Daily Archives: 15 Aug 2017

To the Angry Atheists Moaning About the Bible and Slavery…

‪Angry atheist – “the bible supports slavery.”‬ ‪So what. Everyone in the ancient world did INCLUDING YOUR ANCESTORS, AND slavery isn’t central to Scripture’s message‬.  So find a new red herring to fry.

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To The Angry Atheists Moaning that the Church Has Been Silent During Trump’s Reign of Terror…

Grow up and shut up.  Christians have been speaking out against Trump and Trumpians from before the election.  Your problem is that you simply don’t wish to hear it so that you have something to damn Christians with so you … Continue reading

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Christians and The Other

“You shall neither mistreat a stranger nor oppress him, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt. (Exod. 22:21) “Also you shall not oppress a stranger, for you know the heart of a stranger, because you were strangers in … Continue reading

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My Current Prayer Focus

I’m praying every ‘Christian’ who supports @realDonaldTrump will repent of their sin. Because agreement with sin, is sin.

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The Truth About Donald Trump Has Been Revealed, by Donald Trump

One good thing about that abomination of a speech: it’s now impossible for any Trump supporter to pretend they don’t know what he is. – J.K. Rowling

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Fox News Host Suggests Learning the Proper Technique to Run People Over…

Not the Onion- Will Fox repudiate this murderous nonsense?

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A Short History of Torches and Intimidation

Read it. In Charlottesville, Virginia this week, a number of white nationalist action groups came together at a “Unite The Right” rally to protest the removal of a statue of Robert E. Lee. Marching on the campus of the University of Virginia on the … Continue reading

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Jerome on Living In Constant Uncertainty and Indecision

Why must you live in a house where you must daily struggle for life and death? Can any one sleep soundly with a viper near him? No; for, though it may not attack him it is sure to frighten him. … Continue reading

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The Bee Stings The Communism Romanticizers

A study performed by researchers at Harvard University found a strong link between supporting the idea of communism and never once having even briefly opened a history book, sources confirmed Tuesday. The study appears to imply that would-be communists are … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

When the church of Laodicea turned lukewarm, Christ didn’t tell them to attract young families. He told them to repent. – Michael Svigel

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The Old Testament in Archaeology and History

One hundred and fifty years of sustained archaeological investigation has yielded a more complete picture of the ancient Near East. The Old Testament in Archaeology and History combines the most significant of these archaeological findings with those of modern historical and literary … Continue reading

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Signs of the Times

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Brunner’s Ill Health Didn’t Prevent His Working

The fact that in spite of many health difficulties I was able to finish this book before leaving Europe for my journey to the East is due to the assistance of many good friends. Herr Pfarrer Basler in Zofingen, and … Continue reading

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Today in Brunner-ian History

Emil Brunner’s spectacular 3 volume Dogmatics is still the best systematic theology ever produced.  And today marks the anniversary of the publication of the second volume of the three, in 1950. In the second volume, Brunner describes the Christian doctrines … Continue reading

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Fun Facts From Church History

Did you know that [Konrad Pellikan’s] seven volume Commentaria Bibliorum is the only commentary produced at the time of the Reformation covering all of the books of the Old and New Testament. So Emidio Campi in the glorious Brill Companion to the … Continue reading

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Antonio Lombatti, on the Shroud, Again…

Every time Shroud of Turin nonsense raises it’s senseless head, Antonio Lombatti can be counted on to debunk the bunk.   Read his latest in Bible and Interpretation. “So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into … Continue reading

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