Monthly Archives: February 2017

Book Write-Up: Bread of Angels, by Tessa Afshar

Tessa Afshar.  Bread of Angels.  Tyndale House Publishers, 2017.  See here to purchase the book. Bread of Angels concerns the events of Acts 16.  In Acts 16, we meet Lydia, who sold purple.  Lydia was a worshiper of God, probably … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Clash of Kingdoms, by Charles Dyer and Mark Tobey

Charles Dyer and Mark Tobey.  Clash of Kingdoms: What the Bible Says About Russia, Isis, Iran, and the End Times.  Nashville: Nelson Books, 2017.  See here to purchase the book. Charles Dyer is an associate pastor and a Bible professor … Continue reading

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Current Events Write-Up: Trade, Milo, Media, Health Care, DeVos, Alan Colmes, the Progressive Pro-Lifers, and More

Time for my weekly Current Events Write-Up, in which I link to news and opinion pieces and comment on them. Dallas News: The first casualties of Trump’s trade wars are Texas cattle ranchers, by Richard Parker. “Free trade” has its … Continue reading

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Richard Burridge on the Gospels as Biographies

Originally posted on The Jesus Memoirs:
Richard Burridge’s What are the Gospels: A Comparison with Graeco-Roman Biography (Cambridge University Press, 1992) is probably the main reason why the majority opinion of New Testament scholars think that the Gospels were ancient bibliographies.…

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Book Write-Up: Angels—-God’s Supernatural Agents, by Ed Rocha

Ed Rocha.  Angels—God’s Supernatural Agents: Biblical Insights and True Stories of Angelic Encounters.  Minneapolis: Chosen, 2017.  See here to purchase the book. The “About the Author” section on Amazon states:”Ed Rocha has a theology degree from International Bible Institute of … Continue reading

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Church Write-Up: Was Melchizedek Jesus?

For church last Sunday, I watched John MacArthur’s service on the Internet, then I watched the service of the church that I normally attend.  It was supposed to rain last Sunday morning, so I stayed home.  But it turned out … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Original Blessing, by Danielle Shroyer

Danielle Shroyer.  Original Blessing: Putting Sin In Its Rightful Place.  Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2016.  See here to purchase the book. The “About the Author” page on Amazon says: “Danielle Shroyer is a sought-after speaker, respected pastor, and a founding member … Continue reading

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