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"Do Not Go To Egypt"

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In the current edition of the Christian publication, Magnolia Messenger, is an excellent above titled article on page #7 by John Gardner, in which he strongly advises folks not to visit Egypt due to the "increase in hostilities toward those who identify themselves as Christians."

"O I Want To See Him, Look Upon His Face"

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I have often wondered what it would be like to experience some remarkable event in history. I was not in the military and have not experienced combat. I shook the hand of one President – Gerald R. Ford. I heard Senator Hubert Humphrey speak once as well as then Governor Ronald Reagan. But one event I do not want to miss is the Second Coming of Jesus Christ, my Lord and Master. Will I be alive when He returns in His glory? I hope so.

"What Insanity Actually Is"

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In thisAmerican Thinker article by author Drew Belsky, Mr. Belsky writes: "What insanity actually is .... is a mindset that denies objective reality."

"The United States Is Not A Humble Country"

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The above beginning statement in this article by writer Olivia Goldhill, tells us in a nutshell what the problem of the United States is ...... that it is not a humble country. In fact, it's attitude is similar to the arrogant nation of Edom in the prophet Obadiah's day (see here).

"Don't Confuse Me With The Facts!"

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From what this writer has observed over the past ten to twenty years, the mantra of our society in general is this: "Don't confuse me with the facts!" (source).

Another Great Bible Study Resource -- WVBS

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Another great Bible study resource, are the many videos produced by the brethren at World Video Bible School, located in Maxwell, Texas. The Forward on their website provides us with the following information:

Earning Sainthood?

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The man-made religious organization known as the Roman “Catholic” (“universal” - it is not!) Church never ceases to amaze me. For almost 1,400 years, it has morphed and contorted itself to fit almost any society and culture, however depraved and corrupt. While wrapping itself in the myth that it is the “original church” established by Jesus Christ 2,000 years ago, it bears not the marks of the New Testament church one reads about in the Holy Bible (see here). One of these marks is “sainthood.”

Donald Trump, Warren Buffett, And Longevity

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As I read these two articles here and here regarding Donald Trump and Warren Buffet's eating habits (also see here and here), I thought to myself, "Is this all today's news media has to report?" Folks, it must be a slow news day.

Abstinence And Parental Teaching

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In this RevealNews.org article regarding the Trump administration pulling the plug on teen pregnancy programs, the author of the article talks about various organizations teaching parents how to talk to middle school kids about delaying sexual activity.

Both Secular And Spiritual Nepotism Does Not End Well

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As I read this recent USA Today article regarding the hiring of  President Trump's family members to positions of prominence and authority, my eyes fell on this statement: "Federal bans on nepotism do not extend to the White House staff. Accordingly, Kushner’s appointment is perfectly legal. It is not however ethical or beneficial for the administration."

Cybersecurity Or Security "In Christ"

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As I was reading this American Thinker article regarding the various inadequacies found in cybersecurity, my mind immediately thought of the fact that God is our ultimate security system (see here and here). Any other security system will only provide us "insecurity."

The Curse Of A Closed Mind

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The curse of a closed or prejudiced mind is a terrible thing for anyone to possess, simply because it immediately closes all doors to any other knowledge and opportunities. When the elitists among us cut themselves off from people of low estate because of their so-called powerhouse "position" in life, they cut themselves off from learning anything worthwhile that might provide them with increased wisdom, knowledge, understanding, and insight of how to better co-exist with other people in our world.

The Resiliency And Persistence Of The Human Spirit

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As I read this human interest story about a Marine in the Vietnam War, who lived through five years of torture and confinement as a prisoner of war, I thought about the resiliency and persistence of the human spirit in extremely trying times.

"Chaos Distracts The Mind; Eternal Chaos Loses The Mind"

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In reading Ramnath Subramanian's latest article, my eyes focused on his above statement. Regarding the deplorable condition our nation's educational system finds itself in, Ram writes:

"NO!"

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“NO!” was the shriek of the mother of infant Charlie Gard in a courtroom in Great Britain, which was heard round the world. Charlie was born ten months ago with a rare disease and is on life support. The hospital and the government run National Health Service have determined that life support should be removed and presumably the baby allowed to die, because Charlie has no quality of life (see updated story here).

"Keynotes" Found In The Books Of The Bible

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From time to time a short refresher course is needed to refresh our memory (2 Peter 1:12 MEV) regarding key words, key verses, key phrases and key messages contained within the 66 books of the Bible.

Studying The Bible Using The SOAP Method

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The young lady in this video is demonstrating the SOAP method of Bible study. As she illustrates, these four letters stand for the following:

Tech-Less Teens Resulting In Reconnecting In "Real-Time" Conversation

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As I watched this video about tech-less teens doing away with all digital devices for ten days, I had to laugh at loud. Can we even imagine today's millennial crowd going ten minutes without fooling with some digital device, much less ten days?

Independence And Dependence

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As we are about to celebrate our nation's 241st Independence Day on July 4th, it greatly saddens me to think how far down the morality scale our society has fallen in the past three generations. Our nation is becoming more like the Roman Empire every day (and through a study of history, we know what happened to the Roman Empire -- see here).

"How Do You Do It?" --- Accomplishing Our Goals

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Tennis great, Roger Federer (see bio), provides us insight on how he has accomplished the goals in his life in this short video entitled, "How Do You Do It?"

52 Ways To Be Rich Without Being Wealthy

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Award winning author, Frank Sonnenberg (here is his online blog), has recently written this above titled article, listing 52 ways to be rich without being wealthy. As Mr. Sonnenberg adroitly recognizes, "money is only one form of wealth. You’re rich when you realize some of the best things in life are free."