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  • Falsely Accused: John MacArthur's Grace Community Church 'Cleared of COVID-19 Outbreak', but Battle Rages On

    11/17/2020 1:56:37 PM PST · by aimhigh · 5 replies
    CBN News ^ | 11/17/2020 | Andrea Morris
    California's Grace Community Church announced that Los Angeles County health officials have cleared the congregation of causing a COVID outbreak this summer. "We are glad to announce that we received a notice from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Thursday, November 12, saying that we have been cleared of COVID-19 outbreak," the church said on its website. "After a thorough investigation, Public Health officials have decided to rescind all outbreak-related requirements and restrictions on Grace Community Church."The Los Angeles Times targeted Pastor MacArthur's church in a recent article, condemning his congregation for causing a coronavirus "outbreak". According...
  • Fox News host Laura Ingraham says Trump needs to act with "grace and composure" if he loses election

    11/07/2020 2:45:20 PM PST · by MNDude · 168 replies
    Fox News host Laura Ingraham has a message for President Donald Trump: If you lose the election, you should accept defeat with "grace and composure." Following Joe Biden's speech Friday night, Ingraham appeared to prepare her viewers for Mr. Trump's loss and give counsel directly to the president himself. In a shift in messaging, the longtime supporter and early endorser of the president advised him to focus on the future of the country, not the potential defeat.
  • Reversing Romans 10:1-4 Noahides

    rethren, my heart’s desire and prayer to God for Israel is, that they might be saved. For I bear them record that they have a zeal of God, but not according to knowledge. For they being ignorant of God’s righteousness, and going about to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted themselves unto the righteousness of God.For Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to every one that believeth. ( Romans 10:1-4)The Apostle Paul’s heart for his kinsmen, Israel , has always touched me in the depths of my spirit. Perhaps because of Him and of course because...
  • Whatis the Noahide Movement?

    “I do not frustrate the grace of God: for if righteousness come by the law, then Christ is dead in vain.”(Galatians 2:21)There is a rapidly growing movement, which springs out of Orthodox Judaism, Apostate Messianic Christianity, and other streams of neo Judaistic sects within and on the fringes of Christianity, which is called the Noahide movement. It is not new, of course, in fact it predates the coming of Jesus our Lord, into this world. The problem it addresses is for those who are not Jewish, and who do not seek to fully convert to Judaism, but yet who are...
  • BEING FORGIVEN

    06/24/2020 3:24:02 PM PDT · by JAG 5000 · 13 replies
    JAG 5000
    "Rosalind Goforth was a well-known missionary to China who, along with her husband Jonathan, enjoyed an illustrious career and ministry. ` But for many years even having labored for the Lord in China, Rosalind often felt oppressed by a burden of sin. She felt guilty and dirty, nursing an inward sense of spiritual failure. Finally one evening when all was quiet, she settled at her desk with Bible and concordance, determined to find out God's attitude toward the failures, the faults, the sins of his children. She put these words at the top of the page: What God Does With...
  • Bishop Barron's Daily Gospel Reflection - Birth Mother

    06/01/2020 5:17:51 AM PDT · by MurphsLaw
    Word on afire Zministry | 6-1-2020 | Bishop Robert Barron
    Monday, June 1, 2020 MEMORIAL OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY, MOTHER OF THE CHURCH JOHN 19:25-34 Friends, today we celebrate the Memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church. We recall that, from the cross, Jesus pronounced this word to St. John: "Behold, your mother." In saying this, he was giving Mary not only to John, but through John to the whole Church. Mary would be the mother of all the beloved disciples of Jesus up and down the centuries. Then we recall that, at the Annunciation, the angel declared to the maiden of Nazareth: "The holy Spirit...
  • Created Equal: Clarence Thomas in His Own Words

    05/25/2020 6:03:12 PM PDT · by beejaa · 14 replies
    PBS SoCal ^ | May 25, 2020 | Michael Pack, Director
    The movie is free at the link until June 2.
  • A Prayer to The Mother of Our Lord, For all Mothers

    05/10/2020 2:29:30 PM PDT · by MurphsLaw · 40 replies
    catholic.Org | 5-10-2020 | Catholic.org
    Prayer to the Mother of the Lord for all mothers Mary, on this day when we honor all mothers, we turn to you. We thank the Lord whom you serve for the great gift of motherhood. Never has it been known that anyone who sought your intercession was left unaided by grace. Dear Mother, thank you for your "Yes" to the invitation of the angel which brought heaven to earth and changed human history. You opened yourself to God's word and the Word was made flesh and dwelt among us. Dear mother, intercede for all of our mothers. Ask your...
  • The ETERNAL Grace of Almighty God for Man's EXPONENTIAL Unbelief!

    05/06/2020 1:54:59 PM PDT · by The Ignorant Fisherman · 2 replies
    IFB ^ | 5/5/20
    In this day in which society is traveling at EXPONENTIAL speeds, man's EXPONENTIAL advances in technology, abounding resources and abundance for the majority of the common man have advanced EXPONENTIALLY! The majority of Americans today think that they have no need for the ETERNAL things that their Creator offers them in RIGHTEOUSNESS and have deceived themselves into believing that their dead works are sufficient for the redemption of their souls (Rom. 3:23, 6:23, 10:2-4, Eph. 2:8-9, Rev. 3:14-22) Today's EXPERIENTIAL advances have opened wide the door for apostate Christian Americans and the West to gorge themselves on their basest desires,...
  • Why I Preach and Teach the Law of God...ten commandments pt 13

    Why would I, a Christian preacher, take the time to expound on the Ten Commandments, when we live in a new dispensation, the New Testament ? This is a valid and fair question that more than one have raised since I started this series. The following is an example of this kind of query, from a forum I frequently post on, (Free Republic). … nowhere under the New Covenant of grace are we told our ministry is the condemnation and death of the law. That is the work of the world, the flesh, and the devil who do a very...
  • No church, but we can study and pray, Amen.

