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ABOMINATION

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abomination /əbɒmɪˈneɪʃ(ə)n/ noun noun: abomination; plural noun: abominations
a thing that causes disgust or loathing.



Things the Bible calls an abomination
Unclean things (Leviticus 7:21)
Customs of pagans (Leviticus 18:30)
Idols (2 Chronicles 15:8; 1 Peter 4:3)
Sins of fools, atheists, God deniers (Psalm 14:1; 53:1)
Cheating (Micah 6:10)
Those who persevere in unbelief (Revelation 21:8)
A froward man (perverse; one who turns aside (Proverbs 3:32; 11:20)
A proud look (Proverbs 6:16-17)
A lying tongue (Proverbs 6:17; 12:22)
Hands that shed innocent blood (Proverbs 6:17)
A wicked scheming heart (Proverbs 6:18)
Feet that are quick to sin (Proverbs 6:18)
A false witness that speaks lies (Proverbs 6:19)
A sower of discord among brethren (Proverbs 6:19)
Wickedness (Proverbs 8:7)
A false balance or scale (Proverbs 11:1)
Sacrifices of the wicked (Proverbs 15:8; 21:27)
The way of the wicked (Proverbs 15:9)
The thoughts of the wicked (Proverbs 15:26)
The proud of heart (Proverbs 16:5)
Justifying the wicked (Proverbs 1…

THIRD GENDER? TRANSGENDER? GENDER INDETERMINATE?

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Enough error and confusion!  The Bible has the answer: Genesis 1:27  "...male and female created he them"
Genesis 5:2  "Male and female created he them"
Genesis 7:16  "male and female, of all flesh"
In Matthew 19:4 Jesus Christ said:  "Have ye not read, that he which made them at the beginning made them male and female,"
In Mark 10:6 He said:  "from the beginning of the creation God made them male and female" 
What about  "male and female" is hard to understand? Nothing, unless the mind is warped and darkened by sin, as Romans 1:21-22  describes: "Because that, when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened. Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools."

Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego: True Obedience

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by A. W. Tozer
    “As you think of this story (Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego in the fiery furnace), keep in mind that their obedience to God was what got them in trouble in the first place....True obedience is the refusal to compromise in any regard our relationship with God, regardless of the consequences.
    “As long as you believe in God as millions of Americans do today, and do not make Him the number one exclusive priority in your life, the devil has no issue with you. The evangelical church today is following the course of the liberal movement and going down the same pathway of compromise. One compromise here, another compromise there, and soon there is very little, if any, difference between the so-called Christian and the man in the world.
    “True obedience, as illustrated in the story of the three Hebrew children, always brings us to a point of no return.  This is where faith comes in. We do not have to understand what is happening in order to obey God.
    “This obedience b…

Warning: internet affects how we think

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In the 1970s, when schools began allowing students to use portable calculators, many parents objected. They worried that a reliance on the machines would weaken their children’s grasp of mathematical concepts. The fears, subsequent studies showed, were largely unwarranted.34 No longer forced to spend a lot of time on routine calculations, many students gained a deeper understanding of the principles underlying their exercises. Today, the story of the calculator is often used to support the argument that our growing dependence on online databases is benign, even liberating. In freeing us from the work of remembering, it’s said, the Web allows us to devote more time to creative thought. But the parallel is flawed. The pocket calculator relieved the pressure on our working memory, letting us deploy that critical short-term store for more abstract reasoning. As the experience of math students has shown, the calculator made it easier for the brain to transfer ideas from working memory to l…