Tag Archives: isaiah

Bearing Gifts We Traverse Afar

Today is Epiphany or Three Kings Day (although it might not be anymore by the time I’ve finished this post, at least not in this time zone), the celebration of the wise men bringing gifts to the baby Jesus. Well, … Continue reading

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Peter and the Frauds

I’ve been known to listen to conservative Christian radio ironically, which I guess makes me a hipster or something. I must say that the music on these stations was really quite tedious. I know they say the Devil has all … Continue reading

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All Right, THIS Time for Sure!

It’s weird when people insist that we’re living in the End Times because of evidence in the Bible, when I think reading the Bible is a good indication that this is a false alarm. Biblical prophets have been predicting that … Continue reading

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The Things That You’re Liable to Read in the Bible

How to Read the Bible: A Guide to Scripture, Then and Now, by James L. Kugel – I actually saw this book recommended on Unreasonable Faith recently, so I decided to check it out. I have to say I definitely … Continue reading

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The Pros and Cons of Demon Labor

Inspired by this post, I recently read the Testament of Solomon, a short book written in Greek sometime around the third century (although there’s debate on this point). It’s a story about King Solomon capturing demons and forcing them to … Continue reading

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The Lucifer Show

I’ve been intermittently reading John Milton’s Paradise Lost, which popularized the idea of Satan being a fallen angel originally named Lucifer. The name means “light-bringer,” and is not used to refer to the Adversary in the Bible. It was actually … Continue reading

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Hot for Jesus

The Bible tends to be rather quiet on the subject of appearances. About the most we’re told about a Biblical figure, as far as I can remember, is that Elisha was bald. Oh, and Esau is covered in red hair. … Continue reading

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