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What did that innocent lamb ever do to you? The Lord set the pattern in the Garden after the Fall. In reading the narrative, you are supposed to understand that something about this whole thing required blood shed. That’s the … Continue reading
We cannot judge things by any human standard. We must view reality from the biblical perspective, the revelation of our Creator. Scripture skips over an awful lot of concurrent human history to point out the slender thread of revelation. Some … Continue reading
There is a churchian version of the Talmud. It is a very large body of traditions arising over Scripture that are not part of Scripture. What most church folks fail to realize is that the Judaizers largely succeeded in their … Continue reading
First, two passages from Deuteronomy. “Remember what Amalek did to you on the way as you were coming out of Egypt, how he met you on the way and attacked your rear ranks, all the stragglers at your rear, when … Continue reading
This could easily be one of the most difficult lessons to understand. The ancient Hebrew people did not have a theology, per se. They had the Covenant of Moses which said very little about theology. Moses clearly believed in a … Continue reading
(This is the last in the series before I turn it into a book. You can always ask questions anytime, but if you want any additional issues covered in the book, you need to shoot me the questions in the … Continue reading
4. From Conquest to Collapse The Nation of Israel had a mission from God. They were chosen to live in such a way as to reveal that what God was offering was the best we can hope for in this … Continue reading
3. Abraham through Moses Ask the Hebrew people and their primary ancestor is Abraham, so we’ll start there. We know he first appears as a resident of Ur. His ethnic identity is unknown, but we do know something about his … Continue reading
In English, His proper name is Jehovah. He still answers to a lot of other things, but the business of worship is “calling on the name of the Lord.” That is a very ancient phrase that refers to celebrating the … Continue reading