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  • Pope Francis: 'God is not afraid of new things'

    10/20/2014 7:18:44 AM PDT · by Paul46360 · 43 replies
    Courier Journal - USA Today ^ | 10-20-14 | Eric J. Lyman
    <p>"VATICAN CITY ó Pope Francis on Sunday, as he beatified Pope Paul VI who implemented the Second Vatican Council's vast changes, called on the church to adapt to "changing conditions of society."</p>
  • martin luther king, jr. niece: 'moral bankruptcy' ruling washington d.c. under obama

    10/19/2014 12:45:55 PM PDT · by tinyowl · 12 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Oct 18, 2014 | Matthew Boyle
    There is a ďmoral bankruptcyĒ thatís settled into leadership of America in the White House and throughout Washington, D.C., Dr. Alveda Kingóthe niece of Martin Luther King, Jr.ósaid in an interview Friday morning. ďAll of our leadersóor many of our leadersóare just morally bankrupt right now,Ē King said when asked if President Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder have helped or hurt the black community in America. ďTheyíre not calling on God. We still stay ĎIn God We Trustí and ĎOne Nation Under Godí but weíre not practicing that. We need to call on God. Thereís a moral bankruptcy in...
  • A word cloud about God, good and evilÖ

    10/12/2014 12:03:05 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon
    CRASHR ^ | The Looking Spoon
    Happy Sunday
  • One way to flip on the light of Christ,

    10/12/2014 10:40:00 AM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 2 replies
    CRASHR ^ | 10-12-14 | The Looking Spoon
    Happy Sunday!
  • When I Was Pregnant After Rape, I Wanted to Kill the Rapist, Not My Baby

    10/06/2014 11:59:18 PM PDT · by Morgana · 10 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | Maria Krasinski
    Iím a lesbian birthmother out of rape ó now thereís something you donít hear every day! Iíve lived a life many cannot fathom. First, I was born with a serious genetic condition called ďcongenital adrenal hyperplasia,Ē which untreated could have killed me, as it did my sister Rachel. By grace, I survived untreated. Left untreated, I was unlikely to ever become pregnant. Untreated, any baby I conceived was unlikely to survive the entire pregnancy. Some of the symptoms of CAH include ambiguous genitalia, and consequently ó in my case, confused parents and doctors who werenít sure what to do, making...
  • Free Republic is here to fight for the founding principles and our God-given Liberty!!

    10/06/2014 12:34:38 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 122 replies
    Oct. 6, 2014 | Jim Robinson
    <p>Re: Today's SCOTUS rollover for the sodomites and the inevitable RINO push to surrender that's guaranteed to follow.</p> <p>Free Republic is here to defend our Constitution and fight for the founding principles and our God-given Liberty. I'll be damned if I'm going to roll over for the homosexual agenda or the Marxist/fascist ruling class!!</p>
  • I Pledge Sunday 2014: The Rise of the Church

    10/05/2014 7:27:23 PM PDT · by re_nortex · 3 replies
    I Pledge Sunday ^ | October 5, 2012 | American Family Association and others
    Throughout our nationís history, the Church has been a force for good in America and abroad. But over the last 50 years, government has systematically eroded our free speech and religious expression. The Bible and the Gospel have been banished from our public schools and our public squares. With more than 75% of Americans calling themselves Christians, itís time for the Church to rise up and take action to turn the tide in our nation! We have the numbers and we have a voice. If we are silent, we have no one to blame but ourselves for a Godless America.
  • Promise of God concerning disease

    10/05/2014 7:29:50 AM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 5 replies
    Bible ^ | ? B.C. | God
    If we as a nation follow God, we will live in peace and good health. If not, the opposite will happen: Deuteronomy 7:15New American Standard Bible (NASB) 15 The Lord will remove from you all sickness; and He will not put on you any of the harmful diseases of Egypt which you have known, but He will lay them on all who hate you.
  • The Lord God , Ebola and ISIS/ radical Islam

