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  • What does the Bible say about the Green New Deal?

    02/15/2019 1:38:45 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 02/15/2019 | Chuck Bentley
    To learn Biblical answers to your financial questions, you can #AskChuck @AskCrown your questions by clicking here. Questions used may be lightly edited for length or clarity.Chuck BentleyDear Chuck,Doesn’t the Bible say we should protect the environment? Are we going to have to give in to centralized government controls to preserve our natural resources? This “Green New Deal” has me nervous. Ms. Green Dear Ms. Green,There is a lot in your question so let’s take the issues in order.Yes, the Bible says we are to be stewards of our natural resources. It also addresses climate and economics and what is...
  • Pope Francis’ climatologist visits New Orleans

    02/13/2019 10:15:55 AM PST · by ebb tide · 24 replies
    NOLA ^ | February 13, 2019 | Sarah Sneath
    Pope Francis’ climatologist visits New Orleans The Rev. Eduardo Scarel is best known for his role in advising Pope Francis on climate change. As such, he’s been dubbed the Pope’s climatologist. A Carmelite priest and atmospheric scientist, Scarel was in New Orleans earlier this week speaking with high school students and to an audience at the Notre Dame Seminary Tuesday evening.Why does the Pope need a climatologist? “Because the care for environment, for nature requires to see the state of the planet,” Scarel said. “And the tools of science provide the best way to see.”Scarel helped advise Pope Francis on...
  • 'Big Bang Theory" creator mocks Sarah Sanders

    02/08/2019 3:02:23 PM PST · by Shark24 · 71 replies
    Fox News ^ | Feb 8, 2019 | Brian Flood
    CBS sitcom “The Big Bang Theory” snuck another anti-Trump message into the popular show’s credits on Thursday night, taking aim at press secretary Sarah Sanders’ appearance and Christian faith. “God told me he hasn't spoken to Sarah Sanders since she was fourteen years old and praying for her skin to clear up. I have no reason to doubt Him,” an on-screen message during the show’s closing credits said.
  • Venezuela’s End Game: Pope and Bishops Take Different Paths

    02/03/2019 5:41:08 PM PST · by marshmallow · 11 replies
    The National Catholic Register ^ | 1/31/19 | Joan Frawley Desmond
    WASHINGTON — During a Jan. 28 inflight press conference on his return from World Youth Day in Panama, Pope Francis was asked to offer explicit support to Venezuelan protesters calling for their country’s embattled President Nicolás Maduro to step down. But the Pope replied that taking sides in the escalating confrontation between the Maduro regime and its opponents “would be a pastoral imprudence” and do “damage.” “I suffer for what is happening in Venezuela right now,” said Francis, who repeated his call for a “just and peaceful solution.” The Holy Father’s language frustrated human-rights advocates and others who see a...
  • The Called Out Ones

    01/30/2019 8:56:53 AM PST · by amessenger4god · 15 replies
    Unsealed ^ | June 18, 2018 | Gary
    There are so many religions, let alone Christian denominations, how can anyone know what to believe?  And even if Jesus is the truth, which denomination can honestly claim to be the "closest" to the truth?  Who are the real Christians? Everything is Counterfeit Christianity For starters, it is important to understand that Judeo-Christianity predates all modern religions, beginning in the 20th century BC when Abram heeded God's call to migrate to Canaan.  His monotheistic faith not only set the stage for the Bible to be written, but also for the coming of the Messiah (the Redeemer of mankind).  Judaism proper—adherence to the...
  • The Kalam Cosmological Argument

    01/26/2019 5:24:45 PM PST · by pcottraux · 16 replies
    Depths of Pentecost ^ | January 25, 2019 | Philip Cottraux
    The Kalam Cosmological Argument By Philip Cottraux The Big Bang has been greatly mischaracterized as an atheist explanation for how the universe begin. Unfortunately, in most people’s minds, the phrase is synonymous with natural scientific explanations for the origin of the cosmos, disputing the creation account of the Bible. This is based on both a lack of understanding of the theory’s true history as well as years of secularist indoctrination, especially in public schools. The more I research history, the more I find instances where atheists have either lied about it or seized credit for something they were originally opposed...
  • A Sign In The Sun, Moon, And Stars!

