THE COVENANTS. God’s Covenant to Adam God’s promise to redeem mankind from the curse caused by Adam and Eve’s disobedience. God says to the serpent [representing Satan],
God’s Covenant to Adam
from the curse caused by Adam
and Eve’s disobedience. God says
to the serpent [representing Satan],
“You and this woman will hate each other; your descendants and hers will always be enemies. One of hers will strike you on the head, and you will strike him on the heel.” Genesis 3:15 CEV
Romans 5:8 CEV
Abram’s descendents will have land
to call their own, descendents beyond
imagination, and that he would be
blessed and become a blessing to all
the nations of the earth.
Leave your country, your family, and your
relatives and go to the land that I will show
you. I will bless you and make your descendants
into a great nation. You will become famous and
be a blessing to others. I will bless anyone who blesses you, but I will put a curse on anyone who puts a curse on you. Everyone on earth will be blessed because of you.” Genesis 12:1-3 CEV
Exodus 6:6-8 CEV
God’s Covenant with David:
2 Samuel 7:11,16 CEV
Through the Davidic Covenant from God to King David, the Israelites finally move from being a nomadic tribe to a true kingdom. The city of Jerusalem is established as the center of the kingdom and a permanent temple is finally to be built on Mount Zion in Jerusalem.
the Immanuel Principle.
Immanuel means “God with us.”
Jesus Christ becomes the consummation, the ultimate fulfillment of this covenant/promise.
“Jesus Christ came from the family of King David and also from the family of Abraham…” Matthew 1:1 CEV
“This good news is about his Son, our Lord Jesus Christ! As a human, he was from the family of David. But the Holy Spirit proved that Jesus is the powerful Son of God, because he was raised from death.” Romans 1:3-4 CEV
The second part of this Davidic Covenant concerns the eternal state of the city of Jerusalem.
will again reign from the city of Jerusalem and
that at the second return of Christ, He will stand
on Mount Zion and reclaim the city for His glory. Revelations 14:1
God uniquely chose Abraham & his descendents
and God is not done with the nation of Israel.
Every nation on earth is affected by God’s
promise to Abraham and the nation of Israel.
Both the lineage of David and the city of Jerusalem interrelate with the lordship of God himself. God will fulfill his every promise for both the throne of David and the city of Jerusalem through his Son, Jesus Christ.
The EndIn Conclusion