The Christ of the Old and New
“We have all heard the ancient maxim about the relationship between the Old and New Testaments: ‘The new is in the old concealed, and the old is in the new revealed.’ While the words concealed and revealed do not entirely accurately describe the relationship between the testaments, they do help us grasp the fundamental truth that the New Testament is found in seed form throughout the pages of the Old Testament and that the Old Testament blossoms forth as a flower in the New Testament.”
This is how Burk Parsons begins his editorial introduction to the current issue of Tabletalk magazine. He goes on to say, “the New Testament is called the ‘New Testament’ for the simple reason that it is, in fact, new. It is new revelation, not merely commentary on previous revelation.”
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