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Sales of religious books up for fourth straight month?

Posted Wednesday, June 29, 2011, at 7:41 AM

Hmmm. What could it mean beside now is a good time to release your book?

http://www.christianretailing.com/index....


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Steve, I am amazed how people wait till bad times are in there life to turn to religion.If they would live there life for God 24-7 some of the things that happen would only make them stronger.I wonder how someone can have a $600 car payment and put $1 in church Sunday morning.Then when they loose there job,or have there hours cut they want God to help them out.Oh Ye Of Little Faith.

-- Posted by mytaxesaremine on Wed, Jun 29, 2011, at 3:07 PM

AMEN All God asks for is 10% I don't have a job yet I'm in school so but I give the lord my self and he blesses me in return although I don't ask for it.

-- Posted by Christian1990 on Wed, Jun 29, 2011, at 3:40 PM

Weird that you even posted this; We just released a book on the Amazon Kindle two days ago about the Death and Resurrection of Jesus.

-- Posted by Evil Monkey on Wed, Jun 29, 2011, at 4:43 PM

Maybe your efforts will get an extra blessing

-- Posted by stevemills on Wed, Jun 29, 2011, at 7:46 PM

With all the bad things happening in the world, wars, tornadoes, floods, earth quakes and wild fires, maybe the good Lord is trying to let us know that he is still in charge.

-- Posted by Poksalad on Thu, Jun 30, 2011, at 8:22 AM

Galations 1: 12

12 For I neither received it of man, neither was I taught it, but by the revelation of Jesus Christ.

Ye just don't seem to learn anything!

The Government with the help of the people have kicked God out of the schools. God has been kicked out of assembles and sports events. God has been kicked out of work places and court houses and all government buildings.

God is now being kicked out of the churches and replaced with Chrislam, an Islamic God which they are telling you is the same God as ours.

Sorry, but Satan is the God of this World, by the authority of God and his son Jesus Christ. The archangel Michael fought with Satan and defeated him by the blood of Christ, so Satan was cast out of heaven. Satan doesn't go back and forth from earth to heaven any more. Satan is not allowed in heaven like he was during the old testament days. Satan has to remain here on Earth, so guess what!

Don't get me wrong... God is still in charge, but he gave this world to Satan to do as he likes... Hurricanes, Tornadoes, Floods, Fires, Earthquakes, Diseases, Disasters and even Auto, Train and Plane Crashes are caused by Satan not God.

Satan's new playground is Earth, our home. We can only ask God to intervene in Satan's plans and protect us and our loved ones from his evil. We did not come from heaven. We were born here on Earth. This is our home. We don't go to heaven when we die like preachers teach, "Gone home to be with their father" or "They are in heaven now with God". No, this is our home and Satan is now the ruler of it. Live with it! If you are a true follower of Christ you should get through just fine.

Everything you need to know is written in the Holy Bible by men who were inspired by God and the holy spirit.

2 Timothy 3:16-17

16 All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness,

17 so that the man of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.

Religious writings or books come from the minds of men. Just like in the old days, however most religious works were not allowed in the Bible because they were written by man with no proof of the holy spirit inspiring them in their writings.

If you want to know what God wants from you or just to learn more about God and his son Jesus Christ... go to the source...the Bible.

You can google any answer you want from the internet... but does it agree with the scriptures? Some of your searches do while the other half don't. Search long enough and you will find an answer that agrees with you.

God has hidden the truth in the Holy Bible. (Matthew 11:25 and Luke 8:10-18)

Even Satan has hidden the truth. (2 Corinthians 4:4 In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them.)

The point I am making is this; With the approach of this new "Chrislam" religion on the horizon (that American preachers agree with) your Bible will soon be replaced by the Islam religious works. Watch out what you read!

-- Posted by Unique-Lies on Tue, Jul 5, 2011, at 9:58 AM

UL,

What you are saying is no different than what Constantine did back in the 4th Century. But this time, the shoe is on the other foot.

-- Posted by Evil Monkey on Tue, Jul 5, 2011, at 12:50 PM

Whoa! Give me a shoe for both feet. Size 10 wide, work boot, low cut. And so history repeats itself and I get to do it this time. What an honor.

Unlike Constantine, I am not trying to invent a new God or religion, but preserve the existing creator and his word.

