The Sign of the Cross

Jesus said, “If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow Me.” Luke 9:23

          Two very important conversations had just taken place between Jesus and Peter, before Jesus laid this before his disciples. Jesus had asked the apostles who men were saying He was, and they told Him what the people were saying. Then Jesus asked them who they were saying He was, to which Peter replied, “You are the Christ (Messiah), the Son of the living God.” Jesus replied, “Blessed are you, Simon son of Jonah, for this was not revealed to you by flesh and blood, but by my Father in heaven.” Matthew 16:15-17 

          Following that conversation, Jesus began to explain to His disciples that He must go to Jerusalem and suffer many things at the hands of the elders, the chief priests and the teachers of the law, and that He must be killed and on the third day be raised to life. Matthew 16:21

          Peter took Jesus aside and began to rebuke Him saying, “Never, Lord! This shall never happen to You!” Jesus turned and said to Peter, “Get behind me, Satan! You are a stumbling block to Me; you do not have in mind the concerns of God, but merely human concerns.” Matthew 16:22-23

          In those two brief exchanges between Jesus and Peter, Peter was greatly blessed and then sternly rebuked. Was there a contradiction there? Absolutely not! Scripture declared that anyone who died on the cross was accursed. So when Peter, knowing the truth that Jesus was the King of Israel, and hearing Jesus say He was going to be crucified like a common criminal, his human side totally rejected that thought.

          The forgiveness of our sins, and our eternal life with the Father and His Son, rested entirely upon Jesus being on that cross; it was God’s plan and a divine necessity. There was a sin debt that must be paid and man couldn’t pay it: in great mercy and grace, out of His unfailing love, God Himself paid our sin debt and set us free. By obedience to His Father through death on the cross, God exalted Him to the highest place and gave Him the name that is above every name—Lord! Philippians 2:9

          Jesus insists that His followers deny themselves. What does that mean? It simply means that you and I must demand of ourselves that Christ has the rule over our lives; anything less means you are unwilling and want to rule your life yourself. The old man wants what he wants, when he wants it, and how he wants it. On becoming a new creature in Christ, the order is reversed; we want what Christ wants.

How can we know what Christ wants?  “Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God” “Anyone who loves Me will obey my teaching.”  Matthew 4:4/John 14:23

The will of God and Jesus Christ is clearly revealed in the Scriptures. If we truly want the Lord Jesus to have rule over our lives, we will give ourselves to reading and meditating on His words. This will require a denial of some of your time doing other things, but is absolutely essential to your walk with Christ.

We love the public sign of the cross; but the real cross that Christ insists we bear is not visible. It is the daily crucifying of our old man’s desires, wants and wishes: to daily kill our selfishness and think of others; to love others as we love ourselves. The cross is crucifying worldly lusts and ungodliness. The cross of Christ promises us that if we die to this world, we shall one day rule and reign with Him, forever.

The sign of the cross is the death of the old man. If we won’t bear the cross, we won’t wear the crown.

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NO MYSTERY ANY LONGER: Mysterious White Dust Blankets Parts of West Virginia, Virginia, and Maryland (PICS/VIDEOS)

I will show you exactly what these ‘toxins’ are and who is polluting our atmosphere and now the earth with harmful toxic “white ash.”

I will also tell the reader WHY these people are doing this. I spent this entire day researching this, and what I found will shock you!


Parts of West Virginia and Maryland were blanketed with a mysterious fine white dust late Thursday evening and into early Friday morning.

A Facebook page that tracks emergencies in the Panhandle, Eastern Panhandle Working Fires, was early to post about the dust.

“Call 911!! Per The WV Dept of Environmental Protection, they have requested that anybody experiencing these issues call 911 immediately and have their local fire department respond. They also advise to shut doors and windows and avoid outdoors at this time as a common sense approach until it can be identified,” a post on the page read.

Eastern Panhandle Working Fires

Alert. Call 911!! Per The WV Dept of Environmental Protection, they have requested that anybody experiencing these issues call 911 immediately and have their local fire department respond. They also advise to shut doors and windows and avoid outdoors at this time as a common sense approach until it can
be identified. Please share. Admin: A. Arnold

AlertRequest for pics/vids. We are aware of the strange film/dust descending on Berkeley and Jefferson Counties and other areas of the Eastern
Panhandle. We have no information on the cause. Please post pics videos and locations so that we may
start to assemble information. Update. EPWF has contacted the WV Dept of Environmental Protection and they were unaware of any issues. They have taken this seriously and are in the process of making notifications to begin an
investigation immediately. We will keep you informed.

Read rest of article HERE

NOW I have found exactly what is going on and it is HUGE.

