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It Looks Like You Are the Master of Their Fate, You and Nancy Pelosi Are From the Same Cloth Literally Speaking…
Calif Priorities Are Governor Newsom Orders, Let the State Burn but,
Take Care of Those Transgender People at the Polls — California to Train Poll Workers to Be Courteous to Trans People in Bid to Woo (LGBTQE-E For Evil) to Polls….
The ungodly have willingly changed God’s design for man and woman, we live in dangerous times. New America if the liberals have their way, Gavin Newsom begs DC for money to support an ungodly Ca. states culture and demands the country submit to his demonic view of society, and then we watch the lights go out, and Northern California Burns, the Gov. is a disgrace to humanity.
Why does this keep happening to California year after year? The answer is simple, mankind without God in their hearts are dangerous as you read this article, enormous wildfires are ravaging large portions of northern California, and Governor Gavin Newsom has already declared a statewide emergency. An extreme wind event that began on Saturday evening is pushing the fires along at a staggering rate, and when the winds are howling this ferociously it is exceedingly difficult for firefighters to keep the fires from spreading. It was being reported that on Sunday morning there were sustained winds exceeding 90 mph in northern California with “gusts that topped 100 mph”. It was the strongest wind event in several years, and it came at an extremely unfortunate time.
California Legislature Passes Resolution Blaming ‘Religious Groups’ for Homosexual, Trans Suicides
California morally bankrupt, state of decay, pollution, or incorrectness. In the Bible, corruption is one of the effects of sin that resulted from the fall of man. In the beginning, God created a perfect paradise, free of sickness, pain, and death. Thus, corruption in the Bible is the state of moral contamination and spiritual decay expressed through disobedience toward God. Corruption is closely related to spiritual death. God told Adam that, if he ate from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, he would “surely die” (Genesis 2:17). Adam didn’t die a physical death that day but a spiritual one that involved separation from God (Ephesians 2:1–3). California Needs To Woke
Since they seem perpetually unable to take personal responsibility for their own perverse delusions and the self-violence that often ensues, members of the Cult of LGBTQE are now actively recruiting their leftist politician “allies” to pass anti-free speech “laws” that would specifically persecute Christians for allegedly causing LGBTQE people to commit suicide.
The California legislature continues to take more steps to counter Christianity, and religion in general, with its recent passage of ACR 99. The resolution — which is a direct affront on the Biblical teachings pertaining to sexuality and the need for men to repent, believe the gospel and follow Christ — blames “religious groups” for the “disproportionately high rates” of suicide among homosexuals and so-called transgenders.
Governor of California Gavin Newsom (Belial) Bans Singing At Churches, Christian Persecution Will Be…
The new norm California residents are still free to attend church. But they have been restricted from singing or chanting. Updated COVID-19 guidelines issued Wednesday by the state Department of Public Health require churches and other houses of worship to “discontinue singing and chanting activities”
Dozens of worshippers participated in a church service Sunday in San Diego, one that also served as a protest against California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s (D) coronavirus orders prohibiting indoor worship, including gatherings in people’s homes.
The order bans in-person worship services in much of the state, singing and chanting in some counties on a “monitoring” list, and even home Bible study groups and fellowship.
South Bay Pentecostal Church Pastor Arthur Hodges said, according to Fox5:
We’re not receiving equal rights because other enterprises are allowed to open and operate if they follow protocols. You can’t say people are safe when they go work and follow the rules and the same people are not safe to go to church.
Hodges is one of several religious leaders in the state suing Newsom over his shutdown order, arguing it violates their First Amendment rights.
In May, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected, 5-4, Hodges and South Bay Pentecostal’s emergency appeal that challenged Newsom’s order.
In another case, Liberty Counsel, a Christian ministry and nonprofit litigation firm, reported Monday it filed a “reply memorandum of law” in U.S. District Court for the Central District of California in Los Angeles that seeks a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction against Newsom’s orders.
“Yet, Newsom encourages mass gatherings of protestors,” Liberty Counsel noted.
The firm made the filing on behalf of Harvest Rock Church and Harvest International Ministry, which includes 162 churches in California and 65,000 affiliate churches and ministries throughout the world.
Liberty Counsel reported:
In Governor Newsom’s response to the motion for the temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction, he argues that churches are not “essential.” Regarding feeding, counseling and housing people in the same building where worship services occur, Newsom argues that only the worship services should be prohibited while the other non-religious services should be allowed.
Liberty Counsel Chairman Mat Staver said in a statement:
Governor Gavin Newsom encourages tens of thousands of people to gather for mass protests, but he bans all in-person worship and home Bible studies and fellowship. The governor cannot disregard the First Amendment, nor can the state micromanage the form of worship by banning singing or chanting. This discriminatory treatment is unconstitutional.
According to the Christian law firm, Godspeak Calvary Chapel held three worship services Sunday in Ventura, with as many as 2,500 worshippers attending one service, in-person or in the parking area, and 26,000 participating online. The firm reported:
Church members from another congregation drove two hours to stand outside in the parking lot during the services to voluntarily receive citations so others could worship inside. The only citation issued was to an Antifa protestor for disturbing the peace.
