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Goel: Kinsman, Redeemer, and Avenger

In the book of Ruth, Jesus is our Goel. Goel means “to redeem or ransom” and is rendered “kinsman” in , , , “redeemer” in ,  and “avenger” in and . The picture of Jesus here as Goel is both that of redeemer and avenger. Consider , Jesus not only died as a ransom for us, Read More

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Laws of Obedience: Jesus Who?

We see Jesus represented as the Laws of Obedience in Deuteronomy. Matthew 5:17  tells us, Jesus came to fulfill the law. The two Hebrew names for Deuteronomy are ve’eleh hadevarim, “‘These are the words,’” taken from the first words in the book and Mishneh Torah, “Repetition of the Torah” or ‘Second Law’, (). Jesus quoted from Read More