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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
You may not have anything to gain by reading this, but I really need to write it for my own sanity. On this blog, it’s a given that the mainstream media is lying. Not just the so-called “liberal press,” but … Continue reading
This blog focuses on practical applications of a peculiar outlook, an outlook we call Christian Mysticism. It’s title — Do What’s Right — points back to that mission. It’s about knowing what is right and then doing it. To get … Continue reading
Sometimes you have to state the obvious. Western minds are obsessed with the question of what defines a good person, and how we become good people. The biblical approach is completely different. The underlying assumption is that there are no … Continue reading
5. It’s Natural We were designed as stewards over a portion of God’s Creation. Adam and Eve first had eternal bodies, unlike the rest of Creation, which is supposed to exist in a life and death cycle. The actual passing … Continue reading
Part 3 (exploring Biblical Law) 1. Conceptualizing We need to think in terms of Biblical Law. It’s a blessing from God that we have the written record of the Covenant of Moses, for it exemplifies Noah, which remains in effect. … Continue reading