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  • Thou Art My Son...Psalm 1 and 2 pt 9

    …I will declare the decree: the LORD hath said unto me, Thou art my Son; this day have I begotten thee. Ask of me, and I shall give thee the heathen for thine inheritance, and the uttermost parts of the earth for thy possession.Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron; thou shalt dash them in pieces like a potter’s vessel.(Psalm 2:7-9)In its original context Psalm 2 is a coronation psalm. Israel is the Son of God, therefore the King of Israel, who is the embodiment of Israel, is a Son of God. God has appointed the King, and...
  • George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation

    11/26/2015 9:02:16 AM PST · by Retain Mike · 4 replies
    October 1789 | George Washington
    George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation Whereas it is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey his will, to be grateful for his benefits, and humbly to implore his protection and favor-- and whereas both Houses of Congress have by their joint Committee requested me to recommend to the People of the United States a day of public thanksgiving and prayer to be observed by acknowledging with grateful hearts the many signal favors of Almighty God especially by affording them an opportunity peaceably to establish a form of government for their safety and happiness. Now...
  • Watch: ESPN Cuts Off Clemson Football Coach After Thanking Lord

    10/05/2015 7:08:26 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 11 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/05/15 | Trent Baker
    Clemson head football coach Dabo Swinney was giving his post-game interview after his 12th-ranked Tigers took down the fifth-ranked Notre Dame Fighting Irish 24-22, and then got cut off during the middle of his interview. Swinney was in the middle of thanking “the good Lord” when the camera suddenly cut to the ESPN studio with the two anchors completely unaware and checking their tablets for almost 15 seconds before cutting back to the interview. ESPN senior director of public relations Keri Potts shortly tweeted out an apology, saying it was an “error in TV transmission.”
  • The Race - The Christian Life

    04/02/2015 8:08:27 AM PDT · by Bigtigermike
    The Basics ^ | Gene Cunningham
    The Race—The Christian Life. (HEB 12:1-3, 1CO 9:24-27). Three years before the destruction of Jerusalem by Titus the Roman, an unknown author wrote a letter of warning and encouragement to the Hebrew believers in that city. In a time of impending national crisis, this author reminded these believers that their only safety was in individual orientation to and pursuit of the plan of God. In Hebrews 12, he compares the Christian life to a race and Christians to athletes who, if they want to experience the ecstasy of victory, will have to endure the agony of training for and running...
  • The Baptism of Jesus Christ

    03/09/2015 2:55:53 AM PDT · by RaceBannon · 3 replies
    Middletown Bible Church ^ | Middletown Bible Church
    CHAPTER 3 The Baptism of Christ   Why did the Lord Jesus come to the Jordan River unto John (Matthew 3:13)? ________________________________________________ John’s baptism was a "baptism of ________________________" (Acts 13:24; compare Matthew 3:2,8,11). Did Jesus need to repent? _______   Why not? _________________________________________________ When a Jew was baptized by John, what did he do according to Matthew 3:6? ____________________________________ Was it possible for Jesus to do this? ______  A person cannot confess his sins if he does not have any! The Bible declares that the Lord Jesus was absolutely SINLESS. Please match: ______ He did no sin.______ He knew no...
  • A Thankful Heart

    11/24/2014 9:25:16 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/24/14 | Jimmy Reed
    I vowed to banish from my life the weakness of taking for granted the countless blessings a loving, heavenly Father bestows upon me every day. I vowed to express my love for Him with what matters most: a thankful heart Work had been demanding. I needed the upcoming Thanksgiving break; I needed to sleep late; I needed to enjoy good food; I needed to be with family. But then, what I saw in a hospital parking lot made me realize what I needed most of all: a thankful heart. I watched a family loading a small boy into a van....
  • HOLY WEEK SERIES; He Was Oppressed And Afflicted...Isaiah 53 pt 6

    He was oppressed, and he was afflicted, yet he opened not his mouth: he is brought as a lamb to the slaughter, and as a sheep before her shearers is dumb, so he openeth not his mouth. He was taken from prison and from judgment: and who shall declare his generation? for he was cut off out of the land of the living: for the transgression of my people was he stricken. And he made his grave with the wicked, and with the rich in his death; because he had done no violence, neither was any deceit in his mouth....
  • Blake Shelton on 'The Voice' 'Will the Circle Be Unbroken?': 'That's not the version I grew up with'

