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  • Seasons of Life

    Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 MSG1  There’s an opportune time to do things, a right time for everything on the earth:2  A right time for birth and another for death, A right time to plant and another to reap,3  A right time to kill and another to heal, A right time to destroy and another to construct,4  A […]

  • Piece of Peace

    Philippians 4: (MSG)7  Before you know it, a sense of God’s wholeness, everything coming together for good, will come and settle you down. It’s wonderful what happens when Christ displaces worry at the center of your life. Matthew 8: (MSG)23  Then he got in the boat, his disciples with him.24  The next thing they knew, […]

  • The Battle, It’s Spiritual, not Political

    1 Samuel 17: (MSG)10  I challenge the troops of Israel this day. Give me a man. Let us fight it out together!”11  When Saul and his troops heard the Philistine’s challenge, they were terrified and lost all hope. 2 Corinthians 10:  (MSG)1  And now a personal but most urgent matter; I write in the gentle […]

  • First, Fight The Battle

      Preface: I have just posted “Desire of Contentment”.  I was going to watch some television, but as I sat down this following thought came to my mind. I sat on my sofa and I could begin to hear it going through my mind like I had read it before.  I am sure I haven’t […]

  • Contentment Learned

    11  Not that I peak in respect of want: for I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content.(KJV)11  Actually, I don’t have a sense of needing anything personally. I’ve learned by now to be quite content whatever my circumstances.(MSG)11  I am not saying this because I am in need—for whatever circumstance […]

  • “Let nothing be done through selfish ambition or conceit, but in lowliness of mind let each esteem others better than himself. Let each of you look out not only for his own interests, but also for the interests of others.”

    Philippians 2:3-4 NKJV Source: “Let nothing be done through selfish ambition or conceit, but in lowliness of mind let each esteem others better than himself. Let each of you look out not only for his own interests, but also for the interests of others.”

  • A Nation Founding Wanting

    Daniel 5:25-28 MSG25  and this is what is written: MENE, TEQEL, and PERES.26  This is what the words mean: “Mene: God has numbered the days of your rule and they don’t add up.27  “Teqel: You have been weighed on the scales and you don’t weigh much.28  “Peres: Your kingdom has been divided up and handed […]

  • A Nation Born In Rebellion pt. 2

    Ephesians 6:12 – Our fight is not against people on earth but against the rulers and authorities and the powers of this world’s darkness, against the spiritual powers of evil in the heavenly world. 13 That is why you need to put on God’s full armor. Then on the day of evil you will be […]

  • A Nation Born in Rebellion–pt. 1

     Ephesians 6:12New Century Version (NCV) 12 Our fight is not against people on earth but against the rulers and authorities and the powers of this world’s darkness, against the spiritual powers of evil in the heavenly world. New Century Version (NCV) The Holy Bible, New Century Version®. Copyright © 2005 by Thomas Nelson, Inc. Psalms […]

  • The Only thing We have to Fear…!

    The following is a letter that I sent to the New York Times early last week.  They chose not to publish it, but, I feel that I should make it a post during this tumoultous election in the USA 2016. I have been strong in my voice on Twitter(@dmbourne) and I do not apologize for […]

  • List of Christian evangelist scandals

    Originally posted on Break These Endless Lies:
    1.Aimee Semple McPherson, 1920s–40s One of the most famous evangelist scandals involved Canadian-born Aimee Semple McPherson in the 1920s, who allegedly had an extramarital relationship and faked her own death as a cover. She later claimed that she had been kidnapped, but a grand jury could neither prove…

  • A Portion Of The Wall Chart Of World History Shows Us Something Remarkable from GOD!

    Originally posted on Upper Biblical Studies for All:
    This is an interesting wall chart, it reveals that while Israel is united and honorable before God, during the reigns of David, and Solomon, the world history of its threatening, and hostile neighbors, is all but silent. Almost immediately upon Israel’s disobedience to God, and turning from…

  • Timeline for the History of Judaism

    This timeline, from the Jewish Virtual Library, is one of the very best tools available for your Studies of the Bible! This particular timeline is the best I have ever seen.  It is an absolute Trea… Source: Timeline for the History of Judaism

  • A Puzzle Comes Together Part Two

    Jas 4:6 MSGAnd what he gives in love is far better than anything else you’ll find. It’s common knowledge that “God goes against the willful proud; God gives grace to the willing humble.” 1Pe 5:5 MSGAnd you who are younger must follow your leaders. But all of you, leaders and followers alike, are to be […]

  • A Puzzle Comes Together

    SEPTEMBER 1, 2016 ~ RTS – FACING THE CHALLENGES OF MENTAL HEALTH ~ EDIT Thomas Jefferson “A  studious perusal of the sacred volume will make better citizens, better fathers, and better husbands” When I was young I used to love putting together puzzles.  I admit I wasn’t that good but I did enjoy the challenge.  I would start with piecing […]

  • Babylon Revived

    Babylon, The Revived Empire of Revelation Scripture used is from the Message Bible Translation: Rev 13:1 MSG  And the Dragon stood on the shore of the sea. I saw a Beast rising from the sea. It had ten horns and seven heads—on each horn a crown, and each head inscribed with a blasphemous name. Rev […]

  • Politics, Power, The Pulpit – A Christians Right pt.3

    I started this blog not to just place thoughts out there on the internet.  I wanted to make a writing that would cause those who read it to start to think about what they really feel and believe about the scriptures.  Too often this has not been the practice of most church attending Christians.  They […]

  • Prosperity Preachers, Christians Rights

    I started out rather early in life on my way to be a full – time evangelist, and or a pastor. During my travels I found myself in many different situations meeting many different evangelicals, and of course other evangelists, teachers, and pastors.  Some of their views were quite different one from the other. I […]

  • Prosperity, A Christians Rights

    Before I post anything about a subject I start with studying the subject by researching the scriptures, commentaries, historians and much more. I go over the subject in my mind repeatedly until I feel confident to put my thoughts in written form.  I do not write something and post it just for the sake of […]

  • The Rights of a Christian

    Does the Christian have rights? If so what are they? How does this fit in 2016 a presidential year in the USA? This article is one of a series that I will be posting on the subject.

  • Evangelicals where are you!

    Technorati Tags: Camping,rapture,May 21,Koran burning,evangelicals,study to show,2 Timothy 2:15,Luke 6:37 In the past several months there have been several incidents that have caught my attention which made me question asking what are pastors teaching behind their pulpits.  While pondering this my thought was, someone needs to go back to Sunday School and re-learn the basics […]

  • Coming Soon, The Greatest Financial Collapse

    Friday, December 10, 2010 Coming Soon, the Greatest financial Collapse. Foreclosures, unemployment rate above 9 percent, bailouts, stimulus, tax cut debates, great recession, just some of the words which have been in all headlines either in newspapers, cable news, and internet websites. All of these problems are not just the fault of one singular event, […]