Category Archives: General

Answering John Noble

Someone named John Noble has been interacting with me beginning here.    I have been responding to him there, but his latest comment had a number of points.  So, I thought it best to break down those points and deal … Continue reading

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An Antidote for the Lies

We live in a world of lies, liars, and lying.  Politically-correct speech is all about promoting and maintaining fictions.  Mendacity is corrupting all our public and private conversations.  We’re even lying to ourselves. Jesus Christ is the antidote to all this … Continue reading

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What Does “coram Deo” Mean?

The immediate problem in our country is not that society refuses to live coram Deo.  After all, they are opposed to the very idea.  The problem is that Christians are not living coram Deo. At either link, you’ll find an explanation … Continue reading

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Consciousness Raising

Similar to raising awareness and sensitivity training, consciousness raising is all about some group getting us to think the way they do. Here’s how such groups use social media to affect our thinking and behavior: Social-media activism gets a lot … Continue reading

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Sensitivity Training

We need sensitivity training so that we might better recognize God and His voice. The world has its various forms of sensitivity training, sensitizing us to this or that politically-correct concept.  They want to sensitize us to minority rights, women’s rights, … Continue reading

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What to do when you fall down in your run toward Jesus

…let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, fixing our eyes on Jesus… –  Hebrews 12:1-2 Everyone who competes in the games exercises self-control in all things. They then do it to receive a perishable wreath, … Continue reading

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Raising Awareness

It seems that everyone is raising awareness of this or that cause these days. Wikipedia defines the term “raising awareness” this way: Consciousness raising (also called awareness raising) is a form of activism, popularized by United States feminists in the … Continue reading

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The Folly of Progressivism

The folly of Progressivism is that it sees the answers to our present problems as lying in the future…but none of us knows the future, so how could we find answers in it? The wisdom of Conservatism is that it looks to … Continue reading

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The antidote to cultural drift

The antidote to cultural drift is having a fixed point of reference.  Without such a reference point, you drift along with the culture…not even realizing that you’re drifting. It’s like drifting on a raft in the river.  Until you look … Continue reading

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The Declaration of Independence and Its References to God

[I’ve put the references to God in bold.] The first sentence of our Declaration of Independence is: When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with … Continue reading

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