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Tag Archives: ANE
The neocons overlap significantly with evangelical Zionist voters and influencers. Trump was catering to this audience when he ordered the assassination of Gen. Qassem Soleimani. He flat out lied about plans to attack American forces; the Iranians have been very … Continue reading
Just rattling my own cage here… I spotted an article this morning by Bionic Mosquito on Early Church History. He points out that we can learn a little about how Roman intelligentsia viewed Christian faith and its Hebrew roots from … Continue reading
Nimrod was relatively open and honest about his plans in Babylon. That’s the way it was with the ancients; they seldom saw a need to hide their strategy, only some tactics along the way. And why not? The “little people” … Continue reading
Let me share a few notes on Biblical Law. The fundamental frame of reference is both Ancient Near Eastern (ANE) feudalism and covenants. In most biblical references, “law” is simply a bad translation for words that indicate “covenant.” The meaning … Continue reading
God does not punish people; He punishes sin. People get hit with wrath because they are clinging to the sin He punishes. This is why it looks random to so many Westerners, because they simply cannot grasp the notion of … Continue reading
8. Divine Justice No matter how much we could write or say, nothing replaces the heart-led passion of conviction. Conviction burns with the fire of divine justice. The only question then is adapting our thinking and our gut reactions to … Continue reading