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Murder of the Innocent
January 24, 2019, 4:50 pm
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In the 10 commandments it says You Shall Not Kill. The word in the Hebrew is better translated Murder. We talk about the woman has a choice, yes she does, but, she made the choice when she allowed herself to decide to have sex. If you have unprotected sex, you take a chance on getting pregnant. If you get pregnant, your choice is to have that child, and then give it up for adoption, your choice cannot be to have an abortion, that becomes murder. You murder your baby because you thought about it and then made a conscious decision to kill that baby.

You become therefore a murderer, you did not actually kill that child but you allowed it to be killed therefor you are guilty of murder. In the Bible it talks about people actually using their children as sacrifices to the god Molech, God in his wrath passed judgement on the people.

The fault today is not just on people who have decided to murder their baby, but also on the church. The Church has been silent or has actually come out in favor of this heinous crime against humanity. We see politicians celebrating abortion, the State of New York has just passed a law to allow murder of babies up to the moment of birth. When it was passed the Democrats in the house cheered, don’t know of any Republicans who did.

These children did not ask to be in that womb, but they were, and where is their choice to live or die? They don’t have any choice, but we do, murder is not an answer. Jesus said suffer the little children to come to me, for of such is the kingdom of heaven. Childlike faith is what he was talking about, but he was also talking about how those children are innocent, they have not reached the age of accountability and so they are innocent. Think that the unborn child is not an innocent child, a person who should have the right to life not a death sentence, that is who that child is, and should have life.

I just watched a movie in regard to this issue. It is at http://babiesaremurderedhere.com/ if you want to know how important this is, please watch this film.

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The Gospel or Socialism
January 24, 2019, 3:37 pm
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The Gospel of Jesus Christ, is that which sets man on a path to heaven, Socialism sets one on a path to Hell. The teaching of Jesus Christ, is that we are to show love not hate toward our fellow man. The teaching of socialism is that we are to hold down all who disagree with our teaching, and if they will not go along with our rhetoric, we destroy them. Socialism is that which brought us Communism, Nazism,and other forms of hatred for anything that could not be controlled by itself.

Let us look at The Gospel first. What does it teach us about living our lives? First it says that if you are a follower of Jesus Christ, then you are to be one who loves your brothers and sisters in the faith. It also says that we are to love the Lord our God with all our heart, soul and mind, then to love our neighbor as our-self. That last one is pretty hard to do sometimes, especially when that neighbor might just want to slit my throat because he or she considers me to be an infidel. Pretty hard to turn the other cheek when your head is no longer attached to your body. In the early church, Christians used to help their neighbors, when there was someone sick, they would go with food and pray and anoint and whatever else might ease their suffering.

We are also told to visit the sick, the prisoner, and others who have a need to hear the gospel that says, Jesus is the way, truth and life, the only way to healing of your soul. He is the way to eternal life in heaven.

OK lets take a look at the alternative. The socialists in New York State have just passed a law that says it is OK to kill your baby for any reason at any time up to the point of actual birth. Socialism brought us Hitler, killer of over ten million people, his own and others. Socialism gave us Stalin, killer of over 60 million people, Mao killer of untold millions of Chinese. In this country it has brought us Planned Parenthood, an organization that was responsible for killing over 300,000 babies in 2018, and over 60 million since its inception. They have actually killed more people than Stalin.

Socialism brought us Castro in Cuba, a man responsible for Hundreds of Thousands of deaths, Maduro in Venezuela, don’t know his death toll yet, but he has raped his country of its assets and, his people some of which have starved to death, because there is no food in any of the stores. He took over for Chavez, also responsible for death and destruction in that country.

I must also say that the enmity of the world against Christians has caused millions of deaths as well. In the first 10 years of this century, already there have been more Christians murdered in the name of Islam than in all the centuries before this one. Yet it is alright for someone who practices this religion of “peace” to talk about our President as a Mother F***** and she threatens to impeach him. It is also alright for our politicians to jump on the bandwagon and wish that some high school kids wearing MAGA hats and their parents would jump into a fire and die. This is socialism as its finest. Oh then we have a group who says it is anti-fascist, and goes about beating people up and shouting down any hope for discourse. Fascism is Socialism by another name and these people are the Socialist/Fascist brown shirts of this era. Do not be fooled by the rhetoric, they are indeed fascist/socialist brown shirts of Hitler or black shirts of Mussolini.

