Archive for November, 2015

Man has lived in darkness and needed a way out!

November 28, 2015

I was thinking about the differences between the colors known as black and white. Often, the question arises about whether or not they are actual “colors.”
Color Matters gives us the answer:

The answer to the question – “Are black and white colors?” – is one of the most debated issues about color. Ask a scientist and you’ll get a reply based on physics: “Black is not a color, white is a color.” Ask an artist or a child with crayons and you’ll get another: “Black is a color, white is not a color.” (Maybe!)

There are four sections on that page that present the best answers.

In line with the purposes here, I would like to share one of them.

1. Black is the absence of color (and is therefore not a color)

Explanation:
When there is no light, everything is black. Test this out by going into a photographic dark room. There are no photons of light. In other words, there are no photons of colors.

2. White is the blending of all colors and is a color.

Explanation:
Light appears colorless or white. Sunlight is white light that is composed of all the colors of the spectrum.  A rainbow is proof. You can’t see the colors of sunlight except when atmospheric conditions bend the light rays and create a rainbow. You can also use a prism to demonstrate this.

Fact: The sum of all the colors of light add up to white. This is additive color theory.

The Bible discusses darkness (black) and light (white). We can start with Genesis:

Gen 1:1

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.

Gen 1:2

The earth was without form, and void; and darkness was [fn] on the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters.

Gen 1:3

Then God said, “Let there be light”; and there was light.

Gen 1:4

And God saw the light, that it was good; and God divided the light from the darkness.

Gen 1:5

God called the light Day, and the darkness He called Night. So the evening and the morning were the first day.

We see that the “light” was good (according to God) and that God divided the light from the darkness. At this point, man had not sinned, so “darkness” was not yet associated with sin, evil and death.

Since the Fall of Adam and Eve,

Note what is written in the book of Jeremiah:

Jer 17:9

“The heart is deceitful above all things,
And desperately wicked;
Who can know it?

I recall a non-Christian’s reaction to that verse when it was spoken of within a sermon while he was a visitor at our church.  Apparently, he rejects the fact that the heart of man is deceitful and desperately wicked.

After the sermon, I looked up the verse after it and he seemed pleased by this particular verse.

Jer 17:10

I, the LORD, search the heart,
I test the mind,
Even to give every man according to his ways,
According to the fruit of his doings.

I can only imagine that he thought this was a fair deal from God.  However, when Jesus came along He stated that something as simple as a lie causes us to be “of your father the devil.”

No wonder non-Christians often hate and reject Jesus!  Who wants to be told this?  No one!  But it’s the truth, nonetheless.

Jhn 8:44

“You are of your father the devil, and the desires of your father you want to do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and does not stand in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaks a lie, he speaks from his own resources, for he is a liar and the father of it.

We see from Psalm 92:15 that the LORD does not have any unrighteousness in Him.  He is upright.  He is my rock.

Psa 92:15

To declare that the LORD is upright;
He is my rock, and there is no unrighteousness in Him.

During this time, the world was still waiting for the Savior, the promised Messiah in Scripture.

The Bible says that Jesus was born of the virgin Mary.  He was later proclaimed by the Father to be God’s Son as he started his 3 year earthly ministry.   We read about this account in Matthew 3.

Mat 3:17

And suddenly a voice came from heaven, saying, “This is My beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.”

(More accounts of God the Father’s proclamation regarding Jesus being His Son at end of post.)

Jesus was with God the Father and the Holy Spirit (also called the Trinity) in the beginning.  At my former Talk Wisdom blog, I have shared how the Three Persons in One God is evident all around us within Creation in a post entitled, The Trinity All Around You.

We see the purpose of Jesus Christ being born sinless so that He had the power to take away our sins.

1Jo 3:5

And you know that He was manifested to take away our sins, and in Him there is no sin.

We see that His death on the cross, the battle against darkness and evil in the grave, and His resurrection to life was for the purpose of saving us from the grip of the devil through the salvation  of our souls.

 

1Jo 2:2

And He Himself is the propitiation for our sins, and not for ours only but also for the whole world.

The darkness that we have known is passing away because the true light of salvation through Jesus Christ is already shining.

1Jo 2:8

Again, a new commandment I write to you, which thing is true in Him and in you, because the darkness is passing away, and the true light is already shining.

Those who hate others (and we see such hatred leading to death almost nightly on the news) are in darkness!

1Jo 2:9

He who says he is in the light, and hates his brother, is in darkness until now.

1 John 2:10 describes how to stay in the light and avoid stumbling.

1Jo 2:10

He who loves his brother abides in the light, and there is no cause for stumbling in him.

