Archive for February 2016

Remembering Justice Antonin Scalia

Feb 27th, 2016 | By
Antonin_Scalia_2010

On Saturday, 13 February 2016, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Gregory Scalia died. Scalia was 79 years old and had been married to Maureen McCarthy Scalia for 55 years. Together they raised nine children (5 sons and 4 daughters) and had more than two dozen grandchildren. He had been a Supreme Court justice for nearly 30 years. Nicknamed the “Leader of the Opposition,” Scalia was indisputably the voice of conservative jurisprudence on the Court and for the larger culture. Arguably one of the most brilliant justices on the Court, Scalia will be sorely missed.



Evangelical Christianity: Its Role in a Hostile World?

Feb 20th, 2016 | By
Bible Study

Evangelical Christians should, by nature, be optimists.  Our hope for the future is rooted in our confidence in Christ’s return and the establishment of His kingdom (Titus 2:13).  But, because evangelicals have enjoyed such influence in American culture, it is the immediate future that causes so much anxiety.  Evangelicals no longer influence public policy, culture’s
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Revelation 9:9-20:3

Feb 18th, 2016 | By
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A succinct & glorious description of the return of Christ, and the final defeat of the beast.



Is Politics the Answer to the Human Condition?

Feb 13th, 2016 | By
white-house021316

The presidential primary season has begun, but, unlike recent elections, we have two extreme candidates—Bernie Sanders on the leftwing of the Democratic Party and Donald Trump, who fits no label. Since he began his run for the Republican nomination, Trump’s positions on key issues have changed radically. It continues to baffle me personally why people find him appealing. As for evangelical Christians, I find it troublesome that he is taken seriously, for his lifestyle, his values, his demeanor and his language bear no resemblance whatsoever to biblical values, virtues, morals or ethical standards. But that is not the point of this edition of Issues, which probes the role politics plays in solving the problems of the human condition. Consider these thoughts:



Revelation 18:1-19:9

Feb 12th, 2016 | By
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The 7 Bowl judgements bring about the collapse of an ungodly world & the norms of day-to-day life, making way for the Second Coming of Christ.



The Scourge of Biblical Illiteracy

Feb 6th, 2016 | By
Bible2

Important researcher and evangelical Christian, George Barna, has written: “The Christian body in America is immersed in a crisis of biblical illiteracy. How else can you describe matters when most churchgoing adults reject the accuracy of the Bible, reject the existence of Satan, claim that Jesus sinned, see no need to evangelize, believe that good works are one of the keys to persuading God to forgive their sins, and describe their commitment to Christianity as moderate or even less firm?” Consider additional evidence Barna has surfaced of widespread biblical illiteracy in America:



Revelation 16:17-17:18

Feb 4th, 2016 | By
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The Seventh Bowl judgment & the collapse of Babylon: a world that had supported the religious rise of the Anti-Christ will then be crushed by him.