This study reflects upon the narrative manner in which the covenants are presented in the Old Testament. The covenants are portrayed with considerable narrative and architectonic art. Through a study of the relevant covenant narratives, one is enabled to see better the significance of God’s covenant-making procedure in the different covenants.
This article examines the place and role of mutual agreement in the covenant. It argues that the divine covenant should be seen as the sovereign administration of grace and of promise in relation to redemption. To argue this point the article looks at the Noahic covenant, Abrahamic covenant, Mosaic covenant, Davidic covenant, and the covenant in the New Testament.
This article is on the topic of infant baptism. The author discusses the history of the Abrahamic covenant which had the sign of circumcision. With the coming of Christ, this sign of circumcision was replaced by baptism. Infants of believing parents are part of this covenant, and should therefore receive the sign of baptism.