Contrary to the Old Covenant precept not to sell the land inheritance, these converted Jews (as is clear from the reference to Barnabas being a Levite) sell their land since the inheritance has come in Christ. It is also interesting to note that the Levites were prefiguring this in the Old Covenant. They received no land from the LORD because the LORD would be their inheritance. In Christ this is true for every believer in the New Covenant.Check out the entire post here.
Tuesday, August 4, 2009
Nick Batzig over at Feeding on Christ has a great little post about the theology of the Land of Israel in the New Covenant. Nick states,