Has Israel Repented?

In my previous post, I ignored the most obvious objection to the idea that the time of Israel's punishment, known as the Curse of the Law, is coming or has come to an end: "But that can't be! The Jews still haven't accepted Jesus as their Messiah and Savior!" Okay, let's deal with that. As …

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 Jer. 31:31) has been replaced by a New (or Renewed) Covenant, this does not require that the Torah be replaced by a “New Law” as well.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 …

The Curse of the Law: Part 3 – Trying to Put the Pieces Back Together

  First, my apologies for the delay. My wife was sick last week, so I didn't have my usual night off to write and edit. Hopefully this post will still be welcome. Though those in Israel with ears to hear knew that the covenant had been broken, they never ceased in trying to put the …

The Curse of the Law: Part 1 – Deuteronomy as a Treaty

(This post was first published over a year ago, but then I realized I hadn't set it up very well. Hopefully, second time's the charm.) As I've mentioned a couple of times on this blog, I've been working on a paper that I hope to get peer-reviewed at some point. It turns out that that's …