Tag Archives: the Covenant of Moses

Glory Is Not An Outcome

Don’t get tangled up in outcomes. One of the biggest, most persistent and pernicious lies in Western society is that objectives or outcomes are the whole point of our striving. God’s Word says that it matters not how things turn … Continue reading

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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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