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The Kinsman Redeemer

The Kinsman Redeemer By Don Chamberlain To understand the Kinsman Redeemer, you need to understand something about the culture of the time in both the Christian and Hebrew Scriptures. The people had certain beliefs sometimes based on the Word and sometimes not. For instance, if someone was born blind they believed that the person may have been reincarnated and came back blind for past misdeeds. John 9:2 (KJV)
And his disciples asked him, saying, Master, who did sin, this man, or his parents, that he was born blind? Notice this wasn’t people who had no understanding at all; this was Jesus’ disciples asking this curious question. If he had sinned and was thus born blind, the only possible explanation is that these disciples believed he had lived before. Of course, there is no basis for that in the Hebrew Scriptures, but some people believed it anyway. When you first started studying the Word of God, you may have had some preconceived ideas about it. You might have believed God was vindi…

New Begginings

New Beginnings Let’s turn to Romans.
One of the great things about this time as one year ends and a new one begins is it is a reminder that there is always a new beginning. New beginnings are a way of life. If there is something in your life you want to see changed you can do it. If you are having any kind of problems there is always some sort of solution.
A new beginning is a biblical principal. It indicates newness. The number 8 in the bible is indicative of a new beginning. The eighth day would be the beginning of a new week. In Genesis we are told that God rested from his work that happened in the first 6 days. So the next day the eighth day would begin a new week. For those of you who understand about administrations the final paradise would be the eighth administration.
EW Bullinger did a study of numbers in the bible and he included a short version in the Companion Bible Appendixes in Appendix No.10 Eight.  Denotes resurrection, regeneration; a new beginning or commencement.  The ei…