Thursday, November 29, 2012

Teaching Children How to Commit Fornication is Wrong

This is series of articles designed to help professing Christians to turn from their wicked ways and get back to following New Testament ethics.  Compromise is increasing in the church.  Popular opinion among churchgoers is often in stark contrast to the very words of Jesus on many issues.  Christians need to know the word of God and get back to using it as a reference book when they are faced with important decisions.

The week I am reposting an article that I wrote several years ago.  It is still true now just as much as it was then.

Some Christians say that “safe” sex education is important because more and more teenagers are getting pregnant and contracting STDs at younger and younger ages.  They do not want to teach abstinence only because that would “impose their faith” on others.  Real Christians could never believe in making sinful, sexual suggestions to children.  They will never believe in giving any advice about sin except to condemn it and to help bring people out of it.  Romans 13:14 says, “Put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and MAKE NOT PROVISION FOR THE FLESH, TO FULFILL THE LUSTS THEREOF.” 

II Timothy 4:2, 3 says, “Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine. For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but AFTER OWN LUSTS SHALL THEY HEAP TO THEMSELVES TEACHERS, having itching ears.”  1 Timothy 4:16 says, "Pay CLOSE ATTENTION to yourself and to your TEACHING; persevere in these things; for as you do this you will INSURE SALVATION both for YOURSELF and for THOSE WHO HEAR YOU."

This “safe” fornication education plants dirty, lustful thoughts into the minds of children.  Sin should be treated like deadly poison and the minds of children should be treated as if they are the most precious, valuable, and vulnerable thing on the planet.  “When lust has conceived, it bringeth forth sin: and sin, when it is finished, bringeth forth death.” (James 1:15)  Therefore, there is no “safe” sin.  If you imply that there is, then you are being deceitful even if you’re giving factual information.  Suppose a man had a disease that his knows will soon become deadly and painful, and there is complete cure that his doctor knew would work.  Would this doctor lecture him about over-the-counter pain medicines as if that were a satisfactory alternative?  Would he give him a lollipop to make him feel good?

“But among you there must not be even a HINT of sexual immorality, or any kind impurity, or of greed, because these are improper for God’s holy people.  Nor should there be obscenity…” (Ephesians 5:3, 4)  “Have NOTHING TO DO with the fruitless DEEDS OF DARKNESS, but rather expose them.  For it is shameful even to mention what the disobedient do in secret.”  (Ephesians 5:11, 12)  Ephesians 4:29 says, “Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen.”  The “safe” fornication advocates should have their mouths washed out with soap and water.  

Proverbs 22:6 says, “Train up a child in the way he should go and when he is old he will not depart from it.”  It sometimes seems like passages like this need not be in the Bible.  Isn’t this obvious?  Not to some people.  They think that sometimes it’s better to train a child in the way he shouldn’t go.  God had the foresight to see that Satan would twist their minds.  

A real Christian would never put a stumbling block in the way of a sinner.  (Leviticus 19:14b)  Not only do the false Christians corrupt their own children, but they arrogantly force this disgusting teaching on our children at our expense (through taxes).  If someone causes a Christian child to sin, it would be better for that person to be thrown into the sea with a millstone around his neck.  (Matthew 18:6-9)  II Peter 2:14 says, “Having eyes full of adultery, and that cannot cease from sin; beguiling unstable souls: an heart they have exercised with covetous practices; cursed children”.  II Peter 2:17-19 says, “These are wells without water, clouds that are carried with a tempest; to whom the mist of darkness is reserved for ever. For when they speak great swelling words of vanity, they ALLURE THROUGH THE LUSTS OF THE FLESH, through much wantonness, those that were clean escaped from them who live in error. While THEY PROMISE THEM LIBERTY, they themselves are the servants of corruption: for of whom a man is overcome, of the same is HE BROUGHT IN BONDAGE.”            

