“But now hath he obtained a more excellent ministry, by how much also he is the mediator of a better covenant, which was established upon better promises. For if that first covenant had been faultless, then should no place have been sought for the second” (Heb 8:6-7).
I am grieved most times I ponder on organised Christianity today. I am grieved, because most believers remind me too much of the Galatians Paul rebuked in his day. I am grieved because it appears that many do not truly understand the better covenant that we have been called to. So, they have shackled themselves again to the Law, when Christ has set them free. In seeking to be justified by the Law, they put themselves again under condemnation, as Paul wrote:
“For I testify again to every man that is circumcised, that he is a debtor to do the whole law. Christ is become of no effect unto you, whosoever of you are justified by the law; ye are fallen from grace” (Gal 5:3-4)
I don’t know where the origin of the error is from, but it seems to be strongly connected to the belief that the Bible…
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