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What does the Bible say about doing drugs? --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Question: "What does the Bible say about doing drugs?" Answer: The Bible does not directly address any form of illicit drug use. There are no express prohibitions against cocaine, heroin, ecstasy (MDMA), or methamphetamines (Meth). There is no mention of marijuana, peyote, magic mushrooms, or acid (LSD). Nothing is said about huffing, snorting, dropping, smoking, shooting, licking, or any other method of ingestion. This is not to say, however, that recreational drug use is permissible. On the contrary, there are several very clear biblical principles that place drug use well outside the realm of acceptable behavior. To begin with, Christians are under a universal mandate to respect and obey the laws of the land (Deuteronomy 17:2; Ecclesiastes 8:2-5; Matthew 22:21; 23:2-3; Romans 13:1-7; Titus 3:1; 1 Peter 2:13-17; 2 Peter 2:9-11). The ONLY instance in which we are allowed to disobey the laws of the land is when the laws violate any divine imperatives (Daniel 3 and 6; Acts 5:29). There are no other exceptions to this rule. Contrary to popular belief, simply disagreeing with a law does not constitute a license for breaking that law. Many have argued that marijuana does not warrant prohibition. They contend that smoking pot in defiance of the law is justifiable on these grounds and in light of (what they perceive to be) the hypocrisy of outlawing weed while allowing nicotine and alcohol consumption. Those who argue this point may be sincere in their conviction, but they are mistaken nonetheless. Heartfelt disdain for the law does not justify impunity towards it, as our Lord Himself made clear. While rebuking the Pharisees for turning the Law of Moses into an excessively oppressive yoke, Christ still required His disciples to submit to their unfairly harsh demands (Matthew 23:1-36, especially 1-4). Dutiful submission to authority and patient perseverance through unjust suffering and/or perceived unfairness (1 Peter 2:18-23) is God’s high standard for us – even if that means having to abstain from marijuana in compliance with “unfair” legislation. Not only are we to submit to authority for submission’s sake, bornagain Christians are further constrained by a mandate to live above reproach for the sake of the Gospel (1 Corinthians 10:32; 2 Corinthians 4:2; 6:3; Titus 2:1-8; 2 Peter 3:14). Needless to say, criminality is highly reproachable. Obviously this first principle does not impact drug users living in nations like the Netherlands where recreational drug use is legal and permissible. There are, however, more universally applicable principles. For example, Christians are all required to be good stewards

of what God has entrusted to us, regardless of our national identity (Matthew 25:13-30). This includes our earthly bodies. Unfortunately, illicit drug use is an extremely effective way to destroy your health, not just physically, but mentally and emotionally as well. As Dr. Alan Leshner, Director of the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) explains, “The most immediate, extensive, and long-lasting problems caused by drug abuse, both for individuals and for society, are often medical in nature. For example, known drug abuse related health problems and resulting lost productivity alone cost our society more than $33 billion each year. Illicit drugs directly cause many medical problems. Stimulants such as cocaine and methamphetamine increase the heart rate while constricting the blood vessels. In susceptible individuals, these two actions together set the stage for cardiac arrhythmias and strokes. The club drug methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA, also called "ecstasy"), which many users mistakenly believe to be safe, has caused malignant hyperthermia, permanent kidney damage, and death. MDMA also damages serotonin nerve fibers in the brain. Heroin can cause a lifethreatening kidney condition called focal glomerulosclerosis. The list continues: NIDA research has shown that almost every drug of abuse harms some tissue or organ.” (Addressing the Medical Consequences of Drug Abuse, NIDA Notes, Vol. 15, No. 1, March 2000; available to be read online at http://www.nida.nih.gov/NIDA_notes/NNVol15N1/DirRepVol15N1.html) Marijuana, while being the least harmful of all of the illicit drugs, is still potentially lethal. Marijuana enthusiasts (“potheads”) take comfort in the fact that, unlike most other illicit drugs, it is seemingly impossible to fatally overdose on weed by means of normal consumption (i.e. smoking it). But this does nothing to diminish the potentially fatal risks of lung cancer, emphysema, and other forms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) caused by marijuana smoke. While marijuana can be ingested without smoking it, thereby eliminating these risks, there still remain negative physiological and psychological consequences including damage to the reproductive system, the immune system, and cognitive ability. Beyond stewardship, as Christians our bodies are not our own. We “have been bought with a price” (1 Corinthians 6:19-20), not “with perishable things like silver or gold . . . but with precious blood, as of a lamb unblemished and spotless, the blood of Christ” (1 Peter 1:17-19). Having bought us with His own life, Christ has delighted to create in us something entirely new, something somewhat bizarre. By indwelling us with His Spirit He has turned us into organic temples of sorts. So now, caring for our health is not just a matter of good stewardship. It is a

