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  • Religious belief may extend life by 4 years.If you believe in a higher power, you may live longer, suggests a new study. [up to 6.48 years + forever for true Christians]

    09/03/2023 5:29:22 AM PDT · by daniel1212 · 35 replies
    .medicalnewstoday. ^ | 2018 | .medicalnewstoday.
    In the United States, women might live to 81.2 years, on average, whereas men have a life expectancy of just 76.4 years.... Social interaction, having a pet, and walking faster have all been recently shown to boost one’s longevity.Could religion have the same effect on our lifespan? New research suggests so. Researchers led by Laura Wallace, a doctoral researcher in psychology at the Ohio State University in Columbus, have conducted two studies whose results show that religion could give believers a 4-year longevity boost.The findings were published in the journal Social Psychological and Personality Science....Religion boosts lifespan by up to...
  • In troubled times have joyous hope in the future. Salvation is a free gift of God!

    09/01/2020 7:03:44 AM PDT · by Teleios Research · 4 replies
    Teleios ^ | Teleios
    Be convinced of these 4 biblical truths: 1. Each of us has sinned; 2. God is just, requiring a punishment for sin; 3. But out of love God sent His Son, Jesus Christ, who, by dying on the cross, provided forgiveness of sins in taking man’s deserved punishment; 4. Therefore, by faith alone in Christ’s sacrifice for our sins and belief in His resurrection, man can gain eternal life. (Ephesians 2:8-9, Romans 10:9-10, Romans 3:21-26) Read more at
  • Best decade ever for Humanity?

    12/25/2019 5:55:48 AM PST · by Helotes · 36 replies
    American Spectator ^ | 12/21/19 | Matt Ridley
    Let nobody tell you that the second decade of the 21st century has been a bad time. We are living through the greatest improvement in human living standards in history. Extreme poverty has fallen below 10 per cent of the world’s population for the first time. It was 60 per cent when I was born. Global inequality has been plunging as Africa and Asia experience faster economic growth than Europe and North America; child mortality has fallen to record low levels; famine virtually went extinct; malaria, polio and heart disease are all in decline.
  • Name Above All Names. Through Christ Alone May We be Saved

    04/21/2019 4:36:13 PM PDT · by CHRISTIAN DIARIST · 4 replies
    The Christian Diarist ^ | April 21, 2019 | JP
    Nearly three-quarters of the world’s population adherents of one of the five most influential religions: Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Hinduism and Buddhism. What disturbs is that most Americans who profess themselves Christ followers disbelieve the pronouncement of Jesus: “I am the way the truth, and the life. No one comes through the Father except through me.” According to a 2014 “Religious Landscape Report” by Pew Research Center, two-thirds of avowed Christians are theological pluralists. They reject the idea that Christ alone is the way to salvation. They believe that “many religions can lead to eternal life.” Including Islam, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism...
  • Eternal Life Evidenced by love...themes 1 John pt 7

    We know that we have passed from death unto life, because we love the brethren. He that loveth not his brother abideth in death.( I John 3:14)We have been discussing the theme of First John , which is the threefold test of eternal life, based on three simple theological propositions. Firstly, because God is Light and in Him there is no darkness at all, those who share in the gift of the life of God, hate evil and sin. Eternal Life is opposed to all that is false and evil, unceasingly exposing and repudiating it . Those who have eternal...
  • In Him Is No Darkness At All...themes I John pt 4

    This then is the message which we have heard of him, and declare unto you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.(I John 1:5)The Apostle John’s ministry is one of restoration. The faith of the saints had been confused, distorted, tangled and blurred by the pseudo spirituality of those who claim a mystical, direct knowledge of God, which is above and beyond the experience of “normal” christians. These “gnostics”, ie “knowing Ones“, undermined the simple faith of christians, causing them to doubt the integrity and depth of their own experience. Therefore John sets out to...
  • God Is Light...themes 1 John pt 3

    This then is the message which we have heard of him, and declare unto you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.(I John 1:5)As we noted earlier, John’s ministry is a ministry of restoration. The faith has been frayed, tangled and torn to the point where the believers whom John addressed were confused as to who knew God genuinely and who didn’t. What does it mean to “know him who is from the beginning”? To “be strong and have the Word of God abiding in you”? Most importantly, who is the God and Father of...
  • You Have Existence but Do You Have ETERNAL LIfe?

