Tag Archives: United States

July 14

A Challenge to U.S. Military Supporters

Challenge: Name one, single freedom that the US Military is defending on behalf of the American people. You can’t say “all of them” – that’s not a specific freedom. Just name one, then tell me how they are doing it. Good luck with that. If you can not name one, at least one, specific freedom […]

February 09

Should Christians Pledge Allegiance to The United States Flag?

R. C. Sproul, Jr. Because I wish to answer some likely objections before answering this question, you will likely guess my answer. When the Bible calls us to “pray for the peace of Babylon” (Jer. 29:7) I believe that means we are called to pray for the peace of our nation. When the Bible calls […]

Stand and Fight


The 45th President

“I want to legalize freedom.” – Ron Paul

An American President Hunts Down–and Kills–American Citizens

If you ever  wanted to compare President Obama to Abraham Lincoln, here’s the ultimate parallel:  Both Lincoln, and Obama, ordered the killing of American citizens. Put that on your AttackWatch list. Terrorist or not, the President of the U.S. has no authority from God or the Constitution of the United States, to order murder. This […]

Surprising Facts About America’s ‘Poor’

From The Heritage Foundation: The Census Bureau released its annual poverty report, which declared that a record 46.2 million persons, or roughly one in seven Americans, were poor in 2010….The following are facts about persons defined as “poor” by the Census Bureau as taken from various government reports: 80 percent of poor households have air […]

Why We Celebrate 9/11

Becky Akers: I wondered how long it would take Our Rulers to correct their error. Remember their urging us to be “vigilant” and to “say something” when we “see something” as The High Holy Day of September 11 approached, though they insisted there were no “’specific credible threats’ of attacks targeting the 10 year anniversary…”? […]

R.L. Dabney: A Defense of Virginia & The South

History revisionists have long insisted that the true cause of the War Between the States was the allegedly immoral system of Southern slavery. To the contrary, Dr. Dabney shows from Scripture that slavery, as practiced in the South, was not inherently wicked, as claimed by the Northern Abolitionists, but was recognized and regulated by God’s […]

The Gospel & The Power of Hope

If we hope for nothing beyond the imperfect enjoyments of this world, our happiness is limited to these, and all is lost when death destroys them. It is universally admitted that, in the present life, happiness consists much more in hope than in possession.; and hence hope is the strongest and most constant motive to […]

History Quiz: American Presidents

How well do you know your American history? Here’s a quiz with one answer. Surely you can pass this one.

Must-See Movies: The Conspirator

While an angry nation seeks vengeance, a young union war hero must defend a mother accused of aiding her son in the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. Directed by Robert Redford, the film stars James McAvoy, Robin Wright, Kevin Kline, Evan Rachel Wood, and Tom Wilkinson.   As most readers of 5ptsalt are aware, I […]

The Nationalist Myth & The Fourth of July

This is a repost that concerns every American. It is the exposing of a myth long lived and which sorely needs to be put to rest; specifically, that on July 4th, American was born as a nation. Folks, that just isn’t true. Unfortunately, the first line of Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg address, which states: “Four score […]

Yes, America, I See That Hand

Apparently, churches across the nation are being asked to re-dedicate America to God in a national covenant prayer on July 3 as an affirmation of God’s sovereignty over the U.S and to remind us of the founding fathers. The prayer being distributed is: Father, As Your Christian nation, we affirm our covenant: You, the LORD, […]

The Slave Mentality of America (Part 1)

Then 3,000 men of Judah went down to the cleft of the rock of Etam, and said to Samson, “Do you not know that the Philistines are rulers over us? What then is this that you have done to us?” And he said to them, “As they did to me, so have I done to […]

John MacArthur–Pushing Darby

The following is an historical timeline of sorts, showing the origins of American Dispensationalism. This teaching, founded upon a hard distinction between Israel and the Church, is still, despite it’s origin, being propagated, according to a recent poll by 65% of evangelicals. It is truly disturbing that proclaiming Jesus as King sitting on David’s throne […]

A Sesquicentennial Celebration

You may have noticed recently an increase of civil war related posts here on the blog. There’s a reason for that. This year marks the Sesquicentennial of the war of northern aggression, a far more appropriate label since the term ‘civil war’ is not quite accurately descriptive enough for me, and let’s face it, there […]

New E-Book Offers By Strait Gate Publications

You may recall over the last few weeks a few posts by J.R. MacDuff entitled Needful Grace, Restoring Grace and No Grace, No Glory. All three posts came from MacDuff’s work The Faithful Promiser (see end of post for free offer) and the source for those wonderful devotional snippets came from Strait Gate Publications, a […]

I’ve Got Something

I’m writing a post that has something to do with an ancient Greek mythological character, the recently elected governor of Alabama, the Presidents’ 2010 state of the union address and the momentary man that has resulted from the industrial revolutions’ crushing of the biblical, God-given mandate of agrarianism. Once I figure this out, I’ll post […]

One Hymn That Should Be Banished From The Church

by Pastor Anton Bosch, South Africa Introduction In order to understand the meaning of any hymn, poem or piece of prose, one needs to look at the circumstances surrounding the writing of that work and the mindset of the author. One of the most famous hymns is Amazing Grace. The words of that hymn are […]

55 Years Ago Today: Rosa Parks Broke The Law

I would like to be known as a person who is concerned about freedom and equality and justice and prosperity for all people. – Rosa Parks Richard Land, president of the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission and who was instrumental in the SBC’s 1995 racial reconciliation resolution, once said: “Rosa Parks was a […]

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