Religion

Living Stones

Living Stones

on July 20, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

You are an epistle of Christ, . . . written not with ink but by the Spirit of the living God, not on tablets of stone but on tablets of flesh, that is, of the heart. – 2 Corinthians 3:3 I’ve seen over the years a number of reports about efforts to remove monuments with the Ten Commandments from public […]

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‘The Eagle has landed!’: The courage to change the world

‘The Eagle has landed!’: The courage to change the world

on July 19, 2019, 7:08 AM / in History, Religion

by Dr. Jim Denison <comments@denisonforum.org> “Tranquility Base here, the Eagle has landed!” With these words spoken fifty years ago tomorrow, astronaut Neil Armstrong announced to our world that he and Buzz Aldrin had become the first humans to land on another world. Historian Arthur Schlesinger Jr. identified the moon landing as the most significant event of the twentieth century. More […]

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Mysterious Ways

Mysterious Ways

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

[God] works all things according to the counsel of His will. – Ephesians 1:11 Read: Romans 8:28-39 The twists and turns in the life of Jacob DeShazer sound like the plot of an intriguing war novel. But taken together, they show us the mysterious ways in which God moves. DeShazer served the US Army Air Corps in World War II […]

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How Michael Collins enabled Apollo 11 moonwalk: The way to change the world

on July 18, 2019, 7:21 AM / in Religion

By Dr. Jim Denison <comments@denisonforum.org> Fifty years ago this Saturday, at 1:46 p.m., astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin separated the lunar landing craft from the Apollo 11 command module. As they moved toward the moon, astronaut Michael Collins stayed behind. He was 250,000 miles from earth. While Armstrong and Aldrin received much of the attention for their magnificent feat, […]

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Tech will move into the body…

Tech will move into the body…

on July 18, 2019, 6:27 AM / in International News, Opinion, Religion

Well, I know you didn’t need anything else to be concerned about, BUT………….. unfortunately, at this point, it feels like one tsunami wave after another. This is not a ‘new’ issue, per se, but it is once again gaining attention. In fact, in 2010, we introduced a bill to PROHIBIT the requirement for RFID chips as a condition of employment […]

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A Brilliant Idea

A Brilliant Idea

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

Help us, O Lord our God, for we rest on You. – 2 Chronicles 14:11 An ancient Indonesian fable tells of a turtle that could fly. He would hold on to a stick with his mouth as it was carried by geese. When the turtle heard the onlookers on the ground saying, “Aren’t those geese brilliant!” his pride was so […]

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When democracy dies in darkness

When democracy dies in darkness

on July 18, 2019, 5:59 AM / in Opinion, Religion

This supports scripture to a *T* – 2 Corinthians  11:14  And no marvel; for Satan himself is transformed into an angel of light. This is why this verse is SO important – know the Bible so that the DECEIVER cannot lead you astray. Matthew 13:19  “When anyone hears the word of the kingdom and does not understand it, the evil one […]

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Forgiven

Forgiven

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

There is forgiveness with You, that You may be feared. – Psalm 130:4 God is highly dangerous. We are sinful and He is holy. Sin can no more exist in the presence of God than darkness can exist in the presence of light. To stand before Him in self-righteousness would be to invite our destruction. The psalmist wrote, “If You, […]

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Amazon Prime Day and American ingenuity: Being creative for Christ

on July 16, 2019, 8:30 AM / in Opinion, Religion

By Dr. Jim Denison <comments@denisonforum.org> Most Americans celebrate ten holidays each year, beginning with New Year’s Day and ending with Christmas. Now it seems we’ve added an eleventh to the list. Amazon Prime Day began yesterday to national fanfare. The day began in 2015 as a celebration of Amazon’s twentieth anniversary. Research firms expect the two-day event to generate more […]

