Author Archives: Pious Eye (David M. Hodges)

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Our Drunken, Suicidal, and Licentious Culture

Item 1: Our Drunken Culture While running a few errands on Friday 22 June 2018, I passed by the BevMo! store in Santee, California. (This is in San Diego County, where this alcohol-sales chain participates in a local economy whose … Continue reading

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Another one for your queue (video or audio): Michael Barrett speaks on the “Tradition, Text, and Translation of the KJV.” Highly recommended.

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Erratum: Trampling on TULIP

This is my first entry in the new errata category, which in all likelihood will one day be the category with the most posts. Entries in the category will note instances where I have erred or might have erred in … Continue reading

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Covenant theology is not “replacement” theology. Its point is that the olive tree that is God’s people, the church, is a single tree, not two trees growing side by side with different promises and different futures (Romans 11). Though I … Continue reading

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Another worthwhile theology video for your queue: “The Covenant with Abraham…The Case Against Covenantal Infant Baptism.” Though part of a series, it stands well alone.

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While, from a Bible-believing perspective, popular entertainment never merits the “binge-worthy” descriptor, it turns out there are some online resources that do. Combining a speaker’s presentation of sound theology with a digitally generated environment reminiscent of DOS-based computer games, this … Continue reading

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Visit (to Library) Prompts Letter (to Publisher): Sikh Edition

This is a letter I just wrote to an organization promoting Sikhism, the youngest of the so-called “world religions.” Encountering some Sikh beliefs in a recent editing project, I became curious, visited my local library, and checked out the Sikh … Continue reading

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I just posted a comment on Craig Huey’s site.

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Life’s enemy, the international super-state: Worst Moments for Human Life and the Family at the UN in 2017 https://c-fam.org/friday_fax/worst-moments-human-life-family-un-2017/ via @FridayFax #ccot #prolife #getUSout

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Moore, #MeToo Lamentations

Though I’ve given up both major parties as hopeless cases (David M. Hodges, “Constitution or Libertarian Party: Which for the Pious? Pious Eye site, 18 May 2016), I’m saddened by some things about the defeat of Republican Roy Moore (Senate … Continue reading

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It seems leaders of “developing” nations are often more morally developed than leaders of “developed” nations: http://bit.ly/BN171207. #prolife #ccot

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Worth Reading…with Healthy Skepticism: Carrin’s Spirit-Empowered Theology

Carrin, Charles, D.D. Spirit-Empowered Theology. Minneapolis: Chosen, 2007. 351 pages. $19.99 retail. ISBN 978-0-8007-9817-8. I am not part of the signs-and-wonders (Pentecostal, charismatic, and Third Wave) movement, nor has this book tempted me to join up. Though my Reformed Baptist … Continue reading

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My Sad Farewell to Vimeo, with Protest and Reflection Suggestions

“Leaving Vimeo” image © 2017 by Pious Eye (David M. Hodges). Created using, and modifying, three Wikimedia Commons images: two public domain image (one by Vimeo, one released to the public domain by user ZyMOS) and one Creative-Commons-2.0-licensed image by … Continue reading

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