Category Archives: The Old Testament Law

The Lord God of Truth

Series: “The Names of God” (post #5) Here’s a trivia question for you. In our English translations of the Bible, what were the last words that Jesus spoke while hanging on the cross? Were they? A. “Father, into Your hands … Continue reading

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The Church’s First Martyr

(Series: “The Early Church of Jerusalem” post #13) I take no pleasure in reporting that much of what a lot of Christians believe about God really doesn’t stand up to the test of scripture. “God wouldn’t let me remain sick.” … Continue reading

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What the Sabbath Teaches Us About the Days of Creation

“How Old Is the Earth?” series (post #3) Did you know that the 4th commandment tells us something about the age of the earth? Do you remember which commandment that is? It’s the one about keeping the Sabbath. It goes … Continue reading

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Saving Belief

“Salvation” series (post #8) Jesus died on a Roman cross to pay the penalty for the sin debt that every individual owes to holy God. On the third day afterward, He arose from the dead. He then spent the next … Continue reading

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Jesus: The Final Blood Sacrifice

“Salvation” series (post #7) We are in a series on the all-important subject of salvation, and the last couple of posts have dealt with blood. One explained the theological concept of blood atonement, and the other one traced the offering … Continue reading

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The Need For a Blood Sacrifice

“Salvation” series (post #6) In our last post, we looked at the concept of blood atonement. That is the idea of the innocent (sinless) dying by way of the shedding of blood for the guilty (sinful). Adam and Eve were … Continue reading

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Should a Christian Tithe?

Allow me to begin with a list of prominent preachers, pastors, theologians, Christian apologists, and Christian authors, ranging from the early days of the church up through today. Here goes: Justin Martyr (AD 100-AD 165): early church apologist, founder of … Continue reading

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