Religion

Inadequate Treatment

Inadequate Treatment

on June 24, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

They have also healed the hurt of My people slightly, saying, “Peace, peace!” when there is no peace. – Jeremiah 6:14 A sprained ankle, so common during summer activities, can cause lingering problems if not properly treated. Minor sprains respond well to RICE: rest, ice, compression, and elevation. But people who ignore a serious sprain and keep going in spite […]

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Does the Bible Condemn Homosexuals to Death?

on June 23, 2019, 6:46 AM / in Religion

More GODLY WARNINGS……………….. https://sonsoflibertymedia.com/does-the-bible-condemn-homosexuals-to-death/ We are talking about the Bible and its condemnation of Homosexuals, but first a dose of big-picture truth with consideration to our spiritual climate in the U.S. There is a war brewing between Christians who maintain to the death a Natural and Revealed Law definition of marriage and those who seek to redefine it in our […]

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Gaining Respect

Gaining Respect

on June 23, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself. – Daniel 1:8 When a professional musician nicknamed “Happy” became a Christian, he quit playing in nightclubs and offered his services to a rescue mission. Some time later, he received a phone call from a club manager who wanted to hire him to do a show that would have […]

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Christianity’s Best Argument

Christianity’s Best Argument

on June 22, 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. – 1 Peter 3:15 What’s the best argument we can give those who ask why we have accepted Jesus as our Savior? How can we most persuasively bear witness to our faith? “Always be ready,” Peter urged, “to give […]

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Better Than Your Best

Better Than Your Best

on June 21, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

I also labor, striving according to His working which works in me mightily.  – Colossians 1:29  When John became a salesman in a well-known insurance company years ago, his aim was to work effectively in his firm without compromising his Christian integrity. But there were those who considered him naive. In their view, one could possess either job security or […]

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“The Danger of your Silence”!

on June 20, 2019, 11:04 AM / in Religion

This world is definitely living as those during the Days of Noah.  Most are ignoring the *signs* all around us – just continuing in the daily Facebook, Twitter, Email, anything entertaining or at least distracting from doing what God instructed us to do –  SPREAD THE GOSPEL OF JESUS CHRIST.  As during the Days of Noah – the FLOOD CAME […]

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Rock-Solid

Rock-Solid

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

The eyes of the Lord are on the righteous, and His ears are open to their cry. – Psalm 34:15 It was a sad day in May 2003 when “The Old Man of the Mountain” broke apart and slid down the mountainside. This 40-foot profile of an old man’s face, carved by nature in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, […]

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Dad’s Hat

Dad’s Hat

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

Honor your father. – Ephesians 6:2 Amid the celebration, there was tragedy. It was the opening ceremonies of the 1992 summer Olympic Games in Barcelona. One by one the teams entered the stadium and paraded around the track to the cheers of 65,000 people. But in one section of Olympic Stadium, shock and sadness fell as Peter Karnaugh, father of […]

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100,000 at Bonnarro Encounter Evangelism Explosion

100,000 at Bonnarro Encounter Evangelism Explosion

on June 18, 2019, 8:43 AM / in National News, Religion

We need hundreds more of these events to counter the explosion of EVIL and hatred that fills the air.  How many hours do you spend in prayer each day?  How many hours do you spend on Facebook or Twitter or the other things that keep you walking around with your head down? It is time to turn your face and […]

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Creative Connections

Creative Connections

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

God said, “Let Us make man in Our image.” – Genesis 1:26  I built my first racecar for less than $15. With band-saw precision and painstaking effort, I carved a solid rectangular block of pine into an impressive aerodynamic package. My 9-year-old son painted the finished product French blue. I polished the axles to a mirrored shine. Together we detailed […]

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Why “Spiritual but not Religious” Doesn’t Help Much

Why “Spiritual but not Religious” Doesn’t Help Much

on June 18, 2019, 5:22 AM / in Religion

BY GENE VEITH  |   Patheos.com Most of the “Nones” who have no affiliation with any particular religion do hold religious beliefs.  But they claim to be “spiritual but not religious.”  They often believe in a deity of some kind (only 21% don’t believe in God), and they may even pray and do other religious exercises, but they reject “organized religion.”  For […]

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Shooing Satan

Shooing Satan

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

Resist the devil and he will flee from you. – James 4:7   Down in Texas where I was raised, the standard way to respond when someone sneezed was to say, “Scat!” It was common practice, but I never knew why we said it. Now I know. It’s an old custom dating back to ancient times, when folks believed that sneezing […]

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UMC welcomes a non-gender ‘they’ deacon

UMC welcomes a non-gender ‘they’ deacon

on June 16, 2019, 6:00 AM / in National News, Religion

By Bill Bumpas (OneNewsNow.com) A spokesman for a Christian think tank says the commissioning of a “non-binary” transgendered person in the United Methodist Church is only about advancing a political agenda. The Northern Illinois Conference of the UMC commissioned the first UMC deacon who openly identifies as neither male nor female.  The person, who was born a woman, goes by […]

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That’s The Way It Works

That’s The Way It Works

on June 16, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Opinion, Religion

Strive together with me in prayers to God for me. – Romans 15:30 In his book Dear Zoe, Max De Pree writes, “The way to turn problems over to the Lord is to ask His people for help.” Before flying to Europe on business, Max learned that his daughter was pregnant. Her marriage, however, was in serious trouble. Sorrow and […]

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Working Wisely

Working Wisely

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

I must work the works of Him who sent Me while it is day. – John 9:4 In a photo on my wall, a rusted rake leans against a post in a vegetable garden overgrown with weeds. I took the picture several months after my father-in-law died and there was no one to care for his usually well-tended garden. One […]

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Rhythms of Grace

Rhythms of Grace

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

By David C. McCasland Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. Matthew 11:29 A friend and his wife, now in their early nineties and married for sixty-six years, wrote their family history for their children, grandchildren, and generations to come. The final […]

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Spiritual Deafness

Spiritual Deafness

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

The natural man does not receive the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness to him. – 1 Corinthians 2:14 Some people suffer from a strange hearing disorder—they can hear sounds but can’t understand words. They have no trouble hearing a bird sing or a watch tick, but words are as unintelligible as if they were a […]

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our authority over the enemy

our authority over the enemy

on June 12, 2019, 7:15 AM / in Religion

Ask yourself what uniform are you wearing —  the uniform of God’s army or the uniform of Satan’s army?  What kind of *fruit* are you bearing? EPH 6:12  For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places. Jackie Juntti WGEN  idzrus@earthlink.net […]

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Have A Heart

Have A Heart

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

You shall neither mistreat a stranger nor oppress him, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt. – Exodus 22:21 People who lack feeling for others are like cold fronts on the weather map in winter—you’d rather see them going than coming. An example is the homeowner who treats the paperboy like the neighborhood pest. He acts as if […]

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American Values Post

American Values Post

on June 12, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Opinion, Religion

Special Thanks to Judy  As you know, my wife, Carol, prepares a prayer alert about once a month. I hope you will share Carol’s thoughts with your friends and fellow worshippers. Thank you for taking an interest in her monthly devotion. — Gary Bauer Today, as I reflect and gather my thoughts on the news out of Washington which deserves a […]

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