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Gilbert House Fellowship #144: Obadiah; Psalms 82, 83; 2 Kings 1-3

THE DIVINE COUNCIL in action and prophecy is the focus of this week’s Old Testament study. Psalm 82 depicts a courtroom scene in the divine council with Yahweh declaring judgment on the lesser gods who “judge unjustly and show partiality to the wicked.” Incredibly, the psalm prophesies a day when the small-G gods die “like men,” which may have something to do with their bad attitude.

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Gilbert House Fellowship #123: Romans 1-7

romans1THE RELATIONSHIP between the Law and grace is central to our New Testament study this week. Paul makes it clear that while the Law instructs us on the nature of sin, it does not help us overcome sin. That is the work of grace through faith in Jesus Christ.

Romans is the longest of Paul’s letters, and the one in which he most thoroughly lays out the doctrine of salvation. This is why the Romans Road is such a valuable witnessing tool.

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