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PRIDE: June Celebrating the Capital Sin

PRIDE:  JUNE CELEBRATING THE CAPITAL SIN

785 words                                     – Mary A. LaClair

June 18, 2022

They parade their sin like Sodom, Sodom was given as an example TO THOSE WHO WOULD COME AFTER…Is the church willing to influence the world?  Who then will warn?

As a follow up to the previous column which contains  a copy of an excellent column by Scott Lively run on June 13,2022 on the WND News Center titled: “Can Christian Russia Save the World from Globalism” – a good read: this column intends to go behind the scene and flush out reasons for the importance of his column.

Dare we ignore June as Gay Pride month thinking it does not affect us?   Silence often means approval  …That would be dangerous, and just what the gay radicals hope for.

Perhaps their Gay Manifesto, in their own words, should be warning enough to us all…. If we are paying attention…and we should be…for our children’s sake…

Their Manifesto lets us know what they are up to and just what their future plans are.

A copy of this Gay Manifesto, as filed in the U.S. Library of Congress, may be found at this link:

http://medcraveonline.com/JPCPY/JPCPY-06-00341.pdf

It is best to be well informed, not succumbing to lazy wishful thinking, and making the mistake of thinking the best of everyone.  (keep your friends close, your enemies closer)

It may also be found by Googling:  “Entropic U.S. Supreme Court”  I had to look up the meaning of the word ‘entropic’.  That in itself is enlightening.

I apologize for this next graphic but I use it because it is strongly informative and shows consequences of misguided compassion early on.  Things do not always stop where we would hope they would, if and when, they make implications they would be satisfied with just   ‘that one thing’ … at first.  Fool us once, shame on you. Fool us twice, shame on us.

Insert graphic   for some uncontrollable reason it now appears at the end (sorry)

.A good question to ask is ” where could this lead” ?  “Where WILL this lead?”

From the graphic we can see how things progress when we ‘go soft’. How far things have gone.

How did it get thus far?  Because we were duped into giving that infamous inch.

It was letting the Camel getting his nose Under the Tent:

Picture of this: there’s a circus tent, with happy people inside. The camel is not part of the ACT. He is outside the tent. He only wants to see what’s going on. Feeling sorry for the camel, we let him get his nose Under the Tent just to see what’s going on.  Then he wants to turn his head in order to see more.  So he gets his whole head in. Being tired of being on his knees and still wanting to see, he crawls half way under… and stands up. The tent comes crashing down on all the people inside.

That infamous inch: “give them an inch they take a mile”.

These principles can also be applied to gun control, abortion, confusion of gender identity,…. be compassionate and give them a little or agree with them a little and it will get expanded out of bounds beyond our imaginations.  We need to stand our ground in the world. We need to remain firm., whatever the issue.

The world is not supposed to influence the church. The church is supposed to influence the world.

God has something against those who Grant unmerited Mercy (Isaiah 26:10).

Isa 26:10

If favor is shown to the wicked,they do not learn righteousness; in the land of uprightness they deal perversely and do not see the majesty of the Lord .  NRSV

 Isa 26:10-11  

Your kindness to the wicked doesn’t make them good; they keep on doing wrong and take no notice of your majesty.  They do not listen when you threaten; they will not look to see your upraised fist. Show them how much you love your people. Perhaps then they will be ashamed! Yes, let them be burned up by the fire reserved for your enemies. TLB

https://looklistenthink.wordpress.com/category/homosexuals/the-capital-sin-of-pride/

Warning is not judging. It is the job of the church to warn sinners outside the church. It is the job of the church to judge such sinners within the church.

Feel free to Google the term Gay Parade for proof in pictures, too graphic to display here.

Feel free also to Google: Gay Manifesto U S Library of Congress – Here is the convenient link for you:

Click to access JPCPY-06-00341.pdf

May also Google: Entropic U.S. Supreme Court to find it.

https://theproverbs120column.wordpress.com/2022/06/15/can-christian-russia-save-the-world-from-globalism/

We have been caught up in a world force of darkness, which we must come against.We must not be a lukewarm, compromising church. We’d best not be caught sleeping.

