WHICH COVENANT MUST WE OBEY?


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WHICH COVENANT MUST WE OBEY?


Pretty much anyone who has ever even opened a Bible to look through the pages of a Bible knows that there is an Old Testament AND a New Testament. But what some people do not know is that a “testament” is someone’s WILL or DESIRE. I think that most people have heard of a last will and testament before. If not, a will and testament is what you write down as your final desire to those who will be the HEIRS of what you want them to have that belongs to you. So the Bible is God’s WILL that he has inspired men to write to testify to the human race what God wants us to DO so that we will INHERIT eternal life in the world to come.

Now, in the Old Testament God did not give his WILL to the WHOLE world. But rather God CHOSE just ONE group of people out from all the many different nations of people to be his CHOSEN people. And God made a COVENANT with the Hebrew people ONLY. And that covenant is written in the Old Testament. Let us read Deuteronomy 28:1 so you can see that the Old Covenant is likened to a DAY. For example, we have TODAY, YESTERDAY, and TOMORROW.


Deuteronomy 28:1.


“And it shall come to pass, if you shall hearken diligently unto the VOICE OF the LORD your God, to observe and to do all his commandments which I command you THIS DAY, that the LORD your God will set you on high above all nations of the earth:” 


So WHO was the VOICE of Almighty God in the DAY of the Old Testament? It was the PROPHET, Moses. The prophet Mose spoke FOR God to the children of Israel in the Old Testament under the Old Covenant.

Now I want you to read Deuteronomy 18:15-19 where God PROPHESIES that he will raise up ANOTHER prophet in the future on another DAY. Keep in mind that Moses is speaking FOR Almighty God as God’s VOICE in the Old Testament times or in the DAY of the Old Covenant, the Law of Moses.


Deuteronomy 18:15-19.


“The LORD your God will raise up unto you a Prophet from the midst of you, of your brethren, like unto me; unto HIM you shall hearken; (In other words, Moses is saying that on another DAY when I am dead and gone God will raise up ANOTHER Prophet like me and HE will be the VOICE of God so you MUST believe and obey HIS words. And one of the reasons that God is going to do this is because You TOLD him on Mt Horeb that you were afraid to hear the Almighty’s thundering voice DIRECTLY. So then,)

16. According to all that you desired of the LORD you God in Horeb in the day of the assembly, saying, Let me not hear again the voice of the LORD my God, neither let me see this great fire anymore, that I die not. 

17.  And the LORD said unto me, They have well spoken that which they have spoken. (Or they have spoken just what I wanted then to say so that I can fulfill MY PLAN of salvation to provide my OWN LAMB to sacrifice for their sins, the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world to be their Messiah. Therefore,) 

18. I will raise them up a Prophet from among their brethren, like unto you, (Or he will be similar to you, Moses) and will put my words in his mouth; and he shall speak unto them all that I shall command him

19.  And it shall come to pass, that whosoever will NOT hearken unto my words which he shall speak in MY NAME, I will require it of him.” 


And when we read the FULFILMENT of this PROPHECY in Acts 3:22,23 we see the WHOSEVER does NOT believe and obey the words of God’s NEW Prophet that he prophesied to raise up will be DESTROYED.


Acts 3:22,23.


“For Moses truly said unto the fathers, A PROPHET shall the Lord your God raise up unto you of your brethren, like unto me; HIM shall you hear in ALL THINGS whatsoever HE shall say unto you

23.  And it shall come to pass, that EVERY SOUL, (Or every person in the whole world) which will NOT hear THAT PROPHET (Speaking of Jesus, the Messiah), shall be DESTROYED from among the people.”


In other words, God made a NEW WILL. And in God’s NEW WILL and TESTAMENT are the WORDS that he desires that we DO so that we will be SURE to inherit eternal life in the world to come. When people make a NEW WILL then there OLD WILL become NULL and VOID. The old will is WORTHLESS. And that I why the Apostle Pual WARNED those Christians who were trying to keep BOTH covenants at the same time were literally CRUCIFYING Jesus. They were NOT truly RESTING in Jesus as their Lord and Savior. They were looking to the Law of Moses to save them. So their faith in Jesus was in VAIN because they were NOT TRULY hearing and obey God’s NEW PROPHET, Jesus.

