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Not Ashamed!

August 7, 2022 by

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RON HELLE / AUGUST 5, 2022 “I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes.” I could feel the blood rush to my face. We have a term for this in the Marine Corps: “Good initiative, bad judgement!” In this case it wasn’t even good […]

Run to Obtain

July 17, 2022 by

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Ron Helle  ~ Marathon runners don’t wear overcoats and boots to run the race — they shed all extraneous items that would hinder their movement. “Are you a fast runner?” my fellow candidate asked. At 68, I was the oldest guy in the group. “Do I look like a fast runner?” I was in the […]

The Common Denominator of Violence in America

June 19, 2022 by

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Mark Alexander  ~ The result of fatherlessness becomes even more tragically evident when the data connecting that absence to violence is irrefutable.  ~   “The foundation of national morality must be laid in private families. … In vain are schools, academies, and universities instituted, if loose principles and licentious habits are impressed upon children in their […]

Memorial Day Reminiscing

May 29, 2022 by

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Ron Helle  ~ While age does not necessarily guarantee wisdom, coming to saving faith in Christ has given me a new sense of “duty.” ~    Years ago, on a Memorial Day weekend, my pastor asked all of us to pause for a moment of silence to honor those who gave their life for our […]

Eye Problems

May 22, 2022 by

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Ron Helle  ~ What we focus on is going to have an impact on our heart and soul.  ~     I was on vacation in Aruba a few years ago. If you’ve ever been there, you know that the beaches are the best part of the island. Once you get away from the beaches, it’s […]

Empty Nets

May 15, 2022 by

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Ron Helle  ~ It’s when we get off course that God will bring about some empty nets into our lives. ~   “In Jesus’ name, I take dominion over the fish in the sea!” I’m embarrassed now, but as a new believer I used that prayer every time I went fishing. Apparently, I “lacked faith,” or […]

Oil Change — A Parable

May 8, 2022 by

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Ron Helle  ~ God wants us to run on His oil. And with this oil, we get the extended warranty — eternal life! ~   A long time ago (1964) in a land far away (Toledo, Ohio) lived two teenage boys who shared ownership of a car. For some unknown reason, my twin brother Roger and […]

Up-Armored

April 24, 2022 by

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Ron Helle ~ It’s when we turn our back on the enemy that we tend to get “struck down,” because our armor is for offense, not defense. There’s no armor on our back.“ ~   If my insurance agent ever saw me driving like this, my rates would go through the roof!” I thought to myself. […]

‘Pointman’

April 16, 2022 by

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Ron Helle  ~ Some of us want to follow Jesus from afar. Like Peter, we don’t want to get so close to Him that people think we’re His disciples. ~   Although he had covered this ground many times, he still maintained a heightened sense of alertness. If several years in Vietnam had taught him anything, […]

Lamb of God Sacrificed on Passover, Resurrected on Feast of First Fruits

April 15, 2022 by

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[See also Psalms (Tehillim) 118:22-26; Zechariah (Z’kharyah) 12:10-13:1 + 13:7-9; Isaiah (Yesha ‘Yahu) 8:14 + 54:1-12; Daniel (Dani ‘ El) 9:25; Matthew (Mattityahu) 21:9; Mark 11:9; Luke 13:34-35; John (Yochanan) 3:16-21; 1 Peter (1 Kefa) 2:4-10, 1 Corinthians 5:7-8.   Sources: NIV, CJB.]   William Federer  ~ Lamb of God Sacrificed on Passover, Resurrected on Feast […]

Mission Impossible

April 10, 2022 by

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Ron Helle  ~ Maybe it’s time to let God do some “Mission Impossible” work in your life? Admit it: Watching Tom Cruise hanging off the side of an aircraft taking off from an airstrip was exciting to watch. Impossible, of course, but that’s the whole gist of the genre. Just like climbing Burj Khalifa, a […]

Hatred Sells

April 7, 2022 by

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Roger Helle ~ Choose to love your enemies rather than hate them. Their hatred blinds them while our love can help them see. ~ I believe many of us in America are exhausted by the leftists’ constant bombardment upon those they disagree with as haters, racists, bigots, or whatever pops into their mind. It’s endless […]

