Even if Nothing Happens September 13, It Already Did

Really good insight by someone who I’m beginning to trust more and more. Take time to read this one.


Even if nothing happens tomorrow or the next day, something already did happen. It happened on Thursday, September 10th in the U.S. Senate chamber. Republican leadership, on which the hopes of Americans who wanted the Iranian Nuclear Deal stopped were resting, tossed aside the Constitution, and therefore negated the votes of most Senators, to give Obama what he wanted.

The U.S. Senate and Obama both told the world that the United States has given its permission for Russia and China to make its people the inspectors in Iran, to wait up to 24 days to see a facility, and to only examine uranium enrichment facilities, not weapons facilities. The United States has given its permission for Iran to go forward with the Second Signpost.  Since the United States has had power in the Middle East to make things happen or not happen, the Second Signpost could not have happened without…

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Matthew 23:37 Is Problematic For the Calvinist Concept

SBC Issues

Matthew 23:37 is problematic for the deterministic stance calvinism posits:

37 “O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the one who kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to her! How often I wanted to gather your children together, as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, but you were not willing!”

If calvinism is correct, then Jesus’ statement that He “often wanted to gather the children of Jerusalem together” is problematic in two areas. First of all, this passage implies that Jesus wanted to do something that He was not able to do and it even further implies that the people were not willing to do what He wanted them to do. If those who were not willing were not effectually called then they could not be “unwilling” because they had to choice to choose to be willing.

The truth is, Jesus “often wanted to gather them together BUT THEY…

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