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  • Debunking Popular Lies About Premillennialism

    05/19/2024 2:20:33 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 50 replies
    Harbingers Daily ^ | 5/17/24 | Jonathan Brentner
    Has the definition of Premillennialism changed in the past few decades? I ask this because during the past several years, a few pastors told me they were Premillennial, but they didn’t adhere to a futuristic interpretation of the book of Revelation or the restoration of a kingdom to Israel. For me, Premillennialism has always signified a belief in Jesus’ return to earth after a literal seven-year Tribulation at which time He will setup His thousand-year rule over the nations of the earth, which certainly includes a gloriously restored Israel. What’s causing the shift away from these beliefs that were a...
  • Christian leaders send letter to President Biden warning that failure to support Israel could endanger US

    05/18/2024 6:16:31 AM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 16 replies
    All Israel ^ | 5/17/24 | Staff
    One hundred fifty-seven Christian leaders representing different streams of Christianity in the United States, wrote a letter to U.S. President Joe Biden, under the banner of American Christian Leaders for Israel (ACLI), to express their disappointment with recent actions by his administration towards Israel. In the letter, the leaders warned that these actions would embolden the mutual enemies of both Israel and the United States and encouraged Biden to make “a course correction.” Among the actions the leaders specified were: Holding Israel responsible for all civilian casualties in Gaza, despite Hamas being the official government of the people there. Repeatedly...
  • Why Has The Vatican Chosen This Precise Moment To Drop Bombshells About UFOs, Aliens And “Apparitions”?

    05/18/2024 6:09:20 AM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 14 replies
    The Economic Collapse Blog ^ | 5/16/24 | Michael Snyder
    For centuries, the Vatican has been carefully guarding their most precious secrets. In recent years, that has been especially true regarding what they know about UFOs, aliens and the mysteries of the universe. So why have they chosen this exact moment in history to publicly talk about these things? The press conference at the Vatican on Thursday is the very first time that the Vatican has held a press conference about UFOs, aliens and “apparitions” since 1978. So this is a really big deal. It is being reported that the Vatican has decided to issue new guidelines “on aliens and...
  • Pope Francis says US Catholic conservatives have 'suicidal attitude'

    05/17/2024 7:37:08 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 45 replies
    Reuters ^ | 05/16/2024 | Brad Brooks
    Pope Francis said his conservative critics within the Roman Catholic Church in the United States are trapped in a "suicidal attitude," according to an interview with CBS. During the April 24 interview with "60 Minutes" that will air this Sunday, Pope Francis was asked his thoughts on the conservative backlash against his papacy, with many of his critics being American clergy members. Pope Francis responded by saying a conservative is someone who "clings to something and does not want to see beyond that." "It is a suicidal attitude," the pontiff said, according to a brief transcript excerpt made available by...
  • The NFL’s Condemnation Of Harrison Butker Exemplifies The Left’s Anti-Christian Bigotry

    05/16/2024 9:49:03 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 32 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 05/16/2024 | John Daniel Davidson
    In corporate America today, there’s a permission structure in place to attack, defame, and destroy anyone who dares to be publicly Christian.It didn’t take long for the NFL to come out and condemn recent remarks from Kansas City Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker, saying his views, given during a commencement speech at Benedictine College over the weekend, “are not those of the NFL as an organization. The NFL is steadfast in our commitment to inclusion, which only makes our league stronger.”What horrible, non-inclusive things did the 28-year-old Butker say? He committed the crime of giving public witness to his faith, espousing...
  • ‘The View’ hosts unload on Chiefs kicker for 'cult-like' Catholic faith, say he needs therapy

    05/16/2024 1:32:03 PM PDT · by NYCCatholic · 48 replies
    Fox News ( ^ | 5/16/24 | Gabriel Hays
    "The View" co-hosts criticized Kansas City Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker’s Catholic faith on Thursday, saying the athlete's religious outlook is being compared to "cult-like and extremist religions in the Middle East" and recommending he go to therapy. The panelists added to the backlash Butker has received for his recent commencement speech at a private Catholic college in Kansas in which he promoted his traditional Catholic values, criticized the LGBTQ community and President Biden, and championed his wife’s vocation as a "homemaker." "If you’re using this to oppress people or hold them down,
  • [Catholic Caucus] Vatican invites Gavin Newsom, other pro-abortion, pro-LGBT Democrats to speak at climate event

