It begins in Exodus 19, and the Ten Commandments were delivered in Exodus 20. Is it a covenant of grace and law or law and what exactly?
Are the covenants made with Abraham still in force? Covenants (plural)? Are there more than one? A related, subsequent question: Do Jews have a biblical right to live in Israel today?
After God exercised his justice-wrath-judgment, he made a covenant with Noah. Is it relevant to us today?
Adam’s name means “humankind.” He represents all of humanity. Let’s see what we can learn from his story.
A council took place in heaven. The Triunity agreed that they would reach down to humanity and redeem it. It was a rescue mission. This agreement is also a covenant—the Covenant of Redemption.
The vast majority of Renewalists believe the tithe is commanded for them. But they are not being taught correctly; they are getting beat down and guilt-tripped with the law. No wonder few believers give regularly.
Consider the parallels in the long table in this post. It reveals who we are. God’s gigantic global project for us humans is to lift us out of our sin nature and recover the image of God in Christ.
“All sins are the same! Sin is sin!” I have heard this confusion even from pastors. So how can we blame the laity if they get it wrong?
Are we body and soul? Or are we body, soul, and spirit? It’s not as clear-cut as most Renewalists believe.
We live in a society that degrades humankind with cursing people, promiscuously sharing our bodies with various partners, and doing drugs. God calls us to something higher.