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  • Turn Off Your Heat: Living in a cold home will make you a healthier, stronger, better person

    01/25/2015 11:38:45 PM PST · 54 of 92
    chuckles to Jack Hydrazine

    As a child, we had a heater in the living room, but it got to the 40’s sometimes in the rest of the house. When we got ready for school, we would get in front of the heater to dress and put our clothes on the heater for 30 seconds or so before we put them on. We had no air conditioner till the 60’s, so we slept with the windows open and fans blowing. I was tougher then. I still sleep with the thermostat at 69 now. At 70-71 degrees, I kick the covers off and figure why spend the money for a couple of degrees. I would go to about 66, but my wife would get the rest of my money in the divorce.

  • Ted Cruz Gets Praised by Sen. Chuck Grassley

    01/25/2015 11:30:38 PM PST · 2 of 6
    chuckles to 2ndDivisionVet

    I didn’t watch every single speaker at the King speek-a-thon, but Cruz got the only standing ovation I saw. I think Newt may have got one also, but I’ve already erased the DVR. The crowd seem to like Palin, but I thought it was flat. Unusual for her. Perry was fair but it seemed like fake animation to get the crowd going. I don’t think it will work long term. Carly Fiorina did better than I thought she would, but I don’t think it will ever happen. Mitt and Bush will get their clocks cleaned by Cruz, IMHO.

  • Pastor JD on recent events and the Rapture

    01/11/2015 11:23:31 PM PST · 14 of 41
    chuckles to firebrand

    ping for later.

  • OK, is ANYONE here really off the grid ?

    01/06/2015 12:37:11 AM PST · 149 of 152
    chuckles to Alas Babylon!

    Yes, If coal was readily available, that’s what I would concentrate on. In fact, there was a website a couple of years ago you could by a small unit( maybe 10x10x 12 ft tall) that you could have on your own property. Hitler ran his whole war on coal and did pretty darn good with it. My dad flew B-24’s to Ploesti to blow up the oil refineries, but stopping coal was much tougher. There is no doubt coal could supply all your needs with some land and some automation to feed the plant.

  • OK, is ANYONE here really off the grid ?

    01/03/2015 4:49:21 PM PST · 61 of 152
    chuckles to knarf
    Most homes have a 200 amp main in the box. Lets say you think you can make it on under 100 amps. My 5kw generator puts out 30 amps under full load, so that equals 15kw to run a normal house. Of course there are times you don't run a tenth of that, but you never know. Now consider what you would have to have to run even 10kw to get a few window units and a couple of bulbs and other toys. You need a pond the size of a football field to get the head pressure needed to turn a 10kw under load. You need a yard full of solar panels to get even 3kw with batteries. Then think about maintenance.

    IMO, the way yo go would be to start to build a water converter to H2 and save it in a tank during quiet times and use it when you need it. There is a web site dedicated to off the grid somewhere in New Jersey where a guy did it. It was about $250k investment, but he even ran his boat and cars on H2. The most obvious problem was the acre or so of solar panels on his house and yard.( God forbid a hail storm) How long would it take to pay $250k @ 271 a month. If you can get nat gas to your home, that's the answer. Nat gas will be cheap for the near future. Coal would even be cheaper but that means a fire in the house again.

  • During...Clinton, the U.S. enjoyed more peace and economic well

    12/29/2014 6:55:19 AM PST · 29 of 37
    chuckles to WhiskeyX

    The only reason there are any fond memories of Clinton are newt Gingrich and the Republican Revolution. I can’t understand anyone not shouting that from the rooftops every time it’s brought up. Remember “The era of Big Government is over”? He crapped his diaper with tax hikes, slowed the economy, and brought in a Republicans landslide. It was smooth sailing except for Monica after that. He was basically a lame duck after 2 years. He agreed with the Republicans and was allowed to keep his pants down and ride in a big jet for 6 years.

  • Windows 10 getting put through its paces by 450,000 'highly active' testers

    12/23/2014 4:10:31 PM PST · 5 of 19
    chuckles to SeekAndFind
    Let me guess, it takes 50gigs of memory, four 7 core chips running @5ghtz and a 4 terrabyte disk, with a $500 video card to play a movie. Oh and it checks email and posts on Face Book.

    If you stop and think about it XP runs everything just fine except they quit using IE after 8. I just don't see the need for much more than what we have right now unless you render video or something. Now if it blocks spam and malware, I'm in.

  • Another Witness in Michael Brown Shooting Found Dead

    12/09/2014 10:02:54 AM PST · 92 of 94
    chuckles to God luvs America
    "Snopes is claiming its false;"..........

    They aren't SUPPOSED to be identified. That doesn't mean they haven't been. I'm sure there are leakers in this case. Somebody knows and is leaking.

  • The Pope prayed at a mosque last weekend – Is this the cool, progressive thing to do?

    12/06/2014 10:17:32 PM PST · 55 of 64
    chuckles to Cry if I Wanna

    Read 1 John 2:1. Our Advocate in Heaven is Jesus. 1st Timothy 2:5 says we have ONE Mediator that is Jesus. Read all of 1st Timothy 4 about the doctrines of demons. The whore of Babylon is the Roman Catholic Church spoken of in Revelation 17-19 that sits on 7 hills and has fornicated with all the kings of the world. Revelation 18:4 says to come out of her or get the same plagues as everyone else. 1st Peter 5:13 calls Rome Babylon. Peter was in Rome when he wrote the letter. Mathew 6:7 tells us not to have repetitious prayers. Praying to Mary is just one of the sins the Catholic church follows. Praying to relics is idol worship. Praying to statues, praying to dead people that have no power to answer prayer. Believing Mary had no other children when the Bible says so explicitly. James took over leadership of the church after Jesus ascended. The church was built on the revelation of the Holy Spirit that Jesus was the Christ, not Peter as pope. There are no popes mentioned in the Bible. There are no cardinals or nuns. Read the Bible, don’t read the Catholic literature.

