IDENTITY

ONE NEW PEOPLE OF GOD

Ekklésia – The Assembly – (The use of the term “church” or ekklésia is derived from the “assembly of Yahweh” gathered before the Tabernacle)

Priestly Kingdom – (Disciples reign with Jesus by fulfilling their role as “priests” who render divine service to God and mediate His light to the world)

The Assembly, the Sanctuary of God – (The Apostle Paul consistently applies Temple language metaphorically to the church of Jesus Christ)

Neither Jew nor Greek – (In Galatians, Paul concludes that with the coming of Jesus the old social barriers are wholly inappropriate)

The Social Implications of the Law – (To return to the jurisdiction of the Mosaic Law is to re-erect the old social barriers, especially, the division between Jew and Gentile)

The True Seed of Abraham – Faith not DNA – (Jesus in the true “seed” of Abraham;  participation in the inheritance is based on faith, not descent)

The Kingdom of God or Christendom – (The people and message of Jesus belong to no nation or society of this present age)

NEW COVENANT

“Fulfillment Theology” – In Jesus – (The promises of God to Abraham and Israel find their fulfillment in Jesus)

The New Covenant Replaces the Old One – (The book of Hebrews contrasts the old covenant with the new one in Jesus)

New Covenant and New Creation – (The covenant promises find their ultimate fulfillment in the New Creation)

The Old Covenant Rendered Obsolete in the Son – (Hebrews 8:13With the arrival of the New Covenant, the Old Covenant is rendered obsolete)

MISSION

The Mission of the Church – (Jesus tasked his disciples with proclaiming the gospel of his kingdom to all nations)

The Sign of the End – (Matthew 24:14The present age will not reach its consummation until the Gospel is preached to all nations)

“Governing Authorities” – (The Cross of Christ is incompatible with any program or ideology that calls for revolution or violent regime change)

The Language of the New Testament – (Was the New Testament composed in Greek or Hebrew? All evidence points to the former as the original language)

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My own story, plus reactions to developments in the Church

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The Word of the Son, the Word made Flesh

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