“If you believe what you like in the Gospel, and reject what you don’t like, it is not the Gospel you believe, but yourself.”
“Let us put aside the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light“
Saint Valentine, or Valentinus, has an important story to share with us today! Saint Valentine was executed for refusing to deny his faith after being arrested for secretly marrying Roman soldiers to their brides, defying an order from Emperor Claudius II that soldiers were not to marry.(The Story of St. Valentine: More than Cards and … Continue reading Saint Valentine
“Karl Marx, an apostle of evil, and Charles Spurgeon, the “Prince of Preachers,” were evangelists with messages that couldn’t have been more different—and they lived in the same city at the same time.” https://founders.org/2020/09/02/karl-marx-vs-charles-spurgeon-an-epic-struggle-for-the-souls-of-men-in-19th-century-london/ Do not miss this article! Excerpts below. “It is extraordinary to me that both Karl Marx (1818-1883) and Charles Spurgeon (1834-1892) … Continue reading Marx vs Spurgeon
Brothers, here are some thoughts from last Saturday’s prayer meeting to pray about this week. Pray that we have our minds set on Christ and have peace in the Lord whatever may come. Christ is Lord of everything! He has purpose in everything. Pray for gravitas! Strong confidence in the Lord! “In the fear of … Continue reading Household Prayer 1/19/2021
“Why, if Marxism was merely a clever economic theory, are its adherents so consistently nasty? … “Richard Wurmbrand offered a radical theory to explain Karl Marx. Perhaps he was not an atheist at all. Perhaps his true master was the devil! … “It is pride, not Marx’s economic theories, that is the true link joining … Continue reading Demonic Roots of Marx?
Hey brothers, this week as CC is back in 2nd semester let’s spend some time praying for our wives and all the homeschooling moms in our community. Pray that they never diminish the eternal kingdom building role they are playing. Pray that they have energy, peace, and wisdom. Encourage them with these words… “If you … Continue reading Household Prayer 1/12/21
Documenting for history. “We literally live in a reality right now where the leader of Iran has a Twitter account but the President of the United States doesn’t.” @Iraqveteran8888 Posted: 2020-01-08 Updated: 2020-01-22 “This disheartening election process and outcome does not bode well for the security of the U.S. homeland, as well as for our … Continue reading Corporate Communist Purge
Happy new year, Brothers! Had a great sermon at Bethany Baptist to kick the new year off, we have a mission: to be Jesus’ witnesses to the end of the earth (Acts 1:8). As an adult convert, 18 years ago now, I contemplated “if I am ‘saved’, why am I still here in this fallen … Continue reading Household Prayer 1/5/2021
Posted: 2020-12-30 | Updated: 2020-12-30 Biblical, Educational, Constitutional, and Action Oriented Organizations Alternative communications. Private, not scanned by big tech and used to market ads or re-educate you. Ministry, education, news and political organizations to follow. Use email lists and alternative platforms to ensure you get updates that might be censored on “big tech” and … Continue reading Biblical Patriot Resources and Action Oriented Organizations
“How long, O Lord?” Oh how we long as we wait for Jesus’ return! Brothers, I pray for you all and your families. It has been a joy this first semester to pray for you and your families by name. As we celebrate the Advent, the arrival, of our Savior, I pray your homes are … Continue reading Household Prayer 12/16/2020
“The right to life is a good example of what legal historians refer to as an objective right: it is objective in the sense that it exists outside ourselves and is unalienable… The right to life imposes obligations: you must do everything in your power to preserve it. #SlayingLeviathan https://canonpress.com/products/slaying-leviathan/ Thursday December 10, 2020 from … Continue reading Prayer walk December 10, 2020
Will we choose Liberty or “become prey of that more desolating and more cruel spoiler than war, pestilence, or famine – absolute rule and endless extortion… our parent state will think us worthy of her, when she sees that with her liberty we inherit her rigid resolution of maintaining it against all invaders. Let us … Continue reading Household Prayer 12/02/2020
Brothers, I’m praying this week for us fathers. In our family’s urban and SafeFamilies ministry activities over the years we have seen the devastation of fatherlessness in our community. A recent communication from the youth ministry at my church has me worried it’s happening in the church too! I pray we fathers of our CC … Continue reading Household Prayer 11/24/2020
Brothers, today my prayer thought comes from the book “By what standard? God’s world… God’s rules” from Founders Ministries. Chapter 1 is titled “Hollow and deceptive philosophies,” and walks through Colossians 2:6-10. So, my prayer is that by the education and instruction of our children we prepare them to live in and evaluate this world … Continue reading Household Prayer 11/17/2020
I really enjoyed this analysis of the 2020 Election. Link below… In particular, the call to Christians to “get busy!” Some key points: Build! Be builders and makers. “Build houses and live in them; plant gardens and eat their produce.”Jeremiah 29:5 ESVhttps://www.bible.com/59/jer.29.5.esv Be fruitful! Birth rates matter, and Christians have a mandate from God. “Take … Continue reading Election 2020 – Church Wake Up, Get Busy, and Rejoice!
