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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.

"My refuge is in God!"

Psalm 62:7

Mocking God's Truth.  Obama Chooses Openly Gay Episcopal Bishop To Close White House Easter Prayer Breakfast: "...Barack Hussein Obama chose the first openly-gay Episcopal bishop to lead the closing prayer at his 5th Annual White House Easter Prayer Breakfast. Obama has always made a mockery of Christianity, and today’s 'prayer breakfast' was no different....

       "'I want to thank you for your ministries, for your good works, for the marching you do for justice, and dignity and inclusion,' Obama told the gathered leaders, before closing with the facetious prayer, 'Lord fill my mouth with worthwhile stuff and nudge me when I’ve said enough.' The president then joked, 'The Almighty is nudging me,' before sitting down.

       "... in an unplanned move, President Obama called on Gene Robinson, the first openly gay Episcopal bishop, to lead the closing prayer. Robinson shared his surprise by tweeting 'OMG.'”  See Purging the Memory of our Christian Roots


Surveillance.  Drones that 'perch' on power lines to recharge, never have to land: "Imagine a world where drones never have to touch the ground after takeoff. That's what MIT PhD. candidate Joseph Moore did, and now he's on the cusp of creating a drone that can 'perch' on power lines just like birds to recharge its batteries." See An International Information System


Police State. Sen. Reid on Cattle Battle: ‘It’s Not Over’: "Despite telling the Bundy family that a deal had been reached Saturday after federal agents were forced to retreat, the BLM reversed its promise Monday and told reporters that they planned to go after Bundy 'administratively and judicially.'...

     "Infowars reporter Kit Daniels revealed documents linking Reid and the BLM’s director, Reid’s former senior adviser, to a Chinese energy firm that has been working to remove Bundy from his home in order to install solar panel power stations. “Non-Governmental Organizations have expressed concern that the regional mitigation strategy for the Dry Lake Solar Energy. Zone utilizes Gold Butte as the location for offsite mitigation for impacts from solar development, and that those restoration activities are not durable with the presence of trespass cattle,” one document states about Bundy’s cattle.

      "Harry Reid’s son, Rory Reid, has been the chief representative to the Chinese firm, which announced its plan to build a $5 billion solar plant on public Nevada land in 2012. Despite multiple attempts by the BLM to regulate Bundy off the land his family has worked on for more than 140 years... Bundy has continued to remain the last rancher in his area."


War & Terrorism. Kerry Concedes Iran Can Achieve Nuclear "Breakout" in 60 Days: "The United States said on Tuesday Iran has the ability to produce fissile material for a nuclear bomb in two months, if it so decided.... Iranian and U.S. negotiators are wary that any deal will face criticism from conservative hardliners at home.... The six nations have agreed internally to have a draft text of an accord by the end of May or early June, one diplomat from the powers said. But he added: '...In the end, things will happen in July." See Chronology of Persecution: The Nazi/Arab plots to exterminate Jews


Police State?  Sheriff Gillespie Seeks Slaughter: "...if the cattle were released according to the promise of Gillespie, no need to 'keep the peace" would have existed. Therefore, Brand and I conclude that a more sinister and deadly trap was being set to end the lives of many people, especially BLM officers, and to use the massacre as an excuse to implement far more stringent and tyrannical controls over the American People. Gillespie sits on the board of the despicable Southern Poverty Law Center and the DHS. This was a highly sophisticated manipulation to kill as many as possible and blame it on the liberty/conservative movement."