    05/15/2024 6:58:09 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 13 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | May 14, 2024 | Doug Mainwaring
    [Catholic Caucus] Vatican invites Gavin Newsom, other pro-abortion, pro-LGBT Democrats to speak at climate eventMassachusetts Gov. Maura Healy, a pro-abortion ‘partnered’ lesbian who supports child ‘sex changes,’ will give a keynote address at the Vatican climate summit, where far-left California Gov. Gavin Newsom and New York Gov. Kathy Hochul will also deliver speechesThree of the nation’s most radical, far-left governors – all of whom identify as Catholic despite their staunch pro-abortion and pro-LGBT stances – have been invited by the Vatican to participate in the Holy See’s summit on “climate change” this week.Perhaps the most troubling aspect of the conference,...
  • Taylor Swift Sunday Service Packs German Church to Overflowing

    05/15/2024 6:03:20 PM PDT · by Morgana · 39 replies
    Breitbart ^ | May 15, 2024 | Thomas D. Williams, Ph.D.
    A 600-year-old church in southern Germany drew some 1,200 people to a Taylor Swift-themed worship service on Sunday, local media reported. Heidelberg’s famous Church of the Holy Spirit, originally Catholic and now Protestant, hosted a liturgical service bearing the title “Anti-Hero — Taylor Swift Church Service,” in an effort to attract younger people, Deutsche Welle (DW) reported. “The Church of the Holy Spirit has always been a place of encounter and exchange,” said Heidelberg Pastor Christof Ellsiepen. “That’s why a pop-music religious service fits so perfectly. With it, we are giving space to the questions and issues that occupy the...
  • Far-right Christians blame Madonna’s ‘satanic’ concert for floods in southern Brazil

    05/15/2024 5:46:11 PM PDT · by Morgana · 11 replies
    Religion News Service ^ | May 13, 2024 | Eduardo Campos Lima
    SÃO PAULO, Brazil (RNS) — Conservative Christians are accusing the pop star Madonna, who gave a free concert on Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana Beach May 4, of including satanic rituals in the show, with catastrophic consequences for Brazil. The concert, the last stop on Madonna’s The Celebration Tour, drew more than 1.6 million Brazilians and fans from neighboring countries and was aired in its entirety on Rede Globo, the national TV network. Besides a diverse cast and some sexual play that LGBTQ+ Brazilians and other minorities said spotlighted their communities, the show projected images of Brazilian human rights icons, including...
  • Christian school teacher who was fired for refusing to use trans student's preferred pronouns settles lawsuit

    05/15/2024 5:27:03 PM PDT · by Morgana · 7 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | May 15, 2024 | Rachel Bowman
    A former gym teacher reached a settlement with a California public school district, after claiming she was wrongfully fired when she refused to lie to parents about their child's pronoun preference and hide her religious beliefs. Jessica Tapia will receive $360,000 from the Jurupa Unified School District after she was fired in 2022 and accused of proselytizing during class. The teacher said the district accused her of not calling a student by their preferred pronouns, but denies ever being asked by a student to do so in the first place. She claimed the district directed her to refer to students...
  • PCA cancels General Assembly panel featuring prominent Trump critic, David French after opposition

    05/15/2024 11:07:20 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 05/15/2024 | Michael Gryboski
    The Presbyterian Church in America has canceled a panel discussion scheduled for its churchwide gathering next month that would have included Evangelical writer and New York Times columnist David French in response to much opposition. ByFaith, the official magazine of the PCA, reported on Tuesday that the panel scheduled for the theologically conservative denomination's June General Assembly in Richmond, Virginia, had been canceled."The concerns that have been raised about the seminar and its topic have been so significant that it seems wisest for the peace and unity of the church not to proceed in this way," stated the PCA Administrative...
  • AMERICA Prayer Vigil 5/13/24 {Prayer}

    05/12/2024 8:26:52 PM PDT · by Kitty Mittens · 18 replies
    5/12/24 | Kitty Mittens
    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 Tim.2:1,2 'And this is the Confidence that we have in Him, that, if we Ask Anything According to His Will, He Heareth us.' 1 John 5:14 Religion Forum Threads Labeled [Prayer] are Closed to Debate of Any Kind.Psalm 86:12I will Praise...
  • Vatican To Publish New Document On Marian Apparitions Next Week

