Animals Can See Angels and Demons

Animals Can See Angels and Demons





Remember that story in the Bible about Balaam and the Donkey? Three times the donkey saw the Angel of the Lord with his sword drawn to kill Balaam. Three times, the donkey saved Balaam’s life by disobeying Balaam and taking a beating.

Balaam never saw the Angel until the Lord allowed him too. But the donkey saw him. I don’t think the Lord was revealing the Angel specifically to the donkey. That would have been counter productive to the Angel’s mission it would seem. The Angel was severely hindered in his task by the rebellious donkey.

Could it be that animal can see Angels and Demons. After all, if Angels are present all around us all the time as many claim, animals would not even react to them for the most part. Unless, say one of them was coming toward their owner in a menacing manner.

I’m sure we’ve all heard many stories of animal acting in strange ways that we couldn’t understand until after the fact. Dogs especially seem to have a “sixth sense” about people. They know immediately, without having ever seen a person before, whether they are good or evil. Perhaps, not only can they see Angels wielding swords, but maybe they can also see the Demons perched upon someone’s shoulder.

Some people claim to be able to “discern” evil spirits or demons. I personally know a lutheran minister who claims to be able to see demons of peoples shoulders.

Cats also seem to be able to sense good and evil. Just watch a cat in a room crowded with people that you know. If there are two individuals who are known to be hostile towards each other, the cat will never sit between them. On the other hand, if two people and known to have great affection for each other, just wait a bit and see if the cat does not gravitate toward these two and most likely settle eventually in their midst. In conclusion, I do believe that animals can see Angels and Demons.

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The Hope of the World is the Kingdom of God

The Hope of the World is the Kingdom of God





Yes, the hope of the world is the Kingdom of God. All you have to do is watch the news on television to become overwhelmed at the unbelievable presence of evil in this world today. It’s depressing and seemingly hopeless. In fact, if not for my belief that Jesus came to earth as “God among us” and showed us how perfect love could conquer evil… I would have no hope at all. But he did. Jesus showed us that by loving our enemies, even to the point of dying at their hands was the only way to conquer evil. That is the point that we will eventually have to come to trust in order to bring this world into the Kingdom of God. We will do it. The Church will be triumphant. It won’t happen until we learn to trust in the power of Jesus. In “power under”. Historically, the Church has been known as one of the most barbaric and violent forces in the world. But the Church should never be militant. We have to learn to trust in the power of the cross; not the sword. We have to learn to trust in the power of love; of self-sacrificial love. Jesus could have called 10,000 angels. He could have conquered Rome. And actually the “Church” did eventually conquer Rome. For over a thousand years the “Church” conquered and ruled over most of Europe by the power of the sword. But where is the “Church” in Europe now? The “Church” in Europe is pretty much dead now. When you take up the sword, you die by the sword. We have to be willing to lay down our lives for our enemies. We have to be willing to serve our enemies.

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The Fact Is That Dogs Do Go To Heaven

My Feedback from my eBay store…





These are 2 of my most recent messages from my wonderful customers and fellow believers in the fact that dogs do go to Heaven.

“Thank you so very much….may God bless you too, and keep sharing the fact we WILL see our beloved pets again one day!♡”

“Just wanted to say thank you so much. The picture was absolutely beautiful. My parents lost their beloved Zoey last month, they loved the picture and it means alot to them and me. Thank you again and God bless you for your time and effort in making memorials for our very much missed part of our family. Have a Happy Easter and thank you again.”

• what a blessing it is to have this picture! It soothes the pain.Seller is great! bliss11253
• Beautiful memorial for a beloved lost pet! deletedmother

• A beautiful tribute my precious buddy. Thank you so much! AAAA++++ spunkydakota

• Absolute pleasure to deal with, Very Pleased. Don’t get any better A+++ wheels4acause

• this is the best way to honor your love ones, the seller is the best A++++++ ayokac

• Sent very quickly. So moving and beautiful. Seller is A++++++++++++++ missdribbles

• an excellent seller who cares very much about his customers. pegmebob

• These are absolutly the nicest, most reliable people I have ever delt with letsgo2bid

• very compassionate,very good service. will buy here again! bonniechandler2012

• This just Blew us away! Thank you SO much! God Bless This Seller! teamertux77

• Excellent communication beautiful tribute to my dog gus-myster1

• Beautiful !!! I love it !!! Thank you so much for all your help !!! janiceh4314

