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June 2009

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The purpose of Points to Ponder About was to stimulate thinking that would draw the disoriented Faithful back to God and away from the hypocritical duplicity of some religious institutions which are destroying the little faith left on earth. (For a more detailed explanation, see Points to Ponder About - Purpose). What used to be posted in this section has been integrated in For Your Information and Reference.

Note: This 'Point to Ponder About' section was prepared in the years 2005-2009. Some linked documents external to this domain may have been removed from the Net, or moved to different locations, since then.


June 29
•  The influenza A (H1N1) (aka "Swine Flu") and mandatory vaccinations

June 24
•  How can Christians protect themselves without engaging in a war

June 21
•  The current crisis in Iran - Falsification and Reality

June 18
•  The technique of using professional sports to "drug" the masses

June 15
•  The relative importance of things - Missing Air France flight vs. millions of children in slave labor

June 12
•  What to do if a 'vaccine', potential 'mark', is mandated on population

June 10
•  Why some individuals are more prone to be captured by sects and/or cults than others

June 6
•  The mechanism in "When the unclean spirit is gone out of a man, it will return..." [Luke 11:24]

June 3
•  A question about the flight recorder black boxes

June 29th, 2009

[Feast of St. Peter (1) and St. Paul]

The influenza A (H1N1) (aka "Swine Flu") and mandatory vaccinations

Do you still wonder.... why such a great effort has been placed into carefully cultivating a low level, but sustained, world wide panic about the influenza A (H1N1) (aka "swine flu") ?

A lengthy article by Global Research (2) will give you the proverbial "half of the story". We will soon publish the second half.

(1) True Petrine Ministry
(2) Article - "Readying Americans for Dangerous, Mandatory Vaccinations"

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June 24th, 2009

[Traditional celebration of the birth of John the Baptist]

How can Christians protect themselves without engaging in a war

Do you ever wonder.... given the fact that do not approve of war or any kind of violence, how we propose that true Christians should protect themselves and their property?

The answer is, of course, Jesus' answer: First we do all that is in our hands to remedy or prevent the impending situation without violating Divine Law, then, we should do what saved Constantinople in the year 911 A.D.

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June 21st, 2009

The current crisis in Iran - Falsification and Reality

Do you ever wonder... how the falsification of reality - in the political or religious arena - could deceive you?

We tend to think that "we will be able to spot it a thousand miles away". Of course, this is a spiritually deadly assumption when the world faces the falsification of the Second Coming of Christ.

To enable the Faithful to see in concrete terms how well a reality can be falsified we will use the current crisis in Iran.

1. There is a country which has a system of government chosen by their people since the overthrown of the Shah of Iran. A mixture of a democracy and dictatorship. We could best describe it in simple terms thus: A dictatorship in which the people have the opportunity to vote to elect the managing-dictator from several candidates.
2. Iran just had an election in which the current president - whose views are hated by the West - is re-elected by a margin of eleven million votes. Far from the sham which elected Bush to his first term.
3. The West is unhappy as it usually is when their favorite is not elected.
4. With the West's encouragement or not - it is not for us to pass judgment on that - peaceful demonstrations start calling the election a fraud and demanding a recount.
5. The legitimate authorities do not approve of the peaceful demonstrations but allows them with a minimum of interference.
6. Since the peaceful demonstration do not incite the legitimate authorities, they become more "peaceful" and "forceful" - we call that "pushing the envelope".
7. Now, the opposition is not interested in a recount. They demand a new election - peacefully, of course. The rhetoric heats up - peacefully, of course.
8. The level of violence is kept at a minimum. When compared with the violence and atrocities committed by and in the West, we are certainly not talking of a Tianemen Square level violence.
9. The claims of fraud reach the appropriate tribunal as well as their supreme leader.
10. The supreme leader promises to review the case and give his verdict.
11. On Friday 19th the supreme leader speaks: (a) The election outcome is legitimate; however (b) A recount in 10% of randomly selected districts will be conducted under the watch of the claimants (1); but (c) Order must be restored, legitimate long standing (not overnight made) laws must be obeyed and any bloodshed will be upon the head of the alleged peaceful demonstrators.
12. The Press is forced out of the country and the internet mostly blocked.

This gives a picture of a repressive regime abusing unarmed and a very peaceful demonstrators. But.... what is the real picture?

