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Blog Archive: June 2009

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If You Believe The Bible...You Also Must Believe...

Jun 27, 2009 8:18:19 AM
Sep 5, 2012 4:17:15 AM

The Bible Makes Harry Potter Look Like Wikipedia If you believe the Holy Bible is absolutely, perfectly accurate and infallible: • You also believe in dragons. Yes, the authors of scripture speak about dragons as real creatures.  (Deuteronomy 32:33, Job 30:29, Psalm 74:13, Isaiah 27:1, Jeremiah 9:11, Micah 1:8) • You believe in the Satyr, a creature of Greek mythology. It is a man with a goat’s legs, ears and horns. (Isaiah 13:21, Isaiah 34:34) • You believe in the gigantic sea monst...

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The World's Worst Dictators

Jun 17, 2009 11:10:24 AM
Sep 5, 2012 4:18:02 AM

A quick look at some of history's worst acts. Sometimes the headlines and history books make my head ache. I shudder at the idea of so many dictators and powerful leaders who committed monstrous acts against their fellow men and women. Like Taliban leader and terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarquawi, who once had a woman stoned to death for gathering sticks to make a fire on a cold day.  Or Ugandan President Idi Amin, who sent his soldiers into cities with orders to kill all of the men (including mal...

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