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Short Papers · 1Y ago

Solomon’s Floating Front Porch

We know Solomon was a master architect and builder, but did the wisest man figure out how to build a standing structure on no support whatsoever? olomon conducted a grand experiment, perhaps...
Short Papers · 1Y ago

The Horns of the Bathroom Dilemma

No such thing as a slow news day these days. hen we got on board this train in Albuquerque, New Mexico in 2006, no one could have envisioned that ten years later the potty break would be as ...
Short Papers · 1Y ago

The Unforgiving Servant

Matthew 18:21-35 s far as parables go, this one is rather simple and the point is clear. Jesus told this parable in direct response to Peter’s question: “Lord, how oft shall my brother sin a...
Short Papers · 1Y ago

One Evil, Two Evils, Three Evils, Four

Your money or your life … Choose now! cruples is a card game invented in 1984 and marketed as “The game of moral dilemmas.” Many questions seem to involve awkward social situations or relati...
Short Papers · 1Y ago

Ahaz Scalia Trump

And, no, that’s not a prospective baby name. wo thousand sixteen is an election year and Christians seem to focus on little else at such times. Twelve years ago I wrote an article that resul...
Short Papers · 1Y ago

Studies in Esther Part 3

INTRODUCTION In the verses previous to those of our present text, the extravagance and indulgence of Ahasuerus is manifested. His excessive feasting speaks much about his true character. Jus...
Short Papers · 1Y ago

Studies in Esther Part 2

INTRODUCTION The previous article was an introduction to the Book of Esther. This book is remarkable in teaching the providence of God. We noted there are no extraordinary miracles or supern...
Short Papers · 1Y ago

Studies in Esther Part 1

INTRODUCTION The book of Esther is named for its primary character. Esther was an orphan, Jewish girl raised by her uncle Mordecai who rose to fame and prominence through some rather unusual...
Short Papers · 1Y ago

Hurricane Katrina: Lessons in Disaster

“Out of the south cometh the whirlwind . . . He causeth it to come, whether for correction, or for his land, or for mercy” ~ Job 37:9, 13 Once again, America and the world have been given an...
Short Papers · 1Y ago

The Christian Voter’s Guide

“When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn.” ~ Proverbs 29:2 As Christian citizens, we sometimes wonder what the extent of o...