A recent Gallup Poll revealed that only 24% of Americans are satisfied with the direction the country is going, which means that 76% are concerned, to varying degrees, about what is going on.
So, have you been persecuted, recently? Persecution is “the act or practice of persecuting especially those who differ in origin, religion, or social outlook.” READ: Persecution (Merriam-Webster Dictionary) I recently read a news story about a Christian pastor in India who was arrested and charged, something about not respecting other religions. He talked about Christian things in his Christian service, and the police arrested him; in India! I tried to find the story again, and I couldn’t. There were too many stories like it: Where I live, some people who opposed COVID restrictions claim that they were persecuted for their beliefs. Whatever we think about COVID protests, we can see the mechanism of persecution. People with ideas that threaten power can be punished and silenced. Imagine telling the authorities to slash vehicle tires. You don’t have to imagine that: READ: Free speech becomes roadkill in the crackdown on Canadian truckers And here is another crackdown: So, peaceful democratic countries have the potential to persecute people. Persecution is a normal part of life, in most places. …
The Daily Mail had an interesting article alleging that America’s leading medical officer, Dr. Anthony Fauci, may have tried to silence those suggesting that COVID leaked out from the Wuhan Institute of Virology.
A disturbing letter signed by over 60% of the students at Yale Law School stated that they are opposed to ‘free’ speech and want it ended on that campus.
The Bible talks about humans having a spirit and a physical body and this separate spirit, is essentially who we really are. And when the Bible speaks of body, soul, and spirit as Paul describes it in 1 Thessalonians 5:23, I believe this additional element, the soul, is what appears after our spirit merges with our physical body.
The discovery of a small lead amulet on Mt Ebal, the Biblical mount of cursing (Deuteronomy 27:4-5), reveals that Biblical books are much older than previously thought
By Rick Renner
I’m so grateful for all the truths and godly qualities that my pastor and church family planted in me during my growing-up years. But I have to say, in all the years I attended that church, I personally can’t remember a time when I heard anyone pray boldly or confidently. I simply had no idea what bold, confident praying sounded like until I attended a seminar at another church where a special speaker was teaching on the subject of faith.
I don’t know how many know this, but prior to becoming Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, was a drama teacher at a high school in Vancouver, Canada. Dr. Jordan Peterson interviews Preston Manning, founder of the Reform Party and the Manning Centre, since renamed, Canada Strong and Free Network, to promote Conservative principles.
The Daily Mail reports that two Russian military jets, Sukhoi 24s, that violated Sweden’s airspace on March 2, 2022 were armed with nuclear warheads.
English version: Characteristics of an intercessor: Persistence more important than friendship ¿Por qué Dios no responde a mi oración? Esta cuestión afecta a muchos cristianos. Oramos y no sólo no hay respuestas, nos preguntamos si Dios incluso nos escuchó. Cuando nos fijamos en los evangelios, leemos una serie de parábolas que Jesús enseñaba en la oración. Quiero mirar específicamente a uno de ellos y extraer un principio clave de la oración exitosa. La cuenta se encuentra en Lucas 11: 5-13. Esta parabola- siguiendo los pasos de la enseñanza de Jesús sobre la oración del Señor -es sobre un hombre que inesperadamente tenía visitantes aparecen en su casa a altas horas de la noche. Sin comida para ofrecerles, el hombre aparece al lado de la casa de un amigo para pedir prestado un poco de pan. Era tarde por la noche y su vecino no estaba interesado en despertar se para satisfacer las necesidades de este hombre, su recino. A pesar de que el vecino estaba obviamente molesto por la intrusión tarde en la noche, el hombre …