Tag Archives: Abraham

Heart-led Analysis of Living

It should seem obvious that, in order to read the Old Testament, one must read back into it the unstated assumptions the writers considered obvious. So we study the history of the Ancient Near East and do our best to … Continue reading

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Bible Linguistics

I stayed up way too late reading this stuff. Abraham is considered the founder and progenitor faith covenants. It is bluntly stated in the New Testament that we who embrace Christ are also true spiritual descendants of Abraham (see Galatians … Continue reading

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Heart of Faith: Chapter 8

Chapter 8 — More on Legalism It seems odd that mainstream Christianity is so quick to nitpick over some passages of Scripture — what Christ called “sifting out gnats” from flour — and swallowing the camel on other passages (Matthew … Continue reading

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