It does not matter whether the statistics show that this “safe sex” teaching “works”.  Pregnancy and STD prevention are not worth the price of leading children down a path of sin.  What an unholy bargain with the devil this is!  No man can serve two masters:  for either he will HATE the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and DESPISE the other.  (Matthew 6:24)  A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit.  (Matthew 7:17)  Some may say, “Teenagers are going have sex anyway, so we may as well reduce the suffering and negative economic impact of it.”  But the Bible says, “So from now on we regard no one from a worldly point of view.” (II Corinthians 5:16)  This passage, taken in context, shows the difference between someone who has only head knowledge of what the cross means and one who really believes it in his heart.  “For our rejoicing is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity and godly sincerity, NOT WITH FLESHLY WISDOM, but by the grace of God, we have had our conversation in the world, and more abundantly to you-ward.”  (II Corinthians 1:12)

Some people say that I am self-righteous for saying these things.  What could be more SELF-righteous than saying, “I’m going to be a virgin until marriage, but I am going to teach children how NOT to be a virgin.”?  Romans 1 says that “God gave them up to uncleanness through the lusts of their own hearts, to dishonor their own bodies between themselves” because they know “the judgment of God, that they which commit such are worthy of death”.

They also say, “how dare you judge me?”  (Matthew 7:1 says, “Judge not lest you be judged.”)  I am not judging, but warning.  If someone wants to warn me of something that I am doing that will cause me to go hell so that my soul will be saved, then they should by all means do so.  I can take it.  Judging means passing sentence on someone (compare verses 47 and 48 of John 12).  Jesus said, “Ye judge after the flesh; I judge no man.”  Putting filthy ideas into someone’s mind is passing a sentence on them.  “For in the same way you judge others, you will be judged, and with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.”  God will allow Satan to put filthy thoughts and sickening lustful urges into their flesh forever.  “God is not mocked.  For whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.” (Galatians 6:7)  Whatever deeds you have done, you will receive the same in your own body.  (II Corinthians 5:10, Galatians 6:8)

There is, however, something that you should teach your children to put on to protect themselves.  It’s the armor of God.  “For we wrestle NOT against FLESH and blood, but against PRICIPALITIES, against POWERS, against the RULERS of the darkness of THIS WORLD, against spiritual WICKEDNESS IN HIGH PLACES.”  (Ephesians 6:12)

To anyone reading this that claims to be a Christian and is still not convinced, I would say this:

How can you believe in suggesting to a child a way to commit a sin that Jesus Christ had to be beaten, whipped, and nailed to a cross for?  Could you look a bloody, exhausted, battered Jesus in the eye and still say that this is the right thing to do?  In order to be saved, you must believe in the simple, common sense idea that it is always good to teach good things, and always bad to teach bad things.  Unless you change and become like a little child, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.  (Matthew 18:3)  “Therefore, get rid of all moral filth and the evil that is so prevalent, and humbly accept the word planted in you, which can save you.”  (James 1:21)  “Wherefore come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you,”  (II Corinthians 6:17).  “Whosoever is a friend of the world is the enemy of God…cleanse your hands, ye sinners; and purify your hearts, ye double minded.”  (James 4:4, 8)

Thanksgiving Blessings

I got this message from Lifeline Christian Mission.  This is good story for Thanksgiving.
Sometimes our mind-set is that only those who have abundance have reason to give "thanks".  In thinking this, perhaps we are elevating ourselves (though subconsciously) to the status of a "have" when the "have-nots" are also called to give thanks for what they have and to give, even out of their poverty.

The story below is one I have listed in my "Stories To Put In My Book" (that I hope to write someday). It is one that gave me a message that hit me right between the eyes! Let me share it as we think of Thanksgiving and giving thanks...

Around 1988, we had a small work team in Haiti and one day we were scheduled to go to Lifeline's Deuxieme Plaine Christian Church and School to conduct VBS.  This was our newest school.  Pastor Stuart Lismat (pronounced "Es-Twa" Lismat; he is the current pastor and has been serving at the school/church there from the very beginning.  In fact, he's still serving there.) was the school Principal at the time.  Pastor Stuart is one of the most enthusiastic and vivacious people I know in Haiti.  He remains just as exuberant to this very day, as the head pastor at Deuxieme Plaine.

As usual, we prepared to go with our cooler of water, some peanut butter sandwiches, our VBS materials, games, etc.  It was going to be a fun, hot June day!

Upon arrival at the church/school facility, we went in to the main chapel area (which is a large shelter house type structure made of stone, cement, and galvanized roofing).  And what was there to our surprise?  On the raised platform was a spread of food that was unbelievable!  Two long cafeteria style dining tables were graced with beautiful tablecloths and a centerpiece of gorgeous local flowers in a carved Haitian vase.

