Daily Archives: 12 Nov 2019

Kanye and Osteen Belong Together

They are both cut from the same cloth.

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John the Baptist v. Modern Christians

‪John the Baptist- ‘he must increase and I must decrease’.‬ ‪Christians today– ‘look at me, I’m on a podcast’.‬

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Progressive ‘Christianity’

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DACA

Then he will say to those on his left hand, “Go away from me, with your curse upon you, to the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels. For I was hungry and you never gave me food, I … Continue reading

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NIV Life Application Study Bible, 3rd Edition

I’ve been sent along a copy of the new 3rd edition of Zondervan’s NIV ‘Life Application Study Bible‘ for review by the good folk at Biblegateway.  I’m obliged to tell you that I received the bible with the understanding that … Continue reading

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It Has Arrived

It’s a fantastic volume.

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Fun Facts From Church History: Calvin’s Return to Geneva

Calvin wrote to Geneva on November 12, 1540, as follows:—‘Magnificent, mighty, and honourable Lords, were it only for the courtesy with which you treat me, it would be my duty to endeavour to meet your wishes. But there is, besides, … Continue reading

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Where in the World is Chris Tilling Now?

He’s at Walmart, getting supplies for #SBL2019.

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The 7 Things That God Hates

There are six things that Yahweh hates, seven that he abhors: a haughty look, a lying tongue, hands that shed innocent blood, a heart that weaves wicked plots, feet that hurry to do evil, a false witness who lies with … Continue reading

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The November 12, 2019 Blizzard

Yes, schools are closed.

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Exegete That…

I form the light and I create the darkness, I make well-being, and I create disaster, I, Yahweh, do all these things. (Isa. 45:7) ‎יוֹצֵר אוֹר וּבוֹרֵא חֹשֶׁךְ עֹשֶׂה שָׁלוֹם וּבוֹרֵא רָע אֲנִי יְהוָה עֹשֶׂה כָל־אֵלֶּה׃

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Exegete That…

“Everyone who divorces his wife and marries another woman commits adultery, and everyone who marries a woman divorced from her husband commits adultery. (Lk. 16:18) πᾶς ὁ ἀπολύων τὴν γυναῖκα αὐτοῦ καὶ γαμῶν ἑτέραν μοιχεύει, καὶ ὁ ἀπολελυμένην ἀπὸ ἀνδρὸς … Continue reading

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November 12, 1537- The Day All Genevans Had to Swear Fidelity to Calvin’s Confession of Faith

Nothing could check the zeal of Calvin. On October 30 he presented himself to the council, and set forth various grievances. ‘The hospital,’ he said, ‘is very poorly furnished, and the sick are suffering in consequence. Geneva has a Christian … Continue reading

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Fakes, Frauds, and Forgeries

‪There are three people I trust when it comes to ancient texts and their authenticity: @miclanglois @papyrologyatman and @CRollston – Everyone else has to prove themselves like these three have.‬ So, go to Michael’s lecture.

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