    03/27/2018 1:46:20 PM PDT · by The Ignorant Fisherman · 2 replies
    IFB ^ | 3/27/18
    EXISTENCE is a state of being that one is physically born into. LIFE is a state of being that one is spiritually born into. A person does not need a saving relationship to God for EXISTENCE, but one does need a saving relationship for LIFE. How can I have such a real and right relationship? Because of God and His Word “which liveth and abideth forever” (1 PETER 1:23-25) BELIEVE and COME! “Jesus saith unto him, I AM the way, the truth, AND THE LIFE: NO man COMETH unto the Father BUT BY ME” (John 14:6). BELIEVE and LIVE! “Jesus...
  • Startup Offers '100% Fatal' Service That Harvests Brains For Future Upload

    03/15/2018 9:53:07 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 33 replies
    Inverse ^ | 03/14/18 | Kevin Litman-Navarro
    Neuroscience startup Nectome wants to harvest your brain for science. The nascent company, which is a member of famed incubator Y Combinator’s winter 2018 class, is focused on preserving brains for future computer upload. Why Does Nectome Want My Brain? “Our mission is to preserve your brain well enough to keep all its memories intact: from that great chapter of your favorite book to the feeling of cold winter air, baking an apple pie, or having dinner with your friends and family,” Nectome’s website says. “We believe that within the current century it will be feasible to digitize this information...
  • What Is Eternal Life?

    11/16/2017 8:01:49 AM PST · by Salvation · 9 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 11-15-17 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    What Is Eternal Life? Msgr. Charles Pope • November 15, 2017 • This is the seventh in a series of articles on the Four Last Things: Death, Judgment, Heaven, and Hell.I often think that we haven’t done a very good job of setting forth the doctrine of eternal life. For most people, the concept seems a rather shallow one: that we will live forever. Frankly, many may not consider it all that appealing if the place where we live forever is Heaven. Too often, Heaven is reduced to merely this: a place where I’ll be happy. I’ll have a...
  • Belief In Truth is a Sign of Eternal Life...I John pt 15

    I am the Way the Truth and the Life, no one comes to the Father but by me.(John 14:6)We have been studying the threefold sign of eternal life, as taught by the Apostle John in His First Epistle. We have stressed that Eternal Life is a gift of God, it cannot be merited, it can only received freely by faith. But how does one know whether or not he has received the gift of eternal Life? After all, in our day as well as in John’s there were many teachers, and prophets who were redefining the knowledge of God, and...
  • Hellfire and a Loving God

    01/16/2016 1:14:01 PM PST · by American Faith Today · 78 replies
    American Faith Today ^ | January 16, 2016 | American Faith Today
    One of the great worries and one of the great questions that many who may be on the fence have when it comes to God is, "How can a loving God torture His children who simply don't believe in Him forever and ever in hell?" Well, hopefully today I'll be able to establish for you that He does not. I'm certainly not going to claim it will be a complete rebuttal or cover all possible ground. But I'll do my best and hopefully let truth win out and reign supreme and let scripture dictate for you whether I'm correct today,...
  • Where are the Dead?

    09/19/2015 12:27:54 PM PDT · by American Faith Today · 46 replies
    American Faith Today ^ | September 19,2015 | American Faith Today
    Today I am going to be stepping away from politics and news stories for a show and I'm just going to talk about this subject of what happens and where we go when we die, according to the bible. This is an important subject for many people and it brings along with it many questions and much uncertainty. Today hopefully I'll ease some of that uncertainty if you have it, and hopefully help you realize that for those of us who do, we serve a Living God. That same God loves His children very much. Naturally, He wants to be...
  • What happens after death?

