Monthly Archives: January 2014

repeal the davis-bacon act

In 1931, the Davis Bacon Act (DBA) was passed. According the FAR 22.403-1 “The Davis-Bacon Act (40 U.S.C. 3141 et seq.) provides that contracts in excess of $2,000 to which the United States or the District of Columbia is a … Continue reading

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playing legos with my kids

As the plastic pieces scatter on the floor, my boys glance over to the box. The gleaming picture of a race car peaks their curiosity. The scattered mess of parts does not deter them. I open the instructions and place … Continue reading

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prophecy is a bad argument for foreknowledge

When debating Calvinists about if God knows the future, they often point to prophecy as a way to claim that God must know every detail about the future. But by their own standards, this is highly suspect. Take for example … Continue reading

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God uses cannibalism as a weapon

I have mentioned before that cannibalism by necessity has often been a common theme throughout history. We live in an amazing world in which our main concern is eating too much food or limiting our consumption to the right foods. … Continue reading

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neglected verses – isaiah 49:26

Isa 49:26 I will feed those who oppress you with their own flesh, And they shall be drunk with their own blood as with sweet wine. All flesh shall know That I, the LORD, am your Savior, And your Redeemer, … Continue reading

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reversing the curses of God

God curses mankind in various ways throughout the Bible. But mankind is innovative. Once a curse is given, mankind usually focuses his effort and innovation into undoing the curse. Three such examples are as follows: 1. Working to survive 2. … Continue reading

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Jesus and his twin brother

In John we find one of the 12 apostles is referred to as “the twin”: Joh 11:16 Then Thomas, who is called the Twin, said to his fellow disciples, “Let us also go, that we may die with Him.” Joh … Continue reading

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omnipotent versus almighty

Omnipotence is the power of God to effect whatever is not intrinsically impossible. These last words of the definition do not imply any imperfection, since a power that extends to every possibility must be perfect. The universality of the object … Continue reading

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omnipotent man

In Genesis 6 God learns mankind’s unlimited potential for wickedness. In Genesis 11, God learns mankind’s unlimited potential for innovation. After the flood and in an act of defiance, the people of the earth band together to build a large … Continue reading

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Jesus asks God to change

Luk 22:41 And He was withdrawn from them about a stone’s throw, and He knelt down and prayed, Luk 22:42 saying, “Father, if it is Your will, take this cup away from Me; nevertheless not My will, but Yours, be … Continue reading

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