Sunday, May 29, 2011

Memorial Day


We honor the fallen heroes of our military of days gone by.

Saturday we had a very busy work day and accomplished many chores that needed to be done around the church property. Brother Rick King brought a good lesson in Sunday school today on "The Gospel in the Tabernacle" My morning sermon was on "Do You Have a Biblical Worldview?" The afternoon study was on "Gideon and Reformation".

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Thursday, May 26, 2011

Demand Hearings




Just days after Marxist Free Market Saboteur Steve Lerner's plans for mass May Day national economic disruptions have become known via secretly caught exposure of a taped meeting with other extremists, now new evidence implicates the Obama White House in sedition. Regulatory Czar Cass Sunstein; his wife Samantha Power, Senior Director of the National Security Council; and Department of Justice Attorney General Eric Holder are key players in a related plot to dismantle and destroy America's Constitutional republic.

In April 2005, Sunstein opened a conference at Yale Law School sponsored by George Soros' Open Society Institute entitled, "The Constitution in 2020." The event was designed as a forum to craft the agenda and assign the tasks for changing the nature and interpretation of the Constitution into a fully "progressive" Marxist Manifesto by the year 2020. Sunstein was a natural fit for the conference, as his 2004 book, "The Second Bill of Rights: FDR'S Unfinished Revolution and Why We Need It More than Ever" proposed a radical new document to replace America's traditional Bill of Rights.

The conference was co-sponsored by the American Constitution Society, another hard Left Marxist organization which seeks to rewrite the Constitution. Attorney General Eric Holder not only previously served on the ACS Board of Directors, but is keynote speaker for their 2011 Convention.

The Obama faction onslaught against America is coming from all sides. A union thug with White House connections plots to crash the American economy while high ranking Obama officials seek to subvert the Constitution and Bill of Rights. We MUST compel Congress to open investigations and HALT the Obama wrecking crew that is daily dismantling America!

New audio has just been released which outlines a very real plan to collapse the American economy — including crashing the stock market and "bring down the banks" — in an effort to finally and irrevocably bring about the fundamental change, radical change, Obama promised. The sinister plan is set to take place the first week of May… and evidence suggests the plan may go all the way to the White House.


Steve Lerner

Steve Lerner is well known in union thug circles as the guy who uses intimidation to ensure success. March 19, 2011 Steve Lerner met with Abby Scher of Brooklyn College CUNY, Gerardo Dominguez of the Mexican Americans Workers Association, John Atols of ACORN and a number of other openly Marxist activists. Surrounded by fellow radicals , Mr. Lerner, unaware he was being recorded, felt comfortable enough to lay out his step by step plan to "put a boot in the wheel" of the American economy – crashing the stock market and orchestrating a complete banking collapse – in an effort to force Marxism upon the masses. Full audio with transcripts of Lerner's plot can be found on You Tube, at The Blaze website where this story broke, and all over the Internet.

Lerner identifies this as a union-driven plan, presumably crafted by his cronies at the SEIU, and he calls for the aid of community organizers. But evidence suggests Lerner may already have the assistance of the Community Organizer in Chief – Barack Hussein Obama.

Obama SEIU Speech

White House visitor logs show that Stephen Lerner has visited the White House repeatedly over the last two years. At least one of these visits was arranged by the office of then White House Political Director Patrick Gaspard – one of Lerner's previous SEIU colleagues and former leader of one of the most notoriously militant SEUI chapters. Gaspard, not coincidentally, is a close Obama advisor who is now the Executive Director of the Democratic National Party and a key player on Obama's 2012 election team.

Obama made clear in a now infamous 2008 campaign rally that SEIU's agenda is his agenda. Obama led a SEIU member chant after recalling how he started his early "organizing career" with SEIU troops on the ground, and went on to declare, "Just imagine what we can do together. Just imagine a President whose life's work is your (SEIU's) work"! It seems we no longer need to imagine. The present occupant of the Oval Office has brought sedition to the presidency — the highest office in the land. Barack Obama's own front group "Organizing for America" helped stage the recent Wisconsin "Days of Rage" protests that were notable for union-led violence, death threats and radical acts of intimidation, and now it appears he and his administration may be connected to a far-left coalition actively plotting to collapse the American economy.


My friends, Stephen Lerner's closed-attendance discussion at The Left Forum was not some simple academic and theoretical discussion of what revolutionary resistance might look like. It was a high-level presentation of a very real, well thought out plan that is underway for economic terrorism, and a recruitment call to leftwing radical leaders of other organizations to join in it. Stephen Lerner's terrorist plans, and actions of incitement and enlistment are outright sedition, all potentially prosecutable offenses.

