God is invisible, so He must reveal Himself if we are going to know anything about Him. Continue reading
As I have studied the origins of Islam over the decades, what has become clear to me is that Muhammad was a warlord. His converts allied with him because he promised them booty. They took that booty at the edge of the sword. It is hardly surprising to me, then, that Islam is not a spiritual religion, but a warlord cult. It is militant tyranny; if others won’t convert under threat of torture and murder, then they will suffer torture and murder.
That is the choice Islam offers: obedience, or death. Continue reading
That’s where the dead body is.
It is an apt simile. The vultures represent the signs that we can see. The dead body represents the unseen event to which the signs point. And the signs, like the event that we are talking about, are not pleasant.
We are talking about Tribulation. Continue reading
What is faith? Is it a property of the mind that everyone has? Or is it something that we may receive from God? Continue reading
[John 4:4-42 - Revival in Samaria]
Jesus once spoke to a woman of Samaria, at a well outside of a town called Sychar. Keep in mind, in that time, Jews didn’t speak to Samaritans. Also, godly men didn’t strike up conversations with strange women. And, as we see in this passage, this particular woman isn’t so saintly!
Yet, in that conversation, He promised the woman something awesome! Continue reading