• What parts of the law are still relevant to us today? Question and Answer

    Exodus 20

    We make distinctions among the ceremonial law, the dietary law, the civil law, and the moral law. To the Jew, every law commanded by God in the Old Testament was moral in the sense that it had moral significance to it. It is a useful distinction to distinguish the moral law from the ceremonial law, because we know that the ceremonial law has been fulfilled in the perfect work of Christ. And we know that the dietary laws have been set apart. They had a historical significance that differs from the moral law of the Old Testament. We make a … View Resource

  • Does the Old Testament teach the doctrines of grace? Question and Answer

    Exodus 33:18-19

    In Exodus 33 and 34, Moses says, “Show me your glory” (which is the title of a book I have coming out). Then, God descends in a cloud, and God Himself preaches to Moses. He preaches His own glory to Moses. He says: “I will have mercy upon whom I will have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I have compassion” (Ex. 33:18–19). God Himself preaches sovereign grace to Moses, who desires to see His glory. Even having said that, just give me the book of Psalms, and I can put together an airtight case for the doctrines … View Resource