Cruz Ends His Presidential Race in Indiana, Two American Missionaries Murdered in Jamaica, Only 22% of Millennials Attend Church

Wednesday, May 4th, in the year of our Lord, 2016.

By Mark Robinette

Senator Ted Cruz ended his presidential campaign last night after losing big in the Indiana primaries. In his concession speech, he said, “We gave it everything we’ve got, but the voters chose another path. And so, with a heavy heart, but with boundless optimism for the long-term future of our nation, we are suspending our campaign.”

Donald Trump took 53% of the vote to Cruz’s 37%. The Indiana evangelical votes were split evenly between Trump and Cruz. The rhetoric became especially shrill with Cruz calling Trump utterly amoral, a narcissist, a pathological liar, and a philanderer, after Trump implied that Cruz’s father, Raphael, had something to do with the JFK assassination.​

On the Democrat side of the primary race, self-proclaimed socialist Bernie Sanders took down Hillary Clinton by a 53-47​%​ margin. “Let the name of God be blessed forever and ever, For wisdom and power belong to Him. It is He who changes the times and the epochs; He removes kings and establishes kings​” (Daniel 2).

Two American missionaries were violently murdered in Jamaica over the weekend. Harold Nichols and Randy Hentzel were part of the Pennsylvania-based TEAMS for Medical Missions, and they were helping to build a house for a poor family at the time of their murders. The American FBI is joining local law enforcement to investigate the murders. Ray Shive, spokesman for the TEAMS mission,​ told ​T​he World View that this was a devastating loss to their Jamaica​n​ mission, but they are trusting God: “We do have a sovereign God, and we are absolutely convinced that He makes no mistakes. And this is for His purposes, which are always for His glory and always for the good of the church and for the testimony of the Gospel—and for our good. And so, we rest in that, we’re confident in that. And actually we have a high level of anticipation to see what’s going to happen now.”

ISIS forces used multiple vehicles, suicide bombs, and even bulldozers as they broke through allied forces Tuesday, killing a U.S. Navy SEAL north of Mosul, Iraq. According to CNN, the U.S. responded with a hail of devastating drone and F-15 bombings. The SEAL was an adviser to Kurdish Peshmerga forces.

A new survey released by Deseret News says that 59% of millennials believe that Sunday worship is religiously insignificant, and only 22% of them say that they attend church at all. 18% said that Sunday is just another workday.

God’s word says, “Remember the Sabbath and keep it holy” (Exodus 20:8).

In an effort to empty Guantanamo Bay’s Gitmo prison, the Obama administration released former Taliban member Mashur Abdallah Ahmed Al Sabri. Al Sabri is believed to have played a significant role in the suicide bombing of the USS Cole in 2000 that left 17 dead and 39 wounded. Kirk Lippold, the commanding officer who was at the helm of the Cole when it was attacked, called the release of the terrorist a mistake.

According to God’s word, “we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, so that each one may receive what is due for what he has done in the body, whether good or evil” (2 Corinthians 5:10).

Heavy FBI activity around the Manchester, Connecticut, home of repudiated Philadelphia mobster Robert Gentile, may indicate that agents are close to solving one of America’s greatest art heists. Gentile is long thought to have knowledge concerning the whereabouts of the masterpieces that were stolen from a Boston museum 26 years ago. According to the Fox News report, the mobster was caught trying to sell two of the paintings to an undercover agent. The art world is holding its breath, hoping for the recovery of some of the priceless works of Rembrandt, M​a​net, and others.

A four-story building caught fire in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, on Saturday. As fire and smoke billowed from the bottom of the building, a woman and her three children screamed for help from a window at the top floor. United States Air Force Master Sgt. Daniel Raimondo, stationed at a nearby base, saw the smoke and ran to help. Grabbing blankets from a street shop and getting others to help, he repeatedly begged the woman to drop her children to him. As people filmed with cell phones,​ the woman reluctantly dropped her four-year-old, her three-year-old, and then her baby one by one before jumping herself. All three children and their mother survived unharmed. May God be praised!

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