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Heart-led Analysis of Living

It should seem obvious that, in order to read the Old Testament, one must read back into it the unstated assumptions the writers considered obvious. So we study the history of the Ancient Near East and do our best to … 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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The Fall of America 01

I sense the need to respond more broadly to some questions asked in private. Let me provide some context first as a sort of review. The US is doomed. America is under God’s wrath. Some of the cause for this … Continue reading

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Covenant Manhood 03

Do you understand that heart-led faith puts us far, far outside the mainstream? Mainstream wisdom may well overlap at times, but heart-led truth is a wholly different approach to life. While in some contexts our reticence is appropriate, keeping almost … Continue reading

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Religion versus Faith

Again: We cannot ape the ancient Hebrew society. We can learn from their ways and their covenant how to discern God’s moral character woven into Creation. Your own personal heart-led wisdom, and your sense of mission and calling for divine … Continue reading

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Carving the Carcass of the Fall

Over the years in my reading of scholarly literature about Church History, I’ve noticed a major problem with the literature. The whole sweep of Church History published in English, and even a great deal of translated works from other languages, … Continue reading

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Look in the Mirror

Take a moment to review Galatians 6:1-5 and 1 Corinthians 10:12-13. Western society in general, and American society in particular, is schizophrenic about sex. We still have this pervasive, if not always conscious, mythology about the Fall as primarily an … Continue reading

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