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"Praying for All in Authority"
Wednesday, July 10, 2019

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Focus on Israel

1. Netanyahu warns Iran that Israel's F-35s can reach 'anywhere in the Middle East' - Times Of Israel

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Tehran on Tuesday that Israel's F-35 fighter jets can reach "anywhere in the Middle East," following threats against Israel in recent weeks by senior Iranian officials.

"Lately, Iran has been threatening Israel with destruction," Netanyahu said, standing in front of an F-35 Adir jet during a visit to the Nevatim Air Force Base in the south. "It should remember that these planes can reach every place in the Middle East, including Iran, and of course also Syria."

The F-35 stealth jet is not believed to have an effective range to reach Iran unassisted, but it could conduct operations there with in-air refueling, a capability possessed by Israel's air force.

(Read more)

2. Peretz, Smotrich agree to joint run ?- Israel National News

Jewish Home chairman Rabbi Rafi Peretz and National Union leader Bezalel Smotrich agreed on Tuesday to renew the agreement to unify the right-wing parties under the same terms as the agreement to form the United Right faction before the previous elections in April.

"The ministers approved the agreement between the Jewish Home and the National Union and called on Itamar Ben-Gvir to meet immediately to close a joint running agreement based on the existing partnership," the joint statement said.

"We are at a time when it is necessary to show responsibility and consolidate unity in religious Zionism and the right wing in order to maximize the electoral potential and to prevent the waste of votes that has already prevented the establishment of a right-wing government and forced new elections."

The two also called on Ayelet Shaked and Naftali Bennett to enter into immediate negotiations in order to run under a single list.

(Read more)

3. Hamas conducts massive surprise drill simulating IDF incursion into Gaza - Times Of Israel

Amid heightened tensions between Israel and Hamas, the Gaza-based terror group launched a highly unusual training exercise Tuesday night that simulated the capture of IDF special forces operating in the territory.

Gazans reported a spike in the movement of armed personnel in the streets, including along the border with Israel, before the Hamas-run Interior Ministry in the territory announced it was a military drill.

The drill saw the sudden raising of the alert level among all security agencies throughout the Strip, a general mobilizing of reserve personnel to the security services, the deployment of roadblocks, and the closure by Hamas of all land crossings and sea ports. Fishermen were told they could not set out to sea.

(Read more)

4. Netanyahu Speaks With Putin as Iran Breaks Nuclear Deal - Algemeiner - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday concerning the ongoing situation regarding Syria, Iran and bilateral relations.

According to the Prime Minister's Office, Netanyahu took the opportunity to express his condolences on the deaths of 14 Russian sailors in the Barents Sea on July 1. President Putin also invited Netanyahu to Moscow to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in May 2020.

A Russian statement on the call said that the two leaders discussed "Russian-Israeli cooperation on the Syria issue" as part of a follow-up to the trilateral Jerusalem summit on June 25 attended by the national security advisers from Russia, Israel and the United States, and "in particular, the importance of further coordination between militaries."

(Read more)

5. Amnesty urges TripAdvisor workers to demand company shun West Bank settlements - Times Of Israel

Amnesty International on Wednesday stepped up its campaign to create a boycott of tourism in Israel's West Bank settlements, sending an open letter to TripAdvisor workers, urging them to press the site's management to stop "profiting from war crimes."

"We are writing to ask you to join us in speaking out against TripAdvisor's role in driving human rights violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories," the letter said. The British-based NGO said that the tourism website was a prime driver of business to settlements.

"By promoting tourism in these illegal settlements, TripAdvisor is helping boost their economies and contributing to the immense suffering of Palestinians who have been uprooted from their land, had their homes destroyed and their natural resources plundered for settlement use," said Mark Dummett, Head of Business and Human Rights at Amnesty International.

(Read more)

The Daily Brief

1. Pompeo Taps Panel to Promote US-Style 'Unalienable Rights' Globally - Daily Signal

The State Department is rolling out a new Commission on Unalienable Rights to focus on human rights worldwide from the perspective of the nation's founding. The commission's focus on natural rights comes in response to what the State Department says are some of the world's most repressive regimes hijacking the term "human rights" while infringing on individual freedom and discriminating against minority populations.

There has been a proliferation and devaluation of human rights since the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted in 1948. This has allowed the world's worst human rights violators to deflect criticisms of their actions. Restoring understanding of the founding principles is essential to protect the men, women, and children who suffer the worst violations of their unalienable human rights.

