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Let Them Cope And Seethe

What we have seen, starting already tonight, and what we will likely see more of in the future, is just how bloodthirsty the ghouls of the left are in the United States. For nearly 50 years now, our country has … Continue reading

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A Plague Of Biblical Proportions

I normally do not have much reason to think of hail. While I am not sure how common hail is as a condition overall, it is at least in my experience a fairly rare or fairly minor occurrence in my … Continue reading

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On The Boundaries Of Murder

[Note: The following text is the prepared text for a sermon given to the United Church of God congregation in the Dalles, Oregon, on Sabbath, September 4, 2021.] If you remember my previous message in this disorderly series on the … Continue reading

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Inside/Outside: Part One

One of the most common issues that I come across with regards to dealing with communication with other people is that the difference between inside and outside plays havoc with how we see others and how we deal with the … Continue reading

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Grading On The Curve

One of my more entertaining moments as a student was when, when I was studying for my first graduate degree and the program made me take an undergraduate statistics course because one was missing from my undergraduate transcript. Although I … Continue reading

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Jesus Christ, The Temple, And Passover

[Note: This is the prepared text for a Bible study given to the Portland UCG congregation on Wednesday, February 24, 2021.] It is hard to overestimate the importance of the temple for the ministry of Jesus Christ as well as … Continue reading

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But You Have Made It A Den Of Thieves

[Note: This is the prepared text for a sermonette given to the Portland UCG congregation on February 20, 2021.] I would like to begin today with a thought experiment. Imagine, if you will, that you are part of a mob … Continue reading

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The Ministry Of Rebukes: A Discussion Of Correction In The Bible: Part One

Recently, a loyal reader of this blog posed a difficult question related to a sermon that the person had heard that made the claim that it was required that people go around rebuking others. This person was, perhaps unsurprisingly, rather … Continue reading

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Measure For Measure

Matthew 7:1 is among the most misquoted scriptures in the entire Bible, and that is saying something. The passage in which this verse appears, which takes in the first five verses of the third and final chapter of the Sermon … Continue reading

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Philosophers In The Dock

In some ways, to philosophize is human. Despite the fact that not many people explicitly study the subject of philosophy, it is nonetheless true that people, whether they realize it or not, have philosophical views and positions simply by virtue … Continue reading

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