Category Archives: Matthew

Tomorrow’s dreams

The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another, and his humblest hour is when he compares the volume as it is with what he vowed to make it. Now … Continue reading

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Pay toll. Do not use bridge.

I get a couple of local rags, the weekly Kapi-Mana News and the monthly Whitby Newsbrief. Yesterday they both arrived together. The Kapi-Mana News told me that some 20,000 motorists per year are legally obliged to pay a road toll … Continue reading

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The Word of God is inerrant. His scribes, not so much.

Jesus is inerrant, but the Bible isn’t. Anyone who’s spent any time in serious study of the Bible (or even someone who’s only delved into it intermittently) will have discovered, for themselves, apparent contradictions, of which there are very, very … Continue reading

Posted in 2 Timothy, Dispensationalism, Eternal Vigilance, Exegesis, Ezekiel, Faith, Grace, Keeping It Real, King James Bible, Love, Matthew, Proverbs, Psalms, Rationality, Religious Toleration, Riddles, Righteous Rants, Salvation, Satan Laughing Spreads His Wings | 7 Comments

Salt is a four-letter word

[WARNING: This blog post contains lots of very strong language and is practically guaranteed to give offence to weak-minded prudes. Please proceed at your own risk.] The use–mention distinction is a foundational concept of (Western analytic) philosophy. To fail to … Continue reading

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I came not to bring peace, but a sword

This is #4 in a series of posts on heavy metal and hard rock musicians who weren’t Christians when they started out on their careers but who made the choice to give their lives over to Jesus later down the … Continue reading

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Keep calm and carry on

Suppose I’m trying to live a Christian life. Jesus is the Word, and the Word clearly says that the most important rules in life are to love God and to love others. Then one of [the Pharisees], which was a … Continue reading

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Frantic disembowelment

Judas Iscariot was one of the original Twelve Disciples. He betrayed Jesus to the Jewish religious authorities for the sum of thirty pieces of silver. We all know what happened next. Jesus was crucified. But what happened to Judas? The … Continue reading

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Who rolled away the stone?

I missed the deadline for an Easter Sunday blog post, partly because, unlike Jesus, I’m not an early riser, and partly because I got a bit carried away studying scripture. I might have to lay off the Bible study for … Continue reading

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Salvation is by works (Part 2)

These verses close the Sermon on the Mount in Chapter 7 of the Gospel of Matthew. “Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only the one who does the will of my … Continue reading

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An invitation. (The only one you could ever need.)

Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your … Continue reading

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