John Atkinson explores the nuanced similarities and differences between the Old Covenant and the New Covenant.
How are we to understand the differences and similarities between the two?
- Has one replaced the other completely?
- Are they the same but presented in a renewed form?
- What is the relationship between the two?
- Has the New Covenant come in all its fullness?
John demonstrates the importance of teaching the Scriptures with both hands!
In her first session Edith Sher looks at a covenant based on deception, how it brought about
one of the most amazing miracles in history, and what it shows us about the strength of covenant.
In her second talk Edith looks at a familiar story through fresh eyes, the offering up of Isaac,
known in Judaism as the Akedah. Christians glibly claim to be under the New Covenant
but the Akedah shows us that although grace is free, grace is also costly