What is the context of Hebrews 8?
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What is the context of Hebrews 8?
Jesus serves as our High Priest in God’s presence. Jesus offered an effective sacrifice for our sins. God has given us the Holy Spirit to enable us to obey His laws. God has given us the privilege of knowing Him and calling Him our Father.
What is the first covenant in Hebrews 8?
This is the covenant I will make with the house of Israel after that time, declares the Lord. I will put my laws in their minds and write them on their hearts. I will be their God, and they will be my people.
What is the relationship between the old and new covenant?
The difference between the two is that the old covenant was for outward observances and the new covenant is for the inward, the hearts of all men. Just as Moses was the saviour of God’s people from slavery in Egypt, Christ Jesus is the saviour of all men from spiritual Egypt, which is slavery to sin.
What is Hebrews Chapter 9 all about?
Brief Outline: chapter nine draws comparisons and contrasts between the Levitical ritual and the priestly work of Christ. The rituals of the old covenant were temporary, inadequate, and ineffective. The work of Christ was permanent, thorough, and sufficient to remove sin permanently.
What is the new covenant in Jeremiah?
The new covenant promised in Jeremiah 31 is fulfilled in Jesus Christ. With his blood through his death on the cross, Jesus establishes the new covenant4 where God’s law is written upon people’s hearts, and God shall be their God and they shall be God’s people. All this is fulfilled in Jesus Christ.
What are the 8 covenants in the Bible?
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- The Edenic Covenant.
- The Adamic Covenant.
- The Noahic Covenant.
- The Abrahamic Covenant.
- The Mosaic Covenant.
- The Land Covenant.
- The Davidic Covenant.
- The New Covenant.
Why is the new covenant so important?
The New Covenant It promises a coming day when God would make a new covenant unlike the one which Israel had broken. This coming day would bring forgiveness of sin, internal renewal of the heart, and intimate knowledge of God.
What is the New Covenant in Hebrews 8?
The New Covenant is the subject of our text in Hebrews 8 (and beyond). It is yet another reason why the high priestly ministry of our Lord is vastly superior to that of the Aaronic order since the high priest must carry out the terms of the covenant under which he serves.
What does the Bible say about making a new covenant?
8 But when God found fault with the people, he said: ‘The day is coming, says the LORD, when I will make a new covenant with the people of Israel and Judah. 9 This covenant will not be like the one I made with their ancestors when I took them by the hand and led them out of the land of Egypt.
What is the point of Hebrews 8 11?
The point of Hebrews 8:11 seems to be this: Under the Old Covenant, only a remnant of God’s people came to truly know God, and then only in part. The New Covenant promises that in the age to come, when the New Covenant is fulfilled, all Israel will know the Lord.
How do we know the Old Covenant was temporary?
We also know the Old Covenant was temporary because of what we see in Jeremiah 31:31-34, a passage that is cited in Hebrews 8:8-12. There we read that God always intended to establish a new covenant with his people that would be different from the one he made with Moses and Israel following the exodus from Egypt.