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Jesus often sought solitude to pray. When someone discovers that their heart is a sensory organ in itself, that habit of Jesus makes an awful lot of sense that it didn’t before. Communion with unfallen nature is a divine treat, … Continue reading
How did a Gentile become a part of Israel? It was all a matter of the Covenant. Anyone who was willing to embrace the covenant in full could become a part of Israel, and it had nothing to do with … Continue reading
I stayed up way too late reading this stuff. Abraham is considered the founder and progenitor faith covenants. It is bluntly stated in the New Testament that we who embrace Christ are also true spiritual descendants of Abraham (see Galatians … Continue reading
I refer to a very long page at the Thinktank: Why couldn’t Israel take in the Amalekites like they did foreign survivors in Deut 20? I will allow you to read about the Amalekites if you like, but my point … Continue reading
Mysticism makes no sense without cynicism. First a quick review: You may recall the Aristotle assumed that this universe is all there is. He didn’t argue against the existence of deities and beings who were invisible to human perception, but … Continue reading