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Lest I Mar Mine Inheritance

Ruth in the Fields of Joab by Sylvia Lefkovitz

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Ruth 4:4 Then went Boaz up to the gate, and sat him down there: and, behold, the kinsman of whom Boaz spake came by; unto whom he said, Ho, such a one! turn aside, sit down here. And he turned aside, and sat down.

2 And he took ten men of the elders of the city, and said, Sit ye down here. And they sat down.

3 And he said unto the kinsman, Naomi, that is come again out of the country of Moab, selleth a parcel of land, which was our brother Elimelech’s:

4 And I thought to advertise thee, saying, Buy it before the inhabitants, and before the elders of my people. If thou wilt redeem it, redeem it: but if thou wilt not redeem it, then tell me, that I may know: for there is none to redeem it beside thee; and I am after thee. And he said, I will redeem it.

5 Then said Boaz, What day thou buyest the field of the hand of Naomi, thou must buy it also of Ruth the Moabitess, the wife of the dead, to raise up the name of the dead upon his inheritance.

6 And the kinsman said, I cannot redeem it for myself, lest I mar mine own inheritance: redeem thou my right to thyself; for I cannot redeem it.

7 Now this was the manner in former time in Israel concerning redeeming and concerning changing, for to confirm all things; a man plucked off his shoe, and gave it to his neighbour: and this was a testimony in Israel.

 

The history of the passage above is that Ruth, a Gentile widow, had returned with her mother-in-law, Naomi, from Moab, where they had lived in a time of famine, to the land of Israel. The rules of marriage were strict regarding inheritance. Boaz, an Israelite, was willing to marry Ruth, but the protocol regarding that had to be that the kinsman with first right of redemption make his choice first.

That kinsman did not want to marry Ruth, “lest I mar mine own inheritance”.

I’m going to transpose this talk of Ruth to talk about a different topic. That topic is the fruit of the fable of evolution.

This is a topic that is not discussed “lest they mar the inheritance” of the evil fruit that has come from the root of the fairy tale of evolution.  They know that if evolution is widely discussed, and proven false, which it is, then all the other “woke” things that are pushed upon society will have no force behind them.

The inheritance, the fruit, of the tree of evolutionary theory is multi-faceted and invades many facets of life.

It invades governments and makes them atheistic dictatorships.

It invades religion and creates idols or religions of something other than the Lord God.   Religions are not necessarily practised in churches.  Climate change or whatever emergency that can be capitalized upon in order to gain greater control of the masses can become the new religion or idol.

Evolutionary philosophy invades society in many ways creating crime, death, and destruction.

Here is one example of many. The examples of evil fruit are multitudinous every day in the news.

Quote: God is dead, according to the World Economic Forum, who have also declared that “Jesus is fake news,” and that WEF leaders have “acquired divine powers” to rule over humanity.   Link

How can Klaus Schwab and Yuval Noah Harari take this position?

It goes back to the question of evolution versus creation.

If man evolved from the slime, then there is no God he has to answer to because he just arose “by chance”.

If man was created by the Lord God, then there is a history that exists between the Lord God and humankind.  Mankind may have forgotten that history as wokeness is taught instead, but that history exists.  It behooves every individidual to understand that history and choose Jesus Christ.

Just because something isn’t taught, doesn’t mean it didn’t happen.  It goes back to the question, if a tree falls in the woods and no one hears it fall, did it happen.  Well, yes, it happened whether you know it or not.

Creationism is not widely taught because evolutionists are afraid to teach it because it will destroy their whole agenda.  There is lots of money and power wrapped up in “wokeness”…for someone else that is, not for you.

I challenge Klaus Schwab and Yuval Noah Harari to prove scientifically that evolution is possible.  They cannot.

They also need to explain the empty tomb of Jesus Christ in any other way other than that Jesus Christ rose from the dead.

Before they try to push transgenderism as an intermediate pathway of merging men and machine, they need to prove that the pathway of mankind is one of evolutionary fluidity, experimentation, and change.   They cannot do this because man was created by the Lord God and Creationism is the history of the earth.

Where there is confusion, it is because secularists/atheists/modernists try to equate evolution with what happened during the Flood that occurred at the time of Noah.  This is commonly referred to as “Noah’s Flood”, but actually, it was a worldwide flood from the Lord God to cleanse the earth of evil.  It will not happen again.  The rainbow is a symbol of a covenant with God that there will not be another worldwide flood.

Genesis 9:11 And I will establish my covenant with you, neither shall all flesh be cut off any more by the waters of a flood; neither shall there any more be a flood to destroy the earth.

12 And God said, This is the token of the covenant which I make between me and you and every living creature that is with you, for perpetual generations:

13 I do set my bow in the cloud, and it shall be for a token of a covenant between me and the earth.

14 And it shall come to pass, when I bring a cloud over the earth, that the bow shall be seen in the cloud:

15 And I will remember my covenant, which is between me and you and every living creature of all flesh; and the waters shall no more become a flood to destroy all flesh.

16 And the bow shall be in the cloud; and I will look upon it, that I may remember the everlasting covenant between God and every living creature of all flesh that is upon the earth.

 

I have to answer a question of where did the water come from.  Prior to this, there was never rain upon the earth.  The earth had a different atmosphere.

Genesis 2:5 And every plant of the field before it was in the earth, and every herb of the field before it grew: for the Lord God had not caused it to rain upon the earth, and there was not a man to till the ground.

6 But there went up a mist from the earth, and watered the whole face of the ground.

7 And the Lord God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.

 

Genesis 7:11 In the six hundredth year of Noah’s life, in the second month, the seventeenth day of the month, the same day were all the fountains of the great deep broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened.

 

This is the history of mankind.

Genesis 1:26 And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.

27 So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.

28 And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth.

 

God created man and woman.

God created family.

Any attempt to manipulate that comes from the root of evolution.

 

Malachi 3:6 For I am the Lord, I change not; therefore ye sons of Jacob are not consumed.

7 Even from the days of your fathers ye are gone away from mine ordinances, and have not kept them. Return unto me, and I will return unto you, saith the Lord of hosts. But ye said, Wherein shall we return?

 

One of the ways we can return to God is to return to the knowledge of Creationism and let all other societal aspects flow from that.

We should challenge evolution, the root and fruit, wherever we see it.

If there is no evolution, then there is no evolutionary fluidity of evolution happening today.  That means transgenderism is a lie as well.

Fluidity is destroying our culture and civilization…fluidity and progressivism in laws, jurisprudence, education, government, historical precedents, economic theory, criminal law…all are being destroyed by the evil fruit of evolution.

Let the Christian Creationist apologists come forth and prove the point of creation.


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They Shall Look On Him Whom They Have Pierced

Brooklyn Museum - The Title on the Cross (Titre de la Croix) - James Tissot

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Brooklyn Museum - The Appearance of Christ at the Cenacle (Apparition du Christ au cénacle) - James Tissot

Zechariah 12:10 (KJV) And I will pour upon the house of David, and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the spirit of grace and of supplications: and they shall look upon me whom they have pierced, and they shall mourn for him, as one mourneth for his only son, and shall be in bitterness for him, as one that is in bitterness for his firstborn.

Luke 24:38 And he said unto them, Why are ye troubled? and why do thoughts arise in your hearts?

39 Behold my hands and my feet, that it is I myself: handle me, and see; for a spirit hath not flesh and bones, as ye see me have.

40 And when he had thus spoken, he shewed them his hands and his feet.

41 And while they yet believed not for joy, and wondered, he said unto them, Have ye here any meat?

42 And they gave him a piece of a broiled fish, and of an honeycomb.

43 And he took it, and did eat before them.

44 And he said unto them, These are the words which I spake unto you, while I was yet with you, that all things must be fulfilled, which were written in the law of Moses, and in the prophets, and in the psalms, concerning me.

45 Then opened he their understanding, that they might understand the scriptures,

46 And said unto them, Thus it is written, and thus it behooved Christ to suffer, and to rise from the dead the third day:

47 And that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name among all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.

48 And ye are witnesses of these things.

49 And, behold, I send the promise of my Father upon you: but tarry ye in the city of Jerusalem, until ye be endued with power from on high.

50 And he led them out as far as to Bethany, and he lifted up his hands, and blessed them.

51 And it came to pass, while he blessed them, he was parted from them, and carried up into heaven.

52 And they worshipped him, and returned to Jerusalem with great joy:

53 And were continually in the temple, praising and blessing God. Amen.


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Repost: The David Story | Online Course Trailer [DVD]

Psalm 51:1 Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy lovingkindness: according unto the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions.

2 Wash me throughly from mine iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin.

3 For I acknowledge my transgressions: and my sin is ever before me.

4 Against thee, thee only, have I sinned, and done this evil in thy sight: that thou mightest be justified when thou speakest, and be clear when thou judgest.

5 Behold, I was shapen in iniquity; and in sin did my mother conceive me.

6 Behold, thou desirest truth in the inward parts: and in the hidden part thou shalt make me to know wisdom.

7 Purge me with hyssop, and I shall be clean: wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow.

8 Make me to hear joy and gladness; that the bones which thou hast broken may rejoice.

9 Hide thy face from my sins, and blot out all mine iniquities.

10 Create in me a clean heart, O God; and renew a right spirit within me.

11 Cast me not away from thy presence; and take not thy holy spirit from me.

12 Restore unto me the joy of thy salvation; and uphold me with thy free spirit.

13 Then will I teach transgressors thy ways; and sinners shall be converted unto thee.

14 Deliver me from bloodguiltiness, O God, thou God of my salvation: and my tongue shall sing aloud of thy righteousness.

15 O Lord, open thou my lips; and my mouth shall shew forth thy praise.

16 For thou desirest not sacrifice; else would I give it: thou delightest not in burnt offering.

17 The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit: a broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise.

18 Do good in thy good pleasure unto Zion: build thou the walls of Jerusalem.

19 Then shalt thou be pleased with the sacrifices of righteousness, with burnt offering and whole burnt offering: then shall they offer bullocks upon thine altar.


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Repost: Evolution and You

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Today we meet a former atheist who taught evolution in the classroom until a job interview changed everything. Dr. Kennedy addresses a creation conference where he traces the roots of America’s descent into secular chaos.

