new covenant

new covenant

The term given by Jeremiah to a new arrangement between God and human beings in which the law would be written in their hearts rather than on tablets of stone (Jer 31:31-33). It is also an alternative translation of the Greek words that are normally translated “New Testament.” Christians see in Christ the beginning of the new covenant between God and human beings of which Jeremiah spoke (2Cor 3:6; Heb 8:8; Heb 8:13; Heb 9:15; Heb 12:24). Jesus himself is said to have spoken of a new covenant in his words at the Last Supper (Luke 22:20; 1Cor 11:25).

Jer 31:31-33

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2Cor 3:6

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Heb 8:8

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Heb 8:13

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Heb 9:15

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Heb 12:24

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Luke 22:20

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1Cor 11:25

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