Category Archives: The Resurgence

Weekly Web Surf

1. How Journalist Covered Pearl Harbor: Dec 8, 1941

“Today they may have Tweeted: “Thousands dead in Hawaii after JP attack. Worst ever on homeland. FDR: US in it to win it.” But on Dec. 8, 1941, one day after the bloodiest attack on U.S. soil by a foreign country, news organizations attempted to make sense of it all.”

“Liam Neeson recently said some interesting things about portraying (the voice of) Aslan in the Narnia movies.”
“According to Forensic Science International, caffeine is fatal to humans in does of 5 grams or more, but how many Lokos would it take to reach the limit?”
“SO WOULD President Sarah Palin have been able to prevent the embarrassment of WikiLeaks? You betcha. “Inexplicable,” was her first tweeted reaction to the affair: “I recently won in court to stop my book ‘America by Heart’ from being leaked, but US Govt can’t stop WikiLeaks’ treasonous act?”
“Faith” is an important word and concept for Christians. We are saved because we have faith in Jesus Christ. Protestants believe in sola fide, meaning that we are saved by “faith alone” and not by our works or obedience. The Bible teaches that faith is associated with a specific person (Jesus Christ), knowledge, or a set of beliefs.”

 

 

 

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Listen to Your Heart?

Here is another article from a ministry that I am continually blessed by…

Follow Your Heart?

Justin Holcomb

Academic Dean of Re:Train

The Human Heart

The popular mantra, “follow your heart,” assumes that we have inherent goodness deep inside us that we just need to express to others.

John Keats wrote: “I am certain of nothing but the holiness of the heart’s affection and the truth of imagination.”

Actually, Jesus has some bad news regarding what comes out of the human heart: evil thoughts, sexual immorality, theft, murder, adultery, false testimony, greed, malice, deceit, lewdness, envy, slander, arrogance and folly (Matt 15:17-20; Mark 7:20-22). He concludes, “All these evil things come from within, and they defile a person” (Mark 7:23).

In Galatians 5:17-21, Paul follows Jesus’ lead and tells us that inherent within us is sexual immorality, impurity, sensuality, idolatry, sorcery, enmity, strife, jealousy, fits of anger, rivalries, dissensions, divisions, envy, drunkenness, orgies, and things like these….

READ THE REST @

http://theresurgence.com/follow-your-heart


Why Bad People Do Good Things

Mark Driscoll has a new post up at the Washington Post. It is really good. Check it out!

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Found out about this (and found the pic) via The Resurgence website.


What are You Celebrating on Halloween?

Found this on the Resurgence Website… so good…

Luther Puts a Nail in the Heart of Bad Religion—And 3 Other Holidays

Why did Martin Luther nail his famous 95 Theses to the Wittenberg church door on October 31, 1517?

He was confronting two religious observances that promoted false saintliness and exploited people’s fear of judgment and purgatory. There’s a curious connection between Halloween and Reformation Day, and it’s more than just proximity on the calendar.

To read the rest click the link or copy and paste this:

http://theresurgence.com/luther-nails-bad-religion


Sweet Sermon!!!

I love Dr. Carson! God continues to be bless me through his ministry, time and time again. He is a little “heavy”, but if you pay attention, you will for sure, be blessed as well. This sermon/lecture was given at Mars Hill church. It is from a series entitled “A Day with Dr. Don.”  To hear the “Sweet Sermon” click the link below the pic.

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“The Center of the Whole Bible” Romans 3:21-26

by Dr. Don Carson


Abortion Testimony: God Can Redeem Any Situation

Found this posted on The Resurgence website. Great story of  God and his goodness.

Please be praying for Mars Hill church.


Letterman and the Cross

Great insight into the recent David Letterman scandal…

found this posted on The Resurgence website.