Rev. Graham: Trump Has Done More for Christianity Than Any Recent President

In a Facebook post praising President Donald Trump for his remarks at the lighting of the national Christmas tree last week, Rev. Franklin Graham said that Trump had gone above and beyond the call of duty in being a voice and a warrior for people of faith.
“Never in my lifetime have we had a president willing to take a strong, outspoken stand for the Christian faith like President Donald J. Trump has,” Graham wrote. “Whether you are Protestant, evangelical, Orthodox, Catholic – all Christians need to get behind him with our prayers.”
Trump raised eyebrows with an unapologetically Christian-themed speech at the tree lighting – a marked change from the irreligious themes that were a favorite of former President Barack Obama. “For Christians this is a holy season, the celebration of the birth of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ,” Trump said. “The Christmas story begins 2,000 years ago with a mother, a father, their baby son, and the most extraordinary gift of all – the gift of God’s love for all of humanity.
“Whatever our beliefs we know that the birth of Jesus Christ and the story of this incredible life forever changed the course of human history,” he continued. “There’s hardly an aspect of our lives today that His life has not touched – art, music, culture, law and our respect for the sacred dignity of every person, everywhere in the world.”

To American Christians who have watched their faith in Jesus turn into a near-anachronism in today’s increasingly-multicultural liberal landscape, it is unimaginably refreshing to hear a U.S. president forgo the niceties and get right to the meat of the matter. A blatantly religious speech at the start of a religious holiday doesn’t necessarily change the culture overnight, but it does bring the power of the bully pulpit back where it belongs. Instead of constantly criticizing and apologizing for Christianity, the way Obama did, Trump has dispensed with the political correctness in his recognition of this country’s founding faith.
Donald Trump is hardly an icon for the “Christian life,” but there’s a reason why so many evangelicals – both prominent and rank-and-file – see him as their last, best hope to turn America around. His steadfast unwillingness to buckle under the pressure of the mainstream, liberal culture makes him impervious to the crashing waves of multiculturalism that felled so many previous conservatives. He doesn’t pretend to be holier than thou, and it is in his willingness to get down and dirty – to fight it out to the death – that he has become one of American Christianity’s greatest modern champions.

Fix This Nation .com

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The aforementioned article by Franklin Graham is profoundly true.  All Christians are amazed at Trump’s boldly proponing the Christian faith, and his support of the nation of Israel.  I consider it to be a miracle that he was elected in the first place, and am truly humbled by what he has accomplished in his first ten months in office.  His policies seem very pro American, so I am very surprised how much the mainstream media, Democrats, many Republicans, and many other people groups truly despise everything he stands for!  Given the bizarre world view of so many liberals and millennials, I do not expect this window to be open very long, whereas we are blessed with a president who holds the Judeo Christian ethic in high regard.  I honestly hope that I am wrong.  Pray for President Donald Trump and for those who will succeed him as president.  I fear if extreme liberals become elected one more time, we will never get our nation back.  Praise the Lord for this president and pray fervently for him and for all that he stands for.  In Christ, Pastor Steve  <><

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Thankful For…. Brigitte Gabriel

Thankful For….Brigitte Gabriel <brigitte@act4america.net>

Today at 7:13 AM

With Thanksgiving rapidly approaching, I wanted to make sure I took the time to personally write my ACT for America family, and share with them that which I am most thankful for.

1. I’m thankful for our military heroes. With so much attention and praise given to ungrateful athletes who kneel during the National Anthem, I’m thankful for true heroes who risk their lives, leave their families, and in some cases, pay the ultimate price for my freedom. Their sacrifice is one I will never forget, nor take for granted.

2. I’m thankful for our law enforcement officers. The Thin Blue Line is under attack from the mainstream media on a daily basis. Imagine risking your life for someone, only to have them turn around and blame you for almost all of society’s ills. Imagine being tasked with protecting your community from terrorists, only to have some leftist politician like Bill DeBlasio tie your arms behind your back in the name of political correctness. I respect and honor those who serve and protect, unlike the NFL.

3. I’m thankful for you, my fellow grassroots patriot, who prefaces country above self, and volunteers their time and energy to make America a safer place to call home. It is selfless citizens like you, now more than 800,000 of which make up this organization, who are saving this country from self-destruction. ANTIFA, CAIR, the SPLC, etc. none of them stand a chance against our unified grassroots machine. We are too strong, too determined, and love this country far too much to let them succeed.

