Now since justice is supposedly blind, I'm not sure why someone would pick a liberal, moderate or conservative justice. Their job is to interpret what the constitution says not necessarily according to what their individual ideologies are.
By the way, I am only being sarcastic in the above.
Don Tian wrote: Thanks, Christopher for the update. I did see the news item covered, but only on NHK's Newsroom Tokyo program. Even today's program from 8pm Tokyo time, did not have the rescue completed. They only said the families were outside, saying prayers. Of course, in Thailand, this does not mean prayers to the God that people on this website would recognize, but some form of Buddha. I now expect tomorrow's program to show how their prayers to Buddha really worked to save them!
I agree with Chris, well said! And let me add an additional dimension. If an organization gives money to a group of let's say Muslims and doesn't present the gospel with it, then those Muslims will simply thank Allah!
Dr. Tim wrote: Slur, Jaycobee? Are you kidding? Queers and Muslims are tied for the most hateful people on earth, with liberals in general running a close second. It is no slur to call a spade a spade.
You have to remember that Jacobee is a catholic at heart. Catholics are known to absorb their deviants. IOW, if they acknowledge the pope and do the ongoing catholic rituals, they are accepted as being in the faith. The below paragraph is from the internet and it pretty much explains my absorb thought. Something like 80 percent claim catholicism.
Roman Catholicism is the official religion of Haiti, but voodoo may be considered the country's national religion. The majority of Haitians believe in and practice at least some aspects of voodoo. Most voodooists believe that their religion can coexist with Catholicism.
Iâ€™m sure everyone enjoys an old manâ€™s stories.
Up front, let me say that I was not a combat soldier in VN. But, in VN I did come into contact with those who served in the field.
I remember talking with this infantry soldier and he said that all of the point men he knew smoked marijuana. They claimed it took away their fear, but still allowed them to function well and remain alert. As most know, a point man was someone who was in front of his unit, so he would be the first one to get it.
I smoked it twice over 40 years ago now before I was saved. I am one that shies away from something that I can become addicted to. Oh and I was not alert and didnâ€™t function well.
The only person I have ever heard about that admitted to smoking marijuana and not inhaling it was Bill Clinton.
Unprofitable Servant wrote: Actually when you last left to take a break from SA, you stated it was undetailed personal reasons and requested prayer. Have those issues been resolved or do people need to continue to uphold them in prayer? Thanks.
Luke 17:10, aka U.S.
Thanks for showing this inconsistency. There have been people in the past that have asked for prayer for a particular issue and I have emailed them and literally got no response, but they continued to post never giving an update on their prayer request. To me the use of prayer is one of the most important issues that define the body of Christ.
All of us are works in progress; that is for sure.
And thanks for addressing Jim from Lincoln. His god is his culture.
Christopher000 wrote: Interesting, and good point, Frank. You'd think anyone admitting that they just don't know, would cause them to take a step back and think things over, especially those who call themself, "Christian". I remember a few years back when the medical community released a report claiming that babys being murdered in the womb don't feel any pain. I don't remember the full details, but pro-life doctors countered with 3D video, as well as other facts that had to do with the different stages of development, and the formation of nerves, and some brain and brain stem formation facts, and put that ridiculous claim where it belonged...in the trash. Anything to numb the masses even more.
Good points Chris! The issue of if a baby feels pain to me is sort of irrelevant. If I shoot someone in the head they donâ€™t feel pain. If I give someone an overdose of heroin, they donâ€™t feel pain. And of course the list goes on and on. Those that desire to murder the unborn for any reason will simply design an argument they thinks supports them.
I remember Obama being asked by Rick Warren when life began in the womb. Obama simply said that was above his pay grade. Just think about that for a moment; he didnâ€™t know but he was willing to murder the unborn anyway.
When the Holy Spirit overshadowed Mary and she became pregnant with Jesus, God in the flesh, when die He become a human life? Was it when Mary felt him kick? What was He before that first kick? As you know, I could quote many verses that say life began in the womb. The formation spoken of below started at conception!
Isaiah 44:24 Thus saith the LORD, thy redeemer, and he that formed thee from the womb, I [am] the LORD that maketh all [things]; that stretcheth forth the heavens alone; that spreadeth abroad the earth by myself;
Isaiah 49:5 And now, saith the LORD that formed me from the womb [to be] his servant, to bring Jacob again to him, Though Israel be not gathered, yet shall I be glorious in the eyes of the LORD, and my God shall be my strength.
Why do you offer your thoughts when no one believes them? What purpose do you have? Would the world be a better place if we had more abortions? How has that worked out for black communities? Your thoughts have increased STDs, single mothers, welfare and on and on.
I have always said that if satan can convince mankind of evolution, then he can convince them of anything. And I personally think that theistic evolution is worse than pure evolution. I never read or pay attention to scientific findings by either secular scientists or Christian scientists. I cannot understand why anyone would do that unless they are in fact scientists. Everyone would simply have itching ears.
