Bible crossword puzzle: Jesus -- The mediator of the new covenant

Based on material in chapter 19, Discovering the Bible by Alex Varughese

Challenge: Can you solve this puzzle even if you do not have the book by Varughese?

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This crossword puzzle was created for use in Introduction to Biblical Literature. The words and clues come from the textbook Discovering the Bible: Story and Faith of the Biblical Communities edited by Alex Varughese and published by what is now called The Foundry.

    -- Howard Culbertson,


The phrase "New Covenant" holds profound significance in the Bible, particularly in Christian theology. It represents a pivotal shift in the relationship between God and humanity, symbolizing the promise of redemption, forgiveness, and salvation through Jesus Christ. The concept of the New Covenant is rooted in the Old Testament prophetic writings, notably in Jeremiah 31:31-34, where God promises to establish a new covenant with His people, one that transcends the limitations of the Mosaic Law. In the New Testament, Jesus inaugurates this covenant through His death and resurrection, offering believers a renewed and everlasting relationship with God based on grace and faith. This covenant signifies not only a legal agreement but a spiritual transformation, emphasizing the reconciliation between God and humanity and the fulfillment of divine promises. It serves as the cornerstone of Christian faith, embodying God's enduring love and mercy toward His creation.

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