Tag Archives: Old Testament

“You Catch More Flies with Honey than with Vinegar”

TMV: It’s the End of the World as We Know It The doomsday scenario has been with us for a very long time now, and you know what I mean: Armageddon. For as long as there have been believers in … Continue reading

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In Ancient Times, “Woe Is Me!” was a Spiritual Warning

The Burning of Jerusalem by Titus This image was attached to a post that said something along the idea that Jesus could predict the future. Somehow the burning of Jerusalem ‘proves’ what he had been warning them all along, if … Continue reading

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Daddy Issues: The Prodigal Son Reunites with His Twin

Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002) “Yeah, baby.” I’m not a fan of Mike Myers’ infantile sense of humour. He thinks smutty jokes and sexual innuendo are hilarious, but sometimes they go too far. However, there is an underlying theme in … Continue reading

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It’s About God: The Secrets of 613 in the Torah

The 613 Commandments I got an email yesterday from myjewishlearning.com seeking a donation of $6.13. It suggested that by my doing so I would be performing one of the 613 mitzvahs as instructed in the first five books of the … Continue reading

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How Old Was the Universe When Mankind Showed Up?

Science Says: 13.7 Billion Years I’m now reading the appendices of “The Truth Behind the Bible Code” and wouldn’t you know it: an understanding that I had since my childhood has yielded some ‘proof’ of sorts for when God created … Continue reading

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Who are You Calling a Philistine?

It’s All Greek to Me Recent news has come out that the Philistines may have actually come from Greece. That makes them “Westerners” to our way of thinking. But it makes the pejorative term ‘philistine’ suddenly suspect. Have we been … Continue reading

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