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Sojourners Among the Hebrews vs. Illegal Immigrants in America

Published on January 29, 2017 By sirrahc

“When a stranger sojourns with you in your land, you shall not do him wrong. You shall treat the stranger who sojourns with you as the native among you, and you shall love him as yourself, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt: I am the Lord your God.”  — Leviticus 19:33-34 (ESV) […]

Is the Bible “History”?

Published on December 4, 2016 By sirrahc

“I will remember the LORD’s works; yes, I will remember Your ancient wonders. I will reflect on all You have done and meditate on Your actions.”  — Psalm 77:11-12 (HCSB), one of the “historical psalms” Earlier this year, I bought an HCSB Apologetics Study Bible. I haven’t delved into it much, since I’ve been focused […]

Would God Communicate Through a Book?

Published on September 18, 2016 By sirrahc

“He is there, and He is not silent.”  — Francis Schaeffer This should sound familiar to some of you…. Sometimes, skeptics of Christianity or of “revealed truth” more generally will throw out various claims about the Bible or about what (they think) God would/should/could do, in an attempt to undermine Christians’ faith in what we […]

Unicorns in the Bible? Not a Problem…

Published on June 13, 2016 By sirrahc

“God brought them out of Egypt; he hath as it were the strength of an unicorn.” — Numbers 23:22 (KJV) This week, I decided to do a fun (but, it turned out, rather laborious) study on an issue that some Bible skeptics have used to mock or dismiss the reliability of God’s Word. You see, […]

Should Christians Practice Yoga?

Published on October 10, 2010 By sirrahc

Holy Hamstring, Batman! It’s so mainstream these days, but I’ve always been a bit leery of the idea of Christians practicing yoga. I’ve even seen books in the store for “Christian Yoga”. “But, isn’t it just stretching & breathing exercises and ‘meditating’? And doesn’t it relieve stress and make you healthier?,” you ask. Actually, there’s […]

"What Is God?" Documentary

Published on November 16, 2009 By sirrahc

Peter Rodger, a Hollywood photographer and TV commercial-maker, has filmed what sounds like an intriguing documentary (due out this month) called Oh My God. Though there are a few celebrities in it (e.g., Hugh Jackman, Seal, David Copperfield), the majority of those interviewed are average people of multiple faiths from all over the world. On […]

The Case of the "Joseph Coins"

Published on October 23, 2009 By sirrahc

You may have heard or read something a few days ago about some coins being dug up in Egypt that had the name & portrait of Joseph (the Old Testament one, grandson of Abraham), as well as the year it was minted, which supposedly corresponds with the era in which many believe Joseph lived. The […]

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