    11/27/2013 11:51:49 AM PST · by Kazan · 20 replies
    Zap2It ^ | November 27, 2013 | Molly Chance
    On Tuesday night's (Nov. 26) "The Voice" live show, the Top 8 contestants performed "Will the Circle Be Unbroken?," backed by Seattle's Starbucks Chorus, a vocal group that raises money for local charities. But after the performance, the Twitterverse erupted with complaints that the word "Lord" was dropped from the lyrics. Backstage, "Voice" coach Blake Shelton was still trying to get to the bottom of why it happened. "I don't know what, uh -- how it happened, or -- I'm learning about it just like you guys are," Shelton tells Zap2it. "I was sitting in my chair singing that song...
  • How to please the Lord our God

    05/04/2013 3:17:51 AM PDT · by God-fear-republican · 12 replies
    self | 05-04-2013 | God-fear-republican
    I normally spent first hour of day in office with the Lord and write down something my heart expresses at that moment, the loving dialogue like the ones I now send you. The ideas are not original in the sense that they are all originated from divine inspiration. Empty yourself completely of all thoughts especially on self to be filled with Christ. The last couple weeks of my life have been divine to the point I no longer consider this current life as significant. While living in it, I try to preserve my heart to the Lord only because I...
  • I "AM" THE WORD(Jesus) THE BATTLE IS MINE Says The Lord!

    04/21/2013 2:34:33 PM PDT · by Jedediah · 6 replies
    The Joshua Chronicles , Bible ^ | 4-21-13 | Jedediah
    You are subject to none Conquerer of all for My Presence "IN" you "IS" Holy and True ! Do you see My children the enemy would attempt to convince you of your unholiness but My Righteousness STANDS ETERNAL and is " subject to none " ! Thererfore wear the garments of Righteousness that I have given you and walk in My ways for I HAVE finished the fight you are in against darkness ! Merely APPLY MY WORD to each situation you are in and I will shut the mouth of the lions for you for THE BATTLE IS MINE...
  • Jamie Foxx Defends Calling Barack Obama 'Lord and Savior'

    12/07/2012 12:42:14 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 26 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 12/07/2012 | Christine Thomasos
    Jamie Foxx caused some controversy when he referred to President Barack Obama as "our lord and savior" at the 2012 Soul Train Awards, but the Academy Award-winning actor is defending his actions. Foxx, 44, drew criticism from the likes of Bill Donohue, President of the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, and Pastor Rick Warren of Saddleback Church in California. Donohue has been vocal about protesting Obama's policies like the HHS Mandate and released a statement calling Foxx's remarks "startling." "It just goes to show that even though Obama did not succeed in stopping the oceans from rising (as...
  • Jamie Foxx Calls Obama 'Our Lord And Savior' At 2012 Soul Train Awards, Audience Cheers [VIDEO]

    11/26/2012 9:45:59 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 94 replies
    International Business Times ^ | 11/26/2012 | Amethyst Tate
    Jamie Foxx called President Barack Obama “our lord and savior” while presenting at the2012 Soul Train Awards in Las Vegas, Nev. “It’s like church over here. It’s like church in here. First of all, give an honor to God and our lord and savior Barack Obama, Barack Obama,” Foxx said. The comment by the comedian and actor was received warmly with shouts and applause from the audience. Foxx has long been an advocate for Obama, as have many other celebrities, such as Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Eva Longoria and George Clooney. Jay-Z performed at Obama’s final rally in Ohio prior to his...
  • The Consequences of a Country Turned Against God -Vanity

    11/06/2012 11:04:07 PM PST · by DouglasKC · 30 replies
    The Bible ^ | Timeless | God
    Lev 26:13 I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, that you should not be their slaves; I have broken the bands of your yoke and made you walk upright. Lev 26:14 'But if you do not obey Me, and do not observe all these commandments, Lev 26:15 and if you despise My statutes, or if your soul abhors My judgments, so that you do not perform all My commandments, but break My covenant, Lev 26:16 I also will do this to you: I will even appoint terror over you, wasting disease and...
  • Christ Jesus My Lord

    10/16/2012 8:24:37 AM PDT · by John Leland 1789 · 2 replies
    THINGS TO COME, A Journal of Biblical Literature | October, 1895 | Thomas Neatby
  • Was Newt Gingrich Really an Enemy of Ronald Reagan? (Two 'in the know' say Good Lord , NO!)

