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  • For Christians, Dying From COVID (Or Anything Else) Is A Good Thing

    10/18/2021 9:46:34 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 30 replies
    The Federalist ^ | October 18, 2021 | Joy Pullman
    It is time for Christians individually and corporately to repent for the way we and our institutions responded to the COVID-19 outbreak.Blaming people for contracting a catchy virus has been one of many widely deployed COVID manipulation tactics. That has shifted into blaming people for dying of a catchy virus after they decided their risks from taking the vaccines outweighed their risks from catching the disease.Shaming people for dying by accident is a bit twisted, but it might make sense if you believe life is over once a person stops breathing, and so cling to the illusion of human control...
  • Hitler's likeness of Muslims' & Japanese religion, his, Nazis' strategic use of Christianity

    10/17/2021 12:18:42 PM PDT · by Conservat1 · 12 replies
    DP ^ | Oct 15, 2021
    Reader comment on item: How the West Could Lose in response to reader comment: hitler was very fond of islam _____ Translated excerpts from Amir in Israel on Sep 20, 2013, replying to a post by a secularist: ______ Hitler was very far from being a devout Christian and his use did not show strong faith in Christianity but opportunism in his name as he knew he could not completely eradicate the deeply rooted Christianity and he tried to "domesticate" it so that the Christian establishment would not interfere and the Vatican would not interfere. Hitler had some statements that...
  • The Sudden Collapse of Greco-Roman Paganism and Rise of Christianity during the 4th century AD ~ Some Stark Clues Courtesy of Julian the Apostate

    10/13/2021 7:02:25 AM PDT · by Antoninus · 42 replies
    Gloria Romanorum ^ | October 12, 2021 | Florentius
    In the years following the victory of Constantine the Great over Maxentius at the Battle of the Milvian Bridge outside Rome in AD 312, something unprecedented in human history happened. A religion embraced by a small, despised, unwarlike minority cult became the dominant faith of the mighty Roman Empire. How this happened has been the subject of endless scholarly debate ever after. Did the ascendant Christians impose their faith on the multitude of pagans by brute force? Did examples of miraculous events or prophecies play a role? Or did the Christian emperors simply make it so advantageous to become a...
  • As A Bible Believing Christian, I Reject The Covid-19 Vaccine With Its Aborted Fetal Tissue And The Vaccination Passport Mark Of The Beast Prototype

    10/09/2021 7:39:55 AM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 45 replies
    nteb ^ | 10/8/21 | Geoffrey Grider
    Yesterday, pretend president Joe Biden falsely claimed yet again that vaccinated people cannot spread the COVID-19 coronavirus touting his administration’s implementation of vaccine mandates for federal workers and active-duty military and push to mandate large businesses when he made the questionable remarks. “We’re making sure health care workers are vaccinated,” he added. “Because if you seek care at a health care facility, you should have the certainty that the pro– — the people providing that care are protected from COVID and cannot spread it to you.” Liar, liar, pants on fire. “A wonderful and horrible thing is committed in the...
  • The rapid decline in biblical lifespans. Mathematics tells us the numbers are not made up.

    10/07/2021 12:04:02 PM PDT · by fishtank · 29 replies
    Creation Ministries International ^ | 10-5-21 | Robert Carter
    The rapid decline in biblical lifespans Mathematics tells us the numbers are not made up by Robert Carter Published: 5 October 2021 (GMT+10) The dramatic decline in human lifespan after the Flood has been studied by many scholars. However, most studies only focus on the chronogenealogies of Genesis 5 and 11, which go from Adam to Terah, the father of Abraham. Yet, it is possible to add multiple additional generations by considering the details given to us in the rest of the Old Testament. The remaining data not only support the Genesis narrative, but they argue strongly that the lifespans...
  • "It was a sport and pastime to humble those exalted heads." ~ The Damnatio Memoriae and relatively commonplace destruction of monuments during the Roman Empire

    10/07/2021 10:28:04 AM PDT · by Antoninus · 21 replies
    Gloria Romanorum ^ | October 7, 2021 | Florentius
    If you follow Roman history interest groups on various social media platforms, you are guaranteed to encounter posts bemoaning the supposed destruction of Classical Greco-Roman civilization by Christians. These posts are normally as sensationalistic as they are lacking in any kind of historical context. They nearly always feature shout-outs to journalist Catherine Nixey’s 2017 polemic entitled The Darkening Age: The Christian Destruction of the Classical World. The comments following such posts are predictable—semi-literate laments about the vast unknown knowledge lost when Christians [sic] burned the Library at Alexandria; bitter tears for all the wonderful art that was destroyed by barbaric...
  • As Christian Cold War Heats Up, The Faithful Are Equipping For Battle

