices on either side of the pro-life/pro-choice divide are willing to admit. The hard-line anti-abortion crusaders may be disappointed by the legal realities, at least in the short term. At the same time, the pro-abortion-rights interest groups are just beginning to grapple with an uncomfortable truth: that many...
  • Burning Afghan Bodies Resulted From Poor Judgment, Not War Crimes

    11/29/2005 4:40:32 PM PST · by SandRat · 8 replies · 459+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Nov 29, 2005 | Kathleen T. Rhem
    WASHINGTON, Nov. 29, 2005 – The decision by U.S. soldiers to burn the bodies of two enemy Afghan fighters was an act of poor judgment, but not a violation of the laws of war, U.S. officials have determined. Officials also determined that using the act to incite Taliban fighters by announcing it over psychological operations loudspeakers was a separate act. In all, four soldiers have received administrative punishment in the two incidents. "Based on the criminal investigation, there was no evidence to substantiate the allegation of desecration or any violation of the Law of War," according to an executive summary...
  • Prisoner Wins $219,000 Judgment Against State Worker

    11/20/2005 8:32:07 PM PST · by Westlander · 11 replies · 568+ views
    The Associated Press ^ | November 19, 2005 | AP
    DETROIT -- A man serving a life sentence for a murder conviction has won a $219,000 judgment against a prison employee. Darrell Siggers claims he was transferred to another prison in 2001 in retaliation for a complaint. The 41-year-old Detroit man claimed that David Barlow, a resident unit manager at Mound Correctional Facility, had him transferred after he complained that Barlow failed to promptly process paperwork to pay for a lawyer. Barlow denied Siggers claim. But on Wednesday Siggers won the judgment, which included $200,000 in punitive damages. The state attorney general's office said the case might be appealed.
  • Jordanians Are Shocked --- Shocked! --- That A Wedding Would Be Blown Up! (Dennis Prager Alert)

    11/14/2005 11:40:11 PM PST · by goldstategop · 37 replies · 1,566+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | 11/15/05 | Dennis Prager
    Jordanians are shocked that Islamic terrorists would blow up families, including families celebrating a wedding. They are so shocked that for the first time in history, Muslims have taken to publicly demonstrating against Islamic terror. And why are they shocked? Because the terrorists blew up Jordanians. As long as Islamic terrorists blew up men, women and children who are Jewish, Christian, Hindu, American, Australian and black Sudanese, the Arab and larger Muslim worlds were not particularly disturbed. In fact, Palestinians, who comprise the majority of Jordan's population, celebrated when Jews were blown up at Passover seders and at weddings. And...
  • What's Wrong With a "User-Friendly" Church

    10/31/2005 7:57:47 AM PST · by The Ghost of FReepers Past · 107 replies · 1,143+ views
    Grace To You ^ | John MacArthur
    What’s Wrong with "User Friendly"? Recently, the 11th edition of the Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary was published. The reprint included 10,000 new words–words that will bring us all up to date. Words like "phat" (excellent), "dead presidents" (paper currency), and "McJob" (low paying, dead-end job) are among the entries that will finally help us communicate with our teenagers. How did those words make it into the updated dictionary? There is one criterion: usage. A word qualifies for the new edition based on how widespread its usage has become. While I can’t imagine how phat, McJob, and dead presidents will find a...
  • 25 Warnings in Ten Years to the United States

    09/10/2005 9:23:00 PM PDT · by Blogger · 133 replies · 2,656+ views
    25 Warnings in Ten Years to the United States - Bill Koenig In John McTernan's and my book, "Israel: The Blessing or the Curse," we showed how the Lord over ten years has given the United States 21 warnings the same day the U.S. has pressed Israel to give up their land. There were record-setting earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, tropical storms, floods and stock market corrections. I have also included 4 more since President George W. Bush took a more active role in the Middle East talks. October 30, 1991 - President George W. Bush and Russian President Michael Gorbachev begin...
  • The Day of the Lord

