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  2. MLB 2017 Season

    Fri, Aug 18 Schedule 2:20 PM EDT Toronto Blue Jays 59-62 Chicago Cubs 63-57 7:05 PM EDT Los Angeles Angels 62-59 Baltimore Orioles 59-62 St. Louis Cardinals 62-59 Pittsburgh Pirates 58-63 7:10 PM EDT New York Yankees 65-55 Boston Red Sox 69-51 Los Angeles Dodgers 85-34 Detroit Tigers 53-67 Miami Marlins 58-61 New York Mets 53-66 Seattle Mariners 61-61 Tampa Bay Rays 60-63 7:35 PM EDT Cincinnati Reds 51-71 Atlanta Braves 54-65 8:05 PM EDT Chicago White Sox 45-73 Texas Rangers 60-60 8:10 PM EDT Arizona Diamondbacks 67-54 Minnesota Twins 60-59 Oakland Athletics 53-68 Houston Astros 74-47 8:15 PM EDT Cleveland Indians 66-53 Kansas City Royals 61-59 8:40 PM EDT Milwaukee Brewers 63-59 Colorado Rockies 67-54 10:10 PM EDT Washington Nationals 72-47 San Diego Padres 54-67 10:15 PM EDT Philadelphia Phillies 43-76 San Francisco Giants 49-74
  3. MLB 2017 Season

    Thu, Aug 17 Scores Cleveland Indians 9 Minnesota Twins 3 Arizona Diamondbacks 4 Houston Astros 0 Cincinnati Reds 13 Chicago Cubs 10 Atlanta Braves 10 Colorado Rockies 4 Tampa Bay Rays 3 Toronto Blue Jays 5 St. Louis Cardinals 11 Pittsburgh Pirates 7 New York Yankees 7 New York Mets 5 Cleveland Indians 2 Minnesota Twins 4 Chicago White Sox 8 Texas Rangers 9 Washington Nationals 2 San Diego Padres 1 Philadelphia Phillies 4 San Francisco Giants 5
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  5. Where was the church ...

    When the church criticizes one group and not the other it is taking sides in a political struggle. They don't criticize people to do this: http://www.wweek.com/news/city/2017/06/23/portland-police-chief-says-antifa-protesters-used-slingshot-to-launch-urine-and-feces-filled-balloons-at-riot-cops/ . Why? There are many reports of these same groups doing this at Charlottesville too. It is something they do again and again. It is well-known behavior for antifa. In my opinion this was all a set up. It is an excuse to clamp down on free speech. And the media and political left are using this incident exactly that way. That the church should weigh in on the side of those who want to destroy liberty is, well, shall we say, unfortunate at the very least. Truth has been rejected for so long that the last Ellen White quote on the antedeluvians is an exact fit for our day. People are enamored with a tissue of falsehoods. Truth lies in the gutter being ignored or spat upon. It's like Jesus said, ...when the Son of man cometh, shall He find faith on the earth? This, once again, is a very accurate description of the days in which we live. In many ways it describes some factions within the SDA church to a tee.
  6. Jan. 8, 2015 Paris Terrorists wielding assault rifles killed 17 people at the office of the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo and other locations in the Paris area. Feb. 15, 2015 Copenhagen A gunman went on a shooting rampage, killing two strangers and wounding five police officers. April 19, 2015 Villejuif, France A man shot and killed a woman in her car, and was believed to be planning an attack on a church congregation, but instead shot himself in the leg. Nov. 13, 2015 Paris A series of coordinated bombing and shooting attacks throughout Paris killed 130 people. March 22, 2016 Brussels, Belgium Two bombs were set off at the city’s main international airport and a third exploded in a subway station. June 13, 2016 Magnanville, France A police captain was fatally stabbed and his companion was also killed at their home in a small town northwest of Paris. July 14, 2016 Nice, France A man driving a truck barreled down a crowded beach promenade as people gathered to celebrate Bastille Day. July 26, 2016 St.-Étienne-du-Rouvray, France To men with knives entered a small church and killed a French priest. Dec. 19, 2016 Berlin, Germany A driver plowed a truck through a Christmas market. March 22, 2017 London, England A driver mowed down pedestrians on Westminster Bridge and tried to break into Parliament before being shot and killed by the police. April 7, 2017 Stockholm, Sweden A man in a truck steered into a crowd on a shopping street and crashed into a department store. April 20, 2017 Paris, France A gunman wielding an assault rifle shot and killed a police officer on the Champs-Élysées before being shot dead. May 22, 2017 Manchester, England An explosion at a concert arena killed or injured dozens. June 3, 2017 London, England Three attackers drove a van into pedestrians on London Bridge and stabbed people at nearby Borough Market. Aug. 17, 2017 Barcelona, Spain A van crashed into pedestrians in the center of Barcelona, Spain, killing at least 13 people.
  7. Islamic extremists have carried out over a dozen deadly terror attacks in Western Europe since 2015, killing more than 330 civilians. Six of the attacks used vehicles as weapons, including Thursday’s assault in Barcelona, Spain. The Barcelona attack is the first such incident in Western Europe since early June, when a van careened onto the sidewalk along London Bridge, mowing down pedestrians. The London attack came just 12 days after a bombing at the Manchester Arena, and about two months after a similar pedestrian rampage in the heart of London. Most of the terrorist attacks in Western Europe in the past few years have had some link to the Islamic State. The terror group claimed responsibility for the Barcelona attack in a statement issued by its news agency. Two of the deadliest incidents, the attacks in Paris in November 2015 and in Brussels in March 2016, were directed by the Islamic State, and carried out by operatives who trained with the group in Iraq and Syria. https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/05/23/world/europe/europe-terror-attacks.html
  8. Spain was hit by its worst terrorist attack in more than a decade on Thursday, when a van driver plowed into dozens of people enjoying a sunny afternoon on one of Barcelona’s most famous thoroughfares, killing at least 13 people and leaving 80 bloodied on the pavement. https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/05/23/world/europe/europe-terror-attacks.html
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  10. Kingdom of AdventiStan

