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Truth On The Web
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Issue Date: 05/22/04
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Oil of Madness
[storyline submitted by Sam &
Faye Stamper- MI]
On May 13th a domestic incident occured in which a 19 yr old woman is accused
of pouring boiling oil on her 31 yr old boyfriend's face in an argument over
a Bible verse. The couple were at the boyfriend's apartment reading the bible
when the arguement broke out. Morris allegedly went into the kitchen to prepare
a batch of french fries and her boyfriend grabbed her and continued to argue.
The man then went to lie down in his room and Miss Morris followed him in
anger with the pot of boiling vegetable oil. The enraged Morris thrust the
pot forward unleashing its contents upon the man. An AP story said that Angela
S. Morris was charged with domestic violence assault and jailed on $250,000
bail. Her boyfriend, whose name was not released, was taken to Oregon Health
& Science University in Portland with severe burns to his face, neck
and chest. Just what verse or the reasoning thereof was has not been released.
Whenever bible study ends in violence you can be sure the message wasn't
getting through. It may well be that incidents like this may be used to paint
the bible as 'hate literature' in this country.
Reuters News released a piece on Rebecca St James' comments about Brittney
Spears image to the youth. St James, "a Grammy-award winning Christian rock
star, who preaches a message of abstinence from sex until marriage, says
she feels sorry for pop princess Britney Spears who herself once famously
vowed to be a virgin until she wed. Rebecca St. James, a star of the U.S.
Christian music scene, said she was disappointed that role models from the
world of music and movies such as Spears led youngsters astray with their
message of 'anything goes, if it feels good do it.'"
Headscarfs Okay in OK Schools
After the 9-11 affair, Muskogee Public School District said that other students
were "frightened" by 11-year-old Nashala Hearn's headscarf. Hearn had been
suspended twice by the district for wearing a head scarf to school. The Islamic
religion advocates that women must wear a hijab (headscarf) and the youngster
was peacably trying to follow the dictates of her faith. School officials
said Hearn's hijab violated a school dress code against hats and other head
coverings. The government picked up the child's case of religious discrimination
and it triumphed with an agreement in which the U.S. District Court in Oklahoma
required the Muskogee Public School District to not only change its dress
code to allow exceptions for religious reasons but also to put in place a
training program for all teachers and administrators about the new dress
code and to publicize the change. An AP report quoted R. Alexander Acosta,
assistant attorney general for civil rights as saying, "This settlement reaffirms
the principle that public schools cannot require students to check their
faith at the schoolhouse door.'' Commenting on the fears of other students
Acosta said, "It is un-American to fear and to hate."
0955 - Alberich II, illegitimate son of Octavianus elected pope
1540 - German reformer Martin Luther remarked: 'In
the worst temptations nothing can help us but faith that God's Son, who has
put on flesh and bone, sits at the right hand of the Father, and prays for
us. There is no mightier comfort.'
1547 - Protestant German monarch surrenders to Karel in Wittenberg
1605 - Camillo Borghese elected to succeed Pope Leo XI becomes Paul V
1957 - Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Invicti Athletae
1989 - Soviet president Mikhail S Gorbachev & Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping
ended a 30-year rift when they formally met in Beijing
0352 - Liberius begins his reign as Catholic Pope replacing Julius I. Liberius
was elected 36th pope of the Early Catholic Church. During this time the
dispute between Arius and Athanasius was at its height, and after vacillating
earlier, Liberius vindicated himself as a champion of Nicene orthodoxy.
0884 - Adrian III begins his reign as Catholic Pope
1291 - Scottish medieval Franciscan philosopher John Duns Scotus, 25, was
ordained. He believed in "divine will" rather than "divine intellect," and
founded a scholastic system called Scotism. In the Catholic Church he is
known as "the Subtle Doctor."
1809 - Papal States annexed by France
1881 - The Revised Version (EV or ERV) of the New Testament was first published
in England. The Old Testament was completed in 1885. The English Revised
Version (ERV) was an attempted revision of the KJV by a comittiee headed
by Anglican Bishops Harold Browne and C.J. Ellicott starting in the 1870s.