  • Ann Coulter: Would It Kill You To Hire More Black Cops? (Yes)

    11/26/2014 2:08:27 PM PST · 71 of 71
    chuckles to cripplecreek
    Maybe I didn't write as clearly as I thought. I was talking about the average black youth. I know for a fact that there are blacks that qualified for anything. There are black cops in Ferguson, just not that many. I would be perfectly satisfied with Allen West as POTUS, for instance. I voted for Allen Keyes for POTUS way back when. I'm sure now that Detroit is a low as it can go, now they put in some conservatives with common sense to try to save the day. Ferguson is as we speak starting to realize that they have no jobs now and their boss may not reopen. They will realize that the cop cars that burned will be paid for by them or they won't have them now. If Sharpton and his ilk would have just stayed home, it would be over now and they could salvage a decent Christmas out of this. When all liberal things have been tried, they will eventually find out what I knew in the 6th grade.

    My post was about the average nondescript black person in Ferguson. Even if 60% of the people are black, they can't even scrape up 10% with a GED and a clean record that wants to be a cop.

  • Ann Coulter: Would It Kill You To Hire More Black Cops? (Yes)

    11/25/2014 7:33:54 AM PST · 37 of 71
    chuckles to cripplecreek
    I'm just talking averages now so don't shoot, but the average black 20 year old will have a rap sheet already, less education, bad English, and general lower moral character. This is not to say there are none qualified, but their standards do not meet society's standards for the most part. No one wants a felon on their police force. No one wants a person that would steal on their PD. It's like,..." Why are so many blacks poor? If you drop out of school and have babies before your 18, you will most likely end up on government assistance. It's not about race, but culture. If having a job and a clean rap sheet makes you look white, then you are doomed to end up in a ditch.

    Detroit could be successful if they had just elected qualified blacks. They are out there but not many and they don't appeal to the average black because they think they are acting white. It's like oil and water. To say you want enterprise zones and cut taxes will get puzzled looks at a minimum, and outright violence at it's peak. To burn down a city because a black thug robbed a store and tried to murder a cop and ignore black shootings that make Chicago more dangerous than Afghanistan is a sign that mass mental illness reign in a whole culture.

  • Throw Back Thursday: Reactions to the “60 Minutes” Joel Osteen Piece

    11/20/2014 8:18:11 AM PST · 25 of 39
    chuckles to Gamecock

    This is why I don’t understand why FR puts Osteen stuff on here and then won’t allow comments due to some misplaced honor system to protect devotionals here. Why don’t we just print Al Sharpton’s crap and deny any comments because he’s a Reverend? I don’t see the difference.

  • Self-publishing vs. traditional publishing: How to choose?

    11/16/2014 11:31:25 PM PST · 13 of 39
    chuckles to 2ndDivisionVet


  • US Catholic Bishops Try to Calm Anxiety Over Pope

    11/12/2014 3:48:10 PM PST · 29 of 32
    chuckles to Nervous Tick

    The Antichrist and the False Prophet are not the same. The whore of Babylon is the False Prophet from the city on 7 hills. That’s Rome. Islam hasn’t fornicated with all the kings of the Earth. The Antichrist could be a Muslim, but must be from the old Roman Empire. Read Daniel.

  • US Catholic Bishops Try to Calm Anxiety Over Pope

    11/11/2014 11:39:48 PM PST · 27 of 32
    chuckles to Nervous Tick
    ...."You need a whole lot more than an open mind to interpret The Revelation that way..."

    Alright, how do you interpret it, or do you just name call? What denomination has been the right arm of kings and dictators for thousands of years? What city is on 7 hills? Why did Peter call Rome "Babylon?"

    Ignore it at your own peril. It's not just me thinking this stuff up. It has been interpreted this way for at least 200 years or more.

  • US Catholic Bishops Try to Calm Anxiety Over Pope

    11/11/2014 9:52:03 AM PST · 21 of 32
    chuckles to cloudmountain
    If you read Revelation with an open mind, you will see the Catholic Church is the harlot that fornicated with all the kings of the earth. You see that Rome is the city on 7 hills. You see that Peter wrote 1st Peter in Rome and called it Babylon in 1 Peter 5:13. The false prophet that aligns with the Beast is the pope.

    If you would, read Revelation 18 with an open mind. It is a description of the fall of Rome and an angel is begging "my people" to come out of her before it's too late. I know every fiber of your being will resist the truth, but The Catholic church teaches error and pride is blinding it's followers. 1 Timothy 4:3 speaks of "doctrines of demons" forbidding to marry. There is just too much evidence that Catholics are following error to look away. At some point you have to evaluate if you love Jesus or the Catholic church. Jesus will not tolerate double mindedness. Just as worshiping Mary is forbidden and explained in 1 Timothy 2:5, and worshiping idols is forbidden even in the 10 Commandments even as Catholics have statues everywhere and are seen bowing and praying to them around the world. Worshiping relics and repetitive prayer is expressly mentioned in Scripture.

    You say you must be on the right side because you are "attacked". Are you being attacked because of Jesus or because you support a false church? I'm certainly not attacking you, but exhorting you to read Scripture for yourself and use your own discernment to see if what you believe lines up with God's Word. Trying to prop up a false religion is too heavy a burden and always will end in failure. It's not the end of the world to admit a mistake has been made and repent. It's not about beating someone over the head , but about your salvation and your family's salvation. This isn't an attack, but a pleading to just consider what is plainly written in Scripture. In some cases it's easier to bring someone to Jesus from atheism than to convince a Catholic they are following the wrong path. The love of the church outweighs the love of Jesus in almost every instance. Just trying to convince someone Jesus had brothers and Mary had other children and Jesus died to cover her sins, is like pulling teeth, even when you show them the Scripture that says so.