So as long as any Christian CONTINUES to follow and obey God’s OLD prophet Moses to be under the Law of Moses then they have NO SACRIFICE to cleanse them of their sins. And the Bible teaches us in the New Testament under the New Covenant that if those desiring to be under the Law of Moses break even one single commandment then they break the whole Law of Moses. And WITHOUT a sacrifice they have NO sacrifice to be forgiven of their sins. So they will DIE in their sins and the wages of sin is DEATH, the DESTRUCTION in the lake of fire on the final Day of Judgment.

So I IMPLORE all you who have been DECEIVED to wrongly believe that Jesus died ONLY for the Hebrew people who desire to be under the Law of Moses, the OLD prophet of God. Moses was the VOICE of God under the Old Covenant written in the Old Testament. But NOW, Jesus is God’s NEW Prophet. Jesus is NOW the VOICE of the Almighty God for TODAY. And if you do NOT follow and obey the words of Jesus under God’s NEW COVENANT written in the New Testament then you can NOT be saved. You will NOT receive eternal life in the world to come. By TRYING to obey the Law of Moses to be saved you are actually REJECT Jesus as your Lord and Savior.

And if you THINK that the New Testament teaches us that Christians must keep the Law of Moses then you are WRONG. You are NOT understanding the Scriptures. And the god of this present world, Satan, has BLINDED your eyes to the TRUE Gospel of Jesus Christ. Please read Acts 15:22-24 which is the final decision that SETTLED the controversy of whether or not Christians should keep ANY of the Law of Moses or not. And after Peter stood up and told how God SAVED the Gentiles EVEN AS God saved the Hebrew people then they ALL AGREED that the Holy Spirit was showing them that salvation comes ONLY through Jesus Christ ALONE.


Acts 15:22-24.


“Then pleased it the apostles and elders, with the WHOLE CHURCH, to send chosen men of their own company to Antioch with Paul and Barnabas; namely, Judas surnamed Barsabas, and Silas, chief men among the brethren: (And in this letter is WHAT the very eyewitnesses of Jesus said that the Holy Spirit taught them and the WHOLE church was in agreement)

23.  And they wrote letters by them after this manner; The apostles and elders and brethren send greeting unto the brethren which are of the Gentiles in Antioch and Syria and Cilicia: 

Act 15:24  Forasmuch as we have heard, that certain which went out from us have TROUBLED you with words, SUBVERTING your souls, SAYING, You must be circumcised, and KEEP the LAW: to whom WE gave NO SUCH COMMANDMENT:”


So then, whenever you see the word “COMMANDMENTS” in the New Testament it is speaking of the NEW commandments that Almighty God gave to his NEW PROPHET, Jesus, the Messiah, to give to his disciples to preach to ALL NATIONS baptizing those who BELIEVE in the TRUE Gospel of Jesus Christ under the NEW COVENANT written in the NEW TESTAMENT.

So if you want eternal life in the world to come then you MUST believe and OBEY the words of Jesus because you will be JUDGED BY the words of Jesus and NOT by the words of Moses.

It is YOUR eternal life that is at stake. So you can either continue to be DECEIVED and BLINDED by Satan’s LIE and doctrines of Devils to follow those MEN in the Hebrew Roots Movement. OR you can believe the words of Almighty God HIMSELF that he commanded his NEW PROPHET, Jesus, to speak. It is YOUR CHOICE.

I love you and I sincerely desire that you choose LIFE so that you will LIVE with me and Jesus in the worlds to come.

Jesus PLEADED with the lost sheep of Israel to believe his words. The Hebrew children of Israel have a great ZEAL for God. They say that they believe Abraham. They say that they believe the words of Moses. They say that they believe the prophets. And Jesus told the Hebrew people straight to their face pleading with them saying to them that if you truly believe in the words of Moses and the prophets then you would believe in ME as being the Messiah. And because you do NOT believe my words that I am the Messiah that is prophesied to come in the law and the prohets then you shall DIE in your sins.


Please read the following Scriptures where Jesus said the things, that I just said to you in the above paragraph, to the Hebrew people who followed and obey the Law of Moses. And what Jesus himself said PROVES that being a Hebrew who obeys the Law of Moses will NOT save you. You MUST believe follow and OBEY the New Covenant that was put into force by the shed blood of Jesus dying on the cross for the sins of the entire world. The Hebrew people tried to kill Jesus for telling them the TRUTH, but their eyes were blind by Satan, the god of this present world and they finally succeeded in having the Son of man, Jesus crucified. Here are the words of Jesus.


John 5:39-47.


