Category Archives: Characters of scripture

Some of the more popular characters but with a different slant

Kings and queens

(An intro to the First post in a series of five) Since the interdweebs are a poor place to applaud ones laurel’s, and since the charge was leveled from a religious persuasion that there are defects of understanding around here, … Continue reading

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Saul Saul is mauled….today

In the neverendingstory of scripture bashing and believer insulting, we see the latest installment by the ‘intellectuals,’ yep, those self-made folks who have decided that the scriptural narrative is entirely untrustworthy, fraudulent, and having more holes than swiss cheese, and … Continue reading

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Just a ‘story’ for kids huh…

The artist of this pic (Riviere) obviously was moved to paint such a moving depiction of Daniel in the pit with the hungry creatures.  Oh how the account of the treachery of men is perfectly documented in the 6th of … Continue reading

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Does a walk matter?

It is somewhat amusing but never surprising, how many could find fault with a man endowed with the wisdom of God. Solomon asked for a good heart to discern the mind of the Lord, and God made his cup runneth … Continue reading

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Nathanael, guileless

The Lord was assembling they who would be the epicenter of a revolution, (after all, they did turn the world upside down) and He selected them carefully. There was Andrew, who told Simon: ‘the Messiah is here,’ and we can … Continue reading

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Paul and love, ha!

There was an observation made recently in another post regarding ‘love’ that the apostle Paul spoke of, contrasted against the love of a parent toward a child, and in this comparison, Paul’s brand of love came up as it were, … Continue reading

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Count them!

God told Abraham to ‘look now toward heaven and tell the stars, if thou be able to number them:’ and he said unto him, ‘So shall thy seed be.’ Some think that the patriarch looked up and just couldn’t do it, … Continue reading

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Please send her away

The Lord was about His Father’s business, ever and always. He was the master of meeting needs, on time and never late. His knowledge of things and His willingness to wait, brought much ado from the people closest to him, … Continue reading

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The Lord of all the earth and Mary (pt 5)

Paul marvelled that people were so quickly removed from the simple gospel. Yes, Christ was not enough! Is it any different today really, that Christ is not enough? Have we advanced spiritually above they of the apostle’s day? Honesty says … Continue reading

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The angel of light and Mary (part 4)

(If you wish to see the past three posts, they can be found in ‘Characters of scripture’) A series of questions were asked in previous posts: Is Mary worthy of worship? What would she do with the homage? Is scripture … Continue reading

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Did the apostles worship Mary? (pt 3)

Please see posts 1 & 2 for context. When the question was first posed: ‘Is Mary worthy of worship?’ why is it that we know WHAT Mary I am addressing, for surely there are millions who share this first name? … Continue reading

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Is Mary worthy of worship? (part 2)

(please see the first post for context) Is truth important? Are strongly held beliefs harmless if they contradict what is plainly true? Could Christ be a saviour if he was a sinner? Is God sinless? All fair questions that need … Continue reading

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Isn’t Mary worthy of worship?

(First post in a series of five) Worship is generally an act of devotion  directed towards a deity. Worship is specifically prostration before God. In the context of our question: Is Mary queen of heaven, and worthy of worship, you … Continue reading

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Pontius Pilate’s question part 2

A recent post titled ‘Pontius Pilate’s question’ @ this site addressed a concern or two; if the subject would have been Gaga, Cryus, the World Series, hockey, the Olympics, the board would have been lit up. But the question still begs … Continue reading

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Pontius Pilate’s question

Some of the very best questions are asked, and have been asked by men of dubious character, common men, men of power, and the young. How many politicians have asked ‘Can I get your vote?’ and based on the pedigree … Continue reading

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Hey, I think I know you

Had the privilege recently of gaining inspiration from nature which is a great teacher. 0 Degrees F, wind chill near -20, and if I was not dressed properly, I suppose I woud not have been so happy. Good thoughts of … Continue reading

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King Herod and a good word

There was a biblical account that was both tragic and remarkable at the same time, and this one act of a king sends many people to the island of shame. Herod was, as a good man noted, a ‘sly fox,’ … Continue reading

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Goliath of Gath

(This is an answer to Blaze posters who mocked God’s word.) To all the naysayers: Yes, there was an extremely large man, by name Goliath of Gath, who was a perpetual agitator of the Israelites. (Similar to all mockers here) He … Continue reading

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Hmmm, a good business man?

-Most cleverest  business man: Judas Iscariot. He surely appeared to be outstanding in character; if it were not for the knowledge of the spirit of God, he would have been elected ‘most likely to succeed,’ or voted for a post … Continue reading

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