Religion

The Gates of Worship

The Gates of Worship

on September 22, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name. Psalm 100:4 When you enter some of the greatest cities in the world, you can encounter famous gates such as the Brandenburg Gate (Berlin), the Jaffa Gate (Jerusalem), and the gates at Downing Street (London). Whether the gates were built for defensive […]

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Fiery Trials

Fiery Trials

on September 21, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds. James 1:2 Fire can be one of the worst enemies of trees. But it can also be helpful. Experts say that small, frequent fires called “cool” fires clean the forest floor of dead leaves and branches but don’t destroy the trees. They leave behind ashes, […]

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Finishing Well

Finishing Well

on September 20, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. —2 Timothy 4:7 I read a humorous story about a bloodhound. He started chasing a deer but a fox crossed his path, so he started chasing the fox instead. After a while, a rabbit crossed his path, so the hound chased the rabbit. Yet […]

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Mystery Babylon’s lawful obligation

on September 19, 2018, 8:27 AM / in Religion

With all that is going on in this world today – I would hope that some of you would check this site daily:      https://gods-kingdom-ministries.net/daily-weblogs/ I am posting this link as it goes with the following one on  Mystery Babylon. https://gods-kingdom-ministries.net/daily-weblogs/2018/09-2018/the-elisha-ministry-casts-out-jezebel/ https://gods-kingdom-ministries.net/daily-weblogs/2018/09-2018/mystery-babylons-lawful-obligation/ Mystery Babylon’s lawful obligation Sep 18, 2018 Mystery Babylon, by its very definition, rules by secrecy. That is what […]

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Upward Escape

Upward Escape

on September 19, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

He makes my feet like the feet of deer, and sets me on my high places. —Psalm 18:33 The bighorn sheep in Colorado’s Rocky Mountain National Park will often allow visitors to approach them from below and take close-up photos. But don’t try to get above them or the entire herd will run away. The bighorns’ escape route from predators […]

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Making Preparations

Making Preparations

on September 18, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

If I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and take you to be with me that you also may be where I am. John 14:3 As we viewed my father-in-law’s body in his casket at the funeral home, one of his sons took his dad’s hammer and tucked it alongside his folded hands. Years later, when […]

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And from our Best Buds at the MidSouth Sentinel

And from our Best Buds at the MidSouth Sentinel

on September 18, 2018, 6:00 AM / in International News, Opinion, Religion

Sundays With The Sentinel: “political correctness is ultimately anti-Christian and……evil.  Renounce it.” The Founding Fathers held truth in high regard, as evidenced by the passage in the absolutely brilliant Declaration of Independence which says “we hold these truths to be self-evident; that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among […]

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Prayer for Pastor Brunson and his wife Norine.

on September 17, 2018, 6:23 AM / in People, Religion

I have a short, but urgent prayer request: pray for Pastor Andrew Brunson, who remains in Turkey as he awaits trial on false charges of espionage. A note was passed to me from a member of Pastor Brunson’s family. As you may recall, Pastor Brunson was recently released from prison but placed under house arrest in Turkey. There are reports […]

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Above The Crowd

Above The Crowd

on September 17, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Many will say to Me in that day, “Lord, Lord, have we not . . . done many wonders in Your name?” —Matthew 7:22 When the steeple of a local church caught fire after being struck by lightning, firefighters had a difficult time putting out the blaze. The crew had to haul heavy hoses up three flights of stairs to […]

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A Pleasing Aroma

A Pleasing Aroma

on September 16, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

We are to God the pleasing aroma of Christ. 2 Corinthians 2:15 A perfumer who works in New York declares that she can recognize certain combinations of scents and guess the perfumer behind a fragrance. With just a sniff she can say, “This is Jenny’s work.” When writing to the followers of Christ in the city of Corinth, Paul at […]

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Helping Each Other

Helping Each Other

on September 15, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

[God] comforts us . . . so that we can comfort those in any trouble. 2 Corinthians 1:4 “The body of Christ” is a mysterious phrase used more than 30 times in the New Testament. The apostle Paul especially settled on that phrase as an image of the church. After Jesus ascended to heaven, He turned over His mission to […]

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Beyond Time

Beyond Time

on September 14, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

“Lord, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life. We have come to believe and to know that you are the Holy One of God.” John 6:68–69 During 2016, theater companies in Britain and around the world have staged special productions to mark the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare. Concerts, lectures, and festivals […]

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Ready for a Change?

Ready for a Change?

on September 13, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

But the fruit of the Spirit is . . . self-control.Galatians 5:22–23 Self-control is probably one of the hardest things to master. How often have we been defeated by a bad habit, a lousy attitude, or a wrong mindset? We make promises to improve. We ask someone to hold us accountable. But deep inside, we know that we don’t have […]

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Get To Know Jesus

Get To Know Jesus

on September 12, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. – 2 Peter 3:18  In his book The Call, Os Guinness tells a story about Arthur Burns, chairman of the US Federal Reserve Board during the 1970s. Burns, who was Jewish, became part of a Bible study held at the White House at that time. One day, […]

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When LGBT Families Come to Church: We Can’t Choose between Truth and Love

When LGBT Families Come to Church: We Can’t Choose between Truth and Love

on September 11, 2018, 7:01 AM / in Religion

By John Stonestreet, G. Shane Morris  |  Christian Headlines It’s not a matter of if your church and pastor will face these kinds of questions. It’s a matter of when. Here’s a scenario: a same-sex couple or someone openly living in a same-sex relationship starts to attend your church. Maybe they’ve got a child from another relationship or a child conceived through IVF. Because […]

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Sing To The Lord

Sing To The Lord

on September 11, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Weeping may endure for a night, but joy comes in the morning. – Psalm 30:5  It’s as though a sinister stranger comes knocking on your door. You must let him in, for he knocks insistently and will not go away. He is sorrow personified. You believe no one sees your tears and you feel all alone—but God sees them and […]

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For Example

For Example

on September 10, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Shepherd the flock of God . . . [by] being examples to the flock. —1 Peter 5:2-3  Read: 1 Thessalonians 1  A mother cheetah brought a live gazelle fawn to her 5-month-old cubs and released it. After the cubs made several unsuccessful attacks, the mama cheetah intervened and showed them how to “catch dinner.” I observed a similar technique used […]

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For Whom The Bell Tolls

For Whom The Bell Tolls

on September 9, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Death is swallowed up in victory. O Death, where is your sting? —1 Corinthians 15:54-55  In 17th-century England, church bells tolled out the news of what was taking place in a parish. They announced not only religious services but also weddings and funerals. So when John Donne, author and dean of St. Paul’s Cathedral, lay desperately sick with the plague […]

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A Helping Hand

A Helping Hand

on September 8, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

To him who is afflicted, kindness should be shown by his friend. —Job 6:14 Read: Luke 5:17-26  A college student named Kelly shattered her arm in the first volleyball game of the season. This meant she couldn’t work at her part-time job. Then her car stopped running. To top it all off, the young man she had been dating stopped calling. […]

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Love for the Brethren

Love for the Brethren

on September 7, 2018, 6:39 AM / in Opinion, Religion

by Adam Grey  |   Faith & Heritage What is Christian brotherhood if it is not mutual allegiance, love, and practical aid? In Romans 14:19 St. Paul tells us that we are to overlook our differences of opinion in order to have genuine unity amongst one another, and to mutually edify one another. Yet simple observation of the pro-white movement — let alone […]

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