Ecclesiastes 3

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Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Passage To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: 2 A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted; […]

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Ecclesiastes 2

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Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Passage I said in mine heart, Go to now, I will prove thee with mirth, therefore enjoy pleasure: and, behold, this also is vanity. 2 I said of laughter, It is mad: and of mirth, What doeth it? 3 I sought in mine […]

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A Simple Summary of Christian Orthodoxy

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How do we summarize the whole of the Law and the Prophets? Christ answered that the greatest commandment is to love the Lord your God with all your heart, mind, soul, and strength, and that the second is to love your neighbor as yourself. We’ve come up with a pithier, sillier summary that I hope […]

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Ecclesiastes 1

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Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Passage The words of the Preacher, the son of David, king in Jerusalem. 2 Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher, vanity of vanities; all is vanity. 3 What profit hath a man of all his labour which he taketh under the sun? 4 One […]

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2 Timothy 4

Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Passage I charge thee therefore before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ, who shall judge the quick and the dead at his appearing and his kingdom; 2 Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all […]

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2 Timothy 3

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Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Passage This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. 2 For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, 3 Without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of […]

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2 Timothy 2

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Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Passage Thou therefore, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus. 2 And the things that thou hast heard of me among many witnesses, the same commit thou to faithful men, who shall be able to teach others […]

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Update: Why the Delays?

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I’ve been quite lax on updating the site, but I’ve got excuses. Not great excuses, but excuses. I’ve recently become a teacher at a technical school. Between technical issues, course planning, and teaching, I’ve let myself get swamped. Add to that my independent contracting, and it’s just been hard to keep up. In the new […]

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Atheist Dialogue on Morality

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I’ve been performing a minor thought experiment wherein an Atheist character embraces the “mass delusion” of religion for pragmatic reasons. The following is a dialogue I’ve been fiddling with between this character – Atheomoros – and two of his atheist friends regarding shared morality and its value to society. In particular, he favors the Christian moral code and attempts to make a case for adopting it whether you believe in Christ or not.

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2 Timothy 1

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Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Passage Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, according to the promise of life which is in Christ Jesus, 2 To Timothy, my dearly beloved son: Grace, mercy, and peace, from God the Father and Christ Jesus our […]

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