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  • AMERICA Prayer Vigil 5/15/17 [Prayer]

    05/15/2017 12:37:55 AM PDT · by givemWatts · 33 replies
    Freeper Intercessors | 5/15/17 | Free Republic
    Join with fellow FREEPERS to pray for PRESIDENT TRUMP and VICE PRESIDENT PENCE and for AMERICA: Government, Family, Military, Business, Education, Churches, and the Media. 'And this is the Confidence that we have in Him, that, if we Ask Anything According to His Will, He Heareth us. 1 John 5:14 ' Religion Forum Threads Labeled [Prayer] are Closed to Debate of Any Kind Please, join us in Prayer:
  • Daily Light on the Daily Path May 15[AM Bible Themed Devotional**]

    05/14/2017 9:10:09 PM PDT · by givemWatts · 7 replies
    THE HOLY BIBLE, KING JAMES VERSION
    ♥MAY 15 MORNING ♥God shall wipe away all tears: ... there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, ... for the former things are passed away. ♥He will swallow up death in victory; and the Lord GOD will wipe away tears from off all faces; and the rebuke of His people shall He take away from off all the earth: for the Lord hath spoken it.♥Thy sun shall no more go down; neither shall thy moon withdraw itself: for the Lord shall be thine Everlasting Light, and the days of thy mourning shall be ended.♥The inhabitant shall not say,...
  • Prayer for UCMRevMom and family[PRAYER]

    05/14/2017 8:51:08 PM PDT · by givemWatts · 43 replies
    Intercessors
    "...if you would remember my children in prayer, I & they would be blessed. Amanda had the emergency (appendix) surgery & Julie broke her forearm & dislocated her wrist. UMCRevmom"
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 05-16-17

    05/14/2017 8:38:51 PM PDT · by Salvation · 33 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 05-16-17 | Revised New American Bible
    May 16, 2017 Tuesday of Fifth Week of Easter Reading 1 Acts 14:19-28In those days, some Jews from Antioch and Iconiumarrived and won over the crowds. They stoned Paul and dragged him out of the city,supposing that he was dead.But when the disciples gathered around him,he got up and entered the city. On the following day he left with Barnabas for Derbe. After they had proclaimed the good news to that cityand made a considerable number of disciples,they returned to Lystra and to Iconium and to Antioch.They strengthened the spirits of the disciplesand exhorted them to persevere in the...
  • [Catholic Caucus] The Return of the Prayer to St. Michael

    05/14/2017 8:29:37 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 11 replies
    Crisis Magazine ^ | December 9, 2014 | Joe Bissonnette
    The Return of the Prayer to St. MichaelJoe Bissonnette Modern philosophy is full of all sorts of absurd theories about the illusory nature of existence and the unreliability of everything we know to be true. But the boots on the ground, living, breathing, day to day philosophy of even the most angst-ridden German nihilist or the most wild-eyed French existentialist has to be common sense realism. Even German and French philosophers must eat, sleep and conduct themselves in civil society.Theres great consolation in the reliability of the law of gravity and the fact that it means something specific to me...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Fatima, 100 Years Ago

    05/14/2017 8:02:58 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 2 replies
    restore dc catholicism ^ | May 13, 2017 | restore dc catholicims
    Fatima, 100 Years Ago Today is the Feast of Our Lady of Fatima. It is also the 100th anniversary of her first appearance to the Fatima children. She spoke of the need to repent of sin to avoid hell. Later she appeared to a Japanese sister at Akita and basically continued her message. There she said that "if men do not repent and better themselves the Father will inflict a terrible punishment." Between 1917 and now, what has been the change? Our Lady delivered her words to a world that still was nominally Christian. That cannot be said anymore, with...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 05-15-17, OM, St. Isidore (Farmer)

