The Debt, and the Perfect Satisfaction

Way back at the beginning, we have the short account of Adam and Eve. God made both of them and placed them in His garden to tend it. They were welcome to eat of every tree in the garden save one, the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil. As the account goes, the …

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Sarah Laughs to Herself

Genesis 18:9–10 (MEV): They said to him, “Where is Sarah your wife?”And he said, “There, in the tent.”One of them said, “I will certainly return to you about this time next year, and Sarah your wife will have a son.”And Sarah heard it in the tent door, which was behind him. I am assuming some …

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The Parable of the Sower

When a large crowd had gathered together and people were coming to Him from every city, He told this parable: “A sower went out to sow his seed. As he sowed, some fell along the path and was trampled down, and the birds of the air devoured it. Some fell on a rock. And as …

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Redemption is for All Adam’s Race

Now we know that whatever the law says, it says to those who are under the law, so that every mouth may be silenced, and all the world may become accountable to God. Therefore by the works of the law no flesh will be justified in His sight, for through the law comes the knowledge …

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The Efficient Work of the Cross

For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God; Being justified freely by his grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus: Romans 3:23–24 I am certain the former verse has been cited to everyone reading. It is used to demonstrate that everyone has failed to make the mark God has …

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The Covenant You Shall Keep

Then God said to Abraham, “As for you, you shall keep My covenant, you and your descendants after you throughout their generations. This is My covenant, which you shall keep, between Me and you and your descendants after you; every male among you shall be circumcised. You shall circumcise the flesh of your foreskins, and …

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Before the Beginning of Sorrows

Jesus answered them, “Take heed that no one deceives you. For many will come in My name, saying, ‘I am the Christ,’ and will deceive many. You will hear of wars and rumors of wars. See that you are not troubled. For all these things must happen, but the end is not yet. For nation …

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The Transitory Nature of the Old Covenant, Sin and an Angry God

We have such trust through Christ toward God, not that we are sufficient in ourselves to take credit for anything of ourselves, but our sufficiency is from God, who has made us able ministers of the new covenant, not of the letter but of the Spirit. For the letter kills, but the Spirit gives life.2 …

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The Warning Shot

When Jesus came into the region of Caesarea Philippi, He asked His disciples, “Who do men say that I, the Son of Man, am?”Matthew 16:13 — Modern English Version (Thinline Edition.; Lake Mary, FL: Passio, 2014) Jesus came to Caesarea Philippi with His disciples. This passage of text is important for many, yet it is …

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