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Self-Reliance Requires Faith

Self-reliance on the human level does not conflict with faith in Christ. It takes a lot of faith to be self-reliant. The issue is that we know we cannot all be self-reliant in the same ways. Thus, we form a … Continue reading

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Not a Growth Industry

In our heart-led path, we have the full assurance all truth is already active within our convictions, but a lot of head knowledge arising from that isn’t triggered until someone or something provokes the right question. That’s how it works … Continue reading

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A Thought on Covenant Living

Keep mind the context here: We assume an effort to embrace the Biblical Covenant of Christ. Faith is the extension of Law Covenants, the goal of law teaching. Ideally, a man knows that his family household is his greatest treasure. … Continue reading

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Radix Fidem Curriculum: Community

9. Community Jesus said that Biblical Law could be summarized in two main points. First is the obvious: You must embrace God as your Lord and commit to His revelation as your sole guide in life. Second is that you … Continue reading

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Rightly Dividing in the Community of Faith

Let’s return to the contemplation of law and faith. What we call the Law Covenants in the Old Testament always aimed at a covenant of faith. The Law Covenants addressed communities, and helped people focus on the necessities of life … Continue reading

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Two Kinds of Forgiveness

Forgiveness is used two different ways in the Bible. On the one hand, it’s obvious that you should learn to tolerate human failure. That whole business of “seven times seven” Jesus taught has to do with moving away from the … Continue reading

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Divine Presence in Biblical Law

Biblical Law is its own reward. We need to understand that shalom is both requirement and reward. We need to keep before our eyes how Biblical Law is the character of Christ. We should desire it by reflex as the … Continue reading

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