Following is a repost from a facebook group:
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Good day all my friends,

I have so many people telling me that they are slipping away from God and no matter what they do or how hard they try they can’t get back. One of the many reasons why people get lost along the way is because they believe the lies of the devil. People all over are turning away from God because things keep going wrong and they just don’t have the energy to go on fighting and they lose faith and another thing is simply because things from the world are just too nice to give up. When friends ask us to party or to do something, we just cannot say no.
We as children of God must come to the point where we decide what is more important, God or the world. Do we say no to our friends or do we say no to God?

That is why I want to talk today about discipline….

To be a child of God is a choice and to stay a child of God is very hard work. By that I mean, you have to fight for God. It is amazing that you became a follower of Christ but my dear friend it does not stop there. You have to discipline yourself to read your bible and to pray. You have to make that decision not to fall back.
Let see what the bible says about that….

Pro 12:1 Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but he who hates reproof is stupid.
Pro 5:23 He dies for lack of discipline, and because of his great folly he is led astray.

Temptation will always knock on your door and difficult times will always be there, things will never be just ok. We go trough seasons in our lives with everything. Now you feel strong in your faith and in a weeks time you feel so depressed you just want to give up. My friends God wants to see if you stay faithful to Him in Good and bad times. Some bad times go on for months but your reward at the end will be so much bigger. Once you are a child of God you are His forever, but its your duty to seek Him…to want Him…to go after Him.

Discipline yourself in your faith….God is worth your time and effort…His deserves is that you give up all the things of the world…

We as Christians will always have tough times…but heaven is worth it. Please hang in there, you are not alone!

Trust only in God, He will never let you down
Psa 118:8 It is better to take refuge in the LORD than to trust in man.

Through Christ, all things are possble

This was posted on a site that I am a member of, today more then ever we need to stand up and be counted, time for talk, lets get to action….Inside this health care bill…… Yes, the Health Care Bill that was passed in the House this Saturday has a provision in it that officially eliminates your right to homeschool.

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Dear “Representative”,

You do not know me, but I know you; for I have been watching your work in Congress very carefully. Unlike my previous letters and phone calls to the so called representatives in Washington DC, this is not a plea for my voice to be heard, and I am not going to ask that you “take my views into consideration” when you vote on legislation that can affectively eliminate my personal liberties. The time for pleas has come and gone, and so has my tolerance for your complete disregard of The Constitution. No, this letter is not coming in the form of a request, but more it should be regarded as a warning of what is to come for you and your colleagues on the Hill.

In August, 2009 thousands of Americans attended town hall meetings to voice their displeasure with the healthcare reform bill; you mocked us. On September 12, 2009, an estimated ONE MILLION patriotic Americans gathered on your front lawn to protest the growing strong arm of the government; you ignored us. On November 5, 2009 an estimated 40,000 Americans left their families and jobs on only days notice to protest the passage of “Pelosi/Obama-Care”; again you ignored and mocked us. We have taken every civilized measure to prevent the American Dream from morphing into a socialized nightmare, and yet we have been ignored.

We are done being ignored, and quite frankly we’re tired of being the only ones that are playing nicely. So we’ve decided to play the game your way; bat in hand and target in site. And who is our target, you may ask? Well…you are. Like our forefathers, the time has come to make war with our oppressors to preserve our freedoms. Unlike them, our weapon will be action, not artillery. Over the span of mere months we have built an army of millions, all willing to sacrifice their time, money and sweat to one cause, and that cause is to remove you from office and regain control of this country. From this day forward we will dedicate ourselves fully to the cause, and we will not stop until you have either agreed to abandon party politics and defend the Constitution with every vote you cast, or until you are removed from your position of power.

After we are finished organizing thousands of impassioned voters in your district to campaign against you, whether that be going door to door delivering handouts, financing commercials or supporting your opponents, we will move on to those entities that have pledged their financial support behind you. Slowly but surely we will expose every corrupt tie you have forged, every lie you have told, and every promise you have made to every special interest that backs you. The downfall of ACORN was just the beginning, and you can rest assured that you and the entities that have pledged their allegiance to your corrupt ways will not only suffer a similar fate, but all of the public humiliation that followed.