matter of reverential piety. To pollute or harm our bodies is to desecrate the House of God (1 Corinthians 3:16-17). This is both wondrous and terrifying. Another biblical principle concerns our susceptibility to deception. As fallible creatures we are prone to delusion. And being as we are the objects of God’s intense affection, His enemies are our enemies. This includes THE enemy, the Devil, the father of lies (John 8:44), a most formidable and determined adversary. All of the apostolic exhortations to remain sober-minded and alert (1 Corinthians 15:34; 1 Thessalonians 5:4-8; 2 Timothy 4:5; 1 Peter 1:13; 4:7; 5:8), are designed to remind us that we must be vigilant against the wiles of the Devil (1 Peter 5:8) who seeks to ensnare us through deception. Sobriety is also important for prayer (1 Peter 4:7), as is obedience to God (Isaiah 1:10-17). As for drug addiction, not all illicit drugs are physically addictive. Nevertheless, they are all psychologically addictive. While most people are familiar with physical addiction – the progressive condition whereby the human body becomes physically dependent upon a drug in order to function properly – psychological addiction is less well-known. Psychological addiction is an enslavement of the mind, often characterized by obsessive tendencies and a lack of desire to quit. While physical addiction brings the body into subjection, psychological addiction brings the will into submission. Users tend to say things like, “I could quit if I wanted to but I just don’t want to.” This attitude tends to ensure a long-term pattern of drug use whereby users become devotees in defiance of a very poignant Biblical principle. The fact is, no one can wholeheartedly serve two masters (Matthew 6:24; Luke 16:13). Any time spent kneeling before the god of drugs is time spent with your back towards the God of the Bible. In summary, the Bible teaches us that, “denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly in this present world” (Titus 2:12). Posted by LICO MINISTRIES at 12:27 AM 0 comments

Friday, June 13, 2008
Masturbation: A Sin for Christians?

Masturbation: A Sin for Christians? -------------------------------------------------------------------------------An answer to the oft-asked question of if masturbation is a sin for believers in Christ Jesus, and what the scriptures teach concerning it. 1Cor 4:6 (Wey) .. in order to teach you by our example what those words mean, which say, "Nothing beyond what is written!"... The Scripture is strangely silent about this universal issue, while not shy about all sorts of other sexual situations and perversions... in great detail concerning sex with animals, etc. Yet the bible says nothing about masturbation. This is odd, don't you think? Some, mistakenly, cite Onan in Gen 38:9 as suggesting that masturbation is a sin. In fact, "onanism" has become a synonym for masturbation. But this is obviously an error, and a rather daft one at that. We know what Onan did, for it is spelled out for us in lurid detail; and we know why it was a sin: he was maliciously using and cheating Tamar in way that was wrong. In any case, what Onan was doing was certainly not masturbating, and you have to be pretty dimwitted to miss this. In fact, there is no place in scripture where masturbation is even mentioned, much less forbidden. This is a very odd situation since it is so common a human experience, and given that scripture speaks of other sexual sins (some fairly perverse and rare) without any shyness at all. Since scripture does not forbid masturbation directly, neither should Christians in general. "Nothing beyond what is written" in terms of how

