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Why Christians should defend Israel politically

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Why Christians should defend Israel politically

It’s easy to be anti-Israel whether it’s labeled as anti-Semitic or anti-Zionist. It seems that everyone from celebrities to politicians, forum comment trolls to social media gurus are generally more supportive of Hamas, Hezollah, the Palestinian Authority, and Iran than Israel.

For reasons that we’ll discuss later, blaming Israel and the Jewish people in general has become “hip” among young people while old anti-Semitic feelings have been brought to the surface in the older generation because, well, it’s more acceptable thanks to the BDS movement to have those thoughts now than any time in the last three decades.

Before we explore more deeply in a future article, let’s make a distinction. This is not about being anti-Muslim rather than anti-Jew. As Christians, we view Muslims, Hindus, Buddhists, atheists, and even Jews as fellow brothers in this life who should be shown the truth of Jesus Christ rather than treated like people who are enemies. That is how we should view the people themselves, the individuals. Iran might be our enemy, but the Iranian people are not.

The political enemy in this case would be those who want to strike down the nations of Israel and the United States, who want to take over the world to spread Islam, and who are being led by forces of darkness. The political enemy is Hamas. It’s ISIS. It’s the Iranian government. It’s other emerging and shifting world powers that guide or force their people to go against the God of Israel, the Father of Jesus Christ, the Creator of the universe.

Another thing must be understood before we dive too deeply into this. The Israeli government is not perfect, though currently their goals are aligned with what true Christians should be feeling. They want a few things to happen:

  • They want the attacks from Gaza to stop and for the capabilities of Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad to launch rockets in the future to be eliminated.
  • ISIS may not be a current threat other than as terrorists, but who is the next ISIS? If recent history has taught us anything, it’s that the “JV team” of today can be the rampant butchers of tomorrow. They may go straight after Israel since ISIS did not.
  • They want as much stability as possible in the Middle East, which means that they do not want Iran to continue their nuclear weapons program.

These goals should be shared by Christians. Whether or not you support the country itself, the religion of Judaism, or the Jewish people, you must support their cause politically as American Christians as well as other Christians around the world. Just as the Arab Spring was incorrectly believed to be a good thing for peace, prosperity, democracy, and justice in the Middle East, so too is the current trend of radical Islamic support and/or Israel-bashing an invalid perspective to hold.

The Bible is clear about Israel and the Jewish people. They are His people. The land they hold is His land. The threats that surround them are prophesied in the Bible and the outcome is not a pleasant one at first for the world. We need to support Israel as long as possible because going against Israel is going against the Lord.

It’s inevitable that more and more people will push against Israel. The media has turned against them. The United Nations has turned against them. Some of our political leaders have turned against them. What was once seen as an impossibility not too long ago is a fact today. The world is turning against the little country the size of New Jersey and asking them to give up the land that they won against all odds in the 20th century and that God has promised to them for millennia.

It will happen. The longer we can work together to keep it from happening, the longer we’ll have on this earth to spread the Gospel, to reach our loved ones, and to walk this earth with the full Armor of God reach as many souls as we can. We must support the nation of Israel politically by voicing our perspectives

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William Barr nails the secular upheaval of Judeo-Christian morals

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William Barr nails the secular upheaval of Judeo-Christian morals

Humans have a moral compass. We’ve had it for over 2000 years. Before we had it, there were other parts that were already being formed so mankind would have a basis for morality and absolute truth that differs from postmodernism or its emerging despicable cousin, the post-truth society of false absolutes based on personal feelings.

This moral compass is the Bible, and our adherence to Judeo-Christian beliefs as a nation and in many places around the world has helped mankind keep evil at bay. Our flawed efforts through the millennia have fallen short, not because the Word wasn’t perfect but because we are not perfect. This has eroded to the point that modern society is experiencing a secular upheaval forcing cataclysmic decay of our morality.

We are flawed. Progressives are trying to use these flaws to pull us further away from the truth of our existence and the only truly moral compass we possess. They’re doing it through media, education, and entertainment. They’re attacking churches, synagogues, and adherents to the Bible with an anti-Biblical worldview that is growing increasingly militant.

Attorney General William Barr recognizes this and expressed as much during a speech at Notre Dame last week.

William Barr’s speech on religious freedom should resonate with everyone who recognizes the degradation of our values as a people and a nation. The further we diverge from the Biblical worldview, the worse the world becomes.

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Should Church be the mission field?

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Should Church be the mission field

There is a growing prevalence of churches that want to draw people in to present the gospel. These churches, commonly referred to as “seeker friendly” churches have been one of the biggest trends in Christianity in the postmodern world. A comparison would be the analytics of Major League Baseball. Some people champion it; others loath it. For these seeker friendly churches are engaged in the advance usage of analytics and marketing. In the effort of not being dismissive in a traditionalist “get off my lawn” way, I want to examine, giving a fair shake, this prevalent trend in Christianity.

