Don’t Smoke, Drink, Dance, and Chew or Date Girls Who Do

Well, I had a “Duh” moment the other day when someone mentioned ads that were showing up on this blog.  Why should I have been surprised since they show up on the blogs of others and endlessly on Facebook?  My wife confirmed that she, too, had seen them on my blog.  I was most bothered … Continue reading Don’t Smoke, Drink, Dance, and Chew or Date Girls Who Do

Try a Little Kindness

GRANT Graeco-Roman Antiquities & the New Testament There were a lot of attributes of primitive Christianity that produced consternation and dismay among its onlookers.  This includes the early church’s insistence upon kindness, gentleness, and tenderheartedness.  Those early followers of Christ recognized that these virtues were incontrovertibly part of the message of God’s kingdom, to a … Continue reading Try a Little Kindness

God Hates Bloodshed

GRANT Graeco-Roman Antiquities & the NewTestament There are things you can tell about an entire ocean even if you have only one cup of water from it.  Naturally a scientist would like to have as many cups and as broad a sampling as possible, but even a single cup is of some help.  The same is true … Continue reading God Hates Bloodshed