Anarchy! (2) - which is defined by Merriam-Webster as:

1 a: absence of government b: a state of lawlessness or political disorder due to the absence of governmental authority c: a utopian society of individuals who enjoy complete freedom without government
2 a: absence or denial of any authority or established order b: absence of order : disorder
3: anarchism

Can anyone imagine if the same type of "envelope would have been pushed" at the fraudulent election of George Bush? If the opposition would have told the US Supreme Court to "go and fly a kite" and demanded a new election? If massive non approved demonstrations would take place day after day in Paris or Berlin? If, when the lie used to invade and demolish Iraq, came to light the armed forces had just "gone on strike"?

But the press? Why the blackout? Quite simple: We ask you - If you gave a party and most of your guests just came to find fault with everything you have prepared and then go and tell all your, and their neighbors your faults - out of context.... Wouldn't you ask them to leave?

No, we are not pro-Ahmadinejad, nor promoting their current regime, nor justifying or approving the use of brute force. To us there no "just brute force" just as there is not a "just war". If there were such a thing as a "just war", Jesus Christ would have organized one against the invading power - Imperial Rome - and would have had every single able non Roman body at His disposal to wage a war against the Romans... yet, He did not.

We are only showing how the truth can be falsified and its falsification then becomes "the accepted truth".

Now, apply the above logic and you will better understand how the Second Coming will be falsified (3) and why most of the Christians will fall for it.

(1) From a scientific point of view - such recount, considering the enormous margin, would be more that adequate to confirm the results.
(2) No to Anarchy - anywhere!
(3) The Falsification of the Second Coming of Christ
(4) The Jerusalem Post quotes President Obama on the real difference between both candidates (page no longer available in 2022)

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June 18th, 2009

The technique of using professional sports to "drug" the masses

Do you wonder... what is probably the worse of the Fatima announced errors that Russia was to spread?

Simple: The importance that professional sports have attained in the world today.

The Soviets used that mind numbing technique to "drug" the masses so that they would forget the miserable state of their lives.... and, by the way, the word from the ordinary citizens of the former soviet block is that things really do not go better with Coke... most claim that it went better for them as it was before.

We are sure that you will not see that on the New York Times or the Wall Street Journal.

Please Note:

Do not make the mistake to think that we do not like, nor approve of our (US) system. For the record: We have yet to find a better one.

What we find difficult to intellectually tolerate is the insistence by unqualified politicians (almost a redundancy) to impose a system developed by and for one culture, upon another without eventually having a backlash.

Solution: If we find and intellectually isolate the true essence of what has caused our system to reach the zenith it did, and then, apply that essence in the development of a new system for another culture intertwining their core values, it would be a roaring success.

We will give you a very basic example using Islamic basic modesty (not "a la Taliban") in women's dress.

How to achieve a fashionable and modern look without offending the culture and tradition?

To most of the outfits worn by Bea Arthur in Maude and The Golden Girls, add a head scarf and .... Presto!

Local customs are like local viruses.... when taken to a foreign land, where the locals of the new land do not have immunity for the incoming virus, disaster strikes.

As we said - just one example.

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June 15th, 2009

The relative importance of things

Missing Air France flight vs. millions of children in slave labor

Do you wonder... why such a fuss is made over the missing Air France flight while the over 200 + million children entrapped in slave labor in the world - including sex - are hardly noticed and much less relieved from?

This is just one example of our hypocritical Christianity or Humanism - depending on one's personal view.

Therefore we should not be surprised to know that, paraphrasing a popular Christmas rhyme: "God is making His list, and checking it twice...."

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June 12th, 2009

What to do if a 'vaccine', potential 'mark', is mandated on population

Do you ever wonder... what you would do if you were faced with the following situation brought to our attention by one of our long time reader?

Thank you for sending the article about the increased level of alert due to the swine flu and your commentary (1), as guided by God.

I wish to ask a very pertinent question about the (ahem!) 'pandemic'.... and the 'vaccine'.

If it is the potential 'mark', then, what is the average person to do about it?

If one is sick, one treats the illness as best as you can - seeking professional medical help when it is obviously beyond your ability to handle and/or is obviously life threatening.

If one is NOT sick, present laws state that a patient has a
right to refuse any/all medications or treatment. But..... laws can be changed, or overridden in an (staged) 'emergency'.

There are many like myself who are on Medicaid (or programs funded by it via local states) due to low income level. At present, such laws apply to us ; that is, I may refuse any meds and treatment I wish. Now comes the proverbial $64,000 question:

What do we do if such meds or treatment become mandatory? Or if refusal causes the loss of Medicaid coverage and/or Social Security/SSI/Disability benefits - on which persons like myself survive?

