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- Matthew 4:18-22: Why Did They Follow Him?
- Why Did Jesus Tell Mary, "Mine Hour Is Not Yet Come" (John 2:4)?
- Tim Keller's Two Gospels?
- Did Adam and Eve Have the Holy Spirit?: "The Conflict of Adam and Eve with Satan"
- Bart Ehrman on Luke 3:22 and Anti-Adoptionism
- The Seating Arrangement at the Last Supper
- Chapters 38-39 of The Stand
- Genesis 3:3: Neither Shall Ye Touch the Fruit
- About Me
- George MacDonald on Witnessing, Atonement
- Morning Wire: China’s Socially Conservative Reasons for Banning Video Games
- FAIR: The Media Myth of ‘Once Prosperous’ and Democratic Venezuela Before Chávez
- Elder Platform for California
- Books Write-Up: Obadiah, Jonah and Micah; Letters for the Church; the Paradox of Sonship
- Common Dreams: Biden Applauded for Executive Order Targeting ‘Insidious’ Anti-Worker Practices
- Book Write-Up: The Path of Faith, by Brandon D. Crowe
- Glenn Greenwald: Questions About the FBI’s Role in 1/6 Are Mocked Because the FBI Shapes Liberal Corporate Media
- Books Write-Up: Worshiping with the Reformers; Understanding Gender Dysphoria
- Book Write-Up: Postmortem Opportunity, by James Beilby
- “The New War on Terror”
Monthly Archives: August 2008
I was so excited about Palin yesterday that I didn’t comment on the Democratic National Convention. Here are some points: 1. It had some really moving videos. I liked the one about Michelle Obama, in which her mom said that … Continue reading
While I’m on my Palin-kick, there are a few more things that I want to note. This post is about the environment. Those who were sitting on the edges of their seats waiting for my next Maccabees post, relax! I … Continue reading
I may have spoken a little hastily about Sarah Palin killing the Bridge to Nowhere. That’s technically true, but liberals and others are pointing out that there’s more nuance to the situation. Palin said in her speech today: “And I … Continue reading
I have Sean Hannity on right now, and Newt Gingrich commented on McCain’s choice for VP, Governor Sarah Palin of Alaska. I also read more about her in AP articles. I love this woman! Actually, in my last post, I … Continue reading
The AP has reported that John McCain has selected Alaska Governor Sarah Palin as his running mate. She is a solid conservative–pro-life, pro-marriage amendment, pro-fiscal restraint, and pro-drilling. Yet, she is balanced. She has crusaded against corruption, recognizes the dignity … Continue reading
II Maccabees 12 is a big Roman Catholic proof-text for purgatory. The Catechism of the Catholic Church defines purgatory as follows: “All who die in God’s grace and friendship, but still imperfectly purified, are indeed assured of their eternal salvation; … Continue reading
The Catholic Study Bible treats I Maccabees as a foil for the New Testament, especially in its treatment of the Gentiles. It states: “I Maccabees has importance also for the New Testament. Salvation is paralleled with Jewish national aspirations (1 … Continue reading
This post will be an example of James’ Thoughts and Ramblings, but it will have some good stuff. I promise. In II Kings 23:29, the righteous king Josiah is killed by Pharaoh Neco of Egypt. The Chronicler had a problem … Continue reading
The Democratic National Convention starts tonight in Denver. I said in my post, It’s My Blog’s Birthday!, that the Democratic conventions don’t thrill me as much as the Republican ones. I’m sure this puzzles a lot of people, including yours … Continue reading