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Christians Should Not Be Silent

The author of this post, Rebecca LuElla Miller, wrote such a beautiful post here that I just had to break that fourth wall again and repost it.

A Christian Worldview of Fiction

African_sunsetWhen I say Christians should not be silent, I don’t mean Christians should complain more or rail against our culture more or even, out false teaching more. We do those things with some frequency. I’m one of those who does.

What I was reminded of today, however, was that I’d much rather be known for what I believe rather than for what I oppose. In a discussion on another site today, I made a comment that included these words: “Christ offers healing. He gives us grace. He made a way of escape from sin and guilt. His plan and work is Good News.”

However, I also pointed to things with which I disagreed, and consequently, the ensuing discussion, as far as concerned me, centered on my opposition (not precisely on what I was opposing but on the fact that I was opposing).

I can’t help but wish we’d talked more…

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Do Isaiah 17 & Jeremiah 49 foretell Damascus destruction? 23 pages of notes on this subject.

NOT A SPOOF! No spoof today!
Due to the current political crises (and because my husband survived a heart attack August 29th – PRAISE GOD! ), I’m just going to reblog this excellent post by Joel C. Rosenberg. Please do read his study notes if you’re interested in a more in-depth perspective.

Joel C. Rosenberg's Blog

isaiah17Over the past several years, I have been repeatedly asked whether the Bible speaks to the future of Syria. Pastors and other Christian leaders have asked. So have a number of U.S. leaders and those from other countries.

In 2012, for example, a prominent Member of Congress asked to meet with me in Washington, D.C. I thought the topic was going to be the possible coming war between Israel and Iran. Instead, the Representative asked, “What are your thoughts on Isaiah 17 and the possible destruction of Damascus?” A few months ago, a Member of the Canadian Parliament asked me the same question.

As the implosion of Syria accelerates, the question of what Bible prophecy says about the future of Syria is being asked more frequently. During the horrific civil war that is underway there, more than 110,000 Syrians have been killed thus far, including, reportedly, through the use of chemical…

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