The Heavens Declare the Glory of God, the Firmament the Work of His Hand

The Heavens Declare the Glory of God, the Firmament the Work of His Hand

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Monday, March 30, 2015

" not be conformed to this world...."  Romans 12:2

The God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob seems to have been least by the SoS....

Secretary of State John Kerry allegedly responded in a most unusual way to a reporter’s question whether a nuclear arms deal could be reached with Iran before the March 31 deadline.

Allah willing,” Kerry replied — in Arabic.  (Al-Monitor)

Friday, March 27, 2015

The Gateway Pundint reported today:    All evidence indicates that the copilot of Airbus machine in his six-months break during his training as a pilot in Germanwings, converted to Islam and subsequently either by the order of “radical”, ie. devout Muslims , or received the order from the book of terror, the Quran, on his own accord decided to carry out this mass murder. As a radical mosque in Bremen is in the center of the investigation, in which the convert was staying often, it can be assumed that he – as Mohammed Atta, in the attack against New York – received his instructions directly from the immediate vicinity of the mosque.

God works toward a plan that is often too big to see, through events too small to notice. The bottom line is that God has a grand purpose.

Connect yourself to something bigger and more enduring than self. I don't understand all that God is doing, but I do know that there is a God. Both the happenings of life and the purposes of men are subject to the providence of God. My life is significant because God made me and put me here for a reason. Whether I see that reason every day or not, my life is a part of something far greater than self and far more enduring than life.

Have a God blessed weekend.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

President Barack Hussein Obama has no time for Mr. Netanyahu while the Prime Minister is in Washington. POTUS Obama has taken every opportunity to discredit, belittle and endanger Israel, her people and her leadership, yet

Pope Francis is to meet President Barack Hussein Obama when he makes his first visit to the US in September. President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama [hopefully she will not trip and fall into the pope as she stumbles to bow to “the holy father”] will welcome the Pope to the White House on September 23.

“During the visit, the president and the Pope will continue the dialogue which they began during the president’s visit to the Vatican in March 2014, on their shared values and commitments on a wide range of issues,” said a White House statement issued today.

Those issues, it said, include “caring for the marginalised and the poor; advancing economic opportunity for all; serving as good stewards of the environment; protecting religious minorities and promoting religious freedom around the world; and welcoming and integrating immigrants and refugees into our communities”.

The statement added: “The president looks forward to continuing this conversation with the Holy Father during his first visit to the United States as Pope.”

When they first met last year Pope Francis received the president at the Vatican for a discussion that touched on several areas of tension between the Catholic Church and the White House, including religious freedom and medical ethics.

During an unusually long 50-minute meeting, the two leaders discussed “questions of particular relevance for the church in [the USA], such as the exercise of the rights to religious freedom, life and conscientious objection as well as the issue of immigration reform,” the Vatican said in a statement afterwards. Pope Francis will become the first pope to address a joint meeting of Congress on September 24. [Catholic Herald]

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

BEAVERTON, Ore. – A Presbyterian USA minister in Oregon who says that he doesn’t believe in God—and doesn’t require his members to believe either–remarked in a recent article that he is offended by those who assert that he is not a Christian.
“Someone quipped that my congregation is BYOG: Bring Your Own God. I use that and invite people to ‘bring their own God’—or none at all,” wrote John Shuck of Beaverton’s Southminster Presbyterian Church in a guest post for Patheos last week. “While the symbol ‘God’ is part of our cultural tradition, you can take it or leave it or redefine it to your liking.”

“The concept of ‘God’ is a product of myth-making and ‘God’ is no longer credible as a personal, supernatural being,” he wrote in a blog post on his site “Shuck and Jive.” “Jesus may have been historical, but most of the stories about Him in the Bible and elsewhere are legends.”
Shuck reiterated his unbelief in his article “I’m a Presbyterian Minister Who Doesn’t Believe in God” asserted that “[b]elief-less Christianity is thriving.”