    01/25/2019 7:08:56 AM PST · by amessenger4god · 10 replies
    Unsealed ^ | 1/25/2019 | Gary
    In Luke 21, the Lord Jesus told His disciples that there would be "great signs" in the heavens (Lk. 21:11) and further stated: There will be signs in the sun, moon and stars.  On the earth, nations will be in anguish and perplexity at the roaring and tossing of the sea. - Luke 21:25 There are only two signs in the entire Bible called "great signs" (σημεῖα μεγάλα in the Greek) and these are found in Revelation 12:1–2 and Revelation 15:1.  The former has been a centerpiece of discussion here since 2012 because the astronomical alignment on September 23–24,...
  • Welcome to Bizarro America! The World of Liberalism and the Left

    01/25/2019 3:54:59 AM PST · by The Ignorant Fisherman · 40 replies
    IFB ^ | 1/25/19
    What happened to the America we all once knew and loved? The land of - baseball, hot dogs, apple pie and Chevrolet. The land of the free and the home of the brave. A country where its citizens felt safe and happy and proud to proclaim, “God bless America!” It seems like those noble ideals which made our country strong and great are rapidly slipping away and being replaced by the strange and bizarre. As some of our readers may recall, the Bizarro World was a fictitious planet in the DC comics universe, first appearing in the early 1960s. In...
  • New Survey of College Students’ Religious Beliefs Published

    01/23/2019 9:47:27 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 6 replies
    Creation Evolution Headlines ^ | 01/13/2019 | David F. Coppedge
    Theologians and ministers may want to think about results of a survey of 275 college students about their theological beliefs.In the open-access journal PLoS One, Andrew Shtulman and Max Rattner published their findings from a survey 275 students at Occidental College last spring. The participants, taken from an introductory psychology course, responded to questionnaires on a matter of theological subjects. Here is the abstract of their paper, “Theories of God: Explanatory coherence in religious cognition.” Representations of God in art, literature, and discourse range from the highly anthropomorphic to the highly abstract. The present study explored whether people who...
  • Is There A War Between Science And Religion? Examining Jerry Coyne’s recent case arguments

    01/21/2019 10:28:23 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    ARC DIGITAL ^ | 01/21/2019 | Paul Manata
    Last month, The Conversation published biologist Jerry Coyne’s article, lovingly served up for audiences at Christmastime, “Yes, There is a War Between Science and Religion.” Coyne fancies himself a participant in a perceived war between faith and reason, science and religion. His mission: To show people they can’t believe the account of Christ’s birth—as depicted, for example, in the Book of Luke, Chapter 2—while simultaneously believing there’s crackers in the pantry. You use your eyeballs for the latter, but not the former, and it’s simply irrational to go through life with a bifurcated mind!It is of course odd to enlist...
  • The Black Man's ONLY TRUE Friend on MLK Day - The Lord Jesus Christ!

    01/21/2019 6:19:03 AM PST · by The Ignorant Fisherman · 8 replies
    IFB ^ | 1/21/19
    The white and black oppressors of the lawless Left Democratic Party, who abhor Almighty God the Creator and His RIGHTEOUSNESS (Rom. 1:18-32) only seek to agitate, control, use, enrage and scare their black Democratic voters and to keep them on their state plantation. This was NEVER MLK's vision for Africain Americans. The very ones who are black America's lawless oppressors are usually put back in power each time by Black America; making heavier their chains of social ills. The Left is horrified of losing their political stranglehold and power and truly care nothing about black America. The black population are...
  • Jesus Christ's Shed Blood and RIGHTEOUSNESS Ends Racism To Those Who Receive Him

    01/21/2019 6:05:50 AM PST · by The Ignorant Fisherman · 7 replies
    IFB ^ | 1/21/19
    Dear friends, have you had enough of the lawless race baiters on both sides of the color chart today? Lawless blacks and lawless whites dividing America and creating a horrific wake of envy, violence, lawlessness and discord because of their hatred and lawless mindsets (Psalm 14, Rom. 1:18-32; 3, 1 Cor. 1:18, Gal. 5:17-21, James 4:1-7, Jude 1:10). Almost everyone today is offended by something and a victim of someone yet none seek to look in the mirror and make a judgment based on the Word of Almighty God. Such is the world of lawless moral relativism. Many celebrities and...
  • America - Are You Ready for ETERNITY?

    01/17/2019 7:08:16 PM PST · by The Ignorant Fisherman · 16 replies
    IFB ^ | 1/17/19
    May I ask you (America) this most serious personal question? Do you possess the perfect RIGHTEOUSNESS needed to enter into the holy perfect presence of Almighty God? That is exactly what Almighty God has provided in the Person of Jesus Christ for ALL those of Adam’s fallen race who place their trust in Him (Rom. 3:23; 6:23; 10:2-4; 2 Cor. 5:21). These turbulent and troubling days are only going to get worse (2 Tim.3:1-7, 4:1-4). There is nothing we can do to stop what is transpiring and radically taking place in our nation and in this world. We are indeed...
  • Diligently Searching in the Dark for Something That Is Not There!

