From HebrewRoot: Acts 15

And certain men which came down from Judaea taught the brethren, and said, Except ye be circumcised after the manner of Moses, ye cannot be saved. When therefore Paul and Barnabas had no small dissension and disputation with them, they determined that Paul and Barnabas, and certain other of them, should go up to Jerusalem …

Yes, Paul does teach that followers of Christ remain under the authority of the Law of Moses

Sometimes, it takes a bit of a challenge to draw me out of my current shell. For those of you who aren't up on my personal life, I've got another Bugg in the oven (a girl this time) and between getting ready for her arrival and three out of four of my computers being down, …

The Jew and the Law

One cannot separate the Christian hostility for Jewish disciples who continue to keep the practices of their people from the Christian attitude of dismissal and even suspicion of the Torah, the “old law” or “law of Moses.” To the minds of most Christians, there is an insurmountable wall between the Law and the Grace they …

From the Mailbox: Does God Condemn the Ignorant?

I got this in an email the other day: In North Vietnam there was a very loving and caring man who worked his fields and taught his children basic decency. His life was devoted to what he perceived as ‘good’. He was in a remote village so his life experience was nearly exclusively what his …

The Nomos Reflects the Nature

Today during lunch I came across Kevin Fiske's blog, specifically a post called "Killing Moralism."  It's a good overall post on the subject, but I found it intriguing that his take on the commandments of God is very close to what you would find coming from a Messianic perspective.  In particular, the following paragraphs were …