Know your calling

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1Co 7:20 Let every man abide in the same calling wherein he was called. Like everyone claims to have a purpose in life, every Christian has a calling. We are not meant to just sit down listen to the Word, as one body of Christ with many parts, each of those parts plays a function it’s meant to.

When Christ came down the 2nd time, He gave gifts to men. Eph 4:11 And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers; For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ. We can only reach certain levels of perfection and edification if every Christian steps in to their calling. Purpose to know your calling

The Old & the New Testament: Know the difference

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Question: “Old Testament vs. New Testament – What are the differences?”

Answer: In the Old Testament, salvation was because of the things we did, by works, In the New Testament, IT IS FINISHED

While the Bible is a unified book, there are differences between the Old Testament and the New Testament. In many ways, they are complementary. The Old Testament is foundational; the New Testament builds on that foundation with further revelation from God. The Old Testament establishes principles that are seen to be illustrative of New Testament truths. The Old Testament contains many prophecies that are fulfilled in the New. The Old Testament provides the history of a people; the New Testament focus is on a Person. The Old Testament shows the wrath of God against sin (with glimpses of His grace); the New Testament shows the grace of God toward sinners (with glimpses of His wrath).

The Old Testament predicts a Messiah (see Isaiah 53), and the New Testament reveals who the Messiah is (John 4:25–26). The Old Testament records the giving of God’s Law, and the New Testament shows how Jesus the Messiah fulfilled that Law (Matthew 5:17; Hebrews 10:9). In the Old Testament, God’s dealings are mainly with His chosen people, the Jews; in the New Testament, God’s dealings are mainly with His church (Matthew 16:18). Physical blessings promised under the Old Covenant (Deuteronomy 29:9) give way to spiritual blessings under the New Covenant (Ephesians 1:3).

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