we should help lead others to the Lord is the rule. But since you asked, or clicked, as the case may be, we will give you the best answer we can using what we do know from scripture as our guide. We should stick to emphasizing the things God has told us are important, and not be teaching things that the Lord has never expressed His opinion on. To be sure, it is clear from Scripture that illicit sexual fantasies are forbidden, and this is a significant issue with masturbation. Matt 5:28-29 (NIV) [Jesus:] "But I tell you that anyone who looks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery with her in his heart. If your right eye causes you to sin, gouge it out and throw it away. It is better for you to lose one part of your body than for your whole body to be thrown into hell." But what if no illicit fantasies are included in masturbation? Is the act then sinful? By scripture, there is nothing to indicate that it is. Specifically, if the act is done merely as a hedge against temptation and as the body requires then there is no need for the above sinful "crutches". This is hardly exciting, and a rote act of keeping the body in submission. It cannot be done often, as the body is not that demanding if left alone by a perverted imagination. On the other hand, if we attempt a pent-up self-sex life, then we find that the body needs help from the soul through illicit fantasies, and then sin is clearly being committed. I hope this is clear. Were it not for our perverted imaginations and lustful sense of expectation, our bodies would not cause us much trouble. It is our minds and hearts that need "treatment". It is like reving an engine near red-line at every traffic signal, and all the time it is running, and then complaining about the eventual engine failure. Sure the thing can rev, but not all the time. It was not made for that. From Scripture, the line not to be crossed is the line of illicit imagination. And what a line! Minus the sinful fantasies, which are the fuel for most masturbation, all the fun and zest would be taken out of it. Thus, it would no longer be a topic of interest to you or anybody, any more than the act of going to the bathroom. It would be just "doing what was needed" to keep the body from exploding from within. Sex was not created for this, you can be sure. That God allows masturbation to even work is a mystery (ever try tickling yourself?) and so it is reasonable to assume that it is a "gift" to keep ourselves from temptation.

Eph 5:3 (NIV) But among you there must not be even a hint of sexual immorality, or of any kind of impurity, or of greed, because these are improper for God's holy people. Much like a person who is an Alcoholic must avoid any kind of drinking like the plague, where others can drink with moderation and without sin, the same principle applies here. So people might come to different conclusions concerning masturbation, and that is anticipated within our faith. Each man must live in holiness before the Lord in his/her own body, and this might mean different disciplines and personal leading in each case. What works for me or you... we should not impose on anybody else as a stumbling block. Rom 14:12-13 (NIV) So then, each of us will give an account of himself to God. Therefore let us stop passing judgment on one another. Instead, make up your mind not to put any stumbling-block or obstacle in your brother's way. The important thing is that we live holy before Him, and this is a matter that we should take very seriously. I assume this is why you are interested in this question, because you want to please God by avoiding any kind of sin. And when it comes to sexual sin in the thought-life, in our culture this is an easy temptation to fall into. So care and caution are appropriate as we consider these things and make choices before the Lord. 1Th 4:2-8 (NIV) For you know what instructions we gave you by the authority of the Lord Jesus. It is God's will that you should be sanctified: that you should avoid sexual immorality; that each of you should learn to control his own body in a way that is holy and honorable, not in passionate lust like the heathen, who do not know God... For God did not call us to be impure, but to live a holy life. Therefore, he who rejects this instruction does not reject man but God, who gives you his Holy Spirit. Can you, in all honesty, masturbate without sinning against the clear commands of Christ? If yes, then we are never told that the act itself is impure or forbidden. But let us be honest and admit that it is not so easy to do if we are committed to avoid mental sexual sin. In our society, where lust is in the air, how is it is possible to "learn to control our bodies in a way that is holy and honorable"? Well, the answer is that we can die. Really, spiritually. This is The Gospel as we have received it. John 8:32 (NIV) "Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you

