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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...

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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.


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

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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?"   

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

 


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.

 


PlainTruthToday Broadcast: Tucker Carlson- America is on the Verge of a Dictatorship

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Foreword by Bob Barney, as in my podcast on Tucker Carlson last week  Tucker Carlson right now is THE ONLY mainstream media host that is actually speaking The Plain Truth about America's fall into dictatorship. I want everyone to be on the lookout for someone mentioning the phrase "crossing the Rubicon," because we are at the verge of fulfilling it. To cross the Rubicon is a metaphor which means to take an irrevocable step that commits one to a specific course. When Julius Caesar was about to cross the tiny Rubicon River in 49 B.C.E., he quoted from a play by Menander to say "anerriphtho kybos!" or "let the die be cast" in Greek. But what kind of die was Caesar casting and what decision was he making?

You see, like America, before Rome was an Empire, it was a Republic. Julius Caesar was a general of an army of the Republic, based in the north of what is now Northern Italy. He expanded the borders of the Republic into modern France, Spain, and Britain, making him a popular leader. His popularity, however, led to tensions with other powerful Roman leaders. Having successfully led his troops in the north, Julius Caesar became governor of Gaul, part of modern-day France. But his ambitions were not satisfied. He wanted to enter Rome itself at the head of an army. Such as act was forbidden by law. But Caesar, like Joe Biden and company, was a lawless tyrant. 

When Julius Caesar led his troops from Gaul in January of 49 B.C.E., he paused.  As he debated whether or not to cross the Rubicon, a river separating Cisalpine Gaul—the piece of land where Italy joins the mainland and at the time inhabited by Celts (part of The Lost Tribes of Israel!)—from the Italian peninsula. When he was making this decision, Caesar was contemplating committing a heinous crime.

The Die Is Cast

The Roman historian Plutarch reported that at this critical moment of decision Caesar declared in Greek and in a loud voice, "let the die be cast!" and then led his troops across the river. Plutarch renders the phrase in Latin, of course, as "alea iacta est" or "iacta alea est." A die is simply one of a pair of dice. Even in Roman times, gambling games with dice were popular. Remember the soldiers crucifying Christ cast dice for his cloths.)  Just as it is today, once you've cast (or thrown) the dice, your fate is decided. When Julius Caesar crossed the Rubicon, he started a five-year Roman civil war. At the war's end, Julius Caesar was declared dictator for life. As dictator, Caesar presided over the end of the Roman Republic and the start of the Roman Empire. Upon Julius Caesar's death, his adopted son Augustus became Rome's first emperor. The Roman Empire started in 31 B.C.E. and lasted until 476 C.E.

Therefore, by crossing the Rubicon into Gaul and starting the war, Caesar threw the dice, not only sealing his own political future but effectively ending the Roman Republic and beginning the Roman Empire and the end of freedom! He is the Father of the Beast of Revelation, and as God plainly tells us, The Beast is a revived Holy Roman Empire!

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Why is January 1st New Year's Day? Thank the Romans and the Pope!

By Bob Barney

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Most nations around the world hold that the New Year begins on January 1.  This wasn’t always the case. In fact, for centuries, other dates marked the start of the calendar, including March 21 (The spring Equinox- which, according to God's Calendar, is the true New Year's Day!) and December 25. So how did January 1 become New Year’s Day? Well, you can thank the pagan Romans first, and the equally pagan Catholic Church next!

The first mention of using this date goes back to the Roman king Numa Pompilius. According to tradition, during his reign (c. 715–673 BC) Numa revised the Roman republican calendar so that January replaced March as the first month. Notice, even at this time, the entire world was still following Go's calendar, with March being the New Year!  It took the evolution of paganism (Satanism) to replace God's true calendar with that of pagan gods... It was a fitting choice, since January was named after Janus, the Roman god of all beginnings, March celebrated Mars, the god of war. (Some sources claim that Numa also created the month of January.) However, there is evidence that January 1 was not made the official start of the Roman year until 153 BC.

In 46 BC,  Julius Caesar introduced more changes, though the Julian calendar, as it became known, retained January 1 as the year’s opening date. With the expansion of the Roman Empire, the use of the Julian calendar also spread. However, following the fall of Rome in the 5th century CE, many Christian countries altered the calendar so that it was more reflective of their religion, and March 25 (the Feast of the Annunciation) and December 25 (Christmas) became common New Year’s Days. They chose March 25th, because that calendar was off by 4 days a year.  They had the equinox on March 25th, and the winter solstice (now Dec 21st) on December 25th.

