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Have you ever seen Monster’s Inc?  If so do you remember this scene?

This was the scene towards the end of the movie in which the character Henry Waternoose, the CEO for “Monster’s Inc.,” a company that sells electric power was about to be arrested who said he’s willing to “kidnap a thousand children before I let this company die.”

Of course a company and its leader willing to kidnap a thousand children for the sake of its company survival is immoral.  Disney Pixar who made this film knows that and the audiences does so too.

I can’t help but to think of the parallel that shows just how different we treat Planned Parenthood, America’s largest company committing abortionists.

So what’s the difference between Monster’s Inc and Planned Parenthood?

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I didn’t get to post this earlier as this weekend non-fiction review since our church was going all out for VBS but here it is…

T.J. Stiles. Custer’s Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America.  New York, NY: Knopf, October 27th 2015. 608 pp.

5 out of 5

Purchase: Amazon

This book is a biography on the legendary George Armstrong Custer.  The book also was the recipient of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for History.  For the general readers it might be good to know that the book is more on the personality of Custer than a book solely on military operational history of Custer’s campaign.  So it is quite readable and makes for a fascinating read.

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It’s Sunday Morning.  I know sometimes ministry is not easy.  So here’s another little motivation from the Word of God for preachers before you enter your pulpit and teachers before you go in to instruct your class.

1 Timothy 2:5-7 states:

For there is one God, and one mediator also between God and men, the man Christ Jesus, 6 who gave Himself as a ransom for all, the testimony given at the proper time. 7 For this I was appointed a preacher and an apostle (I am telling the truth, I am not lying) as a teacher of the Gentiles in faith and truth.

Here’s a question for mediation based upon the passage:

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Huff Post Religion is filled with a lot of junk some of which I have responded to in the past on this blog.  Three days ago there was this post titled “My Love Letter To Islam: Part 1.”  It caught my attention.  While looking up to see if she had more posts (if that was part 1, there must be at least a part 2) I noted her self-described biography:

I was raised as a meat-and-potatoes Irish Catholic girl, but life has transformed me into a vegan Muslim yogi.

A Vegan Muslim Yogi?

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Today’s post will tackle another question that the Skeptic Annotated Bible asked: “Who were Saul’s sons?”

Here are the two answers which the skeptic believes shows a Bible contradiction:

Jonathan, Ishui, and Melchishua

Now the sons of Saul were Jonathan and Ishvi and Malchi-shua; and the names of his two daughters were these: the name of the firstborn Merab and the name of the younger Michal. (1 Samuel 14:49)

Jonathan, and Malchishua, and Abinadab, and Eshbaal.

Ner became the father of Kish, and Kish became the father of Saul, and Saul became the father of Jonathan, Malchi-shua, Abinadab and Eshbaal. (1 Chronicles 8:33, 9:39)

(Note: Scriptural quotation comes from the New American Standard Bible)

Here’s a closer look at whether or not there is a contradiction:

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Here are links related to Presuppositional Apologetics gathered between June 8th-14th, 2017.

1.) Collection of 40 Apologetics Illustrations

2.) Understanding Cornelius Van Til

3.) Twinkleless AND Clueless

4.) Review of All Three John Frame’s Selected Shorter Writings Volumes

5.) Socially-conditioned belief

6.) The Essential Van Til — God not God

7.) It is to Laugh

 

Missed the last round up?  Check out the re-blogged post from a friend OR that of Another REBLOG HERE

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This was a well done documentary on the history of the rise of the Islamic State by PBS’ Frontline documentary.

Here’s the documentary on Youtube:

I’m more of a book guy so here are three books that I have found insightful into ISIS:

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