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Bible Studies on Covenants of God

Covenants of God – Lesson 1: Covenants of God

Memory Verse:Know therefore that the Lord thy God, he is God, the faithful God, which keepeth covenant and mercy with them that love him and keep his commandments to a thousand generations;” —Deuteronomy 7:9

Scripture Reading: Psalm 107:1-22


The most moving experience that can happen in one’s spiritual life is when he enters into a covenant with his Maker. This we must do if we enter into an eternal existence with God, for there is no future existence possible without God. Our Heavenly Father is not an impersonal force; He is a personality in whose likeness

Covenants of God – Lesson 2: The Covenant with Adam

Memory Verse: “Wherefore, as by one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin; and so death passed upon all men, for that all have sinned:” —Romans 5:12

Scripture Reading: Genesis 3:9-21


In the first recorded instructions given to Adam he was informed that he would have dominion over the earth, with beast, fowl, and fish being obedient to him; in addition, that the seed-bearing herbs of the field and fruit from seed-bearing trees would be food for all. This was part of the covenant with Adam, and if he had remained true to God

Covenants of God – Lesson 3: The Covenant with Noah

Memory Verse:While the earth remaineth, seedtime and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night shall not cease.” —Genesis 8:22

Scripture Reading: Genesis 8:15-22


By the time Noah was 500 years old, seven centuries after the death of Adam, the earth was so corrupted by universal wickedness that God told Noah that He would destroy the earth by a flood of water (Genesis 6:5-13, 17).

Full instructions were given to Noah for building the ark, by which he and his family were saved from the flood. Up to that time it

Covenants of God – Lesson 4: The Covenant with Abraham

Memory Verse: “Now to Abraham and his seed were the promises made. He saith not, And to seeds, as of many; but as of one, And to thy seed, which is Christ.” —Galatians 3:16

Scripture Reading: Genesis 15:1-18


In about four centuries after the flood the earth was again filled with wickedness. Abraham was one of the very few who dared to remember God and he was called to leave his native land in the lower Euphrates Valley to receive a land what would be shown to him (Genesis 12:1; Hebrews 11:8). God saw in Abraham one on whom

Covenants of God – Lesson 5: The Covenant with Moses

Memory Verse: “Behold, I have taught you statutes and judgments, even as the Lord my God commanded me, that ye should do so in the land whither ye go to possess it.” —Deuteronomy 4:5

Scripture Reading: Deuteronomy 4:1-24


The Ten Commandments were written by the finger of God on two tables of stone, and Moses was told to put those tables inside the “ark of the covenant,” while the book containing ordinances, statutes and judgments, was placed in the side of the “ark” (Exodus 24:12; Exodus 31:18; Exodus 32:15-16; Deuteronomy 10:1-5; Deuteronomy 31:26). There has been much confusion regarding

Covenants of God – Lesson 6: The “First” Covenant of Israel

Memory Verse: “And the Lord said unto Moses, Write thou these words: for after the tenor of these words I have made a covenant with thee and with Israel. …And he wrote upon the tables the words of the covenant, the ten commandments.” —Exodus 34:27-28

Scripture Reading: Psalm 105:23-45


The name Israel was given to Jacob after he prevailed in conflict with the angel (Genesis 32:28). Literally the name means “a prince that prevails with God, triumphs with God, a prince of God.” Descendants of Jacob were called “children of Israel, Israelites, or the house of Jacob” (Exodus 2:23;

Covenants of God – Lesson 7: The New Covenant with Israel

Memory Verse: “For this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, saith the Lord; I will put my laws into their mind, and write them in their hearts: and I will be to them a God, and they shall be to me a people:” —Hebrews 8:10

Scripture Reading: Jeremiah 31:27-37


The “first covenant” was confirmed by the sprinkling of blood on the book Moses had written and read to the people and on the people (Exodus 24:5-8; Hebrews 9:19-20). Their being God’s peculiar people depended upon obedience to that covenant but

Covenants of God – Lesson 8: The Covenant with David

Memory Verse: “I have made a covenant with my chosen, I have sworn unto David my servant, Thy seed will I establish for ever, and build up thy throne to all generations. Selah.” —Psalm 89:3-4

Scripture Reading: 2 Samuel 7:8-20


It has been God’s purpose to restore to man the kingdom that Adam lost (Matthew 25:34). However, Israel never cooperated with God in His plan for a righteous kingdom under His leading, but rejected the advice and instructions of judges by asking for a king, even when told how their king would oppress them (1 Samuel 8:10-22).

When Saul

Covenants of God – Lesson 9: Covenant Disobedience and the Results Thereof

Memory Verse: “For I would not, brethren, that ye should be ignorant of this mystery, lest ye should be wise in your own conceits; that blindness in part is happened to Israel, until the fulness of the Gentiles be come in.” —Romans 11:25

Scripture Reading: Deuteronomy 30:1-10


Being unfaithful to God and the promise at Sinai, Israel went into Assyrian captivity and for the same cause the Jews went into captivity to Babylon for 70 years, (2 Kings 17:6; Jeremiah 25:8-11) but under the leadership of Ezra many returned to Canaan. Others migrated to various portions of the earth

Covenants of God – Lesson 10: Christ and the Covenant

Memory Verse: “And he is before all things, and by him all things consist. And he is the head of the body, the church: who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead; that in all things he might have the preeminence.” —Colossians 1:17-18

Scripture Reading: Ephesians 1:1-12


As Christ is God’s only begotten Son, He is above all created beings, having preeminence (Hebrews 1:1-8; Colossians 1:18). By the fall of man, sin brought all his posterity into carnality that would be at enmity with God (Romans 8:6-8). But the “Plan of Redemption” from the beginning provided a way