What’s more influential: Christianity or worship of money?

The iThink application on facebook brings up interesting debates. Here’s one point someone was trying to make: The most influential religion in the world today isn’t Judaism, Christianity, or Islam ‚Äì it is the worship of money. I disagreed. Here’s my reasoning: To say money has more influence is to say that it has more …

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God born as human today

Almighty powerful God. The one who can move mountains. Who formed the planet with His hands. That same God. He was funneled into a baby. All that glorious power squeeezed into a baby. Christmas is an amazing day. You’ve heard that Jesus paid for your sins. And the sins of the world. One person pays …

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My top five favorite books

1. Bible It’s written by God. It tells the truth. It doesn’t hold back. Everything that’s important that we need to know is in this book. 2. Mere Christianity “Lewis employs logical arguments that are eloquently expressed.” A great book on theology, culture, and society. 3. The Amazing Body Human “This book examines in detail …

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bible verses

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge; fools despise wisdom and instruction. Proverbs 1:7

Daily devotional with companion monthly calendar

Are there any daily devotional studies out there that also have a monthly calendar companion? It would be nice to have a calendar up with some bible verses that reinforce what the devotional is covering for that month.

The most searched Gospel books in the Bible

No suprise here that the book of John is the most searched gospel. I’m a bit surprised that there isn’t any spike in traffic during Christmas. Maybe people are too busy shopping and involved with other activities during Christmas. But there does appear to be a bit more bible-searching traffic during the Easter season.

December 25: Day for crowning kings

(photo courtesy of reiscakes via creative commons) My away message for work on December 25: ============= I’m out of the office Monday and Tuesday, December 25 and 26. Between the years 800-1200 AD, many kings were crowned on December 25th: –December 25, 1130 King of Sicily crowned (Roger II) by Anti-pope Anacletus II –December 25, …

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The Scripture references on Mr. Echo’s stick in TV show “Lost”

In the TV show “Lost,” there is a character called Mr. Eko who carves Bible verses into his Scripture stick. Here’s what they are (All translations are ESV version). Genesis 13:14 The Lord said to Abram, after Lot had separated from him, “Lift up your eyes and look from the place where you are, northward …

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