    05/14/2017 7:44:28 PM PDT · by Salvation · 24 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 05-15-17 | Revised New American Bible
    May 15, 2017 Monday of the Fifth Week of Easter Reading 1 Acts 14:5-18There was an attempt in Iconiumby both the Gentiles and the Jews,together with their leaders,to attack and stone Paul and Barnabas.They realized it,and fled to the Lycaonian cities of Lystra and Derbeand to the surrounding countryside,where they continued to proclaim the Good News. At Lystra there was a crippled man, lame from birth,who had never walked. He listened to Paul speaking, who looked intently at him,saw that he had the faith to be healed,and called out in a loud voice, "Stand up straight on your feet."He...
  • Tempering Zeal with Sensitivity (James, Son of Zebedee)

    05/14/2017 4:17:48 PM PDT · by metmom · 2 replies
    Grace to You.org ^ | 1993 | John MacArthur, Grace Community Church
    The twelve apostles included "James the son of Zebedee" (Matt. 10:2). Zeal without sensitivity can destroy your life and ministry. There's the story of a Norwegian pastor whose motto was "All or nothing!" His life and preaching were stern, strong, powerful, uncompromising, and utterly insensitive. Reportedly the people in his church didn't care much for him because he didn't care much for them. In his zeal and ambition to advance the kingdom and uphold God's standard, he neglected everything elseincluding his own family. One day his little daughter became so ill the doctor warned him that if he didn't move...
  • Being Prepared for the Worst of Trials

    05/14/2017 4:17:35 PM PDT · by metmom · 2 replies
    Grace to You.org ^ | 1997 | John MacArthur, Grace Community Church
    And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and burst against that house; and yet it did not fall, for it had been founded upon the rock (Matthew 7:25). Faithfulness in discipleship will mean we are prepared for the worst possible adversity and trial. People are often unprepared for lifes unexpected upheavals. This was vividly illustrated by the once-in-500-year floods that struck the Northern Plains of the United States in the spring of 1997. One community on the Red River in North Dakota was especially devastated by the surprising events. After working diligently for days to...
  • Mid-East Prophecy Update May 14th, 2017 (video)

    05/14/2017 3:54:01 PM PDT · by Lera · 6 replies
    Pastor J.D. offers encouragement for those who have become weary and discouraged in their longing for the Lords return by providing an update on how the pieces of the prophecy puzzle are being put in place at break-neck speed.
  • Daily Light on the Daily Path May 14[PM Bible Themed Devotional**]

    05/14/2017 3:21:02 PM PDT · by givemWatts · 4 replies
    THE HOLY BIBLE, KING JAMES VERSION
    ♥MAY 14 EVENING ♥They overcame ... by the blood of the Lamb. ♥Who shall lay anything to the charge of God's elect? It is God that justifieth. Who is he that condemneth? It is Christ that died.♥It is the Blood that maketh an atonement for the soul.♥I am the LORD. The Blood shall be to you for a token upon the houses where ye are: and when I see the Blood, I will pass over you. ♥There is ... no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus. ♥What are these which are arrayed in white robes? and whence...
  • Happy Mother's Day To All The Praying Great Mothers

    05/14/2017 1:34:15 PM PDT · by Morgana · 3 replies
    The Doctor Of Common Sense ^ | May 14, 2017 | E.T. Williams
    Happy Mother's Day To All The Praying Great Mothers
  • Pope Francis says he will stand up to Donald Trump on immigration and climate change

    05/14/2017 12:53:43 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 68 replies
    The Independent | May 14, 2017 | Samuel Osborne
    Link only due to copyright issues: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/pope-francis-donald-trump-immigration-climate-change-meeting-vatican-preach-a7735361.html
  • 2017 05 14 John Haller's Prophecy Update - Tipping Points (video)

    05/14/2017 12:03:41 PM PDT · by Lera · 4 replies
    Fellowship Bible Chapel ^ | May 14, 2017 | John Haller
    The world, in its ignorance, is racing rapidly a day of reckoning. The recent election of Marcon of France, raises many questions about the future of Europe. Erdogan is rattling his spiritual sabre. Millions of Muslim's are waiting to rush into Europe, setting off a population bomb that will fulfill the second arm of Jihad. Will it be Muslim controlled within 10 years? And then there's the professor who attempts to make the argument that showing graphic pictures of dismembered babies is akin to "child pornography", proving that people who are wise in their own minds are complete reprobate when...
  • Proverb A Day, Proverb 14 [Prayer and Meditation]

