Tuesday, August 31, 2010


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I MUST TAKE SIDES AND AGREE WITH JAN MARKELL's article and bible guided opinion, which are 100% true and biblical. Actually, I saw myself backing away from Glen's religious message after I noticed his 'foreign words' and teachings about God and the Mormon way. We all acknowledge his tremendous work in exposing the Left Socialists in our country and in the WH. We all learn much more about our own history and the Constitution this past year, and thank him very much. But we have to eventually take sides and stand tall for the Gospel of Jesus Christ if we are really true Christians, and the true writings of the BIBLE; NOT the book of Mormon!!

ONLY JESUS CHRIST can and will remove all the wickedness, pollution, violence and corruption from planet earth, and then set up His own throne and kingdom in Jerusalem, Israel ! America will most likely cease to exist. In the mean time, we pray that all 'good' people will come to know Jesus as their personal Savior and be Saved. And SHAME on all the so-called church leaders who have fallen asleep or become 'snake fascinated' with false prophets, false messiahs, and false leaders!

Tom Schuckman

Have We Anointed An Unworthy Shepherd?
By Jan Markell
August 31, 2010

Could we say that the church has failed to wake up very many people so, by default, a Mormon -- Glenn Beck -- has made quite a stir and has become an official spiritual leader? He rallied hundreds of thousands last weekend with themes of faith and love of our country. Americans are desperate and fearful of what is coming upon this land so they look to a Mormon for leadership. I am glad his Saturday event was successful for just some of these reasons:

* Americans came to celebrate America after the highest leaders in our land have trashed her around the world.

* They focused on what was right in America and they also honored our military.

* Faith and patriotism were lifted up -- two items that the Left despises.

* Attendees were passionate -- traveling thousands of miles and, once arriving in D.C., walking for miles, even if handicapped.

* Conservative Americans must gather together to fortify one another. Such events strengthen one another and offer hope. Finding kindred spirits in a depressing age is essential.

* Whether the Left heard or not, the attendees sent a message that they are fed up. November is around the corner and they had better look out.

In light of the positive aspects of the honoring America weekend, could there possibly be a down side? I tried to do a fair and balanced radio program last Saturday, August 28, with Brannon Howse, former Mormon Ed Decker, and apologetics' expert Eric Barger. We raised a few issues, and you can hear them here. I have received some thanks for the honesty and integrity of the two hours, and a few hate e-mails and calls for the position the panel took, which will be explained in the paragraphs below.

The theme of the Friday gathering of spiritual leaders and the Saturday rally was an encouragement to turn back to God. The not-so-subtle theme was "many faiths, but one God."

I believe many conservative Christians would have been relieved if Glenn had not brought out Mormon doctrine that very few are familiar with. He stated at the Saturday event that the American Indians are the "chosen people" -- blatant Mormon doctrine. The crowd applauded in approval. You can view that here at the 4:30 mark.
He stated -- and has affirmed this on his radio and television programs -- that God is the only answer. While much was troublesome last weekend, who else is sticking their neck out saying we have to turn back to God and gathering hundreds of thousands in the process? It would be wonderful if Franklin Graham or even Joel Rosenberg could attract a half-million people and deliver the true gospel. We aren't quite there yet. Again, by default, we defer to Glenn Beck.

The weekend opened on Friday night, Augsust 27, with Glenn's "Divine Destiny" program which again, is straight out of Mormonism. Many participants have implied, or blatantly stated, that Glenn is a "saved Mormon" or on the way to becoming one.

Friend and frequent radio guest John McTernan, was present both days just to observe. He writes on his blog, "There were several prayers offered at the Friday event and none were made in the name of Jesus. I was deeply grieved after I left.
"On Saturday, I attended the rally. If it had been just political, I could accept Beck as a leader; however, it went way beyond that. I am not questioning anything about Beck's character or motives. What I am deeply grieved about is that this was not led by the real church of the Lord Jesus Christ. Is America in such desperate spiritual condition that masses of Christians will follow a Mormon for spiritual revival?"

McTernan continues, "The sheep in America are desperate and fearful of what is coming, so they look to a Mormon for leadership. A Mormon leading a meeting like this for America turning back to God should have God-fearing pastors in America on their knees crying out to God for mercy. I am grieved, not so much with Glenn Beck, but that the church is so pitifully weak that a Mormon can now lead God's people, and they do not see the spiritual danger."

What are major Mormon beliefs and how do they play into this scenario? When God is the professed focus of the August 27-28 weekend, what is the deeper meaning? And Glenn is outspoken about his Mormon faith. He so-stated that fact many times over the weekend and in the weeks and months leading up to it. It was not subtle or hidden. But Glenn does not bring out the bullet points below because it reads like science fiction.

Mormon theology teaches:
* God was born and raised on another planet.

* He has a harem of wives.

* They produce spirit-babies that are sent to earth; there they gain bodies and earn sainthood.

* Jesus is the brother of Lucifer.

* Jesus is the chosen/elected savior by a council of gods from other worlds.

* America is the promised land, not Israel. The holy city is Independence, Missouri, not Jerusalem. Jesus' latter-day agenda is to return to Missouri.

* The U.S. Constitution is as sacred as the Book of Mormon. In the latter days, it will be under siege and will be saved by Mormons. Thus, we must "reclaim America" to save the Constitution and usher in a genuine age of Mormon leadership. They want to build a Mormon kingdom on earth, similar to modern day Dominionists/Kingdom Now proponents within Christianity. Founder Joseph Smith had a socialistic philosophy and wished to have a society that shared things in common.

