Hebrews 8:8 Finding Fault

Hebrews 8:8 (KJV)
For finding fault with them, he saith, Behold, the days come, saith the Lord, when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and with the house of Judah:

The Old Testament Law, here called a covenant, was never intended to make the practitioners righteous. The point was to prove to them.

  • The high cost of sin
  • The hopelessness of earning salvation

It was meant to serve as a schoolmaster and to bring them to Christ.

It could have done nothing else but find fault. Its point was to find fault.

The trouble was that Israel didn’t get it.

God found fault with them because they could not find the fault with the law.

Rest assured that God will find fault with any attempt by man to be righteous outside of Jesus. 

Perfect righteousness only exists when we are completely hidden in Christ.

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Hebrews 8:8 Finding Fault

Author: marvinmck

Marvin McKenzie was born in the Pacific Northwest and became a Christian at the age of eighteen. He has been in the Baptist ministry for thirty years and has planted and pastored churches in Washington and Oregon. Besides his pastoral ministry, Marvin has been actively involved in training men for the Baptist ministry. He has conducted local church Bible Institutes in those churches he has pastored, from which a number of men have entered the ministry. Marvin also served as: Vice President of the Western States Baptist Bible Fellowship, The Board of Directors of Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College in San Dimas, CA, Dean of men at Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College in San Dimas, Executive Vice President of Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College in San Dimas, CA and Executive Vice President of Heartland Baptist Bible College in Oklahoma City, OK. Marvin is married to Anita. They have two sons, Bohannan and Caleb. Both are Baptist pastors in Washington State. Marvin enjoys camping, fishing and horses.

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