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I am a 61 year old devout conservative Christian. I worked 31 years as a tax professional and recently retired. I became a Christian at age six and have been studying the Bible my entire life. I am editor of this blog and started it to present a defense of the traditional conservative Biblical worldview.

  • Stand Firm Against the Wicked

    “Only let your manner of life be worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or am absent, I may hear of you that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one mind striving side by side for… Read More ›

  • The Hellenistic Christian Jews of Acts

    After Jesus’s death and resurrection, the first company of believers included Mary, Jesus’ Mother, and other kinsman, along with the apostles. Since the whole company was Jewish they remained loyal for a time to the Jewish law and continued to… Read More ›

  • A Christian’s Governing Authority

    “Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God. Therefore whoever resists the authorities resists what God has appointed, and those who resist will incur judgment.”… Read More ›

  • Reading the Man

    Reading the Man by Elizabeth Brown Pryor is a quasi-biography of Robert E. Lee. It follows his life in a loosely chronological order largely through the letters he wrote. Each chapter opens with one or more of his letters or… Read More ›

  • Natural Rights and Secession

    In these times of political turmoil between two very different peoples (loosely defined as liberal and conservative or christian and nonchristian) who have completely different mores and standards of morality, secession talk is on the rise around the country. Examples… Read More ›

  • The First Nazi Holocaust

    Many people do not know that the first victims of the Nazi Holocaust were not the Jews (which started primarily in 1942) but the mentally and physically handicapped. It started with the decision to kill physically deformed newborns and small… Read More ›

  • The Perfect Judgment of God

    “For as the new heavens and the new earth that I make shall remain before me, says the Lord, so shall your offspring and your name remain. From new moon to new moon, and from Sabbath to Sabbath, all flesh shall come to worship… Read More ›

  • O Holy Night

    One of the most cherished Christmas songs we sing each year is “O Holy Night”. It has an interesting history. In 1847, in a French village, the local priest asked the local wine commissioner, Placide Cappeau, a not-very-religious man, to… Read More ›

  • Carrying Our Rocks

    “In the days of his flesh, Jesus offered up prayers and supplications, with loud cries and tears, to him who was able to save him from death, and he was heard because of his reverence.  Although he was a son,… Read More ›

  • Our God

    “Then Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, and Joshua the son of Jehozadak, the high priest, with all the remnant of the people, obeyed the voice of the Lord their God, and the words of Haggai the prophet, as the Lord… Read More ›

  • Reconciled By Christ

    “And you, who once were alienated and hostile in mind, doing evil deeds, he has now reconciled in his body of flesh by his death, in order to present you holy and blameless and above reproach before him, if indeed… Read More ›

  • The Dallas Statement

    The Statement on Social Justice and the Gospel (or the Dallas Statement) is a statement of faith, drafted in the summer of 2018 in Dallas, TX by a group of evangelicals led by John MacArthur, in response to how certain… Read More ›

  • God The Father

    “Blessed is the one whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered. Blessed is the man against whom the Lord counts no iniquity, and in whose spirit there is no deceit. For when I kept silent, my bones wasted away through my groaning all day… Read More ›

  • The Thwarting of the Wicked

    Treasures gained by wickedness do not profit, but righteousness delivers from death. The Lord does not let the righteous go hungry, but he thwarts the craving of the wicked. Proverbs 10:2-3. For to the one who pleases him God has given wisdom and knowledge… Read More ›

  • Study the Bible With Kelly

    I wanted to announce that our own Kelly Foster has started a new Youtube channel, “Study the Bible With Kelly”. The first video can be accessed at this address – https://youtu.be/okN6CWV4Mgo. Simply insert this address into your search to find…. Read More ›

  • The Intercession of God

    “Simon, Simon, behold, Satan demanded to have you, that he might sift you like wheat, but I have prayed for you that your faith may not fail. And when you have turned again, strengthen your brothers.” Luke 22:31-32.  “Likewise the Spirit helps us in… Read More ›

  • Set Apart

    “For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well. My frame was not hidden from… Read More ›

  • The Brutish

    How great are your works, O Lord! Your thoughts are very deep! The stupid man cannot know; the fool cannot understand this: that though the wicked sprout like grass and all evildoers flourish, they are doomed to destruction forever; but you, O Lord, are on high forever…. Read More ›

  • The Withering Wicked

    “Fret not yourself because of evildoers; be not envious of wrongdoers! For they will soon fade like the grass and wither like the green herb. Trust in the Lord, and do good; dwell in the land and befriend faithfulness. Delight yourself in the Lord, and he… Read More ›

  • Hydroxychloroquine Study Fraud

    The authors of the study measuring the efficacy and risks of the antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for COVID-19 has been retracted at the request of its authors. It was published last month in prominent medical journal The Lancet. The… Read More ›

  • Is 1984 Finally Here?

    “Every record has been destroyed or falsified, every book rewritten, every picture has been repainted, every statue and street building has been renamed, every date has been altered. And the process is continuing day by day and minute by minute…. Read More ›

  • God Is With Our Mouth

    “But Moses said to the LORD, ‘Oh, my Lord, I am not eloquent, either in the past or since you have spoken to your servant, but I am slow of speech and of tongue.’ Then the LORD said to him,… Read More ›

  • The Sting of Death

    There is a question being thrown out by many in the media today and by others to the effect of how many deaths should be allowed to protect our economy? The question is meant to put on the defensive those… Read More ›

  • God Means It For Good

    “So Joseph said to his brothers, ‘Come near to me, please.’ And they came near. And he said, ‘I am your brother, Joseph, whom you sold into Egypt. And now do not be distressed or angry with yourselves because you… Read More ›

  • The Sin Offering

    “Then he shall take the two goats and set them before the LORD at the entrance of the tent of meeting. And Aaron shall cast lots over the two goats, one lot for the LORD and the other lot for… Read More ›