Religion

Keeping the Faith

Keeping the Faith

on July 30, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Without faith it is impossible to please God. Hebrews 11:6 It’s tempting to think of faith as a kind of magic formula. If you muster up enough of it, you’ll get rich, stay healthy, and live a contented life with automatic answers to all your prayers. But life does not work according to such neat formulas. As proof, the author […]

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Sugar-Pill Beliefs

Sugar-Pill Beliefs

on July 29, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, “God, I thank You that I am not like other men.. —Luke 18:11 Studies show that sugar pills, or placebos, can actually alleviate symptoms if a sick person believes they are an effective medication. Some research showed that many people found them helpful even after being told the pills were placebos. This […]

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ERICKSON: The Road To Hell Is Paved With…Straws?

ERICKSON: The Road To Hell Is Paved With…Straws?

on July 28, 2018, 8:10 AM / in Opinion, Religion

By ERICK ERICKSON In parts of California now, a person can go into a public park, shoot up heroin, throw the used syringe on the sidewalk, walk into the street and then poop in the highway — all without consequence. But the moment that person pulls out a plastic straw and places it into a cup of God knows what, he […]

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God’s Love

God’s Love

on July 28, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Some years ago my father in law placed a squirrel feeder on a maple tree a few yards from his home. It’s a simple device—two boards and a nail on which to impale a corncob. Each morning a squirrel came to enjoy that day’s meal. She’s was a pretty thing—black with a round, gray tummy. I would sit on his […]

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The Rapture Will Take Place TODAY

The Rapture Will Take Place TODAY

on July 27, 2018, 6:27 AM / in Opinion, Religion

According to some prophecy preachers, the Rapture is supposed to take place today, July 27, 2018. The reason for this prediction is due to the fact that there is going to be another “blood” moon tomorrow—the longest “blood” moon in this century, they say. No, the Rapture won’t take place today or the day after that. But that doesn’t stop […]

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Spiritual Kinship: Rekindling Hope as a Christian White Nationalist

Spiritual Kinship: Rekindling Hope as a Christian White Nationalist

on July 27, 2018, 6:18 AM / in Religion

  by Nil Desperandum  |   Faith & Heritage The following is a guest post written in anticipation of the Revoice conference in St. Louis. It’s time for ALL discrimination to end. ~ Editor The Atlantic recently wrote a hurtful and cliché article condemning people who experience same-race attraction as lesser humans, deserving moral and social exile. Sadly, this article is not unique. In recent years, a storm […]

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Trapped!

Trapped!

on July 27, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart. – Matthew 11:29 A New York City man who sold books and magazines on the street was freed after being trapped for 2 days under a mountain of paper in his apartment. The man’s collection of printed materials, which he had stacked wall […]

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Hope For The World

Hope For The World

on July 26, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

. . . looking for the blessed hope and glorious appearing of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ. —Titus 2:13 PEACE TALKS FALL APART AGAIN. UNEMPLOYMENT RATE RISES. TORNADO RIPS THROUGH TOWN. These newspaper headlines selected at random tend to lead us to despair. There just doesn’t seem to be any hope for this world. And yet, according to […]

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Say It Now! This one is for John

Say It Now! This one is for John

on July 24, 2018, 6:00 AM / in People, Religion

Greet Priscilla and Aquila, . . . to whom . . . I give thanks. —Romans 16:3-4 An unknown author has penned these thought-provoking words: I would rather have one little rose From the garden of a friend Than to have the choicest flowers When my stay on earth must end. I would rather have a pleasant word In kindness […]

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God Willing: Do My Decisions Affect God’s Will for My Life?

God Willing: Do My Decisions Affect God’s Will for My Life?

on July 23, 2018, 6:39 AM / in Opinion, Religion

By Richard Lee Sorensen  |   Crosswalk.com The term, “God Willing” has been used as a type of hashtag (#) by Christians, even back when a hashtag was simply a pound or number sign. Many add it to the end of a sentence when they are sharing things they want to do that may be considered either life changing or possibly out […]

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Free from Fear

Free from Fear

on July 23, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

I sought the Lord, and he answered me; he delivered me from all my fears. Psalm 34:4 Fear sneaks into my heart without permission. It paints a picture of helplessness and hopelessness. It steals my peace and my concentration. What am I fearful about? I’m concerned about the safety of my family or the health of loved ones. I panic […]

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Be Safe—Not Sorry!

Be Safe—Not Sorry!

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

Do not quench the Spirit. —1 Thessalonians 5:19 Two young women lost their lives in a fire that swept through their apartment as they slept. Their home was equipped with a smoke detector that was in good working order, but it hadn’t gone off. Why? Fire inspectors concluded that the device had been deactivated for a party the night before. […]

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Tactical Distractions

Tactical Distractions

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

The Lord replied, “Is it right for you to be angry?” Jonah 4:4 It became painfully clear the first time my wife and I collaborated on a writing project that procrastination was going to be a major obstacle. Her role was to edit my work and keep me on schedule; my role seemed to be to drive her crazy. Most times, […]

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7-19-18: Invasion! How Marxism is infiltrating the church

on July 20, 2018, 9:01 AM / in Religion

American Pastor’s Network Sam Rohrer:                 Well, the angry threats by members of Antifa, certain members of the media, and certain political leaders that all sang that President Trump must be stopped at all costs, are escalating, as you know. The recent election of the President of Mexico just happened. All spell into this circumstance that is going opposite direction from […]

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Is God hardening the heart of Babylon?

on July 20, 2018, 8:59 AM / in Opinion, Religion

H/T to Andy for this item:  A lot of food for thought. God’s Kingdom Ministries  We stand at a critical point in history that was prophesied thousands of years ago. Having reached the end of the “seven times” of divine judgment since the Babylonians took Jerusalem in 604 B.C., the earth is being released from the bondage of Mystery Babylon. […]

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He Understands

He Understands

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

The Lord is my light and my salvation. Psalm 27:1 Some young children have trouble falling asleep at night. While there may be many reasons for this, my daughter explained one of them as I turned to leave her bedroom one evening. “I’m afraid of the dark,” she said. I tried to relieve her fear, but I left a nightlight on […]

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Marking Time

Marking Time

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

Let no one who waits on You be ashamed. Psalm 25:3 nkjv The military command, “Mark Time, March” means to march in place without moving forward.  It is an active pause in forward motion while remaining mentally prepared and expectantly waiting the next command. In everyday language, the term marking time has come to mean “motion without progress, not getting […]

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Tough Or Easy?

Tough Or Easy?

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

. . . nor do I count my life dear to myself, so that I may finish my race with joy. — Acts 20:24 The Christian life—is it tough or easy? Which is it supposed to be? Does our faith in Jesus Christ cause us difficulty, hardship, suffering, and loss? Or does it pave for us an easy road to heaven? […]

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Without A Bumper Sticker

Without A Bumper Sticker

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

They saw the boldness of Peter and John . . . . And they realized that they had been with Jesus. —Acts 4:13 While driving in rush-hour traffic one day, I found myself behind a car with a bumper sticker. It had a yellow smiley face on it with these words: SMILE—JESUS LOVES YOU. Suddenly another car squeezed in front […]

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The Truth About Truth

The Truth About Truth

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

. . . always learning and never able to come to the knowledge of the truth. —2 Timothy 3:7 In 1692, Harvard College adopted as its motto Veritas Christo et Ecclesiae—“Truth for Christ and the Church.”Its crest showed three books, one face down to symbolize the limitation of human knowledge. But in recent decades that book has been turned face […]

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