* America's founding fathers were "spirit babies" who created a "sacred Constitution."

* Salvation is works-based and not through grace and faith.
This is what Glenn Beck believes. Is the god of this system, this faith, the one he referred to when he stated, "Today, America turns back to God?" Is his god concept one we can turn back to?
For greater insights, visit the Web site of former Mormon and radio guest, Ed Decker. Also visit the apologetics' site of Eric Barger.
Brannon Howse has done extensive radio programs and written cutting-edge articles on this issue for over a week.

Jim Garlow, a popular and influential pastor who partnered with the Mormon faithful in California to defend traditional marriage, was quoted recently in CNN's Belief Blog, saying, "I have interviewed persons who have talked specifically with Glenn about his personal salvation -- persons extremely well known in Christianity -- and they have affirmed (using language evangelicals understand), 'Glenn is saved. He understands receiving Christ as Savior.' "

In short, Mormonism has a different holy book, father, Jesus, concept of grace, salvation, end-times, etc. You cannot be a "saved Mormon." Evangelicals who should know better already call him a "brother in Christ." Some of those share the Mormon "dominion" of the earth and this is their connection. Promoting this false end-time theology of making the earth perfect seems to trump everything else. We can't save the earth and make it perfect. Jesus Christ has to return to do that.
So, was the following the purpose? Brannon Howse has posted a story at his Worldview Weekend site that the LDS Examiner states through Mormon writer Greg West, "As a Mormon, I have to consider an unintended message throughout Beck's work, which has culminated in this event. That message is: 'Mormons are Christian believers. Despite nearly two centuries of misrepresentation and religious envy by sectarian Christianity, Beck has achieved the visibility, prominence, and has had the time day after day, week after week, to speak openly and truly about his core beliefs. Those statements of faith have disoriented and confused those who had previously believed the lies about Mormons."
West has proved our point. "Evangelicals and Mormons Together" will be next. Why not? A Mormon successfully called a nation back to God.
Most who stand with Glenn, however, do not embrace this theology. Some Christian leaders are just deceived and others think it is hip and cool to align themselves with a man who is so prominent and so pro-America.

John McTernan states, "I know Mormonism real well. There is a Mormon prophecy that America is going to be nearly destroyed with the Constitution hanging by a thread. A Mormon savior would arrive and lead the Mormon church to save America. I can see this coming into play real soon. Maybe the revival Beck is talking about is a massive conversion to Mormonism."

We sincerely hope Glenn Beck will become a true brother in Christ. We can pray to that end and also that Christian leaders will sharpen their discernment and understand the disservice they are doing to the body of Christ by exalting an unsaved man, and allowing him to be a virtual shepherd over millions of Americans who just want to take back America.
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Sharon just called up to tell me about her predicament on the way to the hospital by the Lake... she "tried" to avoid some rubbish/ plastic from a prior accident on I-94 in WI., and some how blew a tire...Ha! We have full coverage AAA, but she is now late by two hours waiting for the repairman to fix/ replace the tire on the "old car"--2005 Dodge Caravan, and upset. I won't say a thing when she finally gets home. She has suffered enough, and accidents do happen. The new, younger cleaning lady was here at home when Sharon called, and I was showing Vicky some things in the Bible at that time-- that I have cut and pasted here on this very Blog post! Wow!

I honestly 'blows my mind' how the Bible is 'coming to life' in brilliant colors right in front of my eyes right now -- and all the other true Christians in the world too!! I keep telling people that we always knew for sure that the Lord would come back in "Due Season" at the precise time of His perfect timing -- but we didn't how exactly how things would take shape and what circumstances would be happening in America and the world at this time, IMHO. I would say that most of my relatives and others think that I am just an old, disabled, Veteran ranting about the Bible all the time... lol. We believe that the RAPTURE will 'precipitate' and provide the important 'lynch pin' to the 7 years Tribulation that will follow, along with the Anti-Christ, and bad times worse than ANYTHING mankind has ever seen before! And how plain and transparent are the wonderful folks in the U.S.-- WH these past 2 years [and before] doing EVERYTHING in their power to sink our ship, with all their borrowing money from China, Japan, etc., and printing more in the back room??? And both political parties [Congress] are also to blame, either promoting our destruction or just sitting on their hands with their mouths shut tight, like cowards.

But instead of blaming people, we have to understand that this ALL was prophesied 2000 years ago by Jesus Christ, Himself at Matthew 24, etc! Yet most people are still rapt with TV baloney, celebrities, materialism, or just trying to down size and survive. I gave one of my new DEFINED KJV Bibles to Vicky, the cleaning lady this morning... and shame on ME if I don't at least take every single opportunity to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ with everyone who has a hearing ear. I must use all my skills, gifts and talents for the Lord's work. I feel strongly that I would be a worthless COWARD NOT to do this service for the Lord. The Bible says that we are 'Soldiers of Christ', and ought not look around and get side tracked by life's glittery temptations of this falling, failing world of Satan.

Thank you, dear Lord, for everything we have! Please help my wife, Sharon, remain calm before her surgery tomorrow, but on fire with the Holy Spirit, in her hour of need and anxiety. I must be near her too, to give my hand of support. Bless all other true, biblical Christians who receive these words and articles of faith.

