Dr. James J. S. Johnson Sanctify them through thy truth; Thy word is truth.Johns 17:17, quoting the Lord Jesus Christ Genesis is Not an Ancient Myth ‘Sanitized’ by Jews. Years ago, while teaching night college, a non-Christian student chided me for treating the book of Genesis as true history. With fake flattery, the sarcastic student … Continue reading Genesis is Not an Ancient Myth ‘Sanitized’ by Jews
Dr. James J. S. Johnson What were the "days" of Creation Week? In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.Genesis 1:1 In trying to think about origins—of the cosmos, of Earth, of animals, and of people (like us)—many have tried to blend or harmonize the Bible’s teaching with unbiblical teachings, such as ancient … Continue reading What were the “days” of Creation Week?
HOLIDAY BLESSINGS, Chapter 9: NATIONAL DAYS OF PRAYER Dr. James J. S. Johnson If My people, who 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 I will forgive their sin, and I will heal their land.2nd … Continue reading HOLIDAY BLESSINGS, Chapter 9￼
The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God. They are corrupt, they have done abominable works, there is none that doeth good. (Psalms 14:1) 1st Samuel chapter 25 In the 14th Psalm, in the first verse, we read of a “fool” (spelled nabal) who said in his heart “there is no God” … Continue reading Don’t Be a Nabal
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
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? (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?
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
Snakeheads Sneak in with Susquehanna Shad Dr. James J. S. Johnson Beloved, when I gave all diligence to write unto you of the common salvation, it was needful for me to write unto you, and exhort you that ye should earnestly contend for the faith which was once delivered unto the saints. For there are … Continue reading Sneaky Snakeheads in the Susquehanna
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