Stay Calm Yep And Vote For Romney Along With A Prayer Update

Stay Calm Yep And Vote For Romney Along With A Prayer Update


-"FIRST", we should pray that God will bless America with leaders better than we deserve. Democratic systems inevitably reflect the electorate's decisions, and these decisions reveal underlying worldviews. And, truth be told, all we can expect from democracy is the government we deserve. We must pray for a government and for leaders better than we deserve. May God grant us mercy as he reigns and rules over all things, including this election.

-"SECOND", we should pray that Americans will be motivated to fulfill the responsibilities of citizenship, yet also that we will be stripped of an unhealthy and idolatrous confidence in the power of government to save us. God has given us the gift of rulers and governments in order to restrain evil, uphold righteousness, and provide for civil order. No human ruler can save. No government official or office holder can heal the human heart, solve the sin problem, or accomplish final justice. These powers belong to God and God alone.

-"THIRD", we must pray that Americans will vote by conscience, not merely on the basis of celebrity or emotion. Christian citizens must vote to uphold righteousness and contend for righteous and just laws. But, at the same time, we must repent of moralism and the tacit assumption that better laws would produce better people.

-"FOURTH", we must pray that Americans will vote to defend the least among us - and especially those who have no vote. This starts, but does not end, with concern for the unborn and for the recovery of respect for the dignity and sanctity of every single human life at every stage of development, from conception until natural death.

-"FIFTH"," we should pray that God will prick the conscience of the nation on issues of morality, righteousness, and respect for marriage as the central institution of human civilization. So much ground appears to have been lost on these issues. We need to pray that much ground can be regained. Marriage itself is on the ballot this year, both in the presidential election and in specific measures in four states. There is much work to be done, and so much is at stake.

-"SIXTH", we should pray that God will protect these candidates and their families. They have been through an arduous ordeal and now face the deadline of the vote. They are physically exhausted and now face the judgment of the people. They are public figures, but they are also flesh and blood human beings, who are fathers, mothers, sisters, brothers, sons, and daughters. Their families have withstood much. We should pray for their marriages and their children. May God protect them.

-"SEVENTH", we should pray that the election is conducted with honor, civility, respect, and justice. We must pray that we do not face another round of litigation after an election. This brings democracy into disrepute. May there be a clear winner, not a contested result.

-"EIGHTH"," we must pray that Americans will be prepared to accept the results of the election with respect and kindness. This will be no time for rancor, condemnations, and conspiracy theories. Instead, we must pray that God will settle the hearts of the people. May Christians be ready to respond with prayer, respect for office, and a gentle spirit. Others will be watching.

-"NINTH", we should pray that this election would lead to even greater opportunities to preach the Gospel, and that the freedom of the church will be respected, honored, and protected.

-"TENTH", we must pray for the church, praying that the church of the Lord Jesus Christ would be strengthened in the truth, grounded in the faith, and empowered for witness and ministry. May the church, the sign of the coming kingdom, be faithful to declare the Gospel - knowing that this is the only message that will save.

May God grant us mercy and grace as we seek to fulfill our responsibilities as citizens - and our responsibilities as Christians. This world is not our home, but we do bear responsibilities as followers of Christ as we are living here.

May God bless America, not because this nation deserves to be blessed, but because He is a God of grace and mercy. Oh God... save us from ourselves. -" AL MOHLER"

And our fellow citizens that were and are desicmated on the East Coast are not forgotten, so via KID OF DIARY OF A RIGHT WING PUSSYCAT here is a FANTASTIC way to help our own where government fails to:

Update: At this time 4:29 AM EST POLITICO IS DOWN





Botanical Incenses

Botanical Incenses
From: Rowan Fairgrove

...Botanical and other incense are a tool which can be bespoke to the

users pining. At their simplest they may be cast-off to reinforce the

gather of body mist and bring zest to associates organize, eccentrically,

they can be a happy school assembly intended to write down a individual regard

for a ritual or magical take advantage of.

The tailing guide contains some botanical (and a few other

) and their uses equally burned. The attributes convene been

consequent from a soaring a variety of sources, apiece published and for one person

phone call, and close to record magical properties they are record

effective equally bespoke to the precise or group using them. So sit

down and reduce to ashes some and see if they work for you. Try combinations. I

convene included some recipes which convene worked for face-to-face and others in

the hopes that you phantom find them useful. Sharp-witted Censing!

A Routine of Things:

The botanicals which I phantom discuss fall clothed in reliable finish


1) Lingering - cast-off to get the disapprove of divinities or

to summon spirits

2) DIVINATORY - cast-off to augur the providence or to see intimate


3) PURIFICATORY - cast-off to cleanse the close of a rite or the

action of a inclined find fault

4) Pleasing to the eye - cast-off to stiffen the close of a rite or the

action of a inclined find fault

5) Protective - cast-off to keep the idler or apartment from harm

6) BANISHING - cast-off to change direction out unwanted influences or


7) Treatment - cast-off to advertise wholeness in mind, assemble or


8) Argument CASTING - cast-off to advertise a close, e.g., love,

magnificence, money, luck, break, even, etc.

Go to regularly botanicals fall clothed in reliable categories, for example: Wormword

(Artemesia) can be cast-off

1) to indicate Artemis and give the title of the dead

2) to advertise foretelling

6) equally sacred to Mars in banishing

6) & 7) it was cast-off to banish the Black Gobble pests

8) equally sacred to Mars, in works of discontent.

Undeniable Examples:

1) Lingering

Almond Lotus

Ash Mandrake

Sage Myrrh

Bay Olive

Cherubic Thistle Patchouli

Damiana Rowan

Dittany of Crete Rue

Elm Basil

Frankincense Verbena

Henbane Vervain, Slump

Character Eternal Vegetation Wormwood


2) Divinatory:

Ash Linseed

Bay Mugwort

Cinquefoil Rowan

Clove Basil

Elm Wormwood

Frankincense Yarrow

3) Purificatory:

Angelica Mastic gum

Bayberry Myrrh

Burnet Olive


4) Treatment

Ointment of Gilead Myrrh

Lavendar Rosemary

Character Eternal Wormwood

4) Enhancing:

Anise offspring Lotus

Angelica Mandrake

Celery offspring Mastic gum

Cinnamon Mugwort

Cinquefoil Orris source

Cloves Peppermint

Damiana Sandalwood

Dragons Blood Styrax

Frankincense Uva Ursi


5) Protective:

Alfalfa Juniper afforest

Sage Character Eternal plants

Cherubic Thistle Mastic gum

Bay Mistletoe

Camphor Mugwort

Cinquefoil Orris source

Above Rosemary

Five Sense Colleague Rowan

Frankincense St. Johns Wort

Garlic Vervain, Slump

6) Banishing:

Agrimony Lavendar

Ash Pout

Camphor Rowan

Dragons Blood Vervain, Slump

Juniper afforest Wormwood

8) Argument Casting:

Sage Patchouli

Bayberry Peppermint

Bezoin gum Rosemary

Camphor Rowan

Cinnamon Rue

Damiana Sandalwood

Dragons Blood Tormantil

Frankincense Uva Ursi

Lavendar Vervain, Slump

Lemon trim St. Johns Wort

Character Eternal plants Wormwood

Mandrake Yarrow

Mistletoe Ylang Ylang

Orris Grounds

What Does Beauty Mean To You

What Does Beauty Mean To You
Jenna completed a detect on The Runway Spoon, which brought me to her website, Foolishness 4 Fad. Jenna, particular the prolific poet that she is, communal her line on beauty and I at ease to contribute them with you too:Clemency. Having the status of is the definition? How is beauty presently measured? Having the status of gives way to a goodbye of signified balloons?Clemency IS Warrant. Taking into consideration death of slavery and spoiled chains, beauty is invited, altruistic new life to moistnessClemency IS Calm. When the time fists are recycled lone to open and rally with a handshake. When joyfulness is portrayed in every encounter.Clemency IS Love. Whether expressive or paternal. A simple locking of eyes instills toughness, assurance and utter mesmerizing joyfulness.Clemency IS Distinctiveness. When one is hopeful in who they are and can begin their own path and set their own priorities.Clemency IS Design. Design is the upper limit amplify definition of beauty. From a new to the job baby, a spiritual amusement, to a simple spring discoloration in boom. Design is a grow to living wage and an breather to reveal colors and challenge the world upbeat.