Many will follow this new religion that is coming to America, just like they will VOTE for Obama in 2012, regardless of all the evil things he has done to the people and our country.

To the best of my knowledge, king Obama is the only ruler of America who managed to decrease the value of realestate property and homes. How could this even be possible?

The cost of everything went up except wages and property. He has violated the U.S. Constitution on many occasions and gotten away with it. The people just will not stand up to authority no matter how evil it is.

Therefore I know people will welcome this new religion as a universal religion, not concerned that it is the false religion spoken of in every religious teachings around the world. Yes, every country has its own religious teachings similar to ours but with different players.

-- Posted by Unique-Lies on Tue, Jul 5, 2011, at 4:28 PM

You know, I had this entire reply written out to rip you a new one. And decided it wasn't worth the hassle.

-- Posted by Evil Monkey on Wed, Jul 6, 2011, at 12:03 AM

Maybe that is what I need! A new one.

-- Posted by Unique-Lies on Wed, Jul 6, 2011, at 3:16 PM

Actually, I have moved on to check out this "Extreme Couponing" thing.

I don't see it working but I will give it a shot. I tried one store, Walgreens, and found that the store never had the items they have sales on. Several times I have tried to take advantage of one sale, but found the item missing. Strange thing is, the items next to it was neatly stacked next to this empty slot.

I asked for a rain check so I could get it later at the same price including the register reward which made the item FREE.

The clerk would not give me a rain check including the Register Reward. Without the Register Reward there was absolutely no advantage to returning to Walgreens for the item. I could get the $4 off the item at any store that handled the product.

While I was in Lawrenceburg, TN on the July 4th weekend, I stopped at Kroger before retiring to my motel to pick up some donuts so I could sleep in.

I saw 3 or 4 Couponers in Kroger searching the isles for sales around 10:00pm Saturday night. The store was quiet, cool and everyone was friendly. I noticed that every isle had sale tags standing out off the shelves all over the store.

Kroger looked to be well stocked for a Saturday night and I got the impression that the store was begging the Couponers to buy every sale they had going.

Now that made me think that this couponing just might work if the stores in Shelbyville would stock up for their weekly sales.

It is a win / win situation when the stores work with these "Extreme Couponers" by stocking up for the sales. The couponers save big money and the stores get every cent due them when they send the coupons in to be reimbursed. The stores don't lose one red cent.

I noticed that some of the stores raise the price before putting a sale on the items and some stores won't allow the full coupon value.

For example; if the item sales for $1.50 and the coupon is $2 off, the store will only allow the value of $1.50 off on that coupon.

Now that is Fraud by the stores because the coupons state that no one can change the value of the manufacturer's coupons or use it in any other way without committing fraud.

Here is what happens when a store does this:

You the couponer who searched and found the coupon and clipped it and sorted it to use at the store so you could use the overage to help pay for an item that isn't free, won't get that $ .50 overage.

In the example above it was $ .50. But if you bought several of those items, it would be $ .50 overage for everyone of the purchased items. The total could be several dollars if no limit was placed on the sale.

HOWEVER, The store will send these coupons in for the manufacturer's full value. So now the store will get all of those overages they didn't give to the couponers. The stores get greedy by raising their prices then don't allow the full value of overage coupons (short change the couponers) but receive the full value of the coupons when they mail them back to the manufacturers for their reimbursement.

I would say if you lived in Lawrenceburg or a town that wanted to help the economy by stocking up and selling all the products they could possibly stock each week, giving them tremendous Purchases each week (not losing one penny of sales except their own store discounts), everyone could win at saving money (couponers) or making money (friendly smart store owners/managers) and help people survive this Obama Economy Crisis.

But for now, I don't see it working all that well!

-- Posted by Unique-Lies on Wed, Jul 6, 2011, at 10:37 PM

Well, I sure am glad no one got ripped a new one. 'Preciate that.

I see couponing as a mixed bag, but Deb and her mother carry their pack around all the time. We have never taken the time to do an in-depth study, but the old saying "money saved is money earned" sounds good to me.

Of course, I still pick up pennies too. This may be an interesting separate blog topic and it will be missed by some serious couponers here so I will make a new one

-- Posted by stevemills on Thu, Jul 7, 2011, at 8:19 AM

Thanks Steve. I would like to hear from some of the experienced and their success, if any.

