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Billy Graham—Inside Look at His Dynasty

 

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Dear Readers,

Many of us have witnessed many coming to Christ through the Billy Graham ministry; however, if you are like me, you have questioned some of his stances in his interviews and wonder how can this can be the same man who preaches the Gospel so powerfully.

Often Billy Graham’s interview appearances spoke to me as being more of a publicity stunt for the popularity of the man Graham.

“Billy Graham has preached Christianity to live audiences of nearly 215 million people in more than 185 countries and territories through various meetings, including Mission World and Global Mission. Graham has also reached hundreds of millions more through television, video, film, and webcasts.”

I remember as a young girl opening the front door of our family home and turning up the television so neighbors could hear Billy Graham preach during his televised crusades. He was a preacher who convicted hearts unto salvation like no other in recent history.

President Truman stated of Billy Graham: “But now we’ve got just this one evangelist, this Billy Graham, and he’s gone off the beam. He’s…well, I hadn’t ought to say this, but he’s one of those counterfeits I was telling you about. He claims he’s a friend of all the Presidents, but he was never a friend of mine when I was President. I just don’t go for people like that. All he’s interested in is getting his name in the paper.”

“This led Truman to referring to Graham as a ‘counterfeit’ publicity seeker, and Truman did not speak to Graham for years afterward.”

Today we would associate this with an obsession with self, such as seen often on Facebook. “It is all about me”—the cult of self or narcism. We all need to continually pray for humility and to consider each person as being more important than ourselves.

One of the things I appreciated about Billy Graham in his young years, when he pastored, was the occasion, when he took it upon himself to harshly chastise women for coming to his church in low neck tops. How many pastors today would tell women strongly from the pulpit, they must dress modestly? He made it clear it was wrong for them to tempt him or others!

I also remember my mother faithfully turning on the radio, each Sunday, to hear Graham’s messages. She loved solid Bible teaching. Fortunately, she often warned me of the ecumenical movement. (Christianity joining hands with false churches) I do not know if she ever recognized Billy Graham having part.

My cousin, Maxine Bates, knew Billy Graham well. He sent her to Nigeria to be a missionary and she reached many children for Christ in her lifelong ministry. Billy Graham visited her on the mission field and even had her sit behind him at one of his crusades. Maxine told me many stories, sent me photos, and I visited her in Florida. She truly loves the LORD and like Billy Graham, is most elderly today.

Maxine Bates history information:

http://www2.wheaton.edu/bgc/archives/docs/VillageChurch/1styear.htm

“A missionary program was launched and two of its members Maxine Bates in Nigeria, Africa and Helen Prestidge Howard in Ecuador, South America receive their full support from The Village Church. Partial support is provided for several other missionaries in other fields throughout the world.”

https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1907&dat=19850330&id=P2IrAAAAIBAJ&sjid=7dgEAAAAIBAJ&pg=3349,6459544&hl=en

Quite a few years ago, I am across some of the heresies of Franklin and Billy, I contacted Samaritan’s Purse, Franklin’s organization, to hear this side. We went back and forth. I knowing the facts could not be denied, would not go along with the justification of falsehoods in their attempt to deceive me. I have posted these interesting letters and additional information below this article.

Another good thing about Billy Graham is he truly cares for the black race, refusing to hold to race prejudice, and assuring blacks felt welcome at his crusades.

Years ago, I emailed information on Billy Graham to those on my email contact list, and one lady wrote to him to see how these things could be and asked if they were. The response email was sent to me. Billy Graham basically told her, I am what I am. He did not dispute anything, and much of what I disclosed is in this information, though the info is not a duplicate.

What I find entirely evil and unbelievable, occurred in a 1999, when “Graham discussed his relationship with the late North Korean dictator Kim Il-sung, praising him as a ‘different kind of communist’ and ‘one of the great fighters for freedom in his country against the Japanese.’ Graham went on to note that although he had never met Kim’s son and current North Korean dictator Kim Jong-il, he had ‘exchanged gifts with him.’ Graham has given a globe surmounted with doves to the North Korean Friendship Museum.”

This appears to be something our president would do, but hearing Graham performed this for these dictators who have murdered around 3 million innocent Koreans, including Christians, often through starvation, is incomprehensible to me and no doubt, countless others. It is unbelievable that the Graham family would uplift the leaders of North Korea who are terrorists, as bad as ISIS/Islamic State, if not worse:

http://video.foxnews.com/v/1348279977001/rare-footage-of-rev-billy-graham-in-north-korea-uncovered/?#sp=show-clips

These Dictators forbid Christianity to be spoken and no one is allowed to own a Bible. It means execution if you are caught with the holy Scriptures. For the Grahams to believe this is better than living in the freedom Japan enjoys is communistic heresy.

“The North Korean people are oppressed through limitations and denials of basic human rights, including the right to food, bodily integrity, free movement, freedom from violence, privacy, and free thought … In an attempt to deter dissent and paralyze community empowerment among the North Korean people, Kim Il Sung – and later Kim Jong Il – propagated ideas of an all-powerful, ever-present, all-knowing government. Pictures of Kim Jong Il, alongside pictures of his father, Kim Il Sung, appear in households, schools, and public arenas. The images present the dictators as gods to be worshiped. Many commodities and internally published materials also bare Kim Jong Il’s image, reminding North Koreans that their leader is supreme and always watching.

Kim Jong Il’s regime, beginning in 1994 with the death of Kim Jong Il’s father, Kim Il Sung, made critical decisions that killed 20 percent of North Korea’s population and contributed to the death of nearly 3 million North Koreans in the late 1990s. While Russia and China began to change their economic and political models in the 1980’s, Kim Jong Il failed to identify North Korea’s governmental shortcomings and to respond to the burgeoning needs of his people. Though Kim Jong Il’s father set the stage for North Korea’s current crisis, Kim Jong Il is responsible for the mass-starvations of the 1990s that constitute crimes against humanity, for North Korea’s refusal to receive food and economic development aid, and for the North Korean government’s far more brutal, terrifying, and inhumane violence against the North Korean people.”

http://www.northkoreanow.org/faq/

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This video link below exposes Billy Graham’s heresy statements; it is footage of his words which cannot be disputed.

God teaches us, This is love that we keep His commandments; 1 John 5:3. Love is holding to the teachings of the entire Bible—God’s commandments. Hatred for God is not loving every Word of God down to every jot and tittle. Hatred for God maintains, having no problem with people who teach contrary to the Bible.

Jesus Christ is the Word become flesh (John 1) and displays He is the Word of God in Revelation 19:11-16.

Philip Yancey, is most liberal and endorses homosexuality as confirmed in his interview “Amazed by Grace.”

http://www.acceptingevangelicals.org/yancey.htm 

And it is no wonder that Billy Graham has endorsed Yancey stating, “There is no writer in the evangelical world that I endorse and appreciate more.”  Billy Graham, not a Bible literalist, is open to theistic evolution:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theistic_evolution 

He also believes those who follow false religions might be in heaven—Newsweek August 14, 2006: “When asked whether he believes heaven will be closed to good Jews, Muslims, Buddhists, Hindus or secular people, though, Graham says: ‘Those are decisions only the Lord will make. It would be foolish for me to speculate on who will be there and who won’t … I don’t want to speculate about all that. I believe the love of God is absolute. He said he gave his son for the whole world, and I think he loves everybody regardless of what label they have.’”  

(Side note: The Hindu religion consists of 330 million false idol gods, though not all Hindus worship this many deities: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Hindu_deities)

It is very disheartening indeed that this respected man speaks out of both sides of his mouth when addressing the Gospel. The Bible never lies as God never lies. You will not locate wishy-washy doctrine within. God hates every contrary way and one has to be born again to be saved. Upon salvation, accepting Jesus Christ as Savior, by asking forgiveness for every sin, one is washed of every unbiblical belief. (1 John 5:10-13—the Bible)

Wikipedia: In a 1997 interview with Robert Schuller, Graham said “I think that everybody that loves or knows Christ, whether they are conscious of it or not, they are members of the body of Christ… [God] is calling people out of the world for his name, whether they come from the Muslim world, or the Buddhist world or the non-believing world, they are members of the Body of Christ because they have been called by God. They may not know the name of Jesus but they know in their hearts that they need something they do not have, and they turn to the only light they have, and I think that they are saved and they are going to be with us in heaven.”

This is outright satanic apostasy. Graham is following the spirits of demons to issue such a statement. He has given away the fact he is an antichrist.

To be a pastor, evangelist or teacher one must be above reproach and follow all the ways of godliness for these positions, and must know the Bible from cover to cover and believe it from cover to cover.

Everyone should read the books of Timothy, Titus and Acts which explains qualifications for church leadership and other passages. We must study God’s Word so we are never made ashamed as commanded.

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Women cannot preach or teach men and they must be silent in the churches, not teaching men or acting in authority over them. Yet, Billy Graham has no problem with his daughter teaching men in church settings. (1 Corinthians 14:33-34 and 1 Timothy 2:12 and following)

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The Graham family stands with Catholicism, this is idolatry (worship of statues or images), and idolatry is the mainstay of Catholicism. The Graham family was represented at Pope John’s funeral and uplifted him as the greatest man, brother, etc:

When Catholics were born again at Billy Graham crusades, he would turn them back over to Catholic idolatrous churches, instead of to solid Bible believing, teaching churches. How apostate can you be and devilish?

This pope and all popes represent idol worshippers of false deities, and dead popes are in a fiery place today. God declares idolators go to the Lake of Fire; Revelation 21:8, 20:14, etc.

Catholic truths:

Video of Catholics praying to dead bones—an abomination to God and eternally deadly:

The Bible also forbids the worship of the “queen of heaven.” This is the Catholic Mary’s most outstanding titles, and this name has been held by many female goddesses throughout history under the command of satan. (Jeremiah 7:18 and 44:15-18)

Queen of Heaven sign

(photo I shot at a Catholic church in Washington state)

Catholics have a sky-reaching obelisk in the middle of St Peter’s Square which is an Egyptian idol and condemned in Scripture.

Leviticus 26:1: “You shall not make for yourselves idols, nor shall you set up for yourselves an image or a sacred pillar (obelisk), nor shall you place a figured stone in your land to bow down to it; for I am the LORD your God.”

Many of the saints Catholics pray to:

“In a BBC interview, Pope Francis took the highly unusual step of actually admitting that there are thousands and thousands of pedophile priests in the Catholic Church worldwide. By their estimates about 8,000. This mind-numbing admission has sent shock-waves through the highest levels of the Vatican system.”

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-28282050

Unfortunately, there has been no death by hanging or stoning for these vile pedophiles, and the Vatican simply moved them to a different diocese when children’s voices were heard. I honestly believe there are more who have stolen the innocence away from boys through sodomy.

More Catholic pedophilia:

http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2014/01/16/22324032-un-slams-vatican-for-efforts-to-cover-up-pedophile-priests-in-sex-abuse-scandal

http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/06/15/us-usa-minnesota-archdiocese-idUSKBN0OV1LK20150615

Below is a Documentary link of Ireland sex abuse by priests; this concealed by the highest of the highest, meaning the Vatican too. This religion involves child abuse as does most idolatrous cults of satanism.

Priests have also supplied little boys for men outside their church upon request.

In 2 Corinthians chapter 6, God commands we do not associate with those of idolatry and why we expose it and the fact, satan is behind it all. In the Old Testament children were burned to death in the name of idols.

I do apologize for the video, owning there are a few impure words, it being secular. I do want to warn you! It does not adhere to born again Christianity in any form. It does expose you to the fact, men are destroyed for life due to pederasty.

The Grahams have devilishly led believers to accept this satanic cult. This leads me to ask, how many innocent children have been raped due to this?

The Grahams require church discipline, and should not be in the church for unrepentance.

The true church is be humble, no pomp, circumstance, no glitter and showiness, only lowliness as Christ displayed lowliness. He never even had a place to lay His head; Luke 9:58.

 

Cathedral in Sevilla Spain, © Val J. Lee

Cathedral in Sevilla Spain © Val J. Lee

The Catholic Church, full of endless sin, hides behind multi-million dollar and billion dollar ornate cathedrals, vestments inlaid with gold including the large head ornamentations and the pope sits on a gold throne. He is viewed as infallible (papal infallibility) and must be obeyed in all things.

This apostate church spends around 170 billion a year.

