Covenant and Law

{NEW COVENANT IN JESUS}

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  1. New Covenant and New Creation - {PDF Copy} - (The promises to Abraham find their fulfillment in the New Covenant in Jesus and the New Creation)
  2. Incomparable New Covenant - {PDF Copy} - (In his death, Jesus inaugurated the promised and vastly superior new covenant, rendering the old one obsolete)
  3. Spirit and Covenant - {PDF Copy} - (The Church and the gift of the Spirit have been integral to the redemptive plan of God from the very beginning)
  4. Abraham and the New Covenant - {PDF Copy} - (With the ascension of Jesus, the gift of the Spirit arrived with blessings for all believers, the “promise of the Father)
  5. Priest Forever - {PDF Copy} - (The priesthood of Jesus is superior because it rests on the endless resurrected life of Jesus, the priest forever after the order of Melchizedek)
  6. Heir of the World - {PDF Copy} - (According to Romans, the land promised to Abraham encompassed the entire world, not just the land of Canaan – Romans 4:13)
  7. Inheritance of Abraham - {PDF Copy} - (The limited land promised to Abraham now encompasses the entire Cosmos in Jesus Christ)
  8. Authority over the Sabbath - {PDF Copy} - (Mark 2:23-3:6 - The Scribes and Pharisees objected to a healing on the Sabbath Day)
  9. Shadow to Substance - {PDF Copy} - (The types and “shadows” of the old covenant find their substance and fulfillment in the Son, Jesus Christ)
  10. The True Seed of Abraham - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus is the true “seed” of Abraham, the heir of the covenant promises, and receipt the inheritance is based on faith in Him)
  11. Blessings to the Nations - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus is the promised "seed" of Abraham in whom God will bless the Gentiles)
  12. The Land Promise to Abraham - {PDF Copy} - (In Jesus, the limited land promise to Abraham now encompasses the entire Cosmos and all nations)
{THE LAW - TORAH}
  1. Circumcision, A Cutting Issue - {PDF Copy} - (If circumcision is no longer required, the jurisdiction of the old legislation has changed fundamentally)
  2. Jesus Confronts Traditions - {PDF Copy} - (Christ's statement about eating food with unwashed hands anticipated the end of religious-based dietary restrictions)
  3. Food and Calendars - {PDF Copy} - (Romans 14:1-5 - In Christ, issues of dietary restrictions and the observance of holy days are matters of individual conscience)
  4. The New Covenant in Jesus and the Law - {PDF Copy} - (Hebrews 8:1-13 - The “word spoken in the Son” inaugurated the New Covenant that rendered the old one obsolete)
  5. Law and Prophets - Fulfillment - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus came to fulfill the “Law and Prophets,” the entire Old Testament revelation)
  6. Jesus Crosses Ritual Purity Boundaries - {PDF Copy} - (Mark 1:40-45 - Jesus touched a leper and cleansed him despite the rules on ritual purity)
  7. Why, Then, the Law? - {PDF Copy} - (If a man is not justified from the works of the Law, what was the purpose of the Torah given through Moses at Mount Sinai?  Galatians 3:19)
  8. Rudiments of the World - {PDF Copy} - (The Messianic Age has dawned, therefore calendrical rituals and other Levitical regulations belong to the old and now obsolete order)
  9. Doing the Whole Law - {PDF Copy} - (Anyone who is under the Law of Moses is obligated to keep all its required deeds and rituals – Galatians 3:10)
  10. The Law's Jurisdiction - {PDF Copy} - (According to Galatians, the jurisdiction of the Torah reached its termination point with the arrival of Jesus, the “seed” of Abraham)
  11. Redeemed and Adopted - {PDF Copy} - (The Law was an interim stage; by design, it had a termination point. Christian believers are no longer it, but “in Christ”)

Old Library Photo by Will van Wingerden on Unsplash
Photo by Will van Wingerden on Unsplash





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