Isaiah 42:9 says, Behold the former things have come to pass, and new things I declare. And, Isaiah 43:19 says, Behold I will do a new thing. New is 'chadash' in Hebrew meaning to rebuild, or to restore. This covenant was a new thing. Ezekiel 37:26 called it a covenant of peace (shalom – wholeness!), [...]
But if you are led by the Spirit, you are not under the Law. ~ Galatians 5:18 I love this verse! This verse begins with the conjunction if. If is a conditional word, which seems to imply that if I do something, then something will happen. But not all Greek conditions work like that. If" in [...]
For years I never gave the Old Covenant Mosaic Law much thought. In my thinking, it was an old, outdated Judaic system of 613 laws that no one follows anymore. After all, no one could follow 613 rules and regulations daily and some of these laws were just impossible to do, like animal sacrifices. Of [...]
Yesterday I started a blog post series entitled The Nature of God. In it I shared about a Bible study I attend that is doing a curriculum by a well-known Bible study teacher on the book of Romans. We are in Romans 9. I don't care for the curriculum because it doesn't come from a grace-based, [...]
"This is the new covenant I will make with my people on that day, says the LORD: I will put my laws in their hearts, and I will write them on their minds." ~ Hebrews 10:16 In a Bible study, I recently started attending it seemed like you had only 2 options.... antinomian (against the [...]
When you begin reading the Bible through the lens of the New Covenant you begin to see things in Scripture that you never saw before.... and you truly begin to find the Father's heartbeat. This grace filled New Covenant is liberating!