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Today's  News  ~  July 19, 2018

Most of the news items below illustrate the challenges Christians will face in a world that's growing increasingly hostile to Biblical values. We hope the information will encourage you to stand firm in God's Truth -- no matter how great the pressure to compromise.

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Rage.  ‘The evil face of the deep state’: The disturbing faces of Peter Strzok: Many on social media are pointing out FBI Agent Peter Strzok’s weird facial expressions during his congressional testimony Thursday.

   The embattled Strzok appeared to make smug and contemptuous facial gestures, as he was grilled before House Judiciary and Oversight Committees over numerous anti-Trump text messages sent during his time with FBI Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. Would you trust Peter Strozk around your children?

 

Faith!  Too Political: Facebook Bans Gospel Singers’ Ad for Song About ‘Heaven’: Facebook is apologizing for banning an advertisement from a Christian musical group because a song about heaven was deemed too political for the platform.

   According to WND, gospel group Zion’s Joy! paid $100 to increase the reach of a post featuring the new song “What Would Heaven Look Like.” However, the post was deleted after Facebook deemed the ad contained “political content.”

   The song’s lyrical content deals purely with praise, but the video shows quick imagery regarding recent events... as the group sings lines like “I know it might feel like this trouble will stay, but this world will soon fade away.”

   “We want to touch people’s hearts and let people know that we can do better than the world is doing right now...”

 

Corruption.  Vatican Bishop Confesses: 'Senior Catholic Officials Are Paid By George Soros': European politicians and senior Catholic officials have been bought and paid for by George Soros, according to Vatican Bishop Athanasius Schneider, who confessed to an Italian newspaper that the migrant crisis was orchestrated with the goal of “radically altering the Christian and national identity of the peoples of Europe.”

   Bishop Schneider, a resident of the Vatican, made the bombshell revelation during an interview with Italian daily Il Giornale. ...the Vatican has been infiltrated by globalist operatives and an organized campaign is being rolled out to radically alter European culture.

   “The migrant crisis represents a plan ... prepared for a long time by international powers to radically alter the Christian and national identity of the peoples of Europe.”

 

Crisis.  America's Rapidly Accelerating Retail Apocalypse: We are in the midst of the worst retail apocalypse in American history.... Many of the "experts" blame the growth of online retailers, and without a doubt online retail sales have been surging.

    However, 91 percent of all retail sales still take place in brick-and-mortar stores, and that means that online retailers only account for about 9 percent of all retail sales. Sadly, there is a much bigger reason why thousands of retail stores are closing down and millions upon millions of square feet of retail space is now sitting empty all over America.

 

Corruption.  Clinton Involved in Biggest Treason in History: Former CIA Officer and whistleblower Kevin Shipp says what Hillary Clinton did with her charity and Uranium One while she was Secretary of State was a crime for the history books.

   Shipp explains, “Hillary Clinton used this to launder money in foreign banks so it wasn’t subject to U.S. laws, congressional subpoenas or FOIA demands for the evidence. This was done to launder this money globally into the Clinton Foundation so the U.S. government could not examine it at all.

   Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller was the head of the FBI while the Uranium One deal was being done by Clinton and the Russians. One fifth of U.S. uranium production was bought by the Russians in a deal Clinton pushed and approved.

 

Rage!  Explaining American Leftists: Part I: ‘’As I watch a great number of my fellow Americans and virtually all of the mainstream media descend further and further into irrational and immoral hysteria — regularly calling the president of the United States and all of his supporters Nazis, white supremacists and the like; harassing Republicans where they eat, shop and live...declaring their opposition to Trump and the Republican Party the "Resistance" ... What is going on?

 

Taking a stand!  Why the ‘Resistance’ in the State Department is a Gift to Trump: President Trump’s diplomacy will continue to make America safe and strong, as long as he relies upon his own experience in negotiation and does not follow State Department guidance.

    The majority of our 75,382 State Department employees do not support our president. Many are openly scornful. ... But because State Department protocols and diplomacy have failed us for decades – in Libya, Syria, with the creation of ISIS, Russian expansion, and North Korean belligerence – their “Resistance” has given President Trump the opportunity to do an end-run around them.

 

Signs of the Times?  Democrats announce plan to repeal first amendment: Alex Jones breaks down how the Dems and big tech giants are gearing up to roll out complete censorship of conservative or free-thinking platforms and users ahead of Congressional hearings scheduled next week to take place over “fake news.”

 

Corruption. Trump Border Battle, DOJ FBI Indictments Coming, Big Bank Bankruptcy: The vast majority of Americans want immigration enforcement, not more illegal immigration, which comes with a high price tag in the form of welfare....

   Top people in the FBI and DOJ are in serious legal trouble in the biggest fraud abuse of power and treason scandal in American history. It also involves top players in the White House, and the State Department under both Hillary Clinton and John Kerry. Many are going to be indicted in the months to come. The first four will probably include fired FBI and Assistant FBI Directors Comey and McCabe, Lisa Page and top counterterrorism agent Peter Strzok.

 

Corruption.  We Cannot Allow Strzokians Back into Power: Peter Strzok's arrogance displayed at the Congressional Oversight Committee hearing on TV was infuriating. ... It was disgraceful watching Strzok and his Democratic posse insult our intelligence by claiming, despite overwhelming evidence, FBI agent Strzok had no bias against Trump. ...

