Why I’m Endorsing Ted Cruz
By Jarod Hinton
Dear Friends, Family, Countrymen….lend me your ears!
Most people that know me are aware that I have chosen to vote for Ted Cruz in the Republican primary race for President of the United States. What is not commonly known are the reasons behind this decision. It is not my way to thrust my view point down someone’s throat. However, I hold my opinions strongly and thoughtfully, and I hope you will take some time to consider the points I raise in this essay. I will address my principled reasons first and secondly my practical reasons for supporting Senator Ted Cruz. Continue reading
Here is another blast from the past, a post from 2006:
This morning I took a walk. It is a rather nice walk actually, considering I live in town. There is this road that I walk on that almost feels like I’m in the country, especially when I get to the top of the hill and look out over the pasture and see the horses grazing.
But this morning I noticed a bird singing. More than one actually. And God brought something to my mind. Continue reading
I thought this video was impressive, especially for amateurs. A good message in the end about trusting the Spirit of the Lord to defeat our sin, not our own strength. Enjoy!
Jesus Jedi from jesusjedi07 on GodTube.com.
Here is a short story that illustrates how many Christians live in bondage even though their identity in Christ is one of freedom from sin. I hope this is an encouragement to you.
Once there was an orphan who had lived a life of bondage and fear, deceived by his captors. As a beggar, he wandered the streets and wallowed in filth. He lived as a slave, at every beck and call of the heartless and unkind slave owners that imprisoned him.
Then one day messengers arrive with the news that this little orphan has finally been adopted. And not just by anyone, but by the King himself. For some reason the King has chosen to love this poor little boy and bring him into the family. It is an official and legal adoption. This orphan is now the prince of the land, with all the privileges and authority that go with it. He now has authority over his captors, and complete freedom and victory. After all, the victories that the King has won belong to his family also, as heirs.
Only this former-orphan has a hard time believing this is true. Continue reading