Pray for America

May 7, 2015
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Americans need to understand that the endgame of the LGBT rights movement involves centralized state power—and the end of First Amendment freedoms. I am one of six adult children of gay parents who recently filed amicus briefs with the US Supreme Court, asking the Court to respect the authority of citizens to keep the original definition of marriage: a union…

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May 7, 2015
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Go, gather together all the Jews who are in Susa, and fast for me. Do not eat or drink for three days, night or day. I and my maids will fast as you do. When this is done, I will go to the king, even though it is against the law. And if I perish, I perish. Esther 4:16 At…

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May 7, 2015
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Today is the National Day of Prayer. It is a vital part of our American heritage. The first call to prayer happened before the American Revolution. In 1775, the Continental Congress called on the colonists to pray for wisdom as they considered how they would respond to the King of England. Perhaps one of the most powerful calls to prayer…

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May 1, 2015
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Religious Protections Guide Liberty Institute is committed to defending your religious liberty rights and ensuring that faith-based entities are protected by the First Amendment’s guarantees of free speech, expression and the free exercise of religion. In a world where hostility toward religion is on the rise, it’s not a matter of if but when religious institutions will be faced with damaging, anti-religious legal attacks.  That’s…

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April 29, 2015
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The U.S. Supreme Court heard two-and-a-half hours of arguments on Tuesday on whether it should grant same-sex couples the right to marry. The justices tangled with lawyers over states’ rights and the history of marriage and same-sex relationships. Read the transcript of the first argument here, and the second half here. Below are highlights from what the justices and the…

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April 28, 2015

Tomorrow the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments for Obergefell vs. Hodges, the case that will determine whether same-sex marriage can be forced on a state by the courts. If the court decides this case the way everyone expects them to, same-sex marriage will be forced on all 50 states through their ruling. If that happens, it will almost automatically…

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April 22, 2015
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Russell Moore, the president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) of the Southern Baptist Convention, has called for the national Church to dedicate itself to prayer for the sanctity of marriage on a Supreme Court hearing that will be happening on April 28. On that day, the Supreme Court will receive oral arguments involving several cases on same-sex…

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April 20, 2015
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On April 28, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Obergefell vs. Hodges, the historic marriage case in which the institution’s very definition will be decided for the nation. In June, the Court will issue its decision, the repercussions of which will affect laws and practices in every state. The stakes are so high, it causes me to…

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April 10, 2015
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America is in the midst of a seismic cultural shift in matters of faith, family, and freedom. More than 35 states now issue same-sex marriage licenses. An increasing number of scholars and judges insist that the First Amendment only protects the freedom to believe—not the freedom to live out those beliefs. At least one state now compels employers to provide…

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April 8, 2015
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Dr. D. A. Carson’s book Praying with Paul is a great resource to help you strengthen your relationship with God through a deeper prayer life.  The premise of his book is that God doesn’t demand hectic church programs and frenetic schedules; He only wants His people to know Him more intimately. The apostle Paul found that spiritual closeness in his…

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April 8, 2015
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The legislative “fix” for the Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) should have been rejected, not passed by the Indiana Legislature and signed into law by Gov. Mike Pence, as it was on Thursday. The original law did not need to be fixed. The changes distort the law to predetermine (or, should I say, “fix”) the winners and losers in…

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