The covenant that God made with Moses included not just His prescription for holy living but a means for addressing transgressions which were inevitable given humanity’s sin nature. The sacrificial system and the Day of Atonement foreshadowed the coming mission of Jesus Christ.
Breaking Bread is a touching weekly presentation by Tim Edwards in preparation for communion. This week Tim discusses why Jesus Christ had to die.
As we follow the narrative of Acts we are beginning to see the implications of Christ’s introduction of a New Covenant. Last week our focus was on how Christ’s work of atonement rendered the sacrificial system of the Law obsolete. This week, we see that the purification rites of the law became non-binding and ultimately symbolic […]
2017-07-30 Why did Peter successfully pray for Dorcas to be raised from the dead? Jesus didn’t come to eliminate the death of our mortal bodies. Unless Christ returns in our lifetime we will all eventually die, but Dorcas’ resurrection does speak to the greater victory over eternal death that Christ provides!