When we compare the Old and New Covenants we are also comparing two different versions of God’s law. The law of the Old Covenant is the Mosaic law and the Ten Commandments (Exodus 34:27-28, Nehemiah 8:1). The law of the New Covenant is the law of Christ (1 Corinthians 9:19-21). Even though both versions of the law of God are different from each other they both do the same things. Continue reading
Now let us examine the priesthood of Israel. The key section of Scripture on this subject is found in Hebrews 7:11-28. In this portion of Scripture the author of Hebrews is making the case that the priesthood of the Old Covenant did not do anything. Continue reading
In Genesis 15:18-21 a very specific land promise was given to Abraham and to his seed, which is Israel. Those brothers who embrace the dispensational point of view would say that Israel has never truly been given those exact dimensions as described in Genesis 15 and therefore the promise of the land for Israel is awaiting a future fulfillment. According to the dispensational understanding this fulfillment will take place during the 7-year tribulation period at the end. Continue reading
Geoff Volker and Paul Honeycutt continue their study by discussing the subject of the Sermon on the Mount as it relates to the Law of Christ.
Geoff Volker and Paul Honeycutt continue their examination of the Law of Christ by looking at 1 Corinthians 9:19-21
Geoff Volker and Paul Honeycutt examine the Law of Christ by looking at Ephesians 2:11-18.
Geoff Volker and Paul Honeycutt finish their examination of the role of Israel in the New Covenant era as seen in Romans 9-11. This episode focuses on Romans 11:7-36.
The last verse of Galatians 3 tells us that the real children of Abraham were not the literal descendants of Abraham but rather the spiritual descendants. In other words the Israelites were a temporary unbelieving picture of the people of God. Continue reading