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Today's  News  ~  June 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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"Oh give thanks to the Lord for He is good!

For His lovingkindness is everlasting."  Psalm  107:1

"My refuge is in God!"

Psalm 62:7

 

Crisis!  Canada’s Supreme Court Rules Against the Bible: In a ruling that is sure to send shock waves through the nation, 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.

   Put another way, the court ruled that Christianity and higher education are incompatible. ... Trinity Western is a Christian university that requires its students and faculty to live by basic Christian standards.

 

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.

 

Corruption.  Oh My: Thousands Of Illegal Aliens Arrested For Violent Crimes Were Granted DACA Protections: DACA drama is back. The constitutionally questionable program initiated by the Obama White House is the reason immigration became a primary action item. The Trump administration announced last year that they were going to wind down the program... Also, the White House was facing a lawsuit from a group of GOP state attorneys general if they allowed DACA to continue. A six-month enforcement delay was instituted, affording Congress enough time to pass a DACA fix.

 

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 buried in PDFs or scribbled on old charts. ...

   As well as death, "AI" can also predict unplanned re-admissions within 30 days...  Google believes it could someday be used to predict death far longer in advance.

 

Transformation.  Hungary’s Orban: “The replacement of populations is under way in Europe, partly because speculators like George Soros can make large financial profits”: The Daily Mail treats Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán in this article as if he were pushing some crazy conspiracy theory, but in fact, Orbán is exactly right. The inundation of Europe by Muslim migrants is Soros’ plan. His organizations work to bring these hostile invaders to our shores.

    Clearly, Orbán is one of the few European politicians who is not owned by the black hand, Soros. If he is destroyed by Soros, the consequences could be catastrophic for Europe and the free world in general. “Hungary’s far-right Prime Minister Viktor Orbán claims ‘replacement of populations is underway’ with mass migration because financiers want to profit from the ‘ruination of Europe.'

 

Education?  After criminalizing the Bible and medical choice, California is now trying to outlaw home schooling: If democrats had their way, every single young person in the country would have no choice but to go through the public education system, during which time they would all be indoctrinated with left wing, anti-conservative propaganda. They strongly believe in the idea that the state – not parents, but the state – should have more of a say in the upbringing of children.

   That’s why it shouldn’t come as a surprise to learn that the liberal state of California actually tried to pass a bill that could have done away with home schooling forever. ... Will parents be forced to teach their children common core math? ...in the state of California, individual liberty is quickly becoming nonexistent...

 

Lawlessness.  The demonic World Council of Churches joins with the Vatican to promote forced global migration of illegals.  As Israel was becoming a nation again back in 1948 in fulfillment of Bible prophecy, Billy Graham was asked: “What do you expect the World Council of Churches to do this August when they visit Copenhagen?” He replied: “I believe they are going to nominate the Antichrist!”

    That was back when Billy was mostly a Bible believer and had no issue with drawing the line in the sand when it came to exposing and preaching against false religions and movements like the WCC. But by 1952 and all into the 1960’s , Graham left his strong doctrinal stance and made alliances with not only the WCC but with the Vatican as well.

 

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. But outside of a few Internet news sites, this Islamic supremacist professor got little notice.

   It seems already to be taken for granted by large segments of the American population that Muslims are going to demand special privileges and accommodations, and that the proper response is to grant them those privileges and accommodations.

 

Law!  Trump Just Made Stealth Move Against Sharia Law In 18 States – This Is Huge: Anti-Sharia law legislation has been dominating state legislatures all across the country. No doubt emboldened by the President’s support for his agendas and initiatives.

    In 2017 alone there were approximately 23 new pieces of legislation that were introduced in 18 various states that would crack down on sharia law implementation in the United States. If taken into account collectively that brings the total number of legislative efforts regarding anti-sharia law legislation to a total of 217 in 43 different states over an eight-year period since 2010. ...The Institute specifically records and monitors this type of legislation across the country.

 

Lawlessness.  Democrats Boo God. Then They Quote The Bible To Attack Trump: Democrats may boo God at their national party convention, but they breathlessly cite scripture out of context when it suits their political purposes.

