Vol: 164 Issue: 23 - Saturday, May 23, 2015
Memorial Day is a celebration of freedom and those that defend it. We celebrate with heavy overdoses of all things American, fireworks, hot dogs, BBQs, picnics, baseball games and so on.
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Peaceful Meddling With Israel
May 22, 2015 - Israel - Middle East
Did he or didn't he say it? There's been a media kerfuffle about what Pope Francis did or didn't say about Mahmoud Abbas. Did the pope really call him an angel of peace or did he admonish him to be the angel of peace? Or was it both?
May 21, 2015 - In Defense of the Faith
I was raised a Presbyterian, Christened in 1957 as a 5th grader in High Point, North Carolina. Maybe it was because I was little, but the High Point First Presbyterian Church seemed huge and beautiful. I loved Sunday school but hated going to church and listen to the preacher talk about a lot of stuff that I didn’t understand and had no interest in understanding.
May 19, 2015 - Prophecy - Signs
Today’s scratch-your-head scripture: Revelation 13:15, which declares that the second beast will have, “power to give life unto the image of the beast” to both speak AND cause to be killed all who refuse to worship said beast. Make an image come alive? What the heck does that mean? Maybe something a little like Juliano Pinto.
Where is the Promise of His Coming?
May 18, 2015 - In Defense of the Faith
“And now I have told you before it comes, that when it does come to pass, you may believe." John 14:29
Appeasing the Religion of Peace
May 15, 2015 - Terror - Islam
Whatever you do, do not insult the religion of peace or you will suffer the consequences. If its radical defenders don't try to kill you for the offense, the hand-wringing, Islamophobia watch people will track you down and chastise you back into your intolerant hating shell.
The Fear of Dying
May 14, 2015 - Witnessing Tools
In 1973 a book was authored and then published by Erica Jong, Fear of Flying and the attempts of a woman to handle her fears. It was a best seller, and apparently many suffer the same phobia.
May 13, 2015 - Witnessing Tools
“And the Lord rained upon Sodom and Gomorrah brimstone and fire from the Lord out of heaven. And he destroyed these cities, and all the country about, all the inhabitants of the cities, and all things that spring from the earth.” Genesis 19:24-15