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Actor Alec Baldwin, star of such blockbuster films as "The Hunt for Red October," "Glengarry GlenRoss," "Pearl Harbor" and "The Ghosts of Mississippi," was seen in tears by members of the press in New Mexico after a shooting on the set of his new movie "Rust" Thursday that left a cinematographer dead and its director wounded, multiple media outlets are reporting.
Fox News reported that authorities said Baldwin, 63, fired a prop gun on the movie set that killed cinemaphotographer Halyna Hutchins and wounded director Joel Souza. A spokesperson for Baldwin said the accident on the set involved a prop gun with blanks. A spokesperson for the local sheriff's department, Juan Rios, said detectives were "investigating how and what type of projective was discharged" from the gun.
No charges have been filed from the incident. Production on the film has been halted.
Many wrongly assume that God's presence has to do with judgment rather than blessing. Is God's presence good or bad? Both ... It's frightening in regard to judgment, "The idols of Egypt will totter at His presence" (Isa. 19:1, NKJV) but it's very good in relation to His presence in the life of a believer.
Although some have misrepresented His presence through weird behavior, there is nothing weird about experiencing the presence of God. In the midst of pain, there is relief. In the midst of suffering, there is sweet surrender. In the midst of fear, there is incredible joy. In the midst of uncertainty, there is a God who will never leave nor forsake. In the midst of confusion and chaos, there is stability and hope.
Spiritually Dead or Alive?
Although God is everywhere (what theologians call His omnipresence), there is a stark difference between a believer who is spiritually dry and dead and the one who is full of passion, desire and fire. The great devotional writer, Oswald Chambers, is a good example of this. He wrote these words before he received a mighty downpour of God's presence, "God used me during those years ... but I had no conscious communion with Him. The Bible was the dullest, most uninteresting book in existence."
Among all the other crises America is facing, we have a housing crisis. People bought land prior to the pandemic, but with skyrocketing prices, they can't afford to build homes. "Lumber prices have increased more than 180% since last spring," says end-times expert Michael Snyder. Homelessness has also increased dramatically, with huge encampments springing up in some of our largest metropolitan areas.
But another housing crisis looms even larger, Snyder says—the crisis of safety and knowing where is the safest place to live. "The No. 1 thing people need to look for, of course, the safest place to be is the center of God's will," he tells Dr. Steve Greene on a popular episode of Greenelines on the Charisma Podcast Network.
"We are in the end times; things are going to be dangerous; things are going to be crazy," he says. "And so people instinctively want to be somewhere safe, but the safest place is right in the middle of God's will. ... God doesn't always have the same plan for you that He has for me or someone else. So you need to pray and seek Him and ask for His will."
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