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Democrat or Republican, some presidential policies won’t change

We evangelicals were ecstatic several years ago when the majority of us saw such a promising Republican candidate for President in George Bush.  The majority of his promises and proclamations were in lockstep with our beliefs, so we voted him into office twice.  He has done some things right like his response to 9/11 by… Continue reading Democrat or Republican, some presidential policies won’t change

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Christianity · encouragement · life · persecution · religion

Cast down but not destroyed

Now when Ebedmelech the Ethiopian, one of the eunuchs which was in the king's house, heard that they had put Jeremiah in the dungeon; the king then sitting in the gate of Benjamin; Ebedmelech went forth out of the king's house, and spake to the king saying, My lord the king, these men have done evil in… Continue reading Cast down but not destroyed

Bible · economics · End times · government · greed · Israel · politics

Putin’s saber-rattling

Russia's President Vladimir Putin is proving more and more that once you are KGB, you're always KGB in his latest spouting off against the U.S.  Making arguments based on his paranoid antics, he has now made claims that the U.S. is out to invade Russia so we can get their natural resources.  Therefore, he has no… Continue reading Putin’s saber-rattling

Bible · Christianity · End times · God · judgment · religion · Revelation

Heavenly saints of the seven last plagues

The book of Revelation provides a lot of insight into how God operates in these last days.  It gives us glimpses into how the physical and spiritual worlds interact as well as their affects on each other.  As in other books of the Bible, Revelation shows how important angels are to carrying out the Lord's will.… Continue reading Heavenly saints of the seven last plagues

Bible · Christianity · encouragement · humanity · life · religion

From fallow ground to hallowed ground

Sow to yourselves in righteousness, reap in mercy; break up your fallow ground: for it is time to seek the LORD, till he come and rain righteousness upon you.  Hosea 10:12 Ancient Israel at the time of this godly message was caught up in idolatry that affected their whole society.  The Lord was so disappointed… Continue reading From fallow ground to hallowed ground

Christianity · church · clergy · preaching · religion

Pulpit manipulations and pulpit marketing

I took some time last Friday night, October 12, 2007, to watch T. D. Jakes being hosted by John Hagee at Cornerstone Church.  While introducing the well-known preacher, Hagee went to great lengths to boast about how Jakes was the author of several books and had recently signed a moviemaking deal with Sony Pictures.  Upon stating these facts,… Continue reading Pulpit manipulations and pulpit marketing

Christianity · religion · science

Are we in the hot seat? Global warming worse than originally thought

Michael Perry of Reuters has reported that an Australian scientist, Tim Flannery, said a UN climate change report to be released in November shows that we are already at the critical level for greenhouse gas emissions into the atmosphere.  It had previously been thought we had 10 years to go before those levels would be reached. … Continue reading Are we in the hot seat? Global warming worse than originally thought

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Aquatic ecosystems are affected by Bt corn

The Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences is publishing a study this week that shows genetically engineered corn negatively affects aquatic ecosystems near farmlands.  The study conducted at Indiana University by environmental science professors shows that Bt corn and its byproducts stunted the growth and lifespan of aquatic insects. Bt corn was engineered to… Continue reading Aquatic ecosystems are affected by Bt corn

Bible · Christianity · God · Halloween · idolatry · religion · wicca · witchcraft

Of divinations and the damned: Halloween’s deceit

Samhain (pronounced sow-in or sah-ween, meaning "summer's end") began as a Celtic celebration centuries ago to commemorate the end of their old year and the beginning of a new one.  The various rituals on this night were led by the Druids who were the priest class of the Celts.  During this time of the year, all livestock… Continue reading Of divinations and the damned: Halloween’s deceit

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Desperately wicked: 10 of the most shocking incidents in the Bible

The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it? Jeremiah 17:9 As anyone who reads the Bible knows, God's word is not only a testimony of his awesome power, it is also a real account of just how evil we as people can be.   Here are 10 of the most shocking… Continue reading Desperately wicked: 10 of the most shocking incidents in the Bible