Transcript

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TODAY, ON THE CORAL RIDGE HOUR GENERATIONS HAVE BEEN RAISED ON A STRICT DIET OF DARWINISM BUT NEW
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DISCOVERIES ARE LEADING GROWING NUMBERS OF SCIENTISTS DOWN A DIFFERENT PATH. CREATION IS EASILY AS SCIENTIFIC AND IN FACT,
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MORE SCIENTIFIC THAN IS EVOLUTION. AND THEN, TOM DEROSA WAS A STAUNCH EVOLUTIONIST AND
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AGNOSTIC, UNTIL A JOB INTERVIEW CHANGED HIS LIFE FOREVER. HEAR THIS REMARKABLE STORY OF TRANSFORMATION.
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TODAY ON THE CORAL RIDGE HOUR.
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FROM CORAL RIDGE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH IN FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA, THIS IS THE CORAL RIDGE HOUR
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DESPITE ALL THE EFFORTS OF ANCIENT ALCHEMISTS, NONE WERE EVER ABLE TO TURN A BASE METAL, LIKE LEAD, INTO GOLD.
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BUT OUR ALMIGHTY GOD IS THE GREAT ETERNAL ALCHEMIST WHO TURNS ALL THE DROSS OF OUR LIVES, INTO GOLD.
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THE ALCHEMY OF GOD, THE ALCHEMY OF GRACE, ALL THINGS WORK TOGETHER FOR GOOD.
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IN HIS NEWLY REPUBLISHED BOOK, TURN IT TO GOLD, DR. D. JAMES KENNEDY TACKLES THE DIFFICULTIES WE ALL FACE.
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CONTACT US TODAY TO RECEIVE YOUR COPY OF TURN IT TO GOLD, ONE OF DR. KENNEDY’S MOST BELOVED
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AND INSPIRING BOOKS, SO THAT YOU CAN BE ENCOURAGED OR SHARE ASSURANCE WITH A FRIEND THAT GOD’S PROMISES
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ARE THE RICHEST GOLD NOW AND FOREVER.
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TODAY ON THE CORAL RIDGE HOUR. TOM COMMITTED HIS LIFE FOR TEACHING THE THEORY OF EVOLUTION THE INSPIRING STORY OF THIS MAN AND THE
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MIRACLE THAT CHANGED HIS LIFE FOREVER. BUT FIRST, DR. KENNEDY’S MESSAGE.
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TODAY’S MESSAGE TAKES US TO PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA, AND DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY, WHERE
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I WAS INVITED TO SPEAK A NUMBER OF YEARS AGO AT THE PRESTIGIOUS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CREATIONISM.
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THIS IS A GATHERING OF EXPERTS FROM AROUND THE WORLD, SCIENTISTS AND OTHERS TO DISCUSS THE
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CRITICAL ISSUE OF CREATION VERSUS EVOLUTION.
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IT WAS MY PRIVILEGE TO BE ONE OF THE KEYNOTE SPEAKERS ON THE TOPIC OF EVOLUTION AND YOU.
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(APPLAUSE)
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THANK YOU. THANK YOU VERY MUCH.
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THANK YOU, RUSS, FOR THOSE VERY KIND WORDS. FOR A MOMENT THERE, I WASN’T SURE WHETHER I WAS TEN FEET TALL OR SIX FEET UNDER.
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(LAUGHTER) SOMEONE SAID THAT THERE ARE THREE KINDS OF PEOPLE: THERE ARE THOSE THAT MAKE THINGS HAPPEN,
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THERE ARE THOSE THAT WATCH THINGS HAPPEN AND THERE ARE THOSE WHO SAY, “WHAT HAPPENED?”
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‘I’M AFRAID THAT THE MAJORITY OF PEOPLE FIT INTO THE THIRD CATEGORY, BUT YOU DO NOT.
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“EVOLUTION AND YOU” WAS MY TOPIC FOR THIS TALK.
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AND MY FRIENDS, THE SEEDS OF SECULARISM, GROUNDED,
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OF COURSE, IN EVOLUTION, HAVE BEEN AND ARE PRODUCING
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A MOST PERNICIOUS AND DEADLY HARVEST IN AMERICA.
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I READ, JUST RECENTLY, AN INTERESTING ILLUSTRATION OF THAT BY DR. ERNEST GORDON.
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NOW, DR. ERNEST GORDON IS THE DEAN EMERITUS OF THE
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PRINCETON UNIVERSITY CHAPEL. HE’S ALSO THE HERO OF THE “BRIDGE OVER THE RIVER KWAI.”
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HE WAS THE MAN WHO DISCOVERED THE NEW TESTAMENT AND WAS CONVERTED AND WAS USED TO
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BRING ABOUT THE CONVERSION OF HUNDREDS OF OTHER SOLDIERS THAT WERE IN CAPTIVITY THERE.
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AND WHEN THE MOVIE WAS MADE, ALL OF THAT WAS OMITTED.
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BUT HE IS A GREAT MAN AND A GREAT HERO. RECENTLY RETIRED AS DEAN OF THE CHAPEL OF PRINCETON UNIVERSITY.
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AND HE SAID SOMETHING, WHICH I THINK ILLUSTRATES
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THE RESULTS OF THIS VERY, VERY APTLY. LISTEN TO HIM, DR. ERNEST GORDON: “DURING THE LATE
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FIFTIES, I WAS INVITED TO ADDRESS THE SENIOR CLASS OF AN ENGLISH DEPARTMENT IN A CITY HIGH SCHOOL.
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WHEN I ARRIVED AT THE SCHOOL, THE LATE FIFTIES, I INTRODUCED MYSELF TO THE ASSISTANT HEADMASTER,
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WHOSE OFFICE WAS AT THE ENTRANCE. HE GUIDED ME TO THE APPROPRIATE LECTURE HALL.
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TWENTY YEARS LATER, I WAS INVITED TO THE SAME SCHOOL
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FOR THE SAME PURPOSE. I, AGAIN, PRESENTED MYSELF TO THE SAME OFFICE.
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BUT IT WAS NO LONGER THE HABITAT OF AN EDUCATOR, OF
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THE ASSISTANT HEADMASTER, IT WAS A COMMAND POST OF POLICE, OF THE POLICE INSPECTOR.
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CORRIDORS AND CLASSROOMS WERE MONITORED BY POLICE OFFICERS WHO REPORTED REGULARLY TO THE INSPECTOR.
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THE REASONS GIVEN FOR THE CHANGE WERE OBVIOUS. VIOLENCE, ASSAULT, RAPE, DRUG-INDUCED MADNESS.
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I INTERPRET THIS SCENE,” HE SAYS, “AS EVIDENCE OF THE END TIMES OF A CIVILIZATION THAT HAD ONCE
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BENEFITED FROM THE CHRISTIAN WORLDVIEW; ONE THAT HAD EXALTED CREATION AND PEOPLE AND PROVIDED
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THE IDEALS ESSENTIAL FOR AN AUTHENTIC EDUCATION. I RECOGNIZE THAT CIVILIZATION DOES NOT CREATE CHRISTIANS.
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HOWEVER, THE COMMUNITY OF FAITH CREATED AND STILL CREATES THE CIVILITY THAT IS THE EVIDENCE OF CIVILIZATION.
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THAT DEMORALIZED SCHOOL IS THE TRAGIC CONSEQUENCE OF
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A SOCIETY’S REJECTION OF THE BIBLICAL WORLDVIEW
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THAT PROVIDED THE INTELLECTUAL DYNAMIC OF WESTERN EDUCATION.
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WHAT IS EDUCATION, BUT AN EXPRESSION OF THE
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PREVAILING CULTURE?” THAT IS, I THINK, A VERY DRAMATIC PRESENTATION OF
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THE BITTER FRUIT OF THE MATERIALISTIC,
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EVOLUTIONARY VIEW OF OUR TIME! NOW, THE WESTERN CHRISTIAN VIEW OF MAN HAS ALWAYS
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HELD THAT MAN IS HERE FOR A PURPOSE. THE CHRISTIAN VIEW HAS BEEN SUMMED UP IN THE
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CATECHISM QUESTION: WHAT IS THE CHIEF END OF MAN? TO GLORIFY GOD AND TO ENJOY HIM FOREVER.
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BUT THE EVOLUTIONIST WOULD NOT QUESTION WHETHER THAT IS THE CHIEF END OF MAN OR SOME OTHER END, BUT WOULD SAY THERE IS
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NO END OR PURPOSE OR TELEOLOGY IN ANY MAN’S LIFE AT ALL.
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NOW, MY FRIENDS, WHEN YOU GET RID OF PURPOSE, YOU
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ALSO GET RID OF MEANING AND YOU GET RID OF SIGNIFICANCE. IF SOMETHING HAS NO PURPOSE, WHAT DO YOU DO WITH IT?
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YOU THROW IT OUT. WE HAVE SEEN IN THE COURTS FOUR VERY SIGNIFICANT
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DECISIONS THAT HAVE USHERED US INTO THIS SECULAR APOCALYPSE THAT WE ARE NOW…
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WHICH WE NOW FIND OURSELVES PLUNGED INTO. THERE WAS, FIRST OF ALL, THE DECISION OF THE
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SUPREME COURT THAT RULED PRAYER OUT OF OUR SCHOOLS AND THEN THEY RULED THE BIBLE OUT OF THE SCHOOLS,
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AND THEN THEY RULED THE TEN COMMANDMENTS OUT OF THE SCHOOLS. AND NOW, THEY’VE VOTED NEGATIVELY AGAINST THE
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BALANCED TREATMENT OF CREATION ALONG WITH EVOLUTION. SO, WE HAVE SEEN THAT BANISHED FROM THE THOUGHT
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OF OUR YOUNG PEOPLE IS THE IDEA THAT THEY HAVE BEEN CREATED BY ANYONE, THAT THERE ARE ANY LAWS OR
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MORAL ABSOLUTES WHICH THEY SHOULD OBEY. AND BY THE WAY, IN THAT DECISION WHERE THEY RULED
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AGAINST HAVING THE TEN COMMANDMENTS POSTED ON THE WALLS OF THE SCHOOLS IN KENTUCKY, IN THAT
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DECISION, THEY SAID, “LEST LOOKING UPON THEM FROM DAY TO DAY, THE STUDENTS SHOULD BE MOVED TO OBEY THEM.”
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AH, ALAS AND ALACK, WE COULDN’T HAVE THAT. AND OF COURSE, IF THERE IS NO CREATOR, AND WE JUST
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AROSE BY SOME SPONTANEOUS CHANCE CONCATENATION OF
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AMINO ACIDS IN SOME PRIMORDIAL SLIME; IF THERE IS NO CREATOR, THEN THERE IS NO JUDGE.
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AND IF THERE IS NO JUDGE, THEN THERE IS NO ONE TO WHOM WE ARE ACCOUNTABLE OR RESPONSIBLE.
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IF GOD IS, THEREFORE, DEAD OR ABSENT, FROM BOTH ENDS OF THE PROCESS OF LIFE, THEN IT IS TRUE, MY
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FRIENDS, THAT, AS NIETZSCHE SAID, “ANYTHING GOES.” AND THAT’S ONE OF THE BASIC MOTIVATIONS THAT
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LIES BEHIND THE RUSH TO EVOLUTIONISM.
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WELL, WHAT HAS 130 OR SO YEARS FINALLY GIVEN TO US?
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IT IS INTERESTING THAT AT THE SAME TIME, DURING THE LAST DECADE, WHEN AMERICA HAS BEEN RUSHING THROUGH
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COURT EDICTS MORE AND MORE INTO EVOLUTION, AT THE
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SAME TIME, THE BASIC PILLARS OF THE EVOLUTIONARY FAITH HAVE BEEN COLLAPSING ALL AROUND THEM
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AND THERE ARE MANY PEOPLE THAT SUPPOSE THAT PERHAPS THE EVOLUTIONISTS REALLY HAVE PROVED THEIR CASE,
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AND TODAY, WE HAVE EVOLUTIONISTS SAYING THAT, “WE DON’T EVEN HAVE TO PRESENT EVIDENCE ANYMORE.”
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“EVOLUTION IS A FACT. IT IS NOT ONLY A FACT, IT IS A MOST THOROUGHLY
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PROVEN FACT IN ALL OF SCIENCE.” NONSENSE.
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DR. CRICK, WHO, AS YOU KNOW WAS THE CO-DISCOVERER
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OF DNA, WHICH IS THE MASTER CONTROL OF ALL OF
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OUR GENETIC DEVELOPMENT, AND WHICH IS ALSO THAT DOUBLE-HELIX, THAT SPIRAL THAT CONTAINS ALL OF OUR
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GENES, IS THE MOST COMPLEX MOLECULE KNOWN TO MAN.
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AND IT IS SO FANTASTICALLY COMPLEX, THAT DR. CRICK
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DECIDED TO APPLY PROBABILITY SCIENCE ANALYSIS TO THE
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PROBABILITY OF DNA ARISING BY CHANCE, RANDOMNESS.
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AND OF COURSE, THE GOD OF EVOLUTION IS A TRINITY OF MATTER, CHANCE, AND TIME.
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AND THOSE ARE THE THREEFOLD GODS OF THE EVOLUTIONISTS RELIGION.
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WHAT WAS THE CHANCE OF DNA ARISING BY RANDOM CHANCE
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IN THE ENTIRE HISTORY OF THE WORLD; THE SUPPOSITIOUS HISTORY, ACCORDING TO EVOLUTIONISTS,
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WHICH IS SUPPOSEDLY 4.6 BILLION YEARS.
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WELL, HE APPLIED THE SCIENCE OF PROBABILITY TO THAT QUESTION AND IT TURNED OUT THAT IT WAS ZILCH
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THAT’S NOT A SCIENTIFIC EXPRESSION, BUT IT DESCRIBES IT VERY ACCURATELY.
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HE GOT THE MESSAGE VERY CLEARLY. AND THIS WAS SO DEVASTATING TO HIM THAT
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WHAT THAT SAID, IN VERY SIMPLE LANGUAGE, IS THAT
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NOT ONLY COULD A HUMAN BEING NEVER HAVE EVOLVED NATURALLY AND SPONTANEOUSLY IN THIS
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WORLD, IN THE ENTIRE HISTORY OF THE WORLD, BUT
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A SINGLE LIVING CELL COULD NEVER HAVE EVOLVED. BUT BEYOND THAT, ONE SINGLE MOLECULE WITHIN THE
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NUCLEUS OF THAT CELL, THE DNA MOLECULE, COULD NEVER EVEN HAVE EVOLVED NATURALLY IN THE ENTIRE HISTORY OF THE WORLD.
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ALL OF WHICH SAYS: THAT EVERYTHING THAT YOU AND YOUR PARENTS AND GRANDPARENTS AND CHILDREN
