January 2013

Men on the run

During the Sinn Fein/IRA terrorist campaign, which has been replaced by a more subtle scheme whereby, having obtained their goal of political power, they now use that power to pursue the objectives they formerly sought by terror and murder, the term OTR referred to IRA killers “on the run” from the law and the just desserts it would mete out to them. Since the commencement of the power-sharing deal between the DUP and Sinn Fein/IRA, the term has fallen out of use, since part of that deal included a virtual amnesty for all republican terrorists. However, there is another use for it that has arisen within the confines of the Church of Christ – ministers “on the run” from their duty before God in this evil day. Read more…

What a Difference Six Months Does Not Make!

Attention readers! – The programme above has been removed from the SermonAudio site because of its criticism of Dr Joel Beeke’s compromise and of his disobedience of the Word of God regarding his fellowship and associations with men who teach error. SermonAudio states that the programme has been removed because it is contrary to its unwritten policy forbidding broadcasters to criticise other broadcasters. However, it is plain that this policy has not been consistently applied since there are quite a number of sermons on the site which contain critical comment of other broadcasters.

Such a policy is in conflict with the duties of a faithful man of God who is required to “earnestly contend for the faith which was once delivered unto the saints,” Jude 1:3, KJV. This duty must be fulfilled, irrespective of the cost. We would urge readers to courteously contact SermonAudio regarding this matter at info@sermonaudio.com

We believe that there is something more behind this removal of the HOM programme. It seems to have touched a particular nerve! Time will doubtless tell! You may listen to the broadcast which has been removed by using the audio player link below.

Ivan Foster (Editor)

Joel Beeke’s Involvement with Refo500, ETS, and WRF by Ralph Ovadal, pastor of Pilgrims Covenant Church, Monroe, Wisconsin

As I take pen in hand to write this article, I do it with the fervent hope that it will be the last time I address the issue which is the subject of this report. I write now only because circumstances dictate that to not write would be to leave a duty partially undone, given certain developments of the last six months. What follows is anything but a “hit piece.” Rather, it is a simple setting forth of very public information which is of very great importance to the spiritual welfare of the Lord’s own people. The facts shared in this report are as they were meticulously documented at the time this article was written.

On the May 20, 2011 edition of the Heart of the Matter program, my guest Rev. Ivan Foster and I voiced our concerns about the very influential Dr. Joel Beeke yoking in preaching fellowship with the charismatic, deeply compromised John Piper as a guest speaker at Piper’s 2011 “Conference for Pastors.” Then on the June 15, 2012 edition of HOM, I did a report on a Roman Catholic-Protestant ecumenical consortium called Refo500. And when I say “Protestant,” I am using the term in the broadest way imaginable! For instance, as I reported in the course of that HOM program, Refo500 partner organizations which are apostate Protestant include, among others, Fuller Theological Seminary (Richard Mouw, president), Beeson Divinity School (Timothy George, dean), and the Remonstrant Church which openly denies essential doctrines of the true faith and just as openly boasts of being “the first church in the world to open marriage for same-sex couples” and “one of the first churches in the Netherlands to ordain women as ministers.” During the course of that June 15, 2012 HOM report, I documented the deep involvement of two Reformed ministers, Dr. Albert Mohler and Dr. Joel Beeke, in Refo500. Read more…

Use the player below to listen to the Heart of the matter broadcast dealing with this matter featuring Pastor Ovadal and Rev. Ivan Foster.

The program is approximately 75 minutes long.

Click here for a transcript of Rev. Foster’s contribution to the broadcast.

The DUP’s Pathway of Departure and Decline

From the defying of the fourth commandment to the disregarding of the Sixth Commandment. Read more…

The rise and fall of amillennialism

For the first two and a half centuries Pre-Millennialism was the universal doctrine of the Church as it had been of the Apostles. No other doctrine was so much as known, far less received. A-Millennialism was not heard of in the Church during this period. In the third century, however, Origen promulgated his false teaching. He contended that practically all Scripture; historic as well as prophetic, was allegorical and should be understood in a figurative sense with an underlying esoteric meaning, seen only by the initiated. He not only regarded the Revelation as mythical but also the records of Creation in the first two chapters of Genesis. He taught that the fires of hell were purgatorial and that the whole human race would eventually be saved and brought to glory. Read more…

 

Selected news stories

More news…

No-one jailed for fuel smuggling ‘in decade’

RUC widow, Phyllis Carrothers, asks for an IRA apology

Garda Adrian Donohoe murder sparks political row over Troubles deaths

No fair deal for victims’ – Sammy Brush

Sinn Fein ‘still linked to organised crime’ (Is this the company DUP keeps at Stormont!!??)

Sinn Fein spin merchant, Declan Kearney, presents IRA-Sinn Fein’s latest ransom demand

Loyalist protesters in strategy change

Leading flag protester a surprise candidate in Mid-Ulster by-election?