    God bless you and I pray you will at least read the Scriptures given and pray that the Holy Spirit will show you the meaning of said Scripture. Blind people cannot see and deaf cannot hear. Ask The Holy Spirit to open your eyes and ears to the truth. If you still see it your way, then fine. You have at least looked into it and not followed what you were told since birth. For me, Revelation was so plain I could not accept Catholic teachings, and in my mind, time is VERY short to choose. There are no popes, cardinals, and nuns, even mentioned in Scripture. It is a governmental system set up by men to rule men, just as Islam is not a religion, but a political system to rule men under a bunch of laws. When you realize Jesus wants your love and not a system of rules and regs. Telling you that you must be a Catholic to be saved is a lie from the pit when you understand Grace and only Grace. The priest can't forgive your sin, Mary can't do anything as Christ is our ONLY advocate in heaven and the Apostles are just men that served God. All believers are saints and don't need a vote from Rome. The real church was built on the revelation of the Holy Spirit, not on a man named Peter. The list of error is almost endless.

  • Faith schools which 'indoctrinate' children against homosexuality face being closed down...

    11/03/2014 11:24:13 PM PST · 33 of 43
    chuckles to 2ndDivisionVet

    Please people, it’s already in the USA. Home school your kids now or there won’t be anything left to save. Don’t throw rocks at the Brits until you check out your own child’s classes.

  • Joel Osteen: Origins & Errors of His Teaching (a Film by Keith Thompson)

    10/31/2014 8:41:32 AM PDT · 26 of 108
    chuckles to fishtank

    ping for later.

  • Southern Baptists tell pastors: hold line on gays

    10/29/2014 12:58:06 AM PDT · 8 of 36
    chuckles to ckilmer

    Persecution is NOW. You won’t have to wait 20 years. Houston already has a law, they are just having trouble enforcing it, but it will come soon.

  • Francis’ Patient Revolution

    10/24/2014 1:47:05 PM PDT · 13 of 18
    chuckles to marshmallow
    A quick search on my name will show my past posts on the fate of the Catholic church as I see it. I've been saying for several YEARS now that the likes of Pelosi, Kerry, Biden, and the Kennedy's, have been running the Church for decades. The liberal end of the church has been getting away with murder, literally, forever. Liberals from all over the world can put in place abortion mills and laws to protect them on Monday, and take the Eucharist on Sunday. They go on TV with the spot of ashes on their foreheads while defiling the Words of God for the whole world to see.

    I would get the expected chides from the usual suspects telling me the gates of hell won't prevail against the church. What church? Which church? The one that rapes alter boys and covers it up? The one that showed up for Ted Kennedy's funeral after his life of murder and debauchery? I know Godly men and this ain't it.

    Only a brave few priests ever withheld Eucharist, or even let out a peep. Pelosi visited the pope and stated abortion was Not a settled issue before the sun set that day, and it barely raised a kerfuffle.

    The Saint Malachy prophesy has been discussed several times and now I fear it's here. Evangelical Christians have explained to me that in Revelation, Babylon is Rome, The harlot in Babylon was the pope, and the city on 7 hills is Rome. The doctrine of demons mentioned in Timothy is "forbidding to marry". The false prophet was the pope aligning the "new world religion" with the beast.

    I have to say, if the new pope changes the stance of the Church to support sodomy, that has to say something to the Church. Many churches have already fallen to support gay marriage trying to keep up with the culture.

    Revelation 18: 2--24 is referring to the destruction of the Roman church, according to them, and God has people there that he asks to "come out of her".

    The point of this post is, How far will we go before we question what is happening today, as we blog. Not what some paper says from hundreds of years ago, but what is in front of our eyes right now.

    In my opinion, we are watching the destruction of Catholicism in front of our very eyes. There is NO WAY to reconcile sodomy with the teaching of the Church. If someone wants to change eating meat on Friday, or what language is spoken in mass, give the reasoning and do it, fine. But sodomy? What can the new pope possibly say that can change thousands of years of doctrine? If the whole Bible is about the marriage of Jesus to His church, how can the church ever support divorce? Considering our stance on birth control, how can we condone abortion? You say "We haven't condoned abortion.", but how do we explain Pelosi, Kerry, Biden, and any Kennedy, still receiving Sacraments from the church?

    Like I said, this has been welling up in me for decades. I'm not one to follow the traditions of men, and if we can change our stance on sodomy, something is very wrong in Rome.

  • Lockheed Martin's Fusion Reactor: The Next Big Thing? Or No Big Deal?

    10/16/2014 8:16:02 AM PDT · 15 of 24
    chuckles to SeekAndFind
    I'm just surprised the Skunk Works is working on this. I would rather be paying for a drone or satellite with a laser that loiters over a country that zaps thousands at a time as they march people out to ditches to put bullets in their heads. If we had that, we could just release it over Syria and Iraq and pick out black flags to zot. 24/7 scanning streets and buildings looking for certain people. Facial recognition, infrared, super microphones for voices, speech recognition, literally Big Brother in the sky.

    The only problem is with Obama, he would turn it on the Tea Party and invite ISIS in the WH for Ramadan.

  • Does the (Third Jewish) temple need to be rebuilt?

    10/16/2014 1:07:42 AM PDT · 28 of 54
    chuckles to chuckles

    PS. Jesus will rule and reign from the temple for 1k years and EVERY NATION will be required to come there for Tabernacles unless they don’t need any rain. Egypt will loose rain and get plagues.

  • Does the (Third Jewish) temple need to be rebuilt?

    10/16/2014 1:03:59 AM PDT · 27 of 54
    chuckles to Slyfox

    No, the temple will be physical so the Beast can sit in it. The 7 year trib starts when Israel signs a peace treaty. The Jews will immediately start to build. I’m told they already have the implements ready to go. The Beast will declare He is God from there to begin the final 3 1/2 years.