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HAVE AND ARE BEING TAUGHT ABOUT HOW LIFE AROSE SPONTANEOUSLY IN SOME ANCIENT SEA, IS BALONEY.
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AND DR. CRICK, BEING HONEST ENOUGH TO ACCEPT
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THAT, HOWEVER, BEING AN ATHEIST, HE WASN’T WILLING TO ACCEPT CREATION, SO HE INVENTED A WHOLE NEW THEORY
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AND AS ONE SCIENTIST SAID: THERE ARE TWO REQUIREMENTS FOR INVENTING EVOLUTIONARY THEORIES.
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YOU SHOULD KNOW WHAT THEY ARE, TWO REQUIREMENTS. NOW YOU MIGHT WONDER JUST WHERE ONE GOES TO GET THIS
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GREAT INTELLECTUAL CAPACITY TO DO THAT. BUT HERE THEY ARE: ONE, IT DEPENDS ON YOUR ABILITY TO
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WEAVE A TALE. AND TWO, IT DEPENDS UPON THE CREDULITY OF YOUR AUDIENCE.
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[LAUGHTER] WELL, WITH BOTH OF THOSE IN MIND, HE CAME UP WITH A DOOZY.
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HE CALLS IT “DIRECTED PANSPERMIA.” AND THE IDEA
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IS VERY SIMPLE. THAT SINCE LIFE COULD NEVER HAVE RISEN HERE, NATURALLY, AND SINCE THERE IS NO GOD, WHICH HE
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ASSUMES A PRIORI, THEREFORE, SOME ADVANCED RACE, LIVING ON SOME OTHER PLANET REVOLVING
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AROUND SOME OTHER SUN SOMEWHERE OUT THERE, MAYBE
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IT WAS THERE, SENT SPACESHIPS OUT INTO SPACE
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CONTAINING THEIR SPERM CELLS AND VOILA, HERE YOU ARE.
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(LAUGHTER) NOW, THAT IS SIMPLY A LENGTHENING OF
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THE SHADOW, A LENGTHENING OF THE SHADOW WHILE YOU REMAIN IN THE DARK OF ITS PENUMBRA.
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IN LOGIC, IT IS CALLED AN “INFINITE REGRESS,” AND OF
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COURSE, IT IS COMPLETELY WITHOUT HELP IN SOLVING ANY PROBLEMS, AS YOU CAN SEE BECAUSE, TO ANY
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THINKING PERSON, THE QUESTION IS GOING TO AUTOMATICALLY ARISE, “WHERE DID THAT ADVANCED RACE OF PEOPLE COME FROM?”
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“WELL, YOU SEE, THERE WAS THIS OTHER MORE ADVANCED RACE OF PEOPLE THAT LIVED ON ANOTHER PLANET…”
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“EXCUSE ME, SIR, WHERE DID THEY COME FROM?” “WELL, YOU SEE, THERE WAS A MUCH MORE ADVANCED…”
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AND ON AND ON IT GOES, UNTIL YOU FINALLY EXHAUST
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THE CREDULITY OF YOUR AUDIENCE. HOWEVER, SHORTLY AFTER THAT, ANOTHER SCIENTIST OF
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EQUAL OR GREATER FAME, SIR FRED HOYLE OF CAMBRIDGE,
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DECIDED TO EXAMINE THE POSSIBILITY OF A LIVING CELL ARISING SPONTANEOUSLY, NOT IN THE
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4.6 BILLION YEAR HISTORY OF THE EARTH, BUT IN THE ENTIRE HISTORY OF THE UNIVERSE, WHICH KEEPS
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CHANGING FROM YEAR TO YEAR, BY THE WAY, AND ROUGHLY, TWENTY BILLION YEARS ON THE OUTSIDE.
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SO ANYWHERE, HERE OR ON THAT PLANET, OR ON THIS ONE, OR ANY PLACE ELSE, ANYWHERE, EVEN TO THE ENTIRE
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BEGINNING OF THE UNIVERSE, ONE SINGLE LIVING CELL SOMEWHERE.
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AND HE APPLIED THE SCIENCE OF PROBABILITY ANALYSIS TO THAT AND CONCLUDED THAT THE CHANCES OF THAT
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HAPPENING WERE ONE TO THE 40,000TH POWER.
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NOW, MOST PEOPLE ARE NOT USED TO THINKING IN TERMS OF POWER, AND I REALIZE, I HAVE A VAST ARRAY OF
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SCIENTISTS HERE, BUT I’M ENCOURAGED BY THE FACT THAT THERE’S ALSO A LARGER ARRAY OF NON-SCIENTISTS
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AND LAYMEN THAT ARE PRESENT AND FOR THEIR SAKE, MAY I SIMPLY SAY THAT ANOTHER EVOLUTIONARY
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SCIENTIST, LECONTE DE NOUAY, SWISS SCIENTIST, NOBEL PRIZE WINNER, WHO IS AN EXPERT IN PROBABILITY
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SCIENCE, SAID THAT ANYTHING WHOSE PROBABILITIES ARE LESS THAN TEN TO THE 50TH POWER WILL NEVER HAPPEN.
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AND OF COURSE, TEN TO THE 51ST POWER IS TEN TIMES THAT MANY AND TEN TO THE 52ND POWER IS TEN TIMES THAT MANY.
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AND TEN TO THE 53RD AND 4TH AND 167TH AND 2,900 AND
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KEEP GOING TO 40,000TH POWER.
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DO YOU HAVE ANY IDEA WHAT THAT MEANS?
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EVOLUTIONISTS LIKE TO HAVE A LONG TIME FOR THE AGE OF THE EARTH. FINE.
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(LAUGHTER) HOW MUCH WOULD THEY LIKE? TEN THOUSAND NOT ENOUGH?
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HOW ABOUT TEN BILLION? TEN TRILLION? TEN QUADRILLION?
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TEN SEPTILLION, TEN OCTILLION? HUNDRED-MILLION-BILLION- TRILLION TIMES TEN…
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WHATEVER. (LAUGHTER) AND DO YOU REALIZE THAT A FIGURE I JUST GAVE IS
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NOT A TINY FRACTION OF TEN TO THE 40,000TH POWER?
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ALL OF WHICH VERY SIMPLY IS TO SAY THAT IT NEVER,
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EVER HAPPENED. AND SIR FRED HOYLE OF CAMBRIDGE, ONE OF THE
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WORLD’S LEADING ASTRONOMERS AND MATHEMATICIANS, THE FATHER OF ONE OF THE ONLY TWO
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WIDELY-ACCEPTED COSMOGONIES OF THIS 20TH CENTURY; THE STEADY-STATE THEORY, WHICH LOST OUT IN
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THE POPULARITY CONTEST WITH THE BIG BANG, BUT NEVERTHELESS, TO BE THE INVENTOR OF SUCH A THING IS QUITE AN ACCOMPLISHMENT.
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AND HE AND ANOTHER MATHEMATICIAN, CHANDRA
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WICKRAMSINGHE DID THESE COMPUTATIONS AND THEY SAID, “THAT TO SUPPOSE THAT SOMEWHERE ON THIS
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EARTH, BY PURELY NATURAL SPONTANEOUS RANDOM CAUSES,
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THAT THE ENTIRE COMPLEXITY OF THE LIVING CELL, WITH
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ALL OF ITS AMAZING AND UNBELIEVABLE COMPLEXITY,
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THAT THIS CAME INTO EXISTENCE BY CHANCE IS NONSENSE OF THE HIGHEST ORDER.” SIR FRED HOYLE.
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WHAT YOUR CHILDREN ARE BEING TAUGHT AS SCIENTIFIC FACT AND TRUTH, HE SAYS, IS “NONSENSE OF THE
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HIGHEST ORDER.” MY FRIENDS, EVOLUTION IS DEAD
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COMING OUT OF THE STARTING GATE. THEY RANG THE BELL, LIFTED THE POST, AND THE HORSE
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DROPPED DEAD. [APPLAUSE]
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ONE OF THE MOST DAMAGING RESULTS OF DARWINISM,
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ACCORDING TO DR. W.R. THOMPSON OF CANADA, WHO IS THE HEAD OF THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR BIOLOGICAL CONTROL, ONE OF
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THEIR MOST OUTSTANDING SCIENTISTS, SO MUCH SO THAT HE WAS SELECTED TO WRITE THE INTRODUCTION TO THE CENTENNIAL
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EDITION, 1959, OF DARWIN’S “ORIGIN OF THE SPECIES.” HE WAS A SCIENTIST OF THAT KIND OF STATURE, AND DR. W.R.
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THOMPSON SAID THAT ONE…
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BY THE WAY, HE ALSO SAID THAT ONE OF THE RESULTS THAT ACCOMPANIED DARWINISM WAS A DECLINE IN
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SCIENTIFIC INTEGRITY, AND HOW TRUE THAT IS.
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WE FIND SUDDENLY THE RISE OF ALL SORTS OF FRAUDULENT ACTIVITIES TAKING PLACE IN SCIENCE.
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BUT, HE SAID THE MOST DAMAGING THING THAT IT DID, WAS THAT FOR THE FIRST TIME IN THE HISTORY
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OF SCIENCE, SCIENCE HAD BEEN SEPARATED AS A RESULT
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OF THE FOLLOWERS OF DARWIN, WHAT FINALLY RESULTED FROM IT, UNTIL WE COME TODAY, THAT SCIENCE
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IS NOW CONCEIVED AS TOTALLY SEPARATED FROM GOD.
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WHICH WAS NEVER HEARD OF BEFORE IN SCIENCE. TODAY, IT’S ALMOST ACCEPTED AS A COMMONPLACE
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THAT A CREATOR CANNOT BE CONCEIVED AND TOLERATED IN THE WHOLE SCIENTIFIC DISCUSSION.
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IN FACT, IT IS TRUE THAT DURING THE ARKANSAS
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DEBATE, ONE OF THE PEOPLE THAT TESTIFIED IN THAT ARKANSAS TRIAL SAID THAT HE WAS READING ONE OF THE
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CREATION SCIENCE TEXTBOOKS AND THREW IT INTO THE TRASH BECAUSE
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IT REFERRED TO A CREATOR. AND NOW, SUDDENLY, IF THERE IS ANY REFERENCE TO GOD OR TO
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A CREATOR, THEN SOMEHOW THIS HAS NOW BECOME UNSCIENTIFIC.
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AND SCIENCE HAS BEEN REDEFINED AS SOMETHING WHICH EXCLUDES GOD.
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WELL, THAT RAISED A VERY INTERESTING QUESTION IN MY MIND.
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IF IT MENTIONS A CREATOR, YOU THROW IT IN THE TRASH. DO YOU HAVE THE GROUND RULES?
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DO YOU UNDERSTAND HOW THIS IS PLAYED? YOU GET A BOOK, AND IT MENTIONS A CREATOR HAD
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ANYTHING TO DO WITH THE CREATION OF THE WORLD, YOU THROW THE BOOK IN THE TRASH.
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WE ALL UNDERSTAND NOW HOW THE GAME IS PLAYED. LET ME READ YOU, THEN, THE LAST PARAGRAPH OF DARWIN’S
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ORIGIN OF SPECIES, “THERE IS GRANDEUR IN THIS VIEW
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OF LIFE WITH ITS SEVERAL POWERS, HAVING BEEN ORIGINALLY BREATHED BY THE CREATOR INTO A FEW FORMS OR INTO ONE.
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AND THAT WHILST THIS PLANET HAS GONE CYCLING ON ACCORDING TO THE FIXED LAW OF GRAVITY FROM SO SIMPLE
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A BEGINNING, ENDLESS FORMS MOST BEAUTIFUL AND MOST WONDERFUL HAVE BEEN AND ARE BEING EVOLVED.”
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A SUPPOSED SCIENTIFIC TEXTBOOK BRINGING IN, OF
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ALL THINGS, A CREATOR, INTO THE TRASH, IT GOES.
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[APPLAUSE]
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BUT YOU KNOW, IT IS ENCOURAGING THAT THE TRUTH IS GETTING OUT, AND THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE BECOMING
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INTERESTED IN AND BECOMING CONVINCED OF THE SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE FOR CREATION IS GROWING AT A PHENOMENAL RATE.
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JUST SINCE FOUR YEARS AGO THERE HAS BEEN A TREMENDOUS NUMBER OF MORE PEOPLE WHO HAVE BECOME
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AWARE OF THE TRUTH, THAT THEY HAVE BEEN FED FAIRYTALES AND THAT THEY HAVE BEEN DECEIVED.
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EVEN AS DR. COLIN PATTERSON, THE CHIEF PALEONTOLOGIST OF THE BRITISH MUSEUM SAID THAT
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HE WOKE UP ONE DAY, AND SUDDENLY REALIZED THAT HE HAD BEEN DECEIVED AND DELUDED INTO THINKING THAT
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EVOLUTION WAS A PROVEN FACT. AND HE ASKED HIMSELF ONE MORNING, WHAT DO I INDEED,
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KNOW ABOUT EVOLUTION FOR SURE?” THIS IS THE CHIEF PALEONTOLOGIST OF THE BRITISH MUSEUM,
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WHICH HAS THE LARGEST COLLECTION OF FOSSILS IN THE WORLD. HE SAID, “NOTHING.” AND HE ASKED A WHOLE GROUP OF
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EVOLUTIONISTS MEETING SHORTLY THEREAFTER AT THE FIELD MUSEUM IN CHICAGO, “CAN ANY OF YOU TELL ME
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ANYTHING THAT YOU KNOW FOR SURE ABOUT EVOLUTION?”
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SILENCE. FINALLY, ONE MAN RAISED HIS HAND, NOW THIS IS A
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WORLD GATHERING OF EVOLUTIONISTS, AND THEY DON’T KNOW ANYTHING FOR SURE ABOUT EVOLUTION.
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[LAUGHTER] WHICH, OF COURSE, IS THE BEST PROVEN FACT OF HISTORY, OF THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE.
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“ONE THING I’M SURE OF, DR. PATTERSON, WE OUGHT NOT TO TEACH IT IN HIGH SCHOOLS.” WE’RE TEACHING IT IN KINDERGARTEN.
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BUT THE TRUTH WILL OUT. AND I AM SURE THAT THE DAY WILL COME WHEN EVOLUTION
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WILL BE RECOGNIZED TO BE THE PERNICIOUS AND HARMFUL THEORY
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AND FALSEHOOD AND DECEIT AND FAIRYTALE THAT IT REALLY IS.
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AND PEOPLE WILL REALIZE, AT LENGTH, THAT IT IS A GREAT AND GLORIOUS CREATOR, THE ALMIGHTY
