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  • News From ChristianPost.com 31 August 2016



    The Christian Post U.S.
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    The Christian Post
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    'Joel Osteen' Scammer Poses as Pastor on Facebook to Bilk Christians Out of Cash
    LINK Unsolicited messages on social media asking for money are suspicious at best, and one Texas woman who was contacted on Facebook by a person claiming to be "Pastor Joel Osteen" learned firsthand that scammers are a dime a dozen.

    Man Who Shunned Medicine While Waiting on God to Heal Sick Daughter Gets 20 Years for Her Death
    LINK A father who chose to treat his newborn suffering from malnutrition with prayer instead of medicine because he believes all sickness is of the devil, was sentenced to 20 years in prison for her death on Monday.

    Clemson University Stops Man From Praying Outside Free Speech Zone on Campus, Group Plans Protest
    LINK A Clemson University official allegedly forced a man to leave the campus of the highly selective public research university in South Carolina last Thursday for praying outside designated free speech areas.

    University of New Mexico Faces Criminal Charges for Dissecting Aborted Babies' Brains
    LINK The U.S. House Select Panel of Infant Lives has accused the University of New Mexico of illegally transferring babies' tissue from Southwestern Women's Options, a late-term abortion clinic in Albuquerque, to the university after its chancellor admitted in a video interview that students dissected aborted babies' brains and other body parts at a "summer camp."

    Christian Convert Nabeel Qureshi Says There Is No Basis to Claim Muhammad Is a Prophet
    LINK Best-selling author and Muslim-turned-Christian apologist Nabeel Qureshi has written a new book that highlights inconsistencies and errors within Islam, which he says opened his eyes and helped him come to the decision to abandon the religion and embrace Christianity over 11 years ago.

    Tropical Depression Nine Updates: Cyclone to Hit Gulf Coast Late This Week; Impact and Path Bared [MAPS]
    LINK Tropical Depression Nine will impact Gulf Cost at the end of the week. It could become a storm once it reaches favorable storm conditions in the Gulf.

    Dwyane Wade's Aunt Thanks God for Brief Life of Slain Daughter Killed Walking Baby in Chicago's South Side
    LINK The shooting death of NBA star Dwayne Wade's cousin has grabbed the attention of Chicago's South Side. Despite the tragedy, Wade's aunt is thankful to God for the brief life of her slain daughter.

    Pastor, Married Father of 2 Fatally Shoots Self After Weeklong Vacation
    LINK Lawrence "Larry" DeLong, a former Navy chaplain and pastor of one of the largest churches in Green Valley, Arizona, who could never recall a time in his youth when he "didn't feel God's presence all around me," was found dead by family members last Friday from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

    Target's 10 Percent Discount a 'Desperate' Move Amid Worst Sales in 2 Years, Says AFA
    LINK The American Family Association called Target's nationwide 10 percent discount on everything in its stores a "desperate" promotion as the retail giant faces a continued boycott over its bathroom policies amid declining sales.

    Tropical Depression Updates: Florida Keys, Miami Brace for Heavy Rain That May Worsen Zika Virus Fight [MAP]
    LINK Tropical depression in the Florida Keys could impact Miami and nearby areas, and could worsen Zika outbreaks in the state.

    Tropical Depression Eight Updates: North Carolina Coast Outer Banks May Be Hit by Tropical Storm Hermine [MAPS, DETAILS]
    LINK Tropical Depression Eight still threatens North Carolina and may become Tropical Storm Hermine.

    President Barack Obama Expands National Monument in Hawaii; What is the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument?
    LINK Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument increased in land area as President Obama signs a decree expanding the area of the national monument.

    Maryland School Official Claims Students OK With Transgenders Bunking With Girls; Parents Are the Ones With Problem (Interview)
    LINK A Maryland school official who recently stirred controversy for saying that transgender students should be allowed to bunk on school-related trips with the gender group of their choice, told The Christian Post that the students "get it" when it comes to transgender acceptance.

