Tagged with law

Ezra 10:4

Ezra 10:4

Ezra 10:4 – Rise up; this matter is in your hands. We will support you, so take courage and do it. In this study, we will examine the words of Shecaniah and identify certain attributes that a leader must have even in modern times. Continue reading

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Galatians 5:4

Galatians 5:4

Galatians 5:4 – You who are trying to be justified by the law have been alienated from Christ; you have fallen away from grace. In this study, we will examine the differences between these two justification methods and attempt to restore to law what it deserves – just not the justification part. Continue reading

Leviticus 19:10

Leviticus 19:10

Leviticus 19:10 – Do not go over your vineyard a second time or pick up the grapes that have fallen. Leave them for the poor and the alien. I am the LORD your God. In this study, we will examine this command from God and stand in awe at the magnitude of God’s heart. Continue reading

James 2:10

James 2:10

James 2:10 – For whoever keeps the whole law and yet stumbles at just one point is guilty of breaking all of it. In this study, we will examine this rather strong declaration by James that by stumbling at just one point renders one’s good work at keeping the whole law meaningless, and decipher his gentle reminder behind these seemingly harsh words. Continue reading

Micah 7:9

Micah 7:9

Micah 7:9 – Because I have sinned against him, I will bear the Lord’s wrath, until he pleads my case and upholds my cause. He will bring me out into the light; I will see his righteousness. In this study, we will examine what it means to bear the Lord’s wrath as sinners, and explore the promise that Micah speaks of. Continue reading

Romans 3:20

Romans 3:20

Romans 3:20 – Therefore no one will be declared righteous in God’s sight by the works of the law; rather, through the law we become conscious of our sin. In this study we will examine the difference between the law of works and the law of faith, and this all-important purpose of the existence of law – it is through law that we become conscious of our sin. Continue reading

Galatians 3:3

Galatians 3:3

Galatians 3:3 – Are you so foolish? After beginning with the Spirit, are you now trying to attain your goal by human effort? In this study we will dive into Paul’s chastisement of the Galatians and treat it as our wake-up call. Continue reading

Jeremiah 31:33

Jeremiah 31:33

Jeremiah 31:33 – “This is the covenant I will make with the house of Israel after that time,” declares the Lord. “I will put my law in their minds and write it on their hearts. I will be their God, and they will be my people. In this study we will ponder upon the significance of the new covenant and what it means for us today. Continue reading

Matthew 23:15

Matthew 23:15

Matthew 23:15 – Woe to you, teachers of the law and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You travel over land and sea to win a single convert, and when you have succeeded, you make them twice as much a child of hell as you are. In this study we will examine the importance of our positions and how it influences others around us. Continue reading

Leviticus 19:18

Leviticus 19:18

Leviticus 19:18 – “Do not seek revenge or bear a grudge against anyone among your people, but love your neighbor as yourself. I am the LORD.” In this study we will examine this old law bit by bit, part by part, and savour the fact that it still exists despite all the years that have come and gone. Continue reading