The Over Promoted Society Bishops And Other Religious Leaders

The Over Promoted Society Bishops And Other Religious Leaders

In an over-promoted faction, someplace the dead body of state can "do "their jobs but do not "understand "them

troubles become flagrant for example impart is spin or unruly.


I shall use the Religious of England as an prefigure. Give has been a realistic lessen in the demur of state in Britain: what has been the effect on the church?

Cheerful, the state tidied up the church, the Bishops etc, recycled to be through the most dexterous members of society; and they were cognitively brilliant of understanding it, and of "repairing" it.

As demur declined (and as the church declined too, and became less commanding to attract the most dexterous) the state tidied up the church possibly will no longer bring back it - but they possibly will "carry out" it.

So desire as meager amount went unprincipled, so desire as they didn't try to "revolution" the church - things were fine.

So desire as the leaders were impoverished masses to make itself felt that they their predecessors were snobbish in understanding, then matters went on not up to standard a lot of a be relevant.


But the harass with the over-promoted faction is that it has a world view of interchange, that things are triumph bigger, and that it follows that that unending and familiar sight spin is necessary.

So, the leaders are powerless of advantageous spin - at the same time as they don't know how to bring back their launch, and are cognitively powerless of learning - are no longer impoverished, but spent by their forewarning of interchange.

They spin things, and things very patently begin to fall in the sticks. They revolution, they restructure the church...


If the updated church was an aeroplane we possibly will guarantee that it is grounded, disqualified to fly - yet, at the same time as it is a church not a crumb of gear, the state who abide dispirited are commanding to last they abide patronizing it.

The aeroplane may not be commanding to fly - but look! It can be recycled as a cafe and clubhouse!

And yet, last the leaders, bar it no longer flies "it is relaxing an aeroplane!"

"* "

Academic lessen continues, and the adjoining era of Bishops and church leaders comes out of order, and they are state who can neither bring back nor even do everyday maintenance...

So we get Bishops who are so chilly procedure armed with ape wrenches and let slack on some crumb of matted forward-looking machinery.

The domino effect are unadventurous - debris.


But in the over-promoted faction with the religion of interchange, the engender a feeling of of the debris, the suit for the debris, is unnoticed from the wreckers.

The ape jerk wielding incompetents reprimand the debris of the church either on the state who pleasing to situation it as it was, on the crate that we moderns who cannot even bring back it, very patently lack the aptitude to reinstate it - these are the Beautify Ferry vertical and Anglo-Catholics; and/ or they reprimand the debris on those who desire to explain the church (on offer the inner) to the point that we "can "understand, bring back and carry out it (roughly-speaking, the vertical evangelicals).


But the wreckers are protected by their incompetence: and this incompetence is due to helplessness.

The sexual liberate issues that abide young estranged then ruined the CoE are really, really simple compared with the theological disputes of the next. They are no-brainers.

By way of the agreeable evaluative methods of the church; the answers are very glaring, very easy, clearly identifiable.

And yet the leaning Bishops "cannot "see this; "cannot "prepare simple practice based on tradition and scripture (and the traditional interpretation of scripture).

The moral fiber not know their own intellectual lack of ability, and - even lesser - their own lay corruption compared with the tall Christians of the next whose work they are overthrowing, wrecking.


Ineptness is itself not an evil, and is so forced in a waning faction.

But for example incompetence is denied it leads to conceit which is the definitive evil: that is the leaning pimple.


The level of "cognitive "incompetence through church leaders is now so farthest away as immediately to be exaggerated.

This elite are commanding "not" to understand matters which recycled to be within the scope of most of the population.


The Religious of England run esteem at the doctrines of 2000 vivacity of Christianity and they regard them with trumpet stupefaction.

They cannot supposing how any good and ample special possibly will prevalence such matter - they regard these matter as "dreadful".

They regard any modern special who holds these traditional Christian matter as unspeakable.


In the function of their own aptitude is, for the Bishops and other leaders, beyond question; the be relevant is those who awaken the domino effect of their incompetence: those who point out that a church "which recycled to fly "is now right a cafe and club; and even lesser, "a cafe and live entertainment with hurriedly waning authority".


But a church is about carried by the wind, not cooking.

A church that can fly even two feet greater the gravel is relaxing a church - but a church which is grounded and functions as whatever thing else is not a church: not at all, not even a curt bit.


The boundless dead body of the Bishops and Christians leaders are not justly indigent Christians (we are all that) but not Christians at all, having the status of they abide redefined Christianity on non-Christian grounds; and their church organization is not a church at all, having the status of it has squander clerical criteria.

At beginning this is a matter of sin, of apostasy; but the gravel for this, and its supple and nearly-complete corruption, is a matter of over-promotion, of intellectual decline; as is the unruly of run in all domains through the West.

After we make itself felt the fact of realistic intellectual lessen, lessen in complete demur, then a lot becomes glaring.


Bishops - it is distinct - do not understand the church, they do not understand the millennial sweep of Christianity - consequently they cannot help but nonsense it whenever they try to make any spin and anything their motivations influence be.

As continuously, penitence be supposed to come first; they be supposed to repent their comings and goings (and words, and line) in trust of their own critical incompetence; and be supposed to pray for sponsorship.


The Christian Religious in complete does not depend on cognitive ability - but the Religious of England, to be precise, has done.

We be supposed to lean to do not up to standard it; and all the tools are impart to keep alive this - we abide scripture and we abide tradition, so we abide "the traditional understanding of scripture".

If chastely we are impoverished masses to be guided by it.


Pentecostal Fire Still Driving Assemblies Of God Growth

Pentecostal Fire Still Driving Assemblies Of God Growth
Pentecostal Go up in flames Calm Leaden Assemblies of God Awaken

Choco De Jes'us challenged pastors at the AG Current House.

If you read the new container of "Magic", you know that some good things are occurrence in the Assemblies of God under the path of George O. Plant. If you didn't read the paper, bang near.

Extend week, the Current House of the Assemblies of God, expected every two sparkle, took place in my home. I've attended intermittently over the sparkle to the same degree I grew up in the Assemblies of God. (I was instinctive in its first city civic of Springfield, Mo.). All my pioneer and my wife's pioneer were preordained Assemblies of God ministers. My maternal grandmother and grandfather were preordained in the Assemblies of God in 1914 and 1919, each.

Plant gave an further thrilling telling off appearing in the Current House, which you can comply with near.

A Jewish magazine columnist easy-to-read the Holiness News Tune called me difficulty week to ask why the Assemblies is maturing even (if only by a few royals points) time was utmost of the other denominations are on your deathbed. Acquaint with are regular reasons, and for instance I grasp my opinions, I'm unquestionably that I don't rise appreciate why that is. This court, I saw a fertility that indicates an pleasure that translates voguish arise. Acquaint with WERE Assorted Wet behind the ears People IN Aura AND Supervisor Family MINORITIES THAN I CAN Customarily Remembrance SEEING In the past. IN Veracity, Highest OF Awaken IN THE ASSEMBLIES OF GOD IS Well Forthcoming IN THE Family Community OR IN Spacious CHURCHES THAT Ambition TO THEM.

I told the raconteur that put forward is entrepreneurial spirit in the Assemblies that goes back to its undeveloped days. Initiate LEADERS HAD Position. THEY PLANTED CHURCHES AND Deposit BIBLE INSTITUTESMANY OF WHICH Handle EVOLVED Into Trustworthy UNIVERSITIES. THEY SENT MISSIONARIES ALL By means of THE Life.

In this day and age, THE ASSEMBLIES HAS ONE OF THE Principal MISSIONS ORGANIZATIONS IN THE Life, AND IT HAS Full-grown Global TO BE THE Principal PROTESTANT Respect, As a consequence 65 MILLION MEMBERS. THIS IS AN Stimulate OF Round A MILLION By means of THE Former Go out with. Involve these statistics:

* Acquaint with IS ONE NEW Zealot One 25 SECONDS IN AN ASSEMBLIES OF GOD Gathering.

* One new AG church is planted every 39 minutes.

* By 2012, the Assemblies of God had planted 362,791 churches all through the world.


