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Stand and Deliver: Paul’s Message to Peter

Stand and Deliver: Paul’s Message to Peter

What we learn before we turn eighteen becomes the common sense of our later life. Just as the vast majority of people, after careful consideration of all the candidates and the issues, end up voting for the same party as their parents, so too most people can never break free of the paradigm impressed upon them as they grew up.

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America: Why are we Shunning our Messengers and Blocking our Ears?

America: Why are we Shunning our Messengers and Blocking our Ears?

Along comes America with her deep plunge into perversity and immorality, scoffing at her founding fathers and ignoring her roots in Scripture, and her very own Constitution. The answer to all this is, yet another leader (Donald Trump) who promises more “greatness.”

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Squanto or Tisquantum teaching the Plymouth colonists to plant corn with fish.

The Pilgrims: Laying America’s Foundations, Part 7

At the end of part six I said it is also important to understand that when we live for God, it is not unusual for God to bring trials into our lives so the people around us can see how we are different in the way we react to the trials. This is what some of the sailors saw when they were sick and the Pilgrims helped them.

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From : History of the Pilgrims and Puritans, their ancestry and descendants; basis of Americanization

The Pilgrims: Laying America’s Foundations, Part 6

Trials come to reveal what is in our hearts. It reveals the kind of people we truly are, whether we will be the kind of people God wants us to be or not.

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Embarkation of the Pilgrims, painting which hangs in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda

The Pilgrims: Laying America’s Foundations, Part 5

I hear many candidates who are running for president say what a great nation this is. I would agree with them if they are talking about the principles upon which this nation was founded. But those who know hardly anything about God and are not living for God are not helping this to be a great nation.

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From History of the Pilgrims and Puritans, their ancestry and descendants; basis of Americanization

The Pilgrims: Laying America’s Foundations, Part 4

The Pilgrims headed for America with a great vision and departed from Holland after much prayer. Was God faithful in answering their prayers? Yes, He was. In fact, He was doing things for the Pilgrims even before they got to New England.

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From : History of the Pilgrims and Puritans, their ancestry and descendants; basis of Americanization

The Pilgrims: Laying America’s Foundations, Part 3

In part two you were introduced to the troubling concerns which increasingly motivating the Pilgrims to move somewhere else. But those concerns were not the only thing motivating them to move on.

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From History of the Pilgrims and Puritans, their ancestry and descendants; basis of Americanization

The Pilgrims: Laying America’s Foundations, Part 2

In the first part of this series, I introduced the fact that there was a conflict between the church hierarchy in England and the Separatists. This was a situation in which there would be no compromise. This became clear when King James took the throne in 1603.

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The Pilgrims: Laying America’s Foundations, Part 1

The Pilgrims: Laying America’s Foundations, Part 1

The early 1600s in England was a time of spiritual bankruptcy. In the book, One Small Candle, the author Thomas J. Fleming describes the state of English morals and society in 1620. His description begins with King James I and those in the highest level of society: “James I had done little since 1603 but drain the treasury with his extravagance, shock the nation with his morals, and embitter those who yearned for religious liberty. The manners and morals of the court were appalling. Banquets frequently turned into riots.

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Non-Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to Satan!

Non-Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to Satan!

Americans have to their own shameless apathetic and tolerant ways have not yet learned that those “that preach tolerance, only mean to dominate, then they try to silence the good.” Even when the writing is on the wall, for some reason or another, Americans feel that it still does not apply to them. How is this?

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