The recognition of natural rights has been foundational to Western civilization, and provides a common cause in addressing the world's challenges, said James Carafano, vice president for foreign policy and national security at The Heritage Foundation. (Read more)

See also: Pompeo taps an abortion foe and an Orthodox rabbi for a fresh look on human rights - Times of Israel

Go here.

- Father, we pray this Commission on Unalienable Rights will be effective in refocusing our State Department's understanding and promotion of Human Rights around the world.

- But the one who looks into the perfect law, the law of liberty, and perseveres, being no hearer who forgets but a doer who acts, he will be blessed in his doing.
(James 1:25)

2. Corporate Media Push Trump-Jeffrey Epstein Conspiracy Theories Without Evidence - Breitbart

The establishment media is attempting to link President Donald Trump to Jeffrey Epstein without any evidence connecting him to the underage sex trafficking case against the billionaire hedge fund manager.

Immediately following a Daily Beast report revealing Epstein's Saturday day arrest, a handful of news figures and outlets posted social media posts and stories painting a picture that the wealthy investor's arrest was bad news for President Trump - with one editor even going as far to suggest he could be directly implicated in the case.

Tim O'Brien, a Trump biographer and Bloomberg Opinion executive editor, kicked off speculation by tweeting a years-old quote of then-real estate tycoon Trump about Epstein from a New York magazine profile on the billionaire. O'Brien's post appears to have been the basis of a Business Insider story titled "Jeffrey Epstein: Trump once praised billionaire charged with sex trafficking minors for liking women 'on the younger side.'"(Read more)

- Father God, we ask You to protect President Trump from slanderous accusations and we pray for our Department of Justice to competently prosecute those who have trafficked and harmed women and children.

- "If anyone causes one of these little ones-those who believe in me-to stumble, it would be better for them to have a large millstone hung around their neck and to be drowned in the depths of the sea." (Matthew 18:6)

3. Jeffrey Epstein's Wikipedia Page Stealth-Edited To Remove Ties To Democrats - ZeroHedge

In the wake of Jeffrey Epstein's weekend arrest, an observant Twitter user noticed that someone has edited the billionaire pedophile's Wikipedia page to remove all mention of Democrats who have flown on the "Lolita Express" - the nickname given to his private Boeing 727 jet.

On Sunday, the sentence "Epstein flew Bill Clinton, Kevin Spacey, and Chris Tucker to Africa in his private jet. Flight records show Bill Clinton flew on Epstein's plane 26 times" was removed. A reference to having 'attended parties' with Donald Trump was left untouched.

And as Steve Straub of the Federalist Papers points out, "This comes after Christine Pelosi, Daughter of Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, and a top official with the Democratic National Committee (DNC), sounded the alarm over the weekend arrest of Jeffrey Epstein on sex trafficking charges. Pelosi speculated that "some of our faves" may be indicted in the wake of Epstein's arrest, the Daily Mail reports." (Read more)

- Father, we pray those who have made these edits will be exposed as enablers and frauds.

- And said, "You who are full of all deceit and fraud, you son of the devil, you enemy of all righteousness, will you not cease to make crooked the straight ways of the Lord? (Acts 13:10)

4. NY Governor Signs Bill Letting Congress Get Trump's Tax Returns - Epoch Times

Some members of Congress can access President Donald Trump's New York state tax returns after New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill allowing it on July 8. Cuomo in a statement after signing the bill into law said, "Tax secrecy is paramount-the exception being for bonafide investigative and law enforcement purposes."

Trump has declined to make public his tax returns, in contrast to a number of former presidents. But there is no law requiring presidents or presidential contenders to release their tax returns.

Rep. Richard Neal (D-Mass.) has said that he wouldn't utilize New York's law if it passed, believing it could harm his effort to obtain Trump's federal tax information. "We don't have jurisdiction over New York taxes," Neal told Bloomberg in June. Neal's committee filed a lawsuit on July 2 in one of the latest attempts to get the tax information. (Read more)

- Father, we pray for the continued assumption of innocence and protection from government intrusion guaranteed by the Constitution to apply to President Trump and all future Presidents.

