Revelation 5:9 – Worthy Is The Lamb

Worthy is the Lamb: Glory to the Holy One Concert (Saint Andrew’s Chapel)

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Published on Aug 20, 2015
“Worthy is the Lamb” from Glory to the Holy One, performed live during a concert on February 18, 2015 at Saint Andrew’s Chapel in Sanford, FL. Learn more at http://GloryToTheHolyOne.com

Lyrics:

The veil of heaven opened wide
The scene was clearly set
John saw a scroll writ either side
Where seven seals were met
With booming voice the angel said
To now unseal the scroll
But none was found to meet the task
Not even one lone soul

Refrain

Worthy, worthy, worthy is the Lamb
Worthy, worthy is the Lamb who was slain

Convulsed with tears and broken heart
John’s hope was now assailed
“Weep not,” the elder counseled him,
“A Lion has prevailed!”
No lion came to take his claim
No beast of royal reign
Instead there stood a bloodied Lamb
Like one who had been slain

Refrain

Ten thousand times, ten thousand more
The host of heaven cried
All blessing, honor, glory, and pow’r
To Christ, the Lamb that died

Refrain

Christ the Lamb, who was slain

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Randall Van Meggelen, a church musician, comments on this hymn: http://www.ligonier.org/blog/for-chur…

Featuring lyrics drawn from Scripture and a lifetime of theological reflection, Glory to the Holy One is a collection of beautiful new hymns written by Dr. R.C. Sproul, wedded with soaring melodies written by award-winning composer, Jeff Lippencott. Recorded in esteemed venues around the world, this new project provides the church with an offering of that which is good, true, and beautiful in the Christian faith.

Revelation 5:9 Tyndale Bible

9 and they songe a newe songe saynge: thou art worthy to take ye boke and to ope ye seales therof: for thou waste kylled and haste redemed vs by thy bloud out of all kynreddes and tonges and people and nacions

Tyndale Bible

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The Tyndale Bible generally refers to the body of biblical translations by William Tyndale (c. 1494–1536). Tyndale’s Bible is credited with being the first English translation to work directly from Hebrew and Greek texts. Furthermore, it was the first English biblical translation that was mass-produced as a result of new advances in the art of printing. The term Tyndale’s Bible is not strictly correct, because Tyndale never published a complete Bible. Prior to his execution Tyndale had only finished translating the entire New Testament and roughly half of the Old Testament.[1] Of the latter, the Pentateuch, Jonah and a revised version of the book of Genesis were published during his lifetime. His other Old Testament works were first used in the creation of the Matthew Bible and also heavily influenced every major English translation of the Bible that followed.[2]

History[edit]

The chain of events that led to the creation of Tyndale’s New Testament possibly began in 1522, the year Tyndale acquired a copy of Martin Luther’s German New Testament. Inspired by Luther’s work, Tyndale began a translation into English using a Greek text “compiled by Erasmus from several manuscripts older and more authoritative than the Latin Vulgate” of Jerome (A.D. c.340-420), the only translation authorized by the Roman Catholic Church.[3][4]
Tyndale made his purpose known to the Bishop of London at the time, Cuthbert Tunstall, but was refused permission to produce this “heretical” text. Thwarted in England, Tyndale moved to the continent.[5] A partial edition was put into print in 1525 in Cologne. But before the work could be completed, Tyndale was betrayed to the authorities[6] and forced to flee to Worms, where the first complete edition of his New Testament was published in 1526.[7]
Two revised versions were later published in 1534 and 1536, both personally revised by Tyndale himself. After his death in 1536 Tyndale’s works were revised and reprinted numerous times[8] and are reflected in more modern versions of the Bible, including, perhaps most famously, the King James Bible.
Tyndale’s Pentateuch was published at Antwerp by Merten de Keyser in 1530.[9] His English version of the book of Jonah was published the following year. This was followed by his revised version of the book of Genesis in 1534. Tyndale translated additional Old Testament books including Joshua, Judges, first and second Samuel, first and second Kings and first and second Chronicles, but they were not published and have not survived in their original forms.[10] When Tyndale was martyred these works came to be in the possession of one of his associates John Rogers. These translations would be influential in the creation of the Matthew Bible which was published in 1537.[10]
Tyndale used a number of sources when carrying out his translations of both the New and Old Testaments. When translating the New Testament, he referred to the third edition (1522) of Erasmus’s Greek New Testament, often referred to as the Received Text. Tyndale also used Erasmus’ Latin New Testament, as well as Luther’s German version and the Vulgate.
Scholars believe that Tyndale stayed away from using Wycliffe’s Bible as a source because he didn’t want his English to reflect that which was used prior to the Renaissance.[11] The sources Tyndale used for his translation of the Pentateuch however are not known for sure. Scholars believe that Tyndale used either the Hebrew Pentateuch or the Polyglot Bible, and may have referred to the Septuagint. It is suspected that his other Old Testament works were translated directly from a copy of the Hebrew Bible. He also made abundant use of Greek and Hebrew grammars.[10]

