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Antarctic Summer: 'Unlucky' Ice-in

3rd Jan 2014, hej.

There is much said in the Bible about the God of the Bible controlling the winds, clouds and storms. The servants of God who seek safety, must be protected from storm, and must believe it is in God's power to control stormy wind. With the rescue of an Anglo-Australian team from a Russian research ship, via a Chinese ship, the words of the psalmist come to mind, “Praise the LORD from the earth, ye dragons, and all deeps: Fire, and hail; snow, and vapour; stormy wind fulfilling his word:” (Psa 148:7-8)

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Special Sheep: What God made

15th Dec 2013, hej.

The case of a man who is fighting to keep his pet sheep, and is likely to go backrupt over it, in Greater Dandenong City Council, Melbourne, Australia raised a question: what is so special in the man-sheep relationship? Is it in fact deeper and stronger than the man -dog relationship? So what does the Bible say? It says a lot.

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7 times pass over him: the decree of the Watchers

8th Dec 2013, hej.

The king of Babylon was made as a beast for 7 years (times), and was a witness to all generations, that the living may know that the Most High rules in the nations.

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Ultimate JFK Conspiracy Theory: 50 years on

20th Nov 2013, hej.

The following is utterly speculative, and investigates based on known facts how and why God might have brought about the removal of JFK in the light of what has been said in the Bible about who rules in the nations.

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Capernaum: A place of rest

19th Oct 2013, seh.

The beauty of the Bible is that it has little pictures within little pictures. Take the eyewitness account of what happened after the feeding of the 5000 on the grassy mountain side, when Jesus, pronouced Y'shua, walks on water.

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Isaiah 19

2nd Sep 2013, mgh.

This article is in response to a question that has been posed by a reader who asks if there is any relationship between Isaiah 19 and the present situation in Egypt today. There are definitely historical applications that can be made in relation to Isaiah 19, but there also appears a very possible prophecy in regard to Egypt's ultimate role in the last days, in our days.

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Pride & Fall: Sodomy & New Zealand Quake

18th Aug 2013, hej.

Many news services worldwide picked up on the quakes in New Zealand, though without serious damage or loss of life. It might be surmised that it is because New Zealand was recently in the news, as the latest (the 13th) nation to redefine 'marriage'.

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Watchman, what of the night?

26th Jun 2013, hej.

For the night of July 22/23, 2013 there is a supermoon (perigee full moon). So we might ask 'what of the night?'

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Tornadoes, A Lost Bible, Shawnee, Okla. Isaiah 32 & Moore

27th May 2013, hej.

On Monday May 20, 2013 a large tornado touched the ground in the USA in Oklahoma state “west of Newcastle at 2:45 p.m. staying on the ground for approximately 50 minutes over a 17-mile (27 km) path, crossing through a heavily populated section of Moore.” Wikipedia. It was remarkable for its energy and width of up to 2.1km. It was even more remarkable for US President Obama's mention of the Bible. The US president's speech at Moore, Oklahoma on Sunday May 26, 2013 had an ending that might startle many people. But the implications are even more staggering.

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Passover: What is freedom?

24th Mar 2013, hej.

The Passover is often called the feast of freedom. But is this correct? No-one is totally free, but some have less responsibility than others. Those who think they are free often have huge responsibility and are bound by things they think they should do as duties to others dependant on them, or to obtain the things they wish for in life. Those who are least free have the least responsibility. But the highest honour is to be the servant of God. There are lessons for the true servants of Christ.

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