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- Matthew 4:18-22: Why Did They Follow Him?
- The Seating Arrangement at the Last Supper
- Book Write-Up: Winner Is: The Truth
- Book Write-Up: Among the Gods, by Lynn Austin
- Why Did Jesus Tell Mary, "Mine Hour Is Not Yet Come" (John 2:4)?
- A Contradiction in Stephen King's IT
- Is Dale Carnegie Biblical?; Compromise for God; Pagan Roots; Callimachus; Priests and Allegory; Israelite Welfare System; Lois Wilson
- The Martyrdom of Zechariah in Rabbinic Literature and Matthew 23:35
- God’s New Year’s Resolution: Removing the Big Fat “But” Between Us and God
- Scrooge v. Ghost of Christmas Present on the Sabbath
- Book Write-Up: But What About God’s Wrath?
- Church Write-Up: Jonah 4
- Book Write-Up: The Martin Luther King Story, by James D. Bales
- Church Write-Up: Jonah’s Message
- God’s absence — Triablogue
- Church Write-Up: Jonah and the Ninevites
- Book Write-Up: It’s Very Simple, by Alan Stang
- Church Write-Up: Jonah, Part 2
- Church Write-Up: Jonah, Part 1
- Book Write-Up: Myths and Mistakes in New Testament Textual Criticism
Monthly Archives: December 2018
At the LCMS church, the service was lessons and carols. We did not have an actual sermon, but an allusion to Philippians 1:6 encouraged me: He who began a good work in you will see it to completion until the … Continue reading
Holland C. Kirbo. Flame in the Night. Illadian Publishing, 2018. See here to buy the book. Flame in the Night is the first book of the “Legends of Aewyr” fantasy series. Lakyn is the protagonist of this book. Her family … Continue reading
Did Jesus “Sort” People? According to a mainline Protestant pastor, writing a guest column in a local newspaper, there is “overwhelming evidence” that Jesus did not require faith statements from individuals. The essay is pointedly against “sorting” people—even within churches. … Continue reading
Does the Holy Spirit Make You a Moral Superhero?
https://selfwire.org/article/doubtIn this article, Maxwell makes some good points. That said:i) Losing confidence in Christianity ought to erode confidence in values generally. Indeed, the logical link between faith and value is a reason to maintain commitment to Christianity. ii) Especially if … Continue reading
A frequent line of argument by scholars and others attempting to “prove” the historicity of a Jesus behind the gospel narratives is to focus on biblical passages pointing to the “humanity” of Jesus, and sometimes his geographical and temporal location. … Continue reading
Originally posted on theoutwardquest:
It is time to finish up with Hillel Millgram’s The Elijah Enigma. In a postscript to the book, he talks about the myth of Elijah that continued in Judaism. This had already started before Kings was…