4. I’m thankful Barack Obama is no longer President. This is one that certainly cannot be overstated. How refreshing it is not to have to listen to our President lecture America about tolerance and “Islamophobia,” after an Islamic terrorist attack. No more James Taylor playing “You’ve Got A Friend,” to combat ISIS. No more praising America’s enemies, or attacking our allies like Israel. I could go on about why I’m so thankful for this, but you’d still be reading this in 2018 if I did.

5. I’m thankful for the fact that I am an American citizen. I dreamed of coming to America when I was living in a bomb shelter as a little girl, but never in a million years ever thought my dream would one day become a reality. I owe more to this country than I can ever repay, but it is through this organization that I can certainly try to repay that debt.

I sincerely wish you and yours a Happy Thanksgiving, and can’t wait to share with you what we at ACT for America have in store for you in the very near future.

Always Devoted,

Brigitte Gabriel

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I would like to add one more to Brigitte’s list.  I am thankful that Hillary Clinton was not elected as our president.  The next time that you feel negative towards our nation, envision where we would be RIGHT NOW if she were elected.  Blessings, Pastor Steve

 

Happy Thanksgiving!

Antifa Rallies Planned in at Least 20 U.S. Cities – Won’t ‘Stop Until This Regime Driven from Power’

Antifa Rallies Planned in at Least 20 U.S. Cities – Won’t ‘Stop Until This Regime Driven from Power’
November 04 2017

The left-wing, Antifa Refuse Fascism group is planning rallies in at least 20 cities across the United States on Saturday to demand that the duly-elected President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence be “driven from power.”
In a full-page ad in the New York Times on Wednesday, the group advertised its event:
Nov 4 it begins — be there — join with the thousands who will gather in cities and towns across the country. A movement of protests that continue every day and night, growing until we become millions … determined not to stop until this is driven from power.
Newsweek reported on Thursday:
“Refuse fascism,” a nascent protest group with ties to a more explicitly left-wing radical group, “the revolutionary communist party,” doesn’t seem like a typical fit for the left-leaning pages of the paper known as The Gray Lady, but very little has been normal about the Trump era so far, according to organizers.
The regime is destroying the planet by ignoring climate change, they say, and they claim it is turning America into a fascist country through an unprecedented series of executive orders.
“What Trump and his administration are doing could pose an existential threat to humanity,” Andy Zee, a member of the advisory board for Refuse Fascism, told Newsweek in a phone interview.
“We’re in one of the most perilous moments in history right now,” Zee said.
The Refuse Fascism website states:
No! In the name of humanity, we refuse to accept a fascist America! Take to the streets and public squares in cities and towns across the country continuing day after day and night after night — not stopping until our DEMAND is met: This Nightmare Must End: The Trump/Pence Regime Must Go!
A list follows naming what those nightmares are, including discrimination against Muslims and gays, objectivism and harassment of women, and the danger posed by climate change.
The “about” portion of the Refuse Fascism states:
We launched RefuseFascism.org at an emergency meeting at the Great Hall of Cooper Union in NYC on December 19th, 2016.  Watched by some 200,000 people on HuffPo’s FaceBookLive, Andy Zee, PZ Myers, Carl Dix, Jeremy Scahill, Imam Ayub Abdul-Baki, Rev. Doris Johnson, Sunsara Taylor, Immortal Technique, and Fran Luck spoke along with messages from Gloria Steinem, Chase Iron Eyes, Isabel Cardenas, and others on the fascist character of the Trump/Pence Regime and called on people to get organized to stop it before it came to power.
But some are saying that the reaction to the planned rallies is overplayed and is being characterized by some conservative websites as the start of a civil war.
The Washington Post reported:
Infowars has warned “Antifa Plans ‘Civil War’ to Overthrow the Government.” The John Birch Society put out two recent videos warning Americans to “stay home and tell your children to do likewise” on Saturday.  YouTuber “A Glock Fanboy” notched more than 400,400 views for a clip raising the alarm about “the first day of the revolution or whatnot.”
Time magazine flatly said the claims of an insurrection are: “simply not true.”
There will indeed be anti-Trump rallies in 20 cities around the U.S. on Saturday, from Atlanta to Honolulu, organized by a left-wing political action group called Refuse Fascism whose goal is unseating Trump. But its tactics — including but not limited to a “passionate speak-out with music and participatory art” — are a far cry from violent insurrection.
Nor is it likely that the streets will be teeming with angry mobs: only 990 people have said that they’re attending the demonstration in New York, according to the event’s Facebook group.
Among the at least 20 cities where rallies are set to occur are Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Honolulu, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New York City, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and Seattle.
Reported by: Penny Starr – Breitbart

How Is America Doing After Nine Months Of The Donald Trump Administration?

