Saturday, December 31, 2011

Happy New Year 2012!

Happy New Year 2012!   



I hope you had a good life and are prepared for the end of the world on December 21st ... 


just kidding.   :-)

The world will not end in 2012 or 2013 or 2014.  






It will end when God says so, not ancient calendars, Bible "codes," or men's calculations.  
“But about that day or hour no one knows, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father."  - Matthew 24:36




When that time comes, we should welcome it and not fear it.  We will all see the Creator!   

In the mean time:

Please take this time to reflect on 2011 and see what needs improvement in your life.  Visit, call, message your family and loved ones.

Enjoy life, but relax on the alcohol.  Don't drink and drive please!


Life is good and should be lived joyfully in a good way, not destroyed.    



Let us thank God for another year on this beautiful planet called Earth in this beautiful huge Universe.  




May 2012 bring faith, love, hope, peace, health, prosperity, and joy to all.  


HAPPY NEW YEAR 2012!





God, thank you for a new year. May everyone in our family be willing to begin anew with a clean slate. We know that you are always ready to forgive us. Help us to be willing to forgive ourselves and to forgive one another.

As we begin a new year, remind us of our truest values and our deepest desires. Help us to live in the goodness that comes from doing what you want us to do. Help us to put aside anxiety about the future and the past, so that we might live in peace with you now, one day at a time.
http://www.loyolapress.com/family-new-years-prayer.htm

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

The Rev Surrenders

Since Summer 2011 a young black guy has interjected his "thoughts" - or lack of - to me on Twitter regarding God and religion.

Here is how it would go:

One Atheist would engage me, then another and then he would show up commenting on something he had no idea about since the discussion was not with him.

What is interesting is that this guy when questioned begins to retweet every response.  He does this so others can jump in to rescue him.

Within 20 seconds I have 10 Atheists engaging me, some joining the conversation civilly and others spewing vulgarities or comments projecting their apparent inner fascination with child molestation by mentioning the scandals of some priests.

I came to the conclusion that this guy named Xavier has no intellectual confidence and just trolls throughout Twitter looking to bait believers.

When he is confronted about his tweets, he gets upset and begins to use vulgarity to express himself.   By doing this he shows he has a poor vocabulary and cannot logically coherently express his ideas in a educated and civil manner.  In a sense, he starts out a college student and ends up a stereotypical ghetto thug within seconds.



Recently he invited me to comment on his blog but failed to give me the link.  He then begins to questions why I "avoid" his blog.  I had to contact another female Atheist he was involved with romantically just to get his blog link.

If that is not funny enough, when I do comment on his blog regarding Atheism as a Religion, he does not post it.  He then sends me a message attacking the post and making threats of blocking me on Twitter.  This guy is either bipolar or extremely silly.


Here are some of his silly tweets:

To my requests for him to answer my question "Can you prove there is no God" he continues on ranting attempting to claim that I am ignoring an answer he never gave.  




Here I invite him to post his answer to my blog post http://sacerdotvs.blogspot.com/2011/11/atheists-please-prove-there-is-no-god.html  but he dilly dallies and begins to show his lack of intellectual confidence and cowardice.  


Here he turns ghetto and begins using language that is not appropriate for an educated person.  


Here he becomes jealous of my academic success and sends an ad hominem remark.  




Now is this a rational person?  How can anyone take a so-called Atheist like this seriously?  He fails to provide reasons for his beliefs. Fails to have proper comportment during a debate.  Lacks the maturity needed to debate a serious topic.  

His only answer is vulgarity and silly remarks that attempt to mask his lack of intellectual confidence and pusillanimity.

On his blog, he recently wrote a post attacking me and other Twitter people.  His paranoia is hilarious and sad at the same time.  He reminds me of a funny YouTube video with a reporter who starts out giving the news with a professional journalist inflection until a fly enters his mouth and he begins to talk like a ghetto person spewing profanity.    

With so many intelligent Black people around like Maya Angelou, Barrack Obama, Oprah as role models.  I don't understand why this guy feeds and perpetuates the image of the stereotypical ignorant and vulgar black man.   He gives ammunition for those who believe minorities are intellectually inferior to whites. I pray and hope he will come around after he matures.     