    Florida Tropical Disturbance Lowers Chances of Becoming a Storm: Forecasts and Weather Updates
    LINK Tropical disturbance Invest 99L fails to organize and has weakened, will not become tropical storm Hermine.

    People Can Believe in Both Science and Miracles, Scholars Say in Response to Pew Survey
    LINK A new Pew survey shows that Americans who were raised in church but left their faith sometimes cite a belief in science and a corresponding disbelief in miracles, but some scholars are now saying that those things are not mutually exclusive.

    Ken Ham: Scientists Are Wrong About Life on Venus, 'Bible Only Shows Life on Earth'
    LINK After several universities and science institutes suggested earlier in August that billions of years ago Venus might have once supported life, much like Earth, Young Earth Creationist Ken Ham has argued that the Bible shows that God created life only on Earth.

    Baptist Children's Home Refuses $28,000 Donation Given in 'Honor' of Atheist Group
    LINK A Baptist missionary-founded children's home in Oklahoma has refused to accept a donation of $28,000 from a group of atheists who wanted the contribution to be noted "in honor of" their organization.

    Invest 99L Update:Tropical Disturbance 80% Likely to Become Tropical Storm Hermine, Will Hit Bahamas and Affect Louisiana; Current Path and Forecasts [MAPS, DETAILS]
    LINK Weather disturbance named Invest 99L could strengthen and turn into tropical storm Hermine affecting Bahamas, Cuba, and Gulf of Mexico.

    Franklin Graham: Target Can Save $20M and Customers by Dumping Transgender Bathroom Policy
    LINK The Rev. Franklin Graham says Target doesn't need to spend $20 million to add unisex bathrooms to 300 of its stores nationwide to get its customers back, instead it needs to drop its transgender bathroom policy altogether.

    Glenn Beck Joins Pastor John Hagee at 'American Gospel Celebration' 3-Day Event in Kentucky
    LINK Conservative author and radio personality Glenn Beck will speak at the multi-day American Gospel Celebration headed by Pastor John Hagee in Louisville, Kentucky, next month.

    News from One News Now:


    Title: OneNewsNow.com Front Page Stories LINK

    Description: Front Page Stories


    Title: Hope springs that abortionist on the way out LINK

    Description: A much-cited East Coast abortionist is in trouble again with New Jersey authorities – and the state's largest pro-life organization hopes that puts him out of business for good.

    Author: Charlie Butts
    Published: Tue, 30 Aug 2016

    Title: Ignore the message – just shoot the messenger LINK

    Description: A CNN program host has weighed in on the latest Clinton scandal, seemingly taking The Associated Press to task for even reporting about it.

    Author: Steve Jordahl
    Published: Tue, 30 Aug 2016

    Title: LGBT activists fail to force 'tolerance' on Iowa LINK

    Description: Homosexual activists are working hard to legitimatize and defend their lifestyle, but so far Iowa medical professionals aren't being bullied.


    Author: Charlie Butts
    Published: Tue, 30 Aug 2016

    Title: Sound of silence bodes poorly for religious freedom LINK

    Description: A former member of Congress is lamenting that the Church seems to be relatively quiet as religious liberty erodes in the United States.

    Author: Bill Bumpas
    Published: Tue, 30 Aug 2016

    Title: Don't believe the hate-America lies, Kaepernick LINK

    Description: A conservative black activist is blaming the liberal black establishment for feeding San Francisco 49ers Quarterback Colin Kaepernick a false narrative about America and its history. 

    Author: Chad Groening
    Published: Tue, 30 Aug 2016

    Title: Colorado to decide on euthanasia this November LINK

    Description: Pro-life groups in Colorado are rushing to educate voters on the issue of euthanasia because they will soon be heading to the ballot box to decide whether to legalize the controversial practice often euphemized as “mercy killing.”