But to me the clearest thing in scripture is the creation account and how it was in fact completed in 6 literal 24 hour days. Now, I donâ€™t have to understand an issue to know that issue is true. An example would be I cannot fully comprehend the incarnation, but I know it is true.
IMO, being part of Hillsong in any way means you are in fact serving satan. This fellow simply proves that.
I wonder what percentage of her votes came from feminists, homosexuals and those who support them, abortion proponents and those who donâ€™t want to work and will gladly take government handouts? I will answer my own questions; ALL OF THEM.
Isaiah 3:12 As for my people, children are their oppressors, and women rule over them. O my people, they which lead thee cause thee to err, and destroy the way of thy paths.
The Quiet Christian wrote: My wife & I have learned all this through experience. Life as a gift from God is not seen as a gift or as anything valuable. Families are too burdened, too scattered, or too self-centered to see to the care of their elderly parents, uncles, aunts, grandparents, etc. Abortion has killed many of their children. Lust has destroyed their family connections. And these care centers pop up all over the landscape where seniors are left to die in less than adequate to downright abusive systems of care. Our stories are horrific. And they stem from the modernism/liberalism of the '50s and '60s that radically changed America.
The above comment and your below comment were both excellent. I just finished reading about the death of our Christian patriarchs and how much their families loved them and tried to make their deaths more comfortable and significant. What a difference a few thousands years make.
Anyway, I simply think that our society considers the elderly to be "useless eaters". They no longer produce things; their wealth distribution has already been decided and their families simply don't want to be bothered.
Eric Foley with Voice of the Martyrs Korea explained that despite 12 years of efforts launching balloons into North Korea, the South Korean government has now banned ministries from continuing with such efforts.
What we're facing now is a complete blockade for balloon launches and the justification for it, that the South Korean government is giving to us, is that it "fouls the air for peace." And what they mean by that is the North Korean government doesn't like balloon launches,' the missionary explained.
The above is from the article. I personally donâ€™t have any respect for Voice of the Martyrs and this simply supports my thoughts. Why would a genuine Christian ministry not do what they claim the Lord is calling them to do because of a political agenda? THEY WOULDNâ€™T.
The Lord is the only one permitted to take an innocent life. So, if this lady was going to miscarriage, then she would miscarriage. So what she did was ask this pharmacist to assist her in murdering a life that was in fact a life at the time.
I could easily go into a Nursing Home and find someone whose death was near and certain. Now if this person was a burden in any way to his/her family, then why not simply pull the plug.
I remember when my mother had cancer and was on hospice and living with my sister. I went over for a visit one day and a hospice worker told me she only had 3 weeks to live. I asked them if they were sure and they said yes. I was of course devastated. She had been through chemo and was on a diet of very strong pain pills and was of course miserable. Anyway, she ended up living an additional 6 years. The main problem she had was trying to learn to live without the very strong pain medications she had been prescribed.
Now, I know this is probably not the norm, but I am so happy that my mother got to live for an additional 6 years and was "not given a choice" to live or die. Yes, it is appointed unto main once to die, but we simply never know when.
What is the real difference between sodomites claiming they are Christians and Mohler signing the Manhattan Declaration saying that Roman Catholics and Greek Orthodox belong to Christianity? I wonder which one confuses the most people?
These are rhetorical questions of course. The Manhattan Declaration wins hands down.
Teen cancer patient Jeremiah Thomas had one wish before he died and thanks to the "Make a Wish" foundation, he offered that wish to the pro-life governor of Texas. His request: treat abortion "like an act of murder."
I donâ€™t know anything about this teenager except that I agree fully with his thoughts that abortion is simply an act of murder.
I pray this young man is saved and he will spend eternity with our Lord and Savior.
Still Watching wrote: Anything that is antiChrist is satanic. Whether John knows it or not (I personally think he's smarter than he lets on), he is a pawn of the enemy and is in very real danger of hell-fire.
Then we are in 100% agreement! If we are not for Him, then we are against Him.
Still Watching wrote: Satanic John is at it again.
I remember one time arguing with a catholic apologist. He knew that I had been baptized and confirmed into the catholic faith as a youth. Anyway, towards the end, he said that since I understood catholicism and still rejected it, then I had excommunicated myself.
What an honor that was for me and JohnY thinks it is a negative.
Unprofitable Servant wrote: Nation was founded shortly after the 2nd great awakening. You can see Christian principles and morals being upheld and practiced by most of our leaders and the population in general. That doesnâ€™t mean it should be considered a â€œChristian â€œ nation but it does mean you cannot overlook the influence of Christianity in its founding and its time of infancy as a nation
I agree brother and you worded your comment very well. Our nation has been used by God to further the gospel probably more than any nation in history. Up until recently, the government has not hindered Christianity in the slightest. Christian moral principles are ingrained in our culture; that is for sure. And even though we now have such abominable behavior by millions, I still thank God that He allowed me to be born in this nation.
Dr. Tim wrote: Solitary confinement is often used for protection, rather than punishment. The vast majority of prison inmates are anti-Trump, so Jim Linkin would feel right at home among them his fellow outlaws.
Well said and thanks. I will admit to not even pondering it was for his own good.