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January 11, 2023

The Importance of Context in Sound Biblical Interpretation

The Importance of Context in Sound Biblical Interpretation

Why is context important to sound biblical interpretation? During World War II, fighter planes often returned from battle riddled with bullet holes. The Allies analyzed the litany of data and mapped the areas that were most commonly struck by enemy fire. In an effort to bolster resiliency for flying combat missions, engineers sought to reinforce…
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November 23, 2022

Move Toward the Enemy

Move Toward the Enemy

Move Toward the Enemy: Fighting for Truth in Science! Honor to the soldier and sailor everywhere, who bravely bears his country’s cause. Honor, also, to the citizen who cares for his brother in the field and serves, as he best can, the same cause. — Abraham Lincoln We celebrate Veterans Day on the anniversary of…
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November 1, 2022

The Father of Oceanography

The Father of Oceanography

In the heart of the Shenandoah Valley in the Commonwealth of Virginia resides a small school with a unique history—the Virginia Military Institute (VMI). One distinctive aspect of the school is the enduring legacy left by a former faculty member. During cadets’ tenure at VMI, they frequently pass the former quarters of Matthew Fontaine Maury,…
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October 24, 2022

From Suffering to Glory

From Suffering to Glory

What does suffering to glory mean? Why is there travail, sorrow, and ultimately death in this life? Why does God allow this to happen to His children? Per Romans 8:20, “for the creation was subjected to futility, not willingly, but because of Him who subjected it in hope.” In other words, because of the fall…
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September 23, 2022

The Role and Realm of Science

The Role and Realm of Science

What is the role and realm of science? In society today, “science” often takes center stage as a significant influencer on policy decisions and public opinion. Climate change, pandemic response, and people’s conception of their “gender,” among other topics, have gripped society to varying degrees, and science is a significant stakeholder in these matters. Presently,…
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September 8, 2022

Vital to Life

Vital to Life

The earth’s atmosphere is vital to life. There are countless interconnected, precise, and non-coincidental features of Earth that directly contribute to our planet’s ability to sustain life. One such phenomenon is that of Earth’s ultraviolet shield called the atmosphere. The atmosphere’s complex arrangement and seamlessly balanced, life-sustaining attributes distinctly indicate non-coincidental purpose and skillful crafting by…
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August 22, 2022

The Magnetosphere – Existence of Life

The Magnetosphere – Existence of Life

The Magnetosphere An invisible force that makes life on Earth possible The existence of life strongly depends on the precise, non-coincidental arrangement of many natural phenomena. Some of these life-sustaining characteristics of Earth are invisible to the human eye. For example, the composition of the gases in our atmosphere, which allows creatures to breathe, and…
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