Legality or Legalism. The term “legality” is not found in scripture, although the substance of it is addressed repeatedly. The term refers to the error of putting oneself or others under a legal standard as a rule for justification or practical holiness before God or man. It makes that which is external the basis of […]
Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk The Basics of the Law Exodus 20 Exodus 20. In this chapter God begins to give to Moses the terms of the Old Covenant, starting with the decalogue, or ‘ten commandments’. In the three chapters that follow he gives the judgments that accompany the ten commandments. In chapter 24, after hearing all […]
Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk Introduction: The Charge Committed to Timothy 1 Timothy 1 1 Timothy 1. In this first chapter, Paul gives Timothy his apostolic charge. He warns the young man of those who would oppose him, and the character of the false teachers that were making inroads in Ephesus. The error took two forms: (1) […]
Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk Christian Transformation: An Epistle of Christ on Our Hearts 2 Corinthians 3 2 Corinthians 3. God’s purpose is that Christ, who has been rejected and cast out of this world, will still be seen in His saints. To accomplish this, the Spirit of God is present on earth to form the saints into […]
The technical details of the successive dispensations which God has unfolded on the earth. Part 2 of a three-part series on Dispensational Truth.
Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk The Principles of the Kingdom in Connection with the Law Matthew 5:17-48 Fulfilling the Law. In this section (vv.17-48) the Lord Jesus establishes the authority of the law, which the Jews ought to have kept until the kingdom was introduced. They should have kept, not only the law, but also the words […]
eBk Sec Outline Sec Bk Doctrinal: Defense of the Gospel Galatians 3 – 4 Galatians 3-4. The general subject of ch.3-4 is defense of the gospel, showing that justification is not by the law. Chapter 3 lays out the doctrinal side of things (our standing), and it presents the Christian’s connection with Abraham and his seed. This […]