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The Blood Covenant

Blood Covenant

There can be NO relationship with God apart from covenant.  This makes understanding covenant a critical issue. 

Our God is a covenant-keeping God. Respecting covenant is one of God's main character traits. Since this is clearly stated in scripture, we would do well to discover its meaning and how it applies to our salvation in the New Testament. All throughout the Bible, God tells us that He relates to mankind on the basis of covenant.

2 Chronicles 6:14a

Nehemiah 9:32

The Bible is a book of blood. Blood is mentioned about 700 times, as it imparts the very life of God. Without the blood it would be just another book.

Without blood none of us could live.  It took the breath of God to make man a living soul. That life-giving force is the blood. Leviticus 17:14 As for the life of all flesh, the blood of it represents the life of it;

Life, real life, is in the blood.  Leviticus 17:11 says, "For the life of the flesh is in the blood, and I have given it to you upon the altar to make atonement for your souls…

Marriage - Cowboys & Indians – blood brother

There were three reasons for cutting the covenant:

1. A weaker tribe needed protection from a stronger tribe when they were attacked.

2. Two businessmen would form a partnership to ensure that neither one will take advantage of the other.

3. If two men loved each other as David and Jonathan, they would cut the covenant for the sake of love, promising to take care of the other person's family, if and when the need arose.

THE TWO KINDS OF COVENANTS – Equal and Unequal

Perversions of blood covenant

David/Goliath –David understood his covenant

The Steps In Making A Blood Covenant

Just like the covenant made with Abraham, God did what was necessary, the hard part, to bring about redemption.

THE SECOND IS BETTER THAN THE FIRST

Rest is a "New Covenant" experience for the believer.

The Word of God tells us there is a blood covenant which God initiated and to which He bound Himself.

God wants us to be in a position of "knowing" when it comes to getting our prayers answered.

The blood of Jesus gives POWER to reconcile a holy God with sinful man and with his fellow human beings.

OUR BLOOD COVENANT WITH JESUS

Biblical Freedom

Living in the Provisions of the Blood Covenant – John 6:48-53

UNTIL I UNDERSTOOD COVENANT, THESE WORDS SCARED ME…

HOW MUCH DOES THE FATHER LOVE US?

DO WE REALLY BELIEVE WHAT THE BIBLE SAYS AS TO WHO WE ARE?

A new vision for taking communion.

How to respond to a blood covenant.

Here is a reminder of your relationship disciplines.

THE EVERLASTING COVENANT

THE COVENANT BLESSING.

 

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