COVENANT – means (1-see below)______________, also translated as “old and new (2)__________.”

1. Read Genesis 17: 1 and 7.
a. The covenant was made between _______ and _______.
b. What is the duration? _________
c. God promises to “be _____” to whom? _____

2. Read Hebrews 9:18, 19 and 22.
d. God renewed the covenant at the time of _________, and this ceremony required the use of what to verify the covenant? ___________.

3. Read Deuteronomy 7:12.
e. It is a covenant of _________, but what are the people supposed to do?_____

4. Read Jeremiah 31:31-34.
f. Why was a new covenant needed? ________
g. what will God do about the problem of sin? ________

5. Read Hebrews 9:15.
h. Through whom does God bring about the new covenant? ______

6. Read Matthew 26:26-28.
i. Jesus used what to verify the new covenant? __________

7. Read Revelation 21:3-4, a vision of the end of the world.
j. The covenant promise reaches its fulfillment here, because God will be _____________.

8. Read Galatians 3:29.
k.  Christians receive the blessings of the covenant that was originally promised to _________.
l. What are similarities between old and new covenant?  _______

(1) agreement, treaty, contract
(2) Testament
Hebrew and Greek each had only one term, which was translated into English sometimes as covenant and sometimes as testament.  The Old Testament thus explains the original Covenant and promises its renewal, which takes place in the New Testament.

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