The Promise: God's Everlasting Covenant
(2nd Quarter 2021)
“ ‘I [God] will establish my covenant between me and you [Abraham] and your descendants after you throughout their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be God to you and to your descendants after you’ ” (Genesis 17:7, RSV).
“Then God said, ‘Let us make humankind in our image, according to our likeness. . . .’ So God created humankind in his image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them” (Genesis 1:26, 27, NRSV).