So which one do you want to lead our nation? Socialism or Christianity? Tell me your preference, let us have a conversation on this topic.

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Refugee?
December 27, 2018, 3:45 pm
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I have been reading and listening to some of the most inane and absolutely stupid comments about Jesus and his human parents, Jesus Son of God by the Holy Spirit, born of a virgin named Mary and with a human man as his step father. I hear that it is a good thing there was no fence or wall in Egypt otherwise Jesus would have died. Then there is the comment that Jesus and his parents were refugee’s.

Here is the reality of the story of the birth of Jesus Christ, his parents were forced to go to Bethlehem by a decree of the Ceasar (ruler of the empire) that said everyone was to go to their ancestral home to be registered (a census), and then pay their taxes. Sorry, no refugee status there, they were going to Bethlehem because Joseph was of the house of David, whose home town before becoming King was Bethlehem.

2 years give or take a month or so, Joseph and Mary and Jesus are now living in Bethlehem, and Joseph is probably working as a carpenter on one of the many projects that King Herod had going on at the time. Sages from the East come to Jerusalem and stop at the palace asking where the King of the Jews who was born could be found. The King asks his wise men and religious leaders the question and they say, in Bethlehem. Herod sends them on their way, tell me when you have found the child that I too may go to worship him. They journey to Bethlehem and the star leads them to the house where the family is living. They give gifts, gold, frankincense and Myrrh all very good gifts, both frankincense and myrrh were worth a great deal of local currency.

God warns the men from the East to go another route back home, and then tells Joseph to take Mary and Jesus and flee to Egypt, because Herod wants to kill Jesus. That gold that they got would help them along the way and feed and cloth them until Joseph finds work in Egypt. Just for the assistance of the poor uneducated Demonrats, again, not refugees, no wall because Egypt was a part of the Roman Empire, they were not entering the country illegally they were able to pay their way as recognized citizens of the Roman Empire.

It is a shame that these people want to politicize the birth narrative of Jesus and his family, they have such a hatred of Donald Trump and the Republican party that they will do anything to put them down. Trying to make Joseph, Mary and Jesus into modern day refugee’s is just a typical cheap shot, but even worse it is trying to say that God was powerless in the face of the situation. I listened to Rep. Gutierrez as he almost screamed that it was a good thing there was no wall in Egypt or Jesus would have died. That statement said that God did not know what God was about, and that this man knew the truth. The Holy Family would have been slaughtered if there had been a wall. What total nonsense, I am glad that he at least will not be back in the House come the new year.

Their hatred of our President has blinded them to the foolishness they are practicing. What do you think? Are these folks really unhinged?



Natural cold and flu remedies from around the world
December 12, 2018, 10:01 am
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It may not be what your Doctor would prescribe, but it works for helping to relieve the symptoms of the colds and flu that we all seem to get at this time of year. Check this out. Discover natural home remedies for colds, coughs, and the flu — like honey — that are used to treat children and adults around the world.

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Veteran’s Day
November 10, 2018, 3:09 pm
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Interesting title for November 11th, 2018, it should be called Comrades in Arms day or something similar. Of course there are less of us today than there was yesterday, we are losing many of our comrades every day.

Tomorrow, all across the world, our Veterans will be living their lives. Some will be sitting in a restaurant with other vets, enjoying a free meal from a grateful people. Some will be joining with others at a meal being sponsored by an American Legion Post in their town, maybe catered by some business or a pot luck from the Auxiliary. Some will be eating MRE’s while on patrol, or even in a firefight with an enemy. Of course our Post the “Tomas Valle” Post 479 in Uvalde Texas will be one of those putting on a meal for our fellow Comrades in Arms.

The Preamble to the Constitution of The American Legion reads thusly: “For God and Country We associate ourselves together for the following purposes: To uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States of America; to maintain law and order; to foster and perpetuate a one hundred percent Americanism; to preserve the memories and incidents of our associations in the Great Wars; to inculcate a sense of individual obligation to the community, state and nation; to combat the autocracy of both classes and the masses; to make right the master of might; to promote peace and good will on earth; to safeguard and transmit to posterity the principles of justice, freedom and democracy; to consecrate and sanctify our comradradeship by our devotion to mutual helpfulness.”