Tom Schuckman

Economy Nucleus of Tribulation

Posted: 30 Aug 2010 08:34 AM PDT

By Terry James Rapture Ready One prophetic element stands out in considering the seven-year Tribulation era, with regard to the Antichrist regime. That is the economic platform prophesied to be at the heart of the beast system.With so many signals in view that point to the brewing Tribulation tempest, we should expect - if we are reading the end-times signals correctly - that this heart of the

A message/ email from an old, dear friend, far away:

Hi Tommy,
I hope your day is going well. I just received an email from one of my cousins who lives in Phoenix. Her sister, my other cousin, Mary, recently had her right leg amputated between the upper thigh and knee area. She had the foot on the other leg amputated as well. She is in full kidney failure, the dialysis tubes are in her neck. Her liver is starting to fail. Mary is witnessing and soul winning to everyone she can come into contact with to try and get them saved. Here she is suffering beyond anything the rest of us can imagine and she's working for the Lord. Thank God for the soldiers in Christ that think of others when they have monumental problems of their own. What a testimony to Christ our Lord. I just wanted to share this so you can rejoice and have a blessed day as well.
Love, Sandy

Saturday, August 28, 2010

What is real Wisdom?

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Seems to me that the month of August went by kind of fast, and with out any great tragedy or sire emergency, PTL. But Autumn is our fav. time of the year whee we can get away without any heat or A/C, and we love the colors and change of seasons in Wisconsin. I sure would love to enjoy myself with out worrying about the 'other shoe dropping' and I believe that the God we worship is a 'Happy God' in heaven, and He wants all His children to be happy too-- with in our bounded limits according to the 'Word.'

I was just thinking [with out getting too heavy in the deeper, complex things, or full of myself...] that we used to pride ourselves concerning our 'where -with- all', resourcefulness, education and experience/ training, that we old soldiers can and do fall back on many defenses when things go a rye, or a clear and present danger. Some of us may have laughed and made sport of people of lesser means, or ignorance, [or limited intelligence] caught in a calamity, like hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, who didn't have a way out of the city. Although I think that beans and rice ought to come before cigarettes and whiskey.... I have ALWAYS said: "Never, but NEVER, put your faith and trust in the government!!" Do you have a PLAN and a few more "back up systems/ people" that you can rely on in a real emergency?? Before you buy your 2nd flat screen color TV or more jewelry, you'd better consider what I just said. Smart people and even the Bible says that storing up some money is a good idea, for when times are lean and mean.... but putting ALL of your faith and trust in gold and silver will NOT save you from God's Day of Wrath, when the Lord comes back to judge. In fact, Ezekiel tells about people who will be throwing their money in the streets at the last hour. Me thinks that it would be better to face a mad she-bear with a tooth pick.... LOL.

I have long asked in prayer for the wisdom to know exactly how much of any commodity/ tools/ currency are correct and sufficient for an emergency. These things can be found in the Bible alone, IMHO... many in the book of Proverbs, etc. However, the apostle Paul had some serious, wise council for us at: 1st Corinthians, chapter 3, starting with verse 19: "For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it is written, He taketh the wise in their own craftiness. [20] Therefore let no man glory in men. Rot all things are your; [23] And ye are Christ's, and Christ is God's." Yet so many human 'leaders' strut around like peacocks oozing out all the so-called 'wisdom' that brings shame upon God's name and Word-- the Bible, and we Christians who are trying to do right, shudder to think that God's mighty power will crush the wicked like tiny bugs on concrete! "And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out of her [Babylon the Great-- the world empire of false religion], my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues." ~ Revelation 17:4.

I would like to help some people who are still having problems [just as we all have, including ME] even as they are attending church, etc. 'Make sure of one thing... that the church you are going to has the HOLY SPIRIT!! Is it producing the 'Fruits of the Spirit' out lined at Galatians 5:22?? The pastor is charged with 'looking after and protecting the flock' from spiritual dangers, gossip, slander, mean spirited members, actually everything that is is mention prior TO the good fruits-- the 'works of the flesh.' Too, most everything that comes out of the pastor/ preacher's mouth ought to be pure Bible, NOT the 'wisdom' of men, or some 'tradition' or church! Does YOUR church or meeting place have a specially set aside place and time for group Bible study, with a responsible elder or deacon that is BIBLE qualified ?? If not, why are you wasting your time there and giving them your MONEY? False 'christian' preachers and teachers will be judged by God in the end! Be bold enough to ask them serious Biblical questions. Don't just go with the flow like a 'dead fish.' Because that, plus your PERSONAL Bible study is so important to help us learn and become mature Christians, able to give a good defense for our Faith, and to lead others to get SAVED! Ponder on these questions, please. Because time is of the essence, and gambling on the 'Right' meeting place might well mean where you spend the rest of eternity. Christian radio is a close runner up, and visiting/ talking to other Christians via PC, phone or snail mail will help us too. And this is not just some 'flavor' of a particular sect-- but why is it that many so-called 'Christians' don't know/ understand what being SAVED, or BORN-AGAIN, means?? BTW, the Bible is the ONLY Book, where you can learn about these concepts. Who ever you are or claim to be, what is your excuse for NOT knowing what the Bible says/ teaches, when it's written on a 5th grade level ? If you spend more time watching TV than reading and studying the Bible-- you don't have a leg to stand on, as to being ignorant of Scripture. Be fore warned. Be advised.

If ever there is a question that I cannot answer for you-- I sure know many mature Christians who can and would be happy to help you. People tell me that 'once I've had my knee replacement surgery' ... I will say, "I wish I would have had it sooner!" I believe it's the same getting SAVED, and being 'well fed' as a Christian.

Wealthy – a Relative Term

Posted: 28 Aug 2010 01:35 PM PDT

By Greg Laurie Harvest Ministries I have heard it said that if you have money in the bank, in your wallet and spare change in a dish somewhere else, you are among the top 8 percent of the world's wealthy. When I think about this, I realize that, in a sense, I am wealthy.Are there people who have more than me? Of course there are. Are there people who have less than me? Absolutely. Wealthy is a

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Friday, August 27, 2010

What's is going to be?

