Tag Archives: the Covenant of Moses

How Bad Will It Be?

If you examine the record of Scripture, you can discern a thread of moral propriety in dealing with other nations. The starting point is to leave folks alone. In truth, this is the broad instinct of the Children of Israel. … Continue reading

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Kiln blog: Charity Without Conviction

Since when does Christian charity have to obey human reckoning? I can’t count how often I’ve read or heard “Christian” teaching on charity that insisted we cannot share the gospel message until we have filled empty bellies. If that’s what … Continue reading

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Psalm 56

This psalm refers to events in 1 Samuel 21:10-15, and precedes the moment celebrated in Psalm 34. This is very much a Covenant song. The Law of God promises divine protection among other blessings to those who obey. On the … Continue reading

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StT: Galatians 3:10-12

(A little more from Gospel Red Herring: Spiritualizing the Text.) Galatians 3:10-12 Westerners tend to demand a semantic precision that is often absent in the New Testament. In this context, Paul uses the term “law” (Grk: nomos) in place of … Continue reading

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