    Jim Acosta, a CNN television “reporter” ... accused the Trump administration of un-Christian behavior... Acosta pontificated, “The Attorney General earlier today said somewhere there’s a justification for this in the Bible.

 

Global.  G7 Summit: Trump Gives Masterclass in ‘America First’ to Globalists : President Donald Trump wrapped up a whirlwind trip to Quebec, Canada for the G7 Summit Saturday, reaffirming his “America First” approach to trade in a series of highly-anticipated meetings with world leaders.

   Prior to leaving for the gathering, President Trump said Russian president Vladimir Putin, booted from the group for annexing Crimea, should be invited to future summits. “They should let Russia come back in. We should have Russia at the negotiating table.” Trump said.

 

Conscience.   After IG Report, Donald Trump Signals War Against ‘Very Dishonest Intelligence’ Agencies: President Donald Trump said Friday he was in the process of fighting a war with agencies like the FBI, citing their “very dishonest” behavior in their investigations. ...

   He said the FBI betrayed both Republicans and Democrats in the 2016 presidential election. ... Trump clarified he was only criticizing the corrupt leadership at the top of the FBI, not the rank-and-file agents. He said that Comey’s replacement at the FBI would fix the problems in the agency.

 

Education?  Homeschooling Expands As Parents Fight Back Against Liberal Social Engineering: Homeschooling rates are skyrocketing as parents are continually getting more and more upset at the leftist social engineering taking place in public schools.

    The indoctrination is getting so bad, that some parents are even concerned about liberal violence against those who reject the brainwashing. According to The Washington Times, the recent school shooting at Parkland, Florida, was the last straw for scores of parents. The paper noted that "the phones started ringing at the Texas Home School Coalition, and they haven't stopped yet."

 

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. The much talked about rise of the "nones", or religiously unaffiliated, also reflects how this vision of a spiritually-empty postmodern Europe lost its way.

    Europe is home to millions fewer Christians than a few short decades ago, but a new study ... Not all Christians find the time to attend Church weekly or otherwise engage with their faith community, but for European Christians this lack of engagement is becoming all too common.

 

Health.  Skyrocketing Health Care Costs Destroying The Middle Class: One of the primary reasons why the middle class in America is disappearing so rapidly is because of skyrocketing health care costs. Families... are being absolutely crushed by extremely high health insurance premiums, ridiculously high deductibles and very large out-of-pocket expenses....

    Once upon a time, the medical profession was all about helping people, but today it has become a heartless money-making operation that is dominated by health insurance corporations and pharmaceutical companies. ...health care costs for an average family of four for one year had hit $28,166...

 

Forces of Nature.  Hawaii volcano, fracking at that geothermal plant and did it cause the volcano to erupt?

 

Forces of Nature.  Dead Zone in Gulf of Mexico Grows – Over 6.5 thousand miles wide: “The June 2018 forecast of the size of the hypoxic zone also known as the ‘dead zone’ in the northern Gulf of Mexico for late July 2018 is that it will cover 17 250 km (6,660 mi) of the bottom of the continental shelf off Louisiana and Texas.

   The 95% confidence interval is that it will be between 14 628 and 19 727 km (5 648 and 7 617 mi). While there are more than 500 dead zones around the world, the northern Gulf of Mexico dead zone is the second largest human-caused coastal hypoxic area in the world.

 

Signs of the Times.  Netanyahu: Iran has brought 80,000 Shiite fighters into Syria: Israel has targeted Iranian-backed Shiite militias from Afghanistan and Pakistan, brought in to Syria to attack Israel and "convert" Syria's Sunni majority, PM Benjamin Netanyahu says, warning of "endless upheaval and terrorism in many, many countries." ...

   Speaking at the International Homeland Security Forum in Jerusalem on Thursday, Netanyahu accused Iran of bringing in 80,000 Shiite fighters from countries including Pakistan and Afghanistan to mount attacks against Israel and "convert" Syria's Sunni majority.

