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  • Is There A War Between Science And Religion? Examining Jerry Coyne’s recent case arguments

    01/21/2019 10:28:23 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies
    ARC DIGITAL ^ | 01/21/2019 | Paul Manata
    Last month, The Conversation published biologist Jerry Coyne’s article, lovingly served up for audiences at Christmastime, “Yes, There is a War Between Science and Religion.” Coyne fancies himself a participant in a perceived war between faith and reason, science and religion. His mission: To show people they can’t believe the account of Christ’s birth—as depicted, for example, in the Book of Luke, Chapter 2—while simultaneously believing there’s crackers in the pantry. You use your eyeballs for the latter, but not the former, and it’s simply irrational to go through life with a bifurcated mind!It is of course odd to enlist...
  • The Black Man's ONLY TRUE Friend on MLK Day - The Lord Jesus Christ!

    01/21/2019 6:19:03 AM PST · by The Ignorant Fisherman · 7 replies
    IFB ^ | 1/21/19
    The white and black oppressors of the lawless Left Democratic Party, who abhor Almighty God the Creator and His RIGHTEOUSNESS (Rom. 1:18-32) only seek to agitate, control, use, enrage and scare their black Democratic voters and to keep them on their state plantation. This was NEVER MLK's vision for Africain Americans. The very ones who are black America's lawless oppressors are usually put back in power each time by Black America; making heavier their chains of social ills. The Left is horrified of losing their political stranglehold and power and truly care nothing about black America. The black population are...
  • Jesus Christ's Shed Blood and RIGHTEOUSNESS Ends Racism To Those Who Receive Him

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    12/17/2018 7:38:07 AM PST · by Yosemitest · 35 replies
    Ryan Mauro, Director of Clarion Intelligence Network ^ | Dec 17, 2018 | Ryan Mauro, Director of Clarion Intelligence Network
    Finding the Mountain of Moses: The Real Mount Sinai in Saudi Arabia < (24:49 )/a> The Ryan Mauro Show "Finding the Mountain of Moses: The Real Mount Sinai in Saudi Arabia" by Ryan Mauro & The Doubting Thomas Research Foundation. For generations, we have been taught we had to believe the story of the Exodus on faith alone. We were taught that Mount Sinai was located in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, but there was barely any evidence found there to make the story of Moses and the Exodus believable. A new theory has emerged in recent decades that the real Mount...
  • Doctrine Plus Character...Anton Bosch

    12/14/2018 7:36:20 AM PST · by pastorbillrandles
    Christians have been confused by the fact that there are Christian ministers and teachers who, in spite of serious sin, continue to teach the word in a doctrinally correct way. We understand that none of us is perfect and that we all sin. What I am referring to here is ongoing sin which has not been repented of. This is often glossed over with terms such as “character flaws” or “weaknesses”. Often a vile temper is excused as “righteous anger”. Hatred, an unforgiving spirit, bitterness, strife etc. is often brushed aside by the claim to righteous zeal. A judgmental and...
  • Archeologists: Sodom and Gomorrah literally destroyed by fire and brimstone falling from the sky

    12/11/2018 5:14:49 PM PST · by ebb tide · 78 replies
    LifeSIte News ^ | December 11, 2018 | Matthew Cullinan Hoffman
    Archeologists: Sodom and Gomorrah literally destroyed by fire and brimstone falling from the sky December 11, 2018 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A group of archeologists and other scientists say they have discovered strong evidence that the region of the “Middle Ghor,” where the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah are believed to have existed, were in fact destroyed by a meteor that exploded in the sky above, raining down superheated matter and raising temperatures to thousands of degrees, a theory that matches the account of the cities’ destruction contained in the Old Testament Book of Genesis. According to the theory, the meteor...
  • How should Christian celebrities respond when asked 'the big question' about homosexuality?

