Predicted showers were short. Instead of a hindrance to the event, storm clouds became a perfect backdrop. Then suddenly a crack like thunder sounded—FROM JUST BESIDE ME! I turned to see a smoking cannon. I was shocked. We were standing by a field witnessing the reenactment of a Civil War Battle for the 150th commemoration […]
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Your life, for you, is the “greatest drama of all time” for sure, as well as your greatest opportunity, but did you ever think that all of life, history and science is also one created entity, and therefore, under it’s Creator, the one “greatest riddle of all time”? I’ve reached as far as chapter one […]
“The significant problems we face today cannot be solved at the same level of thinking we were at when we created them.” –Albert Eienstein
James A. Garfield, the 20th President of the United States and a minister of the Gospel during the Second Great Awakening, wisely stated in 1876: “Now, more than ever before, the people are responsible for the character of their Congress. If that body be ignorant, reckless, and corrupt, it is because the people tolerate ignorance, […]
“To know how to say what other people only think,is what makes men poets and sages;and to dare to say what others only dare to think,makes men martyrs or reformers.”–Elizabeth Rundle Charles in Chronicles of the Schonberg-Cotta Family, XIV,(a biography on the life of Martin Luther).
“If you call a tail a leg, how many legs has a dog? Five? No; calling a tail a leg don’t make it a leg.” –traditionally attributed to Abraham Lincoln
Dear Sir: It is now several months since I promised to give you my reasons for preferring the Bible as a schoolbook to all other compositions. Before I state my arguments, I shall assume the five following propositions: 1. That Christianity is the only true and perfect religion; and that in proportion as mankind […]
It’s clear that world history never really deviates from it’s focus on the Middle East. “East”, as opposed to “the West”, refers to the Old World: Asia, Europe, Africa and Australia. China, Japan and the other countries of eastern Asia can be called the Orient or the Far East because they are the furthest east. […]
No People can be bound to acknowledge and adore the invisible Hand, which conducts the Affairs of men more than the People of the United States. Every step, by which they have advanced to the character of an independent nation, seems to have been distinguished by some token of providential agency. And in the important […]
This morning part of our regular Bible reading was Daniel 4, in which God deals with the pride of king Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon, who then acknowledges the power and supremacy of the Almighty. “At the end of twelve months… there fell a voice from heaven, saying, ‘O king Nebuchadnezzar, to thee it is spoken; The […]