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Commentary and thoughts on Revelation 2:20


The commentaries I have been tossing out here, are the result of my interactions with a mix of men. Some come to Monday morning Bible study, a couple of others I have been introduced to at the various coffee shops … Continue reading

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The Millennial Kingdom – How did all these people get here?


This is a heavily edited reblog from 2012. If you read my blogs, then you know that I grapple with much of what I write. Another way to put this is, I sit with guys who wrestle with understanding and … Continue reading

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What do you say about yourself? John 1:21-23


The Apostle John is trying to convey who this Jesus was, not that they did not know for he was writing to believers – Jewish believers, converts. These converts, especially on John’s part, were not asked to leave the richness … Continue reading

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Aren’t you just a bit curious about what John had to say? John 1:19-20


In a recent post, I talked about spending time in a psyche hospital and how they asked me how long my parents had been alcoholics. That generated some negative feedback, not from a reader, but from a relative. Sadly, I … Continue reading

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Why would John have to say that? John 1:18


The Apostle John had just finished saying, “John *testified about Him and cried out, saying, “This was He of whom I said, ‘He who comes after me has a higher rank than I, for He existed before me.’” For of … Continue reading

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In the beginning, before all time. John 1:1


I don’t know about you, but I have had some odd conversations about this very thing. The conversations sound a lot like this: So, when did time begin? You mean, God was just hanging out in space and decided to … Continue reading

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A laymen’s overview of John’s gospel.


Having heard the theological breakdowns of John’s gospel, I am acknowledging that these portrayals are most assuredly there. However, all those word pictures seem to do little for me as I am always taken back by the power and depth of … Continue reading

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Gifts from God, meant to benefit the body.


Tuesdays are the day our afternoon Bible study meets. I was to be taking it over, so to speak, about a month ago, but that did not happen. The man that had been leading and was supposed to take a … Continue reading

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Once again he’ll choose Israel. A short course in Isaiah. Chapter 14:1


This series of blogs is called, A Short Course in the Book of Isaiah, specifically because of these passages: Isaiah 14:12-14 NASB “How you have fallen from heaven, O star of the morning, son of the dawn! You have been … Continue reading

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A short course in Isaiah. Chapter 12.


Everywhere I go, where “Christians” gather, they speak foolishness, falsities, and opinion. They don’t talk truth. They lean upon tradition and false teachings. How would I know this? I sit in their bible studies; I gather with them at the … Continue reading

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