Monthly Archives: October 2017

Styling the Shepherd

Consider the first few chapters in Genesis. Think about it from a Hebrew mystical point of view. On the one hand, it’s plain that Creation is just a typical expression of God’s divine personality and character. We learn to think: … Continue reading

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You Get What You Ask For

There’s a lot of economics posturing out there, and the noise gets louder as things get more difficult. That is, it gets loudest when one special interest or another isn’t happy with their share of the loot. Something you need … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season

Some you may remember I’ve mentioned my old post about Life Church being the single greatest traffic draw on this blog. It still is; that post five years ago still gets more hits than any other single post. As you … Continue reading

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Sermon on the Mount 4

Matthew 5:21-26 — The Forgotten Treasure The Sermon on the Mount explains repentance and renewing the Covenant in anticipation of the Messiah coming. In this passage, Jesus repeatedly refers to “your brother” as a reference to your covenant kinfolk. It’s … Continue reading

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No Good Politics

In response to a query… I should have thought this was obvious by now: Jesus was neither conservative nor liberal in the context of His own day. In both religious and political terms, the Pharisees were the dominant conservatives. The … Continue reading

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Feudal, Covenantal, Personal and Contextual

Creation is alive, sentient and willful. I could as easily use the noun “reality” and it still fits. We could say the same with Biblical Law, because it is synonymous with “the Word of God” and “the will of God.” … Continue reading

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One Source

I’m not going to tell you that is no power outside the biblical Covenant of Christ. When Moses stood up in Pharaoh’s court, we see that the magicians were in some ways on par with Moses in terms of wonders. … Continue reading

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