Monthly Archives: January 2015

Duke University and Religious Pluralism

We are watching a eye-opening drama unfold at Duke University.  Earlier this week, Duke announced that at 1pm on Friday of each week a 3-minute Muslim call to prayer would be broadcast from its campus chapel tower. Duke, a Methodist … Continue reading

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Wrestling with God

One Year Bible for Friday, January 16, 2015 Genesis 32:13-34:31;  Matthew 11:7-30;  Psalm 14:1-7;  Proverbs 3:19-20 Prayer is a wrestling match.  It is not a formula.  It is not simply a pious discipline.  It is a wrestling match. Prayer is … Continue reading

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Muslim Cleric Anjem Choudary: “Whoever insults a Prophet, kill him”

The Thursday edition of USA Today ran a editorial piece written by London Islamic cleric Anjem Choudary. He placed the blame for the Wednesday massacre on the French government who allowed magazine Charlie Hebdo to defame Mohammed via cartoons and … Continue reading

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The End-Time Clash with Islam

In 1992, Harvard professor Samuel Huntington published his landmark book The Clash of Civilizations.  He describes the world not as a collection of 196 independent nations, but as 7 conglomerates he calls “civilizations.”  These civilizations are roughly organized around religion … Continue reading

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“The Rock” — Foundation Stones, Part 1

Foundation Stones, Part 1                                                      Sunday, January 4, 2015 “The Rock” And the king commanded them to quarry large stones, costly stones, and hewn stones, to lay the foundation of the temple. I Kings 5:17 (NKJV)   10 According to the grace of … Continue reading

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NEWSWEEK Declares War on the Bible (and Biblical Christians)

The Bible continues to be the most controversial book on the planet.  It has been maligned and misrepresented.  It has been belittled, banished, and burned.  Yet, it remains the bestselling book of history. I have just finished reading a hatchet-job … Continue reading

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As in the Strange Days of Noah

One Year Bible, Saturday, January 3, 2015 Genesis 5:1-7:24; Matthew 3:7-4:11; Psalm 3:1-8; Proverbs 1:10-19 Jesus said that prior to His Second Coming, the world would degrade in similar fashion to the days of Noah (Matt. 24:37).  I see at … Continue reading

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“Houston, We Have a Problem” — the Original Train Wreck

One Year Bible, Friday, January 2, 2015 Genesis 3:1-4:26; Matthew 2:13-3:6; Psalm 2:1-12; Proverbs 1:7-9 You can’t really solve a problem until you know the nature of the problem.  It is universally agreed that humankind needs help.   “Houston, we … Continue reading

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New Beginnings in 2015

One Year Bible.  January 1, 2015 Genesis 1:1-2:25; Matthew 1:1-2:12; Psalm 1:1-6; Proverbs 1:1-6  New Year’s Day is a time of new beginnings.  The Bible speaks much about fresh starts.  Whether it is a personal project or renewed determination to … Continue reading

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