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  • ‘Pride’ is Nothing to Celebrate

    06/02/2023 4:11:05 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 4 replies
    American Greatness ^ | 2 Jun, 2023 | Trevor Thomas
    In his seminal work Mere Christianity, the great Christian apologist C.S. Lewis describes “pride” as “the Great Sin,” “the essential vice,” “the utmost evil.” Lewis concludes, Unchastity, anger, greed, drunkenness, and all that, are mere flea bites in comparison; it was through Pride that the devil became the devil; Pride leads to every other vice; it is the complete anti-God state of mind. Thus, I suppose it is rather fitting that the “official” celebration of the evil LGBT agenda is called “Pride Month.” Few things today more encompass the wretched display of pride than what is exhibited when those under...
  • Chick-fil-A Has Been Woke for Years. You Just Didn’t Want to Believe It.

    06/01/2023 12:17:38 PM PDT · by Morgana · 23 replies
    The Washington Stand ^ | Suzanne Bowdey
    When the rest of the world lost its corporate marbles, conservatives liked to think that there was one place that would never let them down: Chick-fil-A. As far as they were concerned, the churchgoers’ chicken of choice had been solidly built on Truett Cathy’s strong family values. While other CEOs took their brands in wildly liberal directions, Christians took solace in the fact that at least one franchise could stand against the mob. Now, with the news that Chick-fil-A is catering to the diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) crowd, customers feel deeply betrayed. But the reality is, the chicken empire’s...
  • National Un-Subscribe Day

    06/01/2023 11:57:31 AM PDT · by P-Marlowe · 7 replies
    6/1/23 | Vanity
    Today is the day when all the companies that fill your e-mail boxes with their glorious sales will show you their virtue by presenting their Pride Sales or their Pride Collections. Today is the day to click that un-subscribe button. If they ask why you are unsubscribing, just tell them that Pride is the original sin.
  • A ‘Gender-Sensitive’ Hebrew Bible Translation Hit Digital Shelves. Not Everyone Is Happy

    06/01/2023 11:55:58 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 4 replies
    The Jerusalem Post ^ | MAY 31, 2023 | Jackie Hajdenberg
    The Revised Jewish Publication Society edition of the Bible is the first major update to the JPS translation of the Tanakh in nearly 40 years.A new Biblical translation that eschews gendered pronouns for God is now available through Sefaria, the online library of Jewish texts, prompting backlash on social media from some who see the change as a sacrilege. The Revised Jewish Publication Society edition of the Bible, which the 135-year-old Jewish publishing house has released in partnership with Sefaria, is the first major update to the JPS translation of the Tanakh in nearly 40 years. So far, only the...
  • Why is America Running Away from the Protection of the Living God?

    06/01/2023 5:05:28 AM PDT · by Rev M. Bresciani · 9 replies
    New American Prophet ^ | June 1, 2023 | Michael Bresciani
    In Canada Free Press writer Milt Harris asks the question “Is A Liberal Strain Of “Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy” Responsible For The Transgender Social Contagion?”
  • What Makes Pride a Sin? (For LBGQTQXYZ+ Pride Month)

    06/01/2023 5:00:47 AM PDT · by ConservativeInPA · 11 replies
    Christianity.com ^ | October 9, 2020 | HEATHER RIGGLEMAN
    Everything we have, we have received from God. It is not wrong to feel good about something you have accomplished as long as you recognize, and admit, that you could not have done so without Him. Proverbs 16:18 says, “Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.” There are many other biblical warnings about the sin of pride. But why is pride so strongly warned against? Why is pride a sin? Is it always a sin to feel proud of something you have accomplished? It is very important to understand what precisely is the pride that God...
  • 'Don't mess with the faith of our kids': Teacher snatches student's cross

    05/31/2023 1:47:15 PM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 29 replies
    WND ^ | 05/30/2023 | Bob Unruh
    A dispute that erupted when a schoolteacher in Tennessee snatched a cross necklace from a student before allowing the child into a book fair has been resolved with an apology from the teacher, and the school.The American Center for Law and Justice reported Monday on the resolution.The organization, known for fighting for religious rights across American and around the world, explained it was a "big win for religious freedom."And the message sent by the resolution was not to "mess with the faith of our kids.""Not long ago, we told you about a Tennessee middle school student who wore a cross...
  • Scientists Discover Chinmo – “The Youth Gene”

