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Precept 11 – Grace

YHVH (the LORD), the Creator and God (Elohim) who reveals Himself so wonderfully in the Law and the Prophets, is no different that the Elohim spoken of in the New Testament. YHVH does not change and His word endures forever. To think otherwise is to harbor a false image in our mind that will prevent us from seeing and living in His eternal kingdom. Correcting these false images and providing the intellectual tools to search out the truth of the scriptures for ourselves is the purpose of this series of writings.

One of the greatest false images that we embrace in our minds and then incorporate into our actions is a false image of what “grace” actually is. The majority of those who call themselves Christians have used this false idea of grace as a “get out of jail free card.Continue reading Precept 11 – Grace

Something Wicked This Way Comes: But Precisely Whose Fault Is It Anyway?

I am not the author of this excellent note. It is written by Avi ben Mordechai

 

To anyone who might say, “we’re on the road to recovery” and/or “everything will turn around and life is going to get better, you’ll see,” and “we’ll get through this because love is the answer,” I have news for you: we’re not on any road to recovery and things are not going to get better. Rather, we can expect things to get a lot worse. Hang on for dear life because the rough ride is yet to come and it is going to get forcefully bumpy. This article however, is not about the ride. It’s about telling it like it is and pointing at the real culprits for our problems. Indeed, something wicked this way comes. But precisely, whose fault is it? Continue reading Something Wicked This Way Comes: But Precisely Whose Fault Is It Anyway?