During his sermon, Pastor Rob McCoy said, “And the powers that were given this nation were the first three words of the preamble of that Constitution, ‘We the People.’”
“And you have freedom to worship your God,” he added. “It’s between you and Him and you’re accountable to God. And no man is allowed to take that.”
While Liberty Counsel does not represent Godspeak Calvary Chapel, the ministry observed that California Supreme Court Justive Matthew Guasco issued a temporary restraining order to McCoy, the church itself, Does 1-1000, and others working with them who might attend their church services in the future.
“The state court order naming Does 1-1000, along with anyone ‘acting in concert,’ is the first case in the nation to include any person who dares enter the church for religious services,” Liberty Counsel reported.
Will Authorities Cut Water and Electricity to Churches that Defy Newsom’s Shutdown Order?
On Saturday PJ Media reported that Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, Calif., had announced it would not comply with Gov. Gavin Newsom’s draconian COVID-19 order shuttering churches in counties that represent 80% of the state’s population:
“We cannot and will not acquiesce to a government-imposed moratorium on our weekly congregational worship or other regular corporate gatherings,” the church, led for the last half-century by Pastor John MacArthur, explained in a statement on its website. “Compliance would be disobedience to our Lord’s clear commands” to meet together for worship. “The church by definition is an assembly,” the pastors and elders of the church explained. “That is the literal meaning of the Greek word for ‘church’—ekklesia—the assembly of the called-out ones.” As a result, “no earthly state has a right to restrict, limit, or forbid the assembling of believers.”
“Therefore, in response to the recent state order requiring churches in California to limit or suspend all meetings indefinitely, we, the pastors and elders of Grace Community Church, respectfully inform our civic leaders that they have exceeded their legitimate jurisdiction, and faithfulness to Christ prohibits us from observing the restrictions they want to impose on our corporate worship services,” they wrote.
As promised, the church met for in-person worship on Sunday:
Indeed, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has deemed churches “nonessential” and warned in May that nonessential businesses caught defying shutdown orders could have their water and electricity cut:
Mayor Eric Garcetti expressed frustration and outrage that some nonessential businesses remained open despite coronavirus restrictions and vowed Los Angeles would take action against them.
Garcetti said his office was still receiving daily reports of nonessential businesses that continued to operate as normal — behavior he called “irresponsible and selfish.”
He also announced a “Safer at Home” business-ambassadors initiative that aims to bring about greater compliance from businesses that are ignoring the city’s order to close.
Such businesses should also expect to get a warning call from local prosecutors before the city takes more aggressive action, including turning off their water and power, he said.
On July 13, Gov. Newsom ordered churches in several counties, including Los Angeles County where Grace Community Church is located, closed until further notice.
Most churches chose to abide by COVID-19 orders when the pandemic began, but as the shutdowns continue to drag on, many have lost patience, arguing that Christians cannot do what the Bible commands—meeting publicly, singing together, observing the sacraments, and proclaiming scripture—while obeying the orders of state and local authorities.
John MacArthur’s Calif. Church Will Defy Newsom’s Church Ban: ‘Christ, not Caesar, Is Head of the Church’
In May I wrote about a group of Virginia pastors who implored Gov. Ralph Northam to allow churches to reopen:
“Because corporate worship is central to Christian life, it is extraordinary for churches to forego meeting for even a single Sunday,” they write. “Thus, with each passing week that corporate worship is banned, as churches stand ready to implement reasonable public-health precautions, the government pushes Christians closer to the point where they must choose to sin against God and conscience or violate the law.”
“Ultimately, as Christians, we are compelled to obey God’s law (Acts 5:29),” they say, citing the Commonwealth’s Constitution, Virginia’s Act for Religious Freedom, and Virginian James Madison, who said, “It is the duty of every man to render to the Creator such homage and such only as he believes to be acceptable to him. This duty is precedent, both in order of time and in degree of obligation, to the claims of Civil Society.”
“The ban on corporate worship prevents Christians who believe that Holy Scripture commands them to assemble for worship (Hebrews 10:24-25) from acting as their consciences – and God Himself – dictates,” they add.
The ongoing ban puts churches in a tough position. Most churches have chosen to abide by the stay-at-home order, with many of them offering streaming services, but most have acknowledged that the situation is untenable and cannot go on indefinitely.
“Corporate worship is commanded by Scripture and has been a foundational element of Christian life for nearly 2,000 years,” the pastors explain. “Alternatives such as live-streamed services and ‘drive-through’ worship are not adequate substitutes to the Body of Christ (1 Corinthians 12:12-27) united together in corporate worship.”
