The Sunday Sermon 9/25/2016

(first read: Acts 20: 7-12) This passage (or pericope if you read this past Friday’s Just a Thought) seems to be a somewhat obscure passage from the Book of Acts – it is seldom if ever preached on – even the commentaries in my library where the authors go through the...

The Saturday Selection 9/24/2016

The Bible It’s a rare thing when the major newspapers all report on something about the Bible, but it happened this past week.  From the 8th century B.C. (when Jonah, Amos, Isaiah, and Micah were around) until about 600 A.D. there was a large Jewish community called...

Just a Thought 9/23/2016

Do you pay attention to the pericope?? Most Christians who take their Bible Study at all seriously know that although the modern translations of the Bible have chapter and verse divisions that the original documents did not have them.  Stephen Langton, Archbishop of...

Worth a Look 9/22/2016

Welcome to the first day of fall!  Along the South Carolina coast it is a day we have been waiting for after a record setting hot summer.  July and August were anywhere from 10-15 degrees above average most days – and average days are hot enough, unless...

Just a Thought 9/21/2016

What do you think of when you hear the names:  Arthur Guinness, John Cadbury, Thomas Welch and Asa Candler?  If you associate Guinness with a brand of beer, Cadbury with chocolate candy, and Welch with grape juice you would be correct.  Most folks probably don’t know...