Monthly Archives: June 2014

Thank God for Mitt Romney!

If you had been a member of the church congregation that I was attending in 2007, you might have seen a strange sight.  A large man walks up to the church.  Unfamiliar with the surroundings, he enters the building towards … Continue reading

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Ugliness on the Table

One of the things I love about the Bible is how honest it is about human failures.  If you wanted to pick the three most important figures in the Bible aside from God, David, Moses and Paul would have to … Continue reading

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Principles for Interpreting the Old Testament

Now go and smite Amalek, and utterly destroy all that they have, and spare them not; but slay both man and woman, infant and suckling, ox and sheep, camel and ass. (1 Samuel 15:3) While watching a Christian video on … Continue reading

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Jesus Orders a Massacre

If you go to my YouTube channel, you will find among the comments there many comments by an anonymous contributor who calls himself “Ackmonra”.  While we were discussing the nature of Hell, I wrote that I knew that Jesus was … Continue reading

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The Rationality of Theism

This was part of an earlier post, but I thought it should be its own separate post for clarity. A Simple Demonstration of the Rationality of Theism When one considers the question of existence, one quite quickly comes across the … Continue reading

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Divine Providence

I have lived, Sir, a long time, and the longer I live, the more convincing proofs I see of this truth- that God Governs in the affairs of men.  (Benjamin Franklin 1787) While many people would say that Benjamin Franklin … Continue reading

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Explaining the Ocean of Suffering

In a couple of previous posts, I have discussed the Sam Harris accusation of narcissism and his accusation concerning the suffering of children.  In his arguments, Dr. Harris is criticizing God for the ocean of pain in which we as … Continue reading

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