If you listen to the mainstream media, you would think our nation is falling apart at the seams, and our president is on the verge of impeachment.  Well, just what are the facts?

The Trump Economy-

Our economy has taken off.

261,000 jobs were created in October.

24,000 manufacturing jobs were filled at this time.

Unemployment is at a 17 year low.

Consumer confidence is at a 17 year high.

Over one million fewer Americans are relying on food stamps, the best numbers in over 7 years.

The homeowners rate has risen in the last quarter.

More people are in the work force than 7 years ago.

The stock market is doing very well.

Donald Trump has promised to make our economy great two years ago, and that is exactly what has happened.

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Rush Limbaugh: Trump Not Getting Enough Credit for Booming Economy
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on: November 01, 2017
In: All News, Finance, Politics, US News

If you look at the latest round of approval polls for President Donald Trump, you would think we’re looking at one of the least popular presidents of all time. If these polls are to be believed, Trump is spiraling down the drain to some of the worst job approval ratings any president has ever seen. And, to be clear, we fully believe that these polls are (relatively) accurate. Yes, they may be weighted to this degree or that one, but we have no problem believing that the majority of Americans strongly disapprove of Trump’s presidency. Why would they? The mainstream media’s coverage of Trump has been like one long highway car crash since January. Garbage in, garbage out, as they say.

And it is garbage, make no mistake about that.
On his program Tuesday, radio host Rush Limbaugh noted that if Americans were getting the truth about Trump’s presidency and, in particular, its effect on the economy, those poll numbers might look quite a lot different. But Limbaugh argued that Trump is in no way getting the credit he should be getting for the economic boom.
“I’m gonna shoot you straight here,” Limbaugh said. “Donald Trump’s not getting nearly the credit he deserves for the performance of the U.S. economy. You talk about a rebound? I mean, where was it 10 months ago? Where was it a year ago? Where was it during the seven years of Obama? Remember they were trying to tell us that we had to adapt to a new reality, and that is an America in decline? We had to adapt to these things because America’s past had been not real. Our economic heft and our superpower status was largely undeserved.

“But now it was time to pay the piper and find out how the rest of the world – that we have been trampling all over – lives,” he continued. “And Trump, of course, has reversed thinking; he has reversed performance; there is confidence among consumers. They’re spending. Jobs have been created.”
The problem here – in addition to the media’s disdain for Trump – is that the American people have been sold a lie for the last six years that told us that Obama had rescued us from the recession and all of the accompanying crap. Americans didn’t really BUY that, of course – the proof was in last year’s election, if nothing else – but it’s a story the media is sticking to even to this day. And so they can’t exactly turn around and give Trump credit for this huge recovery…because they’ve been telling us the economy recovered long before Trump came into office. It’s fake news on top of fake news.
But numbers don’t lie, and eventually the media’s fiction will catch up to them. Americans are going to start noticing the economic boom with or without the media’s help, and – like every president before him – Trump will get the credit. Oh, the left really doesn’t want that to happen. Sadly for them, there’s nothing they can do about it.

The Strategy Of The Shadow Government When Their Nefarious Deeds Are Exposed

If you remember the Sitcom “Hogan’s Heroes” from a generation ago, then you remember the character played by John Banner:  Luftwaffe POW camp guard Sergeant Schultz.  His legendary retort about ANYTHING that came up was:  “I see nothing, I hear nothing, I know nothing.”  Later in the show it was changed to “Nothing, NOTHING!”  That is precisely the reply we always hear from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and her supporters, The Obama administration, former Attorney General Eric Holder, the rogue element within the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Department of Justice and the State Department, about all of their alleged scandals.  Whether it is the Benghazi scandal, or that of the Internal Revenue Service, Gunrunner, Fast and Furious, Quid Pro Quo, the Trump Dossier, the Clinton Foundation and the Uranium One sale to Russia, and a host of others, the Deep State response is always as follows:

Admit Nothing

Deny Everything

Make Counter Allegations

They have the strategy down pat.  Hillary Clinton lies like an Afghan carpet, and it comes so natural to her, that one would truly suspect that she could lie and pass the polygraph test while doing so.  The rigged system already had her “in” as president of our nation prior to November 8, 2016.  Hillary Clinton will find that there is a price to pay on Judgment Day.  What Crooked Hillary Clinton does not seem to understand, is that the one true Triune God of the universe is much, much stronger than her despicable agenda and those who attempt to promote it.  If Christians will submit to II Chronicles 7:14, and continue to pray for this sin sick nation, then perhaps the Lord of the universe will continue to intervene in our favor.

