This one verse written by the Apostle Paul speaks of a new status for human beings that has been inaugurated via the sacrificial work of Yeshua, as God’s people are to be united as “one person” (NEB), actively accomplishing His tasks in the Earth. At times, we do find Galatians 3:28 quoted among those in our Messianic faith community, but its ramifications are not often fully considered or probed for their significant spiritual power. Current and severe developments in the Messianic movement in our day—with the future steadily looming—require that we take a fresh look at this verse, what its message of equality means for us, and things that we are certainly missing as we seek to be those who are useful in the Lord’s work. This single verse asks us many difficult questions about both Biblical equality and why the Messianic community seems to have less unity and more rivalry.
J.K. McKee of Messianic Apologetics reviews what the New Covenant actually is from the Holy Scriptures, addressing: the bondwoman of Galatians 4, the ministry of death and ministry of the Spirit in 2 Corinthians 3, the issue of the “renewed” covenant popular in many Messianic sectors, and changes present in the post-resurrection era of New Covenant. Part 3 of 3.