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Thoughts From The Prophets: What Does The Lord Desire?

“I desire mercy and not sacrifice, and knowledge of God more than burnt offerings” (Hosea 6:8). Didn’t God require animal sacrifices and burnt offerings? He certainly did (e.g. Leviticus 1–7, 16, 23). However, some began to treat the sacrifices as … Continue reading

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Weightier Matters

Are all Biblical commandments of equal importance before God?  Does He view all of His instructions as being of equal weight? We do know that earthly governments do not view all of their laws and ordinances exactly the same.  Murder, … Continue reading

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