    Author: Charlie Butts
    Published: Tue, 30 Aug 2016

    Title: Health care sharing ministries a shining light in ObamaCare LINK

    Description: A watchdog organization has proclaimed it is impressed that a prominent Left-wing media outlet is extensively reporting on Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s pay for play scandal.

    Author: Chad Groening
    Published: Tue, 30 Aug 2016

    Title: Gender dysphoria - once rare, now 'trendy' LINK

    Description: A child psychiatrist is shedding light on the issue of transgenderism after a Texas mother asked a school to adopt a transgender bathroom policy to accommodate her kindergartener.

    Author: Bob Kellogg
    Published: Tue, 30 Aug 2016

    Title: Trump's immigration plans under scrutiny LINK

    Description: A border enforcement advocate says building a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico isn't enough to adequately deter illegal aliens from crossing.

    Author: Chad Groening
    Published: Tue, 30 Aug 2016

    Title: ACLJ fighting for jailed Pakistani woman LINK

    Description: Christian attorneys working closely on the Asia Bibi case are hopeful the Pakistani mother will soon be rescued from the death penalty for alleged blasphemy. 

    Author: Bill Bumpas
    Published: Mon, 29 Aug 2016

    Title: Poll reveals impact of Obama's divisive tone LINK

    Description: Six in ten Americans say race relations have gotten worse under President Obama. The White House, however, doesn't see it that way.

    Author: Steve Jordahl
    Published: Mon, 29 Aug 2016

    Title: Justifiable risk: 'Just say no' to DOE's dollars LINK

    Description: With the Obama administration threatening to yank federal funds if they don't do what they're told, some local and state school officials are beginning to ask if the money is worth it.

    Author: Bob Kellogg
    Published: Mon, 29 Aug 2016

    Title: McCain helped by 'spoiler' on Tues. ballot LINK

    Description: The leader of a pro-immigration enforcement organization is concerned that a Republican candidate who dropped out of Arizona's senate race will still help John McCain.

    Author: Chad Groening
    Published: Mon, 29 Aug 2016

    Title: Human rights group calls out Nigeria LINK

    Description: Northern Nigeria is being called to task since multiple churches have suffered vandalism at the hands of radical Muslims after a Christian university student was nearly beaten to death by a mob of Muslim students accusing him of blasphemy.

    Author: Bill Bumpas
    Published: Mon, 29 Aug 2016

    Title: Gov't overreach is something to challenge LINK

    Description: A Christian university has joined a lawsuit against the Department of Education's mandate that schools use the low preponderance of evidence standard in adjudicating student sexual misconduct.

    Author: Bob Kellogg
    Published: Mon, 29 Aug 2016

    Title: Thousands of migrants paid by Swedish gov't to leave LINK

    Description: To alleviate immigration problems caused by taking in hundreds of thousands of asylum seekers, the Swedish government is paying migrants to leave the country.

    Author: Michael F. Haverluck
    Published: Mon, 29 Aug 2016

    Title: A threat that can't be ignored LINK

    Description: A much-cited East Coast abortionist is in trouble again with New Jersey authorities – and the state's largest pro-life organization hopes that puts him out of business for good.

    Author: Charlie Butts
    Published: Tue, 30 Aug 2016

    Title: Ignore the message – just shoot the messenger LINK

    Description: A CNN program host has weighed in on the latest Clinton scandal, seemingly taking The Associated Press to task for even reporting about it.

    Author: Steve Jordahl
    Published: Tue, 30 Aug 2016

    Title: LGBT activists fail to force 'tolerance' on Iowa LINK

    Description: Homosexual activists are working hard to legitimatize and defend their lifestyle, but so far Iowa medical professionals aren't being bullied.


    Author: Charlie Butts
    Published: Tue, 30 Aug 2016

    Title: Sound of silence bodes poorly for religious freedom LINK

    Description: A former member of Congress is lamenting that the Church seems to be relatively quiet as religious liberty erodes in the United States.

