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I am the primary teaching pastor of Immanuel Baptist Church in Bloomington, Illinois, where I have served since 1993. I received my B.A. in Biblical Studies from Columbia International University in Columbia, South Carolina, and I received my M.Div. from Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri. I am also a U.S. Navy veteran and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion. And, by the way, my last name has a silent β€˜h’ and is pronounced β€˜troop.’

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Genesis Chapter 22 King James Version 1 And it came to pass after these things, that God did ...
KeithThroop comments on Sep 14, 2020:
Hebrews 11:17-19 By faith Abraham, when he was tested, offered up Isaac, and he who had received the promises offered up his only begotten son, 18 of whom it was said, “In Isaac your seed shall be called,” 19 concluding that God was able to raise him up, even from the dead, from which he also received him in a figurative sense.
Domestic refugees
KeithThroop comments on Sep 14, 2020:
Illinois has lost a lot of people for similar reasons. https://www.illinoispolicy.org/illinois-saw-nations-worst-population-loss-during-the-decade/
Grace Community Church had church today! Hallelujah!!! [youtu.be]
KeithThroop comments on Sep 13, 2020:
I'll definitely keep praying for that church. I certainly support their stance.
Man Takes Dump on Pelosi’s Driveway in San Francisco – Live-Streams It [thegatewaypundit.com]
KeithThroop comments on Sep 13, 2020:
I guess you could say he is her number 2 supporter? 😁
MacArthur Plans to Defy Recent Court Ruling this Sunday ‘We’re going to have Church’ ...
KeithThroop comments on Sep 12, 2020:
As a pastor myself -- albeit in Illinois rather than California -- I've been following this story with great interest. I agree with the stance this church has taken, and I am hoping that the courts will get around to following the Constitution on this issue.
UNTOUCHABLE: James Comey Walks Away Free & Clear from Durham, Barr Probe of FBI Spying on Trump ...
KeithThroop comments on Sep 12, 2020:
I wish I could say I'm surprised, but that is pretty much what I expected to happen.
NBA Players Kneel During National Anthem on Anniversary of 9/11 [thegatewaypundit.com]
KeithThroop comments on Sep 12, 2020:
No Basketball Anymore, at least nor for me. I haven't watched a game in a long time. I hope the league goes bankrupt.
Lou Dobbs Destroys Lindsey Graham After Years of His Empty Promises to Investigate Obamagate as ...
KeithThroop comments on Sep 12, 2020:
Just when I think Lindsey Graham is finally going to really get serious and do something, I'm reminded that nothing of any real consequence ever seems to get done by him.
Funny...Now they ban...Tear gas ?? [youtu.be]
KeithThroop comments on Sep 12, 2020:
While I am not insensitive to the people who complained that some of the tear gas seeped into their businesses or dwellings, I can't imagine that would no be preferable to their business being burned down or the smoke from the fires set by the rioters seeping into their dwellings. As someone who has experienced tear gas (as I'm sure @timon_phocas has as well), I know it is unpleasant, but it certainly isn't as harmful as smoke inhalation or potentially dying in a fire.
Mosquitoes killing livestock in Louisiana after hurricane [foxnews.com]
KeithThroop comments on Sep 12, 2020:
Wow! I've never heard of anything like that before. It must have taken many thousands of mosquitoes to drain enough blood from a cow to kill it. I hope no people have been caught in a swarm like that.
VIDEO: Black Woman Refuses To Move For White Flight Attendant…Shouts In Face Of Passenger: “Wake...
KeithThroop comments on Sep 12, 2020:
She should have been arrested, and the airline should ban her from future flights, but they probably won't because they fear being sued.
NOT CLIMATE CHANGE: Washington Serial Arsonist Arrested for Starting Fires While Crews Worked to Fix...
KeithThroop comments on Sep 12, 2020:
The woman who set the fires had been arrested at least three time before this year. So, sadly, would this apparently be another case of Washington state letting people out of jail too easily and it coming back to bite them?
For full disclosure, we put @Thaw on 10 day probation for advocating for violence in this comment.
