Category Archives: gospel

Three Narrative Creeds of the Old Testament (Part 1)

Note: I am playing catch-up with posts. This one is from slightly more than a year ago. It may take a while to prepare part 2. While I was a student at Canadian Bible College and Canadian Theological Seminary I … Continue reading

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The Gates of Hell Shall Not Prevail

Dr. Michael S. Heiser specializes in trying to understand the supernatural world-view of the ancient writers of the Bible. He has brought fascinating and sometimes frightening background to various difficult-to-understand portions of the Scriptures. One that has puzzled many Protestants … Continue reading

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Pentecost and the Seal of a New Covenant

When we gathered on Pentecost Sunday I wanted to go over some of the threads of Scripture that come together in the Acts 2 account of Pentecost. One thread that pertains to receiving the Holy Spirit comes from Jeremiah 31:31-34. … Continue reading

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Not By Bread Alone

Before Jesus began preaching he was tested by Satan while fasting in the wilderness for 40 days (Matthew 4:1-11). As you read the passage you will probably notice that Jesus answers each temptation with a statement prefaced by “it is … Continue reading

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David and Melchizedek

It does not take long while reading the book of Hebrews to see that the author connects Jesus not only to the kingship of David via geneology, but also to a mysterious “priesthood of Melchizedek.” It is easy to see … Continue reading

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New Covenant Passover/Lord’s Supper

At Wascana Fellowship we base the annual gatherings of our group on the calendar described in the first five books of the Bible. In the springtime this means that we gather on the days of Passover and the Feast of … Continue reading

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Revelation In Perspective

A current use of two very different scripture passages illustrate a point about what often happens when well-meaning people adopt scripture passages without studying the context. Something of a similar nature can happen with the book of Revelation. A favourite … Continue reading

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