  • [Criminal] Obama Could Be Calling His Lawyers After The Revelation Allen West Just Made

    10/14/2014 7:43:11 PM PDT · 40 of 67
    chuckles to grundle
    What he is doing is getting rid of real soldiers that won't fire on American citizens and replacing them with those that will. He has already replaced much of the officer corps with his own cronies. This is basically what Maliki did in Iraq. All the well trained officers we trained in Iraq were replaced with somebody's brother in law that knew Maliki and would follow his orders. Then ISIS showed up and the ran because they weren't trained.

    If you are going to have a coup, you need your own people,.....meaning Dem loonies. He still has 2 years to get it done. If he decides to declare martial law and the military backs him, it's time to dig up the back yard and clean the ammo. If he still has some real officers left, they will belay the order.

  • ‘Set your girls free’: Monday is National No Bra Day (Photo)

    10/13/2014 7:26:54 PM PDT · 78 of 176
    chuckles to Iron Munro

    I’ve never really thought about it but if Hillary gets elected that will be the second homosexual president for the US in a row. Is she Muslim?

  • White House: "Why We Need to Raise the Minimum Wage, in Less Than Two Minutes": (Video)

    10/13/2014 10:48:44 AM PDT · 15 of 17
    chuckles to plangent
    You are correct, but it controls more than just unions. Let's say you make $9 an hour now. You aren't on minimum wage, but you will be raised to $10 immediately, the new minimum wage. You go to your boss and say, hey, I've been here 2 years and the new guy makes the same as me. Then the $11 dollar guy says what about me?

    About 500,000 would lose their job immediately, and their would be disruption all up and down the line. Instead of just costing the employer another $3 an hour for a couple of workers, everyone will be clamoring for a raise. Many will have to be let go, and many more will be disappointed because Mr. Boss CAN"T PAY. Even if they drag the raises out over 3 years, the boss has to figure out how to raise productivity, cut costs, and possibly raise prices. We end up paying for this somewhere along the way. So if you get a raise from $17 an hour to $20 an hour over a couple of years, Bread goes from $1.35 a loaf to $2 a loaf for cheap bread and phone, electricity, and cable all eats up more than the raise you got.

  • Yup, Piers Morgan is Trying for FOX News

    10/08/2014 9:08:04 AM PDT · 23 of 52
    chuckles to From The Deer Stand

    Don’t tell us, send an email to Fox. I bet I sent 1000 emails about Colmes and Geraldo and they finally were able to figure it out.

  • REJECTED: Kroger Managers Are Refusing To Accept Bullying Tactics of Moms Demand Action

    10/08/2014 9:04:02 AM PDT · 8 of 19
    chuckles to Buckeye McFrog

    What they were hoping for is the headline, “Kroger disses open carry”. It didn’t matter no one was doing it. IMO, open carry does make people nervous. They don’t know if you are planning a jihad or your wife just left you, or you just got fired. Concealed carry does none of this. If you are toting a rifle around a store on your shoulder with a 30 rd mag, and you so much as twitch, someone with a concealed carry might react. I’m 63 and have lived in Texas all my life. NO ONE, ever carried anything openly except to the gun store to get it worked on in all those years. To carry an AK into Kroger just makes no sense unless you have a bad motive. I know they all say they want to make a point, but the point IS hurting the rest of us. Even charter members of the NRA would be nervous seeing a 22 year old Iranian walking through Kroger with an AR. Remember, EVERYONE uses the same rules. How about Mike Brown bringing a .308 into 7-11 in Ferguson? What would you think? Not everyone is a trained gun owner fighting for gun rights. If I saw a young male, any flavor, enter an establishment with open carry I and my family were in, I would immediately unsnap and start moving for the door. That’s just a natural reaction. I don’t know you and you don’t know me, and from what I see today, most have no idea about gun safety. My dad taught me at 8 yrs old with threats of beatings and never touching a gun again if I didn’t follow the gun rules. Today, you take an 8 hour course while nodding off to sleep and you get a gubmint license.

  • Public school 'purges' Christian authors from library

    09/29/2014 8:22:39 AM PDT · 22 of 28
    chuckles to Whenifhow

    Just stop and think a minute about this one statement,.....”banning books authored by Christians”. This isn’t Christian themed books but the author was a believer. First of all, how would you know? If it’s a famous Christian pastor, well everyone would recognize that, but Joe Blow may be the most devout Christian ever, certainly more than Joel Osteen. How would you know by reading the title and author? If Joe Blow writes a novel about a cancer patient coming to know Christ and being cured while in treatment, why is that not the same as an atheist writing about their cure from cancer from mere luck? Then, you just get to the point of anything by Billy Graham pulled and person saved at a Billy Graham meeting left on the shelf just because he isn’t Billy Graham. What a mess. Our Founders were so much wiser than the crew we have today it’s frightening.

  • US Believes Khorasan Leader Killed In Syria Strike

    09/24/2014 10:10:01 AM PDT · 7 of 11
    chuckles to The Great RJ

    BINGO! I’m with you. Why the hell aren’t we bombing mosques when they are full and cutting Imam throat’s? If we bomb the Madrassa’s and kill the Imam’s teaching this crap maybe we could convince some of these idiots to calm down. If we bomb the schools and kill the teachers, we would be decades ahead of the coming blood bath. IMO, this is a perpetual war till Jesus comes.

  • Norway: Muslims planned to enter random family’s house, cut their throats and post the video

    09/24/2014 9:54:40 AM PDT · 43 of 54
    chuckles to DaxtonBrown
    Nobody teaches the part of WWII about America rounding up Japanese into internment camps and we never had an attack on US soil. I mean, It's embarrassing for me as a Constitutional American, but hey, it worked. As we filtered the red white and blue Japanese out, we allowed them to fight in the European theater.

    While at war with ISIS, do we have the time to do background checks on 3 million Muslims? Shut down the Mosques, arrest the Imam's and confine the true believers. The ones that won't convert, send them to Syria and drop them on Bagdaddy with a Owens sausage sewed in his mouth.