    01/28/2012 11:29:24 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 9 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 1/26/12 | Mark Whittington - Yahoo contributor
    COMMENTARY | The latest attack against Newt Gingrich accuses him of the worst thing a Republican can be. Apparently, despite his assertion that he was a loyal lieutenant to President Ronald Reagan, Gingrich was "insulting" to Reagan on a number of occasions. Leading the charge on the theme of "Gingrich was an enemy of Reagan" is Elliott Abrams, who was an assistant secretary of state in the Reagan administration. .. To be sure, the speech seems off-putting considering subsequent events, such as the fall of the Soviet Empire. But was Gingrich really an enemy of Reagan? William Jacobson at Legal...
  • Ed Rollins, Jeffrey Lord and others rise to Newt’s defense (video)

    01/27/2012 3:21:11 PM PST · by Nachum · 12 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 1/27/12 | Tina Korbe
    As I reported yesterday, at least a few former Reagan administration officials say that, in his campaign comments, Newt Gingrich has rewritten the history of his relationship with Ronald Reagan. Today, a number of counterbalancing voices say those officials — and not Gingrich – are the ones who are shading the facts. On Fox News, for example, Ed Rollins, Ronald Reagan’s national campaign manager, described Gingrich as one of “the most important players and most loyal to Ronald Reagan”:
  • George Washington's Thanksgiving Proclamation (13 references to God) Obama=0

    11/26/2011 6:29:20 AM PST · by GregNH · 8 replies · 1+ views
    Gov publication ^ | 11/26/2011 | Greg Goss
    [New York, 3 October 1789] Page Image. By the President of the United States of America, a Proclamation. Whereas it is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey his will, to be grateful for his benefits, and humbly to implore his protection and favor-- and whereas both Houses of Congress have by their joint Committee requested me to recommend to the People of the United States a day of public thanksgiving and prayer to be observed by acknowledging with grateful hearts the many signal favors of Almighty God especially by affording them an...
  • Islamists as Slumlords

    11/04/2011 1:05:02 PM PDT · by BCW · 2 replies
    Islamist Watch ^ | 04 NOV 2011 | David J. Rusin
    As Islamists increasingly look to real estate as a means of planting their flag and forwarding their agenda, it is worth noting the revelations that depict some of America's most prominent Islamist-leaning developers and property managers as agents of urban squalor. An October 23 article in the New York Post reports that the head of the controversial mosque project near Ground Zero "can't take care of a rat-ridden apartment building with just 14 units": Sharif El-Gamal, the main developer behind the mosque, has nearly 400 open violations that he has refused to fix despite a court order. His company owes...
  • Hallelujah Jesus is alive

    04/24/2011 5:41:14 AM PDT · by Tennessee Nana · 9 replies
    Sunday April 24 2011 | Ron Kenoly
    Hallelujah Jesus is alive Death has lost its victory And the grave has been denied Jesus lives forever He's alive He's alive He's the Alpha and Omega The first and last is He The curse of sin is broken And we have perfect liberty The Lamb of God is risen He's alive He's alive Hallelujah Jesus is alive
  • Commit Thy Way unto the Lord (REAL LDS / Mormon)

    03/20/2011 3:45:41 PM PDT · by Paragon Defender · 75 replies · 1+ views ^ | Jerald L. Taylor
    Commit Thy Way unto the Lord     By Elder Jerald L. TaylorOf the SeventyJerald L. Taylor, "Commit Thy Way unto the Lord", Ensign, July 2003, 54  How can we strengthen our commitment to Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ?   Some time ago I presided over a stake conference in Momostenango, Guatemala. Prior to the conference, I was surprised when stake president Francisco Rosales recommended that the Saturday meetings be held in the morning instead of in the afternoon, when these meetings are usually scheduled. When I asked the reason for the change, President Rosales said it was safer for the people to travel...
  • The Pursuit: Enjoy God

    02/03/2011 5:03:36 PM PST · by DBCJR · 4 replies
    422CHURCH.COM ^ | Thursday, February 3, 2011 at 6:24pm | Dr. Ed Crenshaw
    Based on a sermon by Dr. Ed Crenshaw Thus far in The Pursuit series Pastor Ed has dealt with serious aspects of our pursuing God, including last week’s “Enduring Hardships”. In this message he lightened up a bit with, perhaps, the most important aspect of this divine pursuit. Mark 10:15 (New International Version, ©2010) 15 Truly I tell you, anyone who will not receive the kingdom of God like a little child will never enter it.” We need to receive Kingdom of God as little child, innocent, not caught up in heavy stuff of life and spirituality but just enjoying...
  • Kiss The Son...Psalm 2

