J. Ligon Duncan concludes a sermon on Exodus 24, “The Glory Blood of the Covenant” Our Lord Jesus Himself connects and explains His saving work on the cross by using Moses’ words in Exodus 24:8. When Moses confirms that God has brought His people into a saving, covenant relationship, in Exodus 24:8, he says, “Behold,” … More Behold, My blood of the covenant
Pastor John Piper comments on Exodus 19-20, our Bible reading passage for today, where God makes a covenant with Israel and gives the 10 commandments. Piper asks, “what are the divine promises and human conditions of this covenant? What does God commit himself to do? And what does he require of his covenant partner?” Here … More Covenant Commitment
John Piper, on Hebrews 8, in a sermon “Jesus:Mediator of a Better Covenant, Part 1” Remember from Hebrews 8:5 that the priests serve a copy and a shadow of heavenly things. The tabernacle and temple were a shadow; the official priesthood was a shadow; the animal sacrifices were a shadow; the feasts and dietary laws … More Shadow has Become Reality!
Hebrews 8:1 Now the point in what we are saying is this: we have such a high priest, one who is seated at the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in heaven, 2 a minister in the holy places, in the true tent  that the Lord set up, not man. 3 For … More Which priest will YOU choose?
Bob Deffinbaugh’s comments on 2 Samuel 21- David’s dealings with the Gibeonites, at its roots, is a matter of keeping covenants. Israel had made a covenant with the Gibeonites. Even though this covenant was 400 years old, it was still to be honored. Saul broke that covenant by trying to rid the land of them. … More Promise Breakers and Promise Keepers (2 Samuel 21)
Joshua 24:16-18 “Then the people answered, `Far be it from us that we should forsake the LORD to serve other gods, for it is the LORD our God who brought us and our fathers up from the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery, and who did those great signs in our sight and preserved … More We Will Serve the Lord