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January 25, 2015

L. John Bost
L. John Bost

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Please read Hebrews 1:1-4. Here Paul sets forth a truth that he develops throughout much of the book of Hebrews. He begins by pointing out that God has at "sundry (various) times" and "divers (many) ways" spoken unto the fathers by the prophets (the Old Testament prophets). He continues, "Hath in these last days spoken unto us by his Son, whom he hath appointed heir of all things, by whom also he made the worlds" (Hebrews 1:2). The prophets were mere men who spoke by inspiration. God no longer speaks through human prophets, but by His Son. He has been given "all authority" (Matthew 28: 18). He has this authority by virtue of His Sonship. He also has this authority by virtue of His participation in the Creation of "all things" (John 1:1-3, 14).
Moses, the law-giver of the Old Testament, prophesied of a time when God would raise up a prophet to whom God's people should hearken (Deuteronomy 18:15, 19). Peter said this prophecy was fulfilled in Jesus Christ (Acts 3:20-23). It is to the authority of the Son, Jesus Christ, that we are to submit. It is by His words that we will be judged in the last day (John 12:48-50). Rejection of His words will result in His vengeance when He returns (2 Thessalonians 1:7-10).
Paul urged the Corinthian Christians, "Be ye followers of me, even as I also am of Christ" (1 Corinthians 11:1). Note that Paul did not say, "Be ye followers of Moses, or of the prophets." He said, "Be ye followers of Christ."
Another prophecy of the Old Testament comes from Jeremiah 31:31-34, in which God speaks of a "new covenant that He would make with His people. In Hebrews 8, and context, Paul tells us that the "New Covenant" was brought in by our "High Priest," Jesus Christ. Jeremiah speaks of a New Covenant that would replace the old (given by Moses). Paul speaks of that new covenant that has replaced that old one. God said that, with the advent of the New covenant, "I will put my law in their inward parts, and write it in their hearts" (Jeremiah 31:33; Hebrews 8:10).
The word, testament, in the New Testament has essentially the same meaning as covenant in the Old. It is translated both ways in the King James translation. So, Paul says the Old Testament has been replaced by the New Testament. With the New Testament came a new law, the law of Christ. It is the law by which we will be judged in the last day (John 12:48-50). It is the law given by the authority of Jesus Christ (Matthew 28:18-20). Paul tells us Colossians 3:17, "And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him." Paul says, "In the name (authority) of the Lord Jesus Christ," not of Moses, or any other "authority!"
Certainly, we must still study the Old Testament. Paul writes, "For whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the scriptures might have hope"(Romans 15:4). He adds in 1 Corinthians 10:11, "Now all these things happened unto them for ensamples: and they are written for our admonition, upon whom the ends of the world are come." The Old Testament is still the Word of God. But, to determine what God authorizes us to do today, we must go the New Testament.

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