I try not to comment too much on religions that are not my own, but some of the recent conflict involving the Temple Mount in Jerusalem has caught my attention, especially this article: "Has the Temple Mount Become A Hamas 'City-State'?". It made me ponder the question: who owns the Temple Mount?First off, I'm not … Continue reading Who owns the Temple Mount?
I'm a little late in seeing this but Governor Robert Bentley proclaimed February as Healthy Marriage Month:"WHEREAS, marriage is not just another lifestyle choice, but the foundation of healthy families and a healthy future for America; andWHEREAS, marriage, in every known human society, creates new families, binds men and women together in a network of affection, … Continue reading Healthy Marriage Month
With the caveat that I endeavor to keep political commentary far from this blog, I want to digress for a moment to address a political issue from a perspective of faith.The issue at hand is the right of a state to secede from the United States of America. Currently, there are petitions on the White House website … Continue reading Secession and the Christian
From the Oxford University Press blog:A look back on the 400th anniversary year of the King James Bible:By Gordon CampbellThe celebrations of the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible were in one respect a surprise. As the Archbishop of Canterbury commented at the end of the year, the KJB had not been treated “simply … Continue reading A look back on the 400th anniversary year of the King James Bible
Another great article from the archives of Truth Magazine:The Logos: By Jerry C. RayIn the prologue of the gospel according to John, the Logos is presented without definition or introduction. Such was unnecessary since the idea of the Logos was not foreign to the Jewish or Greek mind. The Jews, from the study of the Old Testament … Continue reading The Logos
This article from Truth Magazine may be old, but the wisdom it is based on is timeless:The Weapons of Our Warfare:By Leslie DiestelkampPaul wrote, “For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war according to the flesh (for the weapons of our warfare are not carnal . . .”). (2 Cor. 10:3, 4). Today … Continue reading The Weapons of Our Warfare