The committe was joined by Americans in 1872 and they produced a New Testament
1915 - National Baptist Convention chartered
1947 - The Conservative Baptist Association of America (CBAA) was formally
established at Atlantic City, NJ, as a breakaway movement from within the
American Baptist Convention.
0323 - Alexander III the Great, king of Macedonia/conqueror, dies
0526 - John I ends his reign as Catholic Pope
1096 - Crusaders massacre Jews of Worm (Verms)
1291 - Acre, the last territory in Palestine taken by the first Crusaders,
fell to invading Moslem armies. It signalled the end of a Christian "military
presence" in the Near East.
1631 - The General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony decreed that
'no man shall be admitted to the body politic but such
as are members of some of the churches within the limits' of the colony.
For other historical documents that reveal America's Christian heritage go
to the TOTW library page at
1766 - The Church of the United Brethren in Christ was organized in Lancaster,
1803 - Britain declares war on France after Napoleon Bonaparte continues
interfering in Italy & Switzerland
1804 - Napoleon Bonaparte crowns himself Emperor of France at Notre Dame
1814 - In Philadelphia, the General Missionary Convention of the Baptist
Denomination in the United States of America for Foreign Missions was established
-- the first national organization of Baptists in the U.S. It was later called
the Triennial Convention because it met every three years.
1843 - United Free Church of Scotland forms
1951 - United Nations (UN) moves Headquarters to NYC
1954 - European Convention on Human Rights goes into effect
1967 - Tennessee Governor Ellington repeals "Monkey Law", upheld in 1925
0715 - Gregory II begins his reign as Catholic Pope
1643 - Massachusetts Bay, Plymouth, Connecticut & New Harbor form United
Colonies of New England. You can read The Articles of Confederation of the
United Colonies of New England and other historical articles in the TOTW
library. This article may be seen on the Net at
1662 - England's King Charles II approved a bill requiring all ministers
to assent publicly to the Anglican "Book of Common Prayer."
1740 - English revivalist George Whitefield wrote in a letter:
'True faith is not merely in the head, but in the heart.'
1885 - The complete Old and New Testament English Revised Version (EV or
ERV) of the Bible was first published in England. The English Revised Version
(ERV) was an attempted revision of the KJV by a comittiee headed by Anglican
Bishops Harold Browne and C.J. Ellicott starting in the 1870s. The committe
was joined by Americans in 1872 and they produced a New Testament in 1881
and this whole bible in 1885.
[storyline submitted by Sam & faye
A United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization recently released a major
report, titled "Agricultural Biotechnology: Meeting the Needs of the Poor?,"
favoring biotech crops, saying genetically modified organisms have already
helped small farmers financially, have had some environmental benefits and
no ill effects on health. The U.N. FAO said that 99 percent of the world's
land planted with transgenic crops in 2003 is in just six countries: Argentina,
Brazil, Canada, China, South Africa and the United States. The U.S. is the
major exporter of GM crops worldwide. An AP columnist wrote: "Opponents say
the crops pose unknown health and environmental risks and say the ones who
benefit most are the multinational corporations who develop and sell GM seeds."
The entire FAO report may be viewed online at
African Archbishop Attempts To Hold Anglicans Together
Trying to offset the African Provinces criticism of the ordination of openly
gay persons the Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town, the "Most Revd" Njongonkulu
Ndungane recently said, "As the Church of the Province in Southern Africa,
we are committed to partnership in the Anglican Communion and to deepening
the bonds of affection which bind us together," said the Archbishop. "We
are committed to ongoing discussion on human sexuality as requested by the
Lambeth Conference. We give our full support to the Archbishop of Canterbury's
commission on the crisis that is affecting us as the Anglican Communion."
