Delightfully Detached

My sister Minji (given name Mary) wrote yesterday in response to our devotional on the last conceit to go and said she has been struggling to understand her “artist self”, lately realizing that we never really understand ourselves. As we said, only God understands us. Minji is realizing a great freedom in losing herself instead of the exhausting fool’s errand of trying to find oneself.

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We Must Reach Them Where They Are

If you Google “confrontational evangelism” you’re going to come up with a lot of results. I want to share with you my definition of confrontational evangelism. It would probably be more in line with apologetics, which is defending the Christian faith. Most Americans, including those who call themselves Christian, are very confused biblically.

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Despairing Of Everyone

Aletheia is a Greek philosophical word that means truthfulness that corresponds to reality. This means we can trust Biblical, aletheia, truth because it is true and it is real. It is undeniable. Do people deny this truth? Of course, but it does not make it any less true.

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The Pursuit of Happiness

The second and most famous paragraph from our nation’s birth certificate, the Declaration of Independence, states:

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This Will Be Their Great Security

In case you were never taught this in government schools, today is the 237th anniversary of the Boston Tea Party. A Massachusetts colonist resistance group known as the Sons of Liberty, lead by Samuel Adams, disguised themselves as Mohawk Indians and dumped 342 chests of British tea into the harbor. This was in protest to the British Parliament’s Tea Act of 1773, which was basically the government cornering the market on tea.

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The Sin of Entitlement

This morning in my Bible reading I came across an old familiar passage that is fresh and new.

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Four Questions For America! – Introduction

As you know I have long proclaimed the need for pastors across America to preach God’s Word unapologetically and unashamedly. If we can find pastors willing to boldly preach the Word and comment on today’s societal ills, perhaps our county can be saved.

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Force The Wicked To Believe & The Righteous To Respond

NOTE: We had six guesses for Dwight D. Eisenhower and one for Gerald Ford. The book I got the quote from attributed it to Ford; however, the Ford respondent did some research and found that it was Ike who actually said it during WWII. A copy goes to our first Ike respondent and to the Ford respondent for her diligence to pursue the truth.

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Wretchedly Deceive Themselves

It is easy to want to give up when wickedness encircles us. At times we want only a peaceful existence unattached to the world. We who know Jesus as Lord and Savior long to be with Him in glory. David felt this way many times and he wrote in particular about one wicked man who went to Saul to tell him David’s whereabouts. David minced no words in his condemnation:

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No, this is not a tribute you the John Lennon’s song. This blog does not tout humanist drivel.

No, Imagine is the title of Steve Deace’s latest splendid blog post.

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ALL ABOARD!!!!!!!!!!

(Hat tip to Jason Zoglmann for his awesome graphics work)

Folks, it is time to get on board the Angle Express because the train is leaving the station tomorrow.

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If Anyone Will Not Work

NOTE: Yesterday was my mother’s birthday, she would have been 79. As most of you know, yesterday I lost my dear friend Dino to cancer. I was going to tie the two into a devotional today, but felt lead to do something else. So in honor of Dino, who was a political junkie, and my mother, who always encouraged us to do our best, this morning’s devotional has a politico-socio theme.

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Plain Speaking

Merle Miller wrote a biography about Harry Truman titled “Plain Speaking” and in it Harry’s direct and politically incorrect statements are highlighted.

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The Ready Way Is Not Always The Right Way

Right now I’m feeling a bit like Jonah the Prophet.

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Yes, I Called Them “Traitors”

I was on Mark Levin’s radio show last night and I made some pretty strong statements.

Please listen to the link below and then I’ll discuss it afterwards.

(It may take a couple of minutes to download)

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Lying Lips

Last night during our men’s dinner at church we ended with a time of prayer for one another around our individual tables. One of the brothers asked for prayer in trusting God to handle what is going on in our country. I completely understand his struggle and that was reinforced when I opened another email from another supposed pro-life group (this time it was the Massachusetts Citizens for Life – MCFL) urging its readers to call their congressman to oppose the healthcare bill if it did not have the Stupak Amendment in the bill.

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The Dawn of A New Day in Iowa Politics?

There yet may be hope for America.

That ray of hope, like a ray of light shining through a wall of rocks to those trapped, Iowa may have just offered true hope and change.

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Confronting The Spin On The Fort Hood Massacre

Folks, if you remember the coverage of the Fort Hood shootings, you saw a media, including FOXNews with Shepard Smith primarily, refusing to call the attack was it was.

Well there is a new media outlet that some of you are very familiar with because my late son Eddie’s articles were published there as have many of mine.

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