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New Arts & Culture Blog

I learned last week that Yahoo! Voices is shutting down on August 1. Scrambling to move my articles, I decided to create another WordPress blog called “Arts & Culture.” It will contain news and reviews on art, books, films, lectures, and music. Some reviews are “Christian,” i.e. they examine something from a Christian perspective regardless…

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True Freedom

The blood of Jesus Purchased our freedom and gives Perfect liberty. I hope you liked my little haiku. So, are we free in the Holy Spirit? If not, we’re slaves to sin, however much economic, intellectual, or physical freedom we claim to possess as Americans. The only keys to spiritual freedom are repentance and faith…

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The Word of God

“In the beginning was the Word” (John 1:1). So why doesn’t the written Word appear “in the beginning”? The world is 6000 years old and the Bible records its beginning. But the written Word spans roughly 1500 years, from the Exodus (1440 B.C.) to Patmos (A.D. 95). Still, the Exodus origin is debatable. Some commentators…

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The Calm Before the Storm

One night in Babylon, King Belshazzar “made a great feast” for his thousand lords (Daniel 5:1). He, his wives and concubines, and these lords drank wine out of temple vessels stolen from Jerusalem as they praised idols of “gold, silver, bronze, iron, wood and stone” (5:4). Suddenly, “the fingers of a man’s hand” wrote on the…