    Author: Bill Bumpas
    Published: Tue, 30 Aug 2016

    Title: Don't believe the hate-America lies, Kaepernick LINK

    Description: A conservative black activist is blaming the liberal black establishment for feeding San Francisco 49ers Quarterback Colin Kaepernick a false narrative about America and its history. 

    Author: Chad Groening
    Published: Tue, 30 Aug 2016

    Title: Colorado to decide on euthanasia this November LINK

    Description: Pro-life groups in Colorado are rushing to educate voters on the issue of euthanasia because they will soon be heading to the ballot box to decide whether to legalize the controversial practice often euphemized as “mercy killing.”

    Author: Charlie Butts
    Published: Tue, 30 Aug 2016

    Title: Health care sharing ministries a shining light in ObamaCare LINK

    Description: A watchdog organization has proclaimed it is impressed that a prominent Left-wing media outlet is extensively reporting on Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s pay for play scandal.

    Author: Chad Groening
    Published: Tue, 30 Aug 2016

    Title: Gender dysphoria - once rare, now 'trendy' LINK

    Description: A child psychiatrist is shedding light on the issue of transgenderism after a Texas mother asked a school to adopt a transgender bathroom policy to accommodate her kindergartener.

    Author: Bob Kellogg
    Published: Tue, 30 Aug 2016

    Title: Trump's immigration plans under scrutiny LINK

    Description: A border enforcement advocate says building a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico isn't enough to adequately deter illegal aliens from crossing.

    Author: Chad Groening
    Published: Tue, 30 Aug 2016

    Title: ACLJ fighting for jailed Pakistani woman LINK

    Description: Christian attorneys working closely on the Asia Bibi case are hopeful the Pakistani mother will soon be rescued from the death penalty for alleged blasphemy. 

    Author: Bill Bumpas
    Published: Mon, 29 Aug 2016

    Title: Poll reveals impact of Obama's divisive tone LINK

    Description: Six in ten Americans say race relations have gotten worse under President Obama. The White House, however, doesn't see it that way.

    Author: Steve Jordahl
    Published: Mon, 29 Aug 2016

    Title: Justifiable risk: 'Just say no' to DOE's dollars LINK

    Description: With the Obama administration threatening to yank federal funds if they don't do what they're told, some local and state school officials are beginning to ask if the money is worth it.

    Author: Bob Kellogg
    Published: Mon, 29 Aug 2016

    Title: McCain helped by 'spoiler' on Tues. ballot LINK

    Description: The leader of a pro-immigration enforcement organization is concerned that a Republican candidate who dropped out of Arizona's senate race will still help John McCain.

    Author: Chad Groening
    Published: Mon, 29 Aug 2016

    Title: Human rights group calls out Nigeria LINK

    Description: Northern Nigeria is being called to task since multiple churches have suffered vandalism at the hands of radical Muslims after a Christian university student was nearly beaten to death by a mob of Muslim students accusing him of blasphemy.

    Author: Bill Bumpas
    Published: Mon, 29 Aug 2016

    Title: Gov't overreach is something to challenge LINK

    Description: A Christian university has joined a lawsuit against the Department of Education's mandate that schools use the low preponderance of evidence standard in adjudicating student sexual misconduct.

    Author: Bob Kellogg
    Published: Mon, 29 Aug 2016

    Title: Thousands of migrants paid by Swedish gov't to leave LINK

    Description: To alleviate immigration problems caused by taking in hundreds of thousands of asylum seekers, the Swedish government is paying migrants to leave the country.

    Author: Michael F. Haverluck
    Published: Mon, 29 Aug 2016

    Title: A threat that can't be ignored LINK

    Description: A much-cited East Coast abortionist is in trouble again with New Jersey authorities – and the state's largest pro-life organization hopes that puts him out of business for good.

