Friday, February 1, 2013


Tom's Journal.

There are many things that we cannot physically SEE with or eyes.... like the Wind, electricity,etc, yet we still believe they exist.  In these last days, we believe that the vast majority of people siding with with their father, the devil, Satan, will also be blinded, and not see the truth.

I feel sorry for all those who still cannot understand the Rapture after reading all this.


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    SAFELY HOME --by Randy Alcorn.

    Tom's Journal.

    I have not only read the book, "SAFELY HOME" --but also purchased a few extra copies, and might buy some more -- because I feel that strongly about what is going on in "under ground China" where there are MORE real, bible loving Christians than in both Europe and Amerika put together !!  People are so surprised at that statement!  But Heidi Swander, has a way with words in putting this book and subject matter right between our eyes.  The book MUST BE LABELED FICTION, because other wise the real people in China would be hauled into prison right away if the police  knew exactly where they were.   You will also discover some horrible practices in the book, very true, that happen in China all the time.    So, maybe we could call the publication a 'true fiction' book.  I know a Christian pastor who first gave a copy to me -- who read it about 3 or 4 times!!  I highly recommend this fine book, and you won't be able to put it down.

    And who are we kidding when we say that America protects all freedom of religion...Ha!  Hey!  I voted for the real, home grown American, and have always been Conservative.  I sure don't know when Jesus Christ will come calling His bride of Saints to heaven, but smart  Christians tell me that it could come at any time now.  I am just hoping that I have a little productive time left in my old bones...  God help me.

    Warm Regards,
    Tom Schuckman

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    February 1, 2013

    Headline: U.S. Pastor to Spend 8 Years in Iran Prison. Here's the back story: Saeed Abedini, who became a U.S. citizen in 2010 and resides in Boise, Idaho, returns regularly to his native country, Iran. On his last trip in September 2012, Pastor Saeed was arrested while visiting family, and he has since been charged with attempting to undermine state security by creating a network of Christian churches in private homes.

    According to the cited article, "The Iranians have lied about all aspects of the case, abused their own laws, and trampled the fundamentals of human rights." None of these charges against the Iranians surprise me, but I am sorry for Pastor Saeed and his family who are suffering terribly through this ordeal. I suspect Pastor Saeed knew the risk he was taking every time he entered his home country. I guarantee he's done it with eternal goals in mind.
    In a preamble to the most recent edition of his book, Safely Home, author Randy Alcorn speaks to the persecution that is still prevalent in China.
    "Many readers ask me whether Christians in China continue to suffer persecution. Often they've been told it's a thing of the past." Not so, Randy says. And he confirms his statement by relating a number of harrowing stories. Here's one:
    "Even as the government attempted to create a better public image for China in preparation for the 2008 Beijing Olympics, they continued to persecute believers. Asia News reported that in December 2007, officials arrested 270 Christian pastors in a quick and brutal raid, accusing them of holding an illegal Bible meeting and fining 120 of them with an 'interrogation tax.'
    According to the China Aid Association, earlier that year a Beijing house-church leader, Hua Huiqi, served six months in prison. Hua and his seventy-six-year-old mother were arrested after being attacked by seven police officers. While walking on a public street they were kicked to the ground and taken to the Olympic police station for questioning. Hua's mother, Shuang Shuying, had turned her residence into a boarding house for believers. When authorities began planning the Olympic games, they dismantled the home and her family was detained, supervised twenty-four hours a day, and frequently beaten. Imprisoned for two years, Shuang was tortured, lost her vision, and dwindled to a mere seventy-three pounds."
    Persecution: A Price to Pay for Being a Christian? (John MacArthur)
    Persecution: A Price to Pay for Being a Christian? An interview with a Chinese Christian who experienced persecution first-hand.
    Safely Home is a novel about persecution of Christians in China. As a novel, it is not necessarily "fun" reading. But it is inspirational and it is life-changing.
    But practically speaking, why read it? Perhaps, you say, you aren't into fictional stories. You want the low-down on end-time prophecy or on prophecy in light of current events. Why should you take your time to read such a book?
    Because it will prepare you, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually, for what could surely be coming down the pike on American soil if God tarries in sending our Bridegroom to get us. In fact, it isn't "coming down the pike." Persecution of American Christians has already begun.
    One report of many cited in an October 2012 article entitled, "From Jailing Evangelists to Church Bomb Plot, Christian Persecution on the Rise in America," states that Michael Salmen, of Phoenix, Arizona, was sentenced to 60-days incarceration for holding worship meetings on his private property. Salmen was first prohibited from holding meetings of friends and family in his home. Authorities claimed that the house was, "not up to code" for such meetings. So, he built a structure to house the meetings in his back yard. Neither did this appease officials and, eventually, Salmen was incarcerated for defying city ordinance.

