Month: October 2018

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu Expresses ‘Heartbreak’ Over Pittsburgh Synagogue Attack

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Saturday he was “heartbroken and appalled” by a shooting attack in a Pittsburgh synagogue that killed at least eight people.

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God’s Will & Mixed Emotions

Craig Crosby

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Trying to explain my present feelings towards life would sound rather conflicting. On one hand, I’ve never seen God more at work. On the other hand, I’ve never seen more work that must be done. On one hand, I’m beyond excited to see where God is taking things. On the other hand, I’m already exhausted and the journey has only just begun. I told you I’m full of mixed emotions. 

I know for certain that I’m in a new season. A season of seeing God sized results after years of God seeking labor. So many times along my journey I’ve felt like giving up. Each time God has given me the strength to keep taking the next God led step. I’m afraid and excited as I look towards what God has planned. I don’t want to mess things up or get in God’s way. I’m not wanting to control…

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Mexico Stops Second Migrant Caravan, Offers Temporary Residency

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Central American migrants who are part of a caravan slowly making its way toward the U.S.-Mexico border rest on railroad tracks in Arriaga, Mexico, on Oct. 26, 2018. (Rodrigo Abd / Associated Press)

Mexican authorities have broken up a second attempted migrant caravan near the country’s southern border, as Mexico — under pressure from U.S. authorities to halt the northward flow — offered temporary residency to Central Americans who would agree to remain in the country.

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11 Dead, 6 Injured in Tree of Life Synagogue Shooting in Pennsylvania; Suspect Identified as Robert Bowers

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Click to copyhttps://apnews.com/23b04dc5e5af4129b544ab50cbba3dd6 RELATED TOPICS AP Top News Religion Pennsylvania North America Pittsburgh Shootings Race and ethnicity Crime U.S. News Gunman attacks Pittsburgh synagogue, killing 11 people By MARC LEVY and MARK GILLISPIE 32 minutes ago  1 of 8 Law enforcement officers secure the scene where multiple people were shot, Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018, at the Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh's Squirrel Hill neighborhood. (Alexandra Wimley/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP) Law enforcement officers secure the scene where multiple people were shot, Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018, at the Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh’s Squirrel Hill neighborhood. (Alexandra Wimley/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP)

A gunman who’s believed to have spewed anti-Semitic slurs and rhetoric on social media barged into a baby-naming ceremony at a Pittsburgh synagogue on Saturday and opened fire, killing 11 people in one of the deadliest attacks on Jews in U.S. history.

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The Great Giver

Revival & Reformation

Phare du Petit Minou(Arthur Pink, “The Great Giver!” 1926)

“He who spared not His own Son, but delivered Him up for us all–how shall He not with Him also freely give us all things?” Romans 8:32

This verse supplies us with an instance of Divine logic! It contains a conclusion drawn from a premise. The premise is that God delivered up Christ for all His people–therefore everything else that is needed by them is sure to be given.

Here we are told why the Father made such a costly sacrifice: He spared not Christ–that He might spare us! It was not lack of love to the Savior–but wondrous, matchless, fathomless love for us! O marvel at the astonishing design of the Most High! “God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son!” Truly, such love surpasses knowledge!

Moreover, He made this costly sacrifice not grudgingly or…

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