Frankly, I believe we do a disservice to the church and Christian marriages by “cleaning” up the innuendo found in Songs with application to Christ and the church. The book is risque and suggestive. It is meant to be. I stand with Lewis and Chesterton in the assertion that God is sexy. … Read More Is Jesus the rose of Sharon? I hope not.
If God had placed Adam in the Garden and provided for all his needs, without also providing the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil, he would have been no better than a slave owner. God knew that to care for a man without giving him the choice to leave, is owning a slave. Without the tree, Adam would have had no choice in the matter; no freedom. That is not good, and God is good.… Read More God Loves Freedom
Ancient Hebrew is considered a rich language. That means it doesn’t have a large vocabulary, but each word carries many meanings. As opposed to English, which has a huge lexicon and distinct meanings. Ancient Hebrew is filled with innuendo because of this. One word is loaded. The more you understand the culture, the history and the circumstance the deeper the words become.… Read More Hebrew is Heavy
It was forbidden to use these perfumes for any other purpose than in the tabernacle. God designed the power of scent. He understands its power. This was the special smell of worship.… Read More Phew! What Smells?
This little verse makes it clear that if something is not revealed, it does not belong to us. Trying to take what is not ours, is stealing. Worrying about the unknown is forbidden. It is secret or occult (hidden) knowledge; off-limits.… Read More The Occult* Property of God