    02/03/2011 1:36:02 PM PST · by pastorbillrandles
    Be wise now therefore, O ye kings: be instructed, ye judges of the earth. Serve the LORD with fear, and rejoice with trembling. Kiss the Son, lest he be angry, and ye perish from the way, when his wrath is kindled but a little. Blessed are all they that put their trust in him.(Psalm 2:!0-12)The Word of God to the Kings of the earth and the rulers, that is those who lead our civilisation, politically, culturally, academically, through media, entertainment, law, in short to all mover, shakers, and opinion molders, is simple and direct. Worship the LORD with fear, Rejoice...
  • While Shepherds Were Watching Their Sheep

    12/06/2010 2:15:24 PM PST · by bareford101 · 1 replies
    self | 12/06/10 | Richard Ritenbaugh
    Luke 2:8-14 (8) And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night. (9) An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. (10) But the angel said to them, "Do not be afraid. I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people. (11) Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is Christ the Lord. (12) This will be a sign to you: You will find a baby...
  • The Atheist's Constant War Against Almighty God

    09/21/2010 6:43:38 AM PDT · by kindred · 11 replies
    The atheist is always... at constant war with Almighty God in his heart (Isa. 57:20-21, Acts 9:1-5, Romans 5:10, Gal 5:7, Eph 2:1-3, Rev. 17:12,14, 19:19). If Almighty God truly does not exist, then why do these possess such a passionate hatred for Him? It is NOT that they try to seek to dismiss the ABSOLUTE REALITY of Almighty God in their minds and hearts, but rather that they are in ABSOLUTE FULL REJECTION of Him (Psalm 14: 1-3, Luke 19:14, Romans 1:18-32). It is becoming more evident to many in the creation movement of today that the evolutionary fundamentalist...
  • The Success of the Beck Rally

    08/31/2010 6:59:43 AM PDT · by MarkLevinFan · 89 replies
    American Spectator ^ | 8-31-2010 | Jeffrey Lord
    I love watching Glenn Beck on TV. Day winding down, he makes so many good points. As someone who has spent a lifetime studying history, been there in government and politics, I find it great to watch Beck’s particular insistence on educating Americans about real history that has gone missing. Having long ago learned first hand the progressive-race connection, for example, by having lived for a couple years in Woodrow Wilson’s hometown, I am stunned to see someone have the wit and the chops to detail this particularly disturbing history of America’s “progressive” president on popular television. Bravo. So I...
  • Plans of the Lord

    07/03/2010 7:29:28 PM PDT · by NEWwoman · 1 replies
    DaySpring ^ | July 2010 | DaySpring
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  • Andrea Bocelli – The Lord’s Prayer

    06/25/2010 12:15:51 PM PDT · by ezfindit · 16 replies · 5+ views
    OrthodoxNet ^ | 6/25/2010 | Andrea Bocelli
    The Lord’s Prayer as sung by Andrea Bocelli and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. Simply breathtaking!
  • Connecticut School Removes Lord Reference in High School Diplomas

    06/23/2010 3:06:06 PM PDT · by nmh · 18 replies
    Fox News ^ | 6/23/10 | Todd Starnes
    Seniors at a New Haven, Conn., high school will not be graduating “in the year of our Lord” this year – or any future years, according to the superintendent of schools. The school district has removed the traditional phrase from high school diplomas after someone complained. “It’s a religious thing,” Superintendent Reginald Mayo told the New Haven Register. “I’m surprised it took this long for someone to notice it. We certainly don’t want to offend anyone.” Last year, former alderwoman Ina Silverman filed a complaint about “in the year of our Lord" when her daughter was a student at Wilbur...
  • Lord of the Rings fan spends life savings creating prequel

    02/10/2010 1:24:39 PM PST · by Nachum · 23 replies · 1,309+ views
    Telegraph UK ^ | 2/10/10 | staff
    Actress Kate Madison, a fan of the Lord of the Rings trilogy, spent six years and her entire life savings creating a prequel to the films. Miss Madison, 31, spent £25,000 on the film, Born of Hope, which has already been watched by more than half a million people on YouTube. The story was inspired by just a couple of paragraphs written by JRR Tolkein in the appendices of The Lord of The Rings. "The film has gone down really well with the fans and some say it is even better than the Peter Jackson movies which is amazing," she...
  • Communing With the Lord

