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  • He Sees, He is Not Silent, and He is Coming Soon

    11/29/2023 12:56:20 PM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 13 replies
    Jonathan Brentner ^ | 11/20/23 | Jonathan Brentner
    The questions that Habakkuk asked long ago in ancient Judah resonate again in today’s world: O Lord, how long shall I cry for help, and you will not hear? Or cry to you “Violence!” and you will not save? Why do you make me see iniquity, and why do you idly look at wrong? Destruction and violence are before me; strife and contention arise. (Habakkuk 1:2-3) The Lord responded to the inquisitive prophet by telling him that His judgment was already on the way (Habakkuk 1:5-11). His wrath came in the form of Nebuchadnezzar and the Babylonians who destroyed both...
  • Simeon Was Waiting! How About You? Maranatha!😊

    11/29/2023 10:58:28 AM PST · by The Ignorant Fisherman · 9 replies
    IFB ^ | 11/29/23
    Dear friends, two thousand years ago, Simeon was "waiting" for His Savior's first advent (Luke 2:25)! This same word "waiting" is used in (Titus 2:13), “Looking" for the blessed hope! Simeon was "waiting" with all eager anticipation and expectancy, "looking" for the Messiah to come, longing for the Messiah to come, eagerly expecting His first coming! Oh dear friends, how many believers in this same Jesus today look with all eager anticipation and expectancy like Simeon did 2000 years ago, not for Messiah's first coming but for His return for His Body in the clouds? Tragically, not too many. Simeon...
  • George Washington's Thanksgiving Proclamation and the Nature of American Government

    11/29/2023 7:22:59 AM PST · by SeekAndFind
    American Thinker ^ | 11/29/2023 | E. Jeffrey Ludwig
    In October 1789, President George Washington issued a thanksgiving proclamation “to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey his will, to be grateful for his benefits, and humbly to implore his protection and favor….” This proclamation was thus not merely self-congratulation whereby the President and others applauded themselves for creating a new government provided by our Constitution. At that point we were transitioning from the Articles of Confederation which had neither three distinct branches of government nor the idea of federalism embodied in its organization. Would the new Constitution work? Would the misgivings of some leaders prove to be...
  • Christian Prayer App Partners With Pro-Abortion Actor Liam Neeson

    11/28/2023 6:52:07 PM PST · by Morgana · 12 replies
    Life News ^ | November 28, 2023 | Jack Figge
    The CEO of Hallow, a leading prayer and meditation app, released a statement addressing the app’s decision to partner with Liam Neeson for its upcoming Advent reflection series. Early last week, Hallow announced that Neeson, who plays Aslan the Lion in the movie version of Lewis’ Chronicles of Narnia, would join Jonathan Roumie, the actor who plays Jesus in The Chosen, and Sister Miriam James Heidland SOLT, a popular Catholic speaker, in leading the app’s Pray25 Advent challenge, which focuses on the writings of C.S. Lewis. Since its release in 2018, Hallow has quickly risen to be one of the...
  • All-female Catholic college will admit men who identify as women, cites Pope Francis

    11/28/2023 10:25:38 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 40 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 11/28/2023 | Samantha Kamman
    An exclusively female Catholic college will now allow men who identify as women to enroll, with the school's revised non-discrimination policy stating that an "inclusive campus experience" is essential to empowering women through education.Saint Mary's College in Notre Dame, Indiana, will allow men who present themselves as women to apply for undergraduate admission in the fall of 2024. Notre Dame's student newspaper, The Observer, first reported the news about the change last Tuesday. College President Katie Conboy told the faculty in an email last Tuesday that the institution will consider trans-identifying applicants. However, the school is still considering how to...
  • When the UFOs Finally Land

    11/28/2023 8:50:50 AM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 31 replies
    Terry James Prophecy Line ^ | 11/26/23 | Terry James
    Peter Jennings, the late anchor of ABC’s World News Tonight, once remarked the following as host of a television investigation of unidentified flying objects: “We have a lot of skeptics—I am very skeptical—but we seriously investigated something a lot of people are serious about,” he said. “And when we come to the end, this is wonderfully interesting. “More than 80 million Americans believe intelligent beings from somewhere else have come here,” he said. “Forty million believe they have seen UFOs, so this is of deep interest to people.” Jennings said further in exploring the wide span of those interviewed who...
  • If Modern Israel Is Not Biblical Israel, Then Why Is The God Of The Bible Protecting It?

