Exodus (Page 2)

Exodus (Page 2)

The Law of Moses and the Christian

Exodus When we ask the question, “How does the Old Testament Law apply to the New Testament Christian?” we must be thoughtful with our answer. These laws are not our laws. They are not binding on us as if we still lived in the Old Covenant. But if we stop there and throw out the Old Testament, we’re not being thoughtful or faithful. There is a strong, beautiful, powerful relationship between the Old Covenant and the New Covenant. And the…

The Only Alpha

Exodus 19:1-25 These moments between God and Israel were meant to instill the fear of the Lord. This covenant they have entered with God is serious stuff because God is unapproachably holy, and His holiness demands obedience. Friends, the sad part of reading Exodus is that while the people came to see God’s holiness, the Law alone had no power to keep them from sin. It made people labor in their own strength, in futility, always trying to measure up…

A Kingdom of Priests

Exodus 19:5-6 What God is offering His people is a return to the relationship that Adam and Eve had with God in the Garden of Eden. They had unbroken access to God’s presence, His intimate fellowship. God’s idea was to reflect something of Himself in us humans. We are not gods, but we are meant to reflect God, which is a mind-blowing thing. How do we reflect God? One of the main ways we reflect His image is that He…