    Some areas of America are already taken over by Muslims. 3 million doesn't sound like that many in 315 million, but they concentrate in certain areas and the own the police force and city councils. Just go to You Tube and look at Dearborn Mich. Do it before you eat or you will lose it.

  • Christ is Getting Ready to Land On Earth And Rescue A Specific Church.

    09/24/2014 12:02:52 AM PDT · 111 of 169
    chuckles to editor-surveyor

    Chuckles never said that. Every post I made was to support the Jews being forgiven in the last days. Romans 11 and the whole book of Zechariah tell of this. The Covenant has always been with the Jews. We are just adopted kids and get to share.

  • Christ is Getting Ready to Land On Earth And Rescue A Specific Church.

    09/23/2014 2:00:26 PM PDT · 63 of 169
    chuckles to UriÂ’el-2012
    I literally wept when you reminded me of this. When someone says men wrote the Bible and God is a myth, my heart just breaks for their ignorance. They cast their vote for their future without even an hour of study. A lifetime is not enough time to see the hand of God moving in and out of our lives and history molding the plan He devised from the foundation of the world. If some say there are contradictions, I first look to see where I did not understand because I know there are no contradictions and I must have missed something my finite mind can't comprehend. No one person can contain all the knowledge from God's Word, but together we can sharpen our iron on the wisdom of another.

    God Bless you for reminding me of this beautiful detail that shows the character of God and His desire to teach us about Him.

    PS. My whole world changed when I started to learn the connection of the Jews and Christianity. We we finally get it that Jesus was a Jew, taught in a synagogue, wrote the whole Bible, and fulfilled every jot and tittle as a Jew, things start to take on a whole new aspect that Christians are NEVER taught. We all seem to take for granted that Jesus was killed on Passover as the Lamb of God, but make no connection to the Death angel in Egypt. No one seems to understand the unleavened bread until you study the Jews. I went to a church( whose denomination will remain nameless) who offered me a french loaf for communion. No one seems to connect the overturning of the money changer tables in the Temple with Jesus getting the leaven out of His Fathers house. Jesus says He was the First Fruits of the dead and it goes right over most Christians heads. Pentecost was celebrated 1500 years before the Holy Spirit was poured out and most don't know the Law was given on Mt Sinai on that day and 3000 were killed on that day for the golden calf and when the Holy Spirit was poured out, 3000 were saved. Might that not teach the difference between the Law and Grace?

    If you want to understand prophesy, you must study the Feasts of the Lord. EVERYTHING has a physical meaning and a spiritual meaning. I suggest to everyone who will listen to get familiar with the Jewish wedding customs to understand what is coming.

  • Christ is Getting Ready to Land On Earth And Rescue A Specific Church.

    09/23/2014 11:39:41 AM PDT · 58 of 169
    chuckles to BuckeyeTexan
    ...."Where does Revelation reference a rejection of Israel? "...

    That was my point. Many Christians don't support Israel thinking they are somehow substituted for God's original people. The Covenants were made with Israel from the beginning. God doesn't change and He doesn't take back what He has decreed. The general theme of the article wants to put some special dispensation on the Coptic's, but That is just selective reading. The same can be said for Jehovah Witnesses that think they are the 144,000, and many others out there finding reasons we are all wrong and they are right. Jesus gave a very simple test for His Salvation and the rest is just disputes in the Body. All nations and toungues will give the the final "Bride" taken by Christ.

    Now, as far as Romans 9-6-8, I think we agree that the adopted people are not Jews, but the Gentiles. But what of the Jews in Israel,...move to Romans 11. The whole chapter explains, but verses 7-10 explains God's plan for Israel.The Jews were blinded b God so the Gentiles could be added. It is in God's complete control what will happen to the Jews. They will be left behind, they will evangelize in the Last Days as the 144,000 because they have seen the One their pierced and the NATION will repent.

    As an individual, we all must repent and believe Jesus is who He says He is, and can do what He says He can do. That doesn't save or condemn your nation, however. There are Jews in Heaven as we saw in the Mount of Transfiguration. What kind of God do we serve if Moses, Abraham, Joesph, Elijah, and others never had a chance? They knew an Savior was to come, and today we have seen the Savior that was sent. The Jew looking for Abraham's Seed is saved just as we are saved. We are God's children and heirs to Abraham's inheritance because we were fortunate enough to be adopted. God blind's some and gives sight to others,....all for His glory. We were called to God by His Spirit and pulled from the muck and cleaned by His blood. It had NOTHING to to with any special insight we might think we had. There are many with closed eyes and ears and we cannot cure their sight and unplug their ears. You can see some here speaking of what car Jesus will return in. They may even go to church every Sunday, but don't hear a word said. They don't understand the humor they find in mocking God, He finds repulsive. The Jews have taken the Word of God very seriously for millennia. That doesn't open their eyes and ears however, until the Spirit calls them, just as He did us. I won't be the one questioning God's judgement when Israel is saved and I was saved decades ago.

    God comes, in Revelation to save the NATION of Israel in WWIII when they cry out to Him for salvation, just as they have done from Genesis. The individual Jews will see the wounds on the one they pierced and repent, just as Zechariah says.

