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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)?
- Exodus 22:2-3 and Self-Defense
- Book Write-Up: Among the Gods, by Lynn Austin
- Peck Knew More Than Kathy About God: On What Basis?
- John 21: Jesus Encourages (Not Rebukes) Peter
- Carson on Agape and Some Word Fallacies
- Deuteronomy 24:4: Why Was the Ex-Wife Defiled?
- Your Father Was an Amorite
- The Death Penalty
- The New American on Pro-Life Laws and Keri Lake
- Tucker’s 5/17/2022 Monologue
- The Z Man: The Party’s Over
- David Cole on the Absurdity of WaPo “Fact-Checking” and the Woke “Words Kill” Meme
- FAIR: What You Should Really Know About Ukraine
- 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
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Monthly Archives: September 2014
Book Write-Up: Return to Me, by Lynn Austin
Lynn Austin. Return to Me. Minneapolis: Bethany House, 2013. Return to Me is the first book of Lynn Austin’s Restoration Chronicles. It is Christian historical fiction about the return of the Jews from Babylonian exile in the sixth century B.C.E., … Continue reading
Posted in Bible, Religion Tagged Austin, Lynn Austin, the Samaritans 2 Comments
Which Takes Priority: Faith or Political Affiliation?
I was reading a blog post recently that was arguing that the white evangelical community is itself post-evangelical. Whereas previous generations of evangelicals looked to commitment to biblical authority and sharing the faith as identity markers, nowadays a number of … Continue reading
Posted in Political Philosophy, Politics, Religion 1 Comment
New Seasons and Comfort TV
Well, some new TV seasons started last night! We watched all of season 3 of Once Upon a Time recently, so we were ready for the start of Season 4 last night. And we watched the hour-long episode of Family … Continue reading
Posted in Television Tagged comfort food, desperate housewives, Once Upon a Time 1 Comment
Can We Over-Emphasize God’s Love?
Can we over-emphasize God’s love? I was thinking about that as I was trying to sleep last night. Some think that we can. We can use God’s love as an excuse, to convince ourselves that we can sin and still … Continue reading
Working in the Vineyard
At church this morning, the pastor preached about Matthew 21:28-32, in which Jesus tells the story of two sons. The father told one son to work in the vineyard, and the son said no but later changed his mind and … Continue reading
the books I didn’t read
I Chronicles 29
In I Chronicles 29, King David encourages leaders in Israel to support his successor, Solomon, in the task of constructing the Temple, and to donate materials to the project, as David did. I generally listen to sermons about the chapter … Continue reading
Posted in Bible, I Chronicles, Religion, Weekly Quiet Time 1 Comment
Defending #ClassicalTheism One Tweet at a Time
Originally posted on Reformedish:
I just finished John W. Cooper’s masterful work Panentheism: The Other God of the Philosophers yesterday. It’s often charged that ‘classical theism’, the Augustinian tradition of theological reflection held broadly across Catholic, Lutheran, and Reformed traditions, is…
Mesothelioma Awareness Day
Today is Mesothelioma Awareness Day. According to Dr. Howard West, “Mesothelioma is an aggressive cancer affecting the membrane lining of the lungs and abdomen.” Dr. West states that “The primary cause and risk factor for mesothelioma is exposure to asbestos.” … Continue reading