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Abortion

“They even sacrificed their sons and their daughters to demons, and shed innocent blood, the blood of their sons and daughters, whom they sacrificed to the idols of Canaan; and the land was polluted with blood.” – Psalm 106:37-38 (NKJV) I think this says it all.

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Idle Babbling

“Shun profane and idle babblings, for they will increase to more ungodliness and their message will spread like cancer.” – 2 Timothy 2:16-17 (NKJV)[1] Through Paul, God tells us to “rightly divide the word of truth” (2 Timothy 2:15). In other words, we must cut it straight. Profane and idle babblers, however, “stray concerning the…

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The Saints in Prison

Only twelve biblical saints endured physical imprisonment, if one does not count the generic term “apostles” in Acts 5 (v. 17-18). And only two died in prison, Samson (Judges 16:30) and John the Baptist (Matthew 14:10-12). The Bible does not record the crucifixions of Peter and Paul. Everyone else escaped from prison alive, sometimes more…

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Esau’s Wives

“When Esau was forty years old, he took as wives Judith the daughter of Beeri the Hittite and Basemath the daughter of Elon the Hittite. And they were a grief of mind to Isaac and Rebekah.” – Genesis 26:34-35 (NKJV)[1] Why would Esau’s wives grieve his parents, so much so that Rebekah told Isaac, “I am…

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Jesus’ Politics

Jesus Christ never ran for or held a political office during his 3.5-year earthly ministry. He could have “run” for office as a political Messiah if he’d wanted to. The populace itself wanted to crown Jesus as Messiah, albeit for selfish gain. They hoped he would first restore the monarchy to Jews who had lost…

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Arts and Culture

Are you following my new “Arts & Culture” blog? I published two articles this week and added an index. Enjoy! New “Bastille Day: A Cinematic Journey” (book, film) “Exodus: Gods and Kings” (film) “A Slight Trick of the Mind: Sherlock Holmes” (book, film) “Support Princess Cut on Kickstarter” (film) Moved from this blog “A Culture…