Thursday, November 24, 2016

Oneness Unitarian Theology - Eddie Dalcour P.h.d

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

A Vote Against Corruption



I think a big problem is that the left STILL has no idea why they lost. They think that half the country (those hicks in the red states) voted for Trump so they could reestablish the "white man" in his place of power, rounding up brown people, women, and gays and throwing them into concentration camps.

They have this fundamental straw man built up and lash out by calling all these other Americans, "racist, misogynist, homophobic bigots', yelling it all the louder, and getting more confused why they didn't make a connection.

This was not a vote against women. This was not a vote against people of color. This was not a vote against sexual orientation. How dare you accuse a whole group of people of such hateful stances.

This was a vote against Democrats AND Republicans and the corruption running rampant in the system, and fiscal and International policies that hurt ALL Americans.

You might argue against the specifics of which policy will work and which will not. But, until you get past the ad hominem attacks, claiming that everyone that has a different idea than you do is a sexist, you will always be confused as to why you lost. 

Friday, October 7, 2016

The media is like a scandal sheet.





"...a person who habitually reveals personal or sensational facts about others." Merriam-Webster’s collegiate dictionary

φλύαρος - Gossipy

"At the same time they also learn to be idle, as they go around from house to house; and not merely idle, but also gossips and busybodies, talking about things not proper to mention." 1 Timothy 5:13


"He who goes about as a slanderer reveals secrets, Therefore do not associate with a gossip." Proverbs 20:19

"You shall not bear a false report; do not join your hand with a wicked man to be a malicious witness." Exodus 23:1

"Set a guard, O LORD, over my mouth; Keep watch over the door of my lips." Psalm 141:3



https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/14759964026/

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

French Mayor takes a stand against Refugees


French Mayor takes a stand against 7,000 Islamic Muslim Refugees

The Calais jungle was once a popular tourist town in France, but over the past year, it has been turned into a third-world ghetto after being taken over by Muslim refugees. Now, violence is rampant in the once ritzy community, and in the wake of the Nice terrorist attack, the local mayor has finally had enough.

According to DC Clothesline, thousands of migrants in the Calais ‘Jungle’ will soon lose their makeshift homes after Calais mayor Natacha Bouchart announced that the northern half of the camp is set to be demolished. She added that the remaining half of the camp will soon be destroyed as well.

“We can’t wait any longer, we need to know as soon as possible when and how the Jungle will be torn down,” she said. “It is absolutely urgent for this town, its people and its businesses.”

Liberals are furious about this of course, but we’re glad to see France finally taking a stand against Muslim refugees. SHARE if you think this camp should be DESTROYED!

Attention: Facebook is censoring the American Column website. Unable to provide link to article on Facebook or Twitter.

http://americancolumn.com/breaking-french-mayor-declares-war-muslims-makes-devastating-move-7000-islamic-refugees/

Monday, September 12, 2016

CAN SUFFERING BE GOOD?



"Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our tribulation." 2 Corinthians 1:3–4
"We often don’t pause to consider that God can turn the evil of suffering into a lesson for good, a lesson we can use to grow spiritually. Sometimes suffering in the form of persecution comes simply because we do not want to compromise our faithfulness to the Lord. Many other times it is merely the common pain, hardship, disease, and conflicts resulting from sin’s corruption of the world."
"Sometimes, however, God does bring suffering as a means to discipline us when we fall into a pattern of sin. That’s what happened to Ananias and Sapphira in the early church (see Acts 5:1–11). 
Similarly, God punished some members of the Corinthian church for their flagrant sins (1 Cor. 11:29–30)."
"Whatever the case, you do not have to view suffering as bad. It can teach you kindness, sympathy, humility, compassion, patience, and gentleness. Most important, God can use suffering in unique ways to draw you closer to Him."
MacArthur, J. (2001). Truth for today : a daily touch of God’s grace (p. 277). Nashville, Tenn.: J. Countryman. www.gty.org

Friday, September 9, 2016

How to have a quiet time.





-By Pastor Steve Sanchez of Community Church of the Hills (CCH) Johnson City, Texas (with a lot of help from others).

(Lowering the bar for newbies)

Mark 1:35: "Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place, where he prayed."

What is a “Quiet Time”? They are also known as “Daily Devotions”, “Personal Devotions,” or “The Morning Watch.” These terms describe a regular time with God through Bible study, meditation and prayer.

• When do you have yours?
• How important is spending time with God to you?

If you are too busy to spend some time with God, then you are too busy!

Want to know a busy woman? Susanna Wesley (pictured), the mother of John and Charles Wesley. She could have said she was too busy because she had 19 children!

What did she do? It is said that in the middle of the day, she’d sit down in her chair and pull an apron over her head to read the Bible and pray. The kids knew not to disturb mama when she had her quiet time.

One mother overheard her 3-year-old daughter answer the phone in the next room while doing her devotions: “My mom is having her emotions now. Can she call you back?”

Someone called the morning quiet time, “turning the dial until we tune in to God’s wavelength—then we get the message.”




Henry Blackaby, founder of Blackaby Ministries International and an influential evangelical pastor said, “Try not to think of the time you spend with God as a duty. The purpose of a quiet time is for you to get to know God. And as you come to know Him, you can walk out of your special times with God enjoying a living relationship with Him that you can cultivate all day long — throughout all your life.”

Psalm 46:10—Be still and know that I am God.

Spurgeon: “If we are weak in communion with God we are weak everywhere.”




D.L.Moody said, “We ought to see the face of God every morning before we see the face of man.”




Hudson Taylor, the great missionary to China said that your devotions ought to be in the morning because “You don’t tune up the instruments after the concert is over. That’s stupid. It’s logical to tune them up before you start!”

