As horrifically amazing the sacrificial death of Jesus was on our behalf; making an atonement for a price I could never pay, it was actually the Resurrection which created believers. Faith that it occurred, hope we can have the same and the promise that one day "the dead in Christ" shall be awarded the same. Yes the neo-pagans today love to share that the ancient pagans of his day also wove beliefs of such things as well, all predating him. Yet, even in those aspirations of foreshadowing desires Christ wiped away the shadows of vague mythical versions to outdo them all with the manifestation of a once and future KING over Death and the fear, and penalty of its sting for us all. It was HIS resurrection alone that validates all the hope and foreshadowing of his own words and deeds. Say what you want, believe what you want. ONLY the NAME of Jesus passes all understanding, promises, hopes and faith. Being ""forgiven"" does not make us better, perfect, more anything higher than others. The children of the KING are just held to higher standards and fall harder when the sin like the rest. He is judgmental over his own; we only wish to share his forgiveness, love and peace. If I am judgmental or harsh on anyone, I am the worst of you all - for I know better and yet sin. I only ask you forgive me when I fall short of the standards I know I should strive to be like.
"The first strike of the revolutionary armed forces of the DPRK will blow up the U.S. bases for aggression in its mainland and in the Pacific operational theatres including Hawaii and Guam," the North said Saturday in the statement carried by the official Korean Central News Agency. DPRK stands for the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, the North's official name.
Pyongyang uses the U.S. nuclear arsenal as a justification for its own push for nuclear weapons. It says that U.S. nuclear firepower is a threat to its existence.
But Jews believe that in messianic times, their Third Temple will be rebuilt there.
The only question that remains is this, Ariel speculated as he turned to Attias.
"Is someone in this building already drawing construction plans for the Third Temple?" The response was a round of applause, and a quip from Attias. "I think [US President Barack] Obama would have to authorize that.” Ariel responded, “I think it’s a higher power who is in charge."
My supervisor Sherry Perry retired today; feels like the end of an era. She had quiet a following because not only did many of us witness her grow into her position but become someone we ourselves could emulate. Honest, fair and consistent even in the face of many odds pressing on her she always stood in the gap for those about her, and "under" her. We'll miss you Sherry. Wishing you all the Best!!! I drew this going away retirement poster for her and gave many the opportunity to sign their comments as well.
Me and Sherry
Farewell "We love and only with you the best" Sherry!
The names in gray were some former employees...
"You know you've worked at the State School too long when..."
"...words like: "Home," "Pulled," and "Individuals" remind you of work."
"...when you tell your children they are getting a memo for not cleaning their room."
"...when you come out of the restroom looking for the BM book."
"...when you order THICK-IT with your drinks."
"...when you call your family vacation an "excursion".
(To list just a few funnies...)
We're going to the Studio Movie Grill to watch OZ The Great and Powerful in ""3D"". I've never been to the Movie Grill before so I guess I'm in for a treat.
As the dispersed gathering began to mingle among themselves and take their seats again, the Air-Ship Captain passed by Steven with an unimpressed look, “That thing had better not get lit either or we’ll have more than words this go around.”
The man was the quintessential Pilot dressed in formal his black suit, gold trimmed cords, medals and the winged Air-Ship patch on his left arm denoted that he was the best of the best. Fearless even in the face of the likes of Steven Richard Padgett; head of the Archaic Observer Newspaper, the last vestiges of print still in circulation. Steven gave him a grimacing look in return. ..."
~THE CURE CRISIS