   The thing that got my blood boiling was Strzok's snooty attitude. His facial expressions and body language said, “How dare you question me. I don't have to answer any of your questions. ... Strzok epitomizes the American left's disdain for everyday Americans.

 

Lawlessness.  Defiant Strzok Confronted For 'STOP'-Trump TEXTS: Confronted with a text message in which he vowed to a colleague “we’ll stop” Donald Trump from being elected, top FBI counter-terrorism agent Peter Strzok refused Thursday to disclose how many interviews he had conducted regarding alleged Trump-Russia collusion prior to the infamous August 2016 exchange with his then-paramour, bureau lawyer Lisa Page. In a joint hearing of the House Oversight and Judiciary Committees, Strzok told the oversight chairman, Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., he had been advised by FBI counsel not to answer the question.

 

Signs of the Times.  Anti-Trump Open Borders Neighbors Protest at Kushner’s D.C. Home: Ivanka Trump was not at home, but her husband Jared Kushner was allegedly at the couple’s Washington, DC, residence on Wednesday night when a couple dozen of their neighbors in the wealthy Kalorama neighborhood lit candles and held signs to protest President Donald Trump’s “Zero Tolerance” policy at the U.S.-Mexico border.

   The protesters, who held signs that ironically read, ‘Love Thy Neighbor,’ told the U.K. Daily Mail — which was given an “exclusive” heads up on the protest — they oppose federal law enforcement agencies enforcing immigration law that leads to the arrest of adults entering the U.S. illegally...

Signs of the Times.  PM: Anyone who attacks Israel will meet forceful counterattack: PM Netanyahu tells cabinet ministers that despite reports, Israel has not agreed to a cease-fire that allows Hamas to continue sending incendiary kites, balloons over the border... "... if anyone attacks us, we will deal them a forceful counterattack. I hope that they [Hamas] got the message. ..." Netanyahu told the cabinet, referring to the pounding the military dealt Hamas over the weekend as Gaza terrorists fired 200 rockets at Israeli border towns.

 

Corruption!  Exclusive: Democrats Announce Plan To Repeal First Amendment: (Video) Alex Jones breaks down how the Dems and big tech giants are gearing up to roll out complete censorship of conservative or free-thinking platforms and users ahead of Congressional hearings scheduled next week to take place over “fake news.”

 

Victory.  Farage: Trump Truths ‘Have Hit Establishment Like a Bombshell’: Donald J Trump’s explosive UK tabloid interview has “hit the establishment like a bombshell”, Nigel Farage has said, remarking that the U.S. President ‘gets’ the public’s concern over mass migration.

   Speaking on Breitbart News Daily on SiriusXM on Friday, after a tabloid interview with President Trump sent shockwaves across the globalist media, Farage asserted the President “recognises and understands” why immigration has become “the number one issue across all of European politics.”.

   President Trump’s remarks to The Sun provoked fury from leftist British lawmakers, who branded his distress at seeing millions of third world migrants pour into Europe “racist”, and said the President’s criticism of London Mayor Sadiq Khan’s stance on terror was “Islamophobic”.

    “Whichever way you cut it, it’s a pretty dramatic Friday 13th,” Farage said, commenting on some of the frantic reactions seen in Britain since the U.S. leader’s arrival to the island nation.

    ...Farage asserted the President “recognises and understands” why immigration has become “the number one issue across all of European politics”. “Whichever way you cut it, it’s a pretty dramatic Friday 13th,” Farage said, commenting on some of the frantic reactions seen in Britain since the U.S. leader’s arrival to the island nation.

 

Signs of the Times.  Israel continues to SHATTER tourism records, as the love for the Jewish State skyrockets! “It is a land which Hashem your God looks after, on which Hashem your God always keeps His eye, from year’s beginning to year’s end.” Deuteronomy 11:12 (The Israel Bible)

   The number of tourists visiting Israel continued to soar during the first half of 2018, with some 2.1 million tourist entries recorded from January to June, a 19% increase from last year, the Ministry of Tourism and the Central Bureau of Statistics said in a joint release Monday. ... In June alone, 310,200 tourists entered the country, a 2% increase from last year and 31% more than 2016. Most arrived by air (280,200), 25% more than June 2016.

 

Rights!  Why Trump Makes Sense Regarding NATO: The North Atlantic Treaty Organization was conceived as a mutual defense pact against possible Soviet aggression in Europe following WWII, and the U.S., under President Harry Truman’s initiative, became one of the original twelve members in 1949. ...

   Although the underlying rationale for NATO was known to be anti-communist/anti-USSR, there are no statements to that effect in the actual NATO treaty. Fear and realism coalesced to lead to NATO’s creation. Josef Stalin was still alive, and his ruthlessness and hatred for capitalism as well as his disregard for human life and paranoia were already well known.

Victory.  Donald Trump Rocks NATO: 'Germany Is Totally Controlled by Russia': U.S. President Donald J. Trump went right to work in Brussels at the NATO summit Wednesday morning, taking truculent Germany to task for coming to the United States for defence, while simultaneously paying billions of dollars to the Russian Federation for energy.

   Speaking at a bilateral breakfast meeting with the Secretary-General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Jens Stoltenberg, President Trump was blunt, calling out Germany for taking from NATO with one hand while giving to Russia with the other.

