Tuesday, May 19, 2015

God and Father of Our Lord Jesus Christ (2Cor.1:3)

"Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ" (2Co.1:3)
~The New Testament, after the Cross, no longer addresses God as the "God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob", since that term applied only to those under the Old Covenant. Through the Seed, the Son of Promise, Jesus, we are brought into a New Covenant that He made with His own blood. Now, God is known to us as the "God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ." His sonship is according to the Spirit; His priesthood according to the order of Melchizedek. Therefore, we no longer have confidence in the flesh, in genealogies or ethnicities; we are children of God by faith alone in Jesus. New wineskins for new wine; the new can never be put into the old..

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