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"2 And the things you have heard me say in the presence of many witnesses entrust to reliable men who will also be qualified to teach others."
 
Matthew 28:19-20
19 "Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit, 20 teaching them to observe all that I commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age. "
 

Acts of the Apostles: Notes and Commentary
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April 23, 2017

30. Paul Appears before the Sanhedrin: Acts 23 PDF

April 16, 2017

29. Paul Greeted Controversy and Violence in Jerusalem: Acts 22 PDF

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 Orangeburg (SC) Church of Christ 

2855 Columbia Rd NE, Orangeburg, SC 29118
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10:00 am  Adult Bible Class   Beginning on March 19,2017, Matt Burlson will bring the 10:00 am Bible lesson for adults.

Morning Worship 11:00:  Brother Justin Silvey is a well-taught and excellent preacher of the pure Gospel of Jesus Christ.  Please come to hear him preach the pure and true Gospel of Jesus Christ.  

Wednesday Evening 7:00 pm:  Justin Sivley,  will discuss the harmony of the events and teachings of the four gospel accounts of the life of Christ

 

  "I Am the Alpha and the Omega:"
The Revelation to John
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April 23, 2017

The Symbolic Meaning of Horn and Horns in Revelation PDF

April 16, 2017

The Revelation: Glossary of Terms PDF

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This Month's Article: April 2017 (This article will fit a 2 column, 6 inch newspaper advertisement.)  
 

Why Did God Remove the Law of Moses?

            God tore the veil that separated the holy from the most holy place within the temple, when Jesus died upon the cross (Matt. 27:51).  This remarkable event signified that God had removed the Law of Moses, the Old Testament.  Why do people who live today not serve under the laws of the Old Testament?  Why did God remove it?  

            God removed the old covenant because we needed a better covenant to overcome sin and death.  Hebrews tells us, “For it is impossible that the blood of bulls and goats should take away sins (Heb 10:4).”  The Old Testament was good for its purpose, which was to bring us to Christ.  Accordingly, Paul wrote, “For Christ is the end of the law unto righteousness to every one that believes (Rom 10:4).”  Paul also described the purpose of the law as a tutor, “So that the law is become our tutor (to bring us) unto Christ (Gal 3:24).”  Christ taught, “Think not that I came to destroy the law or the prophets: I came not to destroy, but to fulfill (Matt 5:17).” 

            With the death of Christ, God removed the old covenant.  The Hebrew writer said, “He is the mediator of a new covenant that . . . they that have been called may receive the promise of the eternal inheritance (Heb. 9:15).”  Hebrews shows how this new covenant is better than the old covenant: “But now hath he obtained a ministry the more excellent, by so much as he is also the mediator of a better covenant, which hath been enacted upon better promises (Heb 8:6).”  The fault of the first covenant was its inability to redeem us from our sins:  “For if that first covenant had been faultless, then would no place have been sought for a second (Heb.8:7).”

            With the death of Christ, God changed the priesthood and that change necessitated a change in the law: “For the priesthood being changed, there is made of necessity a change also of the law (Heb. 7:12).”  The Old Testament law with its priesthood could not overcome sin and death, and therefore, God gave us a better priest, better promises, and a better law.  Heb. 9:11-12 teaches: “But Christ having come a high priest of the good things to come, through the greater and more perfect tabernacle, not made with hands, that is to say, not of this creation,  nor yet through the blood of goats and calves, but through his own blood, entered in once for all into the holy place, having obtained eternal redemption.”

            God promised: “This is the covenant that I will make with them.  And their sins and their iniquities will I remember no more.  . . . where remission . . . is, there is no more offering for sin (Heb 10:16-17)."

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