 

Crisis!   ‘Very Sad’: Trump Warns Mass Migration Means Britain, Europe ‘Losing Its Culture’: Mass migration to EU nations is “very, very sad”, President Donald J Trump has said, warning that Europe must “act quickly” to stop the influx or else it will be permanently changed for the worse.

   "I think it changed the fabric of Europe and, unless you act very quickly, it’s never going to be what it was and I don’t mean that in a positive way.”  

 

Crisis!  Poll: Majority of Conservatives Oppose All Immigration to the U.S.: The majority of conservatives and nearly half of Republican voters say that they somewhat or strongly oppose all immigration to the United States.

   Just a few years since President Trump took his message of economic nationalism through fair trade and reduced immigration to the American people, the majority of conservative voters say they generally oppose immigration.

   ...about 53 percent of conservatives said they somewhat or strongly opposed immigration to the U.S. In the past decade, the U.S. has imported more than ten million legal immigrants — most of which are the relatives of newly naturalized citizens...

 

Corruption.  Progressive Child Abuse in the Schools: Many "educators" today sadly have become indoctrinators.

   Educators and professors who teach students to use logic and critical thinking are doing God's work. Teachers who spur cognition and who encourage students to question, to read, and to investigate all points of view are truly teaching. On the flip-side of the coin, we have teachers who now subscribe to methods of leftist indoctrination and who are currently using this indoctrination as a weapon within the classroom.

 

War?  New Satellite Images Show Russia is Secretly Preparing for War: The summit in Helsinki, Finland, on July 16 between Presidents Donald Trump and Putin offers an unprecedented opportunity to de-escalate tensions between the United States and Russia.  Several reports have detailed a disturbing new trend of Moscow’s rapid modernization efforts to improve its westernmost military facilities in Kaliningrad ahead of the summit.

 

Education?  Parents Furious As UK Secondary Schools Ban Skirts To "Accommodate" Trans Students: One month after a private secondary school in England banned its male students from wearing shorts during the summer - instead requesting that they wear a more "gender neutral" ensemble that includes a skirt, dozens of private schools have taken up the banner of intersectional feminism and banned their female students from wearing skirts as part of their uniforms.

   The reason? Because the "growing" number of transgender students at these schools aren't comfortable with traditional "gendered" uniforms... Instead, secondary schools ... are asking female students to "accommodate" their transgender peers by wearing trousers, just like male students do.  Sad!

 

Crisis!   California university works to reduce number of white people on campus: In keeping with the diversity and inclusion movement sweeping campuses across the country, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo recently released a 30-page report outlining plans to “improve diversity” via a series of initiatives. ...

   “To further advance its goals of reflecting the demographics of California and creating a more diverse and inclusive campus community...” In it, administration details a multi-year effort with dozens of initiatives, including ones to further lower the percentage of white students on campus and increase the number of faculty of color.

 

Education?  Public Middle School Terrorized by MS-13 is a “Ticking Time Bomb”: A violent street gang energized by the steady flow of illegal immigrant minors is terrorizing a public middle school less than 10 miles from the nation’s capital while administrators cover up the problem and the feds ignore the crisis.

   Teachers are afraid, drugs are sold, gang graffiti litters the area surrounding the campus and gang-related fights are a daily occurrence...

   

Corruption.  Urging Violence against Trump Cabinet Sinks Maxine Waters’ Scandal-Plagued Career to a New Low: When Maxine Waters encouraged violence against Trump administration cabinet members this month it wasn’t the first time the California congresswoman... displayed behavior unbecoming of a federal lawmaker. The vivacious Democrat from Los Angeles has been embroiled in numerous controversies throughout her storied political career, including abusing her power to enrich family members...

   Waters, who represents some of Los Angeles’ poorest inner-city neighborhoods, has also helped family members make more than $1 million through business ventures with companies and causes that she has helped...

 

Crisis!  The Percentage Of Young Adults With No Religious Affiliation Has Nearly QUADRUPLED Since 1986: We are witnessing a religious shift that is unprecedented in size and scope in American history. With each passing year, the percentage of Americans that claim no religious affiliation is growing, and this trend is especially pronounced among our young people.

   If things continue to steadily move in this direction, that is going to have enormous implications for the future of our society. The United States was founded by people that were extremely committed to their faith, and now we are rapidly becoming a nation where people are choosing no religion at all. We live at a time when there is a mass exodus from Christian churches...

 

Rage!  Pelosi: "I'm Determined to Avenge President Obama If It's the Last Thing I Do."  House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi sent out a dramatic, no-holds-barred fundraising email on Monday saying she is "determined to avenge President Obama..." by preemptively opposing President Trump's Supreme Court nominee. ... She then outlines her plan to get back at Senate Republicans for their refusal to vote on Obama's 2016 Supreme Court nominee, Merrick Garland.

   That vacant seat ultimately went to now-Justice Gorsuch after Trump's election. Pelosi, though, has no actual vote in the confirmation process... But Pelosi will send out crazed fundraising emails if it's the last thing she does.’’

 

Corruption.  YouTube to Fund Handpicked ‘Authoritative News Sources’ and Push Them on Users: YouTube announced the plan in a blog post earlier today. The company revealed that one of the news organizations they plan to collaborate with is Vox Media, owner of Vox, The Verge, Polygon, and other publications known for far-left bias.