In normal circumstances, we could count on the Department of Justice to investigate and uphold the rule of law. But alas, as we have seen with Eric Holder's refusal to prosecute colleagues, supporters and friends of Obama, including the election fraud and racist thuggery at the hands of the New Black Panthers, the once venerable DOJ is a rogue agency in a rogue administration, and can no longer be trusted to do its duty. Why have not the murky, possibly orchestrated causes behind the terrible economic crisis of the 2008 national fiscal collapse been investigated and disclosed to the nation? No, we must instead call upon this 112th Congress, and demand an immediate investigation of Stephen Lerner, and all of those who participated in his conspiratorial call to anarchy, sedition and economic terrorism on March 19. That investigation must include disclosure of all the participants and plotters lurking behind the scenes who are actively working to disrupt and destroy America — even if that road leads us directly to the White House.



This is no longer a matter of speculation. The Marxist plan to smash our commercial republic is alive and active within the corridors of power in America as never before. Their plans to launch their latest assault on these United States is scheduled for, of course, May Day — May 1, 2011 — and has been sounded to their foot soldiers as a very real and potentially calamitous call to harm our nation. We were warned when Obama first appeared on the national scene that he was at the least an academic Marxist surrounded by radicals, and a menace to the security, sovereignty and prosperity of the nation. Now there is evidence in abundance to confirm that judgment. We MUST force Congress to act NOW – before the evil forces that mean to destroy America are able to implement their plans. The very survival of our country is at stake if we do not take seriously the threat within. We implore you, fax Congress TODAY.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Don't let them push it through.


UPDATE: With just days left in the existing Continuing Resolution, Speaker John Boehner is once again capitulating to the demands of Harry Reid & Barack Obama. Congress must be told in no uncertain terms – STOP OBAMACARE!

Reps. Michele Bachmann & Steve King are pressing Congress to do its' duty by stopping the UNCONSTITUTIONAL and BUDGET-BUSTING implementation of ObamaCare and revoking the $105.5 billion in "start- up" funds allocated by Nancy Pelosi's treacherous 111th Congress.

I am Ambassador Alan Keyes of the political action group, Patriot PAC, and I am asking for YOUR help to ensure Congress HEARS AND OBEYS the expressed Will of the People!


Rep. Steve King and Michele Bachmann are standing true to their oath of office and Constitutional conservative principles, and demanding Congress do its sworn duty — DEFUND OBAMACARE. Disappointingly, but not surprisingly, this has been an uphill battle, filled with resistance from old guard, "go along to get along" Republicans, who seem more afraid of Harry Reid's name calling, than of the Will and Constitutional Sovereignty of the People.

The fact is, ObamaCare has already been given $105,464,000,000.00 to begin UNCONSTITUTIONAL implementation. Unless that money is cut off now, irrevocably and unequivocally, ObamaCare will be here to stay.

Rep. King has already attempted to insert language into previous bills that would stop this funding. But every time, the old guard Republicans, (like Speaker Boehner), have thwarted the effort to retract the ObamaCare seed money. Rep. Michele Bachmann is to be commended for taking up the cause and bringing this issue more commandingly to the public eye. Now it is up to US to fully engage the fight and flood Congress with demands to STOP ALL OBAMACARE FUNDS NOW!

Below is a copy of the Bachmann/King letter. I strongly encourage you to join me in ENDORSING THIS LETTER, and faxing a copy to Congress with your signature alongside that of Rep. Steve King and Michele Bachmann. Congress must be told in no uncertain terms that we will not tolerate back door funding and implementation of the devious, destructive and grossly unconstitutional ObamaCare scheme.


Dear Speaker Boehner, Leader Cantor, and Chairman Rogers,

We very much appreciate your leadership in bringing H.R. 2 to the floor, which resulted in a unanimous Republican vote to repeal ObamaCare. This was an essential step in achieving our universal Republican goal to bring about the final, 100 percent repeal of this law. No strategy to accomplish this goal could succeed without this House vote.

From the moment legislation to repeal ObamaCare was first introduced, it has been widely discussed that a successful repeal strategy would center on first winning a Republican majority in the House, then holding a clean, up or down vote on repeal, and then prohibiting funding for the implementation or enforcement of ObamaCare. We must ensure that this strategy remains on track and on schedule.

