A Renewed Covenant – Part 2

Behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel, and with the house of Judah:

Jeremiah 31:31 (KJV)

New – To make sure we’re all clear, these are the exact words Yeshua is referencing in His speech to the Apostles during the last supper. He breaks some bread, drinks some wine, and establishes a new covenant. Continue reading “A Renewed Covenant – Part 2”

Written on the Heart

But this shall be the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel; After those days, saith the Lord, I will put my law in their inward parts, and write it in their hearts; and will be their God, and they shall be my people.

Jeremiah 31:33 (KJV)

Write it in their hearts – Comparative exploration would have us look at these words very differently than we do today. In John H. Walton’s book, he defines comparative study as: Continue reading “Written on the Heart”

The Olive Tree

The Lord called thy name, A green olive tree, fair, and of goodly fruit: with the noise of a great tumult he hath kindled fire upon it, and the branches of it are broken.

Jeremiah 11:16 (KJV)

Olive tree – Who is YHVH calling a green olive tree? We need to start there. In the next verse, we see He’s speaking about the house of Israel and the house of Judah — both houses, or all 12 tribes… all of Israel.  Continue reading “The Olive Tree”