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- Matthew 4:18-22: Why Did They Follow Him?
- Book Write-Up: A Week in the Life of a Roman Centurion
- Why Did Jesus Tell Mary, "Mine Hour Is Not Yet Come" (John 2:4)?
- More on Christ in the Rig Veda (With a Question Mark)
- Genesis 4:13: Did Cain Repent?
- Scrooge v. Ghost of Christmas Present on the Sabbath
- Is Dale Carnegie Biblical?; Compromise for God; Pagan Roots; Callimachus; Priests and Allegory; Israelite Welfare System; Lois Wilson
- Did Adam and Eve Have the Holy Spirit?: "The Conflict of Adam and Eve with Satan"
- Amos 6:10
- The Importance of the Soup Kitchen
- Martha, the Light, and Exodus Old and New
- True Unbelief, Romans 11, Retrieving Augustine’s Doctrine of Creation, the Real Anita Hill
- Columbus the Exemplar — The Imaginative Conservative
- The Sign of Cain, Romans 10, Dagger in the Heart
- Whitmer Kidnapper is a BLMer
- Lutheran View on Romans 9, Chrysostom’s Devil, Paved with Good Intentions
- Gentleness and Ann Coulter’s Mugged
- Reason: SCOTUS Contender Amy Coney Barrett’s Mixed Record in Criminal Cases
- Current Affairs: Why Amy Coney Barrett Should Not Be On The Supreme Court
Category Archives: Questions
We had a baptism at church this morning! And, as has happened more than once when my church has had a baptism (see, for example, my post here), I became confused about baptism! Here are two items: 1. The liturgy … Continue reading
A question that I asked myself at church this morning is this: Is Christianity really that deep and profound of a religion? My pastor was saying that it is. And our liturgy and Psalm 139 say that God has numerous … Continue reading
On page 287 of Verus Israel (translated into the English by H. McKeating), Marcel Simon talks about how ancient Christians distinguished Jewish baptism from Christian baptism: “Sometime when they use the word baptism they are thinking of the regular ablutions, … Continue reading
In Psalm 119:106, we read: “I have sworn, and I will perform it, that I will keep thy righteous judgments” (KJV). This verse puzzled me. A person is swearing that he will keep God’s word! That’s pretty serious, considering how … Continue reading
When should you stick with something, and when should you quit? I don’t think that there’s always a right or a wrong answer on what you should do and when. There are positives and there are negatives, and you get … Continue reading
Someone at church this morning asked me what I thought about the blasphemy against the Holy Spirit. In the course of our conversation, he and I agreed that God doesn’t condemn or forsake people for being mad at God, for … Continue reading
The sermon at church this morning was good because the pastor in his sermon was really highlighting some tensions. He was preaching about John 17, in which Jesus radically distinguishes his own from the world. Here are some points that … Continue reading
I started Rabbi Joseph Telushkin’s A Code of Jewish Ethics, volume 1: You Shall Be Holy. I won’t be doing this book justice in my write-ups about it, since it has so much in it: ancient and modern stories, personal … Continue reading