Category Archives: Bible

The Pool of Bethesda

The Pool of Bethesda “Beth hesda” is Hebrew for “House of mercy” Interestingly enough, Bethesda, Maryland is named after the old Bethesda Meeting House, which takes it’s name from the Pool of Bethesda story in the Bible. I used to … Continue reading

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The Ecclesiastical Text

The Ecclesiastical Text Now that I’m “Back to the Bible”, so to speak, I’m re-examining some of the textual criticism issues I studied over 20 years ago. I read Theodore Letis’ book “The Ecclesiastical Text” 20 years ago, and I … Continue reading

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America isn’t becoming more open-minded, it’s collapsing…

America isn’t becoming more open-minded, it’s collapsing… “And I found in my study that history is cyclic, and everywhere in the world you find this pattern in ancient times: that as a culture begins to decline, you have an efflorescence … Continue reading

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In Christ Alone

    In Christ Alone In Christ alone my hope is found, He is my light, my strength, my song; this Cornerstone, this solid Ground, firm through the fiercest drought and storm. What heights of love, what depths of peace, … Continue reading

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The World and the Church

The World and the Church “I have given them your word, and the world has hated them because they are not of the world, just as I am not of the world.” ~ Jesus (John 17:14) I’ve been thinking a … Continue reading

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The American Flag: Embodiment of a bloodthirsty totem god

The American Flag: Embodiment of a bloodthirsty totem god American patriotism is a civil religion organized around a sacred flag, whose followers engage in periodic blood sacrifice of their own children to unify the group. The flag symbolizes the sacrificed … Continue reading

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New Vatican Document on Catholic-Jewish Relations

New Vatican Document on Catholic-Jewish Relations “I was sent only to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.” ~ Jesus Christ (Matthew 15:24) “For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for … Continue reading

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