Monthly Archives: December 2007

Wednesday Links Concerning the Paul Campaign…

Ron Paul makes Time Magazine as “Person Who Mattered.” Ron Paul’s Interview with Joe Scarborough on Morning Joe makes it to my top five favorite interviews in the last 12 months. A Letter to Pro-War Libertarias on Behalf of Ron … Continue reading

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From Archives: The Just War Theory and the War in Iraq

Editor’s Note: My most viewed post since the start of this blog was the article I wrote in the end of 2004 entitled: The Just War and the War in Iraq. Since I wrote that article, my stats confirm that … Continue reading

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Huckabee and thoughts on Christianity and Politics…

Mike Huckabee’s new ad featuring what appears to be a cross on the background (though it is not a cross, it is intended to look like one) speaks to the core of the American Republic. He has the right under … Continue reading

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Paul’s Money-Bomb Explosion making the headlines…

The numbers are not official, but it appears the 10-term Congressman from Texas has raised over 6 million dollars in 24 hours. December 16th marks the celebration of the Boston Tea Party in 1773. Paul, an ardent opponent of government … Continue reading

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Alex Jones interviews Dr. Rand Paul, Ron Paul’s second son

Rand (one of five children) shares about his dad and the future of Paul’s campaign. He also shares some personal details about Ron Paul. Rand says his dad walks 2-3 miles a day, comes home and reads 10 newspapers, and … Continue reading

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Shorter Catechism question 21 and the meaning of Advent

Third Sunday of Advent Westminster Shorter Catechism #21 Who is the Only Redeemer of God’s elect? The only redeemer of God’s elect is the Lord Jesus Christ, who, being the eternal Son of God, became man and so was, and … Continue reading

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Christopher Check Endorses Mr. Constitution

Conservatives ought to be looking for the next Washington, Jefferson, or Madison. These men had their differences, but they agreed that the success of the American Republic required a small federal government with limited powers. If you’d like to know … Continue reading

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Ron Paul Podcast #7 – On Education

Topic: Stay Away From Our Children This podcast lasts 5 minutes and 16 seconds. Podcast Archives.  Podcast Notes: I could spend the time in this podcast talking about the Ron Paul blimp, which will surely make news in the next … Continue reading

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PBS Special on Ron Paul

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The Perfect Recipe…

Take bits of Rushdoony, bits of North, developments of both, disagreements with both, stir well, heat over a thorough-going covenantalism and take the mixture through the Jordan and you’ll find yourself with a combination of presuppositionalism, homeschooling, high-church presbyterianism, opposition … Continue reading

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Quote, On the Future of the United States

The future grows dark for the United States. We have a bad administration that is corrupt, secretive, incompetent and disdainful of liberty. We have a press that for the most part cannot distinguish news from celebrity gossip. We have an … Continue reading

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John Piper and the Future of Justification, Part 2

Editor’s Note: I have no intention to criticize Piper or Wright. My knowledge at this point of the entire “justification” controversy is somewhat limited. Hence, I do not intend to be critical, but rather simply to summarize, and when appropriate, … Continue reading

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South Carolina and National Presidential Caucus

Ron Paul at 11% in South Carolina. Huckabee takes the lead and pushes Thompson into second place in SC. On the Republican side, Ron Paul obliterated the field for the GOP generating the preference of 50% of GOP Caucuses. Mike … Continue reading

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Ron Paul: Inspiring, Humble, and Authentic

This interview with reporters in New Hampshire says all I need to say about my candidate:

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Calvinism growing in the Southern Baptist Convention…

One step in the right direction. Thanks to the great work of Al Mohler. A study finds that nearly 30 percent of recent graduates from Southern Baptist seminaries (SBC) who serve as church pastors identify themselves as Calvinists. LifeWay Research, … Continue reading

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The Future of Justification and Proper Engagement, Part 1

