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The Church of Sardis

The phrase about the “seven Spirits of God” has boggled the minds of many throughout history. And due to that many heretical doctrines have appeared on the scene. But to what is it meaning when it says, “…the seven Spirits which are before his throne”? you might be asking. And to Whom is it referring to?

Weekly Wisdoms

True worship should create God-intoxicated people.

Daily Bible Verse

We know that we live in him and he in us, because he has given us of his Spirit. 1 John 4:13 (Read all of 1 John 4) New International Version

THUNDER LOSE EARLY LEAD

Harlingen, Texas — the McAllen Thunder scored six runs in the first two innings but it was not enough as the Rio Grande Valley White Wings came back and defeated the Thunder 11-6 at Harlingen Field on Friday night.

TULLO FANS 11 IN LOSS TO COLTS

EDINBURG, Texas— Aaron Tullo allowed just one run in eight innings pitched with a season high 11 strike outs but the San Angelo Colts snuck by the Edinburg Roadrunners 3-2 Friday night at Edinburg Baseball Stadium.

Why is TxDOT spending money on the “Drink. Drive. Go to Jail.” campaign?

This campaign occurs leading up to and during Labor Day holiday, and is part of a national, coordinated impaired driving crackdown effort. From May through August in 2011, 366 people were killed in alcohol-related crashes. Also last year, seven people died in alcohol-related crashes during the Labor Day holiday period in Texas.

CONGRESSMAN RUBÉN HINOJOSA ANNOUNCES FEDERAL GRANT OF OVER $2 MILLION FOR EDINBURG’S SOUTH TEXAS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Congressman Rubén Hinojosa (D-TX-15) announced the Texas Department of Transportation through the Federal Aviation Administration awarded a grant of $2,484,820 to the South Texas International Airport at Edinburg for pavement improvements.

DPS Steps Up DWI Enforcement for Labor Day

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will increase DWI patrols from August 19 – September 5, which includes the Labor Day holiday weekend. DPS troopers will focus DWI patrols in high-risk locations at times when alcohol-related crashes are most frequent. The enhanced patrols that target impaired drivers are funded through a grant from the Texas Department of Transportation.

CBP Officers at the Hidalgo International Bridge Arrest a McAllen Man with a Variety of Drugs

HIDALGO, TEXAS—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers at the Hidalgo International Bridge arrested a man from McAllen, Texas with three different types of alleged narcotics on his person in connection with an alleged smuggling attempt.

Labor Day Holiday Impaired Driver Mobilization Campaign

The McAllen Police Department in partnership with the Texas Department of Transportation will be conducting Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) from Sunday August 19, 2012 till Wednesday September 5, 2012 in an effort to promote safe driving with its education and enforcement efforts. McAllen Police Department will have officers on regular and overtime status looking for drivers that are drinking alcohol and/or intoxicated while operating motor vehicles. The McAllen Police Department will have additional patrols out to enforce Driving While Intoxicated laws.

Harlingen police department news briefs 8-17-12

A 32 year old man charged for 2 counts of theft involving over $3,800 of household items; 2 men charged for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, s shot gun; A Pharr man and a woman charged for theft after shoplifting at Dillard’s; An 18 year old woman was charged for possession of marihuana and a pending municipal court arrest warrant; A 57 year old man charged for assault/family violence after assaulting his wife; A 22 year old San Benito man charged for evading arrest/detention and a pending municipal court arrest warrant.

TxDOT Draws Attention to Statewide Traffic Deaths

AUSTIN—Improving the safety of the traveling public is the number one goal of the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). Even though the number of people killed each year in traffic crashes in Texas has decreased by about 21percent since 2003, there still were on average 250 people killed every month in 2011.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers Stop Alleged Smuggling Attempt at the Border

Brownsville, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Veterans’ International Bridge intercepted a woman for alleged violations of immigration law. The United States citizen allegedly attempted to facilitate a Mexican citizen’s entry into the United States without valid entry documents.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers Seize Nearly $790,000 in Cocaine and Methamphetamine at Brownsville Port of Entry

Brownsville, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Brownsville International Bridges discovered cocaine and methamphetamine valued at over $789,000 in two separate enforcement actions.

Sales Tax Holiday/Tax-free Weekend

Texas shoppers get a break from state and local sales taxes on August 20, 21 and 22 – the state’s annual tax holiday. Lay-away plans can be used again this year to take advantage of the sales tax holiday.

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