Category Archives: Old Testament Law

Seven guidelines for understanding the Old Testament

The laws revealed in the Old Testament were not originally given for us to follow today as God’s will for our lives. Those who follow the Bible should not quote laws directed to Israel as if they are God’s will for people today unless verified in the New Testament. Continue reading

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Mocking the Bible

Seven considerations for those who mock the Bible based on strange Old Testament laws. Continue reading

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Christ is the end of the Law

Jesus taught an anticipatory-fulfillment view of the Old Testament as pointing toward, looking to, and anticipating fulfillment in himself. Continue reading

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Answering Questions from Matthew 5:17-20

You cannot adequately understand how Christians today should apply the Old Testament without carefully understanding Jesus’ words in this text: “Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish … 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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Should we obey Old Testament Law?

   I’ve been following some interesting posts about the way believers in Christ should relate to OT Law. I cannot emphasize enough how important it is to correctly understand this subject. In reading the various viewpoints, I kept returning to Matthew 5:17-20 where … Continue reading

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Forgiveness and Justification: Two great needs for all people

  Acts 13:38-39 “Therefore, my brothers, I want you to know that through Jesus the forgiveness of sins is proclaimed to you. Through him everyone who believes is justified from everything you could not be justified from by the law of Moses.” … Continue reading

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