A Feisty Finn Wins on Faith and Free Speech

April 3, 2022 by

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Emmy Griffin  ~ Tweeting Bible verses on the scriptural view of sex and marriage is officially not hate speech in Finland. ~   Former MP Päivi Räsänen and Lutheran Bishop Juhana Pohjola were facing trial for three counts of “hate speech.” This so-called hate speech was the publishing of a pamphlet on the biblical view of […]

Pages

April 2, 2022 by

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Ron Helle  ~ A good mystery novel used to be called a page-turner. I don’t want my story to be a slow, plodding, and boring one. I want it to be a mystery action novel. ~    Let’s say that I’m watching a Hallmark mystery movie with my bride (strictly hypothetical, of course). A number […]

Ears to Hear

March 20, 2022 by

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Ron Helle ~ God gets a bad rap these days. I have had people tell me the Bible is too hard to understand. ~   Some time back I made a trip to our local VA clinic about getting an upgrade to my hearing aids. I don’t go to the VA for much, but its audiology […]

The Master’s Voice

February 20, 2022 by

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Ron Helle  ~ We live in a world that mistreats us all and as a result we are distrustful of people and their intentions. Just before Thanksgiving in 2005, I left the country, embarking on a new adventure. My life philosophy is that “the only thing you can plan on is that nothing goes according […]

John F. Kennedy Shot. What Did He and Others Warn America?

January 18, 2021 by

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William Federer  ~ “We are as a people inherently and historically opposed to secret societies, to secret oaths and to secret proceedings.” John F. Kennedy stated in his Thanksgiving Proclamation, October 28, 1961: “The Pilgrims, after a year of hardship and peril, humbly and reverently set aside a special day upon which to give thanks […]

As One Small Candle May Light a Thousand…

November 26, 2020 by

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“To … the beneficent Author of all the good that was, that is, or that will be.” ~ Mark Alexander ~ “Enter His gates with thanksgiving, and His courts with praise. Give thanks to Him and praise His name. For the LORD is good and His love endures forever; His faithfulness continues through all generations.” […]

Thought These Memes Appropiate

September 27, 2020 by

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Thought these Memes appropiate for these trying times. We all were created to live forever; either in God’s presence or outside of it. Where we spend eternity is up to each one of us before we die in this present life. Ambassador Stevens was murdered at Benghazi while serving under President Obama, VP Biden and […]

World-Renowned Christian Apologist Ravi Zacharias Has Died

May 26, 2020 by

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Ravi’s presence will be sorely missed yet his legacy will live on for generations to come. ~ Thomas Gallatin ~    Christian apologist Ravi Zacharias went to Heaven on Tuesday after a short bout with cancer that was discovered on his spine in March. He was 74 years old. Born in India, Ravi was a […]

More of The Good News…

April 12, 2020 by

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Gary Bauer ~ There has been plenty of disheartening and worrisome news lately. Sixteen thousand Americans have died from Covid-19. Sixteen million Americans have lost their jobs in the past three weeks. Easter festivities have been canceled in churches across the country. But on Good Friday, we focused on the perfect Lamb, the truth of scripture […]

Video: Holy Week, Hope, and Resurrection Amid This Pandemic

April 12, 2020 by

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We should not allow fear and anxiety to overtake us.~ Media Editors ~      We can build our perseverance – our persistence, determination, and strong will. We should not allow fear and anxiety to overtake us. View and Read more informative and FACTual Videos and articles at The Patriot Post:         […]

The Good News!

April 10, 2020 by

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Publius  ~ In observance of Good Friday and in celebration of the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ, we offer this brief focus on an eternal message. To our readers of faiths other than Christianity, we welcome you to consider reading, and we hope that these meditations serve to deepen your understanding of our faith […]

Pilgrims + Much, Much More!

December 1, 2019 by

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Plus Socialism vs Free Enterprise + “Deconstruction” +  Muslim Slavers + History that they Don’t Teach in Schools.  ~    A very worthwhile read for the whole family!  ~ William Federer ~      On NOVEMBER 21, 1620 (NS), the Pilgrims signed the Mayflower Compact and began their Plymouth Colony. Of the 102 Pilgrims, only 47 […]