The Old Testament as a set of moral rules or obligations. The Old Testament as passé, out of date, or even irrelevant for the New Testament Christian. These two broad ideas define what many Christians think about the Old Testament today. Unfortunately, when we neglect or jettison the Old Testament, which makes up almost three … Continue reading The Importance and Relevance of the Old Testament to the Christian
Look, I get it. Legalism is the new dirty word in Christianity. And we do legitimately have to guard against legalism. But what essentially is legalism and is obedience necessarily contradictory to salvation by grace, through faith (Ephesians 2:8)? I was reading the Bible during my quiet time a couple of days ago, and one … Continue reading Does obedience contradict salvation by grace, through faith alone?