Monday, December 26, 2011

Urbi et Orbi - HIS HOLINESS POPE BENEDICT XVI Christmas 2011



Dear Brothers and Sisters in Rome and throughout the world!




Christ is born for us!  Glory to God in the highest and peace on earth to the men and women whom he loves.  May all people hear an echo of the message of Bethlehem which the Catholic Church repeats in every continent, beyond the confines of every nation, language and culture.  The Son of the Virgin Mary is born for everyone; he is the Saviour of all.

This is how Christ is invoked in an ancient liturgical antiphon: “O Emmanuel, our king and lawgiver, hope and salvation of the peoples: come to save us, O Lord our God”.  Veni ad salvandum nos!  Come to save us!  This is the cry raised by men and women in every age, who sense that by themselves they cannot prevail over difficulties and dangers.  They need to put their hands in a greater and stronger hand, a hand which reaches out to them from on high.  Dear brothers and sisters, this hand is Christ, born in Bethlehem of the Virgin Mary.  He is the hand that God extends to humanity, to draw us out of the mire of sin and to set us firmly on rock, the secure rock of his Truth and his Love (cf. Ps 40:2).

This is the meaning of the Child’s name, the name which, by God’s will, Mary and Joseph gave him: he is named Jesus, which means “Saviour” (cf. Mt 1:21; Lk 1:31).  He was sent by God the Father to save us above all from the evil deeply rooted in man and in history: the evil of separation from God, the prideful presumption of being self-sufficient, of trying to compete with God and to take his place, to decide what is good and evil, to be the master of life and death (cf. Gen 3:1-7).  This is the great evil, the great sin, from which we human beings cannot save ourselves unless we rely on God’s help, unless we cry out to him: “Veni ad salvandum nos!  – Come to save us!”

The very fact that we cry to heaven in this way already sets us aright; it makes us true to ourselves: we are in fact those who cried out to God and were saved (cf. Esth [LXX] 10:3ff.).  God is the Saviour; we are those who are in peril.  He is the physician; we are the infirm.  To realize this is the first step towards salvation, towards emerging from the maze in which we have been locked by our pride.  To lift our eyes to heaven, to stretch out our hands and call for help is our means of escape, provided that there is Someone who hears us and can come to our assistance.

Jesus Christ is the proof that God has heard our cry.  And not only this!  God’s love for us is so strong that he cannot remain aloof; he comes out of himself to enter into our midst and to share fully in our human condition (cf. Ex 3:7-12).  The answer to our cry which God gave in Jesus infinitely transcends our expectations, achieving a solidarity which cannot be human alone, but divine.  Only the God who is love, and the love which is God, could choose to save us in this way, which is certainly the lengthiest way, yet the way which respects the truth about him and about us: the way of reconciliation, dialogue and cooperation.

Dear brothers and sisters in Rome and throughout the world, on this Christmas 2011, let us then turn to the Child of Bethlehem, to the Son of the Virgin Mary, and say: “Come to save us!”  Let us repeat these words in spiritual union with the many people who experience particularly difficult situations; let us speak out for those who have no voice.

Together let us ask God’s help for the peoples of the Horn of Africa, who suffer from hunger and food shortages, aggravated at times by a persistent state of insecurity.  May the international community not fail to offer assistance to the many displaced persons coming from that region and whose dignity has been sorely tried.

May the Lord grant comfort to the peoples of South-East Asia, particularly Thailand and the Philippines, who are still enduring grave hardships as a result of the recent floods.

May the Lord come to the aid of our world torn by so many conflicts which even today stain the earth with blood. 

May the Prince of Peace grant peace and stability to that Land where he chose to come into the world, and encourage the resumption of dialogue between Israelis and Palestinians. 

May he bring an end to the violence in Syria, where so much blood has already been shed.  May he foster full reconciliation and stability in Iraq and Afghanistan. 

May he grant renewed vigour to all elements of society in the countries of North Africa and the Middle East as they strive to advance the common good.

May the birth of the Saviour support the prospects of dialogue and cooperation in Myanmar, in the pursuit of shared solutions. 

May the Nativity of the Redeemer ensure political stability to the countries of the Great Lakes Region of Africa, and assist the people of South Sudan in their commitment to safeguarding the rights of all citizens.

Dear Brothers and Sisters, let us turn our gaze anew to the grotto of Bethlehem.  The Child whom we contemplate is our salvation!  He has brought to the world a universal message of reconciliation and peace.  Let us open our hearts to him; let us receive him into our lives.  Once more let us say to him, with joy and confidence: “Veni ad salvandum nos!”




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Sunday, December 25, 2011

Christmas





Jesus is born!  We celebrate that night when the Savior of the world was born from a humble Virgin named Mary.  What an awesome event.  The All Powerful, All Knowing, All Good God became a human baby to show us He will not take no for an answer.  He loves us so much He will do any thing to get our attention.  He will do anything to show His.  


Babies change us all.  They bring joy and just melt our hearts when they are in sight.  Our Lord came as one to melt our hearts and open ourselves once again to holiness, true love and happiness.  Christmas is not about family, friends, gifts and so on.  While they are good, the true purpose is the Birth of Jesus Christ the Lord.  Family, friends, giving all have their substance from the Birth of the Lord.  


Families come and go, move, die, and so do friends.  Gifts break and we get bored with them, but Jesus Christ is Forever!  Let us pray that Jesus continues to be born in our hearts not just on Christmas but on every day of the year.  

Saturday, December 24, 2011

Christmas Eve



It is Christmas Eve.   We place ourselves in that anticipating moment: the birth of the Savior. The Messiah, the King of Kings and Lord of Lords is born.  God kept His promise!  


Take this time to meditate on the Incarnation.  God becomes Man.  God takes on Human form, Human Flesh!  This is awesome!   


God Our Creator becomes our Brother!   He is One of Us!   It can't get any better than that.  If that is not love or dedication, then I don't know what is. 




 For an all knowing, all powerful, eternal, magnificent Supreme Being - the Absolute Singularity to become a mere Human man to save all men women and children is both a brain cooker and a simple expression of Love.  






Christmas Eve is a time to reflect on this and remind ourselves how much God loves us.  Yes family time is nice, gifts are nice, Santa Claus stories such as the Night Before Christmas and Christmas music are nice, but Jesus is the Reason for the Season.  2000 years ago the world received the best present of all.  Let us continue receiving that present daily and open it daily within our hearts and minds.  










It is no wonder why St. Francis of Assisi loved the Incarnation so much that he was the first to start the Creche tradition.  To picture God as a small baby boy is just amazing.  To picture a mere woman named Mary holding God, her Creator!  It is just amazing to picture.  


Gather with your families, take your Bible and read the story of the Nativity.  Prepare your mind, hearts and souls for Jesus.  Then go to Midnight Mass and contemplate some more.  May Jesus Christ be born in our hearts daily!  


  

Happy holidays..yeah right!.. it's MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!



Christ Jesus is the Reason for the Season, not Commercialism, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Festivus and all these other distractions. Christ is the reason why we even get days off to celebrate, decorate and enjoy time with family and friends in December. It is unfortunate that other cultures choose the same time to celebrate their recent customs such as Kwanzaa and so forth. Even Atheists attempted to create their own "holiday" by adding to Festivus a few years ago which was a ridiculous attempt and childish I must say.


Christmas is the ONLY legal holiday, not Hanukkah or Kwanzaa.  This is not an attack on my brothers and sisters in the Jewish and African communities, so don't misinterpret please.  What I am trying to convey is that Christmas is the only day that is legally a holiday in the United States of America and therefore should be respected and treated in a unique way instead of pushed aside.  




It is so ridiculous how people try to change the words "Merry Christmas" to "Happy Holidays."  Some even have gone so far as to change the words to the song, "We Wish You a Merry Christmas"  to "We Wish You a Happy Holiday."   This is an epic capital "SMH" or "Shaking My Head" trigger.  When Stupidity, Bigotry and Secularism mix, we get these results.  


Christmas is the official legal holiday so therefore it is: Merry Christmas.  If that offends anyone, then they need to get over it because it is the law. 


 There is no valid reason to ban Nativity Scenes in Cities or Towns, or use Snowmen, Wreathes and Santa Claus to replace Christ.  It is not "Snowmenmas," or "SantaMass,"  it is CHRISTmas.    








