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Romans 4 Reading Through the NT 2015

Read Chapter 4 of Romans today.

The question of justification was further explored by Paul in this chapter, using Abraham as his example. Abraham believed God, and by his faith was justified (declared right with God.) There was nothing that Abraham did by his own work that made him righteous apart from his faith. 645 more words

Devarim Ten: Circumcise the Foreskin of Your Heart

Moses continues his recap of the giving of the Ten Commandments. He recalls how God instructed him to recreate the first set of tablets exactly when he made the second set. 308 more words


Is Male Circumcision A Violation Of Human Rights?

July 25, 2015 by Jeff Roberts.

While flipping through the WestJet TV lineup on a recent cross-country flight, I reluctantly settled for a popular daytime talk-show (my other options included  198 more words

July 23 -- emancipator

Today’s Bible reading and and excerpt

Read Galatians 3:23-29

 Before the coming of this faith, we were held in custody under the law, locked up until the faith that was to come would be revealed.   521 more words

Jesus In The Epistles

Genesis 34: A Violent Homecoming

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Almost immediately upon returning to Canaan, Jacob’s family faces a truly awful crisis. Dinah, one of Leah’s daughters, goes to visit some of the neighboring Canaanite women. 786 more words

Old Testament

'Our Father. Part-One.

A Community of Believers.

When we say that basic foundation prayer that we call the Lords prayer, we open with the address that it is not me or my father but that we are part of a large community. 60 more words

Commentary on Romans 2:17-29

Notes (NET Translation)

17 But if you call yourself a Jew and rely on the law and boast of your relationship to God

Paul resumes the diatribe style and explicitly identifies the person he addresses as a Jew (the “you” is singular). 4,189 more words

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