Posts Tagged ‘New Law’
When did the New Testament come into effect?
Question: Dear brethren, Greetings. I have been asked the following questions. I have not been able to answer them. When did the New Testament come into effect? Is it immediately after Christ’s death or upon the completion of the New Testament? What about those who died immediately after Christ’s death and those who died before…Read More
Which law is the law?
Question: I have a friend who has fallen into the World Mission Society Church of God which is an anti-Christian cult. I have been trying to witness to her and she had presented me with different beliefs that I’m having trouble answering in regards to the law. I was hoping you could help with a…Read More
If the Law was abolished, what is written in our hearts?
Question: Good sir, Please, just for clarification, I want to ask: If the law has been abolished, what laws did God promised beforehand that He will write in our hearts? Paul gave us the reason why the law (the Ten Commandments) was weak. He said, “the law was weak in that it was through the flesh.”…Read More
Why is John the Baptist the last prophet in the Bible?
Question: Why is John the Baptist the last prophet in the Bible? (Luke 16:16) Answer: “The Law and the Prophets were proclaimed until John; since that time the gospel of the kingdom of God has been preached, and everyone is forcing his way into it” (Luke 16:16). “From the days of John the Baptist until…Read More
The Nature and Character of the New Covenant
by Larry Ray Hafley via Guardian of Truth, May 17, 1984 Noting and quoting Jeremiah 31:31-34, the Hebrew writer (we will assume it was the apostle Paul) said: “Behold, the days come, saith the Lord, when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and with the house of Judah: Not according to the…Read More
Why does the Hebrew writer contrast Mount Sinai with Mount Zion?
Question: Hi Jeffrey, I hope you are doing well. I have a question regarding Hebrews 12:18-29. Why does the writer use the example of the events in Mount Sinai (verses 18-21) and contrasts them with Mount Zion and the heavenly Jerusalem and everything else in verses 22-24? What is the significance of what the writer…Read More
Was the Lord’s Supper a part of the Passover meal?
Question: Greetings, First, I’d like to say that I praise God for your site. I use it for my Bible study and it has really helped me a lot. Now the question I have is whether or not it is sinful for me to be in a church that is teaching we should only use…Read More
Does the new covenant entirely override the law of Moses?
Question: I read your article regarding following the Old Testament and I’m just trying to wrap my head around the entire idea of the old covenant versus the new covenant. The old covenant was the laws and edicts of God to Moses and his people, however, through Jesus, God imposed a new covenant that was guided…Read More
If God condemned something in the past does that mean the law remains?
Question: Hello! I came across a website today about Leviticus and homosexuality. At the bottom it said the following: “Now, if God never changes and never goes back on His word, what He says in Leviticus stands for all time. Thus, what He condemns in the Old Testament remains condemned into the New Testament and…Read More
How can Jesus say the new covenant is not his but the Lord’s? Aren’t they the same?
Question: People say God is three in one, but Jesus, the Son, says the new covenant is not his but the Lord’s. Aren’t they the same thing? Answer: Usually, these questions are easier to figure out if you read the actual verse. Jesus said that his words are no different from the Father’s. “He who…Read More