   Google, YouTube’s parent company, has already committed $300 million to fund “quality journalism,” without any transparency as to what the company considers “quality journalism,” who makes the decision, or how. YouTube will commit $25 million to funding news.

 

Conspiracy.  The left never stopped being nasty: Whether it's Nixon, Reagan, Bush or Trump; when the left is out of power, it's also out for blood. When the left is in power, it's able to cloak its nastiness in bureaucracy and policy. When it's out of power, the "youth" that were expecting jobs in the political state go on a rampage.

   But violence is inherent to the left. ...  It may be the violence of the Weathermen or Mueller, of Elian's abduction or assaults on Trump supporters, but it is all one thing. The left is a revolutionary movement. Its goal is to destroy the existing order and remake society in its own image.

 

Crisis!  Mass Exodus From The Church: The Percentage Of Young Adults With No Religious Affiliation Has Nearly QUADRUPLED since 1986: We are witnessing a religious shift that is unprecedented in size and scope in American history. With each passing year, the percentage of Americans that claim no religious affiliation is growing, and this trend is especially pronounced among our young people.

 

Crisis!  California pro-homosexual bill will ban the Bible: The California Assembly has passed a new bill, Assembly Bill 2943, which will ban the sale of the Bible. Yes, you read that exactly right. The sale of the Bible is about to be made illegal in the state of California.

   And the vote wasn't even close – the bill passed 50-18. It heads to the Senate next, where it will certainly be approved, and then to Gov. Jerry Brown's desk, where he is certain to sign it.

  

Victory!  Well said by Chief Master Sgt.George Roof, USAF (retired): In response to Britain's ongoing sexual grooming scandal, a group of 20 MPs signed an open letter to recently appointed Home Secretary... urging coordinated action. As the UK Parliament has 650 MPs, the 20 signatories constitute a mere 3% willing to support the protection of children subjected to gang-rape, trafficking and torture, and at times murder. ...

    Only God could help us after Gerald Ford was beaten by Jimmy Peanuts. ...

Then the light began to shine and Ronald Reagan swept into the fray. He not only loved the country and the military, they loved him back. Esprit d'corps was off the scale during his presidency.

 

Praise?  Smart technology sees through walls to track and identify people’’: A group of researchers and students at MIT have developed an intelligent radar-like technology that makes it possible to see through walls to track people as they move around, a development that could prove useful for monitoring the elderly or sick as well as for other applications — but that also raises privacy concerns.

 

Crisis!  10,000 Children Missing from UK Government Care Amid Child Trafficking Epidemic: More than 10,000 children have mysteriously disappeared from government care last year as the child trafficking epidemic for elite pedophile rings in the UK becomes more obvious. There are fears that thousands of vulnerable children are trafficked and 'groomed' as they slip off the radar from government 'care' in the UK. Please pray!

 

Human Nature!  From Auschwitz to America: Lessons from Europe’s killing fields: This month, we had the privilege to learn more about the devastating and cruel truths of the Holocaust. ... We saw the horrific conditions suffered by the Jews in Auschwitz-Birkenau, which were built with a single purpose: to eradicate the Jewish and Gypsy peoples.

   We saw mass graves in Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and Poland, where hundreds of thousands of Jewish families perished by firing squads because their gentile neighbors collaborated with or joined in when the German Killing Machine arrived. ... Many – including some within the Jewish community – can’t comprehend that the antisemitism that existed in Nazi Germany might happen again, especially in America.

 

Education?  Readin', Writin', and Jihadin': “The commitment to ‘multiculturalism’ that has now taken over K-12 education in America has been a godsend for Muslims anxious to use schools and textbooks to proselytize for Islam.”

   So begins the David Horowitz Freedom Center’s new pamphlet, Readin', Writin', and Jihadin': The Islamization of American Public Schools... This sixty-page work is... a startling and crucial warning about the degree to which Islamic proselytization has already taken hold in our educational system.

  

Crisis!  European 'Christians' no longer align with Christian faith: ...European Christians, once the driving force behind the faith’s expansion worldwide, no longer are. ...  They may call themselves Christian, but Pew describes them as “non-practicing” and found that they “drifted away,” “were alienated” or just “stopped believing.”

   They only rarely walk in the doors of a church. The survey found for example, that while 83 percent of Belgians say they were “raised Christian,” only 55 percent now identify as such. Norway’s figures plunged from 79 percent “raised Christian” to only 51 percent now. (So sad! Norway is my original home land!)

 

Faith!  Amazon top 500 reviewer banished after 'Gospel' rave: Weeks after posting a 5-star rave of a new Bible book, Amazon.com banned... one of its top 500 reviewers for “bias,” without further explanation...

    The last book William Struse reviewed for Amazon was Joseph Farah’s highly acclaimed “The Gospel in Every Book of the Old Testament,” which has been called a “breakthrough Bible book... released in a preview e-book version exclusively on Amazon Kindle and the WND Superstore...

    Struse received only this message from Amazon: “Sorry, we are unable to accept your review of this product. Your previous review of this product did not comply with our Customer Reviews Guidelines. (Amazon has no love for Christian books!)

