Month: November 2005

SELF: ish or less

A great emphasis is being placed on the self. Self-help, self-esteem, self-consciousness, self-awareness, self-reliance, self-confidence, self-respect, self-realization, getting to know ourselves. Self-help: In such an ungiving world no one will help us. In our attempt at self-help we shouldhelp ourselves to whatever we want.Self-esteem: Who is worthier than we to be regarded with respect, to …

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The HOOK

A fishing hook is a tiny piece of metal by which a whole fish may be veered off its course and captured. The Hook is a tactic used by false Christian teachers and various cults. It is a way for a deceiver to Hook the attention of a person, veer them off course and finally …

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The Celibate Priesthood – God’s Will and Human Nature

“Beloved, I beg you as sojourners and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly lusts which war against the soul, having your conduct honorable among the Gentiles, that when they speak against you as evildoers, they may, by your good works which they observe, glorify God in the day of visitation” 1st Peter 2:12-13 The issue of sexual …

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When Diversity Becomes Uniformity

Is America as a whole really interested in diversity? We certainly claim to be since we are, after all, the world’s melting pot. But has the melting pot begun to coagulate its contents into an indiscernible mass? Celebrating diversity seems to be taking on an unviable form.