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Published by Walter Muller
How important is wealth to the Lord Almighty?
How important is wealth to the Lord Almighty?

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Published by: Walter Muller on May 13, 2011
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The book Isaiah is a book full of death and destruction, promised on almost every page by the incredible “LordAlmighty”, an entity sold to the world by the nation known asIsrael, as the ultimate God and Creator of our known universe.Inside this book we also find promises to that nation and thosewho adhere to the laws of that nation based on their belief system of eternal salvation and life after death should the worldas we know it come to an end.The question is;
can we believe what we read in that book,and if so how much?
In the very first Chapter we readsomething which leaves one with a sense of shock and disbelief regarding this vengeful Lord Almighty, something whichawakens a feeling that perhaps this “Lord Almighty” might only be a title of a person who gets elected from time to time, or  perhaps retire and die and a new person take over carrying the
title, “Lord Almighty”!
Back in Exodus Chapter 29 verses 38 to 46 we read theinstructions given by this Lord Almighty regarding the meatsacrifices and specifically the pleasure the odour of the burningmeat is giving to him; verse 41- (
this is a food offering to me,the Lord, and it’s odour pleases me. 42 For all time to come,this burnt offering is to be offered in my presence at theentrance of the tent of my presence.
). Moses livedapproximately 1250 B.C, and received the abovementionedorder in that time. Isaiah lived in approximately 750 B.C, some500 years later, in the first chapter of the book Isaiah namedafter this prophet we read the following:Isaiah Chapter 1 verses 11 to 14- (“Do you think I want all thesesacrifices you keep offering to me? I have had more thanenough of the sheep you burn as sacrifices and of the fat of your fine animals. I am tired of the blood of bulls and sheep and
Who asked you to bring me all this when you come toworship me? Who asked you to do all this tramping about inmy Temple? It’s useless to bring your offerings.
I amdisgusted with the smell of the incense you burn. I cannot standyour new moon festivals, your Sabbaths, and your religiousgatherings; they are all corrupted by your sins. I hate your Newmoon Festivals and holy days; they are a burden that I am tiredof bearing.).One of two things happened here; either the first Lord wasdesignated to another country or continent here on earth or confined to his “heavenly duties” or he died and was replaced by another person. In both cases the new Lord did not do hishomework, and therefore we find
the question
; “
who asked youto bring me all this when you come to worship me
?” Thiscontroversy place serious acceptance issues regarding thevalidity of the Lord Almighty in my mind, and begs for clarification. In my search for answers I had a conversation with professor Michael Heiser an expert in 17 ancient languages andteacher in Bible studies, listed below is his resume.
EducationPh.D. (2004), University of Wisconsin-Madison
, Madison, WI; Department of Hebrew and Semitic Studies; minor in Classical Studies. My dissertation wasentitled, “The Divine Council in Late Canonical and Non-Canonical Second Temple Jewish Literature.” The dissertation involved exegesis primarily in the Pentateuch,Wisdom Literature, and Isaiah, but also dealt at length with Israelite Religion (allstages), Second Temple texts (Qumran, Pseudepigrapha, Septuagint), and earlyrabbinic material. Supervisor: Michael V. Fox
M.A. (1998), University of Wisconsin-Madison
, Madison, WI; Department of Hebrew and Semitic Studies
M.A. (1992), University of Pennsylvania
, Philadelphia, PA; Department of Ancient History; Major Areas: Ancient Egypt and Syria-Palestine (Israel)
Current PositionAcademic Editor, Logos Bible Software
Bellingham, WA
. Logos is theleading creator of software for research in the original languages of the Bible anddigital library collections for biblical studies. I am currently responsible forreviewing academic content and creating digital tools for classroom use orindependent learners.
Academic Honors
2007 - Society of Biblical Literature Regional Scholar Award, 2007 (PacificNorthwest Region)1998-2003 – Teaching Assistantship, Department of Communication Arts,University of Wisconsin-Madison1997 - Scholarship, Wisconsin Society for Jewish Learning, University of Wisconsin-Madison
1995 - James L. Weinstein Fellowship in Hebrew Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison1990 - Ancient History Department scholarship, University of Pennsylvania
Teaching Experience2008-current: Adjunct Lecturer, History Department, WesternWashington University,Bellingham, WA.
I teach Ancient Israel and History of Ancient Egypt when theyare offered by the History Department. I also supervise required senior researchprojects.
2007-current: Adjunct Professor of Biblical Studies, Liberty UniversityDistance Learning Program;Lynchburg, VA.
I teach several online courses for Liberty Theological Seminarywhen they are offered: Old Testament Introduction, Old Testament Prophets,Psalms, Wisdom Books, and Hebrew Tools.
2000- 2007: Adjunct Instructor, Department of Biblical Studies, Collegeof Adult andLifelong Learning (Correspondence and Online Program), TaylorUniversity, Fort Wayne, IN.
I taught ten courses for correspondence and online study,including: Wisdom Literature, Angelology,
Christian Ethics, andHistory of Israel
Fall 2003: Assistant Professor of Bible, Department of Religious Studies,Grace College,Winona Lake, IN.
 This position was a sabbatical replacement. I taughtIntroduction to the Old Testament, Historical Books of the Old Testament, andChristian Ethics.
1995-2002: Adjunct Instructor of History in the Departments of Social &BehaviouralSciences, Marian College, Fond du Lac, WI
. I taught World Civilizations I & II.
1992-1995: Associate Professor of Bible, Pillsbury Baptist College,Owatonna, MN.
I taught over a dozen courses while at Pillsbury including: Old Testament Survey,Bibliology, Contemporary Theology, Christian Ethics, Genesis, History of Israel, Theological Systems, Hermeneutics, Psalms, and Greek
After a discussion with Mr Heiser I was told that he would get back to me, he need to investigate the matter, it has been morethan a year since and not a word from this very well educated,and perhaps best equipped person to answer this question!!In my search I came across an answer; an answer from withinthe Bible, in the New Testament and if one can believe thatJesus did indeed exist;
from him
!! You might ask; but how?According to our religious leaders Jesus is the son of this LordAlmighty and was send here by the Lord to save our souls by hisown death which was predicted in the book of Isaiah, but did itall play out the way this “Lord” planned? I will attempt to makethis short, explaining the Bible is however never a short effort, please bear with me.

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