So much of the killings, immorality, evil, sin, and death are perpetuated by those who hate and walk in darkness.  Why?  Because their eyes have been blinded by the darkness.

1Jo 2:11

But he who hates his brother is in darkness and walks in darkness, and does not know where he is going, because the darkness has blinded his eyes.

As Christians, we are to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ.  Plant seeds in the hearts of others.  God does the saving!

I pray that the following link will help you:

How To Know God Personally

Hat tips to all links.

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Endnotes:

The Father proclaiming Jesus as His Son:

Mat 3:17

And suddenly a voice came from heaven, saying, “This is My beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.”

Mat 17:5

While he was still speaking, behold, a bright cloud overshadowed them; and suddenly a voice came out of the cloud, saying, “This is My beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased. Hear Him!”
Mar 8:38
“For whoever is ashamed of Me and My words in this adulterous and sinful generation, of him the Son of Man also will be ashamed when He comes in the glory of His Father with the holy angels.”
Mar 9:7
And a cloud came and overshadowed them; and a voice came out of the cloud, saying, “This is My beloved Son. Hear Him!”
Luk 9:35
And a voice came out of the cloud, saying, “This is My beloved Son.fn Hear Him!”
Luk 15:24
‘for this my son was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is found.’ And they began to be merry.
Act 13:33

“God has fulfilled this for us their children, in that He has raised up Jesus. As it is also written in the second Psalm:

‘You are My Son,
Today I have begotten You.
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Very Sad Day for Paris, France, Freedom, the World and America

November 14, 2015

The following article appears at both Breitbart News and Pamela Geller’s website.

Muslims Declare War on France – It Was a Bloodbath.

Pam Geller has been continuously vilified by the aberrant leftist/progressive (a.k.a. programmed regressive) media. However, we must take what the following commenter had to say in order recognize what is really going on and to overcome the “snapping of the minds” of Americans who still fall for their bullc**p and lies!

Robert Bayer • 6 hours ago

Ms. Geller .. You have been one of the few courageous voices of sanity and wisdom in the public eye… Many of the leftists and MSM attacked you personally every day of the week.

How far better off the world would be now if the leaders of the world had simply listened fairly to what you had rationally stated, and then acted to protect their own citizens.

Lets hope more will realize that Islam intends to rule or destroy everyone and everything because the Koran and Islam are a religion of hate, oppression, and barbaric slaughter.

A commenter who says he is in Paris had the most riveting comment that I have ever read on the subject of radical Islamic terrorism:

Bernir

I’m here in Paris

The world is impotent

Peace is desired but it is time to confront the cause of all the terrorist acts Muslims everywhere regardless of the political correctness.

TV commentators talk of what is our worry, could this spread.

This is crazy, they are going to kill and kill and kill.

All need to be armed.

This is a war with Islam.

This is a very sad day for Paris.
This is a very sad day for France.
This is a very sad day for freedom.
This is a very sad day for the world and America.

This is insanity and these idiots are part of why things are bad and getting worse.

There is no safe area in all Europe. You can be stabbed before anyone can help you.   A bomb can be detonated and unless every person is searched at every gathering, Muslims who promote this ideology have no respect for human life, so our only defense is to kill as many as we can.

There is no question that anti Semitism is on the rise in Europe.  However it is hard to separate this posture with anti non Muslim posturing. The world here is going to eventually end up with Muslims and those who ignorantly support anti Semitic and anti Muslim onslaughts until the Muslims turn on them and say CONVERT or DIE. They then become the Jews of the 21st century.

And there are so many ignorant and blind European leaders who think they owe it to refugees to treat both Muslims who want to use this generosity to overtake Europe and fail to separate the deserving from the modern day Nazis clothed as Muslims.

Our fight is made more difficult by the pressure from CAIR and other jihadist fronts in the US using Islamophobia to protect these jihadists.

Please let Ted Cruz bill to label the Muslim Brotherhood as an extremist group and a Hamas front go to law.

People do not know up from down in this dilemma. All we can do is inform and set back.

This is where the non Muslims must create a united front and stop this attempt to isolate the foes of jihad.

How can the world be blind to the threat that Islamization is moving forward?

Does anyone believe that this immigration fiasco is more about the permeation of Islamic takeover rather than escaping some mythical danger?

Why then [are there] so many untoward hideous onslaughts?

We[‘ve] got to get rid of the Muslim brotherhood first and then work on CAIR.  Thanks to Ted Cruz we’re on our way.

Of course knifing is natural.  Hard to detect, deadly and swift.