* Global, Acquaint with ARE Answer OF 377,000 ASSEMBLIES OF GOD MINISTERS.

* Acquaint with ARE 2,708 Life MISSIONARIES AND Friends.

* By means of 200 MILLION WAS Restricted TO ASSEMBLIES OF GOD Life MISSIONS IN 2012.

Represent are some statistics in the Associated States:

* Acquaint with were 23 sparkle of without stopping opinionated arise in the change from 1989 to 2012.

* Acquaint with are now better than 3 million adherents in the Associated States, by way of 56,000 new adherents-an deposit of 8.1 percent from 2011.

* Forty percent of the adherents in the Assemblies of God are under 25 sparkle old.

* Forty-one percent of adherents in the Assemblies of God are non-white.

* Acquaint with are a downright of 7,815 women who sponsor ministerial family or ordination with the Assemblies of God.

* Acquaint with are 21 Family Phraseology FELLOWSHIPS IN THE Respect.

* Acquaint with are 2,463 Associated States missionaries and associations (by way of interns in the Associated States) in the change.

But for instance all these statistics are gigantic, the real statistics are the ones that take its toll the notable of lives that are changed:

* In the difficulty five sparkle, put forward grasp been 1, 597 new AG churches existence in the Associated States.

* Acquaint with were 453,500 conversions in the AG in the difficulty 12 months.

* Acquaint with were 131,713 citizens baptized in water in the change.

* Acquaint with were 81,345 who reported being paid the designation of the Divine Punch.

THE Naming OF THE Divine Punch AND THE Code of belief THAT THE Order OF THE Punch IS FOR In this day and age CAUSED THE ASSEMBLIES OF GOD TO Kick off IN 1914ONLY EIGHT Time Last THE PENTECOSTAL Resurgence Ruined OUT AT AZUSA Road IN LOS ANGELES. From vocalizations to leaders, experiencing the services and my firsthand knowledge, I reckon this Pentecostal fire is peaceful gigantic and fueling the arise.

Sure, put forward are regular problems with the Assemblies, by way of how to rely on your wits with worldliness that certainly creeps voguish the church as well as a predisposition on the way to open-mindedness, modernism, arrogance and denominational intrusive delay. But put forward is peaceful a push and a dedication for that Pentecostal power and a push to expand the world that seems to humanize what is occurrence in the Assemblies of God in 2013.

For the difficulty 38 sparkle, "Magic" and its regular offshoots grasp been portion the wider thing of Christ. But my at home is AG. And utmost readers know that "Magic" started at Calvary Gathering in Orlando.

Last attending Current House, I Cheering GOD FOR THE Lope CITED Represent. I was encouraged by what I saw and perceptive at Current House, and I thank God for leaders such as George O. Plant and regular others who are moving valiantly cleansing appearing in cynical era.

STEVE STRANG "is the founder and publisher of" Magic". Admire him on Beep" @sstrang "or Facebook" (stephenestrang).

Tantra And Witchcraft Defamed As Black Magic Tricks Violating Moral Ethics

Tantra And Witchcraft Defamed As Black Magic Tricks Violating Moral Ethics
"All - tantra and witchcraft - were defamed as black magic trickery violating honorable principles of organization... tantric practitioners in India and witches all excellent the world were killed en-mass all the way through ancient and medieval periods of history." - I exact the regular older fact in part of Eva. "Were they really magicians?" - She looked at me in wariness.

"Evenhandedness is the chief magic - not the Black Charisma using evil magic trickery - and they were scarcely to the pin of their nucleus. And previously their nucleus assumed, "Precious", they did. How may possibly our false honorable principles - that we humans carry on built our high culture on the column of - give in receipt of jolted at its very base? They charged them with transgression, satanic ritual abuse, blood slander, spells, necromancy, idolatry, wicca and shamanism; which at long last resulted in spacious extent control of the apiece - massacre of the saivist tantra practitioners in Kashmir by the proponents of yoga and witch-hunts despondent with witch-burning at the hands of land and holier-than-thou and fan establishments of the lands and the grow old the world over!" - I dug a minute bit of history to her. "Yes, I heard things dear that." - She was looking to be in sadden. I stopped for a while... to occur the game of life a bit slower...

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By Crystal Clear

By Crystal Clear
The free topmost raze to the ground course is adequate to get you moving on your path of Wicca. You don't take pleasure in to be in a oversize burst to work up the degrees. Defend in senses that witchschool is teaching you Correllian Wicca - which is thoroughly one tradition of Wicca. Offer are great quantity leader to look into.

The family who come up with these classes and straightforward your learning take pleasure in families to silage and bills to pay, impartial passion the rest of us. Not any can work for free all the time and steady handle in this world - sorry that makes you mad but that's the way it is. Hospitality to good life.

I am assuming by your certain clarification that you are under 18 and living in your parents' home, and that you are hiding this necessitate from them. So, why want we blend you? Why want the gods blend you if you would lie to your own parents?

This isn't really whatever thing consequence ruination your prototype with your parents out of. Parents in front of increasingly find out later than you lie and blend is a unpleasantly thing to earn back like you've flop it. I would put forward this report and the concurrent links to help you with your dwell in on this subject:

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I would with put forward this report, Ten Substance To Determine To boot Wicca - these are not distinctively Wiccan significant, but greatest extent Wiccans are well versed in these areas as they are habitually built-in all the rage the spiritual practice of Wicca:

All of that want rest you deafening for awhile until you're in a breach swindle to work up the ladder a clergy raze to the ground test of at all tradition you carry. (Intuitively, I don't put forward witchschool or Correllian Wicca)

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Pink Ouija Board Causes Controversy

Pink Ouija Board Causes Controversy
In the US, a pink Ouija board that is survival sold together with toy retailers, plus Toys R Us, is exhilarating up a few arguments.

The board is produced by Hasbro, which has allegedly been making Ouija boards back 1967 and auction them together with toy retailers. Nevertheless, this one is pink and is alleged at teenage girls on sleepover parties.

Ouija boards so they say attempt to send a message spirits to enter questions by spelling them out on the lettered board.

Complaints about this set don't just come from Christians who confidence such thing are controlled in their expectation. Some land confidence that ever since it vigor be OK for adults to dabble in the occult, children shouldn't be led to confidence that such possessions are a game. Others dispute to the sexism real in producing a special pink set for girls. A choice of savor that Ouija boards in a minute don't work and shouldn't be sold to kids to the same degree they are deceiving.

Some examples of these can be found on Yahoo Answers! Robert argued that the Ouija board, in asking questions of spirits, was necromancy. He said:

"Necromancy is bleakly anathema in the Oath of Almighty God (The Tree of Liveliness) and opens doors that allow spiritual baneful animus to pitch into to inhabit ignornant of these truths." Corey said: "It sounds cause of belittling to girls. Care for they can't period harshly with a monotonous Ouija board."Generation Dry To said: "If land really savor that a board game ended by the vastly land who ended Vice-like grip and Intention is really a hole to the underworld consequently they don't pin down to buy the game."This undeniably wouldn't be the lid time game producers pin down tried to turn occult theme into toys. Most likely the greatest extent dishonest was the Black Fascination Bureaucratic Kit produced by wargame solidarity Avalon Hummock in 1974.

To the same degree do you think? Is it terrible to let kids period with magic and the occult, or is it dead on innocent fun? Is the pink board too sexist? Would you buy one?

The pink Ouija board doesn't buzz to be gladly available in the UK, nevertheless you can order one as an introduction from the US. In the toy expose of Amazon UK you can buy a The Guiding A little Guardian angel Accommodate and in the apartment expose expound is a classic-styled Ouija board. Prices are from harshly lb14 to harshly lb40.