 

Lawlessness.  In a brazen act of defiance, the ‘Palestinian Authority’ says that no force in the world can prevent them from paying terrorists and their families…WITH YOUR TAX MONEY: The Palestinian Authority (PA) government in Ramallah sent a defiant message to the United States and Israel on Monday regarding its support for terrorists and their families. ... He said Israel bore full responsibility for the situation of the Palestinian Arabs and claimed that it was “stealing their money on the pretext of offsetting tax revenues.”

   Last week, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu instructed Meir Shabbat, chief of Israel’s National Security Council, to deduct money from the taxes collected by Israel on behalf of the Palestinian Authority in order to pay for the damage from fires caused by Gazan rioter-terrorists sending kites attached to firebombs into Israeli territory.

Signs of the Times. Dr. Randall Smith - Session 1- "Why Israel Matters," Fellowship Bible Chapel

 

Global.  As End Nears, McCain Now Openly Supporting Other Nations Instead of US Elected Leaders: What McCain failed to acknowledge ... is that, as Business Insider and other outlets reported, Trump opened up the G-7 summit with a call for actual free trade, a complete reduction of trade barriers and tariffs by all G-7 member nations, which was summarily dismissed by those other members.

   Furthermore, Trump ran for the presidency against the idea of globalization and on a platform of placing American interests first ahead of those of other nations. That is the message that won in 2016, not the pro-globalization status quo message carried by failed Democrat candidate Hillary Clinton... 

   The president has demanded more equitable trade deals and demanded that European nations stand up and help defend themselves militarily instead of relying on America’s might to guard over them at all times. That ... elicited a loud cheer from Americans who are tired of the rest of the world taking the country for granted while exploiting our wealth and good will.

 

Hope?  Royal Family calls Israel ‘Occupied Palestinian Territories’ in latest disgraceful act against the Jewish State: The British royal family issued a statement on Prince William’s upcoming visit to the region June 24, saying that the visit would take place in Jordan, Israel and the ‘occupied Palestinian territories.’

  The visit will be the first of its kind by a member of the British Royal family to Israel and to Judea and Samaria. While in Jordan, the Prince, the second in line to the British throne, will deal with “strengthening relations between the two countries and royal families.” ... The first stop on the prince’s visit to Israel will be Yad Vashem, where he will meet Holocaust survivors who will share the horrors of the Holocaust.

 

Crisis!  America's Debt Reaches $21 Trillion: In the first time in the nation’s history, America’s national debt reached over $21 trillion. ... The national debt ballooned under the watch of presidents and legislators from many political ideologies, most recently increasing drastically under President Obama, only to further swell under President Trump. ...

   While this has been a sobering look into the future, remember you and I can each make a difference right now. ...let’s each also remember to be humble as Christ was humble, knowing that we must be reliant on God. And may we each take to heart the words God told to Habakkuk: “The just shall live by his faith” (Habakkuk 2:3).

 

Taking a Stand.  G7 Summit: Trump Gives Masterclass in ‘America First’ to Globalists: President Donald Trump wrapped up a whirlwind trip to Quebec, Canada for the G7 Summit Saturday, reaffirming his “America First” approach to trade in a series of highly-anticipated meetings with world leaders.

    Prior to leaving for the gathering, President Trump said Russian president Vladimir Putin, booted from the group for annexing Crimea, should be invited to future summits. “They should let Russia come back in. We should have Russia at the negotiating table.” Trump said. “Why are we having a meeting without Russia being in the meeting?”

 

Signs of the Times.  WELLS OF ABRAHAM: PM Netanyahu's new water plan is truly a light unto the nations: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced an ambitious new desalination project that will address the current multi-year drought. But the surprising way he chose to present the new program, offering much-needed aid to Israel’s sworn enemy, had a Biblical precedent as well as prophetic end-of days implications.

   

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, unique in world history, have indeed assembled themselves against the Lord and against His Christ. During the time of Jacob’s trouble, the UN will be lead by none other than Antichrist himself, and God will lead all those nations into the Battle of Armageddon who the sole purpose of being slaughter while the whole world watches at the Second Coming.

