The case involves an unnamed individual, a non-US citizen who flew to the USA from Liberia to visit his family. After being in the US for a few days, he began feeling sick and went to a local hospital for medical attention. They gave him two aspirins, told him to drink plenty of fluids, get […]

What amazes me is the ability of people to convince others to wrap their bodies with explosive devices, transport these materials to a pre-determined location, and detonate them. It is an astonishing power of persuasion —surely the very definition of the term, silver-tongue devil. I suppose there is another possibility, however. If this behavior does […]

Matthew Henry explains this psalm as having something of David, but far more of Christ. It begins with a devotion, as may be applied to Christ; but concludes with confidence of a resurrection as can only be applied to Christ. Both Peter and Paul observed that David died, was buried, his body corrupted, whereas Jesus […]

Who do you think had the neatest automobile during the time when infamous crime lord Barack …er, Al Capone was running Chicago? If you guessed Al Capone, you get a gold star for paying close attention. The vehicle was a 1928 Cadillac Town Sedan. Capone had it painted black and green in order to resemble […]

An Imam by the name of Anjem Choudary recently sought to clarify a general misunderstanding about Islam. President Obama and British Prime Minister Cameron have argued that ISIS is not Islam because Islam is a religion of peace. Choudary tells us that this simply is not true: “Every action for a Muslim must be based […]

We Americans do not seem particularly adroit at learning from history. I think there are a number of reasons for this, but chief among them is that we have engineered the most obtuse human society on the face of the planet. We simply do not teach our children history, at least, not much beyond the […]

Should anyone wish to have a map to Heaven, this psalm could be it. Whoever seeks happiness must first obey God. We find this psalm echoed in Matthew 19:17, “If thou wilt enter into life, keep the commandments.” A Psalm of David 1 Lord, who shall abide in thy tabernacle?  Who shall dwell in thy […]

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