John 3:36

SEEING WHAT IS SAID - Or does not say

John 3:36 (NKJV) He who believes in the Son has everlasting life; and he who does not believe the Son shall not see life, but the wrath of God abides on him.” Read More…

John 14:13


(John 14:13 NKJV) You can ask for anything in my name, and I will do it so that the Son can bring glory to the Father.
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Old Interpretation

If you read Scripture Context, you may have finished a little confused on how to view Old Testament. After all, the New Testament makes clear that we are no longer under the Old Law.

Before we get into how to interpret Old Testament Law, we need to understand that there is more than one “Law”. In the last study we learned that the first five books of the Bible are called “Law”; yet Christ said these are not gone (Matt 17:18). This Law is not reference in New Testament. The most common belief of “Law” is the Ten Commandments but the purpose of these laws were to show sin. There was nothing about the Ten Commandments that were for the atonement of sin. There’s the Talmud Law. This law is not referenced in the letters but is eluded to with the stories of Christ. Any time He was coming against the pharisees for keeping the “laws of man” (Mark 7:8) He is talking about the Talmud law. Then there’s the law of Moses, also known as the Mosaic Law. These laws are actually two different sets of laws. One law is the Temple Laws that had to be done for salvation. The other set was the civil laws for Israel; must like any civil law upheld by the courts in this land.
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Scripture Context

Do you like challenges in your understanding? What if you viewed the Bible totally wrong for most of your life? While a bit long, this article glances at the history of the Bible and looks at the logical and contextual understanding of specific portions of Scripture.

When we read the Bible we often come to Scripture with presuppositions. Sometimes presuppositions can be good, but more often they are bad. They are bad because we place a twenty-first century American (or whatever country you're from) context into the Scripture. Look at the following six texts and I'll show you what I mean.
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