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  • The Bible In Paintings 10 – GABRIEL'S AMAZING NEWS FOR JOSEPH

    04/15/2021 6:28:06 AM PDT · by Hebrews 11:6 · 11 replies
    c.2,200 BC - c.95 AD | by the Father, Son & Holy Spirit
    .. S H O U L D J O S E P H M A R R Y M A R Y ? . L U K E .. 1 New International Version, emphases added Abrdgd: the complete text is in your Bible . Resources to CLICK: To read LUKE 1 in full To hear MAX McLEAN reading it To hear a DRAMATIZATION of it To see an ANIMATION of Matthew, Mark, Luke, or JohnHarmony of the Gospels 5 B. C. Bible Timeline. MATTHEW, Chapter 1 18 This is how the birth of Jesus the Messiah came about: His mother...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 4-15-2021, Thursday of the Second Week of Eastertide

    04/15/2021 4:33:06 AM PDT · by Cronos · 9 replies
    Universalis/Jerusalem Bible ^ | 15 April 2021 | God
    April 15, 2021Thursday of the Second Week of EastertideSt. nicholas of Myra Byzantine Catholic Church, Anchorage, Alaska Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: White. First readingActs 5:27-33 ©We are witnesses to all this, we and the Holy SpiritWhen the officials had brought the apostles in to face the Sanhedrin, the high priest demanded an explanation. ‘We gave you a formal warning’ he said ‘not to preach in this name, and what have you done? You have filled Jerusalem with your teaching, and seem determined to fix the guilt of this man’s death on us.’ In reply Peter and the apostles said, ‘Obedience...
  • Birth Pains Headlines

    04/14/2021 9:06:57 AM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 6 replies
    RR ^ | 4/13/21 | Randy Nettles
    In Matthew 24, Jesus’ disciples asked about his 2nd Coming and the end of the age. “Jesus answered and said to them, ‘Take heed that no one deceives you. For many will come in My name, saying, ‘I am the Christ,’ and will deceive many. And you will hear of wars and rumors of wars. See that you are not troubled; for all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet. For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. And there will be famines, pestilences, and earthquakes in various places. All these are the...
  • The Ladder of Your Daily Life

    04/14/2021 7:34:13 AM PDT · by Carpe Cerevisi
    Ancient Faith Ministries ^ | April 14, 2021 | Fr. Stephen Freeman
    Perhaps the most prominent ladder in our culture is the one associated with careers. It is an image of the American road to success. We begin at or near the bottom and, step by step, make our way towards the top. It is a metaphor that works well with our modern notions of hard work, persistence and reward. It also serves as a justification for many of the structures in our society and colors our common view of those who linger around the bottom. It is through this cultural image that the Ladder of St. John of Sinai (Climacus) comes...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 4-13-2021, Wednesday of the Second Week of Eastertide

    04/14/2021 1:22:25 AM PDT · by Cronos · 12 replies
    Universalis/Jerusalem Bible ^ | 14 April 2021 | God
    April 14, 2021Wednesday of the Second Week of EastertideCatholic Church​ Of Saint Nicodemus, Gereja Katolik Santo Nikodemus, Banten, Indonesia Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: White. First readingActs 5:17-26 ©The men you imprisoned are in the Temple, preaching to the peopleThe high priest intervened with all his supporters from the party of the Sadducees. Prompted by jealousy, they arrested the apostles and had them put in the common gaol. But at night the angel of the Lord opened the prison gates and said as he led them out, ‘Go and stand in the Temple, and tell the people all about this new...
  • John 6 focusing on the words spoken by Jesus {from the King James Version}

    04/14/2021 12:53:32 AM PDT · by Cronos · 39 replies
    Biblegateway ^ | 85 AD | John
    hat Jesus said in KJV from John 6:5. Those in brackets are inferences from the text 5. Whence shall we buy bread, that these may eat? 10. Make the men sit down (11. Thanks to God. Distribute the bread and fishes) 12. Gather up the fragments that remain, that nothing be lost. This is of a truth that prophet that should come into the world. 20. It is I; be not afraid. ——————————— 26. Verily, verily, I say unto you, Ye seek me, not because ye saw the miracles, but because ye did eat of the loaves, and were filled....
  • 13 Reasons Why It’s the Last Hour…: Pt 2

    04/13/2021 2:03:03 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 27 replies
    RR ^ | 4/13/21 | Jonathan Brentner
    Sign, Sign, Everywhere a Sign Because many believers reject the idea that we live in the last days before the events of the seven-year tribulation sweep over the earth, they fail to identify the many ways that make today radically different than any previous time in history. The purpose of this series is to present evidence of why we live in the last moments of human history as we know it. In part 1, I discussed how the rebirth of Israel is the key to identifying this day as the last moments in human history as we know it. This...
  • 13 Reasons Why It’s the Last Hour …: Pt 1

