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Monthly Archives: November, 2013

Do not add an extra clause to the marriage covenant after it has been ratified

To give a human example, brothers: even with a man-made covenant, no one annuls it or adds to it once it has been ratified. (Gal 3:15) A man-made covenant is a formal agreement made between two parties. The parties can be individuals, corporations, cities, nation states, or rulers and their subjects,  Once the promises and …

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The Teaching that a Husband/Father is Priest to His Family is Unbiblical and Promotes Abuse (Part 2)

This post is part two in this series in which I am rejecting the common patriocentric teaching that the husband/father is the priest of his wife and children. This teaching is contrary to Scripture and promotes abuse. The only priesthood in the New Covenant is the High Priesthood of Christ and the priesthood of all …

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He is such a worthless man that one cannot speak to him.

Does that title sound harsh and judgemental? Many Christians think it’s wrong to describe a person — for example, a man who abuses his wife — as such a worthless man that one cannot speak to him. But those words are a quote from the Bible. We have become milksops when we can’t call a spade …

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Gaslighters in the Bible

Any of this sound familiar? Dathan and Abiram Numbers 16:12-13  And Moses sent to call Dathan and Abiram the sons of Eliab, and they said, “We will not come up. Is it a small thing that you have brought us up out of a land flowing with milk and honey, to kill us in the …

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The Teaching that a Husband/Father is Priest to His Family is Unbiblical and Promotes Abuse (Part 1)

This office of mediator between God and man is proper only to Christ, who is the prophet, priest, and king of the church of God; and may not be either in whole, or any part thereof, transferred from him to any other ( 1 Timothy 2:5 ).  The London Confession of Faith, Chapter 8, Of Christ the Mediator …

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A New Way to Look at Jabs

I have not read Second Corinthians in about two years. It was once my favorite book because I always felt like Paul is baring his soul. No apologies . . . not real worried about TMI . . . sadness, disappointment, over-flowing cup of joy . . . the works. Paul experiences the entire spectrum of …

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