We are sure everyone has one or some. Here is one definition of the term: A pet peeve is a particular thing that bugs you every time.(https://www.vocabulary.com/dictionary/pet%20peeve) What bugs us this morning as we try to rest up is the idea that humans think that they are the owners of the keys to heaven and … Continue reading A Pet Peeve
Much is made of interpretation. When this author was a pastoral intern and he often heard the words, ‘that is according to your interpretation’ when he spoke on biblical passages and topics. People also say that everyone interprets when they hear something from another person. If that were true then all people are doing is … Continue reading Truth vs. Interpretation
The topic for this article comes from the following quote: If Adolf Hitler was an atheist, why did he keep saying that he believed in God, had faith in God, and was convinced that he was doing God's work? Adolf Hitler was not just certain that his attacks on Jews were divinely mandated, but also … Continue reading Was Hitler An Atheist?
This is a question that has often been debated by others and their answer depends upon their religious persuasion or lack thereof. We are not going to debate this question here but point out two factors that bring the answer to a resounding ‘no’. These two points are not used in the articles we have … Continue reading Was Hitler A Christian?
Introduction: This article focuses upon God and some of the supposed contradictory things he says about himself. #1. God be seen? EXO 24:9,10; AMO 9:1; GEN 26:2; and JOH 14:9 God CAN be seen: "And I will take away my hand, and thou shalt see my backparts." (EXO 33:23) "And the Lord spake to Moses … Continue reading Of Being Seen
This is a continued look at the ideas expressed in Dr. Ehrman’s book ‘Forged: Writing in the Name of God and we will begin with the last quote form the article Objective Truth? “But as someone who believed that truth was objective and who was unwilling to believe what was false, I came to think … Continue reading Is the Bible a Human Book?
While we are vacation we will, in this internet session, be using material we have already written. These articles come from our magazine, one issue which is already on sale and the others are upcoming waiting to be published. The first article, Is the Bible a Human Book, comes from our 9th issue titled -Frauds, … Continue reading Magazine Highlights
For the past 30 years or so this has been the modus operandi of too many westerners.The thinking is if you do not like the way things are being done, sue and get rich quick or force your ways upon others. We do not feel that the motive behind a majority of lawsuits is for … Continue reading Shall We Sue?
We just read the following update on the kidnapped victims in the Philippines https://us.yahoo.com/news/philippines-says-severed-head-found-captives-ransom-deadline-155210418.html Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau condemned on Monday the execution of a Canadian hostage by Abu Sayyaf militants in the Philippines, calling it "an act of cold-blooded murder." John Ridsdel, 68, a former mining executive, was captured by Islamist militants along … Continue reading Sad News
The following is taken from one of Jim West's lectures for Quartz Hill School of Theology LECTURES FOR B411 OT HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY I Every historical document (and every document is historical in the sense that it is written at some specific time and in some specific place) must be understood in light of that … Continue reading Historical Setting & the Bible