    05/31/2023 12:59:05 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 9 replies
    Scitech Daily ^ | MAY 31, 2023 | By INSTITUTE FOR RESEARCH IN BIOMEDICINE (IRB BARCELONA)
    Adult Wing Precursor Imaginal Cells of Drosophila melanogaster Absence of Chinmo in imaginal cells suppresses wing growth (left) compared to control wing precursor tissue (middle), while overexpression of the Chinmo gene induces tissue overgrowth, as occurs in processes tumors (right). Credit: IBE Researchers discover Chimno, the gene responsible for the juvenile stage in insects. This gene is present in mammals and could play a key role in cancerous processes. The study, which was published in the journal eLife and led by the Institute for Evolutionary Biology (IBE, CSIC-UPF) and the IRB Barcelona, has revealed that the Chinmo gene is responsible...
  • Working from home up, Catholic households down in Census figures [Ireland]

    05/30/2023 10:52:00 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 2 replies
    RTÉ News ^ | Tuesday, 30 May 2023 20:10 | Ailbhe Conneely, Social Affairs & Religion Correspondent
    The latest Census figures show that there were 5,149,139 people in the State on Census night, which took place in April last year. That is an 8% increase on April 2016 figures. The Census population of 2022 summary results also show the average age of the population increased from 37.4 in 2016 to 38.8 in 2022, compared with 36.1 in 2011. The number of people with dual Irish citizenship was 170,597, which represents a 63% increase from 2016. There was a drop from 87% to 83% in the proportion of people who reported their health was good or very good...
  • The Fine Lines That Separate Faith from Fantasy and from Presumption

    05/30/2023 9:55:17 AM PDT · by Rev M. Bresciani · 4 replies
    New American Prophet ^ | May 30, 2023 | Dr. Michael Brown
    What is the difference between faith in the invisible God and fantasy? Or the difference between faith and presumption? The lines that separate faith from fantasy and presumption can be fine, but they are definite, and they are clear. Failure to recognize those lines can be the difference between life and death, between truth and error, between a solid, fruit-bearing walk with the Lord and spiritual deception.
  • Turkish expats in Europe rejoice after President Erdogan's runoff win

    Turkish people take to streets in several European cities including Berlin, London, Zurich Turkish expats poured out in cities across Europe to celebrate President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s victory in Sunday’s historic runoff election. In Germany’s capital Berlin, supporters of Erdogan’s Justice and Development (AK) Party celebrated in several Turkish-populated neighborhoods, such as Kreuzberg. Kurfurstendamm, one of Berlin’s most famous avenues, was packed with cars and cheering Erdogan supporters. Celebrations also took place in other cities, including Cologne and Frankfurt. In the UK, Erdogan supporters gathered at London’s famous Hyde Park, waving flags and even performing the traditional Turkish halay dance....
  • A veggie burger even Memorial Day meat eaters will love [no]

    05/28/2023 11:29:45 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 62 replies
    Associated Press ^ | May 28, 2023 | Christopher Kimball
    While meat lovers look forward to a Memorial Day barbecue, many people might be looking for a vegetarian option. With their high protein content, black beans lend meaty substance to veggie burgers. Too often, though, the patties turn to mush. So for this recipe from our book “Cook What You Have,” which draws on pantry staples to assemble easy, weeknight meals, we went looking for ways to improve their texture. The answer was three-fold. First, we only mash the beans coarsely so that when combined with other ingredients, we’re not left with a smooth paste. Second, we incorporate a significant...
  • The Extensive Corruption of Morals in the USA

    05/28/2023 5:42:41 AM PDT · by Rev M. Bresciani · 14 replies
    New American Prophet ^ | May 28, 2023 | Jeffrey Ludwig
    The new lewdness is the new normal. At one point, there was a deep preoccupation with determining the point where true art could become or be considered obscenity.
  • Catholics flock to Missouri church to see body of nun who shows no sign of decomposition four years after her death