The success of our effort to shut off funding for ObamaCare will hinge on the leverage points of this first session of the 112th Congress — namely the CR, which expires on March 18th, and the vote on raising the debt ceiling. We recognize the work to defund ObamaCare began with the inclusion of language in H.R. 1 to restrict annual appropriations from being used to implement the law. However, we also recognize that even this language, if enacted, leaves on the table $105.5 billion in automatically appropriated funds for the law's implementation. We cannot successfully defund ObamaCare without shutting off these automatically appropriated funds.

While some have argued that our defunding efforts in the CR should be limited only to those annual funds actually provided by the CR, we disagree. If we do not stand our ground on the CR, leverage it as the "must pass bill" that it is, and use it to stop the $105.5 billion in automatically appropriated funds, ObamaCare will be implemented on our watch. We will also have conceded a significant amount of ground on this issue and will find it difficult, if not impossible, to regain the strategic advantage in future legislative vehicles.

Consequently, we ask that the following language, or more effective language, be added to the FY11 CR to cut off both the annual and automatic appropriations for ObamaCare's implementation: "Notwithstanding any other provision of law, none of the funds made available by this or any previous Act with respect to any fiscal year may be used to carry out the provisions of Public Law 111-148, Public Law 111-152, or any amendment made by either such Public Law."

It is essential that the above language be included in the CR. We, the undersigned, will not vote in support of a continuing resolution that is void of this crucial funding prohibition.


Steve King Michele Bachmann

Sunday, May 22, 2011

Recent activities

Last weekend, Marion and I attended an all day seminar on food preparation and preservation. It was OUTSTANDING. It was put on by some of our new friends in the Tacoma 912 Group here in town. Hours and hours and hours went into the preparation for this class and you can get a copy of the binder with all of the information in the class if you wish. I HIGHLY recommend it. Be prepared. Know how to survive if there is a natural or "man made" catastrophe in your neighborhood. The stores only have about three days of supplies on the shelf. What will happen if things are not under control by then? The material in this class tells how to safely and properly prepare and preserve enough for your family to survive without depending on someone else. There is a limited number of binders available (at cost)for $25.00. Let me know if you are interested and I can tie you in with the folks that put it together.

Last Monday Marion and I attended an all day seminar up in Bellevue, WA. sponsored by the "Family Policy Institute of Washington" on "Politics According to the Bible". It was also very good and I thank Pastor Perry Ames for telling me about it. The theme went very well with the monthly Bible Study we are having along these same lines.

Friday we attended the funeral of the son of a dear old friend of ours. It was difficult. Parents always feel that we should not have to attend the funeral of our children. It was good to see brother Art in our worship services today and we are continuing to pray for him as he grieves the loss of his son.

Saturday was "Community Clean up Day" and we got a lot accomplished around the old homestead here. We took two truck loads of junk to the dump and donation station that was set up near by and made at least a little dent in getting things in better order around here.

Good services in the House of the Lord today. See sermon outlines and hear the audio by going to our TLBC website. click here

Saturday, May 21, 2011

Same old STINK

The Daily Caller has learned that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) rate review rules, which it finalized on Thursday, exempt “Medigap” policy providers, like the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), from oversight when such providers increase payment rates for their supplemental insurance plans.

Insurance providers who aren’t exempt from Obamacare’s rate review rules are required to publicly release and explain some health care payment rate increases.

The AARP is the nation’s biggest seller of Medigap policies, or supplemental healthcare plans that add onto what Medicare won’t cover for seniors. The senior citizens interest group advocated for Obamacare to include an attack on Medigap policies’ biggest competitor, Medicare Advantage.

Though the White House and HHS dismiss allegations of political favoritism when it comes to who’s getting exceptions from the new health care regulations – such as in the recent uproar over the disproportionate number of Obamacare waivers that went to companies in House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s district — Obamacare critics say the mere appearance of the administration helping friends is disturbing.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

2 more hits against bill of rights in California

A double-whammy came down today against gun rights advocates in California. First, the California Assembly voted to prohibit the open carry of unloaded handguns. Current law had allowed unloaded weapons to be carried openly in public.

"You are disarming our citizens" while doing little to disarm criminals, said Assemblyman Jim Nielsen, R-Gerber.

"It is not just the right to keep, it is the right to bear arms," said Assemblyman Tim Donnelly, R-Twin Peaks.

California Democrats had seized upon the shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords in the bill's introduction. Unable to pass a bill last year that accomplished the same goal, they brought a similar measure to the Assembly days after the Giffords tragedy in Arizona.