“The Vatican has large investments with the Rothschilds of Britain, France and America, with the Hambros Bank, with the Credit Suisse in London and Zurich. In the United States it has large investments with the Morgan Bank, the Chase-Manhattan Bank, the First National Bank of New York, the Bankers Trust Company, and others.

“The Vatican has billions of shares in the most powerful international corporations such as Gulf Oil, Shell, General Motors, Bethlehem Steel, General Electric, International Business Machines, T.W.A., etc.”

“The Catholic church is believed to be the biggest corporation in the United States. They have a branch office in every neighborhood. Its assets and real estate holdings must exceed those of Standard Oil, A.T.&T., and U.S. Steel combined. And their roster of dues-paying members must be second only to the tax rolls of the United States Government.’”

The Wall Street Journal revealed the “Vatican’s financial deals in the U.S. alone were so big that very often it sold or bought gold in lots of a million or more dollars at one time.”

This is also proof that the Graham family can be rightfully called antichrists, and one with fellow antichrists. Yes, they do preach against sin and appear all godly, but to be a true Christian, you cannot waver from any of God’s commands and teachings. This includes me!!!! We are to have nothing to do with false teachers, including idolaters.

Billy Graham is also a registered democrat because he is a liberal; see Wikipedia. He also met with President Obama. Why would Graham welcome such a vile and wicked man who approves of every evil thing, including removing Christian rights of purity, into his home? I believe it is because Graham loves to be in the limelight. He has always wanted to be with the most famous not the unknowns in society. Graham begged to meet with President Obama. He certainly enjoyed having a photo of them together!

This is the president who made sodomy and bestiality legal in the military. Jesus Christ would have no fellowship with the false religious leaders and wicked political leaders in His day. He exposed their sins continually and they wanted Him dead.

Billy Graham was also close friends with former President Johnson who was a most corrupt and dishonest. He was a most vile man and a woman chaser. Billy Graham slept in the White House the last night night of his presidency. Johnson is infamous for stuffing the ballot box to win the senatorial election in Texas in 1948. “Johnson received the votes of the dead, the halt, the missing and those who were unaware that an election was going on.”

http://www.nytimes.com/1990/02/11/us/how-johnson-won-election-he-d-lost.html

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim_Wells_County,_Texas

God commands association with the lowly and Billy Graham has never had a desire for this.

During the time Mitt Romney was running for president, Billy Graham became best friends with this man. Romney is a false prophet and an evil man who stands for abortion and even during the last election, stated, he stood with Mormons who are pro-baby murder, he being of the Mormon cult too.

Romney’s lies:

When Billy Graham chose to get close to this man, he no longer called the satanic religion of mormonism a cult, which he had done previously.

Now, Graham never mentions Romney as being a friend, his current political friend is the sexual immoral Donald Trump, a Las Vegas and Hollywood man, who chases pornographic women, who just happens to be running for president.

Graham invited Trump to his 95th birthday celebration and he came. Graham also invited the sexually vile man, Bill Clinton, who like Obama, stands for every satanic thing under the sun.

http://www.christianpost.com/news/billy-grahams-95th-birthday-celebration-invitations-sent-to-bill-clinton-sarah-palin-donald-trump-106819/

Billy Graham and the Clintons became close friends when Clinton was president and they still are. Even though they are evil, he has had them sit behind him when speaking, and stated Hillary should run the country and Bill be an evangelist; being verified in Time Magazine and I also saw this in a video.

http://content.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,1650798,00.html

The whole situation is an abomination to all-righteous Jesus Christ who is undefiled, innocent, blameless and separated from sinners; Hebrews 7:26.

Franklin Graham also stands with all those who are his dad’s vile friends.

http://www.christianpost.com/news/billy-grahams-95th-birthday-celebration-invitations-sent-to-bill-clinton-sarah-palin-donald-trump-106819/

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/11/07/billy-graham-5th-birthday-to-be-marked-by-party-in-nc/

Graham always associated with the most debaucherous people of America, and he is supposedly a man of God. A man of God is to be above reproach in every way. Graham in no way resembles the godly men of Scripture who hated every licentious way and withdrew from any man who proved to be of satan’s mechanism such as Simon the magician; Acts 8:9-24. The apostles never fellowshipped with the wicked of the world, though they did offer the Gospel to everyone. They would have never walked as one with a sensual immoral person.

The book of Jude exposes Billy Graham in every verse.

Verses 3-16: Beloved, while I was making every effort to write you about our common salvation, I felt the necessity to write to you appealing that you contend earnestly for the faith which was once for all handed down to the saints. For certain persons have crept in unnoticed, those who were long beforehand marked out for this condemnation, ungodly persons who turn the grace of our God into licentiousness and deny our only Master and Lord, Jesus Christ. Now I desire to remind you, though you know all things once for all, that the Lord, after saving a people out of the land of Egypt, subsequently destroyed those who did not believe. And angels who did not keep their own domain, but abandoned their proper abode, He has kept in eternal bonds under darkness for the judgment of the great day, just as Sodom and Gomorrah and the cities around them, since they in the same way as these indulged in gross immorality and went after strange flesh, are exhibited as an example in undergoing the punishment of eternal fire. Yet in the same way these men, also by dreaming, defile the flesh, and reject authority, and revile angelic majesties. But Michael the archangel, when he disputed with the devil and argued about the body of Moses, did not dare pronounce against him a railing judgment, but said, “The Lord rebuke you!” But these men revile the things which they do not understand; and the things which they know by instinct, like unreasoning animals, by these things they are destroyed. Woe to them! For they have gone the way of Cain, and for pay they have rushed headlong into the error of Balaam, and perished in the rebellion of Korah. These are the men who are hidden reefs in your love feasts when they feast with you without fear, caring for themselves; clouds without water, carried along by winds; autumn trees without fruit, doubly dead, uprooted; wild waves of the sea, casting up their own shame like foam; wandering stars, for whom the black darkness has been reserved forever. It was also about these men that Enoch, in the seventh generation from Adam, prophesied, saying, “Behold, the Lord came with many thousands of His holy ones, to execute judgment upon all, and to convict all the ungodly of all their ungodly deeds which they have done in an ungodly way, and of all the harsh things which ungodly sinners have spoken against Him.” These are grumblers, finding fault, following after their own lusts; they speak arrogantly, flattering people for the sake of gaining an advantage.

When, as a young person living at my parents’ home, I heard Graham address the abortion issue. His words left me in shock. He was not solid against baby murder in the womb. He was most compromising and arrogant regarding his stance.

This is why it is important to always check to see if the man in the pulpit is the same in actual life, and true to his words outside the pulpit.

The Grahams can be confusing when you hear all they say and contemplate all their viewpoints. I am grateful I serve a God who is not a God of confusion and He never changes with the times or to please the audience he is before.

Neither Billy Graham or his children rightly divide the Word of Truth at all times (which is required of pastors and this is why they must study to be approved; 2 Timothy 2:15-17). Only those who can, are allowed to a pastor, evangelist or teacher. Teachers must know their Bibles from Genesis 1:1 to Revelation 22:21 and teach accordingly.

During the China Olympics, Franklin Graham told Christians not to witness because this would be contrary to the Chinese government.

https://www.mnnonline.org/news/evangelism-controversy-brewing-at-china-olympics/

This reveals he is a liar and willing to lie about God’s Holy Word, the Bible, which commands the preaching of God’s Word everywhere and at all times. He is an antichrist. The most godly people were imprisoned for doing this against governing authorities in both the Old and New Testament. There is no way he could know his Bible and spout this. The book of Acts is all about the Apostles preaching everywhere including where it is forbidden and at times, being imprisoned and murdered. John the Apostle was placed in prison in Patmos for preaching when it was illegal in the Roman Empire. I could go on and on. Satan does not want the Bible preached by godly men and he uses the excuse, through his false prophets, stating, “You must obey the government” to stop Biblical obedience. God says, preach the Word of God in season and out and be willing to die doing so, taking up the tree of Calvary. Yes, we obey the government, but never when the government contradicts the commands of Scripture. The Bible is always our final authority when it comes to obedience.

1 John chapter 4 commands me and all believers to test the spirits because many false prophets have gone into the world. 2 Peter affirms I am to have nothing to do with false prophets.

Tares do not desire all that represents moral chastity. They do not do everything to protect themselves from every unbiblical teaching. They love the world’s sensual philosophies, methodologies and spout any new saying of the day, though cool lingo changes from year to year. It is God and His Holy Word which never change.

Ecclesiastes, in the Old Testament, explains silly man runs around saying this is new or that is new, instead of holding to God’s ancient tried and true undefiled paths.

There are many Judas’ in the church who no one suspects. Judas most likely preached and took part in miracles, but he is suffering in a very hot place today as a son of satan or perdition.

Obviously, he came across as a charismatic, spiritual man, though he held a murdering heart for the Savior— the Creator of the universe.

Billy Graham is reported as saying in December 1994, on the Larry King television show in the U.S.A., that sodomites are born sodomites, since, as he put it, it is in their genes (Calvary Contender, vol. XII, No. 3).

Leviticus 18:22 and 20:13: Thou shalt not lie with mankind, as with womankind: it is abomination, and if a man also lie with mankind, as he lies with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination: they shall surely be put to death: their blood shall be upon them.

Romans chapter 1 proves Graham lied in his statement. God proclaims in this passage, they abandon the natural, seeing they burned or greatly hungered for the unnatural and all pay the consequences—“receiving in themselves the penalty of their error which was due.”

“On NBC television during the Clinton scandal, Billy Graham flippantly excused President Bill Clinton’s lewd and lascivious sexual sins by declaring ‘that, well, the man just can’t help himself.’ Clinton is handsome and virile, said Graham, and the girls are just ‘wild’ over him.’”

I remember hearing Graham’s words, and I was angered that Graham would not call Clinton to repentance and expose this as vile sin.

Graham chastised anyone who would judge Clinton who claimed to be a believer. He made justification because he was such a handsome man as stated above. This told me immediately that Graham was not the same man who preached against sin in the pulpit. We are commanded to judge sin and this is made clear in 1 Corinthians chapters 5 and 6, John 7:24, etc.

God says men are to look upon women as sisters in all purity, and women are to dress in shamefaced apparel (in all modesty, obviously to protect men’s minds).

This also reveals Graham should not be allowed in any church because he justifies sinful behavior. The apostles would never had made such fleshly and evil statements, and we are to abide in their teachings and commandments found in Scripture.

Men are to stay faithful to their wives in thought and deed and confess any sin that is contrary, knowing all are tempted, but all must flee all temptation and pray for the Holy Spirit’s filling at all times to maintain holy thought and behavior.

“Pray without ceasing” the Bible commands and every true Christian knows the necessity of this. We must take every thought captive and throw away the evil and untrue thoughts which enter. It is being alert and confessing when any thought, not of Scripture, enters so it does not brew to intoxication; James chapter 1.

Billy Graham satanic heresy stated on Larry King:

I will keep repeating Billy Graham is a heretic, also revealed by the fact he does not endorse the creation story of six days, as stated in the Bible. He has no problem with those who do not believe this in faith. He, himself, is open to theistic evolution:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acceptance_of_evolution_by_religious

Graham has a free spirit and not the Holy Spirit guiding him. Only the Word of God guides us into all truth.

GRAHAM SAYS THEOLOGY NO LONGER MEANS ANYTHING TO HIM

 as the year 1988 closed, Graham told U.S. News & World Report that theology no longer meant anything to him: “World travel and getting to know clergy of all denominations has helped mold me into an ecumenical being. We’re separated by theology and, in some instances, culture and race, but all that means nothing to me any more” (U.S. News & World Report, Dec. 19, 1988).

Billy Graham freely states, he does not take the Bible literally, though he formerly did. This shows the man is sinking in the mire of faithlessness. True men of God are full of faith in God and His inerrant Word.

Though, I might add, Graham did not take hell literally in his younger years so I wonder if this is not a lie.

His stances explain why he accepts all religions as leading to heaven. This is what Mother Teresa taught too and Billy Graham was a follower of this idolatrous woman who worshipped Mary, the queen of heaven, and the other false saints. He has spoke endlessly of her praises.

Graham published his own edition of Halley’s Bible Handbook, now owning the publications rights, which has involved him removing all the facts regarding the Catholic church murdering Christians in previous ages. He went to great lengths to remove all the information and redo pages numbers, etc. Halley’s wife is shocked knowing her husband spent years gathering the facts on this information.

