Religion

The Power of Our Limits

on April 28, 2013, 4:56 AM / in Religion

Now therefore, go, and I will be with your mouth and teach you what you shall say.  Exodus 4:12 Moses, on the occasion of his call by God, made excuses. “O my Lord, I am not eloquent, neither before nor since You have spoken to Your servant; but I am slow of speech and slow of tongue” (Exodus 4:10). The […]

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A Stand For Prayer

A Stand For Prayer

on April 23, 2013, 8:03 AM / in Religion

by Irene Whiteside In Jesus Name, I pray that as the votes begin in Washington, DC regarding issues that remain unconstitutional you will move mightily in the hearts and minds of the men and women who hold in their hands such an important decision that will impact all our lives. Please, Father, refresh the minds of all those who have been sequestered […]

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Let It Shine

Let It Shine

on April 22, 2013, 5:23 AM / in Religion

Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven.  Matthew 5:16 As a young boy, I enjoyed singing hymns in church like “Throw Out the Lifeline” and “Let the Lower Lights Be Burning,” which used images of shipwreck and danger at sea to illustrate our spiritual responsibility to others. […]

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I’ve Been Used

I’ve Been Used

on April 21, 2013, 4:15 AM / in Religion

OK, just to let you know, this is a praise, not a complaint…I’m going to do a little bragging, but certainly not about me, because that’s not who this is about. I was used by the Holy Spirit to lead someone to Jesus Christ earlier this evening. This is something I have done with shameful infrequency, but the few times […]

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Christian Indifference to Christian Suffering

Christian Indifference to Christian Suffering

on April 12, 2013, 5:57 AM / in Opinion, Religion

By Michael Finch Christians are being persecuted all over the world.  Churches are being burned and destroyed, girls are being raped and ancient Christian communities reaching back 2,000 years are being obliterated.  And the world yawns.  Most shockingly, many Christians in the West, worse than yawning, look away and in some cases embrace the perpetrators and blame our allies. This […]

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Detroit archbishop: supporters of same-sex ‘marriage’ should not receive Communion

Detroit archbishop: supporters of same-sex ‘marriage’ should not receive Communion

on April 10, 2013, 8:12 AM / in National News, News, Religion

by Kirsten Andersen (LifeSiteNews) – Archbishop Allen Vigneron on Sunday told the Detroit Free Press that Catholic supporters of same-sex ‘marriage’ should not present themselves to receive Communion. “For a Catholic to receive holy Communion and still deny the revelation Christ entrusted to the church is to try to say two contradictory things at once: ‘I believe the church offers […]

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Consider Him who endured such hostility

Consider Him who endured such hostility

on April 7, 2013, 6:53 AM / in Religion

Consider Him who endured such hostility . . . , lest you become weary and discouraged in your souls. – Hebrews 12:3 I was in my second year of widowhood and I was struggling. Morning after morning my prayer-life consisted of one daily sigh: “Lord, I shouldn’t be struggling like this!” “And why not?” His still, small voice asked me […]

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Yes, Let’s Keep Government Out of Marriage

on April 1, 2013, 7:20 AM / in National News, News, Religion

By: Erick Erickson Last week , we spent a lot of time focusing on politics from a faith perspective because it was Holy Week.  Throughout the week, many people who support gay marriage lambasted me and others that Christians were just trying to use government to legislate marriage or morality. But I agree that we should keep the government out […]

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He Has Risen

He Has Risen

on March 31, 2013, 6:47 AM / in National News, News, Religion

On George Washington’s tomb is engraved the Scripture, John 11:25, where Jesus told Martha: “I am the Resurrection and the Life; sayeth the Lord. He that believeth in Me, though he were dead yet shall he live. And whosoever liveth and believeth in Me shall never die.” Martin Luther remarked: “Our Lord has written the promise of the resurrection not […]

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Love One Another

on March 30, 2013, 7:30 AM / in Religion

We, the staff and I are taking the rest of the weekend off in celebration of new life and the new life covenant with our Father through our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. We hope that all of you enjoy this weekend in celebration as well. With that we leave you with these thoughts from Vernon Grounds. Beloved, let us love […]