Editor’s Note: I would like to begin blogging through Piper’s book. I have no intention to be thorough, but merely to offer some thoughts–whether one paragraph or ten. Pastor John Piper’s book The Future of Justification attempts to answer Bishop … Continue reading

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An Analysis of Kuyper’s Lecture: Calvinism a Life System, Part 3

How Shall We Then Live: Concluding Remarks on Predestinarianism and Christian Living from Kuyper’s Lectures The Calvinistic world-and-life-view is undergirded by one principal theological dogma: God is sovereign over the affairs of men. This dogmatic assertion carries over to the … Continue reading

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An Analysis of Kuyper’s Lecture: Calvinism a Life System, Part 2

In light of this comprehensive view of the Christian life, it is natural that another strong feature of Kuyperian thinking is an opposition to “escapism.” The Roman Church had abandoned any interest in a Biblical transformation of culture thus the … Continue reading

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An Analysis of Abraham Kuyper’s Lecture: Calvinism a Life System, Part 1

Abraham Kuyper’s Lectures on Calvinism is a vociferous call to cultural engagement. These lectures are not only a call to activism, but they also summarize Kuyper’s distinctive position, a new direction for Reformed thought that James Bratt[1] calls “Neo-Calvinism.”[2] Thus, … Continue reading

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Revelation 20: The Triumph of the Church and the Humiliation of the Old Serpent; A Brief Exposition, Part 2

Editor’s Note: The entire paper is available in word format, including bibliography. Paper: revelation-20.doc A Defense of Postmillennial Eschatology in Revelation 20 There is a general consensus within the Reformed tradition concerning the beginning of Christ’s kingdom. Amillenialists and Postmillennialists … Continue reading

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Revelation 20: The Triumph of the Church and the Humiliation of the Old Serpent; A Brief Exposition, Part 1

The significance of Revelation 20 cannot be underestimated. Scholars have pondered the exegesis of this passage for centuries. Consequently, three positions have emerged. The first position is Premillennialism. The word “millennialism”[1] means a “thousand years” mentioned six times in Revelation … Continue reading

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Wright’s Interview…

Pastor Barach links to Wright’s interview. As I’ve said before, God is going to fix the whole world. He’s going to put the whole world to rights. But actually, the advance plan for that is to put human beings to … Continue reading

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REMEMBER, REMEMBER THE 16th OF DECEMBER…

If they think November 5th was shocking, imagine when they see the Revolution of December 16th. Another Tea Party is coming to Boston…

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NO WAR WITH IRAN…at least for now.

This is an early Christmas! Iran halted its nuclear weapons’ development in the fall of 2003, which means Bush’s dire talk about World War III was rubbish and the socialist dictator Hugo Chavez received a resounding “NO” from his people. … Continue reading

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Faith and Reason…

My friend Joseph Torres has been blogging on the topic of Faith and Reason. His posts are concise and provide excellent summaries of major philosophical thinkers.

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Ron Paul and Iran’s Nuclear Weapons…

Ron Paul had stated months ago what the world now knows:   In a speech before the House in April 2007, Paul (R-TX) criticized what he sees as neoconservative efforts to drum up support for military action against Iran. Paul said … Continue reading

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What is to come on Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam…

I have written two papers that will be posted at the website. The first paper is a brief, but helpful exposition of Revelation 20:1-10. The paper offers some introductory remarks on the major eschatological positions and defends the Postmillennial viewpoint … Continue reading

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Mayor of Salt Lake City: “You have failed us miserably”

This is courage and boldness…

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TaxMikeHike Exposes Mike Huckabee…

Now you can get the latest on Mike Huckabee’s record on tax increase and on government subsidies.

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Ron Paul talks about Abortion, Illegal Immigration, and China on “The View”

How can you talk about abortion, immigration and the weakening of the dollar in 7 minutes? Congressman Ron Paul joined the “ladies” at The View to discuss these questions. Surprisingly, the issue of the War in Iraq did not come … Continue reading

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