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  • A Message to the Bigots in Scotland

    10/16/2018 1:31:47 PM PDT · by lasereye · 21 replies
    The Stream ^ | Oct. 11, 2018 | Michael Brown
    A new billboard campaign in Scotland is calling out “homophobes” and “transphobes,” focusing in particular on religious “bigots.” In reality, it is the billboard campaign that is fear-based and bigoted. One billboard reads: “Dear bigots, division seems to be what you believe in. We don’t want your religious hate on our buses, on our streets and in our communities. We don’t want you spreading your intolerance. Or making people’s lives a misery because of their religious dress. You may not have faith in respect and love, but we do. That’s why if we see or hear your hate, we’re reporting...
  • Bible spared by Hurricane Michael

    10/15/2018 1:39:13 AM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 8 replies
    ABC 3 WearTV ^ | Oct 15, 2018 | Mike Magnoli
    MEXICO BEACH, Fla. One family returning to their home following Michael found whole walls missing and part of their roof blown off. Marla Wood is an accountant from Atlanta. Her vacation home, close to loved ones, is nestled just across from the ocean on Highway 98 in Mexico Beach. Her husband’s family owns the Driftwood Inn, which was wiped out, but Marla’s mother-in-law’s bible was unscathed! It was one of the few things Hurricane Michael didn’t destroy. Marla was on the internet back in Geogia before getting the car to drive to Florida. She had a five-hour drive to brace...
  • How Many Moseses Wrote the Torah?

    10/13/2018 2:55:45 PM PDT · by pcottraux · 16 replies
    Depths of Pentecost ^ | October 13, 2018 | Philip Cottraux
    How Many Moseses Wrote the Torah? By Philip Cottraux I wrote two previous blogs discussing mid-19th century German theologian J.G. Eichhorn, originator of many modern criticisms of the Bible. In “The Daniel Lynchpin,” (click here to read) I addressed his proposal that the book of Daniel was a product of the Maccabean period. In “How Many Isaiahs Wrote Isaiah?” (click here to read), I addressed his theory that Isaiah has more than one author. This is a follow-up of sorts, as there is a similar claim that the Torah has multiple authors (at least in the Isaiah theory, the prophet...
  • The Ultimate Sign

    10/09/2018 11:41:42 AM PDT · by amessenger4god · 15 replies
    Unsealed ^ | 10/9/2018 | Gary
    There will be signs in the sun and moon and stars, and on the earth dismay among the nations, bewildered by the roaring of the sea and the surging of the waves. - Luke 21:25 In my estimation, the greatest sign in the heavens that the LORD has ever given to the inhabitants of the earth has now completed or is near its conclusion.  Jesus predicted such things would happen before He returned and He wasn't being facetious. The Revelation 12 Sign, which undoubtedly occurred on September 23–24 of last year was the culmination of it, but was only...
  • Proverb A Day, Proverb 6 [Prayer and Meditation]

    10/06/2018 7:30:32 AM PDT · by OneVike · 6 replies
    Bible NKJV ^ | 900 B.C. | Solomon
    Proverb 6 (NKJV) Dangerous Promises Seven Deadly Sins 01 My son, if you become surety for your friend, 00 If you have shaken hands in pledge for a stranger, 02 You are snared by the words of your mouth; 00 You are taken by the words of your mouth. 03 So do this, my son, and deliver yourself; 00 For you have come into the hand of your friend: 00 Go and humble yourself; 00 Plead with your friend. 04 Give no sleep to your eyes, 00 Nor slumber to your eyelids. 05 Deliver yourself like a gazelle from...
  • Proverb A Day, Proverb 5 [Prayer and Meditation]

    10/05/2018 5:27:37 AM PDT · by OneVike · 2 replies
    Bible NKJV ^ | Solomon
    Proverb 5 (NKJV) The Peril of Adultery Warning Against Immorality 01 My son, pay attention to my wisdom; 00 Lend your ear to my understanding, 02 That you may preserve discretion, 00 And your lips may keep knowledge. 03 For the lips of an immoral woman drip honey, 00 And her mouth is smoother than oil; 04 But in the end she is bitter as wormwood, 00 Sharp as a two-edged sword. 05 Her feet go down to death, 00 Her steps lay hold of hell. 06 Lest you ponder her path of life-- 00 Her ways are unstable;...
  • Proverb A Day, Proverb 4 [Prayer and Meditation]

