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GETTING THE MESSAGE/Sins have all been blotted out in Christ

Revelation 5 continues the apostle John’ s vision of heaven in the presence of God in the holy of holies. In chapter 4, the scene is the glorious angels around the throne, worshipping and praising God. They sing, “Worthy are you, our Lord and God, to receive glory and honor and power, for you created all things.”

BIBLE SELECTION/Colossians 3:13

Bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive.  

FLASHBACKS

A.G. McIntosh, District Manager of the War Production Board in Jackson, called attention to the extreme need of additional production of a farm machinery, equipment, and repair prats; and explained a thoroughly simple manner by which manufacturers may acquire materials for such production. 

THOMAS/The 2nd Coming of conservatives

The 1970s are remembered for many things: the end of the Vietnam War, Richard Nixon’s resignation from the presidency, American hostages held for 444 days by Iran and disco (ugh).

THOMAS/When you never have to say 'sorry'

The best jobs in Washington are the ones in which you never have to admit error and apologize. These jobs are mostly in government and the major media.

FLASHBACKS

Under wartime conditions, when new home construction has been sharply curtailed by material shortages and when war housing is necessarily reserved for occupancy by the most essential war workers, the maintenance of a sound financing system for older home properties has become increasingly important, W.T. Pate, state director of the Federal Housing Administration, said today.

CARSWELL/ The danger of do-nothing conservatives

Before I came to Mississippi, I was a Member of the British Parliament for 12 years for Clacton.  Donald Trump’s friend, Nigel Farage, has now decided to run for election in Clacton on July 4th.

BIBLE SECTION/ Colossians 3:13

Bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive.

GETTING THE MESSAGE/ Praising God

In the second half of Revelation Chapter 4, we are shown the praise and worship of God from angelic orders in heaven.

GETTING THE MESSAGE/Jesus died for sinners

In Revelation chapter 4, the apostle John relates to us a view of the throne of God. The vision is symbolic.  The symbols are to be interpreted to understand the truths that they convey to us. 

BIBLE SELECTION/Proverbs 15:1

A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.  

FLASHBACKS

Two sons and one son-in-law of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Robertson of the Bond community, are doing their bit for Uncle Sam. They are M/SGT. Melvin Cortez Robertson, who was recently promoted to his present rank, is serving in Brazeil; PFC. 

WHITE/Biden makes us pay for it twice

Government waste fact of the day: Mississippi sends as much taxpayer money to our universities to educate students in worthless fields, like gender studies, as we do for mechanical engineers.

THOMAS/Politicized justice for Trump

Since Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg reached back to the 1930s to credit Republican Thomas Dewey for “usher(ing) in the era of the modern, independent, professional prosecutor” in Bragg’s defense of his role in the conviction of former president Donald Trump, perhaps Bragg should consider a speech delivered in 1940 by U.S Attorney General Robert H. Jackson to the country’s chief federal prosecutors and U.S. Attorneys.

GETTING THE MESSAGE/God’s sovereignty over everything

In Revelation 4:1, the apostle John looks and sees “a door standing open in heaven.” Several prophets in the Old Testament were given visions of heaven on God’s glory on his throne.

BIBLE SELECTION/Acts 20:24

But I do not account my life of any value nor as precious to myself, if only I may finish my course and the ministry that I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify to the gospel of the grace of God.  

FLASHBACKS

Far-sighted business men of Philadelphia, looking toward establishing industrial plants here that will be beneficial to citizens of Neshoba County, are going forward with plans to bring before the people of the county their findings pertinent to the establishment of a glove factory here in Philadelphia.

THOMAS/A ‘New Nixon’ could teach Trump

Fifty-six years ago in August 1968, Richard Nixon achieved what The New York Times called “the greatest reversal of fortune in American political history.”

BIBLE SELECTION/James 3:17-18

But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, open to reason, full of mercy and good fruits, impartial and sincere.

FLASHBACKS

The Neshoba County Democratic Convention met in the Courthouse in Philadelphia May 23rd. J.B. Hillman was elected as temporary and permanent chairman, and Dees Stribling as temporary and permanent secretary.

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