    01/17/2019 7:03:21 PM PST · by The Ignorant Fisherman · 3 replies
    IFB ^ | 1/17/19
    Mankind is ever searching for a black cat in which the room is dark, with black painted walls, with a broken flashlight, without batteries and the black cat which they seek does not even exist! This delusional expedition is the ultimate tragic quest of vanity and futility (Prov. 14:12, Rom. 1:18-32). Generation upon generation has come up empty - as history can attest - in man's never-ending search for answers and meaning without their RIGHTEOUS Creator (Eccl, Isa 59:8-9). Apart from Almighty God, how will lost mankind ever find meaning and the answers to life's mysteries? My friend, when one...
  • Analyst: Pope’s Sagging Popularity Signals Fading Trust in Globalism

    01/17/2019 8:59:25 AM PST · by ebb tide · 10 replies
    Breitbart ^ | January 16, 2019 | Thomas D. Williams
    Analyst: Pope’s Popularity Slump Marks Fading Trust in Globalism The approval rating of Pope Francis declined all over Europe during the course of 2018, a new analysis observed Wednesday, in large part because of his ever-less popular pro-immigration stance and other globalist positions. Among German Catholics, the pope’s popularity plummeted by a staggering 20 percentage points in one year, notes analyst Francesco Galietti, who runs the political risk consultancy Policy Sonar, and with Francis at its helm, the Catholic Church as a whole also suffered a drop of 9 percent in its approval rating among the same constituency.
  • Atheist group warns over 1,000 school districts not to take kids to Ark Encounter

    01/13/2019 9:43:22 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 34 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 01/12/2019 | Samuel Smith
    The Ark Encounter in Williamstown, Kentucky bathed in sunset colors. | ANSWERS IN GENESISOne of the nation’s leading atheist legal groups has sent a warning to over 1,000 public school districts telling them not to take field trips to Answers in Genesis' creationist attractions in Kentucky.The Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation, which claims 31,000 members across the U.S., announced Tuesday that it contacted school districts in five states warning them that field trips to the Ark Encounter or the Creation Museum would be a violation of the First Amendment’s Establishment Clause.“Public schools and public school staff may not constitutionally organize...
  • What is the ETERNAL RIGHTEOUSNESS of Almighty God?

    01/07/2019 4:20:49 PM PST · by The Ignorant Fisherman · 34 replies
    IFB ^ | 1/7/19
    The RIGHTEOUSNESS of Almighty God is the complete ETERNAL estate of moral and spiritual PERFECTION. Nothing lacking, nothing adding, perfect and absolute in all its ways. Incorruptible, indestructible, unchanging and undefinable. Never can it be tainted nor altered. The fruit and outworking of RIGHTEOUSNESS can ONLY produce peace, completeness, equity, stability, harmony and order (Isa. 32:17, 48:18, Rev. 21, 22:1-5). Almighty God is ETERNALLY RIGHTEOUS and in ALL His ways HE is ETERNALLY RIGHTEOUS, COMPLETE, WHOLE, LACKING NOTHING, NEEDING NOTHING, ABSOLUTE and PERFECT in ALL HIS WAYS (bible verses). Example; 2+2=4 is an absolute. It is complete, whole, perfect and...
  • Robots and AI: Papal Academy Decodes Newest Pro-Life Challenges

    01/04/2019 6:34:44 PM PST · by marshmallow · 1 replies
    Crux ^ | 1/3/19 | Carol Glatz
    ROME - Even though today’s modern tools and technologies are hardly human, the Pontifical Academy for Life is zeroing in on the world of robots and machines powered by artificial intelligence. While the academy’s focus is on the protection of human life and dignity, the rapidly shifting and radical capabilities of robotics are having an ever-increasing impact on human lives, people’s relationships, communities and creation, said Jesuit Father Carlo Casalone, an academy member and consultant. The need to reflect on the effects, opportunities and risks posed by artificial intelligence and robotics has led the pro-life academy to launch a special...
  • God - Where are you? (MY TITLE)

    01/02/2019 7:16:33 AM PST · by sodpoodle · 8 replies
    CBS ^ | 1/2/2019 | not shown
    Catholic bishops from across the U.S. are gathering Wednesday for a weeklong retreat on the clergy sex abuse crisis at a seminary near Chicago. Organizers said the retreat, which was requested by Pope Francis, will focus on prayer and spiritual reflection and not policy-making. The gathering comes as CBS News has also learned of several cases involving nuns accused of sexual misconduct. The Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests – or SNAP – said it doesn't keep count of sexual abuse allegations, but CBS News' Nikki Battiste has spoken with several women who recently reported misconduct, ranging from forceful...
  • Sodom, Pontius Pilate, and archaeology

    12/28/2018 8:16:08 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 12/28/2018 | By John Stonestreet and Roberto Rivera
    A modern verification of an ancient event and tangible evidence of an ancient person. And once again, biblical history is verified.Our team of thinkers and writers at the Colson Center are archaeology nerds. Seriously, we get giddy whenever another archaeological discovery sheds light on biblical narratives or confirms their historical accuracy. And even more fun, it seems to happen all the time these days.Keep in mind that biblical faith is grounded in historical events, events to which the Bible testifies. This is one of the factors that sets the Bible apart from other religious texts. Recently, two announcements made illustrate...