New Mexico National Guard Heads to Washington D.C., Law Enforcement Prepares For Possible Riots at NM Capital

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We are praying for peace. We pray all protestors will be peaceful. President Trump is calling for no violence! I am praying the New Mexico State Police will be at the State Capital also, as the Santa Fe Police had their hands full after the mess late last year with the statue on the plaza. Protesters tear down obelisk in Santa Fe Plaza I called Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s office and asked for her plans about possible violence as we have not heard a word from her. We need Pastors to speak out against violence! Peaceful protests I understand that right of course, but not VIOLENCE! Where are the leaders of New Mexico at such a time as this??? I hear nothing from the Dems and Republicans on this situation! Why the silence? I would have any remaining units of the National Guard posted at the State Capital. Better be safe than sorry! I was taught early in my life my Dad, that it is better to over prepare than under prepare.

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From Dr. Jim Denison:

We have learned in the last year that medical science, for all its contributions to our lives, cannot prevent new viruses or protect us from all existing diseases and disasters. Technological advances cannot prevent the spread of digital misinformation, conspiracy theories, and pornography. Political leaders and parties cannot solve all the challenges of our fallen world and sometimes make them worse.

Chuck Colson was right: The kingdom of God will not arrive on Air Force One, no matter who is occupying it.

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When you look at the pictures from FOX NEWS, it is so very tragic……….armed troops inside our Capitol, preparing for the worst. Looking at the pictures in the FOX NEWS report and they are also all over twitter made me very sad for our Country and our children and fire generations. This is not Iran or Syria! This is América! Officials ramp up Capitol security ahead of Biden inauguration amid threats of armed protests

Are You Acting on Faith? For faith without works is what? Dead!

Pastor Leonard Navarre in Lubbock, Texas texted this to me just as I was writing this post………

I don’t know who wrote this;
“The average age of the world’s greatest civilizations from the Beginning of history, has been about 200 years. During those 200
Years, these nations always progressed through the following sequence:
From bondage into spiritual faith;
From spiritual faith to great courage;
From courage to liberty;
From liberty to abundance;
From abundance to contentment;
From contentment to complacency;
From complacency to dependence;
From dependence back into bondage.”

Trump calls on Americans, Big Tech to help ensure peaceful transition: ‘NO violence’

PTL!!! North Dakota GOP lawmakers take aim at social media companies over censorship

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Satan is having his way with many in America, so many are off the track and blinded by Satan, walking in such evil and darkness, many do not even know it!

Why is the World full of evil?

“So I tell you this, and insist on it in the Lord, that you must no longer live as the Gentiles do, in the futility of their thinking. They are darkened in their understanding and separated from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them due to the hardening of their hearts” Eph 4: 17, 18.

The Scriptures call the mind of the natural man “blinded” 2 Cor. 4:4, “depraved” Romans 1:28, “corrupt” 1 Tim. 6:5, and “unspiritual” Col. 2:18. The natural mind thinks from a humanistic, sin-debased viewpoint. The viewpoint of the flesh directs its thoughts. The sinful mind is under the control of Satan and can never please God because it concentrates on things of the world and not things of the Spirit. The natural mind walks the road of hopelessness and self-destruction.

National Guard troops sleeping in the Capitol: Finding transcendent hope in hard days

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In The Daily Article for January 14, 2021

  • Chuck Colson was right
  • Reading for thirty-one years without stopping
  • A rector who repairs bikes

Hundreds of National Guard troops hold inside the Capitol Visitor’s Center to reinforce security at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Here’s a sign of the times: hundreds of armed National Guard troops slept on the floor of the US Capitol Tuesday night. Under their protection yesterday, the House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump.

He is now the first president in US history to be impeached twice. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced that he will not reconvene the Senate early, delaying the start of the impeachment trial until January 19 at the earliest.

While the first trial was decided virtually on party lines, this time could be different as several Republican senators have voiced their intent to vote for impeachment.

