Wednesday, March 9, 2011

CHPP Daily Brief - March 9, 2011

In This Issue
• The Daily Brief
• The Middle East in Focus
• The Daily Jot
• The Good News Corner
• Worship with Us Today!

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The Daily Brief - Wednesday, March 9, 2011

"He shall bring forth the capstone With shouts of 'Grace, grace to it!' " (Zechariah 4:7)

The Daily Brief

1. Republicans Expose 'Legislative Fraud' in ObamaCare - CNS News

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) is blasting Democrats for "legislative fraud of the highest order." She says the Democrats' health care bill contains "baked-in" funding to be used for implementing Obamacare, which will make the law even more difficult to repeal.

- God, we thank You for bringing to light this legislative fraud regarding the health care bill. May Congress and the American people stand together, by Your grace, to see that this bill is totally defeated, in the end. In Jesus Name, amen!

- "Therefore this iniquity shall be to you as a breach ready to fall, swelling out in a high wall, whose breaking comes suddenly at an instant." (Isaiah 30:13)

2. Obama administration appeals healthcare ruling - Reuters

The Obama administration on Tuesday appealed a judge's ruling in Florida that struck down its landmark healthcare overhaul law as unconstitutional because it required Americans to buy healthcare insurance or face a penalty.

- Father, may Your power hold solid this judge's ruling and send angels to resist any appeal. Only God's will shall prevail. In Jesus Name.

- "But, O Lord of hosts, that judges righteously, that tries the reins and the heart, let me see Your vengeance on them: for unto You have I revealed my cause." (Jeremiah 11:20)

- "No enemy can destroy His plans and purposes, and nothing can be added or taken away from His destiny for us all." (Eccl 3:14)

3. U.S. sets $223B deficit record - Washington Times

The federal government posted its largest monthly deficit in history in February, a $223 billion shortfall that put a sharp point on the current fight on Capitol Hill about how deeply to cut this year's spending.

- Father, we ask for mercy that the spending this year will be cut to the bone and there will be a decided change in the leniency that prevailed last year. God, move to free our country of debt. In Jesus Name.

- "For they speak out peace: but they devise deceitful matters against them that are quiet in the land." (Psalm 35:20)

4. Japan Hit By 7.3-Magnitude Earthquake - Fox News

A tsunami alert was issued after northern Japan was hit with a 7.3 magnitude earthquake. Buildings shook hundreds of miles away in Tokyo, but there were no immediate reports of significant damage or injuries.

- God, You are aware of all the earthquakes and eruptions that are going on in the earth and we ask that the people will call out to You to save their souls and deliver them from evil. In Jesus Name.

"You shall be visited of the Lord of hosts with thunder, and with earthquake, and great noise, with storm and tempest, and the flame of devouring fire." (Isaiah 29:6)

5. Russia says will complete Bushehr project 'in near future' - RIA Novosti

Russia will complete the nuclear reactor in Iran's Bushehr in the near future, the Russian ambassador in Tehran said Tuesday, two weeks after operation of the long-anticipated facility was delayed.

- God, we ask that You put a delay on the completion of this nuclear reactor and bring all progress to a dead standstill. Set an angelic guard at the door of this facility that will close down all traffic coming in or going out. In the Name of Jesus.

- "Because you have spoiled many nations, all the remnant of the people shall spoil you, because of men's blood, and for the violence of the land, of the city, and of all that dwell therein." (Habakkuk 2:8)

6. Zimbabwe to sell uranium to Iran - UK Telegraph

Simbarashe Mumbengegwi, Zimbabwe's foreign minister, said the sanctions -- which prohibit member states from providing Iran with raw materials that it could use to make a nuclear weapon -- were unfair and hypocritical.

- God, speak Your Word in this man's ear and set a seal upon his evil dealings with Iran and prevent this transaction from taking place. Overshadow this by God's power and bring it to a halt that the goods never reach Iran. In the Name of Jesus.

- "The voice of the Lord is powerful; the voice of the Lord is full of majesty." (Psalm 29:4)

7. A perfect storm of various problems could threaten Saudi rulers - Deutsche Welle

As the wave of protests crashing through the Arab world shows no sign of abating, concerns are mounting over the stability of one of the richest and most influential countries in the Middle East: Saudi Arabia.

- God, we address the hidden powers of evil behind this situation and bind their control by the blood of Jesus Christ and render them powerless. As Your will is that Saudi Arabia be stripped of its dominance, we declare that it will no longer have a stranglehold over the oil supply. God, You do not reward lavishly the hidden works of sin in all its evil. We call forth Your perfect will over this land and its people. In Jesus Name.

- "And if you will not yet for all this hearken unto God, then I will punish you seven times more for your sins. And I will break the pride of your power; and I will make your heaven as iron, and your earth as brass: And your strength shall be spent in vain: for your land shall not yield her increase, neither shall the trees of the land yield their fruits." (Leviticus 26:18-20)

The Middle East in Focus

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

Hodu l'Adonai ki tov, ki leolam chasdo. (Oh, give thanks to the LORD, for He is good! For His mercy endures forever.) (Psalm 118:1)

1. Moslem attacks on Egyptian Christians leave several dead - Jerusalem Post

Egypt's State news agency reported on Wednesday that at least eleven people have been killed and over 100 others wounded in the past 24 hours in violence between Christian and Moslems in Cairo. The violence was in response to protests by Christians against the torching of a church in the town of Helwan, south of Cairo.

