Carried on Eagle’s Wings

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I LOVE the word COVENANT. Basically, the human covenant is an “oath-bound relationship” between two or more parties (i.e., marriage).  The divine covenant is established between God and His people.

There are about 280 references to covenant in the Old Testament and 33 times in the New Testament.

The covenant made between husband and wife before God is meant to be forever. The covenants made between God and His people are to be forever. God keeps His covenant promises with His people ALWAYS!

He is so sincere in His promises that His covenant was given to save each and every one of us.

The old covenant played a vital role in the history of redemption as it showed Israel three things: (1) how they ought to live and worship; (2) their need for a Savior because of their sins; and (3) the grace of God in revealing Himself to them and calling them His “treasured possession.”

The big picture of the covenant of grace, which structures the history of redemption, always maintains the focus on God’s desire to relate to His people, and ultimately to dwell among them and in them. He does this preeminently by His Spirit through His Son, Jesus Christ (Eph. 3:17).   ~ Mark Jones

Praying you can keep God’s covenant and enjoy the blessings of a close relationship with Him ~ Faye

Source:  http://www.ligonier.org/learn/articles/what-covenant/

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Posted on February 5, 2018, in Belonging, God's Blessings, God's Grace, Providence and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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