“And the disciples of John and of the Pharisees used to fast: and they come and say unto him, Why do the disciples of John and of the Pharisees fast, but thy disciples fast not? 19 And Jesus said unto them, Can the children of the bride chamber fast, while the bridegroom is with them? … Continue reading Celebrating Life with Christ
“At the same time my reason returned unto me.” —Nebuchadnezzar Daniel 4:36 Between the philosophical work of Thales of Miletus (c. 624 – c. 545) and Socrates (c. 470 BC – 399 BC), there was a series of important thinkers who debated what is ultimate reality. Thales argued that ultimate reality was water. Anaximenes of … Continue reading A Return to Reason
The Epistle of Paul to the Galatians It has been said that the letter to the Galatians is like a sword flashing in the hand of a great swordsman. Both Paul and the gospel he preached were under attack. If the attack succeeded, Christianity would become another Jewish sect, with souls depending for salvation upon … Continue reading The Gospel Under Siege
A First-Person Dramatic Narrative: John, an Apostle of Jesus Christ “And after six days Jesus taketh Peter, James, and John his brother, and bringeth them up into an high mountain apart, And was transfigured before them: and his face did shine as the sun, and his raiment was white as the light. And, behold, there … Continue reading Eyewitness to Majesty
Thales of Miletus (c. 616 – 548), a Greek Mathematician, Astronomer, and Philosopher. In the overview of the history of ideas there are truths, and consequences. Ideas have far reaching repercussions. Margaret Sanger (1879 – 1966), the founded of Planned Parenthood was an advocate of eugenics, the selective breeding of her fellow citizens. The ideas … Continue reading Thales of Miletus: Greek Philosophy and the Search for God
“Christ is become of no effect unto you, whosoever of you are justified by the law; ye are fallen from grace.” –Galatians 5:4 The verb translated “are justified”, in the original text is a present tense. The passage should be rendered, "Christ has become of no effect unto you, whosoever of you are trying to … Continue reading Falling from the Grace Method of Salvation
A Sad Situation “Jesus went unto the mount of Olives. 2 And early in the morning he came again into the temple, and all the people came unto him; and he sat down, and taught them. 3 And the scribes and Pharisees brought unto him a woman taken in adultery; and when they had set … Continue reading Jesus Has Something to Say to Jerry Falwell, Jr.