Watching and Warning

“Son of man, I have made you a watchman for the house of Israel; therefore hear a word from My mouth, and give them warning from Me: 18When I say to the wicked, ‘You shall surely die,’ and you give him no warning, nor speak to warn the wicked from his wicked way, to save his life, that same wicked man shall die in his iniquity; but his blood I will require at your hand. 19Yet, if you warn the wicked, and he does not turn from his wickedness, nor from his wicked way, he shall die in his iniquity; but you have delivered your soul.

Ezekiel was a priest of Israel. God made him a watchman to warn the people, both wicked and righteous, and said to him 4“Son of man, go to the house of Israel and speak with My words to them”.  7But the house of Israel will not listen to you, because they will not listen to Me; for all the house of Israel are impudent and hard-hearted.

God always gives us warning that he will not allow evil to go unpunished. It is time to heed that warning, instead of following those who deceive us into thinking that God is so good that he will not punish sin. You have been warned.

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The Christian and Racism

A lot has been said about racism recently. Some accuse those who demonstrate against certain government issues of being racist. One of our former presidents recently played the race card. News broadcast help spread the racism issue.

Are there still racist in our nation? I suspect there are. Did it exist in the past in all walks of life? Certainly. Does racism involve all races of people? Yep. Can a person be a christian and a racist? That is the subject we want to explore. 

Since Accuracy In Religion accepts only the bible as the final word on any religious matter, notice some scriptures.

“Then Peter opened his mouth, and said, Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons: But in every nation he that feareth him, and worketh righteousness, is accepted with him;” “And, ye masters, do the same things unto them, forbearing threatening: knowing that your Master also is in heaven; neither is there respect of persons with him;” “But he that doeth wrong shall receive for the wrong which he hath done: and there is no respect of persons;” “And if ye call on the Father, who without respect of persons judgeth according to every man’s work, pass the time of your sojourning here in fear”  “For there is no respect of persons with God.” (Acts 10: 34, 35; Eph. 6: 9; Col. 3: 25; I Pet. 1: 17; Rom. 2:11). We can see that God shows no favoritism. All nations are His creation. Nor does he allow his children to show respect to individuals (James 2). Notice James says “If you show partiality, you commit sin”.

The bible plainly shows that a Christian cannot be partial, whether in race, social statis, government position or in any other way.

The other question we ask is, can a christian express agreement or disagreement on some fact or subject without being a racist. Again, look at the bible. The apostle Paul expressed truth about the idols in Athens (Acts 17:16-34), Peter and John expressed disagreement with the Jewish rulers upon being told to quit speaking in Jesus name (Acts 4). Other examples could be sited, but these will suffice.

For any man to level charges of racism, without factual knowledge of the other persons mind is sinful in itself (Titus 3:2). Also, trying to deceive others into believing an untruth about another is sin within itself (James 4:8). Many honest people agree or disagree on various subjects without race entering the picture. 

It is time for honesty in our nation. People need to be honest in all things. It may seem like to much to ask since many “seek their own” as Paul said, but we need to strive for that characteristic. Stop the lies, false charges, self serving, and “speak every man truth with his neigbor”. Christians cannot be racist and be right before God, but neither can any other man. However, speaking truth, seeking honest answers, standing against deceit and lies, and seeking a host of othe good things, as described in the bible, have nothing to do with race, or ethnic background. THEY ARE ASKING FOR MAN TO DEAL WITH MAN AS GOD EXPECTS HIM TO DO.

