Danny, Traveling

Danny Traveling             One bright, sunny day, Danny walked on a winding trail that went to the other side of the mountain. This trail was not particularly dangerous or difficult to travel. It was fairly easy going, except for the odd sharp curve on the edge of a cliff. At … Continue reading Danny, Traveling

Overview of Gnosticism

(Bible passages that are in parentheses show the applicable teaching is wrong.) It seems that the Gnostics were most confused about God. Among other things, they believed that Jesus was not actually human, but only divine (2 John 7). Attempting to explain this, they developed two radical, and very incorrect, explanations. The first explanation wrongly … Continue reading Overview of Gnosticism

Us, God, and our troubles

Often, when we come to a problem, we focus too much on the problem, rather than focusing on what can get us through it. That, of course, is Jesus. ...the Lord knows how to rescue the godly from their trials...1 Peter 2:9 If we focus too much on our troubles, we will lose our focus … Continue reading Us, God, and our troubles

Can God do anything?

He can do everything that agrees with his nature. Now wait a minute, doesn't the Bible say in Matthew 19:26, "...for God all things are possible"? True, but the Bible also says: God is not a man, that he should lie...Numbers 23:19 and, Let no one say when he is tempted, “I am tempted by God,” for God cannot be tempted by evil, … Continue reading Can God do anything?

A letter from Prince Caspian

To all you Earth-Dwellers, Greetings.  I received your last message yesterday and I am now at the castle Cair Paravel ­anxiously awaiting the return of my son, who is out hunting.  In response to your inquiry as to my recent adventures, I have detailed in this letter three events that have transpired in the past … Continue reading A letter from Prince Caspian

Who is Jesus?

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Names of Jesus

Jesus is everything!  Jesus is my Lord and Savior!  He is the Lord and Savior of this entire world and every human being in it!  Jesus is known by many names in the Bible, a few of which are King of kings and Lord of lords, Lamb of God, the Alpha and Omega, Lion of Judah, and the Prince of Peace.  Jesus Christ is the Son of God.  He is also God in human form, and He is One with the Father and the Holy Spirit.  Jesus lived a perfect, sinless life and offered Himself as the perfect sacrifice by willingly dying on the cross to forgive the sins of all mankind.  He arose from the dead after three days conquering the evil one, sin, and death with one mighty blow!  He ascended into Heaven, and one day He will return to this earth to reign as King of kings…

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Destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah

19:1 The two angels came to Sodom in the evening while Lot was sitting in the city’s gateway. When Lot saw them, he got up to meet them and bowed down with his face toward the ground. 19:2 He said, “Here, my lords, please turn aside to your servant’s house. Stay the night and wash … Continue reading Destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah

Abram moves to Canaan

12:1 Now the LORD said to Abram, “Go out from your country, your relatives, and your father’s household to the land that I will show you. 12:2 Then I will make you into a great nation, and I will bless you, and I will make your name great, so that you will exemplify divine blessing. … Continue reading Abram moves to Canaan

Sumerians develop pictographic writing (Wikipedia, edited)

The Sumerian language is one of the earliest known written languages. The "proto-literate" period of Sumerian writing spans c. 3300 to 3000 BC. In this period, records are purely logographic, with phonological content. The oldest document of the proto-literate period is the Kish tablet. Records with unambiguously linguistic content, identifiably Sumerian, are those found at Jemdet Nasr, dating … Continue reading Sumerians develop pictographic writing (Wikipedia, edited)