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OMNISCIENT GOD, WHO HAS CREATED THE WORLD AND YOU AND ME.
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MAY IT SO BE, AND MAY IT COME SOON. THANK YOU! [APPLAUSE]
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THE LANDSCAPE OF THE DEBATE BETWEEN EVOLUTION AND CREATION IS CHANGING DRAMATICALLY!
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YOUNG PEOPLE ARE GOING ON THE OFFENSIVE, CHALLENGING PROFESSORS OF THE OLD GUARD WITH THE FACTS RIGHT
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NOW, I WANT YOU TO MEET A MAN WHO IS HELPING US EMPOWER PEOPLE, YOUNG AND OLD.
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WHETHER YOU LOOK AT THE UNIVERSE AND LOOK AT THE STARS AND SEE HOW MAGNIFICENT THEY ARE, THEY ALL OBEY THE SAME LAWS, THESE LAWS ARE UNIVERSAL.
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SO, WHO IN THE WORLD WOULD CREATE THESE LAWS BUT AN INFINITE GOD?
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IN TIMES PAST, TOM DEROSA WOULD NEVER HAVE RECOGNIZED GOD AS CREATOR.
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TOM WAS AN ABSOLUTE, DEVOUT EVOLUTIONIST. HE WOULD TALK ABOUT US COMING FROM APES.
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I DEPARTED THE WAYS OF WHAT I WAS TAUGHT AS FAR AS THE SCRIPTURE WAS CONCERNED, AS FAR AS GOD WAS CONCERNED.
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AND I STARTED TO LOOK IN TERMS OF THE WORLDVIEW AS DARWIN AND EVOLUTIONISTS WOULD LOOK AT IT.
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ALTHOUGH TOM DEROSA HAD BEEN BROUGHT UP IN THE ROMAN CATHOLIC FAITH AND CONSIDERED BECOMING A
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PRIEST WHILE ATTENDING JUNIOR SEMINARY AS A TEEN, HIS PERSPECTIVE SHIFTED AFTER HE WENT OFF TO
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COLLEGE AND WAS CHALLENGED BY A FRIEND TO READ CHARLES DARWIN’S CONTROVERSIAL BOOK, THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES.
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AND AT THAT POINT I STARTED TO QUESTION, REALLY, IF THE BIBLE IS TRUE, THEN HOW CAN I ACCEPT BIOLOGY CLASS?
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AFTER COLLEGE, AS A YOUNG TEACHER TOM QUICKLY ROSE AS A LEADER IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT WHERE HE
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WAS WORKING, AND DEVOTED HIMSELF WHOLEHEARTEDLY TO TEACHING WHAT HE BELIEVED WAS THE ULTIMATE IN
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SCHOLARLY SCIENCE, EVOLUTION. I JUST FOCUSED ON THE FACT THAT KIDS HAD TO HEAR
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EVOLUTION BECAUSE THAT WAS TRUE AND THEY NEEDED TO BE TAKEN AWAY FROM THE CRUTCH OF GOD AND BELIEVING IN GOD.
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TOM HAD BECOME AN ATHEIST AND HIS PASSION FOR TEACHING EVOLUTION BECAME HIS IDOL BUT THAT PASSION
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BEGAN TO FADE WHEN THE SCHOOL DISTRICT WHERE HE TAUGHT MADE SOME DRASTIC CHANGES IN THE SCIENCE PROGRAM.
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THEY TOOK MY SCIENCE AWAY, THE SCHOOL BOARD VOTED THAT INSTEAD OF HAVING A FULL YEAR, WE’RE GOING TO
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HAVE A HALF YEAR OF SCIENCE. IT WAS THE SUMMER OF 1978 WHEN TOM BEGAN TO
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RECONSIDER HIS TEACHING CAREER. DURING THAT PERIOD, A PRIVATE SCHOOL IN FORT LAUDERDALE WAS IN DIRE NEED OF A PHYSICS AND CHEMISTRY TEACHER.
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I KNEW NOTHING AT ALL ABOUT TOM DEROSA. DR. KEN WACKES WAS THE HEADMASTER OF DR. D. JAMES
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KENNEDY’S WESTMINSTER ACADEMY, A SCHOOL DEDICATED TO TEACHING BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES AND CREATION SCIENCE.
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WHEN THEY CALLED ME UP, THEY SAID, “TOM, DO YOU KNOW OF A CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS TEACHER? CAN YOU RECOMMEND ONE?”
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AND I CAREFULLY THOUGHT AND AFTER A WHILE I COULDN’T THINK OF ONE RIGHT OFF HAND, AND I JUST SAID, “ME.”
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AND I THOUGHT, OH, MY GOODNESS, WHAT IS HE DOING NOW. SO, HE GOT OFF THE PHONE AND HE SAID TO ME, “I’M GOING TO WESTMINSTER ACADEMY TO INTERVIEW,” IN
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I THINK IT WAS IN A WEEK OR SOMETHING FOR THIS JOB. AND I SAID, “YOU CAN’T DO THAT, TOM, YOU’RE AN EVOLUTIONIST.”
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I SAID, “WHY.” SHE SAYS, “DO YOU KNOW THAT THIS IS A CHRISTIAN SCHOOL? “THIS IS DR. KENNEDY’S SCHOOL.
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THIS IS WESTMINSTER ACADEMY. THIS SCHOOL IS WELL-KNOWN. YOU HAVE TO BE A CHRISTIAN TO TEACH AT THIS SCHOOL.”
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I SAID, “WELL, DOESN’T THAT MEAN YOU SIGN A PIECE OF PAPER?” SHE SAID, “NO.” SO, I CALLED EVERYONE I KNEW AND WE SET UP PRAYER CHAINS
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TO PRAY FOR TOM THAT DAY OF THE INTERVIEW. JUST THAT, YOU KNOW, THINGS WOULD GO WELL.
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SO WHEN I WAS IN THE OFFICE WITH DR. KEN WACKES, HE TOLD ME WHAT A CHRISTIAN WAS, AND I WAS EXPECTING TO HEAR THE SAME THING.
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BUT FOR SOME ODD REASON, HE TOLD ME THAT A CHRISTIAN WAS ONE THAT BELIEVED IN THE FREE GIFT
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OF ETERNAL LIFE. I THINK WHAT GOT TO HIM WAS THE UNDERSTANDING FOR
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THE FIRST TIME, PERHAPS, IN HIS LIFE THAT YOU DON’T WORK YOUR WAY INTO THE KINGDOM OF HEAVEN.
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IT’S NOT BY BEING GOOD, IT’S NOT BY BEING RELIGIOUS. I WAS TAUGHT THAT I HAD TO WORK, WORK, WORK FOR YOUR
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SALVATION. BUT THE FACT THAT JESUS CHRIST PAID THE PENALTY FOR ME AND I DIDN’T HAVE TO DO IT WAS AN AMAZING CONCEPT.
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WE JUST PRAYED TOGETHER AND HE, OUT LOUD, ASKED CHRIST TO COME INTO HIS LIFE.
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HE SOUNDED DIFFERENT. HE JUST WAS A NEW PERSON. HE WAS NOT THE MAN I LEFT IN THE MORNING; HE WAS
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SOMEONE BRAND NEW AND ON FIRE. THAT VERY AFTERNOON, TOM HAD KEN WACKES PRESENT THE
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GOSPEL MESSAGE TO HIS WIFE LINDA ALSO. AND I THOUGHT, BOY, I THOUGHT I HAD BEEN A
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CHRISTIAN ALL MY LIFE. I WAS PRETTY WISHY-WASHY. AND SO, WE PRAYED TOGETHER AND THERE WAS A COUPLE
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REUNITED NOW FOR THE FIRST TIME IN CHRIST. IT WAS A BRAND NEW FAMILY.
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JESUS CHRIST WAS NOW TOM AND LINDA’S SAVIOR, BUT THE QUESTION STILL REMAINED IN TOM’S MIND OF
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WHETHER GOD WAS HIS CREATOR AS WELL. I THOUGHT I COULD BELIEVE IN EVOLUTION AND I COULD
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BELIEVE IN GOD. BUT AS I READ THE SCRIPTURE AND HEARD DR. KENNEDY FROM THE PULPIT, CAME TO THE
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CONCLUSION THAT THAT WAS IMPOSSIBLE TO DO. I COULDN’T BELIEVE HOW HE WAS JUST SO HUNGRY FOR THE
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WORD; IT WAS JUST AMAZING. HE GOT UP IN THE MORNING, HE HAD THE BIBLE, HE CAME AT NIGHT AND HE HAD THE BIBLE IN HIS HAND.
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HE WAS ALWAYS READING IT AND HE WOULD READ IT TO THE KIDS AND HE WOULD TELL THE KIDS THINGS. THERE WERE THINGS IN THE BIBLE THAT I DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT.
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THAT FALL, TOM BEGAN TO TEACH CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS AT WESTMINSTER ACADEMY WITH GREAT ZEAL.
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WHEN I WAS HIRED AT WESTMINSTER ACADEMY, I THOUGHT IT WAS VERY UNIQUE THAT KEN WACKES WOULD HIRE ME.
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I WOULDN’T EVEN HAVE HIRED MYSELF. DR. KEN WACKES BECAME A CLOSE FRIEND AND A MENTOR IN CHRIST
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HE WANTED TO READ EVERYTHING WE COULD POSSIBLY GIVE THEM; HE ATTENDED ALL THE CLASSES HE COULD ATTEND.
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IT’S LIKE HUMONGOUS SPONGE, JUST SOAKING UP THE OCEAN DRY, HE WAS THAT EAGER TO LEARN.
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IT WAS IN THAT CONTEXT THAT TOM BEGAN TO DEVELOP HIS IDEAS AND SAW THE MISTAKES THAT HE HAD HELD
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TO ORIGINALLY AND BECAME A CONFIRMED CREATIONIST. I CAME TO THE CONCLUSION THAT THERE WAS AN
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OVERWHELMING AMOUNT OF EVIDENCE TO SUPPORT CREATION, WHETHER IT BE THE FOSSIL RECORD BEING SO
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INCOMPLETE, WHETHER WE LOOK IN TERMS OF THE COMPLEXITY OF LIFE AND LOOK AT LIVING ORGANISMS
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AND SEE THAT THEY ARE TOTALLY MASTERPIECES OF WORK. IT WAS THROUGH TEACHING AND LEARNING ABOUT
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CREATION SCIENCE THAT TOM DEVELOPED A NEW PASSION TO SHARE THE CREATION MESSAGE BEYOND THE SCHOOL WALLS.
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THAT’S WHEN HE FORMED AN ORGANIZATION CALLED THE CREATION STUDIES INSTITUTE IN 1988.
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HE KNEW HOW MANY STUDENTS WERE BEING TAUGHT IN IGNORANCE, AND HOW MANY TEACHERS OUT IN THE
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COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES AND HIGH SCHOOLS OF AMERICA NEEDED TO HEAR FROM ONE OF THEIR PEERS.
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ANOTHER SIDE OF THE STORY IS THAT HE JUST FELT A PASSION GIVEN TO HIM BY GOD TO SPREAD THE MESSAGE.
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AS CREATION STUDIES INSTITUTE CONTINUES EXPANDING EACH YEAR TOM HAS MET WITH MANY CHALLENGES.
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BUT IN 2002, TOM WOULD CONFRONT HIS GREATEST CHALLENGE EVER.
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GOD JUST BROUGHT TOM, PHYSICALLY, TO THE POINT WHERE HE COULDN’T EVEN STAND UP IN A CLASSROOM ANYMORE.
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I WAS CALLED TO THE EMERGENCY ROOM AFTER SOME TESTING, SYMPTOMS OF SHORTNESS OF BREATH, I WENT TO THE DOCTOR.
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THEY TOLD TOM THAT HE WAS IN TOTAL KIDNEY FAILURE; HE HAD NO KIDNEY FUNCTION LEFT, THAT HE WOULD NEED A TRANSPLANT.
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WE WERE ABSOLUTELY SHOCKED. TOM’S FAMILY STEPPED FORWARD TO DONATE THEIR KIDNEYS BUT NOT ONE OF THEM WAS A MATCH.
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TOM WOULD HAVE TO BE PLACED ON A WAITING LIST. I WAS RATHER A WORRY WART IN THOSE DAYS, IN THE VERY
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BEGINNING. AND TOM SAID TO ME ONE DAY, “WHY ARE YOU WORRIED? GOD IS IN CONTROL.
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GOD WILL TAKE CARE OF US AND I’M GOING TO GET A KIDNEY.” AND HE JUST SAID IT SO MATTER OF FACT THAT
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I SAID, “YOU’RE RIGHT,” AND I STOPPED WORRYING. I LOOK AT THIS ILLNESS, OR THE FACT THAT I HAD THIS
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ILLNESS, AS JUST A STEPPING STONE FOR GOD TO DO MORE WONDROUS THINGS.
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A MERE ACQUAINTANCE OF TOM’S, JOE PETIT, A DEACON AT CORAL RIDGE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, FELT
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LED BY GOD TO DONATE A KIDNEY TO SAVE TOM’S LIFE. SURPRISING AS THAT IS, JOE WAS TESTED AND FOUND TO BE
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A PERFECT MATCH TO TOM’S KIDNEY. IT ENCOURAGES ME THAT IT SEEMS AS THOUGH TOM’S BODY
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IS ACCEPTING THE KIDNEY WELL. IT ENCOURAGES ME THAT TOM IS ABLE TO ACTUALLY
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CONTINUE IN THE MINISTRY THAT HE WAS INVOLVED IN. IN A MATTER OF A YEAR, LESS THAN A YEAR, I WAS
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BACK IN SERVICE AGAIN, AND THIS TIME, RATHER THAN BEING A FULL TIME TEACHER AT WESTMINSTER ACADEMY, I
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WAS SERVING GOD, NOW, AS THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF CREATION STUDIES INSTITUTE UNDER DR. KENNEDY.
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IF GOD NEVER USED ME IN ANY OTHER WAY, IF IT WAS JUST TOM DEROSA, THE STORY’S BEEN SO PHENOMENAL THAT IT
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WOULD’VE BEEN WORTH IT ALL. I HAVE A NEW VIGOR IN MY LIFE NOW THE FACT THAT GOD
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HAS MARKED THIS TIME TO SAY “AND LET EVERYBODY HEAR THAT I AM THE CREATOR OF THIS WONDERFUL UNIVERSE.”
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DESPITE ALL THE EFFORTS OF ANCIENT ALCHEMISTS, NONE WERE EVER ABLE TO TURN A BASE METAL, LIKE LEAD, INTO GOLD.
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BUT OUR ALMIGHTY GOD IS THE GREAT ETERNAL ALCHEMIST WHO TURNS ALL THE DROSS OF OUR LIVES, INTO GOLD.
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THE ALCHEMY OF GOD, THE ALCHEMY OF GRACE, ALL
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THINGS WORK TOGETHER FOR GOOD.
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IN HIS NEWLY REPUBLISHED BOOK, TURN IT TO GOLD, DR. D. JAMES KENNEDY TACKLES THE DIFFICULTIES WE ALL FACE.
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CONTACT US TODAY TO RECEIVE YOUR COPY OF TURN IT TO GOLD, ONE OF DR. KENNEDY’S MOST BELOVED
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AND INSPIRING BOOKS, SO THAT YOU CAN BE ENCOURAGED OR SHARE ASSURANCE WITH A FRIEND THAT GOD’S PROMISES
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ARE THE RICHEST GOLD NOW AND FOREVER.
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THIS HAS BEEN A PRODUCTION OF D. JAMES KENNEDY MINISTRIES


