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  6. News From ChristianPost.com 23 February 2018



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    News from One News Now:


    Title: OneNewsNow.com Front Page Stories LINK

    Description: Front Page Stories


    Title: A promise of lower premiums, more choices LINK

    Description: It was a controversial ruling an Ohio judge said was best for a transgender teenager but the decision is making headlines after the parents were left behind. 

    Author: Chris Woodward
    Published: Wed, 21 Feb 2018

    Title: CCHF: Biometric ID technology a threat to health freedom LINK

    Description: The San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD) if partnering with the terrorist-tied CAIR (Council on American-Islamic Relations) in an effort to fight bullying and “Islamophobia” at schools – a secretive, informal alliance over which five families are suing the district.

    Author: Michael F. Haverluck
    Published: Wed, 21 Feb 2018

    Title: Democrat-favoring redistricting likely to be challenged LINK

    Description: A 25-year-old Baptist organization that considers itself "theologically moderate" has loosened its hiring rules to allow open homosexuals. 

    Author: Bill Bumpas
    Published: Wed, 21 Feb 2018

    Title: CA judge criticized for homeless camp ruling
    LINK

    Description: A federal judge who ordered a California county to care for hundreds of homeless people has no legal right to do so, says a California-based attorney. 

    Author: Steve Jordahl
    Published: Wed, 21 Feb 2018

    Title: Self-consumed Hollywood elites aren't 'fixers,' says Shapiro LINK

    Description: Few would disagree that America's highly partisan political environment needs fixing – but Ben Shapiro says liberal Hollywood celebrities are definitely not the ones who should do the fixing.

    Author: Steve Jordahl
    Published: Wed, 21 Feb 2018

    Title: Cruz blasts Hollywood's gun control hypocrisy LINK

    Description: Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) did not hold back when asked if Hollywood actually glamorizes gun violence in America and agreed, pointing out the entertainment industry’s “enormous hypocrisy” when it promotes gun control.

    Author: Michael F. Haverluck
    Published: Wed, 21 Feb 2018

    Title: Covenant Journey takes students on trip of lifetime LINK

    Description: Christian college students from across the U.S. have participated in a leadership program that allows them to experience the Christian roots of their faith firsthand. 

    Author: Bob Kellogg
    Published: Wed, 21 Feb 2018

    Title: Christian wins his court case ... (ho-hum) LINK

    Description:

    Author: Steve Jordahl
    Published: Tue, 20 Feb 2018

    Title: FBI misses again: Lets female jihadist start 8 fires LINK

    Description: After failing to take the Florida high school shooter off the streets before killing 17 – despite an abundance of information about his violenct past – the FBI is under more heat for doing nothing after a Minnesota woman told them her desire to join al-Qaeda, marry a terrorist and become a suicide bomber … before she set multiple fires.

    Author: Michael F. Haverluck
    Published: Tue, 20 Feb 2018

    Title: Media earns gold medal for defending monsters LINK

    Description: With help from a compliant media, North Korea successfully politicized the Olympic Winter Games despite its horrific record of human rights abuses. 

    Author: Bill Bumpas,Billy Davis
    Published: Tue, 20 Feb 2018

    Title: Shapiro shreds idea CA not spending enough LINK

    Description: A conservative writer and speaker blasted a liberal California senator for complaining that the state should spend more tax money on illegal aliens. 

    Author: Chad Groening
    Published: Tue, 20 Feb 2018

    Title: Mr. Tillerson, NoKo negotiations a no-go LINK

    Description: It was a controversial ruling an Ohio judge said was best for a transgender teenager but the decision is making headlines after the parents were left behind. 

    Author: Chris Woodward
    Published: Wed, 21 Feb 2018

    Title: CCHF: Biometric ID technology a threat to health freedom LINK

    Description: The San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD) if partnering with the terrorist-tied CAIR (Council on American-Islamic Relations) in an effort to fight bullying and “Islamophobia” at schools – a secretive, informal alliance over which five families are suing the district.

    Author: Michael F. Haverluck
    Published: Wed, 21 Feb 2018

    Title: Democrat-favoring redistricting likely to be challenged LINK

    Description: A 25-year-old Baptist organization that considers itself "theologically moderate" has loosened its hiring rules to allow open homosexuals. 