This is the potential 'sword of Damacles' hanging over many people's heads, as we are already 'in the system' (known, tracked & subject to review, etc.).... and usually by circumstance, not choice! The implications are obvious.....!

So, on behalf of the many in this situation, if this becomes reality:
What are we to do?

For myself, I know one thing: My trust is in Jesus - whatever His Will be for me.

God Bless you!

The writer answered the question he posed himself when he stated: My trust is in Jesus - whatever His Will be for me.

Many may find him/herself in the same shoes miguel de Portugal found himself in 1991 when God said to him: Leave all behind and follow me.... and he did.

Let us Pray so that they may be ready when the time comes....

Most Holy Trinity, as an act of my free will, I totally abandon myself into Your Hands; do with me what You Will. Whatever You may do, I thank you; I am ready for all; I accept all that You Will be done in me and in all Your creatures - I wish no more than this, O Lord, other than you sustain me throughout whatever I may have to go through.

(1) The mailing


Now that "they" have the capacity to produce 5 billion doses per year of the vaccine...
[page no longer available in 2022]'s time to raise the level to the highest!

WHO raises swine flu pandemic alert to six, the highest level, according to the Swedish government [visited in 2009]

Right on schedule!

(For some odd reason this reminds us of the "mark of the beast" of Apocalypse 13....)

May God have Mercy on His Elect so that they open their eyes and ears before the "volume of the megaphone" is increased.

The M+G+R Foundation

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June 10th, 2009

Why some individuals are more prone to be captured by sects and/or cults than others

Do you ever wonder... why some individuals are more prone to be captured by sects and/or cults than others?

Besides the fact that some individuals are born with the tendency to fit in the standard modus operandi of a sect or cult (1), there are others who, through improper upbringing have been "programmed" to seek that kind of environment.

To better understand the concept, let us use just one common example: The daughter of an alcoholic or physically abusive father tends to marry an alcoholic and/or abusive man.

When we further understand that most psychological dysfunction are, in reality, spiritual disorders (2) all else falls into place. A sect or cult is the work of satan; when an individual is spiritually weak or ill, just as it happens with a physical disease, he/she is more prone to an infection - in this case, a spiritual infection.

Let us not forget that a spiritual infection is far, far worse than a physical infection, but, do not take our word for it; take Jesus Word: And fear ye not them that kill the body, and are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him that can destroy both soul and body in hell. [Matthew 10:28]

(1) A typical cult/sect profile
(2) Most psychological dysfunction is in reality a spiritual dysfunction

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June 6th, 2009

[First Saturday of the Month and Trinity Sunday Eve]

The mechanism in "When the unclean spirit is gone out of a man, it will return..." [Luke 11:24]

Do you ever wonder... what Jesus meant when He said...?

When the unclean spirit is gone out of a man, he walketh through places without water, seeking rest; and not finding, he saith: I will return into my house whence I came out. And when he is come, he findeth it swept and garnished. Then he goeth and taketh with him seven other spirits more wicked than himself, and entering in they dwell there. And the last state of that man becomes worse than the first. [Luke 11: 24-26]

Allow us to explain.... Upon one's conversion, one's soul is well "...swept and garnished". Then the tendency is to lower one's "spiritual guard" because one feels secure... "I'm saved; I have nothing to worry about now" one will think without realizing that the moment a soul "changes side" it becomes a prime target for satan.

We now combine a lowering of the "spiritual guard" with becoming a prime target for satan and... what do we have? "...the last state of that man becomes worse than the first."

Having encountered Jesus could be explained in human terms with.... having encountered "the love of your life". Just as one must nurture and work at the relationship with one's human "love of your life", we must nurture and work at our relationship with God - 24/7. As we do that, our soul becomes a fortress the access to which now is restricted to the Holy Spirit of God. The Psalmist said it best:

Let God arise, and let his enemies be scattered: and let them that hate him flee from before his face. As smoke vanisheth, so let them vanish away: as wax melteth before the fire, so let the wicked perish at the presence of God. [Psalm 67: 2-3]

Let us continue to humbly pray and serve God so that our relationship with Him becomes stronger every day.

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June 3rd, 2009

A question about the flight recorder black boxes

Do you ever wonder... why doesn't the airline industry replace those "very expensive to find flight recorder black boxes" after an airplane crash with a continuous stream of real time information from the plane - via satellite - and continuously record it at its home base?

In this age on instant communications, of zigabytes files being stored in the proverbial head of a pin, it is ridiculous to continue playing the Find the "black box" game.

This is such an elemental solution that one really has to wonder what someone is up to by keeping the old system in place.

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