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Mike Hernandez is a smart, cool, friend of mine, and always has some pearls of wisdom to share with us. I love to "hang out" with serious bible students like Mike, in hopes that some of his intelligence 'rubs off' on me... LOL. But I also appreciate other Christians too. Go figure; if we claim to love and serve God and Christ, would we not want to be proficient with His holy Word-- the Bible! How else can we glean knowledge and personal information about Him-- and what the promised heaven are like?? It makes sense to me. Yet, when we need something, we demand that He help us, when we know only the bare minimum about God and His personality, will, and divine purpose for His servants/ believers, heaven and earth. "Thy Kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven." ~Matthew 6:9. I would say that MOST folks even in America don't truly understand what those words mean. Hey! Give it a try and comment below! There is NO coma between the words, "earth" and "as." But we pause here at the wrong place when reciting that prayer when we pray together...

But does anyone really understand what "Thy kingdom come" MEANS?? The term: Kingdom comes from 'King's domain', or some would say "Gov't." So... who's Gov't are Christians praying for?? GOD'S KINGDOM! Did God bless His chosen people, Israel, when He allowed Babylon, and latter the Romans to destroy and scatter His holy nation and people when they went after false gods? And what in the world do we think-- why would God choose to spare America, a relatively 'young' country in historic terms, where thousands of babies are murdered every year and being homosexual is accepted and sanctioned by our courts, Armed Forces, and Law, just to name a few....?? IF a nation claims to have a Constitution and a Covenant with the God of the Bible-- yet breaks all the sacred promises-- can we really expect God's protection and blessings?? If God didn't spare His own beloved, chosen people, Israel, from harsh chastisement, why would He spare the USA? The fact is: HE WON'T. Scripture says that God's own people, Israel,WILL FINALLY ACCEPT THE LORD AND SAVIOR JESUS CHRIST IN THE LATTER PART OF THE COMING TRIBULATION, that will last of 7 long, torturous years. But America is not even mentioned, one way or another! Christian Believers [from all over the world] need not worry because we will be Raptured to heaven! But what about those who are 'Left Behind ??' Individuals can and will be spared/ SAVED by their total acceptance of Jesus Christ, but whole nations will be turned up side down and trashed big time, and SOON! Ha! do you think that our economy is hard and rough now...lol?? Just wait, dear friends. Our gasoline is now about $2.57 in Wisconsin, and I just filled up the tank on the Dodge Ram 4 by 4 today. But that could change in a heart beat. The poor wheat harvest in Russia may translate to less exports to the Middle East. Frankly, woe and rough times are coming at the world from all corners. Older people in their 60's and above can 'see' that something is amiss and strangely different lately. I used to be a worried 'survivalist' of sorts, but now I trust in the Lord. Besides, I really need to lose the weight before the VA docs cut my knee.

As I quote Paul so much...'All the rest of our material things are but a dung heap.' ~paraphrased. Put NOT your faith and trust in mere mortal men-- but on Jesus Christ. Please tell me, what country or political party has got things right? Well, then, what are YOU doing now to support and commit yourselves to 'God's Kingdom'? Are you trying to grow closer to God, and His Word, the Bible, and sharing this "Good News" of the Gospel of Jesus Christ with your best efforts? Or just 'going with the flow' like a dead fish?

I want all of you to know that I am a poor, sinner. But also a SAVED Christian, ready to lay down my very life for my Christian beliefs, and I know that I am going to heaven. You all can and should have that same joy and confidence! "For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain." Philippians 1:21. Who is with me?

Warm Regards,
Tom Schuckman

Isaiah 7:14 “A” or “The”, which is it?
What is it going to be?

The Truth Shall Set You Free

By Mike Hernandez

In order to see if making seemingly trivial changes to the scriptures really makes a difference, let us look at the two articles “a” and “the”.

I will present to you the effects of this change.

By using the article “the” in conjunction with an item, it implies that the item discussed must be known; we must know the exact item in which we are discussing.

On the other hand, if we used the article “a” in conjunction with an item, it would imply any item; an item that is not defined or known; any item will suffice.

For example, if I asked you to please mail me “the” book, then without hesitation you would grab “the” book from your shelf, pack it in a box, and ship it promptly as you would know which book to send.

However, if I asked you to send me “a” book, you would do one of the following:

1. You would ask me which book I would like you to send.
2. You would send me any book which you saw fit.

Those are the options.

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“Words Matter!”

Posted: 27 Aug 2010 12:20 PM PDT

By Dr. David R. Reagan Lamb & Lion Ministries During the last presidential campaign, Hillary Clinton decided to make the point that Barack Obama was all smooth talk with no substance. In her attack on him she said that “talk is cheap” and that words were nothing without action.Her attack really riled Obama, and he fired back with these memorable words (which he plagiarized word for word from a

Thursday, August 26, 2010

7 Signs of the End Times.

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We hope that we are not tossed about by every wave that washes by to and fro. But it's a fact that many folks feel that way with 'TMI' [Too Much Information] these days. It's not a LACK of Info-- but TOO much info, so that we just wonder how much of it is true and the other percentage, 'fluff' , or filtered to suit a certain agenda-- and neither political party in America has the solution, yet the majority of people here put all their marbles in some human champion to 'get us out of the fix' we are in right now. And then some folks would say that I worry too much-- but it IS very possible to get hurt or killed by NOT knowing enough info about something-- in many cases, willful ignorance and complacency ! For instance, with working in welding and concrete construction and fabrication, you have to be 'schooled' in certain trades, like Oxy-Acetylene welding, and cutting steel, where you HAVE TO KNOW how much Acetylene you are using and opening the valve in relation to the gauge to the correct amount so that you don't blow yourself up with that very unstable gas!