    Author: Bill Bumpas
    Published: Wed, 21 Feb 2018

    Title: CA judge criticized for homeless camp ruling
    LINK

    Description: A federal judge who ordered a California county to care for hundreds of homeless people has no legal right to do so, says a California-based attorney. 

    Author: Steve Jordahl
    Published: Wed, 21 Feb 2018

    Title: Self-consumed Hollywood elites aren't 'fixers,' says Shapiro LINK

    Description: Few would disagree that America's highly partisan political environment needs fixing – but Ben Shapiro says liberal Hollywood celebrities are definitely not the ones who should do the fixing.

    Author: Steve Jordahl
    Published: Wed, 21 Feb 2018

    Title: Cruz blasts Hollywood's gun control hypocrisy LINK

    Description: Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) did not hold back when asked if Hollywood actually glamorizes gun violence in America and agreed, pointing out the entertainment industry’s “enormous hypocrisy” when it promotes gun control.

    Author: Michael F. Haverluck
    Published: Wed, 21 Feb 2018

    Title: Covenant Journey takes students on trip of lifetime LINK

    Description: Christian college students from across the U.S. have participated in a leadership program that allows them to experience the Christian roots of their faith firsthand. 

    Author: Bob Kellogg
    Published: Wed, 21 Feb 2018

    Title: Christian wins his court case ... (ho-hum) LINK

    Description:

    Author: Steve Jordahl
    Published: Tue, 20 Feb 2018

    Title: FBI misses again: Lets female jihadist start 8 fires LINK

    Description: After failing to take the Florida high school shooter off the streets before killing 17 – despite an abundance of information about his violenct past – the FBI is under more heat for doing nothing after a Minnesota woman told them her desire to join al-Qaeda, marry a terrorist and become a suicide bomber … before she set multiple fires.

    Author: Michael F. Haverluck
    Published: Tue, 20 Feb 2018

    Title: Media earns gold medal for defending monsters LINK

    Description: With help from a compliant media, North Korea successfully politicized the Olympic Winter Games despite its horrific record of human rights abuses. 

    Author: Bill Bumpas,Billy Davis
    Published: Tue, 20 Feb 2018

    Title: Shapiro shreds idea CA not spending enough LINK

    Description: A conservative writer and speaker blasted a liberal California senator for complaining that the state should spend more tax money on illegal aliens. 

    Author: Chad Groening
    Published: Tue, 20 Feb 2018

    Title: Mr. Tillerson, NoKo negotiations a no-go LINK

    Description: It was a controversial ruling an Ohio judge said was best for a transgender teenager but the decision is making headlines after the parents were left behind. 

    Author: Chris Woodward
    Published: Wed, 21 Feb 2018

    Title: CCHF: Biometric ID technology a threat to health freedom LINK

    Description: The San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD) if partnering with the terrorist-tied CAIR (Council on American-Islamic Relations) in an effort to fight bullying and “Islamophobia” at schools – a secretive, informal alliance over which five families are suing the district.

    Author: Michael F. Haverluck
    Published: Wed, 21 Feb 2018

    Title: Democrat-favoring redistricting likely to be challenged LINK

    Description: A 25-year-old Baptist organization that considers itself "theologically moderate" has loosened its hiring rules to allow open homosexuals. 

    Author: Bill Bumpas
    Published: Wed, 21 Feb 2018

    Title: CA judge criticized for homeless camp ruling
    LINK

    Description: A federal judge who ordered a California county to care for hundreds of homeless people has no legal right to do so, says a California-based attorney. 

    Author: Steve Jordahl
    Published: Wed, 21 Feb 2018

    Title: Self-consumed Hollywood elites aren't 'fixers,' says Shapiro LINK

    Description: Few would disagree that America's highly partisan political environment needs fixing – but Ben Shapiro says liberal Hollywood celebrities are definitely not the ones who should do the fixing.