Walgreens finally had the item I have been wanting.

-- Posted by Unique-Lies on Thu, Jul 7, 2011, at 8:05 PM

"Many will follow this new religion that is coming to America, just like they will VOTE for Obama in 2012, regardless of all the evil things he has done to the people and our country." stated by unique lies.

Um and the rabid right out there is moral and good? Sorry but the You may feel Obama has done some evil but in contrast to the right he seems to be a very honorable and upstanding. I find his back bone rather rubbery and do not agree with a lot of his decisions but compared to what the right is PROVING itself to be I can LIVE with it. Give the right their way and they will have everyone not making a CEO's paycheck in the gutter shining the shoes of their idols with the giant paychecks saying "yes master yes master"

Your above comment U-L is a great example of the pot calling the kettle black. After the way Bush has thrown America to the dogs and the way so many would in a heart beat vote in his duplicate I must say I do not see any difference in them and what you are saying about those who would vote for Obama except with Obama we at least as a country stand a chance.

-- Posted by wonderwhy on Fri, Jul 8, 2011, at 6:48 AM

wonderwhy?

You and this country stand a chance at what?

Obama has spent more money on stupid stuff than any president in the history of America!

Obama promised to pay half of the deficit off by the first half of his term. What happened? Are you going to say that Bush caused Obama to waste Taxpayer dollars on stupid ideas like give the money to the rich and big corporations to provide jobs?

The big Corporations have been getting money from Obama for three years now and the unemployment rate is still around 15% maybe even 20%. The big Corporation are still firing or laying off employees by the hundreds each year.

No Obama didn't help the Big Corporations or the people. He just put your grandchildren in deeper debt, because you are not going to pay for any of it.

Obama is blaming the congress for spending all this money. Just like Bush did. Obama can't even come up with anything original. He has to mimic all the past presidents.

Congress only allowed king Obama to spend it, they didn't.

Obama is today speaking of stopping Social Security if Congress doesn't raise his spend ceilling. That will never happen because the people won't stand for that, but that is how cowardly Obama is.

This POT has absolutely no use for king Obama.

Please name one thing Obama has done for you or this country!

Obama has no love for you, the people or this country. This country has always stood behind Israel but Obama is damaging our relationship with Israel.

Obama has just passed a law letting Mexican truckers come into America without any inspections or English lessons.

Obama is trying to pass legislation that will give amnesty to all illegal aliens and allow them to stay in our country.

Obama preached that he would protect our borders, but has opened them up and told the Homeland security to say the borders are safe, while ranchers are being killed by Mexican drug lords, dealers and criminals.

Obama is trying to raise taxes again after saying no tax increases.

Obama put us in a triple recession and won't even admit it. He professes the recovery has already taken place. That is just how STUPID he is.

Obama is the first president in AMerican History to bankrupt America so bad that it doesn't have the money to keep the children in school 5 days a week now. Many schools are having to cut back to 4 days a week.

How do you think that is going to help our economy with students out on the streets with nothing to do on their new day off?

Wake up and pull your head out of the sand.

Obama is just a step away from being the ANTICHRIST!

True, Bush help to start this, but Obama knew it when he took office.

When all you people stop talking about the right and left and republicans and democrats, maybe you will wake up and see you are the blame for allowing it to happen.

It's just so easy to blame the other side when we the people are the ones to be blamed.

This country does not like Obama, but he is doing sneaky things to get re-elected. He went to PR and campaigned there to get that territories vote just like another president did in the past. So unoriginal.

He just held a raffle dinner in the white house against campaigning laws to raise 80 Million dollar for his campaign. Couldn't raise any money to pay government workers but can raise it for his election.

Obama took Billions of dollars out of the Medicare Program and put it in his Obama Care to get it started.

He has introduced the voucher insurance program for the elderly in the coming years. No president has ever stooped that low.

Obama actually thinks that if he saves $4 billion by the end of 10 years, that should make it possible for Obama to spend $4 Trillion dollars now. How much STUPIDER can he get?

And then I have my doubts about you now. I always thought you were intelligent and kept up with things. You seem to be lost in the past somewhere.

Like I said before. I have no use for Obama, but I still feel like he will get re-elected, so he can finish his work of preparing the world for the False Prophet and the Beast.

