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Mat 5:10-48

NEWS:   The winter solstice is Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 3:03 PM PST; after that the days begin to lengthen again.  Following the lead of Pakistan Jordan has executed 11 men convicted of murder by hanging on Sunday, ending an informal eight-year moratorium on the death penalty. By now even the New York Times  is […]

Matthew 5:7-9

NEWS:  US officials blame North Korea for the Sony hacking, citing the tools used in the Sony attack as being similar to the tools used in other attacks blamed without any proof on NK.  Obama is blaming and threatening NK with no proof whatsoever while NK is now proposing an investigation into the affair claiming complete […]

Matthew 5:4 Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted

UPDATE 13:00 EST:  Hamas and Iran restore damaged relationship, military cooperation.  On Sunday, a spokesman for Hamas’s armed wing cautioned there could be a “new explosion” with Israel.  Obama US sanctions on Cuba outdated.  US Cuba breakthrough arranged by Pope.  Pope Francis on Wednesday congratulated the United States and Cuba on their decision to establish […]

Matthew 3-4

NEWS:  Hamas yesterday vowed to gain control of the West Bank, as part of their plan to destroy Israel.  Hamas paraded 2,000 of its armed fighters and truck-mounted rockets through Gaza on Sunday, vowing to destroy Israel. It comes as a sluggish rebuilding program of the coastal strip threatens the August ceasefire that ended the 50-day war […]

Matthew 1-2

NEWS:   Syria’s army seized an area north of Aleppo on Sunday and killed insurgents in battles for the strategic territory.  Syria’s second city is at the heart of a fierce battle between pro-government forces and a range of insurgents, including al Qaeda’s Syria wing and Islamist brigades  Hamas releases hacked Israeli surveillance video.  Broadcasting it on […]

UCG CoE Dec 9 Conference Report

This is the third post today.  Please see the Dec 8 CoE Report, as well as the post on Ordination; below. Posted under the “Fair Use” provision of the copyright act. United Church of God, an International Association Council of Elders Quarterly Meeting Report Milford, Ohio Tuesday, December 9, 2014 Chairman Robin Webber called the […]

UCG CoE 8 Dec Conference Report

UCG CoE Conference report; posted according to the “Fair Use” provision of the copyright act.  This is the second post today.  Today’s regular post is below.  I have not studied or commented on this Report, which I may do after Sabbath.  Please feel free to comment as you wish.  Monday, December 8, 2014 Chairman Robin […]

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