Taking a Stand
Atheists Sue Ben Carson Over Christian Faith, Then He Fires Back with a Vengeance: Atheist activists must’ve thought Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson was an easy target. They were wrong. After being sued over his Christian faith, Carson fired back by saying: “I will not stop being a Christian while in service to this country.” Evangelicals rushed to defend Carson and the voluntary weekly Bible study.... Johnnie Moore, the... spokesman for President Trump’s Evangelical Council, told Newsmax: “Had I not had the context, I would have thought this news story was from Communist China, not the United States.”
2 judges feel atheists' 'offense' at seeing cross: Michael Carvin... said the memorial “has stood in honor of local veterans for almost 100 years and is lawful under the First Amendment.” “To remove it would be a tremendous dishonor to the local men who gave their lives during The Great War.”
The memorial, he said, “stands in witness to the VALOR, ENDURANCE, COURAGE, and DEVOTION of the 49 residents of Prince George’s County, Maryland..." I cannot agree that a monument so conceived and dedicated and that bears such witness violates the letter or spirit of the very Constitution these heroes died to defend...” See Trusting God as Freedom Fades
President Trump: ‘In America We Don’t Worship Government – We Worship God! Donald Trump just continues to become even more bold about his faith in Jesus Christ. On Wednesday, he posted a message to Twitter about his faith which has already been liked more than 81,000 times and retweeted more than 23,000 times. I know that a lot of people have complained that Trump is on Twitter too much, but I love it. It gives him an opportunity to speak directly to the American people.
Trump Shocks Pastors, the UN and Liberals on Socialism [Video]: As President Trump said in his UN speech, “The corrupt regime imposes a failed ideology that produces poverty and misery wherever it is tried. ... “Wherever true socialism or communism has been implemented, it has delivered anguish and devastation and failure... And yet, in America, we have moved more towards socialism under Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and other politicians. Socialism, by its very nature, creates poverty, stagnation and oppression. See Trusting God as Freedom Fades
Muslim refugees to US are declining as Christians overtake them: ‘Christians made up the majority of refugees admitted to the U.S. in the first five full months of the Trump administration, reversing a trend that saw Muslims entering the country at higher numbers under President Obama.... Out of all the refugees who arrived between President Trump’s inauguration and June 30, about half were Christians and 38 percent were Muslims. See Trusting God as Freedom Fades
Christian School Defunded Over Bible Verses! Cornerstone Christian Academy and Battle River School Division have enjoyed a nine-year cooperative arrangement where the Christian school is operated as an alternative public school. ... But that has come to an end in a dispute over the school’s use of two biblical passages that BRSD board members contend “denigrate” and “vilify” LGBT individuals. "Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the Kingdom of God?" (1 Cor. 6:9-11) See Ban truth - Reap Tyranny
Revealed! Trump’s surprising popularity: According to the mainstream media, there’s outrage in the streets. Corporate news outlets are overwhelmingly focused on the angry protesters that hate our country.... But for the average American, that’s not reality.
Marine Spends 214 Days In Mexico Prison – Then Gets Paper With Trump’s Signature On It: Andrew... was suffering from PTSD before being taken by the Mexican government and received no treatment for his condition the entire 214 days he was in the decrepit cell.... The $25,000 check sent [by Trump] to the freed Marine clearly illustrates a major difference between Trump and Obama. No, it is not the depth of their pockets but the regard in which each man holds those who serve or have served in the United States Military. See God is our refuge and strength!
The longest applause (at #Jointsession...) was for this woman, Carryn Owens, widow of Navy Seal Ryan Owens. "Blessed are those who put their trust in Him." Psalm 2:12
Standing Strong Through the Storm:
(This link doesn't work, but please read message that follows) "The only original disciple of Jesus spared from martyrdom was the Apostle John... While exiled on the island of Patmos he was given the revelation of Jesus which he wrote down for the churches of his day.... He
describes our enemy Satan and the cosmic spiritual battle he wages against us as disciples of Jesus.
