Tag Archives: biblical morality

Biblical Morals in War

If we are going to follow Christ, we cannot afford to insert into our religion a value system that He did not hold. If there’s one thing this blog shouts out repeatedly, it’s that Western morals do not reflect those … Continue reading

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On the Evils of Chivalry

Let’s not get bogged down in the details. What Westerners in general, and Americans in particular, laud as good moral guidelines stands in flat contradiction to the Bible. Broadly, chivalry as a body of lore arising from the European Middle … Continue reading

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Perceptual Surgery

Ref: Genesis 3:24; 2 Timothy 2:15 and Hebrews 4:12 Self-regard is one edge of the sword. I don’t take myself seriously in part because I don’t take fallen humanity seriously. Cynicism is a sword that works best when it cuts … Continue reading

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Stop That Thief

Satan cannot create; he can only pervert what God has created. Let’s get down to business: We are fallen. Until we embrace that painful truth in the fullness of what it means and how far it goes, we cannot hope … Continue reading

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Naked and Invested

Humans do have instincts. Conceptually, it’s probably useful to think of them as part of your lower brain at the bottom of your spine, what I jokingly call the “butt-brain”. It’s the center of your body consciousness and the functions … Continue reading

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Added to Archives: Omnisexual

I had put this aside because the original needed extensive editing, but forgot to finish it all the other stuff I was doing. Here it is: Omnisexual [PDF]. This is where I eviscerate the political debate about gay rights. Christians … Continue reading

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Heart of Faith: Chapter 3

Chapter 3 — Rebuilding Redemption The science is clear enough as far as it goes. Because of the Western bias against a higher faculty in the human soul, a common assumption is that anything not rational is something less. Often … Continue reading

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Heart of Faith: Intro

It’s a tragedy of Western culture that relegates the heart to a mere metaphor of human emotion. Ours is the only culture that does that; every other civilization seems to have understood that the heart is quite literally the seat … Continue reading

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Proverbs 6

It’s going to sound like Solomon is beating the same drums over and over. However, it is our cultural insensitivity that keeps us from recognizing that this is a different song. There is a subtle shift in emphasis that is … Continue reading

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BLDJ: Chapter 4

In essence, the Law of Noah is hard-wired into human nature. That is, the Law of Noah reflects what God revealed as the best way to live after the Fall. It would prevent the necessity of another global destruction of … Continue reading

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