Jesus Christ, Son of God - Son of Mary took on the form of sin to save us from sin and ourselves. 
This is His Birth Date!   






Christians stand up for our Lord!   Say Merry Christmas, not Happy Holidays.  Remind others that Jesus is the Reason for the Season.  Do not be afraid!  




“I tell you, whoever publicly acknowledges me before others, the Son of Man will also acknowledge before the angels of God. But whoever disowns me before others will be disowned before the angels of God. - Luke 12:8-9




Let us allow Christ to continue to be born in our hearts at every moment and not forget that He will return like a thief in the night-unexpected.

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Follow up of The Rainbow Delusion post

Today a Homosexual advocate sent me a comment via the contact form regarding the blog I wrote "The Rainbow Delusion."




He wrote:



"It’s obvious you are hiding behind god with your ignorance and so called faith. It’s disturbing how you can cherry pick from YOUR bible. What you failed to mention is that YOUR bible YOUR faith also states “Intercultural - Interracial Marriage Relationships” are forbidden. Common-law marriage, cohabitation, and divorce are a sin according to your bible and faith but it’s legal and MILLIONS (people within your own faith) exercising their rights. How about Deuteronomy 22:5 “Woman shall not wear that which “pertaineth unto man.” I see women of your faith and beliefs wearing pants all the time and isn’t that “pertaineth unto men.” I want to leave you with one last bible scrip to think about. Luke 6:37 ESV “Judge not, and you will not be judged; condemn not, and you will not be condemned; forgive, and you will be forgiven. I am pretty sure with this blog you are going to HELL according to your bible /faith/beliefs. Looks like YOU have a lot to worry about rather than casting stones. I could go on-and-on about what your bible/faith states. Rather then do that I am going to pray for you because the FACTS show that your god/faith is very disappointed with you. Thank you, to my faith, Jesus, god that he accepts me for who I am. An open mind will set you free!"






Sacerdotus replies:

No one is hiding. If I were hiding I would not have confronted the deception Sue is presenting as Christianity.   I did not "cherry pick." I used Scripture that explicitly challenges the views of Sue.  The post was not meant to be an extensive Bible study.  It solely addressed the Tweets she made.    

I understand your anger and your need to pinpoint what you feel are discrepancies within the Judeo-Christian faith - I know first hand, I used to be an Atheist.  However, your questions and misconceptions do have answers.  In short, the verses you cite from the Old Testament deal with cultural external rituals, not religion or morals.  See my "Evil Bible" blog.  Jesus addressed this many times with the Pharisees who saw external laws and rites as equal to Spiritual and Moral laws.  

Yes unfortunately divorce is legal and we see the negative consequences of it in society.  However, just because a law is law does not make it moral.  Suppose there existed a law to segregate homosexuals from heterosexuals, would that be moral just because it is law?  No it would not.  Laws must reflect the common good of all.    

The verse in Luke deals with Rash Judgement.  The Catholic Church defines it:

2477 Respect for the reputation of persons forbids every attitude and word likely to cause them unjust injury.278 He becomes guilty:
- of rash judgment who, even tacitly, assumes as true, without sufficient foundation, the moral fault of a neighbor;
- of detraction who, without objectively valid reason, discloses another's faults and failings to persons who did not know them;279
- of calumny who, by remarks contrary to the truth, harms the reputation of others and gives occasion for false judgments concerning them.
2478 To avoid rash judgment, everyone should be careful to interpret insofar as possible his neighbor's thoughts, words, and deeds in a favorable way:
Every good Christian ought to be more ready to give a favorable interpretation to another's statement than to condemn it. But if he cannot do so, let him ask how the other understands it. And if the latter understands it badly, let the former correct him with love. If that does not suffice, let the Christian try all suitable ways to bring the other to a correct interpretation so that he may be saved.280
-http://www.scborromeo.org/ccc/p3s2c2a8.htm
I made a blog post regarding this self-proclaimed minister's views on God and how He sees Homosexuality.  It was not a judgment on her character.  The latter is what you are doing to me by claiming that God is "disappointed in me" and that I need an open mind.  You do not know me personally nor have a direct line to God to make such claims.  