    Author: Steve Jordahl
    Published: Wed, 21 Feb 2018

    Title: Cruz blasts Hollywood's gun control hypocrisy LINK

    Description: Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) did not hold back when asked if Hollywood actually glamorizes gun violence in America and agreed, pointing out the entertainment industry’s “enormous hypocrisy” when it promotes gun control.

    Author: Michael F. Haverluck
    Published: Wed, 21 Feb 2018

    Title: Covenant Journey takes students on trip of lifetime LINK

    Description: Christian college students from across the U.S. have participated in a leadership program that allows them to experience the Christian roots of their faith firsthand. 

    Author: Bob Kellogg
    Published: Wed, 21 Feb 2018

    Title: Christian wins his court case ... (ho-hum) LINK

    Description:

    Author: Steve Jordahl
    Published: Tue, 20 Feb 2018

    Title: FBI misses again: Lets female jihadist start 8 fires LINK

    Description: After failing to take the Florida high school shooter off the streets before killing 17 – despite an abundance of information about his violenct past – the FBI is under more heat for doing nothing after a Minnesota woman told them her desire to join al-Qaeda, marry a terrorist and become a suicide bomber … before she set multiple fires.

    Author: Michael F. Haverluck
    Published: Tue, 20 Feb 2018

    Title: Media earns gold medal for defending monsters LINK

    Description: With help from a compliant media, North Korea successfully politicized the Olympic Winter Games despite its horrific record of human rights abuses. 

    Author: Bill Bumpas,Billy Davis
    Published: Tue, 20 Feb 2018

    Title: Shapiro shreds idea CA not spending enough LINK

    Description: A conservative writer and speaker blasted a liberal California senator for complaining that the state should spend more tax money on illegal aliens. 

    Author: Chad Groening
    Published: Tue, 20 Feb 2018

    Title: Mr. Tillerson, NoKo negotiations a no-go LINK

    Description: A national security analyst isn't optimistic about Secretary of State Rex Tillerson being able to successfully convince North Korea to abandon its nuclear program.

    Author: Chad Groening
    Published: Tue, 20 Feb 2018

    News from Christian News Wire 23 February 2018



    Christian Newswire: Religious Liberties / Persecution
    LINK Religious Liberties / Persecution

    International Religious Freedom Issues Can Transcend the Partisan Divide in Congress
    LINK 21Wilberforce releases 115th Congress Interim International

    Ratio Christi Chapter Sues Kennesaw State for Relegating Pro-life Display to Tiny 'Speech Zone'
    LINK Contact: ADF Media Relations, 480-4440020, www.adfmedia.org/home/connect INDIAN TRAIL, N.C., Feb. 22, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Ratio Christi Campus Apologetics Alliance's chapter at Kennesaw State University filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday to challenge policies that officials used to relegate its pro-life display to a "speech zone" that makes up less than 0.08 percent of the 405-acre campus."Public universities are supposed to be the marketplace of ideas Source: Ratio Christi

    Christians Beware of Unilever
    LINK Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org  

    After Passing of Billy Graham, Capitol Hill Evangelist Pays Tribute to Ministerial Exemplar and Expresses Personal Regret
    LINK Contact: Melinda Ronn, 202-380-9713

    'Millionaire Abortionist' v. Pro-Life Sidewalk Counselors Federal Trial Resumes
    LINK Abortion Clinic Owner Compares Taliban's "Misogyny" to Life Advocates' Beliefs in Federal Court

    KY Schools Discriminate Against Good News Clubs
    LINK Contact: Rachel Hamel, Corporate Communications Manager, Child Evangelism Fellowship, 636-456-4321 ext. 1177

    Comedy Central Exec Threatens Church
    LINK Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org  

    Winter Olympics Promotes Homosexuality as Principle 6 is Pushed
    LINK Contact: 4 Winds Christian Athletics, 608-469-7956

    Trump's Bid to Ax the NEA
    LINK Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org  

    FBI Agent and Attorney Who Attacked and Demonized President Trump Attack and Demean the Pro-life Movement in Recently Released Hate Filled Texts
    LINK Contact: Rev. Patrick Mahoney, 540-538-4741, revmahoney@aol.comWASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- FBI agent Peter Strzok and FBI attorney Lisa Page describing the pro-life community in the texts said, they "hated these people," referred to hundreds of thousands of peaceful people participating in the annual March for Life as "F*cking marchers," and "Assholes," and hoped they could "cancel the  permit" for the event.Member Source: Christian Defense Coalition

