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Herod’s Letter to Caesar (John the Baptist)

To Tiberius Caesar and the Roman Senate; “My Noble Lords, Greetings: The facts in the case are about as follows: John the Baptist had set up a new mode of religion altogether different from the Jewish religion, teaching baptism instead of circumcision, which had been the belief and the custom of the Jews in all ages past. According to their

Herod’s Defensive Letter to Caesar!

Letter form Herod Antipas to Tiberius Caesar and the Senate of Rome: “My Noble Lords, Greeting, As to what Pontius Pilate says in regard to my cowardice and disobedience in the case of Jesus of Nazareth, I will say in my own defense: I was informed by all the Jews that this was the same Jesus that my father aimed

Incarnation in You! John 3:5-8

Here is the definition of the word “Incarnation”, from the Merrian-Webster Dictionary: “The embodiment of a Deity or Spirit in some earthly form; the union of divinity with humanity in Jesus Christ.” Comment: Jesus told Nicodemus he must be born again! After you accept Jesus Christ as your Savior your sin is forgiven then you have a born again experience

Judeau Christian Civilization! Joshua 24:15

Ben Shapiro is a young American Orthodox Jew that has a lot of insight into religious, economic and political systems of this world! He makes the important point that Judeau Christian culture allows for dissenting views on everything! In fact atheism is only possible in a Judeau Christian culture! Do you find any professing atheists in Islamic cultures? If you

No Law No Freedom! Romans 13:4

The end of the law is not to abolish or restrain, but to preserve and enlarge freedom! For in all the states of created beings of law, where there is no law there is no freedom! John Locke (1632-1704) English Philosopher and Physician. Comment: My concern for America is there is a growing breakdown of law! James

Reformation & Anti-Sematism! Romans 1:16

Their (The Jews), rotten and unbending stiffness deserve that they be oppressed unendingly and without measure or end and that they die in their misery without pity of anyone! John Calvin Comment: This is not a good attitude to have to win Jews to Christ? Yet the Protestant Reformation carried out the same persecution of the Jews that the Catholic

Calvin on Abortion! (1509-1564 A.D.)

For the fetus, though enclosed in the womb of its mother, is already a human being, and it is a monstrous crime to rob it of life which it has not yet begun to enjoy! If it seems more horrible to kill a man in his own house than in the field, because a man’s house is his place of

NFL Protests & Boycotts!

Freedom consists not in doing what we like, but having the right to do what we ought! Pope John Paul II (1920-2005) Comment: I am going to have to boycott the NFL this season! This is a small sacrifice in terms of the men and women who have died on the battle field for our freedom! For the millions wounded

Prayer! Matthew 21:13

Some people think that prayer means asking for things, and if they fail to receive exactly what they ask for, then they think the whole thing is a fraud! Gerald Vann (1906-1963), British Catholic Theologian, Author of 24 Books. Comment: Prayer is really fellowship with God! Fellowship with the Father through His Son! You remember some of Jesus words! Father

Evolution versus Creation! Genesis 1:1

“In the nineteenth Century many Anglican Theologians, both evangelical and Catholic, embraced positively the proposal of evolution” Arthur Peacocke (1924-2006), Biochemist and Theologian. Comment: He tried in vain to reconcile evolution with creation! Here is a quote from Charles Darwin (1809-1882); “During these two years I was led to think much about religion, while I was on board the Beagle