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Yet Another Discussion of Law and Grace

My religion is Christian Mysticism. I’m sure you’ll associate all kinds of ideas with that, and most of them will be wrong, but it’s the closest I can get for you, because I am not part of the mainstream. That’s … Continue reading

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Faking It

I’m not essential to Radix Fidem; I’m just the guy who kicked the door open so everyone else could find out what’s been hidden from them for ages. Over and over again, folks, you are the apostles and missionaries and … Continue reading

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Many Are Called; Few Respond

We cannot know what Adam and Eve knew when they ate the Forbidden Fruit. We do get the feeling they were led astray, which is what we would expect. Satan came to them as a powerful archangel and they respected … Continue reading

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Another Religious Word: Discipleship

“Make disciples of all the nations,” Jesus said (Matthew 28:19). During my adult life, I recall when the word “discipleship” became a big thing during the late 1970s. It’s one of several competing themes in the mainstream religious market that … Continue reading

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Boundary or Not

To many Christians, I sound like a conspiracy theorist when I mention the Hellenizing of Hebrew religion into Judaism. It’s particularly odd when any decent Bible college teaches the widely known history of Post-Exile Jerusalem. They talk about the conquests … Continue reading

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Not a Replacement

We do not support Replacement Theology. The Covenant of Moses was unique, a singular example of God choosing one nation as His sole representatives on earth. Their mission was to exhibit His revelation, to breathe life into it by living … Continue reading

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Faith Does Not Compute

Here we take a short tour through the history of Western Christian theology. Our attention is focused on the business of fallen nature and human reason. First, we have to understand that Hebrew Scriptures assume a wholly different anthropology from … Continue reading

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