    Controversy Hits Two Catholic Schools
    LINK Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org

    Declassified FBI Texts Demonstrate Bias Against Anti-Abortion Activists
    LINK Declassified FBI Texts Demonstrate Bias Against Anti-Abortion Activists

    Child Evangelism Fellowship Wins Permanent Injunction Against Indiana School District
    LINK Contact: Rachel Hamel, Corporate Communications Manager, Child Evangelism Fellowship, 636-456-4321 ext 1177

    FBI Agent Lisa Page Hates Pro-Lifers
    LINK Contact: The Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.orgNEW YORK, Feb. 9, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a tweet yesterday by Mollie Hemingway of The Federalist and Fox News (forwarded to him by Catholic author Bill Doino):

    Reading 'Pilgrim's Progress' is Not an Evil Cult Activity
    LINK Contact: Brynne Lawrence, ChinaAid, 432-553-1080, media@chinaaid.org

    14 Christians Vanish into Police Custody
    LINK Contact: ChinaAid, 432-689-6985 office, 432-553-1080 media phone, media@chinaaid.orgWENZHOU, Zhejiang, China, Feb. 1, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- 14 Christian house church leaders vanished in China's coastal Zhejiang province on Jan. 13, the latest in a saga of China's serial persecution of religion.The Christians, all leaders of China's underground house church movement's Middle Eastern evangelism network, are believed to be in the custody of Chinese state sec Source: China Aid Association, Inc.

    ChinaAid Publishes Top 10 Persecution Cases Report
    LINK Contact: ChinaAid.org,432-689-6985,432-553-1080,media@chinaaid.org  MIDLAND, Texas, Feb. 1, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- ChinaAid released its annual Top 10 Persecution Cases report yesterday, providing an in-depth look into China's most prominent persecution cases from January-December 2017. Photo: "Pastor Zhang Shaojie has been in prison for his faith since 2013. Last year, authorities officially revoked his ordination and deposed him. His case is one of many highligh Source: China Aid Association, Inc.

    Black Robed Regiment: ARISE!
    LINK Contact: Dr. Scott Lively, 413-250-0984, sdllaw@gmail.com

    Evangelist Alveda King: Can Anything Good Come from President Trump? Yes! Happy Paychecks
    LINK Contact: Leslie Palma, 732-757-9087

    FRC's Tony Perkins Travels to Guatemala, Meets with President Jimmy Morales
    LINK Contact: J.P. Duffy or Alice Chao, 866-FRC-NEWS or 866-372-6397 GUATEMALA CITY, Jan. 26, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- On Thursday, Family Research Council President Tony Perkins traveled with a small delegation of evangelical leaders to Guatemala City to meet with President Jimmy Morales, Vice President Jafeth Cabrera and key members of the Morales administration to commend Guatemala for recognizing Jerusalem as the undivided, eternal capital of Israel, and discuss other vital issues such as his Source: Family Research Council

    News from Christian Headlines:


    Title: ChristianHeadlines.com LINK

    Title: Rev. Billy Graham Will Lie in Honor in the US Capitol Rotunda: Public Invited to Pay Their Respects
    Description: A government press release issued today states that the late Rev. Billy Graham would be brought to the U.S. Capitol on Wed. Feb. 28th, where he will lie in honor in the Rotunda until Thursday, March 1.

    LINK

    Title: Is Billy Graham’s Death Opening Up an Opportunity to Share the Gospel?
    Description: Since Reverend Billy Graham's death, many prominent cultural figures have been given the opportunity to speak about Rev. Graham's impact on their lives. In doing so, they have also been able to share the Gospel worldwide.

    LINK

    Title: Billy Graham's Lasting Legacy: Preacher, Evangelist, Servant of God
    Description: Billy Graham is undoubtedly one of the most famous evangelists in history.

    LINK

    Title: President Trump Supports Proposal to Arm Teachers
    Description: President Donald Trump says arming teachers could help stop school shootings.