    10/04/2014 4:10:59 PM PDT · by LeoWindhorse · 14 replies
    Sword and Shield of Hawaii ^ | Oct. 4 , 2014 | Sword and Shield of Hawaii
    I call upon the leaders of ALL the Christian sects and denominations , the pastors of all the churches and congregations ; All around the world : To pray that the Lord God , the God of Abraham , Issac and Jacob , the True and Living God , our God and the God of our fathers , to intercede and completely remove the world threatening plague of Ebola . From those plagued in Africa and around the world , To let it not spread and to let it suddenly , miraculously, disappear in its region of origin . I...
  • Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson: God Didnít Name the Stars, Muslims Did

    10/03/2014 8:45:50 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 39 replies
    FrontPage Mag ^ | 10/03/2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    Neil deGrasse Tyson faked a Bush quote and belatedly apologized for it after the resulting controversy spilled into the Washington Post. But true to Tysonism, his apology consisted of various empty profundities and self-promotion climaxing in… I will still mention Islamic Extremists flying planes into buildings in the 21st century. I will still contrast it with the Golden Age of Islam a millennium earlier. And I will still mention the President’s quote. But instead, I will be the one contrasting what actually happened in the world with what the Bible says: The Arabs named the stars, not God. Tyson is...
  • How Christian Case Making Impacts the Convinced, the Opposed, and the Undecided [Abortion]

    10/01/2014 12:29:02 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 7 replies
    ColdCaseChristianity.com ^ | 10/1/14 | J Warner Wallace
    I spoke to a group of students at The Ohio State University on Monday evening [regarding abortion]... I realized the importance of distinguishing between the people we are trying to reach...people who are either already committedly pro-life, doggedly pro-abortion or still undecided. Once we understand our goals with each group we are trying to reach, we can effectively impact the convinced, the opposed, and the undecided.... The Convinced You may not think thereís much value in trying to reach those who are already convinced Christianity is true, but nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, the more I...
  • What Does ďcoram DeoĒ Mean?

    09/24/2014 2:41:56 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 5 replies
    ligonier.org ^ | 9/24/14 | RC Sproul
    I remember Mama standing in front of me, her hands poised on her hips, her eyes glaring with hot coals of fire and saying in stentorian tones, ‚ÄúJust what is the big idea, young¬†man?‚ÄĚInstinctively I knew my mother was not asking me an abstract question about theory. Her question was not a question at all‚ÄĒit was a thinly veiled accusation. Her words were easily translated to mean, ‚ÄúWhy are you doing what you are doing?‚ÄĚ She was challenging me to justify my behavior with a valid idea. I had¬†none.Recently a friend asked me in all earnestness the same question....
  • I Teach Gender Roles To My Kids and Iím Good With That

    09/23/2014 9:35:00 AM PDT · by lifeofgrace · 50 replies
    Charting Course ^ | 9/23/14 | Steve Berman
    The other day I told my five year old boy a secret.† I told him it would keep him safe and help him the rest of his life.† He sidled up to me and put his ear to my face.† I whispered ďnever, ever, ever, ever, hit a girl.Ē† I made him repeat it.† I made him memorize it.† Later I asked him ďwhatís the secretĒ and he echoed back ďnever, ever, ever, ever, hit a girl.Ē Thereís a girl in my sonís class, and I think she likes him.† At five, itís hard to tell, but when a girl...
  • You betcha: Sarah Palin returns to Washington in the name of traditional values

    09/20/2014 11:44:49 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 30 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | September 19, 2014 | Jennifer Harper
    <p>Well, this ought to whet the appetites of certain journalists. Sarah Palin is among the confirmed speakers for the ninth annual Values Voters Summit next week in the nationís capital.</p>
  • Archbishop of Canterbury questions God's existence

    09/20/2014 6:22:18 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    The Week UK ^ | 09/20/2014
    Justin Welby admits he sometimes doubts the existence of God, but he is certain about Jesus. The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby last weekend gave a powerful statement about his recent doubts over the existence of God. Welby disclosed that recently, while he was jogging with his dog near his London home, he asked why God does not intervene to stop injustice in the world. Welbyís statement appeared in a personal interview he gave in front of hundreds of people at Bristol Cathedral last weekend, The Guardian reports. When the interviewer, BBC Bristolís Lucy Tegg, asked Welby ďDo you ever...
  • The Lawyer on Trial for Christ