We ARE waking up as it concerns the right to life. But it must not stop there.

Other issues which must be fought are the issues of marriage as God instituted it.

We must fight to get pornography re-criminalized as a precursor to violent crime.

We must fight for a just and lasting punishment as deterrent for all human trafficking. (It is better to enter Heaven maimed than to enter Hell whole and the Bible does have something favorable to say about eunuchs.  It also is favorable of the death penalty The biblical directive for the penalty is addressed at LookListenANDThink.com.; or here at LookListenThink.Wordpress.com)

They parade their sin like Sodom, Sodom was given as an example TO THOSE WHO WOULD COME AFTER…

Is the church willing to influence the world?  Who then will warn?

 

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Can Christian Russia save the world from globalism?

Two little-noticed news stories capture the true picture of the state of the global culture war today. The first is from the American deep red state of Idaho, where The Satanic Temple is holding a “Pride” event that features a “Drag Dance Party” and “Unbaptisms” – a ritual in which people who were once baptized…

Source: Can Christian Russia save the world from globalism?

My Prayer for an America in Need

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Very short post today: 	Yet, I feel it is urgent

The words ‘show no mercy’ were a loud whisper in my mind at 3:00 a.m. this morning. So I decided to see if they could be found in the Holy Scriptures.  Here is what I am finding; and here is my current prayer for an America in need

My Prayer for America: 

Ps 59:1-5
 Deliver me from my enemies, O God;
protect me from those who rise up against me. 
2 Deliver me from evildoers
and save me from bloodthirsty men. 
3 See how they lie in wait for me!
Fierce men conspire against me
for no offense or sin of mine, O LORD . 
4 I have done no wrong, yet they are ready to attack me.
Arise to help me; look on my plight! 
5 O LORD  God Almighty, the God of Israel,
rouse yourself to punish all the nations;
Show no mercy to wicked traitors.  NIV

Pray God’s Word back to Him. This is a good idea to do. Remind Him. Partner with Him in this by agreeing with His Word.

Application:  
Deliver us from America's enemies, O God'
protect us from those who rise up against us.
Deliver us from evildoers
and save us from bloodthirsty men.
See how they lie in wait for us !
Fierce men conspire against us
for no offense or sin of ours, O LORD
We have done no wrong, yet they are ready to attack us.
.....can we really say that we have no sin or done no wrong?  OUCH !
Arise to help us; look on our plight!
O LORD God Almighty, the God of Israel
rouse Yourself to punish all the nations;
Show no mercy to America's wicked traitors. 

Reading the whole of Psalm 59 is good; along with the whole of Psalm 37; along with the whole of Psalm 125.

See for yourself…                  

P.S.   Isaiah 26:10

Isa 26:10
Though grace is shown to the wicked,
they do not learn righteousness;
even in a land of uprightness they go on doing evil
and regard not the majesty of the LORD .”  NIV

    
Matt 7:6
6 "Do not give what is holy to the dogs; nor cast your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet, and turn and tear you in pieces. NKJV   
  Is not grace a pearl? 
           
The Living Bible puts it this way:
   
Isa 26:10-11
Your kindness to the wicked doesn't make them good; they keep on doing wrong and take no notice of your majesty.  They do not listen when you threaten; they will not look to see your upraised fist. Show them how much you love your people. Perhaps then they will be ashamed! Yes, let them be burned up by the fire reserved for your enemies. TLB
    
SELAH…    SHOW US YOUR GLORY, O MIGHTY LORD

.... let no mercy be shown to wicked traitors, by You or by our Nation, O Lord....



