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Book Review: Migration In The 21st Century

Migration In The 21st Century:  How Will Globalization And Climate Change Affect Migration And Settlement, by Paul Challen Given the importance that the author places on exaggerated climate change as well as an overly optimistic view of globalization, there are … Continue reading

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A Tale Of Two Mounts

[The following are the notes for a sermonette given to the Portland UCG congregation on April 11, 2020.] I know that most of us have not been traveling very much recently because of the stay at home order in this … Continue reading

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Book Review: Refiner’s Fire

Refiner’s Fire:  The Struggle And Triumph Of John The Baptist:  Tools For Navigating Doubt, Reclaiming Faith, And Discovering The Gospel All Over Again, by Rachel Starr Thomson [Note:  This book was given free of charge by the author in exchange … Continue reading

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Book Review: Are Cycles In America’s History Predicting W.W.111?

Are Cycles In America’s History Predicting W.W.111?, by Dennis J. Foley [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Reedsy Discovery.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] As someone who is a particularly fond of cycles of history, … Continue reading

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They Will Look Upon Me Whom They Pierced: Part One

How much foreknowledge does the Bible offer us in its prophecies?  There are hundreds of prophecies about Jesus Christ that are present in the Old Testament.  Today I would like to look at one of the more obscure ones that … Continue reading

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Immortal Worms And Mortal Souls

[Note:  These are the notes to a sermonette spoken to the United Church of God congregation in Portland, Oregon on January 11, 2019.] How often do you think about immortal worms?  If I had to guess, it is not very … Continue reading

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Motivation And The End Times

This evening’s Bible Study that began the Northwest Weekend from our local congregation’s pastor dealt with the contrast between Peter and Paul in how they thought of the end times as coming soon in earlier writings and then realizing that … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Divine Secret

The Divine Secret:  The Awesome And Untold Truth About Your Phenomenal Destiny, by Joe Kovacs Having previously read and reviewed the author’s previous book Shocked By The Bible [1], a friend of mine from church loaned the book to me … Continue reading

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Satan In John’s Letters To The Churches In Revelation 2 and 3

Aside from the reference to the synagogue of Satan, which we will discuss next, it is worthwhile to look at how Satan is discussed in Revelation 2 and 3 when the letters to the seven churches are provided.  Let us … Continue reading

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The Working Of Satan In 2 Thessaslonians 2

The working of Satan is something that we have spent a long time discussing so far in our look at what the Bible has to say about our adversary.  We have just seen how Satan attempts to prevent the truth … Continue reading

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