2. Netanyahu: "We don't have private militias" - Jerusalem Post

Peres urges calm as tensions simmer

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday condemned the violent "price tag" attacks carried out by far-Right settlers against Palestinians in the West Bank in retaliation for the government's actions to remove illegal outposts.

3. Heavy fighting continues in Libya as West deliberates - ICEJ News

Experts warn of great risk for all potential options

Fighting between rebels and forces loyal to Libyan dictator Moammar Gadaffi raged in several cities in the country's east on Wednesday, as Gadaffi appeared on state television saying that the resistance to his rule has been instigated by Western powers intent on controlling Libya's oil wealth.

4. Moussa pledges to maintain Camp David Accords - ICEJ News

Outgoing Arab League Chief, Amr Moussa on Tuesday said that he would uphold the peace treaty with Israel, were he to win the upcoming presidential elections in Egypt. At the same time he added that he would reconsider the terms of a deal by which Egypt supplies Israel with natural gas.

5. British diplomats display strained relationship with Israel - ICEJ News

British foreign minister William Hague welcomed calls for Palestinian elections earlier this week while speaking at a joint press conference together with visiting Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas, while at the same time condemning the rejection of these by Hamas."Hamas should not be able to stifle the democratic expression of Palestinian opinion," he said.

6. Heavy rain brings needed relief to Sea of Galilee - ICEJ News

The Israeli Water Authority announced on Wednesday that the water level of the Sea of Galilee rose 1.5 cm in the last few days due to heavy rains. The report warned however that it is still 21.5 cm below the critical red line, which is marked at 213 m below sea level. Another 15 mm of rain fell in the Tel Aviv area on Wednesday and another 8 fell in Jerusalem, with more rain and snow forecast going into the weekend.

The Daily Jot

White House: coordinator for labor unrest and Middle East political upheaval?

There is a pattern sweeping through the Middle East as well as in the United States where unrest, protests, and political upheaval are manifest. Some radio talk show hosts were ridiculed when they pointed to the White House as a key source in giving these civic interruptions impetus. But the longer the unrest continues, the more evidence is mounting that the current Administration is shaping it, encouraging it, even lending the full weight of the White House behind it. It is beyond imagination to most Americans that its own leadership would be fomenting socialist revolution here and abroad, but it is. It started with the Bush Administration and exponentially accelerated under the current White House.

At the end of the Bush Administration, the American Embassy in Cairo sponsored an Egyptian dissident to attend a New York summit and to meet various US politicians and leaders. The Embassy's report to Washington was exposed by the Wikileaks releases. Part and parcel to this visit were meetings to "replace" the current Egyptian regime with a democracy. This was Bush's ill-fated objective throughout the Middle East. Since, the current Administration has prosecuted this policy with great vigor, only the players have become international unions, the Moslem Brotherhood and Revolutionary Socialist movements in the Middle East--A mixture of unions, terrorists and socialists fomenting revolution.

Obama's campaign organizational arm, Organizing for America, is assisting the labor unrest in Wisconsin. Organizing for America is also the activist organizing wing of the Democratic National Committee. Ohio and Michigan are also targets. This is confirmed on the Organizing for America website. The November elections expressed a clear mandate that spending must be brought under control. Legislators of these states are revising laws to take certain taxpayer funded benefits away from the unions as a way to balance budgets. The unions say no. By their actions, the unions and the White House are working to bankrupt the states rather than assist in fiscal responsibility.

Many people express ardent disbelief that the labor unrest in Wisconsin and the political unrest in the Middle East are connected. The connection comes straight from the White House as proven by the public documents. The White House is serving as a coordinating point, or clearing house, for political and labor unrest in both America and in the Moslem world. This curiously resembles the 1991 Moslem Brotherhood plan for North America revealed in the Texas Holy Land terror trial.

Even more curious is that this Administration is encouraging the Moslem Brotherhood to be part of the government in Egypt, and has held meetings with its members. Jesus said in Matthew 24:4, "Take heed that no man deceive you."

Have a Blessed and Powerful Day!
Bill Wilson
Word of Life Ministry

The Good News Corner

University of Wisconsin Must Recognize Catholic Student Group

U.S. Supreme Court lets the lower court ruling stand.

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday upheld the rights of a Catholic student group at the University of Wisconsin by declining to hear the school's appeal.

In September 2010, the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the university violated the First Amendment by refusing to fund certain events of Badger Catholic, a registered student group, while providing funding for the events of other student organizations. The court affirmed lower court rulings that concluded the funding refusal amounted to unconstitutional discrimination based on viewpoint.

"The 7th Circuit's decision was a good one for the constitutionally protected free speech rights of students, so the high court did the right thing in allowing it to stand," said Jordan Lorence, senior counsel with the Alliance Defense Fund (ADF). "The university . . . singled out a Catholic student organization to exclude funding some of its expression based purely upon its religious content, and that's simply not constitutional."

Worship with Us Today!

"He Who Began a Good Work in You"

Let us be comforted with this promise . . .