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Psalm 91 – The Secret Place

The Secret Place: Glory to the Holy One Concert (Saint Andrew’s Chapel)

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Psalm 91 1599 Geneva Bible (GNV)

91 1 Here is described in what assurance he liveth, that putteth his whole trust in God, and commiteth himself wholly to his protection in all temptations. 14 A promise of God to those that love him, know him, and trust in him to deliver them, and give them immortal glory.

1 Who so dwelleth in the secret of the most High, shall abide in the shadow of the Almighty.
2 I will say unto the Lord, O my hope, and my fortress: he is my God, in him will I trust.
3 Surely I will deliver thee from the snare of the hunter, and from the noisome pestilence.
4 He will cover thee under his wings, and thou shalt be sure under his feathers: his truth shall be thy shield and buckler.
5 Thou shalt not be afraid of the fear of the night: nor of the arrow that flieth by day:
6 Nor of the pestilence that walketh in the darkness: nor of the plague that destroyeth at noon day.
7 A thousand shall fall at thy side, and ten thousand at thy right hand, but it shall not come near thee.
8 Doubtless with thine eyes shalt thou behold and see the reward of the wicked.
9 For thou hast said, The Lord is mine hope: thou hast set the most High for thy refuge.
10 There shall none evil come unto thee, neither shall any plague come near thy tabernacle.
11 For he shall give his Angels charge over thee to keep thee in all thy ways.
12 They shall bear thee in their hands, that thou hurt not thy foot against a stone.
13 Thou shalt walk upon the lion and asp: the young lion, and the dragon shalt thou tread under feet.
14 Because he hath loved me, therefore will I deliver him: I will exalt him because he hath known my Name.
15 He shall call upon me, and I will hear him: I will be with him in trouble: I will deliver him, and glorify him.
16 With long life will I satisfy him, and show him my salvation.

1599 GENEVA BIBLE

Version Information

All but forgotten today, the Geneva Bible was the most widely read and influential English Bible of the 16th and 17th centuries. It was one of the Bibles taken to America on the Mayflower.

Mary I was Queen of England and Ireland from 1553 until her death in 1558. Her executions of Protestants caused her opponents to give her the sobriquet “Bloody Mary.” It was her persecution that caused the Marian Exile which drove 800 English scholars to the European continent, where a number of them gathered in Geneva, Switzerland. There a team of scholars led by William Whittingham, and assisted by Miles Coverdale, Christopher Goodman, Anthony Gilby, John Knox, and Thomas Sampson, produced The Geneva Bible, based on Greek and Hebrew manuscripts and a revision of William Tyndale’s New Testament, which first appeared in 1526. The Geneva Bible New Testament was published in 1557, with the complete Bible appearing in 1560.

A superb translation, it was the product of the best Protestant scholars of the day and became the Bible of choice for many of the greatest writers and thinkers of that time. Men such as William Shakespeare, John Bunyan, and John Milton used the Geneva Bible in their writings.

The Geneva Bible is unique among all other Bibles. It was the first Bible to use chapters and numbered verses and became the most popular version of its time because of its extensive marginal notes. These notes, written by Reformation leaders including John Calvin and others, were intended to help explain and interpret the Scriptures for the average reader.

With its variety of scriptural study guides and aids—which included cross-reference verse citations, introductions to each book of the Bible, maps, tables, woodcut illustrations, indexes, and other features—the Geneva Bible is regarded as history’s first study Bible.

In 2006, Tolle Lege Press released a version of the 1599 Geneva Bible with modern spellings as part of its 1599 Geneva Bible restoration project. The original cross references were retained as well as the study notes by the Protestant Reformation leaders. In addition, the Old English glossary was included in the updated version.