    I think we agree with more than disagree. This is just my opinion, of course, but the Bride will rule and reign with Christ for the thousand years over nations that are NOT the Bride. If Jesus just ruled Israel, there isn't enough room for the 5 billion left after the 2.5 billion are killed. They must still be in their home nation. However, if Egypt is not a supporter of Israel, it may not rain to grow crops or plagues may run rampant through the land, while the lion and lamb lay down together elsewhere. Revelation speaks of us eating food we did not grow and living in houses we did not build. I'm not saying God will have slaves, but just sayin. These are thing very sparsely written about and I haven't studied in depth. My main concern is, and has been the Rapture. I'm teaching a home Bible study right now on the Feasts of Israel and I think God has made it fairly plain you can't understand prophesy without studying the OT and the practices Israel. In Leviticus 23:1, God made it plain that the Feast days are for HIM, not just the Jews. To call it "Jewish" Feast days is almost anti-Semitic. These "Holy Convocations" are actually dress rehearsals for what is to come. Passover, Unleavened Bread, First Fruits, and Pentecost have all been fulfilled in prophesy. Trumpets, Yom Kippur, and Tabernacles are all that is left and they will all be fulfilled just as the Spring Feasts were fulfilled on the exact day and hour they were supposed to be fulfilled.

    For your last sentence....." Where does Revelation reference a rejection of Israel?"....I can't understand where you think I said Israel will be rejected. Maybe you have me mixed up with some other poster. I specifically cited the verses in Zechariah that says they will be saved. The Jews will not be Raptured, but will be saved. After the Rapture, those left will be subject to the Mark and execution, but you can receive Salvation, but it will most likely be through your death for Christ. The "church" age will be over and Salvation will be made with your mouth and the baptism will be literal death for Christ. You won't be able to take the mark to save your life without denouncing Christ. If you save your life you will lose it and if you lose your life you will save it.

    Jesus will rule and reign from Israel and we are His people. The Temple mount land was bought by King David to build the Temple. It was a threshing floor for a farmer, which I always thought was neat. It is believed that the very land was where Abraham raised the knife over Issac and Solomon build His Temple. The word "Holy" doesn't mean good, or religious, or anything like what we use the word for. It means set aside, and in our case set aside for God. The Holy Land is God's land and is for his holy people.

  • Christ is Getting Ready to Land On Earth And Rescue A Specific Church.

    09/23/2014 8:48:28 AM PDT · 35 of 169
    chuckles to CynicalBear
    Where does it say "Israel is the "church"?

    Israel is His people. God has an irrevocable covenant with them. They are left behind to suffer the Beast in the Temple, but they will see Jesus and repent. Zech 13:6 tells of the Jews repentance as a nation in the Last Days. Zech 12:10 tell us the Jews are specifically given Grace. The whole purpose of His return is to save Israel from the armies from the north. The 144,000 are clearly Jews from the tribes as evangelists in the last days. The Rapture is the church going to Him, not the return of Christ to rule and reign on Earth.

    To believe God has forgotten His people is the error. We are the ones that have been "adopted" into God's people. We are His people and He is our God, just as promised in Gen 12:1-3. The Jews are a special people to God, always have been, always will be. Just read all of Zechariah and you will see that it was God's plan from the beginning to blind the Jews so we could be saved and He would reveal Himself in the Last Days to save them. It's clear that God is speaking of the nation of Israel and not just Christians as His church. Some have said that since Jesus came "Israel" means the church. Israel means Israel. When the separation of Goats and Sheep comes, He is speaking of judging the nations about how they treated Israel, not about believing and non believing people. This is why it is absolutely imperative we support Israel in America.

    That is what you should have taken away when Ted Cruz was booed last week when he mentioned Israel. He absolutely did the right thing by leaving. We are in GREAT DANGER by even having Obama as president right now as I believe the "Last Days" are VERY close and it is CLEAR that he doesn't respect Israel. Revelations tells us Jesus will rule with an "iron rod" those NATIONS that rejected Israel. We have personal salvation, but there will also be judgement on the nations. It has always been a contentious subject, but IMO, The AntiChrist will be revealed in the Temple 3 1/2 years after peace agreement is signed between the Jews and Pali's. We will be saying "Peace and safety" for 1260 days and he will say, in the Temple, "I am God" you must worship me. I believe the Rapture will happen then. The "foolish virgins" will be left behind to suffer great persecution, but they can be saved if they reject the Mark, or die from beheading. That is the sound crying from under the alter for vengeance. When Israel is surrounded and there is no more hope of escape, Jesus, and His raptured church will return to save Israel and reign from Jerusalem for 100 years.

    There are so many parables an Biblical warnings for Christians to Not be a foolish virgin or a disobedient servant and miss the train outta here, there is no excuse. The whole book of Song of Solomon is about Jesus knocking on the door of a sleeping church trying to get them to come OUT and receive blessing, but almost no one preaches on it for fear of saying something "vulgar". Jesus is going to get married to a Bride, not come to make friends. Would you marry an acquaintance? Everyone should think back how it was when they were about to marry. You married the person who called you every 10 minutes and wrote silly notes to you that you dare not share with even your family. The "passion" had to be there or you wouldn't have risked marriage. That is why they call it "The Passion of Christ" when speaking of His crucifixion.

    To find out if you will be in the Rapture or be left behind to suffer, just look at your passion and decide if you would marry you, in the last day. You cannot be double minded or serve two masters. The Jews that have worshiped the God of Abraham from the beginning will be saved by His Grace. To some Jews, it is a racial thing and they are atheists. Israel will be saved. I trust His judgement.

  • ISIS Strategy splits Rubio, Paul, Cruz

    09/16/2014 2:14:52 PM PDT · 17 of 27
    chuckles to dforest
    Cruz because Paul is a libertarian. Paul won't fight when they hang his children from main street lamp posts. Something about "foreign entanglements".

    I have already written a screed on Libertarianism on FR. They are fine for Secretary of Treasury, but about everything else they may as well be Obama. They are conservatives with no God. They take pride in their pious purity in the Constitution to the point they will take a direct attack and think they can send a diplomat to fix it. Try explaining an insane ISIS fighter sawing heads off and they want a treaty to get them to stop. They are oblivious to their books telling them they must do it to get to Heaven.

    I'm sure they will take the mark of the beast thinking they can always fix it later. Paul; won't get anymore than Ron did, but it will take away from whoever conservatives want.

