Tag Archives: covenant community of faith

Law and Faith Together 01

God is merciful. Let’s clarify some things regarding covenants. Some of you understand that law covenants are not the same as faith covenants. Faith is the goal; law is designed to make faith easier to find. The whole point of … Continue reading

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Bits and Pieces 34

1. I haven’t ridden my bike much in the past week or so. Of course, it’s been raining a lot here in Central Oklahoma. But the real issue is the rear derailer is plum wore out. For you fans of … Continue reading

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Feudal Covenant Nation

Ref: yesterday’s post about 2 Samuel 24. In particular I want you to pay attention to the comments and my response to Mr. T’s questions. Look at the title of this post and think it through: That’s three words representing … Continue reading

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Moral Homeostasis

What was the whole point of revelation? “Master, which is the great commandment in the Law?” Jesus said to him, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your … Continue reading

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Teachings of Jesus — Matthew 18:15-20

The underlying theme has not changed: Place a high value on unreserved trust and never manipulate. Completely open honesty is the way of the Kingdom. How do you handle a genuine offense? Do you gossip and build up an undercurrent … Continue reading

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Demon Gods of This World

Never apologize for your calling and mission from Jehovah. We need fellowship; it is the essence of our design. It’s not the same as friendship. You can have lots of friends who don’t have a clue about otherworldly considerations, but … Continue reading

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Teachings of Jesus — Matthew 13:24-43

This is about the Kingdom of Heaven. Jesus contrasts its nature with that of human kingdoms. The key is His quotation (v. 35) from Psalms 78:1-4. The context of the psalm is a reminder that the language of parables was … Continue reading

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