Posts from 2023

Posts from 2023

The Moral, Civil and Ceremonial Laws

Books of the Torah like Leviticus and Deuteronomy are filled with laws, which while they have a link to one of the Moral Laws of the Ten Commandments, and practical applications to our lives today, are no longer binding on believers. We are no longer, for instance, forbidden to plant different kinds of seed in our vineyard, to wear garments of mixed materials (which is a…

On Repentance

There is a difference between repentance and remorse. I point that out because many people confuse the two and the difference between them is critical. For instance, the difference between repentance and remorse, is the difference between Peter and Judas. They both sinned in betraying Christ. Judas betrayed Him to the Sanhedrin, selling him for a miserable 30 pieces of…

Every Part is Needed

One evening long ago I tripped over a toy in the darkness (those of you who are parents are probably familiar with that experience) and managed to bend my toes forward and come down on them with a crunch. I was sure that I had broken one toe in particular and sure enough in the morning it was black and blue and made walking around a painful experience. I taped it up to…

Headcoverings?

4 Every man praying or prophesying, having his head covered, dishonors his head.  5 But every woman who prays or prophesies with her head uncovered dishonors her head, for that is one and the same as if her head were shaved.  6 For if a woman is not covered, let her also be shorn. But if it is shameful for a woman to be shorn or shaved, let her be covered.  7 For a man…