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In the Grip of Faith

In Daniel 3, we see the three Hebrew gentlemen subjected to persecution for their faith. It wasn’t a matter of ritual worship of one deity or another; that was merely the symbolism. It was their previously stated commitment to what … Continue reading

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Teachings of Jesus — Luke 15:11-32

The story of the Prodigal Son has been long established in Western culture. It’s a message well worn and I won’t pretend I know so much as to somehow come up with a brilliant new interpretation. The lesson takes place … Continue reading

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Teachings of Jesus — Luke 4:16-30

We have finished the unique material from Mark’s Gospel and move on to Luke. There are three issues at work here in this passage. First is the intransigence of human intellect in the face of miracles. If you aren’t heart-led … Continue reading

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Join the Tentmakers

There’s a big hullabaloo about signs of the End Times showing up recently (beware of the autoplay videos on the site). There’s the flawless red heifer in Israel, fish in the Dead Sea area, and a snake crawling out of … Continue reading

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Teachings of Jesus — Matthew 23:34-39

Jesus had just finished telling off the Scribes and Pharisees for their pious lie that they would not have abused the prophets God had sent to Israel in the past. He pointed out that, if anything, they were worse. So … Continue reading

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Yet Another Discussion of Law and Grace

My religion is Christian Mysticism. I’m sure you’ll associate all kinds of ideas with that, and most of them will be wrong, but it’s the closest I can get for you, because I am not part of the mainstream. That’s … Continue reading

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Teachings of Jesus — Matthew 20:1-16

This parable continues the context in the previous chapter. The Pharisees resented how Jesus was inviting the poor and unfortunate peasants into His teaching of the Kingdom of Heaven. This was part of the false doctrine that possessing material wealth … Continue reading

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