New Covenant living begins with accepting God’s free irreversible gift of eternal life in Christ Jesus.  Eternal life is distinct from (but impacts) one’s physical life. Eternal life results in five events promised by God: First, all one’s sins are forgiven—sins past, present, and future. Second,  God installs a new human spirit—a spirit that can […]

The following comments have resulted from over forty years of Bible study, preaching, and teaching God’s word. Please do not underestimate the importance of these comments which follow. Recently, I have been asking God if gentiles would be living under the New Covenant during the Messianic Kingdom. The pertinence of such a question hinges upon […]

Introduction The monthly activities of a local bible church likely include Communion—sometimes referred to as the Lord’s Supper. Communion is observed in accordance with Jesus’ directions to His Jewish disciples that fateful night in the upper room upon celebration of the yearly Jewish feasts of Unleavened Bread and Passover (Luke 22:12). Almost two dozen years […]

ON SEEING JESUS Introduction Toward the end of his letter, the writer to the Hebrews boldly links a believer’s sanctification to the Lord being seen (Heb. 12:14). Sanctification means that sin has been set aside (but not eradicated) in a believer’s body. Incontestably, the Lord refers to Jesus. This essay will show biblically that the […]

  LIFE AND LIVING THE OLD COVENANT AND THE NEW COVENANT Introduction Moses informed the children of Israel who had escaped from slavery in Egypt, and had subsequently wandered almost forty years in the wilderness, that “. . . man does not live by bread alone but man lives by everything that proceeds out of […]