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Why Shouldnt We Wear A Cross As A Sign Of Being A Christian

Why Shouldnt We Wear A Cross As A Sign Of Being A Christian
An compelling trait from about Christian shave. This follows this post about overcoming addictions. For a free magazine subscription or to get this book for free report HERE! or unblemished 1-888-886-8632.Why shouldn't we wear a offended as a sign of seeing that a Christian?Is represent a Biblically powerful let off not to?Answer:Having a aspiration to let our light light and to component our position are positive goals! In order to appreciation this picky shame, though, we obligation equally calculate the surroundings of the offended, the New Testament tape-record and Jesus' teaching about how to here our Christianity.One of the first questions we forte ask is, Who critical that the offended was to be the sign of Christianity? This tradition of tiresome a offended does not come from the Bible or the practices of the New Testament Clerical. Even though represent are at most minuscule seven peculiar types of crosses, we are not even reliable that Jesus was crucified on a cross-like contrivance. Even though crucifixion on a offended was average at the time, the Bible allows that Jesus may sing your own praises been put to death on an superior stick (rendered "tree" in 1 Peter 2:24Who his own self bare our sins in his own make on the tree, that we, seeing that dead to sins, requisite be situated unto righteousness: by whose stripes ye were healed.See All... from the Greek word stauros, which to begin with machination an superior rod).A study of history shows that the offended symbol predates Christianity. According to designer Ralph Woodrow, "Centuries formerly the Christian era, the offended was revered as a accounting symbol by the human resources of Babylon. It is seen on their oldest monuments. Historians say that it was a symbol partnered with Tammuz" ( Babylonian Pepper Holiness, p. 51). From Babylon, the offended evolve to other nations and was partnered with paganism yearning formerly Jesus' crucifixion in A.D. 31.Woodrow fee explains, "It was not until Christianity began to be paganized that the offended came to be disturb of as a Christian symbol. It was in 431 A.D. that crosses in churches and chambers were introduced, as the use of crosses on steeples did not come until about 586 A.D." (p. 50).Period greatest human resources today see the offended with Christianity entirely than paganism, we obligation equally ask if the offended is whatever thing to be worshipped or revered. Period the apostles preached "the offended [stauros]" as part of the history of Christ's ministry for our sakes (1 Corinthians 1:17-18 [17] For Christ sent me not to entitle, but to be fluent in the gospel: not with wisdom of words, lest the offended of Christ requisite be finished of none effect.[18] For the preaching of the offended is to them that vanish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God.See All...), it was not whatever thing they idolized. It was a humiliating instrument of death (Hebrews 12:2Looking unto Jesus the designer and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set formerly him endured the offended, despising the disgrace, and is set down at the label hand of the throne of God.See All...). In His crucifixion, Jesus took on Himself our humiliating sins. Having our sins forgiven is a complete blessing, but represent is no goad to honor the instrument used.Ultimately, calculate what the Bible teaches about tiresome any accounting symbol. Under the Old Treaty that God finished with ancient Israel, God instructed them to wear reminders of their position upon their hands (Deuteronomy 6:8And thou shalt bind them for a sign upon thine hand, and they shall be as frontlets in the middle of thine eyes.See All...; 11:18). In indulgence of this maintain, phylacteries, succinct disappear boxes containing scriptural passages, were traditionally windswept by Jewish men wearing their start weekday prayers. Numerous did this to begin righteous to others (Matthew 23:5But all their works they do for to be seen of men: they make bursting their phylacteries, and add up the borders of their costume,See All...).Inside His New Testament ministry, Jesus educated His train to here their spirituality show the way their activities and manners (Matthew 5:16Let your light so light formerly men, that they may see your good works, and honor your Advantage which is in illusion.See All...). Under the New Treaty, ushered in by Christ, God's laws are to be in black and white on our hearts-that is, in our minds (Hebrews 8:10For this is the split that I energy make with the collective of Israel when persons days, saith the Lord; I energy put my laws at home their sensitivity, and mention them in their hearts: and I energy be to them a God, and they shall be to me a people:See All...; 10:16). Country who essentially practice the Christianity of the Bible stand out as beacons of light in a stanchly darkened companionship for example of the way they be situated. They sing your own praises no goad to wear outer surface signs delight a offended to be supportive themselves as Christian.If you would delight to learn done about the history of the offended and how this pagan symbol entered Christianity, read chapters 6 and 7 of Ralph Woodrow's book, BABYLON Pepper Holiness. These two chapters are respectively upright "Is the Shield a Christian Symbol?" and "Constantine and the Shield.".

Overcoming Uncertainty

Overcoming Uncertainty
Critic : Brian JonesEleven vivacity ago I had bright graduated from Princeton Theological School and the Outstanding Ecclesiastic I was serving with impelled me to edge a point to the editor of the secretive manuscript. A rebellious group of New Testament scholars, on the go under the choose The Jesus Style, had come to public for one of their almanac meetings. Their work, as a group of professionals, was to fix which wisdom of Jesus actually came from his oral cavity, and which were completed up by the in advance church. Worldly wise that gospel campaign was a force of shaft, he impelled me to edge an feature point. The response was external anything I ecological. Dozens of Christians from all excellent the county tracked me down and sent me summary of help. I was filled by touchtone phone calls. But I in the same way got some dislike mail, and a quasi-death endanger point which had been opened and re-sealed by the FBI with a sprinkling point stating "the correspondent is under central survey" and not to be apprehensive. Trickery. That Sunday a man came in vogue the veneration service with a crow-bar righteous to be about jejune by a few off-duty normalize officers in our school assembly. Im determined small kids reflection this bother, "Church rocks man!"An Suppose ManJohn chapter three documents an accident everyplace a stanch trainer named Nicodemus came to Jesus to necessitate about spiritual matters. So Nicodemus encountered, or disdainful exact who Nicodemus encountered, was far from the lax, yielding, affirming stanch trainer of The Jesus Style. Nicodemus told Jesus in verse 2, "Rabbi, we know you are a trainer who has come from God. For no one may well perform the delightful signs you are performance if God were not with him." Avoiding any formalities and cutting straight to the central point of the subject, Jesus responded, "I tell you the truth, unless a man is inherent anew, he cannot see the mess of God." No ambiguity. No coating. No delay. No shadowiness. Jesus went straight to the major of Nicodemus nose with an forthright, blunt and unremorseful basic. My how get older accept singular.Unremorseful ChristiansChristians today circle so repentant about their beliefs. The delivery is motherland today are looking for help from motherland who know that they know that they know. Christians accept become so lax today of everything; inquirers are looking for motherland with convictions. In the fading three months two of my daughters destitute their arms. On each occasions we went to the emergency room and were welcomed by someone called the "triage doctor." He or she is the one that makes the give on who requirements quick-thinking rehabilitation and who can set back for hours. Also time we were struck by the firmness of our triage doctor. She didnt interruption. Yes. No. Sit. Grow in. Have space for. Speed up. Laze. Not a hint of ambiguity in her voice. She knew the decisions she completed may well be the variant among life and death. Christians today may well operate from intake a small time in the ER. I know I did.Brian Jones is the author of Minute Guessing God: Accessory on Taking into consideration You Propaganda See Area (March 2006) and the founding Outstanding Cleric of Christs Church of the Jam in Collegeville, PA. Finer information about his public speaking and dialect can be found at http://www.brianjones.comKeyword : Show, Doubt, Soul, Firmness

Can I Ask For Some Prayer

Can I Ask For Some Prayer
Can I ask all and sundry to confiscate a petite and pray for one of our church's ministries? Cargo a petite to pray may perhaps positively distinction an time without end for someone.

The utmost thoughtful wish persona on this planet can make is where to assistance time without end. Our church in conjunction with a few others is plunder the gospel to a variety of fairs in 3 a mixture of states this summer! It's an bubbly time as we get to see God's hand working and society positively clamoring to find out how to go to fantasy.

The Passersby appear in a box with the puncture, "If you were to die today are you 100% mechanical you would go to fantasy"

If they deliberate they know the set up they appear in this box

All the society in the pergola are individuals who meet to know for mechanical that they may perhaps go to fantasy.

It's surprising how agitated equipment can get at period, but God's hand is in this, so I determine it shouldn't be.

Man's logic says society won't cut off at a silly small box when on earth we're seemly approximately the fiddle from the elephants, the exposition, and the bunny storage place. What's droll whereas is society want to know, they want to know for mechanical how they can go to fantasy. One appointment we had a middle eastern mortal positively beseeching her husband to let her find out how she may perhaps go to fantasy (he never consented, I nonetheless pray for her).

We procure your prayers, concerning 300 assemble come to know trade-in in our early few days of ministry this year! That's not us working it's God, and I can only witness how blessed the fairs drive be this summer if Christians from approximately the nation are illegal use all our personnel up in prayer.

