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Date registered: July 10, 2012

Latest posts

  1. Excruciating, word origin — April 8, 2013
  2. my God box — March 24, 2013
  3. Sin in the garden — March 20, 2013
  4. Invictus, captain of my soul? — March 18, 2013
  5. How can we know God’s will? — March 4, 2013

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  1. Matthew 27:52, where did the risen saints go? — 12 comments
  2. Jewish atheist to Christian believer, a testimony to Jesus Christ — 9 comments
  3. Sin in the garden — 5 comments
  4. Is Satan able to create life? — 5 comments
  5. Invictus, captain of my soul? — 4 comments

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Apr 08 2013

Excruciating, word origin


The word excruciating has an interesting origin and background.  In English, excruciating is an adjective that means, “causing intense physical agony or anguish”.  What does not seem to be commonly known about the word are the details of its Latin origin and how it came into existence. Origin: 1560–70; < Latin excruciātus, past participle of …

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Mar 24 2013

my God box


This post is about my God box, which is a very different thing from putting God in a box.  There was a time in my life when my faith was very small and I was facing very big problems. I had a lot of fear and anxiety over my future and the future of my …

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Mar 20 2013

Sin in the garden


Not the sin in the Garden of Eden, the sin in my garden. For many seasons, I waged  war against the weeds growing on my lawn.  I’d buy all sorts of expensive and noxious chemicals and fancy weed-pullers in my efforts to kill them.  The weeds would just laugh and mock me, multiplying and spreading …

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Mar 18 2013

Invictus, captain of my soul?


I first came across the poem Invictus by William Ernest Hensley several years ago on an Internet forum I used to hang out on.  An avowed atheist who posted there would occasionally sign his posts off with it.  If I had encountered the poem  when I was an atheist, I would have loved it.  As …

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Mar 04 2013

How can we know God’s will?


When faced with choices and decisions, how can we know what God’s will would be?  According to the Bible,  there are two “tests” that we can apply in order to help us to know whether the choice we are considering is what God wants us to do or not. These “tests” are to see how …

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