“We all have been trained to think that Christianity is about believing things,” he wrote. “Its symbols and artifacts (God, Bible, Jesus, Heaven, etc) must be accepted in a certain way. And when times change and these beliefs are no longer credible, the choices we are left with are either rejection or fundamentalism.”
But Shuck says that although he rejects the Bible as being literal, and denies the existence of Heaven and Hell, he takes offense when people tell him that he’s not a Christian. (Christian News Network)

Dr.E.W. Bullinger writes - The world has always been willing to support religion, and even Christianity, provided it has been allowed to alter it, and adapt it, and put its own marks upon it. And in all ages Christians have been willing to comply with this condition, and have allowed its sacred deposits to be tampered with."

Monday, March 23, 2015

Once again the POTUS has shown his inmature JV statesmanship asPresident Obama said he gave Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a stern talking to during a recent phone call — chastising him for his tough stance on the creation of a Palestinian state.
“It is going to be hard to find a path where people are seriously believing that negotiations are possible,” Obama revealed he scolded Netanyahu in a Thursday phone call, according to the Huffington Post.
In his first comments on the re-elected Netanyahu since the election, Obama told the Web site that he also criticized the prime minister for drumming up voter fear that Arab Israelis were voting “in droves.”
“We indicated that that kind of rhetoric was contrary to what is the best of Israel’s traditions,” he said.
Obama also told the site that he did not think Netanyahu’s victory would affect talks over Iran’s nuclear program. New York Post
Desensitizing.??. A first step.??.  Little by little.??.

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"And he causeth all, the small and the great, and the rich and the poor, and the free and the bond, that there be given them a mark on their right hand, or upon their forehead..." Revelation 13:16

Sunday, March 22, 2015

We are rapidly approaching the March 31st deadline for the Iran nuclear negotiations. Yet while Iran makes few if any concessions, the P5+1 continues to make more and more concessions to the tyrants of Tehran.
Iran's leaders keep openly and unabashedly threatening America and Israel with annihilation. Yet the Obama administration and the major world powers keep giving Iran what it wants. Under the current deal that's being discussion, Iran does not have to dismantle its nuclear infrastructure. It will still be allowed to enrich uranium. It does not have to disclose its nuclear weaponization efforts. It does not have to modify much less abandon its efforts to build ICBMs. And it will be given assurances that all economic sanctions will be removed from Iran in due time, and all nuclear inspectors will be removed, as well.  (Joel Rosenberg)

Saturday, March 21, 2015

President Barack Obama’s supposed congratulatory call to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday, two days after the Likud leader triumphed in Israel’s elections, was actually a bitter 30-minute conversation, Israel’s two main TV news stations reported Friday night.
Quoting unnamed Israeli sources, they said the president made clear he didn’t believe Netanyahu was genuinely supportive of a two-state solution to the Palestinian conflict, and that he indicated that the US would no longer automatically support Israel at the United Nations.
According to a Channel 10 read out on the call, indeed, Obama left Netanyahu with “the impression that he intends to abandon Israel at the UN.” (Ivar)

Friday, March 20, 2015

A new report circulating in the Kremlin today prepared by the Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) for the Ministry of Defense (MoD) states that President Barack Obama’s nuclear war communication commander has been arrested and relieved of her command after failing to transmit launch codes authorizing an atomic weapons first-strike attack upon the Federation in coordination with a similar “surprise” attack planned by the United Kingdom.

According to the SVR, US Navy Captain Heather E. Cole was the commander of the US Navy's Strategic Communications Wing 1 located at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma whose E-6B Mercury aircraft provide the communications links allowing President Obama and US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter to directly contact the submarines, bombers and land-based missiles that comprise the United States strategic nuclear force.

On Monday, 16 March, this report states, Captain Cole received from the Pentagon a launch order authorizing a “limited” nuclear strike against the Federation, but which failed due to a critical Permissive Action Link (PAL) failure thus causing her to abort this planned attack.

