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Headlines & Articles — Weekend, March 25th-26th, 2017
UK Guardian: Does the 'Cyrus Prophecy' Help Explain Evangelical Support for Donald Trump? 
“Donald Trump is anointed by God,” my Indianapolis Uber driver confided. I’d asked why she had Trump/Pence stickers on her rear bumper. It was the day before the presidential election and I would have asked anyone, but I was particularly interested because she was a decorous, middle-aged black woman. “Well,” she’d begun, “I’m a Christian and I’m very much against abortion, and I don’t approve of same-sex marriage either. And, Mr Trump has said he’ll appoint supreme court justices who agree.”  I told her I understood. Still, I wondered how she could support someone so greedy and self-aggrandizing, so profane and offensive to women and minorities, someone who seemed so “un-Christian”. “Yessss,” she responded slowly. “You’re right. But he doesn’t have to be a Christian to be part of God’s plan. Our minister says he’s come to tear down the corrupt order just as Nebuchadnezzar did.” ....
Scientists Warn Megaquake Could Plunge Parts Of California Into Ocean
Over the years, many people have been shown that someday a giant earthquake will cause significant portions of California to fall into the ocean.  But up until now, most scientists have disputed the idea that this could ever actually happen.  Well, now all of that has changed.  According to a brand new study, a megaquake along the west coast "could plunge large parts of California into the sea almost instantly".  In fact, the researchers conducted......
Washington Free Beacon: How Washington Handed Donald Trump His First Defeat
President Trump and his advisers ought to study the collapse of the American Health Care Act. It’s a case study in how Beltway institutions—the so-called Swamp Trump pledged to drain—can herd a president and his party toward unpopular legislation and political defeat. Begin with this question: Why the rush to repeal and replace Obamacare? Yes, repealing the law has been a Republican priority since 2010. But Democrats had spent decades laying the groundwork for universal health care before finding themselves in control of the government in......
Bruce Ashford: The Intellectual In Canada Who Unmasked Political Idolatry In America—  Or,  Why Politics Won't Save Us
The 2016 election cycle put on full display the dysfunctional, vitriolic travesty that is American politics and public life. Any person with only the dimmest spark of critical reflectiveness can recognize the social, cultural, and political breakdown in our nation. Of course, the more difficult task is to identify the causes of that breakdown and offer a way forward. ....
Domenech: Failure Of Health Care Bill Is An Indictment Of GOP Leadership
AHCA failure is a failure for the president, but it’s much more a failure for House leadership and Paul Ryan. They had seven years to prepare for this moment, and they failed to do so sufficiently.....
Christian Post: Half of 2014 Federal Arrests Involved Immigration Offense; DOJ Calls for Enforcement
The Department of Justice renewed its call to enforce immigration laws Thursday as newly released data from the Bureau of Justice Statistics show half of all federal arrests in 2014 was for an immigration-related offense..
Donald Trump’s State Department Gives Green Light to the Keystone XL Pipeline
President Donald Trump has given the green light to the Keystone XL pipeline that will transport crude oil from Canadian oil-well to the refineries and ports in the United States, after then-President Barack Obama put the project on hold in 2012 to please climate change activists.....
Only The Beginning - Male Transgenders Begin To Dominate Female Sports
....When it comes to the weightlifting competition, one of the other lifters said, "We all deserve to be on an even playing field. It's difficult when you believe that you're not. If it's not even, why are we doing the sport?" Exactly? Why compete at all? Why have men compete against men and women compete against women? Why have weight classes? ...
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Islamic State Supporters Celebrate 'Blessed' Westminster Terror Attack
Supporters of Islamic State have praised the deadly attack in Westminster, justifying the killings as “revenge” for the second Gulf war and air strikes on the terror group in Iraq and Syria. Using the encrypted social media site Telegram, other terror sympathisers described the bloodshed in London as “blessed” on a pro-Islamic State message board.....
High School Gang Rape Isn't Slowing Maryland Sanctuary Bill
 Maryland is moving forward with “sanctuary state” legislation shielding illegal aliens even after the rape of a 14-year-old girl by two illegals in a Maryland high school bathroom during school hours last week outraged state residents from Hagerstown to Ocean City.....
Paul Tautges: Making the Wisest  Use of Our Time
Every week, each of us has 168 hours. If we were to try to account for those hours, we may allocate about 56 hour s to sleep and 40-60 hours for employment, including commutes. That leaves 50-70 hours....Once all of that is factored into the equation, the average American still has 5 hours and 13 minutes a day for leisure activities. That should lead us to ask ourselves a few questions.”....
David Murray: 10 Mistakes Churches Make with Special Needs Families
What mistakes do Churches make when it comes to special needs families?  Here are some....
Jordan Standridge:
To the Unknown Pastor
 I believe that God has men whom He has specifically placed around the world that bring Him glory every single Sunday, and no one other than their congregations know anything about them.....
Daniel Greenfield: A Week of Terror and Diversity In Europe
On Saturday, Ziyed Ben Belgacem pays a visit to Orly Airport in Paris. He grabs a female soldier from behind and grapples for her rifle while holding a pellet gun to her head. He warns the other soldiers to drop their rifles and raise their hands. He shouts, "I am here to die in the name of Allah ... There will be deaths."....
Lifezette:Why Christians Are Drawn to Health Care Cost-Sharing Ministries
