Covenantal Shape of Redemptive History

Covenant of Creation/Works At the beginning of the world, God’s act of creation takes a covenantal shape. The term covenant is not used; however, Hosea 6:7 refers to Adam’s arrangement with God as a covenant.1 Regardless, in Genesis 1:1 – 2:3, we have a clear recounting of God’s great works tantamount to a preamble and […]

Understanding God’s Plan: Introduction

Covenantal theology is a quirky lane on the main highway of Christian theology. It took shape in Presbyterian and Reformed circles; and, from one angle, Reformed theology is covenantal theology – not so much in terms of particular dogmatic claims, but in terms of the structure of Reformed thought.1 In other words, covenants provide the […]