A Ritual Act of Worship

A Ritual Act of Worship

What was the purpose of a burnt sacrifice? The name “burnt offering” is a translation of the Hebrew word ‘olah (“an ascending offering”). Its name suggests that the sacrificial victim was burned in its entirety on the altar and the smoke went up/ascended toward God in heaven. The burnt offering was the most common sacrifice…

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God’s Divine Purpose

Why did God choose the nation of Israel, and not another?This is an area of biblical study in which the Bible provides some important information.

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The Law of the Spirit of Life

What is “the law of the Spirit of life” spoken about by Paul in Romans 8:2?

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The Reliable Gospel Record

Is the phrase “in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit” a later addition to Matthew 28:19?

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Law and Law

What is the meaning of the phrase “the law of Christ”The phrase you quote is found in both 1 Corinthians 9:21 and Galatians 6:2. We should examine both passages.

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The Love Chapter’s Big Tree

What is the relationship between faith, hope, and love in 1 Corinthians 13:13? Paul wrote, “And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love” (1 Cor. 13:13, NIV). This triad of Christian virtues is mentioned often in the New Testament demonstrating its importance for the Christian life (e.g.,…

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The Son and the Spirit

How close was the relationship between the Holy Spirit and Christ during Jesus’ earthly ministry?

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A Place of Reunion and Revelation

The ark of the covenant was a box containing the tables of Ten Commandments (Ex. 25:21, 22). The mercy seat was a slab of pure gold on which stood two cherubim, carved as one piece with the mercy seat, facing each other looking down and with wings extend¬ing upward (verse 20).

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A Covenant of Love and Loyalty

What is the significance of the meal offering (Lev. 2)? Compared to the sacrificial offerings mentioned in Leviticus, the meal offering is unique in that it was a bloodless one. A study of the Levitical instructions on how to offer it will help us understand its meaning and theological implications.

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The Mystery of Godliness

What is "the mystery of godlienss" (1 Tim. 3:16)? The passage you are quoting from is commonly considered to be a brief Christian hymn about Christ: His incarnation, ascension, proclamation of Him, and the reaction to Him on earth and in heaven.

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