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Deuteronomy 32:8-9 and the Sons of God

There is quite a bit going on in Deuteronomy 32, perhaps more than meets the eye when it is first read. First of all, it is worth noting that this text has a few variations and for good reason. Here … Continue reading

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Monolatry in the Old Testament

Monolatry is all over the text of the Old Testament. This has to do with the idea of God in the Old Testament, an idea that there are many gods in the world of the Ancient Near East, but only … Continue reading

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Gospel Doctrine Notes – Old Testament Lesson 3

Lesson 3: The Creation Moses 2-3, Genesis 1-2, Abraham 4-5 What does the creation account tell us? For our current needs, the Lord has given us the beautiful, powerful, concise, and systematic creation accounts of the scriptures. He has also … Continue reading

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The book of Jonah is a wonderful message of forgiveness and grace.  Jonah is called by the Lord to preach repentance to a hardened people, a people that he does not feel are worthy of being saved.  In Jonah’s estimation, … Continue reading

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