Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Which things are an allegory: for these are the two covenants; the one from the mount Sinai, which gendereth to bondage, which is Agar.
Then I said, Ah Lord GOD! they say of me, Does he not speak parables?
They shall walk after the LORD; he shall roar like a lion; when he shall roar, then the sons shall come trembling from the west.
that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, saying, I will open my mouth in parables; I will utter things which have been kept secret from the foundation of the world.
1 Corinthians 10:11
Now all these things happened unto them as types, and they are written for our admonition, upon whom the ends of the ages are come.
For this Hagar or Sinai is a mount in Arabia, which corresponds to the one that is now Jerusalem, which together with her children is in slavery.
And taking bread, having given thanks, he broke it and gave unto them, saying, This is my body which is given for you; do this in remembrance of me.
1 Corinthians 10:4
and did all drink the same spiritual drink, for they drank of that spiritual Rock that followed them; and that Rock was the Christ.
Brethren, (I speak after the manner of men) Even when a covenant is of man, once it is confirmed, no one cancels it or adds to it.
by so much better testament is Jesus made surety.
but now a more excellent ministry is his, in that he is the mediator of a better testament, which was established upon better promises.
And for this cause he is the mediator of the new testament, so that death intervening for the redemption of the rebellions that took place under the first testament, those who are called might receive the promise of the eternal inheritance.
Likewise the Holy Spirit gives us the same witness, who afterwards said,
and to Jesus, the mediator of the new testament and to the blood of sprinkling, that speaks better than that of Abel.
Now the God of peace, that brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of the eternal testament,
Stand fast therefore in the liberty with which Christ has made us free and do not be entangled again with the yoke of slavery.
For ye have not received the spirit of slavery to be in fear again, but ye have received the Spirit of adoption of sons, whereby we cry, Abba, Father.
And the LORD spoke unto Moses in Mount Sinai, saying,