Punishment and Grace

And in anger his master turned him over to the jailers for punishment until he paid back everything he owed. Mat 18:34 We know the story in Matthew 18: There is a servant that owes his king something like 164’000 years worth of salary of an average worker. The king wants to sell him andRead morePunishment and Grace


The naive believes everything, But the sensible man considers his steps. Pro 14:15 All my life, whenever my mind was tickled, it actually answered with a storm of thoughts. For years, this was too much for me. All those sensations. So I turned off most of them. I did not smell or taste any longer,Read moreOverexcitability

A Wolf among Wolves

“You think Yoda stops teaching, just because his student does not want to hear? A teacher Yoda is. Yoda teaches like drunkards drink, like killers kill.” Yoda He said to them, “So then, every Torah-teacher who has been made into a talmid for the Kingdom of Heaven is like the owner of a home whoRead moreA Wolf among Wolves


Love your neighbor as yourself. Lev 19:18 What is needed to love your neighbour? Several things actually. First, you have to be aware that your neighbour is not you. That is not as trivial as you might think. Babies do not know that things are separate from them. They have no self-consciousness. Actually, they onlyRead morePerspectives

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

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