February 3, 2016 @ 1:29 PM
After a prolonged personal sabbatical, I've come to the conclusion that future writings are going to not only continue to use the Protestant canon of the Scriptures, but that in all likelihood that I'll eventually be able to work in something on the books of Macabees, Judith, Sirach, Tobit, Baruch, and Wisdom from a Catholic Bible. At a certain point in the future I'll investigate the Bible canon that's used by the Eastern Orthodox to see whether or not it would also get used for expanding this website. I started investigating the extra canon contents of a couple of my mother's Catholic Bibles from her youth just before Christmas of last year and felt the need to personally purchase my own Catholic Bible -- the ...
February 6, 2014 @ 6:33 PM
1. Every principle, promise, judgment, provision of the redemptive work of Jesus Christ that I regularly lay claim to from the Bible (including laying claim to infinite amounts of wisdom and knowledge of the Bible from the Holy Spirit that Lord Jesus gives to all who obey Him) belongs to all 3 billion Christians on the planet and always will. No claims of exclusivity to any aspects of the redemptive work of Christ for my life are stated, implied, sought, neither as personal megalomania nor as an advertisement hook.
2. All of the aforementioned belongs to every Christian that has ever lived and to every person that'll yet someday embrace the Lordship of Jesus Christ. These matters are established for as ...
December 7, 2012 @ 9:50 AM
My apologies for the Christians who dismiss global warming while ice on the planet is melting as fast as ice in the drink you had earlier!
I believe Bible indicated global warming would occur at point when Christ's Atonement was reclaiming world at accelerated pace. Isa 30:23-26
Obvious concerns are whether animals living in cold environments do so by dominant or recessive genes. I believe by the latter.
That being the case, if I'm right, then we may have to potentially redefine & minimally expand our current list of extreme-ophobe life forms
I would be inclined to expand global warming to 1Corinthians 15:23-25 & wonder about redemption of PreAdamic "man" being in the works.
In some Church settings there's...
August 24, 2012 @ 12:15 PM
On Benny Hinn's program yesterday & today he's had a guest that's talked about judgment that America's been under via economic calamity and terrorism from Isaiah 9:9-10. They cite 2 of 3 politicians in these broadcasts that built their inspirational speeches specifically around the words in Isaiah 9:9-10 that got Israel judged and the various aspects of that prophetic utterance were timely for specific details of calamities upon America.
I went back and read that and previous chapter has the verse about not calling a conspiracy what the people are calling a conspiracy, and the chapter after that says that God will remove the thorns and briers IN ONE DAY. So, if they happen to be right about a time of judgment, it'......
August 18, 2012 @ 10:28 AM
3rd Parties don't steal any votes AT ALL. To say so reflects not having actually read the political platforms to know HOW DIFFERENT the platforms are. A late 2011 Gallup poll of Americans' attitudes towards govt reported 17% expressed conservative views, 22% expressed libertarian views, 20% expressed communitarian views, 17% expressed centrist views, 24% expressed liberal views. Wikipedia's page on the 2008 U.S. Presidential race said that 5 political parties HAD THE CAPACITY to have gotten the required number of electoral votes to have secured a win of the White House. They were the Constitution Party, Democrat Party, Green Party, Libertarian Party, and the Republican Party.
Clearly these stats and many others, plus the ...
July 10, 2012 @ 8:19 PM
I read an article from a popular Vegan magazine's website from 3 months ago that was talking about Vegans who are of African American descent. I've known the whole time I was a Vegan that there are many people of every nationality that's common in the Western world that are Vegans. Zero shock to me. They highlighted a few recent publications that had emphasized that, including a couple of books that were put out by Vegans of African American descent. Then they proceeded to quote someone on their work to bring attention to suffering everywhere, to compound human suffering in with the Vegan ethic, and they were talking about some of the blowback they've received from what they've done and emphasized along...
July 4, 2012 @ 1:21 PM
Fires so often can seem as though they're the end of the world. Too often, they're unfortunately the end of someone's world. Sometimes they can seem so numerous and so costly that perhaps some would wonder whether they're a judgment from God, but Isaiah 54:9-10 and Jeremiah 31:27-28 assure us that these things aren't the plan of God for our lives. He has said that what was formerly destined to be destroyed must experience the miracle working of Christ Jesus. It says in Jeremiah 31:27-28 that His sole purpose in each person and each pet's life is the planting of His blessing in their lives and their being built up through all of His Covenantal mercies until people and their animals are living in His New Jerusalem life......
June 23, 2012 @ 2:38 PM
Saw in the physical realm, today, the ministry offices we'll have for Fountain of Gardens Ministries. PERRRRRRRRRFECT LOCATION!! Unless there's an unforeseen pleasant surprise, my personal estimation would be between 5,000 and 6,000sq ft or in that range. 19 regular parking places & 1 wheelchair access parking spot. We'll need between quarter - third of those when starting, half at most LATER. Big ol' marquee, great flag pole to put a Texas flag on. It's currently got a torn up American flag on it. Got my prayer project for summer! LUV the location! We're between 2 grocery stores, walking distance to Subway sandwich place, post office across street, Walgreens nearby. We're within...
June 17, 2012 @ 5:37 PM
I'm in the midst of watching for the 2nd time a 9 message series by Keith Moore on a clean conscience called "Clear To Hear." To me, it's been pointing out the weaknesses in a lot of Evangelistic presentations that have predominantly a Gentile audience and that instead of emphasizing the Mosaic Law that Gentiles were never charged with, that matters of conscience are what they're judged by, according to Romans 2, and our Gospel tracts could become clearer if instead of focusing on a violated law of God, we were to move towards talking about the violated law of the conscience. Most Christians don't know that that's their radio receiver for the Voice of God and if they have a weak conscience, namely a ...