who harm these little children's souls."
will always be temptations to sin,"
Jesus said one day to his disciples,
"but woe to the man who does the tempting.
If he were thrown into
the sea with a huge rock tied to his neck,
he would be far better off than
facing the punishment in store for
those who harm these little children's
I am warning you!"
Luke 17: 1-3a The Living Bible
suffer due to tobacco smoke exposure
or the loss of loved ones to tobacco-related diseases.
Book of Judges, Chapter 2, Verse 18b:
"...for the Lord had compassion on them as they groaned under those who
oppressed and afflicted them."
WE NEED TO PRAY
that our elected officials will
put a stop to the injustices from tobacco companies!
"One day Jesus told his disciples
a story to illustrate
need for constant prayer and to
show them that
they must keep praying until the answer comes.
"There was a city judge," he said, "a very godless man who had great contempt for
everyone. A widow of that city came to him frequently to appeal for
justice against a man who had harmed her. The judge ignored her for a
while, but eventually she got on his nerves. " 'I fear neither God nor
man,' he said to himself, 'but this woman bothers me.
I'm going to see that she
for she is wearing me out with
her constant coming!' " Then the Lord said, "If even an evil judge can
be worn down like that, don't you think that
God will surely give justice to His people
plead with him day and night?
Yes! He will answer them quickly! But the question is: When I, the
Messiah, return, how many will I find who have faith [and are praying]?" Luke 18:1-8 The Living Bible
"Appoint judges and administrative officials
for all the cities the Lord your God is giving you. They will administer
justice in every part of the land. Never twist justice to benefit a rich
man, and never accept bribes. For bribes blind the eyes of the wisest and
corrupt their decisions. Justice must prevail.
"That is the only way you will be successful
in the land which the Lord your God is giving you." Deuteronomy 16: 18-20
The Living Bible.
What does the Bible say to remind us that God can, and will, conquer our
I will not be afraid of ten
thousands of people, that have set themselves against me round about. From
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