Our Future from our Past

At the beginning I announce the end, proclaim in advance things not yet done; and I say that my plan will hold, I will do everything I please to do. Isa 46:10 Many people use this verse to say that God knows the end already from the beginning. The verb translated as “proclaim” does meanRead moreOur Future from our Past

God in different Worldviews

Rely on the Lord with all your heart, and do not rely on your understanding. Proverbs 3:5 For premodern, traditionally thinking people, it is the most natural thing in the world: God exists, He has given us His Word, the Word is true, and proves that God exists. And if that is not enough proofRead moreGod in different Worldviews

Positive Disintegration

“Don’t suppose that I have come to bring peace to the Land. It is not peace I have come to bring, but a sword! Matthew 10:34 Most people fit in. They do what they are expected to do, and believe what they are expected to believe or even told to believe. This is especially trueRead morePositive Disintegration

Is fear a Spirit?

For God has not given us a spirit of timidity, but the spirit of power, love, and prudence. Timothy 1: 7 For many years I have understood this verse fundamentally and fundamentally wrong. The translation This is mainly due to the translations and teaching I received. What bothers me about the translation: The first half-sentenceRead moreIs fear a Spirit?

What is a Spirit?

God is spirit. John 4:24 The word used for spirit in the New Testament is pneuma, in the Old it is ruach. Both mean wind, breath, spirit. The Definition But in their meaning of spirit, they have several distinct connotations: As in the English phrase in the spirit of, it can mean following the strainRead moreWhat is a Spirit?

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