Wednesday, April 7, 2010

CHPP Daily Brief - April 7, 2010

In This Issue
• Today's Daily Brief
• The Middle East in Focus
• The Daily Jot (Part One)
• Obama's Nuke Disaster
• The Daily Jot (Part Two)
• News from Israel
• Congress Shows Support for Israel
• The Good News Corner
• Worship With Us!

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The Daily Brief - Wednesday, April 7, 2010

"There is none holy as the Lord, for there is none beside Thee, neither is there any rock like our God." (1 Samuel 2:2)

Today's Daily Brief

1. Obama Bans Islam, Jihad From National Security Strategy Document - Fox News

Hussein Obama's advisers will remove religious terms such as "Islamic extremism" from the central document outlining the U.S. national security strategy and will use the rewritten document to emphasize that the United States does not view Muslim nations through the lens of terror, counterterrorism officials said.

- God, let the truth stand and throw up a roadblock that will prevent this rewritten document from going to press. Weaken its message saying the bad is not to be exposed as dangerous to our national security. Put Your Name against this document of evil control. In Jesus Name.

- "It is good that a man should both hope and quietly wait for the salvation of the Lord." ( Lamentations 3:26)

2. Obama Administration Eyes New Taxes, Fees for National Broadband Network - Fox News

A massive national broadband plan the Federal Communications Commission released last month proposes creating a national framework for the taxation of digital goods and services and imposing a fee to establish and maintain a national public safety wireless broadband network.

- Almighty God, with Your power hold down this FCC plan under the mighty hand of God and raise up a holy standard against it. Without public input and with little public awareness, the secretive groups are undermining our freedom in an attempt to put heavy burdens on our people. Release from heaven a mighty army of angels that will defeat these groups and all their plans. In Jesus Name.

- "And all things, whatsoever you shall ask in prayer, believing; you shall receive." (Matthew 21:22)

3. Volcker: Taxes likely to rise eventually to tame deficit - Reuters

The United States should consider raising taxes to help bring deficits under control and may need to consider a European-style value-added tax, White House adviser Paul Volcker said on Tuesday.

- Father, reach into the ruling class of men who shape the global economy and who manage the flow of its capital. Break up their one world mindset. Dismantle their authority by touching the center of their power with the blood of Jesus. Strike down their goals to destroy nations and send the warring angels of God into their midst and pull them down. Strengthen all nations to boldly turn to the Lord God, repent of their sins and stand in liberty and victory. In Jesus Name.

- "Now therefore stand and see this great thing, which the Lord will do before your eyes." (I Samuel 12:16)

4. Black Tea Party Activists Called 'Traitors' - Fox News

Black conservatives are really taking heat for their involvement in the mostly white tea party movement -- and for having the audacity to oppose the policies of the nation's first black president.

- God, cover these people by the blood of Jesus who are taking a stand for liberty and letting their voices be heard that these policies are extremely unpopular with the majority of Americans. Give them strength to hold to their convictions to defend the Constitution and Bill of Rights and freedom from enemies plotting the dissolution of the United States. In Jesus Name.

- "Sow to yourselves in righteousness, reap in mercy; break up your fallow ground: for it is time to seek the Lord, till He come and rain righteousness upon you." (Hosea 10:12)

5. Whitman chips in $20M more in Calif. gov. race - AP

Former eBay chief executive Meg Whitman on Monday gave her campaign for the GOP gubernatorial nomination another $20 million, bringing her contributions from her personal fortune to $59 million in what is expected to be the most expensive governor's race in California history.

- God, we plead for mercy regarding the governorship in California. We put the blood of Jesus against world powers that would elect their own man as governor. We ask that You release the angels of God to hover over California and bring repentance and salvation en masse and redeem the land back to God. In Jesus Name.

- "Is my hand shortened at all, that it cannot redeem? or have I no power to deliver? behold, at my rebuke I dry up the sea, I make the rivers a wilderness." (Isaiah 50:2)

6. IAEA inspects Syria reactor in uranium traces probe - Washington Post

U.N. inspectors have been able to revisit a Damascus nuclear research reactor as part of a probe into possible covert atomic activity in Syria, diplomats said on Tuesday.