KeithThroop comments on Sep 11, 2020:
I find the antisemitism of @Thaw to be morally repugnant and absolutely despicable, but my approach to him has been simply to ignore him, which seems to have been what most here have done. Our commitment to free speech certainly requires that he be allowed to share his ideas here, but I agree that incitement to violence crosses the line, and I think the probationary period was appropriate. If he can return and keep from such advocation of violence in the future, then there seems to be no reason to ban him. If he he persists in such advocation of violence, then banning may well become necessary at some point.
Haha, Things you find in the classroom.
KeithThroop comments on Sep 11, 2020:
That is probably an emotional support animal. One sheep supporting another perhaps?
Did 9/11 and its aftermath change your view of the world?
KeithThroop comments on Sep 11, 2020:
In addition to many of the great comments here, I would add that it certainly taught the U.S. that we needed to take much more seriously the War on Terror in which we had been engaged already for decades. The fact that most people didn't even realize this fact shows how unfocused and, perhaps, willfully blind we had previously been in our waging of this war.
More manipulation from Google.
KeithThroop comments on Sep 11, 2020:
I've been with DuckDuckGo for years, and I like it.
Marketing.
KeithThroop comments on Sep 11, 2020:
The thing is, I think that sign would make me want to at least walk into the store to see what it was all about.
MUST SEE: Sidney Powell Speaks Out After Mueller Gang Wiped Clean Info on 27 Phones Requested by ...
KeithThroop comments on Sep 11, 2020:
What angers me most about this story is the sneaking suspicion that they will all get away with it.
Cris Collinsworth's support for NFL players' demonstrations met with mixed reactions ...
KeithThroop comments on Sep 11, 2020:
I stopped caring much about what Chris Collinsworth had to say about anything -- even football -- some time ago. > The league had painted “End Racism” in the end zone. If the league really cares about ending racism, maybe they should put "End Antifa" on one end zone and "End BLM" on the other. Oh, wait, that would take something called moral courage, and they don't seem to have any.
Friendly Reminder: Democrat Supported Marxist Group Plans Siege on White House Starting September...
KeithThroop comments on Sep 11, 2020:
Well, they should think twice about getting too close to the perimeter or trying any of their destructive or violent tactics, because I don't think President Trump will put up with it.
NFL fans appear to boo Chiefs, Texans players during moment of unity before coin toss ...
KeithThroop comments on Sep 11, 2020:
I'm glad they were booing. I would prefer they had boycotted the game though.
Trump nominated for Nobel Peace Prize (again) [youtu.be]
KeithThroop comments on Sep 11, 2020:
I think the accomplishments listed in The American Thinker suffice: > The Norwegian noted that Trump played a key role in this development, the biggest platform for peace since Israel's entente with Egypt several decades ago, and what's more, other Arab states would likely follow suit. In fact, quite a few are. And the troublemakers among them, such as the Palestinian "state," are walking back their opposition to the accord, with peace breaking out all over. > > On merit alone, by any objective standard, Trump's act is a massive contribution to peace. > > And it's not just the Israel-UAE peacemaking, either. > > Fact is, the Trump umbrella of peace is multiplicative. Trump's rub-out of Qassem Soleimani, Iran's chief terrorist, has led to global terrorism waning. Trump's peace-brokering between longtime enemies Kosovo and Serbia snuffed out another smoldering ember of war in Europe. Trump's risky move to engage North Korea's psychopathic dictator one-on-one, breaking all foreign policy conventional wisdom — created even more peace or at least bought time for something steadier, too — the freak, after all, had been hurling rockets at Los Angeles before that. And for keeping the U.S out of all wars and bringing troops home during his term, Trump deserves credit there, too. > > Yes, that's a heady record of peacemaking, and the Nobel committee couldn't ignore it if it cared about its credibility. Here is the link: https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2020/09/trump_nominated_for_nobel_peace_prize_putting_the_nobel_committee_on_the_hot_seat.html
Joe Biden: I Am ‘Prepared’ To ‘Shut’ The United States ‘Down’ To Stop The Coronavirus | ...
KeithThroop comments on Sep 11, 2020:
I wish he was prepared to 'shut' his mouth. I'm tired of listening to him after about the first syllable.