    12/08/2018 8:15:52 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 47 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 12/08/2018 | Brandon Showalter
    More than any other matter, Christians who become famous or in any way visible public figures will one day be asked by media outlets what they think about homosexuality. The question becomes: What and how is the best way to respond? The touchy subject has resurfaced again in light of singer Lauren Daigle, whose popularity is surging, and her response when asked on "The Domenick Nati Show" if she thought homosexuality was a sin. She said she could not say because she isn't God. Several prominent voices asked her to retract, some more stern than others, while others urged people...
  • We Stand Before 'Challenge of Civilization', Card. Parolin Says at U.N. Climate Change Conference

    12/08/2018 6:29:26 PM PST · by marshmallow · 14 replies
    The Catholic Register ^ | 12/4/18 | CNS
    The Vatican challenged countries gathered for the 24th U.N. Climate Change Conference to focus on the needs of the present and the future as it worked to take swift action. Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican secretary of state, addressed the conference, COP24, in Katowice, Poland, Dec. 3 and told participants, "We are standing before a challenge of civilization for the benefit of the common good." "The Katowice meeting has the fundamental task of developing the Paris Agreement Work Program. This document should be a solid set of guidelines, rules and institutional mechanisms, aimed at facilitating a fair and efficient implementation of...
  • Science Confirms: Angels Took the House of Our Lady of Nazareth to Loreto

    12/08/2018 7:17:28 AM PST · by NYer · 1,247 replies
    tfp ^ | August 7, 2016 | Luis Dufaur
    How did the Holy House take off from its foundations and reappear intact about 2,000 miles away, where it remains to this day?At a conference organized by the “Amici del Timone” Cultural Center in Staggia Senese, Italy, titled “The Story of the Incredible Move of the House of Mary of Nazareth to Loreto,” a topic was developed which challenges engineering.Indeed, the Holy House, birthplace of Our Lady and where the Archangel Gabriel announced to her the Incarnation, has been for many centuries in the town of Loreto (Santa Casa di Loreto), in the Marche region of Italy, facing the Adriatic...
  • Scientists: 'superheated blast from the sky' destroyed Dead Sea cities, pointing to Sodom in Bible

    11/28/2018 9:44:08 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 11/27/2018 | Stoyan Zaimov
    Scientists have found that a "superheated blast from the skies" destroyed cities near the Dead Sea 3,700 years ago, which biblical analysts are saying echoes the destruction of Sodom.Science News reported that the new findings were revealed at the annual meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research last week by archaeologist Phillip Silvia of Trinity Southwest University in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The scientists discovered radiocarbon dating and unearthed minerals that instantly crystallized at high temperatures at what used to be cities and farming settlements north of the Dead Sea, suggesting that a massive air-burst, possibly by a meteor, destroyed...
  • "Name a Natural Explanation Later Replaced by a Supernatural Explanation"

    11/25/2018 12:47:12 PM PST · by pcottraux · 28 replies
    Depths of Pentecost ^ | November 24, 2018 | Philip Cottraux
    “Name a Natural Explanation Later Replaced by a Supernatural Explanation” By Philip Cottraux I see this one pop up on Twitter from time to time, followed by atheists bragging that they’ve never met a theist who can answer it. Unfortunately, I’ve been unsuccessful tracking down its origin. In some tweets I’ve seen it connected with Sam Harris, but sifting through countless quotes as well as his book The End of Faith (this was a torturous experience) turned up nothing. Like most atheist “gotchas,” this one is riddled with false presumptions. I can already hear skeptics getting to the end of...
  • All humans are descended from just TWO people (truncated)

    11/24/2018 6:04:27 PM PST · by ealgeone · 82 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 11-24-2018 | Leigh Mcmanus
    All modern humans descended from a solitary pair who lived 100,000 to 200,000 years ago, scientists say. Scientists surveyed the genetic 'bar codes' of five million animals - including humans - from 100,000 different species and deduced that we sprang from a single pair of adults after a catastrophic event almost wiped out the human race. These bar codes, or snippets of DNA that reside outside the nuclei of living cells, suggest that it's not just people who came from a single pair of beings, but nine out of every 10 animal species, too