Monthly Archives: December 2012

Leaving 2012, and Entering 2013

We’re about to start a new year!  In this post, I’d like to review some of the things that I’ve done on this blog and in my life in the year 2012, as well as discuss what I’ll be doing … Continue reading

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Clear and Present Dangers 8

In my latest reading of M. Stanton Evans’ Clear and Present Dangers: A Conservative View of America’s Government (copyright 1975), I finished the chapter on health care, read the chapter on “The Population Scare”, and started the chapter on the … Continue reading

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Numbers 2: Focus, Unity, and Authority

In Numbers 2, the tribes of Israel surround and face the Tent of Meeting, which is God’s Tabernacle, protected by the Levites.  Each tribe has a leader. I thought about how much better I’d feel if I focused on God … Continue reading

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Blasphemy Against the Holy Spirit Revisited

Someone at church this morning asked me what I thought about the blasphemy against the Holy Spirit.  In the course of our conversation, he and I agreed that God doesn’t condemn or forsake people for being mad at God, for … Continue reading

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Clear and Present Dangers 7

In my latest reading of M. Stanton Evans’ Clear and Present Dangers: A Conservative View of America’s Government (copyright 1975), I read the chapters on education and inflation, and I started the chapter on health care.  I have three items. … Continue reading

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Clear and Present Dangers 6: Government Makes Matters Worse

In my latest reading of Clear and Present Dangers: A Conservative View of American Government (copyright 1975), M. Stanton Evans argues essentially that government intervention makes problems worse.  According to Evans, increasing the minimum wage discourages businesses from hiring African-American … Continue reading

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Psalm 109

Psalm 109 is often classified as an imprecatory Psalm, one of those Psalms in which the Psalmist calls down curses on his enemies.  But some scholars believe that the dramatic imprecations in Psalm 109:6-19 are a quotation of the Psalmist’s … Continue reading

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