From HebrewRoot: Hebrews 7-10

We have already established elsewhere that while it is definitely a teaching of the Bible that the Old Covenant (specifically, the Mosaic Covenant; cf. Jer. 31:31) has been replaced by a New (or Renewed) Covenant, this does not require that the Torah be replaced by a “New Law” as well.  This can be further demonstrated …

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From HebrewRoot: Hebrews 4

The claim is often made that Hebrews 4 says that Jesus is now our rest, so we have no need for a Sabbath.  As we will see, that argument does not hold up under careful scrutiny. Therefore, since a promise remains of entering His rest, let us fear lest any of you seem to have …

From HebrewRoot: Answering Romans 14

As I noted in my last post, this series has been sparked in part due to Cris Putnam's posts dealing with the Sabbath on his Logos Apologia blog. My introductory post was edited pretty heavily around answering his arguments. This one is less so, mostly because the article I wrote a half-decade ago pretty much …

From HebrewRoot: Answering Objections – Introduction

A couple of things came together to start this series. First, Cris Putnam has been posting a series on his blog (Logos Apologia) about what he calls "Confusion About Sunday Worship." I agree there's a lot of confusion on the subject, and I think many of my Hebrew Roots brethren are a bit too strident …