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With Democrat President FDR Quote from 1932

KNOWING ABOUT THANKFULNESS

675 words                                                                                                   – Mary LaClair

  11/19/2001                         

Happiness is seeing the stars and knowing Who to thank. In the wee hours before dawn during the meteor shower of 9/18/01, the very magnitude of the heavens made me realize once again the very magnitude of our Creator!  I am glad I knew Who to thank. 

Like lovers apart looking at the same moon, the awesome realization that people all over were seeing the same stars in the same heavens mesmerized me.

The Scriptures tell us that the returning of the Lord will be seen by all peoples. The whole world will see Him at His coming.  I was suddenly electrified with the realization that it would not be the way the world saw the imploding of a World Trade Center tower – through television; but that it would be the way I was watching the actual meteor shower with the rest of the world that morning.

I thrilled at the mind’s eye picture of the Lord standing with His feet on the horizon, in full color, His face appearing in the places where meteors travel, and His body filling the heavens!  

Would we float up to Him on lofty rays of light radiating from His hands?

Are you watching for His return?

Ever notice when you smile at someone they inevitably smile back at you?

When was the last time you smiled at God?

When was the last time you remember us as a Nation smile at God?

Franklin Delano Roosevelt, in his first inaugural address, July 2, 1932 said,

 “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself…We face arduous days that lie before us in the warm courage of national unity; with the clear consciousness of seeking old and precious moral values… In this dedication of a nation we humbly ask the blessing of God.  May He protect each and every one of us!  May He guide me in the days to come.”   FDR

Now that we have the warm courage of National unity, have we yet ‘consciously sought old and precious moral values’ as F.D.R. and others state, or do we still consciously seek to erase them by calling them intolerant and unconstitutional?  Many strive for a clear conscience; yet see where F.D.R. tells us one is to be found?

Historical papers (Proposed First Amendment from the Virginia Ratifying Convention June 27, 1788) actually openly acknowledge and state: 

“That religion, or the duty which we owe to our Creator, and the manner of discharging it…”

Have we lost hold of the concept that we may actually have a duty to our Creator?  …and a responsibility to discharge it in proper order? 

Do you know for sure whether the Lord will be smiling back at you when He returns? 

Are you smiling at Him?

This thanksgiving season, let us have a renewed idea of those things for which we owe Him thanksgiving;  if our conscience whispers we may be just a little off track; let the survivors of the Attack on America remind us.   They were suddenly thankful for their spouses, their children, their neighbors.  They were reminded that relationships were suddenly more important than things.

“Heavenly Father, we thank you for showing us the value in each of our relationships, both old, present and yet to come.  We ask you to fill voids where relationships may be missing; in ourselves and others fill them first with a fresh knowledge of Yourself through a personal relationship with You, then may you add the human element; so keeping all relationships in proper order.  May we live by the Golden Rule treating others the way we wish to be treated ourselves. May we see our family and friends in a fresh and valued way and know Who to thank. Help us to learn from our mistakes and set our feet on straight paths. Thank you magnificent Father!”

Isa 66:1

Thus saith the LORD, The heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool:”  

Matt 5:35

“Nor by the earth; for it is his footstool: “ 

Acts 7:49

“Heaven is my throne, and earth is my footstool: “  KJV

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Why Did JESUS Fold the Napkin?

Why DID Jesus Fold the Napkin?

— Author Unknown

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Why Did JESUS Fold the Napkin? 

Do you know why?  This is just beautiful.

Why did Jesus fold the linen burial cloth after His resurrection? I never noticed this…

The Bible takes an entire verse to tell us that the napkin was neatly folded, and was placed at the head of that stony coffin.

“Early Sunday morning, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene came to the tomb and found that the stone had been rolled away from the entrance.

“She ran and found Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one whom Jesus loves. She said, ‘they have taken the Lord’s body out of the tomb, and I don’t know where they have put him!’

“Peter and the other disciple ran to the tomb to see. The other disciple out ran Peter and got there first, He stopped and looked in and saw the linen cloth lying there, but he didn’t go in.