• Seller communicated superbly and helped get exactly as wanted finnkelli

• Fantastic seller, Great communication and very fast shipping wi55chev

• Beautiful way to remember our baby! Super Seller!! Better than hoped. THANK YOU! donald-daisy

• he does fantastic work i had 1 done for my sisters birthday he”s the greatest A+ mbou7682

• WOW, Beautiful, Seller Goes That Extra Mile To Make You Happy 5***** All The Way dunnsgrooming

• Exceptional seller, went the extra mile for me. ***** E-bayer! tmmailer

• Love, Love, this Poem..Highly recc, Great service, fast ship 5-STARS knightevelyn

• Fantastic and lovely. Thank you so much. spfield01

More Feedback from my eBay store…

• Unbelievable seller. Was so caring about my photo jeannine10003

• Incredible, thanks for your artistic talent. hayneswife

• beautiful!! I am so grateful! hayneswife

• Awesome seller. Best I’ve ever.worked with!!! caseyilovegoofy

• THANK YOU FOR BEAUTIFUL PICTURES !!! I LOVE IT !!! WILL BUY AGAIN ! A+++++++++++ tmar8597

• BEAUTIFUL !! PERFECT !! LOVE IT !!! Fast shipping !! A + ALL THE WAY !!!!!!!!! tmar8597

• A+A+A+ Item Better Than Described. FAST Shipping. Seller Highly Recommended. jbfsr

• Thank you, My son LOVED the poster,, very fast shipping good ebayer thanks lenced

• Excellent customer service. Beautiful picture. clothes4lucy

• Many thanks to this caring seller for this lovely memento. blueabbycat

• Arrived really fast, great product. God bless you for your service. A+++++++++++ vtfishguy2002

• This was such a wonderful transaction-the seller is so thoughtful-highest recomm abbeh

• What a blessing! Thank you so much! Will certainly be making future purchases! 57djd57

• Beautiful !! Thank you so much !! My heart goes out to you !! janiceh4314

• Love the memorial picture buyer was very caring and nice! very fast shipping! bear*2*cabin

• Love my picture. Good job. Thank you so much. popzdee

• AWESOME SELLER! Honest personalized caring service. Can’t praise seller enough! mpathg747

• Perfect! ba2356
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• Awesome seller! Quick shipping! 5*** Sincere & Compassionate! Thanx! cauck

• Thank YOU Again- Very Nice- God Bless as WELL !!! 🙂 A++++ All The Way .. losscontrolconsultant

• A+++++ seller, Excellent, Many Thanks lonnie804

• Very, very beautiful! Thank you, and blessings to you! metalgothgirl1978

• WONERDFUL! GREAT SERVICE A++++++++++ loretta6020

• Beautiful work and excellent commuinication, thank you. ttpparker1701

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• Excellant E-bayer. Fast Shipping ,Great Commuication. Would Highly recommend. vasmit21

• Beautiful. Great service. Fast shipping. Will order again in future. scarlet-oasis

• Beautiful! Quickly sent, a very nice seller with quality items. Thank-you gig620

More Feedback from my eBay store…

• omg i love it thank u very good communication A+++++++++++++++++ dogrockyroad
• Love it Super fast shipping tweetatweet
• A++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ goodog1037
• look GREAT , GREAT SELLER AAAA larrylarry2008
• Superbly Well Done, Beautiful Poem, Awesome Customer Service, Thank You! 7t7t
• Lighting fast shipper!!! Great communication & support. Highly recommend! cyndistamp.2007
• Very satisfied- product as depicted, friendly, speedy personalization & shipment emg525
• Very quick shipping-Love the item victor9097
• A+ very beautiful poem and picture looks awesome.. love it heyyitsjolena
• Very happy! AWESOME WORK, made sure every detail was to my expectations dustiem143
• My friend loved it Thank u AWESOME Seller AAAAAA++++++ celebrity_clippings_queen

• beautiful…very pleased!!! 3361hunter
• Fast Shipping Excellent Product. excellent packaging, love it!!! raidersrule6
• Photo looks great a++ seller great shipping and great communication srtplymouthacclaim
• Exactly as described, 5 stars. moneyegg
• very nice will return again james2445
• Just as described. Thank you! And all your help. zusekatana
• Very nice, thanks proshine43
• very good deal fast shipping would buy from again thank you bigal_63
• great product, super communication, fast ship, thank you! martin5478
• Great seller. Fast delivery and as described. Thank you for an easy purchase! rose9818
• awsome ebay seller very well done memorial picture erikaporter2012
• Could not be happier… Will purchase other ones in near future…God Bless!! poodleluvervk
• TERRIFIC EBAYERS – QUICK TO SHIP – THE PICTURE WAS PERFECTION repeddler