 

Religion.  Catholoc Bishops conference in Florida calls for Catholics to disobey Trump immigration policies, threatens 'canonical punishment.’  The Catholic Bishops Conference in Florida has produced some intense results so far, not the least of which was calling for massive civil disobedience against our duly-elected president’s immigration policies.

 

Crisis!  Citibank Warns That 10,000 Employees Will Be Replaced By Robot Workers Over The Next 5 Years’’: Spread out over 3 massive buildings, there were thousands of workers in rotating shifts, and was open 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. There are lots of companies in the United States at this size with this type of outsized, bloated budgets for salaries, benefits and all the rest.

   So the idea of replacing these workers with AI robots is far too tempting to pass up. We stand right now on the precipice of a massive paradigm shift that will see hyper-aware robots and AI technology not only merging with society by forcing out human workers from all sorts of positions. Please pray for the workers without jobs!

 

Control.  When writing about God and Jesus, The Daily Jot means YHVH as God and Yeshua Ha Mashiach as Jesus--the actual original names and the true nature and character of them.  Turkey's "President" Recep Tayyip Erdogan is a possible prophetic figure as he leads Turkey toward reviving the Islamic Caliphate of the Ottoman Empire which ruled for 624 years from 1299 to 1923. Its control over the Middle East was far greater than the Roman Empire.

    Some scholars now believe that a revived Ottoman Empire is the one prophesied as the end-time antichrist system. The end time battle of Ezekiel 38 is led from specific locations in Turkey--Magog, Meshech, Tubal. Also Christ is quoted in Revelation 2:13 that Pergamos is "even where Satan's seat is...where Satan dwells."

 

Forces of Nature.  Elevated earthquake activity, possible steam explosion at Great Sitkin volcano, Alaska: Seismicity at Alaska's Great Sitkin volcano has been at elevated levels over the past couple of days, followed by a signal that may represent a short-lived steam explosion on June 11. The last known eruption of this stratovolcano took place in 1974.

 

History.  Amazing Numbers Connecting Donald Trump And Abraham Lincoln: Trump’s first full day of life was 770 months, 777 weeks and 770 days after Lincoln was assassinated. Trump’s first full day in office was 70 years, 777 months, 777 weeks and 777 days from the day Lincoln died. That is amazing!

 

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.

    ...the recent school shooting at Parkland, Fla., was the last straw for scores of parents. The paper noted that “the phones started ringing at the Texas Home School Coalition, and they haven’t stopped yet.”

 

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 ...

    Giuliani, who was mayor of New York City when it was struck by the tragic 9-11 terror attacks, began his speech by addressing the war on terror. “Why should we look at… Europe that is a failure,” Giuliani said. “They can’t even defend themselves. ... France is frightened of terrorists. We’re not frightened of anyone, not just because we’re strong but because we’re right, and we’re decent, and we love people.  

 

Faith.  Melania Trump's sophistication annoys vicious media: First lady Melania Trump is thoughtful, classy, intelligent and kind. And it drives the media nuts. There’s nothing... to legitimately criticize Mrs. Trump about. So they create fake news... in a vain attempt to vilify, discredit or embarrass her. ... Mrs. Trump is undaunted by their ... tawdry attacks, showing a level of maturity and good judgment infrequently seen these days. Our first lady’s unique ... confidence and humility enables her to rise above the sophomoric complaints and rumors that fill the internet ... and cable monsters like MSNBC and CNN.

 

Occult.  Muslim slits his four-year-old daughter’s throat as sacrificial offering to Allah during Ramadan: Nawab Ali Qureshi, 26, is said to have murdered young Rizwana on Friday after reciting verses from the Koran. But Qureshi, who runs a meat shop, allegedly admitted slaying Rizwana after his wife filed a murder report...

