Category Archives: Personal

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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20 Takeaways for Men from the Chaos of Choosing a Supreme Court Judge

Don’t drink.  Not a drop.  It will keep you from being accused of inebriated aggressiveness. Don’t party.  This doesn’t mean that you can’t go to gatherings and celebrations (okay, parties) with like-minded people, but that like-mindedness should be in Christ. … Continue reading

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The Liberals’ Cat is Out of the Bag, thanks to Brett Kavanaugh

The appalling, disgusting tactic used by puppeteering liberals recently to humiliate, besmirch, and defame Judge Brett Kavanaugh (you know, President Trump’s outstanding nominee for Supreme Court) gives us a periscopic, if not prophetic, look at a monstrous, sinister scheme that … Continue reading

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Hurricane Florence

I’m watching “live” weather tracking of Hurricane Florence even as I write this.  The way I see it, Flo’s damage and destruction are not going to be from her great winds or ark-inviting rains or lofty surge.  She’ll hit the … Continue reading

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Worry about Roe vs. Wade

It’s officially a big deal:  Another Supreme Court vacancy has jumped into the political scene.  A fairly conservative executive branch will likely appoint a judge who is conservative, a Constitutional originalist, and intelligent. There’s worry, of course.  Of all the … 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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Nativity

Homes and hotels fill with family, friends, and native travelers. A harmless, helpless baby lies in the feeding trough of cows. While tables fill with food and drink, and walls contain the warmth and laughter, there, in the barn is … 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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Double ἀνδρίζομαι, 7 & 8

ἀνδρίζομαι – It’s a Greek word that means “be the man.”  It rings with a sense of acting like a man, and being strong and brave like a real man, regardless of the world around you.  It’s pronounced this way: … Continue reading

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67 A.D. – Hebrews

It’s been a while since I posted any personal commentary in my reading, The New Testament – As It Was Written (a Bible reading emphasis in my church this year).  Here are some thoughts on the Letter to the Hebrews,  … Continue reading

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