Category Archives: Bible

But Is It Righteous Blood?

Over the past few weeks, I have noticed that a particular blog entry of mine from early in my writing has been very popular, that relating to the scripture in the law that refers to righteous blood calling out to … Continue reading

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Bear Fruits Worthy Of Repentance

Luke 3:7-17 gives us a rather sound look at the advice given by John the Baptist to the crowds, reading:  “Then he said to the multitudes that came out to be baptized by him, “Brood of vipers! Who warned you … Continue reading

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Lessons From The Hyrax

[Note:  This is the prepared text for a sermonette given to the UCG Portland congregation on June 27, 2020.  The message is based on a previous study of the hyrax done by the author.] Are you smarter than a Bible … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Bad Catholic’s Guide To The Catechism

The Bad Catholic’s Guide To The Catechism:  A Faithful, Fun-Loving Look At Catholic Dogmas, Doctrines, And Schmoctrines, by John Zmirak Admittedly, I read and review a book like this one as an outsider when it comes to Catholicism and its … Continue reading

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A Response To A Letter From A Young Friend

Yesterday evening I found upon my return home from work that I had received a card from one of my young friends at church.  As the message itself asked a question, I figured it would be worthwhile to give it … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Sermon On The Mount

The Sermon On The Mount, by W.D. Davies My feelings about this particular book are somewhat complicated.  The author clearly knows a lot about the sermon on the mount and how it connects with various other parts of scripture as … Continue reading

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Book Review: Studies In The Sermon On The Mount

Studies In The Sermon On The Mount, by D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones This book is technically the second volume of two dealing with Matthew 5-7, and this book covers Matthew 6-7.  I was very pleasantly surprised by this book.  The author, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Beatitudes

The Beatitudes, by John MacArthur If you want a pointed and relatively short book that encourages Bible study on an important area of scripture and that confronts the reader with questions about how Jesus’ words in the Sermon on the … Continue reading

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Juneteenth And Salvation

In many ways, the festival of Juneteenth can be seen as an analogy to the process of salvation.  Although I have written about the festival before [1], it has gotten a lot more attention as of late as a celebration … Continue reading

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Book Review: Healing Family Relationships

Healing Family Relationships:  A Guide To Peace & Reconciliation, by Rob Rienow [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Bethany Books.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] It is unsurprising that a book like this exists.  Many … Continue reading

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