The CDC accidentally admits cloth masks are not effective- [redstate.com]
KeithThroop comments on Sep 11, 2020:
> The CDC cannot, on one hand, demand we wear masks because of the prevention of the spread of a disease (or droplets containing the disease) and then tell us that those same masks are ineffective in stopping particles that are bigger than the disease we are trying to prevent. Yep! That pretty much nails it.
San Francisco salon owner closes shop after receiving backlash for publicizing Pelosi's illegal ...
KeithThroop comments on Sep 11, 2020:
I will be interested to see which state she ends up in and how well her business does there. I can just imagine, for example, her opening a salon in a place like Nashville, Tennesee, or Indianapolis, Indiana, or any number of similar cities, and people flocking to her business just because they want to support her and help her succeed after what she has been through.
Has Joe Biden done critical race theory diversity training? [thefederalist.com]
KeithThroop comments on Sep 11, 2020:
I think that President Trump should persistently ask Joe Biden this very question. After all, the president inherited this stuff he is dealing with from the Obama-Biden administration, so it is only fair that Joe Biden go through the very type of training his own administration apparently felt everyone else should go through.
WHAT HAPPENED TO JOE? [youtu.be]
KeithThroop comments on Sep 11, 2020:
Great ad!
I heard about 10 minutes of David Nunes with Hannity today and frankly, I'm disgusted.
KeithThroop comments on Sep 10, 2020:
I sure hope you are wrong, but I cannot shake the feeling that you are right.
"But over the past several decades, the preaching that has dominated church pulpits and the ...
KeithThroop comments on Sep 10, 2020:
Thankfully, there are still many exceptions to this type of preaching around, but we seem to be in the minority.
Multiple workers fired after George Floyd's medical records 'improperly accessed' [foxnews.com]
KeithThroop comments on Sep 10, 2020:
This should not have happened and should not be tolerated, even if I suspect it was done because of the false narrative out there about the health and death of George Floyd and the desire of people to correct it.
Police chiefs who have resigned or retired since George Floyd death [foxnews.com]
KeithThroop comments on Sep 10, 2020:
What a sad sate of affairs.
Trump’s Supreme Court list: President reveals names of 20 more people he’d consider nominating...
KeithThroop comments on Sep 10, 2020:
I was intrigue to see the names of Senators Ted Cruz and Tom Cotton on the list, but I think they would both be good choices.
Biden Claims More Than 6,000 Members of US Military Died From Coronavirus – The Actual Number is 7...
KeithThroop comments on Sep 10, 2020:
Joe Biden has consistently shown an inability to get numbers right.
Trump nominated for Nobel Peace Prize for actually doing something- [thefederalist.com]
KeithThroop comments on Sep 9, 2020:
Yes. He deserves it.
Fox: First shots fired in Chinese/India border area. [foxnews.com]
KeithThroop comments on Sep 9, 2020:
Will this become a hot spot in the ongoing cold war with China? I certainly hope not.
Hello! Apologies if this is a vague question, but how can you be certain there is a God, and he is ...
KeithThroop comments on Sep 9, 2020:
The Lord Jesus graciously saved me when I was twenty years old and serving in the U.S. Navy. Although I had been going to church most of my life and wanted to know the Lord Jesus as my Savior, I believed that salvation was based upon my own efforts to live righteously and thus to prove my faith to God. This false belief was easy for me to accept, especially given several factors in my childhood. For example, I came from a broken home and experienced much isolation and loneliness. I just could not bring myself to believe that anyone could love me just as I was. This led me to frequent bouts with deep depression throughout my childhood and into my adult years and even to some doubts about the existence of God as well. However, through the witness of believers in my life, and through His Holy Word, the Lord opened my eyes to the truth that He loved me even though I did not and never could deserve it. He showed me that I could never earn His love and forgiveness, and that I didn't have to try. I praise God for His saving grace, by which He enabled me to trust in Him alone for salvation! Through his work in my heart, I came to understand that the Lord Jesus has done all that needs to be done for my salvation through His sinless life, atoning death, and resurrection from the dead. I experienced the truth of this passage: Ephesians 2:8-10 "For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God, not of works, lest anyone should boast. For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them." The Bible teaches that "all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God" and that "the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord" (Romans 3:23;6:23). When it speaks of the "wages of sin," it is speaking of what we deserve for having done wrong in the sight of God, but it also teaches us about the "gift" of eternal life which we do not deserve. Thus God offers us freely through Jesus Christ that which we cannot earn. He offers to do for us in Christ that which we cannot do for ourselves. That is my story in a nutshell. As you can probably see, He revealed Himself to me through the Bible. Although my doubts about God were never that serious, because the idea that there is no Creator never made sense to me, I did struggle with this sometimes. Now I can't imagine why, but I think it had to do with my past struggles with depression. All I can say is that He has changed my life for the better, despite the many difficulties I still face, and I have no regrets at all. I hope you will trust in the Lord Jesus to save you from your sins. He is willing to forgive you and give you eternal life if you ask Him. "If ...
