Denny’s Blog 2016-10-29T15:10:43+00:00

The God of Peace is With You

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace . . .” (Galatians 5:22). We all crave peace of heart and conscience. Unrest, anxiety, guilt, anger, and a host of other unseemly feelings and emotions often consume us. The deeds of the flesh include [...]

By | November 19th, 2018|Denny's Blog|

The Joy of the Lord is Your Strength

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy…” (Galatians 5:22). Love is the first of the fruit, love for God, love for Christ, love for others, love for Scripture, and love for the moral law as a way to demonstrate love. Joy quickly follows. [...]

By | November 12th, 2018|Denny's Blog|

What is Biblical Love?

“Now the deeds of the flesh are evident, which are: immorality, impurity, sensuality, idolatry, sorcery, enmities, strife, jealousy, outbursts of anger, disputes, dissensions, factions, envying, drunkenness, carousing, and things like these (Galatians 5:19-21). God’s moral law summarized in the Ten Commandments stands opposed to such [...]

By | November 5th, 2018|Denny's Blog|

The Context of Contentment

Well known Christian counselor, Dr. Jay Adams, has lamented the proliferation of wall plaques that quote selected Bible verses. I’ve heard him suggest beginning a contextual wallpaper company. One of the texts frequently taken out of context is Philippians 4:13, “I can do all things [...]

By | October 29th, 2018|Denny's Blog|

Old Testament Grain Offerings and You

Leviticus 2 requires grain offerings. These are second in line after the whole burnt offerings. What is their typological significance? To what do they point? Leviticus 2:9 gives us a start. “The priest then shall take up from the grain offering its memorial portion, and [...]

By | October 15th, 2018|Denny's Blog|

Old Testament Sin Offerings and the Sacrifice of Christ

Leviticus four brings us to the sin offerings. People who sin unknowingly or unintentionally make these offerings. They are sacrifices for specific sins. These sins may be due to oversight or lack of understanding. For example, you tell the truth (Exodus 20:16); but you state [...]

By | October 1st, 2018|Denny's Blog|

Old Testament Peace Offerings and the Sacrifice of Christ

The whole burnt offerings of Leviticus one are the basic offerings of the ceremonial law. God required them daily, morning and evening (Exodus 29:38-42, Numbers 28:1-8), and doubled on the Sabbath (Numbers 28:9-10). These whole burnt offerings directed attention to the work of Christ, His [...]

By | September 24th, 2018|Denny's Blog|

Is the Lord Among Us?

Speaking of the people of Israel in the wilderness, the apostle Paul tells us they “all ate the same spiritual food; and all drank the same spiritual drink, for they were drinking from a spiritual rock which followed them; and the rock was Christ” (1 [...]

By | September 17th, 2018|Denny's Blog|

Old Testament Sacrifices and the Sacrifice of Christ

The first chapters of the Book of Leviticus speak of the sacrifices and offerings God required of Israel. Because these offerings were part of the ceremonial law, they bear typological significance. That is, they point forward to Christ and His work on behalf of sinners. [...]

By | September 10th, 2018|Denny's Blog|