Author Archives: Ed Hurst

About Ed Hurst

Disabled Veteran, prophet of God's Laws, Bible History teacher, wannabe writer, volunteer computer technician, cyclist, Social Science researcher

A Ministry Shift

This blog is a ministry outlet. I didn’t start this nearly ten years ago as a social outlet. Social connections do happen here, but that’s just a side effect of the medium. The essential purpose of this blog is a … Continue reading

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Teachings of Jesus — John 7:14-24

This chapter of John’s Gospel opens with about six months after the events in Chapter 5, wherein Jesus healed the paralyzed man on the Sabbath. The Sanhedrin were seeking to lay hands on Jesus with the intent to secretly execute … Continue reading

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Stand in the Lord

A discussion with my beloved reminded me of something. The shepherd man of God does not fit the mainstream social definition of “nice” or even “cooperative.” Once you discard that false sense of obligation, and turn to make Christ your … Continue reading

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Fiction: Tearing a Hole

She glanced out the window again at her neighbor. He had been in the backyard since sunrise, working on something that looked like a front-loading washing machine sitting on a low sturdy table. There are odd bits and pieces attached … Continue reading

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The Limits of “Virtual”

I can’t tell people what to do. I can tell people how I decide what I do for me, and hope that gives you some clues so you can decide for yourself. Twice in just a few weeks, the Northern … Continue reading

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Economists Ruin Everything

The birth of modern academic economics is the fault of Adam Smith. He was a philosopher who blathered about a lot of things. To this day, much of economic theory comes from his writings, and it has always been marginally … Continue reading

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Longing for Heaven

Something inside of us longs for holiness, longs to leave this sinful world behind. The Creator didn’t make you gay or a pedophile nor any other brand of pervert. You are that way because of the Fall. We are born … Continue reading

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