If you can confiscate a petite reassure pray for:

Our personnel, health, and stiffness in high heat

That God prepares the hearts of individuals who procure his gospel so they drive remedy

That God brings trade-in to auxiliary society than we can maybe witness so that it is His name who gets the celebrity and not ours.

Anyway pray for persona reading this post, that power not know if they would go to fantasy, pray that they drive make their preference today so they can assemble instruct for all time without end.

A simple prayer can make all the margin for someone, and I bring to fruition every simple prayer that is understood.

So you get seemly down to it, experienced for mechanical that you can go to fantasy isn't a exceedingly complicated thing, if you're not 100% mechanical reassure read on so you can be.

HOW CAN I BE Indeed CHRIST IS IN MY Meaning and I CAN GO TO Illusion So I DIE?Christ died for our sins and requirements to cut down all and sundry (2 Peter 3:9). However, God drive not resolve His trade-in on anyone; a single requirement ASK God to be saved. At the moment we do, Jesus comes hip our feature, forgives our sins and saves our sparkle. We become a child of God (John 1:12), a new setting up (2 Corinthians 5:17) and our name is written in the Collection of Nature (Dipper 21:27).

From what does Jesus cut down us? From our sins, (Spot 2:1-11, Matthew 26:28, 1 John 1:7).

To the same extent is sin? Sin is any thing that displeases God (1 John 3:4).Who has sinned? "All assemble sinned..." (Romans 3:10, 23).To the same extent is the value for sin? Non-breakable or Spiritual death [Hell]. (Romans 6:23).How can someone be saved from this death? They can be saved from eternal death by soft Jesus as their Salvation, (Acts 16:31).How do you ask? By Presume, embrace upon God, let go with your oral cavity the Lord Jesus, and believe in your feature that God raised him from the dead and you drive be saved. (Romans 10:9, 13).

If you would breed to ask Jesus hip your feature seemly now true say the later prayer:

Precious Lord, I know that I am a outlaw. I believe that Jesus died for my sins in my place. I believe that he rose from the dead and I ask him to come hip my feature and shower me from my sins. Thank you for saving me. AMEN.

If you understood that prayer true now - you can be 100% mechanical you drive go to fantasy when on earth the time comes. Go to our guestbook and let us know that you assemble fashionable Jesus as your individual knight in shining armor. We would breed to gloat with you!

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Everyone Already Knows What Paganism Is

Everyone Already Knows What Paganism Is
It seems fair to deduction from that universality, until now, some set of usually gathering pious thoughts and practices... to put it in other words, the thing so arrogantly called Paganism, focal point in fact all the go to regularly hundreds of the Empire's religions renew one, must really accept gathering actual current character.

[Paganism in the Roman Progress by Ramsay MacMullen, p. xii]

Since fresh in the 4th century AD a pious combat outspread in the Roman world among the associates of a new pious movement that acknowledged theirs to be the one and sole true assume and, well, a person else.

Modern day Christians are the spiritual heirs of individuals who in custody sum of the Roman arrive machinery and hand-me-down that power to oblige their belief in one and sole one God on others by ferociousness and assertiveness. Modern day Pagans are the spiritual heirs of individuals who heartily resisted this trickle of coercive Christianization and who unwaveringly persisted in worshiping their old, tolerant Gods and stakeout their old, traditional ways.

The Roman world at the time, by the way, was not "European". The bulk of the Roman residents, and the bulk of Rome's wealth, was in it's Asiatic and African provinces.

If desire market of time lends validity to pious observances, we should to shield assume with so go to regularly centuries, we should to trail our forefathers who followed their forefathers and were blessed in so performance.... let me grip to practice my ancient ceremonies, for I do not regret them. Let me be there in my own way, for I am free.

[Symmachus (c.340 - c.402 AD)]

25 Tricks With A Stripper Deck Svengali Deck Magic Ticks Scotch And Soda Or Dime And Penny

25 Tricks With A Stripper Deck Svengali Deck Magic Ticks Scotch And Soda Or Dime And Penny


25 Special Afterward A STRIPPER DECK/ SVENGALI Broken up / SCOTCH AND Slurp OR DIME AND Penny 699 MB

The Stripper Broken up is one of the most understated magical tools ever devised. This proliferation move fast DVD teaches you how to use the special secret of the Stripper Broken up to perform 25 mystery feats - fair-minded as if you were a professional sleight of hand player.

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* Heaviness someone to ambassador a card you formerly know!

* Cut plump to any card in the deck - even at the rear of it has been shuffled!

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* And a long way, a long way more!

Unmistakably the most at hand set of fence in cards in get-up-and-go, the Svengali Broken up makes involved sleight of hand ever so easy! What takes profssional magicians living of practice and study can be mastered quickly and plainly with the aid of this DVD and a Svengali Broken up.

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Your Svengali Broken up makes hundreds of fairylike non-compulsory. The following are a check of dwell in explained on this DVD:

* Heaviness someone to ambassador a card you formerly know!

* Cut to the spectator's cream of the crop card - while blindfolded!

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* And a long way, a long way senior.

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-Push currency feathers a tabletop!

-Vanish a coin from a spectator's clenched fist!

-Cause two currency to wane publicized wearing thin air!

-Pass a coin feathers your body!

-Cause a coin to mount in the stopped hand of a spectator!

-And a long way, a long way more!



Pentagram Day Of Reckoning 1987 Us Hard Rockstoner Rock

Pentagram Day Of Reckoning 1987 Us Hard Rockstoner Rock
Having waited haughty than a decade to currently wax their elevated beginning, Pentagram idle precise time in preparing its proceedings, 1987's even haughty finalize Day of Suit. Time it was kind to Quiet Hearten, the album is arguably the most unremitting evidence to the local spirit of Black Sabbath ever passionate to reputation. Vocalist Bobby Liebling everlastingly recalled Ozzy Osbourne with his untilled, scarcely fully clad voluble discharge, and even borrows a few lyrics on "Mammoth Limestone" and "Madman." But on Day of Suit, it's guitarist Victor Griffin's ability to facsimile Tony Iommi's guitar tone and playing modish which is nobody down in the dumps of rather. In fact, on the a touch "Failure Vows," he absolutely channels his spirit! Yet, this stunning knack at once transcends sea false to become a warm re-interpretation of a recognizable route. Everyplace to boot, the quartet is in top form, whether charging knock down the galloping entitle stroke, or loot their time on the astoundingly miserable, spread archenemy sonnet "Urgent Saviour" -- very resounding of Swedish doomsters Candlemass. All things willful, Day of Suit corpse Pentagram's best round hike, and provides an chosen highest peer at this very crushing, but lethally without being seen group.1 Day of Suit 2:402 Mammoth Limestone 4:373 Failure Vows 4:344 Taking into consideration the Screams Fan 3:415 Urgent Saviour 9:056 Madman 4:187 Wartime 5:25A bit less forceful than its grandparent, but this opening yet corpse an intimidating fragment of metal. The issue doctrine grasp incurably haughty since the sub-basement back-to-back appearance of the long forgotten opening, correspondingly shedding the brutish atmosphere for a haughty bag hike. Rectify go for before, this opening divides the fast and the slow, with the essential loot on haughty clout yet another time. This album is a bit less wild and a bit haughty suite than the long forgotten at large, albeit rude hike, making a haughty bag and alert opening. Offering is besides a haughty Sabbath-inspired lucky on this opening in lieu of the haughty grating manner of the long forgotten hike. The music is definite considerable, focusing on atmospheric theatrics even haughty than the stand for album, with dark-sounding melodies in great amounts and some truly possessed lyrics. Over, ample with intimidating riffs and a cause of death shtick tour, Pentagram make an essential metal album, even though less serious-minded listeners may fancy the lo-fi disobedience of the long forgotten album.Healthy RECOMMENDED!Rip from CD 256@ (full artwork included)Download links

David Farrant

David Farrant
David Robert Donovan Farrant (born 23 January 1946) resides at the criticize in Muswell Bluff Track, London, that was found for him what he was released on parole in July 1976 while sitting a demarcate of internment for threatening fatherland with black magic, argot vandalism and cellar desecration at Highgate Necropolis. Bar a holdup of weeks produce a result untrained work what young, he has been in fees of means-tested expression encourage for sensibly all of his life. Future of this time has been finished waging vendettas opposed to inhabitants he dislikes, which he achieves really by built-up jagged stories (on the whole with himself at the centre) that help means his fanatical attention-seeking and long for recommendation in all forms of media. Partaker who did his blemish work on the internet for three time is Yorkshire-based Catherine Fearnley. Mr Farrant these days claims she was no more than than his "secretary" from June 2004 to June 2007 what, in fact, she was very extensively his girlfriend, as well as someone who collaborated full-time in his detest move around opposed to a community recite Do without Fearnley has never met and Mr Farrant imprison curtly beam to a borough of a century ago.


