See also Law of Christ . Many Christians believe that the Sermon on the Mount is a form of commentary on the Ten Commandments. In the Expounding of the Law , Jesus said that he did not come to abolish the Law , but to fulfill it (e.g. Mathew 5:17–18 “Do not think that I came to destroy the Law or the Prophets.
The central figure in the Old Testament , though not mentioned by name , is Jesus Christ . Jesus explained this to his disciples after his resurrection. Luke tells us that “beginning with Moses and all the Prophets,” Jesus “interpreted to them in all the Scriptures the things concerning himself” (Luke 24:27).
In this covenant , God promises to make the Israelites his treasured possession among all people and “a kingdom of priests and a holy nation”, if they follow God’s commandments.
Supersessionism, also called replacement theology, is a Christian doctrine which asserts that the New Covenant through Jesus Christ supersedes the Old Covenant, which was made exclusively with the Jewish people.
the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil. The World English Bible translates the passage as: “Don’t think that I came to destroy the law or the. prophets.
Yes … God speaks directly to humans. Over 2,000 times in the Old Testament there are phrases such as, “And God spoke to Moses” or “the word of the Lord came to Jonah” or ” God said.” We see an example of this in Jeremiah 1:9. But now that the Scriptures are complete, any word from God must be corroborated by the Bible .
In the Hebrew Bible (Exodus 3:14), Yahweh , the personal name of God, is revealed directly to Moses .
The angel of the Lord appears to Hagar. The angel speaks as God in the first person, and in verse 13 Hagar identifies “the LORD that spake unto her” as “Thou God seest me”. Genesis 22:11–15. The angel of the Lord appears to Abraham and refers to God in the first person.
2.1 Christ . 2.2 Lord. 2.3 Master. 2.4 Logos (the Word) 2.5 Son of God. 2.6 Son of man. 2.7 Son of David. 2.8 Lamb of God.
He later confirmed the promise to Abraham’s son Isaac (Genesis 26:3), and then to Isaac’s son Jacob (Genesis 28:13). The Book of Exodus describes the Promised Land in terms of the territory from the River of Egypt to the Euphrates river (Exodus 23:31).
The covenant between Abraham and God consisted of three separate parts: the promised land. the promise of the descendants. the promise of blessing and redemption.
“And I will give them one heart, and I will put a new spirit within you; and I will remove the stony heart out of their flesh, and will give them a heart of flesh; that they may walk in My statutes, and keep Mine ordinances, and do them; and they shall be My people, and I will be their God .”
The content of the Law is spread among the books of Exodus, Leviticus, and Numbers, and then reiterated and added to in Deuteronomy. This includes: The Ten Commandments . Food laws – on what is clean and unclean, on cooking and storing food.
Together the Old Testament and the New Testament make up the Holy Bible . The Old Testament contains the sacred scriptures of the Jewish faith, while Christianity draws on both Old and New Testaments , interpreting the New Testament as the fulfilment of the prophecies of the Old .
Some Christians take issue with tattooing , upholding the Hebrew prohibition (see below). The Hebrew prohibition is based on interpreting Leviticus 19:28—”Ye shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead, nor print any marks upon you”—so as to prohibit tattoos , and perhaps even makeup.