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The concept of this website was born of GOD by the Holy Spirit, to embrace the needs, secret desires and petitions of a multitude of people.

Homegrown Terror

Homegrown Terror   On Aug. 8, a Starkville, Mississippi couple were arrested over the weekend for conspiring and attempting to give material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant – ISIL (now being called the Islamic State). Jaelyn Delshaun Young, 20 and Muhammad Oda Dakhlalla, 22, were charged with the crimes. They are being held without bond and are considered a flight risk. How Could This Happen? While many file Continue Reading

Evolution from a Jewish Perspective, Part 3

Evolution from a Jewish Perspective, Part 3 Note: Asher (Roland) Norman is an author, attorney and Orthodox Jew, living in California. He also lectures on the subject of “The Scientific Case Against Random Macro Evolution (and for Intelligent Design).” He also lectures on the subject of Jewish holiness, explaining the organizing principle of Jewish holiness in separating between life and death regarding food, (kosher laws) intimacy (family Continue Reading

The Gospel According to Constantine

The Gospel According to Constantine Author: Steve Elwart The First Ecumenical Council of the Christian Church was held in Nicaea, Bithynia, in Asia Minor in 325, convoked by Emperor Constantine to settle the Arian heresy. Of the attending bishops, about 225 in number, almost all were from the East and only four or five bishops represented the Western Church. One of the Western bishops, Hosius of Cordoba, presided over the council. To Continue Reading

Important News Headlines – 7th August 2015

Important News Headlines US Welcomes Iraqi Christian Refugees, with Jail Time August 07, 2015 *Some Iraqi Christians fleeing the Islamic State sought safety and freedom in America. But instead of being welcomed in as religious refugees, they were arrested and sent to a San Diego prison. The news comes despite the fact that 300,000 immigrants from Muslim countries were welcomed into the United States last year. — CBN News Protests over Continue Reading

Evolution from a Jewish Perspective – Part 2

Evolution from a Jewish Perspective – Part 2 Author: Asher Norman Category: Science Date: August 10, 2015 Judaism and Science *Note: Asher (Roland) Norman is an author, attorney, and Orthodox Jew, living in California. He also lectures on the subject of “The Scientific Case against Random Macro Evolution (and for Intelligent Design).” He also lectures on the subject of Jewish holiness, explaining the organizing principle of Jewish Continue Reading

China: Projection of Power

China: Projection of Power Reuters China made history in the last few months. In April, the Lin Yi, a guided missile frigate, spent a little over an hour in Yemen’s war-torn port of Aden before setting sail for Djibouti with 225 evacuees from 10 countries. The evacuees were greeted at the harbor by Djiboutian officials, the Chinese ambassador to Djibouti and other diplomats. Djiboutian Minister of Foreign Affairs Mahamoud Ali Youssouf Continue Reading

Important News Headlines – 17th and 24th August 2015

Important News Headlines River In China Mysteriously Turns Bloody Red Overnight August 23, 2015 A waterway in eastern China has mysteriously turned a blood red color. Residents in Zhejiang province said the river looked normal at 5 a.m. Beijing time on Thursday morning. Within an hour, the entire river turned crimson. Residents also said a strange smell wafted through the air. “The really weird thing is that we have been able to catch fish Continue Reading

Men of the Bible – Jeremiah

Jeremiah His name may mean: "Yahweh Has Exalted" or "Yahweh Has Established" His work: Though Jeremiah's prophecies were primarily directed toward Judah, the Lord also gave him prophetic messages for other nations of the world. His ministry took place during the last forty years of Judah's existence, from 627-586 BC. His character: Jeremiah has often been called "the weeping prophet." He struggled with feelings of insecurity, doubt, and Continue Reading

Providing for the Family

1 Timothy 5:1–16 Anyone who does not provide for their relatives, and especially for their own household, has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever. / 1 Timothy 5:8 Recently a friend recommended a course offered at her church titled “Financial Self-Defense.” My first thought was that the church should offer another one called “Financial CPR” for those whose finances need complete resuscitation. My husband and I are Continue Reading

The infallibility of God’s purpose

‘But he is in one mind, and who can turn him? and what his soul desireth, even that he doeth.’ Job 23:13 Suggested Further Reading: Acts 4:23–31 It is a wonderful thing how God effects his purpose while still the creature is free. They who think that predestination and the fulfilment of the divine purpose is contrary to the free-agency of man, know not what they say, nor whereof they affirm. It would be no miracle for God to effect his Continue Reading