QUESTION OF THE DAY: Does the New Testament replace the Old Testament scriptures?

New Testament scriptures complete—not contradict—Old Testament scriptures. As such, the Old Testament must be interpreted in light of the New. Here is a threefold law of Bible interpretation: 1. Scripture must be interpreted in the light of other scripture. 2. The Old Testament must be interpreted in light of the New Testament. We are under … Continue reading QUESTION OF THE DAY: Does the New Testament replace the Old Testament scriptures?

QUESTION OF THE DAY: How did things change between the Old and New Testaments?

One of the biggest changes between the Old and New Covenants is how sin was handled. In the Old Covenant, God established the priesthood to provide a way for the Israelites to cover or atone for sin—the breaking of the law. The high priest offered a blood sacrifice each year in the Holy of Holies … Continue reading QUESTION OF THE DAY: How did things change between the Old and New Testaments?

DID YOU KNOW: The first Judge of Israel?

The word “testament” (Hebrew berîth, Greek (diatheke ), means “covenant.” The term “Old Testament” refers to the covenant which God entered into with Abraham and the people of Israel, and “New Testament” to the covenant God has entered into with believers through Christ. Othniel was the 1st judge of Israel (judge 3:9-10) All the books … Continue reading DID YOU KNOW: The first Judge of Israel?

DID YOU KNOW;This fact about Bible?

1. The Bible was written by people from diverse occupational backgrounds Parts of the Bible were written by kings. Half of the Psalms, a good chunk of Proverbs, and Ecclesiastes seem to be penned by royalty. But other parts of the Bible are written by farmers, fishermen, a tentmaker, homeless prophets, a doctor, a professional … Continue reading DID YOU KNOW;This fact about Bible?