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Book Review: Never Call Retreat

Never Call Retreat (The Centennial History Of The Civil War #3), by Bruce Catton Even though in general I consider the end of the Civil War to be a best case scenario (which the author agrees with), there is a … Continue reading

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On The Ubiquity Of Concupiscence

We now come to the conclusion of our discussion of the problem of concupiscence (see previous discussions here and here).  We have seen that our society has declared war on the idea a unified category of evil desire that we … Continue reading

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A Passion For Justice

Today while I was driving to work I was listening to a radio station, which I rarely do since I almost always have some kind of audiobook playing, but I will be without an audiobook until the next time I … Continue reading

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Book Review: Obama’s Enforcer

Obama’s Enforcer:  Eric Holder’s Justice Department, by John Fund and Hans Von Spakovsky This is the sort of book that my roommate would probably enjoy, if he hasn’t already read it already.  I say this not necessarily as a criticism, … Continue reading

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Yesterday, Today, And Forever

Some time ago I wrote a post, one that has been among my most popular (and one that has even ended up being linked on sites like Conservapedia) that discusses the implications of a familiar passage in James 1:17 that … Continue reading

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Book Review: Generous Justice

Generous Justice:  How God’s Grace Makes Us Just, by Timothy Keller In general, there is a lot to like about this book.  The author has set himself an ambitious goal and manages to achieve it.  In doing so, he manages … Continue reading

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Joseph And The Alchemy Of Suffering

Joseph provides a worthwhile case study in the transformative effects of suffering.  When sold into slavery at seventeen, Joseph was a callow young man who based his sense of security on the love of his father, whose favoritism actually put … Continue reading

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On The Purposes Of Job’s Suffering

Yesterday in his latest installment in a series of sermons relating to the book of Ephesians, our pastor made an offhand comment that a fellow member of our church’s Council of Elders had stated that the purpose of the book … Continue reading

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Our Picture Of God’s Judgment

[Note:  The following is the prepared text for a sermonette given at the Portland congregation of the United Church of God on Sabbath, January 5, 2019.] Imagine the following scene.  You are on the third floor of the Washington County … Continue reading

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It’s All Fair Game

In our contemporary age, once someone is a public figure every aspect of their lives and behavior is viewed as fair game in attempting to destroy or discredit them.  It should be noted, though, that this tendency is not limited … Continue reading

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