Category Archives: Miscellaneous

How Did God Pass the Time for 14 Billion Years?

If scientists are correct, and I think they are, then it took between 12 and 14 billion years for humans to appear in this universe. If Christians are correct, and I think they are, then God made the universe, and … Continue reading

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The Bible on Homosexuality

I have spent a lot of this last week writing two articles, one on the Bible and Homosexuality and one on help for sexual addicts. The first one answers the arguments of a web site that claims the Scriptures say … Continue reading

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The Second Amendment and Protecting Yourself from the US Government

I think it is obvious that the second amendment, written and approved by states that had just finished using guns to overthrow a government they saw as tyrannical, was written to ensure that each state would have a militia and … Continue reading

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The Only One Who Can Predestinate

I’m returning to blogging as well as categorizing many articles on my new site, http://www.paulfpavao.com. If I don’t know where to categorize something, I’ll put it here and let it run, then fade into probable oblivion. If I do know … Continue reading

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Debates?

I think a lot can be learned in a good debate. An example is the same-sex marriage issue. I have now read two sets of arguments defending lifelong, committed homosexual marriage. I am certain that both of them are very … Continue reading

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The Incredible Salvation of God

I think this story will encourage all of you. It’s true. Almost 30 years ago I ran an auto insurance agency in Germany for a company called Fortune. One day a clearly bewildered lady came in with a friend to … Continue reading

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Update: Giving Thanks

I think this is the kind of update my readers really like. This is a peek into my soul. Health update in one sentence: I’m in remission, feeling great, and my immune system still won’t rebound. Doctors are clueless as … Continue reading

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James 1:5-7 Revisited: Nothing Doubting

We talked once about James 1:5-7 and how frightening it is that our prayers might not be answered because of a little doubt. What we determined was that the issue was not a little doubt that our prayers might be … Continue reading

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Isaiah 22:11-14

Don’t make the mistake of choosing your own way to worship God. Isaiah 22:11-14: You also made a reservoir for yourself between the two walls of the inner old pool. But you did not look to Him who made it … Continue reading

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“Shepherds” Came to Jesus?

I was doing other work, but I had to stop when I saw this article about the “shepherds” who came to see Jesus. However, in a biblical times like today, preteen girls are usually shepherds. Sometimes they shepherd with an … Continue reading

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