Ask the Author: Christ, the Law and the Gospel
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Are the law and gospel opposed to each other? Can people who have never heard of Jesus be faithful to the law? Find out what the Sabbath School author has to say on this week’s edition of “Ask the Author.” You can view the same video on YouTube if you prefer. Amen!(3) … [Click to read more …]

Thursday: The Law and the Gospel
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(Rom. 1:16, 17) No matter how good our lives are, none can escape the constant reminders of sin. Inevitably, happiness is interrupted by sickness, death, disaster. On a personal level, feelings of spiritual security are often challenged by memories of past sins and, even worse, by the urge to sin again. In what ways do … [Click to read more …]

Wednesday: Grace and Truth
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(John 1:17) John condensed the history of salvation into one verse: The law was given through Moses, but grace and truth came through Jesus Christ (John 1:17, NKJV). As a result of Adam’s sin, all humanity has been affected by the curse of death. The curse is intensified by the fact that no one born … [Click to read more …]

Tuesday: The Law and the Nations
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(Acts 10:34, 35) Read Acts 10:34-35; Acts 17:26-27; Romans 1:20; and Romans 2:14. What is the central teaching of these texts? Despite Israel’s mistakes, God did not leave the people in other nations without a witness. Those who were not privileged to receive God’s written revelation received divine messages through the pages of natural revelation … [Click to read more …]

Sabbath: Christ, the Law and the Gospel
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Read for This Week’s Study: Rom. 7:7-12; Deut. 30:15-20; Matt. 7:24-27; Acts 10:34-35; John 15:10; Eph. 2:1. Memory Text: For the law was given through Moses, but grace and truth came through Jesus Christ (John 1:17, NKJV). A century before Christ, Roman poet Lucretius wrote a famous poem that was lost in history until the … [Click to read more …]

HopeSS: The Law of God and the Law of Christ
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You can view a discussion of the current lesson in the Hope Sabbath School class led by Pastor Derek Morris. (Adobe Flash Player version.) A Youtube version of this week’s lesson at Hope Sabbath School is below. You can download the video, the MP3 audio, and the lesson outline from the HopeTV Sabbath School Site. … [Click to read more …]

Inside Story: The Man God Intends
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Rober [roh-BEHR] and his family live in a small town in eastern Peru. His wife, Roxana, began attending the Adventist church and took the couple’s children with her. She often invited, Rober, but he wasn’t interested in religion. However, in his heart, Rober sensed that his life wasn’t what it should be. He often drank, … [Click to read more …]

Friday: Further Study: The Law of God and the Law of Christ
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Further Study: Read Ellen G. White, Church Discipline p. 260-264; Consider One Another, pp. 260-266, in Testimonies for the Church, vol. 7. Bear ye one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ. Here, again, our duty is plainly set before us. How can the professed followers of Christ so lightly regard these inspired … [Click to read more …]