Tag Archives: Sabbath

Book Review: Crazy Busy

Crazy Busy:  A (Mercifully) Short Book About A (Really) Big Problem by Kevin DeYoung This book is probably as sympathetic as the author is going to ever be in my own eyes.  To be sure, going into reading this book … Continue reading

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Book Review: Questions About The Nature And Perpetuity Of The Seventh-Day Sabbath

Questions About The Nature And Perpetuity Of The Seventh-Day Sabbath And Proof That The First Day Of The Week Is The True Christian Sabbath, by John Bunyan A friend of mine who knows of my love for Bunyan’s writings as … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Art Of Stillness

The Art Of Stillness:  Adventures In Going Nowhere, by Pico Iyer There are several interesting aspects of this work.  For one, it is the work of a well-known travel writer who a friend recommended to me (and this is the … Continue reading

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Book Review: A History Of The True Religion

A History Of The True Religion Through Each Hundred Years From 33 A.D. To Date, by Dugger And Dodd How I came to read this book is a bit of a story.  My mother got this book for me as … Continue reading

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Mysteries Of The Bible: What Does Pentecost/Shavuot Have To Do With Resurrection?

Over this Pentecost weekend, quite a few speakers that I listened to sought to connect Pentecost (which the Jews call Shavuot) with the resurrection of Jesus Christ.  And admittedly this is not a difficult connection to make.  Nevertheless, if we … Continue reading

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Interview Questions For A Martyr

I just have a few questions for you, Ignatius, if you don’t mind.  Why is it that you thought it was necessary for you “become like wheat” and be chewed up by the lions in order to reach the kingdom … Continue reading

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Rethinking Polycarp As A Friend Of The Sabbath

Was Polycarp a friend to genuine Christianity?  If there is one Apostolic Father that is recognized by a large proportion of members of the Church of God, it is Polycarp [1], and he is recognized primarily for his opposition to … Continue reading

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Anti-Semitism In Ignatius Of Antioch’s Epistles

Having examined several aspects of Ignatius of Anticoh’s writings, it is worthwhile at this point to spend a bit of time looking at how he showed hostility to Jews and to the Sabbath, which was connected in his mind with … Continue reading

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Scene From A Sabbath Drive Past Multnomah Falls

Water rapidly rushes over the gorge under the approving gaze of the assembled travelers while the land slumps past the stumps of trees recently cut down over the road closed west to Bridal Veil. Nearby ashen mute moss-covered tree trunks … Continue reading

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An Introduction To Compendia: A Collection

[Note:  Some time ago I wrote five [1] texts that I thought to collect together as a unified work, and so I would like to share it with you all.  The whole work can be found here:  Compendia.] How does one … Continue reading

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