Faith in Genesis

This post is on the study of faith in the book of Genesis. Although the word “faith” (and forms of it) is only found two times in the NASB, faith is a major theme. The reader sees the history of creation demonstrating God is the one Creator God, while man lacked faith in the Creator... 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 →

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 →

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