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St. Paul’s Advice on Premarital Sex

1 Cor. 7:36-38      So, does the apostle Paul say anything about premarital sex? I think he addresses a specific component of it in the seventh chapter to the Corinthians. However, one cannot make wide generalizations about what he … Continue reading

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New Translations of Paul by Paul

  It’s been a while since I’ve posted – not because I’m not working but because I’m working on what I think is a more accurate translation of the apostle Paul’s letters. Why the heck am I doing that? I … Continue reading

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Who Enters the Kingdom First?

Matt. 21:23-32       In my book about the kingdom of heaven for today, I wrote a chapter listing the people who the apostle Paul and Jesus said would not inherit the kingdom. This is Jesus’s list:  (1) Those who … Continue reading

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Binding and Loosing in Love

Matt. 18:15-20       What does it mean to bind something on earth or to loose something on earth? And how will our binding and loosing have an effect in heaven?      It’s no accident that this text on binding and … Continue reading

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Healing the Disease of Racism

       It’s time I weighed in on racism. I went to my weekly spiritually gathering last night and a topic came up concerning how one might deal with problems in the world. One suggestion from ancient wisdom teachings is … Continue reading

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What Does Perishing Mean?

       My interest in the Greek text and the English translations has led me to conclude that translation is more subjective than most people think. Most notably are the translations of the divorce and remarriage texts that I … Continue reading

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The Great Commission Explained in 165 Words

Matt. 28:16-20  The Greek word for disciples means “students.” The Greek word for baptize means “immerse or overwhelm.” In biblical times, a person’s name was a reference to his/her nature or character. David means “the beloved.” Abraham means “the father … Continue reading

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Two eBooks FREE Today

       Today you can download two of my ebooks that have never been in a special promotion for FREE. I hope you can take advantage of it. I listed them in yesterday’s blog post, but wouldn’t you know it, I … Continue reading

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The Pure Milk of the Word

  1 Peter 2:2-10   &   John 14:1-14          If you were given some crayons and paper and your goal was to draw an image of God, what would you draw? We start developing an image of God when we are … Continue reading

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Bible Translation Changes Are Needed

Matthew 5:17-20      More than ever, I believe we need a better translation of the Bible. I say that about the New Testament because I’m focused on Christian teachings. The Jews can do whatever they want with their holy writings. … Continue reading

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