Category Archives: teaching

How to Answer Fools

I’m getting some minor harassment from someone who calls himself Zeno the Stoic. There is no reply to such men because they are driven by the same lies from Satan that got us into this fallen condition in the first … Continue reading

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A Little Background: Joseph in Egypt

As you may know, the Nile River Basin is Egypt; the open desert on either side is mostly empty of life, and certainly never saw much human life. In ancient times this was more so the case. Today’s modern Cairo … Continue reading

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No Argument

They overcame [the Accuser] by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony, and they did not love their lives to the death. (Revelations 12:11 NKJV) Let’s paraphrase that: We gain access to God’s favor and … Continue reading

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Radix Nuntius

(radix nuntius — Latin for “root message”) The gospel message is not so much in the words of Scripture, but in bringing folks home to the God who made them. When Jesus spoke of the Good News, it wasn’t that … Continue reading

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The Prophetic Office

It should be obvious from Scripture that, while a king might have a court seer, the actual presence of genuine prophets was a matter of God’s provision. The difference between to two terms “prophet” and “seer” is not something easily … Continue reading

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Office and Vocation in the Local Church

Thus, we come to the point where we understand that both pastors and elders teach Biblical Law. Pastors (AKA New Testament priests) emphasize the mysticism angle in their ritual leadership. Elders emphasize the practice of the Covenant. They work together … Continue reading

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The Lonely Calling

Our only ambition is to walk faithfully in our covenant of faith. Just a reminder: “covenant” in the Bible is synonymous with “law” until we get to the New Testament where the whole thing is deeply perverted by the legalism … Continue reading

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