Covenant - God & mankind through Christ

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God expects mankind to enter into a covenant relationship with Him. Salvation & sanctification is the result.

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Covenant - God & mankind through Christ

  1. 1. C'HESED- COVENANT Nirmal Nathan St. Joseph’s College, Trichy– 18 July 2010 18/07/10 msg1
  2. 2. COVENANT RITUALS <ul><li>VERY FEW KNOW THE MEANING </li></ul><ul><li>VERY FEW TRULY LIVE THE </li></ul><ul><li>GOD DESIGNED VICTORIOUS LIFE </li></ul><ul><li>VERY FEW FULFILL THE PURPOSE OF GOD ORDAINED COVENANT LIFE </li></ul><ul><li>MANY CHRISTIANS SIMPLY MANAGE TO SURVIVE THE CHRISTIAN LIFE </li></ul>18/07/10 msg1
  3. 3. COVENANT RITUALS <ul><li>Covenant is not a partnership agreement – </li></ul><ul><li>Covenant is a serious business </li></ul><ul><li>Whole community participates </li></ul><ul><li>A religious ritual – for eternal impact </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Adversary’ does not want us to understand principles behind this ritual </li></ul>18/07/10 msg1
  4. 4. PARTNERSHIP <ul><li>Two parties agreement </li></ul><ul><li>On paper with ink – can be cancelled any time </li></ul><ul><li>With ulterior undeclared motive – mostly protecting self and not partner </li></ul><ul><li>Time bound – maximum one generation </li></ul><ul><li>Relationship bound – as long as it lasts </li></ul>18/07/10 msg1
  5. 5. COVENANT <ul><li>OLD TESTAMENT & NEW TESTAMENT </li></ul><ul><li>OLD COVENANT & NEW COVENANT </li></ul><ul><li>REQUIRES DEEP IMPRESSION FOR UNDIVIDED COMMITMENT </li></ul><ul><li>GENESIS 15 – </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ABRAHAMIC COVENANT </li></ul></ul><ul><li>1 SAM 18 – </li></ul><ul><ul><li>DAVID & JONATHAN COVENANT </li></ul></ul>18/07/10 msg1
  6. 6. COVENANT ESSENTIALS 18/07/10 msg1
  7. 7. COVENANT PARTNERS 18/07/10 msg1
  8. 8. TWO TRIBES / COMMUNITIES 18/07/10 msg1
  9. 9. TWO REPRESEN-TATIVES 18/07/10 msg1
  10. 10. CHOSEN REPRESENTATIVE 18/07/10 msg1 TRUST WORTHY VALOUR INTGEGRITY
  11. 11. PLACE = ‘HILL’ For everyone to be able to look & identify 18/07/10 msg1
  12. 12. UNIQUE SACRIFICE ANIMAL 18/07/10 msg1
  13. 13. COVENANT SACRIFICE 18/07/10 msg1
  14. 14. COVENANT CUT 18/07/10 msg1
  15. 15. COVENANT CUT – INTO TWO 18/07/10 msg1
  16. 16. THE WAY BETWEEN PIECES 18/07/10 msg1
  17. 17. THE WAY <ul><li>TWICE WALK NUMBER 8 </li></ul><ul><li>8 </li></ul><ul><li>Jeremiah 34:18 </li></ul>18/07/10 msg1
  18. 18. 8=SEPARATED – A HOLY RACE 18/07/10 msg1
  19. 19. THE WAY <ul><li>INTIMATE TRANSPARENT </li></ul><ul><li>RELATIONSHIP </li></ul><ul><li>– </li></ul><ul><li>CONSUMMATION </li></ul><ul><li>- </li></ul><ul><li>CHANGED </li></ul><ul><li>PERSON </li></ul><ul><li>CANNOT REVERT </li></ul>18/07/10 msg1
  20. 20. STANDING IN THE MIDST 18/07/10 msg1
  21. 21. BLOOD 18/07/10 msg1
  22. 22. 18/07/10 msg1
  23. 23. 18/07/10 msg1 HANDS
  24. 24. 18/07/10 msg1 HANDS HELD TOGETHER They became one flesh – “ MAN ” MALE MAN & FEMALE MAN Gn 5:2
  25. 25. 18/07/10 msg1