But the real story is where the food came from: Pastor Stuart had told the parents that he wanted them to bring something to the "banquet" to show their appreciation to the American missionaries.  On the table in little pots, on little plates and in some cases big bowls, were things like:
3 hard boiled eggs, a dozen large coconuts, bananas, a small little coffee-cup saucer of spaghetti with sauce, mangos, Haitian bread, a couple of cooked hot dogs, packages of crackers, some rice and beans, and the list goes on.

You can imagine our surprise. There was so much food that this small team of 8-10 of us could never have consumed or even taken back to the mission; all the offerings that covered the table.

Of course we all were in awe!  How could these "poor people" do this?  But in truth, God provided through them so that He could give them a blessing, and teach us a lesson.  God tells us throughout His Word that we are to give, a good measure, pressed down, and overflowing.  And He will multiply what we give and extend it, just like he does in our lives every day.

Most of the team members were hesitant to eat the cooked foods, but to be gracious receivers (as well as givers) we consumed some fruits and of course, that cold, bottled Coca Cola! :-)

It was my time to gave a little speech and say how grateful we were. The dilemma, of course, was what are we really going to do with all this?  So we told them that we could not possibly consume all of these wonderful goodies, so we gave them back to the kids there to share and, in some cases, take home with them.

So, the lesson learned?  We have no monopoly, as prosperous Americans on the gift of giving.  In fact, our Lord also tells us that the extent of our sacrifice measures our love for Him.

As you give thanks to God for all good things this holiday, consider measuring the extent of your sacrifice for others.  I have no doubt those families who brought in the bounty for us that day were blessed to overflowing because they gave sacrificially.

God bless you & Happy Thanksgiving!

Gretchen DeVoe &
the Lifeline Family

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Angus Jones Testimony

"If you're watching Two and a Half Men, please stop watching Two and a Half Men...please stop filling your head with filth...There is no playing around when it comes to eternity...You can't be a Christian and be on a show like Two and a Half Men."

Yes, Angus is right--if you watch filth on TV, you must repent.  Jesus said that if your eye causes you to sin, throw it away so that the rest of you can be saved.  Find Jesus at

Sunday, November 25, 2012

STATISM: The State Is My Shepherd, I Shall Not Want



A Psalm of Obama
The State is my shepherd,

I shall not want.

It makes me lie down in federally owned pastures.

It leads me beside quiet waters in banned fishing areas.

It restores my soul through its control.

It guides me in the path of dependency for its namesake.

Even though our nation plunges into the valley of the shadow of debt,

I will fear no evil,

For Barack will be with me.

The Affordable Care Act and food stamps,

They comfort me.

You prepare a table of Michelle Obama approved foods before me in the presence of my Conservative and Libertarian enemies.

You anoint my head with hemp oil;

My government regulated 16-ounce cup overflows.

Surely mediocrity and an entitlement mentality will follow me

All the days of my life,

And I will dwell in a low-rent HUD home forever and ever.

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Friday, November 23, 2012

Wind Power - The Answer Ain't Blowin in the Wind!

The raging socialist George Soros’ front group, Citizens for Strength and Security, is pushing continuance of Wind Energy subsidies through radio ads in Ohio. This group is telling Ohioans to contact their representatives in Congress in Washington to continue to fund the subsidies provided to Wind Energy “producers.” Citizens for Strength and Security is an innocuous sounding name, but actually represents a threat to American public policy and society as a whole. Its ideology and that of Barack Obama and other extreme environmentalist is toxic to the American society and way of life!

Wind power has been rightfully described as foolish, unreliable, expensive, and utterly impractical. Instead of going “forward” with a responsible energy policy the Obama regime is taking several steps backwards when it sides with unproven or disproven energy alternatives. It obstinately opposes the practical use of resources with which America is blessed, namely coal, oil, and gas.

Ostensibly, the Leftists base their belief for advancement of Alternative Fuel sources on the ridiculous premise that we can ameliorate man-caused global warming via control of carbon dioxide gases, but really desire primarily to control all aspects of Americans’ live. They have already made “progress” on ripping healthcare choice and freedom from Americans through the massively expensive and flawed ObamaCare law. They don’t care about healthcare or energy; they care about control and expanding the reach of government.

TAKE ACTION. Contact your Congressional representatives and indicate that you oppose additional subsidies for Wind and Solar and request action on a Balanced National Budget.

Is there any more scandalous a love affair than today's media-Obama?

