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Changing Covenants

I once said there were two major changes to the law from the Old Testament to the New.

  • The dietary requirements ended with Peter’s dream opening salvation to the Gentiles.
  • Animal sacrifice for sin ended with Jesus’ ultimate sacrifice, his own life given on the cross.

I forgot to mention under the New Covenant circumcision is no longer required. It was part of the Old Covenant in the Old Testament. Additionally, Jesus taught us we may do good works on the Sabbath.

In this present day when preachers teach the law of Christ beginning with The Nine Commandments ( no Sabbath) it is important for us to read the Bible and discover these changes between covenants ourselves.

When your writing God’s laws on your heart. I hope you will begin with the TEN Commandments in Exodus 20. They were indeed part of the law of Moses, but they have been incorporated into the New Testament. All ten can be found in the New and are part of that covenant. With Jesus’ help we overcome sin. Learning the law comes with reading the Holy Bible. What you hear as true comes from God. Therefore write upon your heart the command you have heard from the beginning.

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