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Old Posts

Since it’s quite hard to find old posts on this blog, I’ve taken the liberty of grouping related posts together in one easy-to-find spot. Enjoy!

 
 
Theological Papers
Left Behind
“No one knows”
How To Be Saved
Judge Not
The Mark of the Beast
The Glorious Appearing
The Shroud of Turin
Judging the Bible
The Marriage of the Lamb
The Millennium
The Purpose of the Tribulation
The Ultimate Proof of Creation
Pan-Millennialism
Preterism
VBS: The Burning Bush
VBS: Unbelief
God is a Spirit
Surviving the End of the World
Homosexuality and the Bible
Helping Islam
Endurance
Justification
Final Judgment
The Timing of the Tribulation
Incorruptible Crowns
Heaven (not the same thing as “On Heaven”)
On Heaven
The Olivet Discourse
Bible Codes
The May 21, 2011 Prediction
Thee, Thy, and Thou in the KJV Bible
Hark the Herald Angels Sing
Salvation Without Repentance?
Mormonism
Are People Just Animals?
Fundamentalists
The Land Given to Israel
Dreams and Visions
Was Jesus Crucified on a Friday?
Satan’s Access to Heaven
The Nephilim
We Three Kings
Messianic Prophecies
Should We Name False Teachers?
Festivals and Holy Days
The Sacrificial System
Time
The Mosaic Law
What Was Paul’s Thorn in the Flesh?
Longing for Home
A Secret Rapture?
Rules of Interpretation
Signs of Genuine Faith
The Events of the Tribulation
Salvation in the Tribulation
Income Redistribution
God’s Library
Was Mary A Perpetual Virgin?
Desire
Who Is The Restrainer?
The Book With A Blessing
On the Consumption of Alcohol
Should We Forgive People Who Are Not Sorry?
The Work of God
The Most Difficult Book in the Bible
Bound Him A Thousand Years
Mansions in Heaven
The Holy Spirit
Was C. S. Lewis a Christian?
The Millennial Kingdom
The Principle Of Separation
The Lost Letter To Laodicea
Aliens and UFOs
Before The Beginning
Cain and Abel
The Sons of Adam
The Flood
Slavery Under The Mosaic Law
Babylon
Where Was The Garden Of Eden?
The Life of Abraham
The Order of Melchizedek
The Theology of Covenants
They Shall Keep The Way Of The Lord
When “Time Shall Be No More”
A Study Of Fools
Bible Study
Job
The Meek
Polygamy
Musings on the Eternal State
Summary of the Old Testament (PDF file; 25 pages)
Theophanies
The Unforgivable Sin
The Curse of Jehoiakim
Was Jesus Taught By Angels?
The Levitical System
In The Beginning
Joy to the World
The Tower of Babel
Words
Conflict
The Afterlife
Egypt
Angels
Demons
Ghosts
Choose Holiness, Not Sin
Marriage After The Resurrection
Paul’s Apostleship
Mankind
Generosity
Mephibosheth
Everything That Happens In Life Is Not About You
Contemporary Christian Music is Dangerous
God Is Not Giving You New Revelation
You Really Can Earn Heavenly Treasure
God Does Not Require Christians To Keep The Sabbath
The Modern Practice of Tithing Is Not Biblical
Holiness
Drinking Alcohol Is Not A Sin
The Case for the Bible
The Case for Jesus
Who Was Jesus
The Resurrection
Remarriage After Divorce Is Usually A Sin
No Alliances With The Ungodly
Church Discipline Is Not Optional
What About Those Who Never Heard The Gospel?
God Decides Who Gets Saved
There Is No Age of Accountability
The Catholic Church Is Not Christian
Most People In The Visible Church Are Not Christians
God Created The World In Six Days
The KJV Is The Best English Bible Translation
Christians Should Study End-Times Prophecy
The Millennium Is Not Symbolic
There Will Be A Pre-Tribulation Rapture
Hell Is A Real Place Of Fiery Torment
God Punishes Those Who Try To Take Israel’s Land
God Punishes Immoral Nations
Do Pastors Have The Power To Marry People
What About Gluttony?
Where Are All The Political Sermons?
Are Altar Calls Biblical?
The Demise of Preaching
Abortion
Degrees of Eternal Damnation
A Possible Old Testament Rapture Verse
Fake Prophecies vs Real Prophecies
Is Jesus Returning Soon
Quote from Jonathan Edwards’ sermon “Sinners In The Hands Of An Angry God”
Prophetic Delays
Sabbath Worship In The Millennium
The God of Prophecy
The Rebirth of Israel
The Two Raptures
The Wise Men
Was The Flood Global
Ezekiel 8-14
Genesis 3
Genesis 17
Hebrews 1
Hebrews 2:1-13
Hebrews 2:14-3:6
Hebrews 3:7-4:13
Hebrews 4:14-5:6
James 3
James 4
John 5
Nehemiah 2
Nehemiah 6
Prepare The Way
Romans 6
The Afterlife
Romans 16
Promises
1 Samuel 30
1 Peter 1:1-12
1 Peter 1:13-25
1 Kings 20
King Uzziah
The Unrighteous Steward
Philemon
Overview of the Psalms
Messianic Psalms
Imprecatory Psalms
Psalm 119
Benjamin Franklin’s religion
Colonial America’s Dark Side
Quotations from Matthew Henry’s Commentary on Genesis
Number Our Days
The Great Wonder
Watching For The Hour
Psalm 78
Psalm 23
Psalm 138
When Men Accuse God
Psalm 51
Signs of Genuine Faith
Exodus 12
The God of the Old Testament

