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What is conscience? From the story of woman taken in adultery we have the Spirit instructing us the worship of God in Spirit and truth-b

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We have the passage Ex.34:27-35 for reading and it sheds light on the topic we have been considering with regards to the ministration of dead. ‘The letter kills’ and it was written on stone tables while Moses was with God for forty days and nights. We see a parallelism* in the life of Jesus who was in the wilderness for the same period of time.”…Jesus led up of the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted of the devil./ And when he had fasted forty days and forty nights(Matt.4:1-2),In the case of Moses it was stone tables that made the Law of sin cause death for whosoever broke the provisions of law.

In contrast to this let us consider the passage from the Gospel of St John (John.8:3-9), The scribes and the Pharisees who had taken a woman in the act of adultery knew what punishment she deserved…

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Moses broke the first set of stone tables. It was the work of God and written by God. Second set tables were hewn by Moses(Ex.34:1) What do these signify?

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“…But our sufficiency is of God;/ Who also hath made us able ministers of the new testament; not of the letter, but of the spirit: for the letter killeth, but the spirit giveth life.

But if the ministration of death, written and engraven in stones, was glorious, so that the children of Israel could not stedfastly behold the face of Moses for the glory of his countenance; which glory was to be done away:/How shall not the ministration of the spirit be rather glorious?

While studying the ministration of righteousness we shall first deal with tables of stone which is qualified as ministration of death. On the other hand the ministration refers to that of the spirit.

In this post we shall take up the law as written and engraven in stones. Of this we find the narrative organized by the Spirit in the Book of…

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