Gun Control Not Associated With Reducing Suicides

Found here: dailycaller.com by NRA-ILA Contributor Throwing all manner of mud at the wall to see what might stick, Michael Bloomberg’s number-crunchers and whoever produces “reports” for the Brady Campaign nowadays have decided, as gun control supporters do, to try promoting gun control as the solution to suicide. From their perspective, it makes sense to […]
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It’s All Good

As for you, you meant evil against me, but God meant it for good, to bring it about that many people should be kept alive, as they are today. Genesis 50:20 ESV   Trusting God is sometimes hard . . . trusting people who are “God’s messengers” in our lives . . . that’s another […]
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It’s All About the Joy

This is the day the lord has made. We will rejoice and be glad in it. Psalms 118:24 NLT   George Willis Cook wrote a song in the 1920’s that has stood the course of time.  Once you start singing it, it’s hard to stop.  It goes like this, “I’ve got the joy, joy, joy, […]
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Trying To Trust

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding. Seek His will in all you do, and He will show you which path to take.”  – Proverbs 3:5-6 NLT   Line them all up . . . and I’ve made more mistakes than milestones.  We all mess up.  It […]
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God’s Time is Not the Same as My Time

“How can someone like me, your servant, talk to You, my Lord? My strength is gone, and I can hardly breathe.” – Daniel 10:17 NLT   Have you been to the place where crying out to God becomes so hard, so exhausting and so silent that you want to quit?  Praying . . . fasting […]
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Obama’s next backdoor assault on 2nd Amendment

Found here: wnd.com by Greg Corombos Secretary of State John Kerry once again signed the United Nations Arms Treaty on Wednesday, a move that supporters say will help stop weapons from getting into the hands of criminals and terrorists worldwide but critics contend is is a backdoor assault on law-abiding gun owners. The treaty would […]
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The Power of Change

Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and perceived that they were uneducated, common men, they were astonished. And they recognized that they had been with Jesus. Acts 4:13 ESV   Peter and John were both fisherman by trade.  They came from a small city that had little economic or cultural significance. […]
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He Can Handle This

In Him we were also chosen, having been predestined according to the plan of Him who works out everything in conformity with the purpose of His will, in order that we, who were the first to put our hope in Christ, might be for the praise of His glory. Ephesians 1:11-12 NIV During a troubling time, […]
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Take a Break

I will fully satisfy the needs of those who are weary and fully refresh the souls of those who are faint. Jeremiah 31:25 NET   Weary.  Worn out?  Whipped?   We are always on the go . . . always working . . . always connected.  We have given the nod to the novel notion […]
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Being Right or Doing Right.

And this righteousness will bring peace. Yes, it will bring quietness and confidence forever. Isaiah 32:17 NLT It’s easier to raise a generation to believe that righteousness or right living is founded on what we do, instead of who we are. Righteousness based on what we do becomes rule driven and unwelcoming.  Righteousness based in […]
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Giving the Right Stuff

Let the message about Christ, in all its richness, fill your lives. Teach and counsel each other with all the wisdom He gives. Sing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs to God with thankful hearts. And whatever you do or say, do it as a representative of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks through Him to […]
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Knives Kill More People Each Year Than Rifles: Time For Knife Control?

Found here on TheFederalist.com According to crime statistics from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), knives are consistently used to kill people far more often than rifles are used. And the numbers aren’t even close: five times as many murders were committed with knives than were committed with rifles last year. Read More
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Fighting Fear

Fearing people is a dangerous trap, but trusting The Lord means safety. Proverbs 29:25 NLT   Augustine wrote, “Fear is the response of the human heart when it’s one thing is threatened.” Solomon is credited with being one of the wisest and wealthiest who ever lived.  Yet, the threats of losing his treasured things created terror.  He […]
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Medal of Honor Recipient Dakota Meyer Demands ‘Full Institution’ of 2nd Amendment in Wake of Chattanooga Attack

Found here on FreeBeacon.com U.S. Marine Dakota Meyer, who received the Medal of Honor in 2011 for his service in Afghanistan, called for “a full institution of the 2nd Amendment” following the attacks on two Chattanooga, Tennessee military centers in a Facebook post Thursday. “I carry a firearm with me at all times legally under the conceal and […]
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Concealed-carry handgun permits soar as murder rate drops, study claims

Found here on FoxNews.com A report from a prominent economist finds that the number of permits to carry concealed handguns has skyrocketed by 178 percent in the last eight years, even as the murder rate has dropped. The figures, cited in a study by the Philadelphia-based Crime Prevention Research Center, is evidence that legally-possessed handguns […]
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An Excellent Example

May the God of endurance and encouragement grant you to live in such harmony with one another, in accord with Christ Jesus. Romans 15:5 ESV   The outcome of our opportunities and obstacles is based on our observations of God.  As Paul wrote to the Christ followers in Rome, he encouraged the strong to help […]
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Maine Governor LePage signs NRA-backed bill for Permitless carry

Found here: nraila.org Fairfax, Va. – The National Rifle Association won another victory for gun owners today as Maine Gov. Paul LePage signed Legislative Document 652 into law, allowing anyone over the age of 21 to carry concealed without a permit. “Maine now joins an ever-growing number of states in passing permitless carry,” said Chris […]
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