    I really don't know how it came about but I was duped into truly believing Club Adventist was a mission outreach from one of Canada's sda conferences. That meant in my eyes money was conference support given to this Forum. However things took a tumble in my brain waves as I saw the new registered title: Kingdom of AdventiStan After some deliberation I came to the conclusion that the CAD conference would allow him to remain manager of the Forum but surely not 'king' of the Forum. Then I accepted the possibility that Stan actually does own exclusively the Forum himself and foots all the bills of costs himself. This insight came at the beginning of this year to me. So apparently all the fiddling around he does on the technical side of this place is under his own initiative. It's his 'baby' and his rule in making decisions. Of course many are the suggestions for improvement of this and that coming from the members. He does his best to get all the suggestions put into the flow of Forum workings. Sometimes what is suggested for him to change something doesn't get changed for some background unfeasible reason. All in all he still remains democratic. Far from the path taken by President Trump who seems to be going for being a 'king' in his forthcoming dictatorship. That's just a ruse for hiding his megalomaniac urge for being a 'king' in his own Kingdom. If he didn't capitalize the 'S' in AdventiStan he would be more accepted in the title choice. Otherwise it draws the reader to give glory to 'Stan' as human leader of all us minions running around here at the Forum.
  11. Where was the church ...

    I reviewed back thru the archives of the site that posted the article linked to in the original post and found nothing going back over the last year and a half that balanced the post they made the other day and which was linked to. For the church to jump into the fray against one side of a battle which pits extremists on both sides of the political spectrum was disappointing. What has happened to America and even to Western Civilization of the last few decades is a fight that has become very ugly. Just how ugly the extremists have gotten is illustrated in the following video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gwSYhTWk6E8 I do not believe the church should get involved in these really ugly fights on the political scene. Things were really ugly politically in the days Jesus was on this earth, and social justice was not part of His ministry. He always was above fighting. I also do not believe that the NAD did the readers a service and possibly harmed people by bringing them into this fight. It doesn't matter whether you support "Black Lives Matter" or "White Lives Matter," it is another movement leading many to eternal loss. My own viewpoint of many of these social justice causes bring me back to a statement Ellen White wrote many years ago: On the “March to Death”—Satan is busily at work in our crowded cities. His work is to be seen in the confusion, the strife and discord between labor and capital, and the hypocrisy that has come into the churches. That men may not take time to meditate, Satan leads them into a round of gayety and pleasure-seeking, of eating and drinking. He fills them with ambition to make an exhibition that will exalt self. Step by step, the world is reaching the conditions that existed in the days of Noah. Every conceivable crime is committed. The lust of the flesh, the pride of the eyes, the display of selfishness, the misuse of power, the cruelty, and the force used to cause men to unite with confederacies and unions—binding themselves up in bundles for the burning of the great fires of the last days—all these are the working of Satanic agencies. This round of crime and folly men call “life.”