    "Some note that Salman was charged for violating code from the International Code Council, which was adopted by the city of Phoenix, and is in place in many municipalities across the nation. It is believed that these codes will be used to shut down many house churches across the nation," the article states.
    Also in October -- and a little closer to home for this ministry -- a senior citizen in a HUD-subsidized building in Minneapolis, Minnesota, was accosted by a social worker who happened by a common area where Ruth Sweats was reading to a friend the introductory paragraph from her Bible on the Book of Revelation. Sweats said, "The building social worker, 'dramatically approached her with a raised voice' and said, 'You can't talk like that here!'" Sweats also told WND that, "The social worker claimed that free speech doesn't exist when it's in a HUD-funded building, and that in order to talk about the Bible it had to be in an apartment, not the common area."
    The most recent edition of the 140-page Survey of Religious Hostility in America, presents over 600 incidents of religious attacks and hostility in the United States including, but by no means limited to these events:
    • A federal judge threatened "incarceration" to a high school valedictorian unless she removed references to Jesus from her graduation speech.
    • A public school official physically lifted an elementary school student from his seat and reprimanded him in front of his classmates for praying over his lunch.
    • The U.S. Department of Justice argued before the Supreme Court that the federal government can tell churches and synagogues which pastors and rabbis it can hire and fire.
    • The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs banned the mention of God from veterans' funerals, overriding the wishes of the deceased's families.
    Would it be callous to say that we expect Christian persecution in countries such as Iran, Syria, Sudan and China? But when we think about America, we find it almost impossible to wrap our minds around what we are seeing in the articles and documents for which links have been provided.
    A teaser to Safely Home:
    "'Quan stiffened at the shout behind him. The voice rang with authority. 'You meet in the night like the criminals you are. How dare you defy the law? In three minutes we will shoot every man, woman, and child who does not declare himself loyal to the people rather than the gwelios, foreign devils.'"
    Question: How long before those words or words like them are spoken to you or to me right here in our own country? When government representatives view Christ-followers as bitter, clinging to guns and religion;" attempt to legally enforce Christian-founded companies to provide medical services against their biblical beliefs; and endeavor to establish a civilian national security force -- just for example -- then we would do well to take heed to the message of exhortation embedded within the pages of Randy Alcorn's artistically-framed treatise.
    Dr. Tim LaHaye writes of Alcorn's, Safely Home, "This brilliant story mixes the warmth of a good novel with the harsh reality of the persecuted church." I submit to you that the definition of, "the persecuted church," is expanding. I encourage you to read this novel. We each need to search our souls to determine whether we are prepared, indeed, to "suffer for His sake."

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    Obama's Ploy to Disarm Veterans.

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    Hey Guys and Gals,  Friends,

    This subject is just a no-brainer to everyone with an American IQ over 70... that you DON'T MESS ON OUR COMBAT VETERANS...  PERIOD!!  You don't have to be a en-headed college professor to understand that we harmless, red-blooded Veterans just want our little place in the sun, to be respected, work hard all our lives and afforded the same Constitutional Freedoms and Rights that all others enjoy!

