Mind Control

(from Days of Praise)

“This I say therefore, and testify in the Lord, that ye henceforth walk not as other Gentiles walk, in the vanity of their mind, Having the understanding darkened, being alienated from the life of God through the ignorance that is in them, because of the blindness of their heart.” (Ephesians 4:17-18)

A question that troubles many Christians is why most highly educated leaders in science and other fields—even theologians—seem to find it so difficult to believe the Bible and the gospel of Christ. The answer is in the words of our text: They are “alienated from the life of God” because of self-induced ignorance. It is not that they can’t understand, but that they won’t understand! They “walk, in the vanity of their mind, having the understanding darkened . . . because of the blindness of their heart.” They don’t want to believe in their hearts, therefore they seek an excuse not to believe in their minds. They are “men of corrupt minds, reprobate concerning the faith” (2 Timothy 3:8).

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Wisdom Cries Out; Indiana and Religious Freedom

Pastor Bill Randles Blog

Wisdom crieth without; she uttereth her voice in the streets:  She crieth in the chief place of concourse, in the openings of the gates: in the city she uttereth her words, saying,  How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? and the scorners delight in their scorning, and fools hate knowledge?  Turn you at my reproof: behold, I will pour out my spirit unto you, I will make known my words unto you.(Proverbs 1:20-23)

To those who have ears to hear, the situation with the Indiana Religious Freedom Act and the Demagoguery that surrounds it is an ominous omen.

It was President Bill Clinton who signed a bi-partisan Religious Freedom Restoration Act in 1993, passed by Charles Schumer, Ted Kennedy,  Nancy Pelosi, and 94 other Senators. There are 19 other states that have since crafted similar state statutes since the 1993 law.

In a stunning display of hypocrisy, those who crafted the…

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Light rejected, is light taken away

Serve Him in the Waiting

Jesus said “I am the light of the world”.

It is a dark hour here in America right now, yea even the whole world.  I think that all but the most hedonistic and uninformed among us, would agree.  There are lots of people troubled by it, while there are also those who love the darkness so thoroughly, that they are gleeful over this state of affairs.  Like a pig in a mud pit.  In all their perceived “freedom” to live any darn way that they please, they don’t recognize the cesspool for what it is.

Today I speak to any readers who do not subscribe to Christianity.  I want you to know, that first off, Christianity is not what you probably have come to think of it as being.  There are people who claim Christianity because they strive for “good” morality, and were born in a family that claims the designation…

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