    11/28/2023 8:38:54 AM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 63 replies
    Harbingers Daily ^ | 11/27/23 | Amir Tsarfati
    All throughout the modern history of Israel – the hand of God in rescuing the remnant from the gas chambers and the death camps in Europe; the hand of God in bringing them back to a land that once was a barren wasteland and now is one of the most fertile grounds in the world; the hand of God in reviving the old forgotten Hebrew language as the only means of communication between people that come from more than 80 different diasporas; the hand of God in making sure that the efforts to destroy the newborn state will fail. God’s...
  • Joy to the Redeemed of the World When Messiah Returns and Reigns!

    11/27/2023 10:52:58 AM PST · by The Ignorant Fisherman · 7 replies
    IFB ^ | 11/28/23
    It will be the ravishing of the nation of Israel under the anti-Christ, climaxing with the global bloodbath of Armageddon at Messiah's glorious return in which Jesus Messiah will obliterate the global armies of the Anti Christ which will finally bring about a TRUE and EVERLASTING PEACE to Jerusalem (the City of Peace), to the nation of Israel and to the world (Dan. 2:44, 7:13-27, Zech. 12:4,14:2-4, Rev. 19:11-21)! Joy to the World was written by Isaac Watts for Messiah's GLORIOUS second coming to earth from the RIGHT HAND of the ETERNAL THRONE and MAJESTY of the Father! During the...
  • Who the Revelation Tribulation Altar Will Point To

    11/27/2023 10:49:13 AM PST · by The Ignorant Fisherman · 3 replies
    IFB ^ | 11/28/23
    A question that many ask is; why an altar in the seven-year tribulation period after the Rapture? My friends, it's ALWAYS and ONLY about the love of Almighty God in RIGHTEOUSNESS, which ALWAYS and ONLY points to His beloved Son; who is the PERFECT Lamb of God which takes away the sins and unrighteousness trespasses of Adam's fallen race (John 1:29; Rom. 5:12-21; 10:2-4; Heb. 7-10; 1 John 2:2; 4:10)! ALL the Levitical sacrifices and temple worship pointed PERFECTLY to the RIGHTEOUS Lamb of God; and in the seven-year tribulation the altar will once again be established by the Two...
  • The Peppermint Latte Argument for the Existence of God

    11/27/2023 6:17:18 AM PST · by KierkegaardMAN · 8 replies
    The Stream ^ | John Zmirak
    …Hand me a peppermint latte, shake some fake snow over me, and point me toward flickering trees in glistening Highland Park Village. I can feel my IQ diminishing, trickling down my leg. My face is already growing a vague “Joe Biden Wandering a Summit” smile as I sniff around for some egg nog…
  • Has America Truly Become The “Great Satan”?

    11/27/2023 1:22:41 AM PST · by spirited irish · 48 replies
    PatriotandLiberty ^ | 2023 | Erik Gagnon
    When you look closely, you begin to realize that international banking interests drive American fiscal and social policies in a carefully orchestrated approach. Since the early 1990s, American media companies have consolidated under huge multi-national corporations, and these corporations manage the overall media narrative on a quarterly basis. In effect, the United States Federal Reserve Board and a handful of outside interests systematically program the thought processes of the average American with carefully managed scripts. News these days is far more propaganda than news.Entertainment media also follows a similar agenda, albeit on annual or five-year schedules.
  • AMERICA PRAYER VIGIL 11/27/23 {Prayer}

    11/26/2023 6:25:03 PM PST · by Kitty Mittens · 21 replies
    11/26/23 | Kitty Mittens
    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 2:1-2Religion Forum Threads Labeled [Prayer] are Closed to Debate of Any Kind.Isaiah 43:1-3Fear not: for I have Redeemed thee,I have Called thee by thy Name; thou art Mine.When thou Passest through the Waters, I will be with thee;And through the...
  • [Video transcript] Can Scientists Answer These Questions? RNA, Abiogenesis, Chemical Natural Selection & more Dr. James Tour. [More of his videos here].