    07/28/2005 2:04:57 AM PDT · by Tycobb · 22 replies · 723+ views
    THE DAY OF THE LORD About a month ago my wife, my three girls and I had the privilege to see a full arced double rainbow in the sky. In a moment of insanity this preacher thought about going and chasing down a double portion of gold at the end of those rainbows. But when the fog of financial bliss finally wore off I decided to tell my girls that those rainbows were Signs by God promising mankind that he wasn’t going to destroy the world again by the flood like he did during Noah‘s time. Their moment of relief...
  • ON THE LONDON ATTACKS [INCLUDES PREDICTIVE ARTICLE N COMMENTS SEC]

    07/16/2005 5:51:27 PM PDT · by Quix · 17 replies · 472+ views
    On The London Attacks Chuck Pierce Dear Friends: I was awakened this morning at 4:30 am, unable to breathe. Around 5 am, the Lord told me to turn on the television and watch the news. I had been praying about our trip to England that I leave on this afternoon. When I turned on the news, Tony Blair was making the statement that London has been attacked by terrorists. The underground transportation network and bus network in central London had been suspended due to several bombings. Actually, the bus that was shown on the news that had been attacked was...
  • Limbo and the Hope of Salvation

    05/14/2005 10:32:40 PM PDT · by Salvation · 22 replies · 853+ views
    CatholicCulture.org ^ | 05-12-05 | Jeff Mirus
    Limbo and the Hope of Salvation by Dr. Jeff Mirus, special to CatholicCulture.orgMay 12, 2005 In a recent website review, we were compelled to list the site’s views on limbo as a weakness. Some Catholics are under the impression that the Church has formally taught that unbaptized infants cannot be saved but must inevitably be consigned to a marginal abode known as limbo, where no supernatural happiness is possible. But this is not what the Church teaches. The Questions Raised by BaptismThe Church does teach that the enjoyment of the presence of God in heaven is not ours by right....
  • THE TSUNAMI (BIBLE CODE DIGEST) [Impressive example]

    04/24/2005 10:37:39 PM PDT · by Quix · 85 replies · 1,486+ views
    BIBLE CODE DIGEST MAR/APR 2005 ^ | MARCH/APRIL 2005 | MOSHE AHARON SHAK
    [QX NOTE: some highlighting by author has been left off due to my time constraints. Please check the link for accurate highlighting. Some red and blue bold highlighting may be Qx added—not sure yet.] BIBLE CODE DIGEST MARCH/APRIL 2005 Continued The Tsunami By Moshe Aharon Shak Copyright © April 2005 by Moshe Aharon (Morris) Shak Introduction In looking for tsunami Bible codes, I almost drowned in a sea of tsunamis. There are four spellings of tsunami: and there may be other spellings to choose from as well. Since I was overwhelmed by the amount of information available, I limited my...
  • CLARION CALL TO AVERT WEST COAST DISASTER [imho, worth prayerful pondering]

    04/21/2005 6:05:50 PM PDT · by Quix · 11 replies · 496+ views
    Clarion Call To Avert West Coast Disaster Burdell Austin For several years many of you have been getting words of warning, dreams, and visions of an earthquake and tsunami in this region [U.S. West Coast]. I join many who sense it is time to mobilize an army of worshiping warriors, who will go before the Lord in humility for those sins committed on the land that give legal right to the adversary to perform acts of violence. As we hear from the Lord regarding specific repentance needed to cleanse the land, we will then have the blood-bought authority of the...
  • Crime and (Non)Punishment - (Doc Farmer on Sandy Berger's archives burglary.....)

    04/06/2005 8:10:23 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 2 replies · 409+ views
    CHRONWATCH.COM ^ | APRIL 6, 2005 | DOC FARMER
    I was a bit careless this past weekend. And, in the spirit of confession being good for the soul, I’d like to tell you about it. Normally on the weekend, I like to sleep. A lot! One of my colleagues, a former paramedic, has informed me without any doubt or hesitation that there is no way to “make up” for lost sleep. Well, call the Mayo Clinic (and hold the ham on rye) because I do it every single weekend. I’m talking serious snore time here. But not this past weekend. No, I decided to take a quick trip over...