Monthly Archives: February 2014

Bad news for Israel is Good News for You… and Israel: Exodus 27-28, Romans 11

So I ask, did they stumble in order that they might fall? By no means! Rather through their trespass salvation has come to the Gentiles, so as to make Israel jealous. Now if their trespass means riches for the world, … Continue reading

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The Message of the Gospel: Exodus 25-26, Romans 10

Ever wonder why there are so many specific instructions for the people of Israel as to how all their sacred furniture is supposed to be constructed? I do. Exodus 25 and 26 talk a lot about cubits and gold inlays … Continue reading

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Children of the Promise: Exodus 23-24, Romans 9

But it is not as though the word of God has failed. For not all who are descended from Israel belong to Israel, and not all are children of Abraham because they are his offspring, but “Through Isaac shall your … Continue reading

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What Did Jesus Pay For? Exodus 21-22, Romans 8

There are long sections of the Old Testament that are difficult to take in. Exodus 21 and 22 fit this bill. They deal with Ancient Hebrew societal issues, like “what happens when your ox kills someone?” or “what do you … Continue reading

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The Ten Commandments Aren’t Good Enough: Exodus 19-20, Romans 7

What are the 10 Commandments for? Growing up I thought that they were the measuring stick of how “Christian” I was being. I’m sure others share this view. After all, they are a list of rules. Do this. Don’t do … Continue reading

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Free to Not Sin: Exodus 17-18, Romans 6

What shall we say then? Are we to continue in sin that grace may abound? By no means! How can we who died to sin still live in it? Do you not know that all of us who have been … Continue reading

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Living Debt Free: Exodus 15-16, Romans 5

For as by the one man’s disobedience the many were made sinners, so by the one man’s obedience the many will be made righteous. Romans 5:19 It doesn’t really seem fair does it? That Adam’s sin would be passed down … Continue reading

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