"O L-RD, Who are my power and my strength and my refuge in the day of trouble, to You nations will come from the ends of the earth and say, 'Only lies have our fathers handed down to us, emptiness in which there is nothing of any avail! Can a man make gods for himself, and they are no gods? 'Therefore, behold I let them know; at this time I will let them know My power and My might, and they shall know that My Name is the L-RD".
Jeremiah 16:19-21

a false covenant

Will The Real “New Covenant” Please Stand Up!

June 18, 2011

I.            INTRODUCTION The passage Jeremiah 31:30-36[31-37][1] is an important so-called proof-text in the portfolio of Christian apologists and missionaries.  One of the unique attributes of this passage in the Hebrew Bible is the occurrence of the phrase  (brit hadashah), a new covenant, the only such instance in the entire Hebrew Bible.  Consequently, Christian apologists and missionaries point at this passage as […]

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