Citizen Tom Welcome to Conservative commentary and Christian prayers from Gainesville, Virginia. That’s OUTSIDE the Beltway. Relief print of Daniel’s prayer by Edward Poynter, 1865. Daniel 6 describes how Daniel prayed even though threatened with death, while Daniel 9 records a prayer that he prayed.(from Prayer in the Hebrew Bible) A PATTERN OF PRAYER — PART 1 citizentom.com/2022/02/16/a-p… A PATTERN OF PRAYER — PART 2 citizentom.com/2022/03/03/a-p… … More A PATTERN OF PRAYER — PARTS 1-3

Devotional Thought For Today – 03/31/2022

ISAIAH 58 CONTEXT: Matthew Henry breaks down this Chapter of Scripture as follows: The prophet, in this chapter, has his commission and charge renewed to reprove the sinners in Zion, particularly the hypocrites, to show them their transgressions (v. 1). It is intended for admonition and warning to all hypocrites and is not to be … More Devotional Thought For Today – 03/31/2022

“Do not worry about tomorrow”—is that even possible?

Question: “‘Do not worry about tomorrow’—is that even possible (Matthew 6:34)?” “Do not worry about tomorrow,” said Jesus in His great Sermon on the Mount, “for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own” (Matthew 6:34). For the third time, Christ gives His disciples this command not to worry, repeating it … More “Do not worry about tomorrow”—is that even possible?

What Is a Woman, Ketanji Brown Jackson, and Radical Monogamy

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson sat before the Senate this week and boldly stated that she does not know what a woman is because she’s not a biologist. Her statement says a lot, not necessarily about the judge, as John points out, but more about how we view the judiciary in this cultural moment.   John and … More What Is a Woman, Ketanji Brown Jackson, and Radical Monogamy

Devotional Thought for Today -03/04/2022

Prayer Series XLIX We continue with the final excerpts from Reformed Reflections on the Lord’s Prayer. Matthew 6:5-15, Luke 11:2-4 The Conclusions (continued) For ever How long will the kingdom , power and glory be His? For ever, without intermission through eternity. Exodus 15:18. James Fisher We rejoice that our King reigns in providence and shall reign in … More Devotional Thought for Today -03/04/2022