...we overcome evil in the world, not by inflicting more hurt... even if it costs us our lives. The...mystery that in losing our lives [for Him] we actually win, “overcome,” just as Jesus did." See Persecution
Preacher Locked Up, Charged with Hate Crime for Quoting Bible to Gay Teen: A Christian street preacher was locked up...for quoting from the Book of Genesis in response to a gay teenager’s questions on how God views homosexuals. ... He told the men: “Don’t forget Jesus loves you and He died for your sins.” See Trusting God as Freedom Fades
Bonhoeffer Transferred to Buchenwald Concentration Camp (WW2) (Hitler's evil reign): "I shall have no right to participate in the reconstruction of the Christian life in Germany after the war if I did not share in the trials of this time with my people.... In Germany Bonhoeffer worked with the underground resistance. He helped guide Jews to safety.... After he was arrested for his aid to the Jews, his role in the plot was discovered. (A faithful Christian, he boldly faced death!)
Separating fact from sickening media fiction on Trump’s immigration executive order: ...every word of Trump’s executive order is in accordance with statute. It’s important not to conflate political arguments with legal arguments, as many liberals and far too many “conservatives” on social media are doing. See Victory in Christ
Trump was Right to Try to Stop Obama: The effect... of the Obama decision to push for... a vote on this resolution is to deliberately tie the hands of President Obama’s successors, most particularly President-elect Donald Trump. See Ban truth - Reap Tyranny
U.S. Christians urged to prep for terror: It’s nothing less than a declaration of religious war. The Islamic State has reportedly put out a hit list of American churches in all 50 states. And with attacks on churches and Christmas markets dominating the headlines in Europe, it’s not a threat American Christians can afford to ignore. God is our refuge and strength!
Deplorables Unite" - (Do you hear the people sing) Trump Anthem: All over the world - the spread of the Trump revolution continues for a free people and sovereign nations free from the clutches of globalism and Islamic terrorism. If being nationalistic, patriotic, and free people who enjoy the riches of modern civilization is considered "deplorable" then count us in and consider us UNITED! See Ban truth - Reap Tyranny
UNESCO Passes 2nd Resolution Denying Jewish, Christian Ties to Jerusalem: Once again, the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization passed a resolution ignoring Jewish and Christian links to Jerusalem."
"The Lord is my strength and song, and he is become my salvation." Exodus 15:2
Art of the Deal: Trump Paid Half of What Clinton Paid Per Vote: In total, Trump raised at least $270 million since launching his campaign in June 2015, a little more than a third of the money that Obama's re-election campaign spent in 2012. SeeVictory
We have proof that the Clinton camp is rigging the election, we will release it soon.
Donald Trump's Secret Life (kindness & giving) Finally Exposed: In 2014, Trump gave $25,000 to Sgt. Andrew Tamoressi after he spent seven months in a Mexican jail for accidentally crossing the US-Mexico border. President Barack Obama couldn’t even be bothered to make one phone call to assist with the United States Marine’s release...
Global Conflict Grows By The Day – The World Is Teetering On The Edge Of Destruction: ...there has never been a time where the words of Jesus are more real from Mathew 24 when He states Nation shall rise against Nation and Kingdom against kingdom. The entire Middle east is up in flames, China and Japan in a standoff, India and Pakistan threats of war and nuclear attacks, North Korea South Korea too.
Nation's largest police union endorses Trump: "[Trump] has seriously looked at the issues facing law enforcement today. ...He's made a real commitment to America's law enforcement and we're proud to make a commitment to him and his campaign by endorsing his candidacy today."
World News + Bible Prophecy:
That tiny Red 'Dot' in the middle
(of map) is the Nation of Israel
God warns, 'Israel is His'! ... 'Allah' and his vast armies keep trying to prove Him wrong.
... The Bible warns One is true ... and one Is False. ... Armageddon lies right in the center of that tiny Red 'Dot'.
