Innocence or Righteousness? – by Alan

The following is a letter from Alan on Paul’s abuse of the Jewish Bible recorded in Romans 4:3. In that passage Paul quotes Genesis 15:6 where Abraham’s faith is counted as “tzedakah.” Paul reads this as if it said that Abraham’s faith rendered him innocent of sin

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Festival of Weeks – Isaiah 41:8

Festival of Weeks – Isaiah 41:8  Love doesn’t calculate.

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Intercession

Intercession Abraham’s intercession for the people of Sodom (Genesis 18:23-33) must rank as one of the more enigmatic passages in Scripture.

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Hearkening to His Voice – Nehemiah 9:8

Hearkening to His Voice – Nehemiah 9:8 Genesis 22 describes the episode of the binding of Isaac. We are told that God commanded Abraham to bring his son as a burnt offering and how at the last minute he was told to refrain from killing his son

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The Festival of weeks – Isaiah 41:8

Originally posted on 1000 Verses – a project of Judaism Resources : Festival of Weeks – Isaiah 41:8  Love doesn’t calculate. Love does not hear the discouraging voices.

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