A critical difference between the “King of the Jews” named Herod, and the one the Magi were seeking, was who had declared this, and from whence the power and authority was derived.
Did you know that Herod’s father’s association with Julius Caesar helped him to secure the appointment by the Roman Senate in 37BC to the position of “King of the Jews”?
All that being a partisan means is that you are partial, or devoted, or an adherent. Therefore, a partisan for Christ is a good thing to be, all the better the more you are.
Aesthetics is well and good, but Bertuzzi’s reasons are definitionally superficial. Whatever he says about Bayesian analysis, methinks he had a conclusion in search of justification.
Conservative women are more likely to want to actually spend time with their children, and raise them. So if that’s important to you, think long and hard about who you marry.
Some take-aways from last week’s assorted news stories is that only Democrats should win elections, censorship is real, Alex Jones must be destroyed, and Iran might not be so bad again.
Why is it okay to cheer on your own country when it comes to soccer tournaments, but not so much when it comes to that same country pursuing its economic or national security interests?
The best that can be said for the FBI in all this is that they apparently know better than to leave a paper trail with Big Tech, when asking for the censorship of private citizens.
How much should we care what people think of us, or what our reputation is? There is a legitimacy to considering optics, if you don’t mind referring to them that way.
We must aim higher than the crowd, and look to God to define what is normal, healthy, and sane. The crowd may sometimes forget, after all. Our Maker never will.