Feb 232015
 

American Thinker: “History teaches that entities don’t willingly relinquish power; it didn’t happen in 1776 and it won’t happen now. People are generally quite zealous about increasing their power, though. This returns us to the courts’ usurpations. Do you know where the power of “judicial review” came from? It was declared in the 1803 Marbury v. Madison decision — by the Supreme Court.

That’s right: the Supreme Court gave the Supreme Court the Supreme Court’s despotic power.”

Opinion: The ideological lines between the parties are all but gone.

  1. Abortion – check
  2. Amnesty – check
  3. Obamacare – check
  4. Same-sex marriage – check

Activist judges decide which laws are constitutional and which are not. The president uses executive action to make 5 million new citizens that are in violation of immigration law, and all the while the nation pretends the next election will set America back on the path to freedom.

The writer of Chronicles, Ezra, knew that only prayer could save the Israelites:

Only prayer will save our nation:

“If my people, who are called by My name, will humble themselves and pray and seek My face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land” 2 Chronicles 7:14

 

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Feb 222015
 

Last Sunday we wrote about the Tabernacle, established by God as the place where He would meet with the nation of Israel during their time in the Sinai, and until the time of Solomon’s Temple, the first Temple.

“And let them make Me a sanctuary, that I may dwell among them. According to all that I show you, that is, the pattern of the tabernacle and the pattern of all its furnishings, just so you shall make it” Exodus 25:8-9.

Matthew Henry writes: “… some think that, though there were altars and groves used for religious worship before this, yet there never was any house, or temple, built for sacred uses in any nation before this tabernacle was erected by Moses, and that all the temples which were afterwards so much celebrated among the heathen took rise from this and pattern by it.”

Our Post today is a summary of the most important part of the Tabernacle: the Mercy Seat.

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When God revealed the pattern of the tabernacle and the way to approach Him, He also declared exactly where He would meet Moses:

Exodus 25:22 “And there I will meet with you, and I will speak with you from above the mercy seat, from between the two cherubim which are on the ark of the Testimony, about everything which I will give you in commandment to the children of Israel.”
 

Once a year, on the Day of Atonement, the high priest would sprinkle blood on the top of the lid between the two angels.  The place where the blood was sprinkled was called the Mercy Seat. As God looked down from above to the Mercy Seat, He saw the blood covering the broken Law, atoning for the sins of the people.

Today, the only thing between us and the Law is the blood of Jesus. God sees His blood and His wrath is removed.

Sin has to be dealt with – or we die.

Click on the BLUE HEADLINE link above to read more about the Mercy Seat.

 

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Feb 212015
 

Good morning,

The news of the world keep getting increasingly violent, showing great deception, and diminishing the glory and honor that is due to God. Our posts on terror, politics, and economics are meant to show you the developing signs of the lateness of the hour.

Visitors to our site spend the most time on articles and news stories that relate to prophecy. I always let Author know that when his posts are too long and wordy, or don’t really point to end times, they will rarely get read all the way through; and videos over 3 minutes are almost never viewed.

With that in mind, I suggest we keep the COMMENTS somewhat brief, and relating to:

  • the topics of the posted stories and articles
  • how we can better share the gospel of Jesus Christ

We all sin against God every day, more than any person sins against us. Yet, our faith makes us bold to ask for something that we have no right to expect – forgiveness and restoration before God.

Having faith that God forgives all our transgressions, through Jesus Christ’s death as our Passover Lamb, do we have the right to withhold this grace from others?

None of you should leave, but in all things, forgive each other in Christ.

Editor

 

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Feb 172015
 
Obama adviser Podesta's biggest regret: Keeping America in dark about UFOs

Yahoo News: “Outgoing senior Obama adviser John Podesta reflected on his latest White House stint Friday, listing his favorite moments and biggest regrets from the past year. Chief among them: depriving the American people of the truth about UFOs. Podesta’s longtime fascination with UFOs is well-documented, as his brief political hiatus following four years as

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Feb 152015
 
SUNDAY POST: The Tabernacle

Author and I have been studying the books of Moses in a BSF class since last September. What an incredibly rich spiritual and theological study it has been! Our mighty and awesome GOD commanded Moses regarding every detail of how He wanted to be worshiped. Even to the color of the threads used in the veil separating

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Feb 142015
 
Why are Jews Liberals?

  VoiceofIsrael.com provided the audio link. At first, I was reluctant to post it since videos over 3-5 minutes in length rarely get played. But the topic grabbed my attention since it is one of the most difficult for Christians to wrap their minds around. In 2010, just 7 months before beginning this blog, a friend

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Feb 142015
 
2,700 Years in the Making, Members of Lost Tribe of Menashe Visit Western Wall for First Time

Breaking Israel News: “One of the 10 Lost Tribes of Israel, the members of Bnei Menashe have waited 2,700 years to visit the Western Wall for the first time. Recently arrived from India, seeing them come before the Western Wall is watching Biblical prophecy being fulfilled! In December 2013, under the auspices of the Israel

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