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Do it yourself; don’t trust outsiders. This is the watchword for our time. If you need to do a certain thing, make darned sure you cannot do it before you contract it out. Even if it’s actually cheaper and better … Continue reading
The Nation of Israel was not a nation of laws, but of direct divine rule. Neither God nor Moses legislated; the Covenant was not fixed. It was merely the written expression of the Sovereign’s will, a revelation of His divine … Continue reading
I’m neither conservative nor liberal. Both of those terms presume a placement within the dominant culture. I rejected that a long time ago; I’m a primordial. I adhere to something that came before there was a Western Civilization. It’s a … Continue reading
This is what we are, church. Our world has been paved over by deception. It was designed to prevent the genuine life of heart-led faith, and it seemed to work for a time. Instead, it was built up for all … Continue reading
We have seen these lines before, at the end of Psalm 40. Standing alone, the context is subtly different. As a simple and short call for God’s help, it speaks of someone who has little opportunity to compose a more … Continue reading
This is very much a royal psalm, in the sense that it reflects the experience of someone in a high position of power. At the same time, people of lower social standing would recognize parts of this prayer of complaint … Continue reading
Nothing remarkable except that for late August it was refreshingly cool and cloudy today. I rode out on Henney to SE 59th just for the fun of climbing one long hill west-bound where the road humps over I-40. I headed … Continue reading
We exploit tribulation. Does anyone have to tell you that our current situation, at least here in the West, constitutes the condition the Bible calls “tribulation”? Not merely a social discomfort, but we are in the beginning of a global … Continue reading