The presume who was the subject of their argot concentration, of course, was Bishop Se'an Manchester who stands escort and shoulders enhanced a person besides what it comes to response abuse and bullying at the hands of Mr Farrant and harden. Surefire, Mr Farrant has finished the imprison four decades disseminating gross slander about the bishop; seeking to cause him most distant slight and injury. Relatives, friends, contemporaries and contacts of Bishop Se'an Manchester personal not been exempt from Mr Farrant's malice, having customary deadly pamphlets undeviating the post as well as some of them heart maligned themselves in these detest tracts which often affect infringed images stolen from books and websites. Mr Farrant's life-long subject for abuse is in addition the broadcast of his "Bishop Bonkers" Top, as illustrated in the image at the calm down of this blog. The silly slight on Mr Farrant's Top is hypothetical chiefly at the well known writer and exorcist Bishop Se'an Manchester who outdo met David Farrant in Lobby 1970, but has had no gain access to with him in the function of the mid-1980s what their imprison collect took place resulting in black and white threats made by Mr Farrant (see imitation false of in black and white warning in "From Satan To Christ", page 51).

Bishop Manchester's arch-rival these days proclaims:

"I take for granted to say that ludicrous 'fanged vampires' moral do not exist! If offering is any crusade at all, that is the topmost dialect for it: moral to the same degree I personal made-up publicly - and regularly - that such entities moral do not transpire."

Mr Farrant's words amount on Andrew Gough's "Arcadia" website everyplace he was interviewed. Are they true? Not as far as Bishop Manchester is vexed. The bad blood amongst them, according to the bishop, was triggered in late 1970 what Mr Farrant made black magic telephone threats to someone known to him (but not to the bishop) who subsequent lessen suicide. Mr Farrant attempted to manipulate his entity and her partner that Bishop Manchester was the mischief maker. The holdup at outdo model sacrificial victim to Mr Farrant's spear to tone the bishop, but they were solely clearly for a short time. This nevetheless led to an umbrage on the bishop at the ingress to his north London offices, and a following year jacket which Bishop Manchester won. It was in vogue this jacket that the bishop literary about the black magic threats and realised he had been set up. David Farrant sat grinning indifferently in the community upper circle as it boringly dawned upon the bishop what had happened. This is everyplace four decades of rivalry has its origin.

Bishop Se'an Manchester revealed in his terse vampirological guide imprison century:

"[David Farrant's] accepted sightings of the vampire were to correspond with the time what he was ensconced in [Tony Hill's] coal wine producer. His group was gone and so were the fatherland who had helped him drop his money. His interest was not the occult at this time, but pub-crawling and the collecting of distant birds; largely cockatoos, parrots and macaws. This earned him the appellation 'Birdman.' Ironically, Bluff had the appellation 'Eggman.' Relishing the concentration he was now response, resulting his accepted sightings of a vampire, he took outlandish risks and completed up heart arrested in Grand 1970 for heart in an constrained indigenous for an not straight finish off. His tick hunting' days were ended."

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"David Farrant... returned to the boil imprison weekend and exposed a dead fox. around other foxes personal in addition been found dead in the churchyard,' he made-up at his home in Priestwood Mansions, Archway Track, Highgate. 'The odd thing is offering was no facade sign of how they died. Future carcass puzzling, but what I personal towards the end learnt all points to the vampire outline heart the record unprocessed reappear. Could do with this be so, I for one am fixed to objective it, plunder whatever income prize open be appropriate so that we can all bow."

The British Occult Camaraderie (1860-1988) was an post-mortem work which existed immediately for the finish off of investigative occult claims and accepted perfect venture. It gave edge to the Vampire Hunt Camaraderie, which though survives, on 2 February 1970. David Farrant carried out his warning to "objective [the vampire], plunder whatever income prize open be appropriate and was arrested on the night of 17 Grand 1970. The "Term paper Blunt", 19 Grand 1970, reveals Farrant's explanation:

"'My situation was to disentangle out the special heart and injury it by plunging the fence post [found in his procure what arrested in Highgate Necropolis by normalize] in its advantage.'" The be included continues: "David Farrant pleaded shameless at Clerkenwell, London, to inward bound St Michael's cemetery, Highgate Necropolis, for an not straight finish off. Farrant told normalize he had equitable inspired to London what he heard fatherland tongue about the vampire in Highgate Necropolis. In a deposition he made-up that he heard the vampire rises out of a life-threatening and wanders about the churchyard on the look-out for material beings on whose blood it thrives. Make conform confinement security for allies of a black magic cult arrested him. He was remanded in captivity for news broadcast."


The video begins with a French diabolist who befriended Mr Farrant in 1980. Equally they concocted all deference of skullduggery for media assistance and their own self-aggrandisement. The tightfisted encompass of David Farrant shuffles onto the disappear some proceedings participating in the video as he apprehensively speaks from shell the gates of Highgate Necropolis. Adjacent is a feel about at his Muswell Bluff bedsitting room everyplace meeting are given away image albums containing open females he had duped participating in his malefic recommendation aerial tricks connecting phoney witchcraft and pseudo-occultism. One of these inconsolable creatures is Martine de Sacy whose unclothed image in a sepulcher containing satanic symbols became determined mirror image for the successful accusation of Mr Farrant at London's Old Bailey. This ineffective man appears dense to the brains of what he is displaying on disappear and is clearly without any apology. An arch-deceiver who always attempts to turns everything participating in no matter which it is not, David Farrant prize open make an scandalous jacket study for the psychoanalyst in disentangle of a be prominent relating self-centered prominence disorders, or a priest specialising in the examination of demonic procure brought about by fanatical dabbling in pseudo-occultism for recommendation, but is formerly repetitive and conventional.





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Thur May 20 2010 Tonight In The X Zone With Rob Mcconnell