- "He will call on me, and I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble, I will deliver him and honor him. With long life I will satisfy him and show him my salvation." (Psalm 91:15-16)

5. Democrats escalate battle with Trump with a dozen new subpoenas - Washington Examiner

House Democrats will vote Thursday to subpoena a dozen Trump administration officials in a move that will escalate the party's battle with the president. In addition to Kushner, who is Trump's son-in-law, the list includes former national security adviser Michael Flynn, former chief of staff John Kelly, Corey Lewandowski, former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, and former Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler announced his panel will vote to issue subpoenas to obtain documents and testimony from current and former Trump administration officials related to immigration policy, including family separations and detentions as well as any offers of pardons to Department of Homeland Security officials.

The New York Democrat said the subpoenas into "obstruction of justice, public corruption and other abuses." Nadler said in a statement the panel has been seeking information from the Trump administration on the topics but has not received adequate answers. "As always, I remain open to reaching a reasonable accommodation and will not issue subpoenas if the information we are seeking is voluntarily provided," Nadler said in a statement. "We will get answers one way or the other." (Read more)

- Father God, we ask You to shut the mouths of those who make false accusations.

- Do not accuse anyone for no reason- when they have done you no harm.
(Proverbs 3:30)

6. Barr says Trump administration can legally add citizenship question to census - The Hill

Attorney General William Barr said Monday that he believes the Trump administration can legally add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, though the Supreme Court ruled against its inclusion last month. In an interview with The Associated Press, Barr said he has been in regular contact with President Trump about the question, which the president is determined to see featured on the decennial survey.

"I agree with him that the Supreme Court decision was wrong," Barr told the AP. The attorney general added that he thinks there is "an opportunity potentially to cure the lack of clarity that was the problem and we might as well take a shot at doing that." Barr declined to provide further details to the wire service on how the question will be added to the census.

The justices blocked the question from appearing on the survey for the time being but left an opening for the Commerce Department to provide another reason for the question's inclusion. The Trump administration had claimed the question was necessary to enforce the Voting Rights Act. The DOJ announced late Sunday that it was pulling its entire legal team for the citizenship question off the case, and replacing them with other government lawyers. (Read more)

- Father, we pray whatever legal challenges result from this census question will move through the courts quickly and not delay the 2020 census.

- Lord, listen! Lord, forgive! Lord, hear and act! For your sake, my God, do not delay, because your city and your people bear your Name. (Daniel 9:19)

7. In New Gallup Poll, 60 Percent of Americans Say Abortion Should Be Rarely or Never Legal - TownHall

While Americans' views on abortion are complicated and often contradictory, the prevailing stance among nearly all elected Democrats and most media elites is profoundly out of step with the cultural mainstream.

Gallup's latest national survey on the issue shows a slight plurality of US adults self-identifying as "pro-life" overall; in June 2019, 49 percent of respondents call themselves pro-life, with 46 percent identifying with the 'pro-choice' label, a direct reversal from 2017's poll. 70 percent of Americans support restricting nearly all abortions sometime between the moment of conception and the end of the first trimester.

In the June questionnaire, Gallup offered respondents four abortion policy preferences from which to choose. Fully six-in-ten said that the practice should be mostly or always illegal, a view almost universally described as "extreme" or "anti-women" by Democrats and journalists. (Read more)

- Father God, we pray for the end of Roe v. Wade and for all those who have been impacted by the sin and shame of abortion. Bring repentance, forgiveness, and restoration to our people.

- Yet when they come to themselves and repent and make supplication to You, saying, 'We have sinned and done wrong, we have committed wickedness'. When they return to You with all their heart and with all their soul and pray to You, then hear in heaven Your dwelling place their prayer and their supplication, and maintain their cause, and forgive Your people who have sinned against You . . . (1 Kings 8:47-50, excerpt)

8. Thousands of ex-prisoners to reunite with their families this month as part of First Step Act - Fox News

More than 2,200 federal inmates are returning to their families this month from behind bars under the bipartisan prison reform bill President Trump signed into law last year, according to policy experts and prisoner advocates involved in the effort.

This month will see the largest group to be freed so far under a clause in the First Step Act that reduces sentences due to "earned good time." In addition to family reunification, the formerly incarcerated citizens, 90 percent of whom have been African-American, hope to get employment opportunities touted by Trump last month at the White House as part of the "Second Chance" hiring program.

The Trump Administration has asked the private sector to help the ex-prisoners reacclimate to their newfound freedom with jobs and housing in one of the largest criminal justice public-private-partnerships ever assembled. (Read more)

- Father God, we pray each and every one of these former prisoners will find jobs and housing quickly and re-integrate as productive members of society.

