Covenant With God : : God's Relationship With Man
Adam and Eve were created to have relationship with God; God told them to be fruitful and to multiply. God has given all humans the gift of free will. We do not have to choose to worship God; we can choose a different way. Adam and Eve sinned against God. Because of it, they lost their close relationship with God and animal sacrifice was required to cover the sins of people because God is Holy and hates sin. Humans can only live full lives and accomplish their purposes in covenant Relationship with God. Noah was a righteous man who found favour with God. God made covenant with Noah, his family and all the animals that He would never again destroy the earth and all people or animals. The covenant sign is the rainbow. Abraham was chosen by God because he truly wanted to know God. God lead him and used him to start many nations. His special blessing was on Isaac and Jacob who later became Israel. By faith in Jesus Christ, we are made partakers of the blessings upon Abraham. Moses was chosen by God to be a deliverer of Israel out of Egyptian slavery. Moses obeyed God and through many signs and wonders and miracles, God displayed His glory through through Moses and his brother Aaron. Jesus Christ was born a descendant of King David; he was born of the Virgin Mary and lived a holy life. Finally, the Messiah had come to Israel as a sacrifice for the sins of all people. Jesus died on the cross and rose from the dead and ascended up into heaven. He gave His church the Holy Spirit so that we could do the work of Christ on the earth, preaching the good news of Jesus as Saviour, Healer and Deliverer. Jesus promised that He would return to rule and reign on the earth and that we would be with Him. Through Jesus Christ, we have communion with God and the Holy Spirit lives inside of our human spirit giving us total communion with God. There are many blessings or advantages of the New Covenant of believing in Jesus Christ as Saviour and LORD.
- Paperback | 96 pages
- 152 x 229 x 6mm | 150g
- 12 Mar 2017
- Living Word