By Mark Dever
The recent testomony is the tale of the way the entire grants made via God within the previous testomony have been kept-and what that implies for us this present day. The state of Israel had many hopes: desire for a deliverer, desire for restored fellowship with God, and wish for the realm to be positioned correct. the hot testomony explains how these delivers have been stored and the way, if we're Christians, they're stored in us besides. Mark Dever surveys the historic context, association, and theology of every New testomony publication, in mild of God's previous testomony gives you. His message is that of the recent testomony itself, certainly one of wish fulfilled.
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In 8:4, Jesus enjoined obedience to the commands given through Moses. Moses stood with Elijah at the Transﬁguration, signifying the Law and the Prophets’ testimony to Jesus. 3 And many subtle parallels to the life of Moses are scattered throughout the Gospel: miracles surrounding Jesus’ infancy; turmoil with the ruler of the land; a massacre of male babies his age; his journey to and from Egypt; and his forty-day sojourn in the wilderness. Jesus even begins his teaching ministry on a “Mount,” subtly reminding readers of another mountain—Mount Sinai.
If we are Christians, they are kept in us today. CREATION In many church services, you will hear the prayer, “Thy kingdom come. ” Have you ever wondered what that means? It falls off our tongues so easily. Many of us have said it since childhood. “Thy kingdom come. ” Consider for a moment the kind of people who carefully tend their hearts because they want to avoid hurt or disappointment. The only hopes they allow themselves are the hopes they are able to make happen. The only promises they hear or make to themselves are the promises they have the power to keep.
The author of Hebrews responded by saying, “Look very carefully. Under the old covenant, you have priests who died because of their own sin. And their endless sacriﬁces of bulls and goats only made people ceremonially clean. But look at what you have in Christ! The eternal, sinless Son of God gave himself once forever to make his people truly clean and holy. ” James is a very practical letter. He describes how to live the Christian life with a practical concern for others. First and Second Peter are relevant for the church today because they were written to Christians who were beginning to undergo difficulties for being Christians.
The Message of the New Testament: Promises Kept by Mark Dever