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“The End of Everything,” with Victor Davis Hanson

 

4 case studies on defeated and annihilated civilizations have brought VDH to seeing a typology of value to help predict what may be coming for us all. Can the unimaginable happen? Nuclear, bio, chemical and AI are discussed, and that question of the unimaginable is answered as to how wars lead to annihilation.

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Kennedy's Assassination - Watergate - The Trump Trials - What They Have in Common

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After JFK's assassination, 87% of Americans believed Oswald was the sole shooter. What happened? Bob Barney Explains the Deep State connection to the three events and the war on America by the Government.

 Kennedy's Death Watergate and Trump Connection

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Just Where did the Lost Ten Tribes End Up? Where Are They Today?

 

In today's broadcast, Bob Barney introduces a series of old videos, showing what happened to ancient Israel and the lost Ten Tribes. Most feel today that the Jewish people are Israel, yet the Bible never calls the Jewish nation Israel; the Bible calls their nation Judah.  Israel only refers to where the tribe of Joseph lived.  This is an eye-opening series of videos and stories this week on The Plain Truth that will surprise many.  If you study the information presented, I think you will at least have to ask yourself, "why wasn't this ever taught to me in school?"  

 

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Bob Barney: Just where did the Lost Ten Tribes end up

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Why you need to know where today's Nations have come from and who these people really are

The Plain Truth Will Surprise you!

Today's broadcast is so very informative and a topic that not a lot of people know about. The pages of the Bible come alive through educational broadcasts such as this one and we hope you will share this with those people in your life that want to the know The Plain Truth!

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Just Who are the nations of the world today according to the Bible

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The CIA and the Weather Underground

Today's broadcast features a very informative short video that broadens the scope of what Bob Barney had spoken about in yesterday's featured podcast about the CIA, the Dohrn's and The Weather Underground. Highlighted in this video is Bernadine Dohrn. We invite you to visit The Plain Truth's Podcasts each day and our Message Board where we have interesting discussions on the topics of the day.

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Why was Christmas Banned in America?

Why was Christmas Banned in America?

It may seem like Christmas has always been celebrated in the United States, but that's not the case. In fact, Christmas was banned in America for several decades by Christians themselves. Most Americans today are unaware that Christmas was banned in Boston from 1659 to 1681. The original war on Christmas was waged during the sixteenth and seventeenth century by Puritans, or Protestant Christians who believed that people needed strict rules to be religious and that any kind of merrymaking was sinful. Shocking as it sounds, Christians in both America and England helped pass laws making it illegal to observe Christmas, believing it was an insult to God to honor a day associated with ancient paganism.


Let's Get Christ OUT of Christmas - He Doesn't Belong There!

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Bob Barney briefly explains in this broadcast the origins, traditions, and the practices of Christmas which are unmistakably pagan and outside of the biblical faith. It challenges the common view that Christmas was and is a Christian celebration and calls for a biblical perspective...

 Listen to Bob Barney, "Lets take Christ OUT of Christmas".

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The Traditions of Glastonbury by E Raymond Capt

The silent years of Jesus between 12 and 30 and an examination of the historical records concerning Joseph of Arimathea the great uncle of Jesus as a provincial Roman Senator and metal merchant. It was rumored that he owned many of the merchant ships that came to England from Rome and Phoenicia to barter for metal and other goods. Did Jesus accompany his uncle to this isle of the west? Mr. Capt reveals that there is substantial evidence to support that he did.

 

EXCERPT: One day a small boat from one of the large merchant ships anchored in the Bristol Channel tied up at the causeway of the Lake Village. A bearded man and a slim young boy in his early teens stepped ashore. They were no strangers to the villagers who crowded around to welcome them. The merchant had been coming by their village for many years on his way to the lead mines of the Mendip Hills. It was known that he held a very important position in the powerful Roman government and carried the title "Nobilus Decurio". It was rumored that he owned many of the merchant ships that came to these Isle of the West from Rome and Phoenicia to barter for metal and other goods.


The auburn-haired lad was also known. He had accompanied His uncle on a prior visit staying at the village and exploring the surrounding territory while His uncle conducted his business at the nearby Mendip lead mines. But this time a woman perhaps in her early thirties was with them. As the boy helped the woman ashore the crew proceeded to unload various sized chests and sacks obviously belonging to them. Accommodations were soon found and the baggage was carried to one of the tiny huts facing the estuary.


In the weeks that followed the merchant, and the boy constructed a wattle hut similar to those of the village on a nearby island. The site they chose was at the base of a hill from which ran a spring of fresh water. Hawthorne and oak trees dotted the landscape. Small game and fish were in abundance and the marshy fertile shores promised bountiful crops. When the hut was finished the woman and the boy moved from the village to their new home. The merchant and his men sailed away.
Jesus and His mother Mary were alone . . .


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The 12 Tribes Of Israel - What Happened to Them? E Raymond Capt

At first glance, one might think E. Raymond Capt must be an ordained minister. He quotes chapters and verses from the Scriptures and talks about Bible characters in a flowing narrative which would credit any pulpit. What he’s been, for over forty years, though, is a practicing archaeologist - not always digging to unearth ancient remains, but in recent years, sifting through known archaeological findings to shed new light on the history of the Bible.

Capt holds a Master of Arts degree in Christian History and Biblical Archaeology from Covenant College, Lake Wales, Florida, and California State teaching credentials in Biblical Archaeology and History. He is also a member of the Archaeological Institute of America. In addition to writing, Capt has produced and presents slide and film lectures on Biblical Archaeology. These have been enjoyed by clubs, churches, and schools in many states and in Great Britain.

In 1972, Capt was elected a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, and in 1976 received an honorary Doctorate of Literature (Doctor Literarum Honoris Causa) from the Accademia Testina Per Le Scienze, (established A.D. 450) Pescara, Italy.


The Modern Romans - The Original Broadcast by Garner Ted Armstrong

This is an original broadcast, about the book "Are we the modern Romans" by Garner Ted Armstrong more than 45 years ago!  Pretty up to the minute to end our series on America being compared to Ancient Rome...

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Are we the Modern Romans? Part 3

A three-part broadcast on the fate of The United States as compared to the Roman Empire by Bob Barney...

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 To Roman citizens living in the glitter of empire — enjoying an explosive frenzy of building, with huge cities, bejeweled with rising marble columns, with paved, pleasant tree-lined avenues and rushing fountains; seeing the victory parades through triumphal arches of yet additional conquests; hearing of the exploits of this or that great general — Rome was impregnable. She was the world — and the world was Rome.
   To speculate for one brief moment that all this could soon collapse — that the ravages of wars, taxation, mounting crime, race riots, subversion from within, political assassinations, natural disasters and public apathy would one day bring Rome to utter collapse and ruin, was not only unimaginable to them — it was folly to the heights of idiocy.
   And to millions of American and British people today — the thought that America and Britain could suffer a similar fate — though with more modern consequences — seems equally ludicrous.
   But Rome fell. 

Bob Barney-- Modern Romans Part 3


Are we the Modern Romans? Part 2

A three-part broadcast on the fate of The United States as compared to the Roman Empire by Bob Barney.

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 To Roman citizens living in the glitter of empire — enjoying an explosive frenzy of building, with huge cities, bejeweled with rising marble columns, with paved, pleasant tree-lined avenues and rushing fountains; seeing the victory parades through triumphal arches of yet additional conquests; hearing of the exploits of this or that great general — Rome was impregnable. She was the world — and the world was Rome.
   To speculate for one brief moment that all this could soon collapse — that the ravages of wars, taxation, mounting crime, race riots, subversion from within, political assassinations, natural disasters and public apathy would one day bring Rome to utter collapse and ruin, was not only unimaginable to them — it was folly to the heights of idiocy.
   And to millions of American and British people today — the thought that America and Britain could suffer a similar fate — though with more modern consequences — seems equally ludicrous.
   But Rome fell. 

Bob Barney--- Modern Romans Part 2

 


Are we the Modern Romans? Part 1

Today begins a three - part broadcast on the fate of The United States as compared to the Roman Empire by Bob Barney...

