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Covenants:
Text:  Mostly Genesis 12, 15, 17
 
Objective:  It is my objective to show that the covenants are essential for a proper foundation in life.
I must trust in these truths and trust totally in God
 
1.
Is the marriage a covenant or contract
 
2.
Different kinds of covenants
      Salt – We have bread and salt between us
      Blood – break this and die
 
I  Defined:  The essence of covenant is to be found in a particular kind of relationship between persons.
Mutual obligations characterize that kind of relationship.
Thus a covenant relationship is not merely a mutual acquaintance but a commitment to responsibility and action.
A key word in Scripture to describe that commitment is “faithfulness,” acted out in a context of abiding friendship.[1]
II.
Conditional and unconditional
      Unconditional—I will
      Conditional—If you do this, I will do this
 
III.
What are the main covenants in the Bible?
A.
Adam Gen. 1:28; 2:15-16; 3:15-19
a.     Before the Fall—that he could remain in Eden as long as he obeyed.
·         This was conditional.
b.
After the Fall—that God would someday send a Savior.
·         This was unconditional.
B.
Noah Gen. 8:21-22
a.
That the earth would not be destroyed by water again
b.
That the seasons would continue until the end.
·         This was unconditional
 
C.
The covenant with Abraham Gen. 12:2-3, 7; 13:14-17; 15:5, 18; 17:8
a.
That God would make Abraham the founder of a great nation.
b.
That God would someday give Palestine forever to Abraham’s seed.
·         This was unconditional.
D.
Moses and Israel Exod.
19:3-8; Lev.
26; Deut.
28
a.
That Israel could have the land at that time to enjoy if they obeyed.
b.
That Israel would forfeit all God’s blessings if they disobeyed.
·         This was conditional.
E.
David 2 Chron.
13:5; 2 Sam.
7:12-16; 23:5
a.
That from David would come an everlasting throne.
b.
That from David would come an everlasting kingdom
·         This was unconditional
 
F.
The new covenant with Israel Jer.
31:31-34; Isa.
42:6; 43:1-6; Deut.
1:1-9; Heb.
8:7-12
a.
That God would bring Israel back to himself.
b.
That he would forgive their iniquity and forget their sin.
c.
That he would use them to reach and teach Gentiles.
d.
That he would establish them in Palestine forever.
·         This was unconditional
 
 
G.
The covenant with the Church Matt.
16:18; 26:28;     Luke 22:20; Heb.
13:20-21
a.
That Christ would build
b.
That all the fury of hell would not destroy it.his
Church with his own blood.
c.
That he would perfect all the members of his Church.
·         This was unconditional.
H.
The covenant with all repenting sinners to save them through Christ.
See Titus 1:1-2; Heb.
13:20
 
·         This covenant is unconditional (no strings attached).
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IV.
So what?
A.
Foundations to all of God's Working
 
Must have a foundation in order to have a proper super structure.
Genesis is foundation of 65 Story building
Revelation is pent house
Plumb line‑‑All must be plumb‑‑proper foundation
Empire State building-1~/4 inch off in the foundation-Topple at the 34 floor.
B.
This will effect how we look at all of the rest of Scripture
 
V.
Abrahamic Covenant:  Start with Genesis 12:1-3
 
      A.
Genesis 12‑‑Abrahamic Covenant
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