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The Story of the White Stone and Those Who Are Born-Again

WHO WILL RECEIVE A WHITE STONE?

To him who overcomes, to him I will give some of the hidden manna, and I will give him a white stone, and a new name written on the stone which no one knows but he who receives it.

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Christianity

Fulfilling the Law (part 4) Typology

We’re continuing to think through the continuity and discontinuity between the OT and the NT. One helpful way to do this is through Typology. The OT provides types/ patterns or foreshadowing of the greater reality to come in Christ. 431 more words

The Christian Life

From an Old Covenant to a New Covenant mindset

For years I never gave the Old Covenant Mosaic Law much thought.  In my thinking, it was an old, outdated Judaic system of 613 laws that no one follows anymore.   1,277 more words

Throne Room Thoughts

Grace is Personal

Here’s what Paul wrote to Titus 2:11-14 “For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation for all people, training us to renounce ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright, and godly lives in the present age, … ” So often we relegate grace to salvation. 40 more words

Daily Broadcast

Fulfilling the Law (part 3) believers' baptism or paedo-baptism?

I want to pick up on one example of thee continuity-discontinuity question and look at baptism. Our church practices “Believers’ Baptism” but a lot of churches practice “paedo-baptism.” The argument for this among Reformed Christians is as follows 776 more words

The Christian Life

Bloody Murder!

Read Numbers 35
Focus v. 33

One of the headlines in the media this week claimed that the number of people murdered in the city of Chicago in 2017 had just reached the five hundred mark. 317 more words

Daily Devotional