Daily Archives: 10 Sep 2011

Who Violates the Third Commandment?

You remember, the one that says ‘remember the Sabbath, to keep it holy’?  Martin Luther answers Whoever does not listen to God’s word or try to understand it. Whoever does not offer prayer to God. Whoever does not regard all … Continue reading

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Swimming? In a Lake? I Don’t Think So

A Kansas resident died last week from what was likely a rare infection by a brain-eating amoeba, after swimming in a lake in August, according to state health officials.  It is the fourth death this summer linked to the parasite, … Continue reading

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I Love This Commercial

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Need More Evidence of the Heretical Nature of ‘Emergent’ ‘Christianity’?

Here you go.  Here’s one emergent’s vision of what worship ought to look like: Services designed to be user-friendly and contemporary must change to services that are designed to be experiential and spiritual-mystical. Stained-glass that was taken out of churches … Continue reading

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Online Life: An Observation

I don’t trust anyone who brags about not having a tv or a phone but who is online on facebook or twitter…

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Things Worth Rejecting: Or, If You Can Get them in Church with a Hotdog, Satan Can Get them out with a Hamburger

Unlike the deceivers in Corinth who were more than happy to do whatever they had to do in order to gain a following, Paul writes Instead, we reject secrecy and shameful actions. We don’t use deception, and we don’t tamper … Continue reading

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Zwingli for Today

“For God’s sake, do not put yourself at odds with the Word of God. For truly it will persist as surely as the Rhine follows its course. One can perhaps dam it up for awhile, but it is impossible to … Continue reading

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Total Depravity: The Family That Dragged a Dead Teen Outside…

In order to cover up their extreme animal hoarding… The mother of a 14-year-old boy who died Thursday is under investigation after police found more than 200 animals in their squalid suburban Chicago home. Neighbors of the Berwyn, Illinois family … Continue reading

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Thank You, God, for Johann Christian Bach

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Video of the Senseless Attack on the Israeli Embassy in Cairo

Al Arabiya has it.

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Today Was Family Photo Day

We all went to the in-laws house (Doris’ parents) and had our pictures made after breakfast.  You know, the nuclear family and then the entire group, etc.  Below, it’s me and my nephew’s two boys (he has three but the … Continue reading

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IOSOT 2013 Conference at Munich

The website for the 2013 IOSOT has gone live-  dr Christoph Levin (the President of the IOSOT) writes As president of the International Organization for the Study of the Old Testament (IOSOT), I am very pleased to invite you to … Continue reading

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The Arizona Emergents have Taken Emergent Practice to its Logical Conclusion…

And turned their ‘church‘ into a brothel. A church called the Phoenix Goddess Temple has been accused of being a house of prostitution, and a six-month undercover investigation has resulted in the arrests of 20 women and men who worked … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

Talking to the voices in your head is OK, arguing with them is just fine! But when you get left out of the conversation, that is when you must seek help. – Devona Adkins

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