A cartoon by William Warren as found on

Thursday, November 22, 2012


This is series of articles designed to help professing Christians to turn from their wicked ways and get back to following New Testament ethics.  Compromise is increasing in the church.  Popular opinion among churchgoers is often in stark contrast to the very words of Jesus on many issues.  Christians need to know the word of God and get back to using it as a reference book when they are faced with important decisions.

I am not going to write about Thanksgiving today because today is not Thanksgiving.  It is next Thursday.  I am going to ignore Franksgiving and talk about an entirely different subject.
I have noticed that women (and to some extent even men) have become less and less modest.  Most Christians are going along with it and many are participating in this wickedness themselves.  Many are not even afraid to go into God’s house inadequately covered.  

It is particularly disturbing that parents allow their teenage daughters to dress immodestly in church.  In recent years it seems that a tradition has arisen in which the girls wear their prom dresses to church on the Sunday after the prom and these dresses tend to be very immodest. 

The Bible says:
In like manner also, that women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with shamefacedness and sobriety; not with broided hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly array; 
I Timothy 2:9
 I will set no wicked thing before mine eyes: I hate the work of them that turn aside; it shall not cleave to me. 4 A froward heart shall depart from me: I will not know a wicked person.
Psalms 101:3-4 (KJV)

Our church has dress policy.  “Everything should be covered from just below the neck to just above the knees.”  This is great, but nobody pays any attention to the policy because it is undermined by these sentences:
We will continue to encourage our members to accept visitors whatever their mode of dress.  By meeting them where they are, we can love them to Christ who can transform their hearts so that they are no longer conformed to the world…
In other words, we are cowards.  We would rather see people enticed by the lust of the flesh and put them in danger of going to hell than do what is right.  Jesus said: 
27 Ye have heard that it was said by them of old time, Thou shalt not commit adultery: 28 But I say unto you, That whosoever looketh on a woman to lust after her hath committed adultery with her already in his heart. 29 And if thy right eye offend thee, pluck it out, and cast it from thee: for it is profitable for thee that one of thy members should perish, and not that thy whole body should be cast into hell. 30 And if thy right hand offend thee, cut it off, and cast it from thee: for it is profitable for thee that one of thy members should perish, and not that thy whole body should be cast into hell.
Matthew 5:27-30 (KJV)

I am tired of all this political correctness and saying that Jesus accepts people just the way that they are.  The Bible makes it clear that you must turn from your wicked ways and repent in order to be saved.  By allowing these people to participate in church service not fully clothed, it is we who are “conforming to this world”.  What is ironic about this is that the visitors aren’t usually the ones who dress too immodestly.  It is actually the regular members are actually by far the worst culprits in this area.  What poor example to set for the visitors!  I am tired of hearing all this garbage about the church being “a hospital for sinners and not a museum for saints”.  The church should be a safe haven for upright Christians, not just another den of wickedness!  If not in the church, where else can we go to be safe from the temptations of sin?  This political correctness is not about restraining a judgmental spirit, but it is about cowering in fear over what people will say if stand up for what is right!  When young girls dress immodestly and it causes young men to sin, God is angered greatly.
6 But whoso shall offend one of these little ones which believe in me, it were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and that he were drowned in the depth of the sea.7 Woe unto the world because of offences! for it must needs be that offences come; but woe to that man by whom the offence cometh! 8 Wherefore if thy hand or thy foot offend thee, cut them off, and cast them from thee: it is better for thee to enter into life halt or maimed, rather than having two hands or two feet to be cast into everlasting fire. 9 And if thine eye offend thee, pluck it out, and cast it from thee: it is better for thee to enter into life with one eye, rather than having two eyes to be cast into hell fire. 10 Take heed that ye despise not one of these little ones; for I say unto you, That in heaven their angels do always behold the face of my Father which is in heaven.
Matthew 18:6-10 (KJV)

Last week I quoted a verse about disfellowshipping fake Christians:
But now I have written unto you not to keep company, if any man that is called a brother be a fornicator, or covetous, or an idolater, or a railer, or a drunkard, or an extortioner; with such an one no not to eat.
1 Corinthians 5:11

Note that the word “fornicator” is the word “pornos” in the original Greek.  The root of the word is where the word “pornography” comes from.

Someone might say that you can’t totally keep sinfulness out of any place even the church.  That is true.  They may say that you wouldn’t keep a drug or alcohol addict from coming to church.  That is also true.  But I wouldn’t allow the addict to bring his drugs or alcohol into church and do them while the service is going on!  I wouldn’t allow them to tempt children to do the same inside the church!  Duh!  And while it may be difficult for someone to give up an addictive habit, it is not at all a difficult thing to dress modestly.  It is so very stupid not to require a reasonable level decency in the church! 

