Tag Archives: Noah’s Covenant

Kiln blog: The Nuclear Option of Faith

Teaser — When your heart belongs wholly to Christ, and you strive to walk by that heart of faith, you will inevitably encounter resistance from a sinful world. We must always keep before us that our real enemy is Satan … Continue reading

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For Example, Racism

For all that is in the world — the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life — is not of the Father but is of the world. (1 John 2:16 NKJV) I’ve covered … Continue reading

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Non-partisan Support

We don’t encourage activism because it brings you too close to idolatry. It traps you in the Western mode of thinking and material reality. We don’t promote “Christian” virtues as law because it reduces religion to mere legalism. What we … Continue reading

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Kiln blog: Why Noah’s Law?

Excerpt — Many Americans, Christians in particular, struggle with the where to draw the line between parable and literal meaning. I use the term “Two Realms” to point out a teaching that is greatly needed in postmodern Western Christian thinking, … Continue reading

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Elder and Judge

Eldercraft is my term for the collection of skills and experiences necessary for being a biblical elder. We define “elder” as half of the leadership team described in the Bible as God’s Two Witnesses: priest and king. A biblical king … Continue reading

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Noah and Cultural Identity

A distinctive cultural identity is required under Noah’s Covenant. In essence, the whole thing rests on the divine calling. God calls every human on this earth to live in a certain place and create a mode of life that implements … Continue reading

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How Bad Will It Be?

If you examine the record of Scripture, you can discern a thread of moral propriety in dealing with other nations. The starting point is to leave folks alone. In truth, this is the broad instinct of the Children of Israel. … Continue reading

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