How so Steve R? I love rainy days with the raindrops falling, but not a contentious woman or man for that matter or woman with a man's body or a man that thinks he's a woman More like fingernails scraping on a blackboard!! Btw, Target in our town has lost so many customers since they accepted the transgendered people in bathrooms, etc.
I know a man in our church whose wife died and he got on a Christian dating site, met this Christian woman and they married and are very happy. I met them at our once a week Bible Study and since it's a Baptist Church we have lunch served and fellowship .afterwards. Baptists love meals and fellowship with their get together always ðŸ˜‰
Hi penned, I too think some preachers like John Mac, and others that are afraid to speak out and lose their 501(c) 3 and the fire has gone from the pulpit. They preach what the magastrites tell them to rather than God. We need more Jothan Edwards and Billy Sunday' and God still heals and works miracles. I have had encounters myself. He works through different means and ways but it's still a miracle. Not often does it happen but you know when it happens to you.
Hi penned, we are all on the same page with this one and even our pastor said from the pulpit that anyone tries anything like this in our church, will have to show their birth certificate to him. Christopher, I'm fine and thanks for asking.
Hi Dave, hope you are feeling better. I haven't been on much lately because of things going on in my life and so I have missed a lot of what's been going here. You sounded down on the few times I have been on here. Lost a friend?? Prayers for whatever you need from God to help you with.
I agree, Wayfarer, porn is very prevalent in movies that kids can watch on the Internet and almost every movie on tv has at least one segment showing a sex scene that is as close to porn as you can get by with .The F bomb is the new cuss word !! Oh yes, a flood of filth has been poured out on the world ( David Wilkerson 'The Vision') Read that book written in 1972 and you will not be surprised at what's going on today and why it's being accepted and the frog keeps sitting in the water that keeps getting hotter and hotter until he perishes.
I have always said it was a Holy War. Kudos to Franklin who can speak against sin without having to worry about losing his 501.3 or whatever because he has real christians(not ones who profess to be one) helping him to carry the true message of the cross without fear of what man can do to him. I support my church and give to his ministry as well.
Kk, I did not know that. What an eye opener, thanks for sharing that but like my husband said people will vote for her anyway even if she had been put in jail. Even some got so upset because Trump picked a Roman Catholic as running mate. Uh oh, Hillary has picked her vice president and he too is a Roman Catholic. My husband has a brother, who is pastor of a Pentecostal Church, both him and his wife are voting for Hillary and his other sister also. One that is also Pentecostal and her husband will be voting foe Trump as we are.
I agree, Christropher, and that's why prayer is so important to me because it gives me the feeling that I am doing something very important for them. My heart goes out to those that are suffering. I have often noticed the few posts on these type things unlike the hundreds on the threads that to me is so unimportant compared to this. You did post your thoughts which shows you care.
I totally agree,Wayfarer Pilgrim and can't help wondering how Trump can change anything with so many in the GOP do as they have done in the last 8yrs. , not much of anything. I have trust that God is in control and will put the person that He wants there for whatever reason, like Ladybug said in one of her post.Blessings to you this Lord's Day. My husband is ill so I stayed home with him. He is avery moral man but is not a christian at this time but I will never give up on him. Your posts are a sign to me that you love the Lord as I do and so I desire your prayers for both of us please.
And, Hillary of course does not have self-esteem, even through her pride in being the first woman to run for President really shines through in her speeches. Let's be fair here and even add Obama to the mix also.
I agree, william, like my husband said, people see what they want to see and can always find a link to support that view. If Hillary goes to jail, they will still vote for her and even if she sells our country out for money. So I look at the fact that even a gay that supports Trump is really amazing and many other sinners that do help him get in the White House is just God's way of overcoming the Chrisians' vote for Hilliary.
@ Bill from Cin. And Jim for vice president..I think it's the LOVE of money that's the root of all evil and paupers can love money and hate and envy people that have it. Abraham was a very weathy man as well as the rich man that gave his tomb to bury Jesus in. We have Lydia, a business woman and many others that followed Jesus. Judas loved money and look what he did. Jesus was called everything from a wine- biddeer, lover of sinners,glutton, ate wth sinners and so hated by the religious leaders. Yes, it is hard for a rich man to enter into heaven because of their trust and love of their money but not impossible. I think of wealthy christians today, Hobby Lobby, Chic-fil-lay, Penny's , Sam Walton. Of course, you are free to judge these people also but you will have to answer for every idle word you speak someday. Billy Graham has made his will and since his children have been provided for, he has willed his estate be given to the Billy Graham Association.
John UK, I agree with your comment. Our pastor meets every Saturday night with anyone that wants to pray for our nation etc. Last Sunday and again this coming Sunday to those that are able to knee and pray for our country, the police and protection for them. The world and the mess it is in. Prayer is so important in the times of rampant evil because that is the most important weapon we have to fight it. Matthew Henry is one of my favorites. I read his commentary on the scriptures I read every morning as an added thought to what I read. I am reading the psalms now. Blessings and hope your day goes well, dear brother.
Get ready people because God has heard the prayers of the righteous and we will have another chance as a nation to get things right again. There was a man on Lou Dobbs fox news that has been the predictor of elections for as far back as Reagan and he always got it right. He said the Republicans will win this election no matter who is running. Lou asked if Trump would be president and he said the way it looked so far( which was before he was actually in the race that close) he will be our next President!!
Btw and off thread, Mike from New York, I have been blessed to be a part of the little boy from Peru, that I sponsor's life. He has found friends in the school he goes to that is teaching him about Jesus and the Bible. They are the ones he talks about and draws me pictures which have improved this year and is eager to communicate these things to me when I get a letter from him. Have a blessed day. Always, interesting to read your comments.
Amen, Mike, if the shepherd of his people cannot deliever God's message to his flock that God has appointed him to then He has failed in his mission. To have a preacher's hands tied in what he can or cannot say in the pulpit.is putting pressure on him and this is just the beginning. Watered down messages, no fire in the pulpit, no more singing hymns by men and women inspired to write them from Amazing Grace to It is Well with my Soul. Just loud music with a beat and songs to dance to.But most love it the way it is so we accept it and do our best to worship in spite of it all.I do have tapes of songs that encourage me and minster to me that I play ar home and devotions by some of the preachers in the past and the Bible which are still relevent for today. Strange how as a young girl, I had my rock and roll music that I danced to and the church music that I sang in the choir to and today I listen to songs at home to minister to my spiritual life.
Hi John Uk , yes I read Charles Sprugeon's devotions everyday and he has helped me so much. Every day is a message to start my day with an encouraging word or maybe something to make me stop and think and ponder about because like I said we need both to balance out our christian life and make us grow stronger in Christ. I don't know how much longer until He comes but I will have my light burning and plenty of oil in my lamp waiting and watching.
Hi Pennned, hope you are still reading this thread because I just wanted to say what a blessing you have been to me and thanks for your encouragement when things went south for me at times on here. . I do wish Icould just post my thoughts on something and let it go. Seems like you do that quite well. Blessings to you, dear sister.