Category Archives: Bible

Book Review: The Most Important Stories Of The Bible

The Most Important Stories Of The Bible, by Christopher D. Hudson and Stan Campbell [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Bethany House Books.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Any time a book of less than … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Jesus Who Surprises

The Jesus Who Surprises:  Opening Our Eyes To His Presence In All Of Life And Scripture, by Dee Brestin [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Multnomah/Waterbrook Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This is a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Here I Am

Here I Am:  Responding When God Calls Your Name, by Brittany Rust [Note:  This book was received free of charge by Chosen Books.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This book comes with a worthwhile title that is the … Continue reading

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Some Case Studies On The Importance Of Context

Frequently in life, we find that in order to understand something properly we must understand it in its context.  The gap between the importance of this and the lack of frequency in which we do this is quite remarkable.  There … Continue reading

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On The Interpretation Of James 4:17

One of my loyal readers asked me a question about the interpretation of James 4:17, a verse I have addressed a couple of times before [1], and I thought the question of the verse’s translation and interpretation was a worthwhile … Continue reading

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Book Review: Psalm Hymns: Volumes Three & Four, Psalms 73-106

Psalm Hymns: Volumes Three & Four, Psalms 73-106, by L.L. Larkins [Note:  I received this book free of charge by BookCrash.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This is the second book (confusingly called volume three and four because … Continue reading

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Book Review: Psalm Hymns: Volumes One & Two, Psalms 1-72

Psalm Hymns:  Volumes One & Two, Psalms 1-72, by L.L. Larkins [Note:  I received this book free of charge by BookCrash.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This book is part of a series of three books (of which … Continue reading

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On Dealing With The Thievery Of The Gig Economy

Recently, an anonymous reader of my blog commented on one of my earlier posts about some of the struggles faced by contemporary workers in the gig economy.  Here are a couple of his comments, to set the stage for the … Continue reading

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It Is A Joy For The Just To Do Justice

For a variety of reasons, I am frequently reminded of questions of social justice.  Of course, my biggest question is one that does not tend to get asked a lot, and that is whether the social in social justice means … Continue reading

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It’s A Small World After All

Recently I was having dinner with some brethren in this congregation and, as is sometimes the case, I received a request to speak about a particular topic that one of the people at dinner was interested in, namely the connections … Continue reading

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