Category Archives: Commentary

Commentaries on articles, books, or published materials from other sources.

Back to Bethel

“And Abram went up out of Egypt, he and his wife and all that he had, and Lot with him into the south…And he went on his journeys from the south even to Bethel, unto the place where his tent … Continue reading

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The Lord shall lift up a standard

So shall they fear the name of the LORD from the west, and his glory from the rising of the sun. When the enemy shall come in like a flood,the Spirit of the LORD shall lift up a standard against … Continue reading

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Faith and Politics

‘Tis the season of election again.  With primaries and caucuses all over the place, and candidates touting the “Christian positions” as campaign slogans.  In the mean time, a news article came out about Pat Robertson supported the legalization and regulation … Continue reading

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“I will go”

“Give me ears to hear Your Spirit Give me feet to follow through Give me hands to touch the hurting and the faith to follow You Give me grace to be a servant Give me mercy for the lost Give … Continue reading

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Reflection on the latest Barna Poll

The latest 2011 Barna Poll on the religious belief and behavior trend of the nation shows a very interesting result.  According to the survey, regular Bible reading, church volunteering, adult Sunday school, church attendance all have dropped significantly since 1991.  … Continue reading

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Empowered to Prosper?

Recently I came across an article on another blog that claims “when you trust God, you are empowered to prosper.”  Below is a reply found to the idea of prosperity. “… [W]e need to make things very clear. “Empowered to … Continue reading

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The Uses of Suffering

The Bible has a great deal to say about suffering and most of it is encouraging. The prevailing religious mood is not favorable to the doctrine, but anything that gets as much space as the doctrine of suffering gets in … Continue reading

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The Cross is a Radical Thing

The cross of Christ is the most revolutionary thing ever to appear among men. The cross of old Roman times knew no compromise; it never made concessions.  It won all its arguments by killing its opponent and silencing him for … Continue reading

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