Tag Archives: covenant

Religion versus Faith

Again: We cannot ape the ancient Hebrew society. We can learn from their ways and their covenant how to discern God’s moral character woven into Creation. Your own personal heart-led wisdom, and your sense of mission and calling for divine … Continue reading

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Glossolalia and Such

This tends to be a sticky issue because too many people take themselves too seriously. As a consequence, they take their positions on things too seriously, and get mightily offended if your position is different. I’ve had considerable experience working … Continue reading

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Covenant Book: 05 The Covenant

So much for preliminary matters; here we present the written form of the Radix Fidem Covenant. 1. Consciously and emphatically non-Western. This means we exclude the fundamental materialism and rationalism that makes man the measure of all things. We go … Continue reading

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Come On In

If you are going to be excluded, it will be your choice. A fundamental image of God’s Kingdom on this earth is the boundaries of human cooperation. I keep harping on how we are wired to be tribal, that the … Continue reading

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Anti-Activism

It’s a question of dominion. You and I are permitted to take assertive action only within the boundaries of covenant. When it comes to social and political issues, the prevailing applicable covenant is Noah’s. We could easily get lost hashing … Continue reading

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One Big Happy Family

The Old Testament provides a wealth of imagery for describing our virtual congregation. The background of the Bible presumes that humans are wired for ANE feudalism. Thus, this blog is a virtual feudal grant from God and I am the … Continue reading

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Love Is the Law

I behold the face of my beloved. I seriously doubt you would find it aesthetically pleasing, but you haven’t spent a lifetime in her love, so I can forgive you for that. But I’m willing to bet you would understand … Continue reading

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