    10/04/2018 6:25:53 AM PDT · by OneVike · 4 replies
    Bible NKJV ^ | 900 B.C. | Solomon
    Proverb 4 (NKJV) Security in Wisdom 01 Hear, my children, the instruction of a father, 00 And give attention to know understanding; 02 For I give you good doctrine: 00 Do not forsake my law. 03 When I was my father's son, 00 Tender and the only one in the sight of my mother, 04 He also taught me, and said to me: 00 "Let your heart retain my words; 00 Keep my commands, and live. 05 Get wisdom! Get understanding! 00 Do not forget, nor turn away from the words of my mouth. 06 Do not forsake her,...
  • Death toll in Indonesian quake at 1,234, including at least 34 children at Bible camp

    10/03/2018 9:32:02 AM PDT · by BeadCounter · 8 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 2 2018 | Bradford Betz
    The bodies of more than 30 children who were attending a Christian Bible camp on a northern Indonesian island were discovered Monday amid wreckage brought to the region by Friday’s magnitude 7.5 earthquake and ensuing tsunami, a Red Cross spokesperson told ABC News. The tragic discovery marks the latest reported deaths in the catastrophe. As of Tuesday, the death toll increased to at least 1,234. Indonesian rescue workers said a mudslide caused by the earthquake engulfed the church. Red Cross spokeswoman Aulia Arriani said 34 bodies of the Bible camp attendees have been found, while another 52 remained missing. The...
  • What Is the Greatest of All Protestant “Heresies”?

    10/03/2018 7:21:05 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 169 replies
    Ligonier ^ | 10/3/18 | Sinclair Ferguson
    Let us begin with a church history exam question. Cardinal Robert Bellarmine (1542–1621) was a figure not to be taken lightly. He was Pope Clement VIII’s personal theologian and one of the most able figures in the Counter-Reformation movement within sixteenth-century Roman Catholicism. On one occasion, he wrote: “The greatest of all Protestant heresies is _______ .” ...How would you answer? What is the greatest of all Protestant heresies? ...What he wrote was: “The greatest of all Protestant heresies is assurance.” A moment’s reflection explains why. If justification is not by faith alone, in Christ alone, by grace alone —...
  • Proverb A Day, Proverb 3 [Prayer and Meditation]

    10/03/2018 6:12:19 AM PDT · by OneVike · 4 replies
    Bible NKJV ^ | 900 B.C. | Solomon
    Proverb 3 (NKJV) Guidance for the Young 01 My son, do not forget my law, 00 But let your heart keep my commands; 02 For length of days and long life 00 And peace they will add to you. 03 Let not mercy and truth forsake you; 00 Bind them around your neck, 00 Write them on the tablet of your heart, 04 And so find favor and high esteem 00 In the sight of God and man. 05 Trust in the LORD with all your heart, 00 And lean not on your own understanding; 06 In all your...
  • Proverb A Day, Proverb 2 [Prayer and Meditation]

    10/02/2018 5:46:04 AM PDT · by OneVike · 3 replies
    Bible NKJV ^ | 900 B.C. | Solomon
    Proverb 2 (NKJV) The Value of Wisdom 01 My son, if you receive my words, 00 And treasure my commands within you, 02 So that you incline your ear to wisdom, 00 And apply your heart to understanding; 03 Yes, if you cry out for discernment, 00 And lift up your voice for understanding, 04 If you seek her as silver, 00 And search for her as for hidden treasures; 05 Then you will understand the fear of the LORD, 00 And find the knowledge of God. 06 For the LORD gives wisdom; 00 From His mouth come knowledge...
  • Proverb A Day, Proverb 1 [Prayer and Meditation]

    10/01/2018 6:19:59 AM PDT · by OneVike · 4 replies
    Bible NKJV ^ | Solomon
    Proverb 1 (NKJV) The Beginning of Knowledge 01 The proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel: 02 To know wisdom and instruction, 00To perceive the words of understanding, 03 To receive the instruction of wisdom, 00 Justice, judgment, and equity; 04 To give prudence to the simple, 00 To the young man knowledge and discretion-- 05 A wise man will hear and increase learning, 00 And a man of understanding will attain wise counsel, 06 To understand a proverb and an enigma, 00 The words of the wise and their riddles. 07 The fear of the...
  • Proverb A Day, Proverb 230 & 31 [Prayer and Meditation]

    09/30/2018 5:48:17 AM PDT · by OneVike · 3 replies
    Bible NKJV ^ | 900 B.C. | Solomon
    In the Months that have 30 days, or in the case of February, I just double up by readingmore than one proverb so I can begin the next month with Proverb 1 on the first again. Proverb 30 (NKJV) The Wisdom of Agur 01 The words of Agur the son of Jakeh, his utterance. 00 This man declared to Ithiel--to Ithiel and Ucal: 02 Surely I am more stupid than any man, 00 And do not have the understanding of a man. 03 I neither learned wisdom 00 Nor have knowledge of the Holy One. 04 Who has ascended...
  • Proverb A Day, Proverb 29 [Prayer and Meditation]