Like you, General Cornwallis underestimated the power and wrath of We The People before he was defeated by “mere farmers with pitchforks,” and like your career in politics, this miscalculation will be short-lived. We have put down our pens and picked up our pitchforks, and this is only the beginning.

With a Watchful Eye,

An American Patriot

“Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty or give me death!”

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From the blog at AsAMom.org

I do not believe that God has given up on our country. He did not give up on Ninevah (Jonah 3). He was willing to save Sodom if there were even ten righteous men there (Genesis 18:32).

There are two things that I am going to begin praying for daily and I invite you to join me. If Jesus is Lord of your life, I invite you to share these prayer requests with your friends and family.

1. I pray that Jesus will make it obvious to all who are the sheep and who are the goats in Congress (Matthew 25:31-46). There are too many wearing sheepskins to cover their goathides. I also pray that he will raise up sheep to take the place of the goats in governing this country.
2. Isaiah 6:1-4 I pray that God’s glory will fill our country and be revealed to the world. I pray that his glory will shake the doorposts and thresholds of the Capitol Building.

DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS?

Death is certain but the Bible speaks about untimely death!

Make a personal reflection about this……

It is written in the Bible (Galatians 6:7):

‘Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for
whatsoever a man sow, that shall he also reap..

Here are some men and women who mocked God :

John Lennon (Singer):
Some years before, during his interview with an American Magazine,
he said: ‘Christianity will end, it will disappear. I do
not have to argue about that.. I am certain.
Jesus was ok, but his subjects were too simple, today we are more
famous than Him’ (1966).
Lennon, after saying that the Beatles were more famous than Jesus Christ,
was shot six times.

Tancredo Neves (President of Brazil):
During the Presidential campaign, he said if he got 500,000 votes
from his party, not even God would remove him from Presidency.
Sure he got the votes, but he got sick a day before being made President,
then he died.

Cazuza (Bi-sexual Brazilian composer, singer and poet):
During A show in Canecio ( Rio de Janeiro ), while
smoking his cigarette, he puffed out some smoke into the air
and said:’God, that’s for you.’
He died at the age of 32 of LUNG CANCER in a horrible manner.

The man who built the Titanic:
After the construction of Titanic, a reporter asked him how safe the
Titanic would be. With an ironic tone he said:
‘Not even God can sink it’
The result: I think you all know what happened to the Titanic

Marilyn Monroe (Actress)
She was visited by Billy Graham during a presentation of a
show. He said the Spirit of God had sent him to preach to her.
After hearing what the Preacher had to say, she said:
‘I don’t need your Jesus’. A week later,
she was found dead in her apartment

Bon Scott(Singer)
The ex-vocalist of the AC/DC. On one of his 1979 songs he
sang: ‘Don’t stop me; I’m going down all the way, down the highway to
hell’.
On the 19th of February 1980, Bon Scott was found dead, he had been choked
by his own vomit.

Campinas (IN 2005)
In Campinas , Brazil a group of friends, drunk, went to pick up a
friend….. The mother accompanied her to the car and was so
worried about the drunkenness of her friends and she said
to the daughter holding her hand, who was already seated in the car:
‘My Daughter, Go With God And May He Protect You.’
She responded: ‘Only If He (God) Travels In The Trunk, Cause
Inside Here…..It’s Already Full ‘
Hours later, news came by that they had been involved in a fatal accident,
everyone had died, the car could not be recognized what type of car
it had been, but surprisingly, the trunk was intact.
The police said there was no way the trunk could have remained intact. To
their surprise, inside the trunk was a crate of eggs, none was broken

Christine Hewitt (Jamaican Journalist and entertainer)
said the Bible (Word of God) was the worst book ever written.
In June 2006 she was found burnt beyond recognition in her motor
vehicle.

Many more important people have forgotten that there is no other name
that was given so much authority as the name of Jesus.
Many have died, but only Jesus died and rose again, and he is still
alive.
‘Jesus’

Jesus said
‘If you are embarrassed about me,
I will also be embarrassed about you before my father.’

Bishop T.D. Jakes ‘8 Second Prayer.’ Just
repeat this prayer and see how God moves!!
‘Lord,
I love you and I need you, come into my heart, and bless me,
my family, my home, and my friends, in Jesus’ name.
Amen.’