The Living Redeemer

https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/The-Living-Redeemer.mp3 by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: Psalm 49   I.         When we get ourselves into difficulties, most of us depend on our family to help us out             A.        I Timothy 5:8 – A Christian is to provide for his own.             B.        Proverbs 17:17 – A brother is born for adversity II.        In the days of the Old Law a…

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Do the redemption laws only apply to firstborn sons?

Question: In your article on Jephthah’s vow, you used the verses Exodus 13:2, 12-15 that all firstborn children belong to God, and as such Jephthah couldn’t redeem her. But I’ve heard commentaries saying that these verses only talked about males. Is there something I’m missing in this? Thanks in advance and God bless. Answer: “Consecrate to…

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The Redemption in Christ: An Examination of Romans 3:19-5:21

by Sean P. Cavender Paul indicted all people, both Jew and Gentile, as guilty of sin before God (Romans 3:19). It is due to man’s ungodliness that the wrath of God is revealed, and He will judge all sin as worthy of death (Romans 1:18,32). The reality of sin is frightening and condemning. What is…

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Is there a distinction between forgiveness and redemption?

Question: First, I must say that your web site is fantastic!  There is much cool stuff here that I wish I had more time to read. At Bible class last night, the issue of forgiveness vs. redemption and taking away sin came up.  The issue, and my question, is whether forgiveness and redemption are the…

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The Living Redeemer

by Jeffrey W. Hamilton When we find ourselves in difficult situations, most of us turn to our families to help extract us out of our tight spot. Such aid between family members is expected by God. “But if anyone does not provide for his own, and especially for those of his household, he has denied…

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