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Stitches in your Knob - An Ironic Circumcision

Note – the below contains some graphic descriptions of surgery and an awful lot of T.M.I. for the people who know me personally. There are no gory images and no images of anybody’s penis, but please proceed with caution if you’re squeamish about operations, or about me talking about my private parts, or me just feeling sorry for myself in general. 2,919 more words

Why Did Christ Partake of the Sacraments?

Herman Witsius
Economy of the Covenants Between God and Man
Volume 1, Book 2, Chapter 10, pp. 271-280.

After what manner Christ Used the Sacraments. 4,237 more words


Galatians 5:2

Look: I, Paul, say to you that if you accept circumcision Christ will be of no advantage to you.

“Do not submit again to a yoke of slavery.” The context had already made it perfectly clear what slavery he meant, but… 1,975 more words


Galatians 5:3

I testify again to every man who accepts circumcision that he is obligated to keep the whole law.

When Paul makes a particularly important point, to be very clear, he repeats the point in different words. 1,344 more words


Galatians 5:6

For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor un-circumcision counts for anything, but only faith working through love.

Paul is just arriving at the apex of his… 1,710 more words


Paul and James. Grace versus legalism.

Paul was explicit that everyone is offered God’s grace, that faith is counted as righteousness.  James on the other hand is more specific than that, in his book of rules.  217 more words

Entry 752: Prenatal Nuts

As regular readers know, my daughter Casey is pregnant. My wife Barbara and I will welcome a granddaughter into our lives on May 25th, if Barbara and Casey don’t kill each other first. 1,022 more words