Category Archives: Culture/Society

Expecting the Return of Our Lord

Several years ago, I read a book which was written in the 1800s. Sorry I can’t give you more information on the book itself as most all information has slipped the mortal coil which is my memory. One line, though, … Continue reading

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Commute 3/16

Driving to work, I saw the flock of geese flying. They were in front of me, so I could not only see their V formation but their beating wings – pretty much in unison, strongly pushing down and drawing up. … Continue reading

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Unions

I had an interesting discussion on another board concerning Unions. I tried to piece it together into a cohesive article. I have a couple of observations before getting into it.

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Reverse

I had a discovery tonight. There is a very popular line within Christendom which I don’t like and I believe is wrong-headed and faithless. My own pastor uses it fairly frequently. It is: Pray as if everything depends on God … Continue reading

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Professional Apologists

A few months back, I was in a conversation which was started by someone quoting Do not give what is holy to dogs or throw your pearls before pigs; otherwise they will trample them under their feet and turn around … Continue reading

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Capitalism and the Attack on the Imago Dei

All men matter. You matter. I matter. It’s the hardest thing in Theology to believe – GK Chesterton Like many, I have been watching the events in Wisconsin unfold. We have similar things going on in my state of Ohio. … Continue reading

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Imago Dei: Still The Image

I have been mulling over the Image of God, what theologians call Imago Dei – Latin for Image of God. I brought it up in my blog on Christian Ethics, as biblically, ethical treatment of others is based on their … Continue reading

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The Foundation in Psalm 11

Searching online today, I came across a theological blog which had as its banner, If the foundations are destroyed, what can the righteous do? (Psalm 11:3) This is a very popular quote. It is commonly used as a claim that … Continue reading

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Ideal World or The Kingdom of God?

Several years ago, I taught a class on Christian Ethics at the local Moody Extension School. Through my studies, I became more convinced of my suspicion that the Church is mistaken when they make evangelism or even some “tend the … Continue reading

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BLESSED ARE THE PERSECUTED Matthew 5:10

This is the eighth beatitude. One major observation to be made is it is not a characteristic of the believer but describes how others react to the believer. That is why I place this verse as a transition from the … Continue reading

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