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Psalm 100

Thanksgiving-Brownscombe

1 Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all ye lands.

2 Serve the Lord with gladness: come before his presence with singing.

3 Know ye that the Lord he is God: it is he that hath made us, and not we ourselves; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture.

4 Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise: be thankful unto him, and bless his name.

5 For the Lord is good; his mercy is everlasting; and his truth endureth to all generations.

 

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And the Lord Smote Benjamin

The Levite's Wife Dies at the Door by J.Tissot

Judges 19:1 And it came to pass in those days, when there was no king in Israel, that there was a certain Levite sojourning on the side of mount Ephraim, who took to him a concubine out of Bethlehemjudah.

2 And his concubine played the whore against him, and went away from him unto her father’s house to Bethlehemjudah, and was there four whole months.

3 And her husband arose, and went after her, to speak friendly unto her, and to bring her again, having his servant with him, and a couple of asses: and she brought him into her father’s house: and when the father of the damsel saw him, he rejoiced to meet him.

4 And his father in law, the damsel’s father, retained him; and he abode with him three days: so they did eat and drink, and lodged there.

5 And it came to pass on the fourth day, when they arose early in the morning, that he rose up to depart: and the damsel’s father said unto his son in law, Comfort thine heart with a morsel of bread, and afterward go your way.

6 And they sat down, and did eat and drink both of them together: for the damsel’s father had said unto the man, Be content, I pray thee, and tarry all night, and let thine heart be merry.

7 And when the man rose up to depart, his father in law urged him: therefore he lodged there again.

8 And he arose early in the morning on the fifth day to depart; and the damsel’s father said, Comfort thine heart, I pray thee. And they tarried until afternoon, and they did eat both of them.

9 And when the man rose up to depart, he, and his concubine, and his servant, his father in law, the damsel’s father, said unto him, Behold, now the day draweth toward evening, I pray you tarry all night: behold, the day groweth to an end, lodge here, that thine heart may be merry; and to morrow get you early on your way, that thou mayest go home.

10 But the man would not tarry that night, but he rose up and departed, and came over against Jebus, which is Jerusalem; and there were with him two asses saddled, his concubine also was with him.

11 And when they were by Jebus, the day was far spent; and the servant said unto his master, Come, I pray thee, and let us turn in into this city of the Jebusites, and lodge in it.

12 And his master said unto him, We will not turn aside hither into the city of a stranger, that is not of the children of Israel; we will pass over to Gibeah.

13 And he said unto his servant, Come, and let us draw near to one of these places to lodge all night, in Gibeah, or in Ramah.

14 And they passed on and went their way; and the sun went down upon them when they were by Gibeah, which belongeth to Benjamin.

15 And they turned aside thither, to go in and to lodge in Gibeah: and when he went in, he sat him down in a street of the city: for there was no man that took them into his house to lodging.

16 And, behold, there came an old man from his work out of the field at even, which was also of mount Ephraim; and he sojourned in Gibeah: but the men of the place were Benjamites.

17 And when he had lifted up his eyes, he saw a wayfaring man in the street of the city: and the old man said, Whither goest thou? and whence comest thou?

18 And he said unto him, We are passing from Bethlehemjudah toward the side of mount Ephraim; from thence am I: and I went to Bethlehemjudah, but I am now going to the house of the Lord; and there is no man that receiveth me to house.

19 Yet there is both straw and provender for our asses; and there is bread and wine also for me, and for thy handmaid, and for the young man which is with thy servants: there is no want of any thing.

20 And the old man said, Peace be with thee; howsoever let all thy wants lie upon me; only lodge not in the street.

21 So he brought him into his house, and gave provender unto the asses: and they washed their feet, and did eat and drink.

22 Now as they were making their hearts merry, behold, the men of the city, certain sons of Belial, beset the house round about, and beat at the door, and spake to the master of the house, the old man, saying, Bring forth the man that came into thine house, that we may know him.

23 And the man, the master of the house, went out unto them, and said unto them, Nay, my brethren, nay, I pray you, do not so wickedly; seeing that this man is come into mine house, do not this folly.

