Tag Archives: Sabbath

A Sabbath Day’s Journey Or Two

This morning was an unusual Sabbath for me, although it will probably surprise no one who knows my normal Sabbath habits [1] that it ended up being perhaps a somewhat more busy Sabbath than most people have when they go … Continue reading

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Young Josiah

Earlier this week I got a brief message from our choir director that told us we had no choir practice and encouraged us to enjoy our week off.  As is my fashion, I felt it necessarily to reply somewhat cheekishly … Continue reading

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Under Intense Scrutiny

One of the gentlemen in our local congregation gave an excellent sermon yesterday on the parable of the talents [1] and on some of its many implications.  Among the more intriguing things he said was that commentators of the Bible … Continue reading

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You Have Not Yet Resisted To Blood

Yesterday morning I woke up early and spent the time before heading off to Hood River writing an article about one of my favorite stories in the Bible [1].  This is a story I have long wanted to write about, … Continue reading

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Cycles Within Cycles: Part Four

[Note:  This is the fourth part of a series of post on the cycles of time within the biblical temporal world.  Parts one, two, and three have already been posted.] Having already addressed several issues related to biblical time, I … Continue reading

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Cycles Within Cycles: Part Three

[Note:  For those interested in what I have already said on this thread please check out part one and part two.] Today I would like to address the second question I asked at the end of part one of this … Continue reading

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Book Review: We Have This Hope: Volume Two

We Have This Hope:  Volume Two, compiled by David C. Jarnes Having read and greatly enjoyed the previous volume in this collection [1], and being in general a fond reader of books from Church of God and Adventist sources [2], … Continue reading

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Book Review: We Have This Hope: Volume One

We Have This Hope:  Volume One, compiled by David C. Jarnes For those few outside of Adventist circles who read these book, this volume and its companion are likely to prompt a complex mix of feelings.  Included in this mix … Continue reading

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Cycles Within Cycles: Part Two

Today I would like to tackle, in sufficient detail as to give a solid answer if not an exhaustive one, one of the questions that I asked at the end of part one of this series:    What cycles does … Continue reading

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Cycles Within Cycles: Part One

Today, as I sit down next to a fireplace and ponder how I will drive over the snow from the home of some friends back to my own home to resume my chores and my normal working life, I am … Continue reading

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