And the buck stops with the man who hires and fires, and/ or the supervisor, to make sure he puts competent men and women in the field who know what they are doing, instead of just filling the job with cheap, inexperienced labor. So too in the military, when operating with 'deadly force' and fire arms-- there is good reason to teach safety and use strict discipline! Also with a father teaching his son about every day values, telling the truth and being honest. Many times the fatherless, unsupervised boy gets into more trouble because he has NEVER been taught the correct people skills, honesty, hard work ethics, and truth of the Bible. And then look at whole nations and societies without the true God of the Bible-- where the population and especially women suffer the most for lack of Biblical knowledge! Would a woman really choose to live in SA [Saudi Arabia or Iran] and be subject to unfair penalties slanted against the female species, but not the male??

I learned some NEW things again with Britt Gillette's article, about the "7 signs of the End Times Prophecy|", that increased my faith and knowledge all the more. And to think... if we close our eyes to these warnings, we are also calling Jesus Christ a liar! Are YOU prepared to give an answer as to why you believe in the Christian Faith?? It's a lot more important than the final score between the Packers/ Colts football game last night...lol. For instance, wars, earthquakes and famine [Matthew 24] will increase both in frequency and severity as we roll toward the Lord's 2nd coming. We can COUNT on more huge, destructive events coming faster and with more intensity in our near future, but I learned that the 'Main Event' prophecy has to do with Israel being destroyed and scattered by the Roman Empire-- only to be resurrected again in 1948, even after Hitler's Holocaust, and Jerusalem being a huge 'burden/ Rock' for the Nations! Interesting and timely. You might want to share this post.

My wife is scheduled to have back surgery on September first. Loads of fun... when it rains-- it pours.

Tom Schuckman

7 Signs of the End Times

Posted: 26 Aug 2010 12:50 PM PDT

By Britt Gillette End Times Bible Prophecy What are the signs of the end times?It's important to know so we can explain to others why Christians believe what we believe.As Peter says: "But in your hearts set apart Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have." 1 Peter 3:15 (NLT)Unfortunately, too many Christians are

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Abortion is Murder.

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I have done a lot of stupid horrible things in my life... but abortion is NOT one of them. And yet, God is so merciful, that He forgives all sins if a person repents and accepts JESUS as their personal Savior!! This fact took many YEARS to impact MY tiny brain, as I was weighted with many sins, nightmares and flashbacks from combat in Vietnam: 68-70. What a huge load off my shoulders and chest!

As I mentioned a few times, my wife and I used to picket at a Kenosha, Wisconsin abortion clinic a few years ago, before we got too disabled. I even carried a Bible to show young ladies what Gos has to say about how precious life is to Him, and we also showed people how to get other alternative care to keep their child or adoption... a few blocks away. Yes, we WANTED to get involved in some way!

I can't tell all my deeds and goals, but when over in Vietnam flying a DCS mission, listening to a song, I dreamed of 'surviving' that war, coming home and starting my own family, and did just so. I wanted to settle down, get married and have children-- and so we did. My first born was Barbara, and I loved her dearly and wanted her. Please pray that she accepts the Lord and gets SAVED!

No matter what goofy trends or 'accepted life styles' the world gets into, or what is 'cool', God's Word, the Bible stands forever. Those unrepentant workers of evil who refuse to accept Jesus will suffer beyond mention in hell, forever. I doubt if there will be any beer or smokes down there...

BTW, I always had the 'fear of God', but had to pray for the Holy Spirit to help me change my heart and mindset to draw closer to the Lord and love His Word-- the Bible. You would be surprised what the Holy Spirit can do for you!! Just talk to Him and ask His help. Ask Him for a brave heart to share stuff like this:


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Thursday, August 26, 2010

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Democrat Pushes Bill to Fund Embryonic Stem Cell Research After Ruling
Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) -- A member of Congress who has been the leading advocate for forcing taxpayers to fund embryonic stem cell research says she plans to move ahead with legislation that would make such funding federal law.

Representative Diana DeGette, a Colorado Democrat, is responding to a judge's decision issuing a temporary injunction against the funding President Barack Obama mandated through his executive order.

U.S. district court Judge Royce Lamberth granted a preliminary injunction against the funding.

Before the ruling, DeGette had filed legislation intended to codify Obama's executive order and overturn the Dickey-Wicker law preventing taxpayer funding involving the destruction of human embryos the judge used to stop Obama's order.

Although the Obama administration has announced it will appeal the decision later this week, DeGette wants Congress to consider her bill and she may push it hard because the makeup of Congress is expected to change significantly in the pro-life direction after the November elections.

DeGette hopes her bill will come to the floor when Congress reconvenes following its August recess.

"[The] ruling underscores why we must pass common-sense embryonic stem cell research legislation, placing these regulations into statute and once and for all, ensuring this critical life-saving research can be conducted for years to come, unimpeded by political whims or naysayers," she said.

She claimed, "Today’s ruling is the case of one judge ignoring the scientific fact that research on pluripotent stem cells is not the same as research on an embryo."

Congress already twice approved a similar bill DeGette sponsored to mandate embryonic stem cell research funding prior to Obama's election and President George W. bush vetoed it twice saying it "crossed a moral boundary."