Ireland won’t be united so let loyalists fly flag – Seamus Heaney

Alliance: Sinn Fein councils should fly flag

Robinson’s car attacked

The Folly and Farce of devolving Policing and Justice

Blocking new crime agency ‘is mistake’ says David Ford

DUP call to bar Sinn Féin’s £100,000 Westminster grant

Ex-IRA man to go free after serving under two years for murder bid

Adams’s reaction to this senseless killing reeks of hypocrisy

Ex-IRA woman Dolours Price’s funeral under way

Ulster Unionists back unity move

About 1,000 people take part in Derry Bloody Sunday march

Protestant civil rights parade takes place in Londonderry

Omagh bomb incident: Assembly member believes police officer was targeted

Off-duty policeman forced to fire his weapon during failed attack on his home by suspected terrorists

Toxic Sinn Fein veto aids criminality

Scores of violent offenders able to walk out of jail

Dolours Price is a lesson in the ugly futility of Irish republican terrorism

Irish detective shot dead ‘without warning’ in Louth robbery

Irish detective shot half mile from home

Off-duty police officer fires shots during Omagh incident

David Cameron’s wife Samantha is the ‘driving force’ behind gay marriage

How the Vatican built a secret property empire using Mussolini’s millions

Toxicology tests after IRA’s Dolours found dead

No Garda enquiry into Dolours Price death

Dolours Price – Disappeared murder role disclosed during meeting

Death of IRA veteran could unseal documents allegedly implicating Sinn Fein head Gerry Adams in abductions, executions

Troubled soul who never found peace when the fighting ended

Robert McCartney’s sister: IRA must hand findings of internal probe to police

Border poll considered by DUP, says Arlene Foster

TUV Responds to Border Poll Developments

President Obama puts gay equality at centre stage

United Ireland border poll call: diversions and u-turns

You cannot deny an Opposition in Stormont and be surprised when it emerges on the streets

David Cameron speech: UK and the EU

Major showdown looming within the Ulster Unionist PartyDUP joined at the hip to Sinn Fein flag snatchers

Sinn Fein’s support group that flew Adams to US for operation has $750,000 in the bank

Mike Nesbitt scuppers united front by not signing statement

Unionists talking tough on protestors’ concerns

Agreement has been recognised for what it is

Strabane bomb intended for police inspector

Nesbitt warns of Maze centre losses

TUV Challenges Republic’s Involvement in Talks

East Belfast pleads for an end to the violence

Riots don’t deter Belfast tourists

Gerry Adams – He hasn’t gone away, you know

Eamon Martin set to become head of Ireland’s Catholics – as Sean Brady gets the shove

One-sided inquiries angering people – Mervyn Gibson

Bringing loyalists in from the cold

Double standards seem to be a Sinn Fein policy

Adams to lead Sinn Fein for three more years

Surrender to IRA set example for rioters

Demand from MPs for return of law-making to Westminster and cut Britain’s EU bill by £billions each year

Heated exchanges at Stormont over flag trouble

Massereene barracks murder conviction quashe

Mother of soldier killed in Northern Ireland says court decision to overturn verdict is scandalous

Real IRA murders: Brian Shivers faces Massereene retrial

I’m no hypocrite, says Adams over private health treatment

Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi called Zionists “bloodsuckers” and descendants of pigs

Sinn Fein complains as CNN links Gerry Adams to IRA role

Stormont severely lacking in moral authority in condemning violence

Church teaching on homosexuality ‘is like justifying slavery’, says neo-evangelical Steve Chalke

Police decision to block bridge ‘led to trouble’

Maskey condemned for stone-throwing comments

One by one, Nesbitt’s generals are leaving

Debate exposes Stormont’s brittle forced relationships

Campbell defiant on flags protests

Almost half of Dubliners brand flag decision wrong

Let’s be honest, how would we feel if our Tricolour was taken down?

IRA attitude to Irish serving in British military belongs in 1913

Peter Robinson pressed by new young Turks

Heated debate cocooned from sounds of dissent

TUV Leader Blasts Stormont Failure to Fly Flag for Royal Birthday

Minister accuses loyalists of holding Northern Ireland to ransom (Why not bring them into government – as was done with the IRA ???)

Belfast flag violence: New clashes as police use baton rounds on loyalist rioters

Willie Frazer urged to keep flag protest out of Dublin

Belfast’s rioting loyalists feel abandoned by their politicians

McGuinness relative denies dissident link

Protestors call on Peter Robinson to resign

Gerry Adams called ‘hypocrite’ over US operation

If only the Government hadn’t rewarded violence

Surge in Belfast violence blamed on resurgent UVF

Belfast union flag dispute is lightning rod for loyalist disaffection

DUP MP to raise IRA role in Bloody Sunday

Belfast flags trouble: Police use water cannon in east Belfast

Mother beat her seven-year-old son to death when he failed to memorise passages from the Koran

Dissident IRA warn Irish in British military

Ruling on gay bishop welcomed by Church of Ireland cleric

Gay cleric, Jeffrey John, should be made bishop in Wales, says friend

DUP slams direct rule call

Suspect in prison officer’s murder marched at Ryan funeral, court told

Nine officers injured, 18 arrests in latest flag violence

Anglican church lifts ban on gay men in civil partnerships becoming bishops

Church of England rules gay men in civil partnerships can become bishops

Don’t let hardened criminals out early, says Justice Secretary Chris Grayling

Girl Guides Could Drop God And Queen From Oath

In pictures: Officers injured after flag protest violence

New flag protest group want ‘direct rule’

Group considers protests outside politicians’ homes

Man in court over David Black murder

Exploding the myth of EU dependency

Church of England drops gay bishop opposition

Dissidents step up racketeering to fund fresh murder campaign

‘Intelligence war’ against dissident threat

Why Ann Travers won’t be silenced over sister’s murder

Widow of UDA leader: I’m spellbound by pagan way of life

Jim Allister in the NI Assembly

How can we have let two key war criminals of 20th Century in Dail? (They have done even better in Northern Ireland, they’re in government – thanks to the DUP)

Sinn Fein needs to come clean on past

Dissident republicans ‘remain determined to kill’

Two held after bomb found under PC’s car

Kincora file conspicously absent from government records

Monumental deceit: How our politicians have lied and lied about the true purpose of the European behemoth