Published in: on September 24, 2009 at 4:13 PM  Comments Off on The Christian and Racism  

Home School Fight

“The latest of many examples of government arrogance has come in New Hampshire, of all places, where the state motto is ‘Live Free or Die.’ A state judge has ordered a girl who was being educated at home by her mother to begin attending a public school because of the ‘rigidity’ of her mother’s religious views. The judge, Lucinda V. Sadler, said that the 10-year-old girl needed to consider other worldviews as she matures. … There are a number of issues in this case, not the least of which is the court’s attempt to define what represents an ‘extreme’ religious view and what is more ‘mainstream.’ A growing number of parents, including some in my family, home-school their children. My personal experience is that these kids get a better education, are better adjusted and easily gain entry into college because of their superior grades and seriousness of purpose, not to mention their character. Another issue is the apparent one-way street constructed by Judge Sadler. If a Christian girl ought to go to public school to learn about other views (this presumes she does not know about them through study at home, reading a newspaper or turning on the television), why shouldn’t the judge order a public school student to get a Christian-Jewish-Islamic-based education so that such a student might become acquainted with the Bible-Talmud-Koran? … Amanda’s mother retained the Alliance Defense Fund, the conservative legal alliance that works to defend religious liberty, but meanwhile, the girl has been forced by the court to sit in a fifth-grade classroom, which is a violation of her and her mother’s consciences and the First Amendment. … I’m on the side of the people. The New Hampshire judge and the Obama administration are on the side of the elites. And that’s why so many are justifiably angry.” –columnist Cal Thomas

Christians will eventually have to learn to fight against those who would take away from them their God given rights and responsibility. The scriptures give Fathers the obligation of “raising their children in the nurture and admonition of the Lord” (Ephesians 6). So far the courts have taken away much of where the bible can be taught, prayers said, where and what can be posted and now they want to tell us how, and what  to teach our children. When will we say ENOUGH?

Published in: on September 16, 2009 at 6:38 PM  Comments Off on Home School Fight  

George Washington

“[W]here is the security for property, for reputation, for life, if the sense of religious obligation deserts the oaths…?” –George Washington

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HOORAY, HOORAY, HOORAY for Andy Rooney.

HELLO FOLKS:  This is also true in CANADA

 
HOORAY,  HOORAY, HOORAY for Andy Rooney. I myself have been grumbling and wondering how a handful of people have been able to take our right to pray in public places away from us. So, agreeing with Andy, I GLADLY will forward this email AGAIN, AGAIN AND AGAIN.


Folks, this is the Month that we RE-TAKE AMERICA
********* Get  Ready *********


Keep this going around the  globe . Read it and forward every time you receive it. We  can’t give up on this issue.

Andy Rooney and  Prayer

Andy Rooney says:

I don’t believe in Santa  Claus, but I’m not going to sue somebody for singing a  Ho-Ho-Ho song in December.  I don’t agree with Darwin , but I didn’t go out and hire a lawyer when my high school  teacher taught his Theory of Evolution.

Life, liberty or your pursuit of happiness will not  be endangered because someone says a 30-second prayer before a football game. So what’s the big deal?  It’s not like somebody is up there reading the entire Book of Acts.  They’re just talking to a God they believe in and asking him to grant safety to the players on the field and the fans going home from the game.

But it’s a Christian prayer, some will argue.

Yes, and this is the United States of America , a country founded on Christian principles.  According to our very own phone book, Christian churches outnumber all others better than 200-to-1.  So what would  you expect — somebody chanting Hare Krishna?

If I went to a football game in Jerusalem , I would expect to hear a Jewish prayer…

If I went to a soccer game in  Baghdad , I would expect to hear a Muslim prayer.

If I went to a ping pong match in China , I would expect to hear someone pray to Buddha.

And I wouldn’t be  offended.
  It wouldn’t bother me one bit.

When in Rome   …..

But what about the atheists? Is another argument.

What about them? Nobody  is asking them to be baptized.  We’re not going to pass the collection plate.  Just humor us for 30 seconds.   If that’s asking too much, bring a Walkman or a pair of ear plugs.  Go to the bathroom.  Visit the concession stand.  Call your lawyer!

Unfortunately, one or two will make that call.  One or two will tell thousands what they can and cannot do.. I don’t think a short prayer at a football game is going to shake the world’s foundations.

Christians are just sick and tired of turning the other cheek while our courts strip us of all our rights.  Our parents and grandparents taught us to pray before eating, to pray before we go to sleep.  Our Bible tells us to pray without ceasing.  Now a handful of people and their lawyers are telling us to cease praying.

