Author Archives: Richard

About Richard

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

All Sin is the Same (not)

I have thought about this many times, but it looks like I haven’t written it down before. There seems to be a teaching by some that “all sin is the same”; that there are no “major” and “minor” sins – … Continue reading

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Delayed!

I’ve been late on doing updates, even for my rather hit-and-miss items. Well, the first month of 2020 is complete. Someone liked my Thanksgiving post, and I thought that was 3-4 posts back; I was surprised to find it was … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Thoughts

First of all, happy Thanksgiving! (to those few that read my posts!). Second, I wasn’t sure what I wanted to write; there are multiple things on my mind today; I could list some of the things for which I’m thankful … Continue reading

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Thoughts from Romans (Jew and Gentile)

In several places in the book of Romans, the phrase “to/of the Jew  first, and also to/of the Greek/Gentile” Among other things, I notice that God does make distinctions between groups of people, or races. This is clear throughout the … Continue reading

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Eisegesis

The title above is one of those long words that people use: it really just describes a way of preaching or interpreting Scripture in which the interpreter’s ideas are read into a passage. This kind of preaching is supposed to … Continue reading

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Lie Down!

He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: (Ps 23:2) I have notes that I keep, intended to develop them into posts; if I get too large of a listing, I may just list the notes sometime. It’s been … Continue reading

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Studies in Contrasts

I’ve been studying Proverbs 11; most verses are contrasts, but in v24, I ran across a contrast; each part was also a contrast: There is that scattereth, and yet increaseth; and there is that withholdeth more than is meet, but … Continue reading

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False Weights (etc)

I’ve been studying in Micah and ran across this: Are there yet the treasures of wickedness in the house of the wicked, and the scant measure that is abominable? Shall I count them pure with the wicked balances, and with … Continue reading

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The Love of God

NOTE: I’ve been reviewing some older posts that I started, but never finished (or was interrupted before I could post). They may not be have all that I wanted to say, but I think they are worth posting. During the … Continue reading

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Olympic Thoughts

NOTE: I should have posted this last year when it was topical, but the thoughts are still valid. Apparently, I was interrupted before I got to the negatives. Other than figure skating, I enjoy watching the Winter Olympics. I’d though … Continue reading

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