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Covenant Limitations

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

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How Divine Truth Works

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

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The Babylon Conspiracy — Again

What separates me from the conspiracy theorists is that I am quite certain the conspiracies could not possibly succeed. I still believe that those conspiracies exist, and the people involved certainly do believe their plans could work, but that’s a … Continue reading

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Mercy in Vast Supply

Civility is the art of living with others while causing the least friction possible. It means not taking offense at every little thing, but employing patience and allowing people to be themselves as much as possible. By extension, we know … Continue reading

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Addenda to the Bible Lesson

Ref: Teachings of Jesus: John 11:1-46 Let me drill down a little deeper into Jesus’ comment in verses 9-10. He said this as a parable about the Jews who threatened His life. Take a look at this translation (MKJV): Jesus … Continue reading

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Teachings of Jesus — John 8:48-59

The world uses a lot of excuses to avoid dealing with the issue of Jesus as the Son of God. This passage of John has been ignored, twisted, and sometimes cut out of the Bible on the flimsiest grounds because … Continue reading

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Teachings of Jesus — John 8:21-30

A critical element in divine revelation is ensuring that no one has any excuse when they stand before divine judgment. This explains why Jesus spent so much time explaining things to those who would never believe His message. This is … Continue reading

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