Category Archives: Bible

Book Review: The End Times Survival Guide

The End Times Survival Guide:  Ten Biblical Strategies For Faith And Hope In These Uncertain Times, by Mark Hitchcock [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Tyndale House Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This book … Continue reading

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Walls Of Separation

A bit more than a decade ago, I visited Turkey for the Feast of Tabernacles.  During that Feast, we spent the first few days in Istanbul, and one memorable afternoon a group of us took a trip to a museum.  … Continue reading

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Book Review: What Does The Bible Really Teach About Homosexuality?

What Does The Bible Really Teach About Homosexuality?, by Kevin DeYoung Like many contemporary writers, against my own personal inclinations I have felt it necessary from time to time to write about homosexuality [1], and one gets the sense that … Continue reading

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Book Review: Taking God At His Word

Taking God At His Word:  Why The Bible Is Knowable, Necessary, And Enough, And What That Means For You And Me, by Kevin DeYoung As someone who has ready plenty of books defending the plenary inspiration of the Bible [1], … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Biggest Story

The Biggest Story:  How The Snake Crusher Brings Us Back To The Garden, by Ken DeYoung, illustrated by Don Clark The best part of this book is probably the interesting and deeply symbolic imagery.  As far as the book is … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Pirates Who Usually Don’t Do Anything

The Pirates Who Usually Don’t Do Anything, by Cindy Kennedy & Eric Metaxas As someone who is familiar with Metaxas’ more serious work relating to history and religion [1], I thought it would be worthwhile to look at some of … Continue reading

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Stormy Weather

One of the more interesting aspects of yesterday’s sermon message was the discussion our associate pastor had concerning one of the more intriguing Gospel passages about the trials and difficulties of life.  Matthew 7:24-27 comes at the very end of … Continue reading

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Book Review: All Together Different

All Together Different:  Upholding The Church’s Unity While Honoring Our Individual Identities, by J. Brian Tucker & John Koessler [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Moody Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] When reading a … Continue reading

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To Hate God Is To Love Death: The Failure Of Eros And Thanatos In Homer’s Iliad

In Proverbs 8:35-36, during the song of wisdom, Solomon writes the following concerning wisdom:  “For whoever finds me finds life, and obtains favor from the Lord; but he who sins against me wrongs his own soul; all those who hate me love death.”  … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Rent Veil

The Rent Veil, by Horatius Bonar This is a book that more or less midrashes Hebrews (along with quite a few other areas of scripture) and gets a lot right, but manages to miss quite a bit as well.  When … Continue reading

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