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Thursday, June 14th, 2012
4:17 am
Would you dare to, reclaim the words that have been stolen from you by cynicism, mistrust, and bitterness? Do you even suspect that something is missing? In the name of Jesus! Write with love and care, taking joy in the use of words. Do not fear the wrong connotation, but be zealous for the precise right connotation!

Proverbs 18:21 says "Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruits." Take it to heart.
Friday, July 1st, 2011
1:21 am
Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011
1:02 am
What the Bible says about Sun Worship
Deuteronomy 4:19
And when you look up to the sky and see the sun, the moon and the stars—all the heavenly array—do not be enticed into bowing down to them and worshiping things the LORD your God has apportioned to all the nations under heaven.

Deuteronomy 17:3
and contrary to my command has worshiped other gods, bowing down to them or to the sun or the moon or the stars of the sky,

2 Kings 23:5
He did away with the pagan priests appointed by the kings of Judah to burn incense on the high places of the towns of Judah and on those around Jerusalem—those who burned incense to Baal, to the sun and moon, to the constellations and to all the starry hosts.

2 Kings 23:11
He removed from the entrance to the temple of the LORD the horses that the kings of Judah had dedicated to the sun. They were in the court near the room of an official named Nathan-Melech. Josiah then burned the chariots dedicated to the sun.

Job 31
26 if I have regarded the sun in its radiance
or the moon moving in splendor,
27 so that my heart was secretly enticed
and my hand offered them a kiss of homage,
28 then these also would be sins to be judged,
for I would have been unfaithful to God on high.

Jeremiah 8:2
They will be exposed to the sun and the moon and all the stars of the heavens, which they have loved and served and which they have followed and consulted and worshiped. They will not be gathered up or buried, but will be like refuse lying on the ground.

Jeremiah 43:13
There in the temple of the sun in Egypt he will demolish the sacred pillars and will burn down the temples of the gods of Egypt.

Ezekiel 8:16
He then brought me into the inner court of the house of the LORD, and there at the entrance to the temple, between the portico and the altar, were about twenty-five men. With their backs toward the temple of the LORD and their faces toward the east, they were bowing down to the sun in the east.
Saturday, March 19th, 2011
4:55 am
Running, feeling the burn, and pushing into it. Like a wall of cleansing fire, as the muscles are immersed in a bath of lactic acid. Interesting to think how much Christ suffered willingly, he did not suffer for himself, but for others.
"For the joy set before him he endured the cross, despising its shame." -Hebrews 12:2
"He who suffers in the body is done with sin." -1 Peter 4:1
Monday, January 31st, 2011
12:36 am
These videos may shock you...
Please, stop sinning and wake up.

Babylon as it looks today

Euphrates River

 "Seek the LORD in a time in which he may be found. Call on him when he is near." -Isaiah 55:6
Sunday, January 2nd, 2011
8:14 pm
The Secret Name of God
This is legitimate. It is a video that reveals a little known aspect of the tetragrammaton, YHVH, the biblical name of God, commonly pronounced Yahweh. It shows the ideographic meaning of YHVH.

The Secret Name of God
Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010
8:03 am
 Yes he does! Believe it. 
Tuesday, December 21st, 2010
1:50 am
Jesus was crucified in the morning. That night there was a blood moon. 
Wednesday, October 20th, 2010
2:19 am
To Sam, Spencer, Anna, Mandee, Justin, Holly, Bryan, and Sarah, and anyone else who reads this.

I know its been a while since Ive written something of my own words here. I care about each one of you guys. At least, I think about you guys when I write something here, how it might be relevant to you. I care about the truth, and I am not out to flatter you. Flatten you maybe. If that happens, I hope that it would be because I spoke something that was so close to reality, that its implications would be unavoidable. No seriously though, I love you guys. My biggest desire for this web page, since about the fall of 2007, is how I might speak the truth in love. Ok ok, maybe I'm just delirious and not making any sense. Anyway, heres another video.

Monday, September 13th, 2010
10:18 pm
Tuesday, August 24th, 2010
12:35 am
High King of Heaven

He's not that Far Away.
Friday, August 20th, 2010
3:48 am
Test the Spirits
1 John 4 (KJV)

1Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.

2Hereby know ye the Spirit of God: Every spirit that confesseth that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is of God:

3And every spirit that confesseth not that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is not of God: and this is that spirit of antichrist, whereof ye have heard that it should come; and even now already is it in the world.

4Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world.

5They are of the world: therefore speak they of the world, and the world heareth them.

6We are of God: he that knoweth God heareth us; he that is not of God heareth not us. Hereby know we the spirit of truth, and the spirit of error.

7Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God.