"I will bless those who bless you (Israel) and will curse those who curse you". . . (Genesis 12:3) See Critical Security Needs of Israel
Kayla Mueller Refused To Renounce Christianity To ISIS Executioner ‘Jihadi John’: Kayla Mueller, a U.S. hostage taken by Islamic State, suffered unbelievable abuses while being held by her terrorist captors. Through months of physical and sexual abuse, she refused to renounce her Christian faith, even to her death. Much of Mueller’s time in captivity was spent in a prison run by infamous British ISIS executioner “Jihadi John”... Attempts to ransom Mueller would be blocked by the... administration." See Trusting God as Freedom Fades
WikiLeaks will show how US intelligence interferes in European elections: Julian Assange... has claimed that fresh leaks are on the horizon and indicated that European politics may soon be rocked by fresh spying revelations. ..."We know it is the US National Security Agency that is the most aggressive [at spying] on other nations." See Ban truth - Reap Tyranny
Dinesh to Trump: Use this strategy to win: D’Souza... said “Hillary’s America” can explain the secret history of the Democratic Party and the consequences of a Clinton presidency to swing voters better than any campaign materials can. ...“Hillary’s America” ... has already generated $9,117,253. See Ban truth - Reap Tyranny
Why Obama’s half-brother says he’ll be voting for Donald Trump: President Obama’s Kenyan half-brother wants to make America great again — so he’s voting for Donald Trump. “I like Donald Trump because he speaks from the heart," Malik Obama told The Post from his home in the rural village of Kogelo. “Make America Great Again is a great slogan."
Riveting post by black police officer confronts BLM with raw honesty: Stalien works in Riviera Beach, a city that despite its exotic-sounding name, is known for its significant rate of black on black crime. ... "I woke up every morning, put my freshly pressed uniform on, shined my badge, functioned checked my weapon, kissed my wife and kid, and waited for my wife to say the same thing she always does before I leave, “Make sure you come back home to us”. I always replied, “I will”, but the truth was I was never sure if I would." Read the rest!
Transcending everything else: The Man Behind the Curtain: The dead religiosity found in much of today’s organized Christian ‘churches’ has successfully kept most of an ungodly, amoral and God-FEARLESS generation estranged and rightfully critical of the present stereotype of 21st century Christianity.' (Trust God, not today's culture)
This is why Donald Trump deserves to be president
Christians told 'pray in silence' to avoid offending migrants: A Catholic charity has shut down prayer in one Italian church so migrants who are in the community are not offended.... It’s also not the first time Christian churches have given in entirely to a Muslim agenda that puts all other faiths and their members in second class. ...pray in silence or go somewhere else. See Ban truth - Reap Tyranny
Another state joins the lawsuit against the Obama Administration on "Transgender policies": Kentucky, like Mississippi, will join the lawsuit Texas and 10 other states filed this week against the Obama administration over its directive to school districts on accommodating transgender student access to bathrooms and locker rooms. Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin announced Friday that his state would join the lawsuit, following in the steps of Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant ... “as soon as possible.”
High school students defy atheists, recite Lord's Prayer at graduation: "The week before, students learned they would no longer be allowed to perform “The Lord’s Prayer” – a graduation tradition dating back some 70 years. The school district banned the song after the Freedom From Religion Foundation complained that “The Lord’s Prayer” violated the U.S. Constitution and promoted religion.”
"The graduating class had decided to defy the Freedom From Religion Foundation. “The class thought it was wrong that we were being forced to remove it,” Bobby said....
"Just after the valedictorian welcomed the crowd, the seniors stood to their feet and began committing an act of disobedience: “Our Father which art in Heaven…”
The Never-Ending Truths of the Bible. Inscriptions Found in Ancient Fortress Supports Biblical Timeline, Challenge Skeptics: Tel Aviv, Israel – A team of Israeli researchers has found evidence that literacy was widespread among ancient Israelites, thus challenging critics of the Bible who claim most people in Old Testament times were illiterate. See Victory
Spiritual Warfare: The Unseen Foe Behind Rising Evil: "Most churches seem to ignore the reality of Satan and the evil he inspires. God's warnings about compromise with a corrupt world simply don't fit the new image of Jesus as a gentle, tolerant, pluralistic helper.