    05/14/2017 7:51:53 AM PDT · by OneVike · 9 replies
    Bible NKJV ^ | 900 B.C. | Solomon
    I want to begin by saying Happy Mothers Day to each and every Freeper Mom at FreeRepublic. Proverb 14 (NKJV) The Ways of Life and Death 01 The wise woman builds her house, 00 But the foolish pulls it down with her hands. 02 He who walks in his uprightness fears the LORD, 00 But he who is perverse in his ways despises Him. 03 In the mouth of a fool is a rod of pride, 00 But the lips of the wise will preserve them. 04 Where no oxen are, the trough is clean; 00 But much increase...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(5/14/17)[Prayer]

    05/14/2017 7:45:30 AM PDT · by left that other site · 20 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 5/14/17 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Isaiah Isaiah 27 Deliverance of Israel 27In that day, the Lord will punish with his sword his fierce, great and powerful sword Leviathan the gliding serpent, Leviathan the coiling serpent; he will slay the monster of the sea. 2In that day Sing about a fruitful vineyard: 3I, the Lord, watch over it; I water it continually. I guard it day and night so that no one may harm it. 4I am not angry. If only there were briers and thorns confronting me! I would march against them in battle; I would set them...
  • Mothers Day Blessings to Childless Women

    05/14/2017 7:30:45 AM PDT · by CHRISTIAN DIARIST · 10 replies
    The Christian Diarist ^ | May 14, 2017 | JP
    Mothers Day is a joyous observance for most of the 85 percent of women who have borne a child by age 40. But not so much for women who have neither procreated nor adopted, who find Mothers Day a painful reminder of their childlessness. Perhaps they squandered years on a relationship that resulted in neither marriage nor children. Perhaps they were so career-driven they had no room in their lives for a husband and offspring. Or perhaps they wed and tried to have children, but their wombs were barren. For women of faith despairing on this Mothers Day that they...
  • Are You a Tombstone or a Living Stone? A Homily for the 5th Sunday of Easter

    05/14/2017 7:24:13 AM PDT · by Salvation · 2 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 05-13-17 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Are You a Tombstone or a Living Stone? – A Homily for the 5th Sunday of Easter Msgr. Charles Pope • May 13, 2017 • By His resurrection, Jesus has brought us from death to life. He has snatched us from this present evil age (Gal 1:4) and from the death-directed desires of our body (Rom 6:12), and made us into a new and living creation (2 Cor 5:17). As such, we have exchanged the tombstones that once indicated we were dead in our sins and have become living stones in the spiritual edifice that is the Body of...
  • AMERICA Prayer Vigil 5/14/17 [Prayer]

    05/14/2017 4:36:07 AM PDT · by SisterK · 20 replies
    Free Republic ^ | May 14, 2017 | Freeper Intercessors
    Join with fellow FREEPERS to pray for PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP/VICE PRESIDENT MIKE PENCE and AMERICA: Government, Family, Military, Business, Education, Churches, and the Media. 1 John 5:14 This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. Religion Forum threads labeled Prayer are closed to debate of any kind. Please join us in prayer.
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 05-14-17, Fifth Sunday of Easter

    05/13/2017 9:59:44 PM PDT · by Salvation · 49 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 05-14-17 | Revised New American Bible
    May 14, 2017 Fifth Sunday of Easter Reading 1 Acts 6:1-7As the number of disciples continued to grow,the Hellenists complained against the Hebrewsbecause their widowswere being neglected in the daily distribution.So the Twelve called together the community of the disciples and said,"It is not right for us to neglect the word of God to serve at table.Brothers, select from among you seven reputable men,filled with the Spirit and wisdom,whom we shall appoint to this task,whereas we shall devote ourselves to prayerand to the ministry of the word."The proposal was acceptable to the whole community,so they chose Stephen, a man...