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

The Fiscal Cliff (2013) movie

Fiscal Cliff (2013), is a new movie starring Barack Obama as Santa Claus. It opens this January in every community across the country.

Be shocked at how fast the money is spent, faster than it can be printed. There is plenty of action when the Leftist Colleges Professors meet the Tea Party Patriots. Watch as the Obama Media goes after those nasty Conservatives, Christians, and Values Voters. These enemies of the Santa State are continuously exposed and maligned for their political incorrectness, and their racism because they oppose Santa Obama and his radical band of elves, Eric, Timmy, Hilary, et al. Get prepared for the climatic end of the movie and of the country…
Check out the movie site,, which explores all the goodies and free stuff that Santa Obama has in store for illegal aliens coming to our shore and thru our porous borders from all over the world! Come Mr. Dasher, Ms. Dancer, Miss Prancer and Mr. and Mrs. Amnesty, too... 

New College Bowl Game: The Sleaze Bowl

Here's one game I'd like to see this bowl season. On Inagauration Day, how appropriate would an ACORN-Solyndra-MF Global sponsored Sleaze Bowl football game be?

The game would pit NCAA rule violators and heavily sanctioned Ohio State University vs Penn State University. The time and location would be Washington, D.C. on Sunday, January 20th?

Gen. Petraeus , Rep. Barney Frank, Senator Harry Reid and President Bill Clinton would serve as referees.

Lindsey Lohan or Paris Hilton could even sing the national anthem of Russia or Egypt. With the New Black Panthers providing security.

Saturday, November 17, 2012

NewsBusted: Advice to Republicans from MSNBC

“MSNBC’s (up)Chuck Todd says Republicans must now embrace so called immigration ‘reform’ to compete for Democrat votes.

“And it wouldn’t hurt if Republicans started reaching out to DEAD VOTERS, too!

--- NewsBusted, Episode 11/16/2012

NewsBusted is a conservative comedy webcast about the news of the day, uploaded every Tuesday and every Friday. Their newest NewBusted episode includes the excerpt above.

See right panel of this blog and click on the picture to watch this 2-3 minute comedy YouTube video.

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Forgiveness and Discipline in the Church

This is series of articles designed to help professing Christians to turn from their wicked ways and get back to following New Testament ethics.  Compromise is increasing in the church.  Popular opinion among churchgoers is often in stark contrast to the very words of Jesus on many issues.  Christians need to know the word of God and get back to using it as a reference book when they are faced with important decisions. 
For if ye forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you: But if ye forgive not men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.  
 Matthew 6:14-15 (KJV)

See also Mark 11:25-26, Luke 6:37 and remember the Lord’s Prayer.

Forgiveness is a difficult issue.  I have been hearing a lot of songs on Christian radio about it lately.  And I myself have been struggling with this issue.  Here is my thought-provoking question for today:
What constitutes forgiveness?  It’s obviously not just saying the words “I forgive you.”  That is not real forgiveness if you are still harboring resentment in your heart against the person who sinned against you.  But on the other hand, forgiveness does not always mean that the consequences of the sin to be forgiven can be completely mitigated or go completely unpunished.  It may be impossible to restore a relationship severed by sin.

Jesus said to turn the other cheek.  This basically means to me that if someone commits a small sin against you, there is not even any need for forgiveness, because the sin is so small that you can just ignore it and go on your way. 

In Matthew 18:21-35 we have a parable about servant who was not forgiven by a king (which figuratively represents God) because he did not forgive another servant.  The servant refused to forgive despite the fact that the other servant asked for forgiveness, his monetary debt (which figuratively represents sin) was small in comparison to his own debt and the king had forgiven him of this large debt.
So likewise shall my heavenly Father do also unto you, if ye from your hearts forgive not every one his brother their trespasses.
Is forgiveness always possible and it is always appropriate?  Well, the willingness to forgive should certainly be unlimited.  Seventy times seven (Luke 17:4).  But notice what the previous verse says:
Take heed to yourselves: If thy brother trespass against thee, rebuke him; and if he repent, forgive him.
 Luke 17:3 (KJV)

Notice that rebuking comes first, then repentance, and then forgiveness.  If someone commits a sin 490 times and asks for forgiveness each time, then you should forgive them each time.  God’s forgiveness is different from man’s forgiveness in that the eternal salvation of man is dependent on the former and not the latter.  Man’s forgiveness is imperfect in this way, but it seems to me that in all other respects it is basically the same.
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
1 John 1:9 (KJV)

Notice that again, forgiveness is conditional.  If it was not conditional, then God would be condoning sin.  But the conditions for forgiveness are not hard to achieve.  All you have to do is admit that what you did was wrong and intend not to do it again!

