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Counterfeit Gods (Book Review)

At this point, I can’t remember for certain the first time I came across the idea that idolatry is a sin still alive and well everywhere in the world.  Not just in developing or pagan countries.  Perhaps it was in … Continue reading

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The Message of 1 Peter (Book Review)

It’s been my practice almost from the beginning of my “Bible Study Teacher” career.  Maybe I picked it up from the Spielberg movie Catch Me If You Can?  In that flick, a young man goes on a fake check writing … Continue reading

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1 Peter For You (Book Review)

I’m not sure why, but it appears that First Peter, the five-chapter epistle written by the apostle Peter to the church, has been one of the more neglected books of the New Testament.  There are not many good commentaries that … Continue reading

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The Case For Life (Book Review)

For a long time I had desired to get involved in the pro-life cause, but I just didn’t know how to do it in a way that suited my abilities and personality.  The church I attended in high school had … Continue reading

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Praying the Bible (Book Review)

Prayer is like rowing.  It’s hard, tedious work.  And you don’t feel like you’re going anywhere if you don’t do it consistently.  Even so, there is a definite benefit to it.  Sometimes it’s even enjoyable.  But when the wind catches … Continue reading

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Creation and Change (Book Review)

Fundamentalist.  Just reading the word conjures strong emotions.  For some, it elicits thoughts of “Bible-believer,” “faithful Christian,” or “evangelical.”  But for others, the term connotes negativity, close-mindedness, harsh arrogance, or true-without-love. As I’ve been reading and reviewing various books on … Continue reading

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Hidden Christmas (Book Review)

Christmas season is too busy.  At least that’s the way it feels for me and my family.  In America and much of the world it is a religious and secular holiday, and many people celebrate both Jesus and have fun … Continue reading

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