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  • DAILY LIGHT ON THE DAILY PATH APRIL 30 [AM][BIBLE THEME **DEVOTIONAL]

    04/29/2017 9:12:49 PM PDT · by givemWatts · 4 replies
    THE HOLY BIBLE | KING JAMES
    APRIL 30 MORNING /Whoso keepeth His word, in him verily is the love of God perfected. The God of peace, that brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, that Great Shepherd of the sheep, through the Blood of the everlasting covenant, make you perfect in every good work to do his will, working in you that which is well pleasing in His sight, through Jesus Christ; to whom be glory for ever and ever.Amen. Hereby we do know that we know Him, if we keep His commandments. If a man love Me, he will keep My Words: and My...
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 04-30-17, Third Sunday of Easter

    04/29/2017 8:21:44 PM PDT · by Salvation · 25 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 04-30-17 | Revised New American Bible
    April 30, 2017 Third Sunday of Easter Reading 1 Acts 2:14, 22-33Then Peter stood up with the Eleven,raised his voice, and proclaimed:"You who are Jews, indeed all of you staying in Jerusalem.Let this be known to you, and listen to my words.You who are Israelites, hear these words.Jesus the Nazarene was a man commended to you by Godwith mighty deeds, wonders, and signs,which God worked through him in your midst, as you yourselves know.This man, delivered up by the set plan and foreknowledge of God,you killed, using lawless men to crucify him.But God raised him up, releasing him from...
  • Sunday of the Myrrh-Bearing Women

    04/29/2017 5:41:39 PM PDT · by lightman · 1 replies
    Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese ^ | 28 April AD 2017 | Antiochian Archdiocesan staff
    Sunday of the Myrrh-Bearing Women Hear the voice of gladness, O women; for I have trodden down rebellious Hades, and raised the world from corruption. Wherefore, hasten ye and proclaim the glad tidings to My beloved; for I desire that joy shall break forth thence upon My creation, whence first came forth sorrow. —Orthros of the Feast, Tone 2 On this day, the third Sunday of Pascha, we celebrate the feast of the holy Myrrh-bearing women. And we also make commemoration of Joseph of Arimathea, who was a secret disciple, and Nicodemus, who was a disciple by night. The women...
  • DAILY LIGHT ON THE DAILY PATH APRIL 29[PM][BIBLE THEME **DEVOTIONAL]

    04/29/2017 4:07:33 PM PDT · by givemWatts · 5 replies
    THE HOLY BIBLE | KING JAMES
    EVENING APRIL29 That blessed hope,...the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ. Which hope we have as an anchor of the soul, both sure and stedfast, and which entereth into that within the veil: whither the forerunner is for us entered, even Jesus. Whom the heaven must receive until the times of restitution of all things. When He shall come to be glorified in His saints, and to be admired in all them that believe. The whole creation groaneth and travaileth in pain together until now. And not only they, but ourselves also, ... groan within...
  • Receiving Christ's Wounds

    04/29/2017 3:58:21 PM PDT · by metmom · 1 replies
    Grace to You.org ^ | 1993 | John MacArthur, Grace Community Church
    "Blessed are those who have been persecuted for the sake of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are you when men cast insults at you, and persecute you, and say all kinds of evil against you falsely, on account of Me" (Matt. 5:10-11). The persecution you receive for proclaiming Christ is really aimed at Christ Himself. Savonarola has been called the Burning Beacon of the Reformation. His sermons denouncing the sin and corruption of the Roman Catholic Church of his day helped pave the way for the Protestant Reformation. Many who heard his powerful sermons went away...
  • Our New Bodies

    04/29/2017 3:57:45 PM PDT · by metmom · 6 replies
    Grace to You.org ^ | 1997 | John MacArthur, Grace Community Church
    “Just as we have borne the image of the earthy, we shall also bear the image of the heavenly” (1 Corinthians 15:49). All believers can look forward to one day receiving new bodies and new images. Jesus’ post-resurrection appearances present a glimpse of the greatness, power, and wonder that our own resurrection bodies will have. Our Lord appeared and disappeared at will and always reappeared in other places. He was able to go through walls and doors, but He could also eat, drink, sit, talk, and be seen by others. Jesus was remarkably the same as before His death, yet...
  • The Significance of Erdogan...Turkey pt 7

