The Superior Covenant

Therefore, since we have such hope, we use great boldness of speech— 13 unlike Moses, who put a veil over his face so that the children of Israel could not look steadily at the end of what was passing away. 14 But their minds were blinded. For until this day the same veil remains unlifted in the reading of the Old Testament, because the veil is taken away in Christ. 15 But even to this day, when Moses is read, a veil lies on their heart. 16 Nevertheless when one turns to the Lord, the veil is taken away. 17 Now the Lord is the Spirit; and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty. 18 But we all, with unveiled face, beholding as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory, just as by the Spirit of the Lord. —2 Corinthians 3:12-18.

The Old Testament covenant can never unveil a person’s spiritual blindness. When one turns to the Lord Jesus Christ, the veil is taken away. The Lord is the Spirit and where He is, there is liberty. The longer we gaze at the glory of the Lord, the more we are gradually transformed into His image by the Spirit of the Lord Who gives us understanding, transforming power, and glory in the Lord.

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

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