    LINK

    Title: Offstage and On, Billy Graham’s Ministry Was a Team Effort
    Description: Evangelist Billy Graham, who died Wednesday (Feb. 21) at age 99, was the name and face behind the microphone at many a crusade stage. But the members of what became known as the “Billy Graham team” — on and off that stage — were an integral part of his ministry.

    LINK

    Title: Billy Graham Never Lived in Texas but Belonged to a Dallas Church for 54 Years
    Description: Graham formally placed membership at First Baptist Dallas — where the late Rev. W.A. Criswell was the longtime pastor — even though he didn’t live in Texas. He never would. But Graham maintained that membership for more than 54 years.

    LINK

    Title: Billy Graham Leaves a Positive Interfaith Legacy, with a Few Blemishes
    Description: When the National Archives released audiotapes in 2002 that revealed evangelist Billy Graham making anti-Semitic remarks during a conversation with President Richard Nixon, the incident was a rare tarnish on the otherwise rosy history between the prominent evangelical leader and the Jewish community.

    LINK

    Title: Where Did Billy Graham Preach and What Was His Largest Crowd?
    Description: Evangelist Billy Graham gained attention in 1949, with a crusade in Los Angeles. Across the decades, he preached to more than 210 million people in more than 185 countries across the world, according to the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.

    LINK

    Title: A Timeline of the Life of Billy Graham
    Description: Evangelist Billy Graham died on Wednesday (Feb. 21). Here is a timeline of his life:

    LINK

    Title: ‘Just As I Am’ Was Billy Graham’s Signature Hymn
    Description: For evangelist Billy Graham, it all came down to the “invitation,” the climactic point at the end of his crusades when he invited people to leave their seats and “make a decision for Christ.”

    LINK

    Title: Graham Recalled as Fearless Preacher, Media Pioneer
    Description: Reaction to the passing of Billy Graham came quickly after his death Wednesday (Feb. 21).

    LINK

    Title: 10 Beautiful Tributes from Christian Leaders on the Death of Billy Graham
    Description: Famed evangelist the Rev. Billy Graham passed away from natural causes this morning at his home in North Carolina. He was undoubtedly one of the most influential people, and certainly Christian figures, of all time. He influence extended around the globe and his platform allowed him to meet with world leaders from American presidents to Martin Luther King Jr. to Queen Elizabeth II. But at the heart of his ministry was his passion for the Gospel and his commitment to spreading this Good News around the world. He was known as "America's pastor." Today, so many people are mourning his death, but we are also rejoicing that he is in heaven with the Lord. Here is what several Christian leaders had to say in response to this news: Photo courtesy: Rev. Blly Graham preaches at the Greater New York Billy Graham Crusade June 26, 2005 held in Flushing Meadows Corona Park in the Queens borough of New York. The three day crusade ending today will most likely be Graham's last mass event in the United States. LINK

    Title: Kathie Lee Gifford Shares Powerful Testimony of How Billy Graham Impacted Her Family
    Description: One of the many people whose lives Graham impacted was Kathie Lee Gifford, along with her entire family.

    LINK

    Title: Presidents Pay Tribute to Rev. Billy Graham
    Description: President Donald Trump and former presidents are praising Billy Graham’s life work after the evangelist died Wednesday.

    LINK

    Title: Former North Korean 'Cheerleader' Shares about the Purpose of the North Korean 'Army of Beauties'
    Description: Even at the Olympics, sometimes the biggest stories happen on the sidelines. In this year’s Olympics, one of these stories centers around the team of North Korean cheerleaders that dominate the sidelines of events during North Korean competitions.