I get you CAN'T support Trump, but I can't imagine ANY reason you support Biden EXCEPT he is NOT ...
KeithThroop comments on Sep 9, 2020:
Well said.
President Trump Overwhelmed as Thousands of Supporters Chant “We Love You!” at North Carolina ...
KeithThroop comments on Sep 9, 2020:
He didn't look too overwhelmed to me. He just looked appreciative. I wonder if Joe Biden ever had such a chant at one of his rallies?
BREAKING: Rochester Police Chief and Entire Police Department Command Staff Suddenly Announce ...
KeithThroop comments on Sep 9, 2020:
What a sad affair.
Drudge’s Historic Crash Hits Rock Bottom; Numbers from Turbulent August Tank [truepundit.com]
KeithThroop comments on Sep 9, 2020:
There's an old saying, "Don't bite the hand that feeds you." Apparently Drudge has never heard it.
Ideology has officially replaced aesthetics in American film making with tough new race and gender ...
KeithThroop comments on Sep 9, 2020:
I suspect that the Oscars have already begun to diminish in their reputation, and many people have stopped watching the awards show. I know I stopped caring some time ago about whether or not a particular movie has gotten any Oscar nominations, and I suspect that this move will cause many more people not to care either. It used to be that Oscar nominations would tell you if a movie was a good one or not, but that hasn't been true for a while now.
[welovetrump.com] THIS IS CREEPY THEY GOT CAUGHT DUMPING MAIL IN MORE THAN ONE LOCATION
KeithThroop comments on Sep 9, 2020:
That is a felony, isn't it? Aside from the implications for the coming election, it is stealing people's mail. How may older people will jot get their Social Security checks? How many disabled veterans will not get their disability checks? Etc. These people who dumped this mail should be prosecuted and imprisoned for what they have done.
Biden will NOT debate Trump.
KeithThroop comments on Sep 8, 2020:
I certainly can't imagine his handlers would let him.
“We’ve added years to life, not life to years.” George Carlin
KeithThroop comments on Sep 8, 2020:
I'm not a big fan of George Carlin now, nor have I ever been. But, hey, when you're right, you're right.
Kamala Harris Told Jacob Blake, Facing Sexual Assault Charge, She Was ‘Proud’ of Him: Crump ...
KeithThroop comments on Sep 8, 2020:
This is the kind of thing she commonly does because she counts on the media to cover for her.
Black Georgia Man Who Stabbed Stranger Because He ‘Felt the Need to Find a White Male to Kill,’ ...
KeithThroop comments on Sep 8, 2020:
They actually thought it would be a good idea to put this guy into a cell with a white inmate?
Self-Described “Left Anarchist” Who Wanted to Topple Statues and Attack White Supremacists Is ...
KeithThroop comments on Sep 8, 2020:
Unfortunately this has become both typical and brazen.
How are you doing under Covid lockdown?
KeithThroop comments on Sep 8, 2020:
Other than the nuisance of wearing masks for no good reason (so far as I can tell) and of restrictions on local businesses, it has not really affected me much. That may change if the state of Illinois, where I live, decides to more severely restrict gatherings again. The church I pastor has already decided we are going to meet no matter what.
