Jesus Christ: Source of Our Salvation (Second Edition)

Chapter 2: The Bible and Covenant


The Bible and Covenant

Film Focus: This short video examines the notion of covenant, mentions several types of covenants, and culminates with the discussion of Christ as the fulfillment of the Old Testament covenants.

Text Focus:  Pages 59-61

Discussion Questions:

  1. What is the definition of a covenant? Give two examples of times that you or your parents have entered into a covenant or treaty.
  2. What is a parity treaty? Give three examples of parity treaties.
  3. What is a Suzerain-Vassal treaty? How is a Suzerain-Vassal different from a parity treaty?
  4. What are two things that all Suzerain-Vassal treaties contain? How does this apply to God’s covenants?
  5. How is Christ our new covenant? How does he fulfill the covenants in the Old Testament?

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