The history of Israel includes national sins that caused her expulsion from the land. But God foresaw her failures and determined to institute a new covenant, one energized and characterized by His Spirit, and one that includes the Gentiles. And it culminates in the Resurrection and the New Creation.
With the death and resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth, a new era dawned the messianic age, the time of fulfillment. In him, all God’s covenant promises reach their intended conclusions.Continue reading