Author Archives: Wesselhoft, Paul

About Wesselhoft, Paul

Retired U.S. Army (Airborne Ranger) Chaplain; State Representative, Oklahoma House of Representatives; Representative, Citizen Potawatomi Nation.

ANALOGIES CAN BE TRUE

I am only a human but capable of sending to “The Cloud” all my computer data and intelligence to be retrieved at a future time. I am God; and I have saved all your intelligence and memories to myself. At … Continue reading

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BEFORE DUST AND TIME

(Shakespeare on Facebook) Before dust and time, from all eternity, the triune God existed; there was nothing else; the cosmos, the universe, did not exist. God stood, as it were, outside of everything, which was nothing. He was everything that … Continue reading

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ELECTION & REPROBATION

(Socrates on Facebook) I’m a Reformed-Calvinist theologian (as opposed to Wesleyan-Arminian even though I’ve been educated in both). I’m also Southern Baptist and we are of the Reformed-Calvinist tradition. However, there are a few Wesleyan-Arminian doctrines that I appreciate. I … Continue reading

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EVIL

How can any Muslim take a knife into his hand, slide it along the neck of a tied up man and methodically and bloodily cut off his head? How? How can any Christian enslave a black man, exploit him economically, … Continue reading

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I Walked Among Giants

I walked among giants, Men of renown, Great ones they were, Some, were women. These men of might Walked the earth And communed with us. They were brave when bravery Had to make a difference. Daily, they die. Soon, they … Continue reading

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Acts of Ought

I submit that one of the most powerful words in the English language (or any language) is the five letter word—ought! Think about it. We ought to be good, do good; we ought not to be bad, do bad. We … Continue reading

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A Drop of Oil

For over a half century A drop of oil Lifts to the surface of the water. A drop of oil Reflects the suns’ rays In a colorful symmetrical pattern. A drop of oil Is a balm for fading grief And … Continue reading

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