Category Archives: Anatomy of the Spiritual Situation

The Judgment of the Gods

Yes, there were other gods, and yes, they were real beings.  This should be widely known, but it has become the work of a great many pulpits to obscure this fact.  Along with it is obscured the fact that the … Continue reading

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Who Were the “Kings of the Earth”?

I have been reading and pondering for years, and I have a hunch that “kings of the earth” in the Bible is not a reference to human heads of state, but to angels who once exerted some manner of rule … Continue reading

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The Spirit of the World

Most are aware of the indwelling of the Holy Spirit, which was available to Christians in the ekklesia in the First Century.  Most are also familiar with the demon possessions that seem to have been frequent at that time.  The … Continue reading

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Angels as “Stars” in the Bible

One passage in the Bible makes an unmistakeable reference to angels as “stars”.  Here it is: Revelation 1:20 The mystery of the seven stars which you saw in My right hand, and the seven golden lampstands: The seven stars are the … Continue reading

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Explaining the Angels

This topic is extremely important–and probably in more ways that I understand so far.  It could probably turn into a book in its own right, but for now, these simple notes will have to do. To most believers, the angels … Continue reading

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Angels Overseeing Congregations

Perhaps it will surprise you to learn that the congregations of Jesus’ ekklesia seem to have had their own overseeing angels.  The only direct evidence we have of this fact are the beginnings of each of the seven letters in … Continue reading

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Understanding Baptism in the Ekklesia

Perhaps few topics of Christian doctrine are more frequently and hotly debated than is baptism.  As with many other obsolete features of the ekklesia, it is widely misunderstood and misapplied by many today.  Just to frame this conversation, let me … Continue reading

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The Spiritual Warfare of the Ekklesia

This article is intended to present a “big picture” of what was going on in the middle of the First Century AD with regard to God and his followers.  What follows will be mostly excerpts from the Bible with a … Continue reading

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