... – {Ev 26.1} While the ideologies have somewhat changed over the century since she was with us, the end result has not. There are many getting caught up in these movements that are "binding themselves up in bundles for the burning of the great fires of the last days." Here is another graphic illustration of the "bundles for the burning": I saw the rapidity with which this delusion was spreading. A train of cars was shown me, going with the speed of lightning. The angel bade me look carefully. I fixed my eyes upon the train. It seemed that the whole world was on board, that there could not be one left. Said the angel, “They are binding in bundles ready to burn.” Then he showed me the conductor, who appeared like a stately, fair person, whom all the passengers looked up to and reverenced. I was perplexed and asked my attending angel who it was. He said, “It is Satan. He is the conductor in the form of an angel of light. He has taken the world captive. They are given over to strong delusions, to believe a lie, that they may be damned.
  12. Lesson 8 - From Slaves to Heirs

    I like the view of a life of sin being a life of slavery and a life in Christ being a life of liberty. That is so true. The longer I live the more true I see it is.
  13. Kingdom of AdventiStan

    I don't like it either. But, it's not my kingdom, not my reign.
  14. Prayers are definitely needed!!
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  16. Stem Cell Treatments for Joint Cartilage

    Could Newborn Stem Cells Rejuvenate Old Hearts? Stem cells from young hearts might breathe new life into aging ones, research in rats suggests. http://www.newsmax.com/Health/Health-News/newborn-stem-cells-rejuvenate/2017/08/16/id/807924/?ns
  17. How to Steer Clear of Diabetes

    Diabetes Drug Succeeds in Key Trial Novo Nordisk A/S said on Wednesday its diabetes drug met the main goal of reducing glucose levels in patients in a key late-stage trial, setting the stage for it to become the new standard therapy for type 2 diabetes. http://www.newsmax.com/Health/Health-News/diabetes-drug-key-trial/2017/08/17/id/808145/?ns
  18. Trivia Quiz?

    Trivia: The Killing of Peter Fechter On August 17, 1962, East German guards gunned down a young man trying to escape across the Berlin Wall into West Berlin. Try answering these trivia questions about one of the ugliest incidents to take place at one of the ugliest symbols of the Cold War. Why Was This Death So Important? Why Wasn't Medical Aid Rendered? What Happened to the Guards Who Shot Fechter? What Was the "Death Strip"?
  19. Sports and Leisure Trivia

    What gooey substance that bounced and stretched was sold in a plastic egg?
  20. Sports and Leisure Trivia

    Skiing
  21. Bible "Trivia"

    Who did David send to the king of Moab as a safeguard against jealous Saul? A. His parents B. His children C. His wives D. His soldiers
  22. Trivia Quiz?

    "The Card Players," one of the most expensive paintings ever sold, is the work of which artist? Vincent van Gogh Paul Cézanne Pablo Picasso Edvard Munch
  23. Joke of the Day

    Mouse Joke Q: What is gray, has four legs, a tail, and a trunk? A: A mouse on vacation.
  24. Chronic Marijuana Use Damages Memory Many states in the U.S. have legalized recreational or medical marijuana. It helps to reduce pain and other symptoms for many people, but it also increases the risk of adverse effects. http://www.newsmax.com/Health/GarySmallMD/marijuana-chronic-memory/2017/08/10/id/807005/?ns
  25. How to Cope With a COPD Diagnosis

    Eat Your Way to Better Breathing Whether you suffer from COPD, asthma or apnea, what you eat can dramatically effect how you breathe. Here are some simple tips about eating patterns and foods that should help you breathe easy! Read more at http://www.beliefnet.com/Wellness/Health/Physical-Health/Eat-Your-Way-to-Better-Breathing.aspx
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