Monthly Archives: March 2018

Teachings of Jesus — Matthew 11:1-19

John the Baptist had preached repentance to the Covenant in the Jordan Valley because it was convenient for observing the baptism cleansing ritual year-round. In his preaching, he disparaged as sinful the scandalous divorce and remarriage of Herod Antipas. For … Continue reading

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The Risen Christ is Our Truth

There is nothing to gain by activism. It’s not that activism doesn’t accomplish anything; what it accomplishes isn’t worth it. A recurring theme on this blog is how Satan deceived the Jewish nation. The record begins in the Old Testament … Continue reading

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The Agent of Strife

A critical element in escaping lies is not just exposing what is false, but digging down into the root system and finding out where the lies came from. You are no doubt aware that certain political groups wield the weapon … Continue reading

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This Is Not an Organization

Our objective is not to grow in numbers. That will inevitably happen as the Lord adds to our number, but our objective is peace with God. If this thing doesn’t call your name, then you can’t have it. There’s nothing … Continue reading

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A Lutheran Take-down of Dispensationalism

I won’t elaborate on this: Dispensationalism: What and Why Not. It might be a little long, but you can also grab a PDF version of the same paper to read later. It will show you that we are closer to … Continue reading

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Dispensationalism: No Rest for the Weary

The wedge issue has always been Dispensational eschatology. I came to full religious awareness while living in Anchorage, Alaska. It was about the time I turned twelve years old. My family was attending a particular Baptist church where the pastor … Continue reading

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Latter Day Pharisees and Sadducees

Sifting through my personal memories of various religious controversies, I see some distinct mile markers, break points where things changed forever after in my soul. I’m trying to match them with wider events recorded in American Church History. One of … Continue reading

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