The second blow came (where else?) in a U.S. district coutroom, where a judge claimed that "there is no constitutional right to carry a handgun in public" - something that came as a surprise to Second Amendment lawyer Alan Gura, who litigated the case on the side of gun rights advocates.

Judge Morrison England, a Bush appointee, handed down the decision. The real irony, though? Judge England argued that, because California law allowed the open carry of unloaded weapons meant that gun rights advocates' concern for individual safety could be superceded. I wonder what he would have said if he knew, on this very day, that Democrats in the Assembly would be eliminating his rationale to overrule Californians' Second Amendment rights?

there they go again

Barack Obama and his allies in Congress are now resorting to extortion when it comes to granting Amnesty to millions of illegal aliens. Their latest ploy? Give us Amnesty and then we'll "talk" about constraining our out-of-control spending.

Seriously... We couldn't make this stuff up if we tried.

According to the Washington Examiner: "[Senator Dick] Durbin told Senator Jon Kyl (R-AZ) on Fox Sunday News program that if the GOP passed the DREAM Act, Democrats would be more willing to talk about reducing the country’s spending habit."

Durbin added that when it comes to granting Amnesty to millions of illegal aliens, "we're not giving up" because NOT pushing the so-called DREAM Act down the throats of the American people "isn't what the American people want us to do. It isn't the American way."

And Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid chimed in on the DREAM Act as well and said that it's time to "rise up" and that the DREAM Act is "good for everybody.”

No Harry, it really isn’t. The American people have rejected it time and again. Yet, you still continue on and on about it like a broken record.

The DREAM Act is still bad for America, no matter how many times Barack Obama, Harry Reid and Dick Durbin try to ram it down our throats.

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How Many Times Must We Fight This Battle?

The DREAM Act, like just about every other piece of legislation proposed by the radical left, is nothing less than snake oil.

On the surface, it sounds so caring... so good. Liberals preach to us that the DREAM Act is all about “helping people” and “providing a safety net.”

Harry Reid tells us that his DREAM Act is simply a means for the children of illegal aliens to further their education.

He admonishes us that it's simply not right to "punish" children for the "sins" of their parents.

But, as you should already know, what Harry Reid says and what is actually written in his legislation are often two entirely different things. And by now, we shouldn't have to tell you what's wrong with Harry Reid's so-called DREAM Act. You already know that it's a NIGHTMARE.

In short, Harry Reid's DREAM Act is just one more stealth attempt (in a long line of stealth attempts) to trick the American people into granting Amnesty to millions of illegal aliens.

It's an insult to hard-working Americans who play by the rules and submit themselves to the law and it's a slap in the face to the tens-of-thousands of people who come to our shores LEGALLY each and every year.

Harry Reid's DREAM Act can be stopped... it must be stopped... and only you can stop it by taking action now.

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The DREAM Act Is Not Really Just for Children... IT GRANTS AMNESTY TO ADULTS.

If past versions of Harry Reid’s DREAM Act are any litmus to gauge what pro-amnesty advocates have in store for us, then buckle your seatbelts... we're in for a bumpy ride.

DREAM Act proponents pitch it as a means to legitimize the immigration status of the children of illegal aliens and grant those children residency and a path to citizenship as long as they attend college or enter the armed forces.

But the reality is this: The DREAM Act is not really for children... IT WOULD GRANT AMNESTY TO MILLIONS OF ILLEGAL ALIEN ADULTS AS WELL.

Previous incarnations of the DREAM Act specifically stipulated that anyone under the age of 35, who has resided illegally in the United States for at least five years, was eligible for amnesty under the Act.

DREAM also stipulated that the applicant only need be "admitted" to an institution of higher learning.

And, moreover, once an application was submitted, the applicant was given six years of permanent residence in the United States.

But, here's the big loophole that no one wanted to discuss back then. The version of the DREAM Act that Reid and Durbin pushed last fall did not actually require an amnesty applicant to produce valid evidence that he or she met the above criteria.

In other words... any applicant, under the age of 35, who had resided in this country for five years simply needed to enroll for a course at the local community college and bingo... they were in.

Of course, if the applicant had just crossed the border a few days prior... or if the applicant was actually over the age of 35... or if the applicant didn't want to go through the hassle of actually attending classes at the local community college.... that wasn't a problem... the applicant simply had to lie.

No one was going to check.

