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Is Drinking a Sin?

Question from a reader: Where in the bible does it say not to drink alcohol?  Thank you for your question. It’s an interesting question. I’ve addressed it in my article entitled Is Drinking a Sin?, and here are the highlights: There … Continue reading

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What’s Worse than 32,000 Opioid Deaths?

It is estimated that 32,000 Americans die every year from opioid overdoses. Some of these people were well-meaning patients in pain with well-meaning doctors who sometimes over-prescribed pain killers.  Others were drug user wanting another high, and 13,000 of these deaths … Continue reading

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The Cross

Question from a reader: Is there somewhere in the bible that talks about the two aspects of crosses….meaning the crucifixion side and the symbolic religious side? I mean on one hand crosses have been used for killing people in past history. … Continue reading

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Mapping the Swamp

Today, OpenTheBooks.com released their report on Mapping the Administrative State.  Here are their key findings: 1. The federal government pays its disclosed workforce $1 million per minute, $66 million per hour, and $524 million per day. In FY2016, the federal government disclosed … Continue reading

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Did Stephen See God?

Question from a reader: My boss, who is LDS, and I have frequent discussions about Biblical matters. I was saved by God’s grace out of Mormonism so we’ve had some very interesting conversations (to say the least).  Today, my boss … Continue reading

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How is Abortion Argued?

Abortion is the killing of unborn children and it is morally defended on the ground that the unborn are not full persons. It is very important that you should understand that right up front. The killing is justified on the … Continue reading

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What is Our Purpose?

Question from a reader:  I researched the ‘first cause’ by Thomas Aquinas, and found it to be wanting of a very important nature, purpose. We are all taught that God created us for only one purpose … to worship him … Continue reading

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Killing during War

Hi Owen, My stepfather is now in his early 80s. He has served in both WWII and the Korean War. During the Korean War, he was in a rice patty where a young Korean boy suddenly popped up in front … Continue reading

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Questionable Bible Doctrines

One of the principles of sound biblical interpretation is that one should not build a doctrine based upon only a single verse or idea. Some doctrines, such as the doctrine of justification by faith alone, are stated emphatically and repeatedly in the … Continue reading

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Is Trump’s New Tax Bill Good or Bad?

I’m a middle-class worker, and the new bill will cut my taxes by $3,800 in 2018.  But, Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said that the Trump Tax Bill is the worst piece of legislation to ever hit the floor of the House.  … Continue reading

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