The Glorious Covenant of God

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“Now if the ministry of death, carved in letters on stone, came with such glory that the Israelites could not gaze at Moses’ face because of its glory, which was being brought to an end, will not the ministry of the Spirit have even more glory?  For if there was glory in the ministry of condemnation, the ministry of righteousness must far exceed it in glory. Indeed, in this case, what once had glory has come to have no glory at all, because of the glory that surpasses it. For if what was being brought to an end came with glory, much more will what is permanent have glory.” 

2 Corinthians 3:7-11 (ESV)

The Ministry of Death and Condemnation

What did Paul and Timothy mean by “the ministry of death”?  Let’s look at 3 clues. First, in verse 6 they contrast it to the New Covenant.  Next, in verse 7…

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