Prayer# 101 — Thou art the Son of God

Nathanael answered, and saith unto him, Rabbi, thou art the Son of God (su ei o uio tou qeou).; for thou art the King of Israel. [John] Whether Nathanael witnessed Jesus being baptised by John the Baptist or not, is unknown and Philip implies that Nathanael was not there. [Matthew 3:16]  And Jesus, baptized,went up … Continue reading Prayer# 101 — Thou art the Son of God

Books: How God makes us Better

Why humans find it hard to do away with religion By John Gray An American scientist visiting the home of Niels Bohr, the Nobel Prize-winning Danish physicist and refugee from Nazism who was a leading figure in the Manhattan Project, which produced the atomic bomb, was surprised to discover a horseshoe hanging over Bohr’s desk: … Continue reading Books: How God makes us Better

Napoleon Hill’s 12 steps to success

Steps to successHow to succeed: Follow these 12 steps (adapted from Napoleon Hill)1. Write down exactly what you want to accomplish and why. Figure out what you have right now to make that happen.2. Figure out what you need and then go back to #2 and see which of your talents you are not fully … Continue reading Napoleon Hill’s 12 steps to success

ex nihil, nihil fit

Ex nihilo, nihil fit, that nothing can come out of nothing. This is a popular line...that nothing can come out of nothing and so how does one explain creation?The skeptics argue that since the Law of Conservation of Matter, that nothing can come out of nothing but can only be transformed into another, that God … Continue reading ex nihil, nihil fit

Where is Abaddon?

Abaddon —  or destruction in Hebrew.  This  is regarded as the  personification of the idea of destruction, or as sheol, i.e. the realm of the dead.11 The king who ruled them was the angel from the bottomless pit. In Hebrew he is called Abaddon, in Greek he is called Apollyon." Revelations 9:11, Names of God Bible

Books on Cults from Realms of Faith

Books about Cults and Cultic MovementsAs this is from another blog, and an old one that is now just found via the WayBack Archives, so I cannot personally vouch for these books, but it seems like a good blog,  and I think if you are snowbound and want to read somethings, this may be a … Continue reading Books on Cults from Realms of Faith

Rome, Temple of Saturn

The 4th century AD Temple of Saturn is situated in the north west corner of the Forum.  It has just has eight majestic columns of Egyptian granite, still standing.   The temple was built in honour of the Roman God Saturn, whose role was that of being a major agricultural god, of seed sowing..  His  Greek … Continue reading Rome, Temple of Saturn

Chronia Polla, Aghios Ioannis of Kronstadt Russia

Saint John of Kronstadt was a married priest, who lived with his wife in virginity. Through his untiring labours in his priestly duties and love for the poor and sinners, he was granted by our Lord great gifts of clairvoyance and miracle-working, to such a degree that in the last years of his life miracles … Continue reading Chronia Polla, Aghios Ioannis of Kronstadt Russia

With His Name on their Lips

Published on Christianity Today is an incredible story of devout Christians. When you read this, do you think you could do the same or is this something you feel "other people" do where ever they live, but you do not need to in yours?America is a supposedly safe Christian country, yet more and more people … Continue reading With His Name on their Lips

Marx: Identifying the Struggle

 This part of the book details Marx's delineation of the Struggle.  He saw it as an ongoing, rational war between the compliant and self satisfied bourgeois and the underclass that gave their work away for pennies.  Berlin skips around a lot, and so it is possible that this section will be updated and revised as … Continue reading Marx: Identifying the Struggle