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But…it is warfare!
on Fri, 26 Nov 2021 17:52

Essay Thirteen War it is and of two kinds. One Kind of War Sadly, the killings go on daily. Who is waging this war? The jihadists—not all of Islam—are at war, or so we say. But some say we are … Continue reading


How to become possessed by demons
on Wed, 24 Nov 2021 18:34

In chapter five the means of becoming possessed by demons is discussed, and the subject is perhaps the chief reason for acquiring this book. In fact, it is a subject that keeps coming up and is frankly one I would … Continue reading


Mary Visits Elizabeth & The Magnificat
on Mon, 22 Nov 2021 19:10

Luke 1:39–56 Find a quiet place, alone and apart from distractions. Be comfortably alert, still, and at peace. Slowly and carefully read the passage of Scripture. Memorize the memory verse. 1.         Mary and Elizabeth, cousins, and both descendants of the … Continue reading


The Making of an Extremist
on Wed, 17 Nov 2021 22:40

Essay Twelve This essay is prompted by Patrick T. Dunleavy’s book, The Fertile Soil of Jihad: Terrorism’s Prison Connection (Washington D.C.: Potomac Books, 2011). In striking if not startling terms, Dunleavy describes how Islam in prison spreads in its many … Continue reading


Jesus Heals a Man with a Demon
on Mon, 15 Nov 2021 18:45

The Gerasene Demoniac Luke 8:26–33 Find a quiet place, alone and apart from distractions. Be comfortably alert, still, and at peace. Slowly and carefully read the passage of Scripture. 1.    In the country of the Gerasenes, east of Galilee, Jesus … Continue reading


The Connection between Faith and Salvation
on Wed, 10 Nov 2021 18:32

Romans 10:5–17 Find a quiet place, alone and apart from distractions. Be comfortably alert, still, and at peace. Recite the Lord’s Prayer. Sing or cant the Jesus Prayer. Pray for family, friends, neighbors, and yourself. Slowly and carefully read the … Continue reading


Eid Al-Adha: Who Has it Right?
on Wed, 10 Nov 2021 17:46

Essay Eleven This is chapter 11 in Kent’s forthcoming book, Who is Muhammad’s Gabriel? Eid al-Adha, the great feast of Islam, also called the Day of the Sacrifice, falls on the 10th day of the last month of the lunar … Continue reading


Essay Ten: Abrogation or Progressive Revelation
on Wed, 03 Nov 2021 18:01

Surah 2:106 of the Qur’an reads: Such of Our revelations as We abrogate or cause to be forgotten, we bring (in place) one better or the like thereof. Knowest thou not that Allah is Able to do all things?” (from … Continue reading


A Church for those Without a Church or CWC for short
on Mon, 01 Nov 2021 19:58

An Invitation to those who do not have a Church Some years ago, it was reported in Christianity Today that 52% of Christians in America do not attend any church. That number has risen, and rather sharply, due to the … Continue reading


Birth of Jesus Foretold
on Mon, 01 Nov 2021 19:40

Luke 1:26–38 Find a quiet place, alone and apart from distractions. Be comfortably alert, still, and at peace. Recite the Lord’s Prayer. Pray for family, friends, neighbors, and yourself. Slowly and carefully read the passage of Scripture. 1.         Genesis 3:15 … Continue reading