In my blog post, I attacked Sue's views.  There is a big difference between attacking someone's views and that someone.  Nevertheless, the LGBT community does seem to demonstrate  tendencies of complex by believing that any disagreement or discussion that does not favor them is "bigotry" or "judgement."  That is unfortunate and a violation of freedom of speech and common sense.  

Not everyone is going to agree with you my friend.  Those that do not are not judging you or are bigots.  They are entitled to their views.  

I "cast stones" at homosexuality, not homosexuals.  Just like I "cast stones" at abortion, not abortion supporters and so on.  

Thank you for your prayers.  I will pray for you as well that the Lord will show you that "male and female" He created them and that sex does not define you, The Creator does.

I will preach Christ's Word when it is: "In season and out of season..." 2 Timothy 4:2

"Pray the Gay Away"



I am writing this blog post in response to this post I read from an zealous homosexual advocate on Twitter.

Homosexuality is a heavy topic in this world, especially among religious circles.  Religion is often blamed for the suicides of gay people.  However, a scrupulous inspection of the facts show that bullying is the factor, not religion.

The Catholic Church teaches that homosexual desires are not a sin unless it is acted upon.  It is no different from heterosexuals having sexual desires.  Those desires become sin when they are acted upon.

The Catechism of the Catholic Church has this to say:



Chastity and homosexuality
2357 Homosexuality refers to relations between men or between women who experience an exclusive or predominant sexual attraction toward persons of the same sex. It has taken a great variety of forms through the centuries and in different cultures. Its psychological genesis remains largely unexplained. Basing itself on Sacred Scripture, which presents homosexual acts as acts of grave depravity, tradition has always declared that "homosexual acts are intrinsically disordered." They are contrary to the natural law. They close the sexual act to the gift of life. They do not proceed from a genuine affective and sexual complementarity. Under no circumstances can they be approved.

2358 The number of men and women who have deep-seated homosexual tendencies is not negligible. This inclination, which is objectively disordered, constitutes for most of them a trial. They must be accepted with respect, compassion, and sensitivity. Every sign of unjust discrimination in their regard should be avoided. These persons are called to fulfill God's will in their lives and, if they are Christians, to unite to the sacrifice of the Lord's Cross the difficulties they may encounter from their condition.

2359 Homosexual persons are called to chastity. By the virtues of self-mastery that teach them inner freedom, at times by the support of disinterested friendship, by prayer and sacramental grace, they can and should gradually and resolutely approach Christian perfection.



Homosexual advocates often preach the idea that homosexuals are "born this way" and there is nothing anyone can do about it in regard to changing them.  However, there is no scientific evidence that homosexuals are "born this way."  

Performers such as "Lady Gaga" can sing all they want about homosexuality being a trait that is part of birth, but this is simply not the truth.  It is propaganda meant to mislead people into accepting a way of life.   This was the approach of Adolf Hitler who said, "Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it." 

This is the case with the homosexual agenda.  So much of it is composed of lies and distorted ideas of psychology, love and human interaction.  It is all propaganda.  Most of the defenses offered by the homosexual agenda reek of Argumentum ad Ignorantiam and False cause fallacies.  


For example, "Homosexuality is seen among penguins and other animals, so therefore it is normal among human beings."  While this has been observable, we cannot come to the conclusion that this is homosexuality as opposed to instinctual behavior based on the limits of the organism's brain and how it perceives hormones.  Moreover, hamsters sometimes eat their young, does that mean human mothers should eat their kids as well because hamsters are part of nature just like human mothers are?


The difference between human-animals and non-human animals is that we have reason, conscience and self awareness.  We can know better, a non-human animal cannot.  It is not rational to think that 2 males and 2 females will continue a species.  It is not rational to think that male genitalia was meant for male genitalia and vice-versa when it comes to females.  


Heterosexuals and homosexuals are called to chastity.  Even married couples!  Homosexual desires are in a sense the same as desires to gossip, over eat, avoid going to Mass etc.  They can be overcome through prayer and God's grace.  The saints are great examples of this.  


Homosexuals who believe in God and claim they cannot conform to God's will are discrediting God's ability to bring perfection out of imperfection.  As the Catechism says, we must use the virtues of self-mastery with prayer and sacramental grace in order to bring about inner freedom.  