But wait... there's more. As previously stated, the last incarnation of the DREAM Act was a backdoor Amnesty for an even greater number of illegal aliens.

Mark Krikorian, writing in National Review Online, put the issue in perspective: "And for those who say the DREAM Act would be a small amnesty, for just a handful of 'kids,' the Migration Policy Institute, a pro-amnesty outfit, has estimated that 2.1 million illegal immigrants could benefit from it."

But the estimate of 2.1 million was just the tip of the iceberg, because once you awarded these "kids" a path to citizenship, welfare benefits and in-state tuition (legal aliens, by the way typically pay out-of-state tuition), we would have also given them the "right" to sponsor large numbers of their family members.

Essentially, the DREAM Act was (and still is) a back-door amnesty for just about every illegal alien presently in the United States and the millions who are just waiting to sneak across the border.
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The DREAM Act Stinks To High Heaven

Using children as unwitting pawns in a devious game of political chess proves once again how low Barack Obama, Harry Reid, Dick Durbin and the pro-amnesty lobby are willing to sink to get their way.

The American people have rejected the DREAM Act on a number of occasions over the last several years. One would at least think that Reid and Durbin would have the decency to put their garbage on ice.

But true to form, these liberals never give up. Like the Energizer Bunny, they just keep going and going and going, oblivious to the fact that the American people have already said “NO” to amnesty.

Of course, is that not how they always behave? When Reid tried to ram his DREAM Act down our throats during last fall's lame duck session of Congress, Arizona Republican Rep. Jeff Flake said that “it was written as if the election in November never happened.”

Rush Limbaugh said: "They know exactly what they're doing, they're not tone deaf. They didn't miss anything. These people are bitter. They are bitter at having been defeated, and this is their revenge."

Limbaugh added: "They don't care about the country. This is all about them. It is all about the last gasp opportunity they have to infect and poison this country with their ideology and their ideas. They are destroying and hijacking this country right in front of our eyes. ... They don't care, folks, they don't care about the country, and they don't care about you."

And it would appear that they're still bitter. It's time to spike the DREAM Act once and for all.

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Sunday, May 15, 2011

Food Prep

Last Thursday I attended a meeting and saw a video moderated by David Barton and published by on the subject of our American Heritage and the Founding Fathers. I wish everyone in America could view this video. It documents with the "original Documents" that our Founding Fathers were devout men of God and outspoken Christians contrary to what we are spoon fed by modern revisionist historians.

Yesterday Marion and I attend an all day seminar on food preparation and preparedness for possible natural or man made catastrophes. It was put on by some of the folks (see pictures) in the Tacoma 912 Group here I am a member.

Good services today at TLBC. Sermon outlines and audio are available on our church website.

Tomorrow, Lord willing, we will attend a Pastor's Conference up in Bellevue, Washington dealing with modern politics and the Biblical World View.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

fight or flight?

As long as I'm here in America, I want to strive for the freedom and biblical principles that this nation was founded with but I have to admit that there have been times when I have wondered if it wouldn't be better to just "Get out of Dodge" and I've looked at some other possible places to live...

If you are a Fighter, Let me give you five (5) simple words to send to our government.

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Sunday, May 08, 2011


Have your ever seen those motivational posters like the one with a Lion on it and the word Courage or an Eagle and the word Freedom... click here

We had a good day in the House of the Lord. click here

Thursday, May 05, 2011

National Day of Prayer

Today is the 2011 National Day of Prayer.

Prior to the founding of our nation, the Continental Congress issued a proclamation recommending a "day of publick [sic] humiliation, fasting, and prayer" be observed on July 20, 1775.

During the Quasi-War with France, President John Adams declared May 9, 1798, a "day of solemn humility, fasting and prayer."

On March 30, 1863, Abraham Lincoln issued a proclamation expressing the idea "that the awful calamity of civil war [sic] which now desolates the land, may be but a punishment inflicted upon us, for our presumptuous sins" and designated April 30, 1863 as a day of "national humiliation, fasting and prayer" in hopes that God would respond by restoring our "now divided and suffering country to its former happy condition of unity and peace. It is the duty of nations, as well as of men, to own their dependence upon the overruling power of God, to confess their sins and transgressions, in humble sorrow, yet with assured hope that genuine repentance will lead to mercy and pardon; and to recognize the sublime truth, announced in the Holy Scriptures and proven by all of history, that those nations only are blessed whose God is the Lord."

