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  • I Am Resolved by Reawaken (Acoustic Hymn)

    09/02/2018 10:57:04 PM PDT · by OddLane · 9 replies
    Reawaken Hymns ^ | June 11, 2018 | Nathan Drake
    I Am Resolved chords. Modern adaptation of the classic hymn "I Am Resolved". Acoustic guitar and vocals by Nathan Drake; Written by Palmer Hartsough, 1896.
  • This Christian CEO Reveals How a Tragic Loss Only Strengthened His Faith

    03/30/2018 10:30:14 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 13 replies
    Movie Guide ^ | March 30, 2018 | Ron DeHaas
    In 1992, I learned the meaning of the Hebrew word “shachah.” 10 years earlier, I met my wife on an oil rig. I was a geologist, working on a well, she was an engineer. I had spent 11 years in college, going full time including summers, and never heard the message of the gospel. My parents, sister, and brothers were completely unchurched, and I actually did not know the meaning of Christmas or Easter, and certainly did not know who Jesus Christ was. I can’t say I was an atheist – I simply was a non-theist. So, when I met...
  • What's Happened?

    03/27/2018 1:00:28 PM PDT · by The Citizen Soldier · 207 replies
    Self | 03-28-2018 | The Citizen Soldier
    My journey with Free Republic began in late 1998. It was near the end of the Clinton Presidency, and there seemed to be a new wave of hope and a sense of renewed patriotism as we gathered to defeat Al Gore and elect George W. Bush. But, on the whole, we lacked a platform, a vehicle, whereby we could gather together and speak with a common voice. Jim Robinson provided that platform, utterly unique at the time, a place for conservative voices to sing out, to proclaim their views, to unite, and to encourage one another that we were not...
  • Hillsong Sponsoring Contemplative Alpha – Allows Catholic Mass at Conference

    02/20/2018 2:35:01 PM PST · by fishtank · 14 replies
    Emergent Watch ^ | 2-15-18 | Mark Jefferies
    Hillsong Sponsoring Contemplative Alpha – Allows Catholic Mass at Conference ON FEBRUARY 15, 2018 BY MARK JEFFERIES In what appears to be a one of the latest atrocities in the ecumenical war against God’s church, Hillsong churches are partnering with Alpha – a contemplative program that originated in the heretical Anglican Holy Trinity Brompton – the church that was the European home of the ‘Holy Laughter’ heresies.
  • Should Church Be Exciting?

    01/13/2018 10:03:11 PM PST · by tiredofallofit · 59 replies
    Running Away From My Church Blog ^ | 1/13/2018 | Robert Messner
    One of my favorite places to sit and work is Panera Bread. No, this is not a plug for Panera Bread! It’s just that I enjoy the atmosphere – something about it helps me to complete my tasks more efficiently. I can sit in a booth for hours and lose myself in my work despite the noise around me. But once in awhile I will tune into that noise and pick up on some interesting conversations. Especially about church. Sometimes there will be a pastor sitting nearby talking about church matters with a staff member. More often than not, however,...
  • [Catholic Caucus] PopeWatch: Obvious

    01/09/2018 11:43:52 AM PST · by ebb tide · 2 replies
    The American Catholic ^ | January 8, 2018 | Donald R. McClarey
    PopeWatch: Obvious Posted on Monday, January 8, AD 2018 by Donald R. McClarey Phil Lawler, who has a book out about Pope Francis next month, has a telling anecdote that he relates at Catholic Culture:  How popular is Pope Francis? With the public? With bishops and priests? With young seminarians? Ask different people, and you’ll get different answers. It’s hard to gain an accurate reading.But here’s a remarkably revealing clue, nearly hidden in a feel-good story about an American seminarian, Nick Sentovich, who is a 3rd-year student at the North American College in Rome, “and like all third-year seminarians, he was...
  • Trump: 'In America, we don't worship government, we worship God'

