Tracing God’s Kingdom Program and Covenants. Part 12: New Covenant

New Covenant Then Jesus fulfills the New Covenant on the cross. The New Covenant is defined as "a covenant between God and his people that is anticipated in the Old Testament (Jer 31:31) and fulfilled in the New Testament (Luke 22:20; 1 Cor 11:25; Heb 9:15; 12:24). The new covenant involves forgiveness of sin, spiritual transformation,... Continue Reading →

Tracing God’s Kingdom Program and Covenants. Part 9: Davidic Covenant

Davidic Covenant David was then anointed as king (1 Sam. 16:12-13) and God made a covenant with him. 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.” Pentecost adds more to... Continue Reading →

Tracing God’s Kingdom Program and Covenants. Part 4: Abrahamic Covenant

Abrahamic Covenant The first patriarch, Abram (God later changes his name to Abraham in Gen. 17:5), is introduced in Genesis 11:27-31. God begins the new form of the theocratic administration by making a covenant with Abraham. 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.” The covenant starts... Continue Reading →

Tracing God’s Kingdom Program and Covenants. Part 2: Conscience

Conscience This earthly start of the theocratic administration was short lived because Adam and Eve disobeyed God and committed the first sin (Genesis 3). As a result, the Kingdom had a change in administration. First, God answered sin by creating law of conscience. He then administered His kingdom through this law of conscience. Men had to submit themselves to his law to submit... Continue Reading →

What is the Relationship Between Each of the Four Main Covenants? Part 5: Conclusion

In conclusion, the Abrahamic Covenant lays the foundation for the following covenants. God promises Abraham land, seed and blessings. From there, the Mosaic Covenant concentrates on how Abraham’s people are to live in the land and worship their God. The Davidic Covenant emphasizes and furthers the seed portion of the Abrahamic Covenant. The New Covenant... Continue Reading →

What is the Relationship Between Each of the Four Main Covenants? Part 4: New Covenant

The New Covenant is defined as a covenant between God and his people that is anticipated in the Old Testament (Jer 31:31) and fulfilled in the New Testament (Luke 22:20; 1 Cor 11:25; Heb 9:15; 12:24). The new covenant involves forgiveness of sin, spiritual transformation, and the fulfillment of God’s promises to Israel.[1] Before going... Continue Reading →

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