Hypocrite Christians

A fool is a person who accepts what the world states as being the path that should be followed in life. The culture, which we are now living, is made up of fools that wish only to survive. Our existence is similar to a person who uses alcohol every day and states he will not…

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Self Destruct

There is a fatal characteristic of all humans. It brings about a flawed concept for healthy, mental alertness and spiritual degradation. The rule is very simple that we will not follow sensible rules for our own well-being. Maybe the comic strip Peanuts was right when the author had one of its characters remark We have…

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Prepared To Die

The Western World is indebted to the historian Herodotus for telling of a small contingency of three hundred men who fought for three days against a superior force of Persians led by Xerxes. The battle was short in the number of days. There was a pass in Greece which was very narrow. It has been…

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Apres Moi Le Deluge

There are some languages, which state a preposition better than the English. The phrase which is the title of the article is such a remark. The meaning of the Apres Moi le Deluge is After me the deluge. Credit should be given to the French king Louis XV for this. Years ago the book of…

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Kasserine Pass and El Guettar

The necessity of leadership is always present. The first time the Americans met the German army in World War II was in Tunisia. The German army had been pushed back from Egypt and Libya. The Americans had landed in Morocco and moved across Algeria. It seemed as if the allies would soon win Africa. Not…

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Sic Sempler Tyrannis

When John Wilkes Booth jumped from the theatre box at Ford Theatre on the night of April 15, 1865, he yelled out Sic Semper Tyrannis even though he had a mangled leg. It is customary to make Abraham Lincoln a semi-god in the history of the United States. If you have ever been to the…

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Three Stages

It has been said that movements have three ways that each is dealt with by people. When a student of history observes the life, times and culture of certain ideas this becomes very evident. First, the culture ignores what it stands for and pronouncements are made that the concept espouses. The majority of the citizens…

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Look! See It Coming?

The word prophet is used in the scripture in at least two different ways. The first is a proclaiming of Gods word to the masses as well as to select groups of people. In our language today we would term these people as ministers of the Gospel. However, another meaning of the word prophet is…

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The Contest

History is replete with the various trials people have experienced when the belief of one or two or more people become cross ways with those who are in power. The winner is always those who had the most swords or as it is now, those with the guns. The odds are always in favor of…

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No Committees

About every year there is a rehash of the explosion of the Challenger Space Shuttle after it left the launch pad. When there is some noticeable catastrophe immediately a blue ribbon committee is formed. It is always the same no honest findings, distortion of the truth and no heads will roll. There was a man,…

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Grateful

There is a characteristic, which is common among all people. This is shown again and again. This is the virtue of saying Thank you. All people like to have their name used and acknowledged what has been done for the betterment of an individual or a group. After each war the United States has fought…

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There Is An Elephant In The Room

By the year 732 A. D. the infidels, commonly known now as Moslems, had overrun Syria, Egypt, North Africa and Spain. Their armies had seemingly become invincible. Now these hoards had crossed the Pyrenees Mountains and had moved into France Their demonic prophet, Mohammad, had been dead a century. The Christian churches of the places…

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