In the early church, it was inconceivable that churches would attract large audiences to present the gospel. During the time of persecution, Christians building coliseums for worship would have been lit as candles to light those coliseums while lions were fed to their brethren in an evening pagan spectacle. During the reign of the Papacy, this second phase of Christian history built cathedrals, however these architectural feats were never intended to be mission fields, rather home bases. The post-reformation segment of Christendom saw large gatherings and generational revivals but a large church does not equal a “seeker friendly” church. In American history, we have seen some readily obvious cycles of rebellion and repentance with the Great Awakenings. We aren’t in one of those periods of repentance as a society; we need to be, but I digress. If you build it and they will come is an entirely new phenomenon for physical churches.

I am unsure whether this phenomenon of seeker friendly is the result of the rebellion in our societies or a response to. However, many prominent proponents of seeker friendly churches have questionable theology such as Andy Stanley. Andy Stanley’s Deep and Wide is the bible for seeker friendly churches. There’s obvious problems with the seeker friendly church model that stem from belief systems that counter scripture, the Popularity Gospel as I have coined it.

But the original question was not contemplating the theological legitimacy of seeker friendly churches. Rather we are examining the use of church as the mission field which these famous megachurches’ methods have permeated into many bible believing churches. The origin comes from theologically void sources, however legitimate churches use much of these methods to increase the audience of the church, but I am wondering how these methods can increase the size of the church.

1Now I make known to you, brethren, the gospel which I preached to you, which also you received, in which also you stand, 2by which also you are saved, if you hold fast the word which I preached to you, unless you believed in vain.

3For I delivered to you as of first importance what I also received, that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, 4and that He was buried, and that He was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures,
1 Corinthians 15:1-4 NASB

So if the church is to be the mission field why then is the church not interested in preaching the gospel every Sunday? Sermons on money don’t save. Sermons on not being “judgmental” don’t save. Not even sermons on loving your neighbor save. 1 Corinthians 15:3-4 concisely articulates a saving message that Paul seems to have preached regularly during his time in Corinth.

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The Good News of Jesus Christ is a call to a painful death to self, daily. No work-around backdoor preaching in a way non-believers can agree with is a sufficient substitute. Using the physical building and programs as a mission field is an unprecedented means modern Christianity finds itself in. By no means, should we turn down innovative ways to baptize believers and make disciples. However, these means must do exactly that. If the church is to draw non-Christians, specifically church adverse people, in with music, atmosphere, and accommodations then the duty of the Church to Christ is to present the gospel daily.

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Child abuse: CNN uses 9-year-olds as ‘transgender’ props at Equality Town Hall

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Child abuse CNN uses 9-year-olds as transgender props at Equality Town Hall

Two distinct sciences – biology and psychology – contradict claims of inherent gender dysphoria in children. It’s not that it never happens, but study after study shows parental bias, abuse, or both are more prominent causes for children to believe they are misgendered than being “born this way.” Undeterred, the radical progressive left continues to promote the concept that child transgenderism is common and totally not the results of activist, misguided, or abusive parents.

During CNN’s “Equality Town Hall,” two 9-year-old children have been brought to the podium to ask questions of candidates. One such child, Jacob, was accompanied by his mother, Mimi Lemay, who happens to be a member of the Parents for Transgender Equality National Council.

Conservatives on Twitter were quick to point out the spectacle CNN was trying to propagate in their question to stay “woke” and relevant at the same time.

What? Only three Tweets? Fortunately, most Americans were either watching football, shopping for Halloween candy, or doing literally anything other than watching CNN’s town hall. It was that bad… from what I hear.

Here’s the reality of the Democrats’ agenda. They feel like they must pander to secure not only the votes of those in the community but also the large number of radical progressives not in the community, but who wish they were. This is 100% for nomination purposes only. Once a Democrat emerges victorious, the LBGTQ community will be pushed to the bottom of the Democrats’ and CNN’s priority list. Why? Because they represent a secure voting block for Democrats.

This is what makes it so unfortunate that children like Jacob are used to promote an agenda. At 9-years-old, he isn’t old enough to understand the complexities of politics. He’s also not only enough to be definitively experiencing gender dysphoria from a clinical perspective. Even progressive doctors acknowledge post-puberty sexual awareness is a prerequisite for true gender dysphoria to arise. At 9-years-old, he’s still just confused at best and brainwashed at worst.

Parents participating in this type of brainwashing should be investigated for abuse. Shame on CNN for promoting this type of child exploitation for the sake of appeasing those who hold a radical political ideology.

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