• Never Before Seen Article by J. Mark Beach

    FROM TABLETALK | May 2014 | Hebrews 7

    Modern people live for the new—a new car, a new jacket, a new career—even though the new quickly fades. The new star of the team is suddenly washed up. The new pop idol is soon passé. Indeed, our jaded culture, addicted to fads, is swiftly bored with the latest and the greatest. Is Christian faith subject to such changing f ashions? When the Apostle declares that Jesus’ death on the cross is nothing less than “the new covenant” in Christ’s blood (1 Cor. 11:25), is that a fickle fashion change, covenantal style? We face a fundamental question when we open … View Resource

  • Out with the Old and in with the New Article by Richard Pratt Jr.

    FROM TABLETALK | May 2014 | Luke 22

    Followers of Christ repeat Jesus’ words “this cup is the new covenant” every time they observe the Lord’s Supper. All over the world, local churches include the words new covenant in their names. But if you ask most Christians the question, “What is the new covenant?” you get about as many answers as the number of people you ask. What, then, is the new covenant? What is new about it? How is it fulfilled in Christ? WHAT IS THE NEW COVENANT? The foretelling of the new covenant in Jeremiah 31:31–34 begins in this way: Behold, the days are coming, declares … View Resource