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Resolving Problems in Colossians 2:16-17 by James M. Renihan
Colossians 2:16 & 17 (NKJV): So let no one judge you in food or in drink, or regarding a festival or a new moon or sabbaths, 17 which are a shadow of things to come, but the substance is of Christ.
This passage is, at first glance, the strongest that speaks against a ‘sabbath' in the New Testament, and we must give to it the full [...]
This discussion comes from Getting the Garden Right, coming soon from Founders Press. It is used with permission.
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(This is part 2 of 8. Read part 1 here.)
One interesting aspect of the book of Acts and the Epistles is there are points at which it may be observed that the early Christians did certain things that are assumed as already in practice prior to [...]
Defining the ways that church and family intersect is the focus of, The Declaration for the Complementary Roles of Church and Family.” When churches and families get this wrong… much goes wrong. The problem always stems from misunderstanding the doctrine and function of the family as well as the doctrine and function of the church of the Lord Jesus Christ. Here is how the “Declaration” begins,
This declaration arises out of [...]
Chapter 4, Paragraph 3.
“Besides the law written in their hearts, they received a command not to eat of the tree of knowledge of good and evil;...”
Specifically speaking to Adam and Eve, God gave them a command. Any tree of the garden they could eat, but not of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. For in the day they eat from [...]