THE CONTINUING THREAD – Cutting a Covenant Part IV

How To Be Strong, a Daily Devotional by From your friends at RayStedman.org “You then, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus (2 Timothy 2:1).” The first thing you have to do when things start falling apart, Paul says, is to be strong yourself in the grace that is in … Continue reading THE CONTINUING THREAD – Cutting a Covenant Part IV

BUILDING A STRONG SCRIPTURAL FOUNDATION – Cutting a Covenant Part III

I’m going to be quoting extensively from a classic book by Andrew Murray called “Two Covenants.” Try Alibris or Amazon for a copy of your own. I'm a great believer in classic books that have stood the test of time and Andrew Murray’s books fall in that category. I italicized key points within Murray's Two … Continue reading BUILDING A STRONG SCRIPTURAL FOUNDATION – Cutting a Covenant Part III

GOD WILL DO IT ALL! Cutting a Covenant Part II

When I study something new to me, it helps me understand if I hear it from different writers. Therefore, because I'm assuming the “cutting the covenant” concept is relatively new to you I thought it might be beneficial to present another simple-but-accurate explanation of Genesis 15. Question: "What was a blood covenant (Genesis 15:9-21)?" Answer: … Continue reading GOD WILL DO IT ALL! Cutting a Covenant Part II

Cutting A Covenant Part I – The Two Covenants

  THE TWO COVENANTS: THE OLD COVENANT OF THE LAW  AND THE NEW COVENANT OF GRACE In the beginning God created the most perfect Garden in which lived two loving, unblemished creatures. “He [God] walked in the garden in the cool of the day with them” and conversed with them (Genesis 3:8). Life was serene, … Continue reading Cutting A Covenant Part I – The Two Covenants