Though, up till a few decades ago, Catholics were still murdering Christians in South America. The Catholic church was teaching its members to use machetes on Christians and missionaries have verified this. Catholics are still performing evil deeds to keep the true Gospel out of South America.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-religion/1621537/posts

Billy Graham is viewed often as the pope of Christendom and can do no wrong. This is very wicked indeed. God admonishes in Jeremiah chapter 17, saying cursed is the man who trusts in man and makes man his strength.

Christ did not put his trust in any man knowing what was in man; John 2:22.

http://www.wayoflife.org/database/grahamcompromise.html

Quote from TIME Magazine:

http://www.angelfire.com/zine/baptistsurfer/TimeGraham.html

From 11-15-93 “Billy Graham said, I think that HELL essentially is the separation of God forever. And that is the worst HELL I can think of. When it comes to a literal fire, I don’t preach it because I am not sure about it.”

The video below, at point .42 and following, reveals Graham has not believed in literal hell for years or maybe never:

Yes, this is an abomination. Graham is lying, he knows there are many verses in the Bible which teach hell is fire. Here are two verses:

Rev. 21:8 “But the cowardly, the unbelieving, the vile, the murderers, the sexually immoral, those who practice magic arts, the idolaters and all liars–their place will be in the fiery lake of burning sulfur. This is the second death.”

Matthew 13:50 “and throw them into the fiery furnace, where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.”

And I also will add Revelation chapter 20:11-15:

“Then I saw a great white throne and Him who sat upon it, from whose presence earth and heaven fled away, and no place was found for them. And I saw the dead, the great and the small, standing before the throne, and books were opened; and another book was opened, which is the book of life; and the dead were judged from the things which were written in the books, according to their deeds. And the sea gave up the dead which were in it, and death and Hades gave up the dead which were in them; and they were judged, every one of them according to their deeds. Then death and Hades were thrown into the lake of fire. This is the second death, the lake of fire. And if anyone’s name was not found written in the book of life, he was thrown into the lake of fire.”

Please remember Christ’s words regarding His warning to the compromisers:

Matthew 7:21-23: “Not everyone who says to Me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of My Father who is in heaven will enter. Many will say to Me on that day, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in Your name, and in Your name cast out demons, and in Your name perform many miracles?’ And then I will declare to them, ‘I never knew you; depart from Me, you who practice lawlessness.’“

Yes, many will think because they believed there is a Jesus and did good works in His name they will be accepted.

True Christians are born again by the Holy Spirit through redemption. Coming to Christ as sinners and wanting His cleansing through His shed blood.

My husband was raised Lutheran and believed there was a Jesus Christ, but it was years later he understood he had to be born again to enter the kingdom of God.

1 Thessalonians 2:12: In order that they all may be judged who did not believe the truth, but took pleasure in wickedness. (This would mean approving of evil too.)

The Bible warns us to make sure we are in the faith and this is Biblical faith in Jesus Christ of the Bible and of no other books for teachings.

Video with good info, though I would not say, all the men in this video, who are quoted, were always true to Scripture. I do personally verify Jack Wyrtzen’s words, as my husband and I knew him and he established this with his own words on more than one occasion before us:

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Also I referenced:

http://www.mgmministry.org/billy-graham/

and other web info, including from my website.

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In God’s love and truth, Val Lee

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My Correspondence with Franklin’s organization, Samaritan’s Purse, exposing their lies:

My husband and I supplied money to Samaritan’s Purse many years ago. After doing so, we received information from SP, which was worrisome to both of us. This prompted me to do some further investigation.

I wrote a few letters to this organization with our concerns and they did graciously respond; though they ignored my last letter proving they had horrendously lied to me— to appease a supporter, to keep the money flowing in.

This speaks to me, exposing the Graham’s are fakes in most ways.

I have found to my concerned distress that there is much information to prove Franklin Graham is significantly tied to the liberal United Methodists who accept most every evil agenda under the sun including homosexuality.  He, like his father, has strong ties with the Roman Catholic Church.

If you look at the additional information below all, you will note that Billy and Ruth Graham were members of a liberal Presbyterian USA church, Montreat Presbyterian in North Carolina.  This denomination upholds every evil agenda and is a member of the ACLU.  Ruth was an elder in the church (Only a man can hold this position according to the Holy Scriptures.)

I knew a man who had attended their church on occasion.

At this webpage, on the bottom, you will see this liberal church, of all persuasions, supplied 20 million for Ruth’s internment:

http://www.montreat.org/inquire/history/

The Good News Bible, which is distributed by Samaritan’s Purse, and is the Bible choice of the Graham empire, deliberately leaves out the blood of Christ in most every verse, though it is in the original Greek New Testament manuscripts. This version does not refer to Mary as being a virgin.

Here are the my letters, responses and added information: 

Dear staff,

In your catalogue, you list building churches; do these include United Methodists, other Methodists, Presbyterians, Catholics, etc?
Thank you for answering,

Val Lee

(I addressed this question because a photo on the cover of Samaritan’s Purse pictured Franklin standing in front of a Methodist Church, Samaritan’s Purse was rebuilding.)

 

Dear Val,

On behalf of Franklin Graham, thank you for contacting Samaritan’s Purse.  We appreciate your interest in our project to rebuild Sudan’s churches lost in the civil war.

Concentrating initially on northern areas where the destruction was targeted, 87 churches have been identified to be rebuilt, and scores of others are being evaluated at this time.  The decision to rebuild is based on need, not denomination; all denominations are considered.  The new structures will be made with concrete walls and floors, wooden trusses, and metal roofs.  Due to the remoteness of the area, supplies will have to be transported in.  There are no paved roads in the areas of Sudan where we are working, and many of these places have to be reached on foot; it may take up to a week to get there.  The cost to rebuild these churches will vary from $5,000 for partial repair to $25,000 or higher for complete reconstruction of a church.  Not every church will need to be completely rebuilt; some simply need walls or roofs, while others were completely destroyed and need everything.  This project will take years to accomplish, and we ask for your patience and prayers as we seek to follow the Lord’s direction and honor Him in every aspect of our work.

Samaritan’s Purse will also train pastors to replace the many that lost their lives while proclaiming the Gospel.  We have faith that God will raise up ten pastors to replace every one that was killed during the war.  “Times are uncertain in Sudan right now, and we need to take this window of peace to go in and assist as best we can; to lend strength to the Christians against the Muslim influences,” said a Samaritan’s Purse field worker.  The cost to train a pastor for a year is $1,000-$1,500, which covers transportation, room, board, food, and books.  Our goal is to open pastor training schools in Sudan.

If you have additional questions, please contact Christy Rich at the address below.  To support our work in Sudan, please indicate Sudan Churches (013820) or Sudan-Projects (013416) on any donation.  Thank you again, and may the Lord bless you.

Sincerely,

Barbara Schroeder
Samaritan’s Purse
PO Box 3000
Boone, NC 28607
828-262-1980 x 1430
www.samaritanspurse.org

 

Dear staff,

I ran across the below article and was quite disheartened to read about Samaritans Purse donating money to a Presbyterian Church.   It was sad for me to learn of your donation to this doctor and reading of their involvement of sending missionaries to assist Planned ParenthoodThe Presbyterian USA denomination is also a member of the ACLU—

http://www.aclu.org/reproductiverights/gen/12743res20050106.html, has female pastors, is pro-homosexual, etc.

Could you please explain why you would support this organization as well as build churches for them and the United Methodists?

You also build churches for the Catholic Church that worships Mary, “the queen of heaven,” which is forbidden in scripture, Jeremiah 44:17 and 25 and 7:18. Could you explain your stands on supporting churches that worship idols and false deities?

Thank you for your response,

Val Lee

(Article:

Chuck Miller received the 2005 “In the footsteps of the Great Physician” award from Samaritan’s Purse World Medical Mission.  We at Westminster have thanked God for years for Chuck’s global witness to the love of Christ – it’s a blessing to learn that Samaritan’s Purse values Chuck’s gifts and generosity too!  The citation on the award reads, in part, “By putting his faith into action in medical missions around the world, Dr. Charles L. Miller has helped bring healing and hope to many who otherwise would have lived without hope and died without God.  The selfless Christian service of this man serves as an example to all who would follow in the footsteps of the Great Physician.”

Many others in our congregation participate in world missions as well: Mary Field has made several trips to Africa to help with Planned Parenthood and AIDS and she and Ann Jarrett have just returned from South Africa, as have Rolf and Jeannie Carboni. Chuck and Ann Smith and Kathy Stoner-LaSala and her husband and son have spent much time in Central American missions also, and Bob Frelick has for many years given unselfishly of his time and expertise to third world countries. Hannah Woodbury spent a year in Ireland helping in a children’s school; our youth have taken trips to Mexico with Borderlinks, go yearly to a work project for Habitat for Humanity (this year in St. John’s Island, SC in July} and a group of them are going to England, Scotland and Ireland in June with People to People. I have made 8 mission trips in the last 4 years and have another planned for this summer to Rwanda for 3 months, and I can tell you that the old adage,” You get back much more than you put in” is really true. The experiences are life-changing.)

 

Dear Val,

On behalf of Franklin Graham, thank you for your email.

I could not determine the source of your information, but Samaritan’s Purse has never supported the Presbyterian Church, U.S.A., or the Roman Catholic Church, and no cause related to the either the American Civil Liberties Union or Planned Parenthood.   Should you have further information to the contrary, I would be interested in seeing it.

If I can assist you further please feel free to contact me.

In Christ’s service,

Sam

(This is an outright lie presented for filthy lucre sake. The Grahams are rich in the millions, though they do use portions for ministry. Their organization is within the 10 top richest ministry organizations. Billy and Ruth have themselves been members of the USA Presbyterian church for years as explained above!)

 

Dear Glen,

Thank you for your reply and addressing my concerns.  I have included all the information so you can reeducate me.

Here is the website concerning the article I sent: http://www.wpc.org/Mission/Mission_Global/GlobalMissionHomePage.htm  (This was years ago, and the page has since been removed though it is quoted above)

Below is the letter I received from SP stating that all denominations are considered for church building.  My letter to SP is below where I inquire if you build churches for Catholics, United Methodists, etc.  United Methodists allow lesbian pastors, are very Catholic in their services, and preach everyone is going to heaven.  Members of our family attend a United Methodist Church.  

I appreciate the numbers of people who have come to Christ through your organization.

In His holy, inerrant, immutable Word,

Val Lee

From: Samaritan’s Purse – Project Info

 

Dear Val,

Thanks for the additional information.  Denominations in Sudan are very limited, but this should state Evangelical denominations –and we will clarify that in future correspondence.  The webpage link you sent features the work of Dr. Miller, and by no means endorses the other agencies listed.  We do not fund the local church for medical missions, as the short-term doctors often volunteer their services.

I must admit that there are still many devoted believers in some of the major denominations, who are making a difference for Christ.  Some have left, others have stayed.  That’s between them and the Lord.  Franklin Graham’s maternal grandfather, the late Dr. L. Nelson Bell, was a medical missionary with the Presbyterian Church, U.S.  After he returned home, following 25 years of service, he worked hard to promote renewal within the denomination–and God greatly blessed his efforts.  Having known him personally, he was one of the most Christ-like men I have ever known.

We do thank you for expressing your concern, and for your prayers –that God will always be glorified in all that we do.  May God bless your service for Him.

In Christ,

Sam

Sam McGinn
Senior Ministry Correspondent
Samaritan’s Purse
PO Box 3000 | Boone, NC 28607
828.262.1980 | Fax 828.266.1056
smcginn@samaritan.org
http://www.samaritanspurse.org

 

Hi Sam,

Thanks for allowing me to reveal more information.  I just did some research on the question of association with the Catholic situation and I found two items that disturbed me concerning Franklin Graham.  They are below. In the interview with Larry King, I emphasized some of Franklin Graham’s statements. He reveals he works together with Roman Catholics and they support him.  I know this involves crusades, but there seems to be a oneness of heart that he reveals in his statements.  Is there any possibility that they support SP as well?

I am grateful for Franklin Graham’s emphasis and boldness concerning the Gospel!

I hope you don’t mind me asking another question, but I read in your catalogue that SP provides Good News Bibles. This translation leaves out the blood of Christ. The New Testament of the Good News Bible was translated by Dr. Robert G. Bratcher in consultation with a committee appointed by the American Bible Society. The Roman Catholic Church gave official approval of this Bible in 1969.