I truly believe that every person involved in selling uranium (Uranium One) to Russia in exchange for millions of dollars (Quid Pro Quo) should be rightly accused of treason and promptly executed.  They make Benedict Arnold look like a “choir boy” in comparison.

Blessings, Pastor Steve  <><

Let not your heart be troubled.  If you are like me, and occasionally feel that the wicked are skating past justice, you will be blessed by the 37th Psalm.  Enjoy…

Psalm 37
David urges men to patience and confidence in God, by contrasting the condition of the godly and the wicked
1 Fret not thyself because of evil-doers, Neither be thou envious against them that work unrighteousness. 2 For they shall soon be cut down like the grass, And wither as the green herb. 3 Trust in Jehovah, and do good; Dwell in the land, and feed on his faithfulness. 4 Delight thyself also in Jehovah; And he will give thee the desires of thy heart. 5 Commit thy way unto Jehovah; Trust also in him, and he will bring it to pass. 6 And he will make thy righteousness to go forth as the light, And thy justice as the noon-day.

7 Rest in Jehovah, and wait patiently for him: Fret not thyself because of him who prospereth in his way, Because of the man who bringeth wicked devices to pass. 8 Cease from anger, and forsake wrath: Fret not thyself, it tendeth only to evil-doing. 9 For evil-doers shall be cut off; But those that wait for Jehovah, they shall inherit the land. 10 For yet a little while, and the wicked shall not be: Yea, thou shalt diligently consider his place, and he shall not be. 11 But the meek shall inherit the land, And shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace. 12 The wicked plotteth against the just, And gnasheth upon him with his teeth. 13 The Lord will laugh at him; For he seeth that his day is coming. 14 The wicked have drawn out the sword, and have bent their bow, To cast down the poor and needy, To slay such as are upright in the way. 15 Their sword shall enter into their own heart, And their bows shall be broken. 16 Better is a little that the righteous hath Than the abundance of many wicked. 17 For the arms of the wicked shall be broken; But Jehovah upholdeth the righteous. 18 Jehovah knoweth the days of the perfect; And their inheritance shall be for ever. 19 They shall not be put to shame in the time of evil; And in the days of famine they shall be satisfied. 20 But the wicked shall perish, And the enemies of Jehovah shall be as the fat of lambs: They shall consume; In smoke shall they consume away.

21 The wicked borroweth, and payeth not again; But the righteous dealeth graciously, and giveth. 22 For such as are blessed of him shall inherit the land; And they that are cursed of him shall be cut off. 23 A man’s goings are established of Jehovah; And he delighteth in his way. 24 Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down; For Jehovah upholdeth him with his hand. 25 I have been young, and now am old; Yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, Nor his seed begging bread. 26 All the day long he dealeth graciously, and lendeth; And his seed is blessed. 27 Depart from evil, and do good; And dwell for evermore. 28 For Jehovah loveth justice, And forsaketh not his saints; They are preserved for ever: But the seed of the wicked shall be cut off. 29 The righteous shall inherit the land, And dwell therein for ever. 30 The mouth of the righteous talketh of wisdom, And his tongue speaketh justice. 31 The law of his God is in his heart; None of his steps shall slide. 32 The wicked watcheth the righteous, And seeketh to slay him. 33 Jehovah will not leave him in his hand, Nor condemn him when he is judged.

34 Wait for Jehovah, and keep his way, And he will exalt thee to inherit the land: When the wicked are cut off, thou shalt see it. 35 I have seen the wicked in great power, And spreading himself like a green tree in its native soil. 36 But one passed by, and, lo, he was not: Yea, I sought him, but he could not be found. 37 Mark the perfect man, and behold the upright; For there is a happy end to the man of peace. 38 As for transgressors, they shall be destroyed together; The end of the wicked shall be cut off. 39 But the salvation of the righteous is of Jehovah; He is their stronghold in the time of trouble. 40 And Jehovah helpeth them, and rescueth them; He rescueth them from the wicked, and saveth them, Because they have taken refuge in him.