We jointly state this at the beginning of every meeting, it is a part of who we are. We believe in our nation, and we stand for the Flag, and for prayer before and after our meetings. We are a comradeship, we are brothers and sisters who have shared the vagaries of wartime and we stand together to do those things that will be helpful to our neighbors and our greater communities. First and foremost, we are brothers and sisters together we care for each other, as we did when we were a part of whichever service we wore the uniform of. We have each others back (6), when we know someone needs help we work to give it. When someone of our brethren is able to get a promotion in their job, or reaches a milestone in life, we celebrate together. We work to get the medal that one veteran from past war deserved but never received. Our Post has been able to get medals to three families and we are working through our Post Service Officer to get some others. We also take time when we need to for a remembrance of a comrade who has gone on to their forever home.

This is who we are, if you are reading this and you have served during one of the wars, WW2, Korea, Vietnam, Panama, Lebanon/Granada, or the Gulf War/War on Terror (Aug. 1990 – Today), you are welcome to come and be a part of our Brother/Sisterhood. That includes if you are still active duty.

So tomorrow we will celebrate together what it meant and still means to serve our nation as, soldiers, sailors, marines, air men/women as well as Coast Guard.

If you want to know more about our organization, or are interested in joining with us, you can check us out at legion.org that is our National Website.

Stay safe comrades,

John C Quigley, Adjutant Post 479, Uvalde TX
johnq@amlegpost479uvaldetx.com

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I Am Not Ashamed of the Gospel
October 23, 2018, 12:18 pm
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In the summer of 386, a young man wept in the backyard of a friend. He knew that his life of sin and rebellion against God was killing him, leaving him empty; but he just couldn’t find the strength to make a final, real decision for Jesus Christ. As he sat, he heard some children playing a game and they called out to each other these words: “Take up and read! Take up and read!” Thinking God had a message to him through the words of the children, he picked up a scroll laying nearby opened it and began to read: not in reveling and drunkenness, not in debauchery and licentiousness, not in quarreling and jealousy. But put on the Lord Jesus Christ and make no provision for the flesh, to gratify its desires (Rom_13:13-14). He didn’t read any further; he didn’t have to. Through the power of God’s word, Augustine had the faith to entrust his whole life to Jesus Christ at that moment.
Rom 1:1 NKJV  Paul, a bondservant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated to the gospel of God.

In this letter of Paul to the Church at Rome, there is a tremendous concentration on God, unlike other letters that Paul wrote, this one is all about God and what God wants for the Church. The word God appears 153 times in this letter, Christ appears only 65 times, this letter has much to do with what God wants from you and I today, as much as it did for the Church of Paul’s day.
Paul was concerned about being able to get to Rome when he wrote this letter. He was in Corinth and getting ready to go to Jerusalem and had been warned of the trials he would suffer there.

Paul now introduces his gospel message to the Church at Rome.
Rom 1:2-6 NKJV  which He promised before through His prophets in the Holy Scriptures,  (3)  concerning His Son Jesus Christ our Lord, who was born of the seed of David according to the flesh,  (4)  and declared to be the Son of God with power according to the Spirit of holiness, by the resurrection from the dead.  (5)  Through Him we have received grace and apostleship for obedience to the faith among all nations for His name,  (6)  among whom you also are the called of Jesus Christ;

Paul was not bringing something new, this gospel was from the very beginning God’s message to the world, they just got tied up with the law, and forgot the rest of the word that God had given them through the prophets. Sounds like today, people always looking for the next new thing. Right now people are looking to the new I Pad, and I Phone and I Watch, or the newest version of Android or Windows, on and on. Here is just one prophets word that spoke of how God wanted his people to be in the world. Hab 2:4 NKJV  “Behold the proud, His soul is not upright in him; But the just shall live by his faith.” These are things that had been forgotten in the world that Paul lived in.

He was a Pharisee which translated means one set apart. He had been set apart to the law, now he was set apart for the gospel, the good news of God’s salvation for all people everywhere.

Paul points out that His Son Jesus Christ our Lord, is God in that he uses a term in the Greek which is translated Yahweh, which is the name of God. Next in verse 5 we see that Paul in speaking of his own ministry says: “we have received grace and apostleship”. First and foremost, this gave Paul and those who followed him obedience to the faith, and therefore ability to deliver to all the world the word of the Lord God which brings eternal life.

