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The First Book of Enoch: A Vision of Tartarus

Previous Chapter: Enoch’s Mission The first vision was shown to me was this: Clouds invited me and a mist summoned me, the course of the stars and the lightning sped and hastened me, and the winds caused me to fly, … Continue reading

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Psalm 2: A Prophecy of the Messiah

The second psalm is a warning to unbelievers of the coming kingdom of heaven on earth, to be ruled over by Yahweh’s chosen king, who he has exalted as his own son. Christians (notably Luke in the book of Acts) … Continue reading

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The Nonbiblical History of Ancient Israel

The Oxford Research Encyclopedia’s article History of Ancient Israel offers a good survey of what we know about Israel from sources other than the bible. Here’s my summary: The Origins of Israel The name Israel first appears on a stone … Continue reading

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Canaanite Mythology and the Bible

The Oxford Research Encyclopedia’s article Ugaritic and Biblical Literature describes how the Ugaritic (Canaanite) religion influenced the Torah (i.e. the old testament). Here’s my summary: El The head of the Ugaritic pantheon, El, appears in the Bible. His name (and … Continue reading

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My Answers to 10 questions that every intelligent Christian must answer

The site godisimaginary.com created a video entitled 10 questions that every intelligent Christian must answer. Here are the questions and my answers: Question #1: Why won’t God heal amputees? The short answer is free will. If free will is important … Continue reading

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The Secret Book of John: Cain, Abel, and Seth

Previous Chapter: The Creation of Zoe Among the ancient Gnostic manuscripts rediscovered in modern times, the Secret Book of John is one of the most important. It a sacred reservoir of Gnostic myth and revelation.  It breathes with the life … Continue reading

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The Secret Book of John: Sophia’s Repentence

Previous Chapter: Creation of the Seraphim Among the ancient Gnostic manuscripts rediscovered in modern times, the Secret Book of John is one of the most important. It a sacred reservoir of Gnostic myth and revelation.  It breathes with the life … Continue reading

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