All over his blog, this gay advocate has clip art saying to "be yourself, live free," but when you come out and walk about proud, you become a slave to sexual vice.   That is not freedom.  Your desires got the best of you.  It is like an obese man who lost weight and has desires to overeat again and does it.  That act of overeating - just because he can- does not make him free.  It imprisons him into a life of gluttony.  


Being homosexual is not a hopeless case.  One can overcome the desires without guilt and all the nonsense this gay advocate blog post claims comes as a result of Christian spirituality.  It is not easy, but it is also not impossible.


No homosexual trying to live God's will should be ashamed of that or of him/herself.  God will truly value the attempts made to live a chaste and holy life.  God does not give us burdens we cannot handle.  


The choice is yours: 



  • become imprisoned to disordered desires that come from original sin, 
  • or be set free by self mastery, prayer and God's grace.







Who knows more about a Toyota car, the owner of one or the maker of one?  Similarly, who knows more about you, you or your maker?  Trust God.  He will set you free.




        

Monday, December 19, 2011

The Rainbow Delusion



"Beware of false prophets who come disguised as harmless sheep but are really vicious wolves. - Matthew 7:15




Our Lord was clear that there will be those who will present themselves as something good but in reality are deceivers.  On Twitter a self proclaimed Homosexual "minister" of a Liberal sect attempted to present a contrarian position in regards to Homosexuality and how God views it.  She claims that God accepts all, loves all and does not care about how people live their lives.






Is this really the case?  Does God accept all?  In 1 Cor. 6:9-11, St. Paul says:  

"Or do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived; neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor homosexualsnor thieves, nor the covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers, will inherit the kingdom of God. Such were some of you; but you were washed, but you were sanctified, but you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and in the Spirit of our God."

St. Paul is the man who was formerly known as Saul.  He persecuted Christians until Christ appeared before him and converted him.  (see Acts 9)  So since Christ converted him and gave him a mandate, Paul's words are valid.  Notice how he tells us who will not inherit the kingdom of God.   He mentions effeminate and homosexual people.  He continues that some of them lived those lifestyles but were 'washed, sanctified and justified in the Lord Jesus Christ and Spirit of God.'   This basically means that among the people he was preaching to there were some who lived this sinful lifestyle.  But, they changed- they converted and stopped.  

God loves everyone yes, but He does not love Sin.  Homosexuality is a lifestyle that causes great friction in the relationship between God and a Soul.  It is one of the Sins that cries out to God for vengeance (Genesis 18:20).  The cities of Sodom and Gomorrah were destroyed because of the homosexual behavior among its citizens (Jude 5-7)

God Himself said it is an abomination (Lev. 18:22, 29)  This does not sound like God accepts everyone and everything they do.  In reality, God requires us to follow His Commandments and Will.  Jesus taught us the Our Father prayer that says, "your will be done on earth as it is in heaven."  It is not about us, it is about God.  

Jesus would never condone Homosexuality because it would go against the Word He gave us in the Scriptures.  God is Truth, He cannot contradict Himself.  

Ironically an Atheist brought to attention this "minister's" views and she responded by disregarding the Scripture - The Word of God!  








This is disturbing.  This minister no longer represents Christ.  She represents herself.  She loses credibility as a Christian.  As Romans 1:25 says: "For they exchanged the truth of God for a lie, and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed forever. Amen."  She exchanges the Truth of God for a lie.  Her views serve homosexuals who are the creatures of the Creator and do not serve the Creator.  

The Scriptures were written by men physically speaking, but inspired by the God.  2 Timothy 3:16 says "All Scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for training in righteousness;"  It is sad that she disregards God's Word.  

Jesus promised that the Church would not be lead to error by announcing that the Spirit of Truth will guide the Church and teach her what to say (Luke 12:12).   The Catholic Church gave us the Bible, so since Jesus is God, Is the Truth and does not lie, then this minister rejects God's Truthfulness and Omnipotence by rejecting the Scriptures and His Church.  

God is irrelevant according to her.  The most important thing are the people.  






Christianity is about Christ!  The name "Christ" is at the beginning of it.  It is not about the people or what the people think.  It is about Christ and the Will of the Father (John 6:37-40).  