Scripture text, notes and version information are from BibleGateway.com.

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The Right To Kill An Unborn Baby – The Same As The Right To Celebrate Christmas – Really? – John 16:7-11

Whoopi Goldberg Argues Right To Celebrate Christmas Is Same As Right To Abortion

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The Right To Kill An Unborn Baby – The Same As The Right To Celebrate Christmas – Really? – John 16:7-11

John 16:7-11 New King James Version (NKJV)

7 Nevertheless I tell you the truth. It is to your advantage that I go away; for if I do not go away, the Helper will not come to you; but if I depart, I will send Him to you. 8 And when He has come, He will convict the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment: 9 of sin, because they do not believe in Me; 10 of righteousness, because I go to My Father and you see Me no more; 11 of judgment, because the ruler of this world is judged.

Can you believe what Whoopi said? Let’s consider what happens when a child is murdered through abortion. Videos will follow in this post that show the brutal murders of unborn children.

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The last abortion video will be very graphic. It shows an exposed woman as her unborn child is destroyed within her. It shows the lack of concern for life that comes from the abortion crew, and allows the voices of laughter of that crew to be heard as the child is being ripped apart with its body parts being thrown into a garbage can. The video shows the blood flowing from the mother during the abortion, with the blood being that of the slaughtered child, and not of the mother.

The Reality of Abortion.wmv

Barack Obama Abortion Montage

2014 President Obama voted to protect doctors killing babies who survived the abortion.

Partial Birth Abortion Demonsration, Dr. Lile

The Reality of Abortion – Aborted Babies for Sale

Abortion The Truth. Viewer Discretion Advised

Consider the party platform of the Democrat Party in 2016, as it relates to the killing of unborn babies.

http://time.com/4422862/democratic-platform-guns-abortion-immigration/

“We believe unequivocally, like the majority of Americans, that every woman should have access to quality reproductive health care services, including safe and legal abortion—regardless of where she lives, how much money she makes, or how she is insured. We believe that reproductive health is core to women’s, men’s, and young people’s health and wellbeing. We will continue to stand up to Republican efforts to defund Planned Parenthood health centers, which provide critical health services to millions of people.”

The Democrat Party Platform has no restrictions on abortion. There is not one Democrat, who is holding public office or who will seek public office, who will take a stance against the killing of unborn children, because of the party platform statement on the killing of unborn babies. Let’s consider those who are not “politicians,” but support the Democrat party. Such a group of people is aware of the Democrat party’s position on the killing of unborn babies. The people who work, or volunteer, in Democrat offices; or the people who pull voting levers for Democrat candidates; or, anyone who is aware of the Democrat party’s ungodly support of the killing of unborn babies and supports the Democrat party, is in a situation of grave concern as it relates to God’s Word; they show by their actions and approval that they do not have the Spirit of God convicting them of: sin, and righteousness, and judgment (John 16:7-11), which is because they do not have God’s Holy Spirit dwelling within their spirit (John 14:16-17). The reason that the Spirit of God does not dwell within the spirit of any human being is because that person has not been born again/born from above (John 3:3), which is a result of the work of God’s Holy Spirit (John 3:8). The end result is that such a person, who is lacking the indwelling Presence of God’s Holy Spirit, will be standing in line at the Great White Throne Judgment, and will be thrown into the lake of fire (Revelation 20:11-15).

Revelation 20:11-15 New King James Version (NKJV)

The Great White Throne Judgment

11 Then I saw a great white throne and Him who sat on it, from whose face the earth and the heaven fled away. And there was found no place for them. 12 And I saw the dead, small and great, standing before God, and books were opened. And another book was opened, which is the Book of Life. And the dead were judged according to their works, by the things which were written in the books. 13 The sea gave up the dead who were in it, and Death and Hades delivered up the dead who were in them. And they were judged, each one according to his works. 14 Then Death and Hades were cast into the lake of fire. This is the second death.15 And anyone not found written in the Book of Life was cast into the lake of fire.

The sad thing about all of this is that Democrat politicians, and the others who support them and their ungodly agenda, teach their children to adhere to the same abominable goals of the Democrat party. So, the children of such Democrats will very possibly end up in the same line that leads to the Great White Throne Judgment and lake of fire.