The  silent majority has been silent too long.  It’s time we tell that one or two who scream loud enough to be heard that the vast majority doesn’t care what they want.  It is time that the majority
Rules!   It’s time we tell them, you don’t have to pray; you don’t have to say the Pledge of Allegiance; you don’t have to believe in God or attend services that honor Him.  That is your right, and we will honor your right; but by golly, you are no longer going to take our rights away.  We are fighting back, and we WILL WIN!

God bless us one and all …  Especially those who denounce Him , God  bless America , despite all her faults.  She is still the greatest nation of all. God bless our service men who are fighting to protect our right to pray and worship God.


Let’s make 2009
the year the silent majority is heard and we put God back as the foundation of our families and institutions. And our military forces come home from all the wars.

Keep looking  up.

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California’s proposed textbooks would advance homosexual teaching in public schools

Here we go again! Parents when are you going to stand up, and say enough? Why is it that righteousness is always under attack in our country?  Does anyone think it is necessary to subject children to this propaganda, and that is what it is? 

This is not just a lifestyle as we are being told. It is now, and always has been sin. God is not pleased with man with man, or woman with woman. (Rom. 1: 18-32) Those who practice, and encourage it can expect eternal punishment, according to the scriptures. (I Cor. 6:9, 10) . Our government is justifying it by passing many supporting laws. Now our school systems are being encouraged to teach very young children things that should never be part of any text . Shades of Sodom and Gormorrah!                                                     

California’s school children, as young as kindergarten, would be required to learn about the contributions of gays, lesbians and the transgendered to American society as part of a bill pending before the state Senate.

“It’s an attack on our family and morals of our nation and so many children are falling for it,” said Orlean Koehle, a substitute teacher at Santa Rosa School District, north of San Francisco.

Koehl, the state president of the Eagle Forum of California, has closely monitored curriculum content in public schools after making national headlines several years ago by challenging a pro-gay assembly at one of the schools in her district.

“They had kept this assembly hush-hush and so none of the parents knew what was going on,” Koehle said.

In that instance, parents eventually prevailed in getting Santa Rosa officials to enact a policy that maintained parental rights over controversial content, the substitute teacher said. Now, Koehle and thousands of other pro-family advocates statewide are concerned that local policy such as that created by Santa Rosa, will be squelched with the passage of SB 1437, which some have warned will turn schools into sexual indoctrination centers.

“Everything is going to go up in the air,” Koehle said. “Everything we’ve worked so hard for could go away.”

Cathy Gibson, the San Diego area director for Concerned Women for America, agreed.

“This is really waking people up,” said

The law, said opponents, would also create a biased approached to homosexuality by prohibiting any textbooks, instructional materials or teaching content that would “adversely affect persons because of their gender—either real or perceived—or sexual orientation,” Ron Prentice, executive director of California Family Council, told CitizenLink.

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Will NBC Be Suprised?

One man stands up and expresses his opinion, and it effects the whole nation. Yes, he is free to do this according to our law, but christians have stood by quietly, for the most part, and allowed it. We know this was not the intention of the founding fathers when they wrote these laws because they emphasied their faith in God, and belief in guidance from Him.  Below is another case of  why christians need to fight such foolishness. It is time we took our nation back to the freedoms the founding fathers intended. There is nothing about the word GOD being on our currency that is dangerous to anyone, or a violation of their rights. Stop the foolishness.

SAN FRANCISCO – An atheist who has spent four years trying to ban the Pledge of Allegiance from being recited in public schools is now challenging the motto printed on U.S. currency because it refers to God.

Michael Newdow seeks to remove “In God We Trust” from U.S. coins and dollar bills, claiming in a federal lawsuit filed Thursday that the motto is an unconstitutional endorsement of religion.

Newdow, a Sacramento doctor and lawyer, used a similar argument when he challenged the Pledge of Allegiance in public schools because it contains the words “under God.”

 He took his pledge fight to the U.S. Supreme Court, which in 2004 said he lacked standing to bring the case because he did not have custody of the daughter he sued on behalf of.

