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Our only ambition is to walk faithfully in our covenant of faith. Just a reminder: “covenant” in the Bible is synonymous with “law” until we get to the New Testament where the whole thing is deeply perverted by the legalism … Continue reading
Of all the pernicious teachings I confront so often is the foul doctrine of false unity. The preacher thrusts his finger in the air and with grave assertion says, “Until the church unifies on the gospel truth, the world will … Continue reading
I know from experience that if I made this religion harder, I’d have far more participation and big donations. We would have facilities and equipment, vehicles and advertising, etc. Keep in mind that I’ve done conventional religious work and I … Continue reading
We emphasize the continuity between the Old and New Testaments. This is exactly backwards from what the Reformation did. Reformed theology is the basis for Dispensationalism, that heretical belief that the only proper understanding of God’s hand in human history … Continue reading
First, allow me to list some Bible references for this: Genesis 2:24, 31:19; Deuteronomy 7:1-4; Ruth 1:16-18; Esther 1:10-22; Ezra 9:1-2, 10:1-14. In the Ancient Near East (ANE), there was a particular recurring problem that was addressed by the Covenant … Continue reading