I will start by telling the reader that just a couple of years ago, Bill Gates partnered with Harvard scientists to work on a project to “Dim the Sun.” For whatever reasons, this project was scrapped.

Here is a post on that story:

BILL GATES and Harvard Scientists Plan to ‘Dim the Sun’ (SCoPEx) SCRAPPED in Sweden and Postponed Elsewhere Until At Least 2022

There is so much information online about the recent blanketing of WVA, VA, MD and surrounding states with what looked like White Ash; I have decided to post websites and headlines so the reader will understand what and why this is happening.

Here are blurbs and corresponding website addresses. Please understand that this is too much information to copy and past entire stories.


Startup Says It’s Started Releasing Chemical Into Atmosphere to Dim Sun


This firm is working to control the climate. Should the world let it? A balloon purchased on Amazon, a rogue experiment, and the ethics of dimming the sun

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) Pollution

Mexico cracks down on solar geoengineering, forcing startup to pause operations


Make Sunsets” lied about being given go ahead by FAA


Company which is dropping toxins:

Sulphur Dioxide/ Public Health statement

This controversial climate solution could be exactly what the planet needs. Or it could be a colossal disaster


After Mexican government cracked down on solar geoengineering, startup lets off balloons in Nevada


Connection between vinyl chloride and Sulphur Dioxide


Brethren, I went to “” a couple of days ago to look around. There is a link to a page where one can ask questions. I did ask a question and that was:

“Are you the company responsible for blanketing my state (MD) and neighboring states with a foul-smelling white ash substance?

They had two days to answer but all I got was :::::crickets:::::

PLEASE understand that this chemical is dangerous. If you see this happening outside, DO NOT go out to touch the substance. Authorities are telling people to stay inside and call 911.

I will keep the readers apprised of any new developments.




Banks, transportation firms, retail giants and food companies make up 51 businesses at war with conservatives

It is not a secret that over the past decade, hundreds of large U.S. corporations have adopted woke policies,regularly injecting left-wing ideals into their products, services and employment practices. But some of these businesses have recently gone much further than merely promoting social justice causes; they have chosen to target conservative customers and employees, coercing or forcing Americans to abandon their deeply held beliefs in order to receive important goods or services or to stay employed. 

Although many conservatives have heard stories about corporate discrimination in recent years, they have often struggled to keep track of which businesses have been part of this movement, and which have largely stayed on the sidelines. A new project launched by the 1792 Exchange, a nonprofit organization, seeks to shed light on this important problem. 

The 1792 Exchange recently launched its Spotlight Report, which assesses more than 1,000 companies’ “policies, practices, and other relevant criteria to determine the likelihood a company will cancel a contract or client, or boycott, divest, or deny services based on views or beliefs.” 

The 1792 Exchange team then used those assessments to assign businesses to three categories — “Lower Risk,” “Medium Risk,” and “High Risk.”  

Bank of America has provided funding to Planned Parenthood and that is one of the reasons it is on the ‘High Risk’ list. (Bill Tompkins/Getty Images)

According to the group’s website, “‘High Risk’ companies have generally canceled or denied business relationships based on viewpoint disagreements or pose a high risk of canceling people and businesses who do not share their views.” Out of the more than 1,000 companies evaluated, 147 are currently classified as “High Risk,” which means they are much more likely than other businesses to engage in direct discrimination. 

I have carefully reviewed the assessments produced by the 1792 Exchange and have selected 51 of the most impactful for this article. Those companies are grouped by category and listed below. 

1. Banks 

Perhaps the most influential groups of woke companies in the report are banks. Numerous large banks are usingtheir financial might to effectively force business customers into adopting climate change policies, even when it will require that those customers dramatically change their business practices. 

Many of these banks have also weaponized their operations to promote social and ideological views favored by the left. For example, Bank of America vets its vendors based on their commitment to LGBTQ views, and it has ceased lending with some gun manufacturers. It has also provided funding to Planned Parenthood, as well as the Southern Poverty Law Center, which has a long track record of targeting conservative groups. 

Bank of America and its CEO, Brian Moynihan, as well as many of the other banks that have been assigned a “High Risk” score by the 1792 Exchange have been some of the biggest supporters of the radical environmental, social, and governance (ESG) movement. ESG is a kind of social credit scoring model that aims to fundamentally transform the global economy so that it’s more in line with the United Nations’ left-wing Sustainable Development Goals. 

The 1792 Exchange identified 21 “High Risk” banks: Ally Financial, Amalgamated Bank, Bank of America, Berkshire Bank, BMO Harris, Citigroup, Deutsche Bank, Eastern Bank, Fifth Third Bank, First Republic Bank, JPMorgan Chase, Morgan Stanley, PNC, Royal Bank of Canada, Scotiabank, TD Bank, Bancorp, Trillium Asset Management, Truist, US Bank, and Wells Fargo. 