24 Behold, here is my daughter a maiden, and his concubine; them I will bring out now, and humble ye them, and do with them what seemeth good unto you: but unto this man do not so vile a thing.

25 But the men would not hearken to him: so the man took his concubine, and brought her forth unto them; and they knew her, and abused her all the night until the morning: and when the day began to spring, they let her go.

26 Then came the woman in the dawning of the day, and fell down at the door of the man’s house where her lord was, till it was light.

27 And her lord rose up in the morning, and opened the doors of the house, and went out to go his way: and, behold, the woman his concubine was fallen down at the door of the house, and her hands were upon the threshold.

28 And he said unto her, Up, and let us be going. But none answered. Then the man took her up upon an ass, and the man rose up, and gat him unto his place.

29 And when he was come into his house, he took a knife, and laid hold on his concubine, and divided her, together with her bones, into twelve pieces, and sent her into all the coasts of Israel.

30 And it was so, that all that saw it said, There was no such deed done nor seen from the day that the children of Israel came up out of the land of Egypt unto this day: consider of it, take advice, and speak your minds.

Judges 20:1 Then all the children of Israel went out, and the congregation was gathered together as one man, from Dan even to Beersheba, with the land of Gilead, unto the Lord in Mizpeh.

2 And the chief of all the people, even of all the tribes of Israel, presented themselves in the assembly of the people of God, four hundred thousand footmen that drew sword.

3 (Now the children of Benjamin heard that the children of Israel were gone up to Mizpeh.) Then said the children of Israel, Tell us, how was this wickedness?

4 And the Levite, the husband of the woman that was slain, answered and said, I came into Gibeah that belongeth to Benjamin, I and my concubine, to lodge.

5 And the men of Gibeah rose against me, and beset the house round about upon me by night, and thought to have slain me: and my concubine have they forced, that she is dead.

6 And I took my concubine, and cut her in pieces, and sent her throughout all the country of the inheritance of Israel: for they have committed lewdness and folly in Israel.

7 Behold, ye are all children of Israel; give here your advice and counsel.

8 And all the people arose as one man, saying, We will not any of us go to his tent, neither will we any of us turn into his house.

9 But now this shall be the thing which we will do to Gibeah; we will go up by lot against it;

10 And we will take ten men of an hundred throughout all the tribes of Israel, and an hundred of a thousand, and a thousand out of ten thousand, to fetch victual for the people, that they may do, when they come to Gibeah of Benjamin, according to all the folly that they have wrought in Israel.

11 So all the men of Israel were gathered against the city, knit together as one man.

12 And the tribes of Israel sent men through all the tribe of Benjamin, saying, What wickedness is this that is done among you?

13 Now therefore deliver us the men, the children of Belial, which are in Gibeah, that we may put them to death, and put away evil from Israel. But the children of Benjamin would not hearken to the voice of their brethren the children of Israel.

14 But the children of Benjamin gathered themselves together out of the cities unto Gibeah, to go out to battle against the children of Israel.

15 And the children of Benjamin were numbered at that time out of the cities twenty and six thousand men that drew sword, beside the inhabitants of Gibeah, which were numbered seven hundred chosen men.

16 Among all this people there were seven hundred chosen men lefthanded; every one could sling stones at an hair breadth, and not miss.

17 And the men of Israel, beside Benjamin, were numbered four hundred thousand men that drew sword: all these were men of war.

18 And the children of Israel arose, and went up to the house of God, and asked counsel of God, and said, Which of us shall go up first to the battle against the children of Benjamin? And the Lord said, Judah shall go up first.

19 And the children of Israel rose up in the morning, and encamped against Gibeah.

20 And the men of Israel went out to battle against Benjamin; and the men of Israel put themselves in array to fight against them at Gibeah.

21 And the children of Benjamin came forth out of Gibeah, and destroyed down to the ground of the Israelites that day twenty and two thousand men.

22 And the people the men of Israel encouraged themselves, and set their battle again in array in the place where they put themselves in array the first day.

23 (And the children of Israel went up and wept before the Lord until even, and asked counsel of the Lord, saying, Shall I go up again to battle against the children of Benjamin my brother? And the Lord said, Go up against him.)

24 And the children of Israel came near against the children of Benjamin the second day.

25 And Benjamin went forth against them out of Gibeah the second day, and destroyed down to the ground of the children of Israel again eighteen thousand men; all these drew the sword.

26 Then all the children of Israel, and all the people, went up, and came unto the house of God, and wept, and sat there before the Lord, and fasted that day until even, and offered burnt offerings and peace offerings before the Lord.

27 And the children of Israel enquired of the Lord, (for the ark of the covenant of God was there in those days,

28 And Phinehas, the son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron, stood before it in those days,) saying, Shall I yet again go out to battle against the children of Benjamin my brother, or shall I cease? And the Lord said, Go up; for to morrow I will deliver them into thine hand.

29 And Israel set liers in wait round about Gibeah.

30 And the children of Israel went up against the children of Benjamin on the third day, and put themselves in array against Gibeah, as at other times.

31 And the children of Benjamin went out against the people, and were drawn away from the city; and they began to smite of the people, and kill, as at other times, in the highways, of which one goeth up to the house of God, and the other to Gibeah in the field, about thirty men of Israel.

32 And the children of Benjamin said, They are smitten down before us, as at the first. But the children of Israel said, Let us flee, and draw them from the city unto the highways.

33 And all the men of Israel rose up out of their place, and put themselves in array at Baaltamar: and the liers in wait of Israel came forth out of their places, even out of the meadows of Gibeah.

34 And there came against Gibeah ten thousand chosen men out of all Israel, and the battle was sore: but they knew not that evil was near them.

35 And the Lord smote Benjamin before Israel: and the children of Israel destroyed of the Benjamites that day twenty and five thousand and an hundred men: all these drew the sword.

36 So the children of Benjamin saw that they were smitten: for the men of Israel gave place to the Benjamites, because they trusted unto the liers in wait which they had set beside Gibeah.

37 And the liers in wait hasted, and rushed upon Gibeah; and the liers in wait drew themselves along, and smote all the city with the edge of the sword.

38 Now there was an appointed sign between the men of Israel and the liers in wait, that they should make a great flame with smoke rise up out of the city.

39 And when the men of Israel retired in the battle, Benjamin began to smite and kill of the men of Israel about thirty persons: for they said, Surely they are smitten down before us, as in the first battle.

40 But when the flame began to arise up out of the city with a pillar of smoke, the Benjamites looked behind them, and, behold, the flame of the city ascended up to heaven.

41 And when the men of Israel turned again, the men of Benjamin were amazed: for they saw that evil was come upon them.

42 Therefore they turned their backs before the men of Israel unto the way of the wilderness; but the battle overtook them; and them which came out of the cities they destroyed in the midst of them.

43 Thus they inclosed the Benjamites round about, and chased them, and trode them down with ease over against Gibeah toward the sunrising.

44 And there fell of Benjamin eighteen thousand men; all these were men of valour.

45 And they turned and fled toward the wilderness unto the rock of Rimmon: and they gleaned of them in the highways five thousand men; and pursued hard after them unto Gidom, and slew two thousand men of them.

46 So that all which fell that day of Benjamin were twenty and five thousand men that drew the sword; all these were men of valour.

47 But six hundred men turned and fled to the wilderness unto the rock Rimmon, and abode in the rock Rimmon four months.

48 And the men of Israel turned again upon the children of Benjamin, and smote them with the edge of the sword, as well the men of every city, as the beast, and all that came to hand: also they set on fire all the cities that they came to.


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Worthy Quote

 

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What would James Russell Lowell say about today’s woke generation that tears down the monuments of those who helped created a nation with the benefits that the woke themselves enjoy today?  Can the woke generation make the mental connection of understanding?

Proverbs 22:28   Remove not the ancient landmark, which thy fathers have set.

 

We are entering into a world where the “beastliness and ferocity” of man is no longer tamed by the gospel as Christianity, which preaches faith in Jesus Christ, prayer, and the Bible are being discarded by modernism, secularism, atheism, and globalism.

We see all around us, in the daily news, the consequences of discarding the gospel, of discarding faith in Jesus Christ as the way, the truth, and the life.

This is why the preaching of the gospel is important.

This is also why we need to keep a culture of freedom so that the gospel can be preached.

“The worst kind of religion is no religion at all, and these men living in ease and luxury, indulging themselves in the amusement of going without religion, may be thankful that they live in lands where the gospel they neglect has tamed the beastliness and ferocity of the men who, but for Christianity, might long ago have eaten their carcasses like the South Sea Islanders, or cut off their heads and tanned their hides like the monsters of the French Revolution…
…When the microscopic search of skepticism, which had hunted the heavens and sounded the seas to disprove the existence of a Creator, has turned its attention to human society and has found a place on this planet ten miles square…
…where a decent man can live in comfort and security, supporting and educating his children unspoiled and unpolluted;
…a place where age is reverenced, infancy respected, manhood respected, womanhood honored, and human life held in due regard-
…when skeptics can find such a place ten miles square on this globe, where the gospel of Christ has not gone and cleared the way and laid the foundation and made decency and security possible,…
…it will THEN be in order for the skeptical literati to move thither and then ventilate their views.
But so long as these men are dependent upon the religion which they discard for every privilege they enjoy, they may well hesitate a little before they seek to rob the Christian of his hope, and humanity of its faith, in that Savior who alone has given to man that hope of life eternal which makes life tolerable and society possible, and robs death of its terrors and the grave of its glooms.” ~The Nation & The Gospel, James Russell Lowell

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The Bottomline Question

 

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The bottomline question behind every issue that a man or nation deals with is this:

Did God create man or did man evolve?

That answer to that directs all subsequent actions.

Those who control the social narrative say that man evolved.

Because much of the media is controlled, various forms of media have become voice of evolution, the voice of both the root and the fruit.

Every problem, personal and national, flows from a belief in evolution.

The Tree of Evolution

All evils come from the evil seed and tree of evolution.

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If you believe in evolution, then every new thing that comes along is just another attempt for man to evolve.

And if billions die in the attempt to evolve, then that is considered part of the collateral damage.

 

The Garden of Eden Was Perfect

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The Lord God created everything perfect. Sin, sickness and death were not a part of God’s original creation. Sin, sickness and death entered the world at the Fall of Adam.

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The Suffering of Evolution

Mankind has forgotten that he was created by God.  There has been a rewriting of mankind’s history.

It is not God’s will for mankind to go bumbling into oblivion, killing off billions of humans as mankind flounders trying to figure out and remember who he is and where he came from.

For if man came from the slime and evolved, then all he is is one gigantic experiment. If he blows it, then he is doomed to death. If mankind collectively blows it, then the everything ends.

Because if mankind is fluid and there is no truth, just “fluidity”, if everything is a forever experiment or dream, then those who create the social narrative can defy all historic norms as they seek to recreate society in their image where they become gods with a little “g”and then seek to rule in their own image for their own power and profit.

Under the narrative of evolution, someone will be “god” behind the scenes, but evolutionists don’t want it to be the Lord God.

Proverbs 29:2 When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn.

 

We know who is currently ruling because there is so much suffering and sorrow.

The Alternative Option

The alternative option to evolution, as given in the Bible, is Creationism.

If mankind came from God (and mankind was created by God), then there is a Creator waiting for humanity overall to turn to Him in humility and repentance, seeking direction and redemption from Him.

The voices of evolution have been permitted to speak for far too long.

Why are these voices permitted to speak at all?

Proverbs 14:5 A faithful witness will not lie: but a false witness will utter lies.

6 A scorner seeketh wisdom, and findeth it not: but knowledge is easy unto him that understandeth.

7 Go from the presence of a foolish man, when thou perceivest not in him the lips of knowledge.

8 The wisdom of the prudent is to understand his way: but the folly of fools is deceit.

9 Fools make a mock at sin: but among the righteous there is favour.

 

Definites

In many areas of life, we recognize definites.

