Covenants And The Roles Of Profit, Priest, And King

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Covenants and the Roles of Profit, Priest, and King in Organizational Management There are 6 major covenants in the Bible, Adam and Eve, pre-flood Noah, post-flood Noah, Abrahamic, Moses, and Jesus, with multiple themes of salvation, Messiah, and grace. Each are promises between God and His people and have four common elements; a benefactor; God, a beneficiary; man, terms and conditions, and a token or symbol. Significance and Meaning of a Covenant To provide a better appreciation of the Bible, a definition of covenant is necessary. A covenant is a serious life or death affair. It is a relationship; a sacred agreement between God and all humanity. It is how God chooses to communicate to us, to redeem us, and to guarantee us eternal life in Jesus. “When God created man, he appeared in His image. Man was physically complete; yet spiritually incomplete. God’s plan for salvation was predetermined and calls all people to receive the Holy Spirit to grow and become spiritually complete” (Fountain, 2014) . Expand a bit!! Messiah Promised: The Old Testament Genesis 9:13, I have set my rainbow in the clouds, and it will be the sign of the covenant between me and the earth. In Old Testament times God initiated and offered an agreement or covenant between Him and one nation, Israel. Entrance into this covenant was by physical, natural birth (Gen. 17:9-10). These biblical covenants were in effect during the time before Jesus’ death, burial, and resurrection. They were
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