What Christians believe and teach should find its basis in the Christian scriptures of the Old and New Testaments. However, the author contends that, instead, Greek philosophy has influenced church doctrine from early on in the church age
Sketches on the way
Eulogy for a Boy
There’s something inherently wrong with a grandfather giving the eulogy at his grandson’s funeral. But here we are. Jackson A. Sparks, a quiet and shy 8-year-old boy, marveled over dinosaurs, superheroes, baseball and his big […]
What’s This Blog About?
Some of the reasons I am blogging are for me. Surprisingly enough, people start a blog for their own benefit. A lot of bloggers out there have posted blogs about the benefits of blogging on their blogs… while blogging. (All right, I will not do that again.)
Eloi! Eloi! Lama Sabachthani?
Jesus’ cry puts Matthew 27:46 and Mark 15:34 among the most debated passages in the Bible. What exactly did Jesus mean by it? Is God crying out to God? Does this mean Jesus was not […]
God’s Microscopic Light
Everything about the New Jerusalem is created to be accentuated by the light of God. From the gems selected to adorn the foundations, to the 1,500-mile, foursquare city itself shining like a precious stone – its walls made of jasper, clear as crystal.
To My Kids That Missed It
I know you are scared.
I so wanted you to be ready when I got back. I looked for you, but you weren’t there. I am not going to lie, its going to be bad. I imagine you knew that when you heard that there were millions of people gone, many you knew. I am sorry, but things have changed since I last emailed you.
Its going to get messed up fast!
WHY VACCINE MANDATES ARE INEFFECTIVE The American mindset is one of fierce individualism. It is a product of growing up in a free society. Who among us has not touched an item with a “Wet […]
To My Alienated Kids
I wanted to write you because I am coming back soon and I would like to see you before I do, maybe spend some time with you. I know that you tell your friends that you have no God, or worse, that you hate me. Either way, I am so sorry that you feel that way, because I love you so much that I can’t stand it sometimes.
This thing wasn’t done in a corner
By Vin Sparks The Apostle Paul, under arrest in Caesarea, appeared before King Agrippa II in his own defense against charges brought by the Jewish priests. As he was recounting what he had done to […]
Our Room of Pictures
By Vin Sparks The Old Testament book of Ezekiel is actually a series of visions given by God to Ezekiel, a young man who was part of the Jewish captivity in Babylon. This book was […]