    The real picture is that obama and his Liberals have a 'grand plan' to destroy America, by messing up the family unit, brain wash our kids in school, and disarm US ALL!  Then there will be no one left to protect the few remaining Freedoms we have left.  Yes, the 2nd Amendment is the final 'lynch pin' that has to come off before obama and his ilk bring on the 'ONE WORLD GOV'T' -- which is even mentioned in the Bible !  When you hunt animals for  food, you do the research on his habits.  When you protect your home and family from break-ins and intruders, hell bent of all sorts of evil, you find out what weaknesses in your structure and capabilities your have-- and then FIX THEM!  If all the world had was swords, we would be wanting the finest 'Cold Steel' -- but now days, guns are far superior to swords, and most intelligent people prefer a good, well made, serious fire arm.  Go figure.

    Veterans will not stand for any more abuse from 'Big Brother!'  But we need YOUR help to come together and protect each other, please.
    Thank you, friends, for your help and co-operation.

    PS:  I do have a bow and arrows-- but I just can't re-load too fast anymore, guys... LOL. --Disabled Vietnam Veteran: 68-70.

    Tommy Schuckman

    Exposed: Obama's Ploy to Disarm Veterans
    Obama's Deputized Doctors to Label Veterans
    Mentally Unfit to Own a Gun
    Dear Fellow Americans: veterans put it all on the line to protect our Constitution – but if President Obama and his gun-grabbing allies get their way, they will be among the first to see their Constitutional rights limited.
    It sounds too insulting and ridiculous to be true. But the danger is very real.
    In fact, thanks to executive actions that are already in effect, more than 150,000 veterans have had their names added to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (or NICS, as it's commonly called).
    Did these veterans brandish a weapon at someone? Did they commit a gun-related crime? Were they seen in some public forum swearing violent intent?
    No, these are patriots who, for some reason or another, had to have their finances handled by someone else as they sought help after serving our nation. The Veteran's Administration – and the higher-ups who determine Administrative rules – decided that this was enough to strip veterans of their God-given rights to self protection.
    Trusted to DEFEND our Country and our Liberty abroad
    DENIED the Right to DEFEND their Home

    Sign the EMERGENCY PETITION to Protect Veteran's Gun Rights
    Now, the President is ushering in a new era of information sharing between federal agencies and directing Eric Holder to re-evaluate who he determines to be "mentally defective" and what information needs to be shared with NICS to block those people.
    This opens the door to – and virtually guarantees – a wider definition of who is unfit to own a gun as declared by Barack Obama and his cronies.
    It's a little-known fact that about 30% of returning soldiers are diagnosed with PTSD. These brave men and women, mentally scarred from their service to our country, deserve nothing less than our unwavering support.
    Instead, they are now in the crosshairs of the gun control lobby. With the VA's existing massive information sharing with NICS, we already have a precedent for large-scale revocation of veteran's rights. All it takes is for one of Eric Holder's decrees to include PTSD, and suddenly one of the most passionate, patriotic segments of Americans will be labeled a danger to society.
    Ask yourself: Do you really think that Obama crony-in-chief Eric Holder cares more about protecting the rights of our veterans than he does the Democrats' ideological efforts?
    Neither do we.
    Trusted to DEFEND our Country and our Liberty abroad
    DENIED the Right to DEFEND their Home

    Sign the EMERGENCY PETITION to Protect Veteran's Gun Rights
    Since the people in the U.S. government who are supposed to support our brave men and women at arms are clearly apathetic, it's up to the rest of the American people to stand up for them instead.
    Our veterans have risked life and limb for existing and future generations of Americans. The last thing they need is an environment of fear and distrust back at home.
    If the gun control liberals get their way, how many veterans do you think will avoid treatment for their PTSD instead of potentially having their rights taken away?

