Perspectives - A Journey through the Book of Joel - Part 3 (Jeremiah 31:31-34)
Perspectives - A Journey through the Book of Joel
Part 3 (Jeremiah 31:31-34)
New Covenant-Obedience-Disobedience-Obedience of Jesus
31 “The days are coming,” declares the Lord, “when I will make a new covenant with the people of Israel and with the people of Judah.
inaugurated & consummated
32 It will not be like the covenant I made with their ancestors when I took them by the hand to lead them out of Egypt, because they broke my covenant, though I was a husband to them,” declares the Lord.
right with God vs. the righteousness of God
33 “This is the covenant I will make with the people of Israel after that time,” declares the Lord. “I will put my law in their minds and write it on their hearts. I will be their God, and they will be my people.
name - mind - heart
34 No longer will they teach their neighbor, or say to one another, ‘Know the Lord,’ because they will all know me, from the least of them to the greatest,” declares the Lord. “For I will forgive their wickedness and will remember their sins no more.”
to know Him - to make His intimacy known