Category Archives: Essays

The detriments of using the Lord’s Name in vain.

What awakens within us when we say a name reveals the concept we associate with the bearer of that name. This concept also reveals where we stand in relation to that person. Do an exercise and say any person’s name … Continue reading

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Does the Almighty tempt?

If we are honest, we will admit that for modern man it is difficult and almost impossible to honor and respect the Almighty as Perfect and Holy if you interpret His Nature based solely on orthodox biblical interpretations. As blasphemous … Continue reading

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Wasting

Wasting is an affront to Nature. Imagine how long it takes for a plant to grow, how gradual are the meticulous chemical processes that enables trees to bear fruit, how prolonged and complex are the development of all animals. Imagine … Continue reading

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The Heat of Truth

Does any rational person argue about heat? No. We feel its influence so distinctly that it forbids any doubt. During a fierce snowstorm when temperatures reach biting levels that eliminates the effectiveness of even the heaviest coats, people who are … Continue reading

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The Dawn of Christmas

Only the person who experienced atrocities in a concentration camp, and who faced the inevitability of painful death with it’s preceeding agonies would understand the joy, hope, and gratitude that would blaze from the spirit at the sight of their … Continue reading

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Is Christmas also about family and friends?

No! Christmas has almost nothing to do with family and friends! Let us consider the follwoing illustration: When a person and his family are prisoners in a dark dungeon, his family cannot rescue him since they are also hostages! A … Continue reading

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When the table turns

You laugh now, but the tables will turn. Refrain from always seeking malicious jest at the expense of your felloman’s weakness, of pleasure-hunting for laughs where others are vulnerable. I see you, and you should know that every pernicious word … Continue reading

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Revelations, the Sphinx, Numbers, & the Zodiac

The sphinx! For thousands of years this mystery has puzzled mankind. Why did the ancients form this cryptic structure? And what does it represent? I am not presumptuous enough to think this essay will fully explain it, or exhaust the … Continue reading

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The dawn of true knowledge

True knowledge is valuable and useful only to those who have realized what they have is insufficient and incomplete. Whosoever has not reached this point will never be able to recognize the Truth of complete knowledge, even if it were … Continue reading

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He comes like a thief in the night.

Why did Jesus refer to the future coming of the Bridegroom, i.e. the Son of Man (His Divine Brother), as “thief in the night”? Why the reference to “thief” and “night”? For modesty’s sake, we should not say “Christ said”, … Continue reading

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