If you have to explain your argument, You have already lost the argument.
KeithThroop comments on Sep 8, 2020:
Not necessarily. Perhaps you set out the argument and only then find out what you need to explain. I have been in this situation many times in, for example, theological debates. Someone wants to object to some theological position or other and states the objection, to which I then respond with an argument. Often only at this point does it become apparent that the person doesn't understand the matter at all, which then leads to my explaining the matter so that my argument will makes sense to him. Frequently the objection the person thought he had disappears with understanding the issue correctly for the first time. So, my stating an argument he didn't understand exposed his lack of understanding and provided a basis for further discussion. On the other hand, sometimes the person desires to remain in ignorant and refuses to listen at all. But that doesn't mean I lost the argument; it just means either that I can't understand what he is saying or he has no genuine desire to hear what I am saying. In either case the discussion is usually over.
‘Fck White People!’ – BLM-Biden Supporters Scream at Elderly Couple Dining Outdoors in ...
KeithThroop comments on Sep 7, 2020:
I'm sure they won this couple over to their side with such winsome and charming behavior.
Are you concerned that there will be a coup if Trump wins?
KeithThroop comments on Sep 7, 2020:
I suspect that President Trump may win re-election, but I think the democrats will try to challenge it in the courts and drag things out.
DC Mayor Muriel Bowser Says She’s ‘Worried’ About America ‘Descending Into A Race War’ ...
KeithThroop comments on Sep 6, 2020:
She has done precious little to stop the race war she claims to be worried about. In fact, she has helped to incite it.
INSANE VIDEO: Portland Rioter Throwing Molotovs at Police Accidentally Hits Fellow Leftist, Lights ...
KeithThroop comments on Sep 6, 2020:
What they used to call poetic justice. It is a sad story, but I'm glad the police weren't set on fire.
Judge Orders Detroit Police Not to Use Batons, Tear Gas Against Protesters for Two Weeks ...
KeithThroop comments on Sep 6, 2020:
If the entire police force refuses to obey this judge, exactly what is the judge going to do about it?
Fact Check: Illegal Alien Featured at DNC Deported Under Federal Laws that Preceded Trump ...
KeithThroop comments on Sep 6, 2020:
This woman repeatedly and knowingly violated our laws, but her daughter wants to blame our President for this situation? This is typical of so many people today, shifting blame from the actual violators of the law onto those who enforce the law when they are finally caught and prosecuted. But they have created their own predicament when they chose to violate the law in the first place.
I think this is a good, drastic move.
KeithThroop comments on Sep 6, 2020:
Christians have been persecuted and killed there for many years. I hope this will help bring an end to such persecution.
Am sure this has been posted here, but as YT are trying to bury it and as a bolster PotusTrumps ...
KeithThroop comments on Sep 6, 2020:
I'm glad the president is now seeking to end this in our government.
The savior. [youtu.be]
KeithThroop comments on Sep 5, 2020:
Given that Jesus was a first century Jew, He wasn't black either.
Here’s How Democrats And The Media Have Responded To The Months Of Civil Unrest Following George ...
KeithThroop comments on Sep 5, 2020:
It was hard to review all of that, but I'm glad the Daily Caller is putting it out there in this fashion.
‘I’m The Public Face’: Here’s A List Of Lawmakers Who Broke COVID Rules [truepundit.com]
KeithThroop comments on Sep 5, 2020:
It looked like they were all Democrats. I'm shocked! 😁
A spare what?
KeithThroop comments on Sep 5, 2020:
I'm sure placing the size tire needed as a spare for the redesigned vehicle would not only prevent any view out the back (which isn't very good now anyway) but would also cause the thing to tip over backwards.
I would love to see Trump invite some of the other parties to the debate of Biden decides to drop.
KeithThroop comments on Sep 5, 2020:
When these parties or, perhaps, their ideas become popular enough they will gain more adherents and make their way onto that stage. I think the fact is, however, that most Americans don't want them there.
Party’s Over: Trump Orders Purge of ‘Critical Race Theory’ from Federal Agencies ...
KeithThroop comments on Sep 5, 2020:
Makes me want to stand up and cheer!