You might not be familiar with cost-sharing health care ministries, in which Christians voluntarily share each other’s medical expenses. But with health care such a hot topic across the nation right now, it’s time to look at this alternative health care option...
Christians Detained for Attempting to Pray for China's National People's Congress
As China commenced a meeting of the National People’s Congress (NPC) the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) on March 5, Beijing police detained two Christians who had travelled to pray for the proceedings. Officers patrolling the Great Hall of the People in Beijing detained Zhou Jinxia from Dalian, Liaoning, and Shi Xinhong from Bengbu, Anhui, after they attempted to enter the.......
CBN News: Is a Muslim Takeover of Britain Already Underway? 
As Britons absorb the latest terror attack, there are some who have predicted a Muslim takeover of Britain is already underway.It's not happening with bombs or guns, but through a steadily growing Muslim population that's fueled by mass immigration and a high birth rate....
Kentucky Abortion Law Faces Its First Legal Challenge
HB 2 requires doctors to perform an ultrasound and show their patients pictures, explaining the images in detail. The plaintiffs, represented by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), argue that it is unconstitutional." ....
Don Johnson: Your Part In Missions
....You have an obligation to the world – an obligation to preach the gospel. Since you can’t be everywhere, your obligation can be fulfilled by a deputy. That’s why we send missionaries. To fulfill our own function in another location, whether it be a church-planting ministry in our own nation or one in some foreign field. Our field is the world, we ought to be busy evangelizing our......
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Headlines & Articles — Friday, March 24th, 2017
Stock Rally Sputters After Vote on Health Bill Is Delayed
After a promising start, U.S. stock indexes gave up an early rally and ended mostly lower Thursday after Republicans delayed a vote on their health care bill and left investors concerned about delays for the business- friendly agenda of President Trump....
ISIS Claims Responsibility for London Terror Attack by British-Born Muslim
The attacker who killed three people near the British parliament before being shot dead was British-born and was once investigated by MI5 intelligence agents over concerns about violent extremism, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday......
CBN News: Rex Tillerson 'I Didn't Want This Job. My Wife Told MeGod's Not Through With You.'
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, the former Exxon Mobile mogul, has had to translate President Donald Trump's priority of putting America first into a workable foreign policy, but he never really wanted the job.  "I didn't want this job. I didn't seek this job," Tillerson said. "My wife told me I'm supposed to do this," he added. "She said, 'I told you -- God's not through with you.' "...
Katy Perry Attacks Christianity Because She's Weak
Pop singer Katy Perry knew she was among friends as she took yet another shot at Christianity in her remarks to the notoriously anti-Christian Human Right's Campaign at their annual gala dinner in Los Angeles.....
Politico: Trump's Communications May Have Been Collected By Government
Members of the Donald Trump transition team, possibly including Trump himself, were under U.S. government surveillance following November’s presidential election, House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) told reporters Wednesday.....
British Prime Minister Says ‘Islamist’ Westminster Attack Was ‘Not Islamic’
The Prime Minister has said the “Islamist” attack on Parliament was not “Islamic” and Islam is a “great faith”. Taking on the role of a theologian, Theresa May insisted: “It is wrong to describe this as Islamic terrorism. It is Islamist terrorism. It is a perversion of a great faith.”....
Controversy Brews Over Texas High School's Prayer Room
A Texas high school's on-site prayer room -- which serves as a spot where Muslim students can pray -- is stirring controversy.....
Hitler's Final Minutes in Bunker Detailed by His Last Bodyguard
Adolf Hitler’s final minutes in his Berlin bunker in 1945 have been detailed by his bodyguard, one of the last people to see the Nazi dictator alive and the first person to see him dead. As a bodyguard he saw lots, including walking in on Eva Braun in a "flimsy nightie." .....
Here’s Why Nunes’ Obama Spying Revelations Are Such A Big Deal
House Intel Chief Devin Nunes revealed Obama's intelligence agencies may have been improperly spreading significant information about Trump's transition....
Gorsuch: Gay Marriage 'Absolutely Settled Law.' Should Conservatives Be Concerned?
President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch agreed Tuesday during his Senate confirmation hearing that the court's ruling in 2015 that legalized same-sex marriage is "absolutely settled law."....
Free Beacon: IRS: Conservative Groups Wait, Satanic Club Granted Tax-Exempt Status in 10 Days
The Internal Revenue Service made Tea Party and conservative groups wait years for tax-exempt status, but granted exempt status to an "After School Satan Club" in just 10 days, according to Judicial Watch.....
Princeton Seminary Bows to Protest, Revokes Award for Tim Keller
Princeton Seminary says it will not give an award to Tim Keller, one of America's most influential Christian conservative thinkers, because he does not believe in the ordination of women and sexually active LGBTQ people. Keller, who is senior pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York, was supposed to receive the seminary's Prize for.......
The Wrap: Millennials Don't Consider Themselves Adults Until 30
According to new research by CBS’ TV ratings guru David Poltrack and Nielsen Catalina Solutions, the youngest millennials should be graduating college this year — but that doesn’t mean they all consider themselves adults. According to new research by CBS’ TV ratings guru David Poltrack and Nielsen Catalina Solutions, the youngest millennials should be graduating college this year — but that doesn’t mean all consider themselves adults...
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Lee

