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  • Montana couple who lost custody of 14-year-old daughter after refusing to let her transition to a boy using drugs off AMAZON claims she was taken without a warrant as they sue the state

    05/22/2024 4:25:19 PM PDT · 22 of 23
    ViLaLuz to Thank You Rush

    We are Legion.

  • Montana couple who lost custody of 14-year-old daughter after refusing to let her transition to a boy using drugs off AMAZON claims she was taken without a warrant as they sue the state

    05/22/2024 4:23:56 PM PDT · 21 of 23
    ViLaLuz to Morgana

    The teen was removed from their dad and stepmom’s home last summer after their school called claiming they had tried to kill themselvesf with toilet bowl cleaner and painkillers.
    .......................................

    So the Parents tried to kill themselves.

    (I know. I’m mocking the woke journalist.)

  • Entrusting All to God - Evangelical Caucus/Devotional

    05/22/2024 1:55:57 PM PDT · 3 of 3
    ViLaLuz to metmom

    Paul reminds us that it is much easier to react as we should to trials if we have already resolved, with God’s help, to entrust everything to Him. Then we can face with calm and confidence, rather than worry and fear, whatever God allows.
    ...................................

    This is such a great gift from God for which I’m very thankful. Amen.

  • AMERICA Prayer Vigil ~ May 22, 2024 ~PRAYER~

    05/22/2024 1:52:26 PM PDT · 22 of 22
    ViLaLuz to Norski

    Amen. Praying in agreement. Holy Father, we trust in You. We pray for all Americans (and all around the world) lost, that they may leave the darkness and be delivered into Your Light by our Savior Jesus Christ. Amen.

  • Pray For The Peace of Jerusalem (5/22/24)[Prayer]

    05/22/2024 1:41:39 PM PDT · 13 of 18
    ViLaLuz to left that other site

    My great-grandparents told of the Great Disappointment. In Rome, NY, a large group of people laid down in a field awaiting the Second Coming. When that didn’t happen, they got up and went home. Your link to the Millerites links to Bahai, which is a Persian section with Shia roots. This made me think of the recent deaths of the Iranian leaders and what will happen to the Iranian people. God is moving. The Iranians need deliverance through Christ for sure.

  • ‘OK, boomer’: What’s behind millennials’ growing resentment for their predecessors?

    05/22/2024 5:19:49 AM PDT · 139 of 163
    ViLaLuz to Wilderness Conservative

    You’re right. We Boomers dealt with the PTSD of the Greatest Generation plus our own in Vietnam. Society began to really turn away from God during our time, so many Boomers turned to Dr. Benjamin Spock to raise our children. That didn’t work out well—ask Generation X and Y. It never works without God and now we’re paying the price.

  • AMERICA Prayer Vigil (May 21, 2024) *Prayer*

    05/20/2024 7:01:38 PM PDT · 3 of 24
    ViLaLuz to mancini; manna; maria60; Marie; marylina; Maudeen; MayflowerMadam; matchgirl; mdan41; MEG33; ...
    AMERICA PRAYER VIGIL ping!
    To be added or dropped from this ping list, post or freepmail stars & stripes forever.

    QUESTION: What is the significance of the saying In God We Trust?

    ANSWER
    “Nothing can be more certain than that our country was founded in a spiritual atmosphere and with a firm trust in God” (https://history.house.gov/HistoricalHighlight/Detail/36275, accessed 12/1/22). These words were pronounced by Florida Representative Charles Bennett in 1955 on the House Floor as he proposed a bill that would require the words In God We Trust to be inscribed on all U.S. currencies. The bill was eventually signed into law by President Dwight D. Eisenhower on July 11, 1955. While In God We Trust had previously appeared on coins since after the Civil War, Bennett’s legislation codified the inscription on U.S. currency and led to a later act of Congress making the phrase In God We Trust the national motto of the United States of America.

    While the exact phrasing of In God We Trust does not appear in the Bible, there are many passages that exhort readers to trust in the Lord. Solomon instructs his readers to “trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding” (Proverbs 3:5). Isaiah records a song that includes the encouragement to “trust in the Lord forever, for in God the Lord we have an everlasting Rock” (Isaiah 26:4, NASB). David adds that people should “offer the sacrifices of righteousness, and trust in the Lord” (Psalm 4:5, NASB). There are many similar instances in Scripture challenging people to trust in the Lord.

    We also discover instances in the Bible where people epitomized the saying In God We Trust. Jesus trusted His Father (Hebrews 2:13). Daniel trusted in God and was delivered from the lions’ den (Daniel 6:23). Daniel’s three friends, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, also trusted in God, and He delivered them from the fiery furnace (Daniel 3:28). David wrote that God doesn’t forsake those who have trusted in Him (Psalm 9:10).

    On the other hand, there are numerous biblical warnings against trusting in anyone but God. Job explained that trusting in wealth is an iniquity tantamount to denying God (Job 31:24–28). Solomon cautions that the one trusting his own heart is a fool (Proverbs 28:26). Jeremiah records God’s warning against trusting in humanity: the one who trusts in “flesh” is like a bush in the desert, while the one who trusts in the Lord will be like a tree planted by water (Jeremiah 17:5–8).

