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I still love reading history that is well written, even when the underlying viewpoints are contrary to my faith. Indeed, virtually no one telling history today even understands the Radix Fidem approach, much less embraces it. We don’t expect much … Continue reading
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
There is no room for anything resembling democracy in the Bible. There’s a reason for that: You cannot know God or His Son without first acknowledging Him as your feudal master. That’s the essential entry point into faith. The revelation … Continue reading
6. Loose Ends Biblical Law is just another term for following Christ. Covenants are a continuum from the Law Covenants up through faith covenant. The difference is how you approach it; it is what’s inside of you. The covenant that … Continue reading
4. Privileges Jesus offers the same shalom as with the Covenant of Moses, but it still requires covenant faithfulness. Jesus is the Lord of His covenant household. He promises all the blessings Israel could have had, and much more, but … Continue reading
Let’s return to the contemplation of law and faith. What we call the Law Covenants in the Old Testament always aimed at a covenant of faith. The Law Covenants addressed communities, and helped people focus on the necessities of life … Continue reading