Thanks to our listeners, we have some terrific questions emerging out of the Ten Commandments series. In this episode Joe Boot answers questions about Paul and Christ and their relationship to the law, what it means to ‘fulfill’ the law, and how believers kept the law before Christ and the giving of the Holy Spirit.
In this episode Joe Boot pulls illustrations from throughout Scripture to demonstrate the enduring validity of God’s law in the era of Christ’s resurrection. If Christ took the law seriously, and if we are to be imitators of Him, then it behooves us to take the law seriously as well.
This week’s episode deals with the recent hustle of Bill C4 through the Canadian senate, to become law early in the new year, describing how Christian counselling has effectively and explicitly been made a criminal offense. We also get a chance to respond to some listener questions on the relationship between law and gospel.
All law requires an agreed-upon standard of authority; to speak of theonomy is to speak literally of â€˜Godâ€™s law.â€™ But how has that law been applied in different societies throughout history? And how, if at all, does the law of God apply to contemporary society?
This chapter in 2 Samuel about the exile and return of Absalom, King David’s son, reflects the perennial theme of Exile and Return found throughout the Bible.
The Apostle Paul exhorts us to avoid false religion, which is mystical and legalistic, and which judges people based on man-made regulations.
As Creator and Redeemer, God shows Himself to be a God of order and principle – in short, of law. The law of God is not in conflict with the gospel, rather they are both gifts to mankind.
First announced in Eden, God in Christ has a cosmic program to destroy the works of the Devil; we are to take part in Christ's work to defeat all His enemies.
First announced in Eden, God in Christ has a cosmic program to destroy the works of the Devil; we are to take part in Christ’s work to defeat all His enemies.