Category Archives: Religion

The Lord Is My Shepherd

The 23rd Psalm The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures; He leadeth me beside the still waters.  He restoreth my soul; He guideth me in straight paths for His … Continue reading

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Fear Of The Lord

Scripture tells us in Proverbs 1:7, “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge…”  This proverb, along with minor variations (such as “…is the beginning of wisdom”) is also found in other Bible verses with developed contextual applications.  … Continue reading

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Religion Or Truth?

As a young person, the “outer trappings” of religion turned me off.  Rites and ceremonies are largely symbolic and traditional.  If you don’t understand the meaning of the symbolism or if you don’t relate to the traditions, then the rituals … Continue reading

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Religion Or The Supernatural?

Currently there is a popular bias against traditional Christianity.  The idea of “the separation of church and state” is seen as a fence for keeping the Church out of government.  But the constitution’s only reference to religion is, “Congress shall … Continue reading

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Those Two Things

rewritten from original draft of 2009 (From one of those “I get depressed during the holidays” people.) An Explosion Of Thoughts In a typical newsy Christmas letter, one of my relatives wrote, “The back and forth political ranting is becoming … Continue reading

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Ignorance

Like a pandemic virus, there sure seems to be a lot of ignorance going around.  To many, there is no need to confuse issues with facts, because they’ve already made up their minds.  Rather than seeking a meeting of the … Continue reading

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Looking At The Donut Or Looking At The Hole?

Donuts are identified by the holes in their middles.  But wise counsel says, “Watch the donut, not the hole.”  As a Christian, I’ve noticed that many annoyed non-Christians strain so hard to see the hole that they completely miss the … Continue reading

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Book Burning And Other Horrors

This is my comment to an article I read at http://www.veteranstoday.com/2010/09/09/why-muslims-dare-not-burn-the-bible-in-return/  I think it is important enough to post it here. The brief bio next to your article, “Why Muslims Dare Not Burn the Bible in Return” indicates that you are … Continue reading

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Islamodeception

Islam is deceptive to its core.  It presents itself as a religion, yet it is more than that.  It is also a militant political and legal system that controls every aspect of its subjects’ lives, perhaps comparable to the theocracies … Continue reading

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Too Heavenly Minded?

I was admonished by a pastor once, “Don’t be so heavenly minded that you’re no earthly good.”  At the time perhaps my head was in the clouds, or I was “over spiritualizing” a topic of discussion.  But many years have … Continue reading

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