From ancient times to today, covenants play a profound role in our lives. Ralph Messer takes a historical look at covenants and their intent and purpose in this two-part series. A covenant involves a dynamic relationship between two partners—often one stronger than the other. Covenants should not be confused with contracts or testaments that can be amended, changed, or discontinued.
Like the return of a new moon, or the cycle of the seasons, covenants are linked to renewal and the chance to start over again.