And more Feedback from my eBay store…

• The best seller I’ve ever had the pleasure of dealing with!!! seabri55
• I cant leave enough stars!!! Great seller!!! very respectful!!!! Thank You!!!! corky6977
• ABSOULTELY the best, can’t say enough to praise what this ebayer provides. A++++ chevelle6770
• Couldn’t Ask For A Better Seller!! The BEST Of The BEST!!!! 10000 Stars!!! klrkat
• Outstanding friendly service, superfast receipt. Delighted with purchase.Awesome tdmcb
• Awesome ebayer!!!Great product…A++++++ xerox10
• Seller communicates well. Item really great. mrhmrhagh
• Nice to do business with, thank you! mypei3
• Thank You!! Great Product, Fast Shipping!! andrewsoltan
• awesome 9713sues
• wounderful thank you so much tughilda
• Fast delivery!! Product is exactly as it was described. Thank you very much!! sladenjaide

• excellent product. will buy from seller again. llminckler51
• A+ chriswelckle
• little expensive but worth it rcaccia408
• Great seller!! Fast shipping would buy again! kristenc1990
• A+++++ Thank You!!!!! tackett1788
• absolutely wonderful to deal with . very kind malibumama05
• thank you….nice and unexpected xtra copy frenchvanillacream
• Extremely happy buyer, great seller rae2224
• SUPER FAST SHIPPING, REAL NICE ITEM, A++++THANK YOU kranecleo

• Good quality item. Quick shipping ronandmel2011
• Fantastic product, outstanding service from a 5* seller, highly recommend A++++ fairhopemagnolia
• great item lakeeffectsnows
• Very nice picture and poem. shellys_toy
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• Perfect. TY tamie1306
• great item great seller natasia29s
• A+ mbhollen61283
• great ebayer AAA+++ :):) tara-1959

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Death and the Kingdom of God

Death and the Kingdom of God





One of the greatest advantages of being a believer in the Kingdom of God is knowing where you are going when you die. Actually, death and the Kingdom of God are mutually exclusive terms. There is no death in the Kingdom of God.

I used to fear death but now I feel such a peace about it. Yes, I believe that Jesus died for my sins and defeated Jesus by giving his life for me just as I am. I am a sinner and deserve to go to Hell. But all my sins have now been erased.

Everything that is not compatible with the Kingdom of God will be burned away. Actually, the moment I confessed my belief in Jesus, I was blessed “in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ.”(Ephesians 1:3)

The Heavenly Realms

For he chose us in him before the creation of the world to be holy and blameless in his sight. In love 5 he[b] predestined us for adoption to sonship[c] through Jesus Christ, in accordance with his pleasure and will— 6 to the praise of his glorious grace, which he has freely given us in the One he loves. (Also from Ephesians 1)

This says to me that anyone who believes that Jesus died for their sins immediately receives every spiritual blessing in Heaven. In other words, there is a “Jesus version” of each of us in Heaven. Not the same person that we are here on earth.

No, there is a perfect version of us in the Heavenly realms. It is the version of us that we will be someday. The version of us that God sees. No one has proof that this is true. It takes faith to believe in the Kingdom of God. But after weighing all the available evidence, I have chosen to put my faith in the Kingdom of God.

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I Will Keep Sharing About Dogs Going To Heaven

Sharing About Dogs Going To Heaven





Creating Pet Memorial pictures for people can be rewarding at times. Likewise, sharing the Good News about how we will be reunited with all our loved ones someday when we are in Heaven. So I will continue to keep on sharing about dogs going to Heaven.

I received this message today from one of my customers, “Thank you so very much….may God bless you too, and keep sharing the fact we WILL see our beloved pets again one day!♡”

Actually, I don’t believe that we are going to Heaven when we die. I believe that Heaven will be right here on earth. That is how Jesus taught us to pray, “On earth as it is in Heaven”.

We started out in the “Garden of Eden”. It was basically Heaven. We walked with God. But Satan convinced us that there was something lacking. If we just had one more thing, our life would be complete.

And isn’t that the way it is still today? No matter how much we have, we are never satisfied. We are always looking for that one more thing that will make our life complete.