    04/13/2021 2:02:59 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 14 replies
    RR ^ | 4/9/21 | Jonathan Brentner
    The Rebirth of Israel Opens the Door Most Christians do not believe that we live in the last moments of human history before the events of the tribulation sweep over the earth. The reasons for this vary. Many belong to churches that have long since rejected beliefs in the pretribulation rapture, a seven-year tribulation, and the millennial reign of Jesus. Others remain unaware of how so many signs point to the nearness of Jesus’ appearing, either because their pastors do not teach biblical prophecy or when they do, they dismiss it as something irrelevant to the lives of those listening....
  • Turning chemicals into code: The origin of life and of the information that makes it possible remain the most significant challenge to a naturalistic worldview

    04/13/2021 6:58:50 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 04/13/2021 | John Stonestreet and Shane Morris
    Back in January, at a meeting held at the Royal Society in London, a team of scientists and investors announced the largest prize ever offered to solve a scientific mystery. Organized by engineer and business consultant Perry Marshall, the whopping prize of $10 million (ten times the Nobel Prize payout) will be given to any person or team who can “arrange for a digital communication system to emerge or self-evolve without…explicitly designing the system.” The point of the contest is to learn where the genetic code came from and how it became the basis for all life. The winning experiment,...
  • The Bible In Paintings 9 — THE BIRTH OF JOHN THE BAPTIST

    04/13/2021 6:01:03 AM PDT · by Hebrews 11:6 · 36 replies
    Bing Images ^ | c.2,200 BC - c.95 AD | by the Father, Son & Holy Spirit
    .. JOHN BURSTS UPON AN UNSUSPECTING WORLD . L U K E .. 1 New International Version, emphases added Abrdgd: the complete text is in your Bible . Resources to CLICK: To read LUKE 1 in full To hear MAX McLEAN reading it To hear a DRAMATIZATION of it To see an ANIMATION of Matthew, Mark, Luke, or JohnHarmony of the Gospels 5 B. C. Bible Timeline. LUKE, Chapter 1 57 When it was time for Elizabeth to have her baby, she gave birth to a son. 58 Her neighbors and relatives heard that the Lord had shown her great...
  • Before Creation: Possibility

    04/13/2021 5:05:22 AM PDT · by inpajamas · 12 replies
    Biblical News Christians Jews ^ | 04/13/2021 | The Editor
    It is written: “Through faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God, so that things which are seen were not made of things which do appear.” - Hebrews 13:3 What are these things that do not appear, which, are the foundation of all things that do appear? First and foremost to be understood is the concept that more than one dimension exists: for there is a physical dimension and a spiritual dimension, one temporal the other eternal, one visible the other invisible. The second concept is an extension of the first. The two worlds of...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 4-13-2021, Tuesday of the Second Week of Eastertide. Memorial of St. Martin I, Pope

    04/13/2021 4:30:22 AM PDT · by Cronos · 9 replies
    Universalis/Jerusalem Bible ^ | 13 April 2021 | God
    April 13, 2021Tuesday of the Second Week of Eastertide. Memorial of St. Martin I, PopeSt. Martin's church, Wrocław, Poland Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: White. First readingActs 4:32-37 ©The whole group of believers was united, heart and soulThe whole group of believers was united, heart and soul; no one claimed for his own use anything that he had, as everything they owned was held in common. The apostles continued to testify to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus with great power, and they were all given great respect. None of their members was ever in want, as all those who owned...
  • The Bible In Paintings 8 – MARY'S "MAGNIFICAT" PRAISES GOD

    04/12/2021 6:07:50 AM PDT · by Hebrews 11:6 · 7 replies
    Bing Images ^ | c.2,200 BC - c.95 AD | by the Father, Son & Holy Spirit
    .. MARY'S "MAGNIFICAT" PRAISES GOD . L U K E .. 1 New International Version, emphases added Abrdgd: the complete text is in your Bible . Resources to CLICK: To read LUKE 1 in full To hear MAX McLEAN reading it To hear a DRAMATIZATION of it To see an ANIMATION of Matthew, Mark, Luke, or JohnHarmony of the Gospels 5 B. C. Bible Timeline. LUKE, Chapter 1 39 At that time Mary got ready and hurried to a town in the hill country of Judea, 40 where she entered Zechariah’s home and greeted Elizabeth. 41 When Elizabeth heard Mary’s...
  • Parallels between Acts 4:25-32 and the book of Revelations

