Category Archives: Bible

Book Review: Prevail

Prevail: 365 Days OF Enduring Strength From God’s Word, by Susie Larson [Note: This book was provided free of charge by Bethany House Publishers in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.] The devotional is … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Fire Of God’s Presence

The Fire Of God’s Presence: Drawing Near To A Holy God, by A.W. Tozer, compiled and edited by James L. Snyder [Note: This book was provided free of charge by Bethany House Publishers in exchange for an honest review. All … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Nations Rage

The Nations Rage: Prayer, Promise And Power In An Anti-Christian AGe, by David Sliker [Note: This book was provided free of charge by Chosen Books in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.] The author … Continue reading

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The Prince Of Ezekiel 45 and 46

[Note: This is the prepared text of a sermon given to the Dalles congregation of the United Church of God on the Feast of Trumpets, Sabbath, September 19, 2020.] Who will sit on the throne of David after the return … Continue reading

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On The Relationship Between Epistemology And Authority

Some time ago I wrote a post that dealt with the epistemological issues of scripture that came about when a sermon speaker explicitly mentioned the subject of epistemology in his message [1]. Yesterday, though, at services, the two messages both … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Seven Principles Of A Just Divorce

The Seven Principles Of A Just Divorce: Biblical Wisdom And Legal Insight, by John S. Weaver [Note: This book was provided free of charge by Adams PR Group in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my … Continue reading

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Book Review: Waiting For Heaven

Waiting For Heaven: Freedom From The Incurable Addiction To Self, by Larry Cribb [Note: This book was provided free of charge by Adams PR Group in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.] In reading … Continue reading

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They Will Look Upon Me Whom They Pierced: Part Two

[Note: This is the prepared text for a sermonette given to the Portland, Oregon congregation of the United Church of God on Sabbath, August 29, 2020.] Just a bit more than six months ago, as we approached the Passover and … Continue reading

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You Find More Than Nuts At The Ends Of Branches

Yesterday a local elder of ours gave a sermon that seems to have been well-designed to prick at the listeners. Indeed, it was not until the sermon was nearly over that I understood what the point of the message was, … Continue reading

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A Thin Line Between Friends And Snakes

Recently I read a story about a church that promised a sort of tithe of reparations for some sort of imaginary wrongs as a way of appealing to the woke, perhaps as an attempt to evangelize to them.  Politics has … Continue reading

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