Monday, August 03, 2015

Promises and Blessings of God Not Found in the Law, but in Christ

The promises and blessings of God have all been fulfilled in Christ.  In Christ, we don't then turn to the law to find the blessings that were promised there.  We look solely to Christ, who is our all in all, in Whom we have everything!

2 Cor 1:20-22
For all the promises of God in Him are Yes, and in Him Amen, to the glory of God through us. Now He who establishes us with you in Christ and has anointed us is God, who also has sealed us and given us the Spirit in our hearts as a guarantee.

Gal 3:13-14
Christ has redeemed us from the curse of the law, having become a curse for us (for it is written, "Cursed is everyone who hangs on a tree"), that the blessing of Abraham might come upon the Gentiles in Christ Jesus, that we might receive the promise of the Spirit through faith.

Gal 3:16-18
Now to Abraham and his Seed were the promises made. He does not say, "And to seeds," as of many, but as of one, "And to your Seed," who is Christ. And this I say, that the law, which was four hundred and thirty years later, cannot annul the covenant that was confirmed before by God in Christ, that it should make the promise of no effect. For if the inheritance is of the law, it is no longer of promise; but God gave it to Abraham by promise.

Eph 1:3
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places in Christ…

Heb 8:6
But now He [Jesus] has obtained a more excellent ministry, inasmuch as He is also Mediator of a better covenant, which was established on better promises [than the Old Covenant - the Law]. For if that first covenant [the Law] had been faultless, then no place would have been sought for a second.

2 Peter 1:3-4
His divine power has given to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of Him who called us by glory and virtue, by which have been given to us exceedingly great and precious promises, that through these you may be partakers of the divine nature…

1 John 2:25
And this is the promise that He has promised us — eternal life.


  1. Wow. Hebrews 8.6 sounds like the Law sinned before God and God rejected it forever and ever!! So He chose Jesus Who is Grace and admoniishes us to become like our Dad in Heaven!! Grace is the Narrow Way....Abraham's Seed.....Grace, JESUS. ....Habakkuk says "...The proud, his soul is Iifted up, arrogant, mean...BUT the righteous shall live BY JESUS' FAITH...."....NOTICE: the righteous live by the Faith of Grace.....GRACE CONTAINS THE FAITH IN US.....GRACE IS A PERSON....ABRAHAM'S SEED....God forever found fault with the Law....Today we try to even live by the Law of Paul....reject it. ...Paul would not have followed his own so-called Law or Laws...Paul gave instructions by Grace as the Head to hold fast to....Joel, you are a Teacher in the Body....probably an Apostle of Grace in the five office...........johnpeter

  2. Ever wondered why a city dog will run away if the fence...THE opened? The city dog lives to get out of that fence. THE LAW. He hates that fence.....Now have you ever wondered why the country dog doesn't run away? I mean he just rests on his master's porch maybe chasing a squirrel or rabbit now and then, but he has no fences...THE LAW. Instead, the country dog RESTS in his masters LOVE....GRACE....never living to run away....As I think of this parable it reminds me that GRACE accomplishes what theMaster wanted for us all along...TO BE ENJOYING THE FIELDS OF THE LORD INSTEAD OF CHEWING ON A FENCE....Keep running the race of grace are a blessing. A true country dog! john peter

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    1. Steve, I published your comment so that I can respond to you, and you'll hopefully get the notification of my response. I will then shortly delete your comment. The reason being that it has nothing whatsoever to do with this post. You do have a blog, so you have your own outlet to share what you want to share, and my blog isn't here for people to share their own random thoughts. Thanks, Joel