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Covenant

Pursued by God's goodness and love

Pursued by God’s Goodness and Love – Psalm 23:6

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God wants us to know and experience his love. God loves us more than we can imagine, and he pursues us with his goodness and love.

Entering the Most Holy Place

Entering the Most Holy Place – Leviticus 10:1-2

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And, because of what Jesus did, we are, invited to come into the Most Holy Place with confidence and the assurance of faith.

Sunrise over the ocean: A comparison of two covenants

A Comparison of Two Covenants – 2 Corinthians 3:10

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The glory of the new covenant, established at the cross, far surpasses the glory of the old covenant established at Mt. Sinai.

Written in Our Minds and on Our Hearts

Written in Our Minds and on Our Hearts – Hebrews 8:10

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And as his people of the new covenant, we can love and serve God in the new way of the Spirit rather than the old way of a written code.

blood of the covenant

Hebrews: The Blood of the New Covenant (9:11-15)

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The old covenant was written on tablets has been replaced with a covenant written on our hearts and inaugurated by the blood of Christ,

worship in the tabernacle

Hebrews: Worship in the Tabernacle (9:1-10)

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The worship in the old covenant tabernacle was a shadow of what was to come. Especially the hiddenness of the Most Holy Place.

a new covenant

Hebrews: A New Covenant (8:7-13)

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The new covenant that Jeremiah foresaw has found its fulfillment in Jesus. He is the mediator of this new covenant made with us.

renewing the covenant

Renewing the Covenant – 2 Chronicles 34:31

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Josiah personal renewed the covenant of God. Committing himself to it. I believe he sets a good example for all who follow the Lord.

Fulfillment of Isaiah

Jesus as the Fulfillment of Isaiah’s Vision of the Future of Israel

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Jesus claimed to be the fulfillment of the prophets. This article is a look at Isaiah to see how Jesus fulfilled his prophecies.

biblical covenants

A Brief Review of the Major Biblical Covenants

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This is a brief look at the major biblical covenants that we find in the Bible. Covenants with Abraham, Israel, David, and with believers.

covenant promises

A Covenant with Better Promises – Hebrews 8:6

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The promises of the new covenant, of which Jesus is the mediator, are superior. Under the new covenant there is no promise of earthly possessions. Instead we have the promise of eternal life (1 John 2:25) as God's children (Rom 8:14-17). I am so thankful for the promises of the new covenant, and for my great high priest who makes that possible.