5 Things The Old Testament Law Teaches Us

The Law - Part 5

The Law Teaches Us Even Though It Wasn’t Written To Us The Old Testament law teaches many things. Everyone who reads it today can’t help but notice a striking contrast. Some commands make sense and some don’t, at least not in today’s world. Everyone, even liars, agree the command “Don’t lie” is a good practice. […]

Is Tithing [With Its Blessings And Curses] A Commandment For Today?

The Law - Part 4

Biblical Advice About Tithing Today I got an email asking about tithing. It’s such an important question that I’m going to devote this post to it. Here’s the question: I would like to understand the commandment in Malachi 3:10 about tithes and offerings. Is God only going to bless me when I tithe and curse […]

What Commandments Do I Have To Keep As A Christian?

The Law Part 3

The “Question” About Keeping The Commandments “Since we’re Christians now, can you give us a list of the commandments we’re supposed to keep?” It was about 30 years ago. I was sitting across from a young couple who, a few days before, had believed in Jesus as their Savior. It was the first time I’d […]

Understanding Why The Old Testament Law is Not For Today

The Law Part 2

Digging Deeper Into the Law Of Moses In my last post I pointed out that the term “Old Testament Law” is generally used in four ways. For the sake of this post we’re going to use it by its most common meaning. Let’s agree (for this post) that the term “Old Testament Law” refers to […]

The Old Testament Law [What Is It?]

The Law Part 1

The Old Testament Law Is Not For Today, Or Is It? The Old Testament Law is a confusing topic for many people. I first learned about it as a boy going to Sunday School. The main emphasis was on the Ten Commandments but it wasn’t limited to that. It’s funny how things stick out in […]