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And in the Senate race, pro-life former House Speaker Marco Rubio is now preparing to take on pro-abortion Gov. Charlie Crist and pro-abortion Rep. Kendrick Meek.

Scott took 47 percent of the vote to 43 for McCollum in the Republican gubernatorial primary.

Scott, a businessman, ran as a pro-life candidate during the campaign and Florida Right to Life gave him an "A" grade and recommended him to voters.

"I am pro-life. I believe strongly in the sanctity of human life. I believe Roe v. Wade should be overturned, and as governor, would appoint judges who apply law and not impose their political agenda on the people, which was what was done in 1973 when Roe was wrongly decided," he says in an audio file on his web site.

Florida's pro-abortion Chief Financial officer, Alex Sink, captured the Democratic nomination to face Scott in November.

Meanwhile, in the Florida Senate race, pro-abortion Rep. Kendrick Meek picked up the Democratic nomination over billionaire Jeff Greene to face pro-life Rubio and Crist, who has repeatedly upset pro-life advocates.

Polling shows Meek was the best candidate for Rubio when it comes to a Democratic nominee because he draws Democrats away from Crist in surveys. Rubio stretches his lead over Crist to between 5 and 8 points with Meek as the Democratic candidate.

This week’s Democratic-affiliated Public Policy Polling survey shows Rubio leading Crist 40 to 32 with Meek picking up just 17 percent and 11 percent remaining undecided. Full story at LifeNews.com

Alaska Voters Pass Measure for Parental Notification Before Teen Abortions
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With 84 percent of the vote counted, 70,503 Alaskans voted for the measure while 56,354 voted against it. That had parental notification winning on a 55.5 to 44.4 percent margin.

Alaskans for Parental Rights spearheaded the effort while the ACLU joined Planned Parenthood in opposing it.

"I think that Alaskan parents are concerned. They want to be there for their girls and they want to be there even when the going gets tough," said Bernadette Wilson, campaign manager for Alaskans for Parental Rights, according to the Anchorage newspaper. "And I think we sent the message loud and clear that we want to care for these girls, even those girls who come from unhealthy home environments."

Charmaine Yoest, the president of Americans United for Life, applauded the result.

"The people of Alaska have made it clear that parents should have the fundamental right to be informed before their children make a life-changing decision to have an abortion," she told LifeNews.com this morning.

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Catholic Bishops Welcome Ruling Striking Obama's Embryonic Stem Cell Funding
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The Obama administration has annou

Synagogue of Satan.

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This is from a trusted friend, serious Bible student, who certainly understand Bible prophecy, Jack D. Hook, Vietnam Veteran.

Synagogue of Satan
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The President of Iran is well known for his repeated proclamations that Israel will soon be wiped off the map, and all Jews killed or scattered to the four winds. The vast majority of his fellow Moslems around the world long for that day as well, even those in Egypt and Jordan who have signed peace covenants with Israel. In America, there remains a sizable number of Christians who love the Jewish people, and see Israel and its return as a nation in 1948 as the fulfillment of Bible prophecy. These Christians remember the chilling words of the Jewish prophets of old who said that Gentile nations used by God to punish Israel for their rebellion will find themselves destroyed because of their own pride and evil lusts against the Jews they were allowed to defeat. I count myself as one of them, and want the Moslem world to understand that God's offer of forgiveness to them remains on the table.
Islamic hatred for the Jewish people does not stand alone, as many others around the world are blaming the people of Israel for all the problems in the Middle East. You need to know the prophetic scriptures point to a time when America and its European allies will attempt to conclude the "final solution" that Hitler and today's madmen of Islam have desired for so long....the annihilation of all Jews. Does that stun or shock your senses? I hope so, for there is coming a day when the many voices of those Christians now claiming such love and support of Israel will dwindle to just a few, if any, as a great apostasy sweeps through Christendom in America, declaring that Israel and the Jews are the Synagogue of Satan, twisting the meaning of scriptures to justify scattering the Jews of Israel throughout the nations, and killing those who refuse to obey them. I am sad to say this, but many who now support Israel will be seduced into thinking the Jews are America's greatest enemy. This article will hopefully awaken your heart and mind, and open your eyes to what is now happening among some professing Christians in America.
Please read John's explicit reference in the Revelation to the "Synagogue of Satan" that mingled among the seven churches of Christendom in the first century, and ask God to show you the truth about Israel and the Jewish people.
Revelation 2:8-11
(8) And unto the angel of the church in Smyrna write; These things saith the first and the last, which was dead, and is alive; (9) I know thy works, and tribulation, and poverty, (but thou art rich) and I know the blasphemy of them which say they are Jews, and are not, but are the "Synagogue of Satan". (10) Fear none of those things which thou shalt suffer: behold, the devil shall cast some of you into prison, that ye may be tried; and ye shall have tribulation ten days: be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee a crown of life. (11) He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; He that overcometh shall not be hurt of the second death.

Revelation 3:7-13

(7) And to the angel of the church in Philadelphia write; These things saith he that is holy, he that is true, he that hath the key of David, he that openeth, and no man shutteth; and shutteth, and no man openeth; (8) I know thy works: behold, I have set before thee an open door, and no man can shut it: for thou hast a little strength, and hast kept my word, and hast not denied my name. (9) Behold, I will make them of the "Synagogue of Satan", which say they are Jews, and are not, but do lie; behold, I will make them to come and worship before thy feet, and to know that I have loved thee. (10) Because thou hast kept the word of my patience, I also will keep thee from the hour of temptation, which shall come upon all the world, to try them that dwell upon the earth. (11) Behold, I come quickly: hold that fast which thou hast, that no man take thy crown. (12) Him that overcometh will I make a pillar in the temple of my God, and he shall go no more out: and I will write upon him the name of my God, and the name of the city of my God, which is new Jerusalem, which cometh down out of heaven from my God: and I will write upon him my new name. (13) He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches.


