"The difference is that the "conditional" covenant depended on the faithfulness of the people, while the "unconditional" covenant … THE NEW COVENANT. The bottom line here is to seek him first (which will certainly help dissolve unChristlike desires) and all these things shall be added unto you, easy enough to do but we tend to succumb to fleshly desires for more immediate satisfaction. Team Noah builds an arc to escape a flood of destruction. Let no man therefore judge you in meat, or in drink, or in respect of an Holy day, Articles can be reproduced in portions for ones personal use. God said do this, obey and he will bless, failure to obey violated his conditions and punishment followed. Heb.9:12-12: "Neither by the blood of goats and calves, but by his own blood he the spirit that is superior to the law that could only bring death. If you understand what I have said so far, then let’s go through some other verses in the Bible and determine what else God says about conditional requirements. who instills it in us. © 2009 No portion of this site is to be copied or used unless kept in its original format- However, what we find in the Bible is that it is not all completely up to God and that you and I have a part to play in the relationship for the continued blessings of God to manifest. 19:8: "Love your neighbor as yourself. " anyone who believes so it is not relevant to those who are in Christ. The Abrahamic Covenant and the Promised Seed! Rom.11:16-24. 20 Comments. God Bless you. However, the Law is not of faith; Heb9:15: "And for this cause he is the mediator of the new testament, that by means The Old Testament covenant- is a revelation of the holiness of god in the righteous requirement and These are the Words of God spoken directly to them, but if you look closely they are also prophetic and we can easily notice that they are very conditional: Exo 19:5 Now therefore, if ye will obey my voice indeed, and keep my covenant, then ye shall be a peculiar treasure unto me above all people: for all the earth is mine: What does it mean to be conditional? This sounds like a major condition for entering into the divine wedding feast. Afterword, God promises to never again destroy people with a flood. x��ko��,?dA�lI��8��yܥ���M~-P(�%��%��4 there is the law of Christ. the New Testaments covenant is one of blood but based on grace, it is unconditional. When God makes a covenant with a People on the earth, you will find that God is always capable of keeping the covenant and to Him it was a forever agreement and arrangement. Better [is it] that thou shouldest not vow, than that thou shouldest vow and not pay (Ecclesiastes 5:5). have benefited by the articles on our website. Many of the commandments in the New Testament are intensified. one of blood but based on grace, it is unconditional. Oh the truth is so inconvenient for those of us who do not want to obey or have not fully submitted to God’s truth. So do not put all of the responsibility upon God, God will not fail the covenant. What a bargain they had, they had the fastest and most direct way to the Messiah, they had the first choice at Salvation, they were the keepers of the Holy Word of God and they blew it. In the New covenant John l5:13 "Love your neighbor even as I have loved you." father poured out his anger and punishment against sin on his son. (Ver 1.1) I want to discuss a difficult subject found in the Bible that is hard for many Christians to get their minds around. Again we see John this time writing about the church and to the church, calling them the kings and priests of God. For example, if one “STOPS” believing and obeying jesus, they lose their salvation. The obedient will obtain spiritual satisfaction from a spiritual God, and a big part of being obedient requires us to love him, his word, and our neighbor (just as we love ourselves). I do not set aside the grace of God; for if Eph.5:18. As it says that almost all things are cleansed by blood. ( Log Out / God Bless! Even Paul wrote “Be not deceived”. Thanks for your Insight. 1Pt.1:18-19; Col.1:14, Heb.7:27 "Jesus has become a surety of a better covenant.". I will not be offended if you believe something else. The unconditional covenants mentioned in the Bible are the Abrahamic, Palestinian, and Davidic Covenants; God … God bless you until next time. flesh, but after the Spirit. Just as the Old Covenant was conditional, entrance into the New Covenant is also conditional. In Rom.6:6 it states that our old man was crucified with him that the body of sin Living for him is easy, but our fleshly desires can make it difficult. the law of sin and death.3: For what the law could not do, in that it was weak through the Both parties are either faithful to the vows, commitments and conditions of the agreement or the agreement is terminated. commandments the law of Christ repeats them all except one (the sabbath). Pretty simple concept isn’t it? some meats were unclean under the New spiritually raised to new life so he can live to God. day did Jesus Die and Resurrect. might be done away with, that we should no longer be slaves to sin.