An identical lawsuit later brought by Newdow on behalf of parents with children in three Sacramento-area school districts is pending with the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, after a Sacramento federal judge sided with Newdow in September. The judge stayed enforcement of the decision pending appeal, which is expected to reach the Supreme Court.

Congress first authorized a reference to God on a two-cent piece in 1864. The action followed a request by the director of the U.S. Mint, who wrote there should be a “distinct and unequivocal national recognition of the divine sovereignty” on the nation’s coins.

In 1955, the year after Congress inserted the words “under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance, Congress required all currency to carry the motto “In God We Trust.”

 

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“The placement of ‘In God We Trust’ on the coins and currency was clearly done for religious purposes and to have religious effects,” Newdow wrote in the 162-page lawsuit he filed against Congress.

Newdow’s latest lawsuit came five days after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected, without comment, a challenge to an inscription of “In God We Trust” on a North Carolina county government building.

In doing so, the justices upheld the Richmond, Va.-based 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which ruled that “In God We Trust” appears on the nation’s coins and is a national motto.

“In this situation, the reasonable observer must be deemed aware of the patriotic uses, both historical and present, of the phrase ‘In God We Trust,”’ the appeals panel ruled in upholding the inscription’s display.

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Ever Wonder?

Did you ever wonder about all the comments people make about heaven? Most do not pay much attention to God’s will, or Christ’s suffering, and the absolute statements about who will inhabit the place of the soul, yet when death occurs everyone is in heaven. Why do we think that is true? Is it accurate according to the scriptures? We hope that all will serve God faithfully, while living, by obeying his scriptures as written. It is then that we can be comfortable with the resting place of ones soul.

Published in: on August 16, 2009 at 5:57 PM  Comments Off on Ever Wonder?  

MTV Reality Check

A few months ago when The Patriot covered the MTV reality show “16 and Pregnant,” we focused on the lowbrow voyeurism of reality TV in general and MTV’s glamorization of teen pregnancy in particular. In his recent opinion piece, however, Brent Bozell points out another angle to this story, a cloud with a silver lining: In a time when half of teen pregnancies end in abortion, the teenagers featured on the show opted, not to abort their babies, but instead to deal in adult fashion with the consequences of their actions.

Bozell applauded not only the unwed parents, but MTV as well for depicting the downside of the casual sex typically celebrated by the network’s programming. One couple even chose the most selfless route imaginable: They gave their baby up for adoption to a couple that was better equipped to care for it.

But while Bozell makes a valid point, there is clearly a tightrope to walk here. For example, who’s to say that after viewing the hardships of teen parenting, some teens wouldn’t, upon finding themselves pregnant, be more likely to choose abortion? And no one knows this better than MTV, for while the show’s Web site offers advice on contraception (and states that the only surefire way to prevent pregnancy is to abstain), it also clearly endorses Planned Parenthood, the nation’s largest abortion provider. Patriot Post

The scriptures are plain on pregnancy. It should not exist in any other relationship but marriage. If it does then someone has just become a Mother and Father, and have obligations to care for their family. There is no other way even if that places them in a position that do not prefer. Once a man and woman decided to have sex there is always the chance of conceiving a child. Many should think more about that.

Published in: on August 9, 2009 at 1:39 PM  Comments (1)  

Work and wealth

You cannot legislate the poor into freedom by legislating the wealthy out of freedom. What one person receives without working for, another person must work for without receiving. The government cannot give to anybody anything that the government does not first take from somebody else. When half of the people get the idea that they do not have to work because the other half is going to take care of them, and when the other half gets the idea that it does no good to work because somebody else is going to get what they work for, that my dear friend, is about the end of any nation. You cannot multiply wealth by dividing it.”  Dr. Adrian Rogers, 1931

The scriptures agree with the above quote, in both the scriptural and physical realm. We need to work to teach and save souls, as well as supplying our physical needs.

 

 

Published in: on August 5, 2009 at 10:01 AM  Comments Off on Work and wealth