Who were these people then and do they exist today? Because the phrase uses the word "synagogue" some anti-Semitic hate-filled readers of the scriptures automatically assume the Lord was referring to his chosen people, the Jews, the offspring of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. They then conclude these must be Jews who reject the person of the Lord Jesus Christ as their Messiah, thereby casting their lot with the Lord's enemy, Satan and his fallen angels. And since they are of Satan they must be despised, defeated, and destroyed. This kind of thinking helped false Gentile Christians in past generations to violently turn against those Jews who continue to resist the Lord Jesus as their Savior and Lord, with Hitler being the most obvious example.
This despising of the Jews is at the root in many false Christians who hold to "replacement" theology, which teaches that all the promises given to Abraham and his seed no longer applied to the Jews when Jesus was crucified by them, so the promises were subsequently given and transferred to the Gentile Christians of the Roman Empire. You would be surprised at how many Christian colonists from Europe (Roman Empire) who founded America considered themselves to be the "New Israel". How many of their descendants still think that way today? As a side note, there are various Gentile religious groups who claim to be the descendants of the so-called ten lost tribes of Israel. Even the Mormons apparently think native American Indians are descendants of one of these lost Jewish tribes. There also exists today many English speaking Gentile Christians living in England and America who consider themselves to be these lost Jews. They are called "British Israelites" and like their replacement cousins, need to be called to repentance.
As I understand the New Testament scriptures concerning the Jews, there does exist "natural" Jews and "spiritual" Jews. The spiritual ones are those people, both Jew and Gentile, who have confessed and repented of their sin through Godly sorrow and embrace the person of Jesus Christ, his shed atoning blood, his glorious resurrection, and his pre-millennial second coming. The inspired writings of Paul in Ephesians 2:11-22, make it clear that spiritual Jews are also called the body of Christ on Earth. We are his ambassadors of the coming Kingdom of Heaven, calling new believers out of the darkened and deceived Kingdoms of Man before the wrath and judgment of God is poured out upon a war-torn world that is ruled and manipulated by Satan and his fallen angels.
The natural Jews were and are the descendants of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, who received the eternal promises from God. John's letters to the seven churches at the end of the first century clearly reveal that some people were calling themselves "Jews" who were not telling the truth. So the vital question is, were these people natural Jews falsely claiming to be Christians or Gentile Christians claiming to be the true Jews? Some Bible teachers say they were natural Jews (like the false Judaism Paul confronted regularly) claiming to be Christians, but had not truly been born again because they mixed faith in Jesus with their own works to obtain salvation, thus they were liars. I think there is more to it than that, for why would John proclaim they were not Jews at all and call them liars, if they were natural Jews trying to add their "works for salvation" delusion to some faith in Jesus as the Messiah? They were still natural Jews weren't they? They weren't lying about that, were they? It doesn't make sense, for Jesus, and later Paul and other apostles, considered natural Jews that rejected or perverted the gospel to still be Jews who were like branches cut off from their olive tree because of unbelief.
Because of that, and also knowing that by this time in the young history of Christendom there had already arisen among the Gentile Christians false teachers who taught that God's promise of land to the natural Jews was finished; I think John was referring to Gentiles (in the likeness of today's replacement movement) who claimed to be the new Israel, who are neither spiritual nor natural Jews, and definitely not saved or born again. While there might have been some natural Jews who twisted the gospel of Jesus Christ to fit their false theology that were mingling among the seven churches, I think the Synagogue of Satan phrase is our Lord's reference to deluded Christian Gentiles who despised the Jews and rejoiced that they were scattered to the four winds by the Roman Empire for rejecting Jesus as the Messiah.
Remember that when John was writing the Revelation at the close of the first century there was no Israel, for the occupied nation had already been destroyed and the Jews scattered by the Roman Gentiles in 70 AD, just as Jesus had prophesied, Luke 21:20-24. This was Israel's judgment and punishment because their leaders rejected the Lord Jesus as the Messiah, and sadly, Luke's prophecy will be repeated with this generation of Israeli leaders who mock and scorn their own prophets who embrace the Lord Jesus as their Messiah, Isaiah 28:14-22.
With over twenty years having transpired since the Roman armies destroyed Jerusalem in 70 AD, these false Gentile Christians had all the evidence they needed to turn against the natural Jews who rejected Jesus as their Messiah, and declare themselves the new Israel. They had apparently attempted to infiltrate the church in Smyrna and Philadelphia, but were exposed and called to repentance by the Spirit of God working in the Godly brethren among the congregation. However, what they had started in the first century grew wildly throughout the Roman Empire during the time of the Emperor Constantine and the rise of the Papacy in the third and fourth centuries after the resurrection of Jesus Christ. So, in the first century, we can see the seeds of a coming great apostasy being planted. At the same time a great awakening was taking place among the Gentiles in the Roman Empire, as the prophesied "early or former rain" of the Holy Spirit was flowing through the Jewish apostles upon the Gentiles of the Roman Empire, Hosea 6:3, Joel 2:23, Zechariah 12:10, Acts 2:15-21, James 5:7.
It was the Papacy who succeeded in removing all connections to the Jewish traditions and customs, replacing them with Christianized pagan rituals like Easter and Christmas. For these reasons, I think John was clear in his mind that the same kind of men who made up the Synagogue of Satan mingling among the seven churches would later become the Great Harlot, the Church of the Antichrist, that sits upon and guides the Gentile government of Babylon the Great (the final form of the Roman Empire) which rules the nations before the second coming of Jesus Christ, Revelation 17-18. This my friends, has been, now is, and will be a Gentile endeavor, one which will hate and persecute the Jews, even though there might be some apostate Jews joined with them who are willing collaborators to feather their own nest. Babylon the Great will consider the land of Israel to be their inheritance.
These deceived Gentiles misinterpret and take out of its context Paul's teaching in Romans that a true Jew is not one who only "outwardly" follows the law of Moses, as did the leaders of Israel when Jesus came down from Heaven to save his chosen people. Even though most of the natural Jews turned against the Lord, and later Paul, they were still Jews, and the promises to them were still in effect if they would turn from their sin nature that condemned them, as it does all of us. For in the same context in Romans, Paul refers to his Jewish "brethren" in the flesh who were not yet born again.
Moreover, Jesus Christ adamantly teaches throughout the scriptures that the day is coming when the scattered natural Jews will return to Israel as a sovereign nation still in unbelief, just as they were when scattered in 70 AD. This return of the nation of Israel begins the final countdown that ends with the second coming of Jesus Christ making war against all the nations and people that despise and hate the Jewish people. That countdown began in May of 1948 my dear friends, so please be warned against following these wolves dressed in sheepskin Christian suits who despise the Jews and the nation of Israel. Read Paul's letter for yourselves:
Romans 2:28-29
(28) For he is not a Jew, which is one outwardly; neither is that circumcision, which is outward in the flesh: (29) But he is a Jew, which is one inwardly; and circumcision is that of the heart, in the spirit, and not in the letter; whose praise is not of men, but of God.