 

Crisis!  First-Of-Its-Kind University Study Proves Without A Doubt That Your Phone Is Spying On You:  ... Elleen Pan ... ran an experiment involving more than 17,000 of the most popular Android apps using ten different phones. Their findings were alarming... The fact that these apps can record your screen without you knowing and use this data is chilling.

 

Rage!  Parents Outraged As Pennsylvania School District Forces Students To Watch: In a Pennsylvania school district, after roughly 2,800 students were forced to watch LGBT videos during LGBT "Unity Week" in April, parents and conservative activists asked the district to provide links to the videos so they could see what their children had watched.

   The answer they got: no. Celebrating something called LGBTQ ‘Unity Week’, a Pennsylvania school district forced its 2,800 students to watch pro-LGBTQ videos that the students parents were barred from viewing.

 

Rage!  Acts of Media-Approved Violence and Harassment Against Trump Supporters: When not calling Trump supporters “Nazis” as a means to dehumanize us, the establishment media like to whine about the lack of civility in American politics, even as they cover up, ignore, downplay, or straight-up approve of the wave of violence and public harassment we are seeing against supporters of President Trump.  … The media are now openly calling Trump supporters “Nazis” and are blaming Trump for a mass murder he had nothing to do with.

 

Rage!  Prepare For A Summer Of Rage As Progressive Leaders Urge Followers To Rise Up: On Friday, Michael Moore... suggested that the U.S. military would side with progressives in a civil war against Donald Trump. The very next day, Antifa thugs violently clashed with pro-Trump conservatives that had gathered for a prayer rally on the streets of Portland, Oregon. ...

   ...a shocking poll found that 31 percent of all Americans believe that there will be a civil war in America within the next five years and that 59 percent of Americans believe that Donald Trump's opponents will resort to violence.

 

Victory!  There's spiritual warfare swirling around THIS book (by Joseph Farah): I desperately need your prayers and your urgent financial support for “The Gospel in Every Book of the Old Testament,” scheduled for national hardcover release in September...  I absolutely believe that the power of Holy Spirit-led prayer can overcome all opposition like this. ...

   There’s no power like it on Earth – certainly not demonic power. Please surround us in prayer today, tomorrow and through September as we do everything we can to ... to spread the Good News of repentance, redemption and restoration.

 

Lawlessness.  7/4/18 Pizzagate Update: There are more than 30,000 sealed indictments, many which are reportedly for crimes against children...  One good reason to seal an indictment would be to withhold an individual’s identity, until that person can be arrested, to prevent giving criminals enough time to flee prosecution and/or destroy evidence.

  

Crisis!  A recent Gallup poll showed that young Americans are less patriotic than everA new Gallup poll recently showed a stark decrease in the number of young Americans who considered themselves proud to be American. ... Student after student made it clear: they were not. “No! I’m not proud of America.”  Sad!

 

Crisis!  Facebook deletes Declaration of Independence text as 'hate': Facebook “flagged and removed a post consisting almost entirely of text from the Declaration of Independence.” As “hate.” The action confirmed the inability of the Facebook processes to tell the difference between “white nationalist ravings” and the “writing of Thomas Jefferson,” the report said.

 

Faith!  This July 4th, What Would Abe Lincoln Say?  As people across the US begin to celebrate the founding of the United States this coming fourth of July, the U.S. is going through another “time that tries men’s souls.” We ask what Abraham Lincoln, our sixteenth president, would think and what counsel he would give us? ...

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the German Lutheran pastor imprisoned and executed for his involvement in a plot to assassinate Hitler, is famous for saying: “First they came for the Communists, but I was not a Communist so I did not speak out. Then they came for the Socialists and the Trade Unionists, but I was neither, so I did not speak out. Then they came for the Jews, but I was not a Jew so I did not speak out. And when they came for me, there was no one left to speak out for me.”

  

Victory in Christ On his second independence day, President Trump's approval numbers tops Obama at same point in precidency:  Today is President Trump’s second Fourth of July, and despite 90% negative coverage 24-hours per day from the Liberal media, he is clocking in at an amazing 48% approval rating among likely voters, and an astonishing 90% approval among Republicans. ...  President Trump is the only president since the end of WWII to both recognize the Jerusalem to be the capital of Israel, and to move the United States Embassy to Jerusalem. 

 

Crisis!  Parent outraged as public school gives assignment to class to write a letter to their families about why they are converting to Islam: A furious stepfather (Mark McLachlan) is being slandered as a racist and Islamophobic bigot for refusing to allow his Christian stepdaughter to complete the assignment. ... ‘I just don’t see why they should ask a child to write a letter addressed to their family about converting to another religion. ...

   Unsatisfied with his initial reply, McLachlan penned an even longer and bolder letter on Facebook, citing many verses from the Quran, which commands Muslims to “kill the unbelievers wherever you find them.”

 

Faith.  Syrians Thank Israel for Being a 'Good Neighbor' When No One Else Will: Syrian civilians being mercilessly bombed by their own regime and turned away by neighboring Arab countries are thanking Israel for showing kindness even to its enemies.

   The video above shows Israeli soldiers who are part of "Operation Good Neighbor" delivering tons of food, clothing and medical supplies to the Syrian refugees amassing on their nation's side of the Golan Heights. ... Israeli officials said they can't possibly take in 160,000 refugees, but are trying to do everything possible to help them.

