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October 20, 2016
Reader Opinion: A letter to God
Dearest Jehovah-Jireh, We lift up all the government leaders, past, present and future. Please help them to be filled with the knowledge of your will through spiritual wisdom and understanding. May they walk in a manner worthy of you. May they bear good fruit. May they grow and increase...
October 20, 2016 - 8:18pm
October 12, 2016
Reader Opinion: Islam is evil
Oh my God, really? Equating what happened to the Jews at the hands of the Nazi regime to how the Muslims are getting in this country! The nazis hatred of the Jews was racial and biological. The Jewish nation was blessed by God and, yes, there was a lot of conflict between the Christian...
October 12, 2016 - 11:04pm
October 3, 2016
Reader Opinion: God help us
"A merry heart doeth good like a medicine..." Proverbs 17:22a. Amen. To prove this, I'll start with humor of my two "If I were a political cartoonist" cartoons.
October 3, 2016 - 12:07am
September 28, 2016
Reader Opinion: God's judgment
Democratic candidate for vice president, Tim Kaine, told the Human Rights Campaign that as a devout Roman Catholic he has changed his mind about gay marriage and that his church may follow suit one day. He said, "I think it's going to change because my church also teaches me about...
September 28, 2016 - 5:41pm
September 26, 2016
Reader Opinion: God and guns
Stewart Mills III, in talking about the Second Amendment, was quoted in the Dispatch as proclaiming: "It is an inalienable right given to us by God." Huh? What? I can only envision two scenarios that can explain why Mills would make such a statement: He is either naturally so out-of-touch-with-reality,...
September 26, 2016 - 8:48pm
September 19, 2016
Reader Opinion: Resting his case
"For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith the Lord. For as the heavens are higher the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts." Isaiah 55:8&9
September 19, 2016 - 10:16am
September 15, 2016
Reader Opinion: The bare facts
A letter last week expressed a disapproval of the recent women's "Go Topless Day" and asked the question, "Why on earth would women want to be like men?" The answer is that they want to have the same rights as men have. Who can really argue against equal rights for women?
September 15, 2016 - 7:39am
September 7, 2016
Reader Opinion: A slippery slope
On TV last Sunday we saw parades of women, wanting the "freedom" to be like men, celebrating International Bare Your Breasts Day. Why on earth would women want to be like men? Some folks want to be "free" of God as he is portrayed in the Bible, inventing our own gods or having no...
September 7, 2016 - 7:08pm
September 5, 2016
Reader Opinion: A media double standard
But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and His righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you. Matt. 6:33. Our forefathers ideal in "life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness." Before I start, I wish we had a real president! I would like to see that San Francisco quarterback...
September 5, 2016 - 6:58pm
Reader Opinion: Use your imagination
God's been fairly busy all over the universe, so hasn't paid much attention to Earth lately. He recently took a quick check of the US and said, "Oh my god! What's been happening down there?" He then contacted me and told me I should write this letter. (That may sound strange to some...
September 5, 2016 - 6:48pm
September 2, 2016
Reader Opinion: Chain of command
The order of accolades in the headline on the article about his funeral for the late Gen. John Vessey is likely opposite of how he would have listed them. "For God and country," is not just a passing phrase to many men and women in the military. Even though he was at the very top...
September 2, 2016 - 7:13pm
Reader Opinion: Troubling views
A recent letter expressed three views which are, frankly, quite troubling. First, is the ant for the death penalty reinstated in Minnesota. Obviously the letter writer believes that the state should have the right to play God. Second, is the want to do away with the treaty that gives...
September 2, 2016 - 7:13pm
August 31, 2016
Reader Opinion: Biblical political correctness
An Aug. 27 opinion letter affirms a love of words because words have meaning. Some of the letter's word-meanings deserve scrutiny.
August 31, 2016 - 8:44pm
August 26, 2016
Reader Opinion: God is still here
"When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when wicked beareth rule, the people mourn." Pr. 29:2. Amen! I love words and words are important, they have meaning. I would like to take some words and use them a little different context than they were originally intended....
August 26, 2016 - 8:14pm
July 29, 2016
Reader Opinion: We need comfort
Because that, when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations and their foolish heart was darkened. Professing to be wise, they became fools. Rom. 1:21&22. America 2016? Ed De La Hunt of KDKK 97.5 said this Tuesday morning,...
July 29, 2016 - 5:57pm