31 Dec 2019

The First Church of Christian Gnosticism

Many Christians believe and teach a form of factual neutrality where some subjects, for example, science, geography, politics, mathematics, can and should be taught without any regard to religion since “facts speak for themselves.” This is most evident in education where a self-conscious sacred-secular divide is maintained and supported by

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30 Dec 2019

‘Public Goods’ Are Stolen Goods

Congress’s new crop of socialist representatives who have never owned a business and have absolutely no knowledge of how an economy works could make permanent economic policies that could destroy the productive base of the United States. For example: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s promise to boost federal funding for social programs should not

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25 Dec 2019

The Birth of Jesus Was the Greatest Political Event in History

We don’t usually think of Christmas as a political event. I can assure you that Herod the Great thought of it that way as well as Rome. There was a tax involved (Luke 2:1). Herod would not have been troubled by an announcement that a child was born if he

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24 Dec 2019

Capitulating to Losing Does Nothing but Make Losing a Spiritual Badge of False Ppiety.

Tremper Longman III is the Distinguished Scholar of Biblical Studies at Westmont College in California where he served as the Robert H. Gundry Professor of Biblical Studies from 1998 until he retired in 2017. He is opposed to Pres. Trump and wants him impeached. He believes it is wrong from

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23 Dec 2019

Christians and the Moral Case Against Pres. Trump

The Christianity Today article calling for the impeachment of Donald Trump and blasting evangelicals for supporting him got massive exposure by the mainstream media and Facebook. I’ve never seen an article move so fast on blogs and websites. In addition, I’ve never seen so many published responses or reactions, both

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20 Dec 2019

‘Christianity Today’ Article Calling for Trump’s Impeachment Heats Up the Internet

A seminary professor from what would be considered a conservative Christian college posted the following on Facebook in response to a Christianity Today article that supports the removal of Pres. Trump from office: Christianity Today has just called for Trump’s removal from office. They are calling us to remember who

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19 Dec 2019

Why a Wealth Tax Is Anti-Biblical, Immoral, and Destructive

Peter Daou is the former adviser to Hillary Clinton and John Kerry. In typical Marxist fashion, he asked this question: “Can you give me a good reason one person should have a BILLION dollars??” His question implies an answer. No one should have a billion dollars. There is a political

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18 Dec 2019

The Unintended Consequences of the Trump Presidency

Most people evaluating the Trump presidency focus on policy issues, the economy, and the courts. For conservatives, these are mostly favorable. The attacks on Trump have netted a boatload of unforeseen benefits, the major one being the exposure of the tactics of the Democrats to a watching world. They are

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14 Dec 2019

An Alabama Sheriff Gets it Right and Tells Atheists to Take a Hike

  An English teacher I had in high school was from Jasper, Alabama. That was an oddity for someone living in Pittsburgh, PA. We rarely if ever ran into a Southerner. A teenager visiting one of my neighbors mesmerized us with her Southern accent, especially the way she said “Norfolk.”

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13 Dec 2019

Can You Pass This Observational Test?

  You may have seen the following observational test on Facebook. If you could find the one dog out of eight that is different from all the other dogs, you must be a genius. Invariably people demonstrated their genius aptitude by claiming they had found the dog that was uniquely

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12 Dec 2019

Once Christian Universities Now Bastions of Secularism

Colleges like Harvard, Yale, and Princeton were once bastions of Christian orthodoxy. Consider the following: Harvard’s earliest motto was In Christi Gloriam, “For the Glory of Christ.” One of Harvard’s early seals (1692) contained the Latin phrase Veritas (Truth) Christo (for Christ) Et Ecclesiae (and the Church). A group of ministers, who

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11 Dec 2019

The Rapture and the Fig Tree Generation

The following is from the Introduction to my new book The Rapture and the Fig Tree Generation that will be available from American Vision in January 2020 Mark Hitchcock has written a free eBook for Dallas Theological Seminary titled The Truth and Timing of the Rapture that has been promoted

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10 Dec 2019

Does the Bible Predict that There Will be a Future Rebuilt Temple?

Dispensational premillennialists need a future “tribulation temple” so their idea of antichrist can take his seat (2 Thess. 2:4), place a statue for people to worship (Rev. 13:14–15), and proclaim himself to be god (2 Thess. 2:4). But what the dispensationalists really need is a verse that states that there

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09 Dec 2019

Jesus, Mary, and Joseph Were Not Homeless or Refugees

  For years liberals have turned the Christmas story into a political lecture. The birth of Jesus is political and everything else. Herod the Great was the first to understand the threat to the political and economic status quo: After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time

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06 Dec 2019

Is There a Better Word to Use than ‘Socialism’ to Explain Leftist Economic Policies?

It seems that a high percentage of millennials believe that socialism is better than capitalism. What is socialism? Socialism is said to be “state control of the means of production.” But this definition doesn’t explain what is taking place politically and governmentally in our nation. You can’t just say “socialism”

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05 Dec 2019

Personal Peace and Affluence Determines Whether an Unborn Baby Lives or Dies

My name is Ozymandias, king of kings: Look on my works, ye Mighty, and despair! Nothing beside remains. Round the decay Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare The lone and level sands stretch far away. — From Percy Shelley’s “Ozymandias” If you’ve ever wondered why some people do horrible

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04 Dec 2019

Does ‘X-Mas’ Take ‘Christ’ Out of Christmas?

The use of x-mas is not designed to take Jesus Christ out of Christmas.

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03 Dec 2019

‘This World Is Not Your Home.’ True or False?

I saw the following posted on Facebook. A number of Christians responded with “Amen”: “This world is not your home. God is your father. Heaven is your home. You’re going there. Be hopeful.” — John Piper Too many Christians are caught between “This World Is Not My Home” (false) and

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