A Den of Despots

From KHouse.Org - Archives June 2007 A DEN OF DESPOTS According to a recent Gallup poll, approximately 66 percent of Americans think the UN is doing a poor job. This most recent assessment of the United Nations' shoddy job performance is the lowest ever since Gallop first began keeping track in 1953. This news is not surprising. What is astonishing is that, despite the United Nations' terrible track record, most Americans think the inept Continue Reading

Isaac Newton the Creationist

From KHouse.Org - Archives June 2007 ISAAC NEWTON THE CREATIONIST "This most beautiful system [The Universe] could only proceed from the dominion of an intelligent and powerful Being." - Isaac Newton Sir Isaac Newton, the brilliant mathematician who redefined physics for the world in the 17th century, was also a bit of a theologian. While he's most famous for his ideas about gravity and the laws of motion, Newton also wrote commentaries Continue Reading

How many Isaiahs?

From KHouse.Org - Archives June 2007 HOW MANY ISAIAHS? My early zeal for studying the Scripture was dampened many years ago as I encountered what is often called "textual criticism." I was surprised to learn that it was naive and unlearned to regard the Book of Isaiah as actually written by the prophet Isaiah, as was commonly thought. With its 66 chapters, Isaiah is the longest prophetic book of the Old Testament. Most scholars agree that Continue Reading

Death and sin is insatiable: Hell and destruction are never full

Proverbs 27:20 20 Hell and destruction are never full; so the eyes of man are never satisfied. Two things are here said to be insatiable, and they are two things near of kin--death and sin. 1. Death is insatiable. The first death, the second death, both are so. The grave is not clogged with the multitude of dead bodies that are daily thrown into it, but is still an open sepulchre, and cries, Give, give. Hell also has enlarged itself, Continue Reading

This gives us a touchstone by which we may try ourselves: Praise will show what a man is

Proverbs 27:21 21 As the fining pot for silver, and the furnace for gold; so is a man to his praise. This gives us a touchstone by which we may try ourselves. Silver and gold are tried by putting them into the furnace and fining-pot; so is man tried by praising him. Let him be extolled and preferred, and then he will show himself what he is. 1. If a man be made, by the applause that is given him, proud, conceited, and scornful,--if he Continue Reading

Radiance through prayer

Exodus 34:30 And when Aaron and all the children of Israel saw Moses, behold, the skin of his face shone. Luke 24:32 And they said one to another, Did not our heart burn within us, while he talked with us by the way, and while he opened to us the Scripture. Psalm 39:3 My heart was hot within me, while I was musing the fire burned: then spake I with my tongue. Observe but the man who is much in heaven, and you observe he is not like Continue Reading

Fear and Survival: The Tragedy And Threat That Is George Soros

From Rubin Reports.Blogspot.Com Wednesday, September 29, 2010 Fear and Survival: The Tragedy And Threat That Is George Soros Please be subscriber 17,499. Put your email address in the upper right-hand box of the page at http://www.rubinreports.blogspot.com/ We depend on your contributions. Tax-deductible donation through PayPal or credit card: click Donate button, upper-right hand corner of this page: Continue Reading

Is the U.S. Government and West Generally Starting to Comprehend the Real Issues and Problems in the Middle East?

From Rubin Reports.Blogspot.Com Is the U.S. Government and West Generally Starting to Comprehend the Real Issues and Problems in the Middle East? Posted: 29 Sep 2010 08:39 AM PDT Please be subscriber 17,495. Put your email address in the upper right-hand box of the page at http://www.rubinreports.blogspot.com/ We depend on your contributions. Tax-deductible donation through PayPal or credit card: click Donate button, upper-right hand Continue Reading

Arrest Shows What’s Really Going on in Turkey: An Increasingly Repressive Islamist Regime

From Rubin Reports.Blogspot.Com Tuesday, September 28, 2010 Arrest Shows What's Really Going on in Turkey: An Increasingly Repressive Islamist Regime By Barry Rubin The Western media can talk all it wants to about the regime in Turkey as reformist and democratic. Didn't it just sponsor a referendum that increased freedoms? But this is for show. Here's an example of the reality. A state prosecutor has just ordered the arrest of Continue Reading

Thank Goodness Nobody Reads the Weekly “News” Magazines Any More

From Rubin Reports.Blogspot.Com Wednesday, September 29, 2010 Thank Goodness Nobody Reads the Weekly "News" Magazines Any More By Barry Rubin Newsweek, in an article intended to tell us that any critique of the current government and its rather high proportion of current and former extreme leftists is a silly conspiracy theory, says that the Templars take their name from Solomon's Temple, the site of the al-Aqsa Mosque. Kind of Continue Reading