“Then Simon Peter arrived and went inside. He also noticed the linen wrappings lying there, while the cloth that had covered Jesus’ head was folded up and lying apart from the other wrappings.”  John 20:1-7 NLT

Was that important?

Absolutely!

In order to understand the significance of the folded napkin, you have to understand a little bit about Hebrew tradition of that day. The folded napkin had to do with the Master and the Servant, and every Jewish boy knew this tradition.

When the servant set the dinner table for the master, he made sure that it was exactly the way the master wanted it.

The table was furnished perfectly, and then the servant would wait, just out of sight, until the master had finished eating, and the servant would not dare touch that table, until the master was finished.

Now if the master were finished eating, he would rise from the table, wipe his fingers, his mouth, and clean his beard, and would wad up that napkin and toss it onto the table.

But if the master got up from the table, and folded his napkin, and laid it beside his plate, the servant would not dare touch the table,

The servant would then know to clear the table.  For in those days, the wadded napkin meant, “I’m finished…”

                                       ….because……….

The folded napkin meant,

“I’m coming back!”

 …AND SO HE SHALL             

An Easter Poem

HOPE OF HOPE / LOVE OF LOVE

Hope of Hope
Did not give up
                                                  
Love of Love
On His way to Calvary
To save a sin sick humanity

In deepest thought, O Lord
I cannot perceive
The kind of anguish
This darkened world
Placed on Thee.

The path was ever so hard,
That way of Sorrow

Lamb of God, Messiah, 
King of Kings

Your Life You gave
For life eternal to raise,

And Hope of Heaven to bring
---Truly not an easy thing

                        -Anita Harding 

HIS EYES

His Eyes

His eyes blinked open, His heart stirred by the commotion outside. He looked up from the cold feed trough, out through the rough wooden stable gate, and into a star-lit sky. His mother, asleep in a mound of hay an arms-length away, weighed heavy on the mind of his dad who was out for the third time tonight searching for any available room. Looking at the stars He created, as they danced and sparkled and flashed, a bright light tore open the black emptiness of the distant horizon. The Heavenly Hosts, that He left just hours before, were now delivering His message of hope and salvation to a handful of shepherds on the outskirts of Bethlehem.The rugged gate-post, knotted and splintered and worn, stood tall and obscured His view. His eyes focused on the cross-beam rafter, held fast to the gate post by a few large metal spikes. He could hear His worship beyond the wood and nails that now stood between Him and home. A cool wind blew as the night stood silent once again. His mother startled against the evening chill. She checked her baby lying still and looked into …His eyes.                                                  ©(2021), Joseph Crain

Used by permission of the author

HIS BIRTH

                  HIS BIRTH

The stars twinkle in the cold crisp sky -
twinkling to light the way for the grand entrance
Sunset expelling rays creating hues of blue,
rose, grey and fiery red,
Clouds stood far off allowing her splendor
room to excel -
Soon she laid down to rest, pulling her
colorful blanket over her head.
Stars hid, seas stopped their
waves, trees stood erect, birds quieted in
anticipation of His arrival.
Soon the North Star shone brightly
illuminating the heaven – awaiting His arrival.

Creatures on earth knelt in honor – awaiting His arrival.

She cried as the pains of life drew near.
Pains which she would feel throughout His life.
A sigh of relief when upon her thighs she felt
His presence.
Smile of relief for rest was near.

Stars twinkled for all to see.
The King has arrived!
Seas roared in jubilation -
Moon raised high -
Creatures stood over Him
He who would change the lives of mankind
for centuries  – had arrived

I knelt in adoration at the foot of
the cradle - this King born unto thee.