    Trusted to DEFEND our Country and our Liberty abroad
    DENIED the Right to DEFEND their Home

    Sign the EMERGENCY PETITION to Protect Veteran's Gun Rights
    If you look at actual gun crime statistics and the proposals by the Administration – not to mention how the NICS system currently blocks out millions of people who show no danger of committing violent crime, it seems like they care less about blocking violent criminals and more about widespread disarmament.
    Every time they add some new criteria or decide that they need to "share more information" with NICS, hundreds of thousands more Americans get lumped in. This sneaky tactic has no place when it comes to our Constitutional rights. And, when it means they're effectively shadow-banning (I had never heard this term before- suggest "prohibiting" or "restricting" our veterans from purchasing guns, it's downright shameful.
    We're not going to take this potential threat lying down. We've set up a petition to tell the Administration that using PTSD as a qualifier to label our veterans "mentally defective" is obscene, and completely unacceptable.
    Will you join us today? We need to make sure that they get our message loud and clear, and your signature on this petition is an easy way for you to help us do that.
    Trusted to DEFEND our Country and our Liberty abroad
    DENIED the Right to DEFEND their Home

    Sign the EMERGENCY PETITION to Protect Veteran's Gun Rights
    If we don't unyieldingly support our veterans, then we don't deserve the freedom they protect. Please, take just a few seconds to make a statement for those who have sacrificed so much.
    Dick Brauer, Colonel, USAF (Ret.)
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    We felt like this was the perfect time to share this IMPORTANT story with you. Recently, our good friend Michael (a local realtor) shared his experience with 'Leisha' and I about an "Obama supporter" he encountered while showing homes to a low income, working family in Pontiac, MI.. We asked him to please write it down so we could share it with you. YOU SHOULD BE SITTING DOWN WHILE READING THIS:

    As a Realtor for the past 28 years I thought I’d seen or heard it all… Until now.
    I was showing homes in Pontiac, MI. one afternoon recently and showed up at a home at the 4:00 pm time my appointment was scheduled for. After I woke up the homeowner, she let us in and then proceeded to tell my buyers and I that she has already entered into a contract to sell the home on a short-sale. (A short-sale is a sale where the banks accepts less money than is owed on the home). After some chit-chat, she proceeded to tell us that she and her sister (who also lived in the area) were buying each other’s homes via the short-sale process. I mentioned to her that I thought relatives could not be involved in those transactions. She smiled and said "We have two different last names so no one knows the difference".
    She went on to tell us that each of them owed over 100K on their homes and were in the process of buying each other’s homes for about 10-15K cash. To top it off, they were each receiving $3,000.00 in government provided relocation assistance at the closing.

    My buyers and I were amazed that she was outright admitting to fraud and yet, she continued. She began to tell us that the best part of her scheme was that because they currently were not working that they (both) are now receiving Section 8 Vouchers. I said I thought those were for renters and she said “That’s the best part; me and my sister are going to be renting each other’s homes so we don’t even have to move, and Obama is going to give us each $800.00 a month to pay the rent!” She then picked up a picture she had framed of Obama and did a little happy dance around her living room and while she kissed the picture she was singing "Thank you Obama.... thank you Obama."

    So here is the bottom line… Both of these scammers got at least $80,000.00 in debt forgiven, $3,000.00 in cash for relocation (when in fact they did not relocate) and to boot, you and I will now be paying (through our taxes) $1,600.00 in rent for each them each and every month.... perhaps forever!

    Is it any wonder why so many people have decided that all they have to do is VOTE for the Democrats and they will be taken care of for life at the expense of the taxpayers? I would not be at all surprised if they are receiving food stamps and whatever other programs are available for anyone who is willing to lie to get assistance.

    These women went from working and paying about $900.00 each in mortgage payments to staying home and getting paid $800.00 each per month to live in the same home they had been living in and all they had to do was lie on a few papers. This craziness has to stop! I’m sure this kind of fraud is going on each and every day all across the country and no one wants to touch the subject of entitlements because they might OFFEND someone or lose a vote or two.

    By the way... she had an almost new SUV in the driveway, three flat screen TV's and a very nice computer set up in her living room which was furnished entirely with nice leather furniture.


    For all of the "do-gooder's" who voted for Obama to help the "less fortunate"....CHEERS..... they are now the "most fortunate!" How're things working out for you??