Religion

Companions

Companions

on January 19, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

I am a companion of all who fear You. —Psalm 119:63 Two men were neighbors—one had opened his heart to Christ and the other had not. The believer witnessed often; the other ignored him. One day the Christian answered a knock at his door and his neighbor stood before him with a big smile. “I finally did what you said. […]

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The Prophet of Doom – a must read

on January 18, 2019, 7:46 AM / in Religion

If any of you want to become INFORMED about the MUSLIM *culture* I would urge you to read this web page.  I came across it when I was living in TN and it surely opened my eyes to things I had not heard of elsewhere. Sorry about the formatting but this is to give you an idea of what the […]

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Beth Moore Under Fire, Says, ‘Spending Time with God and Spending Time with the Bible Are Not the Same Thing’

Beth Moore Under Fire, Says, ‘Spending Time with God and Spending Time with the Bible Are Not the Same Thing’

on January 18, 2019, 7:42 AM / in Religion

Kayla Koslosky | ChristianHeadlines.com Editor Beth Moore became the center of controversy this week after she told her followers on Twitter that “spending time with God and spending time with the Bible are not the same thing.” The evangelical Christian author decided to start off the New Year by telling people that while the Bible is the word of God, “it’s not […]

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Tight Lines

Tight Lines

on January 18, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Always be ready to give a defense to everyone who asks you a reason for the hope that is in you, with meekness and fear. —1 Peter 3:15 Fishermen sometimes bestow this blessing on one another: “May you keep a tight line,” by which we mean, “May you always have a trout on your line.” As I’ve gotten older, however, […]

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Religious Freedom Day; March for Life Prayer Opportunities; Sanctity of Life Sunday

on January 17, 2019, 6:40 AM / in Religion

Dear Praying Friends, Larry Tomczak, evangelist, pastor, church planter, and author of ten books, has served for decades on Intercessors for America’s board of directors. Known for his incisive cultural commentary, Larry’s op-eds appear weekly in numerous online Christian publications and his own website LarryTomczak.com. A friend for over 40 years, I am glad to share these excerpts from Larry’s […]

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What God Can Do

What God Can Do

on January 17, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

[God] delivered us from so great a death, and does deliver us; in whom we trust that He will still deliver us. —2 Corinthians 1:10 They were called the “lost boys” of Sudan. Thousands of them fled the civil war in that country and sought refuge from the chaos and killing. Many had been taught the gospel in churches founded […]

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Who do YOU Pray to?

on January 16, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

The following was what I was filled with during this past night.  I call it a vision – as it came about without any pre-thought and it kept repeating all night long.  That told me I had to write it out and send it to the WGEN list. When you pray – WHO do you pray to?  I ask that […]

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Frightened By A Boxer

Frightened By A Boxer

on January 16, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God. —Isaiah 41:10 On a bright Sunday morning one of my boys, who was just a little fellow, was walking to church with me. Soon the sights and sounds of a new day invited him to skip on ahead. Suddenly his carefree progress came to an […]

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Social Stomachs

Social Stomachs

on January 15, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Blessed are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the Lord! —Psalm 119:1 Honey ants survive in difficult times by depending on certain members of their group known as “honey pots.” They take in so much nectar that they swell up until they resemble little round berries, hardly able to move. When food and water become […]

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A Stone In The Mouth

A Stone In The Mouth

on January 14, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

A fool’s mouth is his destruction, and his lips are the snare of his soul. —Proverbs 18:7 We would all cringe at the thought of a mouth full of gravel. But a stone in the mouth can actually be desirable—at least that seems to be true for the cranes that inhabit the Taurus mountains of southern Turkey. These cranes tend […]

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What Do Thy Seek?

What Do Thy Seek?

on January 13, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, Religion

“It was for freedom that Christ has made us free.” Freedom, I mean true freedom has always been purchased with blood. It is only maintained by vigilance. Christ purchased our freedom from sin and death and with His blood, but we only walk in that freedom according to the vigilance with which we embrace the grace of God, shun the […]

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Raku

Raku

on January 13, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Rejoicing in hope, patient in tribulation. —Romans 12:12 Some friends gave us a piece of Raku pottery. “Each pot is hand-formed,” the tag explained, “a process that allows the spirit of the artist to speak through the finished work with particular directness and intimacy.” Once the clay has been shaped by the potter it is fired in a kiln. Then, […]

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Choose To Feel

Choose To Feel

on January 12, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

My heart churns within Me; My sympathy is stirred. —Hosea 11:8 As I considered those words, I noticed the billboards I was passing. They urged me to choose things that would keep me from feeling—alcohol to deaden emotional pain; fat-laden food to alleviate feelings of emptiness; luxury cars and other expensive items to lessen feelings of worthlessness. Many of the […]

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Hold On!

Hold On!

on January 12, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

I am coming soon. Hold on to what you have.  Revelation 3:11 A cowboy friend of mine who grew up on a ranch in Texas has a number of colorful sayings. One of my favorites is “It don’t take much water to make good coffee.” And when someone ropes a steer too big to handle or is in some kind […]

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Why The Pulpit Must Be Political

Why The Pulpit Must Be Political

on January 11, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Opinion, Religion

Editor’s note: We read this in December before Christmas but didn’t publish it because, while the author is more than correct, we had scheduled other items instead. But instead of letting it go completely, we saved it. This morning we were reminded to bring the editorial back…. it is time to remember that those that inspire us most must aid in […]

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You Have Value

You Have Value

on January 11, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

You were bought at a price. 1 Corinthians 6:20 After my mother-in-law died, my wife and I discovered a cache of US Indian Head pennies in a dresser drawer in her apartment. She wasn’t a coin collector, as such, but she lived in the era when these pennies were in circulation and she had accumulated a few. Some of these […]

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FRC’s Time to Pray; Wall; Military Trans Policy; EEOC; MI Faith Groups Must Bow?

on January 10, 2019, 7:20 AM / in Religion

Tony Perkins (bio), the fourth and longest-serving President of FRC, took his post in 2003. Elected to the Louisiana Legislature in 1996, he became the legislative body’s leading pro-life, pro-family conservative voice. In fact, Tony made history in 1997 by authoring America’s first Covenant Marriage law. The numerous faith and family-friendly laws he championed have had a profound impact in […]

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God Calls You

on January 10, 2019, 6:46 AM / in Religion

Reading for today “NO MAN CAN COME TO ME, EXCEPT THE FATHER WHICH HATH SENT ME DRAW HIM: and I will raise him up at the last day.” (John 6:44) “YE HAVE NOT CHOSEN ME, BUT I HAVE CHOSEN YOU, and ordained you, that ye should go and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should remain: that whatsoever ye […]

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True Shelter

True Shelter

on January 10, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

The name of the Lord is a fortified tower; the righteous run to it and are safe. Proverbs 18:10 In March 2014 a tribal conflict broke out in my hometown area, forcing my father’s household, along with other refugees, to take cover in the region’s capital city. Throughout history, people who have felt unsafe in their homelands have traveled to […]

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FAITH AND PATIENCE

FAITH AND PATIENCE

on January 9, 2019, 6:33 AM / in Religion

Jesus was popular early in His ministry, especially after performing His most popular miracle to date: the feeding of the five thousand. Now we’re talking, a man who gives us a free lunch! This is awesome! “that you do not become sluggish, but imitate those who through faith and patience inherit the promises.’ (Hebrews 6:12) The crowds grew. Huge multitudes […]

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