    ‘In the night I took her to the courtyard downstairs, recited a kalima, killed her, and then went back to sleep upstairs.’ ... ‘I had to offer my most prized possession to Allah.’ Qureshi said the devil had entered him, police explained. Police said the man’s wife, Shabana, found her daughter’s lifeless body at about 3am after the killing.

 

Faith!  U.S. bypassing United Nations to help Iraqi Christians: President Trump has ordered U.S. aid agencies to bypass the United Nations with American aid money intended for Christian and Yazidi communities in Iraq. “President Trump and Vice President Pence made restoring the rights and property of Iraq’s Christian and Yazidi communities, who were nearly wiped out by ISIS’ genocidal campaign against them, a top and unceasing priority of their administration,” the statement said.

 

Occult.  Grave-Robbing Witches, Prostitutes, And Drug Addicts Descend Upon Miami's Cemeteries: Desecration and grave robbing have surged in Miami’s cemeteries recently thanks to prostitutes, junkies, and the dark magics of Palo Mayombe practitioners seeking human remains.

    Vandals desecrated dozens of graves in May alone in three of the oldest cemeteries in Miami, stealing human skulls and other bones from their occupants in most cases either to use in witchcraft rituals or to sell to those seeking the supernatural energies of the dead, according to the Miami Herald.

 

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.

 

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. ...people searching for information on the California Republican Party, a week before important elections in that state, were greeted with the information that Nazism is the main part of the ideology of the CRP.

    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.

 

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’.... In fact, Catholicism centers around goddess worship, and not Jesus Christ. The Catholic rosary is comprised of ten ‘Hail Marys‘ to every one ‘Our Father’. Official Vatican teaching makes Mary a sinless human being, something that only Jesus Christ ever was.

 

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...

 

Signs of the Times.  The Next Generation of Israeli Believers!  The Lord is moving powerfully among young Israelis today in ways I never thought possible! We are thanking God that young, native-born Israelis are now coming to faith in Jesus the Messiah!

    We are not only experiencing a “second generation” of Israelis coming to faith and serving the Lord—they are also sharing the Good News with their friends, army buddies, and families. ... They want to pray with one another, collaborate with each other in evangelistic efforts, and be used as God’s instruments to unify the Church in Israel.

 

Corruption.  Harvard Gives Hillary Medal For Absolutely Nothing. (New glimpse of Hillary. Video worth watching)

 

Lawlessness.  Obama's treason: Even worse than we thought... “the Obama administration skirted key U.S. sanctions to grant Iran access to billions in hard currency despite public assurances the administration was engaged in no such action...”

    “The investigation, published Wednesday by the House Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, further discloses secret efforts by top Obama administration officials to assure European countries they would receive a pass from U.S. sanctions if they engaged in business with Iran.”

 

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.

 

Revolusion.  Europe Is Committing Suicide: ‘The Strange Death of Europe’ and European Christianity:  Europe lost faith in its beliefs, traditions and legitimacy.” ...it is mass Islamic immigration... that threaten to put an end to European civilization. And ... Europe’s turning its back on Christianity.

 

Corruption.  Don’t Worry, Be Happy! The New York Times Tries to Put a Smiley Face on the Biggest Law Enforcement and Political Scandal in American History: The Justice Department’s Office of Inspector General...is about to issue its report blowing the lid off the corrupt plan by James Comey’s FBI and Obama’s Justice Department...

  

Corruption. Barack Obama was running the entire spygate operation that violated federal law to spy on Trump campaign officials:  Obama’s spying on Trump’s team is turning out to be a much bigger and more significant scandal...

   ...the Left’s behind-the-scenes efforts to tear down President Trump without any significant evidence of any wrongdoing whatsoever is quickly turning into one of the most serious scandals in recent history.

 

Signs of the Times.  Fire Jihad: Gaza Muslims Launch Fire Kites, Burn 6,000 Acres in Israel: Firefighters in Israel have been swamped with calls to extinguish the flames. The fires came a day after a balloon filled with chemicals was flown over the nation, dripping fiery drops as it moved and burning scores of farm fields. ... Saturday’s fires, which claimed more than 740 acres, was the worst since the new terror tactic took root about two months ago. ... The “arson kites” are devastating.

