Old Testament Growing in Knowing God

Some people think that the commandments of the Old Testament don’t apply to the Christian life in New Testament times. I reply to those people that they are both right and wrong. What does the Old Testament have to do with Christians? First, Christians who don’t think the Old Testament commandments apply to them are right because the “Thou shalt nots” of the commandments are Israel’s national form of the law, which Jesus abolished in order to replace it with …

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The Bible and knowing God

We come to know God by immersing ourselves in the Bible’s truths. Don’t get me wrong. I know people who have been given God’s Word since childhood but haven’t known the God revealed there. Thus, knowing ABOUT God is not the same as knowing God, which involves a personal relationship with him. In addition, I’ve known people who have studied the Bible’s ideas and history but who have no faith in its God. Such people study it from the viewpoint …

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