TODAY’S BLOG ENTRY -
How did the Bible come to be? Canon vs. Cannon-
"On account of the reality (hypostasis) of the Authorities, inspired by the Spirit of the Father of Truth, the great apostle (Paul) -
That was meant as a reference to: Ephesians 6:12 For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.
And so begins The Hypostasis of the Archons. The archons in Greece were chief magistrates chosen, after the death of Codrus, from the most illustrious families, to superintend civil and religious concerns. They were nine in number; the first was properly the archon; the second was called king; the third, polemarch, or general of the forces. The other six were called thesmothetae, or legislators.
In The Hypostasis of the Archons the protagonists are the instructor (snake) who counsels Adam and Eve to eat the fruit that had been forbidden by the Rulers, the Great Angel Eleleth and Norea, the creator.
Interestingly, Norea is the virgin daughter of Eve, pure in character and highly exalted in knowledge. This served as one of the several pagan sources for the emergence of the virgin Mary as the Mediatrix.
What follows in The Hypostasis of the Archons material that recurs in quite a few canonical candidates for cannon-
"The chief is blind; because of his Power and his ignorance and his arrogance he said, with his Power, 'It is I who am God; there is none apart from me.' When he said this he sinned against Entirety.'"
Attempts to merge Greek mythology, Hellenistic society, paganism, and the Bible are quite common and have no place in the canon of Scripture. And you didn't need a committee of scholars to convince you that this book is cannon-
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What I have never said and never will… and
what I will say without contradiction 11/25/18
Failure to understand mid-
dispensationalists creates atheists and quitters 11/18/18
1 Timothy 3:16 And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen of angels, preached unto the Gentiles, believed on in the world, received up into glory.
Ephesians 3:9 And to make all men see what is the fellowship of the mystery
It shall greatly help ye to understand the Scriptures if thou mark not only what is written, but of whom, with what words, at what time, where, to what intent, with what circumstances, considering what goeth before and what followeth after. Coverdale
Identifying Ryrie’s false premises, especially that
the church began at Pentecost 11/11/18
Proverbs Lesson #91 Lots of practical teaching
but almost no doctrine as we end Ch 28 11/07/18
Proverbs lesson #92 Proverbs 30 including
the importance of verse Four 11/11/18
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