We are in the midst of a new and hideous WW3 and we are arguing about Islam rights as they pick us apart

I’ve felt it for 2 years now and now it seems it’s coming to roost.  Either Muslims shot the Russian jet or got a bomb in it, but this is the worlds’ vulnerability and they can bring air travel to a halt. When does the nuclear option get on the table ???

The war is on. Only problem is that our way of life handcuffs us to retaliate.  We need to elect someone who will take the cuffs off [of] us and give us the freedom to combat Islam as the Israeli’s do.

The Brits, Germans,  Swedes,  Dutch,  Austrians, Hungarians, Spaniards, and French need to mobilize against the Islamization of their countries.  And they must do it before Pergida and other nationalist entities realize that all out revolution is their only relief.

Someone has to neutralize Adjem Choudray in Britain.

Folks stop kidding yourselves.  Islam IS NOT a religion.  It is a political theocracy hell bent for totalitarian worldwide domination like communism or Nazism.  It uses Taqiyya and jihad which allows anything if it promotes the Caliphate.

Our one hope is that apostasy will catch on and crest an atmosphere of reformation.  Otherwise, non Muslims have no choice but to wage resistance against all.

What will it take to get all to start voicing that Islam is in the midst of overall world domination and slowly establishing the caliphate for the ultimate victory?  It is moving at every front and I do not hear the threat from republicans , democrats, CNN, Fox or the masses of Americans.

And will Trump or Rubio or Carson or Clinton stop Islam in its tracks or just do lip service to the threat to our way of life as a means to get elected?

The Palestinian posture is such a farce.  This entire conflict is just part of the Islamic Caliphate.  If Israel gave up all its land and moved to Cuba, Muslims would follow them there.  Israel is a pawn in worldwide Islamic domination, nothing more. Wait till you see the refugees rise up in Germany and to justify jihad, paint the opposition there as Nazis.  And similarly in Hungary, the Netherlands, France etc.; all will see the falsity of Islamic propaganda.
Today is the day for all free democracies to see Islam for what it is, a totalitarian theocracy, not a religion.  And we all must;

1.  Fight as if it were world war 3 ( because it is).

2.  Resist the Islamization of our countries.

3.  Awaken all our politicians and friends to this reality.

There is no way that non Muslims will persuade Muslims that the foundation of their Political theocracy has flaws.  Flaws in its beginning and flaws in its present posture.  Only Apostates who have been brought up as Muslims and converted to being ex-Muslims can ask them to examine the Qur’an or Sharia to see its idiocy.

 Ayaan Hirsi Ali in her most recent book “Heretic” can outline these ideas for a complete examination.  If one can watch the evolution of Mageed Nawazz on You Tube from 2005 to the present, one can see that as Mageed examined his life as a jihadist through his Egyptian imprisonment and his early defense of Islam, and see him abandon the denial a Muslim has to defend this political theocracy; one will witness this change. 

But to me this allowance of Muslim prayer blocking sidewalks and streets in Los Angeles, London, Paris etc. cannot go on.  We either must give up all we have, or we must fight at every level to stop the Islamization of America and the rest of the free world.  And if it takes a Donald Trump (God forbid) [Note from Christine:  I agree that “God forbid” Trump or Clinton become president because I think that either one of them would be another absolute disaster like 0bama!] to establish this solidarity of the American people,  then maybe unless the democrats wake up to the danger [Christine:  they won’t!!!], that is what we must do.
Geert Wilders,  a Dutch politician and an anti -Islam activist may be the most impressive active politician in the world today.  We can hope he becomes the Dutch prime minister.  He along with Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Pamela Geller, Robert Spencer, Sam Harris and others, are desperately trying to tell the world, we do not hate Muslims but we must stop the Islamization of the world.  Yes all these folks align themselves with Israel because if Israel fails, Europe will follow.
The world must unite against Islam and its attempt to take over the world.  There is no difference between silent deniers of the Qur’an being totalitarian and the Jihadists who want a world wide Caliphate, but think through Jihad, they can obtain it quicker.
Most important dogma of Islam is Taqiyya. It compels the Muslim to LIE if it promotes the totalitarian takeover of the world.  So you know that a Muslim is lying when he tells you that only jihadists want a complete Muslim world.  He or she is practicing Taqiyya.
One needs to decide now to become informed and fight the fight against Islam or sit back and watch our way of life disappear.
And it is most important to understand that Islam is as much a fascist religion as communism or nazism because it has as its objective world wide Muslim domination and the elimination of ALL non Muslims.
If anyone wants a most recent 45 page essay on this realization,  merely text your email.
We will all be opposed by charges of fascist opposition to a religion.  But Islam as practiced is no more a religion than Communism is, it is a political theocracy.
It was enlightening recently in Nassua and discussing the ever present Muslim problem, I was encouraged by my Australian and British friends there that they acknowledge that further accommodations for refugees or Sharia  [law] or Islamic lies and more mosques and the institution of Islamic dogma has reached its end point.  All the civilized world is seeing that a political theocracy such as Islam must be thwarted and stopped in its tracks. And it was enlightening to hear others in the world community recognize this dilemma.