NBC’s Peter Alexander Asks Trump to ‘Apologize’ to Veterans for Atlantic Story; Whether True ...
KeithThroop comments on Sep 5, 2020:
Right on, Mr. President! Never apologize unless you've actually committed the offense for which you are apologizing. Never apologize simply to appease people constantly demanding apologies for no reason, especially if those people are setting up fake allegations to try to force an apology. The best way to defeat such a tactic, which is constantly being used these days, is to call it out for what it is and refuse to succumb to it.
Shocking Video Shows Venezuelan Town Flooded with Crude Oil [breitbart.com]
KeithThroop comments on Sep 5, 2020:
I truly feel sad for the Venezuelan people. I pray the Lord will help us defeat socialism and to prevent it from gaining ascendancy here in the United Sates ... or anywhere else for that matter.
Priceless: Women hold 'hair dryer' protest outside Nancy Pelosi's home- [redstate.
KeithThroop comments on Sep 5, 2020:
> They chastised Pelosi for going after the salon owner whose salon has been shut down for six months because of the rules. They called for lifting the rules and allowing people to work to feed their families and to let people get their hair done again. They said they wanted to stand up for the salon owner who has been targeted by Pelosi. > > Now that’s what peaceful, non-threatening protest is supposed to look like! Absolutely priceless. Few things can stand in the way of women, justifiably aggrieved! There’s are few people who deserve a peaceful protest more than Marie Antoinette Pelosi. > > Guess “people do what they do,” right, Nancy? > > But truly, so nice so see a protest of regular women who don’t want to burn down anything but who just want to make a point about what a hypocrite Pelosi is and how bad these lockdowns have been for ordinary people trying to work, like the salon owner. Great job, ladies!
GOING VIRAL: Washington State Patrol Rips Black Lives Matter Militant Out of Vehicle For Illegally ...
KeithThroop comments on Sep 5, 2020:
It's nice to finally see them taking a firm stand against these lawbreakers.
Syracuse prof proclaims, justifies bias against Republicans in memo sent to class ...
KeithThroop comments on Sep 5, 2020:
Professor Mark Rupert spoke of his sincere desire to be fair only to mask how unfair he is being. Unfortunately, he is a pretty typical example of Leftists professors these days, always accusing the other side of what they themselves are doing.
Denver Black Lives Matter Is Popping Off: Mob Is Blocking Cars, Ruining People’s Night Out in ...
KeithThroop comments on Sep 5, 2020:
They should be arrested for disturbing the peace, or at the very Least, fined and forced by police to leave.
[truepundit.
KeithThroop comments on Sep 5, 2020:
Lord, please do not allow this woman to become our Vice President.
The Atlantic Posts Ridiculous Hit Piece on President Trump and His Treatment of Veterans — ...
KeithThroop comments on Sep 4, 2020:
Even John Bolton, who hates the president, said it was false. But I doubt any veterans would have believed it anyway.
US Divorce Rates, Depression Soar Amid COVID-19 Pandemic [thegatewaypundit.com]
KeithThroop comments on Sep 4, 2020:
So sad.
LAUGHABLE: MSNBC Host Blames Trump Supporters For The Violence In Portland (VIDEO) ...
KeithThroop comments on Sep 4, 2020:
What else is new?
Washington Post Says Election Will End in Violence Unless Biden Wins Landslide [truepundit.com]
KeithThroop comments on Sep 4, 2020:
That may be true, but, if Trump wins in a landslide (hopefully), I suspect he will end the violence pretty quickly.
Joe Biden needs to find out that he won't unify anything by comforting rioters and throwing law ...
KeithThroop comments on Sep 4, 2020:
Frankly, I think he already knows that. I think division is what he and the Democrats actually want.
"I was the woman surrounded by BLM protesters at a D.
KeithThroop comments on Sep 4, 2020:
That piece comes across to me as the raising of the fist they demanded at the time but she decided later to do this way.
Make Kids Great Again.
KeithThroop comments on Sep 3, 2020:
The last time two times I was paddled were in the 8th grade in a public school in Indianapolis, Indiana (in 1978? for fighting) and then in the ninth grade in a private school (for too many demerits). They called it "the board of education."
