Tuesday, October 26, 2010

CHPP Daily Brief - October 26, 2010

In This Issue
• The Daily Brief
• The Middle East in Focus
• Voters Need to be on High Alert
• Important Webcast Tonight
• The Seeds Of Rebellion?
• Election News
• Election Prayers
• The Good News Corner
• Worship with Us Today!

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The Daily Brief - Tuesday, October 26, 2010

"Those who trust in the Lord are like Mount Zion, which cannot be shaken but endures forever." (Psalm 125:1)


Last week, many of you visited the site for the Shariah Scoreboard . . .Thank you!

We are asking members of Congress to respond to this simple question:

"Will you stand FOR US Constitutional Law and AGAINST Shariah Law in the 112th Congress?"
If your member has NOT responded yet, please call him or her immediately and ask that they respond via email at: ehlevens@gmail.com; by phone at 913-648-0022, or by fax at: 913-648-7997.



Any candidate that is pro-Shariah does not deserve a seat in the next Congress. Thank you.

The Daily Brief

1. Oil climbs as dollar sags - Fox News

Oil prices climbed on Monday as the dollar fell against the euro and other currencies. Benchmark crude rose 91 cents to $82.60 a barrel in midday trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

- And I heard a voice in the midst of the four creatures saying, "A quart of wheat for a denarius, and three quarts of barley for a denarius; and not harm the oil and the wine." (Revelation 6:6)

2. Drugmakers top list of DOJ fraud settlements - Fox News

In the 1990s, the pharmaceutical industry repeatedly was named the most profitable industry in the world. More than a decade later, the industry tops a more dubious list: the No. 1 source of fraud.

- By covetousness they will exploit you with deceptive words; for a long time their judgment has not been idle, and their destruction does not slumber.(2 Peter 2:3)

3. Suspicious Package Found Near Rhode Island Site Where Obama Set to Visit - Fox News

The Rhode Island State Police bomb squad has destroyed what was called a suspicious package found in the vicinity of a Woonsocket business that President Obama is scheduled to visit later in the day.

- My help comes from the Lord, Who makes heaven and earth. (Psalm 121:2)

4. Rhode Island Democrat tells Obama to 'shove it' - Washington Post

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - The Democratic candidate for Rhode Island governor, widely seen as more conservative than the independent seeking to lead the heavily Democratic state, said Monday that President Obama can "shove it" after learning Mr. Obama would not endorse him.

a. WASHINGTON - One in three Americans has yet to lock on to a choice in the Nov. 2 congressional elections, according to an Associated Press-GfK Poll. Yet in this year of the fed-up voter, even these folks offer little hope to Democrats.

- For we are God's fellow workers; you are God's field, you are God's building. According to the grace of God which was given to me, as a wise master builder I have laid a foundation, and another builds on it. But let each one take heed how he builds on it. For no other foundation can anyone lay than that which is laid, which is Jesus Christ. (I Corinthians 3: 10,11)

5. 7.5-magnitude quake strikes off Indonesia - CNN

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.5 struck off the coast of Sumatra, Indonesia, on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

- Do you not fear Me? Says the Lord. Will you not tremble at my presence, Who have placed the sand as the bound of the sea, By a perpetual decree, that it cannot pass beyond it? And though its waves toss to and fro, Yet they cannot prevail; Though they roar, yet they cannot pass over it. But this people has a defiant and rebellious heart; they have revolted and departed. (Jeremiah 5: 22,23)

6. Karzai Admits Receiving 'Bags of Money' From Iran - Fox News

Afghan president Hamid Karzai said Monday that his chief of staff had received "bags of money" from Iran but insisted the payment was transparent and a form of aid from a friendly country.

- Neither their silver nor their gold Shall be able to deliver them In the day of the Lord's wrath; But the whole land shall be devoured By the fire of His jealousy, For He will make speedy riddance Of all those who dwell in the land. (Zephaniah 1:18)

The Middle East in Focus

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

The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord turn his face toward you and give you peace. (Numbers 6:24,26))

1. Lieberman orders 'day after' plans for tackling nuclear Iran - Ha'aretz

Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman has commissioned a report on how to prepare for a nuclear-armed Iran as doubt mounts about the efficacy of preventive action, an Israeli source said on Monday.

2. Hamas minister: We'll occupy Haifa, Akko - Ynet News

The Hamas government's interior minister in Gaza, Fathi Hamad, said Monday that the Palestinians "will reoccupy Haifa and Akko."

