Thursday, December 09, 2010

Tables on the tables of stone: a summary

Synonyms of the "Ten Commandments"
"words of the covenant"
Ex 34:28
Dt 4:13
"tablets of stone"
Ex 24:12
"tablets of testimony"
Ex 31:18; 34:29
"tablets of the covenant"
Dt 9:9-15

With whom was the Old Covenant, the Ten Commandments, made?
With the nation of Israel alone!
Ex 34:27; Dt 4:13; 5:2-3; 1 Ki 8:9; 2 Chr 6:11

The "sign" of the Old Covenant, the Ten Commandments
The Sabbath
Ex 31:12-18
The penalty for violating the "sign" of the covenant was death
Num 15:32-36; Ex 31:15
All Old Testament Sabbaths were given as a "sign" of the Old Covenant
Ezek 20:11-20
Only a shadow of the things to come, the substance is in Christ
Col 2:12-17

Duration of the Old Covenant, the Ten Commandments
Ex 31:18
Did not exist before Mt. Sinai; not made with Israel's forefathers!
Dt 5:2-3
Ended with the sacrifice of Jesus Christ on the cross
Heb 8:7, 13; Gal 3:3-14; Eph 2:15; Col 2:14; Heb 9:15

For a little more detail see The Old Covenant died with Christ.

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