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What are we doing?

I find myself screaming at the Computer monitor as I see article after article , video after video, outlining the path we are traveling as a nation.

As I go throughout my day, no one seems to be concerned, oblivious might be a better term.  If you try to talk to them about it, you get labeled as a downer or crazy.

This must be what God meant by hardening hearts so they do not see.  Or care not to see the truth right in front of them.

The biggest disappointment are the fellow Christians that treat it that way.  Uninterested.  To busy to think about it.

Jesus called us to be watchmen, he said we should be watching for these signs and to warn others when we see them.

I am still praying about what that means.  I do know he says they will be held to a different standard, those that know and say nothing.

We are not to just ride it out…

We must attempt to sound the alarm.

Lord open their eyes, help me sound the alarm!

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Officials from Egypt’s Brotherhood at White House

White House officials held talks with representatives of the Muslim Brotherhood in Washington this week, as the Islamist group threw itself into the fray in Egypt’s presidential election.

The meeting on Tuesday with low-level National Security Council staff was part of a series of US efforts to broaden engagement with new and emerging political parties following Egypt’s revolution last year, a US official said.

The White House pointed out that Republican Senators Lindsey Graham and John McCain, and other US lawmakers and officials had also met with Brotherhood representatives in Egypt and elsewhere in recent months.

“We believe that it is in the interest of the United States to engage with all parties that are committed to democratic principles, especially nonviolence,” said National Security Council spokesman Tommy Vietor.

“In all our conversations with these groups, we emphasize the importance of respect for minority rights, the full inclusion of women, and our regional security concerns.”

The Muslim Brotherhood’s political arm, the Freedom and Justice Party, said on Saturday it would nominate Khairat al-Shater, a professor of engineering and business tycoon, to contest Egypt’s first presidential election since a popular uprising ousted Hosni Mubarak last year.

The Islamists, who control parliament, had repeatedly said they would not put forward a member for the election in order to mitigate fears that they were trying to monopolize power.

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If you have not asked Christ into your life, the essential gospel is that Jesus died for our sins, was buried, and that He was raised on the third day (1 Cor. 15:3-4).  Believing this is the only qualification for salvation.  We are sinners in need of a savior.  Jesus died for our sins, and to prove that His death was sufficient for us,  God raised Him from the dead on the third day. Believing in our heart that God raised Him from the dead is our assurance that He will raise us, too.
 3 For what I received I passed on to you as of first importance: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, 4 that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures, (1 Cor. 15:3-4). 

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