Tag Archives: Nation of Israel

Beware the “ites” of March

Sanctification is both a passive act done by God and an active endeavor done by us, in concert with God’s assistance.  The passive act of sanctification is done by God at the moment of salvation.  This is the Greek term … Continue reading

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Welcome to 2017…Goodbye 2016

Welcome to 2017.  The New Year holds so much promise to so many people every year.  We say things like, “It’s a new start.”  Or we say things like, “It’s a clean slate.”  For some reason we look at the … Continue reading

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Want Restoration? Turn the Page!

The one thing I absolutely appreciate about the Jewish people is how they are so steeped in traditions, rituals, and rites.  This is seen regardless of whether or not you’re talking about religious Jews, secular Jews, or cultural Jews.  There … Continue reading

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Backsliding Like Israel

The Nation of Israel is an Old Testament representation of the New Testament Church. Israel is referred to as a “peculiar people” in Exodus 19:5, while in the New Testament, we Christians are referred to as a “peculiar people” in … Continue reading

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