 
 
Commentary
Some brief commentaries on various Bible verses.
 
Galatians 6:9
Ephesians 1:18
Ephesians 2:7
Ephesians 6:12
Philippians 1:6
Philippians 1:21-24
Philippians 1:29
Philippians 2:4
Philippians 3:1
Philippians 3:9
Philippians 3:11-14
Philippians 3:18-19
Philippians 4:6-7
Colossians 2:9
Colossians 3:16
I Thessalonians 2:2
I Thessalonians 2:3-5
I Thessalonians 2:12
I Timothy 4:8
I Timothy 5:9-10
I Timothy 5:24-25
I Timothy 6:6
II Timothy 1:1
II Timothy 1:10
II Timothy 3:16-17
II Timothy 4:1
II Timothy 4:8
II Timothy 4:14
II Timothy 4:17
II Timothy 4:18
Titus 1:2
Titus 1:16
Titus 2:1
Titus 2:8
Titus 2:12
Titus 2:13
Titus 3:2
Titus 3:5-7
Hebrews 1:2
Hebrews 1:4
Hebrews 1:10-12
Hebrews 2:1
Hebrews 2:3-4
Hebrews 2:8
Hebrews 4:8-11
Hebrews 4:13
Hebrews 6:7-8
Hebrews 6:10
Hebrews 6:13
Hebrews 7:11-12
Hebrews 7:25
Hebrews 8:8
Hebrews 9:12
Hebrews 10:4
Hebrews 10:22
Hebrews 10:25
Hebrews 10:30-31
Hebrews 10:34
Hebrews 11:1
Hebrews 12:6-8
Hebrews 12:15
Hebrews 13:9
James 1:1
James 1:2-4
James 1:5
James 1:12
James 1:13
James 2:14
James 2:26
James 4:4
James 4:8-10
James 4:11-12
James 5:1-8
I Peter 1:4
I Peter 1:5
I Peter 1:8-9
I Peter 1:16
I Peter 1:18-19
I Peter 2:1-2
I Peter 2:7-8
I Peter 2:13
I Peter 3:1-2
I Peter 3:3-4
I Peter 3:9
I Peter 3:20
I Peter 4:7
I Peter 5:4
I Peter 5:5
I Peter 5:6
I Peter 5:8-9
I Peter 5:13
II Peter 1:1
II Peter 1:13-14
II Peter 1:16
II Peter 1:19
II Peter 1:20-21
II Peter 2:1-3
II Peter 2:4
II Peter 2:5
II Peter 2:9
II Peter 2:13-15
II Peter 2:16
II Peter 3:2
II Peter 3:3-4
II Peter 3:5-7
II Peter 3:8-9
II Peter 3:10
II Peter 3:11-12
II Peter 3:13
II Peter 3:15-16
I John 1:1-3
I John 1:5
I John 1:6-7
I John 1:8-9
I John 1:10
I John 2:1-2
I John 2:3-5
I John 2:9-11
I John 2:12
I John 2:15-17
I John 2:18
I John 2:20
I John 2:22-23
I John 2:28
I John 3:2
I John 3:3
I John 3:4
I John 3:5
I John 3:6-10
I John 3:14-15
I John 3:17-18
I John 4:1
I John 4:2-3
I John 4:6
I John 4:7-8
I John 4:19
I John 5:1
I John 5:3
I John 5:4-5
I John 5:7
I John 5:11-12
I John 5:13
II John 1:2
II John 1:8
II John 1:10-11
III John 1:9-10
Jude 1:1
Jude 1:3-4
Jude 1:5
Jude 1:6
Jude 1:7
Jude 1:9
Jude 1:11-13
Jude 1:14-15
Jude 1:24
Revelation 1:1
Revelation 1:2
Revelation 1:3
Revelation 1:4
Revelation 1:5
Revelation 1:6
Revelation 1:7
Revelation 1:9
