"I am the vine, you are the branches."
"I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in Me, and I in him, bears much fruit; for without Me you can do nothing.”
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VA Scandal: This Is What Death Panels Look Like
May 22, 2014
It’s sadly very difficult to get the Western media and human-rights activists to focus on the worldwide persecution of Christians. Kidnap schoolgirls, though, and people sit up and pay attention. The War on Women interests us; the War on Christians, not so much.
I am profoundly discouraged that someone like Solomon, who never did a day of house work in his life or had to interact with his thousands of children, and who probably walked in a stately way around the walls of Jerusalem, the courts of the temple, watching everyone labor industriously away, and who, in fact, did see its completion, he is the one who most perfectly articulates this never ending spinning and doing the same thing over and over again and never getting anywhere.
Throughout the second trimester, late abortions can be completed by dismembering the developed unborn child, even when they can feel pain, pulling the baby out piece by piece until the mother’s uterus is empty. After the abortion, the abortionist must reassemble the child’s body to ensure nothing has been left inside the child’s mother.
In abortions that take place later in pregnancy, which would be legalized in New York by the abortion-expanding Women’s Equality Act, often babies are killed by sliding a needle filled with a chemical agent, such as digoxin, into the beating heart, before being delivered.
There is power in the presence of a risen Saviour to solve our difficulties, remove our perplexities, calm our fears, ease our burdens, dry our tears, meet our every need, tranquilize our minds and satisfy every craving of our hearts. ...CH Mackintosh image
Christian woman sentenced to death in Sudan for rejecting Islam is shackled despite the fact she is 8 mo. pregnant
“This is a violation of freedom of religion,” Ruse said. And Archbishop Silvano Tomasi told the UN as much. Abortion itself is a form of torture, he said, accusing the United Kingdom and Canada directly for their practice of late-term abortion.
U.S. Islamists are working hard to cleanse the semantics of the media so the Islamist ideology of Boko Haram isn't a topic of scrutiny.