Category Archives: Covenants

December 8 – Christians, Covenants and Court

Read 1 Corinthians 6:1-11 Disputes between God’s people?  Does that sound far-fetched?  It wasn’t in the first century in Corinth, and it isn’t in the twenty-first century in your city!  Believers sell things to and buy things from one another.  Believers … Continue reading

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December 7 – Covenantal Caution

Read Joshua 9:1-27 Not every covenant recorded in the Scriptures is one made by God or one sanctioned by God.  This one you just read in Joshua 9 between the Israelites and the Gibeonites is a good example.  The Israelites had … Continue reading

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December 6 – Promises and Personal Integrity

Read Matthew 5:33-37; 23:16-22 Growing up, my brothers and I would confirm the validity of seemingly unbelievable statements we made by saying, “I swear!” or, “I swear on the Bible!” or even, “I swear on a stack of Bibles!”  With time, it … Continue reading

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December 5 – Personal Contentment and Financial Covenants

Read 1 Timothy 6:1-10 “The rich rule over the poor, and the borrower is slave to the lender.”  (Prov. 22:7) The “covenants” we establish with lending institutions enable us to have today what we can pay for tomorrow…and the next day…and … Continue reading

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December 4 – The Marriage Covenant

Read Matthew 19:1-12 “Do you take her to be your wedded wife, to live together in marriage?  Do you promise to love her, comfort her, honor and keep her for better or worse, for richer or poorer, in sickness and health, … Continue reading

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December 3 – Agreements with Whom about What?

Read 2 Corinthians 6:1-18 Over the last several days, we have considered the covenants recorded in the Scriptures that God has established with others.  For the next few days, we will turn our attention to the covenants/agreements we make with other … Continue reading

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December 2 – The New Covenant

Read Hebrews 8:1-13 The Eternal Covenant was one between the Father and the Son before creation.  It required the shedding of Christ’s blood for the redemption of man. The Edenic Covenant was an agreement between God and man made in His image.  It outlined man’s … Continue reading

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