                             © E.  Crispin – 
                                     February 1993

-- used with permission of author

                         


NO COMPROMISE

        Peer Pressure Piety

In utter darkness the masses flounder 
Declaring enlightened virtue louder
In thronged ignorance they flock

But truth is light and light is lost
In crowded momentum lies are tossed
At systemic innocence like a rock
                                                                        
Materialistic morality frowns
Where shallow conviction abounds
And independent thought decays

The blindfolded multitude drowns
And lose their intellectual crowns
Light is hated and justice delays

Truth is despised while lies are lifted
To destroy the liberties we were gifted
Unwittingly throwing our peace away

The light is easy to see in the darkest night
If your heart is free you’ll retain your sight
And loving Truth will make a way
                              --©️2020, Joseph Crain

….used with permission of the author…

Sometimes God Speaks to Us in the Simplest of Things

777 Words by Ruth Anderson

This post was originally written back in 2018 and shared by Mary A. LaClair. Mary has invited me to join, as an author, The Proverbs 1:20 Column. It seems a good time to once again share some of the thoughts written about the church and what God may be saying to the church today.

I attended an event this past Sunday. In my heart of hearts I really believed that there would be a move of God on that day. I reached out to churches and groups and church leaders and those with giftings and abilities to attend the event with me. I was hurt and bewildered why some with a calling on their life couldn’t see the potential in this opportunity to reach thousands of people and hundreds of children. Church leaders and evangelists and Prophets all told me this was for me. I didn’t understand at the time.

At the event there was a bear, a living breathing creation of God. The Game Commission had trapped it. This bear, when it was brought out of the trap had a problem. It had mange. Now mange is a little mite that gets on the bear and causes the bear some problems. For this bear the little mite had caused it to lose hair on the bear’s face and shoulder. It also caused the bear to be underweight for its age. Because of the mite the Game Commission would not let anyone touch the bear so that this mite would not spread to people.

As I look back on that day, I am reflecting on what I learned. I believe it was a day that the Holy Spirit would have something to say. Perhaps He did and I was there to get the message.

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As I looked on the bear, God’s creation, it brought tears to my eyes. To look at one of the creatures the Lord put here on the earth. As I looked at the body of the bear, I could see its claws, I could see its shape, its fur, its eyes, since it was sedated I was unable to see its strength but I know a bear can be powerful. Yet I could see the effects of the mange, how one little thing could affect the whole bear and since the bears own body was fighting against the little mite, the appearance of the bear showed the battle.

As I think about the body of the bear I reflect on the body of Christ, the church. Are we as strong as we could be? Are we as full grown as we ought to be? Are we as powerful as we should be? What battles are we fighting? Are we fighting the things that are in us and on us that are preventing us from growing into the powerful body the Lord has called us to be?

Reflect on this a little and consider what the Lord might speak to you through this.

A PASTOR’S REPLY – name withheld

Ruth, 

The truth will not set us free?  It is the truth that we know, Jesus said the truth you know shall set you free. Until you know truth, that truth cannot set you free. Below are just three examples of that truth: 

Regarding the bear, it is symbolic of the church. See the church has been shot with a dart from the devil, just like the tranquilizer. Why was the bear shot? Because he was sick. 

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THE CHURCH TODAY IS SICK. IT  HAS LET, PERMITTED THE LIES, AND FALSE TEACHINGS TO CREEP IN AND GIVE GROUND TO THE ENEMY. 

THE CHURCH ” SHOULD BE ” big like the bear, strong, bold, and beautiful……………………… now it has let a little leaven, leaven the whole lump………………..the leaven of the Pharisees has crept in, little by little lie after lie.

 Why do people accept lies, strain at gnats, while swallowing camel loads of sin? That bear is symbolic of the state of the church today, it needs to be healed, arise in its strength, and prepare for what is about to happen.  Why were there so few that supported the event? That is the issue with the church today. They just want to support themselves, I, me, and mine.  ME my four and no more!  They will say they want to support others, but all the while they just want to steal from other ministries…………….. or because of the fear of someone stealing theirs they do not support others. The church like the bear is sick right now and needs a great awakening.

Thanks for thinking of me, I hope this helps ……………. this is what came to me exactly as I read it from you !

Here is a Post Script that I wrote that seems appropriate shared with the original post.