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Bridging the Two Realms

Of all the pernicious teachings I confront so often is the foul doctrine of false unity. The preacher thrusts his finger in the air and with grave assertion says, “Until the church unifies on the gospel truth, the world will … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas 2018

The burden of a shepherd’s care knows no holidays. My Christmas present to you is the reminder that we must tribulate. This was a major issue with the New Testament churches. Paul’s letters are loaded with admonitions to embrace the … Continue reading

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A Few More Bite-sized Pieces

I want you to stop and think about this for a moment. We are just starting a whole new and ancient approach to religion. It’s a very long term project to build a heart-led consciousness, a parallel society. Radix Fidem … Continue reading

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They Will Persecute

antimsemite: adj. someone Isreal doesn’t like, regardless of the reason By this definition I am an antisemite. This is part of the definition used by the US State Department. In particular, it aims to criminalize the mere suggestion that Israel … Continue reading

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Encouraging Faith Under Persecution

You can sit in a Buddhist temple and call on the Lord Jesus Christ. There’s a wave of fresh persecution against organized Christian religion in Asian countries this year. Although China gets a lot of ink on that issue, it’s … Continue reading

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Teachings of Jesus: Matthew 10:28-33

This is the ultimate otherworldly statement: This life is expendable; don’t cling to it. There is a life for each of us after this that no one can take from your Father. People love to nitpick over the precise meaning … Continue reading

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Teachings of Jesus: Matthew 10:16-22

We continue with the same context as in the previous lesson: Jesus gives His disciples a commission to share His haggadah on the Galilean preaching circuit. This is all under the Covenant of Moses, but specifically fitting in with rabbinical … Continue reading

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