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The Civil War

Abraham Lincoln, in his Second Inaugural Address, indicated that the Civil War was God's judgment for the blood spilled in slavery: 

"…. Fondly do we hope, fervently do we pray, that this mighty scourge of war may speedily pass away. Yet, if God wills that it continue until all the wealth piled by the bondsman's two hundred and fifty years of unrequited toil shall be sunk, and until every drop of blood drawn with the lash shall be paid by another drawn with the sword, as was said three thousand years ago, so still it must be said 'the judgments of the Lord are true and righteous altogether.'"

Doomsday Clock

Have you heard of the Doomsday Clock? It's a symbolic clock set by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. Their purpose is to warn the world of how close we are to "midnight"—to a nuclear or environmenta... [Read More]

Reference: Associated Press, "Doomsday Clock moved ahead 2 minutes," The Arizona Republic (1-18-07)

Hurricane Katrina

In 2005 Hurricane Katrina brought a disastrous flood to New Orleans. Is it possible that there was more to this tragedy than a natural catastrophe? Do you know that New Orleans had a Day of Decadence planned before th... [Read More]

Questionable Judgment

We've all heard about some questionable jury decisions. Legalzoom.com posted a list of their Top Ten Frivolous Lawsuits. Some of the jury decisions they mentioned: 

  • A 2003 jury awarded over $5 million to an ... [Read More]

    Reference: "Top Ten Frivolous Lawsuits", legalzoom.com

  • God in Charge

    Ulysses S. Grant, victorious Civil War general and later President of the United States, opens the Preface to his Personal Memoirs with the quotation: "Man proposes and God disposes." Of all people, h... [Read More]

    Reference: Ulysses S. Grant, The Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant (Konecky & Konecky), p. 7

    God's Standards, Not Ours

    In 1992 Dennis Lee Curtis was arrested for armed robbery in Rapid City, South Dakota. In his wallet police found a list of rules Curtis had written for himself, guidelines for his robberies. For example, he wrote:

    ... [Read More]