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Rest In Peace

Rest In Peace

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

I will both lie down in peace, and sleep; for You alone, O Lord, make me dwell in safety. – Psalm 4:8 A man has created a safety bed which he claims will provide protection against hurricanes, tornadoes, thieves, kidnappers, and terrorists. The inventor’s Web site calls it “the safest rest you’ve ever had.” When a motion sensor detects a […]

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Novak Djokovic, floods in Louisiana, and outages in NYC: The power of perseverance

Novak Djokovic, floods in Louisiana, and outages in NYC: The power of perseverance

on July 15, 2019, 7:04 AM / in Religion

By Dr. Jim Denison Novak Djokovic won the longest Wimbledon final in tournament history yesterday by defeating Roger Federer in a match lasting nearly five hours. “I hope I give some people a chance to believe that at 37 it’s not over yet,” Federer said after losing the fifth set, thirteen games to twelve. “I gave it all I had […]

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No Looking Back

No Looking Back

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

No one, having put his hand to the plow, and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God. – Luke 9:62 When I was a boy on the farm, my dad would tell me, “You can’t plow a straight row if you look back.” You can test this for yourself by looking back as you walk through snow or […]

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From Sunset To Sunrise

From Sunset To Sunrise

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

As it is appointed for men to die once, . . . so Christ was offered once to bear the sins of many. – Hebrews 9:27-28 Kariel was riding home from a children’s program at church with her neighbor friends. Admiring the sunset, she said to Gini, the driver, “That sunset is so beautiful it looks like heaven!” So Gini […]

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Good Question

Good Question

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

“Sirs, what must I do to be saved?” So they said, “Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and you will be saved.” – Acts 16:30-31 “Finding the right questions is as crucial as finding the right answers,” says devotional writer Henri Nouwen. Yet how easy it is to run ahead of God’s Spirit as we talk to unbelievers about Christ, […]

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The latest on the Gulf Coast crisis: The relevance of our Father and our faith

The latest on the Gulf Coast crisis: The relevance of our Father and our faith

on July 12, 2019, 6:56 AM / in Religion

By Dr. Jim Denison  Tropical Storm Barry is causing a crisis on the American Gulf Coast. It is forecasted to make landfall along the Louisiana coast tonight or tomorrow and could strengthen into a hurricane beforehand. Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards warned, “There are three ways that Louisiana floods: storm surge, high rivers, and rain. We’re going to have all […]

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Beginning From The End

Beginning From The End

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

May the day perish on which I was born. – Job 3:3 At age 30 she was ready to give up. She wrote in her diary, “My God, what will become of me? I have no desire but to die.” But the dark clouds of despair gave way to the light, and in time she discovered a new purpose for […]

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The legacy of Ross Perot: How to be your best self

The legacy of Ross Perot: How to be your best self

on July 11, 2019, 6:48 AM / in People, Religion

By Dr. Jim Denison H/T Judy Ross Perot died yesterday morning in Dallas after a five-month battle with leukemia. He was eighty-nine. Whether you live in Dallas or Denmark, you probably know of Mr. Perot through his two campaigns for president and his pioneering work in computer services that made him a billionaire. But if that’s all you know of […]

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Just Watch

Just Watch

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

Imitate me, just as I also imitate Christ. – 1 Corinthians 11:1 The young boy looked up at his grandfather and wondered aloud, “Grandpa, how do you live for Jesus?” The respected grandfather stooped down and quietly told the boy, “Just watch.” As the years went by, the grand-father was an example to the boy of how to follow Jesus. […]

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Do We Know God?

Do We Know God?

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

This is eternal life, that they may know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom You have sent. – John 17:3 American writer Mark Twain was known for his wit and charm. On a trip to Europe he was invited to dinner with a head of state. When his daughter learned of the invitation, she said, “Daddy, you […]

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No Bad News

No Bad News

on July 9, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. – Matthew 11:28 Read: Esther 1:1-9 The unwillingness to listen to bad news has been blamed for everything from space shuttle disasters to corporate collapses to the spread of terrorism. Lengthy studies aren’t needed to determine why this happens. Bad news reveals problems; […]

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