  26. 26. <ul><li>COVENANT </li></ul><ul><li>WOUND </li></ul><ul><li>& </li></ul><ul><li>BLOOD FLOW </li></ul><ul><li>= </li></ul><ul><li>Same blood </li></ul><ul><li>Same seed </li></ul>18/07/10 msg1
  27. 27. 18/07/10 msg1 COVENANT WOUND & SCAR
  28. 28. COVENANT WOUND - Never to be forgotten <ul><li>COVENANT WOUND & SCAR </li></ul><ul><li>IN TWO RINGS IN ‘8’ FORMATION </li></ul>18/07/10 msg1
  29. 29. ROBE - Doctor Lawyer Police man – ID & Possessions 18/07/10 msg1
  30. 30. ROBE EXCHANGE - I AM YOU & YOU ARE ME AUTHORITY EXCHANGE 18/07/10 msg1
  31. 31. 18/07/10 msg1 ALL OF MINE ARE NOW YOURS ‘ Let the poor say I am rich’
  32. 32. BELT / GIRDLE OF ARMS = My strength & my life for protecting / strengthening you in your weakness ‘Let the weak say I am strong’ 18/07/10 msg1
  33. 33. BELT EXCHANGE – Num 23:23, Isa 54:13-17 18/07/10 msg1
  34. 34. EXCHANGE OF NAMES <ul><li>KUMAR RAJA & LAZAR MARTIN </li></ul><ul><li>= </li></ul><ul><li>KUMAR MARTIN & LAZAR RAJA </li></ul><ul><li>ABRAM – ‘ABRAHAM’ Gen 17:5 </li></ul><ul><li>SARAI – ‘SARA’ & </li></ul><ul><li>ELSHADDAI = </li></ul><ul><li>GOD OF ABRAHAM, ISAAC & JACOB </li></ul><ul><li>GOD OF ELIJAH – RIVER SPLIT </li></ul><ul><li>MARRIAGE BEGINS WITH THE DEATH OF ‘SELF’ </li></ul>18/07/10 msg1
  35. 35. EXCHANGE OF NAMES <ul><li>Mr. Rajasekaran + Miss. Roshini Joseph </li></ul><ul><li>= </li></ul><ul><li>Mr. RAJASEKARAN ‘husband of’ </li></ul><ul><li> ‘ Mrs.’ ROSHINI ‘JOSEPH’ </li></ul><ul><li>I am you and you are me – </li></ul><ul><li>Joint heirs / co- owners of properties / Bank Joint account </li></ul>18/07/10 msg1
  36. 36. 18/07/10 msg1 OATH IN THE NAME OF GOD OATH IN FRONT OF PEOPLE
  37. 37. 18/07/10 msg1 COVENANT
  38. 38. 18/07/10 msg1 MARRIAGE COVENANT
  39. 39. PRONOUNCE BLESSINGS RAIN OF BLESSINGS Eze 34:26 18/07/10 msg1
  40. 40. C U R S E S - DEATH 18/07/10 msg1
  41. 41. 18/07/10 msg1
  42. 42. COVENANT MEAL 18/07/10 msg1 GOD ATE THE MEAL & CONFIRMED THE COVENANT Gen 18.
  43. 43. 18/07/10 msg1
  44. 44. 18/07/10 msg1 COMMUNITY COVENANT MEAL
  45. 45. MARRIAGE COMMON MEALS 18/07/10 msg1 CAKE – MILK & FRUIT
  46. 46. MARRIED LIFE IS ALSO A MINISTRY <ul><li>MARRIAGE IS NOT FOR MY SATISFACTION - COVENANT PURPOSE = </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>BUILDING THE KINGDOM OF GOD & </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>REFLECTING HIS GLORY </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>HENCE, GOD HIMSELF PARTICIPATES, BLESSES, EMPOWERS & UTILIZES THE COUPLE TO DEFEAT 100s & 1000s & … </li></ul>18/07/10 msg1
  47. 47. Next Steps For Me <ul><li>LET US TREAT OUR SPOUSES AS COVENANT PARTNER – </li></ul><ul><li>NO MORE ME BUT YOU IN ME – GAL 2:20 </li></ul>18/07/10 msg1
  48. 48. 18/07/10 msg1
  49. 49. COVENANT IN GENESIS 15 -18 18/07/10 msg1
  50. 50. 18/07/10 msg1 <ul><li>GOD & ABRAM </li></ul><ul><li>ONLY ONE PARTY MAKES THE COVENANT – GOD ( BY GRACE – you just trust and obey) </li></ul><ul><li>HEIFER, GOAT, RAM, PIGEON & DOVE </li></ul><ul><li>COVENANT SPLIT CUT / WRING THE HEAD OFF </li></ul><ul><li>CREATE A “WAY” (JEREMIAH 34:18) </li></ul><ul><li>FIRE POT. </li></ul>