In verse 6 we come to the crux of the matter, you and I are the called of Christ, we are the Church today, just as those in Rome were the Church of Paul’s day. Now what does that mean for you and I today? First and foremost it means salvation, it means we are now children of God through the grace of God in the death and resurrection of Christ.
Now, what do we do with our salvation? Rom 1:16-17 NKJV  “For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ, for it is the power of God to salvation for everyone who believes, for the Jew first and also for the Greek.  (17)  For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith to faith; as it is written, ‘THE JUST SHALL LIVE BY FAITH’.” This verse Romans 1:17 struck a Monk right in his heart: “In August of 1513, a monk lectured on the book of Psalms in a seminary, but his inner life was nothing but turmoil. In his studies, he came across Psa_31:1 : In Thy righteousness deliver me. The passage confused him; how could God’s righteousness do anything but condemn him to Hell as a righteous punishment for his sins? Luther kept thinking about Rom_1:17, which says that in the gospel, the righteousness of God is revealed through faith for faith; as it is written, “He who through faith is righteous shall live” (Hab_2:4). The monk went on to say: “Night and day I pondered until . . . I grasped the truth that the righteousness of God is that righteousness whereby, through grace and sheer mercy, he justifies us by faith. Therefore I felt myself to be reborn and to have gone through open doors into paradise . . . This passage of Paul became to me a gateway into heaven.” Martin Luther was born again, and the reformation began in his heart.”

Luther believed in the gospel, the good news of Jesus Christ and the salvation that comes through believing in him, and his righteousness is in us through the person of the Holy Spirit which is given when we confess our sin and ask Jesus to cleanse us and make us new. That message is still true today, it is the good news that we have received in our lives today. Yet our friends and neighbors around us, may not believe and they cannot be saved if they do not believe in the saving grace of Jesus Christ. Therefore, we who have been called, we who have answered the call and become sons and daughters of almighty God through his Mercy and grace, are called to deliver the gospel to those who need to hear it. Not that we can save anybody, but that the gospel will bring folks into the presence of God and he will open their hearts and minds to be saved. The person who has come into that place where they can do 1 of 2 things. Accept Jesus Christ as Lord, or say no and continue on to hell.

In May of 1738, a failed minister and missionary went unwillingly to a small Bible study where someone read aloud from Martin Luther’s commentary on Romans. As the failed missionary said later: “while he was describing the change which God works in the heart through faith in Christ, I felt my heart strangely warmed. I felt I did trust in Christ, Christ alone, for my salvation, and an assurance was given me that he had taken my sins away, even mine.” John Wesley was saved that night in London. Wesley went on to become an evangelist who preached the gospel outside and inside, sometimes from a rock in a quarry, and sometimes from the pulpit in a church.

No matter where he went he preached, he was pelted with rotten tomatoes, and rocks, but he would not shut up. Many souls were saved by John Wesley and his preaching, because his soul belonged to God and no longer to a church or a belief system other than the belief that Jesus was God and Lord, and his grace was sufficient for salvation. If your heart has been warmed, if you have received the grace and mercy of God then you too have a calling, just as Wesley, Augustine, and Luther.

All who have become followers of the way of Christ, have also the call upon them to reach out to others. Jesus told his followers that they were to be his witnesses in Jerusalem, Samaria and in all the world. We live in that part of the world that he was talking about and we have the calling upon our lives to deliver the gospel to others that they too might be saved.

Spurgeon had this to say:
“I do not suppose that Paul guessed that he would be sent there at the government expense, but he was. The Roman Empire had to find a ship for him, and a fit escort for him, too; and he entered the city as an ambassador in bonds. When our hearts are set on a thing, and we pray for it, God may grant us the blessing; but, it may be, in a way that we never looked for. You shall go to Rome, Paul; but you shall go in chains.”

Our way may be easy, or it may be difficult, but as long as it is what God has called us to, we will have what we need to endure. Paul was called to the task of delivering the word no matter his circumstance. Today we find many who are doing likewise. Many of them have died, many have been imprisoned and tortured, yet, lived to tell the tale.

We in the United States are still able to worship and pray and read our Bibles, yet, there are signs that this is coming upon tough times, that our churches and our freedoms, may be lost as the battles continue in our nation. More and more people have decided that God is not real, that God is just a figment of our imagination and is no longer needed in our nation. One of our political parties even voted to take God out of their party platform. They did put him back, but I wonder for how long.

Satan is alive and well in this nation as well as in the world, right now he is working to destroy Christianity and Judaism. There is a work afoot that wishes to make a one world religion, under the auspices of the U.N. Or some other world government. There are plenty of people who relish this oncoming change in our nation and world. We see our institutions crumbling under the onslaught of Socialism, it has permeated our institutions of higher learning, and now our governmental institutions. Hatred for all things in disagreement with this idea is running rampant in many quarters.