She claims that I am a bigot for reminding her what God's will is.  She calls it, the "Catholic way."  This is not true.  Judaism, Islam and many other faiths teach that Homosexuality is against God's will and nature.  In Judaism, the Talmud says: "The earth quakes on account of the sin of homosexual acts. God said, ‘You made your genitals throb in an unnatural act. By your life, I shall shake the earth on account of the homosexual acts"  






So if God spoke to the Hebrews and then came as Christ and formed the Catholic Church on Peter the Rock as the head with the Keys of the Kingdom (Matthew 16:18-19), then this is not just a "Catholic" way of things, but God's way.  

To this minister, belief is not important.  





Jesus says the opposite in Matthew 7:21 "Not everyone who says to me, 'Lord, Lord,' will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only he who does the will of my Father who is in heaven."  God's will is important.  We cannot walk around believing in God, doing whatever we want and expect to go to heaven.  We must follow God's will.  His will is that all be gathered in One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism (Ephesians 4:5).  We must belong to God's Catholic Church which is the pillar and foundation of the Truth (1 Timothy 3:15).  

It is disturbing that this lady is preaching things that are not true.  She is not a minister of Christ.  She is a minister of relativism, and indifferentism. She preaches the Delusion of the Rainbow- that is to say, the distortion of God, Faith, Morals and Scripture in order to serve the created - Homosexual hedonism.  

Do not be deceived!  Many false prophets have gone into the world with the spirit of the Anti Christ attempting to lead many away from God.  They create a false Jesus, a false God.  A God who does not care about sin and just loves everyone even if they do evil.  This is not the Real Jesus or God.  This is god in their image.  Test every one (1 John 4:1). 

Take the advice from Galatians 1:8:  

"But even if we or an angel from heaven should preach a gospel other than the one we preached to you, let him be eternally condemned!"


Let us pray for this Sue who deceives herself and others by preaching a gospel that is not of Christ nor the one Christ sent the Apostles to preach.  Homosexuality will never be a good in a the eyes of God.  Many will try to distort God's word in order to justify this lifestyle, do not believe them.  

Say no to the Rainbow Delusion and Yes to God's Word.  




Contact her and let her know that her views do not represent the Judaeo-Christian God and His Sacred Scripture:
revsue@reverendsue.com  



Christopher Hitchens 1949-2011

On December 15, 2011 the world lost a great writer and intellectual.  He was very articulate, and very polemical.  His name was Christopher Hitchens.

A self professed Atheist, Hitchens wrote on God, religion, politics and other issues.  He criticized Bill Clinton and Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta on numerous occasions.   Hitchens described Mother Teresa as a "Fanatic, fundamentalist and fraud."

He was a great debater, but had some embarrassing debates with Cardinal George Pell and Theologian Dr. William L. Craig.  In the later debate, Hitchens stumbles, at one point starts messing around with his equipment out of nervousness and in an attempt to stall for time.  The audience even laughs at his response.  (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8uvKH5qisgg&feature=player_embedded#!)

While he was a great writer and intellectual, his approach was a bit harsh.  There are ways one can present one's ideas without being offensive or angry.  Atheism often increases egoism in an exaggerated manner.  Atheists walk about believing that they or science have some knowledge that religious people do not.  They "know" God does not exists, they "know" the universe just happened to appear out of nowhere etc etc.  This is of course wishful thinking.  It perpetuates their intellectual dishonesty and embarrasses rationalism.  



Hitchens criticized Mother Teresa but never once lifted a finger to help the poorest of the poor, as she called them.  He was all about "humanism" but never helped any human like Mother Teresa did.




Atheists often claim that "Two working hands accomplishes much more than a thousand hands clasped in prayer" yet there is no Atheist out there doing as Mother Teresa did.  There are no charitable Atheist organisations on Earth! Yet they are "for Humanity."

To support Atheism, Hitchens used the same circular arguments Atheists have used for centuries.  "Religion is evil and it starts wars, "it is hypocritical,"  "it is superstitious," bla bla bla.  All this is said with a certain confidence but lacks evidence.  Hitchens' apologia for Atheism can be summed up in two words: Ad Hominem.  

As with many Atheists that I have encountered both when I was one and now, they only offer anger, insults, and contrarian responses to support their "reason."  Atheism is just an opium created to appease the contrarian.

