Nineteen suspects accused of inciting the brutal 2007 murders of three Christians in eastern Turkey went on trial before Malatya’s Third Criminal Court in early September. With the court’s acceptance in June of a third indictment in the case, known as the “Malatya Massacre” in the Turkish media, allegations against primarily military officials have finally been made public.
Archive for September 2012
The dry bones represented the Israelites themselves. As a people they had lost heart, lost hope, and said, “Our strength is dried, and our hope is lost, we are cut off from our parts”—from all tribal and national union. If they looked at their present condition, they were strangers in a strange land, foreigners, without opportunity for patriotic feelings; if they looked backward, and remembered divine intervention on their beha
Brother Frank has given a brilliant and I believe correct interpretation of the verses in Deuteronomy and Exodus concerning the Ox and the Ass and the Ox that wants to gore.
The old mind of fleshly aspect of the Christian is likened to the Ox that intends to do harm. How it is or should be dealt with is of prime importance in this message. The responsibility of the New Mind or Creature is also addressed.
The emphasis in this setting is to show the sensitivity of the Father and of Jesus toward these little ones—how highly they regard the consecrated and how much displeased they are with those who offend these little ones.
During this reign of the Christ, all will have been brought to a knowledge of the truth, (1 Tim. 2:4) the true light will have enlightened every man, ever born into the world.
Christians may have to sacrifice their jobs if they want to express their religion at work, government lawyers declared yesterday. The state lawyers insisted workers are not entitled to wear a crucifix at work against the wishes of their employers – and if that is incompatible with their faith they ‘are free to resign’. The Christians’ counsel said it was wrong they should have fewer rights than other faith groups just because they had a ‘tolerant’ religion.
Each miracle of healing was motivated by Jesus heart- felt connection to the experience of the one who suffered.
We are experiencing the release of ‘Barabbas’ through Jesus willingness to bear his sentence of death and the restoration of our relationship with the Shepherd and Guardian of our life.