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John 17:17 Sanctify them through thy truth: thy word is truth.
Live interview - KMOX AM 1120, with Charlie Brennan at top of hour
A field outside Troy. It looks like this field will be knee high by the 4th of July.
John 16:33 I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: ...; I have overcome the world.
Luke 11:9 And I say unto you, Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you.
: Today in 1959, the 463rd Tactical Carrier Wing at Sewart AFB, Tenn., received the first C-130B.
John 15:13 Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.
Attending a hearing on prescription drug abuse and what if any should be the federal government's response
: For 238 years, our US Army has been "rolling along" to protect our freedoms. Happy 238th birthday to the United States …
Psalm 90:12 So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom.
: Tonight: I'm playing in the Congressional Baseball Game for Charity. Off the field, we're scoring
John 14:6 Jesus answered, "I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the father except through me.
House GOP passed a student loan fix, just like POTUS asked ->
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Psalm 127:1 Except the Lord build the house, they labor in vain that build it: except the Lord keep the city, the watchman wakes but in vain
: RT @
: There's a lot of
coming out of the U.S.
Psalm 145:4 One generation shall praise thy works to another, and shall declare thy mighty acts.
Met with the Russell-Allison-Ambraw Levee District earlier, along with State Sen Dale Righter & State Rep David Reis.
On my way to a meeting in Lawrenceville. Stopped at the MacDonald's in Flora and was treated to words of wisdom by the morning coffee group
Proverbs 8:36 But he that sinneth against me wrongeth his own soul: all them that hate me love death.
Psalm 73:17 Until I went to the sanctuary of God; then understood I their end.
Just left the wake for Rosalie Davis. She was one of my first supporters years ago. She made political involvement honorable.
Daniel 3:18 But if not, be it known unto thee, O King that we will not serve thy gods, nor worship the golden image which thou hast set up.
Congrats to my friend @
, now the longest serving congressman in US history! 20,997 days of service for the people of Michigan.
LIVE INTERVIEW: WJPF AM 1340, Carterville, with Tom Miller
: Just great. Swallows at Hanford building nests with nuke-contaminated mud.
Psalm 18:46 The Lord liveth; and blessed be my rock; and let the God of my salvation be exalted.
Today we remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice 69 years ago in Normandy.
John 11:43 When He had said these things, He cried out with a loud voice "Lazarus, come out."
Yucca Mtn is the law. We don't need other options for spent nuclear fuel, POTUS needs to allow Yucca to move forward.
Students from Arthur Christian School at my office for a Capitol Tour. For tours in DC visit
John 11:25 Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believes in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live:
Ecclesiastes 12:13 Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God and keep his commandments; for this is the whole duty of man.
women are doing great work. I encourage you to
them at @
: In the news at 7: power outages linger, flooding in Alton, Rep. Shimkus discusses the IRS, and much more. Listen:
Ps37:4-5 Delight thyself in the Lord;and he shall give you the desires of your heart. Commit thy way unto the Lord;he shall bring it to pass
Ps34:19-20 Many are the afflictions of the righteous;the Lord delivers him out of them all.He keeps all his bones;not one of them is broken
: Fracking regulations OK'd, head to Quinn's desk
: Right now on
in MO & IL & across Midwest. Unbelievable images from ground & sky. Unbelievable no on…
Ecclesiastes 9:5 For the living know that they shall die:but the dead know nothing, neither have they any more reward;for they are forgotten
: About to take a bite w/ @
and Terry Wilson at the Horseradish Festival in Collinsville
Today I joined @
at the Wood River Refinery to talk about the benefits of
Like 1:43 And whence is this to me, that the mother of my Lord should come to me?
I joined 160+ of my colleagues sending a letter to POTUS asking him to get more involved in solving VA claims backlog
Coal mining jobs that are not in a coal mine. I enjoyed my visit to Magnum Steel Works of Mt Vernon.
: Despite the weekend rains, planting progress continues to chug along as we hear in this weekly crop report. State... htt…
John 8:56 Your father Abraham rejoiced to see my day: and he saw it, and was glad.
Spent this evening at the beautiful Wildey Theater in Edwardsville. We were honoring Gary Niebur's 20 years as mayor and 8 as alderman.
John 8:31-32 If you continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed; And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.
I attended the Collinsville Township meeting tonight. They recognized my mom for 20 years of service. Way to go mom.
