Sin #2

By Oscar M. Baker

REDEMPTION (cont’d): The trespass offering had to do with evil acts of sins. The exodus aspect given for us today is in Eph. 1:7. This is being set free from sins. Eph. 2:13 is the eisodus aspect, “But now in Christ Jesus…made nigh…”, as Israel was made nigh to God at Mt. Sinai. Because God is a moral agent, sins cannot be excused, at least in that relationship. Sins cannot be excused because they are a blot on God’s creation; they go into the record in red ink, as we say. To have perfection, those will have to be taken care of. So now here we have God, a great moral Ruler, and man a responsible moral agent, and sin has come in and it can’t be excused. So for that we have such words as ransom, atonement, sanctification, and the like.

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RD 101 - Stewardship

By Jack Eberle

Let a man so account of us, as the ministers of Christ, and stewards of the mysteries of God.  Moreover, it is required in stewards, that a man be found faithful” (I Cor. 4:1-2 KJV).

Our Lord was set as the prime example for His sacrifice on the cross. He was faithful unto death that we might live for Him. Isaiah says He set His face as a flint. Is. 50:1-7. The principle of His “faithfulness” is well reported in The Scriptures, His consistency, mercy, devotion to purpose, steadfastness. He would not succumb to the wiles of Satan, though hungry and weak. He died only after speaking the epochal words, “It is finished.” No one ever started and finished a job like Jesus Christ, the Saviour of mankind did. His aim was accomplished in the salvation of countless numbers of believers through the ages.

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