Northwest Bible Church – Oct. 8, 2017 – Christ in the OT Series – Alan Conner
The Messiah and His New Covenant
The new covenant is the “Constitution of the church of Jesus Christ.” Covenant theology believes there is “one people of God,” and Dispensationalism believes there are “two peoples of God (Israel and the church).” How does the new covenant impact this issue?
A. THE NEW COVENANT IS FULFILLED IN THE N.T. CHURCH.
1. Luke 22:20
2. 1Cor. 11:25
3. 2Cor. 3:6
4. Heb. 8:6-13
5. Heb. 9:15
6. Heb. 10:16
7. Heb. 12:22-24
B. HOW CAN ISRAEL’S COVENANT BE FULFILLED TO THE CHURCH?
1. Short answer is that Christ came to establish a new Israel transformed by the new covenant.
2. The parallel between Jesus and Jacob
3. The church is described as a new Israel.