    09/19/2014 9:04:55 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 19, 2014 | John Ransom
    When a witness for the prosecution provides the testimony that affirms the innocence of the defendant‚ÄĒwhen a witness is turned‚ÄĒthere can be no more dramatic and powerful exoneration for the accused. And amongst the many gifts that David Limbaugh brings to bring to his latest best-selling book, Jesus on Trial: A Lawyer Affirms the Truth of the Gospel, it is Limbaugh¬ís gift of disbelief, his prior agnosticism toward ¬ďthe God of the Bible,¬Ē that provides the gripping testimony necessary to turn an ordinary apologetics book into an extraordinary defense of, not just the Bible, but of belief in general. What...
  • American Soldiers Singing "Days of Elijah"

    09/17/2014 3:13:18 PM PDT · by FreeAtlanta · 20 replies
    youtube ^ | 0/17/2014 | unknown
    Days of Elijah, by our brave young men! May God bless and protect them all.
  • Signs of Spiritual Awakening in Japan

    09/15/2014 4:39:19 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 25 replies
    The Gospel Coalition ^ | 9/11/14 | Michael Oh and Brett Rayl
    Japan is known by many to be a difficult mission field. But for those who know missions in Japan well, the phrase ‚Äúhard mission field‚ÄĚ is merely a euphemism for a grimmer expression that was previously used about Africa, one that has been recently applied to Japan: ‚Äúthe missionary‚Äôs graveyard.‚ÄĚ One would expect such a bleak designation to be used in reference to a land known for physical hardship or violent persecution, and there have been martyrs in Japan‚Äôs Christian history. That is not the case today, however. Religious worker visas are readily available, and the Japanese often politely thank...
  • Does God Exist to Make Man Happy? [Victoria Osteen Seems to Think So]

    09/15/2014 2:23:01 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 09/15/2014 | Dan Delzell
    God has always existed, and He was perfectly fine without man. He always was, is and will always be. The Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit were already having a good time together. Everything they do is good and fulfilling, and so they didn't need man in order to be complete. Nevertheless, God chose to create man and, through worship, allow him to get in on the joy. Man tends to think in wrong ways about this entire arrangement. Man is prone to assume that it's all about him. How foolish of man. It's always been about God, and...
  • Atheists Mount Campaign to Boycott the Pledge of Allegiance

    09/12/2014 3:59:50 PM PDT · by NYer · 32 replies
    Aleteia ^ | September 12, 2014 | KATHY SCHIFFER
    The American Humanist Association (AHA) recently launched a national campaign to rally Americans against reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. You can probably guess what phrase the AHA finds offensive: naturally, itís the part about ďunder God.Ē The ultimate aim of their ďDon't Say the PledgeĒ campaign is to have those two words officially deleted from the pledge. The campaign is currently being promoted through ads at bus stops in New York and Washington, D.C. and videos on YouTube. † Roy Speckhardt, executive director of the American Humanist Association, explained the group's objection to the Pledge:ďWe want everyone to know...
  • Tim Tebow Joins 'Good Morning America' as Contributor

    09/11/2014 3:55:34 PM PDT · by re_nortex · 17 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | 12:37 PM PDT 9/11/2014 | Philiana Ng
    Already ingrained in the Disney-ABC family as an ESPN analyst, Tebow officially makes his debut on the current No. 1 morning talk show as the newest contributor on Sept. 15. In his new role, Tebow is expected to appear in the GMA studio and in cities across the U.S. as he launches GMA's "Motivate Me Monday" series, which spotlights individuals and their stories of triumph.
  • Islam,Violence,and the Nature of God

    09/11/2014 9:23:01 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 5 replies
    Catholic World Report ^ | September 11,2014 | Dr. R. Jared Staudt
    Although the topic of violence in Islam is a controversial one, Benedict XVI placed it at the center of his treatment of our knowledge of God within his often misunderstood and misrepresented Regensburg Lecture, given eight years ago, on September 12, 2006. Put simply, false views of Godís nature can lead to religiously motivated actions, such as terrorism and violent persecution, which are contrary to the nature and will of God.
  • GRL Singer Simone Battle's Death Ruled a Suicide

