1. We must be careful in how we use Bible verses to establish Scriptural truth both to others and to ourselves.
  2. A famous saying of Augustine (echoing Jesus in Luke 24:44) perhaps puts it best, “The New Testament lies concealed in the Old, the Old lies revealed in the New.”
  3. When anything other than the gospel of Christ crucified for sinners becomes the center of the parables, we exchange the Gospel for the law.