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The date was July 9th, 1755. The war was the French and Indian War with the British. Both Franklin and Washington had warned British General Braddock of a possible ambush. Braddock, without concern marched his men in a line stretching … Continue reading
Is compromise good or bad? It depends on what is being compromised. Compromise can be a good thing. It may make the difference in whether or not a house sells, or a business transaction takes place. It may make the … Continue reading
Moses is one of the greats in Biblical history. He is by name more than 800 times in the Bible (only Jesus and David are mentioned more). He is included among the heroes of faith (Hebrews 11). However, when God … Continue reading
Let’s define what is meant. Practical atheism is “holding an intellectual belief in God but thinking, feeling, and behaving as if there were no God” (Rubel Shelly, Atheists on the Church Rolls, quoted by Dick Sztanyo in Practical Atheism and … Continue reading
Louis Pasteur (1822-1895) accomplished many things as a young man and in middle age. He was a Professor of Physics by age 24, and a Professor of Chemistry by age 26. He was the Dean of Science at the University … Continue reading
Beliefs and Practices 1. God. They say, “We worship the one true and Almighty God, the Creator, whose name is Jehovah” (What Do Jehovah’s Witnesses Believe?, jw.org). They do not believe in the Trinity. “The true God is one Person, … Continue reading
Authority 1. The Bible. They write, “As the inspired word of God, it is a channel for the operation of God’s spirit” (The Bible: God’s Word or Man’s?, p. 181, Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society of Pennsylvania). “The Bible … Continue reading
The Jehovah’s Witnesses claim a membership of approximately 8.6 million world-wide (How Many of Jehovah’s Witnesses Are There Worldwide?, JW.org). The number are said to total about 1.2 million in the U.S.A. (2018 Country and Territory Reports, JW.org). “Jehovah’s Witnesses … Continue reading
Belief and Practice 1. God. In Questions on Doctrine, they say, “We believe – That God is the sovereign creator, upholder, and ruler of the Universe, and that He is eternal, omnipotent, omniscient, and omnipresent. That the Godhead, the trinity, … Continue reading
The Seventh-Day Adventist church claims a membership of approximately 21 million world-wide. The numbers are said to total about 1.2 million in the U.S.A. and Canada (Who Are Seventh-Day Adventists?, nadadventist.org). History 1. The Great Second Advent Awakening In the … Continue reading