Apparently many folks find Scripture more dangerous than explicit sex. And you know what? Those who hold to a strictly materialistic and atheistic worldview probably should! And tyrants, from Roman emperors to Soviet premiers to North Korean dictators could agree with Mark Twain's quip: "It ain't the parts of the Bible that I can't understand that bother me, it's the parts that I do understand."
To them, the Bible is the world's most dangerous book.
Conducted on behalf of Israel's Channel One News, the poll found that a solid 51 percent of Israelis believe that no matter who wins the upcoming US presidential election, the end result will be a positive change for the Jewish state.
Only 8 percent felt there was a chance US-Israel relations could get worse than they are under Obama.
According to a Harvard University poll, 51 percent of young adults between 18-29 reject capitalism, while only 42 percent support it.
In the same poll, only 33 percent said they support socialism, according to The Washington Post.
In the latest development of 91-year-old Phyllis Schlafly's ongoing fight against Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX)97% supporters within her organization, Schlafly will appear in court on Tuesday to fight to retain control of her legacy and the organization she founded over 40 years ago.
We can now watch the ravenous wolves masquerading amidst the fold as they wittingly or unwittingly join the rebellious forces of our adversary—Satan. These wolves parade around as self-anointed apostles and prophets of Christ but instead they seduce and devour scripturally unanchored souls, or seek to drive wedges between unwary believers and their Savior.
Therefore, we can believe with confidence that the Rapture is near, if we are witnessing the build-up for that Gog-Magog assault. And, there isn't any doubt in this observer's thinking that we are witnessing that build-up.
Some believe that the attack might occur almost simultaneously with Christ calling His Church in the Rapture, and I think this is very possible, if not likely.
One thing sure, the prince of Persia (Daniel 10:20) is on the loose in these last of the last days.
The formerly jailed Iranian American pastor talks to CT about his marriage, his imprisonment, and his hopes for revival.
or more than three years, Iranian American pastor Saeed Abedini sat in an Iranian prison, where interrogators beat him and pressured him to recant his faith. Freed this January in a prisoner swap initiated by President Obama, Abedini is now in the United States, where many Christians and religious-liberty groups had prayed and campaigned for his release.
The homecoming has been bittersweet.
Abandoning Israel has serious consequences . . .
Israeli security source says offer of terror-tracking software to French security officials was refused due to 'higher-level instruction not to buy Israeli tech'.
Teacher Martha Brown said Monday that a different security guard had given the OK for her students to sing. But the second guard said, "You just can't do this. You've got to stop now," Brown said. "So we very reverently and quietly stopped what we were doing and complied with his request and quietly exited the park."
In a message tailored to leaders within the local church, North Point Community Church senior pastor Andy Stanley cautioned attendees of Catalyst Cincinnati against putting theology above ministry, encouraging them to keep people first and to be good neighbors in their communities...