2. Transportation 

The 1792 Exchange determined that five large transportation companies fall into its “High Risk” category — Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and XPO Logistics. 

Although the transportation companies listed in the 1792 Exchange report do not regularly refuse to do business based on ideological or religious considerations, they have engaged in left-wing activism and even promoted partisan legislation. 

American Airlines is one of five airlines on the ‘High Risk’ list. It fought against the Florida Parental Rights in Education Act. (Max Faulkner/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/Tribune News Service via Getty Images)

For instance, American Airlines publicly fought against the Florida Parental Rights in Education Act — commonly and falsely labeled the “Don’t Say Gay Bill” by liberals. The legislation prevents public schools from teaching young children, kindergarten through third grade, about topics related to sex and gender identity. 

Similarly, Southwest Airlines fought against state laws that sought to enhance election integrity by limiting questionable practices like mail-in balloting. 

3. Retail Giants 

The 1792 Exchange labeled 15 large businesses in the “Retailing” industry as “High Risk” companies, including popular brick-and-mortar stores Best Buy, Home Depot, Kohl’s, Lululemon, Macy’s, Madewell, Target and Walmart. The online retailers included in the report as “High Risk” are Alibaba, Amazon, Chewy, eBay, Etsy, Shopify and Warby Parker. 

The reasons behind the decision to identify these companies as “High Risk” varied, but in every case, the 1792 Exchange provided significant evidence showing that these businesses have actively promoted left-wing ideological views. 

For example, 1792 Exchange notes Home Depot “advertised flyers to its employees about confronting their ‘white privilege, Christian privilege, heterosexual privilege, able-bodied privilege,’ etc.” 

Target has removed books from its stores at the request of liberal activists, and it has fought against numerous legislative proposals backed by conservative lawmakers, including election integrity legislation in Georgia. 

4. Food and Beverage Companies 

Ten large food and beverage companies were given “High Risk” ratings in the 1792 Exchange report: Altria, Ben & Jerry’s, Cargill, Coca-Cola, HelloFresh, Kellogg’s, McDonald’s, PepsiCo, Starbucks and the JM Smucker Company. 

Although all of these businesses engaged in troubling activities, the company with the most radical practices is, by far, Ben & Jerry’s. The famous Vermont-based ice cream company has promoted “Defund the Police” campaigns, opposed legislation meant to limit election fraud, said that the criminal justice system “must be dismantled,” and openly advocated for pro-abortion policies, among many other actions. 

Home Depot is one of the 15 retail giants on the ‘High Risk’ list. The woke company confronted workers about ‘white privilege, Christian privilege, heterosexual privilege, able-bodied privilege.’ (David McGlynn for Fox News Digital)

Fighting Back 

Unfortunately, the 51 companies mentioned throughout this article are just the tip of the iceberg. Numerous other important corporations are also actively undermining conservatives and/or discriminating against families or businesses who do not share their radical views.  

The 1792 Exchange outlined nearly 100 additional “High Risk” companies in its report, including some of the most powerful in the world, like Alphabet (the owners of Google), Disney, and Apple. 

How can conservatives push back against these businesses? 

The first step is to share instances of discrimination and reports like the one produced by the 1792 Exchange with like-minded friends and family. 

Bank of America and its CEO, Brian Moynihan, as well as many of the other banks that have been assigned a “High Risk” score by the 1792 Exchange have been some of the biggest supporters of the radical environmental, social, and governance (ESG) movement.

Conservatives should identify companies that offer similar products and services to those offered by businesses that discriminate and switch, whenever possible. If you can switch products or services, be sure to tell both the business you’re leaving and the new, non-discriminatory business why you’re making the change. 

If there aren’t any good alternatives, then send a letter to businesses that are engaging in discrimination to tell them that you’re considering leaving because of their actions. Companies don’t often receive letters like these, so they do have an impact. 

Finally, conservative lawmakers need to prioritize policies that reject ESG social credit scores and other systematic attempts meant to coerce companies into embracing leftist causes. The legislation proposed by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis earlier this month that would limit the use of ESG scores in banking is a great place to start. 

If conservatives don’t soon make a concerted effort to fight back against woke corporations, America could soon be transformed beyond repair. We simply cannot afford to wait any longer.  Source

Brothers and sisters in Christ, I consider this to be one of the most important posts on this blog site. If we are able to affect the bottom line of these mega-rich companies; we will get their attention. NOTHING makes these WOKE Empires sit up and take notice like seeing their bottom lines plummeting!