    10/04/2021 10:22:30 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    The ^ | October 4, 2021 | Joy Pullman
    The Christian cold war will mean an increase in church splits, takeovers, and other power struggles as people choose sides on existential questions, including theology.Along with the rest of the country, American Christianity is in the middle of a cold war. As this war heats up, it will mean church splits, takeovers, fights over denominational resources, and other power struggles as the Donald Trump era has increasingly brought clarity and pushed people to choose sides on existential questions.The Southern Baptist Convention, the United States’ largest Protestant denomination, is one key example of this dynamic affecting American Christianity as a whole....
  • MSNBC: White Pro-Life 'Saviors' Are Racist Hypocrites

    10/02/2021 12:24:32 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 35 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    White pro-lifers are racist hypocrites. That was the word on Tiffany Cross's MSNBC show on Saturday. Cross played a clip from the recent congressional testimony of abortion rights advocate Loretta Ross. Referring derisively to white pro-lifers as "white saviors," Ross said: "I’m tired of white saviors saying that black women aren’t smart enough to make our own decisions about our lives. That’s what I’m tired of. That is the ultimate in racism to accuse us of being less smart, less human an less caring about our children than you do." When the clip ended, Cross said: "I think she makes...
  • Dennis Prager Fireside Chat, Ep. 205 — More Secular, Less Free

    09/30/2021 8:45:29 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 4 replies
    PragerU ^ | September 23, 2021 | Dennis Prager
    America is more secular than ever before, that’s a fact. America is ALSO less free than ever before. Is there a correlation? How would you react if there was? Dennis has his thoughts. See if you agree.
  • Message Bible Author Eugene Peterson: Homosexuality Not Wrong, Megachurches Aren't Real Churches

    07/13/2017 11:00:50 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 58 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 07/12/2017 | Brandon Showalter
    (Photo: Q via The Christian Post)Eugene Peterson concludes his discussions with Q Ideas Gabe Lyons today with a conversation on Being Immersed In Scripture.Eugene Peterson, the Presbyterian pastor who wrote the The Message, has come out in support of gay marriage, saying that he would officiate a same-sex wedding if asked.In an interview with Jonathan Merritt at Religion News Service Wednesday, the author of more than 30 books said that he knows many gays and lesbians who "seem to have as good a spiritual life as I do," noting that he would not have said that 20 years ago. He...
  • America Prayer Vigil – September 26, 2021

    09/25/2021 9:31:51 PM PDT · by SisterK · 31 replies
    Free Republic ^ | September 25, 2021 | Free Republic Intercessors
    Join with fellow FREEPERS to pray for AMERICA: For those in Authority in Government, Family, Military, Business, Healthcare, Education, Churches, and the Media. I urge, then, first of all, that requests, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for everyone: for kings and all those in authority that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness. 1 Timothy 2:1-2 Religion Forum threads labeled “Prayer” are closed to debate of any kind.
  • Jessie Duplantis says the reason Jesus hasn’t returned yet, is because people aren’t giving money as they should

    09/26/2021 2:36:46 PM PDT · by DFG · 90 replies
    End Time Headlines ^ | 09/26/2021 | Ricky Scaparo
    An Evangelical pastor in the US has said people can “speed up” the process of Jesus returning to earth by donating more money to congregations. Speaking during a live TV program Victorython, right-wing evangelical pastor, Jesse Duplantis, said: “I honestly believe this – the reason why Jesus hasn’t come is because people are not giving the way God told them to give.” “When you understand this, you can speed up the time,” he continued. Pastor Duplantis leads Covenant Church in Louisiana and is the founder of Jesse Duplantis Ministries.
  • Thousands of High School Students across America Bow Heads to Pray in Unison

    09/24/2021 7:26:17 AM PDT · by Steve1999 · 14 replies
    NN ^ | 09-24-21 | Jack Murphy
    Earlier this week, America's students began praying at the annual "See You at the Pole" event. The event marked the 21st year of the student-led event, which took place at school flagpoles before class. The 2021 theme came from the New Testament:
  • Prominent Christian Author Josh McDowell steps back from ministry after controversial remarks on black families

