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  • God is a Spirit Corporeality of God Things to ponder (LDS ECUMENICAL)

    12/14/2008 8:11:01 PM PST · by restornu · 96 replies · 888+ views
    God is a Spirit ^ | OCT 2007 | FAIR LDS
    Criticism Critics object to the LDS position that God has a physical body by quoting John 4:24: God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth. (Italics in KJV original). Source(s) of the criticism Contender Ministries, Questions All Mormons Should Ask Themselves. Answers Tower to Truth Ministries, "50 Questions to Ask Mormons," (accessed 15 November 2007). 50 Answers Richard Abanes, Becoming Gods: A Closer Look at 21st-Century Mormonism (Harvest House Publishers: 2005). 137. ( Index of claims ) Jerald and Sandra Tanner, The Changing World of Mormonism (Moody Press, 1979), 172....
  • NASA's Mars rover Spirit imperiled by dust storms

    The craft is dangerously low on power because of dust covering its solar arrays. News of the problem comes a day after NASA declared an end to the Phoenix polar mission.
  • Letter and Spirit [Ecumenical]

    10/28/2008 8:26:36 AM PDT · by AnalogReigns · 10 replies · 285+ views
    Virtue Online ^ | John R. W. Stott
    Letter and spirit. Is the law still binding upon the Christian? The answer to that is, No and Yes. 'No' in the sense that our acceptance before God does not depend on it. Christ in his death fully met the demands of the law, so that we are delivered from it. It no longer has any claims on us. It is no longer our lord. 'Yes' in the sense that our new life is still a bondage. We still 'serve'. We are still slaves, although discharged from the law. But the motive and the means of our service have altered....
  • Spirits spook at Dean College

    10/19/2008 8:01:56 PM PDT · by CurlyBill · 19 replies · 753+ views
    Milford Daily News ^ | 13 Oct 08 | Joyce Kelly/Daily News staff
    Spirits spook at Dean College By Joyce Kelly/Daily News staff Milford Daily NewsPosted Oct 13, 2008 @ 12:32 AM Last update Oct 13, 2008 @ 02:46 PM FRANKLIN — Even after a century, members of the philanthropic Ray family may still be hanging around their old haunts, according to staff at Dean College. Workers at Ray House, which serves as the school's admissions office, and several staff members, including Vice President of Enrollment Jay Leiendecker, have reported encounters with spirits they believe are Ray family members. The house was their former home, built in the 1800s. Sensing a spirit, or...
  • Scene of grisly mob slaying has haunted past

    10/19/2008 7:42:55 PM PDT · by CurlyBill · 11 replies · 823+ views
    AP ^ | 13 Oct 08 | Colleen Long
    NEW YORK (AP) — It is a fitting backdrop for a ghost story: An old mansion on a secluded hilltop sits empty, save for a caretaker who lives upstairs. A no-trespassing sign is staked near the locked metal gates, and the stately grounds are covered in thistles.
  • The Canker of Contention (LDS Devotional)

    09/15/2008 11:01:48 PM PDT · by sevenbak · 1 replies · 166+ views ^ | Russell M. Nelson, of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles
    What can we do to combat this canker of contention? What steps may each of us take to supplant the spirit of contention with a spirit of personal peace? To begin, show compassionate concern for others. Control the tongue, the pen, and the word processor. Whenever tempted to dispute, remember this proverb: “He that is void of wisdom despiseth his neighbour: but a man of understanding holdeth his peace.” (Prov. 11:12; see also Prov. 17:28.) Bridle the passion to speak or write contentiously for personal gain or glory. The Apostle Paul thus counseled the Philippians, “Let nothing be done through...
  • Western Civilization isn't endangered - put first gear in!

