Category Archives: Miscellaneous

More “Coincidences” (God-incidents)

This story reminds me that I used to have a better understanding of “the burden of the Lord” than I do now. I really need to beef up my prayer life, and I am giving strong effort to do so. … Continue reading

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Coincidences or God Incidences?

“Answers with Joe” is a YouTube series that I occasionally run across. As a science lover, I enjoy them. Yesterday, though, I saw Joe Smith trying to explain some amazing coincidences. He appealed to the same thing that Richard Dawkins … Continue reading

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Catching Up: Exciting Things

I haven’t written here in four months, but I have not been inactive. I have completed the rough draft of “Taking Aim at Rome’s Audacious Claim.” The rough draft is 256 pages. I suspect I will lose at least 20 … Continue reading

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… And Then There Are People: A Story of Innocence, Impurity, Repentance, and Purity

Kingdom Christians. It is a wonderful sounding term, and it is associated with several important scriptural doctrines. There are two spiritual kingdoms. One is the kingdom of this world run by “the ruler of this world” (Jn. 12:31; 14:30) and … Continue reading

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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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