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Muslim 'Mass Casualty Situation' At Orlando Gay Nightclub

August 08, 2018, 02:38:10 am suzytr says: Hello, any good churches in the Sacto, CA area, also looking in Reno NV, thanks in advance and God Bless you Smiley
January 29, 2018, 01:21:57 am Christian40 says: It will be interesting to see what happens this year Israel being 70 years as a modern nation may 14 2018
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October 16, 2017, 03:28:18 am Christian40 says: anyone else thinking that time is accelerating now? it seems im doing days in shorter time now is time being affected in some way?
September 24, 2017, 10:45:16 pm Psalm 51:17 says: The specific rule pertaining to the national anthem is found on pages A62-63 of the league rulebook. It states: “The National Anthem must be played prior to every NFL game, and all players must be on the sideline for the National Anthem. “During the National Anthem, players on the field and bench area should stand at attention, face the flag, hold helmets in their left hand, and refrain from talking. The home team should ensure that the American flag is in good condition. It should be pointed out to players and coaches that we continue to be judged by the public in this area of respect for the flag and our country. Failure to be on the field by the start of the National Anthem may result in discipline, such as fines, suspensions, and/or the forfeiture of draft choice(s) for violations of the above, including first offenses.”
September 20, 2017, 04:32:32 am Christian40 says: "The most popular Hepatitis B vaccine is nothing short of a witch’s brew including aluminum, formaldehyde, yeast, amino acids, and soy. Aluminum is a known neurotoxin that destroys cellular metabolism and function. Hundreds of studies link to the ravaging effects of aluminum. The other proteins and formaldehyde serve to activate the immune system and open up the blood-brain barrier. This is NOT a good thing."
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September 14, 2017, 04:31:26 am Christian40 says: i have thought that i'm reaping from past sins then my life has been impacted in ways from having non believers in my ancestry.
September 11, 2017, 06:59:33 am Psalm 51:17 says: The law of reaping and sowing. It's amazing how God's mercy and longsuffering has hovered over America so long. (ie, the infrastructure is very bad here b/c for many years, they were grossly underspent on. 1st Tim 6:10, the god of materialism has its roots firmly in the West) And remember once upon a time ago when shacking up b/w straight couples drew shock awe?

Exodus 20:5  Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them: for I the LORD thy God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me;
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No, New York Times, the Bible Doesn’t Call for Executing Gays

A New York Times news article about the “political divide on gay rights” after the Orlando terrorist attacks reports that “A Republican congressman read his colleagues a Bible verse from Romans that calls for the execution of gays.”

The Times doesn’t give the chapter or verse of this biblical passage, or quote it, because there is no such verse. That may account for why, say, the Catholic Church publicly opposes capital punishment, or why majority Christian countries (unlike some Muslim ones) aren’t known to punish homosexuality with death. In fact, a Washington Post list of 10 countries where homosexuality is punishable by death includes 10 Muslim countries and zero predominantly Christian ones.

The Times does provide a hyperlink to an article in a Capitol Hill newspaper, Roll Call, that reports about a Georgia Republican congressman, Rick Allen, who read from Romans 1:18-32. The Roll Call article doesn’t say anything about “execution,” either. The biblical passage describes a long list of behaviors and traits — among them “unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers, backbiters, haters of God, despiteful, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents” — that are “worthy of death.”

Now, the distinction between being “worthy of death” and “calling for execution” may seem like a fine one, but it is nonetheless worth preserving, notwithstanding the Times’ blurring of the point. We all die eventually, but we aren’t all executed. That is related to a distinction made in the next passage — Romans 2 — between God’s judgment and man’s: “wherein thou judgest another, thou condemnest thyself… But we are sure that the judgment of God is according to truth.”

Religious Christians steeped in the Bible have traditionally been relatively scarce at the newspaper; a Times obituary of one of its reporters who kept a Bible on his desk reported that he “led prayer meetings for like-minded colleagues (there were none when he joined the paper, he noted ruefully).”

Perhaps religiously literate journalists would be a useful target demographic for Times CEO Mark Thompson’s diversity hiring push. At the very least, a correction would seem to be in order.

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