Archive for January 1st, 2018

Fire & Ice – Hell or Heaven

on January 1, 2018, 7:11 AM / in Opinion

59 years ago I was giving birth to my second daughter.  I woke up around 4:00 am dreaming I was having puppies – one after another.  She was born in a little over an hour.  I knew how to celebrate New Years back then –  hahaha Praying for the year ahead……… With all the talk of War or the possibility […]

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Man Sees Age 4 Girl Playing Alone in Snow, Calls 911. Cops Led to Mom’s Body

on January 1, 2018, 7:09 AM / in National News, People

It’s not uncommon for people to avoid getting involved in situations they may come across. Whether it be self-preservation, genuine disinterest, or not wanting to step on the toes of other people’s life choices, it seems safer to mind your own business. A person’s likeliness to get involved also correlates to their perception of safety in the environment. Those in […]

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Raiders fire Jack Del Rio after loss to Chargers ends 6-10 season

Raiders fire Jack Del Rio after loss to Chargers ends 6-10 season

on January 1, 2018, 7:04 AM / in Football

By Matt Kawahara   |   SFGATE CARSON, Los Angeles County — The Raiders did not wait until the new year to begin cleaning house. Moments after they lost 30-10 to the Chargers on Sunday to finish the season 6-10, head coach Jack Del Rio told reporters that he had been fired by owner Mark Davis. “Mark let me know that he’s not […]

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South Korea Seizes 2nd Ship Suspected Of Violating UN Sanctions On Oil Sales

South Korea Seizes 2nd Ship Suspected Of Violating UN Sanctions On Oil Sales

on January 1, 2018, 6:52 AM / in International News

by Tyler Durden After we reported yesterday that South Korean authorities had seized a ship suspected of illegally delivering oil to North Korea via clandestine ship-to-ship transfers, Reuters  reported Sunday that the South also seized a Panama-flagged vessel suspected of violating UN sanctions restricting oil sales to North Korea. The seizure was the second to be revealed by South Korea within a few days, as the United […]

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Entering 2018 With Gratitude To God And Trump

Entering 2018 With Gratitude To God And Trump

on January 1, 2018, 6:47 AM / in Opinion

I remember that painful election night in 2012. Against reason, Americans chose to give Obama four more years in the White House. As a Christian, all I knew to do was trust God. Little did I know Obama’s re-election was setting the stage for long-shot dark-horse presidential candidate Donald J. Trump. Over 8 years, the shine wore-off electing the first […]

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The World We Lost on June 28, 1914

on January 1, 2018, 6:45 AM / in History, Opinion

By Gary North William Lind is a specialist in 4th-generation warfare: non-state warfare. He is also an observer of culture. He has written an assessment of the assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand on June 28, 1914. Within five weeks, this led to the outbreak of World War I on August 1. With the commemoration of Christ’s first Advent, the end of […]

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Our New Year Wish

Our New Year Wish

on January 1, 2018, 6:25 AM / in People, Religion

Its been a couple of weeks since I had finished reading through my father in law’s Bible during my not so daily devotion and looked in my library for another Bible edition to use. I found a King James version that had been on my book shelves for many years, one that I had occasionally used for study. The other morning as […]

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A Giant Block of Cheese and Separation of Church and State

A Giant Block of Cheese and Separation of Church and State

on January 1, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

January 1, 1802, the people of Cheshire, Massachusetts, sent a giant block of cheese to President Thomas Jefferson, being presented by the famous Baptist preacher, John Leland. John Leland was then invited to preach to the U.S. Congress and the President in the Capitol – the subject of his talk being “separation of church and state.” Baptists had been particularly […]

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Why Christmas Needs To Last Until 6 January If You’re A Christian

on January 1, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

by Katherine Coble  |  Just Another Pretty Face It’s New Year’s Day.  That means that most of us are going to take  down the trees and the lights and the dancing snowmen (that should all be destroyed anyway).   We’re going to start depriving ourselves of food and rest, pushing our bodies into new activities, despite the fact that we are […]

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Look Both Ways

Look Both Ways

on January 1, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Moses My servant is dead. Now therefore, arise. —Joshua 1:2 During our church’s annual New Year’s Eve Communion service, we say this prayer together: “Father, we surrender this past year and give it up to You. We give You our failures, our regrets, and our disappointments, for we have no more use for them. Make us now a new people, […]

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January 1st in History

January 1st in History

on January 1, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

January 1 is the first day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 364 days remaining until the end of the year (365 in leap years). The preceding day is December 31 of the previous year. During the Middle Ages under the influence of the Christian Church, many countries moved the start of the year to one of […]

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Watch Your Eyes

Watch Your Eyes

on January 1, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

The lamp of the body is the eye. If therefore your eye is good, your whole body will be full of light. —Matthew 6:22 The ability to discern between good and evil is determined by the things on which we focus our spiritual eyes. If we set our eyes on money, for example, we may have the good life for […]

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