Creating a New Nation
The Hebrew Bible (Old Testament) has many stories in which beings typically identified as “an angel of the LORD ”, or just “angel”, is depicted interacting with people as, apparently, another person. What can we learn about these persons from the texts? More than you might think.
The premise of this note is that in order to rescue this civilization, Christ Himself is going to have to “appear” in the world to demonstrate to its inhabitants that He is the way, the truth, and the life. And, since we Christians are the members of His body on earth, that job falls to us.
In a simpler, less jaundiced time, the average American actually believed what “experts” said. That’s because their comments were based on their expertise, not their political views. Alas, those days are a faded memory.
Egotism as the Root of Our Troubles
Why a human Jesus? Wasn't there another way?
How did Paul see "all Israel" being saved?
The Inversion of Virtue
Did God Deceive Israel?
Love Your Neighbor as Yourself