free." Here is the specific Scripture that set me free, when it finally dawned on me what it meant: 1 Peter 4:1-2 (NIV) Therefore, since Christ suffered in his body, arm yourselves also with the same attitude, because he who has suffered in his body is done with sin. As a result, he does not live the rest of his earthly life for evil human desires, but rather for the will of God. Think about the radical nature of the spiritual dynamic of what is being explained here. If you are really the recipient of the HOLY Spirit, then this means PAIN in a physical body that lives in this carnal world. If you get this right in your attitude, God says you will be "done with sin". Awesome, eh? The problem is that we want relief, and sin is the way. But if we agree in advance that the way of the faith must inevitably involve suffering, then we are truly living the gospel and have transferred out of the power of evil and into God's will. And masturbation, never forbidden by God, can be used as one of the ways that we can "learn to control our bodies"; not by inflaming the body with pornography or fantasies so that it can be done too often, but in using it to keep ourselves from dangerous, physical temptation when it can (rarely) be done without sinning in any way. Commit yourself to a certain amount of pain, and commit yourself not to sin in thought, and I think you will find that masturbation cannot be done that often, but when it is needed it is a true blessing as a way to keep your body under control. We should not indulge our bodies, but we should "honor" them and learn to live in them properly in this sinful world. For singles, God has given the ability to masturbate, and has not forbidden it. For married couples who are apart and who are thinking of each other, the same applies. But God has most definitely forbidden sinful thoughts that so often accompany masturbation, and for this we all need to die to self and commit ourselves to the fact that living holy in this world will involve pain. Along these lines, see the Bible Studies on Death to Self, The Cross, and Conviction. Also, you might want to read through the Bible Study on Temptation as well. I pray that through what we do know, and with the help of the Holy Spirit, that you will be able to conduct yourself in purity and wisdom concerning this matter.

Ro 6:13 (NIV) Do not offer the parts of your body to sin, as instruments of wickedness, but rather offer yourselves to God, as those who have been brought from death to life; and offer the parts of your body to him as instruments of righteousness. Luke 14:28 (NIV) "Suppose one of you wants to build a tower. Will he not first sit down and estimate the cost to see if he has enough money to complete it? For if he lays the foundation and is not able to finish it, everyone who sees it will ridicule him, saying, 'This fellow began to build and was not able to finish.'" 1 Peter 4:1-2 (Wey) Since, then, Christ suffered in the flesh, you also must arm yourselves with a determination to do the same--because he who has suffered in the flesh has done with sin--that in the future you may spend the rest of your earthly lives, governed not by human passions, but by the will of God. Posted by LICO MINISTRIES at 11:47 PM 0 comments Labels: YOUTH TEEN AGERS

The Root of All Evil . . . the LOVE of Money!

The Root of All Evil . . . the LOVE of Money! "For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows." -1st Timothy 6:10 Posted by LICO MINISTRIES at 11:32 PM 0 comments

Evolution is Stupid!

"Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools." -Romans 1:22 The fact that the "theory" of evolution is missing a critical link (the "missing link") should speak volumes as to the credibility of such a wild theory. The "missing link" is the Neanderthal man (the ape man). There is simply NO evidence of such theories. The few skeletal remains which have been dug up and claimed to be prehistoric could easily be the fossil remains of modern men. Bone structure also varies from one ethnic background to another. It is very possible to dig up a skeleton with more rounded bones (which is more common in African anatomy). This is NO evidence of evolution, but of variances in human anatomy. East Asian people (such as China) have very unique facial features which are more pronounced. Evolutionists have not discovered a Neanderthal man! You can believe anything if you repeat it to yourself long enough. Many people want to believe evolution because it relives

