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The most important task of prophecy is revealing God’s divine moral character. The question of what the future holds always rests on how we as fallen creatures respond to divine revelation. Granted, there are some matters that God controls rather … Continue reading
Let’s add some definition to yesterday’s post. In a covenant community, one of the most critical issues for leadership is watching out for actions that threaten the covering of God. We’ve discussed “covering” in this context before: It’s God’s protection. … Continue reading
God protected Israel when she was faithful to the Covenant. Take the time to analyze the broader history of the Ancient Near East. You will see that Israel rose on the collapse of one older and fading empire, and conquered … Continue reading
We aren’t taking scalps. The mission of exposing sin is not about the big named individuals we might bring down. That will surely happen, but it’s not the focus. Exposing sin is not about the sinners, but the sin. We … Continue reading
This blog focuses on practical applications of a peculiar outlook, an outlook we call Christian Mysticism. It’s title — Do What’s Right — points back to that mission. It’s about knowing what is right and then doing it. To get … Continue reading
We live in a Western world, and it is our duty to understand it. Otherwise, we cannot offer God’s antidote to the failures of Western Civilization. Hear a principle of Biblical Law: Covenant trumps every other consideration. All Law Covenants … Continue reading
Maybe I need a t-shirt that says, “This is what TOXIC MASCULINITY looks like.” I’ve gotten significant push-back from people who don’t understand the difference between just and unjust killing. I’m convinced it’s a prejudice from our Western heritage. You … Continue reading
The Bible addresses us in our fallen state. It says precious little of what came before, or what will follow after the Fall. This is mostly because fallen humans cannot comprehend life without mortality, or an existence not bound by … Continue reading