What is your normal body temp?
KeithThroop comments on Sep 3, 2020:
My normal body temperature has been in the low to mid 90's F, and a lower temperature than that usually means I'm getting sick. But average human body temperatures have actually been lowering over the past 150 years. Here is one article about it: https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/are-human-body-temperatures-cooling-down/
Victorian Labor Premier “a dangerous half-wit”.
KeithThroop comments on Sep 3, 2020:
I'm just beginning to learn about some of these issues facing Australia. Thanks for keeping us informed. I don't think that would have made the news in America where I live.
Black Lives Matter Mob Protests at DC Mayor Muriel Bowser’s Home After Midnight ...
KeithThroop comments on Sep 3, 2020:
Sounds like another clearly justified shooting used as an (invalid) excuse for the BLM protesters to violate the law in their actions. If they really cared about the lives of black men such as this, they would want to do things to stop such men from ending up in this position in the first place. They could start with stressing the important of traditional marriage and family in raising children. But wait. I forgot for a second. That is precisely what BLM wants to destroy.
Report: Woman in Boulder, CO, Assaulted 12-Year-Old Boy over Trump Yard Sign [breitbart.com]
KeithThroop comments on Sep 3, 2020:
And some people think that TDS is not a real thing. πŸ˜‰
Watch Live: Unrest in D.
KeithThroop comments on Sep 3, 2020:
The woman speaking at the "protest" said that "black people are still dying on American soil," and she is sick of it. Question: So why isn't she protesting the black on black crime that is responsible for the vast majority of these homicides? Answer: Because the issue is not really about black lives mattering. It is about the Marxism that BLM openly avows on their website.
Nothing will happen here - Trump vowed to defund sanctuary states too.
KeithThroop comments on Sep 3, 2020:
> Trump on Wednesday signed a five-page memo ordering all federal agencies to send reports to the White House Office of Management and Budget that detail funds that can be redirected. We will have to wait and see what makes the list.
Salon Owner: Pelosi Made the Appointment, if She Can Come in, ‘Why Are We Shut Down?
KeithThroop comments on Sep 3, 2020:
Only someone like Nancy Pelosi would violate her own standards and then blame the person she engaged in the violation for it.
This is what you need to know about the pregnant woman arrested yesterday - YouTube
KeithThroop comments on Sep 3, 2020:
Living here in the United States in what I have come to call "The Peoples' Republic of Illinois," due to its ever increasing Leftist government and policies, I took part in a widely announced and heavily attended "Open Illinois" protest in our state capital back in late May, when we were still in pretty heavy lockdown. Virtually no one at the protest wore masks or practiced social distancing, while the police stood off to the side and watched. No one was arrested or received any sort of citation so far as I know, and this was in one of our most liberal states. There was never a COVID-19 case linked to the protest, by the way. At any rate, just when I though we had in bad here in Illinois, I see this video and count my blessings. I have prayed for this poor woman and her family.
Finding life Purpose on a Train in Germany [wrongspeak.net]
KeithThroop comments on Sep 3, 2020:
That article made me think back on my own search for meaning and purpose in life. For me it came with my conversion to Christianity at 20 years old. I have since found my purpose in seeking the glory of God in all that I do, seeking to live in a way that honors Him as my Creator and Savior. I have discovered in my study of the Bible that my purpose is to glorify God and that this is also what is ultimately the best for me. His glory and my good are not two separate ends, but, in His gracious plan, they are really one end. They are inextricably linked, so that, whatever brings Him the most glory is also the very best thing for me in the end, and whatever is the best for me in the end is also what brings Him the most glory. When I keep this in mind, I find that I lead a happy life and may find meaning and joy even in life's trials and tribulations. Note: I should add the important caveat that what is good or best for me is defined by Him and not be me.
Oh, I had many more but this branch of Slug is deader than my grandmaw
KeithThroop comments on Sep 3, 2020:
I tend to read a lot of books. I do like to read the occasional mystery, biography or political book. Most of the books I would add, however, would be of a theological nature, and I'm not sure how many here would be interested in such books.
