"'Taking Up Serpents' was written to honor the spirit of this ecstatic, religious universe and the extraordinary people who inhabit it. It was also written to lift the veil a little and serve up some modern-day ecclesiastical redemption."
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The new spirituality also invites followers to seek out spirits for aid and communion.
This major church leader says yes.
Please don't take these words lightly. If you believe the Bible to be true, then what Paul wrote will come to pass.
Christmas Miracle: Iraq Officially Declares Christmas a National Holiday to Celebrate Birth of Jesus
On Christmas Eve, PM @AdilAbdAlMahdi met with Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican Secretary of State, and his delegation and reaffirmed that Iraqi Christians are an integral part of Iraq's national community.
They're afraid they'll lose their husbands otherwise.
For generations, Ethiopian Jews dreamed of returning to Jerusalem.
"If they are caught reading the Bible, they could immediately be sentenced to 15 years in a labor camp—or worse."
Asia Bibi's conviction "is set aside, and she is to be relieved forthwith."
The five fragments show characteristics inconsistent with ancient origin and therefore will no longer be displayed at the museum.
"Pray also that God will comfort the Christian community in Turkey ... and that the Turkish state will stop its victimization of expatriate Christian workers."
This seemingly benign decoration represents a much more gruesome picture from the rituals of past ages.
Every month, 255 Christians are killed; 104 are abducted; 180 Christian women are raped, sexually assaulted or forced into marriage; 160 Christians are detained or imprisoned without trial; and 66 churches are attacked. Every month.
We need to warn the Jewish people of this, not help them to align themselves with the future Antichrist!
They killed a bus mechanic and a casual laborer.
All over the world, Christians are being attacked, Bibles are being burned and churches are being shut down.
Some call this irrefutable proof that God still watches over Israel.
Believe it or not, there are still people who haven't heard the gospel or don't have access to a copy of the Scriptures.
"Assuming that the red stains on the Turin linen are actually blood from the crucifixion wounds, the results of the experiments demonstrate that the alleged flowing patterns from different areas of the body are not consistent with each other."
In June, Duterte called God "stupid" and challenged the concept of original sin.