Revelation 1:13-16
Revelation 1:17-18
Revelation 1:20
Revelation 2:1-5
Revelation 2:7
Revelation 2:8
Revelation 2:9-10
Revelation 2:11
Revelation 2:12-13
Revelation 2:14-16
Revelation 2:18-28
Revelation 3:1-3
Revelation 3:5
Revelation 3:7-10
Revelation 3:11
Revelation 3:14-20
Revelation 4:1
Revelation 4:2
Revelation 4:3
Revelation 4:4
Revelation 4:9-11
Revelation 5:1-3
Revelation 5:8
Revelation 5:9
Revelation 5:10
Revelation 5:11-13
Revelation 6:1
Revelation 6:2
Revelation 6:3-4
Revelation 6:5-6
Revelation 6:7-8
Revelation 6:9-11
Revelation 6:12-14
Revelation 6:15-17
Revelation 7:4-5
Revelation 7:9-17
Revelation 8:1
Revelation 8:2-5
Revelation 8:7
Revelation 8:8-9
Revelation 8:10-11
Revelation 8:12
Revelation 8:13
Revelation 9:1-6
Revelation 9:13-18
Revelation 9:20-21
Revelation 10:1-4
Revelation 10:5-7
Revelation 10:8-11
Revelation 11:1
Revelation 11:2
Revelation 11:3-13
Revelation 11:14-15
Revelation 11:16-18
Revelation 11:19
Revelation 12:1-2
Revelation 12:3-4
Revelation 12:6
Revelation 12:7-9
Revelation 12:10-11
Revelation 12:12
Revelation 12:13
Revelation 12:14-17
Revelation 13:1-2
Revelation 13:3-4
Revelation 13:5-6
Revelation 13:7
Revelation 13:8
Revelation 13:11-12
Revelation 13:13-15
Revelation 13:16-18
Revelation 14:1-5
Revelation 14:6-7
Revelation 14:8
Revelation 14:9-13
Revelation 14:19-20
Revelation 15:1
Revelation 15:2-4
Revelation 15:5
Revelation 16:1
Revelation 16:2
Revelation 16:3
Revelation 16:4-6
Revelation 16:8-9
Revelation 16:10-11
Revelation 16:12-16
Revelation 16:17-21
Revelation 17:1-2
Revelation 17:3
Revelation 17:8
Revelation 17:14
Revelation 18:1-2
Revelation 18:8
Revelation 19:7-8
Revelation 19:11-21
Revelation 20:1-3
Revelation 20:4
Revelation 20:5-6
Revelation 20:7-10
Revelation 20:11-15
Revelation 21:1
Revelation 21:2-3
Revelation 21:4
Revelation 21:6
Revelation 21:7
Revelation 21:8
Revelation 21:9-22
Revelation 21:23
Revelation 21:24, 26
Revelation 21:25
Revelation 21:27
Revelation 22:1-2
Revelation 22:3
Revelation 22:4
Revelation 22:5
Revelation 22:6-7
Revelation 22:8-9
Revelation 22:10
Revelation 22:14-15
Revelation 22:16
Revelation 22:18-19
Revelation 22:20
Revelation 22:21
Matthew 1:1-17
Matthew 1:18-25
Matthew 2:1-2
Matthew 2:3-6
Matthew 2:10-11
Matthew 2:12-18
Matthew 3:1-3
Matthew 3:7-10
Matthew 3:16-17