    09/08/2014 6:56:55 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 8 replies
    ABC "News" ^ | 9/7/14
    The death of pop singer and former "X-Factor" contestant Simone Battle, a member of G.R.L., has been ruled a suicide by hanging, the Los Angeles County coroner said today..... "Simone was an exceptional young talent and human being, and we are all devastated to learn of her passing," the statement said. "Our thoughts and prayers are with her family and loved ones at this time." Battle grew up in Los Angeles, where she did some part time modeling and work in television and movies before ending up on tour with the Black Eyed Peas after high school, according to RCA...
  • Rev. Graham: ĎAs I Read the News, I Canít Help But Wonder if We're in Last Hoursí

    09/05/2014 11:04:14 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 83 replies
    CNS news ^ | 9/4/14 | Michael W Chapman
    Rev. Franklin Graham, head of the international Christian aid group Samaritanís Purse and son of world-renowned preacher Billy Graham, said that given all the ďbad newsĒ about the killing of Christians by Muslims in some countries, and attacks on Christians by the media and the government even in America, he cannot ďhelp but wonder if we are in the last hours before our Lord Jesus Christ returns.Ē
  • "Why did God kill people?"

    09/02/2014 12:11:48 AM PDT · by matthewrobertolson · 85 replies
    Answering Protestants ^ | 2 September 2014 | Matthew Olson
    Why did God allow for the striking-down of people in the Old Testament? How is this reconciled with the dogma of a loving God?Protestants and modern-day "Jews" don't have an answer for this -- one beyond dualism or "mystery", I mean. But the Church does. There is mortal sin, and there is venial sin (1 John 5:17). Mortal sin -- willful and of grave nature -- separates one from God, practically killing the soul. Venial sin -- all other -- must simply be cleansed, and it does not eternally separate us from Him. And this distinction is shown in the...
  • Satan Does Not Hold the Keys of Death

    08/25/2014 2:23:07 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 7 replies
    ligonier ^ | 8/25/14 | RC Sproul
    We have different vocations with respect to the jobs and tasks God gives us in this life. But we all share in the vocation of death. Every one of us is called to die. That vocation is as much a calling from God as is a ‚Äúcall‚ÄĚ to the ministry of Christ. Sometimes the call comes suddenly and without warning. Sometimes it comes with advance notification. But it comes to all of us. And it comes from¬†God.I am aware that there are teachers who tell us that God has nothing to do with death. Death is seen strictly as...
  • Ebola patient Dr Kent Brantly beams with delight after beating deadly disease

    08/21/2014 10:11:41 AM PDT · by CorporateStepsister · 41 replies
    DailyMail ^ | 21 August 2014 | By Associated Press and Ted Thornhill for MailOnline
    Ebola patient Dr Kent Brantly beamed with delight today as he thanked God for sparing his life and prepared to leave hospital after being declared free of the deadly disease. The American missionary doctor looked a little frail but healthy as he gripped the hand of his wife Amber amid a large medical team at a Emory University Hospital press conference in Atlanta, Georgia. The 33-year-old said: 'Today is a miraculous day. I am thrilled to be alive, to be well and to be reunited with my family.' He thanked God for saving his life, saying that the thousands of...
  • ĎGodís Not Dead,í But Some Are Trying: Why are they so angry at someone who doesn't exist?

    08/19/2014 9:23:32 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 35 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 08/19/2014 | Andrew Klavan
    Take a look at some of these reviews for the religious indie hit God‚Äôs Not Dead [1]:From Britain‚Äôs Socialist newspaper The Guardian [2]: ‚ÄĚThis warped evangelist item‚Ķ veers from the suspect‚Ķ to the outright hateful: by the jawdropping climax, wherein a preacher is effectively granted divine right to mow down non-believers, ‚Äėdoing God‚Äôs work‚Äô has become indistinguishable from Grand Theft Auto. Ban this sick filth.‚ÄĚHere‚Äôs one from Movie Nation [3]: ‚ÄĚIt¬ís a movie where rare is the voice that is raised, but deep is the rage bubbling through its rabid anti-intellectualism. When a non-believer is considered to be better...
  • Seven Things Even God Cannot Do

