Christ and the New Covenant Israel

August 20, 2017 ()

Bible Text: Isaiah 45:17, 25 |

Series:

Northwest Bible Church - Aug. 20, 2017 - Christ in the OT series - Alan Conner

Christ and the New Covenant Israel

Isa. 45:17, 25

Intro

A. THE REMNANT IS CALLED “ISRAEL.”

1. Is. 45:17

2. Is. 45:25

3. Jer. 31:7

B. THE TRUE PEOPLE OF ISRAEL.

1. Faith is the key.

2. Paul understands the remnant of Israel to be the true Israel (Rom. 9:6).

3. The true Israel are chosen by God (Rom. 9:7-16; 11:1-7).

4. Believing Gentiles are grafted into the remnant of Israel (Rom. 9:23-26; 11:17).

5. Jews saved in the future will be grafted back in with believing Gentiles (Rom. 11:23).

C. THE CHURCH AS SPIRITUAL ISRAEL.

1. The church is the new nation - Mt. 21:43; 1 Pet. 2:9;

2. Christians are the true Jews and true circumcision - Rom. 2:28-29; Col. 2:11; Phil. 3:3.

3. Gentile believers are the fellow heirs with believing Jews - Eph. 3:4-6

4. Christians are sons of Abraham - Gal. 3:16, 7, 29.

5. The church is the new covenant Israel - Gal. 6:15-16.

                        This is not REPLACEMENT THEOLOGY.

Conclusion

            What is the significance of our being “the Israel of God”?