    Author: Charlie Butts
    Published: Tue, 30 Aug 2016

    Title: Ignore the message – just shoot the messenger LINK

    Description: A CNN program host has weighed in on the latest Clinton scandal, seemingly taking The Associated Press to task for even reporting about it.

    Author: Steve Jordahl
    Published: Tue, 30 Aug 2016

    Title: LGBT activists fail to force 'tolerance' on Iowa LINK

    Description: Homosexual activists are working hard to legitimatize and defend their lifestyle, but so far Iowa medical professionals aren't being bullied.


    Author: Charlie Butts
    Published: Tue, 30 Aug 2016

    Title: Sound of silence bodes poorly for religious freedom LINK

    Description: A former member of Congress is lamenting that the Church seems to be relatively quiet as religious liberty erodes in the United States.

    Author: Bill Bumpas
    Published: Tue, 30 Aug 2016

    Title: Don't believe the hate-America lies, Kaepernick LINK

    Description: A conservative black activist is blaming the liberal black establishment for feeding San Francisco 49ers Quarterback Colin Kaepernick a false narrative about America and its history. 

    Author: Chad Groening
    Published: Tue, 30 Aug 2016

    Title: Colorado to decide on euthanasia this November LINK

    Description: Pro-life groups in Colorado are rushing to educate voters on the issue of euthanasia because they will soon be heading to the ballot box to decide whether to legalize the controversial practice often euphemized as “mercy killing.”

    Author: Charlie Butts
    Published: Tue, 30 Aug 2016

    Title: Health care sharing ministries a shining light in ObamaCare LINK

    Description: A watchdog organization has proclaimed it is impressed that a prominent Left-wing media outlet is extensively reporting on Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s pay for play scandal.

    Author: Chad Groening
    Published: Tue, 30 Aug 2016

    Title: Gender dysphoria - once rare, now 'trendy' LINK

    Description: A child psychiatrist is shedding light on the issue of transgenderism after a Texas mother asked a school to adopt a transgender bathroom policy to accommodate her kindergartener.

    Author: Bob Kellogg
    Published: Tue, 30 Aug 2016

    Title: Trump's immigration plans under scrutiny LINK

    Description: A border enforcement advocate says building a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico isn't enough to adequately deter illegal aliens from crossing.

    Author: Chad Groening
    Published: Tue, 30 Aug 2016

    Title: ACLJ fighting for jailed Pakistani woman LINK

    Description: Christian attorneys working closely on the Asia Bibi case are hopeful the Pakistani mother will soon be rescued from the death penalty for alleged blasphemy. 

    Author: Bill Bumpas
    Published: Mon, 29 Aug 2016

    Title: Poll reveals impact of Obama's divisive tone LINK

    Description: Six in ten Americans say race relations have gotten worse under President Obama. The White House, however, doesn't see it that way.

    Author: Steve Jordahl
    Published: Mon, 29 Aug 2016

    Title: Justifiable risk: 'Just say no' to DOE's dollars LINK

    Description: With the Obama administration threatening to yank federal funds if they don't do what they're told, some local and state school officials are beginning to ask if the money is worth it.

    Author: Bob Kellogg
    Published: Mon, 29 Aug 2016

    Title: McCain helped by 'spoiler' on Tues. ballot LINK

    Description: The leader of a pro-immigration enforcement organization is concerned that a Republican candidate who dropped out of Arizona's senate race will still help John McCain.

    Author: Chad Groening
    Published: Mon, 29 Aug 2016

    Title: Human rights group calls out Nigeria LINK

    Description: Northern Nigeria is being called to task since multiple churches have suffered vandalism at the hands of radical Muslims after a Christian university student was nearly beaten to death by a mob of Muslim students accusing him of blasphemy.

    Author: Bill Bumpas
    Published: Mon, 29 Aug 2016

    Title: Gov't overreach is something to challenge LINK

    Description: A Christian university has joined a lawsuit against the Department of Education's mandate that schools use the low preponderance of evidence standard in adjudicating student sexual misconduct.

