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Historical Proof that Patience is a Virtue

Vespasian (November 17, 9 AD – June 23, 79 AD) This man was never intended for Roman Imperial Glory. He came from an equestrian family, meaning that he was no better than a soldier, just like Pontius Pilate. But his … Continue reading

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Paranoia: Were Saul of Tarsus and Josephus Contemporaries?

The Devil’s in their Details Except for the Acts of the Apostles, and Paul’s letters in the New Testament, there would be no other ‘proof’ of his existence. Isn’t it interesting how awkward that makes it for anyone believing his … Continue reading

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Farce: Did the Disciples Mistake Lazarus’ for Jesus’?

The Empty Tomb As General Frederick “Boy” Browning said: “Well, as you know, I always felt we tried to go a bridge too far.” And I think the same thing about the author of “Caesar’s Messiah”. It is thus possible … Continue reading

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“He Whom God Shall Make Manifest”

Baháʼu’lláh (November 12, 1817 – May 29, 1892) An ongoing discussion has been taking place between myself and someone who thinks he is the reincarnation of Jesus. This gets us into very interesting territory, as you can imagine. If you … Continue reading

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Misperception: Alternative Views of Reality

(Are We Live?) “Testing, Testing, One-Two-Three” When I set out to do a search for memes to illustrate my theme this morning, Morpheus showed up. How very apt! He reminds me that we’re living in “The Matrix”. This post is … Continue reading

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New Insights into Jesus’ Birth

Our Nativity Scene Do you ever wonder why it takes such a long time for the ‘other shoe to drop’? Of course, I am talking about The Star of Bethlehem manuscript that I posted on this blog site over four … Continue reading

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Dream: Flashback to Obama’s Second Term

The Second Coming of Barack Obama? I seem to be a little slow on the uptake. This cover from Newsweek is from seven-and-a-half years ago. I got the image in my dream last night. Was this an answer to my … Continue reading

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Spiritually, There’s No Denying Evolution

The Shack (2017) Having read the book years ago, I never got around to seeing this film, until last night, on Netflix. Of course, I’d seen the promo videos, but they gloss over the important stuff. Essentially, this is a … Continue reading

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February 23, 303 AD: The Day Fascism Was Born?

The Empire Strikes Back at Christianity I’m reading a book about the New Testament, called Encountering The Manuscripts, by Phillip Comfort. There is a passage describing what Diocletian did on this day: What we do know is that by the … Continue reading

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Are We Too Close to the Truth to Appreciate What It Is?

The Third Jesus: The Christ We Cannot Ignore (2008) I’ve had this book for almost 10 years, but I never had the motivation to read it before now. Perhaps I had to be more prepared for what it said. Perhaps … Continue reading

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