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For example, if you have a vehicle, there is only one kind of fuel you put into the vehicle.  If you use the wrong fuel, the vehicle is ruined.

You are determined to use the correct fuel as you don’t want to destroy your vehicle. This is common sense.

You don’t say, my car is fluid, anything will work. You know that is not true.

 

Creation, The Fall, and Its Consequences

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There was a time when God was not far off from mankind. God walked and talked with Adam in the Garden of Eden.

After the Fall, Adam and Ever were cut off from God.

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The Knowledge of God Was Forgotten by Many

As time when on, the knowledge of God became dim.

There was no way to know about God except through the revelations sent from the Lord.

II Peter 1:21 For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man: but holy men of God spake as they were moved by the Holy Ghost.

 

The Old Testament is full of these voices.

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Then Jesus came with even more revelation from God.  This is recorded in the New Testament of the Holy Bible.

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When Adam had fellowship with God, he had a living, tangible relationship with God. When Adam, and his descendants, were cut off from that relationship because of sin, they then needed revelation and help from God to return to fellowship with God.

Mankind needs revelation knowledge because he fell from the realm of living reality. The only way back was through God saying…since you are now broken and apart from me, this is the way back. This is called revelation knowledge. It comes from the realm in which God dwells. It is not knowledge that comes from the five senses.

And that revelation knowledge leads to the knowledge of Jesus Christ.

John 14:6 Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.

 

It pleased God to give mankind revelation knowledge after the Fall of mankind.  That knowledge is recorded in the Bible. Jesus said that you can know the truth of this knowledge by obedient to it.

John 7:16 Jesus answered them, and said, My doctrine is not mine, but his that sent me.

17 If any man will do his will, he shall know of the doctrine, whether it be of God, or whether I speak of myself.

18 He that speaketh of himself seeketh his own glory: but he that seeketh his glory that sent him, the same is true, and no unrighteousness is in him.

 

The refusal to walk in the  reality of the fact that God is the Creator and mankind is the Created, the refusal to walk in the Word of God, the refusal to deal with sin and inquity through the finished work of Jesus Christ, the refusal to pattern the government of the nations according to the principles of the Bible, have led the world to the place where a small oligarch that believes in evolution, pushes their beliefs and agendas onto the rest of the world for the oligarchs’ own power and profit.

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There are only two options. If the nations reject Creationism and the Lord Jesus Christ, they are stuck with those who rule through evolutionary lies.

It’s a decision between evolution and Creationism.

It’s that simple.

Evolution is not some enlightened theory.

It is a lie employed to take power and wealth from many and concentrate it in the hands of a few.

They lie to you and tell you that there is no Creator (a lie), they lie and say that there is not revealed truth on how to live ( the Bible that will give direction and principles to men and nations), so they say by their words and actions…we really don’t know the right way to live, so we have to experiment with all sorts of things…defund the police, gender fluidity, men having babies, castrating children and giving them drugs to try to change their identity, experimenting with a toxic jab, giving rights to criminals, catch and release, open borders, the printing of money causing inflation…there are all sorts of things that are being experimented with that are already covered in the Word of God or the principles of the Word as being destructive.

And we can see before our eyes that these lies, these evolutionary lies, are destructive.  All those evolutionary “experiments” create chaos in society and in the midst of that chaos, like magicians directing your attention one way while they do something else as your attention is distracted, power and wealth becomes centralized in the hands of a few.

We are told by the oligarchs are no answers (a lie, there are answers through obedience to the Word of God and the Spirit of the Living God) and that there are problems that they, the oligarchs, must solve and that we need to give them more and more money  and power and fluidity to solve problems.

And while they tell you you need to tighten the belt as they experiment, they fly around in jets and pick up the pieces of the economies that they destroy.

For generations, because the lie of evolution has not been sufficiently challenged in the public discourse, they have felt empowered to remove God from the laws, schools, and society.

 

Why is that?

It is because what they do is contrary to the Word of God.  But a society that knows the Word of God and a society with laws based on the Word of God, would hold them in check and ultimately forbid them to control nations and economies.

 

If we permit them to do what they do, without calling for a Nuremberg II trial, as well as calling for an end to the bizarre, dangerous, and destructive actions that can only occur in a society based on evolutionary theory, then we have no one to blame but ourselves.

James 4:17 Therefore to him that knoweth to do good, and doeth it not, to him it is sin.

 

Ultimately, we know that Jesus Christ will rule and reign on the earth.

But how much collateral damage there is among the masses and nations will in large part depend on whether enough people, who know better, shake off the fetters that bind them and insist on a final decision against evolutionary fables.

Mankind was created and owes its allegiance to the Creator to walk in His ways, personally and nationally.

If evolutionary fables continue, then basically, the default continues.

Evolutionists  will send out the next “fluid” idea until they get what they want… complete power and control.

If society does not have the courage or willingness to address this issue, then things will degenerate until some point in prophetic time, when God will deal with that which belongs to Him.

Many are aware that time is coming, but as the Bible says, no man knows the day or hour.

We do know this from the Word of God.  This will not go on forever.

Luke 19:11 And as they heard these things, he added and spake a parable, because he was nigh to Jerusalem, and because they thought that the kingdom of God should immediately appear.

12 He said therefore, A certain nobleman went into a far country to receive for himself a kingdom, and to return.

13 And he called his ten servants, and delivered them ten pounds, and said unto them, Occupy till I come.

14 But his citizens hated him, and sent a message after him, saying, We will not have this man to reign over us.

15 And it came to pass, that when he was returned, having received the kingdom, then he commanded these servants to be called unto him, to whom he had given the money, that he might know how much every man had gained by trading.

16 Then came the first, saying, Lord, thy pound hath gained ten pounds.

17 And he said unto him, Well, thou good servant: because thou hast been faithful in a very little, have thou authority over ten cities.

18 And the second came, saying, Lord, thy pound hath gained five pounds.

19 And he said likewise to him, Be thou also over five cities.

20 And another came, saying, Lord, behold, here is thy pound, which I have kept laid up in a napkin:

21 For I feared thee, because thou art an austere man: thou takest up that thou layedst not down, and reapest that thou didst not sow.

22 And he saith unto him, Out of thine own mouth will I judge thee, thou wicked servant. Thou knewest that I was an austere man, taking up that I laid not down, and reaping that I did not sow:

23 Wherefore then gavest not thou my money into the bank, that at my coming I might have required mine own with usury?

24 And he said unto them that stood by, Take from him the pound, and give it to him that hath ten pounds.

25 (And they said unto him, Lord, he hath ten pounds.)

26 For I say unto you, That unto every one which hath shall be given; and from him that hath not, even that he hath shall be taken away from him.

27 But those mine enemies, which would not that I should reign over them, bring hither, and slay them before me.

28 And when he had thus spoken, he went before, ascending up to Jerusalem.

 

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Was Jesus Rich?

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On the earth the terminology about someone is rich or poor.

When you view things in light of the existence of the invisible realm, where God dwells, there are other things not apparent to human sight.

Here is an example in the Old Testament.

II Kings 6:15 And when the servant of the man of God was risen early, and gone forth, behold, an host compassed the city both with horses and chariots. And his servant said unto him, Alas, my master! how shall we do?

16 And he answered, Fear not: for they that be with us are more than they that be with them.

17 And Elisha prayed, and said, Lord, I pray thee, open his eyes, that he may see. And the Lord opened the eyes of the young man; and he saw: and, behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire round about Elisha.

 

The question is not really, was Jesus rich?

A better question would be, did Jesus had what he needed when he needed it?

Jesus did not walk around with a 401(K) portfolio and a vault full of silver and gold dragged behind him by donkeys.

  • But when Jesus needed to pay taxes, he sent Peter to fish and a fish came up with gold in its mouth.
  • When Jesus needed to feed 5000 men, besides women and children, he blessed a little boy’s lunch and it multiplied to feed the multitudes.
  • When they ran out of wine at a marriage, Jesus turned water into wine.
  • When Jesus needed to get somewhere in a storm, he walked on water.
  • When people came to him for healing, Jesus healed them.
  • When he needed transportation into Jerusalem, he knew where to send his disciples to find a donkey.
  • When Jesus needed a disciple he saw him under the fig tree before he met him.

Jesus had what he needed to meet the problem at hand without carrying around human vaults.

Jesus repeatedly said that he did things at the direction of the Father.

John 8:28 Jesus therefore said to them, “When you have lifted up the Son of Man, then you will know that I am he, and I do nothing of myself, but as my Father taught me, I say these things.

 

If Jesus’s Father did not direct him to do something, he did not do it.

Luke 23:8 And when Herod saw Jesus, he was exceeding glad: for he was desirous to see him of a long season, because he had heard many things of him; and he hoped to have seen some miracle done by him.

9 Then he questioned with him in many words; but he answered him nothing.

 

So the question is not really was Jesus rich?

A better question would be…did Jesus have what he needed when he needed it?  And the answer to that question, would be…yes.

Jesus walked in obedience and communion with his Father. Jesus had all the provision that he needed.

What Jesus walked in was reminiscent of the Garden of Eden, where every need was supplied until Adam and Eve disobeyed, incurred the Fall, and cut themselves off from God’s provision,

You might say, well, then why did Jesus die?  Why didn’t he call in angels to protect him?

At the point of the trial and crucifixion, Jesus knew that his purpose was to die and shed his blood, for the redemption of mankind.  So even though he could have called in angels, he did not.

Matthew 26:53 Thinkest thou that I cannot now pray to my Father, and he shall presently give me more than twelve legions of angels?

54 But how then shall the scriptures be fulfilled, that thus it must be?

 

The provision for Jesus came as Jesus was always obedient to His Father.

Back to the question…if you always have what you need when you need it, can that be defined as rich?

Sometimes there are multiple definitions for words.  There are commonly used definitions.  There are lesser or forgotten definitions.

Jesus was rich by heaven’s standards.


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What’s Wrong With Lukewarm?

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Revelation 3:14 And unto the angel of the church of the Laodiceans write; These things saith the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God;

15 I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot: I would thou wert cold or hot.

16 So then because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spue thee out of my mouth.

17 Because thou sayest, I am rich, and increased with goods, and have need of nothing; and knowest not that thou art wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked:

18 I counsel thee to buy of me gold tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich; and white raiment, that thou mayest be clothed, and that the shame of thy nakedness do not appear; and anoint thine eyes with eyesalve, that thou mayest see.

19 As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent.’

 

So what’s wrong with lukewarm?

It’s not that definite.  Do you generally hear someone say, Wow, that’s lukewarm?

If something is cold, you know it.

If something is hot, you know it.

Lukewarm is not particularly unique in any way.

It is not a straight “yes” or “no”.  There is a mixture.

Here are some meanings of “lukewarm” from The Compact Edition of the Oxford English Dictionary.

  • Moderately warm, tepid.
  • Of persons, their actions, attributes, etc.;
  • Having little warmth or depth of feeling, lacking zeal, enthusiasm or ardour, indifferent
  • The lukewarmness with which we allow His Graces and Mercies to pass by us.

Here are some older meanings of spew.

  • To cast out (or up) to eject or reject, with abhorrence, contempt, or loathing.
  • Heaven would naturally spew out, and eject a wicked Person

A person with lukewarm energy doesn’t really get the job done.   The energy simply isn’t there to get a project across the finish line.

 

 

 


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Repost: Patterns of Evidence: The Moses Controversy – Movie Trailer

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Luke 16:31 And he said unto him, If they hear not Moses and the prophets, neither will they be persuaded, though one rose from the dead.

 

John 5:44 How can ye believe, which receive honour one of another, and seek not the honour that cometh from God only?

