Closing Out 2014

Closing Out 2014

Joseph Herrin (12-30-2014) This blog posting is the 91st for the year. That number is down somewhat from previous years. Yet, the number of posts seems significant. I am reminded of Psalm 91. It is a Psalm of Yahweh’s deliverance and protection in troublous times. Following is a portion of this...

Testimonies

Testimonies

Joseph Herrin (12-21-2014) Mary Ann and Landon I have a couple of testimonies that have been sent in by readers relating to Christmas which I will share here in this blog. Before I do so, I want to share a video interview that my daughter’s close friend, Mary Ann, recently gave to a news station...

Forsaking Christmas – A Testimony

Forsaking Christmas – A Testimony

Joseph Herrin (12-18-2014) Many of my most joyous experiences as a child involved the Christmas holiday season. It was a special time of year when people would put extra attention into making their homes beautiful. I remember as a child watching my father, staple gun in hand, hanging strings of...

Christmas Considerations

Christmas Considerations

Joseph Herrin (12-15-2014) After posting the recent blog on the subject of the idolatrous origins of the Christmas holiday, I have had a number of responses. I thought it would be profitable to write something to post publicly to answer some of the common questions that arise whenever the subject...

The Grace of Yahweh

The Grace of Yahweh

Joseph Herrin (12-10-2014) About a month ago I shared somewhat regarding the experience of a young Christian brother named Nicholas whom the Father has led to stay with me for a season. In the blog titled Be Not Afraid, I wrote about an experience he had at the time where he was given a ticket for...

What’s the Big Deal About Christmas?

What’s the Big Deal About Christmas?

Joseph Herrin (12-06-2014) Kirk Cameron’s Saving Christmas - Poster Modified to Promote Truth in Advertising (Click on Image to View Larger) I would like to challenge you with the following thought. Your success in passing through the coming days of Christian persecution and global tribulation are...

The CIA Prophecy – And What It Means For You

The CIA Prophecy – And What It Means For You

Joseph Herrin (12-3-2014) A number of readers have sent me links over the course of the past few weeks to an online video that is presented in the format of a journalist/news reporter interviewing Jim Rickards who has served as a consultant to the Department of Defense, CIA, and numerous...

America on Deathwatch

America on Deathwatch

Joseph Herrin (11-22-2014) Deathwatch - A vigil beside a dying, or dead person. A guard set over a condemned person before execution. Yesterday was unusual in the number of signs I personally observed which all point to a tremendous transition coming to America (and by extension all nations). The...

Would Jesus Press the Snooze Button?

Would Jesus Press the Snooze Button?

Joseph Herrin (11-20-2014) I have found one benefit of having a young brother in Christ stay with me at this time is that there are many opportunities to discuss diverse subjects relating to discipleship and our daily walk in this world. Recently, Nicholas and I have had a number of discussions...

Thank You Papa

Thank You Papa

Joseph Herrin (11-16-2014) For most of the past two weeks the Father has had me attending to the needs of a young disciple of Christ named Nicholas. This has been a change from my normal routine of writing, research, and sending out newsletters to men in prison. Whether the Father calls us to...

Faith Journey

Faith Journey

Joseph Herrin (11-09-2014) In the previous blog post I shared some of the experiences of a young man named Nicholas. This post will continue the narrative, as much has transpired in his life in the past week. I had mentioned Nicholas being challenged by Yahweh to overcome fear and confront...

Be Not Afraid

Be Not Afraid

Joseph Herrin (11-1-2014) In this post you will find two recent testimonies of disciples of Christ who are manifesting courage in the face of threats and trials. Having recently posted two writings on Christians being overwhelmed by fear, I believe it will be profitable to demonstrate how...

Come What May. Are You Ready?

Come What May. Are You Ready?

Joseph Herrin (10-30-2014) Home Sweet Home (Picture Taken Today) I have just been informed that the owners of the property I am staying on have a signed contract on the land. They anticipate closing the deal in the next 45 days and will then have 30 additional days to vacate the property (there...

Christian Faith Dies in the Land of Illusion

Christian Faith Dies in the Land of Illusion

Joseph Herrin (10-24-2014) A brother and sister in Christ informed me of a recent obscure news item that has profound significance. The article reported on the tragic death of a 16 year old girl with the remarkable name of Christian Faith (last name Benge). Christian Faith Christian Faith was born...

Minimalism

Minimalism

Joseph Herrin (10-22-2014) Please read this post even if the title does not immediately grab your interest. What is shared here is one of the most transformative messages of the Christian life, and one of the most universally neglected and rejected today. I came upon this foundational principle...

The Cup of Abominations

The Cup of Abominations

Joseph Herrin (10-17-2014) Pope Francis Holding Chalice Revelation 17:4 And the woman was clothed in purple and scarlet, and adorned with gold and precious stones and pearls, having in her hand a gold cup full of abominations and of the unclean things of her immorality... The Roman Catholic Church...

