• Codger's Cogitations

Seeing Is Believing… In Prayer?

For most of my many decades I’ve prayed because God wants me to, and I love Him. It hasn’t been because I’ve knowingly received anything from the process. I’ve envied those who report much greater benefits from the time they’ve […]

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The Great Debater Is Gone to Glory

“Dr. Duane T. Gish, one of the great defenders of the Bible’s accuracy and best-known for the 300-plus debates he conducted with evolutionists since the 1970s, passed away Tuesday in California at the age of 92.” Answers in Genesis I […]

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Liberty Word Search Puzzle

Tom Woods, one of my favorite writers, has a meme contest going at his website. I haven’t been able to think of something to enter, but the contest did give me the idea for this puzzle.

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I Know What You Should Do

Seth Godin wrote the following on his website: I know what you should do Actually, I don’t. I know what I would do in this situation, but I’m not you. I know what your customer should do, but I’m not […]

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The Lone Ranger and The Hurricane

I remember the day an episode of “The Lone Ranger” was coming on the radio. It wasn’t just any episode; this one would tell how the Lone Ranger became the hero he was, how his faithful Indian companion Tonto joined […]

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In Memory of Poly, a Gopher Tortoise

Poly was just four years old when she came to live with the Lesters in 1964. Dr. Lester was teaching high school biology then in Orlando, Florida. One of his students brought him the baby gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus), probably […]

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Arizona Pastor Jailed for Holding Bible Study

Washington, D.C. (August 3, 2012) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that Pastor Michael Salman of Phoenix, Arizona, is currently serving his 60-day sentence for holding a home Bible study in Tent City Jail, a prison compound in Maricopa […]

Some Words Christians Should Not Use

This article is directed to sincere Christians who have heard about the “consummation” (I Corinthians 15:28) wherein God becomes “all in all,” but have rejected the concept of ultimate salvation for all people. They have looked carefully at the other […]

God Is Going To Save You!

Did you realize that God saves some folks right now and reconciles all others later, after they die? The Bible says that “the living God is the savior of all human beings” (I Timothy 4:9–11). God desires all people “to […]

Time For A Change of Direction?

In my generation we mostly have used words to communicate, but nowadays even we old geezers expect to see pictures as part of messages. While doing my exercise walk today, I spotted a bunch of slug trails that suggested a […]