Bible Influences on America!

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Posted 6/7/14 at 10:48 AM | Larry Dozier |

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Posted 5/11/14 at 9:39 AM | Larry Dozier

Like ObamaCare, Obama Core Is Another Power Grab

                      by Phyllis Schlafly, October 10, 2012

When we list the areas that Barack Obama wants to “fundamentally transform” as he promised before his 2008 election, let’s not overlook his plans for education. They are as fundamentally transformational, costly and dictatorial as ObamaCare.

It’s well known that public schools are not graduating students as well-educated as before, that Americans score poorly on international tests, and that billions of federal dollars showered on public schools have not achieved any of the designated goals, which were to raise test scores and to eliminate the gap between higher income and lower income students. The Obama progressives want us to believe that the remedy is to turn over total control to the federal government. FULL POST

Posted 4/5/14 at 1:19 PM | Larry Dozier |

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Is ‘the Handwriting On the Wall’ for America?

There are many prophecy teachers today teaching that America is about to experience the wrath of God or the judgment of God, because of her sins. Many are saying if God doesn’t judge America, he will have to apologize to Sodom & Gomorra. And others have been sounding the alarm that American churches need to repent from self-centered activities and pray for our American leaders, rather than just engaging in intellectual gymnastics with high profile atheists and others that do not believe in the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Consider the words Simon Peter wrote 1 Peter 3:15,

But give honour to Christ in your hearts as your Lord; and be ready at any time when you are questioned about the hope which is in you, to give an answer in the fear of the Lord and without pride; (Basic English Bible.

I don’t believe Peter was suggesting that we should practice intellectual tit-for-tat with unbelievers. Jesus did have some seemingly intellectual discourse with some of the scholars of his day. Bit he often had harsh words for them and directly spoke to their conscience, not just their minds. Consider the words of 1 Timothy 2:15,

Study to show yourself approved unto good works.

(Not study to win intellectual arguments and debates)

What am I trying say? I’m saying that words from the mind can only reach a mind. But words from the spirit can reach a person’s spirit. Biblical revelation turns on the light of understanding, which enlightens the mind. But a believer must learn to activate that revelation, taking it from one’s mind and activating it in one’s daily experiences. I submit to you that Information changes minds, but action change lives. I believe that is exactly what the following Bible verses are telling us. So, simply winning an intellectually based argument is not what the Bible teaches. Intellectualism was practiced by the Greeks, though. And intellectualism has dominated American educational system. To illustrate the fallacy in this way of thinking, consider this. If you thoroughly understand business math and make straight A’s in college math, if you don’t learn how to implement it in the business world, it would be fruitless.

Further, James 2 says

15 Do all you can to present yourself to God as someone worthy of his approval, as a worker with no need to be ashamed, because he deals straightforwardly with the Word of the Truth. (Complete Jewish Bible) FULL POST

Posted 3/22/14 at 2:54 PM | Larry Dozier |

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Identity Crisis in America!

When you know who you are – you know what to do!

Imagine for a moment that you wake one morning and your memory of your past was suddenly erased. You don’t remember your name. You don’t remember who your parents are. You don’t remember anything!

What would you do? You can’t go to your parents, because you no longer live with them and you don’t know where they live. This would be horrible, wouldn’t it? Can you imagine trying to live your life that way? Talk about confusion!

I submit to you that is exactly where many Americans are today. They’re living in confusion and chaos because they don’t know who they are, where they’ve been or where they’re going. As the late Zig Ziglar once said, “They are wandering generalities and God created them to be “meaningful specifics”.

When I was first asked, “Who are you?”, I said things like, I’m a teacher, I’m a Christian, I’m Baptist, I’m an athlete, etc. But one day I realized that I was not saying who I was, but what I did. I was getting my self-identification and self-worth from my job, my religious affiliation, my family name or my athletic accomplishments. The problem with that is when I’m no longer one of those things, I have no identity. And in reality what I do has little to do with who I am, according to the Bible. FULL POST

Posted 2/28/14 at 11:41 AM | Larry Dozier

Just One Thing Needed!

 The atheist Professor of Philosophy pauses before his class and asks one of his students to stand.

'You're a Christian, aren't you, son?' (Professor)

'Yes sir,' the student says. (Student)

'So you believe in God?' (Professor)

'Absolutely!’ (Student) FULL POST

Posted 2/11/14 at 12:08 PM | Larry Dozier |

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