Message of the Day: A New Way of Love

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A Daily Spiritual Seed
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May 2, 2013

Message of the Day

Let us beware of rebellion against the Lord. Circumstances are of his choosing, because He wants to bless us, to lead us (even through the wilderness) out of Egypt, that is, out of ourselves. Settle the complaint with God, and it will settle other things. Continue reading

A Time for ‘Sublime Madness’ by Chris Hedges

by Chris Hedges
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Truthdig
January 21, 2013
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The planet we have assaulted will convulse with fury. The senseless greed of limitless capitalist expansion will implode the global economy. The decimation of civil liberties, carried out in the name of fighting terror, will shackle us to an interconnected security and surveillance state that stretches from Moscow to Istanbul to New York. To endure what lies ahead we will have to harness the human imagination. It was the human imagination that permitted African-Americans during slavery and the Jim Crow era to transcend their physical condition.

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What Jesus Said About God: Is There A Higher Power?

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Day of Discovery

Travel to Jerusalem and examine the words of Jesus that reveal the existence of God. Join host Mart De Haan and several authorities as they engage in a captivating discussion. Gain insights into reasons for belief and unbelief in God. Discover whether you have reason to believe not only what Jesus said about God, but also what He said about himself as being equal to God.

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The Encounter (2010)

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The Encounter is an inspirational and intriguing faith-filled family drama about 5 people who are brought faced to face with Jesus and encouraged to examine the true condition of their lives.

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The Visual Bible – The Gospel Of Matthew

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The Visual Bible: Matthew

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The Visual Bible: Matthew is a 1993 motion picture portraying the life of Jesus as it is found in the Gospel of Matthew. The complete Gospel is presented word-for-word based on the New International Version of the Bible. It was directed by South African film maker Regardt van den Bergh and stars veteran actor Richard Kiley in the role of St. Matthew (who narrates the movie) and newcomer Bruce Marchiano as Jesus, Gerrit Schoonhoven as Peter.[1][2] Marchiano portrays Jesus as having a sense of humour.[3] Continue reading

Moyers and Company: Poet Christian Wiman on Love, Faith, and Cancer

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BillMoyers.com
February 24, 2012

Bill Moyers has a moving conversation with acclaimed poet and Poetry Magazine editor Christian Wiman about how finding true love and being diagnosed with a rare and incurable blood cancer reignited his religious passion as well as his creative expression.

“When we think of our memories, they’re moments of intensity. Whether they were sorrowful or happy, moments of great loneliness or moments of great communion — we live for these moments in our life.

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Christopher Hitchens, Once Vidal’s Dauphin, Now Cosmic Stardust! by Sean Fenley

by Sean Fenley
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The Anything and Everything
December 17, 2011

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Good ole Hitch is gone, once one of the most prescient and incisive critics of American imperialism — he cheerled for it — during the abominable administration of George W. Bush. Still a record as impressive as his should not be eviscerated, by one conspicuously and egregiously recognizable mistake. Estimates as high as a million dead, have been recorded, though, and he put himself in league with some very dark-hearted and malignant folks.

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Is God great? Christopher Hitchens vs John Lennox Debate (2009)

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Leading atheist and acclaimed journalist, Christopher Hitchens, goes head to head with Christian apologist and Oxford Professor, John Lennox in March 2009 at Birmingham, Alabama’s Samford University to debate the question “Is God Great?”

Hitchens, who made his opinion clear on this topic in 2007 with his book “God is not Great,” maintains not only that God fails to be great, but denies his existence entirely.

Professor Lennox, a convinced Christian and scientist, respectfully disagrees. This event features a unique blend of both planned remarks and fast-paced dialogue that tackles these issues in a refreshing and informative light. It is sure to offer insights to all.

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If God is God, Why do Bad Things Happen?

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Part I

When it comes to questions of suffering and evil, no one has all the answers. However, author and speaker Os Guinness presents a compelling case that leads to faith and courage. With an engaging style, he introduces three perspectives on evil, examines the difference between suffering and evil, and shares steps to help you think through the problem of evil. Discover how you can cope with life and find reason to trust in God when bad things happen.

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“The Big Bang as God’s plan?” by Gunther Ostermann

by Gunther Ostermann
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Kelowna, BC. Canada
Sept. 30, 2011

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To the Editor:

What’s life all about? I have to wonder, when even physicists, like the late John Wheeler can say: “We do not know the first thing about the universe, about ourselves, and about our place in the universe.”

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