    08/18/2014 12:59:55 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 132 replies
    Break Point ^ | 08/18/2014 | By: Rolley Haggard
    It is commonly supposed that if God can't do absolutely anything and everything, then He isn't all-powerful. Yet Scripture teaches there are some things even God cannot do, though it affirms in countless places that He is, nonetheless, ďalmighty.Ē Here is a list of things the Bible says outright, or by necessary implication, God cannot do: 1. Lie (or do anything else immoral)óTitus 1:2 2. Deny Himself (i.e., do anything out of character)ó2 Timothy 2:13 3. Remit/forgive sins without the shedding of blood (i.e., taking of life)óHebrews 9:22 4. Avoid going to Calvary if man is to have hope of...
  • Hollywood Actor Reveals What He Thinks Is ĎWeirdí About Atheists

    08/16/2014 8:16:54 AM PDT · by blueyon · 38 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 8/14/14 | Billy Hallowell
    Actor Kevin Sorbo isnít shy about sharing his views on politics and religion, which he has candidly detailed in past interviews with TheBlaze. And in a recent appearance on ďAccess Hollywood,Ē the ďGodís Not DeadĒ star spoke out about atheism, saying he doesnít understand why some nonbelievers get so ďoffended by something they donít believe in.Ē The actor, who is a Christian, went on to call it ďweirdĒ that atheists often become so turned off by nativity scenes that they try to get them removed from public property, especially considering that they donít believe that these religious symbols hold any...
  • Proverb A Day, Proverb 14 [Prayer and Meditation]

    08/14/2014 7:08:46 AM PDT · by OneVike · 1 replies
    Bible NKJV | 900 BC | Solomon
    Proverb 14 (NKJV) The Ways of Life and Death 01 The wise woman builds her house, 00 But the foolish pulls it down with her hands. 02 He who walks in his uprightness fears the LORD, 00 But he who is perverse in his ways despises Him. 03 In the mouth of a fool is a rod of pride, 00 But the lips of the wise will preserve them. 04 Where no oxen are, the trough is clean; 00 But much increase comes by the strength of an ox. 05 A faithful witness does not lie, 00 But a...
  • Ministry to Grieving Parents

    08/14/2014 2:49:05 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 2 replies
    ligonier ^ | 8/14/14 | Nancy Guthrie
    When we witness the anguish, the anger, the questions, the devastation that comes to families that experience the death of a child, we find ourselves desperate to figure out what we can do, what we can say, that will truly help. In the retreats my husband and I host for couples who have faced the death of a child, participants often talk about the ways people have ďbeen thereĒ for them in the midst of the worst pain they can imagine, as well as the ways people have added to their pain. If you could be a fly on the...
  • Proverb A Day, Proverb 13 [Prayer and Meditation]

    08/13/2014 8:25:48 AM PDT · by OneVike · 1 replies
    Bible NKJV | 900 BC | Solomon
    Proverb 13 (NKJV) Wisdom Loves Righteousness 01 A wise son heeds his father's instruction, 00 But a scoffer does not listen to rebuke. 02 A man shall eat well by the fruit of his mouth, 00 But the soul of the unfaithful feeds on violence. 03 He who guards his mouth preserves his life, 00 But he who opens wide his lips shall have destruction. 04 The soul of a lazy man desires, and has nothing; 00 But the soul of the diligent shall be made rich. 05 A righteous man hates lying, 00 But a wicked man is...
  • Proverb A Day, Proverb 12 [Prayer and Meditation]

    08/12/2014 8:32:41 AM PDT · by OneVike · 1 replies
    Bible NKJV | 900 BC | Solomon
    Proverb 12 (NKJV) The House of the Righteous Shall Stand 01 Whoever loves instruction loves knowledge, 00 But he who hates correction is stupid. 02 A good man obtains favor from the LORD, 00 But a man of wicked intentions He will condemn. 03 A man is not established by wickedness, 00 But the root of the righteous cannot be moved. 04 An excellent wife is the crown of her husband, 00 But she who causes shame is like rottenness in his bones. 05 The thoughts of the righteous are right, 00 But the counsels of the wicked are...
  • Proverb A Day, Proverb 11 [Prayer and Meditation]