    In saying that people should trust Him, God is not saying that people should not trust each other. In fact, the kind of love He expects us to show “believes all things” and “hopes all things” (1 Corinthians 13:7, ESV). The warning is about trusting in humanity rather than trusting in God. The problem is that the heart is deceitful and sick, and the only one who understands the depths of that depravity is God (Jeremiah 17:9). He is the only One who is worthy of our full trust. If we trust in God—like the people of old who could say, “In God we trust”—we will not be disappointed (Psalm 22:5).
  • AMERICA Prayer Vigil (May 21, 2024) *Prayer*

    05/20/2024 7:00:58 PM PDT · 2 of 24
    ViLaLuz to 2nd Amendment; 4Godsoloved..Hegave; 1217Chic; af_vet_1981; A virtuous woman; albie; alicewonders; ..
    AMERICA PRAYER VIGIL ping!
    To be added or dropped from this ping list, post or freepmail stars & stripes forever.

    LYRIC VIDEO
    In Christ Alone (My Hope is Found) - Adrienne Liesching
    https://youtu.be/rn9-UNer6MQ?si=b0BKaQj83W31ODb5

    "When the foundations are being destroyed, what can the righteous do?" (Psalms 11:3)

    Prayer for America
    By Franklin Graham

    I believe our nation is in trouble today, probably more than I've seen in my lifetime. We are contending with issues that are causing the very foundation of our country to crumble. Our moral and spiritual roots are eroding, the economy is misleading, family life is disintegrating, and political forces are at unprecedented odds. There seem to be very few leaders who will take a stand for God and for His Word.

    It can be tempting to believe that America has reached a point of no return. While these factors cause despair, we are reminded in Scripture that with God, nothing is impossible. No problem is too great for Him. Seasons of distress and uncertainty and hardship call for faithful, fervent prayer by God's people and remind us of our responsibility to humble ourselves before Almighty God. We cannot expect healing to come to our nation apart from obedience to God through His Holy Word.

    God longs for His people to humble themselves and to seek forgiveness and pray for guidance. God's Word says, "Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord" (Psalm 33:12). The Bible commands that we repent of our sins and turn to Almighty God. And because we are confident that we serve a God of mercy and compassion, we know that He stands ready to respond to our cries out of the abundance of His divine wisdom.

    It is a crucial time for us to individually and collectively seek God's divine intervention for the challenges facing us. We need to pray not only for our nation, but we need to pray for our leaders, for all those who govern us, that they will turn to God with humble hearts and follow Him. Our military leaders need our prayers as we have dedicated men and women serving on battlefields and sacrificing their blood to protect our nation and many innocent people around the world. God is faithful to bless those who turn to Him.

    Pray that as a nation we would return to God. As we call on God, let us do so by genuine faith, believing that He hears our prayers. God can heal this great land, for which our forefathers fought and died. We need spiritual renewal, we need a revival in America, and we need each and everyone to pray. Lord, Hear Our Cry!
    https://www.nationaldayofprayer.org/get_involved/how_to_pray_for_america
  • AMERICA Prayer Vigil (May 21, 2024) *Prayer*

    05/20/2024 6:59:55 PM PDT · 1 of 24
    ViLaLuz
    Holy Father, our marvelous, loving God of Love, Truth and Wisdom, we trust in You. We know Your promises are good and that You will never leave us or forsake us no matter what. By Your example of sacrifice and resurrection we know that even when the world around us looks and feels so bad and everything is corrupt, You have the power to transform it all for Your good and glory! We trust in You, even when everything seems confused, chaotic and declining. We trust the path and plan You have for each of us, and Your discipline and guidance by Your Holy Spirit. We trust in You, even when so many people can't see Truth and live by delusion and deception. We will trust in You all the way to our end in this world--As Your chosen, cherished children, when we leave this place we'll find fulfillment once and for all dwelling in Your presence. And we will trust in You, our Eternal King, Our Lord Jesus Christ, forever! Oh how can we thank You enough Abba Father! All thanks, praise and glory to You! Thank you Loving Shepherd Jesus!

    Hear Your children's prayers today Mighty King, as we pray for those in authority around the world, especially for our America. Let Your Light shine through us once again. May our leaders (and all citizens as well):

