What is The Great Conjunction? And what does it have to do with the Christmas Star of Bethlehem during the birth of our Jesus?
Follow the link to find out about this year’s Winter Solstice phenomenon regarding the alignment of the two super giant gas planets, Jupiter and Saturn -Alllllll the way down to the center of the page past the ads and such; it’s a rarity of epic planetary proportions. Be sure to read it for a possible explanation for the mysterious Star of Bethlehem.
That’s tonight, folks – December 21, 2020. Dust off your telescopes and enjoy the glory of our LORD’s handiwork in the heavenly Milky Way. Praying for clear skies tonight!
The Magi -first true followers of Christ
…behold, wise men from the East came to Jerusalem, saying, “Where is He who has been born King of the Jews? For we have seen His star in the East and have come to worship him.” ~ Matthew 2:1b-2
Happy stargazing from Importantstuff.Live!
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Trinity Christian Center Sunday
December 8th, 2019
Sermon – Take up a Residence in his Presence
by Pastor Sherry Morris, Soldotna, Alaska
John 14:6 NIV
Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.”
Hostilities increase as shocking violent drive by attack injures a news reporter today in our small town during a pro/ con abortion rally.
Investigation opened as charges filed by injured reporter . Will follow up as updates are published .
I am a follower of Jan Markell’s Olive Tree Ministry, and subscribe to her “Understanding the Times” e-newsletter. Her recent article, “An Open Door Closes”, may not surprise most readers; but may be very shocking to some.
Excerpt from Jan’s article:
We are now in the days of 2 Peter 3:3: The mocking and scoffing generation as to end-time events.
We are in a time when Israel has been so maligned that even within evangelicalism, she is seen as an “apartheid occupier” more than God’s Chosen People. Anti-Israel sentiment is global. Anti-Semitism is raging. Entire denominations are engaging in the Boycott, Divest, Sanction Movement
that harms Israel economically.
If I were to still make my living by visiting churches across America tapping into these very same topics, I would be out of business. ~ Jan Markell
I do not feel qualified to critique her article, but I encourage anyone interested in end times prophesy to subscribe to her ministry’s newsletter. It has given me many spiritual insights to understanding our tumultuous times this past year.
Please click if you are interested in reading more of her article titled, “An Open Door Closes”.
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If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land. ~2Chronicles 7:14 NIV
According to this verse of scripture, it is not necessary for unbelievers to repent of evil and turn to God in order for God to forgive their sin and heal their land of drought, locusts, or plagues (read preceding verse 13).
The often quoted biblical If my people verse is not a salvation message for individual unbelievers. Why would the unsaved bother praying to a God that they do not serve, or repent, or turn from sin? Truly, 2Chron 7:13-14 is a healing message from Almighty God to His own people – the believers of a nation! Are we American believers praying that others are repenting, praying, turning, or humbling themselves instead of ourselves?
What do you think?
“If my people” = Old Testament Hebrews New Testament Christians
This tells me that if the Christians of a nation repent of their own pride, sin, and hypocrisy, that God will hear, forgive, and heal their land. The whole population does not have to participate. However, God calls all nations including the U.S. to righteousness. I know that thousands of believers are praying for our nation daily.
But what are we praying?