RSS feed
Home

Search results

"author:gpalmer"

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 ... Next >>

Title and summary Date/time
1
Why the Massacre in Las Vegas? Part II
I think one reason for the massacre is because of the lack of fear of eternal punishment (see "Why the Massacre in Las Vegas? Part I). I would contend that the second reason is because of a culture of death. We live in an age where death is ...
Oct 8, 2017
2
Why the Massacre in Las Vegas? Part I
Before I wrote, I wanted to do some thinking about the massacre. I think one reason that the massacre occurred is because of the lack of fear of God. If you think that this life is all that there is, then you live you life like there is no eternity. ...
Oct 6, 2017
3
Unpredictability
You cannot predict the future. Louis Severino is the Yankee's best pitcher this year. He give up an average of one run every 3 innings. Last night he gave up three runs and there was a runner on second and third base. He lasted just one out. Thus, he was ...
Oct 4, 2017
4
Best Colleges?
The Wall St. Journal just published their top 500 colleges in the U.S. Interestingly, Master's University, a small Christian college that did not rank in the top 500, was ranked # 1 by the students for would they choose that college again. The WSJ ranked ...
Oct 2, 2017
5
Persecuted Christians - VI
On 03 January 2017 Adel Suleiman slit the throat of Joseph Lam‘i, a Copt. Why? Because Joseph sold alcohol. Despite there being a video of the killing, he was never brought to trial. Despite confessing to the murder, Adel Suleiman was never brought ...
Sep 30, 2017
6
Persecuted Christians - V
Please pray for the Copts. Copts are Egyptian Christians, and although, like the Christians in Indonesia, make up at least 10% of the population, they are facing constant persecution. Many are denied work permits. But worse, the Muslims are targeting ...
Sep 28, 2017
7
Persecuted Christians - IV
Indonesia with the largest Muslim population of any country used to be described as a moderate Muslim country. However, all of this is changing. The former Jakarta governor, Ahok, was condemned for blaspheming the Koran on 09 May 17 and was sentenced to ...
Sep 26, 2017
8
Persecuted Christians - III
Are we still praying for the Chibok girls? On 14 Apr 2014, the militant Islamic group, Boko Haram, captured 276 Chibok girls, the majority of whom were Christians. Fifty-seven girls escaped that same day. Of the remaining 219 Christian girls, some were ...
Sep 24, 2017
9
Persecuted Christians - II
Are you praying for the persecuted church? They need our prayers. In Iraq in 2003, there were 1.4 million Christians in Iraq. Now there are fewer than 250,000 Christian left. Many of the Christians used to live in Nineveh, Jonah's old stomping ground. ...
Sep 22, 2017
10
Persecuted Christians - I
Andrew Brunson? He, a Presbyterian minister of the Izmir Resurrection Church, has been in prison since 07 October 2016. Then in August, he was accused of colluding with an Islamic terrorist group. Please pray that he will be released. Please also pray ...
Sep 20, 2017
11
Labor Day - Type of Work (Part II)
What are some types of work that we see saints doing? Jesus was a carpenter, Peter was a fisherman, Paul was a tent maker, Cornelius was a centurion (military officer), Simon was a tanner, David and Moses were shepherds, Amos a keeper of sycamore-fig ...
Sep 4, 2017
12
Labor Day - Type of Work
Monday is Labor Day. Is one type of labor better than another type of labor? Certain labor is clearly not appropriate for Christians - unethical work or doing illegal labor, e.g., fencing stolen goods, or prostitution. But is other labor, e.g., being a ...
Sep 2, 2017
13
Egyptian Legends - Part III
In the Egyptian legends, Osiris marries his sister, Isis, and their brother, Set, marries their sister, Nephthys. Osiris sleeps with Nephythys, thinking that she is Isis. Once again we see that these gods are really super-humans and certainly not all ...
Aug 29, 2017
14
Egyptian Legends - Part II
After Set is resurrected by his sister, he is killed again by Set, and this time he is hacked to pieces. When he is put together by his sister again, he is missing his manhood, and then he is demoted to the underworld because he is not a complete person. ...
Aug 27, 2017
15
Egyptian Legends - Part I
I teach Western Civilization and one of the classes I teach is on Egypt. The Egyptian have a legend on Osiris, the god of fertility. However, he is fooled by his brother Set, and hops into a jeweled box and the box then becomes his coffin. Egyptian gods ...
Aug 25, 2017
16
Teacher's Pet
We went to see the 1958 film Teacher's Pet, starring Clark Gable and Dorris Day. I was amazed at the differences. We watched the entire film and there was not a single blasphemy or crude word. A true comedy that we laughed and laughed at. Clark Gable did ...
Aug 23, 2017
17
The Solar Eclipse - Part 2
Today at work we were having a discussion about solar eclipses. One person mentioned that the solar eclipse happened when Jesus died on the cross and that is why it went black for three hours. There are two problems with that. First, today was a new ...
Aug 21, 2017
18
The Solar Eclipse - Part 1
What is special about the solar eclipse? It is a proof of God! We live in an orderly world because we have a God of order, not disorder and chaos. Many ancient religions believed in a god of chaos. That is who the Devil is. But our God reigns, and solar ...
Aug 19, 2017
19
The Gospel in Vermont III
Gospel means "Good News!!" and that was not being preached in the two churches we visited there. The Gospel is that if you believe in Christ as your Savior, He will take away your sins. But sin was avoided. The necessity of believing in Christ ...
Aug 17, 2017
20
The Gospel in Vermont II
The heresy of the new translation. What is heresy? Heresy is an adherence to a religious opinion contrary to church dogma. "Hallowed be Thy name" became "Focus your light within us - make it useful." In the first version, we have a ...
Aug 15, 2017

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 ... Next >>