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A Christian Beheaded for his Beliefs in Tunisia


This is the “religion” of “peace” in action. A muslim converts to Christianity and he has committed apostasy. So his muslim peers cut his head of with a dull knife. **WARNING VIDEO IS NOT FOR THOSE WITH WEAK CONSTITUTIONS IT IS GRAPHIC**

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America’s Trojan Horse


Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas), Is asking the hard questions of the DHS secretary Janet Napolitano, and he might as well had asked Eric Holder for “Fast and Furious” documents. In our constitutional republic, the main purpose of government is to protect the God-given rights of the citizens it represents. The goal, it seems of Rep. Gohmert was a noble one, to get to the heart of an issue that should concern all Americans across all party lines, did Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano know she gave a visa and a classified security clearance to a known terrorist facilitator and sympathizer, Hani Nour Eldin. Eldin is a member of Egypt’s parliament and a member of Egypt’s Gamaa Islamiya group which is listed as a known terrorist organization. Eldin attended multiple meetings last month at the behest of the president and DHS, some of which were conducted at the White House. Issue number two, did Napolitano know that the DHS advisory council member (appointed by Obama), Mohamed Elibiary, used his security clearance (that Napolitano gave him) to access and download classified documents with his personal computer and shop the information to media outlets?

Napolitano couldn’t really answer any of Gohmert’s questions other than telling him that it was “objectionable” to attack or accuse someone because they are Muslim, (classic liberal response, Gohmert asks hard questions and he is deemed “bigoted” or “racist”) Rep. Gohmert also asked Napolitano if she was aware of the fact that Elibiary was affiliated with a charity here in the states named the Freedom and Justice Foundation. This is important because the name of the now defunct foundation here in America also shared its name with the Freedom and Justice Party in Egypt. The Freedom and Justice Party in Egypt is the legislative arm of the Muslim Brotherhood. The administration has been very open to advice from the “Council on American Islāmic Relations” aka (CAIR) which have been named an un-indicted co-conspirator in the Holy Land Foundation court case that took place in northern Texas. You will remember, that this is the court case that named all the people responsible for using the giving nature of Americans to secretly fund terrorist activities all around the globe.

If the stonewall tactic looks familiar to you, it should, it worked for Eric Holder at the Fast and Furious hearings. If congress keeps pushing this issue (and it should) I foresee Obama pulling rank and invoking executive privilege once again. As a nation we are in a very precarious era. When agencies have absolutely no congressional oversight, we become a dictatorship or a monarchy by definition. The current administration that promised to be the most transparent, is anything but. It seems Obama “leads” better by fiat rather than inside of a constitutional construct.

As a nation we need to show courage and begin a debate about what role Islam is going to play in our government. Will we cower when liberals attack and call us “bigoted” for asking relevent and important questions? We can not. We must stand courageous in the face of name calling. When we have come to a place in our society where the secretary of DHS is not concerned about men using their personal computers to access classified government information, and known terrorist sympathizers holding meetings in the White House, we are in grave danger. If Janet Napolitano is not going to perform her job as secretary of DHS, why do we have a DHS? We should not cower from the debate simply because it’s politically incorrect to broach these subjects or because of a political agenda. We have already done that, in 1999 when Osama Bin Laden stated that blood would run in the streets of New York city, no one stood against his statement. We also done the same with the Ft. Hood shooter Nidal Hasan, over and over people in the know were reporting to the FBI that he was very anti-American and a possible threat, the FBI did not investigate because they were fearful the investigation would be seen as an “Islāmic witch hunt”. All because of political correctness, thirteen people were shot in cold blood. The man had S.O.A. on his government (Army) business card, S.O.A. meaning Soldier Of Allah. To add insult to injury the government will still not call the acts perpetrated by Hasan a terrorist act, they consider it an incident of “work place violence”. Also, I don’t remember anyone mentioning gun control after Hasan killed thirteen.

We recently seen how political agenda has driven the gun control debate after the tragic shooting spree in Aurora, Colorado. Before the victims were all properly identified news anchors were already blaming those they disagree with politically, pushing accusations on Tea Party members. Guns needed to be outlawed so people would be “safe”. Just a day later, an Afghan police officer opened fire on American contractors killing three. No where did you hear anyone calling for the outlaw of guns in Afghanistan. One shooting spree fits the liberal agenda narrative, and one did not. So one gets the nod for a refreshed attack on the second amendment rights of American people, and one is ignored, because only one story is politically expedient. I bring this up because I want the American people to drive the debate regarding Islam in the government, and not another terrorist attack, God forbid.