  51. 51. 18/07/10 msg1 <ul><li>GOD WILL CURSE WHO ARE AGAINST YOU. </li></ul><ul><li>NO WEAPON FORMED AGAINST YOU WILL PROSPER. </li></ul><ul><li>(ISA 54:13-17) </li></ul><ul><li>NO OCCULT CURSE AGAINST ISRAEL (NUMBERS 23:23) </li></ul>
  52. 52. 18/07/10 msg1 <ul><li>GOD NOW TAKES THE NAME OF MAN - GOD OF ABRAHAM, ISAAC & JACOB. </li></ul><ul><li>GOD OF ELIAH – THE RIVER JORDAN DIVIDES </li></ul><ul><li>COVENANT CUT – CIRCUMCISION – ISHMAEL TIME (“I AM COMING IN THE NAME OF GOD OF HOSTS AGAINST YOU UNCIRCUMCISED ----- Goliath ”) </li></ul>
  53. 53. EXCHANGE OF NAMES <ul><li>KUMAR RAJA & LAZAR MARTIN </li></ul><ul><li>= </li></ul><ul><li>KUMAR MARTIN & LAZAR RAJA </li></ul><ul><li>ABRAM – ‘ABRAHAM’ Gen 17:5 </li></ul><ul><li>SARAI – ‘SARA’ & </li></ul><ul><li>ELSHADDAI = </li></ul><ul><li>GOD OF ABRAHAM, ISAAC & JACOB </li></ul><ul><li>GOD OF ELIJAH – RIVER SPLIT </li></ul><ul><li>MARRIAGE BEGINS WITH THE DEATH OF ‘SELF’ </li></ul>18/07/10 msg1
  54. 54. 18/07/10 msg1 <ul><li>PROMISES ALL LAND THAT ABRAHAM COULD SEE FOR HIS DESCENDANTS </li></ul><ul><li>NO CURSE IN THIS COVENANT SINCE GOD TAKES RESPONSIBILITY FOR COVENANT FULFILMENT) </li></ul><ul><li>NO NEED FOR OATH SINCE GOD IS TRUTH </li></ul><ul><li>COVENANT MEAL IN ABRAHAM’S TENT BEFORE HE GOES TO SODOM & GOMORRAH (GENESIS 18) </li></ul><ul><li>BLESSINGS TO ABRAHAM ARE MATERIAL & SPIRITUAL </li></ul>
  55. 55. 18/07/10 msg1
  56. 56. I SAMUEL 18:3-4 DAVID & JONATHAN 18/07/10 msg1
  57. 57. <ul><li>EXCHANGE OF ROBES </li></ul><ul><li>EXCHANGE OF BELT & GIRDLE </li></ul><ul><li>OATH TO PROTECT FAMILIES – MOHIBOSHETH SON OF JONATHAN CARED FOR BY DAVID </li></ul><ul><li>========================== </li></ul><ul><li>END OF MESSAGE 1 </li></ul>18/07/10 msg1
  58. 58. 18/07/10 msg1
  59. 59. THE NEW COVENANT 18/07/10 Msg 2
  60. 60. TWO TRIBES / COMMUNITIES = GOD & BELIEVERS / DISCIPLES 18/07/10 msg1
  61. 61. TWO REPRESEN-TATIVES SON OF GOD & SON OF MAN I Tim 2:5 Heb 12:24 18/07/10 Msg 2
  62. 62. CHOSEN REPRESENTATIVE 18/07/10 msg1 <ul><li>TRUST WORTHY VALOUR INTGEGRITY </li></ul>
  63. 63. PLACE = ‘HILL’ - CALVARY - For everyone to be able to look & identify 18/07/10 msg1
  64. 64. UNIQUE SACRIFICE ANIMAL 18/07/10 Msg 2 Jn 1:29 1Pet 1:19 1Jn 2:2 Rev 5:6 Lamb of God for the whole mankind
  65. 65. COVENANT CUT 18/07/10 msg1
  66. 66. COVENANT CUT – INTO TWO 18/07/10 msg1
  67. 67. THE WAY BETWEEN PIECES 18/07/10 Msg 2 I AM THE GATE Jn 10:7 I AM THE WAY Jn 14:6 ‘ This is my body broken for you’ Mt 26:26 Temple curtain torn into two Mt 27:51 Heb 10:19,20 – New living Way
  68. 68. THE WAY <ul><li>TWICE WALK NUMBER 8 </li></ul><ul><li>8 </li></ul><ul><li>Jeremiah 34:18, Galatians 5:16a WALK WITH THE SPIRIT </li></ul>18/07/10 msg1
  69. 69. CHRISTIANITY = “RELIGIO” = A WAY OF LIFE = RELATIONSHIP WITH GOD THE FATHER THROUGH HIS SON JESUS CHRIST WITH THE HELP OF HOLY SPIRIT. IT IS NOT A RELIGION OF RITUALS OR DO’S & DON’TS 18/07/10 msg1
