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Jews, Gentiles and Christians

In His Covenant with Abram, God made certain promises and commitments to Abram and his fleshly descendants through Isaac – descendants who became the ‘children of Israel’ or the Israelites. It was through the nation of Israel that God chose to reveal His purposes concerning restoration and deliverance. It was through Israel that the Deliverer would come. It was through Israel that the other nations of the world would be blessed. As such, the ‘children of Israel’ were set apart. Continue reading

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Covenant Law and God’s Promises

When God gave His Covenant Law at Sinai to the ‘children of Israel’ through Moses, did God’s Covenant of Law nullify or render useless God’s earlier Covenant and promises that God had made to Abram and his fleshly descendants through Isaac? Was God’s Covenant with Abram superseded or made of no effect? Continue reading

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The Siniatic Covenant of Law

God came down from the spiritual realm of heaven to meet Moses on Mount Sinai. It was here that God made a further Covenant with the ‘children of Israel’ – not with all of humanity – but with Abraham’s fleshly descendants through Isaac. This Covenant is an elaboration or enhancement of the Covenant that God made with Abraham. In it, God revealed more details, more information about His plan of restoration in general and his purposes for the ‘children of Israel’ in particular. Continue reading

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Covenants after Abraham up until Jesus the Messiah

God’s Covenant with Abraham was not the last Covenant that God made. There are a number of Covenants recorded in the Jewish Scriptures that make up the Old Testament of our Bible. As to how many Covenants were made – well it depends on which Scripture commentator you read. Continue reading

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Equality, Differences and Levelling

Equality between Jews and Gentiles, (Greeks or non-Jews), in terms of the gospel and entrance to membership of the Kingdom does not mean that Jews and Gentiles are therefore the same. They are different. They are each coming to God from different places. Although there is no difference between Jew and Gentile in terms of the offer of the gospel, there are nevertheless very real differences between Jews and Gentiles at this present time. These differences do not mean that Jews are ‘superior’ to Gentiles, or that Gentiles are ‘superior’ to Jews because the power of sin levels out these two groups to a position of equality in terms of the gospel. Continue reading

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