In the Samuel passage the Hebrew uses the standard word for “king” – mlk, or melech. This common word appears all through the Old Testament, but when referring to a particular practice of neighboring pagan divine-king States, the Hebrew scribes replaced the vowels with those from the Hebrew word boseth, “shame.” The resulting name “Molech” refers to the pagan total-State, the great tyrannies incurred where the civil State usurped the place of God and worship in society and demanded ultimate sacrifice.
President Trump tweeting support for instituting Bible literacy courses in public schools has many conservatives and Christians cheering. The idea recalls for many an era when American children read the Bible and everyone was more moral. This is indeed the path to make America great again, many think. While the idea certainly captures the nostalgia […]
When I saw this headline with Ben Shapiro, I had to check out the video and see just how he would carry this out. “Socialism is THEFT!” Yes! But the real test for us conservatives especially is just how you go on to apply this truth. Ben Shapiro is widely regarded as a brilliant conservative […]
I have already voiced my displeasure with the “Statement on Social Justice” by MacArthur, et al. A very important aspect, however, remains to be addressed. In light of the breadth of the topic of “social justice,” the level of outrage flowing from the Statement, and its stark condemnations, it is startling to notice the scope […]
As we hear the horror stories of how 300 Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania sexually abused over 1,000 identified child victims and potentially thousands more, we need to keep a few things in mind for perspective. But let me warn you, the first part of the article gets real. Then, it gets real real. Let’s […]