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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.

Most Likely Most Dangerous

Most Likely Most Dangerous   The Economist Note: The author Jeremy Richard is a retired U.S. Army Intelligence Analyst. During his last assignment, he was an Intelligence Observer/Coach/Trainer at the Joint Readiness Training Center at Fort Polk, LA. He has 2 combat tours to Baghdad with the 82nd Airborne Division. He worked for the Deputy Chief of Staff, Strategy, Plans, and Assessment (C–5) Multinational Force Iraq HQ and also Continue Reading

Israel: We’ll Party Like It’s 5776

We’ll Party Like It’s 5776 You are to hold a sacred assembly on the first day of the seventh month of each year. No servile work is to be done. It’s a day of blowing trumpets for you. — Numbers 29:1 (ISV) This year the Jewish feast of Rosh Hashanah (ראֹשׁ הַשָׁנָה) (Feast of Trumpets) began the evening of Sunday, Sept. 13 and ends tomorrow, Tuesday, Sept. 15. It marks the beginning of the Jewish year 5776. Rosh Hashanah (literally, Continue Reading

Important News Headlines – 7th & 14th September 2015

Important News Headlines Kuwait’s Hidden Terrorism Problem September 07, 2015 Dhari Al Jasmi, a Sunni resident of Kuwait City, rechecked his smartphone. Another terrorist organization had bombed another mosque in the Middle East, yet the Islamic State had achieved what few of Kuwait’s other enemies could since Iraq invaded more than 20 years ago — attack one of most stable countries in the Middle East. — War is Boring Assisted dying is Continue Reading


His name means: "May He [God] Add" His work: Joseph was a working man who supported his family through the trade of carpentry. His character: A man who traced his ancestry back to David, Joseph was just, compassionate, and obedient to God. Though poor, he was a good husband and father, providing for and protecting his family. His sorrow: That Herod the Great tried to murder his son, Jesus. His triumph: To be used by God to protect and Continue Reading

At Issue – Self-Reliance

Zechariah 4:6 God brings us to the end of ourselves to show us how much, how desperately, we need him. We need the power of his Spirit to help us walk in obedience, no matter the cost. We need his help to forgive as we’ve been forgiven, to love as we’ve been loved, to be patient with others as he’s been patient with us. Only through the Spirit can we break the power of sin in our lives—whether it’s addiction or bitterness or gossip. So Continue Reading

The Woman of Samaria

Her character: Looked down upon by the Jews because she was a Samaritan and disdained because of her many romantic liaisons, she would not have been most people's first choice to advance the gospel in a region where it had not yet been heard. / Her sorrow: To have lived in a way that relegated her to the margins of her society. / Her joy: That Jesus broke through barriers of culture, race, and religion in order to reveal himself to her. / Continue Reading

Accepted in the Beloved

‘He hath made us accepted in the beloved.’ Ephesians 1:6 Suggested Further Reading: Romans 3:21–4:8 The Arminians say our being accepted before God, if I understand it aright, is also an acceptance in our graces. This is the English of their doctrine of falling away. When a man walks worthily, God accepts him; if he walks sinfully, then God accepts him no more. Those of you who like this way of being accepted, may choose it; for my Continue Reading

Comfort proclaimed

“Comfort ye, comfort ye my people, saith your God.” Isaiah 40:1 Suggested Further Reading: Acts 12:6-11 To angels, first of all, I believe this command is addressed: “Comfort ye, comfort ye my people.” You often talk about the insinuations of the devil; I frequently hear you bemoaning yourselves because you have been attacked by Apollyon, and have had a hard struggle with Beelzebub; you have found it hard to resist his desperate thrusts Continue Reading

Morning and Evening by Charles Spurgeon – 21st September

Morning ======= "The sword of the Lord, and of Gideon." / Judges 7:20 Gideon ordered his men to do two things: covering up a torch in an earthen pitcher, he bade them, at an appointed signal, break the pitcher and let the light shine, and then sound with the trumpet, crying, "The sword of the Lord, and of Gideon! the sword of the Lord, and of Gideon!" This is precisely what all Christians must do. First, you must shine; break the pitcher Continue Reading

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