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New Age Agenda of Entertainment

New Age Agenda of Entertainment from the May 30, 2016 eNews issue by Glen Iverson New Age religion (Image: The Wild Voice) Ed. Note: Glen Iverson is a student with Koinonia Institute and this article is part of his coursework toward his Gold Medallion. The opinions expressed in this article are his own and are not necessarily those of the ministry. As one looks at the culture in America, we can ask ourselves why Continue Reading

Miracles Protect Our Soldiers

Miracles Protect Our Soldiers from the May 30, 2016 eNews issue by Amy Joy Hess Memorial Day Weekend has passed, and the aroma of barbecue still lingers in the air. Camping trips and anglers’ breakfasts and all manners of out-of-doors cheer follow us into the new week. Most importantly, we recognize we are free to enjoy such a weekend. We can celebrate in the park without fear officers will grill us on where we bought our Continue Reading

In the News – 30th May 2016

IN THE NEWS Links to interesting articles elsewhere A First Look at America’s Supergun May 30, 2016 The weapon is called a railgun and requires neither gunpowder nor explosive. It is powered by electromagnetic rails that accelerate a hardened projectile to staggering velocity—a battlefield meteorite with the power to one day transform military strategy, say supporters, and keep the U.S. ahead of advancing Continue Reading

A Woman for All Seasons: Queen Victoria

A Woman for All Seasons from the May 23, 2016 eNews issue by Dr. Steve Elwart Queen Victoria (Image: Wikipedia) As the righteous grow powerful, people rejoice; but when the wicked rule, people groan. — Proverbs 29:2 (ISV) The Meaning behind the Holiday May 23, 2016, marks Victoria Day in Canada. It is a legal holiday celebrated on the Monday preceding May 25 in every province and territory in the country. (In Continue Reading

The Peril of Moving Ancient Markers

The Peril of Moving Ancient Markers from the May 23, 2016 eNews issue by Dr. Steve Elwart Sykes-Picot Agreement line (Image: Royal Geographic Society) Cursed is the one who moves his neighbor’s boundary stone. Then all the people are to respond by saying, “Amen!” — Deuteronomy 27:17 (ISV) The Hebrew approach to hermeneutics (the theories of interpretation) views four levels of interpretation: Peshat, the Continue Reading

In the News – 22nd May 2016

IN THE NEWS Links to interesting articles elsewhere Freed From the Islamic State, But Far From Free May 22, 2016 During her 19 months of captivity under the Islamic State, Nofa Mahlo, a 37-year-old Yazidi woman from Baa’j, lived each day not knowing what the next would bring. Her imprisonment in crowded, underground prisons had turned her skin a pale white. She’d been separated from her children and made to Continue Reading

God’s Work

Psalm 19:1-2 Expanded Bible ============== [ God’s Works and Word ] [ For the director of music. A psalm of David. ] The heavens ·declare [recount; narrate] the glory [C the manifest presence] of God, and the ·skies [firmament; dome; Gen. 1:6] ·announce [speak out] ·what his hands have made [L the works of his hands]. Day after day they ·tell the story [L bubble/pour forth speech]; night after night they ·tell it again [L declare Continue Reading

Rizpah

Women of the Bible Rizpah ====== Her name means: "A Hot Stone" or "Coal" Her character: Saul's concubine Rizpah was the mother of Armoni and Mephibosheth. Though a woman with few rights and little power, she displayed great courage and loyalty after the death of her sons. / Her sorrow: That her only sons were executed and their bodies dishonored because of their father's crime. / Her joy: That the bodies of her sons were finally given Continue Reading

Morning and Evening by Charles Spurgeon – 14th June

Morning ======= "Delight thyself also in the Lord." / Psalm 37:4 The teaching of these words must seem very surprising to those who are strangers to vital godliness, but to the sincere believer it is only the inculcation of a recognized truth. The life of the believer is here described as a delight in God, and we are thus certified of the great fact that true religion overflows with happiness and joy. Ungodly persons and mere Continue Reading

In The News – 9th May 2016

IN THE NEWS Links to interesting articles elsewhere Shadi Jabar: How Australian ISIS Recruiter Lured Other Brides to Syria May 8, 2016 From holy war to hijab fashion tips, the bizarre life of top Australian ISIS recruiter Shadi Jabar has been revealed after she was killed in a coalition air strike in Syria. The Sunday Telegraph has revealed the Sydney woman was a chief Islamic State recruiter, who along Continue Reading