Politics, President Donald Trump, Religion

Is President Trump evil?

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The other day, my sister-in-law contributed her take on the current political climate at a family outing; “Donald Trump is evil. I will oppose him with my dying breath!” When asked for her reasons as to why she felt that way, she walked away. Her highly emotional position breaks my heart. Not that I think President Trump is a paragon…

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Family Sermons, Religion

Marriage

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(This is a talk I gave in church a couple of weeks ago.) Not too many years ago, I attended an “All Employee Meeting” at BYU-Idaho. Toward the end of his remarks, the President of the University, Kim B. Clarke, made a comment that I thought was very interesting. He said: “We need to teach our children that marriage is…

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Election 2016, Politics, Religion

Lucifer and Politics

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American Politics has gone to Hell. Literally. If the American Republican Party were virtuous, there would only be a handful of presidential candidates. They might include; Rand Paul, Carly Fiorina and Mark O, Rubio as leaders in the current primary. Chris Christie might be doing OK. Entertainers like Trump and zealots like Cruz would be long gone. They should not…

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Family Sermons, Favorites, Life, Religion

A Death in the Family

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Today my Father-in-law passed away from complications following surgery. I did not know him extremely well but I found him to be a thoughtful man deeply interested in his community, culture and the mysteries of this life. It is of one of these so called mysteries I wish to write about today. Years ago I attended a seminar in which…

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Favorites, Life, Politics, Religion

Is the U.S. offering up our daughters to government sponsored rape?

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 “… we need to pull our country back from the precipice that leads to hell.” –D.C. McAllister from the Federalist  Yesterday, as I write this, our Federal Government informed the school district in Palatine Ill, (on threat of lost funds originating from taxes) they must allow a transgender student, born male but identifying as female, full access to change and…

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Family Sermons, Life, Religion

A God supportive of choice that belies man-made constructs.

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Part 2 in a 3 part series on Religion Warning, heavy religious content.   Jeff Porterfield started an interesting discussion on LinkedIn. Entitled; “Can there ever be a binding code of ethics without God?” In supporting his point of never finding a “workable moral code without religion,” Jeff brings up two issues; modern religious organizations being man-made constructs and a…

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Family Sermons, Favorites, Religion

God’s witnesses.

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(Part 1 in a three part series on God and Political influence.) Warning, heavy religious content. The earliest evidence of God, comes from the Old Testament. Adam spoke with God in the Garden of Eden. Enoch walked and talked with him man-to-man. Noah was instructed of him. Moses met and was instructed of him at the burning bush on Mount…

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Politics, Religion

The Architects of Armageddon?

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For they are the spirits… which go forth unto the kings of the earth and of the whole world, to gather them to the battle of that great day of God Almighty. And he gathered, them together into a place called in the Hebrew tongue Armageddon. Revelations 16:14 and 16 Christians, Jews and Muslims everywhere are deeply concerned about events…

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Family Sermons, Life, Religion

Reconciliation of Science and Religion

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Fossils of man in his present form are dated as being 150,000 years old. What we refer to civilization has existed for about 6,000 years. Assuming that the genealogies laid out in the Bible are complete and that modern scientific dating practices are valid, then Adam and Eve left the Garden of Eden not at the advent of man on this…

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Favorites, Life, Politics, Religion

A new flag of tyranny

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Today, my Whitehouse is decorated with rainbow lights. It celebrates the Supreme Court of the United States declaration that same sex marriage is now legal in all 50 states. Today, my Whitehouse is decorated with rainbow lights. President Obama said “Americans should be very proud,” because small acts of courage “slowly made an entire country realize that love is love”…

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