- Who [Jesus] gave himself for us to redeem us from all wickedness and to purify for himself a people that are his very own, eager to do what is good. (Titus 2:14)

9. NEA Pushes LGBTQ Curriculum as Priority in Schools - Intercessors for America

Lily Eskelsen Garcia kicked off the nation's largest teachers' union's Representative Assembly in Houston on July 4 by instructing her union members, "The moral arc of the universe needs us now to put our backs into Education Justice."

Garcia said the "Red for Ed" movement, based on socialist principles, has "changed the narrative" and "is getting results." She continued that the United States "must have a new president" and added, "Donald Trump is pushing our beautiful, imperfect nation towards authoritarianism, towards despotism."

Garcia said. "In the history of history, wherever authoritarian, anti-democratic despots took over, they had a common strategy. It's about who you oppress, who you scapegoat, and the institutions you corrupt." The union leader said the 2020 election is "very different from any election I've ever seen," because "this one is to protect our democracy." (Read more)

- Father God, we pray teachers will stand up for their students and require the NEA to hear their voices in opposition to instituting the LGBT+ agenda into our schools. Give them courage!

- Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the Lord your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. (Deuteronomy 31:6)

10. Official Lutheran Church is really a Coven of Witches - Daily Caller

A church holding membership in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, the largest Lutheran denomination in the country, worships God almost exclusively as a woman. The church, Ebenezer Lutheran in San Francisco, also participates in rituals to honor ancient goddesses.

Calling their Sunday service "The Liturgy of the Divine Feminine," the church uses crystals, animal masks, Reiki healing, Kundali Yoga, and goddess idol-making in their liturgies and events. The church uses names like "Womb," "Kundalini," "Sophia," and "Midwife" to worship God, according to their website.

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) confirmed to the Daily Caller that Ebenezer Lutheran is an official member of their Church. "The ELCA has no authority to discipline congregations; that process starts at the synod level," a spokesperson said. Ebenezer Lutheran is led by Pastor Stacy Boorn, who has been an ordained Lutheran pastor for 29 years. She is sometimes known as the "priestess of ritual" to the congregation. (Read more)

- Father God, we pray that every church or gathering of those who bear Your Name, will do so with integrity and adherence to Your Word. Bring those out of alignment with You to repentance; and if they will not repent, help our leaders remove them from fellowship.

- Godly sorrow brings repentance that leads to salvation and leaves no regret, but worldly sorrow brings death. (1 Corinthians 7:10)

The Daily Jot

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

The makings of the coup

In February 2017, The Daily Jot reported about the genesis of a coup. My ministry partner of 26 years, William Agbeti, has been through six coups d'état in Ghana spanning from 1966 through 1981. Only one failed. I asked him to analyze the factors of those coups and compare them with the current situation in America to see if there were similarities. He said, "All the FACTORS that play out for coups d'état are currently PRESENT in the US. Most of these FACTORS are oftentimes masterminded. The stage is being set for perhaps America's first coup d'état." Agbeti went on to identify the various indicators already in place that may contribute to an overthrow of the US government in some form or another.

Agbeti says, "Coup makers in Ghana belonged to one, part or all of the following categories of persons: disgruntled leaders, power-drunk individuals, stoogies fronting for organized criminals, over-ambitious adventurers, ex-heads of state with unfinished agendas, opposition members who have created a shadow government, die-hard individuals with sympathetic ears to foreign powers desirous of entrenching and superimposing their interests (or way of life) on a nation. Master minds, employing state oppression as an excuse, using mainstream mass media, institutions, and instigating groups of people to pour out into the streets to create well-organized mass revolts, easily paved the way for successful coups. These master minds belonged to shadow governments with hidden agendas."
While the Mueller report did not specifically point to a coup in progress by the Democratic Party leadership, the deep state within the bowels of government, and Republicans who oppose President Donald Trump, there is no doubt of a blatant effort to overthrow a duly elected president. This ongoing coup attempt shows no signs of slowing despite the exonerations of the Mueller Special Counsel report. The news media, though partially repentant and at first admitting it got it wrong, today continues to cover the coup-makers in the Democratic Party as if they had some magical pixi-dust to undo what Mueller submitted and make real all their wildest hate-filled dreams of Trump.
Christ said in Matthew 24:4, "Take heed that no man deceive you." Do not be deceived. Agbeti, says, "The whole probe thing looks like the well known tactics that coup makers employ: key accusation(s) they level against a ruling party happen to be the most feared practices they themselves are involved in and want to cover up. Once they accuse the ruling party of such practices, then the likelihood of being accused of the same practice is totally wiped out. With this approach, they never let the issue rest! That will be too dangerous for them!" Agbeti has reported on and studied coups and counter coups. He thinks America is looking into the face of an ongoing coup attempt by the Marxist left. I believe him.