    09/29/2018 6:50:05 AM PDT · by OneVike · 6 replies
    Bible NKJV ^ | 900 B.C. | Solomon
    Proverb 29 (NKJV) Happy Is He Who Keeps the Law 01 He who is often rebuked, and hardens his neck, 00 Will suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy. 02 When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice; 00 But when a wicked man rules, the people groan. 03 Whoever loves wisdom makes his father rejoice, 00 But a companion of harlots wastes his wealth. 04 The king establishes the land by justice, 00 But he who receives bribes overthrows it. 05 A man who flatters his neighbor 00 Spreads a net for his feet. 06 By transgression...
  • Do these ruins prove the Biblical story of Exodus? Experts are testing ancient camps...

    09/28/2018 9:27:47 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | September 26, 2018 | Harry Pettit
    Ancient ruins found in the Israeli wilderness could solve the biblical mystery of the Exodus, archaeologists claim. According to the Bible, Moses liberated the Israelites from slavery in Egypt and led them through the wilderness of Sinai, before they crossed the River Jordan into the promised land of Canaan. Yet no historical basis for the legend exists, and experts generally agree the Israelites were in fact native to Canaan - an ancient region covering modern day Israel. However, scientists are now analysing whether ruins near the River Jordan are proof of a nomadic Israelite people crossing into the ancient land...
  • Proverb A Day, Proverb 28 [Prayer and Meditation]

    09/28/2018 6:15:03 AM PDT · by OneVike · 4 replies
    Bible NKJV ^ | 900 B.C. | Solomon
    Proverb 28 (NKJV)The Righteous Are Bold as a Lion 01 The wicked flee when no one pursues, 00But the righteous are bold as a lion. 02 Because of the transgression of a land, many are its princes; 00But by a man of understanding and knowledge 00Right will be prolonged. 03 A poor man who oppresses the poor 00Is like a driving rain which leaves no food. 04 Those who forsake the law praise the wicked, 00But such as keep the law contend with them. 05 Evil men do not understand justice, 00But those who seek the LORD understand all....
  • Proverb A Day, Proverb 27 [Prayer and Meditation]

    09/27/2018 6:28:50 AM PDT · by OneVike · 3 replies
    Bible NKJV ^ | 900 B.C. | Solomon
    Proverb 27 (NKJV) My Son, Be Wise 01 Do not boast about tomorrow, 00 For you do not know what a day may bring forth. 02 Let another man praise you, and not your own mouth; 00 A stranger, and not your own lips. 03 A stone is heavy and sand is weighty, 00 But a fool's wrath is heavier than both of them. 04 Wrath is cruel and anger a torrent, 00 But who is able to stand before jealousy? 05 Open rebuke is better 00 Than love carefully concealed. 06 Faithful are the wounds of a friend,...
  • Video: Why Paul Wrote Colossians, Philemon, and Ephesians

    09/26/2018 4:55:10 PM PDT · by pcottraux · 4 replies
    YouTube ^ | September 25, 2018 | Philip Cottraux
    Hey everyone! Welcome to Wednesday night Bible study!This is part 7 of our weekly vlog series on why the books of the New Testament were written. This lesson is a three-for-one, as Paul wrote his first three imprisonment letters (Colossians, Philemon and Ephesians) at the same time for essentially the same reason.Why Paul Wrote Colossians, Philemon, and EphesiansVideo clocks in at 14:19.
  • [Catholic Caucus] Pondering Some Proverbs

    09/26/2018 7:24:44 AM PDT · by Salvation · 1 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 09-25-18 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Pondering Some Proverbs Msgr. Charles Pope • September 25, 2018 • In daily Mass this week we are reading from the Book of Proverbs, in which a common theme is the contrast between the wise man and the fool.Let’s examine a few passages from the Proverbs. They go a long way toward explaining the ultimate destiny of the wise and the destruction wrought by foolishness and evil. My comments are presented in red text.Blessings are for the head of the just, but a rod for the back of the fool (Proverbs 10:6).God’s law is a great blessing to those...
  • Proverb A Day, Proverb 26 [Prayer and Meditation]

    09/26/2018 6:36:37 AM PDT · by OneVike · 3 replies
    Bible NKJV ^ | 900 B.C. | Solomon
    Proverb 26 (NKJV) Honor Is Not Fitting for a Fool 01 As snow in summer and rain in harvest, 00 So honor is not fitting for a fool. 02 Like a flitting sparrow, like a flying swallow, 00 So a curse without cause shall not alight. 03 A whip for the horse, 00 A bridle for the donkey, 00 And a rod for the fool's back. 04 Do not answer a fool according to his folly, 00 Lest you also be like him. 05 Answer a fool according to his folly, 00 Lest he be wise in his own...