The Old Covenant
What is meant by a covenant with God?
A covenant is
a relationship initiated by God, to which a body of people responds
What is the Old Covenant?
Covenant is the one given by God to the Hebrew people.
What did God promise them?
that they would be his people to bring all the nations of the world
What response did God require from the chosen people?
the chosen people to be faithful; to love justice, to do mercy, and
to walk humbly with their God.
Where is this Old Covenant to be found?
with the Hebrew people is to be found in the books which we call the
Where in the Old Testament is God's will for us shown most clearly?
God's will for
us is shown most clearly in the Ten Commandments.