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Tag Archives: divine justice
The path of Biblical Law will isolate you from the fallen world. And the Book of Revelation makes it quite clear that humanity will gradually decline into a more fallen condition, falling farther and farther below the grace of God. … Continue reading
Luke pulls these two parables together, showing that the issues are related. There’s nothing remarkable about either one and both are among those parables most easily understood in almost any language. There was a judge, mostly likely a Sadducee by … Continue reading
Tonight I had a conversation with a friend about abortion. This is something where we can apply the biblical process of multi-level moral reasoning. Reduced to it’s bottom line in Biblical Law, it’s nobody’s business but the mother and her … Continue reading
The entire identity of Israel was bound up in the Covenant. It was not in just the Law as written by Moses, but all of the implications of that Law. Further, it was not found in Hellenistic analysis underlying the … Continue reading
An issue in the mind of Simon the Pharisee in Luke 7 was that of defilement. For him, keeping oneself ceremonially clean was equivalent to holiness, and the key to God’s favor. Since he was scrupulous to maintain that ritual … Continue reading
It’s alive; it is the Person of Jesus Christ. Westerners struggle with any use of “law” in the context of the Bible. Automatically the Western mind imposes the image of law as objective truth, when there simply is no such … Continue reading