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  1. Roughsoul1991

    Baptism Question

    How should a church leader treat baptism? This is not about water but the act itself. As in the responsibility behind being the one to baptize. For example, my nephew wanted to be baptized. But my pastor who I typically agree with has me trying to figure out the Biblical way of baptism. My...
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    A Fish Out Of Water

    I believe it was Justin Martyr who once described Christians as being the fish and Jesus as the water. We see for the fish to live, it greatly depends on water. Jesus is known as the living water. John 7:38 38 Whoever believes in me, as the Scripture has said, ‘Out of his heart will flow...
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    Covid positive

    The family has been sick for about a week. I decided to get covid tested today. Came back positive. I suppose the biggest sign to me was the loss of taste or smell. It isn't like being stuffed up but literally just gone. Kinda weird ha. Couldn't even smell burnt food. We all seem to be doing...
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    Gold, Frankincense, and Myrrh

    The three wise kings who came to see Jesus ( Jesus was probably about age 2) and brought with them gold, frankincense, and myrrh. These three gifts are symbolic. "Gold was particularly associated with royalty and nobility. The burning of frankincense was closely associated with ceremonial...
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    Renewing and Rewiring: How mind, body and soul can find transformation

    Romans 12:2 New International Version 2 Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will. How do we renew our minds so that we may be able to know the...
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    Judge disqualifies Circuit Attorney from case involving St. Louis gun-waving couple

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – A judge has disqualified St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner’s office from prosecuting Mark and Patricia McCloskey’s case. The judge said that evidence in Gardner’s emails infringed on the McCloskey’s right to a fair trial. It is unclear whether this means that the case will...
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    Know Your Rights (Mandatory Vaccination in the US)

    Know your rights as healthcare workers or any other employee who may face mandatory vaccinations. This article is talking about the flu but still relevant to COVID-19. Some vaccines we're created using stem cells from elective abortions. For some, this violates their conscience and our right to...
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    Morality, Society, and Political Division

    "Morality is not just something that people learn, argues Yale psychologist Paul Bloom: It is something we are all born with. At birth, babies are endowed with compassion, with empathy, with the beginnings of a sense of fairness. It is from these beginnings, he argues in his new book Just...
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    In writing a book, what is the proper way to provide images?

    As in an image for a chapter title or for getting a point across. What is the proper guidelines to using an image? For example, is okay to use an image off of a Google search? Would I just cite the source just as I would with research?
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    Maryland Pastor Cited For Not Wearing a Mask While in Empty Church Office

    More to give warrant to why we are seeing these mandates to be more harm than good. https://www.lifenews.com/2020/11/30/maryland-pastor-cited-for-not-wearing-a-mask-while-in-empty-church-office/
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    In Canada where Restaurant owners are dragged off in handcuffs for breaking COVID mandates.

    https://m.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/nov/27/adam-skelly-canadian-restaurant-owner-hauled-away-/
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    It is when a people forget God that tyrants forge their chains.

    Patrick Henry (May 29, 1736 – June 6, 1799) was an American attorney, planter, politician, and orator best known for his declaration to the Second Virginia Convention (1775): "Give me liberty, or give me death!" A Founding Father, he served as the first and sixth post-colonial Governor of...
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    The Power of the Parable

    The power of the parable spoke great truths about the Kingdom of Heaven and of God. Jesus spoke in such a way for those who were truly seeking truth would either understand or thirst for more. While those in the crowd filled with pride, hate, or love of sin could not understand or would not...
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    CHECKMATE?

    In Chess, we have the possibility of 5,949 moves. All a choice influenced by your opponent. The enemy wants to defeat you by defeating your King. The word “checkmate” comes from the Arabic word “shah mat” which translates to “The king is dead” in English. In Matthew 27:37 as Jesus was being...
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    Democratic Party USA

    https://democrats.org/who-we-are/our-history/ The Democratic Party's webpage says their history began in the 1920s But it originally began in the 1820s under Andrew Jackson. So why wouldn't the party include all of their history? Well it is infested with racism, slavery, the trail of...
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    Recommendations on child care

    My nephews are staying with us due to their abusive parents. One is in 9th grade while the other is in 7th. I am not sure how long they are staying but their clothes are too small, in rags, and smelly. Plus need medical assistance in therapy and dental work as their teeth are basically...
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    Will the Supreme Court Decide This Election

    Evidence of fraud keeps surfacing every week. I feel it will be so obvious that a court will have to decide who won. https://tennesseestar.com/2020/09/30/bidens-texas-political-director-implicated-in-massive-mail-in-ballot-harvesting-scheme-in-harris-county/
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    Giving Way To The Wicked

    Proverbs 25:26 New International Version 26 Like a muddied spring or a polluted well are the righteous who give way to the wicked. The image below is the Strait of Georgia during the annual Fraser River freshet. When fresh water (murky) meets salt water (blue). Salt is more dense and the...
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    First Grade Gender Pronouns

    Parents have submitted some of the most disturbing information they have seen, photographed, or their children have been involved in related to liberal propaganda. For example, In Colorado, "I observed a video clip from a first grade Language Arts lesson. Here is a screenshot with the...