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The Grace Of Being In A Blood Covenant (Week 2)

1 Samuel 18:1-4, 2 Samuel 9:1-9

The Benefits Of Being In A Blood Covenant

The sword stood for protection. Jonathan gave his protection to David by giving him his sword. (1 Samuel 18:4)

  • From this day, Jonathan and David became covenant brothers.
  • David had all the reason to ask for everyone from Saul’s house to be killed as vengeance for what their grandfather Saul did to him.
  • He instead showed kindness because of his covenant with Jonathan.

Machir, who was keeping Mephibosheth, is the same man who rescued David when he (David) fled from his son Absalom (2 Samuel 9:4-5). Continue reading The Grace Of Being In A Blood Covenant (Week 2)

The Grace Of Being In A Blood Covenant

Genesis 12:1-3

God promised 7 things to Abraham, this constitutes the blessing of Abraham.

  • This covenant was renewed in chapter 15 and again in chapter 17. Abraham is 99 years old when God renews the covenant for the third time.
  • At the third renewal, God promises that the covenant will be everlasting.
  • The land of the Israelites was occupied by other tribes for 430 years, the Israelites were in exile for 70 years but the land that was promised to them remains theirs today.

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