Robert E. Stage Jr.

 

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SUNDAY SERMON SERIES – A Woman Taken In Adultery – John 8:1-19


St. Johns Gospel Chapter 8 "A wpman taken in adultery

The Gospel According to John 8:1-19

1 Jesus went unto the mount of Olives.

2 And early in the morning he came again into the temple, and all the people came unto him; and he sat down, and taught them.

3 And the scribes and Pharisees brought unto him a woman taken in adultery; and when they had set her in the midst,

4 They say unto him, Master, this woman was taken in adultery, in the very act.

5 Now Moses in the law commanded us, that such should be stoned: but what sayest thou?

6 This they said, tempting him, that they might have to accuse him. But Jesus stooped down, and with his finger wrote on the ground, as though he heard them not.

7 So when they continued asking him, he lifted up himself, and said unto them, He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her.

8 And again he stooped down, and wrote on the ground.

9 And they which heard it, being convicted by their own conscience, went out one by one, beginning at the eldest, even unto the last: and Jesus was left alone, and the woman standing in the midst.

10 When Jesus had lifted up himself, and saw none but the woman, he said unto her, Woman, where are those thine accusers? hath no man condemned thee?

11 She said, No man, Lord. And Jesus said unto her, Neither do I condemn thee: go, and sin no more.

Jesus Lifts up the Woman

12 Then spake Jesus again unto them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.

13 The Pharisees therefore said unto him, Thou bearest record of thyself; thy record is not true.

14 Jesus answered and said unto them, Though I bear record of myself, yet my record is true: for I know whence I came, and whither I go; but ye cannot tell whence I come, and whither I go.

15 Ye judge after the flesh; I judge no man.

16 And yet if I judge, my judgment is true: for I am not alone, but I and the Father that sent me.

17 It is also written in your law, that the testimony of two men is true.

18 I am one that bear witness of myself, and the Father that sent me beareth witness of me.

19 Then said they unto him, Where is thy Father? Jesus answered, Ye neither know me, nor my Father: if ye had known me, ye should have known my Father also.

This scripture has many lessons that we can take from it.  It is multi-faceted.  With the media ignoring the dangers of Islam, and slandering Christianity any chance they can. I figured the attempted stoning of the woman taken in adultery, was a great place to start this series that I will be writing on Sunday’s.

In this chapter, the Pharisee’s were already fed up with this one named Jesus. They were upset at the following that he was gaining. They were upset with the amount of power that it seemed like he was gaining in the temple. So like any Holier than thou “religious” person, the Pharisee’s (who were legalists) gathered together the modern day equivalent of attorneys, the “Scribes” and decided they would go out into the court of the Temple and put Jesus in his place. They were trying their best to trap him in a religious word trap, using the law of Moses. They brought to him the woman taken in adultery (interesting how they couldn’t find her male adultery partner, so he could face his stoning…) and demanded of him, a judgement on her guilt and the execution of the law. Not realizing they had brought the woman to the one who was with his Father when the law was handed down to Moses.  The legalists are those who want to cast down those who have fallen short, and the Pharisees were especially talented at looking down their nose at those around them. So when they brought her to him, they of course remind him of the law and asks “well what are we to do with her”? I love the reaction Christ returned, he just knelt and wrote on the ground, I’ve often wondered what it was that he wrote. Of course they pressed the question, until he finally gave him an answer they never seen coming, “He, that is among you, cast the first stone”. They forgot who they were talking to, he knew the hearts of every person gathered there that day. They also didn’t recognize him as the one who could forgive sins, and as it says in Matthew 5:17 Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfill. His sacrifice would soon put a bookend on the fulfillment of the law of Moses.  That day, there in the Temple court, Jesus saved that womans life. Not only can he save a person for eternity, he can save a person by his forgiveness, and his redirection, repentance. He told the woman, after all the stones had been dropped to the ground, “Go, Sin no more”. She is not the only one he said this to, he said it to many of his followers throughout the Gospels.

Isn’t that the miracle-working power of God?! He took that womans worst day, she was to be stoned to death. But, God set her free from her condemnation, and the terrible death she was about to face. I think that will preach.

