Notes for Sunday – August 10, 2014

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Balancing Prepping and Prophecy, by D.V.

Our faith influences our actions and course in life; our understanding of that faith can change the course of both action and life. If we are not careful, we will passionately study one rail on our train track, with lesser attention to the other rail; the result is not only fighting within our self, wasted energies, and veering off course but also a potentially significant train wreck, instead of efficient stewardship. It is not my intention here to sway you to one prophetic view or another, and I won’t even mention here what mine is, other than to say that …




Two Letters Re: Toledo Water Crisis

Hugh, The WHO article you mentioned says there’s another way to purify water tainted with microcystins, and it’s one of my favorite water purification methods because it can also be used as a wound cleanse, an antiseptic solution, an anti-fungal treatment for the hands and feet, a cholera disinfectant, a treatment for canker sores, a fire starter, and even a snow marker for an emergency signal. On top of all that, it’s less expensive per pound than calcium hypochlorite. What is this wonder chemical? Potassium Permanganate (KMNO4) 98% 1lbPotassium Permanganate, also called “permanganate of potash” or “Condy’s crystals.” Read more …







Odds ‘n Sods:

Medical examiner rules James Brady’s death a homicide. – T.P. This one leaves you scratching your head. Do they really expect to try a man who was already found not guilty 33 years ago? o o o Thousands Of Gallons Of Water Stolen From Small Town’s Fire Department – JBG o o o How to Build the Ultimate Survival Shelter – RBS o o o (Warning: Graphic) ISIS Sweeps The Middle East In A Method Reminiscent of Genghis Khan – B.B. After seeing ISIS in action, I am beginning to understand God’s command to Moses and Joshua in ancient times to …




Hugh’s Quote of the Day:

“What doth it profit, my brethren, though a man say he hath faith, and have not works? can faith save him? If a brother or sister be naked, and destitute of daily food, and one of you say unto them, Depart in peace, be ye warmed and filled; notwithstanding ye give them not those things which are needful to the body; what doth it profit?” – James 2:14-16 (KJV)