Identity: the old and new

This week we looked at what the Bible says about our identity.

Talk Outline

  1. Jeremiah was a bullfrog – the need for biblical theology
  2. You and the Old Covenant
  3. The New Covenant and You
  4. Table Talk: What sort of God and what sort of you?
    1. How can we understand the place and use of the Old Testament today?
    2. Read what Jesus says in Matthew 26:28-29. When are the things we have read in Jeremiah fulfilled?
    3. Read 1 Corinthians 11:23-26. How does the Apostle Paul understand the time, place and people of the ‘new covenant’?
    4. How does this new covenant work for God’s people today? (2 Corinthians 3:4-6)
    5. Read Galatians 3:10-14. Who are we according to the new covenant?
    6. How would you answer someone who said the God of the Old Testament is different to the God of the New Testament?
    7. What sort of difference is there between the Old and the New?
  5. It’s the new you!