After she left, the Pharisees were not finished with Jesus. He had told them He was the light of the world, and they that walked after him would never walk in darkness. To which they said that Christ was bearing his own witness, and It was not true. (After all the miracles, all the works of His Father, some still would not see.) Then after setting them straight on the stoning, He set them straight on a doctrinal issue. He said to them, Though I bear record of myself, yet my record is true: for I know whence I came, and whither I go; but ye cannot tell whence I come, and whither I go. Ye judge after the flesh; I judge no man.  And yet if I judge, my judgment is true: for I am not alone, but I and the Father that sent me. It is also written in your law, that the testimony of two men is true. I am one that bear witness of myself, and the Father that sent me beareth witness of me. Then said they unto him, Where is thy Father? Jesus answered, Ye neither know me, nor my Father: if ye had known me, ye should have known my Father also.

Many folks misunderstand the difference between law of the Old Testament, and Grace that Jesus brought in the New Testament. It really hinges around the Matthew 5:17 verse. When Jesus explained that he was not come to destroy the law, or the prophets: but He had come to fulfill the law. Which absolutely does not  mean that we take advantage of Christ and sin knowingly, the Bible says that we crucify Him afresh if we do that. His grace toward us is that while we were yet sinners, he died for us, and when he saved or healed someone he would say “Go, Sin no more.” With the help of the Holy Spirit we can have victory over sin in this life, by studying Gods word, and Prayer. All things were fulfilled in the crucifixion of Christ.

Robert E. Stage Jr.

 
 

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‘Adolph Hitler’ Ordered to be Held In Custody In New Jersey


One day, you take your family to the grocery store to order a decorated birthday cake for your youngest son.  There’s just one problem, they refuse to decorate the cake for you.  Not because you don’t have the money for it.  Not because they ran out of icing or cake.  But, because they refuse to write your son’s name on the cake, his name, Adolph Hitler Campbell. After the story of this incident broke in the local news papers, child protective services showed up on the doorstep of the Campbell’s, ultimately, child services took all four of their children into custody. Three of their four children are named after Nazi figures or terminology. This happened in New Jersey in 2009.

Fast forward to present day. There was a hearing in Superior Court to decide if the children should be held in State custody or be returned to their parents. Superior Court Judge Robert Reed ruled that the children should continue to be detained in the states care. A decision Adolph’s father strongly disagreed with saying  it was based purely on the names of his children rather than the couple’s ability to serve as parents.

“These kids weren’t abused. Our kids weren’t taken because of abuse,” Campbell said. “I’m honest about who I am and what I am.” He further added “If I have to give up my Nazism, then so be it. I’ll do it,” he said. The children are “more my heart and soul and everything than anything.”

The Campbell’s are reported to have separated. An interesting interconnected note is that the Nazi Party recently filed the paper work in Washington D.C. to have their own lobbyist to the Congress of the United States in April, 2012, and were permitted to do so.

Here is one thing to consider. In America we have a constitutional right to the freedom of association, no matter what the social astigmatism is. We are protected from persecution by the government for being associated with any political ideology. If someone wants to follow communist ideology, in America they are free to do so, even though I strongly disagree with their decision in that choice, I support their right to subscribe to communism. Because I support the U.S. Constitution. We have a right to free and open debate.

I do not like anything that promotes Nazism, I find their actions both past and present, to be detestable. However, I don’t support an over reaching all-powerful government bureaucracy whether Federal, State, or Local in nature.

Here is another point of view to ponder.

Muhammad is a very popular name in the world right now, and many young boys are being named Muhammad currently.

In AD 627, Muhammad committed an atrocity against the last remaining major tribe of Jews in Medina: the Qurayza. Muhammad beheaded or had beheaded 750 Jews, adults and prepubescent males, and gathered all the women together as slaves. Muhammad, also had taken to himself a wife, a young girl of the age of around 9. He was middle-aged at the time of their wedding. The Hadith chronicles the story of Muhammad marrying the 9 year old girl of his friend,the girl was named Aisha. The Southern Baptists had gotten into some hot water over referring to Muhammad as a “Demon Possessed Pedophile” in 2002.

If Muhammad hated the Jews, and killed them. And Adolph hated the Jews, and killed them. Why is it more politically correct to name children Muhammad than Adolph. Is it in our psyche as a nation to abhor the name Adolph, because his atrocities were more recent, and closer to the surface of our knowledge than that of Muhammad’s atrocities? I would say that is part of it. However, consider this point of view, or are we so afraid of being politically incorrect to tell the truth about both men, because Islam calls one of them a prophet? Are we to afraid to criticise one because he is a so-called “religious” figure? And, equally, are we so easy to criticise the other one because its socially acceptable to do so?