them of the horrifying possibility that there might actually be a holy God watching how we live. Whether you believe there is a God or not, the thought of both possibilities is very freighting. I believe in God. Even today, this world is filled with simple one-cell structured living organisms. Why didn't they evolve? Furthermore, if evolution were true, then you would think that different groups of animals could naturally breed. A horse and a giraffe cannot breed offspring. A cat and a dog cannot breed offspring. Only through modern genetic DNA tampering can scientists play God and create monsters. Do a web search under "spider goats" if you want to be freaked out. Then read up on "Frankenfoods." Agricultural scientists have created potatoes that produce their own internal pesticides from silk moth DNA genetically placed into the potatoes. The moths die when they eat the potatoes...yummy. Do you know what you're eating? The same is true of genetically altered corn. There is a God! How do I know? Simply because He lives in my heart. At age 12, I was receptive to the Holy Spirit's conviction in my heart that I needed to get saved. I willingly accepted Christ as my personal Saviour. I hadn't had my faith shaken yet by some godless teacher or professor. I thank God that I trusted Jesus. I had faith in God as a teenager back then and I still have faith in God as an adult today. I thank God I was saved at an early age before the pride of life blinded me. You see, as adults we tend to become proud and stubborn, Satan blinds our minds with worldly thinking (2nd Corinthians 4:4). It is people's sinful pride and love for sin that hinders them from being saved (John 3:20). More people will probably burn in hell because of stubborn pride than anything else. I am older and wiser today. I think for myself. I refuse to vote Democrat or Republican...it's all an evil bipartisan conspiracy which is destroying America. There's not a dime's difference between the parties anyway. I'll vote for the Constitutional party. At least I can look at myself in the mirror. People say, but you'll waste your vote. Yeah, if I vote Republican or Democrat I will. I think for myself. I think this drug-dealing government needs to be cleaned up. I think the Federal Reserve needs to be abolished. I think property taxes are wrong and unconstitutional. I think America should control it's own national parks and not the United Nations. I think we should fight for our First Amendment rights which we're quickly losing. I think for myself. I just don't see any credibility to the THEORY of evolution. Give me some proof and I'll believe it. On the contrary, thousands upon thousands of scrolls of the Bible have been discovered throughout the holy land. They all agree with each

other. The Bible and history accurately coincide. How could one book written by 40 men over a 1,500 year time period be so accurate. Most of those men didn't know each other. The Bible is a perfectly interlocking prophetic puzzle, a masterpiece of literature. Further, the Bible is the ONLY book on the face of this earth which addresses the sinfulness of mankind and our need for a Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ. It's been said that man wouldn't write the Bible if he could, and couldn't if he would. There is no book which even compares. The Qur'an contains NO prophecy. The Qur'an is obviously biased against Christians and Jews. The Word of God is not biased against anyone. Evolution makes no sense at all. I just don't see how any intelligent person could believe such nonsense. I mean, have you ever seen an ape that could be taught to do algebra? No! Other than the most basic skills (which a dog can also be taught), an ape does not have the capacity to learn anywhere near the human level. Apes are dumb! You can say a dog is smart (and it might be), but it can't logic like a human being can. Furthermore, if we evolved from a lower species, then why is it that the apes didn't evolve in the evolutionary process? Come on folks, you don't need a PHD (post hole digger) to figure this out. Where are all those half man/half ape fossils which should be abundant in the earth's soil layers? They don't exist. This is what is known as the "missing link" by evolutionists. Notice that I didn't call them "scientists" because there is NOTHING scientific about evolution. Science by it's very definition means "the study of." To "study" something, it must be observable. Not only is evolution not observable, it is not testable or repeatable in a lab. Do you realize that evolutionists CANNOT display even ONE single proof of evolution...NOT ONE! Dinosaur fossils don't prove anything except that they existed. Whether dinosaurs existed in Biblical times or during a pre-Adamic period is debatable amongst theologians. Many preachers believe that Lucifer operated a kingdom upon the earth prior to Genesis 1:2. The Bible does support this theory with credible evidence. This is commonly known as the "gap theory." Regardless, the fact that dinosaurs once inhabited this earth adds no credibility to the THEORY of evolution. Evolution is for stupid people, stupid because they refuse to acknowledge the Word of God in their life. There is NO WAY you can believe the Bible and evolution. But you say, "what about 'theistic evolution' where God created everything and then allowed it to evolve? I'm glad you asked. There is no such teaching found in the Bible. Genesis chapter one is very clear that God created this earth as we know it today in 6 days. "IF" there was a pre-Adamic creation, it was destroyed according to Genesis 1:2. I won't be dogmatic as to whether or not there was a pre-Adamic time period, but the Bible is certainly