Chuck Colson was right 

If people thought changing the calendar would put the challenges of 2020 behind us, they were wrong. So far, we have seen our worst day of COVID-19 deaths yet. Mortuaries in Southern California are overwhelmed and have little space for bodies. Economic challenges are continuing as well, along with threats from China, Iran, and Russia.

This week, a radio interviewer asked me the simple question: Where can Christians find hope in these hard days? Let’s begin with where we should not base our hope.

We have learned in the last year that medical science, for all its contributions to our lives, cannot prevent new viruses or protect us from all existing diseases and disasters. Technological advances cannot prevent the spread of digital misinformation, conspiracy theories, and pornography. Political leaders and parties cannot solve all the challenges of our fallen world and sometimes make them worse.

Chuck Colson was right: The kingdom of God will not arrive on Air Force One, no matter who is occupying it.

Reading for thirty-one years without stopping 

The coronavirus pandemic, coupled with the political and racial turmoil of our day, proves our need for a physician who can heal our bodies and souls. Francis Collins knows where we should look.

Dr. Collins is head of the National Institutes of Health. He also led the project that mapped the human genome, making possible the genetic breakthroughs that led to the coronavirus vaccine. In an essay on God and the human genome, he explains that DNA, the instruction book of all living things, is made up of a series of chemical bases abbreviated as A, C, G, and T.

How many of these base pairs does it take to provide the information for a human? Dr. Collins: “If we were to read it out loud, without stopping, it would take thirty-one years. We have all that information inside each cell of our body.”

Who made all of that?

“By Jesus all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible” (Colossians 1:16). He launched his public ministry by “healing every disease and every affliction among the people” (Matthew 4:23). He forgives sins (Matthew 9:2), calms storms (Matthew 8:26), and restores souls (John 21:15–19).

And all he has ever done, he can still do today (Hebrews 13:8).

“The man in a white robe” 

The political turmoil of our day proves our need for a movement that can transcend our divisions and bring us into community for the common good.

In his excellent book The Case for Miracles: A Journalist Investigates Evidence for the Supernatural, Lee Strobel interviews my friend Tom Doyle, a longtime missionary in the Middle East. Tom tells of a remarkable phenomenon: Muslims seeing a vision of Jesus in a white robe. He tells them he loves them, died for them, and wants them to follow him. This has happened so many times that Christian outreach groups in Egypt took out ads in the newspapers asking, “Have you seen the man in a white robe in your dreams? He has a message for you. Call this number.”

As Tom explains, 50 percent of Muslims around the world cannot read, so Jesus is reaching them through visions and dreams. (For more, see his inspirational book, Dreams and Visions: Is Jesus Awakening the Muslim World?)

If Jesus can reach Muslims, cannot American Christians reach other Americans?

Whatever a person’s party or political opinions, we are to “rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep” (Romans 12:15). Whatever wrong someone does to us, we are to  “be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you” (Ephesians 4:32).

Our hope is in Christ. That hope is made manifest and compelling when we share it with someone today.

A rector who repairs bikes 

Robbie Pruitt is an assistant rector at Church of the Holy Spirit in Leesburg, Virginia. He is also the subject of a remarkable profile in the Washington Post.

Someone stole his mountain bike off the rack of his Honda Odyssey last September. He realized that the thief might have stolen the bike because they’re in short supply during the pandemic. So Pruitt, who has been riding and repairing bikes since he was a child, announced that he would fix anyone’s bicycle for free. He also said he was accepting unwanted bikes which he would fix and donate to people in need.

By the end of the year, he had repaired more than 140 bicycles, donating 60 percent of them and returning the rest to their owners. He especially focuses on supporting children and families who are struggling.

Pruitt says, “You’re certainly providing a service, but it’s not the bikes. It’s the relationships in the community. It’s the impact you can make with people.”

Whose “bike” will you repair today?

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