    03/31/2020 2:38:53 PM PDT · by MAAG · 12 replies
    The Last Eight Days
  • One Road to Heaven, Two Roads to Hell

    03/31/2020 9:29:41 AM PDT · by amessenger4god · 7 replies
    Unsealed ^ | 3/31/2020 | Gary
    What is the faith we proclaim? Christ died for our sins and rose again. Who is Christ? He is God's only begotten Son, the Chosen One, the Anointed. What is the one road to Heaven? Christ alone through faith alone. The road to Heaven is Christ Himself (Jn. 14:6).  There is no other way (Jn. 3:18, 3:36; 8:24; 10:9; Acts 4:12; 16:30–31; Rm. 6:23; 1 Tim. 2:5–6; 1 Jn. 5:11–12; cf. Mt. 7:13–14; 11:27).  The only reason you can have eternal life is because Christ died for your sins and rose again.  And that atonement is applied to your...
  • “That Which is Lacking” – Is Jesus Enough?

    01/29/2020 11:36:40 AM PST · by Carpe Cerevisi · 7 replies
    Ancient Faith Ministries ^ | January 29, 2020 | Fr. Stephen Freeman
    The average Christian, reading his Bible in happy devotion, stumbles across this passage: Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake, and in my flesh I am filling up what is lacking in Christ’s afflictions for the sake of his body, that is, the church… (Col 1:24) The passage is particularly disturbing for a certain strain of Protestant thought that emphasizes Christ’s sufficiency for all things. Christ has accomplished all things necessary to our salvation and we are thus able to “rest” in His completed work. For many, this is at the heart of grace. God has done for...
  • Is Your Eye Evil, Because I am Good? Vineyard parables pt 5

    For the kingdom of heaven is like unto a man that is an householder, which went out early in the morning to hire labourers into his vineyard. And when he had agreed with the labourers for a penny a day, he sent them into his vineyard. And he went out about the third hour, and saw others standing idle in the marketplace, And said unto them; Go ye also into the vineyard, and whatsoever is right I will give you. And they went their way. Again he went out about the sixth and ninth hour, and did likewise. And about...
  • Massive 2,800-lb. Great White Shark Caught Off Of Hilton Head – Could It Help Solve A Crime?

    01/15/2020 8:31:31 AM PST · by Capt. Tom · 42 replies
    FITSNEWS ^ | January 14, 2020 | By Mandy Matney
    Could a South Carolina great white shark help the Highway Patrol solve a crime? Hilton Head Island’s great white shark whisperer is giving it his best shot. Chip Michalove, a famous fisherman who has hooked and released 27 great white sharks off the coast of Hilton Head Island, caught a gigantic 2,800-pound, 15-foot great white shark on Wednesday. SNIP... After reeling in the big girl, Michalove and his crew placed a tag on the great white shark so scientists at the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries can track her movements in the Atlantic. SNIP... Then he gave the shark a...
  • How God Works - A Christmas Story

    12/24/2019 9:05:32 AM PST · by Crusher138 · 11 replies
    Me | 12/24/2019 | Crusher138
    Fourteen years ago November, God answered my wife's prayer in an unusual manner. I had been laid off from my job after 19 years. We had been hit by Hurricane Wilma. Our power was still out after two weeks. My wife and I had decided to sell the house and move to New Mexico. We had lived our whole lives in South Florida and moving over 2000 miles away from friends and family was going to be difficult. As was her custom, when faced with a big decision, my wife turned to prayer. She asked God for clarity. God answered...
  • The Difference Between Allah and God

    10/11/2019 6:53:18 PM PDT · by OddLane · 29 replies
    Youtube ^ | 10/11/19 | Gerard Perry
    I explore Surah XXXI of the Koran (Luqman), and delineate some of the major soteriological differences between Islam and Christianity.
  • Continuing In Faith Is Not A Work...OSAS pt 4

    Then they said to Him, “What shall we do, that we may work the works of God?” Jesus answered and said to them, “This is the work of God, that you believe in Him whom He sent.”( John 6: 28-29)I have already received quite a bit of helpful feedback as a result of posting these articles. This is a subject that interests a lot of people ,(and rightfully so, for what could be more important than the nature of Salvation? ). Several times in the 205 comments I received on Freerepublic.com, indicated that my position that it is possible to...
  • Damnable Heresies...

    09/03/2019 2:55:30 PM PDT · by pastorbillrandles · 7 replies
    But there were false prophets also among the people, even as there shall be false teachers among you, who privily shall bring in damnable heresies, even denying the Lord that bought them, and bring upon themselves swift destruction. ( 2 Peter 2:1)The Apostle Peter warned us, that just as there were false Prophets who led the congregation astray, time and again, in the Old Testament, in our times we would have their counterpart, false teachers. God’s people can only live on Truth, “…Man shall not live by bread alone, but by everyWord that comes from the mouth of God…”. Therefore...
  • The Scandal of the Transfiguration

    08/05/2019 7:20:22 AM PDT · by Carpe Cerevisi · 6 replies
    Ancient Faith Ministries ^ | August 5, 2019 | Fr. Stephen Freeman
    My Archbishop (Alexander Golitzin) shares the story of a young man whom he taught some years ago. He was Orthodox from Estonia. He grew up in the Soviet era and had come to hate all things Russian, including the Orthodox Church. Nevertheless, he saw an Orthodox procession in the streets of his city one year, a procession that included the Russian bishop (whom he also hated and believed to be a KGB agent). However, he saw the bishop surrounded by light. It was an experience that led him into the Orthodox faith. You might hate the man, and the Church...