Expounding of the Law

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  • God In The Old Testament

    in which God attempts to show His people (the Israelites) His law and how to live by them. Idolatry, one of the largest problems amongst the Israelites in the old testament and many of the letters of Paul to the churches in the new testament are proof that this is an ongoing issue Them Exodus is the second book of the Old Testament through which God’s fulfilment of promises to past generations are communicated. Moses, chosen by God to deliver the Israelites from Egypt begins the book. Once removed from Egypt, the Israelites proceed to mount Sinai where they enter into covenant with God; God and His people protected and provided for in order for them to inherit…

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  • Wrong Vs Sin

    Right vs. Wrong: How Did a Christian in the Old Testament Know If They Have Sinned? Criminals, we know them and we have them. In order to be a criminal you must commit a crime. Question is how does one know when a crime is committed? Laws the answer to the question is laws. Laws are created to keep order. Imagine America without a president. It would be very chaotic and people would be out of control. In Judges 21:28, Israel was without a king. Everyone was right in their own sight. This is an…

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  • Analysis Of Anne Hutchinson's Argument Of Elect

    Anne Hutchinson was raised on the ideas of the typical Puritan theology. This theology believed that God originally established a covenant with Adam specifying that firm obedience of God’s law would result in salvation. After the fall, humanity sank into sin until God formed a second covenant with Abraham. Because post-Lapserian man could not abide by a covenant of works, God established a covenant of grace whereby certain individuals were preordained as the spiritually elect, but were concealed…

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  • Sunday Worship

    Did the biblical New Testament Church see Sunday as a replacement for the Jewish Sabbath? The Bible offers the Laws of Moses that command the keeping of the Sabbath, but there no scripture in the New Testament that condemn or punish Sabbath breakers. The New Testament offers the new found Christian Church statements against idolatry, stealing, liars, murderers, covetousness, sexually immorality, but no statements against Sunday worship. Should we worship on Saturday or Sunday, a question that…

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  • New Testament Covenants

    as a sacrifice and used His own blood to symbolize the covenant’s completion. Hebrews 9:15 says, “For this reason Christ is the mediator of a new covenant, that those who are called may receive the promised eternal inheritance—now that he has died as a ransom to set them free from the sins committed under the first covenant.” The passage goes on to remind the reader that even the first covenant was put into effect with blood when Moses sprinkled the Ten Commandments and the people with blood. As…

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  • The Old Testament: Key Events Of Genesis

    is a sign of the promise that God made thousands of years ago, So everyone can just chill knowing theres no big flood going to happen. Again more things happen between now and my next point. The 10 Commandments Ok so, the 10 Commandments were given to Moses from God. Moses was a faith filled guy, He did a whole lot of stuff like he parted the Red Sea well God did as Moses held up his staff so that he and his people could get through to the other side. He also was given the 10 commandments…

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  • Negative Essay On Assisted Suicide

    Ryan Anderson, William E. Simon senior research fellow in American principles and public policy at The Heritage Foundation, argues that physician-assisted suicide is never the right call and should remain illegal. He is completely against it and believes this should be the mindset of others as well. Anderson discusses several of the problems it poses such as “endangering the weak and vulnerable, corrupting the practice of medicine, and betraying human dignity and equality before the law.” He has…

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  • Social Problems In Nickel And Dimed

    concentrates on poverty, especially toward the end of the book with an aim of condemning society’s indifference to such an endemic problem. The nation, however, seems unconcerned with the least privileged citizens who represent the majority of the low-wage workers whose ranks Ehrenreich temporarily joins. Companies, such as Wal-Mart treat their workers like babies, especially the poor who work there. This makes Ehrenreich to refer to the state of the poor as a state of emergency. Living on…

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  • Sinfulness Of Homosexuality

    In this passage, Jesus clearly establishes that every rule we will ever be asked to follow, indeed every law that can possibly be followed, is derived from love. Everything we do, everything we teach must stem from a love of God or a love of others. Clearly intolerance of homosexuals does not display a love for others. Even those who are opposed to homosexuality cannot deny this. However, they will say that because God hates homosexuals (this is NOT the case, as I have been tirelessly…

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  • Scripture In Luther's Psalms

    As Simoetti observes the meaning in a text, “was rooted in the firm conviction that the old Law was consistently directed towards the great Christ-event, and that, as a result, it would give up its true significance only to those who interpreted it in Christological terms.” We see this treatment taken in Irenaeus, a Church father from the late second century, who insisted on the unity between the Old and New Testaments, particularly in light of efforts by Gnostics and Maricions to create…

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