3. Hizbullah to refuse to hand over suspects to Hariri tribunal - ICEJ News

A political source within Hizbullah also insisted the group will refuse "to surrender any of its members... indicted by the tribunal." The visit to Lebanon by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad last week was seen, in part, as a warning to rival Lebanese factions to end any further cooperation with the UN probe into Hariri's death in February 2005. Many in Lebanon fear the indictments could provoke renewed fighting between Shi'ite supporters of Iran and the pro-West Sunni/Christian/Druze alignment.

4. PA miffed as Israel gives Jerusalem 'highest national priority' - ICEJ News

The Palestinian Authority on Monday expressed outrage an Israeli cabinet proposal that would give national priority to Jerusalem in housing, employment and education. PA chief negotiator Saeb Erekat insisted the proposed law was another phase in the "illegitimate" process to claim Jerusalem as the indivisible capital of Israel.

Voters Need to be on High Alert

Rejected Voter Registrations, Disengaged DOJ
Highlight Need for Alert Citizens

Facing an unparalleled "Republican Tsunami" next Tuesday, reports of thousands of rejected voter registration forms are surfacing. From New York to Washington state, cases ranging from questionable voter registration schemes to "missing" or inaccurate absentee ballots all seem to have a common denominator: Liberal and union-backed groups working with the Democrat Party.
Under the guise of names like "America Votes," "One Vote" and "Project Vote," liberal groups and labor unions have targeted 10 states with nearly 600 individual voter contact programs -- some of which are are now under investigation.

J. Christian Adams, former career attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and who resigned over the agency's failure to prosecute cases alleging voter intimidation and inaccuracies, pointed out just a few of the discrepancies:

"Every two years, states must report to the Election Assistance Commission information about their voter rolls. The latest report is troubling. South Dakota, Texas, Mississippi, Kentucky and Indiana report in excess of a dozen counties with more registered voters than living people old enough to vote.

"Having more voters than living humans tells you something is wrong. In West Virginia, one county reported 113 percent of the voting age population was registered to vote. Baltimore, Maryland, reported 104 percent of voting age citizens on the rolls. Iowa and North Carolina also reported counties with more voters than living citizens of voting age."

According to The Wall Street Journal, Adams also accused Obama appointees for allowing the problems to continue:

"According to Mr. Adams, (DOJ) lawyers were told by (Deputy Assistant Attorney General Julie) Fernandes: 'We're not interested in those kind of cases. What do they have to do with helping increase minority access and turnout? We want to increase access to the ballot, not limit it.' If true, Ms. Fernandes was endorsing a policy of ignoring federal law and encouraging potential voter fraud."

Conservative pundit Michelle Malkin Malkin said these cases show the necessity of not only electing secretaries of state who are willingness to protect the integrity of elections, but also engaged and alert citizens.

"Vigilance plus citizen media plus the willingness to be sued for blowing the whistle equals the best defense for voter fraud," Malkin said. "We must all be voter fraud watchers now."

To learn how to participate in PJMedia's Voter Fraud Watch, go here.

Important Webcast Tonight

What They Won't Tell You about Ella and Abortion

If you've been following the Update, then you know that FRC has taken a very vocal position against the new "emergency contraception" drug, ella. And we aren't the only ones. Since the Food and Drug Administration approved the pills (which are a chemical twin to the abortion drug RU-486), several organizations have launched awareness campaigns about the dangers of this drug.
Tonight, October 26, a handful of those groups are joining forces for an audio webcast about the dangers of ella. Starting at 9:00 p.m. (ET), Students for Life, FRC, Concerned Women for America, the Breast Cancer Prevention Institute, and LifeNews.com are hosting "What They Won't Tell You about ella and Abortion!" The speakers--including our own Jeanne Monahan--will tackle the risks of the drug, the abortion-breast cancer link, and what pro-life activists can do to get involve d. You won't want to miss this important--and potentially life-altering--event. For more information, check out the website. (Family Research Council)

The Seeds Of Rebellion?

Tired of the intolerant Left telling you not to pray in public anymore? Evidently a lot of folks in Tennessee are, and I know they aren't alone.

The atheists at the Freedom from Religion Foundation in Madison, Wisconsin, sent a cease and desist letter to Dr. Jim Scales, superintendent of schools in Hamilton County, Tennessee. Dr. Scales' "sin" was allowing pre-game prayers to be broadcast over stadium loudspeakers at high school football games. Faced with a potential lawsuit that the school system would likely lose, Dr. Scales instructed all Hamilton county principals to stop pre-game prayers.

At one Friday night football game, the announcer declared over the stadium's loudspeakers that there would be no pre-game prayer that evening. But he noted that students were free to pray if they wished. Football players from both teams proceeded to walk on to the field, and within minutes the stadium was virtually empty as fans from both sides joined them in prayer.

