Sinkholes and Other Foundation-falling Failures

Beware Sinkholes and Other Foundation-falling Failures Dr. James J. S. Johnson 31 And it came to pass, as he had made an end of speaking all these words, that the ground clave asunder that was under them: 32 And the earth opened her mouth, and swallowed them up, and their houses, and all the men that appertained … Continue reading Sinkholes and Other Foundation-falling Failures

Proof vs. Persuasion

Do the Unpersuaded Have Enough Proof? Dr. James J. S. Johnson For the invisible things of Him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and deity, so that they are without excuse. (Romans 1:20) [Some speakers look "wise as an owl" … Continue reading Proof vs. Persuasion

Is 2nd Chronicles 7:14 a Prayer that Applies to America?

Is 2nd Chronicles 7:14 a Prayer that Applies to America? (And if Not, What Prayer Does Apply to America?) Dr. James J. S. Johnson If My people, which are called by My name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and … Continue reading Is 2nd Chronicles 7:14 a Prayer that Applies to America?

HOLIDAY BLESSINGS, Chapter 8

Dr. James J. S. Johnson HOLIDAY BLESSINGS, Chapter 8: Reformation Day Of whom the world was not worthy: they wandered in deserts, and in mountains, and in dens and caves of the earth. (Hebrews 11:38) "Bohemian Goose" and "Saxon Swan" Faith Foundations for Celebrating the Protestant Reformation On October the 31st of AD1517—using a hammer, … Continue reading HOLIDAY BLESSINGS, Chapter 8

Learning from Oysters and Ox-goads

Learning (about Opportunities) from Oysters and Ox-goads Dr. James J. S. Johnson After him was Shamgar the son of Anath, who killed 600 men of the Philistines with an ox-goad; and he also delivered Israel. (Judges 3:31) Oysters and oxgoads (also spelled "ox-goads") are not usually mentioned in the same sentence, but they both can … Continue reading Learning from Oysters and Ox-goads

Surveillance Monitoring: Learning from Hummingbirds

Surveillance:  How Much Are You Being Monitored?  Learning from Hummingbirds Dr. James J. S. Johnson For we are made a spectacle unto the world, and to angels, and to men.  (1st Corinthians 4:9b) Beware! – you are being watched, more than you know! In some neighborhoods surveillance is all around—neighbors watching neighbors, using cell-phones to … Continue reading Surveillance Monitoring: Learning from Hummingbirds

Pantheistic Penitents Pray to Plants

Pantheistic Penitents Pray to Plants: Seminarians Plant Idolatry in New York City                               Dr. James J. S. Johnson And even as they did not like to retain [ouk edokimasan, literally “did not approve”] God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate [adokimon, literally “unapproving”] mind.  (Romans 1:28) Recently some seminary students exhibited … Continue reading Pantheistic Penitents Pray to Plants

HOLIDAY BLESSINGS, Chapter 7

HOLIDAY BLESSINGS, Chapter 7 Dr. James J. S. Johnson For as Jonah was three days and three nights in the whale's belly; so shall the Son of man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth.   (Matthew 12:40) Holiday Blessing:  Faith, Family, Festivals, Food, & Fun  ---  Chapter 7,  PASSOVER and … Continue reading HOLIDAY BLESSINGS, Chapter 7