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Teachings of Christ — John 12:20-36

Prior to the coming of Christ, the path of redemption back to Eden was quite demanding. Even for Israel, it was pretty tough. It usually meant studying the Covenant of Moses and seeking God’s face until the light dawned inside … Continue reading

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Radix Fidem Curriculum: Anthropology

6. Anthropology Westerners in general, and Americans in particular, are bound under a horrific, demonic mythology about the heart. It’s far more than an organ that pumps blood through you body. Even scientists know that the heart has its own … Continue reading

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Parable of the Bridge

He stood on the road, surveying the damage. Somewhere upland from here the flooding had pushed something in place that blocked its original course, and the overflow had run across his land. It carved out a massive channel that left … Continue reading

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A Few Returning to Eden

Consider the logic: If mankind is fallen, then nothing mankind dreams up will work in the long run. Do you not find it strange that a vast swath of Westerners claim to believe in the Fall, but nothing they do … Continue reading

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Law and Faith Together 02

Don’t try to make a parable walk on all-fours. Hebrew parable is the opposite of Western descriptive language. Whereas the latter seeks to encode discrete ideas that are the same in all contexts, parable seeks to offer imagery that adjusts … Continue reading

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Teachings of Jesus — Matthew 20:1-16

This parable continues the context in the previous chapter. The Pharisees resented how Jesus was inviting the poor and unfortunate peasants into His teaching of the Kingdom of Heaven. This was part of the false doctrine that possessing material wealth … Continue reading

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Of Sheep and Parables

The language of the heart is parable and symbolism. It is impossible to clinically describe the Spirit Realm from where our minds stand now. There’s noting that requires us to use biblical symbols, but it is absolutely vital that we … Continue reading

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