Monthly Archives: May 2012

Tracing the Road to Gehenna | Afterlife

This post gives background on Gehenna and related words:  Valley of Hinnom, Ben-Hinnom, Topheth, Tartarus, Sheol, and Hades, Tracing the Road to Gehenna | Afterlife.

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Alleged Historical Errors in the Gospels by Tim McGrew – YouTube

From the YouTube description: In this lecture, entitled Alleged Historical Errors in the Gospels, Dr. Timothy McGrew critiques seven of the strongest objections to the historical reliability of the Gospels of Mark and Matthew. This is about 55 minutes of … Continue reading

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The Holy Spirit: A Commentary by Fr. Barron – YouTube

At about 3:10 into this 12:03 clip, Fr. Barron says this: “Love is an act of the will. Love is to want the good of the other…and to do something about it.” via The Holy Spirit: A Commentary by Fr. … Continue reading

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Who Will You Elect as President?

Oh, did you think I was talking about the office of president of the United States of America?  No.  I was asking who do you elect to preside over your heart? This is not an election that takes place in … Continue reading

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Are the Jesus Mythicists Just Another Christian Denomination?

What is the difference between Mythicists, Dispensationalists, Calvinists, Arminians, Catholics, Protestants, and so on?  I can’t really discern any.  Each represents a different view of Jesus Christ, yet for this very reason are all intellectually-focused on Jesus Christ. And like … Continue reading

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Faith, Hope, and Love…in the Lord

Our faith…is in the Lord Jesus Christ. Our hope…is in the Lord Jesus Christ. Our love…is for the Lord Jesus Christ above all, and for our neighbors as ourselves.

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The More Obvious a Fact, the Less We Write About It

Jesus Mythicists complain that there’s not enough proof of the historical Jesus in the New Testament for anyone to say that Jesus ever existed.  In this argument, they usually start with Paul and claim that his silence about the earthly … Continue reading

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“Extraordinary Claims Require Extraordinary Evidence”

It is said that “Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.” That’s why the claim that God loves us is backed up by God taking upon Himself human flesh and dying on the cross. And that’s why the claim that Jesus was … Continue reading

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Instead of Going to Church We Should Live with the Lord

Going to church is by definition an occasional activity. Living with the Lord is by definition a continual activity. Living with the Lord will do far more for your moral quotient than going to church. Moreover, its effects are continual … Continue reading

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Joining Christians Is Not the Same as Joining Christ

Many Christians will tell you that you cannot join Christ without joining them.  That’s just not so. Joining Christ is one thing.  Joining Christians is quite another.  I encourage you to do the first and forget the second. You can … Continue reading

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