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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The Epistle to the Romans – 09 (“God’s Imputed Righteousness and Justification – 02”) Part 1 – “Justification by Faith Alone” (Chapters 1-8) [Message: Kobus van der Walt (Three Rivers Baptist Church), 19 February 2017] 1. INTRODUCTION: Paul claims that his gospel is only the manifestation of the ancient promises (Rom.1:2). In Rom.4 he shows that 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 – 02 [“Law of the Offerings – Individual Regulations (Grain Offerings)”] 1. INTRODUCTION: Last week we learnt that the burnt offerings were all about the dedication to the Lord God Almighty, and the lesson of the burnt offering emphasised only half of the concept of dedication. Another lesson was necessary […]

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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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