Monthly Archives: October 2011

Who Are the Lukewarm?

“I know your works: you are neither cold nor hot. Would that you were cold or hot!” exclaims the Alpha and the Omega to the angel of the church in Laodicea. (Revelation 3: 15) But what does it mean? Who … Continue reading

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Complaints of Alpha-Omega

In his message to the angels of the seven churches in Asia, the Alpha and the Omega is generally pleased. But he has a few complaints: To the angel of the church in Ephesus: “But I have this against you, … Continue reading

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Beware the Nicolaitans

A stumbling block was put by Balaam in the way. “So you also have some who hold the teaching of the Nicolaitans.” (Revelation 2: 15) The Alpha and the Omega hates these Nicolaitans. (Revelation 2: 6) But who are the … Continue reading

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Stumbling Block of Balaam

“But I have a few things against you,” said the Alpha and the Omega to the angel of the church in Per’gamum. “You have some there who hold the teaching of Balaam, who taught Balak to put a stumbling block … Continue reading

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We Are the Beast of Burden

Balaam, riding his donkey, is on his way to see Balak, the son of Zippor, king of Moab. Balaam “knows all” (or thinks he does). Balaam is “a diviner,” what we might call a psychic. (See Book of Numbers, chapter … Continue reading

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Give This Ass a Tongue

“There you are!” said Brill exultantly to his visitor. “What did I tell you? There’s one of them words, Jim: ‘asserninity,’ why, damn it, the Reverend’s the only one who knows what that word means – you won’t even find … Continue reading

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Resurrection of the Dead

Well, this is it, the Great Day Be-With-Us, the end of the world, according to Harold Camping. (See earlier blog entry, “End of World, Part 2) Today, if all proceeds as expected, the dead will be rising from their graves. … Continue reading

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