 

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!)

 

Occult!  'Demonic possession is real and victims seeking exorcism should not be ignored': The number of cases of demonic possession - and demands for priests to carry out exorcisms - is, according to multiple sources, soaring. Medical science remains sceptical.

   However, a Princeton-and-Yale-educated mainstream psychiatrist believes demonic possession is indeed very real...

 

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 during the student’s funeral...      Courage in the face of evil,” Keenan Smith, pastor of Crosby Church, said of Christian “Riley” Garcia, 15. ... 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.”

   ...when 17-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis began shooting in the hallway near the art room on May 18, students in Garcia’s class ran for the back door, but found it to be locked. ... “I saw my teacher just die in front of me and I just saw my best friend die in front of me,” Marshall lamented...  “Christian saved my life.

 

Faith.  Valedictorian Ordered Not to Thank ‘Jesus’ During Graduation Speech: Sam Blackledge, 18, told Fox News’ Todd Starnes he 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.  ...officials at the school wouldn’t budge on the issue.

 

Crisis!  Amazon Echo Story Illustrates Dangers of Putting Surveillance Devices in Your Home: ...a Portland, Oregon, family was having a private conversation in their Echo-equipped home... Later, the man received a call... more than 170 miles away. The employee told him he had received a message with the audio of the conversation. ...

 

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

 

Economy.  What….Me Worry: Margin debt of $300 billion. Only three times the size of the Dotcom bubble and the housing bubble. What could possibly go wrong? It’s all good. No worries???

 

Crisis.  Journalist Tommy Robinson arrested and jailed in England for 13 months for reporting on Muslim Child rape case: British free-speech activist and Islam critic Tommy Robinson was acting as a responsible citizen journalist -- reporting live on camera from outside a Leeds courtroom where several Muslims were being tried for child rape -- when he was set upon by several police officers. Please pray  for his release!

 

Corruption.  Facebook and Google hit with $8.8 billion in lawsuits on day one of GDPR: Facebook and Google have been hit with a raft of lawsuits accusing the companies of coercing users into sharing personal data. The lawsuits, which seek to fine Facebook 3.9 billion and Google 3.7 billion euro... were filed by... a longtime critic of the companies’ data collection practices. ...

  

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.

   

Criminalization.  Why Barack Obama may be going to PRISON for crimes against America: Barack Obama masterminded an organized crime cartel that actively sought to carry out a political “spygate” coup against President Trump. The actions pursued by Barack Obama, James Comey, James Clapper, John Brennan, Andrew McCabe and others are acts of treason...

 

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. It’s also taken on cloud computing... and the entertainment world. ... 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.

 

Faith!  Exclusive Video: Vice President Pence Tells Pastors: 'Share The Gospel!': In a last-second surprise appearance before a pastors conference in Washington DC, Vice President Mike Pence outlined how the Trump administration has championed causes important to the evangelical community and implored them to continue to, "share the good news of Jesus Christ.”

   

Corruption!  Bezos the SPY master: Amazon now powering facial recognition surveillance technology for police: Amazon... which has recently decided to market a powerful face recognition tool called “Rekognition” to police. This technology would help law enforcement identify and track individuals at their convenience, even if those individuals are not involved in crimes.

 

Islam?  The Islamization of the Public Schools: Muslims anxious to use schools and textbooks to proselytize for Islam have found a welcoming environment in American public schools.

 

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.

 

Victory.  Pence: Trump 'Greatest Defender of Israel Ever' in White House: “Just as President Truman made history then Trump has made history now—thanks to his leadership, almost exactly 70 years to the minute since the rebirth of the Jewish state, the American Embassy officially opened in Jerusalem, the capital of the State of Israel...”

  

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!)

 

Control.  Google's File On You Is 10 Times Bigger Than Facebook's: Google, Amazon, Apple, and Microsoft are all central players in “surveillance capitalism” and prey on our data. ...Google silently tracks you everywhere you go...

 

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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