Romans 9:1-5

(1) I say the truth in Christ, I lie not, my conscience also bearing me witness in the Holy Ghost, (2) That I have great heaviness and continual sorrow in my heart. (3) For I could wish that myself were accursed from Christ for my brethren, my kinsmen according to the flesh: (4) Who are Israelites; to whom pertaineth the adoption, and the glory, and the covenants, and the giving of the law, and the service of God, and the promises; (5) Whose are the fathers, and of whom as concerning the flesh Christ came, who is over all, God blessed for ever. Amen.

Romans 11:13-25

(13) For I speak to you Gentiles, inasmuch as I am the apostle of the Gentiles, I magnify mine office: (14) If by any means I may provoke to emulation them which are my flesh, and might save some of them. (15) For if the casting away of them be the reconciling of the world, what shall the receiving of them be, but life from the dead? (16) For if the firstfruit be holy, the lump is also holy: and if the root be holy, so are the branches. (17) And if some of the branches be broken off, and thou, being a wild olive tree, wert grafted in among them, and with them partakest of the root and fatness of the olive tree; (18) Boast not against the branches. But if thou boast, thou bearest not the root, but the root thee. (19) Thou wilt say then, The branches were broken off, that I might be grafted in. (20) Well; because of unbelief they were broken off, and thou standest by faith. Be not high minded, but fear: (21) For if God spared not the natural branches, take heed lest he also spare not thee.

(22) Behold therefore the goodness and severity of God: on them which fell, severity; but toward thee, goodness, if thou continue in his goodness: otherwise thou also shalt be cut off. (23) And they also, if they abide not still in unbelief, shall be grafted in: for God is able to graft them in again. (24) For if thou wert cut out of the olive tree which is wild by nature, and wert grafted contrary to nature into a good olive tree: how much more shall these, which be the natural branches, be grafted into their own olive tree? (25) For I would not, brethren, that ye should be ignorant of this mystery, lest ye should be wise in your own conceits; that blindness in part is happened to Israel, until the fullness of the Gentiles be come in.


Again, I must repeat that what these misguided Gentiles were doing then is known today as "replacement" theology, a deadly error and heresy that has invaded many in Christendom. If you profess to be a Christian and find yourself siding with the news media around the world as they trumpet their despising of Israel and the Jews, remember the words you have just read.
It is true that all Jews must be born again to escape the eternal flames of the Lake of Fire, as do we Gentiles. There is no other way to inherit eternal life but through the person of Jesus Christ. Therefore, we do not excuse or cover up their sins because they are still God's chosen, just as we should not hide from our own sins that need to be exposed, confessed, and forgiven by the power of Jesus Christ. The Lord brought his rebellious people back into their God-given land as a nation in 1948 for one reason and one reason only....so that they will know that he is their Lord and Messiah, Ezekiel 37:13. During Daniel's coming 70th week of seven years, a great awakening will take place in Israel among the Jews that will fulfill the "latter rain" of the Holy Spirit falling upon those natural branches of Paul's olive tree. Many Gentiles will be swept into the Kingdom of Heaven because of this coming revival, Revelation 7&11.
For those readers who have yet to be saved from their sin nature remember this, the combined power of the precious blood and second coming of Jesus Christ is the "only" permanent solution to the death and destruction that men inflict upon one another to the hideous delight of Satan and his fallen angels, the masters of human manipulation. The triune God who created and loves you wants you to experience sorrow of a Godly kind that works repentance unto the salvation of your heart, mind, and body, 2 Corinthians 7:10. He will replace your genuine sorrow with his joy through the indwelling of the Holy Spirit surrounding your newly created and circumscribed heart! Then you will desire to obey the God of Israel because you love him, knowing that he first loved you and sent his Son to save you from your sin nature and the bondage of the fallen angel masters.
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