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He “Had a Bow.”

“And I saw, and behold a white horse: and he that sat on him had a bow; and a crown was given unto him: and he went forth conquering, and to conquer.”‭‭Revelation‬ ‭6:2‬ I have always thought of Antichrist as an archer carrying a bow, as in bow and arrow, just without the arrows. There… Continue reading He “Had a Bow.”

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Gain the World, Lose Our Souls

“For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?”‭‭Mark‬ ‭8:36‬ Yesterday, the Benham Brothers spoke at my workplace. They rose to fame because they lost a show on HGTV because they refused to back down from their public opposition to gay marriage back in 2014.… Continue reading Gain the World, Lose Our Souls

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Walking Circumspectly

“See then that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise,”‭‭Ephesians‬ ‭5:15‬ In my Sunday school class, we have been talking about our “Daily Walk,” and how we take many Biblical concepts for granted. We discussed physical walking and all the health benefits that come along with it, but that our “Daily Walk” needs… Continue reading Walking Circumspectly

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Biblical Non-Conformity

“And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.”‭‭Romans‬ ‭12:2‬ Anyone who has known me for five minutes can probably tell that I am a non-conformist with a serious problem with authority.… Continue reading Biblical Non-Conformity

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Revisiting Romans 13

As of yesterday, President Biden has made it abundantly clear that he wants to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations for all Americans. He announced a mandate that all businesses with more than 100 employees require vaccination or weekly COVID testing. This is unethical and unconstitutional. Worse yet is that I fear Christians will once again turn to… Continue reading Revisiting Romans 13

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Questioning God’s Motives

“Then the LORD answered Job out of the whirlwind, and said, Who is this that darkeneth counsel By words without knowledge? Gird up now thy loins like a man; For I will demand of thee, and answer thou me. Where wast thou when I laid the foundations of the earth? Declare, if thou hast understanding.”‭‭Job‬… Continue reading Questioning God’s Motives

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Through “The Looking Glass”

THE LOOKING GLASS SELF  In 1902, C.H. Cooley published a social theory that I believe holds up over a century later - “The Looking Glass Self.” The basic premise of the theory is that our behavior is shaped by our perception of how we believe others see us. In other words, perception of “society” is… Continue reading Through “The Looking Glass”

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Word Study: The “Elect”

“Elect according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through sanctification of the Spirit, unto obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ: Grace unto you, and peace, be multiplied.” -1 Peter 1:2  This is one of the key verses for the Calvinist/Reformed doctrine regarding the “elect” - those who were “predestinated” (Romans 8:29-30) by… Continue reading Word Study: The “Elect”