Not only did Jesus have his quiet time in the morning but so did the following:

• Abraham (Genesis 19:27);
• Job (Job 1:5);
• Jacob (Genesis 28:18);
• Moses (Exodus 34:4);
• Hannah and Elkanah (1Sam 1:19 );
• David—Psalm 5:3—In the morning, Lord, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait expectantly.



The founder of the Navigators Ministry, Dawson Trotman, actually had two quiet times: morning and evening. Whenever he had a crowd of people over at his house or he was with his wife, and he sensed the conversation was ending he would use this code: H.W.L.W.

He would say, “All right, H. W. L. W.” Then a passage of Scripture would be quoted without comment and all would go to sleep. H.W.L.W. stood for “His Word the Last Word.”



Spurgeon: “In the morning” is the fittest time for…God. An hour in the morning is worth two in the evening. Prayer should be the key of the day and the lock of the night. Devotion should be both the morning star and the evening star.”

If you have a problem getting up in the morning, you can do what one of the Cambridge 7 (pictured) did to make sure he didn’t miss “The Morning Watch.”



The Cambridge 7 were a group of prominent athletes who were wealthy and educated. They gave up everything to be missionaries in China. Their plan was to spend the first minutes of a new day alone with God, praying and reading the Bible.

One man had trouble getting up in the morning so he invented an automatic, foolproof cure for laziness. It was a contraption set up by his bed: “The vibration of an alarm clock set fishing tackle in motion, and the sheets, clipped to the line, moved swiftly into the air off the sleeper’s body.”

http://www.familychristian.com/seven-minutes-with-god-how-to-plan-a-daily-quiet-time.html

Robert D. Foster recommends “7 Minutes with God”: You could call it a daily “7-Up.” 5 minutes may be too short, and 10 minutes for some is a little too long at first.

Are you willing to take 7 minutes every morning? Not 5 mornings out of 7, not 6 days out of 7, but 7 days out of 7! Pray this the night before: “Lord, I want to meet You the first thing in the morning for at least seven minutes. Tomorrow when the alarm clock goes off at 6:15 a.m., I have an appointment with You.”

This is how you spend those 7 minutes: After getting out of bed and taking care of your personal needs, find a quiet place and with your Bible enjoy God for 7 minutes.

The first 30 seconds: Prepare your heart. Thank Him for the good night of sleep and the opportunities of the day.

The next 4 minutes: Read your Bible. Your greatest need is to hear some word from God. Start with Mark. Read for the pure joy of reading and allowing God to speak—perhaps just 20 verses…
The next 2 ½ minutes: He spoke to you; you now speak to him.

Another method is….
The A.C.T.S. METHOD OF PRAYER
• A: ADORATION: Tell the Lord that you love Him. Reflect on His greatness, His power, His majesty, and sovereignty. (Psalm 145 is wonderful for doing this.)
• C: CONFESSION: Having seen Him you now want to be sure every sin is cleansed and forsaken. (Psalms 32 and 51 are great helps.)
• T: THANKSGIVING: Thank Him for everything!!!
• S: SUPPLICATION: Everything else.”

Do not become devoted to the habit, but to the Savior.
Jesus had his quiet time because he knew his day needed it. And I can guarantee that when you start, you will get interrupted. Jesus was not immune to this fact.

Mark 1:36-37—36: "Simon and his companions went to look for him, 37 and when they found him, they exclaimed: 'Everyone is looking for you!'”

BOOM! The day started. That was it.
Isn't that how yours always starts, too?


https://msu.edu/user/navs/7minutes.html


Thursday, April 14, 2016

AUDACITY: Love Can't Stay Silent

It's Too Hard For A Muslim to Pray

The Muslim must pray 5 times a day. As it is written in Vol. 1 - Salat Book VIII. 345. Narrated Abu Dharr.


50 prayers were reduced to 5 prayers by Mohammeds bargaining with his god. It is because the Muslim can not bear it to pray any more. It is too difficult for him.

The Christian prays without ceasing. The Christian is able to bear it and rejoice in it.

"Rejoice always; pray without ceasing; in everything give thanks; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus." 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18

www.gracechurch.org/About/Gospel

Photo: My friend Jeff leading a Muslim to Christ at NoHo Metro Station.

Sunday, December 13, 2015

Presumptuous B.K.S. lyengar




B. K. S. Iyengar  was a presumptuous and proud man.  He prophesied false visions, divination, futility and the deception of his own mind. Lyengar sold himself to do evil in the eyes of the LORD.  (ref. Jeremiah 14:14)

lyengar is quoted as saying, "You have not understood the working of your body, yet you want God-realization?"

Realize this, that "bodily discipline is only of little profit, but godliness is profitable for all things, since it holds promise for the present life and also for the life to come." 1 Timothy 4:8

Lyengar died at the age of 95 but, the world continues to celebrate the detestable actions of this nasty man.

He did not speak for God, but, instead he spoke as from the world, and the world continues to listen to him. (ref. 1 John 4:5)

"For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh and the lust of the eyes and the boastful pride of life, is not from the Father, but is from the world." 1 John 2:16

Unfortunately for Bellur Krishnamachar Sundararaja Iyengar,

"...it is appointed for men to die once and after this comes judgment." Hebrews 9:27

It suffices to say that B.K.S. lyengar did not believe in the Creator of the Universe and because he did not believe, he has been judged already, because he has not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God. (ref. John 3:18)

And as it is written in John 8:24, Jesus said, "for unless you believe that I AM, you will die in your sins." 

www.gracechurch.org/About/Gospel

http://biblehub.com/nasb/genesis/1.htm