    * Fear You and recognize they are accountable to You for each decision and act. (Proverbs 9:10)
    * Be granted wisdom, knowledge and understanding (James 1:5)
    * Be presented with Your Gospel and a loving Christian witness (Romans 10:14)
    * If unsaved, be drawn to a saving encounter with Christ; if born again, that they be strengthened and encouraged in their faith (1 Timothy 2:4, Ephesians 1:17-23)
    * Recognize their own inadequacy and pray, seeking Your will. (Proverbs 3:5-8, Luke 11:9-13)
    * Be convicted of sin, transgression and iniquity (Psalm 51:17, John 8:9)
    * Heed their conscience, confess their sins and repent. (Proverbs 28:13, James 4:8)
    * Read the Bible and attend prayer meetings and Bible studies. (Psalms 119:11, Colossians 3:2)
    * Value and regard the Ten Commandments and the teachings of Christ. (Psalm 19:7-11, John 8:31-32)
    * Respect and honor their own parents if living. (Ephesians 6:2-3)
    * Respect authority and practice accountability. (Romans 13:1-7)
    * Be given godly counsel and God-fearing advisors. (Proverbs 24:6)
    * Be honest and faithful to their spouses and children. (Malachi 2:15-16)
    * Be practicing members of local congregations. (Hebrews 10:25)
    * Desire purity and avoid debauchery, porn, perversion and substance abuse. (1 Corinthians 6:9-20, Titus 2:12)
    * Be timely, reliable and dependable. (Matthew 21:28-31)
    * Be honest in financial, tax and ethical matters. (1 Corinthians 6:10, 1 Timothy 6:6-10)
    * Seek pastoral care and counsel when needed. (Hebrews 13:7)
    * Seek out and nurture godly friendships. (Psalms 1:1-3)
    * Have thankful and teachable spirits. (Romans 1:21)
    * Be generous and have compassionate hearts for the poor and needy. (Psalm 112:9, Luke 10:33-37)
    * Redeem their time and know priorities. (Ephesians 5:15-17)
    * Desire honesty, integrity and loyalty. (Psalm 26, Proverbs 11:3)
    * Have the courage to resist manipulation, pressure and the fear of man. (Proverbs 29:25, 2 Timothy 1:7)
    * Be shielded from occultism, new age cults, false religions and secret societies. (Isaiah 1:29, 2:6)
    * Be presented with biblical worldviews and principles. (Ephesians 3:10)
    * Endeavor to restore the sanctity of life, families, divine order and morality in our nation. (Ephesians 5:22-6:4)
    * Would work to reverse the trends of humanism in our nation. (1 Chronicles 12:32, Isaiah 59:19)
    * Desire humility and meekness and be willing to serve and cooperate. (John 13:14, Titus 3:1-2)
    * Be prepared to give an account to You, Almighty God. (Hebrews 9:27)

    In the Mighty Name of Jesus we pray, amen.
    (Prayer points compiled by Gary Bergel)

  • Boy, 10, kills himself after suffering horrific bullying that saw his classmates mock his glasses and teeth

    05/15/2024 12:03:02 PM PDT · 31 of 82
    ViLaLuz to Jim Noble

    You’re courageous to admit you sinned as a child. We’ve all been there. I think this might help in dealing with the shame.

    What does the Bible say about forgiving yourself?
    https://www.gotquestions.org/forgiving-yourself.html

    Good bless you!

  • Guatemalan Authorities Investigate Biden-linked NGO Suspected of Child-Trafficking Crimes

    05/15/2024 11:55:25 AM PDT · 10 of 22
    ViLaLuz to MtnClimber

    Here’s an interview with SECGEN Pineda discussing the same. 50 minutes long but well worth it. https://rumble.com/v4v8mlc-guatemalan-secretary-general-is-investigating-the-biden-administration-and-.html

  • Stormy Daniels wore bulletproof vest to get to court over fears of what ‘some nut might do to her’: attorney

    05/14/2024 3:17:20 PM PDT · 60 of 62
    ViLaLuz to DCBryan1

    LOL

  • Texas murder suspect runs victim over twice before kissing, stabbing his limp body: VIDEO

    05/14/2024 7:39:01 AM PDT · 6 of 25
    ViLaLuz to Red Badger

    Momma...I just killed a man...

  • VIDEO: Hammock Guy on Bus Demands Freedom to Hammock

    05/14/2024 7:26:23 AM PDT · 9 of 14
    ViLaLuz to PJ-Comix

    Looks like a safety issue.

  • Video shows panic in church packed with kids after teen armed with rifle tries to storm service

    05/13/2024 5:47:35 PM PDT · 22 of 24
    ViLaLuz to Round Earther

    Maybe A-Bear.

  • Horrific moment 'transgender' killer strikes man walking down road at high speed with Dodge Challenger, reverses over him, straddles and kisses him before stabbing him nine times

    05/11/2024 6:31:57 AM PDT · 39 of 51
    ViLaLuz to Celtic Conservative

    “The devil made me do it.”

  • Missouri teen Kaylee Gain had part of her skull removed after brutal attack, says family in heartbreaking health update

    05/11/2024 5:43:12 AM PDT · 23 of 27
    ViLaLuz to Morgana

    , 15, who allegedly smashed her head into concrete
    ...............................

    Allegedly? You can see her do it on video and hear the victim’s skull crack.

  • Missouri Governor Signs Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz

    05/10/2024 9:02:15 AM PDT · 11 of 11
    ViLaLuz to Morgana

    Praise God!

  • Biden rescues Hamas

    05/10/2024 8:42:46 AM PDT · 9 of 11
    ViLaLuz to Starman417

    First the Taliban, now Hamas.

  • Lesbian and bisexual women live shorter lives than straight women. Here's why

    05/10/2024 8:39:57 AM PDT · 48 of 105
    ViLaLuz to fwdude

    Men in this lifestyle choice suffer the same.