It’s Wednesday, July 8th, A.D. 2020. This is The Worldview in 5 Minutes heard a t www.TheWorldview.com. I’m Adam McManus.
By Adam McManus (Adam@TheWorldview.com)
Pakistani Christian shot for moving in Muslim neighborhood dies
A Pakistani Christian man who was shot by his Muslim neighbors on June 4th for buying a house in a Muslim neighborhood died last week despite multiple operations to save his life, reports the Christian Post.
After three weeks of hospitalization, the charity helping him reports that 50-year-old Nadeem Joseph succumbed to his injuries on June 29th.
Joseph, his mother-in-law and brother-in-law were attacked by a man named Salman Khan and his sons in front of their home in Sawati Phatak. At this moment, his sons have been arrested.
The family purchased the home in late May and said they faced days of harassment and threats before being attacked.
Revelation 21:8 declares, “But for the cowardly and unbelieving and abominable and murderers and immoral persons and sorcerers and idolaters and all liars, their part will be in the lake that burns with fire and brimstone, which is the second death.”
Colorado shuts down Bible Conference, allows liberal protests
Colorado Democratic Attorney General Phil Weiser attempted to ban Andrew Wommack Ministries from holding in-person gatherings of more than 175 people in accordance with the governor’s draconian orders, while permitting mass protests with no social distancing or other health precautions, reports LifeNews.com.
He sent a cease and desist letter to the ministry in an attempt to shut down its Bible conference held at Charis Bible College on the last day, as well as any future conferences. Liberty Counsel is representing Andrew Wommack Ministries.
Wommack said, “I believe it is not only our constitutional right but our duty to stop this extreme overreach of government that allows people to riot and pillage, but not assemble to worship the Lord.”
FL Sheriff ready to deputize lawful gun owners against mob
The Black sheriff of Clay County, Florida, is warning people against falling “victim to this conversation that law enforcement is bad, that law enforcement is the enemy of the citizens that we’re sworn to protect and serve”, reports FaithWire.com.
DANIELS: “Lawlessness — that’s unacceptable in this country. I know what happens when lawlessness prevails. And in this day and time, God is raising up men and women, just like the folks you see standing behind me, who will have strong backbones and will stand in the gap between lawlessness and the good citizenry that we’re sworn to protect and serve.
“Yes, we’ll protect your constitutional rights as long as you remain under the umbrella of peaceful protest, or peaceful march. But the second that you step out from up under the protection of the Constitution, we’ll be waiting on you. Somebody has to step up in front of the camera and say, ‘Enough is enough!’ Tearing up Clay County? That’s not going to be acceptable.
“And if we can’t handle you, you know what I’ll do? I will exercise the power and authority as the sheriff, and I’ll make special deputies of every lawful gun owner in this county. I’ll deputize them for this one purpose: to stand in the gap between lawlessness and civility. That’s what we’re sworn to do.”
The video, posted to the official Facebook account for the Clay County Sheriff’s Office, has so far garnered more than 250,000 views. It’s been shared more than 6,000 times and has over 5,000 “likes.”
Texas sheriffs refuse to enforce facial mask order
A growing number of sheriffs in Texas say they are refusing to follow a recent executive order requiring masks in public. Republican Governor Greg Abbott‘s mandate aims to slow the spread of coronavirus, as cases in the state soared past 200,000 on Tuesday.
Police officials in at least nine counties said they will not impose the ruling with verbal or written citations. The order states that authorities can fine repeat offenders up to $250.
In related news, Joshua George, a 13-year old young man in San Antonio, Texas, just launched a petition entitled “Stop Government Overreach!” He writes, “What this petition seeks to do is limit government overreach and restore our freedoms so that the government no longer will be able to choose if I eat at a restaurant or attend a church service but rather, I can make my own decision.”
Ohio’s oldest abortion mill closes
It’s been 47 years. That’s how long the Founder’s abortion mill in Columbus, Ohio has killed babies in the Buckeye State. Until this week, when it finally closed for good, reports LifeNews.com.
Columbus abortionist Harley Blank, 79, lost his license in November 2018 after he allegedly broke prescription drug laws. He became known as the first abortionist to legally abort an unborn baby in Ohio in 1973.
Cornerstone Church Atlanta votes to leave SBC
Pastor John Onwuchekwa, lead pastor of the diverse but predominantly black Cornerstone Church Atlanta, announced Friday that his congregation has voted to leave the Southern Baptist Convention, hinting at racial concerns with the world’s largest Baptist denomination, reports the Christian Post.
CNN anchor Cuomo: “You don’t need help from above.”
CHRIS CUOMO: “If you believe in one another and if [you] do the right thing for yourself and your community, things will get better in this country. You don’t need help from above. It’s within us.”
ANDREW CUOMO: “Our behavior has stopped the spread of the virus. God did not stop the spread of the virus.”
Brothers Cuomo directly contradict Jesus who said, “Ask, and it will be given you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.” (Matthew 7:7)
To their shame, both Governor Andrew Cuomo and CNN anchor Chris Cuomo support baby-killing in the womb.
Christian speaker Tony Campolo had a stroke
Tony Campolo’s family has asked for prayer as the popular pastor, speaker and author continues to recover from a June 20th stroke which has left him partially paralyzed on the left side of his face and body, reports Christian Today.
As he recovers in the hospital, COVID-19 regulations prohibit his wife Peggy from entering his room.
North Carolinian parents overwhelm website to homeschool
And finally, some good news.
So many North Carolinian parents want to homeschool their children that the online system for filing a Notice of Intent to Establish a Home School became temporarily overwhelmed, reports LifeSiteNews.com.
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Thomas Jefferson descendant wants Jefferson memorial replaced
A descendant of Thomas Jefferson wants the Washington, DC, memorial to be removed because the Founding Father “owned more than 600 slaves.”
In an opinion piece published in The New York Times, Lucian Truscott IV, who is a journalist, noted that Jefferson’s motto was “all men are created equal,” and yet his ancestor “never did much to make those words come true.”
He insisted that the Jefferson “memorial in Washington should be taken down and replaced. Described by the National Park Service as ‘a shrine to freedom,’ it is anything but.”
The memorial is visited by millions every year.
Democrats hope to flip the Senate
Democrats have a good chance of reclaiming the Senate this fall if fundraising numbers are any indicator of success, reports TheWeek.com.
Challengers to incumbent Republican senators have posted huge gains in the second fundraising quarter. Susan Collins of Maine, Steve Daines of Montana and Thom Tillis of North Carolina appear to be especially vulnerable.
Democrats need to gain four seats to take the majority in the Senate this fall.
Texas county threatens to arrest COVID patients who don’t isolate
A South Texas county isn’t taking any chances when it comes to the coronavirus, issuing a warning that anyone who tests positive and refuses to self-isolate could end up in jail, reports CBS Dallas/Ft Worth.
The warning, which was confirmed as legitimate by an Official with the Brooks Count Office of Emergency Management, cites Texas Penal Code 22.05 (a) which states “A person commits an offense if he recklessly engages in conduct that places another in imminent danger of serious bodily injury.”