History About the Temple in Jerusalem You’ve Never Heard

As I have noted in other posts, in 312AD Constantine the Great became the first Christian emperor of the Roman Empire. This ended nearly three centuries of state sponsored persecution against the Christians and was a fulfillment of Jesus’ promise that the Gates of Hades would not prevail against the Church. Constantine’s successor, following the […]

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A History Lesson For The Philippine Atheists

I read an article the other day about atheists in the Philippines trying to do good works to convert people to atheism. They admit they are copying what they have (wrongly) interpreted as a strategy Christians have successfully used in the past. Interestingly, this is not the first time a concerted effort has been made to […]

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Same-Sex Marriage, America, and the Kingdom—1

Well, it’s been a week since five lawyers on the Supreme Court decided they had “new insight”—their words—that no society since the dawn of man has had and declared same sex marriage a constitutional right. Predictably, many Christians, as they have erroneously done throughout history,  declared this the sign the end is near and that maybe […]

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Rhone River Travel Journal—Epilogue

After a challenging travel marathon of nearly 20 hours, including mechanical problems with planes and weather delays, we have returned home from our Rhone River excursion. There was much we saw on the trip and the challenge was, as always, determining what to mention in the blog posts. One thing I didn’t mention was that Geneva […]

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Rhone River Travel Journal—Day 12

We journeyed from Geneva out to Lausanne and Montreaux today. In Lausanne we toured Lausanne Cathedral, a twelth century cathedral located at the highest point in city, like the churches in Geneva and Montreaux. Their location in places visible to anyone in the city and set above the other buildings reminded people God is sovereign over creation […]

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