    Author: Bob Kellogg
    Published: Mon, 29 Aug 2016

    Title: Thousands of migrants paid by Swedish gov't to leave LINK

    Description: To alleviate immigration problems caused by taking in hundreds of thousands of asylum seekers, the Swedish government is paying migrants to leave the country.

    Author: Michael F. Haverluck
    Published: Mon, 29 Aug 2016

    Title: A threat that can't be ignored LINK

    Description: A national defense analyst and Pentagon advisor is concerned that North Korea might soon be able to target the United States with nuclear weapons launched from submarines.

    Author: Chad Groening
    Published: Mon, 29 Aug 2016

    News from Christian News Wire 31 August 2016



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

    Evangelist Alveda King: While All Not Endorsing, We Should All be Praying and Voting
    LINK Contact: Leslie Palma, 347-286-7277

    Newton Media Selected as Agency for Open Doors USA
    LINK Contact: Janet Burke, Media Director, 757-436-2824, jburke@newtonmedia.com

    Irrational Attack on Mother Teresa
    LINK Contact:  Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org

    Coptic Solidarity Files Complaints with the IOC and FIFA Regarding Egypt's Religious Discrimination Against Copts in Athletics
    LINK Contact: Lindsay Vessey, Coptic Solidarity, 801-512-1713, coptadvocacy@copticsolidarity.org WASHINGTON, Aug. 24, 2016 /Christian Newswire/ -- Coptic Solidarity recently filed formal complaints with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and with the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) regarding Egypt's systematic religious discrimination against Coptic athletes which has prevented them from competing at the national and international levels.Coptic Soli Source: Coptic Solidarity

    Outspoken Cardinal Burke to Participate in 'Hope for the World' Tele-press Conference
    LINK Contact: Kevin Wandra, 404-788-1276, KWandra@CarmelCommunications.com

    Head-Bobbing Hillary would Short-Circuit American Civil Rights on Firearms and Religion, Says Catholic Gun Dean
    LINK Contact: John Snyder, 202-239-8005, gundean@gmail.com; www.GunRightsPolicies.org

    Montgomery Foundation Comes to Defense of Christian Bakery
    LINK Contact: John Eidsmoe, Foundation for Moral Law, 334-262-1245

    Case Closed - Kim Davis Has Won the Fight for Religious Freedom
    LINK Contact: Liberty Counsel, 800-671-1776, Media@LC.org, Press Kit

    Philly's Ethically Challenged D.A.
    LINK Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org

    'Breaking the Silence' at Church For All Nations Equips Leaders to Stand for Truth
    LINK Contact: Jen Retallick, 610-584-1096 ext 100

    Macy's Sordid History: Immigrants
    LINK Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org

    Foundation to Schools: 'Stand on the Constitution'
    LINK Contact: John Eidsmoe, Foundation for Moral Law, 334-262-1245

    Rutherford Institute Comes to the Defense of a Pro-Life Protester Cited for Violating Overly Vague Noise Ordinance Banning Sounds that Annoy or Disturb
    LINK Contact: Nisha Whitehead, The Rutherford Institute, 434-978-3888 ext. 604, nisha@rutherford.org

    State Dept.'s International Religious Freedom Report Shows More Resources Needed for Religious Freedom Diplomacy
    LINK Senate must take action on HR 1150 as religion-based violence and anti-Semitism increase worldwide

    Religious Freedom Imperiled Worldwide
    LINK Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org

    Macy's Sordid History: Pregnant Women
    LINK Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org

    Foundation Calls for Return to Constitution
    LINK Local Foundation "Educates" Congress

    Religious Colleges Under Attack in Calif.
    LINK Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org

    Vindictive Philly D.A. Pursues Msgr. Lynn
    LINK Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org

