Tag: and fidelity in the life of Jesus

Oct 2018

When we consider sacrifice in the Old Testament we discover that no matter how we approach the matter, sacrifice always falls short. As a gift of tribute to God, the ruler of all, it falls short because of the rebellion of the subject people. If sacrifice is seen as a pledge of fidelity in a sort of marriage covenant between God and his people, sacrifice fails because of the infidelity and adultery of an idolatrous people. When we consider the plea of God, I want mercy, not sacrifice, and set that it......

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