 

Faith!  Imprisoned American Missionary in Turkey Pens Incredible Song Behind Bars: Andrew Brunson, an American missionary to Turkey for the last 23 years, is now on trial for a second time after being falsely imprisoned more than a year ago. He has been called “the Forgotten American in Turkey.” ...

   As a Christian pastor who had already been in the country for two decades, deeply committed to loving Turkey and its people, he believed this moment would give him the opportunity to continue leading God’s people faithfully at Izmir Resurrection Church.

    Instead... he and his wife were held in a local police station with no charges; his wife would be released two weeks later... He was held for 63 days without even a Bible... For the most part of his prison time, he has been in an overcrowded cell, being mocked by fellow prisoners who persistently ridicule him for his love for Jesus. The room is intended for eight people — and it houses 22.  Please pray  for this faithful pastor!

 

Crisis!  European 'Christians' no longer align with Christian faith: A new poll by Pew Research Center indicates European Christians, once the driving force behind the faith’s expansion worldwide, no longer are. ... They may call themselves Christian, but Pew describes them as “non-practicing” and found that they “drifted away,” “were alienated” or just “stopped believing.”  They ... rarely walk in the doors of a church. ...

   Norway’s figures plunged from 79 percent “raised Christian” to only 51 percent now. (My original homeland! So sad!)

 

Revolution?  Here's A Scary Thought – Google.Gov: Google and Barack Obama’s administration had a “uniquely close relationship. ...although hundreds of people have switched jobs from Google to the Obama administration... 

   ...in February, former President Obama said that Google, Facebook and prominent internet services are ‘not just an invisible platform, but they are shaping our culture in powerful ways.'” ... “At the outset, in 1999, Google was serving roughly a billion searches per year. Today, the figure runs to several billion per day.

 

Revolution.  Facebook now under fire for Deep Spying: Joseph Farah, WND founder and CEO, explained... how Facebook and Google, “sharing an ultra-left worldview, dominate both advertising revenues and control of the distribution of content in America and throughout the Western world. Add Amazon to the mix and the deck is so stacked against independent media voices and freedom of speech that the First Amendment could soon become a meaningless. ...the three companies, are without question the most important media companies in the world...

 

Conspiracy!  Warning: Google forming alliance with 'Deep State': White notes the close relationship forged between Google and the Obama administration... He emphasizes that the “ultimate source of the special bond between Google and the Obama White House” has been the modern progressive government, which is their “common ethos.” He recalls former President Obama’s speech ... in which Obama said Google, Facebook and other prominent Internet services are “not just an invisible platform, but they are shaping our culture in powerful ways.”

 

Crisis!  Democrats now treating Trump supporters the same way they once treated blacks: Fox News host Judge Janine Pirro commented that today’s political rancor and discourse is unlike anything we’ve ever seen in our country. ... In recent days supporters of President Donald Trump as well as members of his administration have been harassed and driven out of the public space by angry, triggered, Left-wing Democratic supporters...

   

Crisis.  Google Labels Republicans 'Nazis.'  Under fire along with Facebook and other social media giants for its left-leaning bias, Google listed “Nazism” as the chief ideology of the California Republican Party.

   “It is disgraceful that the world’s largest search engine has labeled millions of California Republicans as Nazis,” said Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., the House majority leader. “This is just the latest incident in a disturbing trend to slander conservatives.

 

Control!  Amazon Hires "Army Of Lobbyists" As Political Spending Outpaces WalMart, ExxonMobil:  Amazon has said that, over the next two decades, its second headquarters will create 50,000 jobs and roughly $5 billion in investment.

   Bezos has also spent tens of millions to expand his personal presence in the area; he recently bought a $23 million mansion in the city’s Kalorama neighborhood, where his neighbors include Barack and Michelle Obama as well as Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump. (Not good!)

 

Education.  Public School Teaching: 'There is no God but ALLAH': A fight has erupted over the mandatory Islamic indoctrination imposed on students by a public school, including reciting the Islamic oath of allegiance called the shahada, which states, “There is no god but Allah.” ... Witless school officials have turned classrooms into Islamic indoctrination centers. They promote Islam in ways that would be unthinkable for Christianity.

 

Lawlessness.  Clinton Body Count Ticks Up Ala ANOTHER "Suicide": The death by gunshot of Hillary Clinton’s lover, lawyer, and best friend in 1993 was the highest suspicious death of a government official since JFK. 

   Among the many very questionable items in the investigation of Vince Foster’s death are the following: The coroner’s report says x-rays were taken, but when he testified to Senators none were taken. When a paramedic approached Foster’s body, he saw men running away into the woods. 

 

Lawlessness.  Google's DeepMind - Sharia-Compliant 'AI': ...tech giants such as Facebook and Google have immense power over how we receive and share information online. There are quite rightly great and increasing concerns about how these mammoth corporations access, manipulate and profit from our data, and how they shape and control what information comes our way... In 2015, Google bought the London-based AI company, DeepMind, for a reported $400,000,000. 

Islam.  Trudeau's Canada Poses GRAVE Islamic Threat To America: America’s northern neighbor has been a friendly one...  But the Canada of yesteryear is now overrun with Islamists, most of whom land at Trudeau’s doorstep.

