Rachel’s household gods, and worshiping idols

Pixabay, free to useWorshiping false gods has always been a problem for mankind. God is one, there is but one God. (Isaiah 46:9, 1 Corinthians 8:6). Yet mankind insists on creating idols and gods made of stone and wood, idols which can do nothing. (Isaiah 41:29).I am reading through Genesis. Because human nature is displayed …

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Everest/Nepal quake: "I don’t know where somewhere else is"

On Saturday, April 25, a powerful "7.9 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal," reports the UK Guardian. The latest update states that the-"death toll has risen to more than 2,500. More than 5,000 people have been injured. Powerful aftershocks today between Kathmandu and Everest unleashed more avalanches in the Himalayas and caused panic in the capital, where …

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ISIS threatens to conquer Rome and break the Vatican’s crosses

ISIS, also known as Islamic State, publishes a glossy, slick magazine each month called Dabiq. It is propaganda, of course, but it is a nice production. In this month's issue, the Islamic State threatened to conquer Rome and break the Vatican's crosses.The Clarion Project explains the magazine's name:Dabiq is a place in Syria that is …

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Two sacred cows … examining the idolatry of UGA football, & idolizing your children

I'm going to poke a wasp's nest here by looking at two sacred cows. "Sacred cow" is an American idiom."The idiom is based on the popular understanding of the elevated place of cows in Hinduism and appears to have emerged in America in the late 19th century. A literal sacred cow or sacred bull is …

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Obama parties right on through the writing on the wall

I read last night that the Obama family hosted yet another party at the White House. It was the 10th in the “In Performance at the White House” series since Obama took office, according to the article in The Blaze. Opponents have criticized the White House’s lavish parties as the administration continues to warn about …

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