I pray for Christopher Hitchens.  He was just a lost soul attempting to seek answers regarding God by using his harsh Atheism as a mask for that hunger.  Now I am sure he believes in God.  It must have been an awkward moment meeting the person you denied for so long.  He went from "God is not great" to "Wow God is great."  :)

No one should make rash judgements on whether he ended up in hell or not.  God is extremely merciful and we don't know what happened at those last seconds of life on Earth.  Jesus forgave the thief on the Cross, He will surely forgive an Atheist.

May Christopher Hitchens rest in peace.  Despite his religious bigotry, we can all admire his intellect and positive contribution to humanity.

Sunday, December 18, 2011

Tebowing Students



Students at a New York high school were suspended due to "Tebowing."  For those of you who do not know what this is, it is an imitation of the Denver Bronco's Football player Tim Tebow's prayer pose.  Tebow, a devote Christian often gets on one knee with a cletched hand to his forehead.  He does this in order to pray and thank God for whatever happened on the field during the game.

Anyhow, students at this high school made this pose in the hallways causing a crowd and were suspended.  I believe the school went too far.  With so many bad influences on the youth these days and bad role models in popular culture and sports, I don't see anything wrong with making a prayer stance.  

I understand the school's explanation of "it is a safety" issue; however, from my own experience years ago in high school I remember other students doing foolish things and causing a "traffic jam" in the halls too and they were not disciplined.

The school should erase this suspension and apologize to the students and their families.  Kudos to Tim Tebow for being a great witness to Christ in the sport of Football.  




Source: http://espn.go.com/new-york/nfl/story/_/id/7357978/high-school-athletes-suspended-tebowing

Genus Corvus just Crows...

Since Summer 2011 this young man @atheistcrow has engaged me on Twitter.  I have offered to entertain his inquiries on Facebook using the Discussions app which was discontinued on Oct 31st.    He did not want to follow through.

Recently for the last 2 weeks or so I have invited him here and all he does is dilly dally.  He claims I am a liar, and a fraud with no basis whatsoever.  

He is supposedly a man of reason, yet insists on using Twitter to discuss a heavy topic such as God knowing that Twitter puts users in "Jail" after a certain amount of tweets as this parody Twitter accounts shows Twitter Jail.

I can logically conclude that this kid is either a troll looking for attention, or does not have the intellectual confidence to discuss with me his issues with God and religion on a forum that is permanent and visible to all.


                                                                                                                 Scared....   


There is no "timeline" here that erases old tweets, nor any blocking features.  What you post stays.  Perhaps that is the reason why he is timorous?

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

"God Particle"

On Tuesday December 13, 2011  Physicists at the CERN made a big announcement regarding the elusive "Higgs Boson" or "God Particle."

This particle is believed to be what gives mass to the entire universe.   Yes "believed" to be.. ironic right?  Isn't "belief" a religious and superstitious concept?  Not at all.  Science and Faith are based on belief.

Anyhow, the LHC or Large Hadron Collider was activated to see if evidence of this particle can be observed.

Some hints were found but not enough to exceed the 3.0 Sigma requirement for data to be considered true evidence.  Sigma as we know is a Statistical calculation.  The detectors within the Collider are called ATLAS and CMS.  ATLAS produced a calulation of 2.3 Sigma while CMS produced a 1.9.  If a calculation of 5.0 Sigma is reached, then that is considered a discovery.  Physicists were hoping for the latter.

The search continues.  This particle is important because it will give more substance to the Standard Model, or a theory of how everything (matter, particles, energy -electromagnetic, nuclear) is held together and how it works in unison.  It is basically a "blueprint" of the material universe.

From a Faith perspective, this will show empirically that the universe from the largest object to the smallest particle is organized intelligently.  Chance is not a factor in this at all.  These particles were not floating around and then one day just decided to collect and work with each other the way they do to form the universe and life.





This particle can help Science not only learn about the Universe, but also see the design behind it and how it has purpose or intention and was not created by accident.

I hope on the next attempt, we will get a 5.0 Sigma.  Physics has always fascinated me since I was a child.   What is the point of learning about Biology, Psychology, Math, Geology etc. if we do not know what makes everything and holds it together?   It is the foundation of existence in the material sense.  We need to know!  

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