Monthly Archives: December 2004


And so ends the year of our Lord two thousand and four.

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Pro-Abortionist Turns Pro-Life

Q. What has happened to nurse Brenda Pratt Shafer who launched the partial-birth abortion controversy? A. Shafer is a registered nurse and, according to her Web site, she’s currently writing a book. Shafer says she was pro-choice before she worked … Continue reading

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Davy Crockett Was Right, George Bush Wrong On Constitutionality Of Federal Disaster Aid

Dear Friends of the Constitutional Republic, Reacting to the tsunami disaster from his Prairie Chapel Ranch in Crawford, Texas, President Bush said he and Laura were shocked and saddened by this terrible loss of life. He said: “We pledged an … Continue reading

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Meditations on the first question of the Westminster Shorter Catechism

A few months ago I wrote a brief blog with a few meditations on the famous first question of the Westminster Shorter Catechism. I thought it would be helpful to make a few more observations. As often as it is … Continue reading

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Biblical Sobriety During Tragedy!

While most of America was singing “Silent Night” in the last few days, Indonesia, Thailand and India were crying TRAGEDY! With the death toll of over 42,000 the world sees the massacre of the biggest earthquake in the last 40 … Continue reading

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Delight in Dominion

The church does not need to wait for a new Constantine for an era of peace. Christians have been ordered to delight and pursue the glories of the kingdom now. The kingdom of God will not be as in heaven … Continue reading

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Does Republicanism mean Pro-Life?

In an article written a few days ago related the sad reality of the Republican party. If this party were truly consistent with how evangelicals (who by the way without which the Republicans would have vacated the White House) … Continue reading

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The Forgotten History of the Pledge of Allegiance

By Gary DeMar The Pledge of Allegiance is once again in the news. David Habecker, a council member in Estes Park, Colorado, has decided not to stand to say the Pledge because he has a problem with the addition of … Continue reading

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The Birth of Jesus Christ

18 Now the birth of Jesus Christ [5] took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been betrothed [6] to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit. 19 And … Continue reading

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A “Poem” of an atheist named Flew

Once there was an atheist named Flew. He lived many years without a clue. He thought the earth was random and God was a phantom and man was the product of goo. But soon Flew realized that the God he … Continue reading

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ANARCHY IN THE MIND Dominion Detractors Just Haven’t Got It! by Al Conkrite

Some still have not learned that either a society is under God’s law or man’s law. In this article, Al Cronkrite refutes a common misconception of Dominion Theology.

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What to watch for Christmas? Part 2

Here’s another option for the break; this one you will not regret. In my opinion this is one of the most unpredictable movies I have ever seen (next to Memento of course). You can call it a psychological thriller; call … Continue reading

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What to watch for Christmas? Part 1

Ok, granted, these are not what you would call blockbusters or 50 million dollar movies, but believe me these are classics (at least they are to me). In different ways these movies touch on several aspects of human experience such … Continue reading

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To divide or to unite; this is the real question.

Westminster Theological Seminary (Philadelphia) is today one of the most well-known seminaries in the world. When J. Gresham Machen proposed a new seminary in 1929 (see Gary North’s analysis of Westminster’s history in his book : Westminster’s Confession: The Abandonment … Continue reading

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The Just War Theory and the War in Iraq

The purpose of this paper is to interact with the war in Iraq; whether it is justified or not in light of the Just War Theory and examine both positions before coming to a reasonable conclusion. Since the question at … Continue reading

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Anthony Flew the Theist

About a month ago a friend of mine told me about Anthony Flew’s abandonment of atheism. I was pleasantly surprised. I first heard of Anthony Flew several years ago when he debated Professor Gary Habermas on the topic of the … Continue reading

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Quote, Suckled by a wolf

Quotation comes from There are religious people about, who, I have no doubt, were born of a woman, but they appear to have been suckled by a wolf . . . Some warlike men of this order have had … Continue reading

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Minimizing the gospel…

In what seems to be a life or death situation, some Reformed scholars have gone so far as to say that justification by faith is the gospel. You wouldn’t expect such language from reputable professors who are embedded with the … Continue reading

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Infallibility as Essential to Any System

In his first volume of Systematic Theology, Rousas J. Rushdoony describes the “inescapable concept” of infallibility. In any system of thought whether it be Marxism, Deism, or Romanism, the concept of infallibility cannot be avoided. For instance, in Rome’s case, … Continue reading

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Another Soccer Tragedy…

* In another tragic weekend for Brazilian soccer, young Cristiano de Lima Junior died after scoring a winning goal in the Indian Soccer League. See Link This tragedy comes only one month after the death of Serginho from Sao Caetano … Continue reading

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The Sabbath and John Dewey

What on earth does Dewey have to do with the fourth commandment? The question should be rather: “What does God’s Holy Day have to do with the education of children?” In a certain sense, Dewey directed the attention of American … Continue reading

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Memo to Robert F. Kennedy

For those who have lately followed politics, you realize that liberals are in a great dilemma. They need to convince the nation that they are a religious people. Wow, what a task! But in order to do so they will … Continue reading

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The Last Disciple vs. The Left Behind

Someone has just sent me an interesting article on the current debate over the “eschatological novels.” After nine years of amazing success, The Left Behind Series, which has sold over 42 million copies, has found competition in the market. The … Continue reading

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What is a Worldview?

Worldview thinking seems to be almost exclusively a task of the intellectual elite, however, the truth is, that all of us have a worldview whether we know it or not. Worldview thinking is rare today because very few in the … Continue reading

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James White versus Dave Hunt

Many of us have probably accompanied James White in the last few years as he has been an able defender of the Doctrines of Grace. Though I have strong disagreements with James (doc) on issues of ecclesiology, sacraments and probably … Continue reading

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