Garments of Divers Sorts (Separation)

Question: Please explain the scripture, “Thou shalt not wear a garment of divers sorts, as of woollen and linen together.” Answer: This scripture is found in Deuteronomy 22:11 along with some other mixtures which are forbidden, beginning with verse 9. I will insert all of verses 9-11 here because they all carry the same thought…

Jesus’ Atonement for Sin in the Old Testament

Question: Did the blood of Jesus atone for people’s sins under the law or in the Old Testament times? Give scriptures. Answer: It is my understanding that it did and for the following reasons: In Revelation 13:8 we read, “…the book of life of the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world.” It is…

Rest To the People of God (Sabbath)

Question: Please, will you discuss and explain the following scriptures: Hebrews 4:4-5, Exodus 20:8 and 31:12-17? Answer: All of these scriptures are related and combine together in the same topic; namely, the rest of the people of God. So we will unite them together in the discussion. Hebrews 4:4-5 says, “For he spake in a…

The Veil of the Temple

Question: What was the significance of the veil in the temple being rent in twain from top to bottom when Jesus died on the cross? Answer: It is clear that the temple, which was the center of the Jewish religious system and of their worship stood complete and intact with both of its veils right…

The Tabernacle of Moses and the New Testament Church

Question: Where is the Scriptural proof that the tabernacle of Moses was a shadow or type of the New Testament Church and the steps by which one enters into it? Answer: In the 9th chapter of Hebrews, the first eight verses give a detailed description of the Old Testament Sanctuary with its altars, furnishings and…

Christ, The Fullfillment of the Law

Question: My question concerns the Old Testament Law. In Ephesians 2:15 it speaks of Christ “Having abolished in his flesh the enmity, even the law of commandments.” Also in Colossians 2:14, it speaks of “Blotting out the handwriting of ordinances…nailing it to his cross.” However, in I Timothy 1:8-10 it says, “But we know that…

The End of the Old Covenant (Beginning of the New)

Question: When did the old covenant end, and when did the new covenant begin? Answer: Perhaps we can collect a few scriptures which will answer this question to the inquirer’s satisfaction. But we must remember that all Scripture must be applied and interpreted according to the established law of “Unanimity of faith” which means that…