As a Christian, you are an heir to the covenant God made with Abraham and Jesus. Knowing how to operate within your covenant, and being obedient
to God’s Word, positions you to experience victory in every area of
your life.

  1. God promised to bless and multiply Abram (Genesis 15:1-8).
    1. Because Abram questioned how he would receive the promise, God entered into a blood covenant with him (Genesis 15:9-18).
      1. God cut a covenant to bless and exceedingly multiply Abram and his seed, Jesus Christ, and changed Abram’s name to Abraham (Genesis 17:1-7).
        1. God swore by Himself to keep His oath (Hebrews 6:13-18).
        2. Words are the most sacred part of the covenant.
        3. Allow God’s Word to anchor your soul (Hebrews 6:19).
    2. God established a covenant between Himself, Abraham, and Abraham’s seed.
      1. Through Christ Jesus, you are part of that covenant (Galatians 3:16, 29).
        1. Everything in the Kingdom is done through Jesus.
        2. Circumcision of the heart is a sign of the covenant (Ephesians 2:11, 12).
    3. The covenant made Abraham rich.
      1. He was rich in cattle, silver, and gold (Genesis 13:2).
      2. Lot was rich because he was associated with Abraham (Genesis 13:5).
      3. You are also rich because you’re part of the same covenant.

  2. Covenant people obey God in detail.
    1. Worship is obeying God.
      1. Abraham dared to obey God with the covenant on his mind.
      2. Abraham obeyed when God told him to sacrifice his only son because he knew God was faithful to His covenant (Genesis 22:1-18).
        1. God chose Abraham because He knew Abraham would obey Him, and teach the covenant to his son, Isaac.
        2. Isaac also had faith in God’s covenant.
    2. Abraham demonstrated his faith saying God would provide Himself a lamb.
      1. Abraham had a prophetic vision about Jesus being the sacrifice (John 8:56, Hebrews 11:13).
    3. Abraham walked in obedience until the end, which proved he feared God.
      1. Because of Abraham’s obedience, God stopped him from sacrificing his son, Isaac, and allowed His Son, Jesus, to be sacrificed instead.
        1. Jesus became the lamb God provided.
    4. Covenant people have to be willing to do what the other person asks, and take it to the next level.

  3. Covenant people know how to connect with the promises of God.
    1. Faith in your covenant connects you to the promise.
      1. People who know and understand how to operate in the covenant will experience victory in every area.
    2. Covenant people read the promises in the Bible knowing God is under covenant obligation to keep His Word.
      1. Confidence is a characteristic of covenant people.
        1. They have confidence that God will do what He said.
    3. A covenant person stands on the promises of God without wavering.
      1. Covenant people believe they are exceedingly fruitful.
        1. Covenant people won’t allow negative words to distract them from what God has promised.

Scripture References:

  • Genesis 15:1-18
  • Genesis 17:1-7
  • Hebrews 6:13-19
  • Galatians 3:16, 29
  • Ephesians 2:11, 12
  • Genesis 13:2, 5
  • Genesis 22:1-18
  • John 8:56
  • Hebrews 11:1
Pastor Robert Bagonza
Redeemed Church