Solar Ruminations – Some Assembly Required

Solar Ruminations – Some Assembly Required

Miscellaneous Components of My Solar Power System On the table: Battery Cables 12 Volt DC Outlet Cable Lug Crimper Bus Bars 200 Amp Slow Trip Fuse Shunt 63 Amp DC Breaker Cotek 1500 Watt Inverter Midnite Solar Combiner Box Morningstar Solar Charge Controller Utility Boxes Bottle of Lugs 6AWG Wire...

Solar Ruminations – More Methods of Alternative Living

Solar Ruminations – More Methods of Alternative Living

In the previous post in this series I addressed the subject of food preservation in an off-grid system. This post will address some other very common needs people have, and how to meet them when the infrastructure modern society has become so dependent upon either breaks down or is unavailable....

Tony Palmer and the Covenant of Blood

Tony Palmer and the Covenant of Blood

Joseph Herrin (10-07-2014) Pictured above (L to R) - Tony Palmer, James and Betty Robison, Geoff Tunicliffe, Thomas Schirrmacher, Pope Francis, Kenneth Copeland, Rev. Brian Stiller,  John and Carol Arnott. If you are unfamiliar with Tony Palmer and his role as a bridge-builder between the...

Late Bloomers and the Fall of America

Late Bloomers and the Fall of America

Joseph Herrin (10-05-2014) Randy and Kathy Furman, disciples of Christ who dwell in the high desert of Arizona, shared a parable with me recently. Following is what they wrote. --- Dear Joseph, Randy and I were sitting outside this morning, having a cup of tea, and considering the new plants that...

Solar Ruminations – Alternative Living

Solar Ruminations – Alternative Living

When the phrase “alternative living” is mentioned, many people instantly imagine the Hippies of the 1960s, or the Roma and their Gypsy Wagons in Europe. I have received a few snide remarks myself regarding living in a school bus that has been converted to a motorhome, or riding my recumbent trike...

Righteous Preparation

Righteous Preparation

Joseph Herrin (09-29-2014) View Inside My Trailer I believe the majority opinion regarding people who are making preparation for societal unrest, political upheaval, financial meltdown, or any of a range of calamities (famine, plague, earthquakes, nuclear war, etc.) is that people who do such...

Solar Ruminations – In Defense of Austerity

Solar Ruminations – In Defense of Austerity

Austerity: • extreme plainness and simplicity of style or appearance. "the room was decorated with a restraint bordering on austerity" • conditions characterized by severity, sternness, or asceticism. "a simple life of prayer and personal austerity" Austerity has been much in the news in recent...

Solar Ruminations – If At First You Don’t Succeed…

Solar Ruminations – If At First You Don’t Succeed…

Rube Goldberg Contraption There is an expression to describe the labors of those who find that their attempts at creation do not work as well as they had hoped. It is “Back to the drawing board.” This expression accurately describes my efforts in recent days to re-design my solar auxiliary power...

Solar Ruminations

Solar Ruminations

Joseph Herrin (09-18-2014) A few days ago my daughter invited me over for a friendly game of Scrabble. These occasional visits are good times to catch up on what is going on in one another’s life. My daughter tends to stay on the go a lot, and has lots of social interaction through her church and...

FOUNDATIONS – Wrapping Up

FOUNDATIONS – Wrapping Up

It hardly seems that it has been seven months since I began writing this book, yet the first post to this series was published online on February 21, 2014. Today is September 12, 2014. When I set forth to begin this writing I had certain goals in mind. I was troubled by the vast amount of...

Foundations – Giants on the Earth

Foundations – Giants on the Earth

The Bible presents a history of the earth in the days of man that is at times astonishing. It is not surprising that many who reject the divine inspiration of the Scriptures view its narratives as nonsense. There are even those among professing Christians who stumble in unbelief when they...

Have You Been Played – Part Two – The Balkanization of America

Have You Been Played – Part Two – The Balkanization of America

Joseph Herrin (08-26-2014) Christians should question the news that is presented to them. I don’t merely mean they should question the facts of each story, though they certainly should do so. Christians should scrutinize carefully the selection of news stories the global media powers present to...

Have You Been Played Lately?

Have You Been Played Lately?

Joseph Herrin (08-24-2014) Played: (slang) - manipulated, exploited. Christians should be the most discerning people in this world. After all, they have the indwelling Spirit of Christ who is readily available to disclose to them truth and error. Those who have been born again of the Holy Spirit...

Prometheus, Ebola, and the Coming Days of Woe

Prometheus, Ebola, and the Coming Days of Woe

Joseph Herrin (08-20-2014) Apocalypse by Viktor Vasnetsov The media has been giving much attention in recent days to the Ebola outbreak in Africa, fearing that it may spread to other continents and nations of the world. Ebola is a particularly frightening sickness due to its rapid onset and...

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