    08/11/2014 8:51:23 AM PDT · by OneVike · 1 replies
    Bible NKJV | 900 BC | Solomon
    Proverb 11 (NKJV) The Folly of Wickedness01 Dishonest scales are an abomination to the LORD, 00 But a just weight is His delight. 02 When pride comes, then comes shame; 00 But with the humble is wisdom. 03 The integrity of the upright will guide them, 00 But the perversity of the unfaithful will destroy them. 04 Riches do not profit in the day of wrath, 00 But righteousness delivers from death. 05 The righteousness of the blameless will direct his way aright, 00 But the wicked will fall by his own wickedness. 06 The righteousness of the upright...
  • Proverb A Day, Proverb 10 [Prayer and Meditation]

    08/10/2014 8:22:24 AM PDT · by OneVike · 1 replies
    Bible NKJV | 900 BC | Solomon
    Proverb 10 (NKJV) A Wise Son and a Foolish Son01 The proverbs of Solomon: 00 A wise son makes a glad father, 00 But a foolish son is the grief of his mother. 02 Treasures of wickedness profit nothing 00 But righteousness delivers from death. 03 The LORD will not allow the righteous soul to famish, 00 But He casts away the desire of the wicked. 04 He who has a slack hand becomes poor, 00 But the hand of the diligent makes rich. 05 He who gathers in summer is a wise son; 00 He who sleeps in...
  • Proverb A Day, Proverb 9 [Prayer and Meditation]

    08/09/2014 6:59:46 AM PDT · by OneVike · 1 replies
    Bible NKJV | 900 BC | Solomon
    Proverb 9 (NKJV)The Way of Wisdom Wisdom's Invitation01 Wisdom has built her house, 00 She has hewn out her seven pillars; 02 She has slaughtered her meat, 00 She has mixed her wine, 00 She has also furnished her table. 03 She has sent out her maidens, 00 She cries out from the highest places of the city, 04 "Whoever is simple, let him turn in here!" 00 As for him who lacks understanding, she says to him, 05 "Come, eat of my bread 00 And drink of the wine I have mixed. 06 Forsake foolishness and live, 00...
  • Proverb A Day, Proverb 8 [Prayer and Meditation]

    08/08/2014 6:27:37 AM PDT · by OneVike · 2 replies
    Bible NKJV | 900 BC | Solomon
    Proverb 8 (NKJV) The Excellence of Wisdom Wisdom Is Everlasting01 Does not wisdom cry out, 00 And understanding lift up her voice? 02 She takes her stand on the top of the high hill, 00 Beside the way, where the paths meet. 03 She cries out by the gates, at the entry of the city, 00 At the entrance of the doors: 04 "To you, O men, I call, 00 And my voice is to the sons of men. 05 O you simple ones, understand prudence, 00 And you fools, be of an understanding heart. 06 Listen, for I...
  • Proverb A Day, Proverb 7 [Prayer and Meditation]

    08/07/2014 8:23:51 AM PDT · by OneVike · 2 replies
    Bible NKJV | 900 BC | Solomon
    Proverb 7 (NKJV) The Wiles of a Harlot 01 My son, keep my words, 00 And treasure my commands within you. 02 Keep my commands and live, 00 And my law as the apple of your eye. 03 Bind them on your fingers; 00 Write them on the tablet of your heart. 04 Say to wisdom, "You are my sister,"; 00 And call understanding your nearest kin, 05 That they may keep you from the immoral woman, 00 From the seductress who flatters with her words. The Crafty Harlot 06 For at the window of my house 00 I...
  • Proverb A Day, Proverb 6 [Prayer and Meditation]

    08/06/2014 8:20:07 AM PDT · by OneVike · 2 replies
    Bible NKJV | 900 BC | 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...
  • 'HAND OF GOD SENT MISSILE INTO SEA'

    08/05/2014 10:14:07 AM PDT · by Paul46360 · 29 replies
    WND ^ | 8-5-14 | JOE KOVACS
    "ďSuddenly, Iron Dome (which calculates wind speeds, among other things) shows a major wind coming from the east, a strong wind that Ö sends the missile into the sea. We were all stunned. I stood up and shouted, ĎThere is a God!í"
  • Proverb A Day, Proverb 5 [Prayer and Meditation]

