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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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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Judgy Christians Judging Angels?

Dare any of you, having a matter against another, go to the law before the unrighteous, and not before the saints? Do you not know that the saints will judge the world? If the world will be judged by you, are you unworthy to judge the smallest matters? Do you not know that we shall …

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What Seems to be Vengeance Becomes a Beautiful Picture of Redemption

So these things will be for a statute of judgment to you throughout your generations in all your dwelling places.Numbers 35:29 — Modern English Version (Thinline Edition.; Lake Mary, FL: Passio, 2014) Moses by direction from God had just given established the idea of sanctuary cities. These are places where someone who accidentally kills another …

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Denying the Lord Who Bought Them

But there were also false prophets among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you, who will secretly bring in destructive heresies, even denying the Lord who bought them, bringing swift destruction upon themselves.2 Peter 2:1 — Modern English Version (Thinline Edition.; Lake Mary, FL: Passio, 2014) Even denying the Lord who …

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Escape to Another

“The brother will deliver up the brother to death, and the father the child. And the children will rise up against their parents and cause them to be put to death. You will be hated by all men for My name’s sake. But he who endures to the end will be saved. But when they …

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A Child is Born, a Son is Given

Here’s something that has occupied the spare processing cycles in my brain when the screen saver is active. In other words, there is something that I have been considering deeply. For unto us a child is born,unto us a son is given, and the government shall be upon his shoulder. And his name shall be …

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And Many Animals

Sometimes I cannot read the Bible without other ideas swirling in my brain. Most of those ideas are just vapidity. Yet every once in a while, an idea coalesces with the Scriptures that is intriguing. It happened this morning. In reading Jonah, this stood out. Then he made a proclamation in Nineveh:“By decree of the …

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