Monthly Archives: January 2019

The Church: Protected by the Blood of the Lamb

“Israel is my firstborn son, let my son go,” had been the Lord’s command to Pharaoh in Exodus 4:22–23. He had refused, and the plagues began. As you come to Exodus 12, you find that this tenth plague is not … Continue reading

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The Church: Walking before the Lord

What does the Bible teach us about the church? What is the church? A key concept is that of covenant, and it comes to clear expression in Genesis 17:1–8. Abraham—and you—are called to walk before the Lord and be blameless! … Continue reading

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The Church: God’s Blessing to the Nations

In many ways the church is a counter-cultural institution. We gather on Sunday morning when many are sleeping in or watching sports on TV. We sing. We pray. We listen to a Book being read and preached. We eat a … Continue reading

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