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Better Than Levitical/Aaronic Priesthood (Part 2)

Christ is a better priest than ever existed under the law of Moses.  His office is better (Hebrews 4:14-7:28).  His work is better (Hebrews 8:1-10:31). Let’s continue the comparison of office.  This time, we will consider Hebrews chapter five. 1.  … Continue reading

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Western Religions: Jehovah’s Witnesses and The Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society, Part 3

Beliefs and Practices 1.  God. They say, “We worship the one true and Almighty God, the Creator, whose name is Jehovah” (What Do Jehovah’s Witnesses Believe?, jw.org).  They do not believe in the Trinity.  “The true God is one Person, … Continue reading

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Western Religions: Seventh-Day Adventists, Part 2

Belief and Practice 1.  God. In Questions on Doctrine, they say, “We believe – That God is the sovereign creator, upholder, and ruler of the Universe, and that He is eternal, omnipotent, omniscient, and omnipresent.  That the Godhead, the trinity, … Continue reading

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How Many Resurrection Days? (or Weep Not As Those Who Have No Hope)

Premillennialists believe that there will be two resurrection days, separated by 1,007 years.  They typically teach: (1) The righteous dead will be raised and the righteous (both dead and living) will be raptured from the earth.  (2) Tribulation will last … Continue reading

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Beatitudes of Revelation: Have Part in First Resurrection

“Blessed and holy is he who has part in the first resurrection.  Over such the second death has no power, but they shall be priests of God and of Christ, and shall reign with Him a thousand years” (Revelation 20:6). … Continue reading

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Holy Spirit: Indwelling (Part 5)

“There is therefore now no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus, who do not walk according to the flesh, but according to the Spirit” (Romans 8:1). “Now” means since the redemptive work of Christ (Romans 3:20-21; 7:6; 8:1; … Continue reading

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Eight Woes ( Matthew 23)

It had been a day of questions.  First, the Pharisees questioned Jesus about paying taxes to Caesar (Matthew 22:15-22).  Their question was not sincere, but it was designed to “entangle him in his talk” (Matthew 22:15).  Then, the Sadducees questioned him … Continue reading

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Prophecy: The Suffering Savior

Isaiah 53 is a prophetic passage. It tells of one who would come and suffer for man. It tells of Jesus; so says Philip (Acts 8:30-35); so says Peter (1 Peter 1:18-20; 2:22-25); so says Paul (Romans 10:16). No on … Continue reading

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Prophecy: The Christ in the Psalms (Part 1)

The Jews of Jesus’ day divided the Bible (our Old Covenant) into sections. Sometimes, they used a two-fold division: (1) The Law (Genesis – Deuteronomy) and (2) The Prophets (Joshua – Malachi). This two-fold division is frequently mentioned in the … Continue reading

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The Seven “I Am’s”: The Resurrection and the Life

 Jesus said, “I am the resurrection and the life” (John 11:25). One of the most fundamental desires of man is to continue to live.  Some have sought to do so through diet.  They have taken vitamins, minerals, herbs, and elixirs … Continue reading

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