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The Doctrine of Salvation - Part 10

VII. Propitiation

A. Propitiation means “to satisfy.” It is a reference to the mercy seat in the temple. The mercy seat was the lid on top of the Ark of the Covenant in the Holy of Holies. 231 more words

God's Truth

Inherited Faithfulness

On the Use of Psalm 2 in Acts 4

The Psalms are a unique inclusion in the Old Testament canon, for they are not of the Law, History, Prophecy, or even Wisdom genre so familiar to the rest of the canon.  2,184 more words


Sarah and Isaac

Sarah arose early in the morning. She looked out and saw Abraham saddling the donkey as though for a journey. Later he came in and said, “God has commanded me to bring Isaac up to a mountain that he will show me, there to offer a sacrifice.” Sarah watched them ride off together.

Navel-Gazing & Poetic Observation

I am in an interesting stage in life. I am nineteen years old (though almost twenty). I am a full time student preparing to enter my final year of undergrad this coming fall. 826 more words

Two Masters, Two Ladders, Two Churches- One Choice

Previously, I wrote about two ladders of ascension, Jacob’s ladder and the corporate ladder. In it I suggested that Jacob’s ladder reaches far beyond that of the tower of Babel, and into the eternities. 1,123 more words


Contract or Covenant?

Contract or Covenant?

Ever notice how we treat the Bible as a contract between God and us?  “Now God we do this, and you promise to do that….” Sound familiar?  45 more words

True Believer pt4. . .(it could have happened this way)

          Weeks passed with no word of Yohanon’s fate; the few travelers Yeshua encountered offered little new information.  A chance meeting with a pilgrim on his way to Galilee finally provided information as to Yohanon’s whereabouts. 1,189 more words