Arc of Redemption: The Abrahamic Covenant – Mark Wible

Series: Arc of Redemption

Arc of Redemption: The Abrahamic Covenant – Mark Wible

June 13, 2021 | Mark Wible

  1. The Arc of Redemption in the Abrahamic Covenant begins with a promise from God (Gen 15:1-7)
  • God promises a people
  • God promises a place
  1. The Arc of Redemption in Abrahamic Covenant is initiated and kept by God. (Gen 15: 9-18)
  • A Blood Sacrifice was required
  • God alone makes the covenant
  1. The Arc of Redemption in the Abrahamic Covenant requires a response from those who accept it. (Gen 17:10-11)
  • Man’s displays acceptance of the covenant through circumcision.
  1. The Arc of Redemption in the Abrahamic Covenant is fulfilled by God. (Gen 17:7-19)
  • God establishes a people, a land, and a son of promise

 

Are there parallels between the Arc of Redemption in the Abrahamic Covenant and the New Covenant?

  1. The Arc of Redemption in New Covenant begins with a promise from God (Matt 1:20; Is 53; John 14:2)
  • God will provide a savior, have a people, a place
  1. The Arc of Redemption in New Covenant is initiated by God
  • God Draws (John 6:44)
  • Accomplished by Holy Spirit (Eph 1:13)
  1. The Arc of Redemption in New Covenant requires a response from those who accept it. (Rom 2:28-29)
  • Circumcision of heart

Signs of a circumcised heart

  • Quick to repent
  • Quick to forgive
  • Quick to bless
  • Quick to rejoice
  • Quick to worship (in trials)
  • Quick to serve
  • Quick to come to aid of other
  • Quick to fulfill his/her word

 

  1. The Arc of Redemption in New Covenant will be fulfilled by God at the return of Christ. (John 14:3 ; Rev 21:2-5; 22:12; Rev 22:20)
  • God will have His people and His people will have their place as their eternal reward

Parallels between the Arc of Redemption in the Abrahamic and New Covenants

Abrahamic Covenant                                   New Covenant
Promised by God                                        Promised by God
Initiated and kept by God                            Initiated and kept by God
Requires a circumcision                               Requires a circumcision
Was fulfilled by God                                                Will be fulfilled by God 

Series Information

In this Summer series, we will take a look at the story of redemption woven through the Bible from Genesis to Revelation. Join us as we see God's work from beginning to end.

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