    08/03/2008 9:30:59 AM PDT · by WesternCulture · 25 replies · 174+ views
    08/03/2008 | WesternCulture
    The building of true civilization has always been exposed to various difficulties. But in the end, periods of unemployment, war and political turboil is nothing but small potatoes. Personally speaking, I'll turn 39 years old soon and one of the things that make me get out of bed and drive off to work each morning - a part from the luxury of driving a wonderful Volvo V70 to the place - is the magnificence of toiling in the company of certain younger Swedish work mates who I daily encounter there; people in their 20s who believe in hard work and...
  • A Work of the Spirit (Part 2)

    07/28/2008 3:52:23 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 1 replies · 56+ views
    Pulpit Magazine ^ | July 16th, 2008 | John MacArthur
    Yesterday we saw that a true work of the Holy Spirit exalts the true Christ. Today, we will continue by looking at another mark of the Spirit’s work. The following material is condensed, adapted and excerpted from Jonathan Edwards’s The Distinguishing Marks of a Work of the Spirit of God. It Opposes Satan’s Interests “You are from God, little children, and have overcome them; because greater is He who is in you than he who is in the world. They are from the world; therefore they speak as from the world, and the world listens to them.” (1 John 4:4-5)...
  • A Work of the Spirit (Part 1)

    07/27/2008 11:49:24 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 10 replies · 64+ views
    Pulpit Magazine ^ | July 15th, 2008 | John MacArthur
    How can a true work of the Holy Spirit be distinguished from a false one? From a careful study of 1 John 4, the great theologian and pastor Jonathan Edwards was able to identify five distinguishing characteristics of the Holy Spirit’s work. In short, a true work of the Holy Spirit: (1) Exalts the true Christ, (2) Opposes Satan’s interests, (3) Points people to the Scriptures, (4) Elevates truth, and (5) Results in love for God and others. The following material is condensed, adapted and excerpted from Jonathan Edwards’s The Distinguishing Marks of a Work of the Spirit of God....
  • Gentleness: The Mark of a Christian [Open]

    05/15/2008 5:36:43 PM PDT · by DouglasKC · 26 replies · 80+ views
    Good News Magazine ^ | Winter 1996 | Noel Hornor
    Gentleness: The Mark of a Christian Gentleness, so sadly lacking in this world, should be evident in the life of a Christian. What is gentleness, and how can it be a part of your life? by Noel Hornor "I love those dear hearts and gentle people who live in my home town. Because those dear hearts and gentle people will never, ever let you down." The words of this song, written 47 years ago by Bob Hilliard, call to mind a time when the world was (at least in our collective memory) a more neighborly place. Do you sometimes find...
  • Camp Stryker Soldiers Run for the Cure in Iraq

    04/21/2008 4:43:09 PM PDT · by SandRat · 6 replies · 49+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Staff Sgt. Tony M. Lindback, USA
    CAMP STYKER, Iraq, April 21, 2008 – Soldiers on Camp Stryker ran a 5-kilometer race that kicked off simultaneously with a Ride for the Cure bicycle race in Clarksville, Tenn., April 19. About 200 soldiers of the 101st Airborne Division's 3rd Brigade Combat Team, wait to begin the "Rakkasan Run for the Cure" at Camp Striker, Iraq, in conjunction with the Ride for the Cure happening simultaneously in Clarksville, Tenn., April 19, 2008. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Tony M. Lindback  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. The idea to do a run for the cure of breast...
  • Hallelujah Flight

    04/16/2008 7:36:59 AM PDT · by Revski · 97+ views
    YouTube Video ^ | 4/15/08 | Revski
    This video was arranged by o7jimmy and the song is, Hallelujah and sung by: The Five Blind Boys of Alabama. The animated video pictures are of a Merlin falcon.
  • Hallelujah

    04/08/2008 5:05:13 AM PDT · by Revski · 80+ views
    YouTube Video (o7jimmy) ^ | 4/8/08 | Revski
    This Gospel song, Hallelujah, by the Five Blind Boys of Alabama, was arranged with the Lord’s creatures, scenic duck pictures.
  • US military grounds stealth bomber fleet

    02/23/2008 11:56:29 AM PST · by maquiladora · 12 replies · 652+ views
    America's entire B-2 stealth bombing fleet, which has played a crucial part in all major conflicts since 1999, has been grounded after one of the jets crashed near a military base in Guam. The crash - the first involving the £610 million plane - was the most expensive single aircraft accident in history. A senior US military source told The Sunday Telegraph that all remaining B-2 stealth bombers were on a "no-fly" order and that there would be no further take-offs until the initial investigation into the crash had been completed. Officials assume the crash was caused by either mechanical...
  • Proof There is Life on Mars?