Our hearts are torn by the carnage that evil men do and prayers go out to all affected by this horrific onslaught of Islamic terrorist killings!

Jer 17:5

Thus says the LORD:

“Cursed is the man who trusts in man
And makes flesh his strength,
Whose heart departs from the LORD.

Jer 17:6

For he shall be like a shrub in the desert,
And shall not see when good comes,
But shall inhabit the parched places in the wilderness,
In a salt land which is not inhabited.

Jer 17:7

“Blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD,
And whose hope is the LORD.

Jer 17:8

For he shall be like a tree planted by the waters,
Which spreads out its roots by the river,
And will not fear [fn] when heat comes;
But its leaf will be green,
And will not be anxious in the year of drought,
Nor will cease from yielding fruit.

Jer 17:9

“The heart is deceitful above all things,
And desperately wicked;
Who can know it?

Jer 17:10

I, the LORD, search the heart,
I test the mind,
Even to give every man according to his ways,
According to the fruit of his doings.

Jer 17:11

“As a partridge that broods but does not hatch,
So is he who gets riches, but not by right;
It will leave him in the midst of his days,
And at his end he will be a fool.”

Jer 17:12

A glorious high throne from the beginning
Is the place of our sanctuary.

Jer 17:13

O LORD, the hope of Israel,
All who forsake You shall be ashamed.

“Those who depart from Me
Shall be written in the earth,
Because they have forsaken the LORD,
The fountain of living waters.”

Jer 17:14

Heal me, O LORD, and I shall be healed;
Save me, and I shall be saved,
For You are my praise.

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Jesus speaking:

 

Jhn 14:2

“In My Father’s house are many mansions; [fn] if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. [fn]

Jhn 14:3

“And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive you to Myself; that where I am, there you may be also.

Jhn 14:4

“And where I go you know, and the way you know.”

Jhn 14:5

Thomas said to Him, “Lord, we do not know where You are going, and how can we know the way?”

Jhn 14:6

Jesus said to him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.

Jhn 14:7

“If you had known Me, you would have known My Father also; and from now on you know Him and have seen Him.”

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No Jesus – No peace.

Know Jesus – Know peace.

Ted Fires Verbal Cruz Missile at Media!

November 4, 2015

Any person who resides on the side of Conservative, Christian, and/or American Patriot morals and values instinctively knows that the media of mass deception  hates us…and spends much of its time, resources, and commentary blasting those of us who don’t subscribe to the programmed regressive leftist agenda.

It was SO gratifying to see Senator Ted Cruz call out not only the CNBC moderators for their conscientious stupidity and repugnant behavior in last week’s Republican presidential debate, but Cruz also had his staff brilliantly use that portion of the debate to create a terrific political ad  that additionally exposes the far leftist mindset of the Democratic candidates!

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Senator Cruz’ reference to the previous Democratic debate as being, “between the Bolsheviks and the Mensheviks” was epic!

Readers can learn more about both terms via dictionary.com’s links and descriptions:

www.wow.com/Bolsheviks+1905
Search for Bolsheviks 1905Look Up Quick Results Now!

 

Antonyms for communist

Roget’s 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group. Cite This Source

In the word origin section, dictionary.com states:

[Bolsheviks were] the faction of the Russian Social Democratic worker’s party after a split in 1903 that was either larger or more extreme (or both) than the Mensheviks (from Russ. men shij “less”):  after they seized power in 1917, applied generally to Russian communists.  Bolshevism is recorded from 1917.

 

Word Origin and History for Menshevik

adj.

1907, from Russian men’shevik, from men’she “lesser” (comparative of malo “little,” from PIE root *mei- “small;” see minus ) + -evik “one that is.” So called by Lenin because they were a minority in the party. Earlier used in reference to the minority faction of the Social-Democratic Party, when it split in 1903. As a noun from 1917. Russian plural mensheviki occasionally was used in English.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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So…who is the Bolshevik and who is the Menshevik in today’s Democratic presidential race?

Bernie Sanders proudly admits to being an adamant and non-apologetic socialist. Bolshevik!?  Or, due to the smaller size of his followers…Menshevik!?

P.S. One of the Republican presidential candidates stated that “Bernie and his wife ‘honeymooned’ in Russia and never came back!” Ha!

