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What holds us together? We have no ideal. At least, we have nothing that most humans would recognize as an ideal, because our aim is otherworldly. Our union is communion on another plane. What holds us together is not in … Continue reading
Let me attempt to draw a picture here. I very much want a community, a fellowship based on shared beliefs. Not conformity and uniformity, because a primary doctrine at work here is the necessity of seeking to share what can … Continue reading
Here we have a gem that most Westerners miss, not because they don’t read it, but because they don’t get the full depth of meaning. The quintessence of all the biblical covenants together is fellowship and communion on a very … Continue reading
A critical element in building a covenant community is ditching the goal-oriented thinking. Thinking in terms of a concrete goal and efficiency is what turned mainstream Christian religion into a huge conversion machine. Mainstream evangelism is little more than manipulation; … Continue reading
It’s a parallel society. Keep in mind that in most biblical usage, “the world” is the fallen human society without redemption. It’s the same Creation, but with a blinding veil of concrete reality, eating from the Forbidden Fruit of Knowledge … Continue reading
By now you may have caught a whiff of something my recent posts have been reaching for: We live a life of worship. In that sense, life is ritual. Our human existence on this earth is rightly shaped by an … Continue reading