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February 5, 2017
Reader Opinion: Day of rest
Things will really be peaceful Friday sundown to Saturday sundown if God decides to enforce Exodus 35:3 authorized KJV: "Ye shall kindle no fire throughout your habitation upon the Sabbath Day." That means no power plants, no vehicles, no furnaces, cookstoves, ships, airplanes, trains,...
February 5, 2017 - 7:00pm
February 3, 2017
Local leaders speak out against pause in travel
Several Brainerd area voices have spoken out publicly regarding President Trump's executive order, widely known as a travel ban, since it was enacted a week ago. The executive order stopped all refugees for 120 days, stopped Syrian refugees indefinitely and blocked entry for people...
February 3, 2017 - 8:48pm
Reader Opinion: Christian values?
I read with dismay the Jan. 25 letter "Grow Up." The letter writer says he voted for our current president because, "he isn't afraid to say the things we also say, even if those things are deemed racist, sexist, xenophobic or politically incorrect." If this kind of thinking is what...
February 3, 2017 - 8:54am
January 22, 2017
Reader Opinion: God bless Trump
"For the Lord, wilt bless the righteous; with favor wilt thou compass him as with a shield." Psalm 5:12. My prayer for President Trump. "Psalm 7:9—Oh let the wickedness of the wicked come to an end; but establish the just: for the righteous God trieth the hearts and reins. As...
January 22, 2017 - 7:27pm
January 13, 2017
Reader Opinion: Happy, blessed New Year
Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall trouble or hardship or persecution or nakedness or danger or sword? For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything...
January 13, 2017 - 10:14pm
December 30, 2016
Faith, Cuba and the violin
Jaime Jorge displays both the Cuban-American and Christian parts of identity with fervor. He plays the violin at concerts across America and...
December 30, 2016 - 5:27pm
December 22, 2016
Reader Opinion: Blessed Christmas
"Do not fear..." Luke 1:13&29 & 2:10. After these words, Zechariah doubted, Mary accepted and the shepherds believed. After Zechariah's son was born, he "praised the Lord, Jesus was born, Mary, "treasured these things" and seeing Jesus, the shepherds "glorified and praised God." I...
December 22, 2016 - 9:15am
December 20, 2016
Reader Opinion: Sending prayers
Jesus Christ and Mohammed are over in Iraq and Afghanistan fighting over a barrel of oil. You'll have to address your prayers to God himself. Jerrold Turnquist Brainerd
December 20, 2016 - 4:47pm
November 30, 2016
Reader Opinion: After Thanksgiving
I didn't get this out in time for Thanksgiving but this should ring true any day of the year. I wanted to write something special for Thanksgiving but each year I have more difficulty being thankful. Sounds selfish for someone who wants for little. But those tangible things were never...
November 30, 2016 - 10:03pm
November 17, 2016
Reader Opinion: Praying
"Now, see the mighty hand of God!" Charlton Heston from The Ten Commandments. That's Hollywood. God's book says in Proverbs 22:4: "By humility and fear of the Lord are riches, and honour, and life." God is mighty when He has to be and humble when we allow Him. Amen. Wow! Who would...
November 17, 2016 - 5:13pm
November 7, 2016
Reader Opinion: We need God
"Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding." Proverbs 3:5 This has been a very bitter, harsh campaign and we were, as Dr. Suess' "Cat in the Hat's" Thing One and Thing Two, we had Evil One and Evil Two, and made us go from Dr. Jekyll to Mr. Hyde...
November 7, 2016 - 12:56pm
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