Payday Someday    I Kng 21:18,19,23  Mat 10:28
Is Hell a Myth?      Mat. 10:28
Prepare To Meet Thy God    Amos 4:12
The Meaning of Christmas    Luke 1:78
Ichabod: Goodbye To Glory     1 Sam. 4:18-22

Billy Sunday
Broken Down Altars    1 Kng 18:30
Show Thyself a Man     1 Kng 2:2
The Devil's Boomerangs     Ecc 11:9
Teach Us To Pray      Luk 11:1
The Blood of Jesus Christ    Heb 9:13-14

Charles H.
Spurgeon
I Would, But Ye Would Not!    Mat 23:37
Open House For All Comers   Luke 15:2
Why Some Seekers Are Not Saved   Is 59:1-2
Fathers in Christ    1 Jn 2:13,14
The Fatherhood of God     Mat 6:9
The Drawings of Divine Love    Jn 6:44-45
The Saint's Horror at the Sinner's Hell   Ps 26:9
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A Living Hope of the Hereafter    I Peter 1:3-5
Faith On Trial   Psalm 73:1-2
The Christian & the Non-Christian   Eph. 4:20
The Breadth, Length, Depth, Height of God's Love
God Or Mammon    Matt. 6:19-24

T. DeWitt Talmage
The Laughter of the Bible    Psalm 126:2  2:4
The Power of Kindness    Prov. 15:15
Windows Opened Toward Jerusalem   Dan 6:10
The Ministry of Tears    Rev 7:17
The Spider in Palaces    Pro 30:28

G. Campbell
Morgan
Christ's Call To Courage    Matt. 9:2, 22
The Optimism of Faith    Heb. 11:1
Christ's Vision of Jerusalem    Luke 9:51
As An Eagle...The Lord Did Lead    Deut. 32:11-12
How To Succeed In Life    Prov. 3:6
 
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