For the law was given by Moses, but grace and truth came by Jesus Christ.
John 1:17 (KJV)
But – We’ve stumbled upon another word added by the translators. The word “but” is not in the original Greek text, but it sure does help those with the paradigm that the old law is separate from the new and improved grace, right? Continue reading “No ‘Buts’ About It”
The LORD make his face shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee:
Numbers 6:25 (KJV)
Gracious – Weren’t we taught that the idea of grace is a new testament teaching? The new testament which records the new covenant is all about the new concept of grace. Well we were taught wrong. The grace of YHWH has been around since the beginning. It’s found in His actions with Adam and Eve, it’s found in the story of Noah, it’s found in the law, and here in the priestly blessing from Numbers 6. Continue reading “Grace is Nothing New”