All Articles For Vol 60 Issue 11 3/1/1984

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The truth concerning man’s relation with God is one which deserves our attention and our understanding. Nothing can be more important than one’s standing before God. It is very literally a mat­ter of life and death. There is a relationship of fellowship between God and His people. That relationship has been called a “covenant relationship.” This concept is fundamental unto a proper understanding of our duties and responsibilities before God and with men. Within the church it becomes very plain that some sort of beautiful relationship exists between God and this people of His church. It is also to be...

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Probably all of you boys and girls who read the little story I am going to tell at the beginning will say, “I know all about that story already! Something like that happened to me, too!”  Here is the little story. Early one hot summer afternoon, Jon and Jill, who lived four houses down the street, hurried up the sidewalk and knocked at the door. Phil and Paula ran to open it.  “Hi,” they all said. 

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Practically everything in our time is geared to the satisfaction of man’s lust. Men and women burn in their lust and wicked passion toward one another. Immorality permeates not only stage and film, but book and magazine. It takes pictures of bikini clad young women to sell everything from toothpaste to automobiles. The corruption of our world is shocking, unmentionable. Modesty is a forgotten word in a world which knows no shame. 

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God realizes His covenant throughout all of history. From the dawn of creation until the consummation of all things in the day of Christ’s return, God is gathering His elect people unto Himself in Christ and preparing them as heirs of eternal life for the glorious blessedness of His covenant fellowship in the world to come. Then, and then only, the covenant promise will be fully realized in all its riches, “I will be your God and ye shall be my people.” Therefore throughout history there is also an ever richer unfolding of the revelation of the covenant.

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This is the second of our special issues for the current volume-year. It is devoted to the truth of God’s covenant. As you will discover in the process of reading, however, this issue is by no means simply doctrinal in its contents; but it includes articles of a so-called “practical” nature, that is, articles which deal with the implications of the truth of God’s covenant for our life as God’s covenant people in the midst of the world. 

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And it shall come to pass in that day, I will hear, saith the LORD, I will hear the heavens, and they shall hear the earth;  And the earth shall hear the corn, and the wine, and the oil; and they shall hear Jezreel. And I will sow her unto me in the earth; and I will have mercy upon her that had not obtained mercy; and I will say to them which were not my people, Thou art my people; and they shall say, Thou art my God. 

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