In America, does the government have the right to take children into custody, because of their name? Where no credible evidence of abuse can be determined beyond a reasonable doubt? Can they break up a family because of your decision to name your children what you seen fit?  Should the authorities be investigating Islamic families that are naming their boys Muhammad?  If the answer is yes, we are in a world of hurt.

Robert E. Stage Jr.

Adolph, with his parents Heath and Deborah

 

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TSA – Decides to Stop Groping Granny


Read; then let this seer into your mind for a while.

The year was 1692, the place was Salem Village, Massachusetts. At the zenith of the Witch Trials in our country, people were scared to death of their neighbors for fear that they would be accused of being a witch. They were terrified they would be arrested, tried, convicted of being a witch and then subsequently hanged. A great commotion was started by a group of little girls and their accusations against a slave woman named, Tituba. The little girls were exhibiting strange behavior, convulsions and the doctor of the village could see no natural cause for the affliction. The girls of Salem Village, had to be under the spell of a witch or worse yet, witches.

You! You are GUILTY!!!

I have given you a synopsis of the story of the witch trials because something amazing and wonderful happened out of those terrible trials. A shift happened. A shift of the burden of proof needed to convict someone beyond a reasonable doubt. History tells us, that when accused of a crime, the law said that the burden of proof was on the accused. However, at the end of the witch trials this was transferred to the prosecution. This is to say that at one point, if accused, you would have to prove that you were innocent of the indictment, that was your burden. After the trials, if you were accused of a crime, those who indicted you, had to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that you were guilty of the charges. Now it was their burden. No more were you presumed guilty until you proved your innocence, you were presumed innocent until the State proved you were guilty. This premise is what our system is built on, it impacts the writ of habeas corpus and the right to a fair and speedy trial.

Now ask yourself, are you guilty, or is there probable cause to search you for entering a certain area in an airport? Who has the right to search your ‘person’ for merely being in an area of a building. What’s even worse, you are not only searched, now you are “seen” naked through the airport scanners or felt up by some TSA pervert. You might think that is rough but I was raised being told that no one had the right to touch my body, unless I give it to them. The government, using the TSA, Homeland Security, and the Patriot act has turned 320 years of legal precedent on its ear. They have groped granny, pulled out colostomy bags, humiliated cancer patients, touched children in inappropriate places, imagine if a parent done to their child what the TSA now calls a duty, the parent who touched their child would be jailed for gross sexual imposition of a minor! It is disgusting how we are being treated for merely wanting to take part in the convenience of flying on an airplane from one place to another. All because 19 Saudi Arabian radical Islamists decided to use jet airplanes full of fuel as weapons against our countrymen. So now we endure the death of the 4th amendment, as we “disrobe” through the airport scanner, take our shoes and belts off, carry “approved fluids” in “approved bottles” using “approved methods”. It is MADNESS!

We should all wear it as a badge of honor! We will NOT comply!

The good news is we are slowly rolling back their power by our protest and righteous indignation. The spokesperson for the TSA, David Castelveter, has recently released news that the TSA has rethought their stance on strip searching granny and grandpappy, they’re going to relax restrictions on all air travelers over the age of 75. Any one want to join me in a sarcastic “thank you, TSA!?”. Imagine, the government telling you, we’re going to “slow up” on trampling your Constitutional rights. People everywhere should be outraged! They’re going to stop doing something that they should have never done in the first place, no more groping granny! Well it’s about time pervs!

Now how about keeping your hands off the rest of us!

Robert E. Stage Jr.
The Patriot

 

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Obama admits he is Muslim: What a Man Believes, Shapes His Worldview


Matthew 7:20  Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them.

**Story Update**

Rev. Jeremiah Wright admits, “I made it easy for Obama to accept Christianity, without having to renounce Islam.”

Let me begin by saying, I know the US Constitution bars a religious litmus test for all those who would seek to hold public office, and I am in agreement with it. The above video should not be viewed in a Constitutional context. It should however be viewed and reviewed in a context of how a man’s words either shed light, or darkness on his character. In this highly charged, political, election year climate, you will hear a ton more on the faith (Mormonism) of the Republican (almost) nominee, Mitt Romney by the main stream media. In contrast, you will see the media elite try to deflect for Obama, any question that remotely challenges him, his policies, and his faith. Mr. Obama has stated on numerous occasions that he is a Christian, and Jerimiah Wright had led him to Christ, married he and his wife Michelle, and also baptized his daughters Sasha and Malia. (Although Jerimiah preaches black liberation theology). Either Obama is a Christian, or he is a Muslim, there is no middle ground. He can’t have it both ways. Although if you study his actions he tries his absolute best to play the politically correct answers all the time.

