Tag Archives: evil

Reflections on Psalm 119

A note to the reader: All but the last part of this lengthy article (Psalm 119: 169-176 ת Tav) was previously published section-by-section, each section corresponding to one of the 8-verse sections laid out in the Psalm.  Advertisements

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Doomsday Gospel

“Westboro Baptist Church targets Taylor Swift,” the headline read. The article had a flavor of outrage, and rightly so. Fred Phelps, WBC’s leader and tireless purveyor of damnation, is at it again. This time, as chronicled by Pop Spy’s Jennifer O’Dell, … Continue reading

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Stewardship of the Mind

A  friend sent me a piece about the human mind that is well worth sharing. As is his custom, Fred selected this from among the undervalued archives of 19th-century letters.

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Long Black Train

When we catch our first sight of it, nothing could be more appealing. It doesn’t look black at all. It is bright, sleek and beckons with sophistication. Through its spotless windows you can see handsome, fresh-faced people on board, full … Continue reading

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Good and Evil

“Shall the Adversary thus obtain his end, and frustrate thine? Shall he fulfil his malice, and thy goodness bring to naught?” –John Milton, Paradise Lost I was pondering the existence of good and evil recently. Whether it’s because I’ve been battling … Continue reading

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The Spirit Child

I began writing this article as a standard apologetic, but then I realized I wanted it to be personal and actually reach into the heart of everyone (including the atheist) who reads it. What came out was a series of … Continue reading

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