As a PAL is a security device for nuclear weapons whose purpose is to prevent unauthorized arming or detonation of the nuclear weapons, SVR experts in this report explain, the critical failure in this instance was an added security measure ordered by the former US Secretary of Defense, Chuck Hagel, prior to his being forced out of office last month over his refusal to have any part in this attack against Russia. This report further explains that Secretary Carter was not aware of Secretary Hagel’s PAL security changes thus allowing Captain Cole to abort this planned nuclear attack.

For her failure to communicate the launch authorization to US nuclear forces, this report continues, Captain Cole was arrested on Tuesday, 17 March, relieved of her command and then taken by armed guard to US Naval Air Station (NAS) Miramar in San Diego (California) where she remains incommunicado. [Various news sources have reported this story.  IF true, this is very disturbing].

Thursday, March 19, 2015

An advertisement for the movie “I Am a Christian” about Meriam Ibrahim’s life was reportedly blocked on Facebook this week. The Washington Times reports that film marketers received a notice from Facebook that the ad could not be shown due to its offensive content.

The ad said, “Are you a Christian? We challenge you to change your profile picture to this ‘I Am A Christian’ photo for one week! Change your picture now, and challenge your friends to do the same. Stand up and declare Yes, I Am A Christian!!!”

Facebook refused the ad and responded that it went against the company’s policies.  (Christian

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

“With your help, and with the help of God, we will build a nationalist government that will protect the state of Israel,” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told his beleaguered supporters on election day as exit polls predicted his poor chances of remaining in power.
God helped, and Bibi Netanyahu stunned his opponents, winning a shocking 30 seats in Tuesday’s historic Israeli election. It seems it was destiny; the name Benjamin means “son of my right hand”, while Netanyahu is Hebrew for “God gave.”    

Continue to pray for the final outcome of Israel’s March 17, 2015 elections, and for a strong, unified coalition, whose leaders will serve God’s purposes in the days to come. Intercede that political parties and leaders favoring a division of Jerusalem, or land exchange for a false peace with the Palestinians will not be placed into positions of influence. Pray also for strong leadership equipped to make clear, wise decisions on behalf of the Jewish state regarding Iran’s nuclear weapons threat. Additionally, pray that Israel’s newly appointed leaders will address social issues such as housing and assistance to the needy.

 Sha'alu Shalom Yerushalayim - Pray for the peace of Jerusalem ..!!!.!.!

Tuesday, March 17, 2015


With 81 percent of precincts reporting before dawn on Wednesday, the Likud holds a seven-seat edge over Zionist Union.
According to the official up-to-the-minute tally, Likud wins 31 seats while Zionist Union comes in second at 24 seats.
America the beautiful...

The contractor of a $4.2 million Planned Parent facility is willing to tear up his contract if a New Orleans pastor pays him $20,000.

According to Pastor Bill Shanks, the contractor admitted his company had accepted the contract because of the money.

A woman in Michigan who complained to the front desk at her fitness center because there was a man in the woman’s dressing room was told that the man “perceived” his gender to be female so he was allowed to use the woman’s facilities.  

When she persisted in complaining, her membership was revoked.

A Texas principal who quotes scripture over the intercom during morning announcements will no longer do so after a prominent atheist group sent a letter of complaint.

Monday, March 16, 2015

It is not in WHAT we believe, but in WHOM we have believed and continue to believe that results in saving faith… regardless of what we see or hear. Regardless of what potentates, governments, church leaders, media personalities… say or do - in WHOM are we believing? In spite of temptations, tribulations, testing’s, trials, persecution or provoking… in WHOM are we believing?

Putin disappears, Putin reappears. Wars and rumors of wars. BHO signs yet one more executive order removing yet another freedom Americans once took for granted. Congress supports same-sex unions, churches embrace Chrislam. The White House snubs Christianity while celebrating Islam. Military chaplains face charges for standing strong in The Word, Christians are murdered across the Middle East. Governments lie to achieve their evil agendas.

One day war will come. One day??? Americans will be forced to take a stand for what they believe. One day??? our faith will be tested, stretched to the breaking point, tribulation will come. One day??? we will stand or fall as we proclaim in WHAT or in Whom we have believed.

