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  • Lunar Eclipse on 4th of July: A Warning to Nations, Israel according to 100-Year-Old Prophecy

    07/02/2020 2:49:56 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 16 replies
    BIN ^ | 7/1/2020 | Adam Eliyahu Berokwitz
    As fireworks fill the night sky on the Fourth of July, people will surely notice the changes taking place to the full moon, the first of the summer season, as it slowly changes color. Though the lunar change will be subtle, a one-hundred-year-old prophecy warns that this eclipse is in omen that should the nations force Israel to give up land in Israel, a foreign leader will pay with his life. A lunar eclipse takes place when the earth is between the sun and the moon, and the moon passes through the earth’s shadow. The Fourth of July will present...
  • Have the Jewish End Times Begun?

    07/02/2020 1:46:46 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 46 replies
    BIN ^ | 7/1/2020 | Dan Sofer
    The End Times, for many Christians, brings to mind the Rapture, Tribulation, the Second Coming, and Judgement Day. But what do Jewish traditions teach about the End Times? And are those traditions coming true before our eyes? Jewish beliefs about the End Times are based on the Hebrew Bible (the Old Testament, especially the books of Ezekiel, Isaiah, Daniel, and Malachi) as well as later rabbinic sources in the Talmud and Midrash. These traditions discuss key events that include: – The Resurrection of the Dead – The Ingathering of the Exiles (including the “Ten Lost Tribes of Israel”) – The...
  • First Friday Devotion July 3, 2020 and First Saturday Devotion July 4, 2020 (Catholic Caucus)

    07/02/2020 12:19:40 PM PDT · by common-sense-man-1776 · 1 replies
    First Friday Devotion “Behold this Heart which has so loved men that it has spared nothing, even to exhausting and consuming itself in order to testify to its love! And in return, I receive from the greater part only ingratitude, by their irreverence and sacrilege, and by the coldness and contempt they have for Me in this Sacrament of Love. … “I feel this more than all that I suffered during My Passion. If only they would make Me some return for My Love, I should think but little of all I have done for them and would wish, were...
  • [Barf Alert] Priest in NY church: ‘Christ is lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer’

    07/02/2020 10:20:32 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 28 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | July 2, 2020 | Joseph Sciambra
    [Barf Alert] Priest in NY church: ‘Christ is lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer’ Fr. Rick Walsh July 2, 2020 (Sons of St. Joseph) — On June 28, 2020, Paulist priest Rick Walsh offered “a reflection” entitled “We All Belong to Each Other” at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in New York City; the parish is the motherhouse of the Paulist order. On June 25, 2020, Walsh also was the “celebrant” for the parish’s Pride Mass sponsored by the Paulist’s LGBT ministry “Out at St. Paul. (OSP)” During his “reflection” Walsh said: Are they not aware…Christ is a woman… …Christ is Black In Christ, I...
  • [Barf Alert] Amazon Conference to Aid ‘Mother Earth’

    07/02/2020 10:01:59 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 8 replies
    Church Militant ^ | July 1, 2020 | Jules Gomes
    [Barf Alert] Amazon Conference to Aid ‘Mother Earth’ Marxist cardinal heads new ecclesial body VATICAN CITY ( - Amazonian bishops have created a transnational ecclesial conference in the first, significant phase of implementing the proposals of the 2019 Amazon Synod and Pope Francis' post-synodal apostolic exhortation Querida Amazonia ("Beloved Amazon"). The Ecclesial Conference of the Amazon (ECA) will promote synodality, foster integral ecology, affirm Amazonian identity and respond to "the cries of the poor and of Mother Earth," announced a June 29 statement signed by CELAM (Latin American Episcopal Council) president Abp. Miguel Cabrejos Vidarte and REPAM (Pan-Amazonian Ecclesial Network) president Cdl. Cláudio Hummes.   Pope Francis with indigenous peoples at the Amazon Synod...
  • 16 Bible Verses That Teach The Bible Is The Word Of God.