Psalms 37:1-40 (ASV)

 

Pray For Revival In America!

“Watergate: modern age”

It appears that the “Russian collusion, delusion, confusion and illusion” which focused on President Donald Trump for the last year plus, was a smokescreen, intended to deflect the attention from the REAL Russian collusion which is centered upon the sale of 20% of our supply of uranium to Russia.   [Remember, absolutely no proof of this surmised collusion involving Russia and President Donald Trump has ever been offered].  In cahoots were the former Attorney General Eric Holder, the Department of Justice, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, former President Barack Obama, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the State Department and others.  The boomerang has come back and slammed the Democrats right in the face, and the entire time, the Russian connection was with the Democratic National Convention and the Clinton campaign.  Keep an eye on the news, and pray for justice to prevail with this issue.

I ask myself, what do the corrupt Russian leaders, Vladimir Putin and others, think about our leadership in the United States of America?

Pastor Steve  <><

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President Trump called the investigation into a uranium deal with Russia that is linked to Hillary Clinton “Watergate: modern age.”
“The uranium sale to Russia and the way it was done was so underhanded. With tremendous amounts of money being passed, I actually think that’s Watergate: modern age,” Trump told a media scrum as he left the White House on Wednesday to head to Texas.
Republican congressmen announced they would begin investigating a controversial uranium deal approved during the Obama administration when Clinton was the secretary of state.
Groups backing the Uranium One sale reportedly donated millions of dollars to the Clinton Foundation.

New York Post

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Newt Gingrich, former Speaker of the House:  “Is there any end to the scandal throughout our government?  The swamp is huge.  The Clinton Foundation accrued money through selling uranium to Russia, so the Russians could build nuclear armaments to threaten us with.  Then there is also the Trump dossier which is Fake News collected by the Democratic Party against Donald Trump.”

 

The REAL Russian Collusion ~ Totally Ignored By The Mainstream Media

Mainstream media and the left ignore the real Russian collusion story involving Hillary Clinton, Obama, and the FBI in the Uranium One deal. Political Cartoon by A.F. Branco ©2017.
To see more Legal Insurrection Branco cartoons, click here.

Read more at http://comicallyincorrect.com/2017/10/19/uranium-one-smoking-guns/#TbiHwp7R2ZCJGCZA.99

Hypocrite Hillary likes to throw stones at President Trump from her house made of the Uranium One Russia collusion deal. Political cartoon by A.F. Branco ©2017.
Read more at http://comicallyincorrect.com/2017/10/24/toxic/#dztgc4SXQfZeecc5.99

Hillary, Obama, and the FBI are all involved in the only real Russia Collusion bombshell, the Uranium One deal. Political Cartoon by A.F. Branco ©2017.

Read more at http://comicallyincorrect.com/2017/10/25/red-handed/#KSM2JKs1Irw253WP.99

The Mainstream media is silent and doesn’t have the same appetite for the real Russia collusion story involving Hillary. Political Cartoon by A.F. Branco ©2017.
Read more at http://comicallyincorrect.com/2017/10/26/extra-extra-stop-the-presses/#dHcLeD1GIFrpfUWg.99

A Hot Mess!  The Russian Trump Dossier of fabricated salacious material designed to destroy Trump has blown up in Hillary’s Face. Cartoon by A.F. Branco ©2017.
Read more at http://comicallyincorrect.com/2017/10/27/phony-russian-trump-dossier/#j7rFsqae6geEXfyZ.99

 Trick Or Treat?   Funny, just when more about Hillary Russia collusion, Trump dossier, and calls for Mueller resignation we get a Manafort Indictment. Cartoon by A.F. Branco ©2017.
Read more at http://comicallyincorrect.com/2017/10/31/manafort-indictment-distraction/#H0EB8Tvvg97kYIve.99

What Difference Would It Have Made  ~  How would have Hillary and Obama conducted themselves as leaders in other historical situations? Political Cartoon by A.F. Branco ©2017.
Read more at http://comicallyincorrect.com/2017/11/01/what-difference-would-it-have-made/#twYcu2GHyJpZH3ET.99

Making Sense Of Hurricane Harvey

Record breaking disasters are becoming the new normal in America.  Prior to this past weekend, no one would mention a fifty inch rain except as a joke.  It is labeled as a storm that would happen once in every five hundred years.  We feel unbelievable sorrow over those who have lost everything.  Children without shoes, people without clothing, the loss of all of their belongings, and the shock of everything as it slowly sinks in.  We applaud the incredible heroism and sacrifice of the many who place themselves in harms way.  Fishermen, who use their boats and at great personal risk, pursue the thousands who are in life threatening situations.  We feel awful about the police officer who perished doing the same.  We appreciate the Texans and the American spirit, of making the best out of seemingly impossible situations.  I noticed that a great many of the volunteers had crosses around their necks – absolutely no surprise to me.