    Rubio "coulda been a contender", but fell to the "Hispanic hyphen American" group and screwed the pooch. I'm looking for the Hispanics that understand they are Americans and whatever helps America helps them. Cruz fits that bill and he's smart, real smart. I like Newt for 20 years but everyone keeps worrying about his zipper or something instead of voting for the best candidate. He passed the Contract for America, did what he said he would do, and balanced the budget, but people said he did something wrong in his marriage. All was proven false, but after he lost. So all the same problems we want to solve 20 years ago are still there. Conservatives actually did the same thing to Reagan until he did it, solved the problems and then left office. They couldn't keep griping how he was just a Hollywood actor that was dumb, so they just moved on. Getting the economy fixed and tearing down the Berlin wall was pretty significant, but the establishment still wants the Dole's and McCain's of the party for whatever reason. Palin could solve all these problems we face today, but what are the odds? They still smell every fart to try to coat her will scum just like the party fight this week was supposed to prove some flaw her family has. Sticking cigars in interns vagina's is OK of course and don't forget being elected in the New Party in Chicago is fine if you are Hopey and changey along with eating dogs on Muslim holiday's. I'll back Cruz till the bitter end. You know all the forces of Satan are arrayed against him, including the establishment, but that's a medal of honor to me. I want unwavering conservative principles no matter what the talking heads think. I can almost hear it now, from 8am till 10 pm on even FoxNews, with Btrit and Oreilly giggling that Cruz even dares to try to get the nomination. That doesn't even cover the conniptions we will witness on MSNBC and CNN. Till Cruz says or does something to buckle to pressure, I'm In!! The Booing he received just this week shows his character. He knows Israel is blessed by God and we need to be with God. If you aren't with Israel you are NOT a Christian. They haven't figured out Jesus is Jewish and we are adopted in to God's family.If you don't know this soon after you are baptized, you just haven't read the book. The whole purpose of Revelation is to show Jesus coming back to save Israel. The whole world will line up against Israel and it's important which side you pick. Cruz "done good." Christy is finished before he starts and the media wants him so bad they can taste it. A few of the governors are fine but they aren't Cruz. Perry wouldn't be terrible, but he's my governor and I could find 10 things in about a minute to mark against him. The NAFTA highway is right up there near the beginning. Why compromise when we have Cruz?

  • Gay couples SCREW UP their kids – it’s child abuse!

    09/12/2014 7:46:34 AM PDT · 18 of 42
    chuckles to xzins
    All you have to do is watch who the gay parents adopt. Lesbians adopt girls and gay men adopt boys. Why? If lesbians adopted a baby boy, they would lose interest and parenting would be a burden. God used the word "abomination" for a reason. There is no upside to this. Even taking a child out of an orphanage is not a plus in this situation.

    If we last long enough, we will be getting books from adopted children telling of the horrors we put them through so we could be politically correct. Frankly, I think Jesus is coming back very soon.

  • How Empires End

    09/09/2014 8:46:50 AM PDT · 10 of 18
    chuckles to RetiredArmy
    Here is my answer.........

    The real God, with a capital "G", allows us to get the leaders we ask for. God uses even pagans to discipline His children. It is our disconnect from God that causes our own downfall. If you look back at the impossible blessings America has experienced since it's birth, look at us now, barely even acknowledging his protection on our country.

    One could say that 9-11-2001 could never happen to a blessed country with God's hedge protecting it. We blindly stumble through each day actually believing we can murder 55 million babies and allow sodomites to marry with no consequence. Exactly 7 years later, Sept 2008, we have the largest economic collapses in world history, yet we can't possibly make a connection. exactly 7 years later, Sept 2015, will we be irreversibly punished if we haven't repented as a country? I like to think of myself as a reasonable person, but how does any fair thinking person believe Obama was the "Best man for the job",......TWICE! If you can't force yourself to believe that we are under judgement, how can you explain Obama? In a 20 person field, he somehow gets a landslide twice. People,... that's God!

    If we don't repent, as a nation, and turn to Him for protection, we will have destroyed ourselves. A "normal" person can't explain how we ever pay back $17 trillion or cover the bonds we just bought with counterfeit money. A country under God can, by His hand. A country can't explain how to defeat 1.5 billion Muslims that want your children's head on a stick. A country under God can, by His hand. Is it harder to stop murdering babies than to save your land? How tough is it to admit sodomy is an abomination rather than be utterly crushed by our enemies? Leviticus 18:22 tells us that God will not stand for a country of His to allow sodomy in the land. This is more than a personal decision to be homosexual, but the land allows it and the people will be vomited out of the defiled land.

    This is just the tip of the destruction iceberg. How about forbidding God in your schools? Why would you send your child anywhere God was not welcome? Ergo, the schools have failed. Now we have a whole generation that is ignorant of the reality of God. How many in America today even knows what John 3:16 says? How many marriages can work if we teach our children that fornication is just part of growing up? We are taught today that your money is my money and we have the right to steal it. There are 50 more, but I'm sure you get the pattern by now.

    God has a solution for all this. He has given us 6000 years to learn to govern ourselves. He then will come here to show us how it's done.

    If we were able to govern ourselves, God would be our King and we would seek His wisdom. Since our hearts are continually evil, destruction always comes. What does it mean when Jesus said, "As it was in the days of Noah"? God is patient, but time is out. Repent or perish, that is the choice. How stiff is our collective necks?


    I left out the 4 blood moons coming so you either believe or you don't. God Bless

  • Sarah Palin Goes Rogue and the Left Goes Nuts

    09/08/2014 10:31:07 PM PDT · 17 of 45
    chuckles to Cringing Negativism Network

    I love Sarah, but $10 a month,...I just can’t. It’s not that I don’t want to, but I’m cutting more and more every month. People with money,..I hope they all buy in, but I won’t. If she could do it free with ads, I’d be on board. I had to make the same choice with Beck. I’m just $5-$10 dollar’erd to death. I even had to get my wife to get a second job to keep me in the style to which I’m accustomed.