TownHall: Judge Emmet Sullivan's goal in the Flynn case is to postpone its end until after the ...
KeithThroop comments on Sep 2, 2020:
That is why, if Biden does win, President Trump will need to pardon Flynn before he leaves office.
Thrilled to announce that I will be returning to CPAC Australia this year as a speaker! Hope you can...
KeithThroop comments on Sep 2, 2020:
I will look forward to seeing the video when it eventually become available.
Honest criticism is hard to take, particularly from a relative, a friend, an acquaintance, or a ...
KeithThroop comments on Sep 2, 2020:
A couple of them could have been stated a bit better, but I am all for what was intended. :)
Trump roundtable in Kenosha delivers truth to delusional press [theduran.com]
KeithThroop comments on Sep 2, 2020:
President Trump always manages to get his point of view across despite their attempts to get him to talk about things on their terms.
The Grim Creeper showed up for a virtual townhall and took another stab at proving he’s in ...
KeithThroop comments on Sep 2, 2020:
Every time I see him out there making a fool of himself in his older years, I am actually angered toward the people around him who are so brazenly and selfishly using him for their own political ends -- including his own family apparently. I shouldn't be surprised at this, though, since this is what they have been doing with minority populations for decades. I suppose one could see this as Joe Biden getting a taste of his own medicine, since he has used so many people for so long himself, but it is still throughly cringeworthy.
Portland mayor plans to move after protests outside his home [youtube.com]
KeithThroop comments on Sep 2, 2020:
It is too bad he has shown more concern for the safety of the people living in his building than he has shown for the other residents of the city. I guess the (apparently) upper class people he associates with and who live in his building matter more to him.
The question of the day: The Universe is expanding... Into what?
KeithThroop comments on Sep 2, 2020:
A bigger universe? If that isn't right, then I have no idea. :)
So, what do you think about this story?
KeithThroop comments on Sep 2, 2020:
I do not believe that the Bible teaches against what we would call "mixed-race" marriages. In fact, the Bible teaches that all humanity comes from two people, Adam and Eve, which means that, despite the differences in people that have developed since that time, we are all really just one race, the human race. I don't see how anyone who takes the Bible seriously could deny this fact. There are some, however, who misapply the Old Testament prohibitions placed on Israel against marrying people from other nations. But the context of those prohibitions indicates that they were due to religious and cultural issues rather that racial issues. These prohibitions were designed to maintain religious purity and to avoid adopting the idolatry and cultural practices of the surrounding nations. This is why Israelites were actually allowed to marry people from these other nations if they first converted to Judaism. A prime example of this would have been Ruth. She was Moabite woman who converted to Judaism and who married Boaz, an Israelite man. In fact, both King David and Jesus were descended from her, and she is presented in the Bible as one of the greatest examples of faith in God in her day.
Time's up.
KeithThroop comments on Sep 2, 2020:
@tracycoyle I really wish I could disagree with your assessment, but I strikes me as spot on. So, I will just say that I really hope you are wrong. :)
[breitbart.
KeithThroop comments on Sep 2, 2020:
That headline may as well read, "Trump May win election Night, But Joe Biden Will Win Days Later Due to Voter Fraud."
Suspect Gaige Grosskreutz Who Has a Record, Carried a Gun and Regrets Not Shooting Kyle Rittenhouse,...
KeithThroop comments on Sep 2, 2020:
The only reason(s) I can think of that Grosskreutz hasn't been charged is that the local prosecutor is either a Leftist or a coward, or perhaps both.
What awaits us in January? Only God knows. [foxnews.com]
KeithThroop comments on Sep 2, 2020:
I'm praying that President Trump will be re-elected and resume his office on time and that all the fraudulent attempts of the Democrats to steal the election will fail miserably.
Weird?
KeithThroop comments on Sep 2, 2020:
I'm not surprised. Most of he major news outlets have been keeping back anything good about the President and the things he has accomplished, so of course they are keeping back this information as well. So, again, I am not surprised, but I am thoroughly disgusted. In fact, just when I think I cannot possibly get more disgusted with the liberal media, they find a way to make it happen.

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