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Resurrection Day 2013

Resurrection Day 2013

on March 29, 2013, 6:17 AM / in National News, News, Opinion, Religion

In observance of Good Friday and in celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ, we take leave from the rigors of analyzing the week’s news, policy and opinion in order to focus on an eternal message. To our readers of faiths other than Christianity, we welcome you to read on, and we hope that this edition serves to deepen your […]

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The Silver Lining

The Silver Lining

on March 27, 2013, 8:59 AM / in National News, News, Opinion, Religion

By: Erick Erickson There are many, many people denying that gay marriage and religious freedom are incompatible.  Many of those who deny it are, in fact, hostile to religious freedom to begin with or, when the fight becomes more clear, will be against the church. That is a silver lining in the gay marriage fight.  Many pastors in America who […]

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How many times do we need to repeat the same errors?

on March 27, 2013, 8:54 AM / in National News, News, Opinion, Religion

I read this yesterday and I thought to myself – How many times does this need to be repeated before God’s people straighten up and obey His Commandments? Throughout history God has provided us with one event after another of what we are to do if we desire His  Blessings and for a time we will obey and comply but […]

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The Fate of A Pagan Nation

on March 24, 2013, 7:24 AM / in National News, News, Opinion, Religion

Wow! The subject titled article was sent to me by a dear friend, and is 100% true. Wish I’d written it, but am glad someone did, because these things need to be said. It won’t make you feel good; please read it anyway. The bright side for those of us who are called by His Name and according to His […]

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How Do We View Tragedy?

on March 24, 2013, 6:52 AM / in Opinion, Religion

Do I sometimes think that I am being punished by God. Well no, not really, I do believe that God provides us with personal challenges in life and how we react to those challenges is judged by God alone. All this week locally we have been faced with many questions about how we can continue with all that we have personally faced. […]

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Consider Him Who Endured Such Hostility

on March 22, 2013, 8:32 AM / in Religion

Consider Him who endured such hostility . . . , lest you become weary and discouraged in your souls. ” Hebrews 12:3 I was in my second year of widowhood and I was struggling. Morning after morning my prayer-life consisted of one daily sigh: “Lord, I shouldn’t be struggling like this!” “And why not?”  His still, small voice asked me […]

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Ribs & Loin fundraiser for Denis Bisangwa

Ribs & Loin fundraiser for Denis Bisangwa

on March 20, 2013, 9:07 AM / in Local News, News, People, Religion

Meet DENIS BISANGWA In 1990, Denis was born in a Refugee Camp in Uganda after his family fled Rwanda to escape violence and genocide.  Denis’ Father fought against the horrific genocide in Rwanda and lost his life when Denis was just 2 years old.  When Denis was 10 years old, he lost his Mother to illness.  Orphaned at 10 years […]

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Love suffers long and is kind

on March 19, 2013, 11:50 AM / in Opinion, Religion

You might think that after all of this I might have an ucler by now considering my political and moral stances, but those are the very reasons that I don’t. Believe me when I tell that I have gotten emotional and have been pushed to the treshold of my tolerance many times. I try my best to remain calm and remember the verse about how “love suffers long and is kind; love does not envy; . . . love does not behave rudely, does not seek its own, is not provoked, thinks no evil” (1 Corinthians 13:4-5) and I try to practice that thought.

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My Promise To My Daughter

on March 19, 2013, 6:24 AM / in People, Religion

Posted  by Joe Wurzelbacher Original Post I do not know what my Daughter will grow up to be, but I do know that I will raise her to be  a God Fearing/Loving Christian woman. I will raise her in The Word. I have taken on the responsibility of raising a daughter and she will see and feel that she is […]

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Beloved, let us love one another

Beloved, let us love one another

on March 15, 2013, 6:41 AM / in Religion

Beloved, let us love one another, for love is of God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God. – 1 John 4:7 Brandon Moody was attending his uncle D. L. Moody’s church on Easter morning. The final scene in the impressive pageant was a depiction of Jesus’ ascension into heaven. The actor who was playing Jesus […]

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