Eventually, we will come full circle and realize that God has everything we need. Jesus started the ball in motion when he defeated Satan on the cross and died to show us that love is more powerful than hate. That the Kingdom of God is more powerful than the Kingdoms of the world. The love of Jesus is the hope of the world. The only hope of the world really. Kingdoms of the world will continue to rise and fall. But only when we learn to love like Jesus; that is to die for our enemies, will we finally conquer the ruler of the Kingdoms of this world… Satan.

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You’re the Lucky One-A Song For My Dog In Heaven

Song For My Dog In Heaven





This is a song for my dog in Heaven. I started writing this song in my head within days of my friends’ passing. It really helped me to cope with the loss of my pet.

The song is, of course, based on my belief that our loved ones go to Heaven after they die. They are in a much better place where there is no pain or sorrow. So in that manner… they are the lucky ones. We who are still here in this world are the ones who have to suffer. We are the unlucky ones. We are the ones who are in pain. We are the ones who are hurting with such terrible heartache and sorrow. I know that the pain of not having my friend around was almost unbearable.

But then I thought, “Hey, I shouldn’t be moping around and feeling sorry. I should be happy for my friend. And my friend loves me and wouldn’t want me to be sad. Actually, it is almost selfish the way we think only of ourselves at these times. We should perhaps celebrate the fact that our loved ones are now in Heaven.

But of course that is very hard to do when we suddenly lose a close companion. I still forget sometimes when I’m out in the yard. I see something out of the corner of my eye. Just a shape… a color… and I forget just for a moment that he is gone. That I will never see him again in this world.

But I will be together with him again one day. One fine day we will be together again in Heaven. I can hardly wait sometimes.

You’re the Lucky One

I know you’re the lucky one
Your up in Heaven havin’ all kinds of fun
While I’m down here feeling lonely and glum
I know your the lucky one.

It’s so hard to know this is goodbye.
I’m so lonely.
Miss you so much
But I know you don’t want me to cry
So I’ll try to keep my spirits high

‘Cause I know you’re the lucky one.
Your up in Heaven havin’ all kinds of fun
While I’m down here feeling lonely and glum
I know your the lucky one.

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America and the Kingdom of God

America and the Kingdom of God





I have to wonder about America and the Kingdom of God. If you listen to the public polls taken in the U.S., America is the most Christian nation on the planet. Just ask anyone. But what does that mean… really?

Most people in America don’t really know what the word “Christian” means anymore. It doesn’t really mean too much. For the most part, it means that, “Hey, I was born in America, a Christian nation, and I’m a pretty good person.”

But there is another poll out there that tells a different story. That’s the poll that asks Americans what they would do in different ethical situations if there was no way they could be caught. The results of that poll show that most people in America are some of the most debaucherous people on the planet.

I’m Not A Christian

Just for the record, I don’t usually even refer to myself as a Christian anymore, mostly for 3 reasons. First of all, the word “Christian” has been so totally bastardized that it doesn’t stand for really mean anything anymore. I usually refer to myself as a follower of Jesus instead. Secondly, most non Christians can’t stand so called Christian and for good reason. Most of the “Christians” I run into are not very Jesus-like. And last, but not least, it’s a lot easier to talk to non-believers about Jesus, if you don’t start out by saying that you are a Christian. I’ve heard people say things like, “I love Jesus and I want to be a believer, but I just can’t stand Christians.”

I know of a sculptor who grew up on a farm. As a young man he had to spend a lot of time with the cattle and to pass the time he used to practice his sculpting using cow manure. He could create the most beautiful works of art out of cow dung. And then he would put a lacquer over his creations and paint them and you would never guess that underneath the veneer was nothing but cow poop. I think, that’s pretty much what we have here in America for the most part… a lot of outwardly beautiful shiny looking so-called Christians with a lot of poop on the inside. That’s America and the Kingdom of God.

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America is not the Kingdom of God

America is not the Kingdom of God





Don’t get me wrong. I love America. But America is not the Kingdom of God. It is one of the kingdoms of the world. I happen to believe that America is the best of the kingdoms of the world but… a kingdom of the world, nonetheless. To be sure, these kingdoms are very necessary in a fallen world.

Governments run the kingdoms of the world which rule by power over. According to Romans 13, in so much as the kingdoms and governments of the world help to keep law and order and decency… they are a good thing and a necessary thing… But not necessarily a Christian thing.

But in this fallen world, some people will never do the right thing for the right reason. It’s up to the government to make sure that people do the right thing for the wrong reason. You don’t really care why someone doesn’t kill you. If the threat of going to prison or some other punishment keeps them from killing you, it is a good thing.