That is my honest opinion. You can take that to the bank.

One last thing... I do not agree with the Left nor the Right. I do not agree with the Republicans nor the Democrats. I believe in America and the Constitution, (which Obama does Not).

That should keep you busy for a while.

-- Posted by Unique-Lies on Fri, Jul 8, 2011, at 2:16 PM

I absolutely agree about Walgreens . . . everytime I go to get a sale item or use a coupon they have they never have the product in stock. It is hard for me to but one razor cartridge and get one free when they only have one in stock.

"Give the right their way and they will have everyone not making a CEO's paycheck in the gutter shining the shoes of their idols with the giant paychecks saying "yes master yes master"

-- Posted by wonderwhy on Fri, Jul 8, 2011, at 6:48 AM

And how is that different from the liberal Democrats who want to have everyone depending on food stamps and welfare instead of working so they can be in control?

Sorry but both parties are worthless at this point . . . one is no better than the other,

-- Posted by jaxspike on Fri, Jul 8, 2011, at 2:27 PM

Look at it this way. If your the right or the left or even the democrats or republicans agree to tax the big Corporations, WHO do you think they are going to past that tax on to?

We the people will have to pay more to cover their taxes. CEOs will still have their cake and eat it too.

-- Posted by Unique-Lies on Fri, Jul 8, 2011, at 7:28 PM

Look at it this way. If your the right or the left or even the democrats or republicans agree to tax the big Corporations, WHO do you think they are going to past that tax on to?

We the people will have to pay more to cover their taxes. CEOs will still have their cake and eat it too.

-- Posted by Unique-Lies on Fri, Jul 8, 2011, at 7:28 PM

King Obama is the one who is pushing Socialism and Social Justice. Obama is pushing No one is left behind and redistributing the wealth.

These are all things that this Country never stood for. We stand for freedom to advance at your own rate, build your future to whatever you want and not have to wait for the slow pokes.

-- Posted by Unique-Lies on Fri, Jul 8, 2011, at 7:41 PM

Oh, Come on wonderwhy, certainly YOU can come up with at least ONE good thing Barack Obama has done for you or your Country.

Barack is proposing $600 Billion in new taxes in order to get Congress to raise the debt ceiling. Guess what Obama will get?

I receeived an email from Congressman Diana Black for Tennessee's 6th District this week. She said and I quote, "our nation's unemployment rate has now stayed above eight percent for a devastating 29 months in a row; 6.3 million Americans have been out of work for 27 weeks or longer; only 18,000 jobs were added in June and new business creation is at its lowest rate in 17 years. our nation's unemployment rate has now stayed above eight percent for a devastating 29 months in a row; 6.3 million Americans have been out of work for 27 weeks or longer; only 18,000 jobs were added in June and new business creation is at its lowest rate in 17 years."

That is 18,000 new jobs added in June but with 6.3 million Americans that don't have jobs... well I think you can see they are not telling the truth about the unemployment rate. It is between 15% and 20% not 9.2 precent.These numbers do not include those who can not draw unemployment any longer and all the graduates who must look for work now.

And to make it even worse now you must go online to even apply for a job today. Obama has made it a hell for Americans.

Over the last year nearly half of the Obama White House's staffers have received raises during a time when employment is stagnating and the vast majority of people in the private sector are doing without a raise. The average raise was 8% but 54% of Obama's staffers got double that in raises.

-- Posted by Unique-Lies on Sat, Jul 9, 2011, at 9:49 AM

Wonderwhy?

Why was there a "Gang of Six" created to focus on health care reform in the United States.

This was unheard of before Obama came into office.

During 2009, the Gang of Six referred to six members of the Senate Finance Committee of the 111th United States Congress who attempted to negotiate a compromise in passing a health care reform bill.

Today the Obama Health care is being deemed unconstitutional. So what id these 6 gang members of Congress accomplish, besides costing American taxpayers more money?

-- Posted by Unique-Lies on Sat, Jul 9, 2011, at 6:20 PM


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Steve Mills and his wife have one daughter and live on a farm outside of Bell Buckle. They previously owned two coffee/ice cream shops, currently operate an internet sales company and teach classes, but his primary job involves the paper industry worldwide. Hobbies and interests lie in gardening, photography, recorded music and of course, their pets.