    08/10/2015 6:26:09 PM PDT · by imardmd1 · 115 replies
    THE WALL: a blog of Baptist Voice Ministries ^ | November 14, 2011 | Dr. Mike Harmon
    Within the Christian faith, there is a significant amount of confusion regarding what happens after death. Some hold that after death, everyone “sleeps” until the final judgment, after which everyone will be sent to heaven or hell. Others believe that at the moment of death, people are instantly judged and sent to their eternal destinations. Still others claim that when people die, their souls/spirits are sent to a “temporary” heaven or hell, to await the final resurrection, the final judgment, and then the finality of their eternal destination. So, what exactly does the Bible say happens after death? First, for...
  • Bombing attempted on monument to North Korea regime, says report

    08/04/2015 7:19:39 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 9 replies
    UPI ^ | July 10, 2015 | Elizabeth Shim
    Bombing attempted on monument to North Korea regime, says report Clues at the scene indicated more than one suspect may have been involved in the plot on the night of July 2. By Elizabeth Shim | July 10, 2015 at 10:08 PM SEOUL, July 10 (UPI) -- Suspects with homemade bombs attempted to detonate a symbol of the North Korean regime in July, according to a source inside the country. The monuments known as the towers of "eternal life" are frequently found in North Korean towns and cities, and used to idolize the Kim regime. A tower in Dokchon, South...
  • New Illustration: Let There Be Light

    04/28/2015 5:48:30 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 9 replies
    CRASHR Art ^ | 4-28-15 | The Looking Spoon
    A lot of my ideas, like this one, are random thoughts that pop into my mind and then I just go with it and see how it ends up...
  • The Bread of life Discourse

    03/30/2015 9:29:16 AM PDT · by RnMomof7 · 12 replies
    One Fold ^ | October 2009 | Brian Culliton
    The Bread of Life Discourse Introduction The Bread of Life Discourse is the Apostle John’s account of the conversation between Jesus and the Jews as recorded in chapter six of his gospel.  In His discourse with the Jews, Jesus plainly conveys what they must do to be saved; believe in Him.  However, the Jews were more interested in the miracles Jesus performed then they were in what He preached.  They were convinced that if He was the messiah, He would lead them to victory over the Romans and establish the everlasting kingdom. Jesus exclaimed no less than seven times during this...
  • What Is Eternal Life?

    07/26/2012 3:15:35 PM PDT · by NYer · 43 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | July 25, 2012 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    I often think we haven’t done a very good job in setting forth the doctrine of Eternal Life. For most people the concept seems a rather flat one, namely, that we shall live for ever and ever and ever…. And frankly for many such a concept seems rather unappealing even if the place of it is heaven. Heaven too is often poorly understood. It is reduced to a rather egocentric notion of a place where I will be happy. I’ll have a mansion, I’ll see my mother again, I won’t suffer…. But most moderns in their description never get around...
  • Elder Jorge F. Zeballos: Attempting the impossible

    10/04/2009 4:27:40 PM PDT · by Colofornian · 6 replies · 402+ views
    Mormon Times ^ | Oct. 3, 2009
    Eternal life is a divine promise that is possible to achieve, said Elder Jorge F. Zeballos of the Seventy during the Saturday afternoon session of conference. "From a purely human point of view at first, this seems to be an impossible task; however, it begins to appear possible upon understanding that in order to achieve it, we are not alone." Recognizing that eternal life is made possible by a forgiving Eternal Father and the selfless sacrifice of His Son, Jesus Christ, Elder Zeballos spoke of the rewards and possibilities available for all who work, sacrifice and give the best of...
  • The Glories and Certainty of Heaven

    08/16/2009 7:02:16 PM PDT · by Freedom'sWorthIt · 25 replies · 1,177+ views
    Truths that Transform ^ | 8/11/2009 - replay | Dr. D. James Kennedy
    Science can be called to the stand and bare testimony to Heaven! Dr. Kennedy has the evidence. He shares the physical proof for Paradise on Truths That Transform.