    09/16/2009 7:18:56 AM PDT · by DaveMSmith · 164+ views
    Thy Kingdom Come ^ | 9/16/09 | Dave Smith
    At this point, it may be useful to some if I document my prayer and meditation routine. It also helps me set down the path I took to reach the stage that I'm at so I may return to the routine if I become lost or go astray. Besides my study of Swedenborg's Heavenly Secrets (I'm now up to Genesis 41), my morning prayer routine consists of centering prayer where I set my intention on God. If I find my mind preoccupied with replaying the tapes and memories of the past, I close my eyes and begin contemplative prayer. It's...
  • The Real Lord of War

    08/10/2009 8:55:01 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 1 replies · 513+ views ^ | 8-10-2009 | RT
    The Real Lord of War A court in Thailand is set to rule on whether to extradite to the US Viktor Bout, a Russian businessman known as the Merchant of Death. But his fate is far from certain. Washington believes that Bout is the biggest gun runner in modern history, helping to fuel wars and armed conflicts around the globe.
  • We Believe In One Lord

    07/23/2009 9:42:06 AM PDT · by Patriot1259 · 3 replies · 209+ views ^ | 07/23/2009 | Rich Maffeo
    Creed Statement: We believe in one Lord, Jesus Christ . . . Today's focus: One Lord And now, Israel, what does the Lord, your God, ask of you but to fear the Lord, your God, and follow his ways exactly, to love and serve the Lord, your God, with all your heart and all your soul, to keep the commandments and statutes of the Lord (Deuteronomy 12:12-13). My friend Jim knows about serving two masters. He's a middle-manager in a large defense-related industry. When his company experienced a series of consolidations and mergers, loosely associated departments absorbed entire divisions. Lines...
  • Why call Me Lord, Lord and do not the things I say?

    06/23/2009 9:25:54 AM PDT · by The Ignorant Fisherman · 1 replies · 273+ views
    Why call Me Lord, Lord and do not the things I say? You call Me the Way and walk Me not! You call Me the Life and live Me not! You call Me Master and obey Me not! You call Me Bread and eat Me not! You call Me Truth and believe Me not! You call Me Lord and serve Me not! If I condemn you blame Me not.

    06/06/2009 5:47:43 PM PDT · by RobinMasters · 24 replies · 2,242+ views
    NY Post ^ | June 05, 2009 | Ralph Peters
    Salaam aleikum, dudes ! I thought I knew a little bit about the Middle East. Boy, was I wrong. Last week, President Obama set me straight. Here's what our president taught me during his Middle-Eastern pilgrimage:
  • Students Rebel at Graduation Against the ACLU’s Bullying Tactics (Grads recite Lord's Prayer)

    06/04/2009 12:52:37 PM PDT · by greatdefender · 83 replies · 3,172+ views
    Santa Rosa County, FL - Nearly 400 graduating seniors at Pace High School stood up in protest against the ACLU and recited the Lord’s Prayer during their graduation ceremony on Saturday. Many of the students also painted crosses on their graduation caps to make a statement of faith. This event follows a lawsuit the ACLU filed against the Santa Rosa County School District, claiming some of the teachers and administration endorsed religion. Liberty Counsel represents Pace High School Principal Frank Lay and school teacher Michelle Winkler. The graduation prayer protest by the students was preceded by a lawsuit filed six...
  • Did the Ten Commandments Exist Before Moses?

    04/20/2009 5:26:00 PM PDT · by DouglasKC · 156 replies · 2,667+ views
    Did the Ten Commandments Exist Before Moses? Many people assume that the Ten Commandments and the covenant God established with ancient Israel are identical—and that both were abolished by Jesus Christ's death. They believe that the Sinai Covenant and God's commandments came into existence together and went out of existence together. But is such reasoning biblical? The facts show it is not. A close look at the Scriptures reveals that breaking the Ten Commandments was a sin before the covenant at Mt. Sinai, so arguments that they came into existence with that covenant and were terminated with it cannot be...
  • The Good Friday-Easter Sunday Question

