What Does It Mean to Stand with Israel? (Part 3)

By Paul J. Scharf

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What are some specific things that we can do to stand with—that is, bless (Gen. 12:3)—the people, nation and land of Israel?

As we documented in the previous installment, we certainly have good reason to desire to do so. As Jesus told the Canaanite woman, “I was not sent except to the lost sheep of the house of Israel” (Matt. 15:24). And as He reminded the Samaritan woman, “Salvation is of the Jews” (John 4:22).

The Apostle Paul spoke about the relationship between the…

The Internal Evidence of Inerrancy, Part 2

By Guest

By Bob Courtney. Read Part 1.

Today, the truth of God’s Word is not believed by a vast portion of our society. We have moved from the idea that truth is whatever you think truth to be to the belief that there is no truth. How do we reach such a generation? The answer is in our understanding of the inerrancy of Scripture. “The authority of Scripture is inescapably impaired if this total divine inerrancy is in any way limited or disregarded, or made relative to a view of truth…

What Is the “New Perspective(s) on Paul”? (Part 2)

By TylerR

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What does “justification” mean?

Dunn explains that “justification by faith” means trusting in Jesus alone for salvation, and not relying on obsolete Jewish boundary markers as covenant preconditions for God’s acceptance (i.e., “works of the law”). Jesus is enough. According to Dunn, Paul’s target is not grace v. legalism, but grace v. outmoded nationalism.

N.T. Wright explains that righteousness…