September 10, 2018

As Exodus draws to a close, we see the tabernacle of God finally pitched in the wilderness and indwelt by the presence of God. So much of his glory enters into the tabernacle Moses himself cannot bear to remain inside. All of the build up of instruction and assignment...

September 4, 2018

As Exodus begins to draw to a close, one finds the book repeating itself somewhat. Commands already issue become reiterated only a few chapters later. Much of Exodus 35–39 contains restatement. What serves as the point of content such as this? Why do it? I often remind...

July 16, 2018

Can one accurately observe and make conclusions about another person based on what that person wears? Can dress indicate anything about a person? Seeing a garment or two, can an observer draw an accurate conclusion?

Generally speaking, yes.

We see uniforms at a store or...

April 18, 2018

If a stark statement on the old covenant exists, surely one finds it in Hebrews 8:13. The author states, “When he said, ‘A new covenant,’ He has made the first obsolete. But whatever is becoming obsolete and growing old is ready to disappear.” 

Hebrews argues against an...

April 16, 2018

In Mark 12:31, when Jesus answers the question of which commandment stands above the others, Jesus not only provides the answer to the question, but he goes farther. He answers an unasked question: which command takes second place to the greatest? His answer to the sec...

April 10, 2018

In Mark 12, Jesus tells a scribe that the greatest of all the commandments of the old covenant is “Hear, O Israel! The Lord our God is one Lord; and you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind, and with all your...

March 26, 2018

These few verses serve as one of the reasons why the Pentateuch lays at the foundation of our understanding of Scripture as a whole. Does one need a deep, rich understanding of it to come to Christ? No. Does a Christian, hungering and thirsting for righteousness, need...

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