1 Are we starting again to recommend
ourselves? Or do we, perhaps, like some men, need letters of recommendation to
you or from you?
2 you yourselves are our letter, inscribed on our hearts and known and being read by all mankind.
3 For you are shown to be a letter of Christ written by us as ministers, inscribed not with ink but with spirit of a living God, not on stone tablets, but on fleshly tablets, on hearts.
4 Now through the Christ we have this sort of confidence toward God.
5 Not that we of ourselves are adequately qualified to reckon anything as issuing from ourselves, but our being adequately qualified issues from God,
6 who has indeed adequately qualified us to be ministers of [a] new covenant [not said to be the new covenant], not of a written code, but of spirit; for the written code condemns to death, but the spirit makes alive [the written code of the law condemned the stone tablet hearted physical Jew to he first death. Whereas the spirit baptism gives judicial life to the spiritual Jew, the son of the JAC. Word: The written code of the bible condemns the stone tablet hearted spiritual Jew to be second dead. For it requires him to turn to the Lord in the next true church, which is a church of a hidden written code, which the law foreshadows. So the physical Jew had to change from a written code to a spirit covenant to avoid codemnation. The spiritual Jew has to change from a spirit covenant to a written code to avoid condemnation.]
7 Moreover, if the administration of death in [a] written code having been impressed in stones [Literally: Stones. Word: Living stones, Saints] came about in glory, so that the sons of Israel could not gaze intently at the face of Moses because of the glory of his face, the [glory] being done away with,
8 Why should not the administration of the spirit be much more with glory? [This is a reader question. Literally of course the spirit covenant has more love and more glory since it gives indefinitely lasting life rather than physical death. But in the word symbolism, the administration of the hidden written code of the scriptures, FDS2 or FDS4, has far more glory than that of the 1NC church. But if saints do not submit to these administrations they end up in judicial death.]
9 For if the administration of condemnation was glorious [Literally the Law. Word: 1NC church], much more does the administration of righteousness [Literally the FDS1. Word: ELC or 2NC church] abound with glory.
10 In fact, even that which has once been made glorious has been stripped of glory in this respect, because of the glory that exceeds it [The law was exceeded in glory by the 1NC. Word: The 1NC was exceeded in glory by the ELC and the 2NC, in the respective presence]
11 For if that which was to be done away with was brought in with glory, much more would that which remains be with glory.
12 Therefore, as we have such a hope, we are using great freeness of speech,
13 and not doing as when Moses would put a veil upon his face [Yes, he put a literal veil upon his literal face. Word: But the veil of Moses is the literal meaning of the Pentateuch, the visible meaning, what is seen. This meaning, by its wording, disguises the code that lies beneath it. It hides the face of Moses which is a reflection of the true Glory and love of God which is in the hidden meanings, the word symbolic meanings of the Pentateuch], that the sons of Israel might not gaze intently at the end of that which was to be done away with [the end of the law was the Christ, who was the reflection of God's glory, his love].
14 But their mental powers [to see through the veil to Jesus being the Christ. Word: To see through the veil to the hidden meanings] were dulled. For to this present day [The first century. Word: The last century] the same veil remains unlifted at the reading of the old covenant [The Jews cannot see either God's love or the Christ in the law, which is a bunch of fleshly regulations. Word: The reading of the old covenant is the reading of all scripture written by people under that covenant i.e. the old testament. So the veil is now seen to cover Moses and the Prophets.], because it is done away with by means of Christ [Who ended the law covenant. Word: The gospels or all the scriptures written under the new covenants contain interpretations of the old testament or old covenant writings, which remove the veil for those chapters.].
15 In fact, down till today whenever Moses is read, a veil [stone hearted conceit - we are still the chosen people period - this is not the veil upon the face of Moses, 'tis a veil upon the sons of Jacob] lies upon their hearts.
16 But when there is a turning to [the] Lord, the veil [both veils] is taken away [When a Jew accepts the Lord, he sees him in the old testament, and his heart is softened and he also sees God's love. Word: When a Christian in a first new covenant church, a spritual Jew, a born again son of Jacob, turns to the Lord in a second new covenant church (TCC2 or TCC4), he sees through the veil of the literal meaning of the old testament to the face of Moses and the glory of God. And the veil of conceit around his stony heart is lifted]
17 Now the Lord is the Spirit; and where the spirit of [the] Lord is, there is freedom.
18 And all of us, while we with unveiled faces reflect like mirrors the glory of [the] Lord, are transformed into the same image from glory to glory, exactly as done by the Spirit of the Lord (2 Corinthians 3).
The old covenant is the law of the flesh, which is the old personality and the old glory. This becomes the new covenant, the law of the spirit, which is the new personality and the new glory. Michael changed the personality of the Christ when he entered into Immanuel at his water baptism. We have to do the same thing when we enter into his church at our water baptism. This is true for all Christians.