Search the SCRIPTURES; for in them you THINK you have eternal life: and they are they which testify of ME. (Your Messiah who has the WORDS to eternal life)

40.  And you will NOT come to ME, that you might have LIFE. (Jesus is the ONLY name given among the entire human race whereby we MUST be saved. Acts 4:12. And if you REJECT Jesus you reject all hope of ever receiving eternal life. Those who do NOT have the Son do NOT have eternal life.  John 3:36 and 1 John5:10-13)

41.  I receive not honor from men. 

42.  But I know YOU, (Jesus is speaking TO the Hebrew people who are FIGHTING AGAINST his words and will NOT come to him to be saved) that YOU have NOT the love of God in you

43. I am come in my Father's name, (As the VOICE OF Almighty God) and YOU receive me NOT: if another shall come in his own name, him (Or those FASLE teachers)  you will receive. (Jesus is referring to ANY teaching of MAN that blinds people to follow THEIR teaching and their INTERPRETATIONS of the Scriptures that hinders their blind followers from understanding the TRUE Gospel of Jesus Christ to be saved and to receive eternal life in the world to come. And that INCLUDES you leaders of the Hebrew Roots Movement, you leaders of the doctrine that salvation is ONLY to the Hebrew people, and you leaders of all seventh day of the wekk Sabbath-keeping groups of  Christians)

44.  How can you believe, which receive honor one of another, and seek not the honor that comes from God only? (If you do not honor the Son of God, Jesus, you are NOT honoring Almighty God the Father)

45.  Do not think that I will accuse you to the Father: there is one that accuses you, even Moses, in whom you trust

46.  For had you believed Moses, you would have believed me: for he wrote of me

47.  But if you believe not his writings, how shall you believe my words?”


In other words, Jesus is saying that if you truly believe the Old Testament Scriptures then you would believe that Jesus is the Messiah and you would OBEY the teachings of Jesus because the Old Testment PROPHECIES are FULFILLED in Jesus. And what prophecies were not fulfilled in Jesus at his first coming will be fulfilled at his second coming and during the 1000 year reign of Jesus in the world to come. Let us continue with the next verse.


John 8:37-47


I know that you are Abraham's seed; (Or I know and understand that you are the Hebrew people, the CHOSEN people of God of the lineage of Abraham) but you seek to kill me because my word hath no place in you. (Or because you are fighting against my words that I am the one prophecied to come you hate me and you want to kill me. Please understand that I love you and)

38  I speak that which I have seen with my Father: and YOU do that which you have seen with YOUR father

You Are of Your Father the Devil

39.  They answered and said unto him, Abraham is our father. Jesus said unto them, IF you were Abraham's children, you would do the WORKS of Abraham

40.  BUT now you seek to kill me, a man that has told you the truth, which I have heard of God: this did NOT Abraham

41.  You do the deeds of your father. Then said they to him, We be not born of fornication; we have one Father, even God. 

42.  Jesus said unto them, IF God were your Father, you would love me: for I proceeded forth and came from God; neither came I of myself, but he sent me. 

43.  Why do YOU NOT understand my speech? Even because you cannot hear my word

44.  YOU are of your father the Devil, and the lusts of your father you will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaks a lie, he speaks of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it. 

45.  And because I tell you the truth, you believe me not

46.  Which of you convinces me of sin? And if I say the truth, why do you NOT believe me

47.  He that IS OF God hears God's words: you, therefore, hear them not, because you are NOT OF God.”


In other words, every single person who rejects and fights against the words of Jesus written in the New Testament under the New Covenant are NOT OF God. But rather they are listening to the LIES of their father, Satan, the Devil. They are refusing to believe the Old Testaemnt PROPHECIES that speak of Jesus as being the Messiah. They are NOT listening to the Holy Spirit even though they THINK that they are being led of the Holy Spirit to find their “Hebrew ROOTS”.

Jesus said to the Hebrew people that they will have one that JUDGES them the last day. And Jesus said the WORDS that I speak unto YOU the SAME will JUDGE you the last day.


Please read John 12:46-50.


“I am come a light into the world, that WHOSOEVER believes on me should not abide in darkness. 

.47  And if ANY man hears my words, and believe NOT, I judge him not: for I came not to judge the world, but to save the world

48.  He that REJECTS me, and receives NOT my words, has ONE that judges him: the WORD that I have spoken, the SAME shall JUDGE him in the last day

49.  For I have not spoken of myself; but the Father which sent me, he gave me a commandment, what I should say, and what I should speak. 

