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What Will You Take With You?

- There are great piles of gold, gems and treasured items that stack almost to the ceiling in some of the scenes in the Pirates of the Caribbean ride.  Yet atop those piles of gold are nothing but skeletons, cold reminders that the flesh will ultimately give way and return again to the earth as God declared (Genesis 3:19).  The intellectual component to our being understands that we can’t take this stuff... Read More...

A Treasure Chest Full of Sand

-   It lies there on the beach, a worn out treasure chest filled with nothing but sand.  Around the scene are the remains of those that had fought one another to the death to try to acquire this worthless treasure.  While this dramatic scene depicts a different era in which pirates roamed the seas plundering the riches of others, it plays out in various ways to this very day as people get caught up in... Read More...

God Will Defend Himself

God Will Defend Himself
- One of the intriguing aspects of the Indiana Jones movies is the elaborate booby-traps through which he has to navigate. These are generally set-up in some sort of pagan temple in order to protect the sanctity of the area from unbelievers and to protect the treasures that are supposed to belong to the deity. When one considers it rationally, it is amazing the things that people will do to supposedly protect a deity. Yet... Read More...