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A Heavenly Citizenship

[taken from my latest booklet: A Heavenly Citizenship: Living in a Strange Land.] I am tempted to raise the political issues of the day to point out how little relevance they have in our lives other than to fret us … Continue reading

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A Study in Oness

[taken from the Introduction to “The Henotic Relationship:  A Study in Oneness“] …a man leaves his father and mother and is united to his wife, and they become one flesh. To be more precise, what is the meaning of the  … Continue reading

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Justified by Faith

[taken from: Translating God: The Problem with Grace] Is our salvation a declaration of our righteousness,⁠1 a vicarious imputation of Christ’s righteousness,⁠2 or a quality of our new nature?⁠3  All three! There is a work begun in each believer that … Continue reading

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Riches and Prosperity in The OT

The Hebrew language supports a cultural interpretation of wealth as possessions, such as, land, crops, flocks and herds.  With a covenantal theocracy these were blessings promised by God congruent with Israel’s faithfulness to serve Him and Him only. …an agreement … Continue reading

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Isaiah 53

Isaiah 53 is an incredible prophecy—by his own admission in verse 1—which cannot be discarded as uninspired or not revelatory without at the same time a total disregard for the honest and reasonable explanation a simple reading of the text … Continue reading

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The Benefit of Giving

Psalms 112:5 came to my attention recently when a friend and I muddled through some ideas that seemed to suggest its meaning. A good man sheweth favour, and lendeth: he will guide his affairs with discretion. – KJV It is … Continue reading

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Praise Him!!

There are many reasons for believing in God. Our reasons may be as individual as each one’s christian experience or as collectively appreciated as a scriptural promise that is shared by many or all believers. I have searched to understand … Continue reading

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Jonah’s Distress

Sometimes a need to confirm a theological point of view hides a scriptural message that ought to be evident within the sacred text. Remember Jonah? …who according to his own testimony was 3 days in the “womb of the grave” … Continue reading

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The First Missionary

[Taken from my newest pamphlet: Understanding God: The Problem With Grace] The first missionary ever to leave the comforts of familiar surroundings and loving companions was God Himself in the person of His Son.  The language barrier should not be … Continue reading

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Understanding God

[Taken from my newest pamphlet: Understanding God: The Problem With Grace] John Reuchlin, (d. 1522), who was the father of Hebrew philology among Christians, in determining the Old Testament Canon adhered almost entirely to Jewish tradition. But the field of … Continue reading

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