50.  And I know that his commandment (As in Almighty God’s ONE NEW commandment in the SINGLE which is to BELIEVE in his Son as your Lord and Savior to OBEY the WORDS of Jesus) is life everlasting: whatsoever I speak therefore, even as the Father said unto me, so I speak.”


Now one of the prophecies of the Messiah is that he would speak in PARABLES. So let us read a parable of Jesus speaking to the Hebrew people which is about THEN killing the Son and then the owner of the vineyard will give it to other people. And that is speaking of God turn to save the Gentiles to provoke the Hebrew people to jealously until the RECEIVE their Messiah, Jesus, the son of the living God. Notice how the Hebrew people knew that this parable was about them but they still fought against RECEIVING the TRUTH that would set them free.


Mark 12:1-13.


 “And he began to speak unto them by parables. A certain man planted a vineyard, and set a hedge about it, and dug a place for the wine fat, and built a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, (In the plural which is speaking about the CHOSEN Hebrew people) and went into a far country. 

2.  And at the season he sent to the husbandmen a servant, that he might receive from the husbandmen of the fruit of the vineyard. 

3.  And they caught him, and beat him, and sent him away empty. 

4.  And again he sent unto them another servant; and at him, they cast stones, and wounded him in the head, and sent him away shamefully handled. 

5.  And again he sent another; and him they killed, and many others; beating some, and killing some. (Speaking of God sending all the prophets to the Hebrew people who killed those prophets and went after other gods)

6.  Having yet, therefore, one son, his well-beloved, he sent him also last unto them, saying, They will reverence my son. 

7.  But those husbandmen said among themselves, This is the heir; come, let us kill him, and the inheritance shall be ours

8. And they took him, and killed him, and cast him out of the vineyard. 

9.  What shall, therefore, the lord of the vineyard do? He will come and destroy the husbandmen, and will give the vineyard unto others. (Speaking of the Gentiles who BELIEVE and RECEIVE Jesus as their Lord and Savior)

10.  And have you not read THIS SCRIPTURE; The stone which the builders rejected is become the head of the corner: (Which every Christians KNOW is a prophecy speaking of Jesus who is REJECTED by his OWN Hebrew people that Jesus came to save. So being a true Hebrew Israelite means NOTHING unless you BELIEVE in Jesus as your Lord and Savior. For you see, Almighty God CONCLUDED every single Hebrew to be LOST and UNDER SIN so that he might show his grace and his mercy to save WHOSOEVER believes in his Son Jesus)

11.  This was the Lord's doing, and it is marvelous in our eyes

12.  And they sought to lay hold on him but feared the people: for they knew that he had spoken the parable against them: and they left him, and went their way. 

13.  And they send unto him certain of the Pharisees and of the Herodians, to catch him in his words.” 


Now you may say that you are NOT like THEM and that you LOVE Jesus. But you are DECEIVING yourself because you are NOT OBEYING HIS WORDS under the NEW COVENANT written in the NEW TESTAMENT.

Why do you not understand my words Jesus said. I tell you the TRUTH and you fight against the truth, the ONE commandment to believe on Jesus as the Christ, the Son of the living God as your Lord and Savior.

You SAY, that you believe in Jesus as your Lord and Savior but you do not OBEY his teachings to REST in him. You seek to please God by obeying the Law of Moses contained in ordinances that are nailed to the cross.

Yes, Peter said that those teachings of Paul are HARD to understand and to receive by a Hebrew who has been taught all his life to obey the Law of Moses or be cut off from God. Peter WARNED those who were not obeying the teachings of Paul that they were TWISTING the Scriptures to their OWN DESTRUCTION. So WHY to do fight and resist the teaching that Jesus HIMSELF taught to the Apostle Paul?

I have written over fifty IN-DEPHT Bibles studies to help you recover yourself from the snare of Satan who has blinded your eyes to the TRUE Gospel of Jesus Christ. So I IMPLORE all seventh day of the week Sabbath-keeping Christians to read all the studies under the heading >>>WHAT IS THE TRUE SABBATH?<<< before it is too late.

Thanks for reading and may God bless you richly as YOU share the TRUE Gospel of Jesus Christ to other so that they can be set free form doctrines of devils to try and keep BOTH covenants.

Your brother in our Lord Jesus Christ,

Brother Mark.


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