Daily Archives: January 14, 2008

3 posts

A murderer after God’s own heart?

Jim West tackles King David’s irascible personality in his post today, “Shimei, David, And A Change of Heart.” Jim outlines the history and how David swore he would not take Shimei’s life, after he cursed the king fleeing his own son but on his death bed David charges Solomon, “you must bring his gray head down with blood to Sheol.” I left some comments on Jim’s post but I wanted put them hear as well. […]

Eating Curds and Honey or He knew what when?

My brother has an interesting post about when we develop our ability to “think for ourselves.” It was a viewing of the “Jesus Camp” documentary that spurred his thoughts. When we consider that Richard Dawkins, among others, are now saying that it is (almost?) a crime that parents are allowed to rear their children in their religion and that children ought not to be taught religion until they are old enough to reject it for […]

Iran Plans on Destroying Tomb of King Cyrus, Friend of the Jews – Jewish World – Israel News – Arutz Sheva

If this is true, it would indeed be a great loss. Iran Plans on Destroying Tomb of King Cyrus, Friend of the Jews – Jewish World – Israel News – Arutz Sheva (IsraelNN.com) Iran is planning on submerging the tomb of King Cyrus (Coresh), the Persian King known for authorizing the Jewish exiles to return to Jerusalem to rebuild the Holy Temple. According to a report by Omedia, an Iranian organization is demanding that the […]