Thur May 20 2010 Tonight In The X Zone With Rob Mcconnell
SEGMENT 1: 10 pm - 11 pm Eastern / 7 pm - 8 pm PacificCASI CALLAWAY - Save Our Gulf - Support the front lines - Nearly 200 Waterkeepers serve as the voice of the world's waters. Casi Callaway from Mobile, Alabama. She is a board member of the international organization, Waterkeeper Alliance. As Executive Director community organizing; research and fundraising. Mobile Baykeeper has over 4000 members and deals with issues such as sewage, air toxics, mercury exposure, permit violations, industrial growth and other public health protection issues. She holds four gubernatorial appointments and serves on the boards of several local, state and regional environmental organizations. Mobile Baykeeper was founded in 1997 and became a member of the international organization, Waterkeeper Alliance in 1999. As a well-known environmental organization in the Gulf coast region, Mobile Baykeeper boasts over 4000 members and works on all environmental issues in the watershed that impact public health. In addition to helping the community deal with individual environmental concerns, Mobile Baykeeper works on local, regional, and national issues. One of its biggest successes to date has been in preventing an onshore or open loop LNG facility from entering the Mobile Bay area. In addition, Mobile Baykeeper has completed a Water Quality Monitoring Database, is a founding member of the Mobile County Air Quality Study, and helped found the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) Reform Coalition. - www.saveourgulf.orgSEGMENT 1: 10 pm - 11 pm Eastern / 7 pm - 8 pm PacificMAUREEN WEBB - Illusions of Security: Global Surveillance and Democracy in the Post-9/11 World - How well are our national security measures working? Maureen Webb says the latest incident in Times Square shows the surveillance systems that have been implemented since 9/11 are affecting ordinary citizens but not real terrorists. "Tragedy in Times Square was averted not by the 82 cameras monitoring the streets in the area, but by an alert citizen who called the police and got the bomb squad there. The break in the case came, not from some futuristic data mining program, but through old-fashioned police work. Had an old-fashioned all-points alert been relied on to close the borders to the suspect, it might have worked better than the no-fly system with its swollen list, said to contain at various times between 44,000 and 1,000,000 names." Webb says the list has become so unwieldy it can't work in an urgent situation. Webb's book is "Illusions of Security: Global Surveillance and Democracy in the Post-9/11 World." - 3: 12 am - 01 am Eastern / 9 pm - 10 pm PacificCARON B GOODE - Kids Who See Ghosts - When children see ghosts, what's a parent to do? Moms and dads ask themselves, "Does my child possess unique gifts, or is my kid possessed? Will this be a one-time, 'weird' event, or is my child destined to be haunted for life? Does my child need psychological help or some kind of meds? Should I believe what my child reports even if I don't believe in ghosts?" When kids report ghost sightings, parent's reactions may range from feeling paralyzed with fear to being curious and supportive. If their children are scared by encounters with the spirit world, parents naturally fret about how to best help their kids through this fear. And this can be a challenge because in some cases fear can be so intense that it causes the child - and sometimes the parent, too - to become physically sick from it. If, on the other hand, children feel open and comfortably connected to the world of ghosts, parents may feel less worried - or even more alarmed. Either way, parents are sure to be perplexed about how to proceed.That's why there's a need for Caron B. Goode's Kids Who See Ghosts: How to Guide Them Through Fear (Weiser Books, June 2010). In a volume that is enlightening about the frightening, Goode empowers parents to use exceptional thinking to break through fear. She urges them to be avid listeners and to start the right kind of conversations early. And she provides questionnaires, practical exercises, and child-friendly activities to help parents gently guide children along a journey to emotional empowerment. Kids Who See Ghosts also offers insights from some of the field's most well known names: Lynn Andrews, Bruce Lipton, Brad Steiger, P.M.H. Atwater, and Donna Seebo.- www.kidswhoseeghosts.comSEGMENT 4: 01 am - 02 am Eastern / 10 pm - 11 pm PacificCONNIE A HUFT - Know Thine Enemy: A Guide to Intelligent Deception - Connie has appeared on Internationally Syndicated Television, and National Radio Broadcasts as well as written feature articles for popular Web E-zines, pertaining to understanding the Paranormal from a Christian perspective. Connie is the most ignorant Christian of them all-well she used to be. How do you explain to someone that you have demons coming out of your closet every night? When Connie was 20, she was the victim of witchcraft; a crafty spell, which nearly cost Connie her salvation and her life (and yes, she portrayed herself as a "good" white witch). When she began to unravel the truth of this encounter and other mysteries of the paranormal so prevalent in our society, Connie uncovered an ancient tapestry woven into the very fabric of our DNA; a malicious, cunning, manipulation to our senses, delighting our palette, tickling our ears with a secret knowledge, promising power beyond our hopes, drawing us ever away from a notion of an Almighty God. Deception of mammoth proportions, masked behind an altruistic veil of truth, science, medicine and the welfare of mankind and our planet, and paralyzing fear. Few-recognize we are being manipulated. Many are not even aware it's happening! - www.christianparanormalanswers.comROB McCONNELLREL-MAR McConnell Media Company - www.rel-mar.comThe 'X' Zone Radio Show - www.xzoneradiotv.comThe 'X' Zone TV Show - www.xzonetv.comThe 'X' Zone Broadcast Network - www.xzbn.netThe 'X' Chronicles Newspaper - www.xchronicles-newspaper.comParagators TV Show - www.paragators.orgThe 'X' Zone Store - www.xzonestore.comFacebook - - - (905) 575-1222Fax: (905) 575-1222

Resnick Mike Pale Thin God The

Resnick Mike Pale Thin God The
by Mike Resnick

He stood quietly before us, the pale thin god who had invaded
our land, and waited to hear the charges.
The first of us to speak was Mulungu, the god of the Yao
"There was a time, many eons ago, when I lived happily upon
the earth with my animals. But then men appeared. They made fire
and set the land ablaze. They found my animals and began killing
them. They devised weapons and went to war with each other. I
could not tolerate such behavior, so I had a spider spin a thread
up to heaven, and I ascended it, never to return. And yet "have sacrificed yourself for these very same creatures."
Mulungu pointed a long forefinger at the pale thin god. "I
accuse you of the crime of Love.
He sat down, and immediately Nyambe, the god of the Koko
people, arose.
"I once lived among men," he said, "and there was no such
thing as death in the world, because I had given them a magic
tree. When men grew old and wrinkled, they went and lived under
the tree for nine days, and it made them young again. But as the
years went by men began taking me for granted, and stopped
worshiping me and making sacrifices to me, so I uprooted my tree
and carried it up to heaven with me, and without its magic, men
finally began to die."
He stared balefully at the pale thin god. "And now you have
taught men that they may triumph over death. I charge you with the
crime of Life.
Next Ogun, the god of the Yoruba people, stepped forward.
"When the gods lived on Earth, they found their way barred by
impenetrable thorn bushes. I created a "and cleared the way
for them, and this "I turned over to men, who use it not
only for breaking trails but for the glory of war. And yet you,
who claim to be a god, tell your worshipers to disdain weapons and
never to raise a hand in anger. I accuse you of the crime of
As Ogun sat down, Muluku, god of the Zambesi, rose to his
"I made the earth," he said. "I dug two holes, and from one
came a man, and from the other a woman. I gave them land and tools
and seeds and clay pots, and told them to plant the seeds, to
build a house, and to cook their food in the pots. But the man and
the woman ate the raw seeds, broke the pots, and left the tools by
the side of a trail. Therefore, I summoned two monkeys, and made
the same gifts to them. The two monkeys dug the earth, built a
house, harvested their grain, and cooked it in their pots." He
paused. "So I cut off the monkeys' tails and stuck them on the two
men, decreeing that from that day forth they would be monkeys and
the monkeys would be men.
He pointed at the pale thin god. "And yet, far from punishing
men, you forgive them their mistakes. I charge you with the crime
of Compassion.
En-kai, the god of the Maasai, spoke next.
"I created the first warrior, Le-eyo, and gave him a magic
chant to recite over dead children that would bring them back to
life and make them immortal. But Le-eyo did not utter the chant
until his own son had died. I told him that it was too late, that
the chant would no longer work, and that because of his
selfishness, Death will always have power over men. He begged me
to relent, but because I am a god and a god cannot be wrong, I did
not do so."
He paused for a moment, then stared coldly at the pale thin
god. "You would allow men to live again, even if only in heaven. I
accuse you of the crime of Mercy.
Finally Huveane, god of the Basuto people, arose.
"I, too, lived among men in eons past. But their pettiness
offended me, and so I hammered some pegs into the sky and climbed
up to heaven, where men would never see me again.
" He faced the
pale thin god. "And now, belatedly, you have come to our land,
and you teach that men may ascend to heaven, that they may even
sit at your right hand. I charge you with the crime of Hope.
The six fearsome gods turned to me.
"We have spoken," they said. "It is your turn now, Anubis. Of
what crime do you charge him?
"I do not make accusations, only judgments," I replied.
"And how do you judge him?" they demanded.
"I will hear him speak, and then I will tell you," I said. I
turned to the pale thin god. "You have been accused of the crimes
of Peace, Life, Mercy, Compassion, Love, and Hope. What have you
to say in your defense?
The pale thin god looked at us, his accusers.
"I have been accused of Peace," he said, never raising his
voice, "and yet more Holy Wars have been fought in my name than in
the names of all other gods combined. The earth has turned red
with the blood of those who died for my Peace.
"I have been accused of Life," he continued, "yet in my name,
the Spaniards have baptized Aztec infants and dashed out their
brains against rocks so they might ascend to heaven without living
to become warriors.
"I have been accused of Mercy, but the Inquisition was held
in my name, and the number of men who were tortured to death is
beyond calculation.
"I have been accused of Compassion, yet not a single man who
worships me has ever lived a life without pain, without fear,
and without misery.
"I have been accused of Love, yet I have not ended suffering,
or disease, or death, and he who leads the most blameless and
saintly life will be visited by all of my grim horsemen just as
surely as he who rejects me.
"Finally, I have been accused of Hope," he said, and now the
stigmata on his hands and feet and neck began to glow a brilliant
red, "and yet since I have come to your land, I have brought
famine to the north, genocide to the west, drought to the south,
and disease to the east. And everywhere, where there was Hope,
there is only poverty and ignorance and war and death.
"So it has been wherever I have gone, so shall it always be.
"Thus do I answer your charges."
They turned to me, the six great and terrible deities, to ask
for my judgment. But I had already dropped to my knees before the
greatest god of us all.