    07/02/2020 9:22:25 AM PDT · by JAG 5000 · 5 replies
    JAG 5000
    “The Bible is not the word of God but the words of men who claim they were inspired by God to write the Biblical books.”____Mr. Rong-Rong Wrong Jr. That up there is False. That up there is wrong, Mr. Rong-Rong Wrong Jr. The Bible is the word of God. Here below are 16 Bible verses that teach that the Bible is the word of God. ____________________________________ 1 Peter 1:23-25 "For you have been born again, not of perishable seed, but of imperishable, through the living and enduring word of God. For, “All people are like grass, and all their glory...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Father Master. The Founder of the Apostolic Movement of Schönstatt Abused His Nuns Kentenich

    07/02/2020 9:13:07 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 1 replies
    L'Espresso ^ | July 2, 2020 | Sandro Magister / Alexandra von Teuffenbach
    [Catholic Caucus] Father Master. The Founder of the Apostolic Movement of Schönstatt Abused His Nuns Today’s bombshell news is that the German priest Josef Kentenich, founder of the apostolic movement of Schönstatt, who died at the age of 83 in 1968 and whose cause for beatification is underway, in the 1950’s was found guilty by the Holy See of the sexual abuse of nuns belonging to his movement.The news comes to us along with its details, in the letter below, from the scholar who discovered it, Alexandra von Teuffenbach, former professor of theology and Church history at the Pontifical Lateran...
  • [Catholic Caucus] De Mattei: The Unknowns at the End of a Pontificate

    07/02/2020 8:11:15 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 7 replies
    Rorate Ceeli ^ | July 1, 2020 | Roberto de Mattei
    [Catholic Caucus] De Mattei: The Unknowns at the End of a Pontificate The demission of Benedict XVI will be remembered as one of the most catastrophic events of our century, as it opened the door, not only to a destructive pontificate, but above all to a situation of increasing chaos in the Church.  After seven years since that disastrous February 11, 2013, the life of Benedict XVI and the pontificate of Pope Francis are drawing inexorably to a close. We don’t know which of the two events will precede the other, but in both cases, the “smoke of Satan”” risks...
  • The Bible In Paintings, #14: GOD TESTS ABRAHAM

    07/02/2020 7:49:08 AM PDT · by Hebrews 11:6 · 3 replies
    Bing Images ^ | c. 2000 BC -- c. 90 AD | Father, Son & Holy Spirit
    GENESIS 22 (NIV, emphases added) 1 Some time later God tested Abraham. He said to him, “Abraham!” “Here I am,” he replied. 2 Then God said, “Take your son, your only son, whom you love—Isaac—and go to the region of Moriah. Sacrifice him there as a burnt offering on a mountain I will show you.”3 Early the next morning Abraham got up and loaded his donkey. He took with him two of his servants and his son Isaac. When he had cut enough wood for the burnt offering, he set out for the place God had told him about. 4...
  • Did you know, the song ‘This Little Light of Mine’ was birthed in the civil rights movement?

    07/02/2020 7:40:58 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 3 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 07/02/2020 | Lightworkers
    When I worked as a day camp counselor, there was one song we never really had to teach the kids: “This Little Light of Mine.” With other camp songs, we’d walk them through the hand motions or have them practice the chorus a few times. But with that song, there was none of that. They knew what to do. Pointer fingers were raised, held out like candles. Heads began to sway. And every camper and counselor would begin to sing, “This little light of mine, I’m gonna let it shine…” It’s pretty powerful if you think about the lyrics. “Won’t...
  • Christianity - Good for past, present and future societies!

    07/02/2020 7:29:50 AM PDT · by Teleios Research · 1 replies
    Teleios ^ | Teleios
    Christianity is the foundation of Western Society. However, many in political and academic arenas deny the historical and current benefits of Christianity. We recently examined the histories of European tribes in the early Middle Ages, from 300 years before to 300 years after conversion to Christianity. Our analysis discovered marked statistical improvements in tribal society measures following conversion to Christianity. Following Christianization, tribal-based populations developed more organized, peaceful, compassionate, and just societies. These early medieval countries, while underdeveloped by today’s standards, laid the groundwork for the constitutional democracies that many enjoy today which provide for economic advancement and judicial fairness...
  • Coming to Christ

    07/02/2020 7:02:33 AM PDT · by metmom · 2 replies ^ | 1993 | John MacArthur, Grace Community Church
    "Coming to [Christ] as to a living stone" (1 Pet. 2:4). Jesus Christ is the source of every spiritual privilege. Often Christians speak of salvation as "coming to Christ." That's an accurate, biblical description, for Jesus Himself said, "Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest" (Matt. 11:28); "I am the bread of life; he who comes to Me shall not hunger, and he who believes in Me shall never thirst" (John 6:35); "If any man is thirsty, let him come to Me and drink" (John 7:37). Those are metaphors for salvation. Coming...