Matthew 4:1
Matthew 4:2-11
Matthew 4:17
Matthew 4:18-22
Matthew 4:23-25
Matthew 5:3
Matthew 5:4
Matthew 5:5
Matthew 5:6
Matthew 5:7
Matthew 5:8
Matthew 5:9
Matthew 5:10-12
Matthew 5:13
Matthew 5:14-16
Matthew 5:19
Matthew 5:20
Matthew 5:21-22
Matthew 5:23-24
Matthew 5:27-28
Matthew 5:31-32
Matthew 5:37
Matthew 5:39-41
Matthew 5:43-44
Matthew 6:1
Matthew 6:4
Matthew 6:6
Matthew 6:7-8
Matthew 6:9-13
Matthew 6:17
Matthew 6:19-21
Matthew 6:24
Matthew 6:25, 33
Matthew 7:1
Matthew 7:6
Matthew 7:11
Matthew 7:12
Matthew 7:13-14
Matthew 7:15
Matthew 7:18
Matthew 7:21
Matthew 8:24
Matthew 8:8-12
Matthew 8:20
Matthew 8:21-22
Matthew 8:26
Matthew 8:28-29
Matthew 8:30
Matthew 9:2
Matthew 9:3-4
Matthew 9:11-13
Matthew 9:14-17
Matthew 9:24
Matthew 9:32-33
Matthew 9:34
Matthew 10:28
Matthew 10:31
Matthew 10:34-36
Matthew 10:37-38
Matthew 10:39
Matthew 10:40-42
Matthew 11:2-3
Matthew 11:11
Matthew 11:14
Matthew 11:18-19
Matthew 11:21-24
Matthew 11:27
Matthew 12:6
Matthew 12:7
Matthew 12:14
Matthew 12:22-24
Matthew 12:34-37
Matthew 12:38
Matthew 12:40
Matthew 12:41
Matthew 12:46
Matthew 13:10-13
Matthew 13:16-17
Matthew 13:24-25
Matthew 13:39-43
Matthew 13:55-56
Matthew 14:5
Matthew 14:13
Matthew 14:23
Matthew 15:2-3
Matthew 15:19-20
Matthew 16:4
Matthew 16:7-11
Matthew 16:15-17
Matthew 16:18-19
Matthew 16:21-22
Matthew 16:23
Matthew 16:24-25
Matthew 16:28
Matthew 17:1-6
Matthew 17:11-13
Matthew 17:21
Matthew 17:27
Matthew 18:1-4
Matthew 18:6-7
Matthew 18:8
Matthew 18:10
Matthew 18:11
Matthew 18:12-13
Matthew 18:15-17
Matthew 18:35
Matthew 19:3-9
Matthew 19:27-30
Matthew 20:2-15
Matthew 20:17-19
Matthew 20:21-23
Matthew 20:25-28
Matthew 21:23-32
Matthew 21:33-41
Matthew 21:42
Matthew 22:2-7
Matthew 22:11-14
Matthew 22:15-18
Matthew 22:32
Matthew 23:5
Matthew 23:8-9
Matthew 23:11-12
Matthew 23:14
Matthew 23:27
Matthew 23:34-36
Matthew 23:39
Matthew 24:2
Matthew 24:5-9
Matthew 24:13
Matthew 24:14
Matthew 24:15
Matthew 24:16, 20
Matthew 24:21-22
Matthew 24:24
Matthew 24:26-30
Matthew 24:31
Matthew 24:32-34
Matthew 24:35
Matthew 24:36
Matthew 24:37-51
Matthew 25:1-13
Matthew 25:29
Matthew 25:31-32
Matthew 26:2
Matthew 26:3-5
Matthew 26:10-11
Matthew 26:21-25
Matthew 26:29
Matthew 26:31-32
Matthew 26:39
Matthew 26:40
Matthew 26:47
Matthew 26:59-66
Matthew 26:75

