God’s Covenant with Moses Fulfilled Through Jesus

God’s Covenant with Moses Fulfilled Through Jesus

The Mosaic (Sinaitic) Covenant

Abraham and his descendants had never been told in any detail when or how the promises to them of land, a great nation, numerous descendants and being a blessing to the whole earth would be fulfilled.

The children of Israel could have easily surmised that God had forgotten them as they languished in ...

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Four Gospels, One Jesus


 
When my oldest son was two years old, we took him to a portrait studio to have his picture taken. Two-year-olds are a bundle of emotions, and getting them to sit still through a photo shoot is a real challenge. During that short session, my son went through a range of moods, from contentment, to laughter, to pouting, ...

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What is the Abrahamic Covenant?

Abrahamic Covenant

The Lord had said to Abram, “Go from your country, your people and your father’s family. Go to the land I will show you.

“I will make you into a great nation,
    and I will bless you;
I will make your name great,
   and you will be a blessing.

I will bless those who bless you,
   and whoever curses you I will ...

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The Beatitudes: Blessings from Jesus

The Beatitudes: Blessings from Jesus

“Blessed are the poor in spirit,
    for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
Blessed are those who mourn,
    for they will be comforted.
Blessed are the meek,
    for they will inherit the earth.
Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness,
    for they will be filled.
Blessed are the merciful,
    for they will be shown ...

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How Habakkuk Found Hope Through Calamity

Hope Through Calamity
 
If you feel hopeless, helpless or powerless—unable to deal with people or problems and on the verge of exhaustion—take heart in the prophet Habakkuk’s stirring conclusion to his short book.

Knowing that a savage army of Babylonians would soon plunder his homeland, Habakkuk was discouraged. Surely, the coming destruction would be absolutely unbearable. Yet despite the disheartening ...

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Remembering God’s Promises

in the Midst of Personal and Cultural Chaos

Gods Promises

 

“People need to be reminded more often than they need to be instructed.” This famous quote comes from Samuel Johnson, born in 1709. He was an English literary critic, biographer, essayist, and poet. He published the work he is perhaps best known for, A Dictionary of the English Language, in 1755. He ...

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