Tag Archives: Christianity

Song: There’s no Calvin like John Calvin

(Sung to the tune of “There’s no Business like Show Business.”) The Elders, the Deacons, the Choir, the Church, are generally known to be a stodgy bunch, and yet, The Elders, the Deacons, the Choir, the Church, all smile and … Continue reading

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So Many Religions – Why Christianity?

My dear friend, Dr. Levitt asks,”So only the Christian Religion is the one and only true religion? Only Christians know who is the one and only God? Jews? Mormons? Hindu’s? Buddhists? Muslims? Atheists? Everyone is all wrong but Christians? Isn’t … Continue reading

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LGBT Rights and the First Amendment

From Muhammad Ibn Abdullah to Joel Osteen the world seems awash with false prophets. This is why it is so important to be able to say whatever we want, to believe whatever we want about God, or not to believe, to publish whatever we want to publish, to associate with those whom we wish, and to shun those with whom we do not. Continue reading

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Poem: Reaping

The constant dreams that fill my head, Of horrid things I did or said, Make me to turn upon my bed, To search in vain for sleep instead. I walk about throughout the day, Mouthing the words that I must … Continue reading

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Why I am Unfit to be an Elder or a Deacon in a Bible Believing Church And Some Other Thoughts on the Church and the Law

I have been asked to be an elder a couple of times in the twenty plus years I have been sitting with the Presbyterians.  After giving a brief explanation of why I could not accept such an exalted position, I was invariably asked to reconsider my position.  This left me wondering how the person asking me ever got to be an elder. Continue reading

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Poem: Straddling God’s Thigh

Straddling God’s Thigh I can laugh today, straddling God’s thigh. In spite of what my eye may see, I’m safe there, perched upon His knee. I lay back with a sigh. I don’t understand, everything I’ve done. The circumstances that … Continue reading

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Comparisons and Contrasts of the Contemporary Marriage Relationship among American Orthodox Christians, Jews, and Muslims

Originally published on the Florida Student Philosophy Blog Whosoever spends his days without a wife, has no joy nor blessing, or good in his life. Talmud – Yevamot 62B The Orthodox Jewish view of Marriage Any discussion of Orthodox Christians, … Continue reading

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Nietzsche’s Conclusion

Originally Published on the Florida Student Philosophy Blog Zu bald alt, zu spät klug I was a child in the sixties, aged six to sixteen, during a time when existentialism was highly celebrated as pop philosophy. Nothing could be more … Continue reading

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Church Politics

Originally published in the Jacksonville Observer I don’t believe that there is a separation of church and state. If you are a member of church and you vote, you know what I mean. I have been visiting various churches for … Continue reading

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Mixing Religion with Politics

Originally published in the Jacksonville Observer It is impossible to keep religion out of politics. Why, you ask? Because a few folks involved in politics actually know God, and others have strong religious beliefs that supersede and drive their political … Continue reading

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Song: Six Stringed Parable

Let me tell ya’ll a story ‘bout this guitar I got here. It was never glued together, it just suddenly appeared. Now if you believe my story, if you think that it is true, Then the same thing might apply … Continue reading

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