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Tracing the First Act of Anti-Semitism

At 9:50 AM (EDT), on Saturday, October 27, 2018, while Shabbat morning services were being held, eight men and three women were killed and six wounded at the conservative Tree of Life synagogue in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Filled with irrational hatred of Jewish people, 46 year old Robert Bower, armed with… Continue reading Tracing the First Act of Anti-Semitism

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A Sure Way Roman Catholics Can Help Root out Pedophiles in the Church

As a Protestant, and a conservative Christian, I took no delight in the CBS news, reported worldwide, that brought “sorrow and shame,” as Pope Francis said, to the Catholic Church recently, and to the name of Jesus Christ. For the past seventy years, more than 300 bishops in Catholic dioceses across Pennsylvania molested well over 1,000 children,… Continue reading A Sure Way Roman Catholics Can Help Root out Pedophiles in the Church

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Islam and the Evil Men Do

On May 23, 2017, ISIS claimed responsibility for a cowardly attack in Manchester, England which left at least 22 people dead, and more than 59 people injured, after a suicide bomber targeted an Ariana Grande concert. Just hours before, United States President, Donald Trump, had been speaking in Saudi Arabia drawing a distinction between radical… Continue reading Islam and the Evil Men Do

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Islam and the Deity of Christ

The Koran denies the doctrine of the Trinity, and therefore it denies the deity of Christ. Sura 5:74 They have certainly disbelieved who say, “Allah is the third of three." And there is no god except one God. And if they do not desist from what they are saying, there will surely afflict the disbelievers… Continue reading Islam and the Deity of Christ

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Islam and the Scriptures

The Muslim viewpoint is this. Allah, because of man’s propensity to be led astray from the path of virtue, has sent Prophets with divine revelations. Some of these Prophets, such as Moses, and Jesus, were given books, reflected in the Pentateuch, and the Gospels. Unfortunately, these books, these historical documents have been corrupted. The only… Continue reading Islam and the Scriptures

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“COME OUT WITH YOUR HANDS UP!”

Sometime in late February, 2015, a SWAT team surrounded a home in Port St. Lucie, Florida, where some Christians were known to live. A large man from a government agency, dressed in black body armor, placed a megaphone to his lips and spoke with a Middle Eastern accent. “I AM A GOVERNMENT AGENT! COME OUT… Continue reading “COME OUT WITH YOUR HANDS UP!”

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Islam and the Doctrine of the Trinity

A GREAT MYSTERY The Koran is filled with passages declaring that God is One God, alone. Therefore, they cannot conceive of God being One in essence but three in persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Muslims believe that the gift of Islam is the gift to the world of pure monotheism. On this point, the… Continue reading Islam and the Doctrine of the Trinity