HILLARY CLINTON USA Religious Beliefs Must Change?
Published on Sep 17, 2016
Hillary Clinton, speaking at the Women in the World Summit on April 23, said, “Far too many women are denied access to reproductive health care and safe childbirth, and laws don’t count for much if they’re not enforced. Rights have to exist in practice — not just on paper. Laws have to be backed up with resources and political will. And deep-seated cultural codes, religious beliefs and structural biases have to be changed.”

Was she implying that the Christian belief in being pro-life and anti-abortion must change — and that this should be done through laws and “political will”?

If Christians must change Christian teachings in regards to abortion, then what Hillary Clinton is essentially saying is … Christians must deny their Faith.

Chelsea Clinton Quit Church at 6-Years-Old, She Says, Because they’re Anti-Abortion

Published on Feb 12, 2016
Chelsea Clinton says that at only six years old she felt uncomfortable with Churches talking about how abortion is wrong.

http://www.lifenews.com/2016/02/11/chelsea-clinton-i-left-the-church-when-i-was-6-because-it-opposed-abortion/

http://www.christianpost.com/news/abortion-core-human-right-chelsea-clinton-162082/

One of the best Pro-life speeches EVER! Gianna Jessen abortion survivor Full video
Published on Aug 21, 2013
This is hands down one of the most powerful and best Pro-life speeches I have ever heard. It changed my life. Gianna Jessen is an abortion survivor the hit movie October Baby was loosely based on her life. This is the full speech it is usually only available in two separate parts. Gianna was speaking at Queen’s Hall Parliament House in Victoria. Australia on the eve of the debate to decriminalize abortion in Victoria.

DISCLAIMER!

The following video will be very graphic. It shows an exposed woman as her unborn child is destroyed within her. It shows the lack of concern for life that comes from the abortion crew, and allows the voices of laughter of that crew to be heard as the child is being ripped apart with its body parts being thrown into a garbage can. The video shows the blood flowing from the mother during the abortion, with the blood being that of the slaughtered child, and not of the mother.

DISCLAIMER!

The following video will be very graphic. It shows an exposed woman as her unborn child is destroyed within her. It shows the lack of concern for life that comes from the abortion crew, and allows the voices of laughter of that crew to be heard as the child is being ripped apart with its body parts being thrown into a garbage can. The video shows the blood flowing from the mother during the abortion, with the blood being that of the slaughtered child, and not of the mother.

DISCLAIMER!

The following video will be very graphic. It shows an exposed woman as her unborn child is destroyed within her. It shows the lack of concern for life that comes from the abortion crew, and allows the voices of laughter of that crew to be heard as the child is being ripped apart with its body parts being thrown into a garbage can. The video shows the blood flowing from the mother during the abortion, with the blood being that of the slaughtered child, and not of the mother.

LEGRADO

Here is a parting thought for the Democrat party. “It’s a child, and not a choice.”

A Marriage Carol

A Marriage Carol – Chris Fabry And Gary Chapman

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This is the third year that I have published this post. Each time, I have listened to the videos without interruption, and each time they have pulled strong emotions from within me. This evening, as usual, my throat and jaw tightened. Tears would not stop finding their way onto my cheeks. The story of Jacob and Marlee is that, just a story. But, I know that their situation is one that many married couples, “are facing, have faced, or will face.”

Luke 2:1-7 New King James Version (NKJV)

Christ Born of Mary

1 And it came to pass in those days that a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be registered. 2 This census first took place while Quirinius was governing Syria. 3 So all went to be registered, everyone to his own city.

4 Joseph also went up from Galilee, out of the city of Nazareth, into Judea, to the city of David, which is called Bethlehem, because he was of the house and lineage of David, 5 to be registered with Mary, his betrothed wife, who was with child. 6 So it was, that while they were there, the days were completed for her to be delivered. 7 And she brought forth her firstborn Son, and wrapped Him in swaddling cloths, and laid Him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn.

Mary and Joseph were on their way to Bethlehem, where Mary would give birth to the Christ child, the Savior of the world. Consider the story of Marlee and Jacob, and their “Christmas Eve” journey; it was being made for quite a different reason.

Marlee and Jacob were married on Christmas Eve, “twenty years ago.” On this Christmas Eve, the couple are headed to an attorney’s office…to sign divorce papers. Think about Marlee, Jacob, and your marriage situation. Do you remember the words that you and your mate said to each other as you stood before God, the minister, family and friends, and the rest of the people who were watching and listening as you professed your love to one another? If you have forgotten those special words, I have written a traditional wedding vow for you to consider. Please read it now.

