Daily reading

Today’s reading is: Heb. 8:1-10:18


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Hebrews Chapter Eight

  1. The priesthood of Christ functions in the heavenly reality, and not in the earthly replica (Heb. 8:1-5).
  2. The basis for the present priesthood of Christ is also the basis for His future mediation of the New Covenant (Heb. 8:6-13; Jer. 31:31-34).
  3. The Mosaic Covenant is ready to disappear, as the New Covenant replaces it and transforms Mosaic Law into Kingdom Law (Heb. 8:13; Rom. 10:4; Matt. 5:17-18).

Hebrews Chapter Nine

  1. The shadow ritual of the earthly replica (Heb. 9:1-10) served to preview the reality of the priestly ministry of Jesus Christ (Heb. 9:11-12).
  2. The cleansing power of sprinkled blood was understood in the shadows of Old Testament ritual (Heb. 9:13,18-22), but manifest in the reality of New Testament fulfillment (Heb. 9:14-15,23-28).

Hebrews Chapter Ten

  1. The shadows of Old Testament ritual served as a year by year reminder of sin (Heb. 10:1-4), but the reality of New Testament fulfillment does away with sin for eternity (Heb. 10:5-10).
  2. The time after time nature of the Old Testament ritual and the once & for all nature of the New Testament reality are reflected in Old Testament prophecy (Heb. 10:11-18; Ps. 110:1; Jer. 31:33-34).

(Chapter Ten continues tomorrow)