Category Archives: Bible

Vridar: Why did Luke trace Jesus’ genealogy through David’s son Nathan and not Solomon? (Part I)

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Book Write-Up: The Meaning of the Pentateuch, by John H. Sailhamer

John H. Sailhamer.  The Meaning of the Pentateuch: Revelation, Composition and Interpretation.  IVP Academic, 2009.  See here to purchase the book. The late John Sailhamer taught Old Testament at Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary in Brea, California. In the Meaning … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Christ among Other Gods, by Erwin Lutzer

Erwin Lutzer.  Christ among Other Gods: A Defense of Christ in an Age of Tolerance.  Moody: 1994, 2016.  See here to buy the book. Erwin Lutzer is senior pastor as Chicago’s Moody Church and a graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary … Continue reading

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Church Write-Up: Praying Anywhere, Romans 5:6

At church last Sunday, the pastor was continuing his series on prayer.  He said that people do not need to kneel and close their eyes when they pray, for they can pray anywhere, even while they are driving their car.  … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up (Loosely-Speaking): The Teaching of the Buddha

Teaching of the Buddha.  Tokyo: Bukkyo Dendo Kyokai, 1966, 1991.  Printed by Toppan Printing Co. I got this book at the Goodwill.  It contains Buddhist sayings from various Buddhist writings. I have long known about Buddhism.  I may have first … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Hope for the Same-Sex Attracted, by Ron Citlau

Ron Citlau.  Hope for the Same-Sex Attracted: Biblical Direction for Friends, Family Members, and Those Struggling with Homosexuality.  Bethany House, 2017.  See here to buy the book. Ron Citlau is a pastor.  He himself has struggled with same-sex attraction, and … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Salvation by Allegiance Alone

Matthew W. Bates.  Salvation by Allegiance Alone: Rethinking Faith, Works, and the Gospel of Jesus the King.  Baker Academic, 2017.  See here to purchase the book. Matthew W. Bates has a doctorate from the University of Notre Dame and teaches … Continue reading

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