If someone is murdering innocent people and is then killed by a law enforcement officer… that is a good “kingdom of the world thing”… but it’s not a Christian thing. The problem is that some would have us fuse the good “kingdom of the world” thing as being a Christian thing. Something can only be truly Christian if it looks like Jesus. If something doesn’t look like Jesus, it can’t be truly Christian. It might be a good thing to kill someone in the name of the law, but it is never a good thing to kill someone in the name of Jesus.

America is not a Christian nation

We like to think of America as a “Christian nation”. The problem with that is that when America does things that aren’t really Christian, the rest of the world looks at us and says, “Hey look what those Christians do”. They’ve bought the lie that America is a Christian nation. There is no such thing as a “Christian nation”. Their very nature of ruling people with “power over”, threats and fear of punishment exempts any nation from being truly Christian.

In Luke 4, Satan offered Jesus the power to rule over all the kingdoms of the world. “5 The devil led him up to a high place and showed him in an instant all the kingdoms of the world. 6 And he said to him, “I will give you all their authority and splendor; it has been given to me, and I can give it to anyone I want to.” Jesus didn’t dispute Satan’s claim. Jesus, on the other hand, defeated Satan by using the powers of the Kingdom of God… that is by using “power under” instead of “power over”… By loving to the point of dying on the cross. Something is only Christian as much as it looks like Jesus dying on the cross. If it looks like anything else… it’s not Christian. And so, in conclusion, America is not the Kingdom of God.

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I Make Pictures of Dogs That Go To Heaven

Pictures of Dogs That Go To Heaven





Hello and thank you for visiting my “Do Dogs Go To Heaven?” website. If you’ve been here before, you know that I Pictures of Dogs That Go To Heaven for people who have lost their beloved pets.

I don’t just do dogs, I do pets of all kinds but dogs are by far the most requested service I have encountered over the years. I’ve been creating memorial pictures since 1999.

Actually, I started out creating memorial pictures for people who had lost loved ones. My first picture was of my dad, who passed away in 1998. I was very comforted by that first picture, not so much that it was a real picture of my father in Heaven, but more of what it symbolized and what I believed to be true. The actuality of our loved ones with Jesus in Heaven is not something we will ever be able to render in this world.

Some of my family and friends liked the picture of my dad with Jesus and I started receiving requests for memorial pictures. It became a hobby of sorts and I made a little extra money to boot. Years later, after being laid off from my job, I decided to actually pursue making some more money with my memorial pictures. I quickly found that a lot more pet owners (especially dog owners) were interested in my pictures than people grieving there human loved ones were.

So I started Heavenly Images, a little online business. Unfortunately, it has only been very mildly successful. But more than the monetary value I receive from my pictures, the real reward comes from the gratitude of my customers. You see, I really do fill a need for many people who have lost their best friends and are heart-broken. Seeing pictures of dogs that go to Heaven can be very therapeutic and really helps many to get through the grieving process.

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My Favorite Fisher-Price Baby Bouncer

Favorite Fisher-Price Baby Bouncer





I have to confess that my favorite Fisher-Price Baby Bouncer is not a Fisher-Price Baby Bouncer at all. It is actually a Fisher-Price Baby Rocker. Why would you want a rocker instead of the bouncer? Good question.

Actually, I would prefer to have both… and I do. But if I could only have one, I really think I would rather own the Fisher-Price Baby Rocker than the Fisher-Price Baby Bouncer.

The reason is simple. This chair has so many more options than the standard Fisher-Price Baby Bouncer. It is even an upgrade from the Snugabunny Baby Bouncer. It has a higher weight limit so your baby won’t outgrow it in a few months.

The construction is sturdier so when your child starts getting more rambunctious, this chair will hold up to the challenge. It also has adjustable reclining levels and switches to a Toddler Rocker too.

Now I need to tell you about the price. If you go to my “number one go to” Walmart and can find this model in stock… you will be Golden. You can find it for less than 40 bucks. But if Walmart doesn’t have it in stock at your local store, just go to walmart.com and use their “Free 2 day shipping” option. And remember, you can check to see if your local Walmart has any item in stock just by searching for it on walmart.com.

If for some reason you don’t like the Walmart option and want to go to my “number 2 go to” option, Amazon, just be sure and keep searching till you find the Fisher-Price Baby Rocker for less than 40 bucks and offers free shipping (your might have to be an “Amazon Prime” member to get the free shipping option). I explain about all the advantages of being an “Amazon Prime” member in my previous post.
Thanks again for visiting and God bless,
Barry

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