But I ask, could this disaster have been averted?  Yes, I believe so.  …And I am not talking about building stronger dikes and dams.  The old adage remains true:  “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”  We just had a president (Barack Hussein Obama) who trampled on our Judeo Christian heritage, through displaying rainbow colors on the White House, thus revealing his approval for the LGBT (and now Q has been added) life style.  He approves of “gay marriages” and many other perverse unions that are referred to in the Bible as “abominations.”  We have aborted nearly sixty million babies and wonder why the next generation will lack a labor force to keep our nation running.  We could continue “world without end,” with our nations’ trespasses, but you already know them…  But, you may think, isn’t the idea that the Lord God would allow such atrocities to happen as He judges our nation, going too far?  No, I do not think so.  Entire civilizations have disappeared, and they were judged for doing far lesser trespasses.  I believe there are still many, many Christian people in this nation who are doing His will, and that may be one of the reasons that the Lord is holding off our countries’ entire destruction.  Do you still believe it is going too far to suggest that the unprecedented weather tragedies in the last sixteen years are the Lord’s chastening of America?

Consider II Chronicles 7 below.  All the climate events were His chastening tools upon the nation of Israel.  We are quick to isolate II Chronicles 7:14, and quote this scripture, yet we often overlook how the Lord changes our weather patterns when we rebel against Him.  [Do you remember Elijah?  Following his prayers to the Lord, and his confrontation with King Ahab, Israel received no rain or dew for three years, until Baalism was confronted and their false prophets killed.  Also mentioned in the Bible are God’s judgment tools of locust invasions, the ten plagues upon the Egyptians, and countless other scenarios.]  II Chronicles 7:14 is highlighted in red, while II Chronicles 7:13, 20, 21, all pertaining to God’s hand in the weather and their punishment through captivity are highlighted in blue.  Blessings, Pastor Steve

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 2 Chronicles 7  King James Version (KJV)

Dedication Of The Temple

1 Now when Solomon had made an end of praying, the fire came down from heaven, and consumed the burnt offering and the sacrifices; and the glory of the Lord filled the house.
2 And the priests could not enter into the house of the Lord, because the glory of the Lord had filled the Lord’s house.
3 And when all the children of Israel saw how the fire came down, and the glory of the Lord upon the house, they bowed themselves with their faces to the ground upon the pavement, and worshipped, and praised the Lord, saying, For he is good; for his mercy endureth for ever.
4 Then the king and all the people offered sacrifices before the Lord.
5 And king Solomon offered a sacrifice of twenty and two thousand oxen, and an hundred and twenty thousand sheep: so the king and all the people dedicated the house of God.
6 And the priests waited on their offices: the Levites also with instruments of musick of the Lord, which David the king had made to praise the Lord, because his mercy endureth for ever, when David praised by their ministry; and the priests sounded trumpets before them, and all Israel stood.
7 Moreover Solomon hallowed the middle of the court that was before the house of the Lord: for there he offered burnt offerings, and the fat of the peace offerings, because the brasen altar which Solomon had made was not able to receive the burnt offerings, and the meat offerings, and the fat.
8 Also at the same time Solomon kept the feast seven days, and all Israel with him, a very great congregation, from the entering in of Hamath unto the river of Egypt.
9 And in the eighth day they made a solemn assembly: for they kept the dedication of the altar seven days, and the feast seven days.
10 And on the three and twentieth day of the seventh month he sent the people away into their tents, glad and merry in heart for the goodness that the Lord had shewed unto David, and to Solomon, and to Israel his people.
11 Thus Solomon finished the house of the Lord, and the king’s house: and all that came into Solomon’s heart to make in the house of the Lord, and in his own house, he prosperously effected.
12 And the Lord appeared to Solomon by night, and said unto him, I have heard thy prayer, and have chosen this place to myself for an house of sacrifice.
13 If I shut up heaven that there be no rain, or if I command the locusts to devour the land, or if I send pestilence among my people;
14 If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.
15 Now mine eyes shall be open, and mine ears attent unto the prayer that is made in this place.
16 For now have I chosen and sanctified this house, that my name may be there for ever: and mine eyes and mine heart shall be there perpetually.
17 And as for thee, if thou wilt walk before me, as David thy father walked, and do according to all that I have commanded thee, and shalt observe my statutes and my judgments;
18 Then will I stablish the throne of thy kingdom, according as I have covenanted with David thy father, saying, There shall not fail thee a man to be ruler in Israel.
19 But if ye turn away, and forsake my statutes and my commandments, which I have set before you, and shall go and serve other gods, and worship them;
20 Then will I pluck them up by the roots out of my land which I have given them; and this house, which I have sanctified for my name, will I cast out of my sight, and will make it to be a proverb and a byword among all nations.
21 And this house, which is high, shall be an astonishment to every one that passeth by it; so that he shall say, Why hath the Lord done thus unto this land, and unto this house?
22 And it shall be answered, Because they forsook the Lord God of their fathers, which brought them forth out of the land of Egypt, and laid hold on other gods, and worshipped them, and served them: therefore hath he brought all this evil upon them.