Hillary doesn’t admit to being a socialist (although her shift to far leftist thinking has her catching up to Sanders). Bolshevik due to size the of her following?  Or Menshevik!?

They are both awful for our nation!

Hat tip: The Last Refuge

Learn The Truth About Hamas Terrorist Attacks in Israel!

November 2, 2015

Recent episodes of Israel Now News are a MUST for Christians here in America to view in order to get the REAL story about what is transpiring in the Holy Land of Israel! I will warn you that our so-called “leaders” here in America (namely Ozero and Kerry) portray an ugly side of this current leftist/progressive/socialist/communist/Islamo-fascist supporting BADministration here in America!

How ludicrous of Ozero and Kerry to claim that both sides are at fault for the escalation of violence!  People…that is NOT the truth!

Fortunately, most Israelis know that the American people (except for the leftist freaks who despicably support the evil Hamas leader and those terrorists he sends in to stab and kill the Jews!!) Stand with Israel and support their right to defend themselves!


About Israel NOW News

Israel Now News is a creative and innovative weekly TV news magazine presenting a unique perspective of Israel’s current events, politics, and culture to an English speaking audience. Israel Now News consists of a dynamic format offering its viewers an exciting educational experience unparalleled by any other news source.
Israel is consistently at the mercy of the international media and foreign coverage of the conflict over the Holy Land is rarely unbiased. It is important that Christians worldwide have an unprejudiced source of news about Israel. Israel Now News is an unbiased weekly news source designed to educate and embolden Christians to take an active role in prophecy and to stand with Israel.

The two latest episodes give us much more information about the latest attacks being perpetrated against Jews in Israel by the terrorists who are taking their marching orders from the current Hamas terrorist leader of the Palestinians – Mahmoud Abbas.

Abbas is evil to the core!  But don’t take my word for it…read this article:

The Jewish Express.com: Mahmoud Abbas Bad for J Street

Excerpt and conclusion:

Abbas is a master of maintaining a perpetual crisis and non-recognition of a Palestinian state because it means loss of his dictatorial control, the end to European Union money and neutralizing the BDS movement. Hey J Street, Abbas is bad for your playbook.

Unfortunately, even Fox News doesn’t give the depth of information that Israel Now News shares on a weekly basis.

Be sure to view Episode 204 (10/31/15) and Episode 202 (10/17/15) at

Daystar.com: Israel Now News

You can also view episodes on You Tube

See Episode 202 below (if it plays here at this blog.)

Hat tips to all links.


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It’s not that spiritual truth is irrational or illogical, but that human wisdom is defective, because it’s tainted by man’s sinfulness, and unable to perceive the things of God. That is why the Bible is so important. It gives us the answers we can’t find on our own. It is God’s Word to mankind. Scripture is divinely revealed truth that fills the vacuum of spiritual ignorance in all of us. Post-truth is the word of the year for 2016 and also the philosophy of the day, According to the dictionary, “post-truth” means, “relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief.” Simply put, we now live in a culture that seems to value experience and emotion more than truth. In a “post-truth” world, people make choices based on emotion and experience rather than objective fact. So in a post-truth world, truth is irrelevant. What exactly is a post-truth culture? It’s a culture where truth is no longer an objective reality. It has become subjective. It’s what’s true for me—my beliefs, my opinions, determine my truth. So in our post-truth culture, man determines truth. Man makes himself the ultimate authority. This starting point, which rejects God’s Word and the idea of moral absolutes, makes truth subjective. Truth will never go away no matter how hard one might wish. Christianity is grounded in objective truth. “And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free” (John 8:32). Objective truth exists because we have God’s Word. In the Gospel of John, Jesus says, “Sanctify them by Your truth. Thy word is truth” (John 17:17), and Paul and James describe the Bible as “the word of truth” (2 Timothy 2:15; James 1:18). The Psalmist says, “The entirety of your word is truth” (Psalm 119:160). Jesus Himself said, “For this cause I was born, and for this cause I have come into the world, that I should bear witness to the truth. Everyone who is of the truth hears My voice” (John 18:37). When Jesus said, “I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life. No one comes to the Father except by me” (John 14:6), He wasn’t expressing His personal belief or opinion. He was speaking the truth, a fundamental reality that doesn’t change from person to person. It doesn’t matter if our culture thinks all roads lead to God. The truth of the matter is “no one comes to the Father but by [Jesus].” This blogs goal is to, in some small way, put a plug in the broken dam of truth and save as many as possible from the consequences—temporal and eternal. "The further a society drifts from truth, the more it will hate those who speak it." - George Orwell

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