Covenant Faith

The Promise: God’s Everlasting Covenant - KANNADA / June 13, 2021

Why must salvation be a gift? Why could only Someone equal with God ransom our souls? What makes Abraham such a good representative of faith? What does it mean that righteousness is “imputed,” or “credited,” to us? How can we make the promises and hope found in the Cross our own?

New Covenant Sanctuary

The Promise: God’s Everlasting Covenant - KANNADA / June 06, 2021

Why did God want the Israelites to build a sanctuary? What does the sanctuary teach us about Christ as our Substitute? What does Jesus do in heaven as our Representative?

The New Covenant

The Promise: God’s Everlasting Covenant - KANNADA / May 30, 2021

What parallels exist between the old and new covenants? What role does the law play in the covenant? With whom were the covenants made? What does the book of Hebrews mean by a “better covenant”? What relation is there between the covenant and the heavenly sanctuary?

Covenant Sign

The Promise: God’s Everlasting Covenant - KANNADA / May 23, 2021

Where does the Sabbath have its origins? What evidence proves that the Sabbath existed before Sinai? What makes the Sabbath such an appropriate covenant sign?

Covenant Law

The Promise: God’s Everlasting Covenant - KANNADA / May 16, 2021

What did Israel’s election mean? How does Israel’s election parallel our own? How important was the law in the covenant? Does the covenant come unconditionally? Why is obedience such an integral part of the covenant relationship?

Covenant at Sinai

The Promise: God’s Everlasting Covenant - KANNADA / May 09, 2021

What imagery did the Lord use to describe His relationship with Israel? In what ways do the stories of the Exodus and Sinai parallel personal salvation? What was the role of the law in the Sinai covenant?

Abraham’s Seed

The Promise: God’s Everlasting Covenant - KANNADA / May 02, 2021

What covenant promises did the Lord make to Israel? What conditions came with them? How well did the nation abide by those promises? What happened when they disobeyed?

Children of the Promise

The Promise: God’s Everlasting Covenant - KANNADA / April 25, 2021

Why did the Lord refer to Himself as Abram’s Shield? How were “all the families of the earth” to be blessed through Abraham? What is the greatest of all the covenant promises?

An Everlasting Covenant

The Promise: God’s Everlasting Covenant - KANNADA / April 18, 2021

What is the name of God? What does it mean? What was the significance of the names God used to identify Himself to Abram? What names did He use to identify Himself? Why did God change Abram’s name to Abraham? Why are names important? What conditions, or obligations, were attached to the covenant?

“All Future Generations”

The Promise: God’s Everlasting Covenant - KANNADA / April 11, 2021

What did sin do to God’s creation? What were some of the characteristics of Noah? What elements were involved in the covenant with Noah? In what ways is God’s grace revealed in the covenant with Noah before the Flood? What does the covenant God made with humanity after the Flood teach us about His universal love for us?

Covenant Primer

The Promise: God’s Everlasting Covenant - KANNADA / April 04, 2021

What does the word covenant mean? What elements make up the covenant? What was the covenant that God made with Noah? What hope was found in the covenant with Abraham? What role do faith and works play in the human end of the covenant? Is the covenant just a deal, or does it have relational aspects to it? What is the essence of the “new covenant”?

What Happened?

The Promise: God’s Everlasting Covenant - KANNADA / March 28, 2021

What does the Bible teach about origins? What kind of relationship did God want with humanity? What was the purpose of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil? What hope was given to Adam and Eve immediately after they fell?

Rebirth of Planet Earth

Isaiah - KANNADA / March 21, 2021

Isaiah presents a vision of staggering scope. Not only would God purge and restore His community of faith but He also would enlarge its borders to encompass all nations. Ultimately the re-creation of His community would lead to the re-creation of planet Earth, where His presence would be the ultimate comfort of His people.

Desire of Nations

Isaiah - KANNADA / March 14, 2021

God purifies an unjust society by removing the rebels and by restoring the remnant who turn from the sins that have separated them from Him. Due to the blessings of God’s presence, people from other nations are drawn to God and His people so that they also can enjoy the time of God’s favor that is proclaimed and delivered by the Messiah.

Waging Love

Isaiah - KANNADA / March 07, 2021

In Isaiah 55 and 58, the prophet appeals to his people to give up their thoughts and ways and return to God, whose ideal for their happiness is so much higher than their own. He mercifully pardons and then insists that the pardoned be merciful, in harmony with the spirit of the Day of Atonement and the Sabbath, because the gift of God’s forgiveness, if it is truly received, transforms the heart.