Excerpt from Under the Sun: A Traditional View of Ancient History

After the flood, the most rapid, massive cultural change on record is the Exodus. The time of the Exodus was a dramatic change for every culture on earth that we know about. Thousands of years before the label “Second Intermediate Period” existed, Jews, then Christians, then Muslims, understood that the Exodus was the destruction of... Continue Reading →

What Is Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World? — Post by Michael J. Findley

Aldous Huxley called his Brave New World, "The nightmare of total organization ..." As one of the most widely read books written in the 20th century, many people, like myself, read it as an English requirement without spending much time thinking about it. "The nightmare of total organization, which I had situated in the seventh... Continue Reading →

Isaiah Chapter 3: Culture of Youth and Beauty — Post by Mary C. Findley

Sounds like Jerusalem and Judah had it pretty good, right? Look over that list of material provision (support system, food, water) and leadership (military, judiciary, teachers, advisers, craftsmen, and someone who may have been a charismatic speaker or influencer). The use of the phrase skillful enchanter gives us a hint that they weren’t sourcing any... Continue Reading →

What Did Jesus Do? — Post by Michael J. Findley

Sheldon’s question, “What Would Jesus Do?” has driven some people to attempt great deeds for Christ. It has driven others to do things which can best be described charitably as questionable. Few people invest the time and energy to study what Jesus actually did. When Jesus knew that he had less than a day before... Continue Reading →

What Is the Gospel? Part One: What the Gospel Is Not

“As you go into the entire world, proclaim the gospel to everyone.” (Mark 16:15 ISV) The gospel, τὸ εὐαγγέλιον, can be translated good news. But it is not just any good news. A friend getting married, a job promotion, a medical checkup free of disease, and many other types of good news are not the gospel... Continue Reading →

How Jesus Dealt with People — post by Michael J. Findley

Throughout His ministry, occasionally Jesus dealt with those who openly rejected Him, such as Herod and the Romans who were like the atheists/secular humanists of today. So [Herod] continued to question [Jesus] for a long time, but Jesus gave him no answer at all. (Luke 23:9, ISV) Several times Jesus dealt with those who pretended... Continue Reading →

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