"We recognise the depth of pain that has been caused through the consecration
of an actively gay person to the position of bishop and we understand the
reaction felt by many of the people, especially members of the Anglican Church
in Africa. "As the Church we are called to understand more deeply the very
complex issues surrounding human sexuality, and to admit that our understanding
of these issues is evolving.
"It is necessary that we acknowledge that the Church is the Body of Christ
and that we are called to minister to all its members even when we may not
agree with their choices. " "As we seek answers to questions of human sexuality
and in other areas of conflict it is important that we remember that as the
Church we are called to be a family. This relationship means that while we
may have differences we need to work together to find solutions through dialogue,
prayer and an ever greater understanding of each other."
Commentary on Above Article
We see, in a nutshell, the nature of the liberal ecumenical movement here
in the Archbishops statements. They want to dialogue around Gods commands.
They follow the Nachash[serpent] in the garden and whisper "Well, didn't
God say ..."
They spout the phrase Joan Rivers made famous "Can we talk?"
The Christian Church initially answers: No, homosexuality is a sin.
The Ecumenical Movement repeatedly says: Yes, okay its a sin but many members
make up the Body and some are homosexuals shouldn't we care enough about
them to discuss their position? Jesus wants us to love each other. Don't
you love these people?
The Christian Church answers: Yes, of course we love all people. Okay it
won't hurt to talk about it and maybe we will help show you the truth.
The Ecumenical Movement says: GOTCHA!
The Christian Church should always be ready to give an answer saying as in
Acts 5:29 Then Peter and the other apostles answered
and said, We ought to obey God rather than men.
When we agree to discuss an issue such as homosexuality in the church we
have just 'legitimized' it as a topic worthy of discussion as a potentially
acceptable practice in the assembly. We muddy the waters of truth because
we are too soft to stand firmly contending for the faith once delivered.
The scriptures are clear that homosexual lusts (and other types of fornication)
are a sin. The scriptures are clear that homosexuals (unrepentant) will be
thrown in the Lake of Fire. The scriptures are clear that we are at war with
the flesh. The scriptures are clear that repentant homosexuals can turn from
sin and be accepted back to God. The scriptures are clear that doctrines
of demons and winds of doctrine will cause many to reel to and fro. The
scriptures are clear that if someone in the church sins that it should be
told to them to repent. If they continue to sin that the matter should be
escalated ala Matt 18 protocol upto the putting out of the wicked person
from the congregation so perchance repentance may occur.
Matthew 18:15-17 Moreover if thy brother shall trespass
against thee, go and tell him his fault between thee and him alone: if he
shall hear thee, thou hast gained thy brother. But if he will not hear thee,
then take with thee one or two more, that in the mouth of two or three witnesses
every word may be established. And if he shall neglect to hear them, tell
it unto the church: but if he neglect to hear the church, let him be unto
thee as an heathen man and a publican.
1 Corinthians 6:9-11 Know ye not that the unrighteous
shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators,
nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves
with mankind, Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor
extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God. And such WERE [past tense]
some of you: but ye are washed, but ye are sanctified, but ye are justified
in the name of the Lord Jesus, and by the Spirit of our God.
1 Corinthians 10:1-11 Moreover, brethren, I would not
that ye should be ignorant, how that all our fathers were under the cloud,
and all passed through the sea; And were all baptized unto Moses in the cloud
and in the sea; And did all eat the same spiritual meat; And did all drink
the same spiritual drink: for they drank of that spiritual Rock that followed
them: and that Rock was Christ. But with many of them God was not well pleased:
for they were overthrown in the wilderness. Now these things were our examples,
to the intent we should not lust after evil things, as they also lusted.
Neither be ye idolaters, as were some of them; as it is written, The people
sat down to eat and drink, and rose up to play. Neither let us commit
fornication, as some of them committed, and fell in one day three and twenty
thousand. Neither let us tempt Christ, as some of them also tempted, and
were destroyed of serpents. Neither murmur ye, as some of them also murmured,
and were destroyed of the destroyer. Now all these things happened unto them
for ensamples: and they are written for our admonition, upon whom the ends
of the world are come.