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Principle: Two Become One.

Blood covenant is the highest level of covenant, and as such, it has the highest requirement of giving. Keep in mind that the amount of giving is always equal. In this case, equality is not determined by apportioning out each … Continue reading

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Principle: Death And New Life.

Blood covenant requires a sacrifice of one’s very life, but out of the death of two a new life emerges. Death resulting in life is a prime characteristic of blood covenant. The death, of course, is a sacrificial death of … Continue reading

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Principle: Biblical Covenant Is Hidden In Commonality.

Covenant is common to life. Even when evidence of covenant is limited to human relationships, covenants abound. Actually, they more than abound … they proliferate. The commonality principle tells us the best hiding place for something is among many similar … Continue reading

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Principle: Giving Must Be Considered To Be Of Equal Value.

In legal contracts, the amount of giving is often defined in writing. Less formal relationships such as friends usually define the necessary giving in an unwritten and sometimes unspoken agreement. In these cases, expectations can cause friction, but after a … Continue reading

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PRINCIPLE: Covenant Relationships Require Mutual Giving.

The art of relationship building, i. e. covenant making, is founded on the idea of mutual giving. Parties focused on receiving will never have a successful relationship, and strife will be their master. Division will ultimately be followed by dissolution … Continue reading

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Principle: Parables are Double Sided

The printed words of a Biblical parable are only a small part of the parable. Each contains within it a serious and significant moral lesson … placed there by God … for those who seek to find … and for … Continue reading

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Principle: The Holy Spirit Gives Understanding

The parables of the Bible can be interpreted in many ways, but only explanations from the holy Spirit reveal the nature of God and His kingdom. This is why Jesus explained His parables to the disciples. His practice was in … Continue reading

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Principle: Parables are Foundational

Parables are nothing less than the structural foundation of the Bible. It is necessary that you know and understand this one fact: The Bible is understood by understanding parables … ALL the parables. Not just those spoken by Jesus, but every one … Continue reading

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Principle: Commonality

The more common something is, the more it is taken for granted, and the more it goes unnoticed. This is the idea behind the witness protection program. People are hidden in plain sight by making them just like everyone else … Continue reading

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Principle: The Meaning of the Bible is Discovered, Not Taught or Learned

Self-discovery is important because understanding of the Bible comes by way of revelation. Understanding is not learned like long division, spelling or history. First comes knowledge, then understanding. Knowledge is learned, understanding is discovered, i.e., revealed. When a person reads the … Continue reading

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