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Tag Archives: shalom
Someone has asked the question: Just what do I mean by saying I’ll defend the US Constitution? As you might expect, there’s a story behind that, and not everyone tells the same story. Short answer: It boils down to protecting … Continue reading
The Feast of Dedication is early December on our calendar. Everyone in Jerusalem was wearing their winter garb. As Jesus walked in Solomon’s Portico, a bunch of scribes and Pharisees surrounded Jesus and demanded He state plainly whether He was … Continue reading
Keep mind the context here: We assume an effort to embrace the Biblical Covenant of Christ. Faith is the extension of Law Covenants, the goal of law teaching. Ideally, a man knows that his family household is his greatest treasure. … Continue reading
The background of everything in Scripture is always the covenants. In this case, a significant element in Jesus’ ministry was restoring the Covenant of Moses and all its blessings. Had the Jews been faithful to Moses, many of His miracles … Continue reading
4. Privileges Jesus offers the same shalom as with the Covenant of Moses, but it still requires covenant faithfulness. Jesus is the Lord of His covenant household. He promises all the blessings Israel could have had, and much more, but … Continue reading
If you read the previous post, you might have caught an underlying passion of mine: the Lord’s sheep. Jesus spent way more time dealing with the lost sheep of nation than anyone else. He had compassion on them and saw … Continue reading