People of God

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  1. One New Man - {PDF Copy} - (By his death, Jesus has formed one covenant community, “one new Man,” based on faith in him by one and all  Ephesians 2:11-22)
  2. Abraham - The Heir of the World - {PDF Copy} - (Romans 4:13 - According to the book of Romans, the land Promise to Abraham encompasses the entire world, not just Palestine)
  3. The True Seed of Abraham - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus in the true “seed” of Abraham, the heir of the covenant promises, and participation in the inheritance is based on faith, not D.N.A.)
  4. Blessing to the Nations - In Jesus - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus is the promised “seed” of Abraham in whom all the nations of the earth are blessed, according to the covenant made by Yahweh with Abraham)
  5. Neither Jew nor Gentile - {PDF Copy} - (Galatians 3:26-29To return to the custodianship of the Law is to rebuild the wall of separation between Jewish and Gentile children of God)
  6. The Inheritance of Abraham - {PDF Copy} - (In Jesus, the original and limited land promise to Abraham is transformed to encompass the entire creation2 Peter 3:10-14)
  7. Both Jew and Greek - {PDF Copy- (The equality of Jew and Gentile before God is a key theme throughout Romans – both stand or fall on the same basis  Romans 1:15-16)
  8. A Kingdom of Priests - {PDF Copy- (Disciples reign with Jesus by fulfilling their role as “priests” who render divine service to God and mediate His light to the world)
  9. Missionary People - {PDF Copy- (Jesus commissioned his people to proclaim the good news of the kingdom “to the uttermost parts of the earth)
  10. Disciples and the State - {PDF Copy} - (Paul instructed believers in the very heart of the Empire not to resist the government, for its existence had been “arranged” by God – Romans 13:1-8)
  11. New Priesthood - New Law - {PDF Copy} - (The new priesthood after the order of Melchizedek installed in Jesus also means a “change in law - Hebrews 7:12)
  12. New Covenant Surpasses the Old - {PDF Copy} - (In his death and resurrection, Jesus inaugurated the promised New Covenant, thus rendering the old one obsolete - Hebrews 8:13)
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