    09/23/2021 6:20:04 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 61 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 09/23/2021 | Michael Gryboski
    Josh McDowell speaks at Talbot Chapel at Biola University in CaliforniaProminent Christian author and apologist Josh McDowell announced that he will step away from his ministry work and speaking events for the time being after making controversial remarks about minorities and education.In a statement posted Wednesday afternoon to his Twitter account, the 82-year-old said that the backlash from his recent comments at the American Association of Christian Counselors conference on Saturday led him to conclude that he had to step away from his ministry efforts for a time."It has become clear to me, along with Cru leadership, that I need...
  • AMERICA PRAYER VIGIL (September 22, 2021) *PRAYER*

    09/21/2021 8:19:55 PM PDT · by stars & stripes forever · 32 replies
    Free Republic ^ | 9/21/2021 | Free Republic Intercessors
    Join together with fellow FREEPERS to pray for AMERICA: For those in Authority in Government, Family, Military, Business, Healthcare, Education, Churches, and the Media. I urge, then, first of all, that requests, prayers, intercession, and thanksgiving be made for everyone: for kings and all those in authority that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness. ~ 1 Timothy 2:1-2 Religion Forum Threads labeled [Prayer] are closed to debate of any kind.
  • The Greatness and Genius of America

    09/13/2021 5:28:04 AM PDT · by LouAvul
    “I sought for the greatness and genius of America in her commodious harbors and her ample rivers-- and it was not there... in her fertile fields and boundless forests-- and it was not there... in her rich mines and her vast world commerce-- and it was not there... in her democratic Congress and matchless Constitution-- and it was not there. Not until I went into the churches of America and heard her pulpits flame with righteousness did I understand the secret of her genius and power. America is great because she is good, and if America ever ceases to be...
  • Our ‘Devoutly Catholic’ President Is Neither Devout Nor Really Catholic

    09/08/2021 9:00:01 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    The Federalist ^ | September 8, 2021 | Robert Busek
    President Biden’s reaction to Texas’s law protecting unborn lives shows that his Catholicism is little more than cynical political theater.Last week, President Biden vigorously defended allowing women to kill their inconvenient unborn children by denouncing the U.S. Supreme Court’s 5-4 refusal to block Texas’s abortion law from going into effect. He went on to accuse the court majority of fomenting “unconstitutional chaos” and to promise his administration would initiate a “whole of government” response to the Texas law.It’s remarkable that “Sleepy Joe” has worked himself up into such a lather over this. Other concerns might more legitimately qualify for a...
  • Harvard University: From once promoting Christ to now promoting an atheist chaplain

    09/03/2021 9:35:32 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 6 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 09/03/2021 | Jerry Newcombe
    The Reverend John Harvard must be rolling over in his grave. America’s oldest and most prestigious university, named in the Congregational minister’s honor, just promoted a “devout atheist” to be their head chaplain. This is not surprising since Harvard jettisoned its Christian roots long ago. But it’s shocking nonetheless. What’s the point of a chaplain if he doesn’t even believe in God? The Dailymail writes: “Greg Epstein, 44, who was raised in a reformed Jewish household in Queens, New York, was named president of the chaplains for the religious community at the school after serving as Harvard's 'humanist chaplain' since...
  • THE NEW TESTAMENT DOCUMENTS Are they Reliable? (Preface, Chapt. 1)

    02/16/2008 2:24:23 PM PST · by blue-duncan · 7 replies · 103+ views
    PREFACE TO THE FIFTH EDITION Reliable as what?' asked a discerning reviewer of the first edition of this little work, by way of a comment on the title. His point, I think, was that we should be concerned with the reliability of the New Testament as a witness to God's selfrevelation in Christ rather than with its reliability as a record of historical fact. True; but the two questions are closely related. For, since Christianity claims to be a historical revelation, it is not irrelevant to look at its foundation documents from the standpoint of historical criticism. When the first...
  • Raised by 3 gay parents, man vowed to never become a Christian — but his quest to disprove the Bible changed everything

    09/01/2021 8:21:42 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 09/01/2021 | Billy Hallowell
    Author Caleb Kaltenbach once found himself saying, “I never want to be a Christian,” but a blatant attempt to try and disprove the Bible left him in the most surprising of circumstances: accepting Christianity and transforming his heart and mind in the process.Kaltenbach’s faith journey and theological views are especially surprising considering he was raised by three gay parents in an activistic environment before his conversion.LISTEN: HEAR KALTENBACH SHARE HIS POWERFUL CONVERSION STORY“My parents divorced when I was 2 and they both went into same-sex relationships,” he told the “Edifi With Billy Hallowell” podcast.That journey led Kaltenbach and his family...