- God, set an angel at the door where atomic activity in Syria is culminating. Restrict and repel their efforts. Drive back the forces of darkness that they have no release to create death and destruction in the world. Render them powerless. In Jesus Name.

- "And this is the confidence that we have in God, that, if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us; and if we know that He hear us, whatsoever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we desired of Him." (I John 5:14-15)

7. Gates warns Iran and N. Korea - Jerusalem Post

US Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Tuesday that unprecedented limits being placed on the US nuclear arsenal will not weaken US defenses and will send a "strong message" to Iran and North Korea to "play by the rules."

- God, break all restrictions put on our nuclear arsenal that would lead us into a defenseless war with our enemies. May the angels of the Lord push through to enable US military to be fully armed and capable to withstand any attack. May the voices of the enemy from within be stilled. Override their plans to take away our military arms protection. We plead the blood of Jesus over America. Protect us against all our enemies, inside and outside. In Jesus Name.

- "Be merciful unto us, O God: for man would swallow us up; In God we will praise His Word, in God we have put our trust; we will not fear what flesh can do unto us." (Psalm 56:1,4)

The Middle East in Focus

This week, for all the headlines cited below, please join us in proclaiming THIS DECREE:

"For ever, O LORD, Your Word is settled in heaven." (Psalm 119:89)

1. Netanyahu to take part in US nuke summit - Jerusalem Post

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu announced on Tuesday that he will return to the US on Monday, to take part in President Barack Obama's Nuclear Security Summit, just three weeks after he met with Obama in a meeting widely characterized as extremely difficult.

2. Palestinian official: U.S. bid to revive Mideast talks at dead-end - Ha'aretz

The United States has reached a dead end in its attempts to revive Middle East peace talks, a senior Palestinian official said on Tuesday.

3. 'Third Temple' bus ads removed - Ynet News

An advertising campaign posted on Egged buses in Jerusalem, which called for the construction of the Third Temple instead of the al-Aqsa Mosque, has been removed by the advertising franchiser, Ynet learned Tuesday.

The Daily Jot (Part One)

White House Ends Era of Nuclear Deterrence

Puts Every American At Risk

Obama is slated to announce his new plan on nuclear weapons. He told the New York Times, "I'm going to preserve all the tools that are necessary in order to make sure that the American people are safe and secure." But in reality, he is telling America's enemies that the nation is open to receive a devastating attack without retaliation. The Times reports "For the first time, the United States is explicitly committing not to use nuclear weapons against nonnuclear states that are in compliance with the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty, even if they attacked the United States with biological or chemical weapons or launched a crippling cyberattack."

The preamble to the US Constitution says, "We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America." By making a public proclamation that the United States does not intend to use the most powerful weapons known to man to defend the nation against its enemies, this White House is inviting America's enemies to attack her. This White House is violating the Constitution by putting the life of every American man, woman and child in jeopardy.

Proverbs 2:11-15 says, "Discretion shall preserve you, understanding shall keep you: To deliver you from the way of the evil man, from the man that speaks fraudulent (Strong's interpretation of froward, also perverse) things; Who leave the paths of uprightness, to walk in the ways of darkness; Who rejoice to do evil, and delight in the perversity of the wicked; Whose ways are crooked, and they are perverse in their paths." Americans must develop discernment and understanding that within 18 months of taking office, this White House has burdened its people with tremendous, and without a miracle, insurmountable debt, has insulted our allies, has established dependency on government beyond measure, and is now putting our lives at great risk.

What will it take for Americans to understand the foundation of evil? What is needed to snap the citizenry out of its slumber? Romans 13:12 says, "The night is far spent, the day is at hand: let us therefore cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armor of light." Light is revealing. Light pierces the darkness. Light is what Christians are to be to the world. Yet with all the meanings of Light--physically, spiritually, symbolically--we as a nation, primarily claiming to be a Christian majority, stand by and allow the destruction of a nation that is the beacon of God's word to the world. Shame on this den of evildoers in Congress and the White House for their deeds. Shame on American citizens for allowing it to continue.