    04/10/2009 10:32:45 AM PDT · by DouglasKC · 1,206 replies · 8,389+ views
    Good News Magazine ^ | March 2000 | Wilber Berg
    The Good Friday—Easter Sunday Question How do the biblical three days and three nights after Jesus Christ's crucifixion fit between Friday afternoon and Sunday morning? Or do they? by Wilbur Berg Consider these important facts. First, Easter Sunday is traditionally revered as the day of Jesus' resurrection—although the Bible clearly states that He had already risen before Sunday dawned in the city of Jerusalem.Second, even though Good Friday is generally observed as the traditional day of His crucifixion, Christ Himself told the disciples that He would be in the grave for all of three days and three nights. How can...
  • The Lord Obama is My Sheperd

    03/16/2009 5:01:09 PM PDT · by Orbiting_Rosie's_Head · 10 replies · 689+ views
    Me | 3/16/2009 | Orbiting_Rosie's_Head
    The Lord Obama is my Shepherd; I shall want. He maketh me to drive in green hybrids He leadeth me beside still undrilled waters. He restoreth my credit: He leadeth me in the paths of fixed interest rates for His name's sake. Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of foreclosure, I will fear no eviction: For thy bailouts art with me; Axelrod and thy staff, they comfort me. Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies, the Republicans; Thou annointest my head with oil taxes; My grant runneth over. Surely government health...
  • Disaster in Denver

    08/28/2008 5:49:23 AM PDT · by libstripper · 38 replies · 325+ views
    New York Sun ^ | August 28, 2008 | New York Sun
    You heard it here first: The Democratic Convention in Denver will go down as a disaster the likes of which have not been seen since Patrick Buchanan's 1992 speech to Republicans in Houston. It's hard to know what Senator Obama was thinking. After returning from speaking to a large outdoor rally in Germany, he headed to Hawaii for a vacation. Meanwhile, the candidate of "change" somehow managed to allow the first night of his convention to be dominated by Senator Kennedy, who ran for president in 1980 and who has been in the Senate since 1962.
  • O SHOW A GREEK DRAMA....Title...."Barack Obama and the Temple of DUMB"

    08/27/2008 12:26:47 PM PDT · by milwguy · 49 replies · 586+ views
    nypost ^ | 8/27/2008 | STEVE HOLLAND
  • Obama Lies

    07/15/2008 4:25:07 AM PDT · by Alia · 12 replies · 105+ views
    "You arrogant ass! You've killed US!" The line comes from an enraged Soviet Navy officer to his superior, Captain Tupolev, in the film version of Tom Clancy's thriller The Hunt for Red October. Clancy fans will remember Tupolev as the Soviet submariner tasked with destroying the Russian super-sub Red October, captained by Tupolev's old teacher, the defecting Marko Ramius (Sean Connery). Egotistical, obsessed with getting Ramius, in the heat of battle the not very bright Tupolev impulsively launches a torpedo against the advice of his senior officer. Too late he realizes the torpedo has been led back to a target...
  • The Fear of the Lord

    04/25/2008 2:34:56 PM PDT · by Gamecock · 16 replies · 98+ views
    The OPC ^ | Robert B. Strimple
    In verse 9 of Psalm 19, we read that "the fear of the Lord is pure, enduring forever." The comment on this verse in the once popular Scofield Reference Bible is typical of statements that are still too commonly made, I'm afraid—and not only in consciously dispensationalist churches. Scofield's comment is this: "The 'fear of the Lord' [is] a phrase of Old Testament piety." Now, what does such a comment imply? That "the fear of the Lord" is a phrase of Old Testament piety is obviously true and undeniable. But one fears that the implication of the comment (and indeed...
  • My Trust in My Lord[Anne Rice]

    03/24/2008 7:42:12 AM PDT · by BGHater · 18 replies · 501+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 21 Mar 2008 | Anne Rice
    Look: I believe in Him. It’s that simple and that complex. I believe in Jesus Christ, the Second Person of the Blessed Trinity, the God Man who came to earth, born as a tiny baby and then lived over thirty years in our midst. I believe in what we celebrate this week: the scandal of the cross and the miracle of the Resurrection. My belief is total. And I know that I cannot convince anyone of it by reason, anymore than an atheist can convince me, by reason, that there is no God. A long life of historical study and...
  • Big Retail Chains Dun Mere Suspects in Theft

