Published on Thursday, January 30 2014 15:08
Written by Bob Klingenberg
COVENANT MEANS WHAT? Best put:
"TO BIND TOGETHER" - "TO BE BOUND TOGETHER"
-Better still, THE REAL HEART OF COVENANT IS FOUND IN THOSE WORDS OF Jeremiah 31:33,
"AND I WILL BE THEIR GOD, AND THEY SHALL BE MY PEOPLE."
1. That means A MUTUAL OWNERSHIP, A MUTUAL PARTNERSHIP, A MUTUAL POSSESSIVENESS! COVENANT! Powerful! Stronger than we think.
2. THEIR GOD - that SIMPLY MEANS GOD THROUGH JESUS CHRIST IS ALL "OURS.” Do we hear that? OUR GOD! He gives Himself completely to us. All that GOD IS, HAS, IS - all OURS, for HE SAID IT - THEIR GOD - OUR GOD, we have Him - OUR VERY OWN! Magnificent! Wondrous! Covenant! Possessive!
b. And, all that WE ARE, HAVE, is all HIS, for HE SAID IT - MY PEOPLE. ALL HIS - ALL OURS! THAT'S COVENANT RELATIONSHIP MY FRIEND! Lots of people, even religious people, still want their space, "I want my space!" Some of you have been spaced out your whole life. NO SPACE IN COVENANT! NOTHING BETWEEN MY SOUL AND MY SAVIOR; JESUS IS MINE, THERE'S NOTHING BETWEEN. That includes space! BOUND TOGETHER!