dogmatic that all life on this earth today was created within the six days of creation. The Bible is very accurate in it's chronology. The Bible dates itself from creation up until the end of the Old Testament. The Bible dates creation at approximately 4,000 B.C. This means that all life on earth today was created about 6,000 years ago! There was no evolutionary process! There is nothing to prove the THEORY of evolution (and that's all evolution really is...a bogus theory). Evolution is in direct opposition to the Bible. To claim to believe in God and evolution is tragic. How can you profess faith in God, but not His divine Word? If you claim to believe in God but not the Bible, then I seriously question the identity of your god. The New Age movement has their own god, but it is not the Lord Jesus Christ. The Islamic Muslims claim to believe in Allah (god), but it is not the Lord Jesus Christ. You see my friend, you have to have faith in the true and living God. Having faith in God is only good if it's faith in the Lord Jesus Christ to forgive your sins. James 2:19 tells us that the devils believe in God. Big deal, many unsaved people believe in God! Have you ever realized that you were a sinner, bound for an eternal hell without Christ? Did you call upon the name of Jesus to forgive those sins and save your soul from hell? If not, please do so now and don't wait another minute. Don't risk spending an eternity in the lake of fire. You've got nothing to lose, salvation is a free gift from God...paid for by the precious blood of Jesus. Posted by LICO MINISTRIES at 11:03 PM 0 comments

"Is it nothing to you, all ye that pass by?..." ―Lamentations 1:12

"Is it nothing to you, all ye that pass by?..." ―Lamentations 1:12 Posted by LICO MINISTRIES at 10:59 PM 0 comments

Is it Nothing to You?

Starving East Timorese children in Laga, East Timor. The famine in East Timor, while largely unnoticed by the world, has been described as "as bad as Biafra" by the International Red Cross. Starvation became widespread in 1979 as communities, subjected to bombardment in the mountains, were unable to grow food supplies. These photos were published on the front page of "The Sydney Morning Herald" at the time, subsequently causing a storm of criticism from Indonesia. As of 2001, 12.4% of the children in East Timor die before reaching the age of five. While Americans continue to throw away millions of dollars worth of food every day, 18,000 children starve to death each day. As of 2005, there were 8,900,000 MILLIONAIRES living in the United States! As of 2007, there were 946 BILLIONAIRES in the world! Yet, the poor starve because heavy tax burdens are laid upon them, and they are afflicted by tyrant government overlords. The United Nations is a big facade, whose true agenda is global population reduction. The reason why children starve to death is because of GREED... for the love of money is the ROOT of all evil (1st Timothy 6:10). "He that oppresseth the poor reproacheth his Maker: but he that honoureth him hath mercy on the poor." ―Proverb 14:31 Is it nothing to you friend that children are dying of starvation all around the world? While the USA was busy bombing Afghanistan, The White House was simultaneously assuring the American people that we were helping the Afghan people with humanitarian aid (dropping food and supplies from the air). Unfortunately, as soon as the Taliban was removed from power, the Afghan people were abandoned and left at the mercy of tyrants and rapists. The Northern Alliance has a history as bad as the Taliban. There is not enough food. Many are starving and

children there suffer from diseases which are easily curable. One out of four children die before reaching age five. Yet $2,300,000,000 worth of opium (heroine) was produced in Afghanistan in 2003. So while Afghan children are dying, billions of dollars in opium are being produced each year for a bunch of filthy rich monsters. Is it nothing to you? Also, Read "Killing Them Softly - Starvation and Dollar Bills for Afghan Kids." Posted by LICO MINISTRIES at 10:56 PM 0 comments

Abortion is Murder!

