Can a covenant member break the covenant? The article answers in the affirmative, with consideration given to the examples of Esau and Jacob.
This article discusses how the Lord in his covenant sometimes visits his children with trials. It demonstrates this through Israel’s time in Egypt. The Lord then used Moses to deliver his people, a foreshadowing of deliverance in Christ. The article also explores the exodus motif in Scripture, and then the motif of protection in the wilderness.
This article discusses the ways in which covenant members relate to God in the covenant of grace. It shows that the one way is by faith and leads to blessing, and the other by unbelief that leads to death and curse. The article concludes with questions for reflection and discussion.
Opinion is divided over the meaning of the Hebrew term "hesed." This article examines the use of ִ"hesed" in the Old Testament, particularly in the setting of human relationships and the relationship between God and his people. It also considers the Hebrew terms with which ִ"hesed" is most closely associated. It concludes that at the heart of ִ"hesed" is loving commitment within the context of a relationship.