The Pros And Cons Of The Abrahamic Covenant

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The Israelites disobeyed every command in the Abrahamic and Mosaic Covenants, so God made the Davidic covenant as a way to bring their relationship with God back. God made several promises to David through the prophet Nathan. God promised David and Israel that the Messiah would come from one of David’s family members and would establish a kingdom that would last forever. God told David that, “Your house and your kingdom will endure forever before me; your throne will be established forever.” This covenant is truly unconditional, just like the Abrahamic covenant was. There are no conditions placed in order to reach fulfillment. In order for the promises to be fulfilled, it rested entirely on God’s faithfulness. It did not matter if David or Israel was obedient. There is a distinct connection between the Abrahamic and Davidic covenants. The subsequent covenants that God made with Israel were based off of the Abrahamic covenant. Abraham was promised several descendants just as David was. God’s intention was to use all the children to bless the world. The promises to Abraham of descendants, blessings from God, and land were still a vital part of the Old Testament. The promise of land was however reaffirmed in the Davidic covenant. The Davidic covenant with the now promise of a kingdom would expand from Abraham’s covenant. Not only are the Abrahamic and Davidic covenants connected but the Mosaic and Davidic covenants are as well. God promised Israel in the Mosaic covenant that

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