    Ever since 1918, at the end of the First World War, the Western world has been in a period of respite, whether we recognize it or not, from the predations of a ravenous Empire which menaced the West for 400 years. We who have been born and raised in this post Ottoman period for the most part don’t even know that a little more than a hundred years ago, all of the West had to deal with a powerful and avaricious Sunni menace, which altered world trade routes, controlled the entire Middle East including the Holy Land, and encroached deep...
  • Proverb A Day, Proverb 29 [Prayer and Meditation]

    04/29/2017 7:10:09 AM PDT · by OneVike · 1 replies
    Bible NKJV ^ | 900 B.C. | Solomon - Copied by Hezekia's Men
    Proverb 29 (NKJV) Happy Is He Who Keeps the Law 01 He who is often rebuked, and hardens his neck, 00 Will suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy. 02 When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice; 00 But when a wicked man rules, the people groan. 03 Whoever loves wisdom makes his father rejoice, 00 But a companion of harlots wastes his wealth. 04 The king establishes the land by justice, 00 But he who receives bribes overthrows it. 05 A man who flatters his neighbor 00 Spreads a net for his feet. 06 By transgression...
  • DAILY LIGHT ON THE DAILY PATH APRIL 29[AM][BIBLE THEME DEVOTIONAL**]

    04/28/2017 10:43:57 PM PDT · by givemWatts · 4 replies
    THE HOLY BIBLE | KING JAMES
    MORNING APRIL 29 Consider how great things He hath done for you. Thou shalt remember all the way which the Lord thy God led thee these forty years in the wilderness, to humble thee, and to prove thee, to know what was in thine heart, whether thou wouldest keep His commandments, or no. Thou shalt also consider in thine heart, that, as a man chastens his son, so the Lord thy God chastens thee. I know, O Lord, that Thy judgments are right, and that Thou in faithfulness hast afflicted me. It is good for me that I have been...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 04-29-17, M, St. Catherine of Siena, Virgin and Doctor/Church

    04/28/2017 10:03:51 PM PDT · by Salvation · 36 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 04-29-17 | Revised New American Bible
    April 29, 2017 Memorial of Saint Catherine of Siena, Virgin and Doctor of the Church Reading 1 Acts 6:1-7As the number of disciples continued to grow,the Hellenists complained against the Hebrewsbecause their widows were being neglected in the daily distribution.So the Twelve called together the community of the disciples and said,"It is not right for us to neglect the word of God to serve at table.Brothers, select from among you seven reputable men,filled with the Spirit and wisdom,whom we shall appoint to this task,whereas we shall devote ourselves to prayerand to the ministry of the word."The proposal was acceptable...
  • DAILY LIGHT ON THE DAILY PATH [PM][BIBLE THEME **DEVOTIONAL]

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

    04/28/2017 8:36:42 AM PDT · by OneVike · 3 replies
    Bible NKJV ^ | 900 B.C. | Solomon - Copied by Hezekia's Men
    Proverb 28 (NKJV) The Righteous Are Bold as a Lion 01 The wicked flee when no one pursues, 00But the righteous are bold as a lion. 02 Because of the transgression of a land, many are its princes; 00But by a man of understanding and knowledge 00Right will be prolonged. 03 A poor man who oppresses the poor 00Is like a driving rain which leaves no food. 04 Those who forsake the law praise the wicked, 00But such as keep the law contend with them. 05 Evil men do not understand justice, 00But those who seek the LORD understand...
  • Ottoman Empire...Turkey pt 6

    From the years 1299AD to 1922 AD,the Holy Land of the Bible, Egypt, Libya,Tunisia, the entire Arab world, and the former Christian Middle East was ruled alternately by the Mameluke dynasty of Egypt, end eventually came under the rule of the Turkish Pashas of the Ottoman Empire.By the late 15th century the remains of the once Christian Byzantine Empire also fell into the hands of the Ottoman empire. Constantinople became Istanbul, and the renown Hagia Sophia Church became the great Mosque and the city of Constantine and the Christian emperors of Byzantium became the seat of the Caliphate. The Caliphate...
  • Three Kinds of Persecution