    Coptic Solidarity Urges Egypt's New Law Regulating Construction of Churches to Break Away from the Historical Conditions of 'Dhimmitude'
    LINK Contact: Lindsay Vessey, Coptic Soliarity, 801-512-1713, coptadvocacy@copticsolidarity.org WASHINGTON, Aug.4, 2016 /Christian Newswire/ -- The 2014 Egyptian Constitution includes a provision stating that the Parliament was to pass a bill in its first legislative session to regulate the construction and repair of churches. Despite various ideas bandied about, a specific bill has yet to be discussed and passed by the Parliament. Draconian stipulations, related to the historical condition Source: Coptic Solidarity

    News from Christian Headlines:


    Title: ChristianHeadlines.com LINK

    Title: U.S. Welcomes Slated 10,000 Syrian Refugees Ahead of Schedule
    Description: By Oct. 1, the Obama administration’s goal of resettling 10,000 Syrian refugees will be reached.

    LINK

    Title: Atheists Take Legal Action against Gathering of African American Southern Baptists
    Description: An atheist group is taking legal action against the National Baptist Convention, alleging that the Convention’s scheduled gathering in Kansas City, Missouri cannot receive funding from the city.

    LINK

    Title: Iran Suspected of 'Forcing Confessions' to Obtain 'Evidence' against Church Leader
    Description: Five members of an Iranian house church are missing after government agents arrested them on Friday (Aug. 26) without a warrant and took them to an undisclosed location.

    LINK

    Title: World Series Veteran Praises Jesus in Front of Fans
    Description: Professional baseball player Daniel Murphy recenlty shared his Christian testimony with fans after a baseball game on August 27.

    LINK

    Title: Christian Convert from Islam Releases Book Making Case for Christianity
    Description: A Christian apologist who converted to Christianity from Islam recently released a new book in which he details the case for Christianity as well as the case against Islam.

    LINK

    Title: Billy Graham: When a Believer Dies an ‘Angel Will Escort Them to Heaven’
    Description: The Rev. Billy Graham recently answered a reader’s question of whether angels escort believers to heaven after they die.

    LINK

    Title: Mel Gibson Says Next Project May be ‘The Passion of the Christ’ Sequel
    Description: In a surprise appearance, Mel Gipson told evangelist Greg Laurie at the SoCal Harvel at Angel Stadium that he is working on a sequel to “The Passion of the Christ.”

    LINK

    Title: Ghana: Church Officials Defend Residents Whose Land is Being Stolen
    Description: The Catholic Church in Ghana has stepped in to help citizens who have had their lands confiscated.

    LINK

    Title: Two Nuns Found Stabbed to Death in Mississippi
    Description: Police are investigating the stabbing deaths of two Catholic nuns who were found dead at their home in central Mississippi.

    LINK

    Title: Study: Science Doesn’t Back Popular Views of Sexuality
    Description: Review of research shows little evidence for ‘born-this-way’ narrative.

    LINK

    Title: ISIS Sends Child Slaves on Suicide Missions
    Description: Boys and girls in ISIS-held areas endure kidnapping, rape, and beatings. LINK

    Title: Abortion Advocates Using Zika as Leverage
    Description: The spread of the Zika virus to the United States renews political footing for the abortion debate.

    LINK

    Title: Mother, Adult Son Fight for Right to Incestuous Relationship
    Description: Advocates for ‘consanguinamory’ ask, if same-sex couples can marry, why can’t we?

    LINK

    Title: Iraq: ISIS Terrorists Kill 15 at Wedding Celebration
    Description: Islamic State terrorists have claimed responsibility for an attack that killed at least 15 people at an Iraqi wedding celebration in the Shiite city of Kerbala on Sunday night.

    LINK

    Title: Indonesia: Catholic Priest is Injured in Failed Suicide Attack
    Description: An attempted suicide attack in an Indonesian Catholic church failed after the bomb did not detonate.

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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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