Category Archives: History

israel chosen as a priest nation

One of God’s favorite individuals throughout the Bible was Abraham. Abraham showed exceptional faith towards God and a promise of a continued loyalty to God. For this, God blesses Abraham. The specific blessing was that Abraham’s descendants would bless the … Continue reading

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jesus son of ananus

In Wars of the Jews, Josephus describes the signs and prophets that foretold of the destruction of the Jerusalem and the temple. Among these is Jesus, son of Ananus. Two significant things about this Jesus: 1. He predicted the destruction … Continue reading

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the wandering jew

In the book “Curious Myths of the Middle Ages“, the author recounts a very interesting myth about a wandering Jew. Supposedly, this Jew had been with Jesus. To those in the 13th century, this would definitely interesting considering the Jew … Continue reading

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vanderbilt defeats a tyrant

In 1855 an American arrived on the shores of Nicaragua. His name was William Walker and he sought to make himself king. His biggest mistake was stealing the property of Cornelius Vanderbilt. Vanderbilt had constructed a railway in Nicaragua to … Continue reading

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plotinus reveals the mystery

The mystery cults were religious orders that existed from before the time of Plato. Mystery cults held their secrets very closely, hence the name. But modern readers can piece together their secrets with the varied sources that are in existence. … Continue reading

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vanderbilt commits his wife

Although Cornelius Vanderbilt was a shrewd and excellent business man, incalculably enriching the lives of his consumers and a veritable hero for economic progress, Vanderbilt was a very cold individual. At one point, he committed his wife to an insane … Continue reading

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when vanderbilt beat government corruption

From Capitalism: the Unknown Ideal: When Vanderbilt began to organize several small, obscure railroads into what was to become the New York Central system, he had to obtain a franchise from the City Council to permit his railroad, the New … Continue reading

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understanding isaiah 5

The whole of Isaiah is a prophetic book. The summary of the entire book can be found in the first chapter: Isa 1:19 If you are willing and obedient, You shall eat the good of the land; Isa 1:20 But … Continue reading

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noah had an unrighteous family

In Genesis 6, the Bible introduces the reader to a man named Noah. The entire world was wicked, but “Noah found grace in the eyes of the Lord”: Gen 6:8 But Noah found grace in the eyes of the LORD. … Continue reading

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answering james white

This post will take James White’s cross examination questions to Bob Enyart and answer them. It should be noted that in Enyart’s cross examination, James White avoided direct questions such as answering the simple question “In Gethsemane, at the moment … Continue reading

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