Why Akathleptos?

Why Akathleptos? Because it means Uncontainable. God is infinite. Hence, the whole universe cannot contain Him. The term also refers to the incomprehensibility of God. No man can know everything about God. We can know Him personally but not exhaustively, not even in Heaven.

Why Patmos? Because the church is increasingly marginalized and exiled from the culture.

Why Pen-Names? So the focus is on the words and not who wrote them. We prefer to let what we say stand on its own merit. There is precedent in church history for this - i.e., the elusive identity of Ambrosiaster who wrote in the 4th century A.D.

“Truth is so obscured nowadays, and lies so well established, that unless we love the truth we shall never recognize it." Blaise Pascal



Saturday, May 26, 2018

Last words of Westley Allan Dodd before his execution


"I was once asked by somebody, I don't remember who, if there was any way sex offenders could be stopped. I said, 'No.' I was wrong. I was wrong when I said there was no hope, no peace. There is hope. There is peace. I found both in the Lord, Jesus Christ. Look to the Lord, and you will find peace."

These are the last words of Westley Allan Dodd before his execution by hanging at 12:05 a.m. on January 5, 1993 at Washington State Penitentiary in Walla Walla. Dodd was an American serial killer and child molester. His execution (which was performed at his own request) on January 5, 1993, was the first legal hanging in the United States since 1965.

Last words can be very powerful as the prospect of imminent death almost always causes what's deep in the heart to surface.

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