The goal of the piece is to persuade its audience that the old covenant of blood and sacrifice, administered by the priests of Jerusalem, has been rendered unnecessary by the new and everlasting covenant involving the self-sacrifice of Jesus.
What does OC stand for?
OC stands for Old Covenant (biblical law)
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- Oglethorpe County (Georgia)
- Oil Cooled (welding)
- Oklahoma Christian University
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- Old Chinese (language of pre 400BC)
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The title for this volume comes from John Paul II's 1980 address to the Jewish community at Mainz with its reference to "the people of God of the Old Covenant, never revoked by God" (see Rom 11:29).
31; the ultimate source of our "New Testament") in which God's torah ("instruction") will be fully internalized, and the heart of the old covenant ("I will be their God, and they shall be my people") will be realized in forgiven iniquity and forgotten sin.
In the old covenant, God's Ten Words were housed in the covenant-ark, at the centre of the Most Holy, called "the Word-place.
According to that document, he said, the fulfillment of the old covenant "was not perfected with the first coming of Christ, but awaits its perfection with his coming--or return--at the end of time.
The port has reserved the right to amend those old covenants at its sole discretion for heights between 40 and 50 feet.
The interpretation of covenants' wording is not always straightforward and it can be uncertain whether an old covenant is enforceable.
Moreover, Dominican and Franciscan friars came to contend that the Talmudic Judaism of their day was unfaithful to Hebrew scripture, thus undercutting the basis for tolerance of Jewish communities as faithful witnesses to the old covenant.