Birth Pangs of Romans 8:22|A Church in Labor
Birth Pangs of A Church in Labor What are the birth pangs of Romans 8 indicative of relative to the creation? This is a very significant term. It helps to set the context, time and significance of the events of Romans 8:18-23. The passage is related to an event which often is misunderstood and misapplied. Fortunately for us, we have a context in the Old covenant which sheds light on the meaning of the passage. We'll get to that in a moment. At least four times in the New Testament, the inspired writers call attention to the birth pangs of the church. ...
Leviticus 19:28 The Law of Moses and Tattoos
September 22nd, 2010 | Law of Moses | 6 Comments
Leviticus 19:28, the Law of Moses and Tattoos Found in one of the five books of Moses called the Pentateuch meaning 5, Leviticus 19:28, is primarily a part of the instructions God gave to the priests to follow. They were also the God-appointed teachers of the nation. It was their responsibility to teach Israel the ways of God. The Levitical priests were cast into this role by default. Don K. Preston, who co-hosts "The Two Men and a Bible" radio broadcast at AD70.net which airs on Tuesdays at 6 p.m. central, pointed out in our presentation last night that the Levites ...
Kingdom Parable of the Dragnet
May 26th, 2010 | Dispensationalism | No Comment
Paul writes that the "children of the flesh" i.e. those born of Abraham's physical lineage are not what constitute the "seed" of Abraham. (9:6-8) Rather, the children of "promise" are counted for the the seed. "And if you are Christ's then are you Abraham's seed and heirs according to the promise." (Gal. 3:29).
Fellowheirs of the Same Body?
April 13th, 2010 | Kingdom | 4 Comments
Fellow Heirs In just a moment, we'll discuss "Fellowheirs of the Same Body." But for now let's do a bit of catching up. It''s been a while since I've posted to the blog. I've taken some much needed time off. So, I thought I'd return with a brief post What have I been doing in that time? Recently, I've been involved with a new radio broadcast with Don K. Preston, "Two Men and A Bible" on A.D. 70.net. The show is receiving quite a response. We highly recommend you check it out. There are downloads available. Our subject today answers the questions ...
Is the New Covenant Only for Judah and Israel?
December 4th, 2009 | Eschatology | No Comment
Is the New Covenant only for Judah and Israel? Some believe so. They base their reasoning on the bible text which says God would make a new covenant. "Behold finding fault with them, He says: "Behold the days are coming, says the Lord, when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and with the house of Judah." (Heb. 8:6). Quoting from Jer. 31:31, Paul affirms the fulfillment of this prophecy in the soon to be completed New Covenant and consummation of the Old. By virtue of the new, the Old Covenant was becoming obsolete. The time for its ...