Learning Activity 29B

Paul’s Descriptions Contrasting the Old and the New Covenants

The Apostle Paul lived during the transition time of the Old Covenant being phased out and the New Covenant being phased in. Paul, quite understandably, had much to say about these two covenants.

1. 2 Corinthians 3:6 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
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2. In the verse above, the word translated as “testament” in the KJV should be “covenant.” In this verse what describes the Old Covenant and what describes the New Covenant? _______________________________________________________________________
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3. 2 Corinthians 4:16 ________________________________________________________________________________________________
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4. In the verse above, what describes the Old Covenant and what describes the New Covenant? _________________________________
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5. 2 Corinthians 4:18 ________________________________________________________________________________________________
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6. In the verse above, what words are used to describe the Old Covenant and what words are used to describe the New Covenant? ____
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7. 2 Corinthians 5:1 _________________________________________________________________________________________________
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8. Separate the words in the verse above into those that describe the Old Covenant and those that describe the New Covenant. _______
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9. 2 Corinthians 5:2 ________________________________________________________________________________________________
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10. What words in the verse above are referring to the Old Covenant and which words are referring to the New Covenant? __________
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11. 2 Corinthians 5:4 ________________________________________________________________________________________________
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12. What words in the verse above refer to the Old Covenant and which words are referring to the New Covenant? ________________
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