What is Covenant?

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What is covenant according to the Bible? In this Seven Minute Seminary, Dr. John Walton explains that a covenant is more than a political agreement, administrative concept, or a promise. In the Old Testament, the covenant is God’s initiative to reveal himself so that by knowing God, they might have a relationship with him.

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Dr. John Walton is Professor of Old Testament at Wheaton College. His recent research has focused on comparative studies between the Old Testament and the ancient Near East. He is a leading expert on Genesis and has a passion for teaching the text in a way that sheds light on complex issues between science and faith.



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