Well, it finally happened. This morning, while running, a driver rolled through a stop sign, paying no attention to pedestrians, and hit me. Fortunately, I was able to react in time so that no damage was done (although I wouldn’t mind a good excuse to
Mountains in Scripture serve a significant role. Momentous events occur on mountains. It is supposed that Eden must have been elevated, since it was the source of four rivers. Noah’s ark rested on a mountaintop, from which humanity was recommissioned. Isaac was to be offered
A couple of months ago the atheist group Organisasie vir Godsdienste-Onderrig en Demokrasie (OGOD) instituted legal proceedings in the Johannesburg High Court against six public schools (two in the Cape and four in Gauteng) all of whom hold to a Christian ethos and Christian values.
The book of Acts was skilfully constructed by Luke so that, at several points in the story, dramatic turning points are placed to move the account along. The events recorded in Acts 15—the so-called Jerusalem Council—comprise one such turning point. Harrison notes of this text: