Category: Scripture
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Genesis 3.1-6 & Luke 10.21 – Pride and Salvation
Posted: 28 May 2010 in Genesis, Luke

And he [the serpent] said unto the woman, Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden? And the woman said unto the serpent, We may [not] eat….. of the fruit of the tree which is in the midst of the garden…..

In that hour Jesus rejoiced in spirit, and said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them unto babes: even so, Father; for so it seemed good in thy sight.

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Tags: obedience, original sin, pride, salvation, the fall, trusting in god

2 Timothy 3.16 – Authority of Scripture
Posted: 27 May 2010 in 2 Timothy

All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: There is much in the Bible that is inimical to the spirit of the age. Whilst it must be recognised that the Bible was written between two and three thousand years ago, and some […]

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Tags: authority of scripture, bible, inspiration of scripture

Proverbs 16.4 & Colossians 1.16 The Purpose of Creation
Posted: 26 May 2010 in Colossians, Proverbs

The LORD hath made all things for himself: yea, even the wicked for the day of evil…..

For by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers: all things were created by him, and for him.

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Tags: purposes of god

Leviticus 3.2 – Vocation
in Leviticus

And he shall lay his hand upon the head of the offering, and kill it at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation: and Aaron’s sons the priests shall sprinkle the blood upon the altar round about.

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Tags: call of god, obedience, vocation, will of god

Leviticus 1 – Worship in the Old Testament
Posted: 25 May 2010 in Leviticus

The sacrificial system set out in Leviticus could be understood as a crude attempt to buy off a wrathful God. However, there is a more charitable way of understanding it, and that is as an attempt to honour God by gifting something to him.  In a sense, the fact that worship in ancient Israel cost […]

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Tags: praise, worship