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Essay #34 The Cross and the Garment

What is a cross? The cross is a horizontal object bisected, perpendicularly, by a vertical object, with one third of the vertical object above the intersection and two thirds below. That’s it, nothing more or less. Two objects that intersect in space and time.  The horizontal piece says to the vertical piece, “Hey, I will […]

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#33 The Accursed Thing Part II

“But the children of Israel committed a trespass in the accursed thing: for Achan, the son of Carmi, the son of Zabdi, the son of Zerah, of the tribe of Judah, took of the accursed thing: and the anger of the Lord was kindled against the children of Israel.” (Deuteronomy 7:1) As God had said […]

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Essay #29 Deuternonomy

There are 959 verses in Deuteronomy. By my count there are over 125 verses, plus the entire 13th chapter, that warn the nation of Israel not be like the nations in Canaan. Deuteronomy can be broken into distinct sets of ideas:  What God has done for Israel, how Israel responded (both good and bad), how […]

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Essay #14 Nimrod’s Land of Shinar

The land of Shinar was vile and it’s first king would be a theological type of anti-christ:  A despot,  representing himself as the messiah/savior,  promoting a false gospel/religion, harshly discriminating those who reject him and compelling obedience by force from those who follow him. Using his false gospel as a tool of manipulation or outright […]

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Popish Foolery

Pope Francis’ Fratelli Tutti challenges biblical authority, rejects revelation dictating human action (economics) and replaces God’s principles with totalitarianism. The church of Revelation 17 and political economy of Revelation 18 joined hand in hand. The thesis of Fratelli Tutti is the need to remold human society in the bounds of love and social concern.  The […]

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Essay #28 Moses

How is a civilization to grow or a people to become a great nation when they do not know the God who created them, and they succumb to the nature of the human heart? “The heart is deceitful above all things and desperately wicked: who can know it?”.  Jeremiah 17:9. Without rules and the authority […]

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Essay#11 Nimrod “Mighty Hunter In/Upon the Earth”

Nimrod is characterized in Genesis 10:8 and in I Chronicles 4:10 in the same way, “he began to be a mighty one in the earth” in Genesis 10:5 and “he began to be a mighty one upon the earth” in I Chronicles 4:10. The english word mighty is translated from over twenty different Hebrew words according […]

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Essay #19 Abraham’s World

Essay #19 Abraham’s World History is important.  Historians, not so much (my sincere apologies to an eminently qualified historian and friend, Mark Edwards.) The history of the world was, is and will be written by God.  Unregenerate man will argue all manner of nonsense to explain how human action in the past brings us to […]

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Essay #24: The Import of Sarah’s Tomb

From God’s Word, we know: God created the world (property) and all that is in it and gave it to man to use for man’s best interest and God’s glory. God instructed Adam to be “fruitful, multiply, replenish, have dominion”. Man’s disobeyed God by eating from the tree of life.  Sin permeates and corrupts the […]

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Essay #23 Law, Property and Sarah’s Tomb

Moving forward in the timeline we see more examples of man obeying God’s command to be “fruitful, multiple, replenish and subdue”.  The genealogies of Genesis show that the individuals that received the direct command, Adam and Noah, were still living when their descendants fulfilled the command.  It is reasonable to assume that the command was […]