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Paul, a Counter Cultural Icon

In our study of the New Testament, we often stress the Roman part of the culture in the first century, but that was mostly politics and military.  As you read past the first 4 books of the New Testament you realize that there was a strong Greek influence with language, religion and culture. The New… Read more »

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Your Big Mistake

2000 years ago Paul and Barnabas traveled around Asia minor planting churches, creating disciples, transforming a Greek god dominated religion to Christianity.  The trip originally included John Mark but when they went to Pamphylia, John Mark bailed.  We don’t really know why John Mark left the missionary work, but he did.  John Mark was a… Read more »

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Abraham, Excuses and the Moon god, Nanna

Over the past month or so I’ve been studying Abraham’s city of birth, Ur, through non-Christian sources.  I’d like to sum this up for emphasis sake, the city of Ur specifically worshiped the moon god Nanna.  He lived in a ziggurat and several buildings in that city were dedicated to him.  His crescent moon was… Read more »