In designing his new calendar, Caesar enlisted the aid of the Alexandrian astronomer, Sosigenes, who advised him to do away with the lunar calendar and follow the solar year, as did the Egyptians. The year was calculated to be 365 and 1/4 days, and Caesar added 67 days to 46 B.C., making 45 B.C. begin on January 1, rather than in March. He also decreed that every four years a day be added to February, thus theoretically keeping his calendar from falling out of step. Shortly after Caesar was assassinated in 44 B.C., Mark Anthony changed the name of the month Quintilis to Julius (July) to honor him. Later, the month of Sextilis was renamed Augustus (August) after his successor.

The true Christian Church, that was founded by Jesus and the Apostles frowned upon these pagan rituals, and that church stayed with the TRUE CALENDAR ordained by God!  A great false Christian Church, which started in Rome, was a pagan church, originally worshippers of the God Mythra!  This false church created the ecclesiastical calendar that we follow today. Scholars know that Jesus wasn't born in December, even the Biblical account of shepherds watching over their flocks in the fields – which would not have happened in winter – make a winter birth unlikely. But celebrating Jesus' birth during the time of the existing pagan celebration of the solstice was convenient and the Church usurped the holiday.

It later became clear that the Julian calendar required additional changes due to a 4-day miscalculation concerning leap years. The cumulative effect of this error over the course of several centuries caused various events to take place in the wrong season. It also created problems when determining the date of pagan Easter. Thus, Pope Gregory XIII introduced a revised calendar in 1582. In addition to solving the issue with leap years, the Gregorian calendar restored January 1 as the start of the New Year. While Italy, France, and Spain were among the countries that immediately accepted the new calendar, Protestant and Orthodox nations were slow to adopt it. Great Britain and its American colonies did not begin following the Gregorian calendar until 1752. Before then they celebrated New Year’s Day on March 25.

Over time non-Christian countries also began to use the Gregorian calendar. China (1912) is a notable example, though it continued to celebrate the Chinese New Year according to a lunar calendar. In fact, many countries that follow the Gregorian calendar also have other traditional or religious calendars. Some nations never adopted the Gregorian calendar and thus start the year on dates other than January 1. Ethiopia, for example, celebrates its New Year (known as Enkutatash) in September.

So, this is why January 1 is the New Year!   Once again, the so-called modern world continues to follow the traditions of the pagan world of antiquity...think about that...

 

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Christmas history in America

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Christmas history in America: see also Santa Claus in America

 

In the early 17th century, a wave of religious reform changed the way Christmas was celebrated in Europe. When Oliver Cromwell and his Puritan forces took over England in 1645, they vowed to rid England of decadence and, as part of their effort, cancelled Christmas. By popular demand, Charles II was restored to the throne and, with him, came the return of the popular holiday. 

The pilgrims, English separatists that came to America in 1620, were even more orthodox in their Puritan beliefs than Cromwell. As a result, Christmas was not a holiday in early America. From 1659 to 1681, the celebration of Christmas was actually outlawed in Boston. Anyone exhibiting the Christmas spirit was fined five shillings. By contrast, in the Jamestown settlement, Captain John Smith reported that Christmas was enjoyed by all and passed without incident.

After the American Revolution, English customs fell out of favor, including Christmas. In fact, Congress was in session on December 25, 1789, the first Christmas under America’s new constitution. Christmas wasn’t declared a federal holiday until June 26, 1870.

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Czech museum to return Beethoven manuscript saved from the Nazis to its rightful owners

A unique piece by Ludwig van Beethoven is finally set to be returned to the heirs of its original owners.
 
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A Ludwig van Beethoven's music manuscript, is seen in the Moravian Museum's collection in Brno, 30 November 2022   -   Copyright  Šálek Václav/CTK via AP
By Euronews with AP
 
A unique piece by Ludwig van Beethoven is finally set to be returned to the heirs of its original owners.

The manuscript ended up in the archives of the Moravian Museum in the Czech city of Brno to protect it from being stolen by the Nazis, as the Petscheks, once the richest family in pre-World War II Czechoslovakia, fled the country to escape the Holocaust.

The museum kept the autograph of the 4th movement of the string quartet in B-flat Major, op. 130 — a highly valued late quartet by the German composer — in its collections for more than 80 years.

Now, a local restitution law on the property stolen by the Nazis is making the return possible.

For the first time, the Moravian Museum curators have put the score on display for five days before it is set to be handed over to the Petschek family.

"The item itself has a fascinating collecting story," says curator Simona Sindlarova. "The whole story reflects the history of Central Europe in the last 200 years."

High-stakes lie to Nazis works, saves the manuscript

Details about how the family, whose wealth came mainly from the mining industry and business in the banking sector, acquired the piece after the Great War are unknown.

Beethoven composed the six-movement quartet in 1825-26, as part of his work on a series of late quartets commissioned by Russian Prince Nicholas Galitzin.

It premiered in March 1826 in Vienna's Musikverein.

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