Global Management System.  Norwegian Hamas-supporter take over as head of NATO: "The Norwegian ex-prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg let his Foreign Secretary continue after he was exposed as working for the Hamas. Now, Stoltenberg will take over the post as Secretary General of NATO. His election is blessed by US President Barack Hussein Obama. Stoltemberg will also be remembered for choosing a Muslim as His Minister of Culture, Mrs. Hadija Tajik. She is presently a Labor party MP in Norway, and a strong supporter of the PLO.... Spend two minutes watching this video, and see the Hamas leader praising the Stoltenberg regime in Norway: See The New European Soviet

Crisis Management.  U.K. Lawmakers Seek Extreme Crackdown on Climate Realists: "Faced with the implosion of discredited United Nations theories on 'Catastrophic Anthropogenic Global Warming,' climate alarmists in the United Kingdom, including some in Parliament, are now pushing for a major crackdown on skeptics [that's us] — or 'realists,' depending on one’s point of view — in government, media, and more. As more and more scientists defect from the crumbling alarmist bandwagon, however, critics say the hysterical shrieking and dangerous rhetoric from politicians only serve to further illustrate the accelerating collapse of what many climate experts refer to as the 'global-warming hoax.'” See The emerging New World Order


Police State?  10 million acre Western land grab by the Obama administration: "Senator Jim DeMint took to the pages of the Washington Post this morning to raise the alarm about a planned, 10 million acre Western land grab by the Obama administration. ...According to the memo, around 380,000 acres of BLM and private land in Colorado would be subject to a “conservation designation” under the National Monument designation of the 1906 Antiquities Act. See Deceit, Delusion and the Destruction of America


Global Management System. German President Attacks “Dangerous” Swiss Self-Government: "As outrage grows among European Union bosses over Swiss voters’ February decision to curb mass immigration into Switzerland, German President Joachim Gauck warned that self-government by the people is 'dangerous.'

        "Switzerland is not a member of the EU, but this has not stopped officials in Germany and across the European Union from going into meltdown mode against their independent neighbor and brazenly terrorizing the Swiss with increasingly outrageous threats over their decision to limit immigration." See The UN Plan for Global Migration


Faith. Hope, Hate & Human Nature: "At age 22 Amy Carmichael heard God's call and gave Him her life. He led her from the comforts of northern Ireland to the poverty of southern India, where neither scarcity, sickness, nor hostility could dim her God-given love for abused and abandoned orphans.

      "While Amy was rescuing little girls sacrificed to Hindu gods as temple prostitutes, her Irish countrymen were fighting and killing each other. But their local battles were minuscule compared to World War 1, which drew dozens of 'civilized' nations into a deadly 4-year struggle that claimed more than a million lives."


Tyranny & Oppression. Sweden’s Totalitarian Face: "On April 4 2014, in Malmö District Court in Sweden, the provocative artist Dan Park was sentenced to three months in jail for hate speech (“hets mot folkgrupp”) for his works of art. The prosecutor even wanted the artist examined for mental illness, similar to the way Communist dictatorships have treated dissidents. ...The repressive and totalitarian atmosphere in the country has simply become intolerable, especially if you happen to be a critic of Islamization, Multiculturalism or mass immigration. You then run a real risk of physical attacks.

       "The level of political violence as well as street crime is only rivaled by the level of ideological censorship and repression. In combination, this has created a society plagued by levels of tension....The wave of robberies the city has witnessed is part of a 'war against Swedes.' This was the explanation given by young robbers with immigrant background for why they are robbing native Swedes. ...Yet suggesting that the ongoing rise in violent crime might have something to do with mass immigration of alien and aggressive cultures is quite literally banned by law. ...

     "So-called 'Islamophobia' is treated as a serious offense. In August 2013, Swedish prosecutors charged a 22-year-old non-Muslim Swedish man for honking his car horn outside the Fittja mosque near Stockholm, citing his intention to disturb the Muslim congregation there during prayers." See The Fall and Rise of Human Violence


Criminalization. Sweden: Police attacked by 50 'youths' in Muslim-dominated area: "Extremist imams, patrolling Muslim father groups, and homemade sharia courts can operate safely in Europe’s Muslim-dominated areas, while non-Islamic authorities are regularly attacked." See From Freedom to Servitude - Part 1: The Power and Perversions of Law


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