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- Matthew 4:18-22: Why Did They Follow Him?
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- 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?
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- Book Write-Up: The Alchemy Thief, by R.A. Denny
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- 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: August 2014
At church this morning, the pastor said that the purpose of life is not to get rich, but to learn how to love. I do not always know how I, as an introvert, can love other people. One thing I … Continue reading
Heman’s sons sang and prophesied with musical instruments at the sanctuary. Psalm 88 is attributed to Heman. What catches a number of scholars’ attention is I Chronicles 24:4, which lists the sons of Heman: “Of Heman: the sons of Heman; … Continue reading
Amity Shlaes. The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression. HarperCollins, 2007. I enjoyed Amity Shlaes’ The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression. Whereas her biography of Calvin Coolidge was rather heavy, her prose in … Continue reading
T. Desmond Alexander. From Paradise to the Promised Land: An Introduction to the Pentateuch, Third Edition. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2012. See here for Baker’s page about this book. In From Paradise to the Promised Land, T. Desmond Alexander … Continue reading
A while back, I started following someone’s posts. She used to work for an abortion clinic, then she quit that line of work as she concluded that abortion was murder. What especially got on my nerves were her posts that … Continue reading
The defense of the faith (apologetics) along evidentiary or rational lines is not entirely without merit. It can serve a certain negative role, as in the way historical Jesus research can rule-out patently false postulates. To use Sarah Coakley’s examples, Thus,…
I am going through the Book of Jonah for my daily quiet time. In my reading this morning, something puzzled me, but I was unable to articulate why it was puzzling me. I had a hard time formulating my question, … Continue reading
Frank Peretti writes Christian fiction. Some have called him the Christian Stephen King because he has written Christian horror, plots that have demons or monsters. There are times when his work does not have those things, though. I think of … Continue reading
I have three items for my write-up on this morning’s church service. 1. During the children’s part of the service, the pastor and his puppet, Jake, were addressing what Christians can do in response to the problems in the world. … Continue reading