But what if the person who sinned against you does not even acknowledge that he (or she) sinned against you?  The Bible has an answer for this, but the “popular opinion” diverges from the Truth in most modern American Christian congregations.  Here it is:
15 Moreover if thy brother shall trespass against thee, go and tell him his fault between thee and him alone: if he shall hear thee, thou hast gained thy brother. 16 But if he will not hear thee, then take with thee one or two more, that in the mouth of two or three witnesses every word may be established. 17 And if he shall neglect to hear them, tell it unto the church: but if he neglect to hear the church, let him be unto thee as an heathen man and a publican.
Matthew 18:15-20 (KJV)

9 I wrote unto you in an epistle not to company with fornicators: 10 Yet not altogether with the fornicators of this world, or with the covetous, or extortioners, or with idolaters; for then must ye needs go out of the world. 11 But now I have written unto you not to keep company, if any man that is called a brother be a fornicator, or covetous, or an idolater, or a railer, or a drunkard, or an extortioner; with such an one no not to eat. 12 For what have I to do to judge them also that are without? do not ye judge them that are within? 13 But them that are without God judgeth. Therefore put away from among yourselves that wicked person.
I Corinthians 5:9-13 (KJV)

The goal of this teaching is not to kick someone out of the church, but cause them to repent.  But that is more or less what must be done if someone stubbornly refuses to repent even when confronted by the entire congregation.  The goal is repentance and forgiveness, but it doesn’t make any sense to say, “I forgive you, but I am going to treat you like a pagan or tax collector and I am not going to associate with you.”  Forgiveness just doesn’t extend to the case of an unrepentant sinner.  To say otherwise, you must either contradict the Scriptures or water down the definition of forgiveness to the point where it doesn’t mean anything at all but just saying the words, “I forgive you”.  Notice also that the above passages apply only to a “man who is called a brother” (i.e. not a real Christian, but a false convert or apostate among the believers).

Here is why this method works:

 To deliver such an one unto Satan for the destruction of the flesh, that the spirit may be saved in the day of the Lord Jesus.
I Corinthians 5:5 (KJV)

You just have to keep in mind that the goal of this teaching is for the salvation of the believer and it should only be used as a last resort, but the church cannot just ignore these passages without spiritual consequences.

Sufficient to such a man is this punishment, which was inflicted of many. 7 So that contrariwise ye ought rather to forgive him,
II Corinthians 2:6-7 (KJV)

I guess I didn’t really answer the question about how to know when you have truly forgiven someone.  It’s more than just saying some words, but it doesn’t always necessarily restore everything back to way it was before the sin was committed.  I guess you just have to extend as much mercy as possible without condoning the sin.

Sign Petition for Ohio to Secede from the United States of America

Allow for the peaceful withdrawal of Ohio from the United States of America such that it becomes its own free nation.

Ohio became the 17th state admitted to the Union in 1803 and it presently has a population and economy larger than that of Switzerland.

John F Kennedy once stated "those who make peaceful revolution impossible make violent revolution inevitable" and in that spirit it is just and proper that the opportunity for peaceful political change be given to the citizens of the states.

It would be a crime against the people of any state to hold them, against their will, in a Union that they desire to leave.

Ohio can stand on its own as a free and independent nation, separate from the United States of America, while remaining on friendly terms with the United States of America.

Ohio's right to leave the Union should be recognized and it should be allowed to peacefully withdraw from the USA.

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Tell Kasich to Say "No" to Obamacare in Ohio

I got this from the Campaign for Liberty:

In 2010, Ohioans resoundingly rejected ObamaCare with the passage of a Constitutional Amendment nullifying the individual mandate.

And the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision prevents the federal government from forcing states to implement ObamaCare’s Medicaid expansion. SCOTUS found that the federal government cannot withhold existing Medicaid funding from any State that refused to expand the program.

