Monthly Archives: December 2012

Myrrh and Mrs. Pilate

    Randomly opening the Bible seeking answers for issues that perplex us is not considered wise use of scripture—but I do it intentionally at times, and sometimes it just happens. R. C. Sproul in his book Knowing Scripture  calls it “luckydipping.”  Okay, admit it, you’ve … Continue reading

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The Spirit of Fear

    This was going to focus on the topic of prudent gun control, but my thoughts on firearms are really much more about the spirit of fear, and about how pervasive fear is in this once-courageous, erstwhile Christian land of ours.  It says in 1st John 4:18 … Continue reading

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It’s All About Me. . .

    And other disquieting, random thoughts on Christmas Eve.  It occurred to me recently that pretty much everything I’ve written, books and blogs, are about me. At least I’m usually the central character–sometimes the hero, but as often as not the anti-hero. But … Continue reading

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Does Love Really Win?

    No, this isn’t about the Rob Bell book and the whole controversy of Universalism. This is about another contention: Evil v. Love.  I’m talking about Romans 12:21: “Be not overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.”  I’m not saying that … Continue reading

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