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Covenant of Moses – Part 3

In this third post about the covenant of Moses we begin by discussing the problems of interpreting how the old covenant interacts with the new covenant. Instead of resolving the problems of interpreting where we are between the “already” and … Continue reading

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Covenant of Moses – Part 2

We begin the second of three posts about the Covenant of Moses with an important question asked by O. Palmer Robertson. Are we to conclude that all the various covenantal administrations of the Old Testament find continuing significance for believers … Continue reading

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Covenant of Moses – Part 1 of 3

This post continues a series of reflections about O. Palmer Robertson’s The Christ of the Covenants with a discussion about the Covenant of Moses, often referred to as the “old covenant.” Robertson begins by stating that “God renews an ancient … Continue reading

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A New Perspective on Works of the Law

N.T. Wright’s spin on what has come to be called the “New Perspective on Paul” has given me a great deal of food for thought. This post will note some of the observations he makes in a paper he presented … Continue reading

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New Covenant Epilogue: Warnings and Response

In the epilogue to the New Covenant Jesus utters three warnings. These are bookends to the blessings at the start of the section, and probably function the way the curses of the Old (Sinai) Covenant functioned: as warnings against disobedience … Continue reading

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Turning the Other Cheek: the Background

Previously on Wascana Fellowship 2.0: With the demise of the Sinai/Deuteronomic Covenant in 586 BC, there needed to be a New Exodus, led by a New Moses. Jesus’ ministry is described by the Gospel writers in terms and symbolism that … Continue reading

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Oaths and Vows

In this post we return to Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount: With Jesus on the Mountain, surrounded by His disciples and a multitude, we have a picture of God once again giving His Ten Commandments. In a previous post, we … Continue reading

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