Tag Archives: old covenant

The Mountain and The Law–Stating the Obvious

In my neck-of-the-woods, there is a common reference that all the locals know. Whenever someone who has spent any length of time in Washington State hears the reference, “the Mountain”, they instantly know to what the speaker is referring. We … Continue reading

Posted in Approaching Scripture, Christian Gospel | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Holy Amnesia…It Is Worth Remembering

Forget what you were told to remember. Where is the sanity in such instruction? The call is for holy amnesia. Our Wineskins study is now considering the direct biblical evidence for whether or not Christians are under the Old Covenant, … Continue reading

Posted in Wineskins Family Study | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Terms of Disagreement with Disastrous Consequences

Two conversations this week highlighted the confusion surrounding the terms Covenant and Testament as they apply to defining Scripture. The first was a pleasant enough interaction with the owner of a company. We were reveling in the discovery that both … Continue reading

Posted in Approaching Scripture | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sterile for Life

It is an irony of modern medicine in that it succeeds in preserving human life by sterilizing away all other forms of life. Take a life to give a life, so to speak. In some ways, the same phenomena applies … Continue reading

Posted in Wineskins Family Study | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Siesta Fervor – It Doesn’t Get Any Better

As any artist will confirm, there is something almost magical when a designer injects something of themselves into their creative art. The subject takes on more than just an objective purpose or subjective identity; it quite literally reflects part of the life … Continue reading

Posted in Wineskins Family Study | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Desperate Times call for Desperate People

Times had become desperate and intervention was imminent. Few were going to make it out alive. Not even the animals could escape this one. The events set in motion would forever change the face of the earth. Such were the … Continue reading

Posted in Wineskins Family Study | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Jockeying for First Place

Human desires are beauty in motion; an explosive and passionate display of thoroughbred energy. When unleashed from their gates, they produce a rush of adrenaline and excitement that will marvel even the most distant spectator. But, when undirected, they reek havok on and off … Continue reading

Posted in Wineskins Family Study | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Pureeing Meat for Young Palates

Every couple of days we sit together as a family and each of us takes turns reading a paragraph from the opening pages of Wineskins. It is a slow, but steady progression that calls for additional explanation of large words … Continue reading

Posted in Wineskins Family Study | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Kid-a-fying Theology for Family Time

Why is it that those closest to us are often neglected from the benefits offered in ministry to others? I spent several years researching and writing Wineskins and it only recently dawned on me (as a result of my wife’s … Continue reading

Posted in Wineskins Family Study | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment