The Feisty Jesus!


Stories from our ministry trip to NY in June 2014

We engaged a woman close to eighty in conversation
She was opinionated and feisty.
We were at odds even in our political views which she pulled out of a hesitant me.
She asked whom I had voted for in 2012
It was evident that she had desired the other one to win and shunned the candidates whom I had considered the lesser of political evils.
I said, “I think that the only hope is our coming back to God.”
At that she balked and laughed. “Oh religion!”, “You are not trying to push that on people?” “Let everyone live their lives!”
I told her that I was not. “Proselytizing, converting and debating does not work, “I replied.
So we sparred in a very cordial way.
Jesus’s spunkiness and feistiness were greater than hers.
I told her that I had been on drugs and drinking years back, which she had difficulty in believing.
She asked, ‘well how did you leave that behind?”
I told her that God had changed my desires.
“Oh don’t give God the credit, you did it yourself! “She snapped.
I looked at her and nicely replied, “I do give God the credit!”
She did not have much to say at this point.
All in all it was a delightful conversation, spiced with hearty jabs and anti-jabs.
Departing and shaking hands, the octarian looked at us saying “You are both very nice people.”
Though we were on opposing sides and though she did does not attribute the importance to Jesus which I do, what was present was the lovely Person of Jesus.
For many who are at odds with Christianity, the presence of Jesus is very attractive.
have met few who are not drawn to Him, though they may not realize it.
This Jesus had been the witty, spunky and feisty Jesus.
Jesus, the God and friend to all men and women.
He is the Jesus for all seasons.

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Do The Parties Really Exist?


I will not get political, but I think that there is something for us the common American folk that bears watching.

Jesus said that we will know what is in people by their repeated habit patterns, or as He calls it, fruit.

For many years, but now more than ever, the Republicans and the Democrats may squabble on the floors of the Capitol and Senate. Yet, when it comes time for The Vote, especially on major issues, they mysteriously come together and usually vote alike.

Look at Syria, budget issues, spying, taxes, and presidential nominations.  Most of Washington politicians are like TV wrestlers. They beat each other up in a bloody pulp in front of the screen but off it they are best of buddies. I am suspicious that Republican and Democrats are just the same way. They use the American public as pawns while behind the scenes they are much more in sync than what you and I think, and are working towards one agenda which I am not sure what it is. Globalist, socialist or as Matt Drudge called it today, authoritarian?

The parties in many ways don’t really exist. We need to, whether liberals or conservatives, wisen up, for we are being played more than what we think.

I leave you with Matt Drudge’s Face Book Status

“It’s now Authoritarian vs. Libertarian. Since Democrats vs. Republicans has been obliterated, no real difference between parties…
Why would anyone vote Republican? Please give reason. Raised taxes; marching us off to war again; approved more NSA snooping. WHO ARE THEY?! “

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The Tale Of The White Bunnie and Other Scary Events


When you depart from believing God, you fall into a life of unbelief and fear, with a need to control others. The government is a mirror of the people who elect it.

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The Future Of The Real Media


Of all the talk radio personalities, the most thought provoking one is Glenn Beck. I cannot get my information anymore from the media, for its information is disinformation. As a matter of fact, I am getting my news either from tweets during a crisis, Face book friends, or fellow bloggers, just like me. The reality of who people are is not portrayed either by Washington politicians or the media. What comes out from these two sources is really something from another planet. Beck says that the success of the media comes in that a certain unity among it sources to transmit its disinformation. The Associated Press and the United Press international were created just for the purpose, to bring an association or unity of the media for the transmittal of information. Beck goes on to say that among people who wish to transmit truth, this association or uniting of sources does not exist. He wants to have an association of bloggers,  who are on the same page. Quite frankly, I believe that the future, and the future is now, for the transmittal of accurate news is in the hands of bloggers and tweeters. I don’t know what my part is in all of this, but it’s definitely thought-provoking. No longer can I look to the media as my source of information. I am praying and thinking.

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Benghazi, be sure that your sin will find you out.


Briefly watching the Benghazi whistle blowers hearing, revealed nothing new.

I knew that the embassy attack had nothing to do with a film on Muhammad.

That is the stupidest thing I’ve heard.

How the media perpetrated  the fib!  Make no mistake, many media outlets are government propaganda machines who answer to the government.

I know, having fled from Cuba.

It’s tragic that many Americans are naive to the point of swallowing what a socialist media feeds it.

I have known that this administration functions in the duplicity of serial chronic lying, assisted by the media, and that many Americans either believe it, or don’t care.

But my thoughts today are on the people who perpetrate, manipulate and and pervert these lies.

How will they answer God? We know that He hates lying.

