Category Archives: Christian

What a Privilege to Carry Everything to God in Prayer

I was feeling somewhat stressed and overwhelmed earlier today for reasons I won’t go into right now. My first thought was “I need to go somewhere, calm down, clear my head, and then pray about this.” My second thought was, … Continue reading

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Your Body Is You, As Well As Your Soul

A lot of the talk about “end of life” decisions generally, and Terri Schiavo specifically, has centered on the question of brain activity. We argued over whether she was in a persistent vegetative state, whether she was truly responsive, and … Continue reading

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By Their Fruits

Two Christian men with (apparently) very different views about the world. One writes this: I spend thirty seconds thinking about Terry and her suffering and her circumstance, and then each time my heart and mind slip into thinking about my … Continue reading

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What Effect Does Terri Shiavo’s Death Have on Your Worldview?

I don’t want to sound melodramatic, but in some ways today is analogous to what 9/11/01 was in terms of its effect on our worldviews. There are more than a few people who were liberal on 9/10/01 and are now … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Terri Schiavo’s Death

Judges 20 3 … Then said the children of Israel, Tell us, how was this wickedness? 4 And the Levite, the husband of the woman that was slain, answered and said, I came into Gibeah that belongeth to Benjamin, I … Continue reading

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Church and State

I wrote earlier that I wanted the State to bow to Christ. I have taken a little flack for that from an anonymous commenter as well as another. I agree with Kuyper that there is not a square inch of … Continue reading

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What You Are For is More Important Than What You Are Against

David at Challies.com writes about the importance of being _for_ something, not just _against_ many things. A couple of good quotes: You may have met this kind of person. They are against abortion, but they don?t love children. They are … Continue reading

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Permitted to Die?

Before I get going on this, I want to say – without further explanation – that discussing life and death decisions in cases like this (particularly wrt a feeding tube) is very painful for me right now. So for this … Continue reading

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No More Compromises

I don’t know about you, but I’m sick of compromises. The kingdom of God is not advanced through compromising with the children of Satan. We’re here to conquer, not make peace. I am not interested in seeing stickers in science … Continue reading

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Christians Should be Bartenders

I was thinking today about what kind of job would be honoring to the Lord. At first glance, the answer seemed strange, but the longer I thought, the clearer it became. I can serve God by serving drinks. I’ll pour … Continue reading

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