Bratcher has stated “Only willful ignorance or intellectual dishonesty can account for the claim that the Bible is inerrant and infallible. ‘with respect to the autographs’ is a bit of sophistry, a specious attempt to justify a patent error … No truth-loving, God-respecting, Christ-honoring believer should be guilty of such heresy. To invest the Bible with the qualities of inerrancy and infallibility is to idolatrize it, to transform it into a false God … No one seriously claims that all the words of the Bible are the very words of God. If someone does so it is only because that person is not willing thoroughly to explore its implications … Even words spoken by Jesus in Aramaic in the thirties of the first century and preserved in writing in Greek 35 to 50 years later do not necessarily wield compelling or authentic authority over us today. The locus of scriptural authority is not the words themselves. It is Jesus Christ as THE Word of God who is the authority for us to be and to do.”

Could you please explain why this bloodless Bible is presented to people?

I look forward to hearing from you.

In Him who died and shed His blood for us,

Val Lee

Facts:

Franklin Graham said: “In the early years, up in Boston, the Catholic church got behind my father’s crusade. That was a first. It took back many Protestants. They didn’t know how to handle it. But it set the example. ‘If Billy Graham is willing to work with everybody, then maybe we should too’” (The Indianapolis Star, June 3, 1999).

CNN LARRY KING LIVE

Pope John Paul II Remembered

Aired April 4, 2005 – 21:00   ET

THIS IS A RUSH TRANSCRIPT. THIS COPY MAY NOT BE IN ITS FINAL FORM AND MAY BE UPDATED.

(BEGIN VIDEOTAPE)
LARRY KING, HOST (voice-over): Tonight, in life, Pope John Paul went to the world. In death, the world comes to him. And the body of the 84-year-old pontiff lies in state in St. Peter’s Basilica. We examine the challenges facing the church he led, and whether his lessons of reconciliation will survive. That’s next, on LARRY KING LIVE.

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KING: We’ll be checking in with guests from Rome on this special edition of LARRY KING LIVE.

Our guests in the United States, in New Haven, are Sister Helen Prejean, the Roman Catholic nun, author of the acclaimed best-seller “Dead Man Walking.” Her newest book is “The Death of Innocence: An Eyewitness Account of Wrongful Execution.” She has an op-Ed piece today on the pope and death in the “New York Times” titled “Above All Else, Life.”

In Los Angeles, Father Michael Manning, the Roman Catholic priest, Society of the Divine Word, host of “The Word in the World,” and pastor at St. Anthony’s Church in San Bernardino.

In Boone, North Carolina is Franklin Graham, president of Samaritan’s Purse, president and CEO of Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. His father was with us on Saturday. And he’s the son of Billy Graham.

And also in L.A. Is Rabbi Marvin Hier, dean and founder of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, who has had two private audiences with the late Pope John Paul.

Franklin Graham, what did he mean to you, a Protestant?

FRANKLIN GRAHAM, SON OF REV. BILLY GRAHAM, PRES. SAMARITAN’S PURSE: Oh, Larry, he reached out, I think, in a wonderful way. There were so many things that he did. But first of all, there are things that he emphasized that we all agree on as Protestants. He emphasized the cross, and of course, the cross is a symbol of God’s love. The Bible says that God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten son, that whosoever believe in Him shouldn’t perish but have everlasting life.

And he emphasized not only the cross, but the fact that Jesus Christ was the son of a living God who came to this earth to take our sins on the cross, and gave his life and shed his blood on the cross for the sins of all of mankind, and that he was buried and that on the third day God raised him from the grave.

And he talked very clearly, that if we put our faith and trust in Him, that God would forgive us of our sins and cleanse us of our sins. So, as a Protestant, I appreciate these things that he made so clear, and he emphasized so very well, in his ministry all those years. He opened up the doors and I think brought Protestants much closer. We’ve had opportunity to work together in many cities where we’ve held crusades, where we’ve been there to preach. We’ve had the Roman Catholic Church support us in our evangelistic efforts which has been most appreciative. It has been a great cooperation for a number of years because of this man.

Additional on Billy Graham’s stands:

1995, June 2-8. “The European” reported, “DR. GRAHAM SENDS HIS ENQUIRERS INTO ROMAN CATHOLICISM, EASTERN ORTHODOXY, LIBERAL PROTESTANTISM, ETC.” This has been a consistent policy since Billy Graham’s early evangelistic days. “His name and address and a lot of information about him is taken and within 24 hours that is sent to a minister of the church of his choice regardless of denomination” (from an interview with Graham in the “U.S. News and World Report” of August 27, 1954).

The Grahams were members of the liberal supporting Presbyterian Church USA, Montreat Presbyterian Church in North Carolina, and Ruth was an elder in the church till her health prevented her from serving. I do not know if Billy Graham is still able to attend:

Numerous Presbyterians Attend Capitol Ceremony Honoring Billy and Ruth Bell Graham

by Jerry L. Van Marter

LOUISVILLE, Ky.–A number of invited Presbyterians attended the May 2 ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda in Washington honoring Billy and Ruth Bell Graham. The world’s most famous Christian evangelist and his wife received the Congressional Gold Medal — “the only thing we’ve voted on unanimously this year,” according to Senator Robert Dole (R-Kan.).

Only 114 Congressional Gold Medals have been awarded in the nation’s history. The first went to George Washington. The Grahams were the third couple so honored, and Billy Graham is only the second minister.

Ruth Bell Graham is the daughter of the late Nelson Bell, a former moderator of the Presbyterian Church in the United States and a missionary for the denomination.

1973: Graham recommended Roman Catholic literature in the ecumenical Key ’73 meetings held across North America; he especially recommended a biography of the Pope John XXIII containing hundreds of pages of devotion to Mary and the Saints, worship of the host (wafer) at the Mass, and his [the Pope’s] trust in the sacraments as the means of salvation. Graham advertised this book as “a classic in devotion” (2/86, The Gospel Standard; Key ’73: Congregational Resource Book).

Graham’s 1974 statement at the International Congress on World Evangelization in Lausanne, Switzerland: “I have nothing but the warmest of relations with the World Council of Churches”

1978, January. In an interview given to “McCall’s Magazine” Graham said, “I used to believe that pagans in far off countries were lost going to hell if they did not have the Gospel of Jesus Christ preached to them. I no longer believe that. I believe that there are other ways of recognizing God through nature for instance and plenty of other ways of saying ‘yes’ to God”.

1980, January/February. Alan Cairns recorded that, “DR. GRAHAM HAILS THE POPE AS ‘THE GREATEST RELIGIOUS LEADER OF THE MODERN WORLD.'”

Billy Graham wrote this in a lengthy article in the “Saturday Evening Post” of January/February 1980, referring to John Paul II as “one of the greatest moral and spiritual leaders of this century” and “an evangelist” who “sought to speak to the spiritual hunger of our age in the same way Christians throughout the centuries have spoken to the spiritual yearning of every age– by pointing people to Christ.”

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There was no reply to my last correspondence.

 

July 14, 2015 Posted by | Billy Graham, Catholics worship dead bones, Franklin Graham, Jack Wyrtzen, Obama, Philip Yancey, Robert Schuller, Samaritan's Purse, Uncategorized | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Supreme Court’s Decision on Same Sex Marriage … A Nation on Fire

Fire in them there hills (photo shot with my telephoto camera from the side of our yard)

Over 3,000 acres burned north of Emmett, Idaho. Thankfully, by the next morning the fires had been mostly extinguished.

The brushfires of the other night remind me how our world appears to be blazing with more and more laws being enacted apart from the will of the of the American people who enjoy freedom of religion and the free exercise of, and free speech. Many states have voted in opposition to same-sex marriage, including California; yet, the will of American citizens has been abolished by judges who no longer believe in state and individual rights; and today, this includes the US Supreme Court.

Many believe money is behind this orchestration, with judges being paid under the table through powerful, money-rich lobbying groups who also extend alluring perks. Insiders additionally believe this to be the case regarding Obamacare legislation demands by the US Supreme Court.

This all reminds me of the idol business in the days of the Acts of the Apostles. Idol merchants were gaining money from the fools who were buying their idols or images to worship; all being performed in disobedience to God’s holy ordinances—2 Corinthians 6:14 and following, and many other passages. The merchants rose up with the agenda mantra, “Great is Diana of the Ephesians.” And they riled a crowd to chime in, providing strength in numbers, to cease the convicting preaching of Paul who exposed the lifeless idols cannot save, but Jesus Christ can. This message with conversions was robbing the merchants of their fat pocketbooks. Ephesians were turning from idols to serve the living and true God of the Bible.

People love to worship the works of man’s hands, including uplifting the arts of men, without offering glory to God who equips men with artistic abilities; nothing arising from ourselves—nothing apart from Him who crafts each person uniquely in the womb. Though, of course, many works of art should be burned due to their depictions of immodesty and other subject matters, which do not stand within the holy, pure and innocent truths of God’s Word, the Holy Bible. Someday all immoral subject matters will be burned.

Also in Acts 19, we note the on-fire believers, burning their magic books, those which encouraged sorcery, as do Harry Potter books today and countless other same-themed writings. This burning act, which refused compromise, resulted in a multitude of Ephesians coming to a saving knowledge of Christ, coupled with powerful preaching. “The Word of the LORD grew mightily and prevailed.” Bold believers gripping unafraid stands for God ushers in revival.

To gain an insiders’ view of homosexuality, an investigator ventured into a typical gay bar to film/interview those of this persuasion and found many admitted going after young boys and molesting them with no remorse. Of course, no one will find morals in such places or within the lifestyles of diseases and death.

In the military, with the withdrawal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, record numbers of sodomy cases have arisen. There have been approximately 14,000 reported rapes in one year, and those who dare to expose are persecuted in dreadful ways. It is believed this figure is low, being men are often ashamed to tell, and knowing the consequences can be unbearable. Even though those who sodomize deserve the death penalty, they are often protected. It is all about glorifying homosexuality and its destructive agendas.

You can rightly surmise with the new “counterfeit marriage” ruling, even more crimes of pedophilia and sodomy will be overlooked and more widely condoned, knowing such approval is already peeping out from under sexual agendas to the sickening of conservative hearts.

We also perceive authorities will be persecuting those of the lifestyles of life in expansing ways. There are no diseases or death by them; yet, punishment seems to await! Less people will be allowed to stand on natural marriage alone in this new realm when it comes to various businesses and now, possibly churches.

Of course, militant homosexuals despise natural marriage and desire its elimination. Homosexual, Kevin Jennings, President Obama’s former safe school czar, and one who our president upholds highly, stated, “presumed heterosexuality … is an artifact of oppression.” Is it any wonder, on the night of the US Supreme Court’s decision, our president had the white house illumined in rainbow colors as a sign of victory for the perverted of our land?

Christians need to be reminded of 2 Peter chapter 2, verses 4-6: For if God did not spare the angels who sinned, but cast them down to hell and delivered them into chains of darkness, to be reserved for judgment; and did not spare the ancient world, but saved Noah, one of eight people, a preacher of righteousness, bringing in the flood on the world of the ungodly; and turning the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah (cities full of homosexuals, homosexual agendas and homosexual sodomy) into ashes, condemned them to destruction, making them an example to those who afterward would live ungodly;

God commands born again believers to intercede for our Christian freedoms that the Gospel might continue to spread and not be hindered. We are to pray for governing authorities to allow us to witness to others and to live peaceable and quiet lives.

Excerpt from 2 Timothy chapter 2: I exhort first of all that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks be made for all men, for kings and all who are in authority, that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and reverence. For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior, who desires all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth. For there is one God and one Mediator between God and men, the Man Christ Jesus …

Love in Jesus Christ the righteous, and the hope of glory for born again believers, Val Lee

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June 29, 2015 Posted by | Homosexual marriage, Kevin Jennings, Uncategorized | , | Leave a comment

The Alfredo Cat Walk

Alfredo the Cat

Alfredo the Cat

(Alfredo Reclining)

The other night, my husband and I were on our back patio relishing the fantastic evening. Even though it was a perfect night, our cat Alfredo was not altogether content and kept crying at me. I would pick him up, hug and pat him. He would be happy for a period and then wanted to get down. It became apparent he wanted me to follow him and he guided me toward our plush-green backyard. I finally went in the house, donned my tennis shoes and began to follow my little lion cat, he being orange like a lion with a cute cub face. You must agree!

He walked me down our street, then turned us and we jaunted down the next, a little distance. At this point, he had us turn around, veering us back to our home. (I must add, he had no leash, but walked as if trained to heel. It was around 11:00 pm so it was completely quiet.)

