The Biblical Feasts of Israel – 03 (“Second Feast – Pentecost”) 1. INTRODUCTION: The previous two weeks we looked at the first major festival of the people of Israel, viz. Passover or Easter (“Pesach”). We also discussed the two sub-festivals during the Passover – “The Feast of the Unleavened Bread” (“Chag HaMatzah”) and “The Feast […]

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The Biblical Feasts of Israel – 01 (“First Feast – The Passover”) 1. INTRODUCTION: Randy Alcorn said the following during an interview with “Desiring God”: “When you look at Scripture and you see all the passages in the Old Testament about the feasts, they would often involve sacrifices, but most of the time it was […]

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The Epistle to the Romans – 10 (“The Blessings of Justification by Faith”) Part 1 – “Justification by Faith Alone” (Chapters 1-8) 1. INTRODUCTION: We have been studying through the book of Romans, and it’s been a little tough on us. The first three chapters take a pretty dim view of human nature, and rightly so. […]

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Blood and Atonement – Leviticus – 03 [“Law of the Offerings – Individual Regulations (Peace Offerings)”] 1. INTRODUCTION: The nation of Israel lived as a theocracy, a nation ruled by God and not political parties or a democratic elected government – God was the Law-giver; He was the leader – the King and Lord of the […]

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The Epistle to the Romans – 08 (“God’s Righteousness and Justification – 01”) Part 1 – “Justification by Faith Alone” (Chapters 1-8) 1. INTRODUCTION: Paul portrayed a dark picture of man’s (Jew and Gentile alike) wickedness and hopelessness apart from God in our message last week. Mankind is therefore in dire need for salvation – […]

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Blood and Atonement – Leviticus – 01 [“Law of the Offerings – Individual Regulations (Burnt Offering)”] 1. INTRODUCTION: The Book of Leviticus is a closed book for most Christians. The commands of slaughter of animals, the descriptions of priestly rituals, the classifications of what one was to wear and eat, and the lack of narrative […]

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