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Damned Acquisitiveness

We need a different culture altogether. During my time in the military, I labored under several conflicting moral influences. I knew I was bound to Christ and high moral standards. But I was falsely led to believe that such high … Continue reading

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Yanking the Covers Off

Another dose of my madness… Let’s imagine that Israel is granted all she demands from the world at large. We’ve already seen historically that she is a bottomless pit. No matter what anyone or everyone agrees to, there’s always something … Continue reading

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Contextual Law and Divorce

We struggle against a vast ocean of cultural bias against revelation. For example: Do you understand that communion and spiritual unity demands individuality? If you are not reaching for the fullness of your heritage in Christ as a unique individual … Continue reading

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Burned on the Altar of Mammon

A nuclear bomb creates a hellish mess. Then it’s over. With most nuclear weapons, the radiation isn’t really the point; it’s all about the destructive power. So while radioactive fallout is a problem, it’s relatively minor in comparison to whatever … Continue reading

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Law versus Law

We operate in a context of human laws that are founded on flouting God’s Law. The Law Covenants reflect the nature of Creation itself. They reveal the moral character of the Creator, and we should hardly be surprised that His … Continue reading

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Reprise: Moral Reasoning

We’ve picked up a crop of new subscribers lately. It’s time for one of those periodic restatements of faith. This time I’ll emphasize the basis for our moral reasoning here. Our fallen nature rests on trusting the intellect to handle … Continue reading

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My Father’s World, Part 5

Aside from Acts and Paul’s letters, we know very little about early spiritual gifts. In Corinth it’s all about glossolalia. Outside of Corinth, we hear most about prophecy and healing miracles. The historical records of church history since that time … Continue reading

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