Romans 1:5 – I was a dog without a bone

Romans 1:5 - "I was a dog without a bone"  "By whom we have received grace and apostleship, for obedience to the faith among all nations, for his name:" Stopping to look intently into this verse, then realizing there was something very profound in small sections. Break them down, to these small sections and see... Continue Reading →

Galatians 4:4-6

Galatians 4:4-6 "But when the fullness of the time was come, God sent forth his Son, made of a woman (flesh), made under the law (Torah),  To redeem (pay the ransom) them that were under the law (Torah), that we might receive the adoption of sons. And because ye are sons, God hath sent forth the Spirit... Continue Reading →

The Parables … pt.1

The Parables …pt1 Webster’s Dictionary defines ‘parable’ as a simple story used to illustrate a moral or spiritual lesson, as told by Jesus in the Gospels. Synonyms for the word ‘parable’ would include: allegory, moral story/tale, fable, and exemplum. Our best definition would be allegory which is, again according to the dictionary, “a story, poem,... Continue Reading →

Statue of Attis

Attis, a sun god, (pictured below) was the consort of Cybele in Phrygian and Greek mythology and god of vegetation. In his self-mutilation, death, and resurrection he represents the fruits of the earth, which die in winter only to rise again in the spring. Various finds suggest that the cult of Attis was popular in... Continue Reading →

The Great Banquet

Luke 14:15-24 15 And when one of them that sat at meat (to recline in company with or at a meal) with him heard (to engage the mind to comprehend) these things, he said unto him, Blessed is he that shall eat bread in the kingdom of God. 16 Then said he unto him, A certain man... Continue Reading →

The Naked Communist

PAY CLOSE ATTENTION TO 24-30 On Jan. 10, 1963, Congressman Albert S. Herlong Jr. of Florida read a list of 45 Communist goals into the Congressional Record. The list was derived from researcher Cleon Skousen’s book “The Naked Communist.” These principles are in full effect today in order to gain control of the people by the... Continue Reading →

Revelation 2:1-7

Revelation 2:1-7 1 Unto the angel (messenger) of the church (assembly of believers) of Ephesus (present-day Selçuk in İzmir Province, Turkey. “permitted” or “desirable”)  write; These things saith he (Jesus/YHVH) that holdeth the seven stars (restrains the messengers) in his right hand, who walketh in the midst (can see their inner workings) of the seven... Continue Reading →

What difference does it make?

There are many labels one can attach to themselves when one tries to define their relationship with God. Some begin with a church classification; Methodist, Lutheran, Catholic, Nazarene, and so on. Others may begin with a doctrinal statement; Calvinist, Wesleyan, Reformed, or possibly Orthodox. Yet none of these really define relationship, or for that matter,... Continue Reading →

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