During the Bubonic Plague that destroyed 1/3 of Europe's population, the only segment that remained unscathed were the Jews, who kept God's quarantine laws.
Disease epidemics threaten the world not only through misery and death, but also by enabling governments to increase their power over their citizens.
HIV/AIDS and all its ramifications on society impacts the church too. Here is how Jesus Christ's sacrifice applies in this situation.
There are parallels in the purification ritual in Leviticus and our cleansing from sin, which we could compare to spiritual leprosy.
We are inundated by contradictory and confusing information from public officials and health 'experts' on the proper response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Leprosy is a horrible disease, one that the ancients said could only be cured by God Himself. Jesus' healing of a leper manifested His divine power and mercy.
The cleanliness laws in Leviticus, prescribing cleansing and quarantine, apply to the spiritual dimension as well. God will not tolerate uncleanness.
When it looks like things are out of control, God is busily at work behind the scenes. If we replace anxiety with faith, God will grant us divine peace.
All God's shepherds are mortal men, guilty of sin, including Moses. Despite that, God backed them up because they faithfully followed His leadership.
We need to be on guard against dissipating our energy, becoming over-immersed in activity and busyness to the point of losing overall effectiveness.
In the greater church of God, amidst schisms of doctrine, personality conflicts, and self-aggrandizement, the peace of God seems to be dwindling away.
Parents are obligated to teach God's laws to their children. According to Emily Post, good manners are to the family what good morals are to society.
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John Ritenbaugh explains that Jesus' caution to Mary in John 20:17, "Don't touch me," is more accurately translated "Don't cling to me." Either translation does not contradict the First Fruits symbolism. (After all, the Levitical Priests had to "touch" the grain in order to offer it.) Also the …