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Teachings of Jesus — Matthew 13:24-43

This is about the Kingdom of Heaven. Jesus contrasts its nature with that of human kingdoms. The key is His quotation (v. 35) from Psalms 78:1-4. The context of the psalm is a reminder that the language of parables was … Continue reading

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Teachings of Jesus — Matthew 12:1-14

We have noted often how the Pharisees had added quite a few restrictions to the Law that were not required by Moses. They had done so as part of their shift to Hellenized rationalism, which turned their Hebrew mysticism into … Continue reading

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The Light of the Day

Here is the heart-led way: Get to know reality; it’s a person like you and I, but without the fallen nature. It won’t be quite the same for any two of us because it is alive and has a personality. … Continue reading

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The Parable of Reality as a Person

Under the covenant of Radix Fidem, we hold the doctrine that Creation is alive, sentient and willful. Creation is generally the same thing as “reality” in the sense that Creation acts to defend its prerogatives. Creation is not all-powerful; that’s … Continue reading

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Mission Priorities

Our path is communion with Creation. We don’t have wisdom so much as we participate in divine wisdom. Sometimes we can communicate that wisdom to other people as a way of signalling that we can offer something worth their attention. … Continue reading

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The Second Man

I’m sure my regular readers will understand: On the one hand, there are no words for it. On the other hand, I can try to indicate something about this so you can share in my portion of sweet shalom from … Continue reading

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Growth Considerations

The driving force is our commitment to God’s glory. As I moved from traditional organized Christian religion to a more ancient approach to faith, I found it increasingly difficult to share what I was doing. At first I thought my … Continue reading

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