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Going Down To Liverpool To Do Nothing

Yesterday I found myself involved, as I often am, with an entertaining conversation online about an incident that is recorded in the Bible in Matthew 2:13-15:  “Now when they had departed, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph … Continue reading

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Book Review: Passion In The Pulpit

Passion In The Pulpit:  How To Exegete The Emotion Of Scripture, by Jerry Vines and Adam Dooley [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Moody Publishers/Net Gallery.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Like many readers of … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Ten Commandments: Still The Best Moral Code

The Ten Commandments:  Still The Best Moral Code, by Dennis Prager I have to admit that I was a bit disappointed with this book.  My disappointment does not spring form the fact that the author says anything wrong–if you are … Continue reading

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Imaginary Conversation With A Children’s Lawyer

I’m sure that you would rather I go to court with the children I am assigned to represent in family trials, but I assure you that you do not pay me enough to spend more time than I have to … Continue reading

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Assessing The Shepherd Of Hermas As Literature

There are some books that one reads for enjoyment, and there are other books that one reads because they are historically or culturally significant, and though there are some fortunate books where both of these are the case (which is … Continue reading

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Two Children In A Courtroom

To a blond cherubic child, a courtroom seems a fine place to explore on hands and knees, crawling under benches filled with well-dressed and solemn adults speaking seriously about serious things.  But he is held back by his father, who … Continue reading

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Book Review: Escaping The Great Deception

Escaping The Great Deception, by Derick Frank with Françoise Frank I was loaned this book by some friends of mine who found themselves highly in agreement with the book’s material with some minor exceptions.  I must admit that I found … Continue reading

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A Middle Ground Between Two Extremes: Examining The False Dilemma Of The Epistle To Diognetus Towards Judaism

Although the Epistle To Diognetus is an exceedingly obscure work [1], not cited by any ancient authorities and properly belonging to the collection of early Christian apologetic works, it is a work that is worth examining in somewhat close detail … Continue reading

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The Relationship Between Pietism And Leaving Egypt

Having just finished the Days of Unleavened Bread, I was struck by how many of our messages related to the idea of leaving Egypt and its implications in our lives [1].  Of particular personal interest as a student in the … Continue reading

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The Epistle Of Barnabas And The Perils Of The Allegorical Approach To God’s Laws

We have already spent some time discussing some of the issues and shortcomings of the Epistle of Barnabas [1], but it is worthwhile to discuss one additional element of this book which has created problems for many professed Christians and … Continue reading

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