Further, if a State simply refuses to accept federal mandates (and the associated “bribe” money) to implement ObamaCare health exchanges, then the entire law falls flat on its face.
That's good news, right?

You'd think this would be a no-brainer for an Ohio “conservative” like Governor John Kasich.

Our Republican elected officials have been very vocal in their opposition to ObamaCare.
And they have routinely claimed to be fiscally conservative, too. So it should be a done deal that ObamaCare will not be implemented in our state.
Then what is the problem?
This Friday, November 16, states are expected to submit their plans for an ObamaCare Exchange, and it now appears that Governor John Kasich is planning to unleash an exchange on Ohioans, and is considering expanding Medicaid as well.
Some estimates suggest the Medicaid expansion could cost Ohio $700 million in 2014-2015 alone, with 320,000 “newly eligible” people qualifying under ObamaCare.

While constitutional conservatives were focused on Tuesday’s election results, Governor Kasich was launching a plan to implement ObamaCare in Ohio.

Kasich believes that shoving ObamaCare down our throats is the only option in light of Obama's reelection.

The governor’s office recently indicated that Kasich is “leaning toward a federal exchange with the state retaining some authority….”

This is stunning news considering that it would pave the way for ObamaCare.
And the truth is, once Ohio expands Medicaid and implements an ObamaCare exchange, there will be no state authority.
Federal law stipulates that ObamaCare exchanges must be operated by the rules and regulations promulgated by the federal Secretary of Health and Human Services.
Succumbing to Obama’s dictates requires that our state relinquish state authority while being responsible for the added costs.

And you will foot that bill!

Call Governor Kasich at 614-466-3555 right away and remind him he works for you and not the health care lobby or the federal government!

Make it clear that you will be watching his actions and that you will hold him accountable should he implement his ObamaCare health exchange scheme or expand Medicaid.

We have come too far to give up now.
We must insist that Kasich refuse the implementation of ObamaCare in Ohio immediately!

It is his responsibility as Governor under the 10th Amendment to stand up to the over-reaching power of the federal government and protect the citizens of Ohio.

Tell Governor John Kasich we expect nothing less!

In Liberty,

Deb Wells
Interim State Coordinator
Ohio Campaign for Liberty

P.S. Contact Governor John Kasich at 614-466-3555 and demand that he refuse all federal “bribe” money and mandates to implement ObamaCare in Ohio.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

NewsBusted: Obama Now Inherits a Real Mess, His

"After his decisive election victory last week, President Obama wept as he thanked his staff in Chicago.

“And then when he realized the extent of the mess he inherited from himself, he wept again!

--- NewsBusted, Episode 11/13/2012

NewsBusted is a conservative comedy webcast about the news of the day, uploaded every Tuesday and every Friday. Their newest NewBusted episode includes the excerpt above.

See right panel of this blog and click on the picture to watch this 2-3 minute comedy YouTube video.

Saturday, November 10, 2012

NewsBusted: MSM’s Benghazi Blackout

“…Hurricane Sandy created massive power outages across the Northeast. But the biggest blackout continues to be the Media (MSM)’s coverage of Benghazi!”

“America’s unemployment rate increased to 7.9%, a higher rate then when President Obama took office. The Liberal Media would have reported it, but stashed it with the Fast and Furious and Benghazi files!"

--- NewsBusted, Episode 11/9/2012

NewsBusted is a conservative comedy webcast about the news of the day, uploaded every Tuesday and every Friday. Their newest NewBusted episode includes the excerpt above.

See right panel of this blog and click on the picture to watch this 2-3 minute comedy YouTube video.

Thursday, November 08, 2012

The Election is Over, But Who Cares? Let’s Turn Over a New Leaf

Barack Obama and most of the thieving, murderous, perverts retained their positions in the Government.  So what.  God is more powerful than Obama and the God-haters who voted for him. 

Even though Obama won, we can still defeat him.  No, I’m not talking about impeachment (though I am all for that).  We can defeat Obama and the forces of Satan by getting back to basics of New Testament ethics.  I am not talking about voting and campaigning (though I have nothing against that).  I am talking about how you live your daily life and how to make right choices.   

On the A Good Choice Blog, we often focus on issues like abortion, homosexuality, and the like.  God’s will concerning these issues are evident from the Scriptures.  Most evangelical Christians acknowledge this.  But on other important issues (which are not necessarily political issues), even most evangelical Christians have missed the boat.  Certain things which were not acceptable in the Church 100 years ago are now commonplace.  Little by little, compromise has set in.  It seems like everywhere I go, Christians use human arguments to justify their actions rather than using New Testament ethics.

