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 and Roxana
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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 …]

08: The law of God and the law of Christ – Thought Starters
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[Thought questions for The Law of God and the Law of Christ May 21, 2014] 1. The law of God and the law of Christ. Are we guided by two laws? One the law of the God eternal and almighty, the other of Christ the Saviour? If you think so, what is different about these two … [Click to read more …]

Thursday: Law and Judgment
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(John 5:30) Although God’s law is a law of mercy, God will eventually use it as the standard of judgment. God has continued to provide opportunities for sinners to repent and pledge loyalty to Him, but the hour is coming when the cry will go out, Let the evildoer still do evil, and the filthy … [Click to read more …]