WHO IS GOD? WHAT IS THE GOSPEL? WHAT IS THE COST OF FOLLOWING JESUS?

Because of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), these are especially lonely times for some people. Solitude leads to contemplation. For most of us, there are four big questions. –Why am I here? –What is right and wrong? –What brings me meaning –What happens to a human being when I die? List from Ravi Zacharias (an expert in …

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THE ROLE OF GOVERNMENT IN A FALLEN WORLD

I have been having a discussion with a commenter on my blog, Citizen Tom. About what? Do we have God-given rights, or does government define and give us our rights? Somehow that discussion grew out of this post, OPTIMIZING THE TRADE OFFS. Trying to get to the root of the problem, I asked that commenter, tsalmon, …

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THE INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL ON BIBLICAL INERRANCY

What is this post about? It is about the argument between those who use the expression "biblical inerrancy" and those use the expression "biblical literalism". Those who say we can trust the Bible use the expression "biblical inerrancy". Those who say we cannot trust the Bible use the expression "biblical literalism". Oddly, Bing and Google …

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STRENGTH LIES IN DIFFERENCES, NOT IN SIMILARITIES

Strength lies in differences, not in similarities. — Stephen R. Covey, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People (from here (medium.com)) We live in a republic that is slowly dying. Why? We don't learn -- we don't teach our children -- how to be the citizens of a republic. We teach our children about their rights, …

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