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Book Review: Atlantis: The Andes Solution

Atlantis:  The Andes Solution:  The Discovery Of South America As The Legendary Continent Of Atlantis, by J.M. Allen When people think of the myths of Atlantis or the many stories that are based on those myths, a lot of fantastic … Continue reading

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But The Jerusalem Above Is Free, Which Is The Mother Of Us All

[Note:  The following is the text of a prepared Bible Study for a get-together over Mother’s Day weekend at the Oregon Coast with some close friends of mine.] In Galatians 4:21-31, we are presented with a complicated and difficult Pauline … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Dawn Of Christianity

The Dawn Of Christianity, by Robert J. Hutchinson [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Thomas Nelson Publishing.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] As someone who reads a lot of histories of the early Church [1], … Continue reading

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Book Review: Mastering The Basics: 1 Corinthians

Mastering The Basics:  1 Corinthians, by Lyman Coleman and Richard Peace This particular volume is the biggest of the series [1], about 120 pages, twice as long as the other volumes in the series.  Bigger is not always better, and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Mastering The Basics: Philippians

Mastering The Basics:  Philippians, by Lyman Coleman and Richard Peace The second [1] book of this series that I had the chance to read, this particular book deals with one of the more irenic of Paul’s epistles [2], to a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Mastering The Basics: Ephesians

Mastering The Basics:  Ephesians, by Lyman Coleman and Richard Peace As I have quite a strong interest in the book of Ephesians [1], I was interested in reading yet another biblical commentary that serves to encourage people to study the … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Life-Changing Encounter With God’s Word From The Book Of 1 Peter

A Life-Changing Encounter With God’s Word From The Book Of 1 Peter, by the Navigators As the third of this series I have read and reviewed [1], one certainly gets a sense of comfort about it.  To be sure, there … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Life Changing Encounter With God’s Word From The Book Of Nehemiah

A Life Changing Encounter With God’s Word From The Book Of Nehemiah, by The Navigators As the second [1] of the study commentaries from this series that I have read, I must admit that I found this book to be … Continue reading

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Maternal Lines: The Patriarchs (Part Two)

Having looked at the importance of endogamous marriages to the patriarchs [1], let us turn our attention to three of the most amusing stories in the Scriptures that deal with the patriarchs pretending that their wives are their sisters.  Let … Continue reading

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Maternal Lines: An Introduction To Relevant Literature

As someone who enjoys both reading and writing a great deal, one of the pleasures of writing a lengthy project is being able to do some focused reading on subjects.  This reading can take many forms.  Since we are discussing … Continue reading

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