45 Do not think that I will accuse you to the Father: there is one that accuseth you, even Moses, in whom ye trust.

46 For had ye believed Moses, ye would have believed me; for he wrote of me.

47 But if ye believe not his writings, how shall ye believe my words?


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Hair Safety Tip*

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Only teachers, moms, and other caretakers may be aware of the nuisance and problem this can be.

What problem is that?

Lice.

Lice, like mice, and mosquitoes, are unwanted, and if they begin to invade, you have to figure out how to get rid of them.

They are not a new problem.

They were one of the plagues of Egypt.

Exodus 8:16 And the Lord said unto Moses, Say unto Aaron, Stretch out thy rod, and smite the dust of the land, that it may become lice throughout all the land of Egypt.

17 And they did so; for Aaron stretched out his hand with his rod, and smote the dust of the earth, and it became lice in man, and in beast; all the dust of the land became lice throughout all the land of Egypt.

 

Here is an article on how a lice comb was found in Canaan.

Nowadays there are various systems to get rid of lice.  It is necessary to contend with the hair, combs, brushes, bedding…any place where the lice might be.  Those who have had to deal with this problem understand how much work goes into getting rid of lice.

Here’s a tip.

This is a bit of an old-fashioned tip.  I notice it is not one that is mentioned very often in current Google searches.

Why it is not mentioned more often, I don’t know.  Perhaps it is because it is a lot cheaper than using other products?

Use spray hair spray on the hair.

Whether it will solve the problem completely, I don’t know.  But it has been known to be helpful.

As always, follow instructions and use the safety precautions mentioned on various products, including hair spray.

 

 

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Look Up

You will not find yourself by looking downward, thinking that you came from a beast evolved from slime.

Your true history is found in knowing that God created Man.

Then Man, the First Adam, fell in the garden of Eden.

Jesus, the Second Adam, came and made a way of escape.

The way of escape is by looking up to Jesus.

Hebrews 12:2 Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.

 

Isaiah 60:1 Arise, shine; for thy light is come, and the glory of the Lord is risen upon thee.

2 For, behold, the darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the people: but the Lord shall arise upon thee, and his glory shall be seen upon thee.

3 And the Gentiles shall come to thy light, and kings to the brightness of thy rising.

 

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The Prosperity Gospel

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There are those who make fun of what they call the “prosperity gospel”.

Whether you like the preaching, or whether you don’t, you can’t take what you don’t like and use it as an excuse to not give to the Lord.

There are those who say that “all the church is after is your money, all they want is your money”.

  • Are you going to say that to Walmart when you go to their Black Friday sale?
  • Are you going to say that to any of the merchants, online or offline, that are holding Black Friday sales?
  • Do you say it to McDonald’s when you buy something to eat?
  • Do you say it to your movie theater when you watch a movie?
  • Do you say that when you buy a new phone?
  • Do you say that when you pay for a cable or online service?

It sounds trendy.

All they want is your money.

Are you staying home from the sales this Black Friday?  Why not?

Because all they want is your money. 

If you don’t think the bottom line is important to corporations and that they are just there as philanthropists, just try walking out of Walmart with a big screen TV on Black Friday and tell them that all they want is your money.  (Actually, I don’t recommend this.  This is just to make a point.)

As I said, it sounds trendy to say it, but try using that line the next time you go shopping.

In reality, God commands the tithes and offerings.  These are not a suggestion, but a command.  And, like any command, if you don’t obey, there are consequences.

Malachi 3:1 Behold, I will send my messenger, and he shall prepare the way before me: and the Lord, whom ye seek, shall suddenly come to his temple, even the messenger of the covenant, whom ye delight in: behold, he shall come, saith the Lord of hosts.

2 But who may abide the day of his coming? and who shall stand when he appeareth? for he is like a refiner’s fire, and like fullers’ soap:

3 And he shall sit as a refiner and purifier of silver: and he shall purify the sons of Levi, and purge them as gold and silver, that they may offer unto the Lord an offering in righteousness.

4 Then shall the offering of Judah and Jerusalem be pleasant unto the Lord, as in the days of old, and as in former years.

5 And I will come near to you to judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, and against the adulterers, and against false swearers, and against those that oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow, and the fatherless, and that turn aside the stranger from his right, and fear not me, saith the Lord of hosts.

6 For I am the Lord, I change not; therefore ye sons of Jacob are not consumed.

7 Even from the days of your fathers ye are gone away from mine ordinances, and have not kept them. Return unto me, and I will return unto you, saith the Lord of hosts. But ye said, Wherein shall we return?

8 Will a man rob God? Yet ye have robbed me. But ye say, Wherein have we robbed thee? In tithes and offerings.

9 Ye are cursed with a curse: for ye have robbed me, even this whole nation.

10 Bring ye all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be meat in mine house, and prove me now herewith, saith the Lord of hosts, if I will not open you the windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing, that there shall not be room enough to receive it.

11 And I will rebuke the devourer for your sakes, and he shall not destroy the fruits of your ground; neither shall your vine cast her fruit before the time in the field, saith the Lord of hosts.

12 And all nations shall call you blessed: for ye shall be a delightsome land, saith the Lord of hosts.

13 Your words have been stout against me, saith the Lord. Yet ye say, What have we spoken so much against thee?

14 Ye have said, It is vain to serve God: and what profit is it that we have kept his ordinance, and that we have walked mournfully before the Lord of hosts?

15 And now we call the proud happy; yea, they that work wickedness are set up; yea, they that tempt God are even delivered.

16 Then they that feared the Lord spake often one to another: and the Lord hearkened, and heard it, and a book of remembrance was written before him for them that feared the Lord, and that thought upon his name.

17 And they shall be mine, saith the Lord of hosts, in that day when I make up my jewels; and I will spare them, as a man spareth his own son that serveth him.

18 Then shall ye return, and discern between the righteous and the wicked, between him that serveth God and him that serveth him not.

 

How much is a tithe? A tithe is 1/10 of what you earn.

A tithe of…

A dime is a penny.
A dollar is a dime.
Ten dollars is a dollar.
One hundred dollars is $10.
One million dollars is $100,000.
One Billion dollars is $100 million.

God makes it a percentage, not a certain amount, so it is equal for everyone.

A child who gives two pennies of a dime has given more than a millionaire who gives $10.

Mark 12:41 And Jesus sat over against the treasury, and beheld how the people cast money into the treasury: and many that were rich cast in much.

42 And there came a certain poor widow, and she threw in two mites, which make a farthing.

43 And he called unto him his disciples, and saith unto them, Verily I say unto you, That this poor widow hath cast more in, than all they which have cast into the treasury:

44 For all they did cast in of their abundance; but she of her want did cast in all that she had, even all her living.

 

There are those who say that tithing is Old Testament and part of the law and that we don’t need to keep it anymore.

Actually…no, that is incorrect.

Abraham paid tithes to Melchisedek. This was before the law was given through Moses.

The lineage is Abraham…Isaac…Jacob…Levi…(of the tribe of Levi, Amran & Jochebed) whose child was Moses.

So Abraham’s tithing was way before the law.

God was interested in offerings from the very beginning.

God rejected Cain and accepted Abel over an offering.

That occurred after the Fall of Adam and Eve.

So tithes and offerings go back a long time.

Jesus is a priest after the order of Melchisedek.

Hebrews 7:15 And it is yet far more evident: for that after the similitude of Melchisedec there ariseth another priest,

16 Who is made, not after the law of a carnal commandment, but after the power of an endless life.

17 For he testifieth, Thou art a priest for ever after the order of Melchisedec.

 

We give our tithes and offerings to Jesus Christ, through the church.  The church is the body of Christ.  Jesus Christ is the head of the church.   We give our tithes and offerings to Jesus who is a priest for ever after the order of Melchisedek.

The church is the outpost on earth that God has set up for the gospel to go forth.

The tithe belongs to the church that preaches the gospel of Jesus Christ…not some other philanthropic group.

It is fine to give to other groups.  But those gifts count as alms.  They are not the tithe.

Have you ever considered that some people with money have it because they have worked, obeyed God’s laws, and been blessed?

However there are real thieves, and some of them walk around in suits and ties.  Some of them watch online church services but never give consistent tithes and offerings to help cover those expenses.  God says that to not tithe is to steal money that belongs to Him.

  • I don’t see anyone similarly complaining about theft of the Federal Reserve for printing trillions and stealing the value of the wealth of millions of people by devaluing the money.
  • I don’t see anyone similarly complaining about those who create a toxic jab, sell the idea to stockholders, and people get rich as millions are maimed and die through a toxic jab.
  • I don’t see anyone similarly complaining about an military industrial complex that gets rich, along with politicians and other connected entities, as a proxy war is waged in Ukraine that destroys the nation and murders-for-profit the Ukrainian people.  I don’t see the press similarly complaining about that as they do ministers  that they proclaim “only want your money”.
  • I don’t see outrage for the impoverishment of Europe, the starvation of the nations, as globalists manipulate the pharmaceutical industry, commerce, the money supply, and economies to attempt to keep themself afloat as the rest of the “peon, plebian, deplorable, clings-to-God-and-guns” world is destroyed.  No one accuses them, that they only want your money.

No, I only see that phrase used in regards to the church.

‘Scuse me, what about’….say, Bill Gates, or Klaus Schwaub, or Fauci or any of the other major players?  The church sits as a timid church mouse.  You don’t think Bill Gates is interested in your money?  He is, and so are a whole bunch of other globalists.  They are also interested in controlling your lives and your wealth.

Enough.

The tithe is the Lord’s.

And if God blesses pastors for being faithful, good for them.

It is more important that you be concerned if your tithes and offerings that God requires of you are paid, than if someone else is prospering.

At the end of time, none of us will be judged for our neighbor.

We each will be judged on our own.

You can do more research on the tithe by clicking here.

If you don’t have a local church to go to or a place to pay tithes to, I suggest going to this church.

Here is another ministry that uses offerings to preach the gospel.

Here is another place for the tithe if you go to online church.

Here is a good place for giving alms.

 

 

 


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The River of Life

 

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The life of God flows like a river.

Revelation 22:1 And he shewed me a pure river of water of life, clear as crystal, proceeding out of the throne of God and of the Lamb.

 

Ezekiel was shown a river.

Ezekiel 47:1 Afterward he brought me again unto the door of the house; and, behold, waters issued out from under the threshold of the house eastward: for the forefront of the house stood toward the east, and the waters came down from under from the right side of the house, at the south side of the altar.

2 Then brought he me out of the way of the gate northward, and led me about the way without unto the utter gate by the way that looketh eastward; and, behold, there ran out waters on the right side.

3 And when the man that had the line in his hand went forth eastward, he measured a thousand cubits, and he brought me through the waters; the waters were to the ankles.

4 Again he measured a thousand, and brought me through the waters; the waters were to the knees. Again he measured a thousand, and brought me through; the waters were to the loins.

5 Afterward he measured a thousand; and it was a river that I could not pass over: for the waters were risen, waters to swim in, a river that could not be passed over.

6 And he said unto me, Son of man, hast thou seen this? Then he brought me, and caused me to return to the brink of the river.

 

What causes a river to stop flowing?

It is a blockage of some kind. And the blockage creates a backup of water, which eventually stagnates.

We are created in the image of God.

We are meant to flow in our purpose.

When we individual flow in that unique purpose, whatever that is, different for everyone, that is when the river of life flows.

Provision is in flow, not in stagnation.

Reality is flowing in the river of life.

If things get stuck, it is good to see if there needs to be some sort of giving to break through the blockage to get the river flowing.  If we need God’s wisdom on that, we can ask for it.

James 1:5 If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.

 

The little boy had the loaves and fishes multiplied after he gave them to Jesus. What would have happened if he did not give?

Proverbs 11:24 There is that scattereth, and yet increaseth; and there is that withholdeth more than is meet, but it tendeth to poverty.

25 The liberal soul shall be made fat: and he that watereth shall be watered also himself.


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