    05/26/2023 5:28:15 PM PDT · by Twotone · 41 replies
    The Post Millennial ^ | May 25, 2023 | Sara Higdon
    Hundreds of people are flocking to the small town of Gower, Missouri, to see the body of a nun who died in 2019 and was recently exhumed, showing no visible signs of decomposition. The founder of the Benedictine Sisters of Mary, Queen of the Apostles, Sister Wilhelmina Lancaster’s body was being moved to its final resting place inside the monastery chapel. According to the Catholic News Agency, the practice is a long-standing custom to place the remains of founders and foundresses under the altar of the church. Seemingly immune to the natural process of decay, the church calls them “incorruptible...
  • Biometric Comparison between Face of Veil of Manoppello (Resurrection) and Face of Shroud of Turin (Burial)

    05/26/2023 8:23:39 AM PDT · by CharlesOConnell · 23 replies
    Heritage (MDPI) ^ | 24 January 2019 | Liberato De Caro, Emilio Matricciani and Giulio Fanti
    Recently we have studied the unusual optical properties of the Veil of Manoppello, a canvas representing the face of Jesus Christ … with that visible on the Turin Shroud. In particular, the paper focuses on assessing whether the two images can be superimposed, i.e., whether they are different images of the same face. Indeed, some scholars have suggested that the Veil of Manoppello and the Turin Shroud show different images of the same face. We demonstrate that the face of the Turin Shroud, after a logarithmic transformation of the intensity and the correction of the background noise, shows cheeks’ profiles,...
  • Corporate America Has Launched A Religious War. It’s Time To Choose Your Side

    05/26/2023 6:36:31 AM PDT · by Heartlander · 28 replies
    The Federalist ^ | May 26, 2023 | John Daniel Davidson
    Corporate America Has Launched A Religious War. It’s Time To Choose Your SideIn this war there are only two sides: the Tao and the Machine, God or Satan. You have to choose, but choose wisely.Bud Light enlists a trans ladyface minstrel to sell beer. Target hires a trans Satanist to design LGBT clothes for kids and starts selling “binding” and “tucking” swimwear. North Face launches a marketing campaign featuring a creepy drag performer hocking LGBT gear to children ages 2 to 7. The Los Angeles Dodgers gives an award to a demonic hate group whose sole purpose is to blaspheme...
  • Is America Still Worth Fighting For?

    05/25/2023 6:39:39 AM PDT · by Rev M. Bresciani · 51 replies
    New American Prophet ^ | May 25, 2023 | Dr. Jerry Newcombe
    With another Memorial Day upon us, we may consider the question: Is America still worth fighting for?
  • 2024 Elections will be Rigged. Man cannot save you!~

    05/23/2023 1:15:11 PM PDT · by jacksnjanes · 81 replies
    May 23, 2023 | Jack Landon
    There is no way Trump will win, The enemy, in my opinion, just ripped away the election process forever, as easy as abortion rip away a human life from a mothers womb . Their power, position and plot to take over the world has increased, our participation helped them win. Waiting around for a man to save you is just not sound doctrine, and not very smart. The Election process is gone, our so called power as people, including power of our Legislators. We missed the train to stop the tyrannical pirates has failed. We were deceived, hijacked, snared. There...
  • Some Sound Biblical Advice for Candidate Donald Trump

    05/23/2023 6:39:04 AM PDT · by Rev M. Bresciani · 10 replies
    New American Prophet ^ | May 23, 2023 | Michael Brescoiani
    This writer, preacher and prophet is among the millions of ordinary Americans who have appreciated what you did for us in your previous administration. You…
  • Does God exist? Only half of Americans say a definite yes

    05/22/2023 8:18:00 AM PDT · by devane617 · 38 replies
    kron ^ | 05/22/2023
    Only half of Americans now say they are sure God exists. That finding, from the closely watched General Social Survey, stands out among several nuggets of new data about religion in America. Not quite 50 percent of Americans say they have no doubt about the existence of God, according to the 2022 survey, released Wednesday by NORC, the University of Chicago research organization. As recently as 2008, the share of sure-believers topped 60 percent. Thirty-four percent of Americans never go to church, NORC found, the highest figure recorded in five decades of surveys. Another new report, from the Public Religion...