Top Posts & Pages
- Matthew 4:18-22: Why Did They Follow Him?
- Why Did Jesus Tell Mary, "Mine Hour Is Not Yet Come" (John 2:4)?
- Is Dale Carnegie Biblical?; Compromise for God; Pagan Roots; Callimachus; Priests and Allegory; Israelite Welfare System; Lois Wilson
- Scrooge v. Ghost of Christmas Present on the Sabbath
- Is Star Wars Demonic, and Should Christians See It?
- Genesis 3:22: Man Was Like One of Us
- The Church Fathers Wrestle with Jesus' Declaration of Ignorance (Matthew 24:36)
- Deuteronomy 24:4: Why Was the Ex-Wife Defiled?
- Psalm 119: Qoph
- John MacArthur on the American Revolution, Voting
- NYMAG: Joe Biden’s Big Squeeze
- Book Write-Up: The Alchemy Thief, by R.A. Denny
- Book Write-Ups: The Servant of the Lord and His Servant People; Reformation Commentary on John 13-21; Every Leaf, Line, and Letter
- The New American: Celebrate! Columbus “Divided History” and Deserves to be Defended, Not Upended
- 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
Monthly Archives: September 2008
Here are some other thoughts for the day: 1. Hasselbeck ‘really upset’. Elisabeth is thinking of leaving the View. She doesn’t like being ganged-up on. Come on! Here’s another disappointment. I wish more people on my side had guts. Sean … Continue reading
As I was saying, people don’t always act the way I want them to. Case in point: the current election. I had hopes for all of the candidates. Believe it or not, there have been times when I’ve actually liked … Continue reading
I’m trying to reach ninety posts for this month, so here we go! Maybe I’ll share some of my blues in the process. I was catching up on the Waltons yesterday, and I was reminded of how messy human relationships … Continue reading
Today is the Feast of Trumpets, or Rosh Hoshanah (“head of the year”). For my comments from last year’s Feast of Trumpets, see Feast of Trumpets 2007. There, I discuss the festival in the Hebrew Bible, Judaism, and Armstrongism. I’m … Continue reading
For a rough summary of the Book of Judith’s plot, see Faith and FAITH. I got a few thoughts about faith and wisdom in my Judith quiet time, which I finished last night: 1. The Ammonite Achior tells the Assyrian … Continue reading
Conservative Republicans and liberal Democrats in the House of Representatives have just killed the $700 billion bailout. This is not surprising, since representatives have said that they’ve received two types of calls from their constituents: “no” and “hell no.” On … Continue reading
For my daily quiet time, I’m reading the Book of Judith. In it, the Assyrian king Nebuchadnezzar sends his general Holofernes to invade Jerusalem. This occurs in 586 B.C.E, right after the Jews have returned from exile and rebuilt their … Continue reading
Today, I read Robert Doran’s “Jason’s Gymnasion,” Of Scribes and Scrolls, ed. Harold W. Attridge, John J. Collins, Thomas H. Tobin (Lanham: University Press of America, 1990) 99-109. Here is a quote about a change in education impacting the politeia: … Continue reading
This is a good AP article on the coming VP debate: Palin, Biden a lively pairing for veep debate. It says that some Democratic strategists are actually worried about Palin after seeing her 2006 gubernatorial debate, which is circulating on … Continue reading