8He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love.
Monday, June 21st, 2010
7:19 am
Wednesday, May 26th, 2010
6:45 pm
I am... ALLLIIIIVE!!1 RoaaaaaaaH.
Saturday, May 1st, 2010
5:36 pm
Recently, God has revealed to me something about his character. Some of you should remember watching Bugs Bunny cartoons on Saturday mornings. Remember how Bugsbunny seemed to have more personality than the other characters, even though he hardly said anything? God is alot more like Bugsbunny than most of us realize. Consider what it says in psalm 37.

The wicked plots against the just,
And gnashes at him with his teeth.
13 The Lord laughs at him,
For He sees that his day is coming.
14 The wicked have drawn the sword
And have bent their bow,
To cast down the poor and needy,
To slay those who are of upright conduct.
15 Their sword shall enter their own heart,
And their bows shall be broken.

You remember how the villains, were always sortof one dimentional in their single minded attempts to do him harm, while Bugsbunny was always calm, stoic, and wry. He would suddenly somehow just appear there in the middle of one of their schemes to say "Eeeeeea. ts ts ts ts. Whats up dock."

(I seem to remember, Bryan, another character we created with a certain stuffed animal, that had a simmilar calm, stoic and wry manner. It was the same one with which you actually carried on an audible dialogue with for a number of years, which you later interpreted to be your subconsciouse.)

Or, remember the movie "Clerks." you remember how Silent Bob had this air of wisdom, even though he barely said anything? Consider Proverbs 17:28.

"Even a fool is thought wise if he keeps silent, and discerning if he holds his tongue."

There is a good reason for this expectation. Like all of us, Silent Bob would eventually prove himself to be more foolish than he appears if he opened his mouth and talked for a long enough period of time, because he is Human. But there is one who is silent(by our standards), who realy is wise. As we earnestly peer into the nature of existence, putting aside what we think we know, even about ourselves, we will catch glimpses of, and begin to see his face, a glimmer of his smile, and his eyes, beaming at us in eager, knowing encouragement.
Friday, April 30th, 2010
3:49 pm
Just a few things. There is hope in the cross of Christ. I wanted to say this. Gods love for us is great. We might think that nobody understands us, or knows the things we are going through, but the fact is, that we really are loved.

Consider this, as if it were the baseline of existence.

My God, is a god who sanctifies me. When all my thoughts are subject to corruption, I remember Him, and he takes what was certainly destined for failure, and sets it right. In this way, I am not afraid to dream. I can do this, because I have confidence in Him. Do I need alot of confidence?

Jesus said "I tell you, if anyone has faith even as small as a mustard seed, he can say to this mountain "go, throw yourself into the sea," and it will be done."
Wednesday, March 10th, 2010
2:05 pm
The name of Jesus.
I focus on Jesus, because he is the source of life.

Alright, you might say, "but that is just your method. There are many names for God, and lots of different ways to connect to the source, that don't even involve names."

I bet you though, if your method is conscious, and not accidental, it involves a name. It could be just something you know about. And that is fine. But there is special power in the name of Jesus.

As the scriptures say:
"there is no other name given UNDER HEAVEN by which we must be saved."

The thing about Jesus is, He came in the flesh.
Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010
11:59 pm
I know I wont do this the justice it deserves, but I am going to say it. I am for Jesus, and I want to tell you why. Each of you, who are reading this.

There is a concept that any of you who is a musician or an artist of any kind understands, and that is the concept of flow. If you are familiar with it, can you deny that it is like life? If you are familiar with it, you know that when you are in it, it is somewhat of a mystery as to how you got there, but you trust it, because the flow is pure. But you can loose the flow, or get out of it. You get out of the flow, and you wonder, what is the source? Where is the source, so I can find the flow again? You find it again, but it is somewhat of a mystery as to how you got there. Well, Jesus had the flow. He was the master of the flow. He is the source. The source of the flow and the source of life.

But, you might say, there are many other names for the source of life... What makes Jesus so special?

To understand why Jesus is so important, you have to understand, WHY do we lose the flow?

This world is full of distractions.

Similarly, why do things die? I mean, not everything dies. Only everything in the world(including the stars and galaxies). So, what in the world causes death? What causes you to loose the flow? To miss the mark? Distractions, in the world. Sin.

Is it so hard to believe that the VERY SOURCE OF LIFE could come into this small part of existence that is our world, this world, the only part of existence under the influence of sin and death, which keeps slipping away from life, because actually, it prefers non-life, in order to give the ultimate demonstration of how to have life, to prove that life is greater than death to a jaded world that believes otherwise (based on what it sees about itself)?
Monday, February 22nd, 2010
5:52 pm
I am thankfull for the house that I live, in right now. I have my own space, that I can maintain. I am thankfull for the osu library, where I can come to check my email and write. I am thankfull that I have a written journal, which I can write my dreams and thoughts in. I want things to change, but I may become unthankfull for the things I have if I don't specify what exactly I want changed.
Friday, February 19th, 2010
12:48 am
If any of these posts have made you uncomfortable, I am sorry, because that was not my intention.
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