Category Archives: God of Old Testament

A key to understanding Scripture and God

We need some uncomfortable and less than flattering terms to understand how a perfectly holy God could be in a relationship with sinful beings like ourselves. Continue reading

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Christ is the end of the Law

How do believers in Christ relate to the Old Testament Law? Continue reading

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Seven Guidelines for understanding Old Testament laws

Have you ever heard someone ridicule the Bible based on strange laws from the Old Testament? How should you respond? Seven things should be understood about Old Testament Law. The laws in the Old Testament were not given for the … Continue reading

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Should we obey OT law?

Are believers today under the Old Testament law? Continue reading

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Learning through failure

God can bring good out of the extremes of our own folly; God can restore the years that the locust has eaten. Continue reading

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Our forgiving God

Remind yourself often of these truths “If you, O Lord, kept a record of sins, O Lord, who could stand? But with you there is forgiveness.” (Psalm 131:3-4) “The Lord our God is merciful and forgiving, even though we have … Continue reading

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God let them go their way

How to understand God in relation to a sinful world. Continue reading

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Jesus, the Law, and You

With the coming of Christ, something changed regarding the way God’s people related to the Old Testament. Continue reading

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Divine concession and the Bible

Here is a truth that might change the way you read and understand the Bible.  God works with people where they are and this always requires degrees of concession. His justice makes these concessions necessary. His mercy makes them possible. Should this … Continue reading

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God’s dramatic announcement

Does God make concessions to be involved in your life? Perhaps you’re not comfortable using the word concession regarding God.  Alternative words like accommodation or compromise feel equally difficult to apply to God. Yet doesn’t it seem that some uncomfortable terms must be necessary for understanding how a perfectly … Continue reading

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