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A covenant.  That is a promise.  It is a guarantee.  It is a contract. Now, what is peculiar or what is special about this word is that it is two different words in the bible. 

In the Old Testament  (in every single instance…all of them…check it out yourself) is is the word that is described as cutting….like the cutting away of flesh, or circumcision…..removing of flesh….works. 

In the New Testament (in every single instance…all of them…check it our yourself) is is the word that has to do with a disposition or contract….a “it is finished” “it is done” word….a grace sort of word. 

God had a contract with those in the Old Testament.  It was related to them following the law……of circumcision…the cutting away of flesh.  God also has a contract  with those in the the New Testament.  It is all about grace…it is a done deal….a disposition…..it means that sin is already disposed of….it is finished…completed.

What is it that you may be holding onto and having to cut away at each day to get forgiveness?  That is not where God is today.  He is at the place of a disposition….that disposition for you is……….not guilty.

God loves  you today.  The old is passed away..flesh.  The new is here….grace.

louie @ lmercer6@cfl.rr.com

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