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    kjv@Matthew:13:19 @ @ p[RandyP] comments: This understanding is not a matter left to human intelligence, it is plain and evident to persons of all IQ's/literacy/backgrounds. Satan is not omnipresent so he utilizes man's sheep like pack and conforming nature. He will twist and distort ones intentions and honest curiosity, even God's own words to produce doubt and apparent contradiction to foster rejection and rebellion. It is not understood because the heart has fattened and calloused against it. A mans own peers become the fowls of the air as much as any demon.

    kjv@Matthew:13:20-21 @ @ p[RandyP] comments: From whom does the most pressure/persecution come from? Those just described as the wayside. Those here now without root expect peace and pleasantry. If the gospel is obvious to them it should be obvious to others they presume, and yet it is not obvious, ridiculed, divisive, persecuted against, even deadly. The young fledgling becomes disheartened, embarrassed, offended. A process - sunlight that is supposed to bring about growth instead kills off the plant. Though passive from ther out typically by number they are used by the wayside (therefore Satan) to increase the pressure on the remaining believers.

    kjv@Matthew:13:22 @ @ p[RandyP] comments: A believer that overcomes the first two elements must also contend with the cares of this world. It may not matter what others believe or think or behave, the believer is settled and assured in this part of his faith. However, the real issues of life and family and citizen present a constant drain on his time and energies causing anxiety and fatigue and over extension. The productive fruit of his life gets chocked out without him barely realizing it. I speak from experience.

    kjv@Matthew:13:23 @ @ p[RandyP] comments: For the few strong that remain all of this process works to produce fruit in them 30 60 100 fold; supernatural returns. Fruit like this would not be possible if it were not for the entire process the necessitated it and brought it about. We should not consider it odd that these many things go into producing spiritual fruit. It is producers like these that the Lord wants with Him in His Kingdom. These souls are basically the humble and meek He spoke of in the Beatitudes that His light and Spirit have shown through, His redemption has fashioned, branches abiding in His vine, created unto good works; they are the blessed.

    kjv@Matthew:13:23 @ @ p[RandyP] comments: The Lord sows a very particular seed expecting later a very particular fruit, a fruit worthy of the kingdom from which it was born, worthy of acceptance into the kingdom to which it is harvested. It is a supernatural fruit that comes forth in supernatural numbers; the fruit itself that bares more of this particular seed. The process it takes to produce from seed to root to a plant to fruit is deliberate and unavoidable as sunshine. Understanding this parable is to understand such spiritual process. Is this the fruit that I am producing?

    kjv@Matthew:13:24-30 @ @ p[RandyP] comments: This parable is to be placed beside the parable of the sower for direct comparison, one extends the other. The first is a look at the process of the individual believer and what he must overcome. The second is a picture of the field (world) of all. The enemy has come in and planted a false believer with every appearance of the true believer except in final fruit. To remove the false believer at this time would also uproot the true believer, so the two are left to grow together. Both parables work together to draw a broader and deeper picture. The Disciples will shortly ask Jesus to explain this further.

    kjv@Matthew:13:24-30 @ @ p[RandyP] comments: This is not to say that the Devil has created his own humans and planted them amongst God's. This is better explained by whom the God created human becomes moral agent of/to. The Kingdom of Heaven becomes firmly planted into one and the false kingdom of heaven becomes established in the other. The differences nearly indistinguishable until the fruit from each is bore out.

    kjv@Matthew:13:37 @ @ p[RandyP] comments: f[NT-GOSPEL@Son of man] speaks largely of His betrayal cruxifiction and return.

    kjv@Matthew:14:1-12 @ @ p[RandyP] comments: This passage almost reads backwards. At some point earlier the disciples of the Baptist told Jesus and His disciples the outcome of John's imprisonment - beheading. The crew is aware of the circumstances therein. What is happening now that Herod Antipas is associating Jesus with as a haunting of John. We do not know how this becomes known (perhaps one of Herod's servants) but, it does.

    kjv@Matthew:16:28 @ @ p[RandyP] comments: Could this be referring to John and the visions of the Book of Revelations?

    kjv@Matthew:16:21-28 @ @ p[RandyP] comments: The comment about the leaven of the Pharisees is just as much a observation of what is currently transpiring against Him as it is a doctrinal fidelity teaching. Jesus sees what is developing and the rage mounting against Him so He checks to see how far along the Disciples hearts are in the revelation process. They are currently far enough to know that He is Christ but, not so far as to know what Christ must suffer for them in the very near future. Until they grasp this further more complete revelation they will not grasp their own future pathway - the baring of their own cross for Him in His absence up until His return.