THOU SHALL NOT KILL Posted by LICO MINISTRIES at 10:51 PM 0 comments

Homosexuality is a Sin!

You cannot call yourself a Christian and be a supporter of Same Sex Marriages. It is against the word of God to support any homosexual agenda. The bible says it is sin period. Leviticus 18:22 22 "`Do not lie with a man as one lies with a woman; that is detestable." Leviticus 20:13. "If a man also lie with mankind, as he lieth with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them." 1 Corinthians 6:9-10

9 Do you not know that the wicked will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: Neither the sexually immoral nor idolaters nor adulterers nor male prostitutes nor homosexual offenders 10 nor thieves nor the greedy nor drunkards nor slanderers nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God. Romans 1:25-27 25 They exchanged the truth of God for a lie, and worshiped and served created things rather than the Creator-- who is forever praised. Amen. 26 Because of this, God gave them over to shameful lusts. Even their women exchanged natural relations for unnatural ones. 27 In the same way the men also abandoned natural relations with women and were inflamed with lust for one another. Men committed indecent acts with other men, and received in themselves the due penalty for their perversion. Genesis 19:1-29 says God destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah because of homosexuality. It stinks in the nostrils of God. Genesis 13:13 identify the men of Sodom as exceedingly wicked sinners. Genesis 18:20 says that the sin of Sodom is "very grievous." Genesis 18:23 adds emphasis to the portrayal of the inhabitants of Sodom as "wicked." Genesis 18:24-33 shows that God could not find even 10 righteous souls in Sodom. The perverts who inhabited Sodom, even wanted to rape God's Angels who had come to Sodom to rescue Lot. It is clear. The same sex marriage agenda is against God, and is SIN, and that my friend is the bottom-line because the Word of Our Most Holy God says so. Posted by LICO MINISTRIES at 10:44 PM 0 comments

What really happened on 911? The solid evidence against our own government is very disturbing. Wake up America because we are losing our country and our freedoms! Freedom isn't free! Posted by LICO MINISTRIES at 10:41 PM 0 comments

Divorce is a Sin!

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Was your distant grand-daddy a gorilla?

Was your distant grand-daddy a gorilla? Sadly, some people would like for you to be believe so. There is not one shred of proof of evolution, only unproven theories and speculation. Posted by LICO MINISTRIES at 10:34 PM 0 comments

Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with him, and he with me. (Revelation 3:20) Open the door of your heart to Jesus today by following the steps below. Steps to begin a relationship with Jesus Christ right now!

1) KNOW God loves you not for what you do, but for who you are. He has a wonderful purpose for your life. He seeks to love and lead you now and for eternity. 2) ADMIT to God that you make mistakes, that you sin, and you need God in control of your life, otherwise your life leads to death, both spiritual and physical. 3) UNDERSTAND Jesus Christ, the son of God, is the only means to bring you into a full relationship with God. His death on the cross was the necessary payment to cover the cost of your sins and He did it for you. 4) DECLARE Pray to God right now and sincerely seek forgiveness for your sins. Tell God you're sorry and ask Jesus Christ to be the savior of your past and the Lord of your present and future. Sample prayer: Lord Jesus, I need You. Thank you for dying on the cross for my sins. I open the door of my life and receive You as my Savior and Lord. Thank you for forgiving my sins and giving me eternal life. Take control of the throne of my life. Make me into the kind of person you want me to be. 5) CELEBRATE as you stand as a new person in the eyes of God. The old sin and shame are gone and you are ready to discover your purpose in this life. Begin to walk with God daily by reading the bible and fellowshipping with other believers. Let the spirit of God work in and through you as you begin this new life. If you have received Jesus through this website please CONTACT US Posted by LICO MINISTRIES at 10:20 PM 0 comments Subscribe to: Posts (Atom)

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