    02/20/2008 2:03:50 PM PST · by Winged Hussar · 6 replies · 355+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 2/20/08 | Ann Zimmerman
    After Miami handyman Glenn Rudge was accused of shoplifting an $8 set of drill bits at Home Depot, he thought he'd settled the matter when he showed his receipt to prosecutors and they dropped the charge.But a few weeks later, a law firm hired by Home Depot began sending him letters demanding first $3,000, then a total of $6,000, implying he'd be sued if he didn't pay it. In an escalating battle against theft, retailers are going after anyone suspected of shoplifting, turning over their names to lawyers and collection firms, who pursue the suspects for stiff penalties and split...
  • Some Christian Churches Don't Embrace Christmas

    12/16/2007 10:01:33 PM PST · by DouglasKC · 66 replies · 101+ views
    AP ^ | 12/15/2007 | Tom Breen
    Some Christian churches don't embrace Christmas   Holiday has a complex history   By TOM BREEN Associated Press Article Last Updated: 12/15/2007 01:46:49 AM PST CHARLESTON, W.Va. — As Christmas draws near, Pastor John Foster won't be decorating a tree, shopping for last-minute gifts or working on a holiday sermon for his flock. After all, it's been 50 years since Christmas was anything more than a day of the week to him. He's one of very few American Christians who follow what used to be the norm in many Protestant denominations — rejecting the celebration of Christmas on religious grounds. "People...
  • 'Lord' is fading at some churches (Barf alert)

    04/22/2007 2:48:10 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 98 replies · 1,905+ views
    Arizona Daily Star ^ | April 22, 2007 | Stephanie Innes
    God has no gender. And the Lord? There's not much Lord in this church service. At Tucson's largest Episcopal church, St. Philip's in the Hills, the creators of an alternative worship service called Come & See are bucking tradition by rewriting what have become prescribed ways of worship. For the faithful, that means God isn't referred to as "him," and references to "the Lord" are rare. "Lord" has become a loaded word conveying hierarchical power over things, "which in what we have recorded in our sacred texts, is not who Jesus understood himself to be," St. Philip's associate rector Susan...
  • Christians Who Don't Celebrate Easter: What Do They Know?

    04/03/2007 6:31:28 AM PDT · by DouglasKC · 515 replies · 4,118+ views
    Good News Magazine ^ | Spring 2007 | Jerold Aust
    Christians Who Don't Celebrate Easter: What Do They Know? Easter is the most important holiday for hundreds of millions of believers around the world. Yet thousands of Christians don't observe it. Do they know something that others don't? by Jerold Aust Every spring, the anticipation and excitement of Easter is electrifying for many people. Churches prepare elaborate Easter programs that illustrate the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Parents take time to color Easter eggs and hide them so their children can hunt for them. It's typical for TV movies this time of year to depict Easter as an enjoyable...
  • Santorum defends Iraq war (uses Lord of the Rings analogy)

    10/18/2006 2:26:04 PM PDT · by Stone Mountain · 47 replies · 1,086+ views
    Bucks County Courier Times ^ | October 17, 2006 | ALISON HAWKES
    Santorum defends Iraq war By ALISON HAWKES Bucks County Courier Times Embattled U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum said America has avoided a second terrorist attack for five years because the “Eye of Mordor” has been drawn to Iraq instead. Santorum used the analogy from one of his favorite books, J.R.R. Tolkien's 1950s fantasy classic “Lord of the Rings,” to put an increasingly unpopular war in Iraq into terms any school kid could easily understand. “As the hobbits are going up Mount Doom, the Eye of Mordor is being drawn somewhere else,” Santorum said, describing the tool the evil Lord Sauron used...
  • Star Trek Of Turkey...(Good Lord...)

    10/14/2006 7:38:17 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 30 replies · 665+ views
    You Tube ^ | 8/14/2006 | Turkey National TV
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  • The Day of Atonement: Removal of Sin's Cause and Reconciliation to God

    09/25/2006 7:51:56 PM PDT · by DouglasKC · 7 replies · 409+ views
    God's Holy Days ^ | 1998? | Various
    The Day of Atonement: Removal of Sin's Cause and Reconciliation to GodWe have already seen-through the symbolism involved in the Passover-that Christ's shed blood atones for our past sins. In fact, atonement means reconciliation. The Day of Atonement symbolizes the reconciliation of God and all humanity. If we are reconciled to God through Christ's sacrifice, why do we need another Holy Day to teach us about reconciliation? If we are already reconciled, why do we need to fast, as commanded on the Day of Atonement? (Leviticus 23:27; Acts 27:9). What is this day's specific significance in God's master plan...