    10/13/2017 11:38:52 AM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 22 replies
    WND ^ | 10/13/2017 | Bob Unruh
    President Trump says Americans don’t worship government, they should call evil by its name and times are “changing back” to an earlier era when the nation’s founders “invoked our Creator four times in the Declaration of Independence.” His comments came Friday at the Value Voters Summit in Washington, D.C., an annual gathering of the nation’s leading conservative and faith organizations, where he spoke just a year ago as a candidate. He’s the first sitting president to address the group. “We know that it’s the family and the church, not government officials, that know best how to create strong and loving...
  • State of the Bible [survey excerpts]

    09/22/2017 1:25:03 PM PDT · by daniel1212 · 15 replies
    American Bible Society ^ | September 22, 2017, 04:14:22 PM | American Bible Society
    American Bible Society State of the Bible Research conducted among U.S. adults February 2017 Practicing Protestant, practicing Catholic: practicing Christians are those who identify as either Protestant or Catholic , who at tend a religious service at least once a month and who say their faith is very important in their lives. [See note on first comment.] Adults who read the Bible daily account for 16% of the total adult population, followed by 14% who read several times a week, 7% do so once a week, 7% about once a month, and 6% read it three to four times a...
  • Bow The Knee

    08/16/2017 8:57:37 PM PDT · by A Formerly Proud Canadian · 1 replies
    Youtube ^ | August 3, 2017 | The Master's Singers of Calgary (vanity)
    In the struggles occurring in the US, the Left against Judeo-Christian values, we need to draw in to the Lord for our strength. He has already won the battle, we need only to stand firm with Him. 2 Chronicles 7:14 states, "if my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land." The choir that I sing in recorded its latest CD on the Victoria Day weekend (the weekend before...
  • Should We Keep the Sabbath?

    06/27/2017 7:15:05 PM PDT · by imardmd1 · 164 replies
    Creation Research Institute ^ | 2003 | James A. Borland
    Some groups today, such as the Seventh-day Adventists, teach that keeping the seventh-day Sabbath is a perpetual moral law meant for all people, and that not keeping it is a sign of apostasy and disloyalty to God. They base their belief on Genesis 2:1–3, which tells of God resting after His creative work and then sanctifying the Sabbath day, and on the fourth commandment. They also argue that the New Testament teaches the continuity of seventh-day Sabbath observance by Christ’s followers, even after Christ’s death. These beliefs, however, are misguided. There is no universal moral obligation given in Genesis 2...
  • Amir June 7--the latest and wow

    06/07/2017 10:17:34 PM PDT · by firebrand · 24 replies
    Behold Israel ^ | June 7, 2017 | Amir Tsarfati
    Ezekiel 38 is already in play, with Russia in Syria. Up-to-the minute information with photos and Amir's matchless insights. A little history as well. A true blessing that we are able to see and hear these videos.
  • Daily Light on the Daily Path May 10[AM][BIBLE THEME DEVOTIONALS**]

    05/09/2017 8:36:48 PM PDT · by givemWatts · 7 replies
    THE HOLY BIBLE | KING JAMES
    MAY 10 MORNING For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, that He might destroy the works of the devil.We wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.Forasmuch ... as the children are partakers of flesh and blood, He also himself likewise took part of the same; that through death He might destroy him that had the power of death. that is, the devil.And having spoiled principalities and powers, He made a show of them openly, triumphing over them. I heard...
  • DAILY LIGHT ON THE DAILY PATH [PM][BIBLE THEME **DEVOTIONAL]

    04/28/2017 5:52:42 PM PDT · by givemWatts · 3 replies
    THE HOLY BIBLE | KING JAMES
    APRIL 28 EVENINGI will hope continually, and will yet praise thee more and more. Not as though I had already attained, either were already perfect. Leaving the principles of the doctrine of Jesus, let us go on unto perfection; not laying again the foundation of repentance from dead works, and of faith toward God. The path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day. I love the Lord, because He hath heard my voice and my supplications. Because He hath inclined His ear unto me, therefore will I call upon Him...
  • 10 Guidelines to Spiritual Living- Dr. Billy Graham’s “Peace With God”[PROTEST./EVANG. CAUCUS]

