lasting shine

Oct 2017 (5)

devotional post # 2160

2 Corinthians 3:9-11

2 Cor 3:9 Because since the service that brought condemnation had a brightness to it, the service that produces a right standing with God overflows with brightness.
2 Cor 3:10. Since the former bright service has at this time no brightness because of the brightness that currently surpasses it.
2 Cor 3:11. Because if that which was destroyed by the veil still had its own brightness, that which continues on is much more bright.

lasting shine

There was a brightness, a glory, a shine to the Old Covenant, because God acted to intervene in the affairs of a people and that shone through in spite of the veil which covered Moses’ face. But this new covenant founded on the content of the gospel has a lasting shine that can never be covered up. It does not temporarily excuse the sins of the sacrificer. It nails the sins of the repentant to the cross permanently.

LORD, thank you for your lasting brightness, which we can have in Christ.

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About Jefferson Vann

Jeff is a Christian missionary.
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