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Does the Triune God Work All Things According to His Will? (Epistemology, Part 7)

Does the Triune God work all things according to His Will? The fourth tenet of a biblical epistemology is that the Triune God works all things according to His Will as the Omniscient, Absolute Sovereign (See previous posts on Biblical Epistemology…
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How does Christ Jesus fulfill the Day of Atonement? (Feasts, #8)

The Day of Atonement (Lev. 23:27-32) is the sixth and most somber feast of the Hebrew calendar. This festival constituted one of Israel’s special Sabbaths and was celebrated on the tenth day of Tishri, the seventh month of the Hebrew…
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Did the Triune God Create All Things? (Epistemology, Part 6)

The third epistemological tenet is that the Triune God created all things (See previous posts on Biblical Epistemology at http://nct-blog.ptsco.org/category/biblical-epistemology-series/). The opening verse of Genesis confirms this great truth: “In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth” (Gen….
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How does Christ Jesus fulfill the Feast of Trumpets? (Feasts, #7)

The Feast of Trumpets. The fifth major festival of the Hebrew calendar is the Feast of Trumpets occurring in the fall on the first day of Tishri, the seventh month (Num. 29:1; Lev. 23:23-25). The Hebrew word translated as “trumpets” in…
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How did Christ Jesus fulfill the Feast of Pentecost? (Feasts, #6)

Pentecost: the Feast of Weeks.  The Feast of Pentecost (Lev 23:15-21) is the fourth mô‘ēd on the Hebrew calendar and is also known as the Feast of Weeks (i.e. Shavout), the Day of Firstfruits, and the Feast of Harvest. This…
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Does God’s Word Self-Authenticate Itself? (Epistemology, Part 5)

The second tenet of a biblical epistemology is that the Bible is the infallible, inerrant, sufficient and authoritative Word of God. 2 Timothy 3:16 declares: “All scripture is given by inspiration of God.” In other words, God “secured an infallible…
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How did Christ Jesus fulfill the Feast of Firstfruits? (Feasts, #5)

The Feast of Firstfruits. The third major feast of the Hebrew calendar is Firstfruits occurring during the seven-day long Feast of Unleavened Bread. The Hebrew word translated as ‘firstfruits’ (בִּכּוּרִים – bikkûrîm) is derived from the verb בָּכַר (bākar), meaning…
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How did Christ Jesus fulfill the Feast of Unleavened Bread? (Feasts, #4)

The Feast of Unleavened Bread. Strictly speaking, Unleavened Bread is the second major feast of the Hebrew calendar and begins on the fifteenth day of Nisan, the day after Passover. However, because of this festival’s close connection with Passover, the…
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How did Christ Jesus Fulfill the Feast of Passover? (Feasts, #3)

The Feast of Passover. The first major feast of the Hebrew calendar is Passover which occurs in the spring on the fourteenth day of Nisan.[1] The Hebrew word translated as Passover (פֶּסַח – pesaḥ) is derived from the verb פָּסַח…
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Does NCT Deny the Authority of the Old Testament Scriptures? (Questions, Part 6)

Does NCT Deny the Authority of the Old Testament Scriptures? Another question surrounding NCT is whether it, as a theological system, undermines, minimizes or denies altogether the authority of the Old Testament Scriptures. This question is typically asked for one…
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