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Three Old Testament Laws

This entry is part 45 of 45 in the series Holiness Matters

In our society, we have people who hate laws and violate them at every turn. And other people are by the book. They can get so legalistic it feels like they’re not even living life. These are two extremes and … Continue reading

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Eating Pork

This entry is part 201 of 207 in the series Inquiring Minds

Why do most Christians eat pork, whereas the Bible says not to? Did I miss something? Because it tastes good. Sorry, couldn’t help myself. The prohibition against eating pork is part of the Old Testament laws of Moses. Specifically, this … Continue reading

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Spiritual Principles from Old Testament

This entry is part 104 of 207 in the series Inquiring Minds

Are there a lot of spiritual principles in the offerings and sacrifices of the Old Testament? First of all, consider that the Law of Moses contained God’s highest standards for the people of Israel. Because his presence physically dwelt among … Continue reading

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Penalties of the Law

This entry is part 99 of 207 in the series Inquiring Minds

Why do the Old Testament laws have penalties like stoning people to death whereas we don’t do these things in the New Testament era? Perhaps I can describe the old covenant laws in three phases. You have the law that … Continue reading

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Abolishing the Old Covenant

This entry is part 10 of 207 in the series Inquiring Minds

Why did God abolish the old covenant laws? I don’t know if “abolish” is the proper word for it. This may be a more recent term used by scholars and people who write books about the Bible. It may be … Continue reading

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