    04/25/2017 12:57:33 PM PDT · by givemWatts · 20 replies
    Peace With God | 1984 | Dr. Billy Graham
    The Bible teaches that the Christian life is one of constant growth. When you were born again, you were born into God’s family. It is God’s purpose that you will grow into fill stature and become mature in Christ. It would be against the law of God and nature if you were to remain a baby and thus become a spiritual dwarf. In 2 Peter 3:18, the Bible says that we are to grow. It implies steady development, constant enlargement, increasing wisdom. For one to grow properly certain rules must be observed for good spiritual health. 1.Read your Bible daily....
  • Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir Worthy is the Lamb

    04/16/2017 6:04:06 PM PDT · by blue-duncan · 4 replies
    Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Gae-n0Pb7Q
  • How Great Thou Art

    04/15/2017 6:37:35 AM PDT · by stilloftyhenight · 20 replies
    YouTube ^ | 4/15/17 | Carry Underwood & Vince GILL
    Happy Easter freepers! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NW0QkOUjweM
  • Beauty as an Essential Element of the Sacred Liturgy [Catholic Caucus]

    03/30/2017 12:21:30 PM PDT · by BlessedBeGod · 2 replies
    Rorate Caeli ^ | March 30, 2017 | Veronica A. Arntz
    O Lord, I Have Loved the Beauty of Thy House” Beauty as an Essential Element of the Sacred Liturgy In Sacramentum Caritatis, Pope Benedict XVI writes, “Beauty…is not mere decoration but rather an essential element of the liturgical action, since it is an attribute of God himself and his revelation” (art. 35). Beauty, therefore, is not merely an external; rather, beauty is inseparable from the liturgy itself. To say this in the abstract is one thing, but to understand it in the concrete is much more difficult. To understand how beauty is an essential element of the liturgy, we...
  • Why I Didn’t Sing When I Visited Your Church

    03/21/2017 3:30:30 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 62 replies
    Challies ^ | 03/21/2017 | Tim Challies
    It was a joy to finally visit your church a couple of Sundays ago, and to worship with the believers there. You know IÂ’ve been looking forward to it for a long time. Just as you promised, the pastor is an excellent communicator and a man who loves GodÂ’s Word. His sermon was deeply challenging and led to some great conversations with my children. Now, you asked me why it looked like I wasnÂ’t singing. I know that was probably a little awkward, so thought IÂ’d send along a brief explanation. Primarily, itÂ’s becauseÂ…Â…I was not familiar with the...
  • Don Nicola Bux rejects Pope Francis in the liturgical prayer: "Traditional rite is no exception"

    11/25/2016 4:51:25 PM PST · by ebb tide · 1 replies
    katholisches ^ | November 25, 2016 | Giuseppe Nardi
    (Rome) Cardinal Raymond Burke, the eminent religious lawyer, does not contradict the assertion of Pope Francis, that the Roman rite handed down was "only an exception for nostalgics". Also one of the most famous liturgists, Don Nicola Bux, raises contradiction. Since 10 November, is the new Pope's book (Nei tuoi occhi è la mia parola) "In your eyes my word is" in bookstores. In this interview Pope's confidant, Father Antonio Spadaro SJ, Pope Francis tells the Latin Mass: "The Latin Mass? Only one exception. Pope Benedict has made a proper and generous gesture to meet a certain mentality of some...
  • A GREAT SHAKING but A Beautiful OUTCOME[charismatic caucus]

    11/21/2016 1:20:45 PM PST · by Jedediah · 1 replies
    The Joshua Chronicles ^ | Holy Spirit, bible
    Do you see my children I am shaking all that can be shaken in order to bring forth Holiness for as My Word "Be holy as I am holy" is an eternal Truth and this is what shall remain standing only those things that are eternal for all else will fail and is failing before your eyes even now ! Do not be caught up in the landslide for as we are one I shall lift you high above the turmoil and you shall not look back as you cast your eyes upon Me your Savior and King of kings...