Brothers, Let’s pray with ICHE this week for grace, energy, and endurance to pass on a Godly legacy. Pray that we, our spouses, the tutors, and all of our community’s families will continue into the new year with God’s grace and endurance instructing and discipling our children, shaping them like arrows to be launched into … Continue reading Household Prayer 11/09/2020
Trump Condemns Communism, Remembers 100 Million Lives Claimed by the ‘Oppressive Ideology’ https://link.theepochtimes.com/mkt_app/trump-condemns-communism-remembers-100-million-lives-claimed-by-the-oppressive-ideology_3569481.html Download our app to read more for free at https://ept.ms/DownloadApp
Brothers, two prayer focus areas this week: The election, and reformation day! Pray that there would be peace and safety around election day and through the inauguration in January. Pray for law, order, and justice. Pray that this reformation day Oct. 31 would renew the church’s zeal for the truth and the Scriptures. Read Jude … Continue reading Household Prayer 10/28/2020
Brothers, let’s pray for the larger Bethany CC community this week. For good health as we enter cold and flu season. Pray for successful logistics around the holidays. Pray for the fruit of the Spirit to dwell in our households and our community: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. And that … Continue reading Household Prayer 10/19/2020
Brothers, 2 prayer thoughts this week. First, that our children would find their value and self esteem in God. I pray that our children understand that they are actually God’s workmanship, that they are actually created in Christ Jesus, and that God has actually created them for good works that God prepared for them! (Eph. … Continue reading Household Prayer 10/14/2020
This morning I was reading about “information warfare” for work. I thought about how Satan’s lies against God’s truth were the original information warfare. “Did God actually say…?” (Gen. 3:1) So I wanted to pray that our children would be filled with the Holy Spirit and “the divine power to destroy strongholds.” That we would … Continue reading Household Prayer 10/6/2020
Prayer What is prayer? How do I pray? Mick Dobra, 2014, cybermick.com What is prayer? “The purpose of prayer is to express our submission to the sovereignty of God and our trust in His faithfulness. Prayer is the means by which we express all that is in our hearts to our loving and wise heavenly … Continue reading Prayer: What is prayer? How do I pray?
Brothers, let’s pray for our families as we love and labor instructing and discipling our children. Pray for our children, that they may receive the Holy Spirit so that Christ may dwell in their hearts through faith. Pray that our children, our spouses, and we ourselves may have the strength “to comprehend with all the … Continue reading Household Prayer 9/30/2020
God Spoke the World into Existence! ‘The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters. And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light. ‘ Genesis 1:2-3 https://my.bible.com/bible/59/GEN.1.2-3 “And God said…” God spoke … Continue reading Prayer March 2020 – Reform the Church and ReEnchant the World
There are a few events happening locally and nationally. So lets focus this week on family and national revival. Pray that a real spiritual and familial revival will take place in our homes, churches, and America even as the nation seeks to redefine God’s plan for the family. Pray for there to be an increased … Continue reading Household Prayer 9/22/2020
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