What is meant by a covenant with God?
A covenant is a relationship initiated by God, to which a body of people responds in faith.
What is the Old Covenant?
The Old Covenant is the one given by God to the Hebrew people.
What did God promise them?
God promised that they would be his people to bring all the nations of the world to him.
What response did God require from the chosen people?
The Biblical Canon contains all the scripture "...breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness...." (2 Timothy 3:16 ESV). Last week I wrote Why Create a Written Canon? Part 1, about heresies the early church was combating. However, that's not the main reason the canon was formed. If the canon had been created to fight heresies, that would make the canon reactive, an attempt to fix...