“To have and to hold, from this day forward, for better for worse, for richer for poorer, in sickness or in health, to love and to cherish…’til death do us part.”

If you are also considering a Christmas Eve “divorce papers appointment,” please listen carefully to the audio recording of Marlee and Jacob, as they are on their way to sign their papers…on Christmas Eve. The time of the recording is fifty-four minutes. Let me ask you to set aside an uninterrupted period of time, of “fifty-four minutes,” and listen to the important story of a damaged marriage. Think about your wedding vows. Think about your marriage…please! Set aside fifty-four minutes and consider your marriage.

The Moody Radio image (the middle of the three images on the page) has a white arrow that is used to click onto the recording of “The Marriage Carol.” Below the Moody image is a link that can also click on the recording.

After you have listened to the story of Marlee and Jacob (which may also be a story of you and your mate) please set aside another eight minutes and seventeen seconds to listen to the song and oratory that are provided by Bill and Gloria Gaither. It tells about the love and challenges that have encompassed their marriage. After you have read, listened to, and considered everything that is in this post, please be very honest with yourself and answer a very personal question; you can answer to yourself. So, here it is. When you read a post or message on facebook from a “friend” of the opposite sex, “do you get a spark?” If your answer is “yes,” maybe facebook is not something that you should have as a part of your life.

http://www.moodyradio.org/Christmas/

We Have This Moment Today
Bill And Gloria Gaither

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Andre Rieu Hallelujah

Andre Rieu – Hallelujah

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Revelation 19:1-5 Geneva Bible (GNV)

1 And after these things I heard a great voice of a great multitude in heaven, saying, Hallelujah, salvation, and glory, and honor, and power be to the Lord our God.
2 For true and righteous are his judgments: for he hath condemned the great whore which did corrupt the earth with her fornication, and hath avenged the blood of his servants shed by her hand.
3 And again they said, Hallelujah: and that her smoke rose up for evermore.
4 And the four and twenty Elders, and the four beasts fell down, and worshipped God that sat on the throne, saying, Amen, Hallelujah.
5 Then a voice came out of the throne, saying, Praise our God, all ye his servants, and ye that fear him, both small and great.

Revelation 19:1-5 King James Version (KJV)

1 And after these things I heard a great voice of much people in heaven, saying, Alleluia; Salvation, and glory, and honour, and power, unto the Lord our God:

2 For true and righteous are his judgments: for he hath judged the great whore, which did corrupt the earth with her fornication, and hath avenged the blood of his servants at her hand.

3 And again they said, Alleluia And her smoke rose up for ever and ever.

4 And the four and twenty elders and the four beasts fell down and worshipped God that sat on the throne, saying, Amen; Alleluia.

5 And a voice came out of the throne, saying, Praise our God, all ye his servants, and ye that fear him, both small and great.

Revelation 19:1-5 Wycliffe Bible (WYC)

1 After these things I heard as a great voice of many trumpets [of many trumps] in heaven, saying, Alleluia; praising, and glory, and virtue is to our God;
2 for true and just be the dooms of him, which deemed the great whore, that defouled the earth [that corrupted the earth] in her lechery, and venged the blood of his servants, of the hands of her.
3 And again they said, Alleluia. And the smoke of it ascendeth up, into the worlds of worlds [into worlds of worlds].
4 And the four and twenty elder men and the four beasts felled down, and worshipped God sitting on the throne, and said, Amen, Alleluia. [And the four and twenty seniors and the four beasts fell down, and worshipped God sitting on (the) throne, saying, Amen, Alleluia.]

5 And a voice went out of the throne, and said [saying], All the servants of our God, say ye praisings to our God, and ye that dread God, small and great.

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Prayer And The Political Process

Prayer And The Political Process

Confirmed Cases Of Voter Fraud: Illegal Immigrants Voting In Droves

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1 Timothy 2:1-3 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Instructions on Prayer

1 First of all, then, I urge that petitions, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for everyone, 2 for kings and all those who are in authority, so that we may lead a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness and dignity. 3 This is good, and it pleases God our Savior,

The 2016 Presidential Election And California

https://ballotpedia.org/Presidential_election_in_California,_2016

U.S. presidential election, California, 2016
Party Candidate Vote % Votes Electoral votes
Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngHillary Clinton/Tim Kaine 62.3% 8,753,788 55
Republican Donald Trump/Mike Pence 31.9% 4,483,810 0

Hillary Clinton won California in the general election.

