Oh my. Oh my.

It’s Monday. I have been studying Isaiah 48 for Wednesday night’s inductive study. Oh my.  Oh my.  My fingers trembled with excitement tracing the words of verse 16 – the beautiful and clear Triad in the work of salvation. Come ye near unto me, hear ye this, I have not spoken in secret from the […]

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Mormons and Muslims and Catholics

Here is the latest news from the Vatican.  Muslims have now outranked Roman Catholics in numbers of people. I am curious. As a Latter-day Saint, would you find more affinity in your religious perspectives with a Muslim than a Roman Catholic? HT:  Joe Roof

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Berean Baptist Photograph

Hey, our church website has stepped it up a notch. We now have a picture presence in Ammon, Idaho!  ;)

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You Can’t Take the Bible Literally

Hmm.  How often have you heard those words?    I lifted the title from chapter seven in Tim Keller’s book, The Reason for God:  Belief in an Age of Skepticism (Dutton, 2008). In New York urban style, Keller seeks to challenge your thinking:

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Bokovoy on the Council in JBL

HT:  Mormon Apologetics David E. Bokovoy, “Invoking the Council as Witness in Amos 3:13,”  Journal of Biblical Literature 127/1 (2008): 37-51. I first heard David lecture last year.

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Easter LDS Blogspotting

1.  Runto’s Ricon. What if it is biblical facts colliding with your faith? 2. Miguel’s Weblog.  First, Miguel, I have Portuguese friends in our church family in Ammon, Idaho.  They are dear to my heart.  Secondly, I think Jesus’ message in John’s Gospel is much more exclusive than your presentation.  My concern is when any religion, […]

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The Christian’s Hope on Easter

Hebrews 7: 25 Wherefore he is able also to save them to the uttermost that come unto God by him, seeing he ever liveth to make intercession for them. The ever living Savior ensures the Christian’s justification, the Christian’s sanctification, and the Christian’s glorification. Death and devils can’t stop this, for Jesus destroyed their works. […]

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“Without an idea of sin, Easter is meaningless.”

Rummaging through newspapers, yesterday, I noticed USA Today posted quite a powerpacked soundbite from Mark D. in the article, “Is sin dead?“ And today, I traced these blogs carrying the article to their readers.

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Friday – Isaiah 53:10a

Ancient scripture speaks to us today, Yet it pleased the LORD to bruise him . . . Does penal-substitutionary atonement help explain these shocking words toward the suffering Servant?

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Invitation to LDS readers (and non-LDS readers)

I am almost a week behind the times in Bloggernacle.  Joseph put me in the LDS bloggernacle spotlight for 2007 awards. niblet nominee: Worst comment – “Todd Wood’s entire oeuvre” Honestly, I can empathize with this.  I know some people truly believe:  to allow a fundamentalist Baptist pastor in S.E. Idaho post comments on LDS blogs is […]

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