“Do Not Forgive Them, Oh Lord, For They Do Know, What They Do!”

No doubt many Christians find this title disturbing, for many reasons.  It is a negation of Luke 23:34 which traditionally has been the first of the Seven Last Words from the Cross.  Beyond being disturbed by the theology of this negation, many would also consider it disturbing to realize that this whole sentence, recorded only … Continue reading “Do Not Forgive Them, Oh Lord, For They Do Know, What They Do!”

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Steven Spielberg’s Prophecy about Hollywood and Interpreting John’s Prophecies

 Recently Hollywood billionaire movie director, screenwriter, and producer Steven Spielberg spoke during a panel discussion with his equally credentialed friend George Lucas.  This panel discussion took place at the School for Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California.  Among other things, they spoke about the future direction of the movie industry.  Even though both … Continue reading Steven Spielberg’s Prophecy about Hollywood and Interpreting John’s Prophecies

The Heresy of “Agapē Is All We Need”

Since Roman Catholics have probably had more opportunity to think about and act against heresy than anyone else, I will defer to a helpful definition of heresy they have used.  Several Catholic internet sites define it this way, “A heresy is not the total rejection of the Christian faith but a distortion of it. One … Continue reading The Heresy of “Agapē Is All We Need”