In 2016, California had 55 electoral votes, which was 10.2 percent of the 538 electoral votes up for grabs and 20.4 percent of the 270 electoral votes needed to win the general election.

The vote in California is the reason that there is so much controversy about the reported Russian hacking of the Democrat emails, which revealed things about HRC and the Democrat party that may have prevented Hillary Clinton from winning the election. So, how does the California vote enter into this controversy? Also, how much of the problem relates to illegals voting in the State of California? So, how did all of this happen? Let’s consider the situation in California.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Governors_of_California
Governors Of California

From the year of 1900 until present date, California has had fifteen Republican governors and five Democrat governors. But, based on current demographics, there will never be another Republican governor in that stat. California was made so successful due to the individual efforts of its settlers, of which many were known as the “Forty-Niners,” who panned for gold during the gold rush era of the 1840s and 1850s. So, why should such a change in state leadership, from Republican to Democrat, have taken place in a state that was built on a capitalistic economy, but has recently changed to one of entitlements? Also, why was the Presidential election of 2016 so adversely affected by the rapidly changing demographics in California. There is no doubt that illegals continue to enter California and other border states in great numbers, and will continue to do so.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Immigration_Reform_and_Control_Act_of_1986

Four million illegals were living in California in 1986, and were considered for citizenship due to federal legislation.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA), Pub.L. 99–603, 100 Stat. 3445, enacted November 6, 1986, also known as the Simpson–Mazzoli Act, signed into law by Ronald Reagan on November 6, 1986, is an Act of Congress which reformed United States immigration law. The Act[1]

legalized illegal immigrants who entered the United States before January 1, 1982 and had resided there continuously with the penalty of a fine, back taxes due, and admission of guilt; candidates were required to prove that they were not guilty of crimes, that they were in the country before January 1, 1982, and that they possessed minimal knowledge about U.S. history, government, and the English language.
At the time, the Immigration and Naturalization Service estimated that about four million illegal immigrants would apply for legal status through the act and that roughly half of them would be eligible.[2]

Unauthorized Immigrants* in California and Los Angeles County

According to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), an estimated 2,830,000 unlawful immigrants resided in California in 2012, compared to 1.5 million in 1990 and 2.5 million in 2000. This number represents 24.7 percent of the entire estimated unlawful immigrant population in the United States (11.4 million in 2012). This estimate puts the percentage of California’s population that are unlawful immigrants to be about 7.5 percent, with a majority (about 60 percent) being from Mexico. Across the entire United States, an estimated 6.8 million unlawful immigrants were from Mexico, up from 4.7 million in 2000.

After the 1986 amnesty, illegals have continued to become residents of California. From 1990 to 2012, the illegal population grew from 1,500,000 to 2,830,000. The significance of this growth is that when the census is taken, “people are counted,” and “not citizens” of the USA; census takers do not verify citizenship. The results of the census determines the number of the members of the United States House of Representatives for each state, as well as the number of voters in each state who will be voting this coming Monday in the Electoral College vote, which will determine our next President. So, it is very easy to understand how Hillary Clinton won the popular vote in our recent election. Her California vote total is as it is because of the great number of illegal voters who voted for HRC. Consider the reason that the states select the President through the vote of The Electoral College. With the current illegal immigrant situation in California, a Republican will never win the popular vote of California. Without the electoral college, our four largest states (New York, California, California and Texas) would determine our president. Also, the sanctuary cities of our nation are largely Democrat controlled cities. Those cities support illegals voting, which helps democrats to stay in office. Consider the following videos which discuss how illegals in California were allowed to vote in the 2016 Presidential Election. Other videos also show how there was illegal voting activity going on throughout the USA.

ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT DEMOCRAT VOTERS IN CALIFORNIA LINE UP TO GET DRIVER’S LICENSES.

Obama encourages illegal aliens to vote without fear of being deported.

California Bypasses the Constitution and Lets Illegal Aliens Vote

3 Million Illegal Aliens Voted In Presidential Election

Confusion over illegal aliens voting

MICHIGAN RECOUNT SHOWS DETROIT HAD MORE VOTES THAN VOTERS IN 37% OF PRECINCTS!

