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Seek the Kingdom First 6:25-34 In Jesus’ day there was no state-operated welfare system to abuse. Instead, there was a covenant under which a person’s extended family was responsible for their welfare, but was also held accountable for most everything … Continue reading
Fasting 6:16-18 Again: Jesus is telling His audience how to restore and renew the Covenant and prepare for the coming of the Messiah. What does it take to live in His blessed dominion? Fasting is actually a rather complex issue … Continue reading
Matthew 5:27-32 — Marriage and Divorce We have to understand how the Covenant confirmed an awful lot of custom in the Ancient Near East (ANE), yet radically changed a few items. One of those was in the area of marriage. … Continue reading
Who are you? Who did God intend for you to be? There are several parables for this. I rather like the image of God handing Moses two stone tablets. Try to wash from your mind the popular artwork depicting Moses … Continue reading
I have a plan for defeating Israel. Israel’s primary weapon against Gentiles is a two-edged sword. One edge is the huge guilt trip over their Holocaust; the other edge is perverted Christian religion. I don’t have to answer those at … Continue reading