What is the Relationship Between Each of the Four Main Covenants? Part 3: Davidic Covenant

The Lexham Bible Dictionary defines the Davidic Covenant as “the promise made by Yahweh that He would establish for King David a ‘house’ or a dynasty of kings who would perpetually reign over God’s people.”[1] Pentecost adds more to this simple definition by highlighting three promises God gives to David: a house, throne and kingdom.... Continue Reading →

What is the Relationship Between Each of the Four Main Covenants? Part 2: Mosaic Covenant

The Mosaic Covenant is “the covenant that Moses mediated between God and Israel at Mount Sinai when Israel received the Law (including the Ten Commandments). Also referred to as the ‘old covenant’ (in contrast with the new covenant of Jer 31:31–34; Ezek 36:25–28) …”[1] By the time this covenant is made with Israel at Mount... Continue Reading →

What is the Relationship Between Each of the Four Main Covenants? Part 1: Abrahamic Covenant

Abrahamic Covenant The Abrahamic Covenant is defined as “God’s promise to the first patriarch, Abraham, which functions as the basis for Israel’s covenant with Yahweh.”[1] The covenant starts out as promises from God to Abraham in Genesis 12:1-3: "Now the Lord said to Abram, 'Go forth from your country, And from your relatives And from... Continue Reading →

The Palestinian Covenant: Weaknesses

To start with, the way Pentecost writes in his books (Thy Kingdom Come: Tracing God's Kingdom Program and Covenant Promises Throughout History and Things to Come: A Study in Biblical Eschatology) he makes it seem as thought the Palestinian covenant is literally confined to Deuteronomy 30:1-10. Although I consider it the heart of the prediction... Continue Reading →

The Palestinian Covenant: Strengths

I think Pentecost does well making the point the Palestinian covenant is in addition to the Mosaic covenant. Deuteronomy 29:1 makes it clear that Moses is laying forth the details of the agreement under which the people would enter the land of Palestine in addition to the Mosaic covenant given at Horeb (Sinai).[1] Pentecost also... Continue Reading →

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