More recently, Billy Graham is attributed with the introduction of a national day of prayer, suggesting it in a multi-week crusade at the nation's capitol. Members of the House and Senate introduced a joint resolution for an annual National Day of Prayer "on which the people of the United States may turn to God in prayer and meditation at church, in groups and as individuals." On April 17, 1952, President Harry S. Truman signed the bill.

In his 1983 declaration, President Ronald Reagan said, "From General Washington's struggle at Valley Forge to the present, this Nation fervently sought and received divine guidance as it pursued the course of history. This occasion provides our Nation an opportunity to further recognize the source of our blessings, and to seek His help for the challenges we face today and in the future."

A great source of inspiration for any student of history, you will be uplifted and challenged by reading Prayers and Presidents: Inspiring Faith from Leaders of the Past by WILLIAM J. FEDERER.

In this book, you will find a chapter on every president, from George Washington to George W. Bush, with excerpts from Proclamations, Addresses to Congress, Executive Orders and Personal Correspondence and Memoirs.

For example:

"Went to church and fasted all day."-GEORGE WASHINGTON, Diary Entry, June 1, 1774, day British blockaded Boston's harbor.

From George Washington's orders for troops to attend divine services to Harry S. Truman's annual day of prayer, America's leaders of the past have a tradition of faith, especially in times of crises!

"Appealing to the Supreme Judge of the world for the rectitude of our intentions..."-THOMAS JEFFERSON, Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776

"That the citizens of these States, abstaining on that day from their customary worldly occupations...acknowledge before God the manifold sins and individuals and as a nation, beseeching Him...through the Redeemer of the World, freely to remit all our offenses, and to incline us by His Holy Spirit to that sincere repentance and reformation."-JOHN ADAMS, Day of Fasting declared during a threatened war with France, March 23, 1798

"In the present time of public calamity and war a day may be recommended to be observed by the people of the United States as a day of...humble adoration to the Great Sovereign of the Universe, of confessing their sins and transgressions, and of strengthening their vows of repentance."-JAMES MADISON, Day of Fasting, November 16, 1814, after British burned the Capital

"In a time of war humbly and devoutly to acknowledge our dependence on Almighty God and to implore His aid and protection...I, Woodrow Wilson, President of the United States of America, do hereby...exhort my pray Almighty God that He may forgive our sins."-WOODROW WILSON, Day of Fasting May 11, 1918, during World War I

"Almighty God: Our sons, pride of our nation, this day have set upon a mighty endeavor, a struggle to preserve our Republic, our religion and our civilization...Help us, Almighty God, to rededicate ourselves in renewed faith in Thee in this hour of great sacrifice."-FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, June 6, 1944, D-Day Prayer on Allied Invasion of Normandy, France

"America needs God more than God needs America. If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under God, then we will be a Nation gone under."-RONALD REAGAN, August 23, 1984, at Ecumenical Prayer Breakfast, Dallas, Texas

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About the Author: WILLIAM J. FEDERER is a nationally known speaker, best-selling author, and president of Amerisearch, Inc., a publishing company dedicated to researching America's noble heritage. Bill has been interviewed on thousands of radio programs, quoted or referenced in dozens of media publications, and has authored several books. His popular A" has sold over a half-million copies. His works, which have been quoted by authors, politicians, leaders, journalists, teachers, students and in court cases. Bill's AMERICAN MINUTE radio feature is broadcast daily across America and by the Internet.

Sunday, May 01, 2011

Finally !!!

Well, - as much as I have been disappointed and discouraged with Barack Obama for the past couple of years, I have to admit - I REALLY ENJOYED his speech tonight as he announced that American forces have taken down and killed the number one terrorist in the world, Osama Bin Laden. I confess that there was a great feeling of satisfaction in my soul when I heard the news. I watched Hiraldo and others expressing jubilance at the news and wanted to do the same and then I thought of the following text...

Prov 24:17-22
17 Rejoice not when thine enemy falleth, and let not thine heart be glad when he stumbleth:
18 Lest the LORD see it, and it displease him, and he turn away his wrath from him.
19 Fret not thyself because of evil men, neither be thou envious at the wicked;
20 For there shall be no reward to the evil man; the candle of the wicked shall be put out.
21 My son, fear thou the LORD and the king: and meddle not with them that are given to change:
22 For their calamity shall rise suddenly; and who knoweth the ruin of them both? (KJV)

You are cordially invited to visit our church website click here. Sermon outlines and audio are available on today's sermons. The Marriage of the Lamb. The Lamb of God. The Drunkenness of Noah.