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The Name of God’s Son

In the ancient world, one’s name was more than just a designation for that individual. They saw the name as being closely associated with that individual’s personality. If you could invoke the name of a god, you could call that … Continue reading

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The Gap: The Science of What Separates Us from Other Animals

The Science that Separates Us     Thomas Suddendorf teaches psychology at the University of Queensland. Three years ago, he published a book, The Gap: The Science of What Separates Us from Other Animals. The title alone would clue you in … Continue reading

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How to Study the Bible: Word Studies – Part 3

    My last and final study (for now) on doing word studies… PAY ATTENTION TO THEOLOGICAL WORDS:     In 1 Thessalonians 1:4, Paul writes:“knowing, brethren beloved by God, His choice of you.” That sounds like an unassuming phrase, until you … Continue reading

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How to Study the Bible – Word Studies – Part 2

    Words are the basic building blocks of sentences, therefore of paragraphs. PAY ATTENTION TO WORDS THAT ARE DIFFERENT:     You should always compare more than one translation. Romans 7 is a good time to consider doing word studies stimulated … Continue reading

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Jesus: The Truth

    Back in 2003, in partial response to the devastation of the 9/11 destruction of the twin towers in NYC and the Pentagon and Flight 93 in PA, President George W. Bush sent our military into battle in the country … Continue reading

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The heart (Joshua-Malachi)

In Josh. 5:1, the “melted hearts” were in a state of terror because God had dried up Jordan River. If our spiritual heart is not right w/God, fear and terror will result w/coming into contact with God. 24:23; we “incline” … Continue reading

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How to Study the Bible: Word Studies

    Words are the basic building blocks of sentences. Just as atoms are the basic building blocks of elements and cells are the basic building blocks of organic tissue. I have said before that we communicate through sentences in paragraphs. … Continue reading

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The Name of God’s Assembly

    Rather than dwelling in temples made by man’s hands, as He did in the Old Testament, in the New Covenant, God has chosen to dwell in temples not made by man’s hands. Today, He dwells in the hearts of … Continue reading

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Imitating God

Ephesians 5:1 says, “Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children” As Christians, it is our duty to serve God with our lives and often times we see God as unreachable as he is truly out of reach of our … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Icon: Human Evolution

    Paleontology is the study of ancient man. It has been referred to as the most “subjective” of all the biological sciences. That is, there are more feelings and opinions in paleontology than hard facts. William Fix, a science writer, … Continue reading

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