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The Judgment of Jonah

“That the conversion which God accepts is an interested one is self-evident. Every conversion is interested. Who can dare to say that his own life and death are of no concern to him? What ridiculous idealism would make us so … Continue reading

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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 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 UCSB Shooter: Pride, Envy, Lust, and Wrath

It wasn’t mental illness that drove this young man to murder… it was Pride, Envy, Lust, and Wrath, which are four of the Seven Deadly Sins…. Continue reading

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Honky-Tonk Gospel

“Country music is music for adults. Rock and roll is about adolescence — their young loves and lusts, their rebellions, and their insecurities. No such generation gap exists in country music…. country music sings about adult concerns: marriage, work, children, memories. It also sings frankly and poignantly about adult problems: divorce, single parenthood, alcoholism, job woes, money worries, loneliness, death.” (Honky-Tonk Gospel, p 12) Continue reading

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America will have war until it comes out at our nostrils and becomes loathsome to us

Ever since September 11, 2001 the American people have given themselves over to revenge, hatred, killing, and war. Now, with Syria, they are saying “We have had enough of war… we’re tired of it.” But what the American people fail to realize is that bondage to sin and to Satan always comes with a price… Continue reading

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Libido Dominandi: Sexual Liberation and Political Control

“Thus, a good man, though a slave, is free; but a wicked man, though a king, is a slave. For he serves, not one man alone, but, what is worse, as many masters as he has vices.” ~ St. Augustine Continue reading

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