I began to walk to our backyard and he made it clear, we had not completed our stroll. So I went with him once again. This time, he wanted to walk me to the farmer’s field nearby. (I tell you, sometimes I would like to peak inside his feline wits.)

I walked up the little hill and stopped right past the opening in the fence. He then wanted me to follow him down into the dry, large ditch and into the open field. I told him I could not follow him. He obviously wanted me to go mouse hunting with him.  🐭  No doubt, he was disappointed he lost a hunting companion when I turned around and headed home.

Cassidy, our former cat, who lived to be around 18 years of age, was determined to make Alfredo learn to mouse bringing a live rodent to him and setting it before him when he was young. He was pretty dumb about the whole thing, but eventually caught on. She thought he was utterly ignorant her entire life.

Cute and cuddly creatures … God Almighty creates them all.

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June 18, 2015 Posted by | Alfredo the Cat, Cat Story, Uncategorized | , | Leave a comment

News Stories and Good News—June 2015

Video: spectacular story of unconditional love:

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My newest video slideshow of my photos shown in Japanese paper (origami) style. This includes from recent adventures:

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J C Penny (Excerpt from Christian Businessman)

In this day when business in America seems to be all about money and when there is crookedness in both high and low places, it is refreshing to think of businessmen who have put God first. James Cash Penny (1875-1971), founder of the J.C. Penny stores, is an example. His father, a Baptist pastor, died when James was a teenager, but not before he was instilled with biblical principles of living. When the young James got a job with a grocer, he bragged one night at supper to his mother and father about how “foxy” his employer was in selling low quality coffee for the price of expensive coffee. Even though jobs were rare in that small town, James’ father told him to quit. Though he was dying of tuberculosis and they needed the money, the preacher would rather that his son be unemployed than associated with a crooked businessman.

At first the J.C. Penny stores were called Golden Rule, because he was “dedicated to following the Golden Rule as a basic commercial principle.” The Golden Rule refers to Christ’s principle of “thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself.” Penny offered quality products at fair prices and treated the customers with respect. He kept the profit margin small. He tested every policy by asking if it was “right and just?” He made his managers part owners of the stores in order to share the wealth. Yet though he was Christian in name, he didn’t come to saving faith until he was older.

Penny gave millions of dollars to Christian charities. He said he would rather be known as a Christian than a merchant.

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Good News

Conservative News source: A judge in New Jersey empathically ruled, in opposition to an atheist who filed to stop his Matawan-Aberdeen school district from using the phrase ‘under God’ in the pledge … rendering a sharp scolding to the plaintiff.

“As a matter of historical tradition, the words ‘under God’ can no more be expunged from the national consciousness than the words ‘In God We Trust’ from every coin in the land, than the words ‘so help me God’ from every presidential oath since 1789, or than the prayer that has opened every congressional session of legislative business since 1787,” he wrote.

And further stated: Even the New Jersey State Constitution references God, pointing to the fact the “very constitution under which” the student tried to obtain “redress for perceived atheistic marginalization could itself be deemed unconstitutional,” he wrote, the blog reported.
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We know our rotating globe has never owned a day of peace to this point in history. Now, we have crossed the threshold into perilous times … now touching the era of persistent surging evil, as God, through His inerrant Word, predicted.

Proverbs 25:5 commands kings or rulers to remove the wicked from government so righteousness is established on the throne of power. The Book of Esther is a perfect example of exercising this truth. The prayers of God’s righteous ones can thwart wicked and murderous plots.
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Internet photo posted by unnamed person

Internet photo posted by unnamed person

Above photo: Special kindness offered to officers amidst rioting and looting to show not all blacks hate police officers … many support them. Agitators will apply any excuse to take from others or destroy what others own, even if of the same race. Blacks were among those victimized. Besides receiving by looting, the rioters also are often paid handsomely by liberals in hopes of gaining more political ground.

Freddie Gray who was arrested by police in Baltimore, Maryland, held a lengthy police record. He certainly should have been incarcerated long ago with a lengthy sentence. It is amazing what criminals can get away with these days with minor consequences.

Tom Cleary posted Freddie Gray’s arrest record, which reveals at least 20 arrests:

• March 20, 2015: Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance
• March 13, 2015: Malicious destruction of property, second-degree assault
• January 20, 2015: Fourth-degree burglary, trespassing
• January 14, 2015: Possession of a controlled dangerous substance, possession of a controlled dangerous substance with intent to distribute
• December 31, 2014: Possession of narcotics with intent to distribute
• December 14, 2014: Possession of a controlled dangerous substance
• August 31, 2014: Illegal gambling, trespassing
• January 25, 2014: Possession of marijuana
• September 28, 2013: Distribution of narcotics, unlawful possession of a controlled dangerous substance, second-degree assault, second-degree escape
• April 13, 2012: Possession of a controlled dangerous substance with intent to distribute, unlawful possession of a controlled dangerous substance, violation of probation
• July 16, 2008: Possession of a controlled dangerous substance, possession with intent to distribute
• March 28, 2008: Unlawful possession of a controlled dangerous substance
• March 14, 2008: Possession of a controlled dangerous substance with intent to manufacture and distribute
• February 11, 2008: Unlawful possession of a controlled dangerous substance, possession of a controlled dangerous substance
• August 29, 2007: Possession of a controlled dangerous substance with intent to distribute, violation of probation
• August 28, 2007: Possession of marijuana
• August 23, 2007: False statement to a peace officer, unlawful possession of a controlled dangerous substance
• July 16, 2007: Possession of a controlled dangerous substance with intent to distribute, unlawful possession of a controlled dangerous substance (2 counts)

“A prisoner sharing a police transport van with Freddie Gray informed investigators that he could hear Gray ‘banging against the walls’ of the vehicle and believed that he ‘was intentionally trying to injure himself,’ according to a police document obtained by The Washington Post.”

The article noted, the unidentified prisoner, who is said to have reported Gray’s self-destructive behavior, could not see, but could only hear what was happening, because he was “separated from Gray by a metal partition.”

After receiving much dreaded pressure, he did recant on some of his story.

The van holding Gray had to stop on a couple of occasions due to Gray’s belligerency.

Six officers, three black and three caucasian, have been charged with a variety of crimes, including second degree murder, involuntary manslaughter, assault, misconduct, false imprisonment and negligent. Shortly after the charges were read, a crowd rallied around prosecutor, Marilyn Mosby, and let out an audible cheer. All six officers were taken into custody and later posted bond, according to reports.

(What is staggering, is the amount of news reports which state the police officers are white; not revealing, half are black.)

The truth has been broadcast by a few, disclosing the fact, Gray was not wrongly arrested, conceding he was dealing drugs at the time and possessed a knife. When approached he ran from police. An autopsy exposed the fact his system was ridden with drugs.

Video report from officer reveals more truth:

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Ferguson Protestors want their Pay: 

It appears the protesters have “received as much as “$5,000 a month to generate civil unrest in the troubled suburb of St. Louis;” but they have not been paid all the cash promised by their democrat sponsors.  The money laundering organization is known as MORE. Some refer to MORE as “Rent a Mob.” MORE is a branch of ACORN. There is a photo of the protestors standing outside of the MORE office on the Internet.

London News: “Liberal billionaire George Soros (who, when a youth under Hitler, assisted in the confiscation of Jews’ properties; even today he reveals no hint of remorse. Currently he owns manipulative power, maneuvering the Democrat Party) donated $33 million to social justice organizations which helped turn events in Ferguson from a local protest into a national flashpoint.

The handouts, revealed in tax filings from Soros’ private foundation, were given to dozens of different groups which weighed in on the crisis.

Organizers from professional groups in Washington, D.C., and New York were bussed into the Missouri town to co-ordinate messaging and lobby to news media to cover events using the billionaire’s funding.”

Also reported in Washington Times:

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2015/jan/14/george-soros-funds-ferguson-protests-hopes-to-spur/?page=all

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Homicides on the Increase in Baltimore

Excerpt from Conservative News: Since the Baltimore riots have subsided, homicides in the city have risen and arrests have fallen, a report says. The police union asserts their officers “are more afraid of going to jail for doing their jobs.”

According to WJZ, Baltimore’s murder count is up to 38 in May as of Thursday, totaling 111 for 2015. The Associated Press noted it has been the deadliest month for Charm City in 15 years. Its latest victims are 31-year-old Jennifer Jeffrey and her 7-year-old son, Kester Anthony Browne. Both suffered gunshot wounds to the head.

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 Kenya Killings Aimed at Christians

London News

(Condensed and edited)

Kenneth Luzakula was standing at the back of the Christian prayer meeting when two gunmen burst into the room. He told Reuters: ‘They killed all my friends. I was praying with them when we heard gun shots and two guys who wore hoods and carried long guns came in. “I escaped because I was standing next to the rear door, so I dashed out with one other friend. I could hear my friends still praying loudly and calling the name of Jesus Christ. Others were screaming. I heard gunshots repeatedly from the toilet nearby where we had hidden. They killed my friends but I know they are all in heaven, because they died because they died worshipping God.”

Mr. Luzakula said more than 20 of his friends were murdered in the attack.

Miss Titus was shot in the wrist and is recovering in hospital. She claims the killers went straight to a lecture hall where Christians were holding an early morning prayer service to begin their attack. She said they knew right where to go.

In one instance, the murdering Muslims shouted “Allah is great” as they shot and killed the unarmed civilians.

Gunmen forced three ladies onto their knees and started to interrogate them. The ladies said “Jesus, please save us,” that is when they were immediately shot.

Susan Kitoko, who broke her hip after jumping from a window to avoid the gunmen, said: “I was confused, I was terrified and was shaking, but I was not screaming and that is what saved me. The attackers were just in the next room, I heard them ask people whether they were Christian or Muslim, then I heard gunshots and screams.”

The gunmen were saying “sisi ni al-Shabaab” (Swaihi for we are al-Shabaab).

Mr. Wetangula said he could hear the gunmen interrogating fellow students hiding inside their rooms about their religion. He said: “If you were a Christian you were shot on the spot. With each blast of the gun I thought I was going to die.”

Those who were unable to quote sections from the Koran were shot on the spot.
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Over three Sundays ago, we received a disclosing message from a missionary, Ignacio, whom we support, ministering in South America. He and his wife are currently residing in the Boise area; his wife is with child and I believe they will return to South America post the birth. They are attending our church during this sabbatical and we enjoy them tremendously, they being completely loving and humble.

Ignacio spoke of the many born again Christian students who were murdered in Kenya (170) by Muslims, not denying their Savior. He reminded us how the Muslim terrorists separated the Christians from the Muslims before slaughtering them.

He stated, we have to willing to die too, and especially in light of what is occurring in America … watching our nation maintaining greater hostility toward true Christians.

He has noted when one person is martyred somewhere in our world, a thousand Christians will move out in boldness. I have heard, usually 100 people, at least, come to Christ due to an offered life.

Every person who comes to Christ must count the cost first, knowing if they deny Him, He will deny them before the Father. No compromising allowed! Our life is not our own.
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Yesterday, a local news station reported on the disturbances of Jade Helm 15. Local residents are not happy, not receiving any warning. These exercises are to train for “urban combat training.” However, according to the military posted info, these exercises were not to be engaged until sometime in July. This is not the first instance of not holding to the posted schedule for civilians. 

www.wnem.com/story/29223976/city-says-loud-explosions-were-army-training-exercise

More information explaining Jade Helm, with facts, concerns, disturbing instances can be located further into this post. The military is becoming more and more invasive and bold when it comes to frightening citizens and entering neighborhoods for show.

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It is distressingly inconceivable, our godless, atheistic governance has led to justifying young children being brutally raped.

Conservative news source:

“California, Orange County Superior Court Judge M. Marc Kelly leniently sentenced a man to 10 years for raping a three-year old girl. He downplayed the severity of the crime by noting that the victim ‘wandered into the garage’ where her attacker was playing video games, causing him to ‘inexplicably’ become ‘aroused’ at the sight of the young girl …

Despite the fact that prosecutors presented evidence showing the defendant sodomized her while holding his hand over her mouth to prevent her from screaming, Kelly suggested that there was ‘no violence or callous disregard’ for the toddler’s well-being.”

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I remember an incident that took place here in Idaho when our children were young. A black man raped a baby with the baby perishing as a result. Though this man sodomized and murdered the baby, he was set free. By God’s grace the man did not live long.