Have a blessed and powerful day,

The Daily Jot Staff

A Licentious Nation of Pretend Christians

A Licentious Nation of Pretend Christians

By Rob Pue

June 30, 2019

Editor's note:

This is an EXCELLENT, lengthy article that challenges all of us to no longer be afraid of the fast-growing movement of the LGBT agenda, but to confront its advocates in love.

Below please find a few excerpts from this dramatic article. To read this in its entirety,go here.

The LGBT movement began adding new letters to their alphabet some time ago, to include the "Q" for "queer," whatever THAT means. And now, though some will not admit it, the FULL acronym (at least for now) is actually "LGBTQP+" - the "P" standing for "pedophilia" and the "plus" meaning - well . . . "whatever one would like to add, that's just fine." "Love is love," they tell us. "Love wins," they say.
But LOVE has NOTHING to do with it!

While this movement is cloaked in the illusion that this is all about who (or WHAT) a person chooses to "love," and that those involved in the LGBTQP+
agenda are all about "love and acceptance, diversity and inclusion," the truth of the matter is, this stuff is nothing less than demonic delusion, the deliberate twisting and indoctrination of young hearts and minds, licentiousness and evil . . . as the devil seeks to steal the souls of our children and grandchildren. And he's making pretty good progress. Once again - while the modern American so-called "church" sleeps.
I've just returned from Columbus, Ohio, where about 100 Christians from 21 states gathered to minister on the streets at the 2nd largest "pride" parade in the country, with a half million participants. You heard me right, a HALF MILLION.

During this time, SODOMY takes over the entire city. Open (and PROUD) nudity is commonplace, right out on the city streets. Rainbow flags and regalia are everywhere you look. Not just in the parade - even on banners on downtown city streetlight poles . . . PROUDLY DISPLAYED by the city of Columbus. Yes, the entire CITY celebrates the sodomite lifestyle. . . or better stated, "death-style," as we all KNOW the end result of this perverted sexual activity.

But while Columbus, Ohio boasts the 2nd largest of such parades in the nation, these events are taking place in nearly EVERY city and town across the country. If YOUR city doesn't yet have one, just give it time; it won't be long . . . it's coming to your backyard - soon. How will YOU respond?

Everywhere you look, it's nothing but sodomite sex, nudity, "drag queens" greeting young children - and young children frightened out of their minds as they are forced to view these demons - more frightening to a kid than an evil circus clown. I could go on, but I won't.

Then there are the handful of Christians. Our group, as I
said, consisted of about 100 people, from all over the United States. We are all part of the Salt and Light Brigade and we gather for important opportunities to witness for Christ wherever we have the chance to stand up for God's natural order and design, and God's TRUTH. We are peaceful. We are KIND. We are NOT the "Westboro Baptist Church" types.
But things have changed drastically over just a few years. No longer is there any chance of civil conversation. Now, as I said, all they can do is drown out our message with noise. They WILL NOT listen. They WILL NOT hear. Apparently, they have been trained to respond this way, because this is how they act now at every such event. It's called "jamming" - drowning out our message with horns, megaphones, whistles, cowbells, drums, you name it. ANYTHING to keep people from hearing what we have to say. Oh, and Imight also mention that WE are forbidden by police from using any form of amplification so that OUR message might be heard. Yet THEY are freely able to blast these vulgarities inches from our ears through megaphones turned up on "high."

You might wonder WHY we do this. We do this because we are grieved, because we have compassion, because we have the TRUTH of the deception and lies that millions today are embracing. If WE do not go and stand up for God's Word and Truth, WHO, I
ask you, will? Local Bible-believing and preaching churches WILL NOT go. The apostate churches are IN the parade. And for us to even get a hundred people to get involved, it took dedicated men and women of God from 21 different states to come . . . and all we could gather (after MONTHS of begging other Christians to help us) was a hundred . . . out of the ENTIRE United States.