    04/28/2017 3:31:11 AM PDT · by metmom · 1 replies
    Grace to You.org ^ | 1993 | John MacArthur, Grace Community Church
    "Blessed are those who have been persecuted for the sake of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are you when men cast insults at you, and persecute you, and say all kinds of evil against you falsely, on account of Me" (Matt. 5:10-11). When you speak out for Christ, you can expect harassment, insults, and slander. Jesus mentioned three broad categories of suffering that Christians will experience. The first is persecution. "Persecuted" (Matt. 5:10) and "persecute" (v. 11) both come from the same Greek root meaning "to pursue" or "chase away." Over time it came to mean...
  • The Resurrection: Motive for Sanctification

    04/28/2017 3:30:39 AM PDT · by metmom · 1 replies
    Grace to You.org ^ | 1997 | John MacArthur, Grace Community Church
    “Do not be deceived: ‘Bad company corrupts good morals.’ Become sober-minded as you ought, and stop sinning; for some have no knowledge of God. I speak this to your shame” (1 Corinthians 15:33-34). Trusting in the fact of Christ’s resurrection and looking forward to our own rising from the dead ought to stimulate us toward sanctification. Like any essential teaching of Scripture, the doctrine of the Resurrection can be studied and discussed from an academic standpoint only. When that happens, we usually acquire a factual understanding of the topic and perhaps some appreciation of how the doctrine supports our faith—but...
  • DAILY LIGHT ON THE DAILY PATH APRIL 28[AM][BIBLE DEVOTIONAL*]

    04/27/2017 10:53:03 PM PDT · by givemWatts · 4 replies
    THE HOLY BIBLE | KING JAMES
    APRIL 28 MORNING Behold the Lamb of God. It is not possible that the blood of bulls and of goats should take away sins. Wherefore when He cometh into the world, He saith, Sacrifice and offering thou wouldest not, but a body hast thou prepared me: in burnt offerings and sacrifices for sin thou hast had no pleasure. Then said I, Lo, I come (in the volume of the book it is written of me) to do thy will, O God. He was oppressed, and He was afflicted, yet He opened not His mouth; He is brought as a lamb...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 04-28-17, OM, St. Peter Chanel, St. Louis de Montfort, Priests

    04/27/2017 7:35:02 PM PDT · by Salvation · 38 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 04-28-17 | Revised New American Bible
    April 28, 2017 Friday of the Second Week of Easter Reading 1 Acts 5:34-42A Pharisee in the Sanhedrin named Gamaliel,a teacher of the law, respected by all the people,stood up, ordered the Apostles to be put outside for a short time,and said to the Sanhedrin, "Fellow children of Israel,be careful what you are about to do to these men.Some time ago, Theudas appeared, claiming to be someone important,and about four hundred men joined him, but he was killed,and all those who were loyal to himwere disbanded and came to nothing.After him came Judas the Galilean at the time of...
  • China's crackdown on Mass in underground community [Catholic Caucus]

    04/27/2017 6:49:28 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 3 replies
    UCA News ^ | April 27, 2017
    China's crackdown on Mass in underground community Whats this? Click on to find out more. Targeting of Catholics underlines difficult path to peace between Beijing and the Vatican A still image of a video that captured the moment when Chinese police entered a church in Wudalianchi disrupting a Mass service to detain a lay leader and priest on April 20. (Photo of internet video) .boder_no{ text-decoration:none!important; color:#000000;} .boder_no a{ text-decoration:none!important; color:#000000;} <p> ucanews.com reporter, Hong Kong China April 27, 2017 Mail This Article (For more than one recipient, type addresses separated by commas) Local communist officials in northeastern Heilongjiang province...
  • DAILY LIGHT ON THE DAILY PATH APRIL 27[EVENING][BIBLE DEVOTIONAL*]

    04/27/2017 2:06:29 PM PDT · by givemWatts · 4 replies
    THE HOLY BIBLE | KING JAMES
    EVENING APRIL 27 A new name. The disciples were called Christians first in Antioch. Let every one that nameth the name of Christ depart from iniquity. They that are Christ's have crucified the flesh with the affections and lusts. Ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God's. God forbid that I should glory, save in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom the world is crucified unto me, and I unto the world. For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision availeth any thing, nor uncircumcision, but a new...
  • Turkey In The New Testament,,,Turkey pt 5

    John to the seven churches which are in Asia: Grace be unto you, and peace, from him which is, and which was, and which is to come; and from the seven Spirits which are before his throne; And from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, and the first begotten of the dead, and the prince of the kings of the earth. Unto him that loved us, and washed us from our sins in his own blood, And hath made us kings and priests unto God and his Father; to him be glory and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.(Revelation...