    05/12/2024 7:58:48 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 417 replies
    One News Page ^ | 5/6/24 | Courtney Mares
    The Vatican’s doctrine office will publish a new document next week on discerning Marian apparitions and other supernatural events. The Holy See Press Office announced on Tuesday that Cardinal Víctor Manuel Fernández, the prefect of the Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith (DDF), will unveil new norms for discernment regarding “apparitions and other supernatural phenomena” on Friday, May 17. In an interview with the National Catholic Register, CNA’s sister news partner, last month, Fernandez said that the document will provide “clear guidelines and norms” for discernment. The new norms will be the first time that the Vatican’s doctrinal office...
  • The Death of Truth

    05/12/2024 4:12:56 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 11 replies
    Rapture Ready ^ | 5/11/24 | Daymond Duck
    When asked about the signs of His coming and the end of the age, Jesus mentioned deceit four times in Matt. 24 (vs. 4, 5, 11, and 24). In an article titled “Truth Has Become a Casualty in Modern Journalism,” Pastor Mike Spaulding (author, speaker, radio host) wrote on Apr. 27, 2024: We should all be mourning the death of truth, but alas, few recognize what has happened to truth as a tool to strengthen nations and guard against ruinous corruption. The murder of truth was intentionally committed by individuals and organizations who cannot accomplish their goals through rational, logical,...

    05/11/2024 6:12:03 PM PDT · by Faith · 21 replies
    Praying daily since 2015: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.
  • The Deception Of ‘One Health’: What Will World Leaders Be Willing To Give Up?

    05/11/2024 3:39:39 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 20 replies
    Harbingers Daily ^ | 5/10/24 | David Bowen
    The world is just a few weeks away from the global acceptance of the World Health Organization pandemic treaty, known as WHO. This treaty includes the “One Health” agenda and is designed to “balance” the health of people, animals, and plants, as though all three are of equal value. One Health Adopting the “One Health” approach will affect multiple aspects of everyday life, from agriculture and farming to livestock and food production to environmental issues. The “One Health” agenda is designed to globally declare possible pandemic-type risks, which will naturally lead to forced lockdowns and restrictions placed upon the private...
  • Are Worse ‘Pandemics’ Looming Just Over The Horizon?

    05/11/2024 3:26:57 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 25 replies
    Harbingers Daily ^ | 5/11/24 | Dr. Mark Hitchcock
    I was surprised this week while reading our local newspaper, the Daily Oklahoman, at breakfast. I saw a major headline about the rising fears of a bird flu pandemic. Now, this is something that seems to be flying under the radar. I talked to my wife later, and she hadn’t heard anything about it—most people haven’t. As I searched online, here’s a sample of the headlines I found: The spread of bird flu virus on US dairy farms alarms WHOWhat to know about the latest bird flu outbreak in the USJust One Human Is Infected by Bird Flu in the...
  • Mothers in the lineage of Jesus Christ

    05/10/2024 2:54:35 PM PDT · by eccentric · 20 replies
    vanity ^ | May 10, 2024 | Linda Martinez
    In honor of Mother's Day, let's discuss this trivia: How many women can you name in the genealogy of Jesus Christ? If they tried really hard, most people can name at least two: the first and last. Can you name more?
  • Benny Hinn reveals his '2 biggest regrets' from ministry, apologizes for false prophecy

    05/10/2024 8:22:07 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 48 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 05/10/2024 | Leah MarieAnn Klett
    Controversial televangelist Benny Hinn said his two “biggest regrets” in his decades-long ministry include promoting prophecies he now admits “were not accurate or from the Lord” and pushing “prosperity theology."“The two things I regret most in ministry: I was not too wise a number of times with prophecy,” the 71-year-old charismatic preacher told Stephen Strang, host of The Strang Report, in a recent interview. “I had guests come to the crusades that I think brought harm to not only people’s lives but also to my reputation because their prophecies were not really prophecy. They went outside the borders of redemption.”“And...
  • Pro-Palestinian Protesters Are On A Collision Course With God

    05/09/2024 5:58:43 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 11 replies
    Harbingers Daily ^ | 5/9/24 | Robert Gottselig
    Last week, a video was posted on X that showed a Palestinian man visiting the Auschwitz Birkenau Holocaust Memorial Museum, where he called on Jews to return to the site where they belong. Just read this man’s demonic hatred for the Jewish people, “From these ‘Ghettos’ [concentration camps] from which the Zionists came, [I say] Allah have mercy on all the Palestinians and our martyrs and free Palestine! Allah willing, we will be free from you, and you will return to the [concentration] camp or to your countries, and any [other] place, as long as you leave our place [Palestine]....