    11/26/2023 11:45:43 AM PST · by daniel1212 · 14 replies
    Dr. James Tour ^ | 8-24-2023 | Dr. James Tour
    [Video transcript] Can Scientists Answer These Questions? RNA, Abiogenesis, Chemical Natural Selection & more Dr. James Tour. [Video. [More of his videos here]. [Note: this is from a synthetic organic chemist at Rice University and who and what he presents here is way out of my league, and read just a little, but think it is worth posting. Thus I used to format this* provocative transcript from the YouTube video, which was a giant wall of text.] Note also that the main body of the transcript is here, but Question number 3 was evidently mistakenly listed in the vid...
  • The United Nothing

    11/26/2023 5:03:08 AM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 16 replies
    Rapture Ready ^ | 11/25/23 | Daymond Duck
    I have often referred to the UN (United Nations) as the United Nothing. I have sometimes thought that is too harsh and felt guilty about being so critical. But when I read several stories like I have read this morning, I think it is true and well-deserved. Consider the following stories: >On Nov. 15, 2023, Reuters reported that the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), an agency that is part of the UN system, said Iran has enriched enough uranium to about 60% purity to build at least three atomic bombs, and they constantly call for “Death to Israel” and “Death...
  • AMERICA PRAYER VIGIL (November 26, 2023) *PRAYER*

    11/26/2023 4:14:54 AM PST · by Faith · 24 replies
    November 26, 2023 | Faith
    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.
  • Without the visions of the prophets, Israel would not be legitimate

    11/25/2023 11:31:54 AM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 15 replies
    Israel Today ^ | 11/23/23 | Aviel Schneider
    “The state of Israel will be based on freedom, justice and peace in the spirit of the visions of the prophets of Israel,” is what it says literally in Israel’s Declaration of Independence from 1948. What were Israel’s politicians and rabbis thinking back then when they appealled to the prophets and mentioned their prophecies in the declaration of the founding of the Jewish state? The biblical promise was the political trigger for the founding of the State of Israel. So someone must have perceived the visions of the prophets, and that is not something that can be taken for granted,...
  • Mormon leaders accused of 'silencing and THREATENING' families who tried to expose sex offenders in their communities - as victims claim church 'covered up' an 'epidemic' of abuse

    11/25/2023 9:15:11 AM PST · by Morgana · 26 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | November 25, 2023 | Miles Dilworth
    Mormon families who tried to expose cases of sexual abuse within their communities have alleged they were 'silenced' and threatened with disciplinary action by church leaders, can reveal. In one instance, two Idaho members claim they were warned they could be punished after the pair alerted others in their congregation to the fact that their former bishop faced child sex abuse charges dating back 10 years. In another case in Minnesota, a church member and social worker claims he was stripped of his positions within the church after he spoke out about a registered sex offender who had been...
  • [Catholic Caucus] The Sacred Page: Solemnity of Christ the King: The Readings

    11/25/2023 8:25:22 AM PST · by fidelis · 6 replies
    The Sacred Page Blog ^ | November 24, 2017 | Dr. John Bergsma
    Congratulations, everyone! God has seen fit to let us live to complete another liturgical year! We have journeyed with Our Lord from his birth through his ministry, passion, death, resurrection, and into the growth of the Church and the spread of the Gospel to all the nations. Now, at the end of the year, we reflect on the Final Judgment, when Jesus Christ, King of the Universe, will pass sentence on each and every human being, establishing justice, punishing evil and rewarding love and self-sacrifice. The Feast of Christ the King is a profession of our faith that ultimately there...
  • Israel-Hamas Truce: The Long Line Of Treaties Paving The Way For A False ‘Savior Of Peace’

    11/25/2023 4:29:23 AM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 17 replies
    Harbingers Daily ^ | 11/24/23 | Mark Hitchcock
    This week, Israel’s cabinet approved a peace deal brokered by Qatar, Egypt, and the United States. The agreement is for the release of hostages that were seized by Hamas on October 7 in exchange for a pause in the fighting in Gaza. What does this truce between Israel and Hamas mean for the current war in Israel and for the future? The agreement will result in the release of about 50 Israeli hostages, consisting of women and children, in exchange for a four-day truce in Israel’s air and ground campaign. There’s a potential for an extension, with ten hostages released...
  • When The Intent Is To Mislead… People Can Use The Bible To Justify Any Position They Want

    11/25/2023 4:22:12 AM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 80 replies
    Harbingers Daily ^ | 11/23/23 | Ken Ham
    People can use the bible to justify any position they want when they take words out of context, or read into the text what is not there. On April 22, 2014, a new attack on the reliability and perspicuity of Scripture was released. “God and the Gay Christian” was a book that sought to teach readers that the Bible condones living a monogamous homosexual lifestyle. That attack continues today in the church. The author was Matthew Vines, openly homosexual man and a professing Christian. Being an openly practicing homosexual and claiming to be a Christian often means the person has...