Category Archives: Bible Talk

Here’s what I’m thinking when I read the Bible.

The Genesis of Knowledge

When Adam gave names to the animals, was he endowed with some type of supernatural, divine ability to know the considerably infinite biological, if not esoteric, complexities of each creature?  Did he fully know the very nature of that which … Continue reading

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Calvinism is the New Circumcision

I’m not a Greek scholar nor a great theologian.  I read the Bible and discover ways to apply what God says, and I encourage others to do likewise and to use the Biblical story to bring joy into people’s lives. … Continue reading

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Firearms: The Big Problem

There is a big problem with firearms in the United Stated of America.  But it’s only a problem for the emotional reactors to gun-related tragedies.  And it’s a problem for liberal, amoral agenda-pushers who, along with the reactors, are clueless … Continue reading

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A.D. 95 Revelation

Finally!  I’ve completed my reading of The New Testament:  As It Was Written (reading through the New Testament in the order of which the books and epistles were written, approximately).  Here are my notes for Revelation: Ch. 1 – How … Continue reading

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90-95 A.D. – Letters of John

My notes from the Letters of John: I John, Ch. 1 – Jesus is from the beginning (v. 1).  Does this mean the beginning of time or the beginning of His introduction by John the Baptizer, or what? I John, … Continue reading

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Terrorism- just calling it as I see it

Years ago when my children were young, I instructed them on how to react during a terrorist attack.  This was pre-9/11, pre-terrorist jargon, pre-radical Islamic militant worries, but nevertheless, amidst bullying and oppression by assorted individuals and groups. I taught … Continue reading

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85 A.D. – John

Ch. 1 – Everything that exists was filtered through the Word of God:  Jesus (verses 3 & 10). Life was not in the molecular makeup of the universe.  It was in Jesus (v. 4) The Light of Jesus cannot be … Continue reading

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68 A.D. – Jude

Just finished reading and taking notes on the letter by Jude.  For such a small work, it is rich with truths.  Here are my observations: V. 3 – Salvation is common.  It is for all, but clearly not received by … Continue reading

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68 A.D. – II Peter

I’m working my way to the end of reading The New Testament: As It Was Written.  Here are my personal observations from II Peter: Ch. 1 – Peter cites a progression of discipleship in verses 5-7 that begins with faith, … Continue reading

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67-68 A.D. – I Peter

Here are my personal notes and questions about I Peter as I continue reading The New Testament: As It Was Written Ch. 1 – The elect (v. 2) are believers then and now whom God knew and knows, of whom … Continue reading

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