These covenants are a part of salvation history that prepared the world for the coming of the Messiah. Each one of these covenants was important and significant, and each one was fulfilled in the person of Jesus Christ. This covenant is known as the new covenant, and it is everlasting.
Christ’s Fulfillment of the Covenants
Throughout the Old Testament there are several instances of God establishing a covenant. He did so with Adam in the Garden, with the nation of Israel through Moses where the Law was delivered, with Noah after the great flood, with Abraham and his descendants, and lastly with King David. These covenants are a part of... Continue Reading →
Difference Between the Abrahamic and Mosaic Covenants
In the first two books of sacred scripture we find two promises given by God. One was to Abraham which promised that a nation will rise from him, and his descendants will be as numerous as the stars. The other is the covenant given to Moses on Mount Sinai. In these two stories we have... Continue Reading →
Abraham: A Model for Faith
The account of the promise of God to Abraham is an extremely important part of the Pentateuch. It is this promise that sees a nation come from him. Abraham, formerly Abram, was told to move from his home and he obeyed without question. It is this faith that causes God to show favor on Abraham.... Continue Reading →