It is ludicrous how the liberal media will justify child rape by declaring these vile perpetrators are no different from others, they simply lust after children. There seems to be no end to justifying abominable behavior when a nation increasingly becomes atheistic and liberal.

Planned Parenthood has sought to legally rewrite laws to protect child molesters when the victims are brought to PP for abortions.

God says in 1 Corinthians chapter 6:9-10:

“Or do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived; neither those who engage in premarital sex, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor [a]effeminate, nor homosexuals, nor thieves, nor the covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers, will inherit the kingdom of God.”

Verse 11 offers hope to the sinner, revealing people can be delivered from their uncleanness through being washed clean in Christ’s sacrificed blood:

“Such were some of you; but you were washed, but you were sanctified, but you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and in the Spirit of our God.”

To learn of God’s personal love for you, please check here:

https://vallee7.wordpress.com/category/paradise/

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CNN News: TSA (Transportation Security Administration)

fails 95% when it comes to detecting deadly weapons:

http://www.cnn.com/2015/06/01/politics/tsa-failed-undercover-airport-screening-tests/

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Male Passengers Groped at Denver International Airport:

CBS News and other sources:

It took three months for DIA to investigate! Then law enforcement refused to prosecute even though they had video evidence, because no one came forward.

Fortunately, now men are coming forward. Though, It appears, TSA cares little, knowing the investigation was placed on hold. We must be grateful the two employees, one a homosexual, were fired, though complete justice should be required.
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Our Sad Demented World

Examining the nature of the homosexual movement and where it is driving the nation, we cannot ignore a legal brief which notes sexual categories once limited to heterosexual and homosexual have now been expanded to include more than 50 gender options, as defined by Facebook, and  “some consider pedophilia to be a legitimate sexual orientation.”

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Gender Fluidity 

Conservative News: highlighted is a recent report from Fairfax County Public Schools that advocates not only teaching about homosexuality and bisexuality to middle and high-school students, but the theory of “gender fluidity.”

This theory holds gender is entirely a social construct, and there is actually no such thing as boys or girls.

Paul Kengor: “We live in a rapidly secularizing culture that is destroying and fundamentally transforming things as basic as male and female. The differences and complementarity between male and female, boy and girl, mom and dad, is one of the beautiful things ordained by nature and nature’s God …”
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Shared Showers in Schools

Conservative News: What dad would ever imagine their daughter having to share showers and bathrooms with teenage boys? Burke Community Church Pastor Martin Baker couldn’t believe his eyes. “The damage and destruction to our children, teens, and impacted adults will be incalculable,” he told reporters somberly.

According to Deputy Superintendent Steven Lockard of The Virginia district—America’s 10th largest: Has stated, the Obama administration will pull the County’s funding if the district doesn’t makes its bathrooms, locker rooms, and sports teams transgender-friendly.
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Hiding Abortion Emergencies 

Abortion 911 distress calls reveal why women suffer and sometimes die from abortions. This is not uncommon and abortion clinics have a deal with 911 operatives, sometimes demanding that the ambulances not appear at an abortion clinic front door nor sound the siren. Abortionists do not want their clinics to appear unsafe, exposing the widely propagated lie of “safe abortions!”

Recent death call due to abortion clinic mishap:

(The state of Ohio is not permitting any investigation—imagine that)

The frequent 911 calls from abortion clinics are usually due to profuse bleeding.

God says a life for a life and this, is at times, the case. No one gets away with murder and judgement day is coming.

“In the last two years 1.7 billion of our taxpayer money was gone to the wealthy child murdering (abortion) lobby according to the Government Accountability Office’s recent report. Planned Parenthood was provided 1.5 billion of the pie.”

Abortion clinic staff unwilling to assist the patient or her husband in a medical emergency:

Another PP medical emergency, this time in Spokane, Washington. Everyone manipulates to keep everything hidden from the public eye, all in the name of lies, murder and filthy lucre.

Good News: Baby saved from abortion:

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More abortion Facts from Posted Information:

There are studies suggesting that more than half of abortions are consented to under pressure, which would mean that while abortion doctors are offering “the right to choose,” it’s often not their patients who are exercising it.

In response, Texas state Rep. Molly White has co-sponsored HB 1648. Known as “The Coerced Abortion Prevention Bill,” it would compel abortion clinics to look for evidence of coercion. It would also require them to provide a private room containing information about assistance programs, help hotlines, and a telephone with which to contact law enforcement.

However pro-abortion groups oppose helps for women under duress who do not want to murder their children for Planned Parenthood’s financial gain.

PP places sexually abused children back in the homes where they were raped, hoping more abortion money will come their way again from these traumatized children.

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A recent nationwide study revealed, “78% of abortion-minded women who view an ultrasound image of their unborn baby choose life.” In 7 states, including Idaho, an ultrasound view before an abortion is now the law. Praise God!
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Our president’s continual lie regarding Iran the land of terrorism:

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Egypt Independent News:

Religious jurisprudence textbooks for Al-Azhar students address, among other things, the issue of eating dead human beings, quoting Mansour bin Yunus al-Bahuti, a scholar of the Hanbali school of jurisprudence who died 500 years ago, as saying that eating dead Jews, Christians and non-believers is halal (permissible by Islam) if it is a necessity, but non-Muslims are not to eat dead Muslims, even out of necessity.

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During the Civil War, on MARCH 30, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a National Day of Humiliation, Fasting, and Prayer:

Whereas, the Senate of the United States devoutly recognizing the Supreme Authority and just Government of Almighty God in all the affairs of men and of nations, has, by a resolution, requested the President to designate and set apart a day for national prayer and humiliation; and Whereas, it is the duty of nations as well as of men to own their dependence upon the overruling power of God, to confess their sins and transgressions in humble sorrow yet with assured hope that genuine repentance will lead to mercy and pardon, and to recognize the sublime truth, announced in the Holy Scriptures and proven by all history: that those nations only are blessed whose God is the Lord.
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Persecution Alert Warning:

East Java is among the more hostile places for Christians in Indonesia. A report stated a textbook on Islam used in a senior high school in an East Java province carries a statement that “people who worship other than Allah (non-Muslims) should be killed.”

It has witnessed assaults on believers, such as the multiple stabbings of an evangelist while he was asleep.

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There are a hundred Muslims to one Jew in the world; yet, God continues to preserve His Hebrew people. The LORD God maintains His promises.

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US Operation JADE HELM 15 or “Master the Human Domain,” in cities with Black Hawk helicopters.

Military posted info for civilians, unclassified:

http://american3rdposition.com/wp-content/uploads/Jade-Helm-Martial-Law-WW3-Prep-Document-1.pdf

Quote from training manual:

• Increased military presence
– Increased aircraft in the area at night
– May receive noise complaints
– Some individuals may conduct suspicious activities designed to prepare them for complex environments overseas
– Local LEO’s (law enforcement officers) are fully aware of the exercise
– Local footprint will be 60-65 personnel
– Personnel may be carrying weapons with blank ammo
– Some participants will be wearing civilian attire and driving civilian vehicles
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Daily London News source and other news sources (edited): Seven Southwestern states will soon be infiltrated by 1,200 military special ops personnel as part of a controversial domestic military training in which some of the elite soldiers will operate undetected among civilians.

Operation Jade Helm begins in July and will last for eight weeks (though this has shown to be inaccurate, as some operations are in progress). The military, law enforcement, Homeland Security and FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) will operate in and around towns in Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah and Colorado where some of them will drop from planes while carrying weapons loaded with blanks in what military officials have dubbed Realistic Military Training …

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Washington Post says there is no need to be concerned:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/checkpoint/wp/2015/03/31/why-the-new-special-operations-exercise-freaking-out-the-internet-is-no-big-deal/
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Jade Helm training manual

explains American citizens in the designated JH 15 areas are to report to authorities if they detect soldiers moving about to see how effective they are in concealing their whereabouts.

Also: “Isolation of entire towns, both physically and electronically; simultaneously cutting off the flow of both goods and services and information in and out of selected areas. Other exercises included in the overall plan concentrate on the removal and detention of high value provocateurs and officials …

According to sources inside the Department of Homeland Security, It is an eight week test of current plans to reduce and control events and populations engaged in unconventional warfare against the authority of the government of the United States and to test the working relationships that exists between the armed forces and the law enforcement agencies in the affected areas.
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Remember, in December 2014, Americans were “unsettled by the fleet of US Special Forces Black Hawk helicopters maneuvering low,” and at times shooting blanks over cars over major US cities, including Dallas and Los Angeles; part of what it described as training in “realistic urban sites.”

(I apologize for the impure words near the end)

No one was warned and people were extremely frightened having no idea it was a military maneuver and fighters were firing blanks.

A pre-warning has many on the alert within the Jade Helm designated states; unfortunately, there have  been citizens affected with no warning in pre-uninformed maneuvers. 

Obviously, this administration has no concern about frightening people, including young children:

We have also seen this with armed police rushing into schools with someone pretending to be a terrorist with no one warned.

We certainly note this too with all the riots, shootings, and the burning down of businesses, which this administration justifies. These events incited in our cities in the name of race and leftist political power.

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Our President’s Illegal Forces

Of course, we know Obama desires to legalize illegals for the purposes of obtaining democrat votes from those who break America’s laws. We must be grateful for Judge Hansen who refuses to cave into this administration’s lies and deceptions:

“Hanen’s anger is apparent throughout the order. One government assertion ‘is belied by the facts.’ A government explanation is ‘troublesome.’ Omissions from the government’s filings are ‘mysterious.’”

The Washington Examiner article notes that Judge Hanen even went so far as to characterize the actions and assertions of Obama’s legal team as “fabrications, misstatements, half-truths, artful omissions….”

So, for now, the president’s executive amnesty orders remain blocked by Judge Hanen’s preliminary injunction. On April 17th, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals is scheduled to hear arguments about lifting that injunction.

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Excerpt from a man, Stephen, who is grateful for his stay-at-home wife. This has received a significant amount of positive publicity:

“In short, I can’t afford for my wife to stay at home. And I’ve tragically failed to show my wife the appreciation that she deserves. She loves me, loves our son, and loves our family, so obviously she isn’t doing any of those things for a paycheck or even for recognition. But it certainly doesn’t hurt to know that as a Stay-At-Home Mom her appraised salary is nearly double my actual income. So in a very weird way, this is my way of saying how much I value my wife as the mother of my child and the one who always has my back no matter what. You are more precious than rubies. And I can’t afford you.”

Stephen shared his thoughts on the blog We Are Glory, saying that he could not afford all of the work his wife, Gloriana, does for him, their 2-year-old son, Ezra, and their home on his modest salary.

Stephen started a tally of all the different roles his wife fills in a day, including nanny, housekeeper, personal shopper, and chef. Estimating what those services would cost based on prices from real businesses, he determined that his wife should be making $73,960 a year.

Maria Bartiromo, Global Markets Editor, commented that she believes the number should be even higher. “What he did not calculate into those numbers, I think, is the confidence and security that he has walking out of his house every day,” she said. “You cannot put a price on that. He knows that his family and his home [are] going to be safe while he’s at work. That is priceless.” A Salary.com survey in 2011 concluded moms should be charging $115,00 a year for their services …

Where would any of us be without our moms?

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A few additional categories: nurse, chauffeur, gardener, painter, plumber, and seamstress.

Titus 2:5  “Wives are to be sensible, pure, workers at home, kind, being subject to their own husbands, so that the word of God will not be dishonored.”

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Russia

Our president made fun, during his reelection campaign, of concerns regarding Russia becoming a threat to anyone. President Obama got everyone to laugh at such a thought.

Well, today the UK is not laughing along with Obama with Russia’s threats. This new side of Russia is being called the New Cold War. Ukraine has not been laughing at Russia either.

President Vladamir Putin is not a nice guy and murders any news reporter who dares speak a word against him.

London Daily Mail news source (Condensed)

Military chiefs have warned that Britain has entered a new Cold War with Russia, as Vladimir Putin threatened anyone who tried to pressure his country.

Amid growing tensions over Ukraine, Putin said ‘no one should have any illusions that it’s possible to achieve military superiority over Russia or apply any kind of pressure on it’.

Adding that his forces would always have an ‘adequate response’, he vowed to step up an ambitious military modernization, with hundreds of new combat jets, missiles and other weapons.

His comments sparked renewed concern about the UK’s capability to cope in the event of a conflict with Russia.

