The Covenants in Scripture

Here’s an excerpt from The Covenants in Scripture, Robert Rothwell’s contribution to the October issue of Tabletalk:

In 2018, a senior pastor in Atlanta created something of a buzz when he said, “Christians need to unhitch the Old Testament from their faith.” Immediately, Bible-loving Christians responded with alarm that a prominent pastor would state, essentially, that the Old Testament is unnecessary for believers. The pastor’s attempts at clarification did not help assuage concerns. Even according to the most charitable reading, he devalues the Old Testament. He may claim it is inspired, but it is difficult to see what that means when he has said there is little divine grace in the Old Testament and that it should not be “the go-to source regarding any behavior in the church.”

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