Tag Archives: Bible History

Nebuchadnezzar Was a Good Guy

So why was it God depicted Nebuchadnezzar as the golden head of the statue in Daniel’s vision? Some things are obvious. The most popular answer from Western Christians is that Neb was simply fulfilling God’s plan. He had utility and … Continue reading

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Extravagance Is Not Shalom

Cruising the Christian News sites, I see the current big money items. 1. Vanity toys: Can you take him seriously? I prayed for a bicycle, and before that a used car for my working wife. That doesn’t make me holier, … Continue reading

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God’s Law Is Different 2

If you are going to critique what governments do, it must be based on Biblical Law. It is imperative that we get ourselves into the habit of doing everything by the leading of the heart. Never assume you already know … Continue reading

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Privileged Children

One of the things we all hate dealing with is entitled brats. A significant portion of the Millennial Generation suffers under this delusion, a delusion that knows no racial boundaries. This is not the same thing as the privilege of … Continue reading

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The Nature of Gnosis

Let’s take a quick dip into Bible history. Some of you may know that Jewish Hellenism was the source of great evil in the Hebrew nation, essentially disemboweling the Hebrew mysticism of the Old Testament religion. This had gone on … 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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Psalm 149

The fourth of the final Hallelujah Hymns in Psalms, this one draws the image of a distinct historical event, though we cannot pin it down which one. We do know that during the Period of Restoration after Exile, the returnees … Continue reading

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