Mr. Obama, is the closest our nation has ever come to being ruled by a foreign dictator, thats not hyperbole, many would agree with that statement. So, why does it feel this way?

Because what a man believes, forms all his policies, forms his world view, and forms his moral foundation. After watching the video, ponder the verse of Scripture under it, and ask yourself, what are Barack Obama’s fruits? I would list all the pro-muslim actions he’s taken, but the video does an excellent job outlining them. Something else to remember while watching the video, in Islam, it is perfectly okay to lie about anything, as long as you are ultimately promoting the Muslim faith. And yes, this video has been out for a while, however it never hurts to do a refresher every now and again. Because Sharia Law is not freedom compliant!

Robert E. Stage Jr.

 

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National Symbols


What is in a symbol? More particularly, what is in a national symbol? After many years of trouble and toil, the Freedom Tower has ascended past the height of The Empire State building today, no, it’s not quite finished yet, but it’s on its way in the right direction, its completed height will be 1776 feet.

What does it mean for our nation to have this building erected on the Manhattan skyline reaching up toward the heavens?

Most can remember the day, a bright wonderful Tuesday morning, on the 11th of September, 2001. It is one of those events that you remember exactly where you were and what you were doing. I was grinding a chisel point on an electric grinder at the Goodyear Service Center that I worked at, when the owner barged through the shop door and said that a missile had hit the The World Trade Center. Later, of course we would find out the truth, we all stood in the showroom of that tire store and watched the second plane slam into the second tower, live on Good Morning America. Our mouths agape, anger and confusion in our hearts, who is responsible for this, we all wondered aloud. By the end of the day, thousands had lost their lives, there were victims mingled with heroes, and a plane in Pennsylvania had been taken back from the terrorists, but to no avail, it too would be lost along with all souls on board. We would find out soon that 19 Arab citizens from Saudi Arabia were the culprits, along with the terrorist organization Al’qaeda.

To build this new tower is a noble thing for all those who lived through the tragedy of that day, and I’m sure a majority of people will be sharing their excitement in the coming final years of construction. I want to show something else on this commemorative day, something you probably have not heard of, not seen, and probably do not understand. It is the Burj Khalifa. This is the tallest skyscraper in the world, designed and built by an American Company named SOM. It is interesting to note where it’s built and what its name was

before it was opened in 2010. It originally was called the Burj Dubai which translated means Dubai Tower and it was built in the United Arab Emirates. This is the jewel of the desert to the Arab people and “someone” thought it would be best if it was called the Burj Khalifa which translated is Caliphate Tower. Now most people have never heard the word Caliphate, unless you listen or watch Glenn Beck. The word Caliphate in Islam is the word for a Muslim super nation dedicated to spreading Islam as a one world religion composed of a bunch of smaller Islāmic states say like Iran, now Egypt, Tunisia, Libia etc. If you study the Bible or Biblical archeology, you may see a resemblance between the Burj Khalifa and the Tower of Babel of ancient times, they are very close, (of course not in height).

The graph above (represented in red) shows just how much taller this skyscraper is compared to the other towers. Now if you study sociology, you might start to see a bit of a contest emerging to place a stake on worlds tallest skyscraper. As I was researching for this article I stumbled upon the website for the Burj Khalifa and I seen a very interesting photo comparison much like the one above, but it was missing something….

It was missing all the other tallest skyscrapers. It only compared The Burj (Dubai) Khalifa and our Freedom Tower. Our World Trade Center Twin Towers once was the tallest skyscraper, we don’t do things half way, we are Americans, why would we build a skyscraper to be the third or fourth tallest in the world? Since when have Americans ever strived to be third? Now tell me, doesn’t that make you just a bit angry? Look at some of our other national symbols, the Space Shuttles, YF22 Fighter plane, Statue of Liberty, The Stealth fighter, Washington Monument, Aircraft carriers. The space shuttles already have been retired, and our manned space program has been effectively shut completely down by the current administration. We traded it for even more social spending, the administration also cancelled the contract to build the worlds most advanced fighter aircraft, the YF22, we only have what was built up to the point that Obama was inaugurated, these other symbols may not be far behind. After all, when our buildings are knocked down by citizens from another country, we don’t even try to build the new one back up to be the Tallest in the world any longer, and we don’t knock theirs down. God help our great nation!

Robert E. Stage Jr.

 

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