The link below leads to an excerpt of some of my writing in the area of philosophy. Sometimes I will use my blog as a way to leave a link to my writing when someone requests it. Please see the… Read More ›
I contend that nothing—no event, action, or reaction—is actually random. At first glance, the implications of such a statement is that everything must be pre-determined. However, this is not the case. I assert that things seem random only because we… Read More ›
Prophecy/Culture Update January 26, 2021 fb.watch/3nDJtkKZbm/
So Many Rumors!
If you are conservative and on social media, chances are you have gotten messages and forwards and seen posts claiming that President Trump is about to declare martial law and trigger multiple, high-level arrests. I even got a forward today… Read More ›
A Vaccination Barcode for Your Phone. Hmmm
Andrew Yang, potential NYC mayoral candidate, asks if we can’t come up with some kind of a barcode for our phones to show we have been vaccinated. Forgetting that he is behind the count in this conversation, his statement set… Read More ›
Notes for Tonight’s CLM With Pastor Scott
Facebook Live Prophecy Update Notes for 10/20/20
Next Week A new home for the Prophecy/Culture Update By Walvoord book here Tomorrow Night: CLM Watch live here! Apology for Prophecy Teaching Daniel spent a great amount of time on it The book of Joel Jesus thought it was… Read More ›
Why the Book of Philippians is a Must for Victorious Living in these Crazy, Mixed-Up Times
HEY SGT Family, my CLM class this Wednesday Night at 7 pm is Facebook Live Only! Not in-person! You don’t want to miss it though!
For the Smithtown Gospel Tabernacle Family
We’re Swamping the Sanctuary! SGT Family, we are just two weeks away from the official re-opening of our sanctuary and our live, in-person Sunday services (October 11). We are starting with two services, but if we are all going to… Read More ›
What is Tolerance?
What is tolerance? Old Time Tolerance vs. Intolerance What is a defeater belief? The Old Tolerance and the Defeater Belief: Carson Style! A defeater belief is Belief-A that, if true, then Belief-B can’t be true (Tim Keller). Don Carson on Defeater… Read More ›
Living in the Light of Pentecost, Parousia, and Persecution
Living in the Light of Pentecost, Parousia, and Persecution The thrill and the power of the outpouring of the Holy Spirit on the Day of Pentecost—Acts 2 The expectation that Jesus would return in power—Acts 1:11 The pressures of persecution… Read More ›
Urgent Update: An Emerging End Times Scenario
Politician wants to rebuild Jewish Temple https://www.zehutinternational.com/post/2017/08/20/the-zehut-platform-summary https://www.timesofisrael.com/zehuts-feiglin-says-he-wants-to-build-third-temple-right-away/ Leverage digital technologies for the response to COVID-19, including for addressing its socioeconomic impact, paying particular attention to digital inclusion, patient empowerment, data privacy, and security, legal and ethical issues, and the… Read More ›
Safe From Trouble, Rev. 3:7-13
Online Discipleship Opportunities! Matthew 24:21 21 For then there will be great distress, unequaled from the beginning of the world until now—and never to be equaled again. Daniel 12:1-2 “At that time Michael, the great prince who protects your… Read More ›
Re-examining 1 Thessalonians 4:13-5:11 and 2 Thessalonians 2:1-10
My point in this post is to encourage a fresh look at the passages mentioned in the title. Here are three questions: What happens when we read 1 Thes. 4:13-5:11 without chapter divisions? Why would it be reassuring to the… Read More ›
Figuring Out Daniel’s 70 Weeks
Figuring out Daniels 70 weeks
Will Somebody Please Move That Lighthouse!
I don’t know when I first heard the story of The Lighthouse. Here it is in case you have never heard it or need a reminder: I once heard a story about a captain of a ship who looked into… Read More ›