King James Version (KJV)
Public Domain

Pray For Revival In America!  Jesus Christ Is Our ONLY Hope.

A Rare Faithful Modern Day Prophet Who Is The Lord’s Mouthpiece, And Does Not Mince Words

In a day of anemic, insipid, and lukewarm compromisers, praise the Lord there is still one who will not give in to political correctness (PC), or should we say religious correctness (RC).  He stands out head and shoulders above the “wanna be loved by everyone” preachers.  You can tell a man better through his enemies than through his friends.  If you remember Barack Hussein Obama’s two terms as president, you would likewise recall how Obama dissed Franklin Graham from leading on the National Day of Prayer because after 9/11/01, Franklin Graham called Islam an evil religion.  Wow!  There still is a prophet in America and a balm in Gilead.   Pastor Steve <><

Franklin Graham: ‘Politicians Should Stop Saying Islam Is a Religion of Peace’
August 23 2017

 Celebrated evangelical preacher Franklin Graham has urged politicians and other world leaders to stop insisting that Islam is a religion of peace, when the exact opposite is true.
In the wake of this week’s deadly attacks by jihadists in Barcelona, Rev. Graham—the son of Billy Graham—tweeted that politicians should stop saying “Islam is a religion of peace”:

In other words, the religious ideology behind Islam itself, rather that the extremism of a given group such as the Islamic State, is often what leads to the violence and terrorism carried out against infidels by Muslims.
In his politically incorrect text, Graham wrote that “we are making a mistake by allowing the operation and spread of the dark and dangerous teachings of Islam.”
“From Bangladesh to Los Angeles, Salafis spread their violent beliefs shielded by the constitutional guarantees of free speech and religious liberty,” Graham writes, citing an article written by former CIA officer Bryan Dean Wright.
The radical beliefs described “aren’t limited to only the Salafis sect,” Graham adds. “While there are millions of Muslims who don’t agree with or participate in the violence of Islam, they can’t leave the religion because their families would be obligated to kill them.”
“Islam reigns in lives through fear and intimidation. I pray that Muslims everywhere will come to know Jesus Christ, the Son of God who loves them and can truly set them free. The Word of God tells us, ‘So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed,’” he wrote.
In 2007, Cardinal Gerhard Müller, then the prefect of the Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, asserted that Muslims and Christians “do not believe in the same God,” underscoring the differences in doctrine concerning who God is.
Last year, a Jesuit priest urged the western world to open its eyes to the reality of Muslim violence as intrinsic to the nature of Islam itself, rather than its abuse.
Known as an “old-school Jesuit,” Father James V. Schall taught Political Philosophy in the Department of Government at Georgetown University. In his 2016 essay, “Realism and Islam,” Schall insisted that the Muslim religion must be evaluated on its own terms rather than through the lens of the Judeo-Christian West.

