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Monthly Archives: March 2012

A Mighty Prayer!

O that the holy life of the blessed Jesus may be always in my thoughts, and before mine eyes, till I receive a deep sense and impression of those excellent graces that shined so eminently in Him! And let me never cease my endeavors, till that new and divine nature prevail in my soul, and Christ be formed within me.

written by Henry Scougal – The Life of God in the Soul of Man

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r hagen


Jimmy Carter’s new work – NIV Bible

I personally am confused about and find reprehensible the new work of Jimmy Carter and his NIV Lessons from Life Bible. Sure, there may be ‘experiences’ contained in this work that are valid but at best this is a pragmatic work – and i haven’t even read it.

“How dare you,” you may say.

Well, i can only take this stance from Carter’s own position on one issue – homosexuality – and this guy is Baptist! By this one issue Jimmy Carter denounces the authority of scripture and asserts himself to be the authority. He even borrows from contemporary thought process that suggests with all the knowledge at our fingertips, we have evolved past needing traditions or that ‘old time religion’ and even the Bible itself. To support this, Carter says that “the basic principles of the bible are taught by God, but written down by human beings deprived of modern day knowledge,” in an interview with Paul Brandeis Raushenbush, senior religion editor of Huffington Post. It is clear that Jimmy Carter has not read the Bible, how can he be an editor of one, much less an authority on it. I personally find reprehensible that post modern thought process that says our modernity, our evolution has perfected us past needing historical records to guide us, inform us and teach us. The Bible is such a historical document that not only has historical accounts, so that we "will not follow in their footsteps" but also and more important, the inspiration of the Holy Spirit to convert us and make us lovers of God. If there is anyone or any statement that contradicts or excuses anything in the Bible – that one should be reproved, and if by two or three he/she does not repent "then let him be unto thee as an heathen man and a publican" (Matthew 18:15; 2 Thess 3:15).

The bible, contrary to Carter’s views, must be interpreted rigidly and according to Carter, “that makes you ultimately into a fundamentalist.”

I am a fundamentalist, then and an ‘old time’ religionist.

Conclusion: this is a reprehensible work that only helps the ‘love of many to grow cold’ and the heaping up of itching ears.

;<;; Maran-atha

God’s appeal to Planned Parenthood

by Rusty Lee Thomas (States of Refuge)

No sooner did our local Planned Parenthood demand more tax dollars to continue their lying, murderous ways, this story breaks in Lubbock, TX. I realize those who have been on the government dole for so long and have become secure in their capacity to kill children, spread immorality, bilk taxpayers, and make fraudulent claims to our government on a continual basis may find these times difficult.

It probably doesn’t make sense to them in so many ways. President Obama has done everything for the death industry, except add an abortion mill to the West Wing of the White House. How could they be going down, when our laws, government, media, and tax dollars prop up their culture of death and perversion. Simply put, there is a God in Heaven! His throne is built upon Justice and Judgment!

The state of Planned Parenthood is similar to other tyrannical, murderous regimes. They refuse to recognize the writing on the wall. They continue till not only they are destroyed, but bring down anyone associated with them. Exodus 10:7 states, "And Pharaoh’s servants said to him, How long shall this man be a snare to us? let the men go, that they may serve the LORD their God: know you not yet that Egypt is destroyed?" Pharaoh filled with a hard heart and the pride of power could not see what was obvious to every one else. Hitler and Germany experienced the same phenomenon. The demonic forces controlling these regimes blinded their minds to recognize what they sowed to the wind, they reaped in the whirlwind.

The demonic facade Planned Parenthood has operated under for years is being exposed for what they truly are, wolves in sheep’s clothing. Tragically, once the enemy of their souls is done using them to kill, steal, and destroy, he will devour them. Study the fate of every other murderous tyrant, dictator, and oppressors of men. None of them end well. Their sins and crimes find them out and eventually the wrath they stored up by their heinous crimes gets poured upon their wicked heads. There is an accountability that none of us will escape.

So again, Planned Parenthood, I make God’s appeal to you. Your bloody, perverted ship is going down. Accept the undeniable truth. Abandon ship, repent, turn to Jesus, the only life saver that can rescue your soul from eternal destruction for your lying, murderous sins.

2 Corinthians 4:3, 4 states, "But if our gospel be hid, it is hid to them that are lost: In whom the god of this world has blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine to them. Jesus came to open blind eyes, mend our broken hearts, and reveal God’s gracious offer of salvation to sinful men like you and I.

You may escape men’s justice, but you will never escape God’s justice. Turn and live, refuse and perish in your sins. May you choose the former, before it is too late.




Richard C. Hagen

"i love because He first loved me, i live because He lives." (Hymn by Horatius Bonar)

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