The New Covenant and the Cross (Jeremiah 31:31-34)
Was the new covenant for Jews only? Does it exclude children? How "new" is the new covenant? Attached in the PDF Outline is an exegetical paper about the passage in the original context and the audio is a sermon that focuses on NT application and fulfillment.
Outline of the Sermon:
The Setting of the New Covenant: the need for the cross (Jer. 31:1ff)
The Promise of the New Covenant: the forgiveness of the cross (Jer. 31:31-34)
The Eschatology of the New Covenant: the result of the cross (Jer. 31:35-40)
Gregg Strawbridge, Ph.D., is the pastor of All Saints Church in Lancaster, PA. He became a committed follower of Jesus Christ at age 20, discipled in the context of a University Navigator Ministry. As a result of personal discipleship he went on to study at Columbia Biblical Seminary (M.A., Columbia, SC, 1990), as well as receive a Ph.D. in education and philosophy... read more