"Since the 18th century's birth of the 'Age of Reason,' an increasing number of 'enlightened' Western leaders and influential 'change agents' have tried to discredit the Bible and silence Christian believers. More recently, a vast number of politicians, media masters and educators have joined the battles against Biblical truth and morality." See Trusting God as Freedom Fades
Kentucky forbids pastors from calling homosexuality 'sinful': "The state of Kentucky has now barred all pastors of juvenile offenders from calling homosexuality 'sinful' or 'disordered' when ministering to them. ... Kentucky's Department of Juvenile Justice has imposed restricted volunteer pastors from ever referring to homosexuality as 'sinful' when ministering to youth, characterizing such action as 'hate speech.'" See Persecution
Newspaper Compares Bible Bill Supporters to Muslim Ayatollahs: "Lawmakers introduced a bill to make God's Word the official state book.... But that's not how the editorial board of The Tennessean newspaper sees it. They published a blistering rebuke -- calling it an attack on religious minorities and atheists." See Trusting God as Freedom Fades
George Orwell is needed more than ever in today’s doublespeak world: "Just as World War II ended, the writer George Orwell was working on a novel that was to become so well-read and so prescient that its title and key phrases are still powerful expressions of the dangers of government control. 'Big Brother,' 'Doublespeak,' ‘The Thought Police' and the very title of that book – 'Nineteen Eighty-Four' – are ideas Orwell developed to express the dangers he saw mid-century in the fascism of Germany, Italy and Spain and communism in the Soviet Union."
If You Don’t Warn The People, Their Blood Could Be On Your Hands:
"Why are so few voices warning the people about what is coming? We stand at the door of a period of distress that will be unlike anything that any of us have ever known before. And even though the signs are all around us, very few individuals appear to be willing to stand up and sound the alarm. .. it is easy to criticize those that have... the courage to stand up and warn the people. But it is not easy to stand up and say the hard things that need to be said in a society that does
not want to listen..."
Christian Student Faces Expulsion For Opposing Homosexuality: "...when it comes to Christians who might be opposed to homosexuality, there is no debate. You will be persecuted and even expelled if your views don't align with the status quo that homosexuality is not only acceptable but to be encouraged and supported." See Victory
Nike fires legendary athlete for following Bible: "Nike has cut ties with legendary boxer Manny Pacquiao due to recent opinions he shared on homosexuality. The eight-time world boxing champion told a local television station earlier in the week that same-sex couples are in many ways 'worse than animals' because even beasts shun the practice. 'It’s common sense,' the Christian athlete told TV5.... 'Do you see animals mating with the same sex?'" See Seeds of Persecution
Pastor on Trial for ‘Hate Crime’ of Calling Islam ‘Satanic,’ ‘Heathen’ During Sermon Declared Not Guilty: "A pastor in Northern Ireland who was prosecuted with a hate crime for denouncing the Islamic religion during a Sunday sermon has been declared not guilty.... James McConnell, 78, pastor of the Whitewell Metropolitan Church in North Belfast, discussed Islam during an evening sermon in May 2014. ... 'The God we worship and serve this evening is not Allah,' he proclaimed. ... McConnell’s remarks were inspired by the plight of Meriam Ibrahim—a Sudanese woman who was sentenced to hang after she was convicted of apostasy for refusing to deny her faith and convert to Islam." See Persecution
Judge convicts Christian for voicing Bible verse: "Michael Overd, a former British paratrooper who has been street preaching for five years, was convicted this week of delivering 'homophobic sermons'.... Mike’s boldness and his witness to Jesus is remarkably similar to that of the apostles in the early years of the church. 'They were also hauled before the courts to defend themselves for preaching a message of love and truth. They also faced trumped up accusations..."’ See His light in the darkness
City Threatens to Arrest Ministers Who Refuse to Perform Same-Sex Weddings: "Two Christian ministers who own an Idaho wedding chapel were told they had to either perform same-sex weddings or face jail time and up to $1,000 in fines, according to a lawsuit filed Friday in federal court."
