Category Archives: Bible

Are You, Are You, Coming To The Tree?

Yesterday before church services, some of the little ragamuffin population of our congregation decided it would be a pleasant thing to consider me a tree and to act accordingly.  Although from time to time I have joked about my partial … Continue reading

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Book Review: Absolute Surrender

Absolute Surrender:  The Blessedness Of Forsaking All And Following Christ, by Andrew Murray [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Aneko Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] I am at least somewhat familiar [1] with the … Continue reading

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Book Review: What Do The Amish Believe?

What Do The Amish Believe?:  The Doctrine Of The Plain People Compared With Scripture, compiled by Aneko Press and MAP Ministry [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Aneko Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Admittedly, … Continue reading

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Book Review: How To Study The Bible

How To Study The Bible, by Dwight L. Moody [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Aneko Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] One should not think that a bluntly titled book like this one, part … Continue reading

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The Curious Case Of Albright vs. Potter

Earlier this morning I received the following message from one of my blog’s loyal readers:  “Perhaps it’s time to explain again why you read the good, bad and the ugly. For some that would not be a good idea, the … Continue reading

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The Magnificat Of Mary

[Note:  This is the prepared text for a sermonette given on June 17, 2017 at the United Church of God congregation in Hood River, Oregon.] I promised you all last Sabbath when you visited Portland that I would have a … Continue reading

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Book Review: 7 Reasons Why You Can Trust The Bible

7 Reasons Why You Can Trust The Bible, by Erwin W. Lutzer [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Moody Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Given the widespread ignorance of scriptures and the savage nature … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Layman Looks At The Lord’s Prayer

A Layman Looks At The Lord’s Prayer, by W. Phillip Keller [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Moody Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Like many people, I am familiar with the appealing rhythm and … Continue reading

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Let Them Lead You In The Right Direction

“Follow your heart, your intuition, let them lead you in the right direction,” sang Jewel [1] on the chorus to her top 40 hit from her dance pop “sellout” album 0304 that ended up going only gold and failed to … Continue reading

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Book Review: 23 Minutes In Hell

23 Minutes In Hell: One Man’s Story About What He Saw, Heard, And Felt In That Place Of Torment, by Bill Wiese [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Charisma House.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] … Continue reading

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