 
 
The Kings of Israel and Judah
King Saul (Israel + Judah)
King David (Israel + Judah)
King Solomon (Israel + Judah)
King Rehoboam (Judah)
King Abijah (Judah)
King Asa (Judah)
King Jehoshaphat (Judah)
King Jehoram (Judah)
King Ahaziah (Judah)
Queen Athaliah (Judah)
King Joash (Judah)
King Amaziah (Judah)
King Azariah (Judah)
King Jotham (Judah)
King Ahaz (Judah)
King Hezekiah (Judah)
King Manasseh (Judah)
King Amon (Judah)
King Josiah (Judah)
King Jehoahaz (Judah)
King Jehoiakim (Judah)
King Jehoiachin (Judah)
King Zedekiah (Judah)
King Jeroboam (Israel)
King Nadab (Israel)
King Baasha (Israel)
King Elah (Israel)
King Zimri (Israel)
King Omri (Israel)
King Ahab (Israel)
King Ahaziah (Israel)
King Jehoram (Israel)
King Jehu (Israel)
King Jehoahaz (Israel)
King Joash (Israel)
King Jeroboam (Israel)
King Zachariah (Israel)
King Shallum (Israel)
King Menahem (Israel)
King Pekaniah (Israel)
King Pekah (Israel)
King Hoshea (Israel)

 
 
Biblical Oddities
The Birth of Manassseh
The Curse of Joshua
Drink Strong Drink With Rejoicing
The Stones of Fire
An Angel Preaches The Gospel
The Spirit of the Beast
The Council of Heaven
Smite Me
The Watchers
Small Things
Nehushtan
The Vision of Zerubbabel
In The Ages To Come
The Vengeance of Zechariah
Angelic Oddities
Time and Chance
The Seven Thunders
The Powers in Heaven
The Evil Eight Year Old
God Hates the Wicked
God Tries to Kill Moses
Following David’s Example
They Shall Mingle Themselves With The Seed of Men
Uriah the Hittite
King Saul’s Massacre
Rahab the Dragon
The Sad Story of Demas
The Book Eaters
Paul’s Letter to Laodicea
The Ocean in the Sky
The Witch at Endor
Moses the Deliverer
The Body of Moses
Tartarus
Enoch
The Urim and the Thummim
The Ark of the Covenant

 
 
Short Stories
Paranormal Studies 313: Course Introduction
Paranormal Studies 313: The Black Knight Satellite
Paranormal Studies 313: Ghosts
Paranormal Studies 313: The Great Pyramid of Giza
Paranormal Studies 313: The B-2 Antigravity Bomber
Paranormal Studies 313: The Lost Planet Vulcan
Paranormal Studies 313: Quetzalcoatl
Paranormal Studies 313: The Legend of Beowulf
Paranormal Studies 313: Crop Circles
Paranormal Studies 313: UFOs
Paranormal Studies 313: Ancient Aircraft
Paranormal Studies 313: Ancient Nuclear Warfare
Paranormal Studies 313: Who Discovered America?

Christianity 101: Course Introduction
Christianity 101: God
Christianity 101: The Bible
Christianity 101: Creation
Christianity 101: The Cross
Christianity 101: The Church
Christianity 101: The Afterlife
Christianity 101: The Sacraments
Christianity 101: False Religions
Christianity 101: Supernatural Beings
Christianity 101: Genuine Faith
Christianity 101: Traditions
Christianity 101: Eschatology

 
 
Guest Posts
Euclidean Geometry
Minimal Sapience
Black Hole Danger
Wormholes
RSA Encryption