Tag Archives: covenants

They Need Heart-Led

Radix Fidem is our covenant, our approach to doing religion together. The Kiln of the Soul online parish is my implementation of Radix Fidem. Anyone can take the idea of Radix Fidem and run with it; nobody needs my permission. … Continue reading

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Closer to Heaven

Paul’s Letter to the Roman Christians makes it plain that there is nothing we can do on our end to get ourselves or other people into Heaven. The one thing we can do on this level is share the heart-led … Continue reading

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Teachings of Jesus — John 8:31-47

Faith is not an ethnic identity. The issue here is not who was born of Abraham, but who embraced Abraham’s faith. On the surface, the English translations of this passage can be somewhat confusing. If these folks began believing in … Continue reading

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It’s All about the Sheep

If you read the previous post, you might have caught an underlying passion of mine: the Lord’s sheep. Jesus spent way more time dealing with the lost sheep of nation than anyone else. He had compassion on them and saw … Continue reading

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In the Lord’s Service

I am a soldier by divine calling. It’s not my vocation, but it does help to explain how I get things done. I tolerate conditions I can’t control and faithfully engage the mission. Traditional pacifism is a lie. The Bible … Continue reading

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Theology and Practice — Divine Sovereignty

No sooner do I announce an intermission and I get a very good question. The doctrine of Divine Sovereignty includes several related theological controversies, most notably predestination. The problem is that most of what is out there rests on some … Continue reading

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Theology and Practice: Evangelism

We seek and keep shalom. We live by the Covenant and shalom is the whole point. It’s more than just the blessings granted to obedience; it is obedience itself. Biblical Law is its own reward. It is harmony with reality. … Continue reading

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