Meanwhile, the sodomite agenda rages forward, full force. In cities across the nation now, we have crosswalks painted in the rainbow flag colors. Multiple state governors are celebrating too - raising the rainbow flag above the state capitol buildings. Even in the small city where I
live, the local Department of Motor Vehicles now proudly flies the rainbow flag. When this happened, there were only THREE people that cared enough to oppose this publicly. Of course, these three courageous speakers were, afterwards, treated with extreme disdain, called "haters," "bigots," "homophobes," and worse. Much worse.
. . . Perhaps professing Christians don't care about the LGBTQP+ agenda steamrolling over God's Word, twisting the minds of young children and fundamentally changing the mindset of millions of Americans because as these deviants become stronger and more bold, it gives THEM license to practice their OWN forms of sexual perversion, whatever that may be, and to not be ashamed or concerned, because as the popular lie most churches preach now is: "God loves everybody, just the way they are." No such thing as "sin' anymore. The Bible calls this "licentiousness." We are a "licentious" nation of pretend Christians, and we should be ashamed of ourselves. Indeed, we have nothing to be proud of.

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Prayers for the Persecuted Church

"Remember the prisoners, as though in prison with them, and those who are ill-treated, since you yourselves also are in the body." (Hebrews 13:3)

Please visit the website for International Christian Concern to lift up prayers for the persecuted around the world, every day. Their link is: -- or go here to connect. Thank you for interceding for our brothers and sisters who are suffering in Asia, the Islamic World, and the Far East.

Classic Hymns


"In My Father's house are many rooms . . . I am going there to prepare a place for you." (John 14:2)


Sing the wondrous love of Jesus,
Sing His mercy and His grace.
In the mansions bright and blessèd
He'll prepare for us a place.


When we all get to Heaven,
What a day of rejoicing that will be!
When we all see Jesus,
We'll sing and shout the victory!

While we walk the pilgrim pathway,
Clouds will overspread the sky;
But when traveling days are over,
Not a shadow, not a sigh.


Let us then be true and faithful,
Trusting, serving every day;
Just one glimpse of Him in glory
Will the toils of life repay.


Onward to the prize before us!
Soon His beauty we'll behold;
Soon the pearly gates will open;
We shall tread the streets of gold.



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(Sung by Andy Griffith)

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Words: Eliza E. Hewitt, 1898

Melody: Emily D. Wilson

Signs and Wonders

Tropical depression forecast to form in Gulf of Mexico this week, could strengthen into hurricane

The hurricane season is awakening from its slumber.

After several quiet weeks, the National Hurricane Center said Monday that there's an 80% chance a tropical depression will form by the end of the week in the Gulf of Mexico.

If the depression's winds reach 39 mph, it would become Tropical Storm Barry.

"Regardless of development, this system has the potential to produce heavy rainfall along portions of the northern and eastern U.S. Gulf Coast later this week," the hurricane center said.

AccuWeather senior meteorologist Adam Douty warned that "residents from western Florida to eastern Louisiana should especially remain alert for an increase in downpours and a heightened risk for flooding later this week and into the start of the weekend."

The storm could strengthen into a hurricane, according to BAM Weather meteorologist Ryan Maue, who said Gulf water temperatures are over 82 degrees in spots, which is "plenty sufficient for a (major) hurricane." (USA Today) Read more.

The Good News Corner

Biblical City of Ziklag, Where Philistines Gave Refuge to David, Discovered

"These days, even the "minimalist camp" of Biblical archaeologists, which is not guided by Scripture but by their scientific discipline, agree that David did actually exist-along with, by extension, King Saul, David's nemesis, and King Solomon, his son." -Ruth Schuster and Nir Hasson, Haaretz News

(Israel) - [] The Israeli Antiquities Authority, Hebrew University in Jerusalem and Macquarie University of Sydney, Australia, have announced the discovery of what they believe is the Biblical city of Ziklag, the Philistine city in which according to the Bible the young David took refuge from King Saul. (Image: Aerial view of the archaeological site at Khirbet a-Ra'i, where researchers believe they have located the biblical city of Ziklag/Source: Emil Alagem/Israel Antiquities Authority/via JNS)

Ziklag is mentioned in the Bible multiple times in relationship to David, who the Bible states received sanctuary in the city along with his army, with the permission of Achish, King of Gat. The site is also believed to be the place from which David left to journey to Hebron, where he was anointed King of Israel and ruled for seven years before ascending to Jerusalem.

Later on, Ziklag is mentioned in the Book of Nehemiah as a center for Jews returning from the Babylonian exile.

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