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About retiredday

I am Michael D. Day, a regular, everyday guy -- retired. I stand for God-given freedom, which means I think for myself. I believe in being civil, because the Bible teaches that we should love our enemies. But I also believe in saying it how I see it, and explaining just why I see it that way, sort of like 2 Timothy 4:2.

Are You A Scientist?

Renowned scientific authority, Harrison Ford, recently addressed the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco saying, “stop giving power to people who don’t believe in science”.  And there you have the real story: Science isn’t something you are supposed to … Continue reading

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The Meaning Of Life

I was inspired to write these thoughts after reading Sam Freeze’s post, The Meaning of Life: Life” at https://furtherapproximation.wordpress.com/2018/08/10/the-meaning-of-life-1-life/  To discuss the meaning of life is laudable. It means you’re thinking, and that’s important because not too many folks seem … Continue reading

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IT’S A LIE!

Most of us don’t like to think we can be fooled or manipulated into believing a lie. We go prepared to dig into the facts when we do such things as buying a car, buying insurance or finding the best … Continue reading

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Death Penalty And The Pope

The Pope has announced the new official position of the Catholic Church on the death penalty.  Calling it an attack on the inherent dignity of all humans, the Catholic Church now teaches that the death penalty is not an acceptable … Continue reading

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My Steps Or His Steps?

When we think of our Christian “walk”, we might be tempted to focus on how well we see ourselves doing. Are we doing everything we should be doing? Could we be doing more? Could we be doing better?  While these … Continue reading

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Christian Zionism

On page 18 of the June 2018 issue of WORD FROM JERUSALEM,  ICEJ USA Director Susan Michael writes an easy-to-understand explanation of Christian Zionism. You can read the article at https://us.icej.org/word-jerusalem.  It certainly is worth thinking about.  

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Dove Wars

Doves are gentle things. Their cooing is restful and wistful. No wonder they are symbols of peace and love. But why must they build their nests above the entry-way to my home? Is nature’s housing so deficient that they must … Continue reading

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Talking “Politics”

There’s a tacit taboo that says, “Never discuss politics or religion in polite society.” I wish I knew who started that. I’d tell them they were wrong. First of all, as a Bible-believing Christian, there’s nothing I’d like to talk … Continue reading

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Will The Elect Be Deceived?

(Mark 13:22; 24:24)   Hosea 4:6 says, “My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge”.  “My people” refers to God’s people. If you consider yourself one of God’s people, then you certainly don’t want to remain ignorant, because that would … Continue reading

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Do Christians Condemn The LGTBQ Community?

(First published in 2015 under the title, “Why do you condemn us?”) I’ve heard a lot of people say that Christians condemn others who don’t share their Biblical morals. When issues such as same-sex marriage are debated, a common accusation … Continue reading

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