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Summary: The Old Covenant vs. The New Covenant It’s Sanctuary is Superior. It’s Sacrifice is Superior. It’s Security is Superior.

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The Superiority of the New Covenant

Hebrews 8:1–13

I. It’s Sanctuary is Superior. (Hebrews 8:1–2)

A. The place is better. Mark 16:19

B. The priest is better. Heb. 4:14–16

II. It’s Sacrifice is Superior. (Hebrews 8:3–4)

A. The Levitical priests offered up animals in the earthly sanctuary.

B. The Lamb of God offers up Himself in the heavenly sanctuary. Heb. 9:11–14

III. It’s Security is Superior. (Hebrews 8:5–13)

A. The Old Covenant was faulty.

1. It was written on dead stones. 2 Cor. 3:3

2. Through it no one could be saved. Gal. 2:16

3. It was nailed to the cross. Col. 2:14

B. The New Covenant was faultless.

1. It is written on living hearts.

2. Through it all can be saved. Rom. 10:4

3. It was put in place at the cross. Eph. 2:14–17

Mitchell Skelton, Minister-Midway church of Christ

www.TheLordsWay.com/Midway


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