covenant of works

covenant of works
covenant of works
That made with Adam as federal representative of the human race on condition of obedience
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  • Covenant — Cov e*nant (k?v ? nant), n. [OF. covenant, fr. F. & OF. convenir to agree, L. convenire. See {Convene}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A mutual agreement of two or more persons or parties, or one of the stipulations in such an agreement. [1913 Webster] Then… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Covenant theology — This article is about Calvinist theological framework. For Covenantal Theology in the Roman Catholic perspective, see Covenantal Theology (Roman Catholic). For the religious and political movement in Scotland, see Covenanters. Calvinism John… …   Wikipedia

  • Covenant —    A contract or agreement between two parties. In the Old Testament the Hebrew word berith is always thus translated. Berith is derived from a root which means to cut, and hence a covenant is a cutting, with reference to the cutting or dividing… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • covenant —    The covenant has been a popular metaphor in Protestant thought. it found its most thorough expression in what was termed covenant theology within the Reformed tradition.    The idea of covenant makes particular reference to the Abrahamic… …   Encyclopedia of Protestantism

  • covenant theology — ▪ Protestant theology also called  federal theology        type of Reformed (Reformed church) (Calvinist) theology emphasizing the notion of a covenant, or alliance, instituted by God, which humans are obligated to keep. This concept was… …   Universalium

  • Covenant Awards — Brian Doerksen Leading Worship GMA Week 2007 Calgary Formation December 25, 1974 (1974 12 25) (36 years ago) …   Wikipedia

  • Covenant Publishing — Co., Ltd has been a major publisher of books and pamphlets of British Israelism since 1921, set up by the British Israel World Federation.[1][2] Contents 1 History 2 Notable Publications …   Wikipedia

  • Covenant of Unitarian Universalist Pagans — Abbreviation CUUPS Formation 1985 Type religious organization Purpose/focus To serve Unitarian Universalist who define themselves as Pagans or Neopagans …   Wikipedia

  • Covenant (biblical) — This article is about biblical covenants. For other uses, see Covenant (disambiguation). A biblical covenant is an agreement found in the Bible between God and His people in which God makes specific promises and demands. It is the customary word… …   Wikipedia

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