Tag Archives: otherworldly

Death Is a Reward

The otherworldly orientation is the only one that makes any sense given the full truth of things. A major element in the online chatter about the mosque shooting in New Zealand is the repeated question: How do we stop this … Continue reading

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Teachings of Jesus — John 3:1-12

A case can be made for thinking that the dialog of Jesus ends at verse 12 and John continues on with commentary. John recorded his gospel in good school-boy Greek, a language that has few of the punctuation marks we … Continue reading

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Foundation of a Covenant Community of Faith

We build on certain premises: 1. God has revealed how the world could claim His blessings. The entry point for those blessings is the Covenant of Noah. Beyond this covenant, there is much more people could learn if they were … Continue reading

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We Know We Need It

Over at Σ Frame Jack has posted a couple of pieces that touch on the question we’ve been trying to answer for quite some time here. 1. Scott’s conclusions on courtship and marriage incubation 2. Called to return from exile … Continue reading

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Demonology 03

The other primary manifestation of demonic activity I encounter is in terms of influence. I do not deny that there are people out there who are clearly dominated by one or more demon spirits. However, I don’t encounter them much … Continue reading

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No Going Back

We infiltrate; we refuse to assimilate. The call to a covenant community of faith is a calling to come out of the fallen world. We leave it behind and embrace something from another realm of existence, something eternal. It’s a … Continue reading

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Leave It Behind

The biggest mistake was turning faith into a crusade. What’s the difference between enjoying entertainment and worshiping? Given how most churches operate, the difference is small. That in itself is not the problem. The problem is our habit of pushing … Continue reading

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