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Genre of Covenant (Part 1)

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Lesson

Two types of covenants are the parity covenant and suzerain covenant. Covenant language is used in both the Old Testament and New Testament. The parts of a covenant, illustrated in the Mosaic covenant in Exodus 20, are the preamble, prologue, stipulations, provision for continual reading and witnesses.

Outline

THE GENRE OF COVENANT (PART 1)

I. Two Types of Covenants

A. Parity Covenant

B. Suzerain Covenant

II. Abrahamic Covenant (Genesis 19:1-9)

III. Covenant Language in Scripture

A. Exodus

B. Mark 14

C. Acts 3

D. Corinthians

IV. Parts of a Covenant

A. Mosaic Covenant at Mt Sinai (Exodus 20:2ff)

1. The preamble

2. The prologue

3. The stipulations

4. Provision for continual reading

5. Witnesses