The idolatry of Lent & Easter

In ancient times, the first day of the week immediately following the first full moon after the spring equinox was set aside as the festival of Astarte or Ishtar (pronounced Easter), the moon goddess.  This is why the day moves around each year.  Astarte  (also called Ashtoreth or Ashtaroth), according to pagan mythology, is the... Continue Reading →

Make the most of your blessings

"And the children of Joseph spake unto Joshua, saying, Why hast thou given me but one lot and one portion to inherit, seeing I am a great people, forasmuch as the LORD hath blessed me hitherto?  And Joshua answered them, If thou be a great people, then get thee up to the wood country, and... Continue Reading →

No mercy for those who prey on children

Jessica Lunsford, Christopher Barrios, Shawn Hornbeck, and Ben Ownby are names of children in the news recently who have suffered at the evil hands of child predators.  With the growing popularity of pornography over the internet promoting unnatural behavior, our precious children have fallen victim to man's wicked desires.  Sex tourism has also been on the... Continue Reading →

Blessed be the God of Israel and the Israel of God

The reason why the majority of the world hates Israel is because the majority of the world hates God and does not understand or care what God has said through his ancient prophets and apostles concerning his people.  Nevertheless, when we look at the blessings God has promised to Israel, we must keep in mind that not everyone... Continue Reading →

Look out, heteros! Gay rights are gonna get your children!

When I was an undergrad in college, I had the misfortune of having a professor who was a gay rights activist.  He took great pleasure whenever the opportunity presented itself to take swipes at the Bible and Christianity.  His attacks, however, encouraged me to study God's word even deeper to defend my Christian viewpoints when I... Continue Reading →

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