It’s obvious that these folks have no fear of God. Yet, God has a way to make things catch up with us, not matter how we try to hide them.

Nu 32:23  But if ye will not do so, behold, ye have sinned against the LORD: and be sure your sin will find you out.

What powerful words from the mouth of Moses!

I hate lying  because it expends so much effort to cover my tracks.

I got to remember what the lie was, so that next time I can make up another one to cover the first. Wow! What a mental effort!

It’s simpler to tell the truth and never think back on what has been said.

You can be sure that your stories will never contradict.

But there are people who are entangled in the profession of lying and conjuring  the past so that the new lie will not refute the old.

Can you imagine, this being your life’s work?

How utterly wretched!

What levels of anxiety and stressed must be involved?

How many open doors for demons to attack you?

How much has the lying seared the conscience, hardened the heart, and deceived the person doing the lying.

2Ti 3:13  But evil men and seducers shall wax worse and worse, deceiving, and being deceived.

I couldn’t live like this. There is nothing sweeter, grander, than a conscience at peace both with God and man.

I pity many a Washington politician. Their lives are void of godly fear. They live  in the fear of man thinking of ways to get enough votes for the next reelection.

They betray their conscience and convictions  to push an agenda, right or wrong.

How will they answer God, who entrusted them with the mantle of servant leadership?

I’d rather live with moderate means, but a have a razor sharp discernment to the voice of God  in a clear conscience and pure heart.

Benghazi, be sure that your sin will find you out.

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The Animals Flee, But Not Humans!


A few days before the Japanese earthquake, God gave me a great burden for our country. I almost felt like crying. I got off the computer and prayed.

I saw in a vision how the animals are able to hear and flee for cover before the danger occurs. This happened with the tsunami in Thailand. Many animals fled to the mountains before the tsunami hit, while the people were caught unawares.  God told me to pray that people in this country would have this kind of hearing.

Then I saw a flower which had bloomed. I was reminded of Jesus’s words.

 Mt 24:32  Now learn a parable of the fig tree; When his branch is yet tender, and putteth forth leaves, ye know that summer is nigh:

 Mr 13:28  Now learn a parable of the fig tree; When her branch is yet tender, and putteth forth leaves, ye know that summer is near:

 Lu 21:30  When they now shoot forth, ye see and know of your own selves that summer is now nigh at hand.

The blooming of this flower meant that a particular season was here.  God does not do anything without giving warning through his servants the prophets.

The words of warnings for America through seasoned people of God are exponentially abounding, and the signs of drastically perilous and tumultuous seasons are evidently upon us and increasing. It is more than time for people to stop on their tracks of madness and the distractions of entertainment and look up to the heaven from where all of their help comes from.

As America has turned its back from God its foundations are eroding.

 Ps 11:3  If the foundations be destroyed, what can the righteous do?

 Lu 6:49  But he that heareth, and doeth not, is like a man that without a foundation built an house upon the earth; against which the stream did beat vehemently, and immediately it fell; and the ruin of that house was great.

Matt 24:37  But as the days of Noe were, so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.

38  For as in the days that were before the flood ( cataclysm)  they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noe entered into the ark,

39  And knew not ( they had absolutely no previously acquired knowledge or advance warning system of the coming of this cataclysm) until the flood ( cataclysm) came, and took them all away ( lifts off and away all of them); so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.

42  Watch therefore ( be constantly watching): for ye know not ( you will have absolutely no intuition or gut instinct of) what hour your Lord doth come.

What will happen to America, if it loses it Biblical foundations? Can a nation built upon sand endure?

Don’t be caught off guard, for I tell you that many will. Remember the fleeing animals.

Did Animals Sense Tsunami Was Coming?
By Maryann Mott
for National Geographic News
January 4, 2005
Before giant waves slammed into Sri Lanka and India coastlines ten days
ago, wild and domestic animals seemed to know what was about to happen
and fled to safety.According to eyewitness accounts, the following events happened:• Elephants screamed and ran for higher ground.• Dogs refused to go outdoors.• Flamingos abandoned their low-lying breeding areas.• Zoo animals rushed into their shelters and could not be enticed to come back out.The belief that wild and domestic animals possess a sixth sense—and know in advance when the earth is going to shake—has been around for centuries.

Wildlife experts believe animals’ more acute hearing and other senses might enable them to hear or feel the Earth’s vibration, tipping them off to approaching disaster long before humans realize what’s going on.

The massive tsunami was triggered by a magnitude 9 temblor off the coast of northern Sumatra island on December 26. The giant waves rolled through the Indian Ocean, killing more than 150,000 people in a dozen countries.