These are the kinds of small events that inspire major movements. As more and more people realize they are not alone, they become emboldened to stand up and speak out. I applaud the good folks of Tennessee for refusing to be intimidated by a bunch of bitter leftists in Wisconsin.
In seven days, the voters of America will have an opportunity to speak up and make their voices heard by telling the politicians in Washington that we've had enough of their liberal policies, that we're taxed enough already and that we don't want Washington dictating how we live our lives. (Gary Bauer)

Election News

Fed-up Americans: Fire the judges, too!

State residents launch massive effort to kick out 3 Supreme Court justices

Judicial elections across the United States, largely ho-hum affairs that only stand out when members of the black robes commit a crime, have turned white-hot in Iowa, where residents are organizing and campaigning to fire three of the state Supreme Court members who created same-sex marriage for the state. Supporters of the judges - Marsha Ternus and Justices David Baker and Michael Streit - are countering with arguments that Iowans who want the three removed from office have abandoned the rule of law and become "the mob."

But former Alabama Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore, who was removed from office himself when state officials refused to allow him to challenge an order he considered illegal, said the judges in Iowa didn't even follow their own state law - which defined marriage as between a man and a woman. Instead, Moore said, they joined advocates for homosexuality in calling such couples "similarly situated" to traditionally married couples.

That view is accurate, said Moore, who runs the Foundation for Moral Law, only if one cannot tell the difference between a man and a woman.

The justices' stance, he suggested, is why polls show they could be ejected from their highly paid positions of influence, even though they usually are the benefactors of approval from 80 percent or 90 percent of the voters.

Several polls show that support for the three is running only percentage points above the portion of the citizenry already committed to voting them out. Several polls suggested the small percentage of undecideds probably ultimately will be the deciding factor.

In Iowa, the Supreme Court created same-sex "marriage" in a lawsuit brought by homosexual couples, determining that they had the same "right" to marry as traditional married couples. But Moore noted that Iowa's Defense of Marriage Act specified one man and one woman marriages, so the justices actually were violating the law they were sworn to uphold. Moore noted that the original Iowa Constitution forbade "sodomy." The surge of condemnation for the three justices - the only ones from the high court on the ballot this year - sends "a signal all across the nation," Moore said. (WorldNetDaily) Read more.

Election Prayers


"Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD, The people He has chosen as His own inheritance." (Ps. 33:12)

1. Pray that the Lord's Will be done in the selection of every man or woman running for any political office on Nov. 2, 2010.

"In this manner, therefore, pray: Our Father in heaven, Hallowed be Your name. Your kingdom come. Your will be done On earth as it is in heaven." (Matt. 6:9, 10)

2. Pray that every candidate and every leader is kept safely in the Hand of the Lord who is obedient to the Word of God.

"For as by one man's disobedience many were made sinners, so also by one Man's obedience many will be made righteous." (Rom. 5:19 )

3. Pray that our leaders and candidates flow in the Wisdom of God and make decisions with full discernment, boldness and surety.

"Choose wise, understanding, and knowledgeable men from among your tribes, and I will make them heads over you." (Deut. 1:13)

4. Pray for the candidate's spiritual, emotional, and physical strength and pray for their protection from physical danger and emotional trauma.

"No weapon formed against you shall prosper, And every tongue which rises against you in judgment You shall condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord. And their righteousness is from Me. Says the LORD." (Isa. 54:17)

"Deliver me from my enemies, O my God; Defend me from those who rise up against me. Deliver me from the workers of iniquity. And save me from bloodthirsty men." (Ps. 59:1, 2)

Mary Fox Murphy
The International Prayer Network

The Good News Corner

"The 33" Chilean Miners and Their Wives Invited to the Holy Land for Christmas

The 33 miners rescued last week from the San Jose Mine in Chile after 69 days have been invited by Israel's Tourism Ministry to visit the Holy Land during Christmas. The miners' wives have also been invited on a "spiritual journey" to visit the Christian holy sites.

According to the Israel National News article, Tourism Minister Stas Misezhnikov sent a written invitation to the miners and their wives, saying, "Your bravery and strength of spirit, your great faith that helped you survive so long in the bowels of the earth, was an inspiration to us. It would be a great honor for us to welcome you as our guests in the Holy Land. This December, Christians around the world will celebrate Christmas. During that time, we welcome tens of thousands of pilgrims and we would be pleased to offer you this uplifting and extraordinary experience, as our guests." (Israel National News) [Reported by Breaking Christian News]

Worship with Us Today!

Then I Met the Master - Statesmen Quartet