Archive for Religious

The Possible Utility of Mosaic Dietary Code

In my Bible study session tonight we covered Deuteronomy 14 which contained, among other things, the following rules for diet: 3“You shall not eat any abomination. 4These are the animals you may eat: the ox, the sheep, the goat, 5the deer, the gazelle, the roebuck, the wild goat, the ibex,a the antelope, and the mountain […]

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A Difference in Worldviews

At church today that pastor was introducing our series on the Book of Revelation. I was talking with my son afterwards, and I mentioned that–among other things–it dealt with “the end of the world,” quite literally. It details the Apocalypse. That explains why so many movies are based on it: the end of the world […]

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Jesus, the Perfect Sacrifice

Someone (who gave me permission to post) wrote to me: “How could Jesus’ sacrifice be sufficient? Here’s what I mean: No matter how terrible his sacrifice was, it was only for a finite period of time, but he paid the price that for me would only be payable by torment for an infinite amount [of] […]

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Living With the Passover Lamb Before Sacrificing It

Even those with a passing familiarity with the Exodus account know that God (through Moses) told the Israelites to slaughter a Passover lamb and spread the blood on each household’s doorpost, in order that the angel of death would “pass over” that house while killing all the firstborns of Egypt. However, it wasn’t until a […]

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Your Whole Life Has Prepared You for God’s Purpose

I was watching the movie Paul the Apostle of Christ with my son. It focuses a lot on the anguish Paul felt for his earlier sins, when he persecuted Christians. I pointed out that God used Saul’s sins in order to motivate his zealousness for Christ. Among other aspects, Paul really meant it when he […]

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One Man’s Testimony

This is really powerful. It has almost 283,000 views. My girlfriend sent this to me saying she’d stumbled across it and it was really good, to see how deep into darkness this guy went, but God called him back. I thought I would watch for 10 minutes and come back to it, but I watched […]

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Tom Woods Show on the Catholic Church Scandal

Tom had two guests on to discuss the developments in the scandal regarding the Catholic Church and the role the current Pope has played in it. I’m not prohibiting strong statements in the comments, but we have Catholics and Protestants who visit this blog so let’s try to be civil.

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My Thoughts on Jordan Peterson’s Take on the Bible

Rory writes (and gives permission for me to quote): I did want to ask though, what your opinion on Jordan Peterson is in regards to Biblical literalism. From your writings and your appearance on Steve Patterson’s podcast it would seem you believe in Biblical literalism. You have also seemingly spoken approvingly about not only Jordan Peterson, but his biblical […]

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