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- Matthew 4:18-22: Why Did They Follow Him?
- Is Dale Carnegie Biblical?; Compromise for God; Pagan Roots; Callimachus; Priests and Allegory; Israelite Welfare System; Lois Wilson
- Genesis 4:13: Did Cain Repent?
- Music in The Stand
- Why Did Jesus Tell Mary, "Mine Hour Is Not Yet Come" (John 2:4)?
- The Pagan Sailors' Religious Beliefs in Jonah 1
- Book Write-Up: The Abomination of Desolation in Biblical Eschatology
- Christian Actors
- "Take Away Our (Bent or Desire?) to Sinning"
- Book Write-Up: Young Man Luther, by Erik H. Erikson
- Church Write-Up: Romans 8:14-30 and Forgiveness
- Book Write-Up: Suicide of a Superpower, State of Emergency, Day of Reckoning (Patrick J. Buchanan)
- The Insulted Soldiers Hoax
- Book Write-Ups: Libido Dominandi, The Jewish Revolutionary Spirit (E. Michael Jones)
- Romans 7-8 and Review of Discerning Ethics
- Book Write-Up: Churchill, Hitler, and the Unnecessary War, by Patrick J. Buchanan
- Church Write-Up: Baptism and Love
- Book Write-Up: Republican Women, Divided We Stand
- Church Write-Up about Romans 5-6, Tension, and Witnessing, and Book Write-Up about the IVP Reformation Commentary on Joshua, Judges, and Ruth
- Book Write-Ups: Strike from Space, Ambush at Vladivostok (Phyllis Schlafly)
Category Archives: Alcoholism
I watched the 2014 movie, Ragamuffin, a couple of nights ago. Ragamuffin tells the story of award-winning Christian Contemporary musician Rich Mullins. It goes from his childhood, through his success and the time that he spent on a Native American … Continue reading
I’m reading a biography of Thomas Merton, a Trappist monk and a prolific author. The book is Michael Mott’s The Seven Mountains of Thomas Merton. On page 316, Mott quotes the following from one of Merton’s books, Thoughts in Solitude: … Continue reading
A thought has occurred to me more than once: according to my recollections, I had the “holiday blues” more often after I quit drinking, than I did before. I wonder why that was. Isn’t sobriety, after all, supposed to entail … Continue reading
Over the past year or so, I have told myself something to keep myself from drinking. There are seasons in my life in which I have to tell myself this more than once. The deal is this. There are things … Continue reading
I was watching some sermons yesterday. The first one was by Joel Osteen. The second was by Kenneth Copeland. And the third was by Charles Stanley. I liked the first two sermons. The third, however, troubled me immensely. Charles Stanley’s … Continue reading
On page 104 of The Final Days, Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein say: “Nixon’s inability to handle more than one drink was well known to his intimates. During campaigns he had wisely chosen not to touch alcohol. But now, on … Continue reading
My latest reading of Fawn Brodie’s Richard Nixon: The Shaping of His Character was about the Alger Hiss case. I won’t go into a lot of detail about that, but I will say that Brodie says some things that I … Continue reading
On page 1011 of Richard M. Nixon: A Life in Full, Conrad Black states: “The real problem had been the endless smearing of the president, the war of a thousand cuts over taxes, Cambodia, CREEP financing, dirty tricks, home improvements, … Continue reading