  • Obama Argues He Needs A Vacation Without the Press Following Him

    09/07/2014 10:59:29 PM PDT · 59 of 92
    chuckles to Nachum

    In other words, “Let me have a weekend with Reggie Love alone and without the Wookie.

  • Who is Rand Paul?

    09/02/2014 11:19:42 AM PDT · 25 of 31
    chuckles to Kaslin
    Rand Paul is just another Libertarian fraud that will split the conservative vote to get an establishment bum elected. If libertarians would switch parties, maybe we could end up with a conservative running against a small government,Constitutional, Democrat, we used to call a "Blue Dog". They came to the Republicans because they can't win on their own and have watered down the Christian conservative wing of the Republicans to introduce some Frankenstein mix of dope smoking, gay marrige, isolationists that want a balanced budget. Balancing the budget is way up the list for all conservatives, but why give up morals in the process? God can balance the budget if we follow Him. God will give us victory in battle,...if we follow Him. God will replace His hedge of protection on the country if we forbid sodomy again. Leviticus 18:22 make it plain, the land is defiled and will vomit out it's inhabitants with sodomites allowed to practice their abominations in the land.

    It's not about I'll leave you alone if you leave me alone. God is in charge whether you believe Him or not. We will have have a stupid look on our face when we have a mushroom cloud over America and never connect the dots to abortion and sodomy. A libertarian isn't qualified for anything other than maybe Treasury Secretary or the Budget committee.

  • Warren Buffett Betrays America

    08/28/2014 7:46:59 AM PDT · 22 of 38
    chuckles to Servant of the Cross
    If I found out that BK paid 50% more for tomato's than needed, as a shareholder, heads should roll. It's the same for taxes. We don't pay them to help the gubmint but to fulfill an obligation to run the business in an efficient manner. If I'm a shareholder, they are cheating me out of profits owed ME to save money in MY company.

    There is possible legal problems if BK paid 50% more for tomato's if the tomato provider turned out to be my uncle. To pay more taxes voluntarily is not good business practice. I didn't hear a peep when GE paid NO taxes on billions in profits. Buffet works his taxes by making his living off of a top rate of 15% on dividends. When he was crying for more taxes on his money, all he had to do was write a check to the treasury for whatever guilt he felt. To insist everyone else pay more is just BS.

  • FBI handed potentially damning tape of ELEVEN shots being fired Ferguson

    08/26/2014 1:34:42 AM PDT · 60 of 195
    chuckles to BunnySlippers

    Might have had a jam. Had to clear it.

  • Federal Autopsy of Michael Brown Ordered As Unrest in Ferguson Rises

    08/17/2014 4:44:52 PM PDT · 44 of 55
    chuckles to Steelfish

    Why isn’t anybody asking for the dash cam footage or body cam footage? Much of this could be squashed if we could get more facts. As it is we will be forced to watch hours of propaganda. I don’t want to spend the next 6 mo. listening to crap when 5 min of film would answer pro or con.

  • Ferguson’s Michael Brown PICTURED Flashing GANG SIGNS

    08/15/2014 7:05:43 AM PDT · 28 of 105
    chuckles to Sir Napsalot
    None of this will matter in the end. The cop will be the key. If he was making an arrest, why was he not cuffed? You can't grab someone through a car window and hope to control them. The perp MUST be cuffed and searched BEFORE he gets in the back seat. If the perp wrestled him in the car, he might get away with the shot in the car, but if he was running away with no weapon, it gets dicey. Shooting someone as they stand with their hands up, never gonna fly. Hope that there is some film footage of the altercation that uphold the cops story. All cops today,(IMO) have a camera that records everything.

    You can't justify shooting because you are angry and you don't want to run after someone.

  • Walter Cronkite Accepts the Norman Cousins Award for Governance and Pays Homage to Satan

    08/08/2014 1:16:53 AM PDT · 7 of 19
    chuckles to tang-soo


  • Lawsuit: Soldier forced out of Army for serving Chick-fil-A, reading Hannity book

    08/06/2014 3:38:12 PM PDT · 24 of 29
    chuckles to markomalley

    When Obama says go pick up the guns, he wants a military that will say “Yes Sir!” He has been firing and replacing officers for years now. Anybody that understands the oath they took must go.

  • Priest Pardoned by Pope Francis "The Holy Spirit Sends Us Jesus' Message through Fidel Castro."

    08/06/2014 11:27:47 AM PDT · 23 of 30
    chuckles to cloudmountain

    Who is persecuting the church now?..... The Vatican?

  • Priest Pardoned by Pope Francis "The Holy Spirit Sends Us Jesus' Message through Fidel Castro."

    08/06/2014 11:11:06 AM PDT · 21 of 30
    chuckles to lastchance

    The messages aren’t all that mixed if you pay attention. Almost everything he says has to be corrected by someone or the nuances have to be pointed out because we are too dumb to understand he’s a Communist. The “tell” for me was when he had to explain his comment on a new beginning about sodomy. The Bible is plain and the church has handled sin for thousands of years and now that we have a new pope we must re examine how we approach homosexuals? Is it to make excuses for priests? I don’t know. Sorry, I don’t trust him and I won’t defend him. I think he will be a disaster for the church. Just look at South America and Central America and see that almost all are left wing activists. They will sell out Jesus for a new program for the poor. That’s his background. It’s the same disease Pelosi and Kerry have. They compare taking the children from Honduras across the border to Jesus going to Egypt as they kill babies and embrace homosexuality. Jesus says He never knew them even as they said Lord Lord.

  • Why is there an asterisk in my FR Search Field (Vanity)

    08/06/2014 8:22:47 AM PDT · 26 of 60
    chuckles to Java4Jay

    It’s a wild card left over from the DOS days. It helps you find what you are looking for if you aren’t sure of the exact spelling or full title.