More votes than voters in many Detroit precincts

The importance of allowing only U.S. citizens to vote in U.S. elections is because illegals have no knowledge of our nation’s system of government. In our schools, our students take Civics and Government classes which are designed to create an educated nation of voters. Our nation must take back truth and honesty in the electoral process.

Scripture tells us to pray for those who are in authority. With that having been said, it is not the intent of God for us to elect to public office those who use will the force of law to kill unborn babies, even up until the time of birth. Neither is it His intent for those serving in public office to use the force of law to force homosexual marriage upon a nation. The Democrat party, Hillary Clinton, and all other Democrats who serve in public office, and who will seek public office, support the killing of unborn babies, up until the time of birth, as well as homosexual marriage. Those two abominations are written in the Democrat party platform. For Democrats who are serving in public office, and those who will be seeking public office, our prayer for those people should be that they will stop defying God’s Word and will come to know Christ as their Lord and Savior.

Christmas Of Simpler Times

Christmas Of Simpler Times.

These thoughts of mine were posted last December. Even though a year has passed, my thoughts remain the same.

The Christmas Song – 1961
Nat King Cole

Please click onto any blue letter or number to see the video and text on the video.

Matthew 1:18-23 New King James Version (NKJV)

Jesus, God With Us

18 Now the birth of Jesus Christ was as follows: After His mother Mary was betrothed to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child of the Holy Spirit. 19 Then Joseph her husband, being a just man, and not wanting to make her a public example, was minded to put her away secretly. 20 But while he thought about these things, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, “Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take to you Mary your wife, for that which is conceived in her is of the Holy Spirit. 21 And she will bring forth a Son, and you shall call His name Jesus, for He will save His people from their sins.”
22 So all this was done that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the Lord through the prophet, saying: 23 “Behold, the virgin shall be with child, and bear a Son, and they shall call His name Immanuel,” which is translated, “God with us.”

The year was 1959. The month was September. I had just started sixth grade in Gretna, Louisiana. I would spend the next three years at the same “Grammar School.” My life was common to those of my school mates. I lived in a small house that was located only about three hundred feet from my school. At lunch time, I could go home, or go to a nearby grocery store and buy a “po boy” sandwich (French or Italian bread with ham, turkey, shrimp, or oysters, mayonnaise, lettuce and tomato slices). I could also have my lunch at school where we would have tasty red beans and rice, with links of smoked sausage, every Monday. I would arrive at school every day early enough that I could play basketball or jacks. I might also shoot marbles or try to sharpen my yo-yo skills. When we started our school day, we would say the pledge to the flag and say a prayer. We had real Christmas holidays, and had real Christmas programs at school. We would sing Christmas carols, which included biblical songs. The school would give the children song sheets that showed the words to those biblical songs. Teachers were free to talk to their classes about their church lives. Most of my friends watched the same television programs. We didn’t have cable tv or dish types, so our selection was limited to traditional network programming. The programs were family oriented and were not restricted to “church and state” limitations. The Beaver Cleaver family went to church and Sunday School. Andy, Barney, Aunt Bea, Opie, and Gomer were shown in their church, even when Gomer might fall asleep and snore during the “Reverend’s” sermons. When Christmas Eve would finally arrive, my family would sit around the tree; my younger brother and sister and I would wonder about what we would find there in the morning. As a much younger child, “I could have sworn” that sometime during the night, “I had heard reindeer sounds in the yard!” Seriously! The Christmas programs that were produced and shown by ABC, NBC, and CBS did not hide the fact that “Jesus was the reason for the season.” Television hosts did not omit “Jesus” from their discussions when they were talking about Christmas. Jesus was truly “God with us” in the tv programs of those Christmas seasons. Please take time to play the videos that I have selected, and see that there was truly a much simpler time of Christmas in our nation’s not too distant history. Please have a very Merry Christmas, and May God bless the USA!

It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year
Andy Williams

Do You Hear What I Hear?
Bing Crosby

Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
Frank Sinatra

The Secret Of Christmas
Bing Crosby

Silver Bells
Bob Hope And Olivia Newton John

The Bells Of St. Mary’s
Bing Crosby

O Sanctissima
Bing Crosby

Do You Hear What I Hear
Bing Crosby

Ave Maria
Perry Como

Merry Christmas Darling
The Carpenters

Silent Night
Bing Crosby

O Holy Night
Andy Williams

White Christmas
Bing Crosby

The Lord’s Prayer – Our Father
Perry Como