2 Timothy 3:6-9 ISV For some of these men go into homes and deceive foolish women who are burdened with sins and swayed by all kinds of desires. These women are always studying but are never able to arrive at a full knowledge of the truth. Just as Jannes and Jambres opposed Moses, so these men oppose … Continue reading Jannes and Jambres and Other False Teachers: Just Plain Stupid — Post by Mary C. Findley
While there are numerous detailed answers, this is a brief, simple overview. 1) Moses wrote of what he learned as an Egyptian. And when he was cast out, Pharaoh's daughter took him up, and nourished him for her own son. And Moses was learned in all the wisdom of the Egyptians, and was mighty in … Continue reading How Did We Get The Old Testament?
The bush at St. Catherine's Monastery, Sinai, which monastic tradition identifies as The Burning Bush. In Exodus chapters 3 and 4 God spoke to Moses through the thorn bush that burned without being consumed. 1 Then Moses said, “What if they will not believe me or listen to what I say? For they may say, … Continue reading “They Will Not Believe Me.”
All quotes, unless otherwise noted, are by Stephen Hawking from his book A Brief History of Time. "A theory is a good theory if it satisfies two requirements: It must accurately describe a large class of observations on the basis of a model that contains only a few arbitrary elements, and it must make definite … Continue reading The Religion of Physics IV: What is “Scientific Evidence?”
"But if you tame me, my life will be filled with sunshine. ..." The fox to the Little Prince in the story of that name by Antoine de Sainte-Exupery People have tried to make me like The Little Prince for many years. I have read excerpts from it. Usually I don't even respond when people … Continue reading Comments on The Little Prince by Antoine de Sainte-Exupery
"No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon." Matthew 6:23-25 An oft-stated goal of Secular Humanism is to put every citizen in slavery by debt. They conceal this … Continue reading Who Do You Serve?
After the death of Virgil in the First Century BC, the Roman Emperor Augustus Caesar posthumously published his Aeneid. Caesar Augustus loved this book because it took the history of Rome, romanticized it and treated it as "prophecy." Virgil built on an existing legend about the founding of Rome. He expanded a story around that … Continue reading Giants, Genetics and Original Sin