Monthly Archives: July 2013

misquoted verses – the potter and the clay

The potter and clay imagery is found several places in the Bible. Isa 29:16 Surely you have things turned around! Shall the potter be esteemed as the clay; For shall the thing made say of him who made it, “He … Continue reading

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rabble rousers in the Bible

There is a scene in Acts in which the disciples began healing people en masse and the Sadducees imprison the disciples. The disciples miraculously escape and begin preaching again. The elders of Israel are called together, and one individual argues … Continue reading

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God is not omnipresent

A few weeks ago, my 3 year old daughter asked me “where is God?” Before I could respond one of my 5 year old boys interjected with the Christian cliché “God is everywhere.” I looked straight at him and asked: … Continue reading

Posted in Calvinism, God, Omnipotence, Omnipresence, Omniscience, Open Theism, People, Plato, Plotinus, Theology | 17 Comments

vaccination boulderdash

Reason.com just announced 45 enemies of freedom. Making the list at number 28 is Jenny McCarthy: 28. Jenny McCarthy A second-string actress who has managed to stay in the limelight by promoting the bogus theory that vaccines cause autism, McCarthy … Continue reading

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misquoted verses – head coverings

1Co 11:4 Every man praying or prophesying, having his head covered, dishonors his head. 1Co 11:5 But every woman who prays or prophesies with her head uncovered dishonors her head, for that is one and the same as if her … Continue reading

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price controls topple regime

There is a major story that all Mainstream Media seems to have missed. While the MSM report on the riots in Egypt and the overthrow of the Morsi regime, they miss the real cause. Here is Michael Amerhom Youssef: More … Continue reading

Posted in Econ 101, Economics, Goverment, Leftists, Price Controls | 3 Comments

statistics – the death penalty and deterrence

A lot of ink has been spilt over whether the Death Penalty deters criminals or not. Those against the Death Penalty cite Texas, and claim that although Texas executes more people than any other state, they still have a lot … Continue reading

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Jesus quote not found in the gospels

In Acts 20, Paul is preaching to the elders of Ephesus. He states: Act 20:35 I have shown you in every way, by laboring like this, that you must support the weak. And remember the words of the Lord Jesus, … Continue reading

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the gospel in the septuagint

Literally the Greek word for “gospel” means “good news”. In the ancient world in Christ’s time, it had royal connotations. But when the Greek Septuagint was written (probably started to be written circa 300 BC), the word was used with … Continue reading

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misquoted verses – baptism of fire

Mat 3:11 I indeed baptize you with water unto repentance, but He who is coming after me is mightier than I, whose sandals I am not worthy to carry. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire. There … Continue reading

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