Posts tagged Law of Moses
Why Is There A Distinction Made In John 1:17?

John 1:17 states: "For the law was given through Moses, but grace and truth came through Jesus Christ."

It is important to understand what this verse does not teach. Some have taught erroneously from this verse that the Old Testament never had an ounce of grace in it and that the New Testament does not have an ounce of law in it. This is not true at all!

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What Is Legalism?

There are people throughout history who have always had a desire to be free from the laws of a higher authority. They want to be free to do whatever they want to do. Those who are promoting self-indulgence and freedom from restrictions are guilty of destroying the moral fabric of the United States and other nations. Faithful Christians who are attempting to follow what the Bible teaches are called "legalistic." Are they really? What is legalism exactly?

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Is Polygamy Sinful Today?

Polygamy is an issue that needs to be understood from the Bible as a whole. In the beginning of the creation, God joined one man (Adam) and one woman (Eve) in marriage together. When man sinned against God, man also began to change what God had designed for marriage. For instance, Lamech, from the line of Cain, was the first polygamist recorded in Genesis 4:19-24.

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Is The Thief On The Cross The Example We Ought To Follow In Regards To How One Should Be Saved From Sin?

No.

One of the main reasons people object to baptism is because of the example of the thief on the cross. The argument usually goes something like this: The thief was not baptized. The thief was saved. Therefore, a person does not have to be baptized to be saved. However, the thief on the cross is not a valid example for the following reasons:

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If “The Law” In 1 Corinthians 15:56 Is In Reference To The Law of Moses, Does This Mean That “Covenant Eschatology” Is True?

This question can be broken down into two questions. The first question is: “Is ‘the law’ in 1 Corinthians 15:56 a reference to the law of Moses?” The second question is: “Does this mean that covenant eschatology is true?”

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