Vol: 169 Issue: 8 - Thursday, October 08, 2015
'' . . . And the Other on a Banana Peel''
As far back as 1970, humanist writer Alvin Toffler chronicled the development of a social phenomenon that he called 'Future Shock' in a book by the same name.
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ďItís the End of the World as We Know ItĒ
October 08, 2015 - Prophecy - Signs
"By all these lovely tokens, September days are here; With summer's best of weather, And autumn's best of cheer." ~ Helen Hunt Jackson
Where We Arenít
October 05, 2015 - Prophecy - Signs
I have seen the God-given task with which the sons of men are to be occupied. He has made everything beautiful in its time. Also He has put eternity in their hearts, except that no one can find out the work that God does from beginning to end. Ecclesiastes 3:10-11
The European Migration Crisis
October 02, 2015 - Globalism - Ecumenism
One of the things guaranteed to get my attention is sanctimonious broad-stroke preaching designed to promote indiscriminate acceptance of Syrian migrants into Europe and other nations. I can understand the sentiment from a humane and Christian perspective. But in this case I believe it to be a dangerous one.
My Pastor and Ashley Madison
October 01, 2015 - Commentary on the News
The Book of Daniel is certainly one of the great books of prophecy, if not the best. Daniel did a lot of dreaming and a lot of dream interpretation. He was blessed with a gift of predicting the future last days through his remarkable visions. The book was written around 530 BC by Daniel after Nebuchadnezzar, King of Babylon, conquered the Jewish people and took most of the remaining Jews captive, back to Babylon (Iraq). Ten of the twelve tribes of Israel had been lost, possibly through assimilation, 200 years earlier when captured by Assyria.
One Big Happy Family
September 29, 2015 - Globalism - Ecumenism
Churchill and allies, as WW2 ended, proposed global governance (the “New World Order”) as a means to world peace. Their efforts fell short but resulted in the UN. Liberals may have the last laugh, however. Because Friday, the UN and the Pope agreed to a resolution that will necessitate a centralized authoritarian, global rule; Agenda 2030.
The Church Christ Loved
September 28, 2015 - In Defense of the Faith
And I also say to you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build My church, and the gates of Hades shall not prevail against it. Matthew 16:18
The Russian Ascent
September 25, 2015 - Prophecy - Signs
If you've lived long enough or if you pay some attention to near and far history, you might have a notion just how quickly global circumstances can change. Sometimes these changes occur imperceptibly and under our noses without our realizing it. But sometimes changes take place rapidly.
The Dancing Boys of Afghanistan
September 24, 2015 - Terror - Islam
Dr. Ben Carson, one of the world’s premiere neurosurgeons, is also a Republican candidate for President of the United States. It is interesting to watch the liberal Democrats malign a black man, but it is not the first time. They applaud Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton but malign the likes of Ben Carson, Condoleezza Rice and Clarence Thomas. The malignment is usually because of their opinions on abortion and/or homosexuality. It is an anything goes world we live in, at least in the U.S.
Proof of Purchase
September 23, 2015 - Witnessing Tools
Physicist Victor Stenger (Huff Post’s go-to guy for ridiculing believers) wrote that Christianity is based “on a foundation that was erected by desert tribesmen thousands of years ago” and that, incredibly “billions” take it seriously. Even worse, we claim proof of scriptural accuracy. Who needs the whole Bible? We can name that tune in one verse.
The Rapture and the Revelation
September 20, 2015 - Prophecy - Signs
Ever wonder why prophecy is contained in the Bible? Why does it make up approximately 1/3 of our Holy Scripture? Why did God even bother telling us things ahead of time before they happened? Why is the church so divided on the one topic that is seemingly only meant for the purpose of giving us hope? The answer to all these questions, depends I suppose on who you ask.
Karma or Godís Discipline?
September 17, 2015 - Commentary on the News
Is the world being Karmalized? Until I started really believing in God, I thought all paybacks by nature were the result of Karma. Everyone seemed to use the term whenever someone would suffer tragedy, or in some cases, receive excessive rewards or tribute. Karma seemed to happen to us, yet we were not aware it was happening at all. It sometimes takes years to realize you have been Karmalized.