I'll be holding Open Office Hours on Thurs from 1:00-2:30 p.m. at Flora City Hall. Call my Effingham office at (217) 347-7947 to schedule.
John 8:11 She said, No man, Lord. And Jesus said unto her. Neither do I condemn thee: go, and sin no more.
video for the fallen & their families:
God bless and keep them.
Today, we honor the men and women who gave all to defend the freedoms we enjoy. Thank you, not just today but every day.
Psalm 27:1 The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the Lord is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?
John 3:17 For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.
Isaiah 6:8 Also I heard the voice of the Lord, saying, Whom shall I send, and who will go for us? Then said I, Here am I; send me.
Psalm 132:13 For the Lord hath chosen Zion; he hath desired it for his habitation
Were you or your organization affected by the IRS's political discrimination? Share your story with @
Luke 23:25 he released unto who for sedition and murder was cast into prison, whom they had desired, but he delivered Jesus to their will
to assemble care packages today. Thanks to all the volunteers who support our troops!
After 5 years its
the Keystone pipeline
On WRJM Charleston AM 1270 with Jared
Romans 10:17 So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.
Lois Lerner will invoke the Fifth Amendment tomorrow instead of answering questions about the
Contrary to his commitment to scientific integrity POTUS has put politics before science when it comes to
and all those affected
Luke 22:26 But ye shall not be so: but he that is greatest among you, let him be as the younger; and he that is chief, as he that doth serve
My thoughts & prayers are with all affected by tornadoes across the Midwest. Visit the @
to help & stay safe.
An interesting perspective on the IRS scandal from @
POTUS is blocking affordable energy & tens of 1000s of jobs. This week the House will vote on HR 3 to clear the roadblocks to
Psalm 128:1 Blessed is every one that feareth the Lord; that walketh in his ways.
Acts 2:21 And it shall come to pass, that whosoever shall call on the name of the Lord shall be saved.
Psalm 116:13 I will take the cup of salvation, and call upon the name of the Lord.
Have an idea to reform the complicate tax code? Share it with @
: Watch the W&M Committee Hearing on the
live streamed here at 9am:
Luke 20:25 And he said unto them, Render therefore unto Caeser the things which be Caesar's and unto God the things which be God's.
So is the Nuclear Waste Policy Act &
. Your admin continues to ignore that law. MT @
: It's. The. Law.
Later today the House will vote to repeal Obamacare. The law has led to the growing
of burdensome regs
Psalm 80:19 Turn us again, O Lord God of hosts, cause thy face to shine; and we shall be saved.
Thurs: Acting EPA Admin will testify in @
. How has EPA red tape impacted your family or business? Tweet @ me using
Luke 19:38 Saying, Blessed be the King that cometh in the name of the Lord: peace in heaven, and glory in the highest.
: Thankful Kermit
will be held accountable for his brutality, & praying for the lives lost & families affected b…
Luke 19:10 For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost.
Despite POTUS claims of lower costs,
will cost Illinois families 27%-61% more & small businesses 25% more.
: Yesterday, I spoke on Meet the Press on
. You can watch the video here:
Heading to Collinsville High School home of the Kahoks to speak to two freshman civic classes. Did I graduate CHS, in 1966, 1976, or 1986?
Luke 18:38 And he cried, saying Jesus, thou son of David, have mercy on me.
Happy Mother's Day to all of the moms! What are you doing today to honor your mother?
John 16:22 And ye now therefore have sorrow; but I will see you again, and your heart shall rejoice, and your joy no man taketh from you.
Psalm122:6-7 Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: they shall prosper that love thee. Peace be within thy walls and prosperity within thy palaces
IRS admitted to unfairly targeting conservatives for tax scrutiny from 2010-2012.
: Who did the editing?
Acts 1:11b...This same Jesus, which is taken up from you into heaven, shall so come in like manner as you have seen him go into heaven.
: Americans hold majority of US debt, ensuring Treasury can honor US debt obligations ensures Americans will be paid htt…
Luke 24:47 And that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name among all nations, beginning in Jerusalem.
My dad is a Korean War Veteran. Thank you dad for your service.
Attending the Address to the Joint Meeting of the United States Congress by Her Excellency Park Guen-Hye President of the Republic of Korea.
Luke 16:31 And he said unto him, If they hear not Moses and the prophets, neither will they be persuaded, though one rose from the dead.
Today is National Teacher Appreciation Day. RT to show your thanks for
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