Paul in his letter, tells the people of Rome that God has given the sinners who refuse to repent, over to their sin. It has taken a long time to become obvious but it is now running rampant in our nation. Pornography, same sex marriage, human trafficking, and other things that were unthinkable just 50 years ago. Now we have this caravan of people from central America, stopped for now at the southern Border of Mexico, but there are 4 or 5 thousand of these people, and the country they just passed through, Guatemala reports that they arrested 150 Isis terrorists in the crowds apparently heading for the U. S. A.

This does not bode well for Mexico or ourselves if they break through and get here on our Southern Border will there be other caravans to follow? Satan is working to destroy not to build up. But we serve a risen Lord, God who is creator and sustainer.

We are called to make him known to our time and our place. Let us not be ashamed of the Gospel, let us speak of our love of God and of his love for us, of his grace and mercy. Of his healing power to heal our souls and our lives if we will but allow him to come in to our lives and help us to be all we can be in his grace.

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The Wise Man?
August 20, 2018, 3:21 pm
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Ecc 10:2 ESV  A wise man’s heart inclines him to the right, but a fool’s heart to the left. It seems to me that we do see this in our own day, that the wise man is one who thinks things through and comes to a conclusion based on what he or she knows. I see so many of our politicians and bureaucrats sounding off without knowing what they are talking about. I see and hear so many of these people spouting nonsense, or speaking about what can or cannot be done by the President, and then go and put out the idea that they can pass legislation that will remove the President because they don’t like what he does or says. I think they ought to impeach themselves, since they seem to be committing treason against this nation as they rip us apart.
I hear these so called representatives of the people telling those who will listen to them that they ought to confront and force the members of the Presidents cabinet out of the public square. Actually saying that these folks are not to be allowed a dinner in a restaurant, simply because they work for the President of the United States. There are also those who have stated that they wish the President was taken out, a veiled threat to assassinate the President.
These who are the loudest of course are members of the House and Senate, threatening all sorts of vileness and then when a congressperson is shot at a baseball practice by a Democrat partisan, they disavow their complicity in this action. Yet the louder and more strident these politicians become the closer we get to complete anarchy. They say that those who are conservative are everything vile they can throw at us. From hate monger to homophobe, to racist, and a dozen or so other names they can conjure up. What happens when a person wearing a T-Shirt or a cap that says they support the President? They are attacked, and physically assaulted. I saw an article a couple of days ago about a Trump supporter who went to a rock concert, and one of the band members jumped off the stage and assaulted him.
Then we have this from Maxine Waters, congressperson from California. At a speech she was giving a few days ago, impeach Trump, impeach Trump. She said it over and over again, of course the partisan crowd went wild. She is also the one that started this idea of not allowing members of the cabinet have a moments peace, harassment is to be meted out whenever they can be seen anywhere.
Of course we also have the disgraced head of the CIA, Brennan, accusing the President of Treason, with absolutely no proof to be found anywhere. He lied to Congress about spying on members of the Senate Intelligence Committee. His CIA did just that, and got caught at it too, but he lied about it when asked by Sen. Diane Feinstein. His security clearance should have been pulled right then and there. Of course he is also the one who voted for a member of the Communist Party of the US for President of the USA. He never should have had a clearance to begin with.
So with all these attacks from the left against the POTUS, we have to ask who is the wise man and who is the fool? From where I sit, it appears to me that these Democrats who are trying to smear the President at every opportunity, are pretty much the fools. I hear all the calls for impeachment, the calls that say the President cannot do this or that, it is against the Constitution and he does not have the power to do what he is doing.
I truly begin to believe that these Demo(n)crats have never read the document they have sworn to uphold and defend. They act like the Constitution really doesn’t matter as long as they get their way. The President is acting within his enumerated powers, and if he says you cannot have a Security clearance for your gross negligence of tongue, you don’t have it anymore. When I was an E-6 on active duty I had a Security Clearance, because I handled stuff that was classified as a part of my job. When I became a civilian, I no longer had that clearance, because it was not a part of my civilian occupation. I was no longer in the military. It is high time that all those who held clearances and are no longer in government employment, to lose those clearances. This is a matter of National Security.
So the wise man seems to be the one that everybody is trying to destroy, and those who are making unfounded accusations are the fools on the left. What do you think?

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