I strongly believe that day has come. All across the globe, [including ’christian’ America] we shake our head, yet we, the redeemed of the LORD remain silent, turning a blind eye, ignoring lies spewed from pulpits across America. Our greatest fear is not of God, but of man. What will she think, what will he think if I speak up. I will loose their friendship, my son, my daughter will turn against me if I share the gospel with them, don’t judge they say. Who am I to point out errors in the pastor message? I will just remain quiet and not make waves, after all I am ‘only’ one person, and it doesn’t seem to bother anyone else, why should I allow it to bother me?

“We are invited to look away from all others and look unto Him; to consider Him, that we may behold the perfections of our Princely Leader, our King and contemplate Him. He Who is the beginning and the end of all faith, He Who IS the Author and Giver of life; its object and its subject.

Blessed and wonderful are the examples found in scripture of the faithfulness of God and the faithfulness of those who ‘knew in WHOM they believed.’ May we exhibit, each in our own sphere of influence to those that God has placed in our path, like precious faith. That we, as did Moses, Abraham, Joseph, Jacob…[Hebrews 11] endure and wait for the day when we shall inherit His glorious promises which His grace has given to us.” [E.W. Bullinger]

Nothing short of a living faith in our living God can enable any to endure - AND HAVING DONE ALL, STAND.!!!

Saturday, March 14, 2015

And he changeth the times and the seasons: he removeth kings, and setteth up kings: he giveth wisdom unto the wise, and knowledge to them that know understanding: Daniel 2:21

Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God. Romans 13:1

IF this is the time in the history of our world that from all indications it appears to be, PM Benyamin Netanyahu will not be re-elected. One will be elected that will be more pliable in the hands of evil doers and workers of iniquity. 

 The prophetic clock ticks louder and louder as the world twists and turns choosing to follow a false, feel good, self centered religion - moving ever further from God and His Word.

Be afflicted, and mourn, and weep: let your laughter be turned to mourning, and your joy to heaviness... James 4:9

Evil surrounds, bringing with it destruction. Many will fall- but be of good cheer, our LORD has overcome the world and evil will be destroyed. Trust in the LORD, lean not unto your own understanding - acknowledge  Him.  He WILL direct our ways.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

NASHVILLE – An American Baptist College is defending its invitation to an openly-lesbian United Church of Christ Minister, asserting that Christians are making an “idol” of the Bible.

“It’s sad that people use religion and idolatry of the Bible to demoralize same-gender-loving people,” American Baptist College President Forrest Harris told the Tennessean on Wednesday.

The publication then asked that he clarify his use of the phrase “idolatry of the Bible.”
“When people say [the Bible] is synonymous with God and the truth,” Harris responded. “We can’t be guided and dictated by a first-century world view.”  ChristianNews Network

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Oklahoma State Senator Joseph Silk has stirred up a hornet’s nest inside the LGBT community after introducing a bill (SB440) in his home state that would ensure business owners to retain the right to serve whomever they please. That is not sitting well for some in the homosexual community, who are now sending death threats to the state senator and his family.

"We have come to a turning point in the road. If we turn to the right mayhap our children and our children's children will go that way; but if we turn to the left, generations yet unborn will curse our names for having been unfaithful to God and to His Word." Charles H. Spurgeon

Sunday, March 8, 2015

"Sinned as we have as a nation, yet to our sin we have added pride in our sinning. The world has lost the power to blush over its vice; the church has lost her power to weep over it." Leonard Ravenhill

A city council in Michigan has unanimously voted to pass a Muslim-based resolution against religious discrimination and hatred.

The city of Dallas has filed a lawsuit against Toras Chaim Congregation, families gathering in a home in their community to have religious worship, to pray and to study scripture.

As the expected date of June 30, 2015 approaches for a Supreme Court' decision on same-sex marriage, over 300 prominent Republicans have signed a brief submitted to the U.S. Supreme Court calling for the legalization of same-sex “marriage” nationwide.

Churches in Lake Worth, Florida have been ordered to obtain business licenses in order to continue operating. 