    04/12/2021 12:22:07 AM PDT · by Cronos · 6 replies
    Biblegateway ^ | 54 AD | Luke and John
    25 you said by the holy Spirit through the mouth of our father David, your servant:‘Why did the Gentiles rage(A) and the peoples entertain folly?26 The kings of the earth took their stand and the princes gathered together against the Lord and against his anointed.’27 Indeed they gathered in this city against your holy servant Jesus whom you anointed, Herod[a] and Pontius Pilate, together with the Gentiles and the peoples of Israel,(B) 28 to do what your hand and [your] will had long ago planned to take place. 29 And now, Lord, take note of their threats, and enable your...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 4-12-2021, Monday of the Second Week of Eastertide

    04/11/2021 11:36:19 PM PDT · by Cronos · 9 replies
    Universalis/Jerusalem Bible ^ | 12 April 2021 | God
    April 12, 2021Monday of the Second Week of EastertideHoly Rosary Church, Paia, Maui, Hawaii Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: White. First readingActs 4:23-31 ©They were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to proclaim the word of God boldlyAs soon as Peter and John were released they went to the community and told them everything the chief priests and elders had said to them. When they heard it they lifted up their voice to God all together. ‘Master,’ they prayed ‘it is you who made heaven and earth and sea, and everything in them; you it is who said through...
  • Stand Up and Speak Out Now

    04/11/2021 4:20:04 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 12 replies
    RR ^ | 4/11/21 | Daymond Duck
    On Apr. 5, 2021, the Harbingers Daily staff posted an interview that Dr. Franklin Graham did with Tony Perkins, Pres. of Family Research Council. The interview was really about a bill in Arkansas to ban gender transition and puberty blockers for minors that Gov. Asa Hutchinson vetoed. Graham said America is in a free fall of moral decline and he does not believe America will turn around, but he does believe the Church can help slow it down. Graham urged pastors and Church members to stand up and speak out. Graham said, “The worst thing that could happen is for...
  • The Bible In Paintings 7 – MARY VISITS HER COUSIN ELIZABETH, Part 2

    04/11/2021 6:09:45 AM PDT · by Hebrews 11:6 · 15 replies
    c.2,200 BC - c.95 AD | by the Father, Son & Holy Spirit
    .. MARY'S VISIT TO COUSIN ELIZABETH . L U K E .. 1 New International Version, emphases added Abrdgd: the complete text is in your Bible . Resources to CLICK: To read LUKE 1 in full To hear MAX McLEAN reading it To hear a DRAMATIZATION of it To see an ANIMATION of Matthew, Mark, Luke, or JohnHarmony of the Gospels 5 B. C. Bible Timeline. LUKE, Chapter 1 39 At that time Mary got ready and hurried to a town in the hill country of Judea, 40 where she entered Zechariah’s home and greeted Elizabeth. 41 When Elizabeth heard...
  • The Great Rebellion

    04/11/2021 3:52:03 AM PDT · by inpajamas · 12 replies
    Biblical News Christians Jews ^ | 04/11/2021 | The Editor
    When asking what the opposite of love is, a common response to the question would be that the answer is hate. However, hate is not the answer. It can only be part of the answer, being that it is more like a symptom and must have a catalyst. At the crux of all evil is selfishness. The opposite of love is selfishness. God is love; yet, God hates evil. King Solomon said, “The fear of the Lord is to hate evil.” His father King David says in Psalms, “Do not I hate them O Lord that hate thee? and am...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 4-11-2021, Divine Mercy Sunday (2nd Sunday of Easter)

    04/11/2021 2:59:53 AM PDT · by Cronos · 14 replies
    Universalis/Jerusalem Bible ^ | 11 April 2021 | God
    April 11, 2021Divine Mercy Sunday (2nd Sunday of Easter)St. Thomas Cathedral, Palai, Kerala Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: White.First readingActs 4:32-35 ©The whole group of believers was united, heart and soulThe whole group of believers was united, heart and soul; no one claimed for his own use anything that he had, as everything they owned was held in common. The apostles continued to testify to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus with great power, and they were all given great respect. None of their members was ever in want, as all those who owned land or houses would sell them, and...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 4-10-2021, Easter Saturday

    04/10/2021 9:41:49 AM PDT · by annalex · 10 replies
    April 10, 2021 Easter SaturdayAltar of the Cathedral of PisaReadings at MassLiturgical Colour: White.First readingActs 4:13-21 ©We cannot promise to stop proclaiming what we have seen and heardThe rulers, elders and scribes were astonished at the assurance shown by Peter and John, considering they were uneducated laymen; and they recognised them as associates of Jesus; but when they saw the man who had been cured standing by their side, they could find no answer. So they ordered them to stand outside while the Sanhedrin had a private discussion. ‘What are we going to do with these men?’ they asked. ‘It...