Virginia has since allowed churches to reopen with strict social distancing protocols, but in other states, including Nevada, where a group of churches is suing the state, churches are subject to attendance limits or other untenable rules. The Supreme Court ruled on Friday that Nevada was within its rights to cap the number of attendees at worship services in a 5-4 decision that saw Chief Justice John Roberts siding with the liberals on the court. Justice Neil Gorsuch issued a scathing rebuke in his short-but-sweet dissent:
This is a simple case. Under the Governor’s edict, a 10- screen “multiplex” may host 500 moviegoers at any time. A casino, too, may cater to hundreds at once, with perhaps six people huddled at each craps table here and a similar number gathered around every roulette wheel there. Large numbers and close quarters are fine in such places. But churches, synagogues, and mosques are banned from admitting more than 50 worshippers—no matter how large the building, how distant the individuals, how many wear face masks, no matter the precautions at all.
In Nevada, it seems, it is better to be in entertainment than religion. Maybe that is nothing new. But the First Amendment prohibits such obvious discrimination against the exercise of religion. The world we inhabit today, with a pandemic upon us, poses unusual challenges. But there is no world in which the Constitution permits Nevada to favor Caesars Palace over Calvary Chapel.
At least two pastors have already been arrested for flouting shutdown orders (see here and here), and while it hasn’t come to that yet in California, the threat of action against churches that disobey government COVID-19 orders looms large.
For Christians, suffering and persecution are to be expected. God has seen fit to allow Jesus-worshippers in the U.S. to largely escape the harsh conditions faced by Christians throughout most of Christendom, but as we’ve seen in recent months, our freedoms can be wiped away with the stroke of a pen. This time it’s a global pandemic that has our church doors closed. What will the excuse be next year?
Prediction: If Democrats take control of the Senate and presidency in November we’ll see a public health crisis declared to aid and abet transgenderism and gender confusion. What will your church do when ordered to either modify doctrinal positions on human sexuality or shut down? Now’s the time to be thinking through how we’ll respond when the real persecution begins.
The Short List of “Reprobate” found in Romans 1:28 in reference to those whom God has rejected as godless and wicked. They “suppress the truth by their wickedness,” and it is upon these people that the wrath of God rests (Romans 1:18). The Greek word translated “reprobate” in the New Testament is adokimos, which means literally “unapproved, that is, rejected; by implication, worthless (literally or morally).” SRH…
The World Is In Big Trouble, for Those That Believe We Will Go Back to Some Sense of Normal Life Here on Earth, You Will Be Sadly Disappointed, Seven and Half Years of Hell on Earth Which Began January 1, 2020
“Our courts oppose the righteous, and justice is nowhere to be found. Truth stumbles in the streets, and honesty has been outlawed” (Isa. 59:14, NLT)…We Turned Our Backs On GOD, Now We Have Been Left To Our Own Devices, Enjoy…
While Mainstream Media Continues to Push a False Narrative, Big Tech Has Keep the Truth From Coming out by Shadow Banning Conservatives, Christians, and Like-Minded People, Those Death Attributed to the Coronavirus Is a Result of Those Mentioned, They Truly Are Evil…
Watchmen does not confuse truth with consensus The Watchmen does not confuse God’s word with the word of those in power…
In police-state fashion, Big Tech took the list of accused (including this site), declared all those named guilty and promptly shadow-banned, de-platformed or de-monetized us all without coming clean about how they engineered the crushing of dissent, Now more than ever big Tech has exposed there hand engaging in devious underhanded tactics to make the sinister look saintly, one of Satan’s greatest weapons happens to be deceit…
The accumulating death toll from Covid-19 can be seen minute-by-minute on cable news channels. But there’s another death toll few seem to care much about: the number of poverty-related deaths being set in motion by deliberately plunging millions of Americans into poverty and despair.
American health care, as we call it today, and for all its high-tech miracles, has evolved into one of the most atrocious rackets the world has ever seen. By racket, I mean an enterprise organized explicitly to make money dishonestly.
All the official reassurances won’t be worth a bucket of warm spit. The Globals are behind the CoronaVirus, It Is a Man-Made Bioweapon.
The High-Tech Christ Haters: They Perverted Justice Among Themselves (V. 7): “You Turn Judgment to Wormwood, That Is, You Make Your Administrations of Justice Bitter and Nauseous, and Highly Displeasing Both to God and Man.’’ That Fruit Has Become a Weed, a Weed in the Garden; As Nothing Is More Venerable, Nothing More Valuable, Than Justice Duly Administered, So Nothing Is More Hurtful, Nothing More Abominable, Than Designedly Doing Wrong Under Color and Pretense of Doing Right. Corruptio Optimi EST Pessima —the Best, When Corrupted, Becomes the Worst. It Is Impossible to Find Anyone in the Bible Who Was a Power for God and Was Not Hated.
Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil;
Who substitute darkness for light and light for darkness;
Who substitute bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter!
These Governors and Politicians Are Caught up in Their Own Destruction, the Plandemic of All Scamdemic Has Turned on Its Creators and Will Wreak Havoc…
“Unless God has raised you up for this very thing, you will be worn out by the opposition of man and devils”
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