Monthly Archives: October 2013

Church

The church is described in Ephesians 4:11-16 as comprising individuals who have spiritual gifts. The members are appointed by Christ to specific service in keeping with the gifts they’ve been given. The body is a living organism, united forever with … Continue reading

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SpaceShipTwo

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Psalm 41

I get interesting questions from time to time. One emailer asked about Psalm 41 and how to make sense of it if it’s a messianic psalm. This was my response: It is true that Psalm 41:9 is quoted in John … Continue reading

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Gospel

The word “gospel” is an old English word that simply means “good news.” The content of the good news is that Jesus died for our sins, freeing us from bondage and the consequence of our sins and reconciling us to … Continue reading

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Temptation

Temptation is a word that is used to describe the enticement to sin against God or another human being. One can be tempted to do only something that one wishes to do. That is, while I can be enticed to … Continue reading

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Learning How to Recover the First Stage of a Falcon 9

From SpaceX, regarding the September 29 launch of an upgraded Falcon 9 from Vandenberg AFB in California: Though not a primary mission objective, SpaceX was also able to initiate two engine relights on the first stage. For the first restart … Continue reading

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Rockets to Scale

I had been wanting to compare the sizes of some of the various rockets that seem important to me. When I failed to find anything that satisfied me, I decided to create my own chart. I took images of the … Continue reading

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Well Done, Grasshopper

From SpaceX: On Monday, October 7th, Grasshopper completed its highest leap to date, rising to 744m altitude. The view above is taken from a single camera hexacopter, getting closer to the stage than in any previous flight. Grasshopper is a … Continue reading

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Quoted

For those of you who might be keeping track, I have once again–for the sixth time–been quoted in a news article on The Blaze: FACT CHECK: DOES THE BIBLE REALLY CONDONE STONING? Send to Kindle

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Reactions to Mental Illness

There remains an unfortunate stigma attached to any form of mental illness; the thought is widespread that if someone is depressed or suffering from mental illness of some kind it is the result of weakness or indicative of some moral … Continue reading

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