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  • Pontius Pilate and Robert Mueller

    Both of these men are prosecutors and they have some striking similarity in their approach.  First, they both bring charges against a well liked successful leader who championed truth and interests of the common man.  Secondly, charges were brought to… Read More ›

  • A Fascist Revolution

    German and Italian Fascist revolts during the 1930’s each had their human dictator who gave voice to their power grab. Today’s Fascists in America use the media as their voice of revolt, though we have yet to see a one… Read More ›

  • Christian Meditation

    Meditation belongs to believers as early as Issac who went out into the field to meditate.  God’s people tune their minds to God toward enlightenment, truth, His unfailing love, the Word, His wonderful deeds, God’s law, precepts, statutes, decrees, promises… Read More ›

  • The Establishment and Whigs

    The Whig Party had been very successful but one huge issue resulted in its rapid demise.  Moreover, it tried to play the middle on a major issue, but alienated its members.  With its demise a new party, the Republican party,… Read More ›

  • Hero of the Heartland

    Hero of the Heartland by Robert Martin is a biography of evangelist Billy Sunday.  Sunday was a fundamentalist evangelist whose sermons concentrated on personal salvation and individual morality.  He was the most influential revivalist in the United States between 1896 and 1935.  He had… Read More ›

  • Supreme Court Justice

    The judicial branch of government is capped by the Supreme Court where the Justices exercise their influence on a case by case basis.  Historically, the Justices keep a low profile sequestered behind their loyal clerks and private environs.  They wield… Read More ›

  • Power of Anointing

    In chapter 13 of First Kings, we have a story fit for Hollywood.  God sends a Man of God to Bethel which Jeroboam, the rebel king who divided Israel, had chosen as his new sacred place of worship and sacrifice…. Read More ›

  • Social Justice

    This term has different meanings to different people, particularly among Christians.  Generally, in the media and public forum it refers to justice in terms of the distribution of wealth, opportunities, and privileges within a society.  In this context, it has… Read More ›

  • Only God is Good

    “And a certain ruler asked him, saying, Good Master, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?  ‘Why do you call me good?’ Jesus answered.  ‘No one is good–except God alone.’ ” So many times over my life I have… Read More ›

  • Prayer Reminder

    The scriptures remind us to pray, even to do so continually. (1 Thess. 5:17).  I trust you to implement ‘continually’ as you best discern, but I want to remind you of an equally, perhaps more important necessity, which is to… Read More ›

  • The Destruction of St Pierre

    “Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.” Galatians 6:7. I recently returned from a cruise to the Southern Caribbean and visited the island of Martinique.  I took a tour of… Read More ›

  • The Revelation

    Someone said something to me and I assumed I understood, until I saw what they actually meant.  I was given a message that made sense, but it was not specific or in context, so my understanding was incomplete.  I could… Read More ›

  • Truth of Life Here

    There is a central theme in the “Walking Dead” TV series that is consistently true in society today –  Everything and everybody is trying to survive.  We take steps to maintain our life among the many things that threaten us…. Read More ›

  • The Global Warming Hoax

    In the last few years a number of scientists and politicians have warned about the earth warming unnaturally and the catastrophes that will occur as a result.  Some politicians recently have suggested that the earth will be destroyed within just… Read More ›

  • For Cause and Country

    For Cause and Country, written by Eric Jacobson, is one of the very best books on the Civil War Battle of Franklin, TN.   It is an excellent read for those interested in the Civil War in general or the… Read More ›

  • Bully

    We typically think of a bully as someone who unjustly mistreats weaker people.  Most of us have encountered a bully somewhere along life’s pathway.  I realized two groups of bullies in today’s society that may be obscure.  First, bullies in… Read More ›

  • Authority Over Earth

    First, we must cling to truth, otherwise we will be tossed about like waves on the sea.  A person or nation who abandons their identity is lost.  Relationships, character, truth, justice, liberty, faith and purpose are the things that give… Read More ›

  • The Nazis Among Us

    Many people since World War II have questioned how Hitler could have carried out the holocaust.  How could the nation that produced Luther and had a long christian history have so willingly aided Hitler, including the professing church in most… Read More ›

  • Hind’s Feet

    “When I heard, my belly trembled; my lips quivered at the voice: rottenness entered into my bones, and I trembled in myself, that I might rest in the day of trouble: when he cometh up unto the people, he will… Read More ›

  • Actual Historical Events

    I just clicked open my Bible App and started reading: Peter was arrested and put under the guard of twelve soldiers, bound with two chains, behind a locked iron gate.  An angel appeared and led Peter out of his cell,… Read More ›

  • Faith and Power

    As a small child I remembered two scriptural truths that concerned me.  The first was Jesus is coming back to earth.  “For as lightning that comes from the east is visible even in the west, so will be the coming… Read More ›

  • Stan and Ollie

    I recently went to see the movie, Stan and Ollie.  It was about the last years of the legendary comedy team, Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy.  They were one of the top box office draws from the 1920’s to mid… Read More ›

  • Men Created Equal

    These famous words from the Declaration of Independence of the United States of America were written by Thomas Jefferson.  John Adams and others certainly had significant influence in its creation, but his choice of words stand upon a greater premise… Read More ›

  • Wisdom in Two Men

    I had two uncles, one on my father’s side another on my mother’s side, who epitomized wisdom to me.  My father’s people were from the western part of the state where the land was flat and cotton was king.  My… Read More ›

  • Hypocrisy Redefined

    I noticed an article with an astonishing title/accusation against the Vice President, charging he and his wife of moral hypocrisy.  I looked for the source and noted that it was from a discredited fascist source.  However, what was the basis… Read More ›