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July 2013

Sacrificial Lamb

July 2013

All of us carry roles in our society that identify who we are.  Some of us are doctors, lawyers, farmers, business people, etc.  In our families, we carry identities as “father,” “mother,” “brother,” sister,” “cousin,” etc.  Some of us are ministers and missionaries....Read More

He Made Himself Nothing

July 2013

Late in the fifteenth century, two young wood carving apprentices in France confided to each other their desire to study painting. But this plan would take money, and both Hans and Albrecht were poor.Finally, though they had a solution. One would work and earn money while the other studied. Then whe...Read More

Peace-offering: Fellowship with Christ and Brethren

July 2013

The Israelite’s system of sacrifice and offering was designed by God and positioned at the very hub and heart of their public life.  Sacrifices offered at the altar helped them to have their spiritual life restored. The unending blaze of fire at the altar taught the Jews that they were in nee...Read More

Sin Offering: Meaning and its New Testament Fulfillment

July 2013

From the earliest time until the destruction of the second temple, Hebrew religion was marked by a series of rites and ceremonies , both public and private in which animals were consumed. Throughout the Old Testament, there are numerous references  to sacrifices and offerings in the life of nation ...Read More

Christ, Our Great Sacrifice

July 2013

The older man asked if I would help him at his farm for the afternoon.  Being a college student I knew that I would also enjoy a home cooked meal served by his wife who was an excellent cook.  I willingly agreed to meet him the next afternoon.When I arrived he was sharpening knives in the ...Read More