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The Great American Myth: American History, Part 3

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series The Great American Myth: American History

Discovering Columbus In Ted Morgan’s book, Wilderness At Dawn, The Settling of the North American Continent, he places this picture from the Elizabeth Waldo-Dentzel Collection, by Joshua Shaw called, The Coming of the White Man. “A ship appears on the horizon line, with the sun rising behind it, while in the foreground four Indians on […]

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The Great American Myth: American History

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series The Great American Myth: American History

American history books are full of facts that should both thrill and sadden the hearts of anyone who hungers for truth. Unfortunately the history books used by the public school system and also the majority of homeschool associations do not include facts based on truth. Most of these books paint simplistic pictures of brave heroic […]

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Blessed are the . . .

The behavior and character upon which Christ pronounced His sincere blessings, i.e. The Beatitudes, in Matthew 5, are exceedingly remarkable. They are these: 1. Poor in spirit, 2. Sorrow and mourning, 3. Humility or meekness, 4. Hungering and thirsting for righteousness, 5. Mercy, 6. Pureness of heart, 7. Peacemaking, and 8. Persecution for righteousness sake. […]

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A Question for Christians

I have a question for Christians, but let me prefix it with this note of clarification. I feel blessed to be living in America, and consider it my duty, as a follower of Christ, to honor our leaders, obey their laws, and to pay my taxes; I am not anti-America, as some may conclude when […]

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The Ambiguity of Government

I have written a lot about Christians and government from a not-so-popular point of view. What then is the purpose of government, and if Christians are not to occupy its ranks, as I now believe the Bible teaches, then, who is? Christians, for many years now, are united in their belief that it is their […]

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So, You Think You’re Pro-Life?

I am Pro-Life. I have embraced Christianity and all that Jesus taught on the subject; as a consequence I am “pro” or – in favor of – “life.” As a follower of Jesus, I find that the word “life” is the essence of His message: eternal life, abundant life, and the preservation or salvation of […]

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A Look Inside Moral and Religious Duties

God, in all of His glory, rules supreme in every realm of existence, and is the ultimate Authority, and this fact is a truth, to which we do not sufficiently pay heed, either in our approach to issues and problems, or in our customary practice of living life. There are many Christian people who speak […]

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The American Civil Religion

What is the prevailing belief system in America? While some will argue that Christianity is the domestic devotion of the masses, I contend that there exist a well institutionalized civil religion in America that can be better branded as American Christianity or “The American Way of Life” rather than simply Christianity. This civil religion exists […]

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Violence and the Christian Heart

Violence is an issue that has created quite a lot of heat, but very little light amongst Christians. There is uncertainty and uneasiness when the question is brought up, and nearly always ends in a great display of patriotic fervor, excessive loyalty to one’s own point of view, or a prideful display of arrogance on […]

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Collusion of Conscience

col·lu·sion noun   1.secret or illegal cooperation or conspiracy, esp. in order to cheat or deceive others. A man can have a clear understand of what guilt and injustice are when it is presented to him in some immediate, stark, and vivid way, yet this same man remains completely ignorant and blind to a much […]