Monthly Archives: November 2010

Is Retirement Biblical?

I’ve heard a preacher say that retirement isn’t Biblical; that saving up for a post-employment period of relative ease is self-indulgent and ungodly.  He compared the idea of building up an IRA account, or similar instrument for the purpose of … Continue reading

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Wise Words To Live By

“Blessed is the man who does not walk in the council of the wicked or stand in the way of sinners or sit in the seat of mockers.” (Psalm 1:1, NIV) Man It seems as if the world is looking … Continue reading

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Election Results

In the county where I live, a whopping 42.5% of the registered voters made the effort yesterday to participate in representative government.  Obviously, the “will of the people” here is to remain uninvolved in government.  But who knows why?  The … Continue reading

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Who Is Messiah?

Jews who take their Scripture seriously believe in the Messiah.  They anticipate his coming with a zeal that equals the Christian anticipation of the second coming of Christ.  The only difference between the two is the matter of identifying the … Continue reading

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No Man’s Land

This day, the first day of November, we stand in a kind of no man’s land, between the mock horror of Halloween and the anticipations of hope and dread for Election Day:  Hope for one party, dread for the other.  … Continue reading

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