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Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Old Testament Law Is a Gracious Invitation to Intimacy with God

Old Testament Law Is a Gracious Invitation to Intimacy with God
Why believers shouldn’t throw it away out of embarrassment.
Interview by Jen Pollock Michel
For Christians, discomfort with the Old Testament is nothing new. During the second century, Marcion shunned what he saw as the wrathful God of Israel, instead embracing the compassionate figure of Jesus of Nazareth. In Bearing God’s Name: Why Sinai Still Matters, Prairie College Old Testament professor Carmen Joy Imes recovers the importance of God’s law for the church today, rejecting the popular heresy that we can dismiss the Old Testament in favor of the New. Writer Jen Pollock Michel ...
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