Abounding Grace – The Dwelling of God Exodus 29:22-46 part 1

Here in Exodus chapter 29 we get a glimpse into the heavenly realm through the ordination and installation of the Levites as priest over Israel. Join Pastor Chris Gordon as he explores the shadow of the priesthood that ultimately points to Jesus here on Abounding Grace. Continue reading

Grumpy Old Men, “A Ministry Of Condemnation,” And The Church

The Bible contrasts two very different kinds of ministries. In 2 Corinthians 3:6 the apostle Paul says that we are ministers of the New Covenant, of the Spirit and not of the letter. The contrast the apostle is making is between the New Covenant as the fulfillment of the promises made to Abraham, which he calls the “ministry of righteousness,” and the particular phenomenon of the giving of the law on Sinai to Moses—which he designates as the “ministry of condemnation.” The contrast between them is important because each kind of ministry produces its own kind of fruit in its recipients. Continue reading