Deuteronomy, The Gospel, And A Change Of Heart

First, it is unfortunate that Deuteronomy, and the Pentateuch as a whole, are for the most part ignored.  They are a part of divine revelation and as such should be discussed a bit more.  In all fairness I am also guilty of this.  I admit that I am not a priest or deacon, but do... Continue Reading →

The Ten Commandments, Part Two

6.  You shall not commit adultery This command prohibits sexual activity with any person other than one’s spouse, and also any emotional connection as well.  This command also extends to masturbation as it turns the sexual gift into a selfish act. It protects the dignity of the sacramental marriage, prohibits divorce, and encourages a chaste... Continue Reading →

Hebrews 3: Superiority of Christ

In chapter three of the letter to the Hebrews the pastor tells his listeners that Jesus is superior to Moses.  This is significant in many respects, and the pastor does this to remind them of their new faith and responsibility to the gospel.  In doing this the pastor uses his great Old Testament knowledge and... Continue Reading →

Three Law Codes

When we read through the books of the Pentateuch something extraordinary happens.  To one who is just getting started in Biblical study it would be logical to think that there would only be one set of laws.  However this is not the case and we, in fact, find three different codes of the law.  There... Continue Reading →

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