    kjv@Matthew:17:1-13 @ @ p[RandyP] comments: We see that the focus of Christ's work with the disciples has sharply turned towards His Cross and is being confirmed from above with the types of signs that the Pharisees had asked for earlier. The disciples believed but, had not asked. The Pharisees did not believe and yet had asked. Which do you think were allowed a sign? Now that they've seen it they are kept from telling anyone of it. Worse than a non-believer not believing and not receiving a demanded sign is a non-believer disbelieving all the more after seeing a believer that has seen the sign by invitation.

    kjv@Matthew:18:1 @ @ p[RandyP] comments: The subject 'greatest' is often brought up and is often tied to child like qualities. Not child like as in play, but, child like as in service/respect to others. Perhaps one can be playful and imaginative in service, but, certainly not the other way around serving child play/imagination.

    kjv@Matthew:18:7 @ @ p[RandyP] comments: Recently, we have heard of the influences of a faithless wicked generation being at the root of a failed exorcism and now a world from which offenses/entrapments toward humble child like servants must/do come. The forces and momentums Jesus fights against are considerably larger than just you and I. We must also be aware of their effect and influence as well. They exist even amongst our own ranks!

    kjv@Matthew:19:1-12 @ @ p[RandyP] comments: What would Jesus know about marriage fidelity? Funny you should ask. Who is Jesus married to (future tense)? The Church Israel/Gentile. Has She been faithful? Is She unblemished? Has there not been cause for a writ of divorcement? Continuously. Why then has He not? What is it in Her that He sees in Her future and is willing to go to His grave for? What God has joined together... let no man put asunder. The principal is true as a church. It is true as a couple. Is Christ righteous in not serving us His papers? Is He merciful in this? Shouldn't we likewise be?

    kjv@Matthew:21:12 @ @ p[RandyP] comments: There is the physical temple and there is a temple of individual men's hearts. Where a man's heart is there will be his treasure. There are men who treasure making money from the religious needs of many. There are men who treasure peace that do not confront them. There are men who treasure their position in the church that allow for even profit from such allowance. There are men who treasure the way things just the way they are, the way things have long time been. There are those who treasure their own ideals of the temple and not the ill image it projects to those it mistreats. These are the types of men who would be displeased by Jesus' message carried out in the temple for they do not treasure Him. When we look as individuals upon a collective temple such as this we look upon men's collective hearts. The object is not to avoid coming to the collective temple, it is to call upon all men's hearts by a higher calling; to call upon all men to come observe the most holy heart of our Lord and Savior; to meet with Him by His grace then and there. And if need be, shake a few tables of our own.

    kjv@Matthew:21:19 @ @ p[RandyP] comments: Additional natural info at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_fig

    kjv@Matthew:19:23 @ @ p[RandyP] comments: The rich man will not be of the same mindset if he does enter.

    kjv@Psalms:60 @ Psalms:60 @ p[RandyP] comments: By the time of son Solomon's reign, God had used David as an instrument of bringing Israel from the pits of "hard things" to a nation with all enemies subjected to it. It was a time like never before and never again for Israel. David from the start believed in God's promise and God's ability. These neighboring nations were to be overcome by God's hand if only there be a leader such as David faithful and fully expectant. It is a hard lesson to learn when we go about electing our own way and our own man, going about by our own resource as they had done in the reign of Saul. Israel was taught in hardship that it really didn't have it's own resource and had little ability to stand against such hardened external/internal foes. It is also taught by prosperous times that God can bring about a great many essentials outside of their normal resource to surround faithful leaders such as David. Battles begun being won for the cherished nation that by their own strength would have undoubtedly been lost (or not even pursued) largely by the faith and petition of a God fearing/seeking man. God surely teaches by the hard times and by the prosperous times; the message either way is much the same. This lesson unfortunitely would have to be relearned every few short generations.

    RecentComments @ Acts:2:42 @ p[RandyP] comments: Chuck Smith calls this verse the 4 essentials of the church. This must occur to proceed towards the great commission. The teaching of doctrine, the fellowship/oneness/unity of believers, the communion with Christ amongst each other, prayer. The Lord added daily to this essential functioning church.


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