Wednesday, August 11, 2010

CHPP Daily Brief - August 11, 2010

In This Issue
• The Daily Brief
• The Middle East in Focus
• Jihad Watch
• Biblical Guidelines in an Election
• The Good News Corner
• Worship with Us Today!
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The Daily Brief - Wednesday, August 11, 2010

"Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy set before him endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God." (Hebrews 12:24)

The Daily Brief

1. Iran to Inaugurate Nuclear Plant in September - Worthy News

The Iranian nuclear power plant located in Bushehr will be inaugurated in late September, despite international concerns the project is part of a wider nuclear program, according to Russian Foreign Ministry officials.

Currently the 1,000-mega watt light-water reactor is undergoing tests and the plant would be opened in one and a half months, Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast told Russian News Agencies on Monday.

So far, the tests of the reactor have involved "virtual fuel", however when the plant officially opens in September, "real fuel" would begin reaching the plant, according to Russian officials.

Iran has already received 87 tons of low-enriched uranium from Russia for the plant, sufficient to run it for about three years.

- Please pray for a complete revelation of truth to come forward concerning all of Iran's acquirings. Ask that we be able to filter through every bit of information they are withholding. Intercede for the breath and fire of God to cut through perplexity, and deal soundly with this international fiasco.

- Even as I have seen, those who plow iniquity and sow trouble reap the same. By the blast of God they perish, and by the breath of His anger they are consumed. (Job 4:8-9)

2.New al Qaeda chief lived in U.S. for years - Washington Times

Familiarity with America seen as a problem by FBI agent

A suspected al Qaeda operative who lived for more than 15 years in the U.S. has become chief of the terror network's global operations, the FBI says, marking the first time a leader so intimately familiar with American society has been placed in charge of planning attacks.

- Please pray that not one speck of the knowledge acquired will be used against us by this run away imposter - that he and others will be found out and captured - and that the FBI will be given what they need to obliterate our enemies.

- O Judah, keep your appointed feasts, Perform your vows. For the wicked one shall no more pass through you; He is utterly cut off. (Nahum 1:15b)

3. Fidel Castro warns of nuclear war between US and Iran - Miami Herald

Fidel Castro has used a rare speech to warn that the tension between the US and Iran could degenerate into a nuclear holocaust. Fidel Castro fears that nuclear war is imminent (Allstar) He looked little different from the closing days of his regime as he entered the assembly chamber wearing his trademark fatigues and sporting his familiar straggly beard, as deputies cheered and shouted "Viva Fidel". Although renowned for his lengthy addresses, he restricted his speech to just ten minutes and ignored Cuba's current financial plight, instead focusing on foreign affairs.

- Ask that only the will of the Father be set forth in all of our foreign affairs - for we in the US are still One Nation Under God. Pray that God's wisdom will direct men's hearts, and His purposes alone will be filled.

- Then Daniel answered and said before the king, Let thy gifts be to thyself, and give thy rewards to another; yet I will read the writing unto the king, and make known to him the interpretation. (Daniel 5:17)

4. ICE Agents Vote 'No Confidence' in Leaders, Say Amnesty Coming - Washington Times

The union that represents rank-and-file field agents at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has unanimously passed a "vote of no confidence" for the agency's leadership, saying ICE has "abandoned" its core mission of protecting the public to support a political agenda favoring amnesty.

The National Immigration and Customs Enforcement Council of the American Federation of Government Employees, which represents 7,000 ICE agents and employees, voted 259-0 for a resolution saying there was "growing dissatisfaction and concern" over the leadership of Assistant Secretary John Morton, who heads ICE, and Phyllis Coven, assistant director for the agency's office of detention policy and planning.

- Praise God, for He reaches men's hearts, to respond to iniquity and lawlessness with enforced righteousness. Intercede that unions across the board will determine to speak truth - without counting the cost - keeping leaders in check, to see that our country's freedoms are protected and our laws are enacted.

- You shall not bow down to them nor serve them. For I, the Lord your God, am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children to the third and fourth generations of those who hate Me. (Deuteronomy 5:9)

The Middle East in Focus

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

""No weapon that is formed against you shall prosper; and every tongue that shall rise against you in judgment you shall condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of LORD, and their righteousness is of Me," says LORD." (Isaiah 54:17)

1. More than 50% chance of attack on Iran - Jerusalem Post

There is a better than fifty percent chance that Israel will launch a military strike against Iran before next July, according to an article to be published in the upcoming issue of the journal the Atlantic. The article's author, Jeffrey Goldberg, gleaned this information from interviews he conducted over the last year-and-a-half with forty current and past Israel decision makers.

2. Ashkenazi: IDF couldn't predict flotilla raid's outcome - Ynet News

After Defense Minister Ehud Barak shifted some of the responsibility for the decision to storm a Gaza-bound Turkish ship to the IDF, Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Gabi Ashkenazi told the panel investigating the raid that he "takes responsibility for the army's actions."

3. 'Barak wanted to avenge border incident, attack Lebanon' - Ynet News

France dissuaded Israel from opening a large-scale military operation against Lebanon in response to the border incident which killed Ltc. Dov Harari, the London-based al-Sharq al-Awsat newspaper reported Wednesday.

4. US: Direct talks 'getting closer' - Jerusalem Post

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and US envoy George Mitchell on Tuesday failed to reach agreement on the issue of direct talks between the PA and Israel.

Jihad Watch

Mosque to be Built on Ground Zero

Pat Condell on Ground Zero mosque: "Is it possible to be astonished, but not surprised?"

We don't know WHY it takes a Brit to put into words what every New Yorker, and every American should be saying. He may be a stand-up British comedian, but he is NOT joking here!

Pat Condell ably articulates everything that's wrong about the mosque at Ground Zero.
Watch Pat Condell's commentary by going here.

Biblical Guidelines in an Election

Part Three:

The Second Prerequisite: FEAR GOD

Love the truth This requires knowing what the truth is, how to find it and where to find it.

We find the truth in the Word of God.

You are near, O LORD, And all Your commandments are truth. (Psalm 119:151)

The sum of Your word is truth, And every one of Your righteous ordinances is everlasting. (Psalm 119:160)

Jesus said, "I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me." (John 14:6) Jesus is the truth, therefore to love the truth is to love Jesus.


The Third Prerequisite: Hate Dishonest Gain

The Good News Corner

Six Abortion Clinics File Lawsuit in Louisiana

Challenge New Abortion Laws

Six abortion clinics filed a federal lawsuit Friday, challenging two laws which recently passed by overwhelming margins the Louisiana legislature.

One law requires ultrasound exams be given to women considering abortion.

Benjamin Clapper, director for the Louisiana Right to Life Federation, believes the ultrasound bill will withstand legal scrutiny. "On one hand, we're frustrated that it slows down the progress towards offering women solid, good information," Clapper said, "but, on the other hand, we know that the public is going to be educated about this information."

Gene Mills, executive director of the Louisiana Family Forum, said there's a sense of desperation among abortion activists, especially in light of unique and advancing technology. "It's making it very difficult to hide information from women," Mills said. "I'm kind of surprised they decided to come against the Woman's Right to Know law. I believe the court will come down in favor of life and in favor of Louisiana legislative action." (CitizenLink)

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