Video: School Orders Student To Remove 'Offensive' US Flag From Truck: “'That’s our country’s flag. I have every right to do it.' Robinson argued. 'I don’t see a safety issue....
"The school officials then changed their story, suggesting that the flags constituted 'safety concerns,' with the Superintendent suggesting they could block the view of drivers and cause accidents.... By Thursday, however, the school completely reversed its position, following protests by students, parents, and veterans who flocked to school grounds waving US flags."
Freedom or Surrender: A video worth watching.
Dinesh D'Souza was right, Obama is Forming a Global Muslim Caliph Hate (Video): "The reason the federal government went after D’Souza so forcefully was that Dinesh, in his first movie 2016: Obama’s America, hit the nail right on the head regarding our Dear Leader’s agenda. Obama could not let this continue. He had to attempt to silence Dinesh and buy more time to complete his goal—the creation of a global Islamic caliphate.... Even more frightening is that Obama is attempting to radically change the population of the United States..." See Reinventing the World
We Love Jesus!’ Iraqi Children Proclaim Love for Christ in Face of Islamic Beheading: "Four Iraqi children firmly declared their love for Jesus in the face of death when Muslims in the country recently demanded that they convert to Islam. Andrew White, chaplain of St. George’s Anglican Church in Baghdad, relayed the story in a recent video as he shared both about the persecution that Christians face in the country and the bravery of the children in standing up for their faith despite the consequences....
“The children, all under 15, four of them, said, ‘No, we love Yesua (the Iraqi name for Jesus). We have always loved Yesua. We have always followed Yesua. Yesua has always been with us.'”...
"The men then decapitated the children. 'How do you respond to that?' he asked. “You just cry. They are my children (being from my country). That is what we have been going through.”
Remember, that's what the early Christians faced! The joy and reward for those who dare to take such a stand for Christ is often beyond our earthly understanding. See Spiritual Warfare: Hating Truth and Primed for Deception!
‘Anti-Islamization’ demos spread in Europe as PEGIDA voices agenda: "Initially based in Dresden, the self-styled 'Patriotic Europeans Against Islamization of the West' (PEGIDA) is spreading... into other European countries. In Copenhagen, the Danish PEGIDA branch staged its inaugural rally on Monday. 'Some 200 anti-Islamization activists showed up for the event facilitated with the help of local anti-immigrant organizations. Smaller demonstrations took place in Aarhus, Denmark’s second-largest city, and Esbjerg."Ex-SEALs chaplain faces ax for Christian beliefs: "A chaplain who used to provide services to Navy SEALS, Lt. Commander Wes Modder, could be booted from the military for... failing to water down his biblical views of homosexuality. Turns out, the assistant was 'gay,' and married to another man...' Modder was immediately removed from his chaplain duties.... 'It was insulting and it was devastating,' he said.'...
"Modder – who is a highly-decorated military member... then hired an attorney, Michael Berry with the Liberty Institute. And Berry’s thoughts? That Modder was being set up and targeted because of his Christian faith. 'We are starting to see cases where chaplains have targets on their backs,' Berry said. 'They have to ask themselves, ‘Do I stay true to my faith or do I keep my job?’"
Elderly Christian florist faces thousands in fines for refusing to provide flowers for gay ‘wedding’: "Washington State Attorney General... filed charges today in Benton County Superior Court.... Barronelle Stutzman, owner of Arlene’s Flowers and Gifts in Richland, refused to sell flowers to Robert Ingersoll for his 'marriage' to Curt Freed.
"'He said he decided to get married, and before he got through I grabbed his hand and said, ‘I am sorry. I can't do your wedding because of my relationship with Jesus Christ,’ Stutzman said. She said it was the only wedding she had declined in 37 years. But Ferguson said that stance violates the law." See His light in the darkness