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This is where I spend time I don’t have to post learning tools, articles, and podcasts. It’s really my excuse for hiring a lawn service.


My Latest Posts:

High Priest

More powerful lyrics by Shai Linne (compare to Lev 16). He writes this from the perspective of the High Priest facing the day of Yom Kippur, when he fears going into the holy of Holies. There’s commotion in my brain, strange is the notionWords cannot explain my range of emotionI’m speechless, my flaws exposed and…

Apathy in the Local Church

It has been brought to my attention by a student, concerned for the church and our country, that I may be assigning the causality of apathy in local churches to Western democratic styles of government and from people “doing what is right in their own eyes.” A theory was then put forth that it is…

Jubilee Observances: Past, Present, and Future

Belinda J. asks: Is this [Jubilee] still a thing in Jewish religion? When we understand what the year of Jubilee is, then we can understand whether or not that year could be observed today. Leviticus 25 is a chair passage concerning this topic. I highly recommend anyone interested in this topic to read the details…

The Abrahamic Covenant

Steve H. asks about the Abrahamic Covenant: I know it is often treated as one covenant, but it seems to me to be at least three covenants. They are closely related, but slightly different. The first is Genesis 15:18 and has to do with the descendants of Abram (which would include Ishmael) and the lands…