  70. 70. THE WAY <ul><li>INTIMATE TRANSPARENT </li></ul><ul><li>RELATIONSHIP </li></ul><ul><li>– </li></ul><ul><li>CONSUMMATION </li></ul><ul><li>- </li></ul><ul><li>CHANGED </li></ul><ul><li>PERSON </li></ul><ul><li>CANNOT REVERT </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>- </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>I DON'T “KNOW” YOU ? </li></ul>18/07/10 msg1
  71. 71. 8=BLOOD BOUGHT HOLY RACE 18/07/10 msg1 CIRCUMCISION OF HEART, Col 2:11 IDENTIFICATION BY SPIRITUAL FRUITS
  72. 72. DARKNESS – SATAN KEEPS MULTITUDES IN SPIRITUAL DARKNESS EVEN TODAY 2 COR 4:4 18/07/10 msg1
  73. 73. 18/07/10 msg1 STANDING IN THE MIDST
  74. 74. ROBE EXCHANGE - Robe of righteousness Rom 4:5 18/07/10 msg1
  75. 75. 18/07/10 msg1 ALL OF MINE ARE NOW YOURS ‘ Let the poor say I am rich’
  76. 76. BELT / GIRDLE OF ARMS = My strength & my life for protecting / strengthening you in your weakness ‘Let the weak say I am strong’ 18/07/10 msg1
  77. 77. BELT EXCHANGE – ARMOUR Rom 8:28-31 , 1 Jn 4:4 Acts 1:8, Eph 6:12-18, 2 Cor 12:10… HOLY SPIRIT POWER – DUNAMIS GIFTS 18/07/10 msg1
  78. 78. EXCHANGE OF NAMES <ul><li>ABRAM – ‘ABRAHAM’ Gen 17:5 </li></ul><ul><li>SARAI – ‘SARA’ </li></ul><ul><li>GOD OF ABRAHAM, ISAAC & JACOB </li></ul><ul><li>GOD OF ELIJAH – RIVER SPLIT </li></ul><ul><li>SIMON ‘PETER’ </li></ul><ul><li>WE ‘CHRISTIANS’ (EPH 3) </li></ul><ul><li>BELIEVER CHILD OF GOD (JOHN 1:12) </li></ul>18/07/10 Msg 2 <ul><ul><li>I am you and you are me – </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>joint heirs / properties Rom 8:14-17 </li></ul></ul>
  79. 79. 18/07/10 msg1 HANDS
  80. 80. 18/07/10 msg1 COVENANT WOUND & SCAR CIRCUMCISION OF HEART ROM 2:29, COLOSSIANS 2:11
  81. 81. BY OUR ‘FRUIT’ PEOPLE WILL KNOW THAT WE BELONG TO GOD 18/07/10 Msg 2
  82. 82. FRUIT OF SPIRIT GALATIANS 5:22-23 FRUIT OF REPENTANCE MATT 4:18 FRUIT OF PRAISES HEBREW 13:15 FRUIT OF GOOD DEEDS FRUIT OF HARVEST OF MEN & WOMEN FOR GOD MATT 28:19-20 FRUITFULNESS BY ABIDING IN CHRIST JOHN 15 18/07/10 msg1
  83. 83. COVENANT WOUND - Never to be forgotten <ul><li>COVENANT WOUND & SCAR </li></ul><ul><li>IN TWO RINGS IN ‘8’ FORMATION </li></ul>18/07/10 msg1
  84. 84. BLOOD <ul><li>HOLY PEOPLE </li></ul><ul><li>BOUGHT BY THE </li></ul><ul><li>PRICELESS BLOOD OF </li></ul><ul><li>JESUS CHRIST 1 Pet 1:18-19 </li></ul>18/07/10 Msg 2
  85. 85. 18/07/10 msg1 OATH IN THE NAME OF GOD I am the truth Jn14:6 OATH IN FRONT OF PEOPLE
  86. 86. 18/07/10 msg1 COVENANT
  87. 87. PRONOUNCE BLESSINGS- PRIMARILY SPIRITUAL ++ “ ALL ” YOURS FREE GIFT Jn 10:10b 2 Cor 1:20 Eph 1:3 Phil 4:19 18/07/10 msg1
  88. 88. C U R S E S - DEATH Is 53 Gal 3:10,13, I Jn 1:7-9 Heb 8:12 18/07/10 msg1
  89. 89. 18/07/10 msg1 Covenant Meal = Communion - Lord's Supper John 6:53 – 58,63 & 68, Mat 26:26-27 1 Cor 11:24-32 COVENANT MEAL
  90. 90. BE A COVENANT PARTNER <ul><li>JESUS IN YOU – YOU IN JESUS Gal 2:20 Jn 15 </li></ul><ul><li>BATTLE IS OF THE LORD </li></ul><ul><li>YOU ARE ON THE WINNING SIDE </li></ul><ul><li>GO & ANNOUNCE THE GOSPEL </li></ul><ul><li>LIVE A COVENANT LIFE </li></ul>18/07/10 Msg 2
  91. 91. REPENT ! COME TO JESUS ! TRUST IN JESUS ! COMMIT YOURSELF TO JESUS ! MAY GOD BLESS YOU ! 18/07/10 msg1

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