Unfolding Grace - Week 27

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Unfolding Grace – Week 27

The Hope of a New Covenant (Jeremiah 30-33)


Read pages 397-417 in Unfolding Grace.


  1. From Sunday’s sermon, what did you find either most encouragingor most challenging?


Read Jeremiah 31:1-26


  1. Jeremiah uses threemetaphors to describe God in these verses – God is Husband (31:3-6), Father (31:7-9), and Shepherd (31:10-14). In what ways do these metaphors portray God’s character?


  1. In what ways do they portray our roleand responsibility to Him?


Read Jeremiah 31:27-40


  1. What was the old covenant? How did Israel do under this covenant?


  1. What key promisesdoes God give in the new covenant?


  1. How do these promisessolve the fundamental problem of mankind, as seen throughout our history?


  1. Whenand how and by whom was the new covenant established?


Read Hebrews 8:1-13


  1. How is the new covenant betterthan the old?


Read Hebrews 9:11-22


  1. How is the new covenant the remedyto the old?


Read Hebrews 10:11-18


  1. How is the new covenant the completionof the old?