Islam’s consistent advocacy of violence, which has been practiced “from its seventh century beginning,” has a purpose, Schall proposes. “This purpose is, ultimately, religious and pious.”
Reported by: Breitbart

The Old Left Contrasted With The New Left

The Old Left peaked at Woodstock, New York and at Haight and Ashbury, San Francisco; endorsing George McGovern for president.  (When Richard Nixon resigned following the Watergate incident, they boasted bumper stickers that said:  “Don’t blame me, I voted for McGovern”).  They protested the Viet Nam War.  They progressed from the counterculture groups of Beatniks and Hippies.  They espoused peace, love and dope.  LSD was taken by many of their more famous proponents.  When I was in high school in the early 70’s, I started hearing the  war cry against the “establishment,” not even knowing what it was.  As a young man, I thought they were aimless and clueless, viewing life without any real understanding.  They seemed like rebels without a cause.  They were however peaceful, and accepted differences of opinion.  They were often given to communal living, bypassing the institution of marriage.  (“Marriage is just a piece of paper.”  Remember?)   Their “families” were loose knit groups, bearing names like Roadrunner or Moon Rocket.  They were morally liberal, and a lot of their ethics, or lack thereof, went directly against the grain of our Judeo Christian heritage and the Ten Commandments.  At this time, it did not seem that our entire culture was threatened but it was.  Babies were aborted in great numbers; commencing this onslaught was the Supreme Court decision of Roe vs. Wade.  Nearly sixty million babies were murdered since this infamous ruling.  Now we have violent illegal immigrants replacing them – I ask who is to blame?  (Hosea 8:7 King James Version)  “For they have sown the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind.”  The Old Left was the base for the New Left, who share the same values but have taken their ideology several steps further.

Consider the New Left.  They are Hippies on steroids, with a violent and relentless agenda.  Other beliefs are not respected, and even allowed.  They cannot accept “no” for an answer.  They desire a nanny state resembling socialized Europe.  Cradle to grave entitlement programs are on their agenda.  Their poster children are Barack Obama, the Clinton machine and Bernie Sanders.  Their endless meltdown since the November 8, 2016 election loss is indeed a microcosm of their ideology.  Let us review the past seven months following Hillary Clinton’s incredible defeat:  “Let us cuddle and drink hot cocoa.  Let me lie in the street in the fetal position as I hold my teddy bear.  May we break some windows, overturn cars and start fires downtown because our candidate lost.  Cancel college classes and exams, and have group sessions of crying and pouting.  The election was rigged.  Let us have innumerable recounts!  We need to challenge, change or even eliminate the electoral college and overturn the results.  Trump’s victory is not at all legitimate.  Trump was in collusion with Russia – (The never ending Russian collusion illusion and delusion).  Impeach Trump!  Donald Trump Jr.’s e-mails disqualify our president.  Etc., etc., etc.  Yes, it is the gift that keeps on giving, and giving and giving.”  A congressman from New England just threatened our president on Facebook.  A comedian revealed a beheaded facsimile of our president for humor.  In a recent play on Julius Caesar’s assassination, the cast decided instead to act out President Trump’s assassination.  When the New Left does not get their way, there is no end to their plethora of infantile meltdowns.  They desire the New World Order RIGHT NOW!  The immanent danger of radical Islam on our nation is not even on their radar.  Sanctuary cities for criminals are welcome, and there is no respect for American distinctiveness.   People who disagree with them are homophobic or Islamaphobic.  They have no desire of a peaceful protest, and want to shut down the entire voice of opposition.  Their constituents are the Muslim Brotherhood, the Deep State, nearly all of the media, Black Lives Matter, Progressives, college students, a great many Democrats, and the leadership in Washington, D.C. that Donald Trump refers to as the swamp.  This is a massive radical left wing movement that is on a mission to forever change the complexion of America.  They do not like the Christian foundation upon which this nation was built.  The left has always screamed “tolerance,” yet ironically they are totally intolerant of anyone who disagrees with them.  The new left has torn down statues of Robert E. Lee and Thomas (Stonewall) Jackson.  They desire to pursue the destruction of the statues of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson next.  The current leftist movement constantly refers to “white privilege,” and this term has now morphed to “white supremacy.”  They have taken over college campuses and will not even allow for freedom of speech.

  As a boy and young man, I thought the Old Left were people out of touch with the values of America.  The New Left however, bears little resemblance to the Old Left.  They are on a mission to forever destroy our submission to the Ten Commandments, take away our freedoms, erase American distinctiveness, not allow American patriotism, nor celebrate our blessings and success.  Any discerning Christian can feel the vice rapidly enclosing on us and threatening our freedoms and our way of life.  If we survive as a nation, it will be the result of the Lord’s intervention.  Pray without ceasing for our federal, state and local governments, our nation’s law makers and court systems, our schools, and for our president, but mostly…

Pray For Revival In America!

Blessings, Pastor Steve