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A Law of Love and Fellowship

On an academic basis, I consider this study of American cultural boundaries useful. Part of my approval rests on establishing the clear difference between the Puritan Pilgrims (Puritan WASPs) and other Northern Europeans (non-Puritan WASPs). The author helpfully goes on … Continue reading

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Discerning the Real Problems

I’ve gotten some questions that indicate a need to paint a clearer image on a few things. As noted in my recent “God’s Law” series, Biblical Law recognizes two kinds of government — imperial and national. But the latter is … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2017

One person esteems one day above another; another esteems every day alike. Let each be fully convinced in his own mind. He who observes the day, observes it to the Lord; and he who does not observe the day, to … Continue reading

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The Path of Resistance

Without a shred of doubt or shame, I assert that there is no God but Jehovah. He is the Creator and Lord of all things. Further, the only accurate portrayal of Him comes through the Bible. The people and culture … Continue reading

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Maneuvering Heart

Just two weeks ago on a trip around Draper Lake, these purple flowers were all over the place. Fall is the only time they blossom. This week, after two nights down in the 40s F (≃ 5C) they have disappeared. … Continue reading

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Will the Real Peasant Please Stand Up?

I’ve been asked to describe culture and class in a little more detail. It’s pertinent if I’m going to allege that one particular culture is closer to God. One again: We are not talking here about economic class. There is … Continue reading

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I’m Not Finished Yet

This is the last post in the series of four. In the Old Testament we see a very ancient feudal approach to military service. As a profession, it was not limited to nobles, but included a large number of peasants … Continue reading

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