    07/02/2020 6:52:06 AM PDT · by Pilgrim's Progress · 2 replies
    King James Bible | 7/2/2020 | pilgrimsprogress
    “For the LORD giveth wisdom: out of his mouth cometh knowledge and understanding" (Proverbs 2:6).
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(7/2/20)[Prayer]

    07/02/2020 6:15:46 AM PDT · by left that other site · 9 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 7/2/20 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem (Music in The Bible) Isaiah Chapter 54 The Future Glory of Zion 54 “Sing, barren woman,     you who never bore a child; burst into song, shout for joy,     you who were never in labor; because more are the children of the desolate woman     than of her who has a husband,” says the Lord. 2 “Enlarge the place of your tent,     stretch your tent curtains wide,     do not hold back; lengthen your cords,     strengthen your stakes. 3 For you will spread out to the right and to the left;     your descendants will dispossess nations     and settle in...
  • Islam vs. Judaism - a comparison {General discussion}

    07/02/2020 12:47:04 AM PDT · by Cronos · 13 replies
    Diffen ^ | 2 July 2019 | Diffen
    Judaism is the oldest of all the Abrahamic religions. Its founding prophet is Moses, who had been chosen by God to lead the Israelite slaves out of Egypt. Camped under Mount Sinai, Moses gave the Israelite slaves the Torah of their God, and after wandering in the desert for 40 years, they went to live in what is now known as Israel, which they believe is God's gift to them. Jews trace their Abrahamic lineage through his son, Isaac. Islam was founded by Muhammad in the year 622. Muhammad believed that God chose him to be his prophet and to...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 07-02-20

    07/01/2020 10:17:15 PM PDT · by Salvation · 9 replies ^ | 07-02-20 | Revised New American Bible
    July 2 2020 Thursday of the Thirteenth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1Am 7:10-17 Amaziah, the priest of Bethel, sent word to Jeroboam, king of Israel: “Amos has conspired against you here within Israel; the country cannot endure all his words. For this is what Amos says: Jeroboam shall die by the sword, and Israel shall surely be exiled from its land.”To Amos, Amaziah said: “Off with you, visionary, flee to the land of Judah! There earn your bread by prophesying, but never again prophesy in Bethel; for it is the king’s sanctuary and a royal temple.” Amos answered...
  • Abp. Gomez Retreats

    07/01/2020 9:15:24 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 6 replies
    Church Militant ^ | July 1, 2020 | Bradley Eli
    Abp. Gomez Retreats Caves to iconoclasts LOS ANGELES ( - A California prelate is giving in to violent protesters who are demanding that statues of St. Junípero Serra be removed from public areas. In an open letter published just before the July 1 commemoration of the "Apostle of California," Abp. José Gomez of Los Angeles revealed his plan to protect Serra's statues from desecration by race-baiting iconoclasts. St. Junípero Serra statue vandalized in Golden Gate Park "Faced with the possibility of vandalism, we are taking increased security precautions at the historic missions located in the archdiocese of Los Angeles," wrote Gomez. "Unfortunately, we will probably have to relocate some statues to our...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Bishop McElroy re-closes Imperial County churches

    07/01/2020 7:56:45 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 5 replies
    California Catholic Daily ^ | July 1, 2020 | California Catholic Daily
    [Catholic Caucus] Bishop McElroy re-closes Imperial County churches San Diego Catholic Bishop Robert W. McElroy issued the following statement today after Gov. Gavin Newsom recommended that Imperial County re-institute stay-at-home orders because of the high rate of infection of COVID-19 there:“We are pausing our plans to re-open our parishes for public Masses in Imperial County starting today given the current health conditions.“I thank our priests, church personnel and volunteers who had prepared for weeks to welcome our brothers and sisters back to Mass, but the community’s and our parishioners’ safety comes first.“We will keep our faithful informed about when we...
  • America Prayer Vigil 7/2/20

    07/01/2020 7:05:17 PM PDT · by Hiskid · 23 replies
    7/2/20 | Hiskid
    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. This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. 1 JOHN 5:14 Religion Forum threads labeled "Prayer" are closed to debate of any kind.
  • Man Uses Pickup Truck to Tear Down Montana Ten Commandments Statue

    07/01/2020 6:34:45 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 24 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | 7/1/20 | Martin Burger
    It is not yet known why Anthony Weimer tore down the statue. He now faces a felony charge of criminal mischief.KALISPELL, Montana, July 1, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) – Police have arrested 30-year-old Anthony Weimer for pulling down a statue of the Ten Commandments outside Flathead County Courthouse in northeastern Montana. “The Kalispell Police Department said calls came in on Saturday that a male was on the Flathead County Courthouse grounds, and appeared to be wrapping a chain around the Ten Commandments monument,” reported the local NBC station. “Officials say those callers saw the man attach the chain to a pickup truck,...