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 To Roman citizens living in the glitter of empire — enjoying an explosive frenzy of building, with huge cities, bejeweled with rising marble columns, with paved, pleasant tree-lined avenues and rushing fountains; seeing the victory parades through triumphal arches of yet additional conquests; hearing of the exploits of this or that great general — Rome was impregnable. She was the world — and the world was Rome.
   To speculate for one brief moment that all this could soon collapse — that the ravages of wars, taxation, mounting crime, race riots, subversion from within, political assassinations, natural disasters and public apathy would one day bring Rome to utter collapse and ruin, was not only unimaginable to them — it was folly to the heights of idiocy.
   And to millions of American and British people today — the thought that America and Britain could suffer a similar fate — though with more modern consequences — seems equally ludicrous.
   But Rome fell. 

Bob Barney-- Modern Romans Part 1

 


God's Hand in American History-Part 5 The Rest of the stories!

Miracles in American History-Vol ONE (10min CTVN episodes)


God's Hand in American History, Part 4 - Star Spangled Banner, Valley Forge, Sgt York and Carver's answered prayer

 Introduction by Bob Barney to today's Video Broadcast

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Writing of the Star-Spangled Banner + In God We Trust

Valley Forge -Survival of American Army in Winter

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George Washington Carver's Answered Prayer

 


Bob Barney: When God Literally Saved America

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There was a phrase in the 1840’s that was bandied about in Europe: “A special Providence watches over children, drunkards and the United States.” While the comment was undoubtedly meant to be derogatory toward the then-young nation, there is no doubting that there was some truth to it. American history is littered with truly bizarre moments where the U.S. has managed the impossible. Whether because an accomplished enemy suddenly made a rookie mistake, an American got lucky or the weather itself interfered, the United States certainly has some colorful stories that cannot be read as anything less than divine intervention. Bob Barney discusses this on today's broadcast...

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God's Hand in American History

 


Thanksgiving – America’s Religious Holiday ~ Audio by the late Phyllis Schlafly

Image result for Thanksgiving to the LordThanksgiving is a unique American religious holiday. The Thanksgiving Proclamation signed by President George Washington was the first official presidential proclamation ever issued by the United States. Here is a quote from George Washington’s Proclamation: “Whereas it is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to be grateful for His benefits, and humbly to implore His protection and favor; and Whereas both Houses of Congress have, by their joint committee, requested me to recommend to the people of the United States a day of public thanksgiving and prayer, to be observed by acknowledging with grateful hearts the many and signal favors of Almighty God. … Now, therefore, I do assign Thursday the 26th day of November next, that we may all unite in rendering unto Him our sincere and humble thanks for His kind care and protection of the people of this country. …”

There is a portion of Abraham Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation: “It has seemed to me fit and proper that God should be solemnly, reverently and gratefully acknowledged … by the whole American people.  I do therefore invite my fellow citizens … to set apart and observe … a day of Thanksgiving and praise to our beneficent Father Who dwelleth in the heavens.”

Finally, here is a quote from the Thanksgiving Proclamation signed by President Ronald Reagan: “America has much for which to be thankful. … Let us recommit ourselves to that devotion to God and family that has played such an important role in making this a great Nation, and which will be needed as a source of strength if we are to remain a great people.”

America has prospered in freedom for more than two centuries and, yes indeed, America has so much for which to thank God on Thanksgiving Day.

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Rush Limbaugh Video - The True Story of Thanksgiving

Forward by Bob Barney

 

The true story of Thanksgiving has been obscured in most of the teachings over the decades and most likely you were taught incorrectly about what really happened just like I have been. Here’s the version you may find familiar:

 

The Pilgrims arrived here after an arduous trip across the Atlantic Ocean. They didn’t know where they were and were oblivious as to what to do when they got here. They basically had little to no possessions, and the Indians took pity on them. The Indians saw them, and the Indians saved them. The Indians taught ’em how to do things they didn’t know how to do, like grow food, catch beavers, stuff like that and the Pilgrims thanked them by growing a whole bunch of food and having this big feast. So, the story of Thanksgiving that is taught is basically how without the existence of the Native Americans, there wouldn’t be a country because the Pilgrims would have died. At least the Pilgrims were nice enough to pay the Indians back with a big Thanksgiving dinner.

 

That’s not at all what happened. It’s not even close to what happened.

 

Rush has the real story of Thanksgiving. Enjoy and have a beautiful and blessed day.