The Devilís Chapel
September 15, 2015 - Witnessing Tools
Back from my second honeymoon and we saved the best for last, St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome. Breathtaking. Majestic. Utterly beautiful. Remember, however, that God called Satan beautiful (Ezekiel 28;12), and warned us that he would seek to destroy the church. God promised that Lucifer will fail. But He also warned us there’d be casualties.
Peace of Mind in Perilous Times; 2015 Update
September 14, 2015 - Prophecy - Signs
Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil; Who put darkness for light, and light for darkness; Who put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter! ~ Isaiah 5:20
The Pretribulational Rapture Bullies
September 11, 2015 - Prophecy - Signs
It's time we stood up for the truth and opposed the pretribulational rapture bullies. They want us to think that Christ could come at any time for His church. We must stop this dangerous deception!
Another One Bites the Dust
September 10, 2015 - Prophecy - Signs
Graven images apparently were quite important to God. Important enough to be one of the Ten Commandments. Actually important enough to be in the Top Two.
The Days are Evil
September 08, 2015 - Witnessing Tools
I write this sitting on a cruise ship balcony at the port of Kusadasi, gateway to the ancient city of Ephesus. The Muslim evening prayers echo from Kasudasi’s hills, while a group of orthodox nuns, every inch of them covered in black, scurry past. They say travel broadens the mind. It has focused this one.
The End of the Age: Part II
September 07, 2015 - Prophecy - Signs
Then He spoke to them a parable: “Look at the fig tree, and all the trees. When they are already budding, you see and know for yourselves that summer is now near. So you also, when you see these things happening, know that the kingdom of God is near. Assuredly, I say to you, this generation will by no means pass away till all things take place. Luke 21:29-32
Looking Forward to Heaven
September 04, 2015 - Witnessing Tools
All things change. You can't go back to the past. I remember visiting a school where I spent my first three years of learning. How many of us have done that? There were many good, and some bad, memories I'd left behind.
September 01, 2015 - Prophecy - Signs
For even the strongest Christian, there are some passages that are just baffling. Although we really do believe these passages, some still seems wildly improbable in the world we know. Sir Francis Bacon, the man that devised the scientific method, had an answer to that, "A little science estranges a man from God, but a lot of science brings him back.” My experience? Bacon’s never proved wrong!
The End of the Age: Part I
August 31, 2015 - Prophecy - Signs
For the Jews in the first century, the Temple was everything. It was their center of gravity, and not just in the religious sense. Everything revolved around it. I’m sure that when that discussion arose between Matthew 23 and 24, Jesus’s disciples were pretty shocked at His admission. Everything was coming down.
The Jerusalem Post
Netanyahu: Now is the time for unity government, not announcements of building in settlements
Thu, 08 Oct 2015 19:57:10 GMT
PM holds press conference in wave of terror attacks, vowing to defeat the phenomenon; calls on Herzog to bring his Zionist Union faction into his government.
LIVE BLOG: Wave of terror hits Israel
Thu, 08 Oct 2015 20:14:57 GMT
Follow the latest updates on the escalation of violence in Israel and the West Bank.
Fourth terror attack of day: Assailant stabs IDF soldier in Afula
Thu, 08 Oct 2015 16:17:57 GMT
A 20-year-old man was moderately wounded from stab wounds to his upper body.
Bennett calls for Israelis to ‘eliminate the enemy’
Thu, 08 Oct 2015 17:19:39 GMT
Civilians who shot terrorists are heroes, politicians on right and left say; Deputy Defense Minister: People with guns should be alert and prevent further attacks.
Report: Russian cruise missiles aimed at Syria accidentally land in Iran
Thu, 08 Oct 2015 18:59:09 GMT
CNN quotes US officials as saying missiles fired from Russian ships in Caspian Sea missed their mark, may have caused injuries.
Oman cancels Israeli windsurfers' visas
Thu, 08 Oct 2015 19:32:22 GMT
The ISA, the Olympic Committee of Israel and Israeli International Olympic Committee member Alex Gilady were working to solve the matter.
Abbas to Israeli government: Stay away from our Islamic and Christian holy sitesUpdated: 10/8/2015 5:12:23 PM
Thu, 08 Oct 2015 17:06:30 GMT
"We want peace and our hands will continue to be extended towards peace despite all our suffering at your hands," PA leader says.