Britain’s top military commander in Nato spoke of an ‘era of constant competition with Russia’, while a former RAF chief said the UK was in ‘a different sort of Cold War.’

Putin is focusing on weaknesses in the EU.‘He feels Nato has pushed Russia in Europe and made him feel vulnerable and is seeing what he can get away with. If he sees weaknesses he will exploit it.

Sir Michael Graydon, former head of the RAF, said: ‘I very much doubt whether the UK could sustain a shooting war against Russia. We are at half the capabilities we had previously.’

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Alan Cullison observed in the Wall Street Journal, sanctions sometimes provoke precisely the opposite response from what policymakers hope. In Russia’s case, that could mean a threat to America’s survival … Russia’s current circumstances could lead to dangers that dwarf the challenges posed by ISIS and cyber attacks.

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Another Proof of Reigning Sharia Law in America:

Successful New Hampshire coach lost his job for circulating a letter on the web to our president regarding Islamic facts. Our president has proclaimed great Muslim achievements in America with not presenting any proof:

(Condensed)

Dear Mr. Obama:

Have you ever seen a Muslim hospital?

Have you heard a Muslim orchestra?

Have you seen a Muslim band march in a parade?

Have you witnessed a Muslim charity?

Have you seen a Muslim Candy Striper (female hospital volunteers from high schools)?

Have your seen a Muslim do anything that contributes positively to the American way of life????

The answer is no, you have not. Just ask yourself, WHY???

Were those Muslims that were in America when the Pilgrims first landed? Funny, I thought they were Native American Indians.

Were those Muslims that celebrated the first Thanksgiving day? Sorry again, those were Pilgrims and Native American Indians.

Can you show me one Muslim signature on the United States Constitution? Declaration of Independence? Bill of Rights? Didn’t think so.

Did Muslims fight for this country’s freedom from England? No.

Did Muslims fight during the Civil War to free the slaves in America? No, they did not. In fact, Muslims to this day are still the largest traffickers in human slavery. Your own half-brother, a devout Muslim, still advocates slavery himself, even though Muslims of Arabic descent refer to black Muslims as “pug nosed slaves.” …

Where were Muslims during World War II? They were aligned with Adolf Hitler. The Muslim grand mufti himself met with Adolf Hitler, reviewed the troops and accepted support from the Nazis in killing Jews.

Finally, Mr. Obama, where were Muslims on Sept. 11th, 2001? If they weren’t flying planes into the World Trade Center, the Pentagon or a field in Pennsylvania killing nearly 3,000 people on our own soil, they were rejoicing in the Middle East. No one can dispute the pictures shown from all parts of the Muslim world celebrating on CNN, Fox News, MSNBC and other cable news networks that day …

Oh, I’m sorry, I forgot to mention the Barbary Pirates. They were Muslims.

And now we can add November 5, 2009 – the slaughter of American soldiers at Fort Hood by a Muslim major, a doctor and a psychiatrist, who was supposed to be counseling soldiers returning from battle in Iraq and Afghanistan.

That, Mr. Obama is the “Muslim heritage” in America!

P.S. Now, you can add the Boston Marathon bombings, too…

“I just thought it was an interesting article,” he said of his decision to post it, adding that none of his students engaged with the post at all.

“It’s not like it went viral,” he explained. “It’s not like everyone and their brother saw it.”

Nevertheless, he was told he would lose his position – one for which he earns about $7 per hour and holds simply because he enjoys coaching kids – and ultimately negotiated a resignation so that a dismissal would not follow him to his next job.

By all accounts, Lees was an effective and well-liked coach who took his team from heavy losses to playoff berths. The 23-year veteran coach said this incident marks his first termination from any job.
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Black man helps elderly white lady—a mob of riotous blacks go after the good samaritan for assisting the lady:

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Hamas in Gaza video. Their weapons come from Iran:

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=kuN2oGdnwHI

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President Obama and communist Frank Marshall Davis relationship has been proven by Obama on a video clip.

Davis was a completely vile man, including sexually. He was a pedophile as well as involved in other grotesque immorality. He was monitored by the FBI for His marxist designs.

Obama’s disclosure filmed on video:

This video of Obama exposes another lie of our president who has denied a friendship with marxist Frank Marshal Davis.

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Muslims have been responsible for the murder of more than 3,000 Americans on American soil in more than 75 terrorist attacks over the last 40 years. And Jews are the most targeted victims of hate crimes in America.

Koran 9:5, known as the “Verse of the Sword,” Muhammad commands Muslims to proactively fight everyone who rejects Islam, to “slay the idolaters wherever ye find them, and take them (captive)…” The Yusufali translation clarifies, “fight and slay the pagans wherever ye find them, and seize them, beleaguer them, and lie in wait for them in every stratagem (of war).”

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ACLU, the power arm of the completely immoral democrat party, hash tagged in a tweet:

“#BlackSpring has begun,” “Protesters, #know your rights!”

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Texas Terror

The Muslims who attempted to shoot many innocent people recently in Texas, attended an Islamic center controlled by the “North American IslamicTrust,” a Muslim Brotherhood front. This front group operates the majority of mosques in America.
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IRS Tax Cheaters:

The Washington Times reports that the majority of identified and proven tax cheaters in the employ of the IRS are still on the job, as the agency hasn’t fired them; and in fact, says the IG, many have been rewarded — promoted even after being nailed for not paying up.

In about 60 percent of cases of ‘willful violations,’ IRS managers found mitigating circumstances and refused to fire the employees, even though the law calls for that penalty. In some of those cases, the managers didn’t even document why they had overridden the penalty, said Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration J. Russell George.

And how many of these “willful violations” of tax law by its own employees did the agency refuse to act on? The Times article says that, over a decade-long span, there were 1,580 instances where IRS workers were determined to have intentionally cheated on their taxes.
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President Obama putting gun dealers out of business using banks:

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Rick Warren continually makes himself out to be a continuous fool as he rewrites the Bible, transforming it into the liberal and apostate Warren Bible. Warren is infamous for aligning himself with the most wicked of the wicked. Now homosexual, cross dresser, Elton John, has entered the scene, whom Warren was holding hands with … both wore clown smiles on their faces. Warren spoke of kissing him, and that was as far it went, as far as we know.

Elton John completely blasphemes Jesus Christ by stating he was a “supper intelligent, gay man.”

Warren will cozy up to anyone of any deformed lifestyle who agrees with his P.E.A.C.E. Plan—”P – promote reconciliation, E – equip servant leaders, A – assist the poor, C – care for the sick, and E – educate the next generation.”

Christianity is about separation and a holy walk of innocence and purity. It is all about wise and sober behavior. It is about not touching anything unclean and hating even the garments polluted by the flesh when reaching the lost.

I wouldn’t want to be in Warren’s shoes for anything in the world on the day when he takes his stand before Almighty God who encompasses holy righteousness.

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Parental Rights news:

“This year Idaho passed a new statute defending the fundamental right of parents to make decisions for their children. North Carolina is well on its way to following suit. Eight other states already offer similar protections in state law.

Sadly, similar legislation went down to defeat in Missouri last week, a victim of the partisan politics that cripples so much of our system.

HB 557 had passed the House with a veto-proof majority and had the support to see the same level of success in the Missouri Senate. Unfortunately, a Republican victory on a completely unrelated issue led the Democrats to filibuster and vow to block every other bill – including the bill to protect parental rights.”

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FCC Commissioner, Ajit Pai, has let the cat out of bag so to speak:

“The government taking control of the infrastructure of  internet with ‘net neutrality’ will eventually lead to attempts to take control of content.”

Democrats want to remove sites that are Republican-friendly, which assist in removing the Democrat power-hold.

A new survey reveals: “MAJORITY OF DEMOCRATS SUPPORT CRIMINALIZING FREE SPEECH;” the speech that is not in line with their agendas such as pro-life, pro-purity, anti-Sharia Law, anti-homosexuality, etc.

Time will tell what the future holds in regard to free speech in general.

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Hillary Clinton and Saudi Arabia

Conservative News: Hillary Clinton’s Department of State gave favorable defense contracts to countries and companies who contributed heavily to the Clinton Foundation, a new report finds.

International Business Times reported that several defense contractors, led by Boeing, gave $29 billion worth of fighter jets to Saudi Arabia in late 2011. Although this infuriated the Israelis, the State Department asserted the move was in the national interest.

In the years before the deal was made, the Saudis gave approximately $10 million to the Clinton Foundation, while Boeing gave the organization $900,000 two months before the deal, a company press release said.

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American Terrorist Infiltration:

Conservative News: Dozens of young Muslims have left the streets of Cedar Riverside, referred to by some Minnesotans as “Little Mogadishu” for its high concentration of Somali refugees, to travel abroad and fight for terrorist groups. Some have joined Somalia’s notorious al-Shabab, which slaughtered 147 Christians at a university in Kenya last month, while others have opted for ISIS in Syria. Their goal is the same – to join their brothers in the fight to establish a Shariah-compliant utopia known as a caliphate.

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Love in Christ Jesus who will one day bring peace upon this cursed earth, Val

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Jeremiah—The Message and Messenger—Latest Commentary—Chapter 20

For Jeremiah chapters 1-16 please click here:

https://vallee7.wordpress.com/category/jeremiah-chapters-1-16/

For Jeremiah chapters 17-19 please click here:

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Yes, we have now reached chapter 20 of this expedient book. Every verse in every chapter of Jeremiah, God wrote to grant us discernment in every age and to protect us from the evil reintroduced in every age. God wrote everything in the Bible because He cherishes us. Yes, He loves us. May we cherish and love Him with all our hearts, minds and strength through godly obedience.

The public responding to the chapter 19 annihilation prediction is what we witness entering chapter 20. The people were not happy with the message of doom and gloom proclaimed by Jeremiah. They certainly did not like him naming their sins one by one. How dare he do such a thing! They were the world’s religious ones; faithful to the temple and the law. A few sins on the side certainly shouldn’t bother God that much, including pride of position.

Pashhur, the priest, is ready to do Jeremiah in. Pashhur (name means “freedom”) has had it to the top of his head with all the convicting rhetoric of Jeremiah; especially heard in Jeremiah’s last preaching session. He most likely was one of the senior priests asked to accompany Jeremiah in 19:1, when Jeremiah broke the vessel of clay—a visual lesson of what will occur with the land of Judah for all its sins, including infanticide.

Pashhur, the clever one, or so he thought, maintained authority as the chief officer or governor over the house of God or Jerusalem temple. He was also a son of Immer, an exceedingly prominent priest, as Ezra later recorded in his book, in chapter 2. He fathered 1,052 priestly descendants.

Pashhur handled his anger with Jeremiah with brutal force in legal authority. He had Jeremiah beaten. Jeremiah had suffered for his faith before but never beaten. He most likely did not know his future Savior would be beaten too by religious leaders for convicting preaching.

In America, we are witnessing a desire to legislate laws so hateful restraints can be placed upon Christians for holding to the Bible in moral ethics. Even threatening with imprisonment.

Following this humiliating beating, Jeremiah was placed in criminating wooden stocks or restraints; probably differing little from colonial days of public punishment. He was treated like a common criminal when he was a chosen prophet of God. This man endured much agony and disgrace for his LORD.

Jeremiah was placed in these stocks where there was much activity and traffic, being confined near the Benjamin Gate, leading to the temple. This passage sat on the north side of the temple entrance; thus, so named, being a road going and coming from the main territory of Benjamin. (If you own a study Bible, you can turn to your Bible maps, usually in the back of Bibles, to the one showing the divided territory of the land of Israel according to tribes, or you can search on the internet for this map. There are maps revealing the ancient areas in detail, accessible for every study of Scripture if you search the web. Here is one site with divided land:

http://www.biblestudy.org/maps/division-of-promised-land-to-twelve-tribes-israel.html

You will notice Jerusalem lay in the southern border of this tribal area.

Bethlehem, where Christ was born, was just south of Jerusalem in the Judah tribal land area. Remember, the land of Israel was divided 12 ways for the 12 tribes after they entered the territory under Joshua.)