We cannot expect to defeat the forces of Satan if we are not using the Bible as a guide for our live in every situation.  It’s not just about voting.  Therefore, I am starting a series of articles on this blog about some of the issues which I believe are the most blatantly ignored by most American Christians.  I believe that God is not happy with how we voted in this election, but He is also very unhappy with us in many other ways.  I am beginning to believe more and more that we need to first preach a message of repentance, and then the return of righteous in government will follow.

Wednesday, November 07, 2012

The 2012 Election Was a Failed Abortion!

I didn’t want my country punished again with an incompetent, irresponsible, and immoral President (the greater of two evils). But again we got Barack Obama, which is what the majority of voters desired.

My first reaction was a sinking feeling in the pit of my stomach when I heard the news early this morning. Next, I felt anxiety, fear for my country. Then I felt, this is it, it’s over for “America. We’re goners.
I honestly don’t believe we can endure and overcome four more years of an Obama regime, which will include, among other things:

·         ObamaCare,

·         Increasing  Debt,

·         Increased Spending,

·         Deficits,

·         Unemployment,

·         Illegal Immigration,

·          Weakened Military,

·         An onslaught of new regulations,

·         More Taxes,

·         Appeasement of and Failure to Acknowledge Our Enemies as such,

·         Wholesale Implementation and support of the homosexual agenda,

·         Continued Denigration  of Family and Legitimate Marriage,

·         Pushing the Fairness Doctrine,

·         Decidedly Leftist Appointments to the Supreme Court.

Tuesday, November 06, 2012

It is NEVER right to kill innocent children


It is absolutely reprehensible, immoral to kill our fellow human beings.

Where are the baby boys' or the baby girls' rights? The Declaration of Independence insists that we are given, by our Creator, the right to life... Life begins at conception, this is an irrefutable fact of science.l

It may be "legal" to abort, to snuff out the life of a defenseless human, but it is a moral outrage to take that life. As far as rape is concerned it would be far more just to take the "father's" life and I would agree with that every time ...

It is very rare that the life of the mother is ever in danger. If it ever truly is, then the difficult decision may need to be faced. However, now any lame excuse is used to justify this heinous act.


So today, carefully consider those candidates who placate the bombastic feminist and leftist minority who elevate and equate the immoral act of abortion to "a woman's right." Barack Obama and Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) are two such candidates and must be defeated based on this issue alone, not ignoring their numerous other failures ...

Vote NObama today! Fire Barack Obama for his four failed years in office.

Retire Sherrod Brown, because being 38 years on the government dole is more than enough!

Monday, November 05, 2012

Voter Fraud: Ray Stevens Latest Song - Grandpa Voted Democrat (Posthumously )

Ray Stevens has come out with a new song just in time for tomorrow's General, Presidential Election. It is another song you can sing as you go to the polls tomorrow. Check out this music video at:

Some of the lyrics from the song:

"...Grandpa voted religiously, straight GOP. Never missed an election in his life.

"... It sure took us by surprise (Granda's) been dead since 1995. Grandpa (just) voted Democrat. And my family is not proud of that ...

"Now I'm wondering how he cast it (a ballot) down inside his casket ... 

"It sure seems funny to me how they got his absentee ...

"Grandpa voted Democrat, now he'll never rest in peace ..."


It a fun song about a serious subject. It's something we face again this election cycle - VOTER FRAUD - especially here in Ohio we must beware of Voter Fraud ... It's the only way President Obama wins is in a close election ...

You Picked a Fine Time to Lead Us Barack!

This video has been around for over two years. Today is the first time I saw it. It's great.

Here's an election going song. Sing it on the way to the polls tomorrow:  It was written and sung by Jonathan McWhite:

Hat tip goes to Rush Limbaugh who mentioned it on his show this afternoon. He indicated that it was done by two O.S.U. students, he thought it was Oklahoma State University. It doesn't matter, the content is excellent. It summarizes Mr. Obama's rampant failure to get 'er done.

However, January 20th would be a fine time to LEAVE us, Barack! You can join Jimmy Carter in building Houses for Humanity, observing elections in maybe China, Iran, and NYC, and writing another book, "Out the White House Door in Four, Completing Jimmy Carter's Second Term."