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The Future of Israel in Romans 9–11

In Romans 9–11, Paul expounds on the covenant-keeping righteousness of God in light of God’s setting aside of the nation of Israel. Considering God’s many blessings and promises given to the nation of Israel as a nation (Rom 9:4–5), the … Continue reading

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The Promise and the Provision [reflections on the cross]

Why did the disciples have such a hard time understanding Christ’s mission on earth? To us it seems so obvious. Where did this confusion come from? Throughout the entirety of the Old Testament, there were two lines of salvific hope … Continue reading

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The Promised Messiah and the Confused Disciples

Jesus came offering Himself as Messiah to the Jewish people. The coming Messiah, as prophesied in the Old Testament, was a coming king who would establish a kingdom that would last forever — and the Jews knew that very well … Continue reading

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