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Was Baal ever a sun deity?

I’ve heard from various sources, all of them likely Christian, that Baal was linked to sun worship (then again some of those some sources claim Baal and Nimrod are the same entity). 200 more words

Pagan

Synchronicity: Elijah, the prophets of Baal, and Pascal

This afternoon I had lunch with the local Mormon missionaries, and we chatted about various things. The discussion turned to some of the more shocking religious practices in Taiwan, and I told them about a ceremony I had witnessed a year or two ago, in which a man had danced around beating and cutting himself with a variety of nasty-looking implements, his goal being to obtain permission from God A to let God B (of whose temple he was a representative) pay a social visit to God A’s temple; some 20 minutes later, by which time the man was completely covered with blood, God A finally relented and granted permission. 300 more words

Anecdotes

Dictionary Pre-1947 / What to expect here

My keyboard mouse button has been sticking a bit lately and just erased what I had written.  Instead of re-writing it, I’ll attempt something else.  650 more words

The reign of King Jehoram in Israel (852-841 BCE) (2 Kings 3:1-3:3)

“In the eighteenth year of King Jehoshaphat of Judah, Jehoram son of King Ahab became king over Israel in Samaria. He reigned twelve years. He did what was evil in the sight of Yahweh, though not like his father and mother. 115 more words

Modern Prayer to Ba'al Hadad

Peace to Ba’al Hadad

Our Beloved, Champion and Lord

Rider on the Clouds

Your clouds roll over the mountains like troops marching to battle

The thunder, you fearsome voice… 92 more words

Neopagan

CTT | Mockery is Condemnation

We need to practice Biblical discernment in everything we do. We must share the Truth in Love. Rebuke and Admonition are unpleasant and often despised and resisted. 2,840 more words

Christian Living

Christians Cling to the Still Small Voice of the LORD (1 Kings 19:9-18)

Sermon for the 12th Sunday after Pentecost (8/31/2014)

Text: 1 Kings 19:9-18

Theme: Christians cling to the still small voice of the LORD

The final sermon in a series entitled… 2,147 more words

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