Bill Wilson
Word of Life Ministry

Obama's Nuke Disaster

In his 14 months in office, Barack Obama has failed to do anything to realistically prevent Iran's Islamic regime from obtaining nuclear weapons. Apparently, he has decided to disarm the U.S. instead. In an interview published in the New York Times this morning, Obama "previews" his new policy on nuclear weapons. We will analyze the formal plan when it is released, but the Times piece tells us enough to know it will make American families less safe.

Obama's goal is to make "nuclear weapons obsolete," and apparently he is going to start with our nuclear weapons. He has overridden the position of his Secretary of Defense and decided that the U.S. will not develop any new nuclear weapons. But failure to upgrade our nuclear arsenal will inevitably mean its deterrent value and reliability will shrink. It is unilateral disarmament in slow motion.

And in a truly stunning decision, Obama has decided that if another nation attacks us with biological or chemical weapons, we will not use nuclear weapons in response, as long as the enemy nation is in compliance with the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty!

The New York Times says the new policy "eliminates much of the ambiguity that has deliberately existed in American nuclear policy." Let me translate for you: Our enemies now know they can use outlawed biological and chemical weapons on us without fear that the U.S. will respond with nuclear weapons. How does this make the world safer?

Some analysts are suggesting that Obama's policy is centrist because it will be criticized by "hawks" like me, while not going as far as the radical Left, total disarmament crowd wants. But it isn't centrist at all. It is another naïve and regrettable step that makes an unthinkable day in our future more likely.

Meanwhile, in the real world to which our president appears oblivious, Israel began distributing gas masks and protection kits to be used in the event of a chemical or biological attack. Why would Israel do that? Because Israel's Islamofascist enemies have repeatedly denied its right to exist, fired rockets and missiles at its civilians and sent homicide bombers into cafes and onto packed buses--all while promising a second Holocaust by "wiping Israel off the map."
(Gary Bauer, End-of-Day, April 6, 2010)

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The Daily Jot (Part Two)

Echoes from the Souls Who Know Both Bondage and Freedom

Verizon says it will cost over $970 million. AT & T says it will cost a cool billion dollars. Deere & Co costs will be $150 million. It will cost Caterpillar $100 million. This is just a cross section of companies who have estimated the cost of socialized medicine in 2010. Bloomberg reports that the costs will reduce corporate profits by some $14 billion in 2010, reflecting "real value destruction, based on expected cash flows over the life of the company," according to an analyst at Jefferies & Co in New York. Another analyst told Bloomberg, "This is having an impact on the bottom line and that can cut jobs." This at a time when Gallup reports that 20.3% of the American workforce is unemployed or working only part time.

Adding insult to injury, the White House is red hot angry over these companies announcements at a time when it wanted to use the Easter recess for a public relations effort to sell Americans on the benefits of the socialized health care legislation rammed through Congress and signed into law. The Heritage Foundation reports that "the leftist majorities in Congress were incensed that America's employers would dare warn their investors about the costs" at the same time the Administration's national sales pitch was set to begin, that they have mounted an effort to use "the full force of the federal government to bully and harass America's job creators."

According to Heritage, "House Energy and Commerce Committee chairman Henry Waxman (D-Ca) sent letters to the CEOs of Deere, Caterpillar, Verizon, and AT&T demanding all documents "from January 1, 2009, through the present" regarding "any analysis related to the projected impact of healthcare reform" and "any documents, including e-mail messages, sent to or prepared or reviewed by senior company officials related to the projected impact of healthcare reform." Waxman intends to haul these CEOs in front of the Subcommitte on Oversight and Investigations, which just happens to be chaired by Rep. Bart Stupak (D-Michigan), for a hearing on April 21."

Americans are seeing the first signs of the full power of socialism descend upon them like a hammer--this humanist government meting out its judgments as if it were God. It would seem as no coincidence that this is happening during a time when the nation's Christians should be celebrating the perfect liberty given to us by the death and resurrection of our savior Jesus Christ. This may well be a prophetic reminder of Galatians 5:1, "Stand fast therefore in the Liberty wherewith Christ has made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage." Its a message that echoes through the halls of time across the ages from the voices of the souls of those who know both bondage and freedom.

Bill Wilson
Word of Life Ministry

News from Israel

100 Antiaircraft Missiles Seized in Sinai

Egyptian security forces on Wednesday [March 31] uncovered a large cache of missiles and mortar shells in northern Sinai which are believed to have been bound for the Gaza Strip, Egyptian newspaper al-Youm al-Sabe reported Thursday.

A security source told the paper that the cache was seized near the city of Nahal, located on the smuggling route to Gaza, and that it contained some 100 antiaircraft missiles, 45 rocket-propelled grenades, and 40 explosive devices.

According to the report, the officer in charge of security in northern Sinai received information that the smugglers were storing a large amount of explosives and ammunition left from past wars in the region, east of Nahal. After receiving the information, Egypt's security forces entered the area and located the weapons cache, but did not apprehend any suspects. The entire area was combed and the explosives were to be detonated in a controlled manner in central Sinai.

The newspaper also reported that Egypt's security forces on Wednesday uncovered three tunnels connecting the Egyptian city of Rafah and the Gaza Strip.

An official security source said Wednesday that the Egyptian police had confiscated in Sinai 41 vehicles used for smuggling operation into the Gaza Strip. The source said the police found one of the vehicles, without a license plate, during a routine patrol north of the Rafah crossing. The 40 additional vehicles were found after the police searched the area. (Ynetnews) Read more
Reported by: Bridges for Peace, who offer the following prayer point:

Prayer Focus

Thank the Lord that these missiles and shells were found before they reached their destination; pray that the Lord will stop the flow of weapons into Gaza and bring all smuggling operations to a stop.


"Arise, O God, plead Your own cause; remember how the foolish man reproaches You daily. Do not forget the voice of Your enemies; the tumult of those who rise up against You increases continually." (Psalm 74:22-23)

Congress Shows Support for Israel

US Politicians Express Support for Israel

While tensions between Hussein Obama's administration and Israel continued to be a hot topic in the news, the Jewish state recently got a political boost as three-quarters of the US House of Representatives signed a letter supporting Israel and calling for the tensions to subside.

According to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), which released the letter as part of a press release, the American politicians wrote to US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to "reaffirm our commitment to the unbreakable bond that exists between our country and the State of Israel, and to express to you our deep concern over recent tension."

AIPAC said the letter received 327 government signatures in less than three days. The letter also noted the recent diplomatic problems, which have centered largely around Israeli construction in Jewish neighborhoods in East Jerusalem. The letter said that between the allies "there will be differences over issues both large and small. Our view is that such differences are best resolved quietly, in trust and confidence, as befits longstanding strategic allies."

The importance of Israel to the US was also mentioned. As said in the letter, "A strong Israel is an asset to the national security of the United States, and brings stability to the Middle East." Iran was considered as a key concern. The congressional members said that a strong relationship with Israel is what has made Arab-Israel peace deals possible before.

"It is the very strength of this relationship that has, in fact, made Arab-Israeli peace agreements possible, both because it convinced those who sought Israel's destruction to abandon any such hope, and because it gave successive Israeli governments the confidence to take calculated risks for peace and American involvement continues to be critical to the effort to achieve peace between Israel and the Palestinians."

AIPAC welcomed the letter, calling it an "enormous outpouring of support for the special relationship between the United States and Israel, which is rooted in shared values and common interests, including democracy, tolerance, the rule of law and the pursuit of peace." (Bridges for Peace)

Prayer Focus

Thank the Lord for this show of support from American leadership. May the bond between these two countries be repaired and strengthened for the good of both nations.


"Be exalted, O God, above the heavens, and Your glory above all the earth; that your beloved may be delivered. Save with Your right hand, and hear me." (Psalm 108:5-6)

The Good News Corner

"A Lost Generation??"

This is a video that was submitted in a contest by a 20-year old. The contest was titled "u @ 50" by AARP. This video won second place.. When they showed it, everyone in the room was awe-struck and broke into spontaneous applause. So simple and yet so brilliant.

Take a minute and watch it.
And why is this "Good News?"

Because this PROVES that this is NOT a "lost generation," and that there IS hope for our future!!

A palindrome reads the same backwards as forward. This video reads the exact opposite backwards as forward. Not only does it read the opposite, the meaning is the exact opposite..

This is only a 1 minute, 44 second video and it is brilliant. Make sure you read as well as listen . . . forward and backward.

Worship With Us!

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