"Study to show thyself approved unto God, a workman that needs not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.  But shun profane and vain babblings: for they will increase unto more ungodliness." 2 Timothy 2:15

Friday, March 6, 2015

Israeli General Israel Ziv (res.) reported in Jerusalem that Iranian general officers have taken command of the Syrian front within six miles of the north-east border of Israel, along with 10,000 “volunteers” from Iran, Iraq and Afganistan.

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Thursday, March 5, 2015

“For if he that cometh preacheth another Jesus, whom we have not preached, or if ye receive another spirit, which ye have not received, or another gospel, which ye have not accepted, ye might well bear with him.” (2 Corinthians 11:4)

The verses following our text contain an enlightening warning about false teachers. One should not carelessly follow a personable religious leader merely because he “preaches Jesus” or urges audiences to “receive the Spirit.”
“Jesus” is quite popular among worldly people today, but not the true Jesus. The popular Jesus may be the baby Jesus in the manger at Christmastime, or the buddy Jesus of Nashville “gospel” music, or the success-counseling Jesus of the positive thinkers. He may be the romantic Jesus of the Christian crooners, the rhythmic Jesus of Christian rock, or the reforming Jesus of the liberals, but none of these are the Jesus preached by the apostle Paul, and therefore not the real Jesus who saves men and women from their sins.
Jesus in reality is the Lord Jesus Christ, the offended Creator of the universe (Colossians 1:16), who had to die as man on the cross to redeem us through His shed blood (Colossians 1:14, 20), and who then rose from the dead to be set “far above all principality, and power, and might, and dominion, and every name that is named” (Ephesians 1:21). Finally, it is this Jesus “who shall judge the quick and the dead at his appearing and his kingdom” (2 Timothy 4:1).
The Lord Jesus, as He really is, is not the popular Jesus of T-shirts and bumper stickers, politicians and entertainers. He was “despised and rejected of men” (Isaiah 53:3) so they “crucified the Lord of glory” (1 Corinthians 2:8).
He is the mighty God, the perfect man, the only Savior, the eternal King, and Lord of lords. God-called teachers will not preach an imaginary Jesus who appeals to the flesh, but rather the true Christ of creation and salvation. HMM - institute for Creation Research

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – A pastor’s wife who works as an exit counselor at an abortion facility in the Bible Belt is defending her employment at the location, stating that she believes that women have a right to an abortion and that “God is a forgiving God.”
“I feel that we have all sinned. None of us are perfect. No sin is greater than any sin,” Callie Chatman, wife of Louis Chatman of New Elam Baptist Church in Montgomery, told the Christian Post this weekend following an initial report by Christian News Network. “That’s her right to make that decision because that’s her body.”

Monday, March 2, 2015

The original plan of BHO and his administration was to sideline Israel by focusing on the Muslim world. Instead of directly hammering Israel, the administration would transform the region around it. The American-Israeli relationship would implode not through conflict, but because the Muslim Brotherhood countries would take its place.(Daniel Greenfield/2014)

Fast forward to March, 2015 and we see an America in shreds, the U.S. administration' vengeful attack on the Israeli leadership, a divided America. A ship without a rudder, a boat without an oar.  

Tomorrow, as PM Netanyahu moves to the podium to address Congress, will be a benchmark, a turning point in the history of this nation.  Choose well, America, choose well.!!!.!!

A nation that forgets her God is a nation bound for destruction.

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited the Western Wall in Jerusalem on the eve of his departure for the United States where he will deliver a historical speech to Congress on Tuesday, March 3 at the invitation of House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) about the Iranian nuclear threat.
“On the eve my trip to the US, I came here to the Western Wall,” the Israeli prime minister said, after praying briefly at Judaism’s holiest site, with his hands resting on the wall, Saturday night.
“I would like to take this opportunity to say that I respect US President Barack Obama. I believe in the strength of the relationship between Israel and the US and in their strength to overcome differences of opinion, those that have been and those that will yet be.”  (IsraeliNews)