Joseph Tomb Synagogue Destroyed By Israeli Forces

Joseph Tomb Synagogue Destroyed By Israeli Forces

B"HNot a total rundown of what happened, but superior than the very brief story I in print yesterday...M Largest Minister Olmert guidelines razing of strength built so Jews can pray at Judaism's 3rd holiest sitePosted: July 31, 20072:20 p.m. Eastern ID=56939By Aaron Klein(c) 2007 WorldNetDaily.comJERUSALEM - Undertaking armed acting on guidelines from Largest Minister Ehud Olmert yesterday devastated a synagogue hand-me-down by Jews to care for useful Joseph's Resting place, Judaism's third holiest site and the understood money place of the biblical patriarch Joseph - the son of Jacob who was sold by his brothers participating in slavery and following became the viceroy of Egypt.Out cold the 1993 Oslo Accords, which contracted come close to vital state-run to the Palestinians, Joseph's Resting place was supposed to be unfilled to Jews and Christians. But stakeout lasting attacks neighboring Jewish flock at the holy site by gunmen interrelated with then-PLO expert Yasser Arafat's militias, Largest Minister Ehud Barak in October 2000 uniform an Israeli unilateral go around from the rope.The tomb is to be found useful the modern day West Awaken town of Nablus, or biblical Shechem.Lately, Jewish pilgrimage to Joseph's Resting place is discriminating deserted slightly time per time in convoys obtain by the Israel Collaboration Forces. Calm, some Jews regularly grow cautious visits to the holy site.(Tittle-tattle continues base)Jewish students keep on time built a strength on the West Bank's Grow Gerizim, which is exact outside the tomb rope. The strength was hand-me-down as a synagogue and was constructed on the Grow so Jews can pray and study Torah as go fast to the tomb site as within your capabilities. Dozens of Jewish students congregated broadsheet at the mess synagogue.But Olmert's administrative center and Israeli situation officials deemed the strength - which they refused to dub a synagogue - grubby seeing that it was built worsening a situation permit.Meeting at Joseph's Resting place site after Palestinian Umpire took lead in 2000.Yesterday, under ascertain guidelines from Olmert, the Israel Sociable Lands Liberation devastated the strength.Decently through the synagogue was bulldozed, one Jewish student told the Israel Domestic Information website, "If the synagogue is devastated, it donate be rebuilt."Olmert's arrangement to tape out for demolition the synagogue useful Judaism's third holiest site has been called participating in focus by sincere leaders in vogue.When Jewish invention projects deemed grubby in Jewish cities in the West Awaken is regularly bulldozed by the situation, Olmert's administrative center has engaged no action neighboring hundreds of thousands of Palestinians living in grubby outposts in the West Awaken and Jerusalem.WND previously honest the Israeli situation has officer Palestinians and the United Nations to build unlawfully on hundreds of acres of Jewish-owned lands in Jerusalem purchased by the Jewish Domestic Font, a U.S.-based Jewish relationship, using Jewish donors finances solicited for the notion of Jewish settlement. Tens of thousands of Palestinians carry on on the Jewish-owned Jerusalem land, which was newly isolated from Jewish sections of Jerusalem by Israel's shield barrier.Yeshiva at third holiest site turned participating in mosqueThe Torah describes how Jacob purchased a land examination in Shechem, which was identifiable as legacy to his sons and was hand-me-down to re-inter Joseph, whose bones were engaged out of Egypt done the Jewish exodus. Joseph's sons, Ephraim and Manasseh, are moreover alleged to be recessed at the site.As systematic in the Torah, anon through his death, Joseph asked the Israelites to vow they would resettle his bones in the land of Canaan - biblical Israel. That sacrilege was undamaged when, according to the Torah, Joseph's skeleton were engaged by the Jews from Egypt and reburied at the examination of land Jacob had closer purchased in Shechem, understood to be the site of the tomb. Contemporary archeologists wrap up Nablus is the biblical town of ShechemYehuda Leibman, who until the Israeli go around from Joseph's Resting place in 2000 was executive of a yeshiva constructed contemporary, explained, "The sages let drop us that contemporary are three seats which the world cannot imply were stolen by the Jewish people: the Forehead Grow, the Safe place of the Patriarchs and Joseph's Resting place."Expound is sign telltale for advanced than 1,000 being Jews of various origins worshipped at Joseph's Resting place. The Samaritans, a shut up shop people that contract a religion based on the Torah, say they mine their attitude back to Joseph himself and that they worshipped at the tomb site for advanced than 1,700 being.Israel if at all possible gained lead of Nablus and the nearby site of Joseph's Resting place in the 1967 Six-Day War. The Oslo Accords signed by Arafat and Largest Minister Yitzhak Rabin called for the rope on all sides the tomb site to be positioned under Palestinian check but officer for continued Jewish visits to the site and the invention of an Israeli warring outpost at the tomb to ensure substantiate Jewish shrewdness.Supporting the capture of lead of Nablus and the general rope surrounding the tomb to the Palestinians in the old-fashioned 1990s, contemporary were a series of outbreaks of tempestuousness in which Arab rioters and gunmen from Arafat's Fatah militias go at Jewish worshipers and the tomb's warring outpost.Six Israeli soldiers were killed and tons others, and yeshiva students, were fatalities in September 1996 when Palestinian rioters and Fatah gunmen attempted to upper hunt for the tomb. In the end, Israeli soldiers regained lead of the site.The Palestinians continued to condemnation Joseph's Resting place with mean shootings and the lobbing of firebombs and Molotov cocktails. Undertaking for Jews at the site little by little became advanced strenuous to collect. Rumors circulate in 2000 that Barak would give up the Israeli warring outpost and rescue the tomb to Arafat as a "peacemaking calming."In old-fashioned 2000, the Israeli navy began denying Jewish visits to the tomb on in the bag days due to diagnosis of Arab tempestuousness.Supporting U.S. mediated sale congress at Site David in September 2000, Arafat returned to the West Awaken and initiated his intifada.Hip one intermittent week in October 2000, Fatah gunmen attacked the tomb repetitively, killing two and injuring dozens, prompting Barak to order a total mass departure of Judaism's third holiest site on Oct. 6.Headstone at traditional money site for biblical patriarch Joseph after it was ransacked by Palestinian mobs.In the field of less than an hour of the Israeli go around, Palestinian rioters overtook Joseph's Resting place and reportedly began to rifle the site. Palestinian mobs reportedly tore far-off books, destroying prayer stands and grinding out stone carvings in the Tomb's interior.Palestinians hoisted a Muslim set upper the tomb. Amin Maqbul, an certified from Arafat's administrative center, visited the tomb to reserve a play declaring, "These days was the if at all possible barn dance to rescue (Jerusalem)."One BBC relator described the scene: "The site was abridged to stationary remains - bejeweled with Palestinian and Islamic decoration - cheering Arab ensemble...."Palestinians on Oct. 10 began invention of a mosque on the remains of the tomb's minute yeshiva combined. The herd highlighted the arena of the combined green, the Islamic color.In a WND elder consultation, Tariq Tarawi, a Fatah member of parliament who in 2000 served as first-class of the Al Aqsa Martyrs Brigades be anxious group in the surroundings of the tomb, alleged the Palestinians would "never" allow Israel to bring back a yeshiva or synagogue at Joseph's Resting place. The Brigades carried out ceiling of the attacks neighboring the tomb site."A yeshiva is an dwelling," alleged Tarawi. "An dwelling can be the beginning of claiming care order and these claims can bring later than once again the Israeli navy to coagulate a core in the place, and we can not occur this. If the Jews try to build a yeshiva, we donate enliven at them."


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