Relatively few animals have been reported dead, however, reviving speculation that animals somehow sense impending disaster.

Ravi Corea, president of the Sri Lanka Wildlife Conservation Society, which is based in Nutley, New Jersey, was in Sri Lanka when the massive waves struck.

Afterward, he traveled to the Patanangala beach inside Yala National Park, where some 60 visitors were washed away.

The beach was one of the worst hit areas of the 500-square-mile (1,300-square-kilometer) wildlife reserve, which is home to a variety of animals, including elephants, leopards, and 130 species of birds.

Corea did not see any animal carcasses nor did the park personnel know of any, other than two water buffalos that had died, he said.

Along India’s Cuddalore coast, where thousands of people perished, the Indo-Asian News service reported that buffaloes, goats, and dogs were found unharmed.

Flamingos that breed this time of year at the Point Calimere wildlife sanctuary in India flew to higher ground beforehand, the news service reported.

Strange Animal Behavior

Accounts of strange animal behavior have also started to surface.

About an hour before the tsunami hit, Corea said, people at Yala National Park observed three elephants running away from the Patanangala beach.

World Wildlife Fund, an organization that leads international efforts to protect endangered species and their habitats, has satellite collars on some of the elephants in the park.

A spokeswoman said they plan to track the elephants on that fateful day to verify whether they did move to higher ground. She doesn’t know, though, when the satellite data will be downloaded and analyzed.

Corea, a Sri Lankan who emigrated to the United States 20 years ago, said two of his friends noticed unusual animal behavior before the tsunami.

One friend, in the southern Sri Lankan town of Dickwella, recalls bats frantically flying away just before the tsunami struck. Another friend, who lives on the coast near Galle, said his two dogs would not go for their daily run on the beach.

“They are usually excited to go on this outing,” Corea said. But on this day they refused to go and most probably saved his life.

Alan Rabinowitz, director for science and exploration at the Bronx Zoo-based Wildlife Conservation Society in New York, says animals can sense impending danger by detecting subtle or abrupt shifts in the environment.

“Earthquakes bring vibrational changes on land and in water while storms cause electromagnetic changes in the atmosphere,” he said. “Some animals have acute sense of hearing and smell that allow them to determine something coming towards them long before humans might know that something is there.”

Did Humans Lose Their Sixth Sense?

At one time humans also had this sixth sense, Rabinowitz said, but lost the ability when it was no longer needed or used.

Joyce Poole is director of the Savanna Elephant Vocalization Project, which has its headquarters in Norway. She has worked with African elephants in Kenya for 25 years. She said the reports of Sri Lanka’s elephants fleeing to higher ground didn’t surprise her.

Research on both acoustic and seismic communication indicates that elephants could easily pick up vibrations generated from the massive earthquake-tsunami, she said.

Poole has also experienced this firsthand.

“I have been with elephants during two small tremors, and on both occasions the elephants ran in alarm several seconds before I felt the tremor,” she said.

One of the world’s most earthquake-prone countries is Japan, where devastation has taken countless lives and caused enormous damage to property. Researchers there have long studied animals in hopes of discovering what they hear or feel before the earth shakes. They hope that animals may be used as a prediction tool.

Some U.S. seismologists, on the other hand, are skeptical. There have been documented cases of strange animal behavior prior to earthquakes. But the United States Geological Survey, a government agency that provides scientific information about the Earth, says a reproducible connection between a specific behavior and the occurrence of a quake has never been made.

“What we’re faced with is a lot of anecdotes,” said Andy Michael, a geophysicist at USGS. “Animals react to so many things—being hungry, defending their territories, mating, predators—so it’s hard to have a controlled study to get that advanced warning signal.”

In the 1970s a few studies on animal prediction were done by the USGS, “but nothing concrete came out of it,” Michael said. Since that time the agency has made no further investigations into the theory.

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Our safari in Ambocelli Kenya. Mt. Kilimanjaro in the background.

 

If God Cannot Be Shared On the Battle Field, We Have Become Reprobate


If one’s faith cannot be shared on the battle field , where there is fear, injury, and death, we have either moved  into reprobate thinking, where good becomes evil and evil good.

We suffer from a great malady called, ” hardness of heart.”

Or we have entered the end of the end times.

Or its time for a revival!

The church has the answers and thus is rightfully a giant. Yet, it is a giant which woefully sleeps.

The church must wake up and assume the leadership which humanity seeks.

The church will be held accountable, if it does not wake up.

If for nothing else, such articles must get us upon our knees and pray.

If we are not stirred up, by such nonsense, our faith is not where it should be.

Hers is the link to the article

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This afternoon , the Air Force came out with their position.

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