Author Archives: Richard

About Richard

Christian, lover-of-knowledge, Texan, and other things.

Praying too much

This post came from my reaction to a comment about prayer on Facebook: “we cannot pray too much”. Comments such as that one challenge me and I start to think about them and look at them from multiple angles… and … Continue reading

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Lessons from Romans (What matters)

For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost. (Rom 14:17) This verse has been on my mind for the last few days; I believe that there is a … Continue reading

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Lessons from Romans (Confession)

I apologize that I haven’t written as often as I intended to; I started a word-of-the-day blog, and that and a few other things have been taking up a lot of time. It’s not really that I have been short … Continue reading

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Lessons from Romans (olive tree)

And if some of the branches be broken off, and thou, being a wild olive tree, wert graffed in among them, and with them partakest of the root and fatness of the olive tree (Rom 11:17). I’ve read the above … Continue reading

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Thoughts in Luke (Three Men)

These are some thoughts on the following passage: And it came to pass, that, as they went in the way, a certain man said unto him, Lord, I will follow thee whithersoever thou goest. And Jesus said unto him, Foxes have … Continue reading

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Despised Bible Characters – King Saul

We first meet Saul in 1 Sam 9, and he is mentioned in nearly all of the remaining chapters of 1 Samuel. Saul is another character whose evil and sinful ways are brought up a lot: I first heard about … Continue reading

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Despised Bible Characters – Elimelech

We don’t know much about Elimelech; the bulk of his story is in the first chapter of Ruth. The phrase “we don’t know” is going to come up a lot because there just isn’t a lot of information, but I … Continue reading

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Controversy and Explanation

I don’t think I’ve done a post like this one before, and I welcome feedback. I had an unpleasant experience on social media a while ago, and it was… well, unpleasant. I want to tell of the events and explain … Continue reading

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Despised Bible Characters – Eli

I seldom hear anything good about Eli; his story is in the book of I Samuel, chapters 1-4. I’ve heard that he had little self-control because he was overweight (“heavy”); that he lacked discernment because he didn’t realize that Hannah … Continue reading

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Series thought

I notice that I haven’t written anything here for a while; I have had a few ideas, but none that I really liked. However, I recently thought of doing a series about Despised Bible Characters. I have noticed that many … Continue reading

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