    08/05/2014 8:30:23 AM PDT · by OneVike · 1 replies
    Bible NKJV | 900 BC | 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;...
  • Surprised by Suffering ó Free eBook

    08/04/2014 2:17:15 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 15 replies
    Ligonier.org ^ | 8/4/14 | Nathan Bingham
    Until the end of August, Reformation Trust is giving away the ebook edition of R.C. Sproulís Surprised by Suffering: The Role of Pain and Death in the Christian Life. In Surprised by Suffering, R.C. Sproul argues that we should expect pain and sorrow in this life. Some are actually called to a ďvocationĒ of suffering, and all of us are called to undergo the ultimate suffering of death. God promises in His Word that difficult times will come upon us, but He also promises that He allows suffering for our good and His glory, and He will never give us...
  • Proverb A Day, Proverb 4 [Prayer and Meditation]

    08/04/2014 8:38:12 AM PDT · by OneVike · 6 replies
    Bible NKJV | 900 BC | 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,...
  • Proverb A Day, Proverb 3 [Prayer and Meditation]

    08/03/2014 7:37:36 AM PDT · by OneVike · 27 replies
    Bible NKJV | 900 BC | 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]

    08/02/2014 6:23:52 AM PDT · by OneVike · 2 replies
    Bible NKJV | 900 BC | 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]

    08/01/2014 8:26:38 AM PDT · by OneVike · 3 replies
    Bible NKJV | 900 BC | Solomon
    Today is the 1st of the Month. I can think of no better day than today to take me up on my Proverb a day challenge? Yes, today could be the 1st day of the rest of your life. A day where you begin to absorb the Wisdom God blessed Solomon with. A day where you can begin to understand what it's like to have Godly wisdom imparted to you by the One who created you, and everything around you. You can be educated by the best university on the planet, and even have the highest of degree on...
  • Is God Green? Some Religious Leaders Claim He's Against Burning Coal

    08/01/2014 5:54:41 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 40 replies
    National Review ^ | 08/01/2014 | Ian Tuttle
    When, in 2012, EPA official Al Almendariz likened his enforcement strategy for federal drilling policies to Romans¬í peacekeeping tactics in the Mediterranean ¬ó ¬ďCrucify them,¬Ē he quipped ¬ó he was only exhibiting what many already knew: that the Environmental Protection Agency performs its work with an almost religious zeal. But the agency¬ís latest effort ¬ó a massive clampdown on the nation¬ís coal industry ¬ó is receiving actual religious imprimatur. This week 28 religious leaders, representing not only a number of Christian denominations (Presbyterian, Episcopal, Lutheran, Methodist, Quaker, Baptist, and more) but other faiths (Jewish, Hindu, Buddhist, and BahńĀ ĺńę), testified in...
  • Dysfunctional Authority

    07/31/2014 11:03:04 AM PDT · by Yellowstone Joe · 21 replies
    The Relevant Christian Magazine ^ | July 31, 2014 | Michael Thomas
    American society is currently in a dysfunctional state, and like all things dysfunctional, it will implode if not addressed very soon. We live in a world that contains a vast amount of knowledge, but little understanding. The United States has not experienced extreme tyranny, but it is headed in that direction. The shift of authority from private sector to public sector has created a serious imbalance. As a country, there is great arrogance. We take for granted that we will always be the land of the free. Like all civilizations prior, weíre moving from liberty to totalitarianism and itís happening...
  • Proverb A Day, Proverb 31 [Prayer and Meditation]

    07/31/2014 6:41:58 AM PDT · by OneVike · 2 replies
    Bible NKJV | 900 BC | Solomon
    Proverb 31 (NKJV) The Words of King Lemuel's Mother 01 The words of King Lemuel, 00 the utterance which his mother taught him: 02 What, my son? 00 And what, son of my womb? 00 And what, son of my vows? 03 Do not give your strength to women, 00 Nor your ways to that which destroys kings. 04 It is not for kings, O Lemuel, 00 It is not for kings to drink wine, 00 Nor for princes intoxicating drink; 05 Lest they drink and forget the law, 00 And pervert the justice of all the afflicted. 06...