Are You Witnesses of All This?

  Over the last several posts I’ve written about philosophers (Epicurus in particular and Protagoras) and philosophies (Epicureanism and Stoicism). Taken together they state, among other things I described earlier, that this life is all there is. There would be no hereafter in that way of thinking. During the first century the Apostle Paul, the…

The Summing Junction

  We first meet Saul of Tarsus in Dr. Luke’s historical account The Acts of the Apostles. But they yelled at [Stephen] at the tops of their voices, blocked their ears, and made a concerted dash at him. They bundled him out of the city and stoned him. The witnesses laid their cloaks down at…

A Blessing on Those Who Hear God’s Word!

  lo·go·cen·tric [ˌlôɡəˈsentrik, ˌläɡə-] ADJECTIVE: regarding words and language as a fundamental expression of an external reality (especially applied as a negative term to traditional Western thought by postmodernist critics, e.g., French philosopher and Deconstructionist Jacques Derrida, 1930-2004). ~~~ Deconstructionism is taught and practiced extensively in colleges and universities today.  It directly affects our world…

No Stone Left Unturned

“Jesus came out from the temple and was going away when His disciples came up to point out the temple buildings to Him. And He said to them, “Do you not see all these things? Truly I say to you, not one stone here will be left upon another, which will not be torn down.””…

Roll Away the Stone from Your Mouth

  “Take away the stone,” Jesus said. “But, Lord,” said Martha, the sister of the dead man, “by this time there is a bad odor, for he has been there four days.” Then Jesus said, “Did I not tell you that if you believe, you will see the glory of God?” … Is ‘t night’s…