Category Archives: life

Taking Time With Others

1.  John 4:27 – “And at this point His disciples came, and they marveled that He talked with a woman…“ This was not how the disciples would have interacted with this woman.  Jewish men did not typically speak with women … Continue reading

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Our Purpose

Why are we here?  What is our purpose? Some view life as a meaningless series of routines.  “We go to bed late, we get up early, we go to work, we drive home, eat and go to bed, to get … Continue reading

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A Few Great Lessons from Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy

The purpose of this article is to stimulate the interest in Bible students to study these often overlooked books. To many, these books are dry, uninteresting, and contain little application to life today, after all it was written to be … Continue reading

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“When It’s Your Time to Go…”

At times, I have been in a conversation with someone talking about death, and they say, “It was just his time to go.  When your time is up, it’s up,”  This is fatalism.  Fatalism is a doctrine that God has … Continue reading

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The Testing of Israel

Some have wondered – why God did not better supply the children of Israel as they journeyed towards the promised land.  At times, they went without adequate water (Exodus 17:3; Numbers 20:2).  At times, they hungered (Exodus 16:3; Deuteronomy 8:3).  Now, it … Continue reading

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Fish and Spontaneous Generation

A land-owner digs a pond on his land.  He does not stock the pond with fish.  Yet, somehow, fish appear.  Is this spontaneous generation? The answer is no.  Fish eggs are carried on the bodies of aquatic birds and other … Continue reading

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Spontaneous Generation

At one point in the not too distant past, many intellectuals believed in a doctrine called “spontaneous generation” or “A-biogenesis.” That is, it was thought that life could spontaneously arise from non-living or inanimate matter. Prominent men believed this: Men such as … Continue reading

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