    01/24/2008 3:48:35 PM PST · by gitmo · 13 replies · 372+ views
    The Weather Channel ^ | Jan 2008 | n/a
    Video: The Mars Explorer Spirit took a picture on Mars that looks almost human
  • America Supports You: Realtors Bring Christmas Spirit to Vets

    11/23/2007 10:37:44 AM PST · by SandRat · 5 replies · 179+ views
    America Supports You ^ | Samantha L. Quigley
    WASHINGTON, Nov. 23, 2007 – As the national Christmas tree, cut from Vermont’s Green Mountain National Forest, makes its way to Washington, it’s going to spread some holiday spirit at veterans facilities along the way, thanks to the National Association of Realtors. Local realtors will make donations to veterans shelters or a veterans housing fund at each stop on behalf of the organization, Mary Trupo, an NAR spokeswoman, said. The Vermont Association of Realtors also is making donations. “As soon as we heard (about the stops at veterans facilities), we jumped on board to be a part of it,” she...
  • Is the Spirit World Real

    10/20/2007 5:01:59 PM PDT · by DouglasKC · 10 replies · 87+ views
    Vertical Thought Magazine ^ | October 2004 | Tom Clark
    Is the Spirit World Real? Do you know for sure whether there really is an evil spirit named Satan? What about his minions called demons? How does all of this affect young people? by Tom Clark In Western cultures today there is a growing fascination with the occult and Satanism, despite the traditional Christian teaching that Satan represents the consummate evil. Statistics show Satanism and Wicca to be among the fastest-growing religions in the United States today. Popular movies make it appear cool to be able to cast spells or call on powers that mere mortals do not possess. The...
  • Man, The Dwelling Place of God (1) -- A. W. Tozer

    08/15/2007 9:03:14 PM PDT · by Choose Ye This Day · 11 replies · 216+ views
    Man: The Dwelling Place of God DEEP INSIDE EVERY MAN there is a private sanctum where dwells the mysterious essence of his being. This far-in reality is that in the man which is what it is of itself, without reference to any other part of the man's complex nature. It is the man's "I Am," a gift from the I AM who created him. The I AM which is God is underived and selfexistent; the "I Am" which is man is derived from God and dependent every moment upon His creative fiat for its continued existence. One is the Creator,...
  • Part 5: Soldier’s charitable spirit survives

    07/20/2007 10:43:24 AM PDT · by gpapa · 2 replies · 260+ views
    MSNBC ^ | July 20, 2007 | Laura T. Coffey
    Excerpt from an e-mail update Tom Deierlein sent from Tampa, Fla., on April 26, 2007 TAMPA, Fla. — Tom Deierlein stepped outside onto the sunny hospital courtyard. He wore long, baggy Nike shorts, running shoes and a loose T-shirt with a black dog on the front. He carried a baseball and a baseball glove. His physical therapist, William Haven, followed close behind with a glove of his own. They got into position, precisely 60 feet and 6 inches apart.
  • Cameron Macauley The Boy Who Lived Before

    07/16/2007 3:43:04 PM PDT · by DancesWithCats · 27 replies · 1,445+ views
    Extraordinatry Children ^ | july 15th, 2007 | DancesWithCats
    Ever since he was two years old and first started talking, Cameron Macauley has told of his life on the island of Barra. Cameron lives with his mum, Norma, in Glasgow. They have never been to Barra. He tells of a white house, overlooking the sea and the beach, where he would play with his brothers and sisters. He tells of the airplanes that used to land on the beach. He talks about his dog, a black and white dog. Barra lies off the western coast of Scotland, 220 miles from Glasgow. It can only be reached by a lengthy...