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Une Communauté d'Alliance

L'apôtre Paul était catégorique. Il ne pouvait plus y avoir de “Juif ou Gentil” pour ceux qui appartiennent à Jésus-Christ. Les anciennes distinc…

Food and Holy Days

The Law of Moses specified what foods the people of Israel could eat by distinguishing between the “clean” and the “unclean.” The consumption of the …

Baptized, Filled, Received

When describing the receipt of the Spirit, the Book of Acts applies several Greek verbs, including “baptize,” “receive,” “filled,” “given,” and “came…

Earnest of the Inheritance

Israel’s possession of Canaan was an earlier stage in God’s redemptive plan, which always envisioned something larger than Israel or a small plot of …

Royal Servant

The theme of fulfillment is prominent in Matthew’s gospel. In Jesus, the promises of God find their intended fulfillment. He is the Son of God sent t…

We are Witnesses!

At the start of the Book of Acts, Jesus predicts that his disciples will be “baptized in the Holy Spirit not many days hence,” and they will “receive…

With Boldness

After healing a lame man, Peter and John were confronted by the priestly authorities. They were disturbed because the Apostles were “proclaiming the …

Resurrection and Salvation

The biblical faith is forward-looking and foundational to our salvation is the resurrection of the dead. That event will coincide with the arrival of…