A Cloud of Witnesses

Hebrews 12:1 Therefore then, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses [who have borne testimony of the truth], let us strip off and throw aside every encumbrance – unnecessary weight – and that sin which so readily [deftly and cleverly] clings to and entangles us, and let us run with patient endurance and steady and active persistence the appointed course of the race that is set before us. But the just shall live by faith Continue Reading

Morning and Evening by Charles Spurgeon – 31st July

Morning "I in them." John 17:23 If such be the union which subsists between our souls and the person of our Lord, how deep and broad is the channel of our communion! This is no narrow pipe through which a thread-like stream may wind its way, it is a channel of amazing depth and breadth, along whose glorious length a ponderous volume of living water may roll its floods. Behold he hath set before us an open door, let us not be slow to enter. Continue Reading

Morning and Evening by Charles Spurgeon – 26th July

Morning "Giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge, etc." 2 Peter 1:5-6 If thou wouldest enjoy the eminent grace of the full assurance of faith, under the blessed Spirit's influence, and assistance, do what the Scripture tells thee, "Give diligence." Take care that thy faith is of the right kind--that it is not a mere belief of doctrine, but a simple faith, depending on Christ, and on Christ alone. Give diligent Continue Reading

Has The Era Of Genetically Pure Babies Now Begun?

From Black Listed News.Com Should selective breeding be used to improve the human race? Should we genetically screen embryos shortly after conception and choose only those that are the most genetically pure? This may sound like science fiction, but as you will read about below, the technology for this is already operational. On the 18th of May, a couple in Philadelphia gave birth to a baby that came from an embryo that was selected Continue Reading

At Issue – Lying

Acts 5:1–11 It’s bad enough when someone wrongs us, but it’s even worse when that person lies about it. Most of us would prefer to hear the truth, even if it’s a hard truth to handle. Being lied to feels like a personal betrayal. Did you know that every lie is also a betrayal against God? God is all about truth. And he has sacrificed greatly to free us from sin so that we can know and love and embrace the truth for ourselves. Loving God means Continue Reading

Supreme Court Upholds Myriad’s CDNA Patent Claims

From KHouse.Org The United States Supreme Court came down with a very interesting ruling. In a unanimous decision, the United States Supreme Court that companies can’t patent genes or parts of genes—so long as the genetic material is identical to what occurs naturally. The lawsuit dealt specifically with Myriad Genetics five patent claims covering methods to isolate natural strains of DNA. The court, however, left in place, more than Continue Reading

In step with the Spirit

Since we live by the Spirit, let us keep in step with the Spirit. Galatians 5:25 Jesus said He would not leave us alone but would give us a Helper to be with us forever (John 14: 16-18). He taught us that the Holy Spirit would be our Counselor (John 14: 26). Jesus also called Him the Spirit of Truth (John 14:17). Two sisters in southern China came to Christ in a house church meeting. Twenty months later a friend from Hong Kong visited them Continue Reading

Worst Case EMP Scenario? Half Of U.S. Dead

From WND.Com The sun has kicked into high gear and produced four so-called X-class solar flares over the past week from a solar spot that is expected to come more into alignment with Earth as the sun’s activity peaks this year and next. The intense solar storms are expected to last as long as until 2020. Until now, the sun has remained relatively dormant, but with four X-class eruptions in one week, it is beginning to reach its “solar Continue Reading

At Issue – Security

Isaiah 31:1–3 What do you find security in? Your job? Your husband? Your investments and savings? Your family? Your own talents and beauty? God says that woe—which means anguish, affliction and misery—will come to those who put their trust in anything but the Holy One of Israel. Everything else will ultimately fail. When it does, both you and what you were relying on will come crashing to the ground. Only if your security is grounded in God Continue Reading

Spiritual weapons

The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On the contrary, they have divine power to demolish strongholds. 2 Corinthians 10:4 Helen Berhane was imprisoned for almost three years in the shipping container prisons in Eritrea. She shares how a Muslim man with epilepsy was also imprisoned. She says in her testimonial book titled Song of the Nightingale: I noticed that he wore two charms on his belt. I pointed at them, “Where Continue Reading