 

Spiritual Warfare?  Death of the Internet: ...the vote by the E.U. tomorrow... will be the first step but a big one of "shutting down free speech over the internet. ...the same is going on now with the U. in Europe to shut down people's free speech essentially making the internet "dead". ... George Soros has paid for all the expertise to set this up.

 

Taking a Stand!   It's Happening! Trey Gowdy SMACKS DOWN FBI, DOJ With Greatest Speech Of His Career Over Clinton Probe.

 

Rage.  Google Labels Republicans 'Nazis.'  Under fire along with Facebook and other social media giants for its left-leaning bias, Google listed “Nazism” as the chief ideology of the California Republican Party.  “It is disgraceful that the world’s largest search engine has labeled millions of California Republicans as Nazis,” said Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif.

 

Mocking.  Video Surfaces of Obama Mocking Jesus and the Bible, Watch Before It’s Taken Down.

 

Crisis!  Canada’s Supreme Court Rules Against the Bible: ...Canada’s Supreme Court ruled 7-2 against Trinity Western University’s (TWU) Law School. In effect, what the court declared is that universities must choose between biblical standards and accreditation. ...the court ruled that Christianity and higher education are incompatible.  Sad!

 

Porn, Promiscuity,  Bill Clinton Murders.

 

Lawlessness. Pressure grows on Merkel to apologize and step down for the irreversible damage she has done to Germany by flooding the country with Islamic refugees.

 

Control.  Accurate In Predicting Death Of Hospital Patients: ...the Google software uses data such as patient's ethnicity, age, gender, previous diagnoses, lab results and vital signs. But what makes it so powerful is that it includes data previously thought out of reach of machines, such as doctor notes... As well as death, "AI" can also predict unplanned re-admissions within 30 days...

 

Education?  University of Connecticut: Muslim prof made students praise Allah before entering office: Imagine what the outcry would have been if a Christian professor had required students to say “Praise Jesus” before entering his office.

  

Faith?  The End of European Christianity?  Christianity in Europe is under assault from all sides, from waves of Muslim immigrants and declining European birthrates to reduced church membership and the breakdown of traditional families.

 

Crisis.  Outrage as search Giant Google lists 'Nazism' as the ideology of the California Republican Party a week before primary elections: ...Facebook is rewriting their algorithms just in time for the 2018 Mid-Term elections in hopes of silencing Conservative thoughts and ideas on its platform. ...

    And who says there is an anti-Conservative bias at Google? Certainly not Alphabet CEO Eric Schmidt who massaged Google back in 2016 to produce favorable results for their candidate, Hillary Clinton.

 

Global.  The United Nations votes to condemn Israel for defending themselves against 3 months of terror attacks from Hamas. The Bible says repeatedly that it is God’s desire to ‘gather the nations’ of the world, so that they will have free reign to come against His Holy City of Jerusalem, and against His chosen people, the Jews. The gathering of the nations as seen in the body of the United Nations... have indeed assembled themselves against the Lord and against His Christ.

 

Education.  Homeschooling skyrockets as more parents get fed up: Thanks to the incessant Left-wing counter-culture social engineering and increasing levels of violence and bullying, more American parents are pulling their kids out of failing government schools and teaching them at home.

  

Praise.  Giuliani to Israeli Bereaved Families: “Europeans Unable to Defend Against Terror”: Rudy Giuliani, a former New York mayor and legal advisor to US President Donald Trump, spoke Wednesday night in Jerusalem at an event hosted by the One Family Foundation, which has helped Israeli bereaved families and victims of terrorism ...

   

Faith!   Illinois High School Prohibits Valedictorian From Mentioning Jesus in Graduation Speech

 

Islam.  Islamist Turkey seizes ALL Christian churches in city and declares them 'state property': President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has taken control of six churches in the war-torn southeastern city of Diyarbakir in his latest move to squash freedom of speech and religious movement.

 

Corruption.  Pope Francis preparing to 'test market' ordaining married catholic priests and letting women become 'minister' in the Amazon: Pope Francis has repeatedly stated that the Catholic Church is a woman... Revelation 17 calls her a ‘harlot’, a ‘mystery’, and ‘babylon’. ...Catholicism centers around goddess worship, and not Jesus Christ.

 

Faith!  Excellent Video by Nellie Tham a faithful missionary in Singapore!

 

Spiritual Warfare?  This is the week that the drone surveillance state became real:  ...not only do local police have access to drones, but footage from those flying cameras will be automatically analyzed by AI systems not disclosed to the public. ...it can be analyzed by Axon’s AI and used for anything from crowd monitoring to search and rescue.

 

Crisis.  Southern Poverty Law Center Declares War On Conservative Christians: ...they have evolved--they now produce and update a list of "designated hate groups" and then campaign to have those groups recognized as beyond the pale in the public milieu. Many of those groups are mainstream conservative Christian groups...

    Alliance Defending Freedom's CEO, Michael Farris, sent a letter urging entrepreneur and philanthropist Jeff Bezos' Amazon to reconsider its alliance with the widely discredited Southern Poverty Law Center...

     Michael Farris, sent a letter urging entrepreneur and philanthropist Jeff Bezos' Amazon to reconsider its alliance with the widely discredited Southern Poverty Law Center.