Returning to our passage, we are made elated by the fact, Jeremiah was released the following day from this humiliation of stocks; verse 3. God had promised, back in chapter 1, He would deliver Jeremiah, and thus He did. The LORD also explained, the Jews would fight against Jeremiah, but they would not prevail; 1:19. God, who freed Jeremiah, bequeathed him with a message for wicked Pashhur, informing him, Pashhur’s name would be changed to “Magor-missabib” meaning “terror on every side.” Jeremiah told Pashhur, terror will fill him when he sees his friends killed by the sword and others transported to Babylon, which was Pashhur’s destiny as well. He would also die there. He was a false prophet and God designated him as such. He did not solely hold to the Word of God. A true prophet would never allow any worldly and empty philosophy to enter his thought life to govern his actions; he would only rest on the Bible’s content.

God continued to speak through Jeremiah in a powerful way to Pashhur, the man with the French sounding name, in verses 4-6. We easily wonder why Jeremiah ended up in the depths of depression, verse 7, after being significantly used of God Almighty in bold preaching. I can assume Jeremiah was hurting and in pain from the beating. He is left to wonder why God allowed such persecution to come his way.

When I was injured in a car accident, I questioned why God allowed it, seeing I always expected Him to protect me from that kind of harm. Christ simply reassured me through His peace and comfort, it was for a reason. I definitely became more sensitive to those who were hurting. Today, I can offer thanks through understanding His sovereignty and the fact we live in a fallen world where we naturally feel the effects of circumstances of living on the earth filled with countless harmful obstacles. We can be grateful everyday we are not injured in some way. Though, we also present thanks in all things, all situations negative or positive which meet us and sometimes head-on.

Also in verse 7, Jeremiah speaks of being “a laughingstock all day long.” I am sure being in stocks made him a laughingstock. Yes, a bit of a pun. Seriously, Jeremiah being sat before the multitudes of people who passed through the Benjamin Gate was no fun. Pun and fun … perhaps I’m not being serious enough. I must get moving, remaining on task …They, no doubt, sadly hurled every verbal abuse possible. It was a relief to them to view this one in such a state who consistently convicted them of their disobedience to God’s Word.

John 15:18-19 tells New Testament believers, “If the world hates you, you know that it hated Me before it hated you. If you were of this world, the world would love its own, but because you are not of this world, but I chose you out of this world, because of this the world hates you.” Jeremiah was not of this world in any way shape or form nor did he like it. He was hated by the world because he spoke the words of Christ.

Christ composed the Old Testament, being verified in John 1:1. Jesus Christ came to earth to make God and His truths come to life before men, and to present new righteous challenges. Christ being of the Godhead spoke through Jeremiah which caused these religious people to hate him. The descendants of these religious Jews possessed the same mindset of hate as Christ declared. They abhorred Christ’s earthly walk and spoke in the same manner of the Savior as their ancestors did of Jeremiah. Sinful attitudes don’t change from generation to generation, knowing all are born with a flesh that does not desire the course of God.

Jeremiah speaks his heart when he asserts, everyone mocks him. They possibly satirically imitated him, poking fun of his preaching. We all know how people mimic others to make them appear dumb and stupid. It is mainly done from a sinful, arrogant attitude. People love, making themselves out to be above others.

The Jews may have made fun of the way Jeremiah talked to others, ridiculing his voice and gestures. They certainly would have criticized him if he was unattractive in some way. They wanted him not to appear socially acceptable so no one would heed his words. They wanted people to perceive, he did not blend into cultural normalcy. His preaching in public against sin made him different from everyone else and this was to be viewed as strange.

These transgressors wanted to prove Jeremiah didn’t implement common sense and wise actions. These Jews, no doubt, stressed, men should not preach against sin. This was not proper in socially acceptable religious arenas. The people of God were not to be reprimanded.

Mankind, in general, enjoys putting down all who appear to be different from the crowd. Many believers don’t desire to evangelize, because in so doing, they will look different from general society … odd balls. They don’t want people pointing fingers at them and laughing. Most so-called Christians desire not to pay the price of being viewed as fanatics for Jesus Christ. They want to be proper in all cultural ways. They don’t want to be Jeremiahs.

May we all be socially unacceptable fanatics for our LORD as Jeremiah was!

On June 18th, 2004, Jiang Zongxiu of China was beaten to death and much of her hair torn out by those of the Public Security Bureau. She decided to be socially unacceptable in the market place and distribute Bibles and Gospel literature. She wasn’t afraid of being odd or different for her Almighty LORD! Unfortunately, others felt her efforts must permanently cease. Satan desires Christians not pass out Biblical truths of salvation’s plan. He wants them all arrested and murdered like Jiang!

Satan desires to place evangelistic negativism in the hearts of born again believers. He manipulates, implementing differing disguises to discourage the putting forth of God’s Word. He wants men and women cast into the lake of fire, never hearing of the hope found in Christ Jesus.

Such believers as Jiang were blasted in the November 2004 Christianity Today magazine, this liberal, so-called Christian publication, made it clear, it stands with the apostate Three-Self Patriotic Movement or government churches in China. The magazine printed a favorable article on the government church, stating home churches break the law and if people are arrested, imprisoned and tortured, it is because they deserve it.

Franklin Graham who is an ecumenical liberal, has made this same stand regarding Christianity in China. He stands with the atheist, Christian-hating, Three Self Movement church—self-governance, self-support and self-propagation. He does not believe in evangelism outside of communist controls. He views this as unbiblical. He certainly ignores the New Testament heroes and martyrs, including the apostles, who evangelized illegally and many sacrificed their lives for being criminals without a crime. Jeremiah also evangelized illegally.

The government churches view public evangelism as irresponsible and harmful. Preaching about the resurrection and the second coming of Jesus is forbidden. Stating atheist, communist heroes went to hell is disallowed. Christian teaching in opposition to abortion (baby murder) is illegal.

It is also important to know, no Bibles can be circulated in public. Government officials, military personnel, teachers and students cannot be Christians. They have to be atheists of the People’s Republic of China.

The Christianity Today article additionally put down those who say the “world is evil, full of sin and unrighteousness.”

Another article in this magazine was written on the Mystique Church that “rediscovers Christianity from an Eastern religion.” The heretics behind the article view the “Bible as a human product.” Such teachings are closely aligned with New Perspective, which this magazine has endorsed in the past. If Jeremiah was alive today, he would preach with all his might against such false teachings. The Mystique teachings were presented in an affirmative manner in the magazine.

This publication included a positive article on Planned Parenthood even though their agendas are divergent to Holy Scriptures. PP is all about murdering innocent children and bringing children into sexual bondage for filthy lucre sake.

Jeremiah would never fit with Christianity Today. Thank goodness! He didn’t fit into modern Judaism and he wouldn’t fit into contemporary Christianity.

Jeremiah, even though he does not enjoy the persecution which arises with standing alone in public places proclaiming truth, he cannot stop. He admits in verse 9, if he says he will no longer speak in God’s name, then his heart “becomes like a burning fire,” shut up in his bones and he becomes weary of holding it in and he cannot endure it.

Yes, this man was fully filled with the power of the Holy Spirit to preach truth where no other man dared to follow in his steps.

Jeremiah speaks of his pain in verse 10, further explaining the adversity of persecution, knowing fellow Jews whisper about his strange behavior.

Terror lies on every side; the apostate population wants to snuff out the messenger. All want his downfall.

What makes this verse ring in our ears is the sadness in Jeremiah. He exposes, his trusted friends are watching for his downfall. How it must have pained him to acknowledge, none of this friends truly loved the LORD.

William Tyndale, who translated the first English Bible, previous to the KJV, was turned over to England’s authorities by his close friend. This resulted in him being strangled and then burned.

It is grievous and dispiriting to contemplate the amount of lukewarm believers desiring to see strong, on-fire Christians come to their downfall or desire to see them compromise, to see them become as them—retched. The undedicated scoff at on-fire believers, because they won’t waver from righteousness to delight in the world’s fun. The lukewarm are so lost in compromise, it afflicts them to know these dedicated ones actually exist.

Praise God, Jeremiah renews his faith in verse 11, now referring to God as his “dread champion.” One might picture the heavy-weight champion of the world standing next to Jeremiah acting as his body-guard. Of course, no one or nothing can compare to the universal omnipotence of God who could destroy the world in less than a second and recreate it in an instant.

Jeremiah knew the LORD Almighty ruled by his side even while he was walking in dissipating faith.

Jeremiah records, his persecutors will stumble and not prevail. We observe more faith displayed in this man, even following his body being dreadfully beaten by sinful, merciless men. No doubt, he is worn and tired from this spiritual battle; fortunately, his strength comes from God Almighty—the omnipotent One. The LORD is our strength, shield and help.

It is always inspiring to read of Christian prisoners in foreign lands and how the LORD comes to them in their depressed and beaten state and lifts them heavenward.

I recently read the Gospel in Bonds. The true story of Georgi Vins, published by Lighthouse Trails. Georgi suffered in many Russian prisons for refusing to deny Christ and declining to be silent when pastoring. His father, a Russian missionary pastor, was murdered in prison by the Soviets.

Miraculous is the appropriate word to describe the ways God preserved Georgi from various plots to snuff out his life. At one point in prison life, Georgi was deliberately placed in a cell holding only murderers. The Soviet officials were sure he had now met his demise. They did not know God could maneuver beyond the plotted circumstances for His glory and He did.

The convicted murderers were quite intimidating and cruel at first, until they gained the insight to discern, this cell assignment was wholly plotted for the killing of an innocent man.

The deadly murderers had never heard the Gospel before and were hungry for forgiveness and hope; this Georgi brought to them in the form of Jesus Christ.

The interested inmates insisted Georgi show them his all-so-tiny hidden Gospel of Mark, he had mentioned … to take it out of hiding from his bag. Georgi had been able, by God’s grace, to keep it concealed from the guards during his incarceration.

After presenting the Word to the worst of the worst, Georgi knelt down and prayed in thanksgiving for sparing his life in this cell; then went fast to sleep in encompassing weariness and fatigue. He awoke to The Gospel of Mark being read by one of the prisoners the next day. The murderers had many questions awaiting him. They demanded to know if they could be forgiven by Jesus Christ for all their deadly sins. Some of the prisoners stopped smoking and cursing and started praying. The Soviet guards were amazed at the respect these prisoners held for Georgi and how he left this cell without a mark on him. He shared the cell with these inmates for about a week. When it was time for him to leave, the murderers insisted he leave the Gospel with them—they in desperate need of it. They also requested his continual prayers for them. Georgi held no doubts that some of them were saved during this tenure.

Turning our eyes back on Jeremiah, we know he believes in justice, observing this previously and again displayed in these verses 11-13. He had also referred to God’s vengeance, not his, in chapter 11, verse 20.

We come in contact with worship and praise in song in verse 13. Jeremiah praises the LORD God in melody, declaring He has delivered the soul of this needy or poor one, from the “hand of evildoers.” He rejoices in his faith in God who hates all sinfulness and injustice.

What transformation emerges in verse 14. Obviously, a few days or maybe weeks or months reside between verses 13 and 14. We read Jeremiah is downcast once again, desiring he had never been born!

He speaks of his father who was a priest, Hilkiah. Remember, we looked at Hilkiah and his assisting with revival during the time of Josiah—2 Kings chapter 22. We now read, here in Jeremiah 20:15, of a servant who brought news to Hilkiah, Jeremiah’s father, of Jeremiah’s birth, causing him to rejoice. Reliving this by going back in time, we can visualize how excited this godly father was to learn he had produced an up and coming priest to assume his place someday. Of course, God had a different calling, that of prophet. No doubt, either way, Hilkiah would have rejoiced. He was made “very happy!” Obviously the family relived this felicitous scene before Jeremiah in later years.

In verses 15-17, Jeremiah reveals a messenger brought the news to his father of his birth and wishes this servant evil for not murdering him while still in the womb. Jeremiah is obviously in the extremes of depression. Does God care? Undoubtedly! He deems the downcast in gracious concern, so disclosed in 2 Corinthians 7:6—God comforts the depressed. I can’t even begin to count how many times the LORD has lifted me off the sticky web of despair.

Jeremiah, in verse 18, wants to know why he came forth from the womb to look at trouble and sorrow. These verses remind me of Ecclesiastes 4:1-4. If you study these verses, you find King Solomon congratulates the dead more than the living, uttering it is better if one never existed at all. He also makes his most famous of statements in verse 4— “all is vanity and striving after the wind.”

We now must leave Jeremiah down in the dumps, but things will pick up again as he returns in his Savior’s strength in chapter 21.

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In Him who comforts the depressed,

Val Lee

May 20, 2015 Posted by | Christianity Today, Franklin Graham, Georgi Vins, Planned Parenthood | , , , | Leave a comment

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