 

Porn & Promiscuity.  Pedogate: Catholic Archbishop Robert Carlson said he’s not sure it’s a crime for priest to have sex with a child: It’s downright unconscionable for the Church to protect and shield the priests.  ...one of the highest-ranking church officials to be accused of sexually abusing children during the Catholic Church’s... costly sexual abuse scandal was Archbishop Jozef Wesolowski... In 2013 Santo Domingo police found more than 100,000 child porn videos and photos on Wesolowski’s office computer. (Evil!)

 

Control!  How cartel is endangering free speech: ...the Google-Facebook Cartel is destroying the independent media in a way that amounts to a first strike against freedom of speech altogether. ... As a result of the policies in place at Google and Facebook, many perceived “right-leaning” online enterprises are deprived of traffic and revenues...

    Google and Facebook... literally have no competition. ... Southern Poverty Law Center sets the standards and implementation for Google’s content guidelines. This is an extremist, left-wing group that labels people like Dr. Ben Carson and WND as “haters” and "extremists"...  (Very sad! Pray!)

 

Faith!!!  A student who was killed in this month’s massacre at Santa Fe High School in Texas gave up his own life to save others, his pastor said...  Courage in the face of evil,” Keenan Smith, pastor of Crosby Church, said of Christian “Riley” Garcia...  In the servant’s heart, he selflessly put others’ safety ahead of his own life. "I truly believe that in those moments, that the hand of God was holding him.” ... “Christian saved my life.

 

Faith.  Valedictorian Ordered Not to Thank ‘Jesus’ During Graduation Speech: Sam Blackledge, 18, ...was nearly brought to tears when West Prairie High School administrators asked him to censor the speech – in which he planned to thank God for his accomplishments... I knew I wanted to talk about Christ in my graduation speech. ... “The most important thing in my life is Christ,” he said. “Christ is the only reason I was a valedictorian.  (But)...officials at the school wouldn’t budge.

 

Conspiracy.  Google Labels Republican 'Nazis': Under fire along with Facebook and other social media giants for its left-leaning bias, Google listed “Nazism” as the chief ideology of the California Republican Party.

 

Faith!   Illinois High School Prohibits Valedictorian From Mentioning Jesus in Graduation Speech: Officials at an Illinois high school recently prohibited a valedictorian from speaking about Jesus in his graduation speech.

     

Corruption.  Amazon ‘Rekognition’ being marketed to law enforcement to create nationwide surveillance network: ...Amazon has conquered online retail, racking up $136 billion in sales in 2016.  ... Amazon is so big and so all-pervasive that fully comprehending their scope and influence is nearly impossible to achieve. And then there’s the home monitoring system called Echo.

 

Education?  West Virginia Middle School told to remove posts about their children forced to write their Submission to Allah: The parent of a student forced to submit to the shahada and Islamic texts and teaching in a public school in West Virginia has alerted me to the latest development in the forced islamization of his children’s school curriculum.

 

Faith.  Mike Pence Reveals President Trump Routinely Requests Prayer at Meetings: In an interview with CBN News... Pence said the president has encouraged praying in the White House by personally promoting the practice himself. ... I've lost count of the number of times that the president has nudged me... and said, 'Let's start this meeting with prayer.'

 

Spiritual Warfare.  Scrubbing the Nazi Stain: ...The worst were the extermination camps they built solely to kill Jewish people and so-called undesirables... Two of the most notorious were Auschwitz-Birkenau, where 1.1 million people were killed, and Treblinka, where people went directly to the gas chambers at the rate of approximately 2,000 every few hours.  ...we do know about the courage and compassion of thousands of Polish citizens who risked their lives to provide safe havens for Jewish families.... (Many  found safety in Norway during World War II)

 

Education?  Canadian Christian School Shut Down For Teaching Bible Verses: Education Minister David Eggen bears an enormous animus towards Christians schools.... An Alberta Christian school that clashed with its school division over teaching certain Bible verses may be forced to shut down. (How sad!)

 

Islam.  More than 90 Muslims, nearly all Democrats, running for public office across the U.S.: There are more than 3.3 million Muslims living in the United States... Without a dramatic shift... the demographics in America will be forever changed.

 

Control!  How cartel is endangering free speech: ...the Google-Facebook Cartel is destroying the independent media in a way that amounts to a first strike against freedom of speech altogether. ... As a result ... many perceived “right-leaning” online enterprises are deprived of traffic and revenues... Google and Facebook... literally have no competition. ... Southern Poverty Law Center sets the standards and implementation for Google’s content guidelines.  (Very sad! Pray!)

 

War!  (Hitler's war in Europe)  NEVER AGAIN? On Yom Hashoah, Poll Shows Two Thirds Of Millennials Don't Know What Auschwitz Was:  Approximately 22 percent of Millennials had not heard of the Holocaust...

      (Berit: My father was the leader in the "underground" in Oslo, Norway, back in the late nineteen forties. During the last year of Hitler's cruel war (1945) I would run out on the sidewalk with my friends and shout at the Nazi armies marching down our wide street. I was  five years old when the war ended, and we had learned to hate our enemy.)

 

Lawlessness.  Hillary Clinton Joins a Coven?  “Last Night, The Wing Welcomed Hillary Clinton Into Their Coven.” She was on April 3rd awarded “an honorary lifetime Wing membership,” which comes... with free cosmetics.

 

Faith.  The Armor of God: “Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might. Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places. ...." (Ephesians 6:10-18)

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